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Verizon plans to start locking new smartphones this spring

Verizon plans to start locking new smartphones this spring

The customers most affected by the move are those who purchase a smartphone from Verizon and then travel to another country while the lock period is still in effect. Verizon is going to enforce this...

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Sam's Club Makes E-Commerce Push With Amazon Prime Competitor

Sam's Club Makes E-Commerce Push With Amazon Prime Competitor

Sam's Club's move is aimed at spurring an uptick in memberships (currently about 47 million) at a time such fees represent the bulk of its in operating profits. The changes come a month after Sam's C...

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Traders Actions to Focus: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), NIKE, Inc. (NKE)

Traders Actions to Focus: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), NIKE, Inc. (NKE)

D L Carlson Investment Group Inc who had been investing in Bristol Myers for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $103.37 billion market cap company. This is a positive change from Bristol-M...

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Are Insiders Purchasing Their Own Shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)?

Are Insiders Purchasing Their Own Shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)?

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has risen 7.92% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.62% the S&P500. Brown Advisory Securities LLC trimmed its holdings in General El...

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European Union economies bouncing back from crisis

European Union economies bouncing back from crisis

That was mirrored by growth in the EU's biggest economy , Germany , which grew by 0.6% in the final quarter of 2017. "For the year 2018 as a whole, a strong increase of 2.5 percent is still like...

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GKN offers investors £2.5bn to reject takeover bid

GKN offers investors £2.5bn to reject takeover bid

GKN , which makes parts for the Boeing 737 jet, Black Hawk helicopter and components for Volkswagen and Ford cars, says it also expects to deliver a recurring annual cash benefit of 340 million pounds...

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FBI, CIA Warn Against Buying Huawei Phones

FBI, CIA Warn Against Buying Huawei Phones

It isn't exactly a secret that the USA government has a certain hesitancy when it comes to phones made by Chinese companies, but today, we're seeing some top security official state that apprehensiven...

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YouTube Adds More Basketball to Live TV Service

YouTube Adds More Basketball to Live TV Service

Since then, Google has expanded the service numerous times. The service is also expanding to new areas, to cover what it clams is 85 percent of US households. With these additions, YouTube TV wi...

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Domino's plunges 9pc as profit rises, CEO addresses exploitation of workers

Domino's plunges 9pc as profit rises, CEO addresses exploitation of workers

Domino's Pizza Group PLC. has a one year low of GBX 255.80 and a one year high of GBX 394.70. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, January 4 by Oppenheimer. Moreover, Symphony Asset Ltd Com ha...

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Emergency landing on flight from SFO to HNL

Emergency landing on flight from SFO to HNL

Passengers on board a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu got quite a scare Tuesday when an engine covering apparently came off mid-flight. 'Our pilots followed all necessary protocols to...

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Taco Bell's Brian Niccol Tapped To Lead Chipotle Out Of Its Miseries

Taco Bell's Brian Niccol Tapped To Lead Chipotle Out Of Its Miseries

It has expanded from about 6,400 restaurants in 2015, his first year as CEO, to 6,849 restaurants and $10.1 billion in sales in 2017. Current chief executive Steve Ells, Chipotle's founder, will sta...

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Indian bank says $1.8bn fraud could hit other banks

The Punjab National Bank on Wednesday told the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has detected fraudulent transactions worth more than Rs 10,000 crore in a Mumbai branch. They said it had received two co...

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Local florists amp up for Valentine's Day

Local florists amp up for Valentine's Day

These plants may last a few days or a few weeks, so as they die, pluck them out of the arrangement and it will look nice longer. "They were from out of town, and that was the destination they always...

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Lotte Corp shares down more than 7pc after group chief arrested

Lotte Corp shares down more than 7pc after group chief arrested

Lotte Group, parent of the country's leading travel retailer Lotte Duty Free, is reeling from the shock jailing of its Chairman Shin Dong-bin today. Affiliates Lotte Food, Lotte Chilsung and Lotte Con...

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Credit Suisse posts third-straight annual loss

Credit Suisse posts third-straight annual loss

Thiam, who took the helm almost three years ago, has focused on scaling back Credit Suisse's investment banking business to concentrate on less capital-intensive private banking. The bank said it face...

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Salon to ad blockers: Can we use your browser to mine cryptocurrency?

Salon to ad blockers: Can we use your browser to mine cryptocurrency?

Readers using software to avoid seeing adverts are presented with a pop-up window, says the Financial Times , which asks them if they would like to use their computers' processing power for "calculat...

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Dec IIP at 7.1%; Jan CPI at 5.07%

Dec IIP at 7.1%; Jan CPI at 5.07%

Mining activity's growth remained subdued at 1.2 percent in December, following November's trend, as compared with a robust growth of almost 11 percent a year ago. Consumer price inflation held at an...

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Australia's New Payments Platform officially launched today

Australia's New Payments Platform officially launched today

Banking customers attempting to create their PayID - a feature of the newly launched New Payments Platform - were hit with error messages and delays yesterday as the addressing database behind it suff...

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Unilever threatens to withdraw ads from online platforms

Unilever threatens to withdraw ads from online platforms

This is about "having a positive impact on society and whether we as a company want to engage with companies that are not committed to making a positive impact", Weed said in an interview. According t...

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Fourcade rediscovers shooting touch in pursuit win

Fourcade rediscovers shooting touch in pursuit win

German biathlete Laura Dahlmeier won the women's 10km pursuit earlier Monday to become the first athlete to win two medals at the PyeongChang Games. Dahlmeier made no mistake in the fourth and final...

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Fox Proposes Independent Sky News Editorial Board Among Sky Deal Concessions

Broadcaster 21st Century Fox has offered to bolster editorial independence at Sky News as it tries to win regulatory backing for its bid to take control of the United Kingdom broadcaster. The BBC note...

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Priya Prakash Varrier's expressions get made as memes, know her better

Priya Prakash Varrier's expressions get made as memes, know her better

The expressions of the lovely actress are making the boys and men go weak in their knees and we know why. " Manikya Malaraya Poovi " is a "Mapilla song" reimagined by Shaan Rahman . For the uniniti...

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Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha reunite in their next Welcome To New York

Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha reunite in their next Welcome To New York

The visuals open with a scene where Sonakshi Sinha, who expositions the part of a yearning style creator is confronting a barrier with her inventive resources. Sonakshi will soon begin shooting for D...

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United Kingdom presses fraud charges against Barclays over Qatar loan

United Kingdom presses fraud charges against Barclays over Qatar loan

It extends a charge brought against the parent firm for "unlawful financial assistance" last July. The announcement follows a decision by the SFO in June past year to charge Barclays PLC , or the u...

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Aldi reclaims title of 'nation's favourite supermarket' in satisfaction survey

Aldi reclaims title of 'nation's favourite supermarket' in satisfaction survey

According to data from research group Kantar Worldpanel, Tesco's sales increased by 2.6 percent in the last 12 weeks but all of Britain's four biggest supermarkets had lost market share to Aldi ALDI...

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World War 2 bomb recovered from Thames, London City Airport shut

World War 2 bomb recovered from Thames, London City Airport shut

During the world war, London was heavily bombed and this is the reason such an ordnance was discovered during the preplanning work at the airport. The London City Airport is an worldwide airport...

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United Kingdom government affected by crypto mining malware

United Kingdom government affected by crypto mining malware

In December The Guardian reported that almost 1 billion visitors to the video sites Openload, Streamango, Rapidvideo and OnlineVideoConverter were also being crypto-jacked. The more processing power...

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Wall Street closes in correction territory as stocks tumble

Wall Street closes in correction territory as stocks tumble

The Dow lost 1,032.89 points, or 4.1 percent, to 23,860.46. China was the worst performer in Asia on Friday - on track for its worst day in almost two years - as losses deepened from declines seen e...

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JB Hi-Fi Must Be Still Selling A Lot Of Games And Consoles

JB Hi-Fi Must Be Still Selling A Lot Of Games And Consoles

Total sales in New Zealand dropped 0.4 per cent to $115.5 million ($NZ124.6 million). JB Hi-Fi added that sales from its appliances chain, The Good Guys , which it bought in 2016, grew just 1.8 per...

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Savant Capital Lifted Amazon Com (AMZN) Holding; Korea Fund Has 1.83 Sentiment

The shares were sold at an average price of $1,202.74, for a total value of $1,004,287.90. (NASDAQ:AMZN)'s stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by investment analysts at Macquarie in a research not...

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