Stories about Business

Dec 19 2017

Being A Facebook Wallflower Isn't Good For You, The Social Site Says

Another study by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, published in April 2016, suggest that adults who spend more time on social media platforms are more likely...

Dec 19 2017

Sarah Palin's son Track arrested on burglary, assault charge in Alaska

An affidavit from the arresting officer revealed that Sarah Palin , 53, had claimed her oldest son was "freaking out" and on "some type of medication". He later pled gui...

Dec 18 2017

Newcastle fans praise Mikel Merino's display against Arsenal, slam Benitez's shock decision

The United boss happy with what he saw from his players against a side that had won 12 of their last 13 Premier League home matches. "We need to get those points back...

Dec 16 2017

Facebook Plans Pre-Roll Advertisements

People can also submit shows in a similar way they submit on YouTube . One publisher source told Digiday that Facebook was paying around 300 video makers as part of ...

Dec 16 2017

Long Island woman laundered money to ISIS through Bitcoin, prosecutors say

Shahnaz was charged with five counts of bank fraud and money laundering, but not for supporting a designated terrorist organization, the usual charge for people helping o...

Dec 14 2017

Gold falls in anticipation of interest rate hike

A dollar-denominated commodity, gold becomes more expensive for overseas buyer when the USA currency grows stronger. Between mid-October and early-December, gold pri...

Dec 14 2017

Mobile Will Launch its Own TV Service in 2018

T-Mobile will offer a paid service starting next year. "Companies like AT&T and T-Mobile have the ability to cross-sell TV to their customers". But it highlights the enor...

Dec 10 2017

Internet Advocates Gather in Fayetteville to Protest Net Neutrality

Map of plan protests at Verizon stores and other locations. If adopted, the new rules would reverse current regulations that require Internet service providers to give ...

Dec 07 2017

Oil Prices Fall After API Reports Huge Build In Gasoline Inventories

Brent Crude Oil price at London's IСE Stock Exchange down by 1.90% to $62.52 per barrel. West Texas Intermediate for January delivery traded at $57.46 a barrel at 4:43...

Dec 07 2017

PwC investigates accounting irregularities at Steinhoff

Steinhoff International , the owner of USA -based Mattress Firm , announced an investigation into "accounting irregularities" and the resignation of its CEO. It bought ...

Dec 06 2017

Ireland to collect $15B in back taxes from Apple

The European Commission (which made the original ruling) expects the money to be transferred to an escrow account during the first quarter of the new year. The $15,4 bill...

Dec 05 2017

CME Group self-certifies listing of bitcoin futures contract

London time every business day, CME said. The move is clearly meant to steal the thunder from fellow Chicago derivatives exchange CME, which announced on Friday that ...

Dec 04 2017

Infosys names Salil S Parekh as CEO and Managing Director

Parekh is a member of the Group Executive Board at French IT services company Capgemini . He has been with the company for 17 years and also a member of its executive co...

Dec 04 2017

Jaitley praises GDP rebound, Chidambaram says pause in declining trend

Expressing concern on the GDP numbers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "Last five quarters had witnessed a downward trend, GDP at 6.3 per cent marks the reversal of...

Dec 03 2017

Michael Flynn`s actions during the transition `were lawful`: Donald Trump

During the Clinton investigation, Strzok was involved in a romantic relationship with FBI lawyer Lisa Page, who worked for Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, according to t...

Dec 02 2017

German Christmas market evacuated after suspicious package delivered

Following large-scale raids in four German cities on November 21 that resulted in the arrest of six Syrian nationals, a German intelligence officer initially told CNN tha...

Dec 01 2017

UMN grad students walk out over Republican tax plan

An email to the campus community on Wednesday from Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele Wheatly and Peter Vanable, dean of the Graduate School, reaffirmed the university...

Dec 01 2017

U.S. crude stocks fall, but gasoline, distillates up

Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, rose by 2.7 million barrels, versus expectations for a 230,000-barrel increase, the EIA data showed. January ...

Nov 30 2017

Arby's is Buying Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9 Billion

The company says in a statement that when including Buffalo Wild Wings' debt, the deal is valued at $2.9 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Buffalo Wild Wings will...

Nov 28 2017

United Kingdom industrial strategy aims to 'take sting out of Brexit'

The Business Secretary has today announced the plan for UK's Industrial Strategy with a focus on harnessing technological opportunity. 'Work will continue with other sect...