Facebook asks United States banks to share customer details

Facebook has asked large US banks to share financial information about their customers as it seeks to offer new services to users, according to The Wall Street Journal . But Facebook is saying it won't collect any of your bank's financial or transac... More..

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Elon Musk's tweet about going private costs Tesla short sellers $1.3 billion
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Elon Musk's tweet about going private costs Tesla short sellers $1.3 billion

Musk in a letter to employees August 7th, 2018, "As the most shorted stock in the history of the stock market, being public means that there are large numbers of people who have the incentive to attack the ...More..

Facebook Wants Banks to Hand Over Your Financial Information
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Facebook Wants Banks to Hand Over Your Financial Information

Facebook has 1.3 billion users. But according to the Journal , financial institutions are reluctant to partner with the social network over privacy concerns. "The privacy and protection of our customers' per...More..

Facebook wants your financial data to expand Messenger, says report
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Facebook wants your financial data to expand Messenger, says report

It has approached JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo , Citigroup and US Bancorp about hosting several offers on Facebook Messenger. Representatives from major banks said they talked often with Facebook about p...More..

TECH BREAK: Facebook asks big banks to share customer details
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

TECH BREAK: Facebook asks big banks to share customer details

Facebook is reportedly in the market for card transaction data and current account information. One bank, not named, has reportedly pulled out of the discussions for privacy concerns. At any rate, according to ...More..

‘Facebook asks big banks to share customer details’
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

‘Facebook asks big banks to share customer details’

Facebook has reportedly asked a number of United States banks to share their customers' personal financial information, as the social media giant strives to recapture major losses in user engagement following...More..

by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Elon Musk indicates taking Tesla private as he posts 'funding secured' tweet

Tesla's shares were up 6.5pc at $363.46. In subsequent tweets on Tuesday, Musk said that he hoped all current investors would stay with Tesla even if it went private, and that he would be willing to creat...More..

Indra Nooyi to Step Down as PepsiCos CEO After 12 Years
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Indra Nooyi to Step Down as PepsiCos CEO After 12 Years

PepsiCo's board praised Nooyi , who led the company through its most challenging period, due to the long decline in sales of carbonated soda, as consumers have turned to healthier beverages. So leave that dam...More..

NASCAR CEO Brian France takes leave of absence after DWI arrest
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

NASCAR CEO Brian France takes leave of absence after DWI arrest

The 56-year-old vehicle racing executive was arrested on suspicion of aggravated driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree around 7:30 p.m.in Sag Harbor...More..

Oil futures steady on market's long-term bearish focus
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Oil futures steady on market's long-term bearish focus

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude palm oil for this month rose by Rs 1.60 or 0.27 per cent to Rs 590.50 per 10 kg in a business turnover of 212 lots. Even with last week's rise, overall US crude inventorie...More..

Bank of England raises key interest rate
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Bank of England raises key interest rate

GDP growth projection for 2018-19 has been retained by the central regulator, as in the June statement at 7.4 per cent. GDP growth for Q1:2019-20 is projected at 7.5 per cent. "Its a slightly more hawkish rate ...More..

Ahead of US sanctions, state refiners import record Iranian oil
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Ahead of US sanctions, state refiners import record Iranian oil

The rhetoric between the USA and Iran remains heated, despite Trump tweeting last week that he would be willing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani . We will go by our interests. The Trump administ...More..

Warning as extreme heatwave expected across Europe
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Warning as extreme heatwave expected across Europe

Portugal's weather agency says eight places in the center, south and east of the country have broken their local temperature records amid a heatwave . Holidaymakers and expats sweltered in the heat - which rea...More..

Twitter reacts to Conor McGregor’s return against Khabib Nurmagomedov
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Twitter reacts to Conor McGregor’s return against Khabib Nurmagomedov

McGregor (21-3) simultaneously held the featherweight and lightweight championship belts during his meteoric UFC career, but he hasn't fought in MMA since taking the 155-pound lightweight belt from Eddie Alv...More..

Foodora announces it's pulling out of Australia on August 20th
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Foodora announces it's pulling out of Australia on August 20th

Foodora Australia manager, Jeroen Willems said that the company will provide support to employees, contractors and partners impacted by the decision. " Foodora will continue to manage legal proceedings loca...More..

China announces $60B of U.S. goods for tariff retaliation
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

China announces $60B of U.S. goods for tariff retaliation

The Trump administration is proposing raising tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports to 25% from an originally planned 10%. On Friday, the Ministry of Commerce described its planned response: four diffe...More..

Turkey lira slumps to record lows over U.S. sanctions
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Turkey lira slumps to record lows over U.S. sanctions

This comes after the USA slapped sanctions on Turkish government officials earlier this week for their role in his capture. Following the meeting, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that Pom...More..

The Hydropothecary Corporation Stock Skyrockets After Coors Partnership
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

The Hydropothecary Corporation Stock Skyrockets After Coors Partnership

The joint venture will be structured as a standalone start-up company with its own board of directors and an independent management team. Hydropothecary would own the rest. Cannabis beverages and edibles aren...More..

Apple is 1st Public US Company to be Valued at $1 Trillion
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Apple is 1st Public US Company to be Valued at $1 Trillion

Let's keep in mind that Canada was established as a nation way back in 1867 and Apple has only been around since 1976 when co-founder Steve Jobs started running the company in his garage. The company owes ...More..

China threatens to slap import tax on $60 billion of USA imports
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

China threatens to slap import tax on $60 billion of USA imports

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday (Aug 3) ridiculed China's threat of US$60 billion (S$82 billion) of retaliatory tariffs as "weak" and said the world's second-largest economy was in "tr...More..