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Spammers were behind recent Facebook data breach, company tentatively concludes

Facebook think that mass piracy of personal data recently revealed, was orchestrated by "spammers" for financial and non-by a country for political purposes, s...


Italy resists extending anti-Russian sanctions, - PM Salvini

Already in July during a visit to Moscow, Salvini said he wanted to end sanctions against Russian Federation. Deputy Prime Minister and interior Minister of I...


Fed risks Trump's fury over rate increases

Since the Treasury's last currency report was issued on April 13, the yuan has fallen by more than 9 per cent against the USA dollar. The unemployment rate no...


China’s Economic Growth Slows During US Trade Fight

This is the weakest quarter since 2009 and below economists' forecasts. He told CNBC: "China can not be growing at 6.6-6.7 percent every quarter because of th...


Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3

Tesla is finally offering a less expensive version of its Model 3 electric vehicle. Tesla's CEO announced on Twitter that the company is releasing a mid-ran...


Netflix Surges With Record International Growth

The company issued revenue guidance of $4.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.23 billion. Netflix also updated its Q4 2018 guidan...


Public funds back plan to replace Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook chair

Zuckerberg has about 60% voting rights, according to a company filing in April. This push push for greater independent oversight of Facebook's management come...


Trump pulling USA out of global pact on postal rates

The Universal Postal Union sets rates that national postal services charge for shipping small parcels to other countries. Administration officials are still wei...


Singapore is the 2nd Most Competitive Country in the World

New Zealand has dropped two positions on the Global Competitiveness Index , slipping from 16th previous year to 18th in the latest rundown. According to the ...


Tesla: Tesla secures land in Shanghai for its first factory outside USA

Washington imposed penalty tariffs on Chinese goods and Beijing retaliated by raising duties on imports of American products including electric cars. The elec...


State Dept Denies Claims Pompeo Heard Audio Related to Khashoggi Disappearance

According to a Turkish daily newspaper, which claimed it had obtained tapes from the consulate, Khashoggi was tortured and had his fingers cut off during in...


EBay sues Amazon over alleged poaching of sellers

Three accounts created by one person sent more than 120 messages to sellers without conducting any actual business on the platform, eBay alleges. The lawsuit,...


'My Biggest Threat Is The Fed'

Senior Federal Reserve officials believe that interest rate hikes should continue until the economy slows down, according to minutes from the central bank's S...


Oil market is balanced and adequately supplied: OPEC

The logo of the Organization of the Petroleoum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen at OPEC's headquarters in Vienna, Austria June 19, 2018. "From 2014 to 2016, w...


Tether (USDT) Holders Head for the Door

This has led to an inflated price averaged on CoinMarketCap of $6,650. When I was reading some of the social media last night, there were a great many trader...


Washington Post publishes final column by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Liam Fox and the United States treasury secretary bowed to pressure and pulled out of a global investment conference in Saudi Arabia after the alleged murder of...


Facebook blamed for writers losing jobs due to inflated video-view metrics

In reality, the company only included those who had viewed a video for three seconds or more when calculating this metric, leaving out everyone who clicked away...


Fed signals more rate hikes despite emerging market 'stress'

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell was nominated by Trump and approved by a Republican-controlled Senate earlier this year. In the minutes it says "a couple" of polic...


Burger King debuts green ‘nightmare’ cheeseburger with beef and chicken for Halloween

Are you courageous enough to face your nightmares? As for the sandwich itself, the green bun and apparent link to causing intense bad dreams - participants in...


$1 million Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey

Two national lottery games - Mega Millions and Powerball - are sporting huge jackpots, topping a billion in total combined winnings. The odds for Mega Millions,...


Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization

At least 111 legal pot shops are planning to open across the country of 37 million people on the first day, according to an Associated Press survey of the provi...


Trump threatens to close Mexico border over migrants

Trump has portrayed the caravan of migrants, which includes many families traveling with children and fleeing poverty or gang violence, as a threat to the Unite...


No trains to London Paddington this morning

The high-speed Japanese train brought the overhead wires down while running from London to Bristol depot and many trains became stuck between Paddington and Rea...


Despite Trump criticism, Fed sees need for more rate hikes

The broadly united front could bolster expectations the central bank will raise rates a fourth time this year in December, but the minutes also show the committ...


Trump to Withdraw US From Postal Treaty, Squeezing China

The union is a United Nations agency that subsidizes global postal rates in developing nations, including China, despite the strength of its economy. The offici...


Passport scans show Saudis accused by Turkey of killing writer Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi , the Washington Post columnist who has not been seen publicly since he entered the Saudi consulate in Instanbul earlier this month, was drugg...


Khashoggi was 'tortured before being decapitated'

Members of the US Congress, including some of Trump's fellow Republicans, are among the loudest voices in the United States demanding answers and action on Kha...


Audi agrees to pay R13bn fine to settle emission case

The European Environmental Agency estimated that nitrogen oxides were responsible for around 75,000 premature deaths in the European Union in 2014. The fines ...


Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana

John's. Consumers will be able to buy cannabis online. "Now that our neighbor to the north is opening its legal cannabis market, the longer we delay, the long...


Pompeo sees 'serious commitment' from Saudis on missing journalist

The report was attributed to two unnamed sources. "Saudi Arabia , I get along with all of them", Trump said. "I'm going to sanction them hell out of Saudi Ar...