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Cadbury factory in Hobart hit as ransomware attacks Aussie businesses

The Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union Tasmanian secretary John Short confirmed the problem, saying it was unclear when production would continue. The hack...


Walgreens drops merger plans, will instead buy over 2000 Rite Aid stores

It has underperformed by 71.88% the S&P500. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) retreated its position after shares change of -0.59% on Wednesday and i...


Sycamore Partners to buy Staples for $6.9 billion

CEO Shira Goodman has launched a push in the "Pro Categories" (furniture, breakroom supplies, technology, promotional products) to offset cutthroat completion ...


State of Emergency for MTA

Almost half of that spending is going towards improvements in the New York City subway system, with the remainder split between various commuter railroads, bus ...


Decision on Fox's Sky takeover due later

Bradley told the Commons that a report by regulator Ofcom raised concerns over Murdoch family having "increased influence" over the UK's news agenda and the p...


Citi doubles dividend, bank shares jump after industry passes Fed stress tests

Late on Wednesday, the Federal Reserve released the results of the second round of its stress tests, which showed that all 34 banks had passed. The Fed sa...


Cyber attack hits trade routes

Computer hackers launched a major cyber attack Tuesday targeting dozens of companies across Europe including one that operates a shipping terminal here on the...


U.S. decision termed gross injustice

Pakistan denies giving material help to the Kashmiri rebels but reiterated on Tuesday it would continue to provide political, diplomatic and moral support to t...


General Mills offsets sales decline with fewer promotions

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. General Mills Inc (NYSE: GIS ) posted better than expected quarter...


Uber, Lyft start rolling in upstate NY

Ride-hailing in New York City is overseen by the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission, TLC, which requires all drivers to be fingerprinted. The state Departme...


Sells 419897 Shares of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

The stock decreased 0.48% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $214.33. Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) has risen 6.83% since June 27, 2016 and is...


Russian telecom watchdog to include Telegram in register

Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor said it would block Telegram soon unless it handed over information needed to put the app on an official govern...


FCA: New independent directors rules to cost fund managers £28m a year

The FCA said it found that price competition was weak in some areas of the industry, and despite a large number of firms operating in the market, its analysis f...


People Stranded Aboard LIRR Train Amid Power Problems, MTA Says

An MTA spokesperson explained that the delays were the result of reduced track capacity, because only three out of four East River tunnels were operational due ...


Fireworks are not only illegal but risky as well

Fire officials say professional firework shows are organized and regulated to minimize risky situations and the risk of injuries , making them the ideal choi...


Deadly Heat Wave Sends Temperatures Soaring Across Southwest

Extreme heat can hamper a plane's ability to take off. "Planes need more runway in these conditions", said Heather Lissner, a spokeswoman for PHX. The airline...


Canada's top court rules Google must block some results worldwide

Equustek had launched an action against Datalink after the latter company started distributing a counterfeit product that violated Equustek's trademark. He p...


In Japan, the airline forced the wheelchair to climb the ladder

According to Kijima, who is a representative of the website Barrier-Free Consulting Travel for All, which details examples of barrier-free facilities both in J...


US to Seek More Security on International Flights

The DHS said they are "giving the airlines sufficient time to implement these measures in an orderly fashion...with minimal impact for passengers" and that they...


Original Doom 2 3.5-inch Floppies on Sale From John Romero

That being said, Romero will be signing the disks for the winning bidder. And if there was any doubt that this listing was fraudulent, worry not, as Romero prom...


Interest Rates Hit a Milestone for First Time Since 2008

Earlier on Wednesday, the Labor Department reported consumer prices unexpectedly fell in May, the second drop in three months. The Fed plans at least two more...


Not much impact of malware attack on India yet: IT minister

Several multinational companies said they were targeted, including U.S. pharmaceutical giant Merck, Russian state oil giant Rosneft , British advertising giant...


Google fined US$2.7 bln by European Union for skewing search results

The senior vice president confirmed Google, whose parent company is Alphabet Inc, is considering appealing the decision to fine it £2.1bn. She said it denie...


Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers

We'll see how Paul and Harden , who just converted to point guard last season, are able to play together, but it seems as though they were very eager to do s...


Cyber attack stops shipper Maersk taking new orders, causes cargo delays

Due to limited access to some of its computer systems, Maersk also has problems processing orders taken just before the breakdown, Clerc said. The group said ...


Women wear 'Handmaid's Tale' costumes in health care bill protest outside Capitol

And the group aren't the only ones to have protested in reference to The Handmaid's Tale in recent weeks; similar demonstrations have taken place in Texas ...


EU Fines Google $2.7 Billion

On Tuesday, the European Commission held that Google had given prominent placement in searches to its own comparison shopping service, while pushing rivals' ...


Aadhaar-PAN linking must from July 1, govt notifies rules

Out of this already 2.05 crore Indians have linked their PAN to Aadhaar card. "Everyone who has been allotted permanent account number as on the 1st day of Ju...


KSA has new Crown Prince

Mohammed bin Nayef was also stripped of his positions as deputy prime minister and interior minister after being removed as second in line to the throne of the...


Premier League fixtures released

Tottenham dropped 10 points last season after playing in the Champions League and only picked up eight out of a maximum 18. Liverpool then take on Arsen...


First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO) Analysts See $0.20 EPS

The stock's market capitalization is 666.43M, it has a 52-week low of 8.01 and a 52-week high of 11.46. The fund acquired 22,085 shares of the real estate inves...


United To The MAX

The components will be used on trailing edge actuation systems that are responsible for extending and retracting wing flaps during different phases of flight. A...


Qatar Airways Named World's Top Airline

Parker said American finds Qatar's interest "puzzling given our extremely public stance on the illegal subsidies that Qatar, Emirates and Etihad have all rece...


Nigerians warned of another cyber-attack, 'Petya'

Worse is expected, thanks to some pernicious features in the ransomware sample. To Nicholas Weaver, security researcher at the International Computer Scie...


Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Short Interest Up 6.2% in June

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Highbridge Capital Management LLC owned approximately 0.07% of Frontie...