Economy

Newspaper Group Targets Google, Facebook

Newspaper Group Targets Google, Facebook News outlets are seeking permission from Congress for the right to negotiate jointly with Google and Facebook , two companies that dominate online advertising and online news traffic. News Media Alliance president David Chavern, writing in a Wall Street Journal commentary, said that the internet platforms "distort the flow of economic value derived from good reporting". [Full Article...]

Issue at FAA facility grounds flights at BWI

Issue at FAA facility grounds flights at BWI The airport put out on social media that the airport is "in a ground stop due to evacuation of an FAA enroute center". The facility was ordered evacuated by local fire officials around 6:40 p.m. In the meantime, the FAA is slowing flights bound for the Washington area to manage air traffic. "The centre handles high altitude flights over the area". [Full Article...]

Ireland had the largest 'natural' population rise in European Union previous year

Ireland had the largest 'natural' population rise in European Union previous year Ireland had the highest birth rate among European Union countries a year ago, and the joint lowest death rate. Eurostat's "crude rate of population change" - the rate of increase or decrease - saw Ireland's rate of population change increase by 10.6 per 1,000, or about 1 per cent. [Full Article...]

New Rule Opens Credit Card Companies, Banks To Class-Action Suits

New Rule Opens Credit Card Companies, Banks To Class-Action Suits The rule will cover new agreements for products such as credit cards, auto loans, credit reports and even mobile phone services that provide third-party billing. But he also said that the rule is in the public interest as it protects consumers' right to a day in court, which can deter companies from predatory practices. [Full Article...]

Nevada has declared a weed state of emergency

Nevada has declared a weed state of emergency Gov. Brian Sandoval issued the state of emergency so that the state can make emergency regulations to fix the shortage as fast as possible. The law just went into effect on July 1 and consumers have been lining up around the clock for access to the freshly legalized intoxicant. [Full Article...]

Chick-fil-A offers free food to cow-like customers

Chick-fil-A offers free food to cow-like customers Often times, the cows hilariously encourage people to eat chicken instead of beef by holding signs that say "Eat Mor Chikin". Are you in the MOOOOOOd for Chick-fil-A? "Adult customers who dress in any type of cow attire , whether it's "head-to-hoof" or sporting a cow-spotted accessory, will be rewarded with a free Chick-fil-A entrée", a press release reads. [Full Article...]

Kirk holds off Buhai to win Thornberry Creek

Kirk holds off Buhai to win Thornberry Creek Pretty fun finish there. "I know I can putt well, but I think I'm like pushing the limits right now", Kirk said. "She played great, so all credit to her". Buhai and Kirk had played together many times, but still, Kirk's 22-under par total proved to be just one shot too many for Buhai to overcome. Sandra Gal of Germany was also 10 under through 13 holes when play was suspended because of dark... [Full Article...]

7-Eleven to give away free slurpees Tuesday

7-Eleven to give away free slurpees Tuesday Tuesday marks the company's 90th birthday, and if you're feeling festive, you can check out the chain's new concoction, the cotton candy Slurpee . Slurpee Week ends July 18. Don't delay, run to 7-Eleven today! The company is promoting it as "Slurpee Week". More than 150 million Slurpees are sold every year in the U.S. [Full Article...]

This New Poll Just Revealed Who America's Best Tippers Are

This New Poll Just Revealed Who America's Best Tippers Are The worst tippers at restaurants are women, who tip a median of 16 percent, along with Democrats, southerners and cash users, who tip a median of 15 percent. According to a survey by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, they are more likely than men to tip hotel housekeepers, baristas and hair stylists - all workers that at least 10 percent of people never tip. [Full Article...]

Sky Sports to launch channel dedicated to golf

Sky Sports to launch channel dedicated to golf Sky customers with existing Sky Sports packages will get all the channels at no extra cost. 401 - Sky Sports Main Event - The new destination for the biggest live events, bringing venues the very best of what's on Sky Sports at that time, all in one place. [Full Article...]

Amazon Plans To Send People To Set Up Your 'Smart Home'

Amazon Plans To Send People To Set Up Your 'Smart Home' This is similar to what Best Buy's Geek Squad offers for products ranging from smart home gadgets to appliances and cell phones. Job postings further back up the reports from Recode's sources. Amazon already offers a marketplace where service providers offer services like plumbing, masonry, TV mounting, etc but given the increasing popularity of smart home devices, it seems that Amazon fe... [Full Article...]

Sensex to lifetime high

Sensex to lifetime high Sustained buying by domestic institutional investors kept the momentum going in the markets today amid optimism over the upcoming earnings season. The indices set record high a couple of times during the session as the 30-share BSE Sensex hit 31,768.39, gaining a whopping 407.76 points while the broader NSE Nifty touched the peak point of 9,772.20, rising by 52.90 points. [Full Article...]

Trump, Xi agree to work together on trade and N. Korea

Trump, Xi agree to work together on trade and N. Korea The Japanese and British leaders reached the agreements at a meeting in Hamburg, Germany , held on the sidelines of a two-day summit conference through the same day of the Group of 20 major developed and emerging economies. "Something has to be done about it", Trump said as he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping . The issue was a frequent topic of discussion at the summit, and the White Hous... [Full Article...]

Mexico coach suspended by Federation Internationale de Football Association, will miss Alamodome match

Mexico coach suspended by Federation Internationale de Football Association, will miss Alamodome match Marín, one of five Chivas players on the squad, met a delicious right-sided, in-swinging cross of a free kick taken by Elias Hernandez and scored with a powerful header. Portugal game. ESPN Stats & Info noted it was the third straight game in which Hernandez notched a goal for Mexico. "As a result, and given the gravity of the incident, Mr Osorio is to be suspended for six official matches... [Full Article...]

Microsoft 365 bundles Windows 10 and Office for SMBs and enterprises

The most popular product that falls into this category is Office 365 but the company has many other offerings that include everything from Windows to security services. Microsoft said that these new offerings will also provide "exciting new opportunities" for its global partner community, while simplifying management for the customers that use them. [Full Article...]

Chinese developer Sunac to buy $9.3 billion of Wanda assets

Chinese developer Sunac to buy $9.3 billion of Wanda assets Sunac is going to pay 29.575 billion yuan for a 91-percent stake in Wanda's 13 cultural and tourism projects in Xishuangbannan, Nanchang, Hefei, Harbin, Wuxi, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guilin, Jinan, Kunming and Haikou while 33.595 billion yuan will be spent to purchase the 76 hotels, according to a statement on the official website of Wanda, a conglomerate founded by Wang Jianlin, o... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin-Friendly Stripe Strikes Major FinTech Deal with China's Alipay, WeChat

Bitcoin-Friendly Stripe Strikes Major FinTech Deal with China's Alipay, WeChat Alipay and WeChat Pay can be implemented with Sources, Stripe's unified API that accepts all payment methods with a single integration. Paying by mobile in China hit $5.5 trillion (£4.3 trillion) previous year, with Alibaba offshoot Ant Financial's Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay dominating, according to iResearch. [Full Article...]

India, US And Japan Kick-Start Malabar Naval Drill Today as China Watches

India, US And Japan Kick-Start Malabar Naval Drill Today as China Watches This edition of the Exercise Malabar has the distinction of having Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya participating for the first time. The government-affiliated Global Times published an editorial in December saying Malabar's goal "is to target China's submarine activities in the East and South China seas". [Full Article...]

Tesla Model 3 to roll off assembly line

Tesla Model 3 to roll off assembly line The Model 3 will then become available more widely. "Model 3 is created to attain the highest safety ratings in every category". However, Musk gave the market a pleasant surprise on 2 July when he revealed that the Model 3 received regulatory approvals for production two weeks ahead of schedule. [Full Article...]

COSCO offers $6.3b for OOIL

COSCO offers $6.3b for OOIL Bloomberg, quoting Alphaliner said that Cosco now has a market share of 8.4 percent while Orient Overseas has 3.2 percent Their combined 11.6 percent share would make the merged entity the third-biggest container-shipping company, overtaking CMA CGM with 11.2 percent, according to the shipping data provider. [Full Article...]


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