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S&P downgrades South Africa's local currency debt to

S&P downgrades South Africa's local currency debt to "junk" status

Standard & Poor's Global has lowered South Africa's ratings due to a weakening economic and fiscal trajectory. "Unclear and shifting policy objectives, political maneuvering and frequent changes o...

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YouTube will Fight Videos, which Exploit Children

YouTube will Fight Videos, which Exploit Children

Earlier, the New York Times reported that some videos featuring content that may be inappropriate for children may have slipped through its automated filters and found their way to the YouTub...

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Sensex trading higher, Nifty above 10350 level; Infosys top gainer

Sensex trading higher, Nifty above 10350 level; Infosys top gainer

The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange ( NSE ) provisionally closed (at 3.30 p.m.) higher by 44.65 points or 0.43 per cent at 10,393.40 points. The market breadth was positive as 1506 shares...

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Facebook working on feature similar to Snapchat's 'Streaks'

Facebook working on feature similar to Snapchat's 'Streaks'

Streaks have been a hit on Snapchat from the get-go, with fans (particularly teens) fervently maintaining them to amass emojis. A few years back, a number of misguided analysts were so taken with Sn...

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New Mahindra-Uber partnership to boost OEM's EV business

New Mahindra-Uber partnership to boost OEM's EV business

Indian automobile manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra has partnered with fleet operator Uber in India to offer electric vehicles (EVs) on the latter's platform. In fact, last year, Mahindra group Cha...

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HPE Falls Sharply On News Whitman Stepping Down

HPE Falls Sharply On News Whitman Stepping Down

President Antonio Neri will take the helm on February 1, 2018, the company announced on Tuesday following its fourth quarter earnings report . Still, while Wall Street had been prepared for the s...

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United Kingdom could lose 20 years of economic growth

United Kingdom could lose 20 years of economic growth

In an extraordinary prediction, it also said Britain's national debt may not return to its pre-financial crisis level until "well past the 2060s". Asked if Mr Hammond's job was safe, Mrs May laughed...

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Mitsubishi Materials shares plunge after it admits quality assurance failures

Mitsubishi Materials shares plunge after it admits quality assurance failures

At Mitsubishi Cable, the practice was discovered earlier this year after an internal audit in December 2016 but only reported in late October, when the company ordered shipments of affected products t...

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CBS and Dish Reach Carriage Agreement

CBS and Dish Reach Carriage Agreement

The standoff reportedly occurred because CBS wanted Dish to bundle its modestly rated channels (Smithsonian, Pop, and CBS Sports Network) with the main CBS channel, something it was hesitant to do. ...

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Black Friday fervour wanes as some consumers, retailers shun practice

Black Friday fervour wanes as some consumers, retailers shun practice

Adobe Analytics is forecasting Monday to be the largest shopping day in USA history. Black Friday is the best time to find deeply discounted items across a wide range of product categories includi...

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Deere's shares surge after earnings beat estimates

Deere's shares surge after earnings beat estimates

Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Deere & from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Aperio Group Ltd Liability has invested 0.12% in Deere & Company (N...

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Gold price steady as U.S. dollar retains weaker tone

Gold price steady as U.S. dollar retains weaker tone

USA stock markets will be closed Thursday for Thanksgiving Day. The greenback nursed its losses after sliding almost 1.1 percent against the yen on Wednesday, its biggest one-day drop since mid-May....

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The Barclays PLC Reaffirms

The Barclays PLC Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Burberry Group plc (BRBY)

They now have a GBX 400 ($5.26) price target on the stock. St. James's Place plc using EPIC/TICKER code (LON:STJ) has had its stock rating noted as "Retains" with the recommendation being set at "...

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Shoppers Making Last Minute Trips to Grocery Store for Thanksgiving Meal

Shoppers Making Last Minute Trips to Grocery Store for Thanksgiving Meal

Cabela's has always been known as one of the country's major retailers to be closed on Thanksgiving. While it's definitely not the time to go buy tons of holiday gifts , sometimes, there's that th...

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ASA rules on major broadband advertising changes across the UK

ASA rules on major broadband advertising changes across the UK

By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. "Up until now, broadband has been the onl...

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Vimeo GC, Tech Companies Criticize FCC's Latest Net Neutrality Plan

Vimeo GC, Tech Companies Criticize FCC's Latest Net Neutrality Plan

Dillion said he's also heard healthcare could be something internet service providers decide to favor over other markets. A formal vote on the plan is set for December 14th. The freedom that comes w...

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United States prosecutors charge Iranian in 'Game of Thrones' hack (TWX, T)

United States prosecutors charge Iranian in 'Game of Thrones' hack (TWX, T)

Mesri was a "sophisticated" hacker, Kim said, who had carried out attacks on other computer systems across the world. Mesri is accused of orchestrating a hack of HBO from May to August, then th...

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Exhausted of beer, vodka excites. The relation between the alcohol and emotions

Exhausted of beer, vodka excites. The relation between the alcohol and emotions

It was based on online survey reports from the Global Drug Survey , one of the largest online surveys for alcohol consumption, drug abuse and related information. On the other hand, red wine an...

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Yellen to leave Fed once Powell sworn in

Yellen to leave Fed once Powell sworn in

In a letter to the president, Ms. Yellen said she would ensure that a smooth transition to the next to be Fed chairman Jerome Powell goes as she steps down. She was initially appointed to the Board ...

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Volvo to supply autonomous vehicles to Uber from 2019

XC90 is believed to be a Level 3 autonomous vehicle. "With the advent of autonomous vehicle technology, rider attention may be focused on alternative activities, such as work, socialising, reading, ...

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Easyjet profits fall as sterling value dives

Easyjet profits fall as sterling value dives

Pre-tax profits at easyJet slumped 24pc to £385m past year, despite a record 80.2m travellers choosing to fly with the budget airline. EasyJet's revenue hit £5.05bn in 2017, but total profit aft...

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IKEA recalls Malm dressers following child safety concerns

IKEA recalls Malm dressers following child safety concerns

The reminder is part of the company's re-announcement of a 2016 recall of many of its dressers and chests following reports of injuries and deaths of children. They can choose between a refund or a fr...

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Massive fire burning in Oakland County

Massive fire burning in Oakland County

There is huge gas line fire in Orion Twp. on the north side of Brown Rd. west of Joslyn Rd.at the border of Auburn Hills. The fire broke out on vacant land. "The blast exposed about 30 feet of the 2...

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AAA Expects High Holiday Travel Across the Carolinas This Week

AAA Expects High Holiday Travel Across the Carolinas This Week

Similar increases in travelers are forecast in the AAA region that includes Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. They now are leveling off, said Patrick DeHaan, an analyst with GasBuddy.com, whi...

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MPs Want Pensions, Other Contract Rights For Uber Workers

MPs Want Pensions, Other Contract Rights For Uber Workers

Previous year two Uber drivers won a tribunal case demanding to be classified as "workers" rather than self-employed contractors, and while Uber has been appealing that decision it has yet to succ...

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360-degree look at reaction to Keystone XL pipeline approval

360-degree look at reaction to Keystone XL pipeline approval

President Donald Trump reversed that decision in March. According to TransCanada , the Keystone pipeline system delivers Canadian and US crude oil supplies to markets around North America, stretchi...

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Merkel's fourth term in doubt as coalition talks collapse

Merkel's fourth term in doubt as coalition talks collapse

Speaking after their meeting, Steinmeier described the situation as unprecedented in postwar Germany and urged the country's parties to work together to try to form a government. But the plan fell a...

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Today's Cryptocurrency Gaffe: Hacker Makes Off With $30 Million in Tether

Today's Cryptocurrency Gaffe: Hacker Makes Off With $30 Million in Tether

Cryptocurrencies and related stocks are on a tear Tuesday despite some negative news in the sector, a demonstration of strong investor preference for the asset class. A thorough investigation on the ...

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Apple has been using teen labour to assemble the iPhone X

Apple has been using teen labour to assemble the iPhone X

The " Foxconn City" park outside of Shenzhen came under worldwide scrutiny in 2010 after media reports about 18 suicide attempts and 14 deaths that year. The flagship iPhone X, priced at $999 - Apple...

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Alternative Keystone XL route OKed in Nebraska

Alternative Keystone XL route OKed in Nebraska

Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, removing a big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project backed by President Donald...

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Uber orders 24000 Volvo XC90s for driverless fleet

Uber orders 24000 Volvo XC90s for driverless fleet

Swedish automaker Volvo in the contract will put Uber at about 24,000 vehicles equipped with unmanned technologies. The agreement envisages that the pick-up service will purchase the vehicles over t...

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National Weather Service: Bright and chilly Monday for Shelter Island

National Weather Service: Bright and chilly Monday for Shelter Island

Lows will be near or below freezing on Monday night . High temperatures are projected to end up in the mid to high 50's in the valley, and into the mid 40's to low 50's in the mountains. A sunny but ...

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Justice Dept. will reportedly sue to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

Justice Dept. will reportedly sue to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

Earlier this month, reports circulated that the government had demanded AT&T sell Turner Broadcasting, operator of the CNN news network, or DirectTV as a condition of approval, though the government...

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London buses to be fuelled by waste coffee grounds

London buses to be fuelled by waste coffee grounds

Bio-bean said there is "no formal agreement" to continue using its coffee oil in London, but it hopes to quickly find new markets and applications. Bio-bean claims coffee sales create more than 200,...

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Kelly Clarkson and Pink to open Sunday's American Music Awards show

Kelly Clarkson and Pink to open Sunday's American Music Awards show

Who better to deliver that message today than Pink and Kelly? Clarkson told ET earlier this week that this performance will actually mark their first time working together. She's branched out just...

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World's largest aircraft Airlander 10 crashes In Cardington

World's largest aircraft Airlander 10 crashes In Cardington

It reportedly came free from its mooring and drifted into branches, which ripped into its side. Airlander 10, a hybrid airship that is part-plane, collapsed in Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, fol...

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USDA recalls Trader Joe's packaged salads

USDA recalls Trader Joe's packaged salads

The products announced in the recall bear the establishment number "P-40299" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were shipped to retail locations in Utah as well as in Arizona, Califor...

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Investec Trims Playtech plc (LON:PTEC) Target Price to GBX 1030

Investec Trims Playtech plc (LON:PTEC) Target Price to GBX 1030

Liberum Capital maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, January 28 report. Vernalis plc now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of GBX 46.80 ($0.60). The legal ve...

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India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Kolkata, Day 4

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Kolkata, Day 4

Indian seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck early to remove Dimuth Karunaratne, for eight, and Sadeera Samarawickrama, for 23, as Sri Lanka slipped to 34-2 before bouncing back. Pace spearhead Suranga Lakm...

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Police warn of fake GoFundMe pages created for slain Baltimore detective

Police warn of fake GoFundMe pages created for slain Baltimore detective

Baltimore police department tweeted earlier Wednesday: "Please say an extra prayer for the officer and the officer's family". Little is known about the officer, but Police Commissioner Kevin Davis ...

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