Stories about Business

Aug 19 2017

Nick Xenophon Admits He Could Be In Trouble Over Citizenship

She is the third Turnbull government minister whose case will be referred to the High Court, along with her boss, Barnaby Joyce , who revealed he had New Zealand citizen...

Aug 19 2017

Facebook pushes updates to deal with spam video clickbait

But despite Facebook's phenomenal video growth, the company is only now starting to iron out kinks like pirated videos and deceptive practices. "With this update, we'...

Aug 19 2017

Marvel's The Defenders is Dark, But Fun

The not-super heroes are loners by choice or circumstance, but reluctantly agree to band together to take on the city's next evil . The first teaser for Marvel's upc...

Aug 17 2017

Major German air carrier files for insolvency

Etihad bought a 29% stake in 2012 as part of a plan to feed more passengers through its Abu Dhabi hub by building a network of minority investments, a strategy that it ...

Aug 16 2017

Bill Gates hands over billions to foundation

The donation reduces Gates stake in the software maker to 1.3 percent. He has reportedly given away around 64 million worth of shares of Microsoft Corporation, which ac...

Aug 12 2017

Canada sets up border camp as asylum seekers swell in number

On Wednesday, almost 100 soldiers were sent to Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle - just across the border from Champlain, New York - to erect heated tents to temporarily house as ...

Aug 12 2017

Body Camera Captures Shocking Cop Shooting On Video

According to NBC News, the encounter was taped on a camera in the officer's glasses that he bought on Amazon and was released Thursday, the same day the suspect was sente...

Aug 12 2017

SoftBank Vision Fund Invests Big in Flipkart

This investment comes weeks after a possible deal between Flipkart and Snapdeal fell through. Flush with funds, Flipkart can now up the ante in the high-stakes battle...

Aug 11 2017

3-year-old girl located, Amber Alert cancelled

A Worcester mother will be arraigned this morning in Dudley District Court on charges including attempted murder, state police said today, hours after the woman and her...

Aug 08 2017

NYC Mayor Wants To Tax The Wealthy To Fund Subway Repairs

At the same time , the authority has been raising fares every two years , with the latest increase taking effect in March, when the cost of a monthly MetroCard rose b...

Aug 08 2017

Eggs contaminated with 'potentially harmful' pesticide being sold in UK

Food Standards Agency has said the risk to public health "is very low". "What I can say is that the farms are identified, the eggs are blocked, the contaminated eggs a...

Aug 07 2017

Coinbase Rethinks Bitcoin Cash

The new currency spiked above $700 after the August 1 fork . "From an investor's point of view, we invested in Coinbase because they have made a voluntary commitment...

Aug 06 2017

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli guilty of fraud

As he spoke, Shkreli smiled and cocked his head quizzically in mock confusion. Prosecutors asserted that Shkreli ran what was viably a Ponzi conspire, swindling financi...

Aug 05 2017

A shootout took place in San Francisco park, 3 injured

Hospital spokesman Brent Andrew said that a third patient from the scene was a minor and his name and condition were being withheld. He wouldn't provide any other details...

Aug 04 2017

Travel Agents Advise Arriving At Dublin Airport 3 Hours Before Flight

Airlines UK, an industry body representing UK-registered carriers, said it had warned the Government about the new checks in May. The change means the details of passen...

Aug 03 2017

Teenager Jumps Out of Plane As it Lands

The 17-year old USA citizen, who was described as being fidgety and anxious during the flight, had just arrived about 2:30 p.m. after traveling alone from Panama City o...

Aug 03 2017

Vehicle sales seen lower in July; US automakers post sharp drops

GM and other automakers are expected to report total USA auto and truck sales for July later this morning. Automakers have used low-margin sales to rental fleets to avo...

Aug 02 2017

Bitcoin split on the horizon

Experts are now estimating that Bitcoin Cash will be worth significantly less that its predecessor. In the meantime, the original bitcoin chain has continued, reachi...

Aug 01 2017

Luggage screening intensified after Australia airplane plot

Security has been increased at worldwide and domestic airports around the country. "The operation is continuing". Three males pleaded guilty in the New South Wales st...

Aug 01 2017

RBA interest rate decision: August 2017

Stock markets, however, were buoyed by the prospect of continued low interest rates. The Reserve Bank had previously lifted rates seven times from October 2009 to Novem...