• EU's Vestager seeking details on Apple's recent tax set-up
EU's Vestager seeking details on Apple's recent tax set-up

The move from Apple came after the company's shelter in Ireland began to be less reliable. It said it remained the world's largest taxpayer, paying about $35bn (NZ$49bn) in corporation tax over the past three years, that it had followed the law and its changes "did not reduce our tax payments in any country".

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  • Qualcomm expected to keep their extra m and say no to Broadcom
Qualcomm expected to keep their extra m and say no to Broadcom

A Qualcomm spokesman contacted by TechCrunch declined to comment on Broadcomm's proposal at this time. Including debt, the bid values the transaction at $130bn in total. According to reports people involved with Broadcom believe that it will not shy away from initiating a "proxy fight to gain seats on Qualcomm's board of directors in suppor...

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  • Avengers X-Men A Possibility; Disney Wants To Buy FOX Studios
Avengers X-Men A Possibility; Disney Wants To Buy FOX Studios

For Fox, the willingness to engage in sale talks with Disney stems from a growing belief among its senior management that scale in media is of immediate importance and that there is not a path to gain that scale in entertainment through acquisition.

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  • Siraj handed debut as New Zealand bat first
Siraj handed debut as New Zealand bat first

Colin Munro has been named Man of the Match for his brilliant century and one wicket. In five innings against India on this tour, Munro has scores of 75 and 109 not out opening the innings, along with three scores under 30. He came back to bowl during the Indian innings and picked up the vital wicket of Shreyas Iyer in the 9th over of the chas...

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  • What We Know About Rene Boucher - Alleged Assailant of Senator Rand Paul
What We Know About Rene Boucher - Alleged Assailant of Senator Rand Paul

A Bowling Green man was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault on Friday, following a reported assault at United States Senator Rand Paul's Bowling Green home, the Bowling Green Daily News reported . However, Boucher is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist in Bowling Green, who developed a product called Therm-a-Vest. The FBI i...

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  • USA economy rebounds from slump by adding 261000 jobs
USA economy rebounds from slump by adding 261000 jobs

Markets had expected the unemployment rate to remain unchanged. The unemployment rate is now 6.9 per cent, up from September's number by 1.1 per cent. The country's gross domestic product unexpectedly shrank in August on a month-over-month basis, and the Bank of Canada expects annualized growth in the third quarter to come in below 2% after a 4...

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  • Bitcoin hits an all-time high; yet again!
Bitcoin hits an all-time high; yet again!

On the most recent update from Coindesk , they tallied that the Bitcoin prices were rallying at an all-time high of $7,242.69 at earlier trading before easing to relative prices today. Their reported market value is now as much as that of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley evaluated together. That, however, is not stopping many from speculating ...

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  • WaPo: Trump Admin Cuts Back On Obamacare Enrollment Notices
WaPo: Trump Admin Cuts Back On Obamacare Enrollment Notices

Trump promised during the 2016 campaign that repealing the ACA would be one of his first acts as president, but so far, Republicans' efforts to do so have fallen short. Most plans will reflect the Trump administration's policy changes to ObamaCare . The Marketplace typically covers home-based businesspeople, contract employees, early retirees an...

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  • Domestic demand leads to further manufacturing growth in October
Domestic demand leads to further manufacturing growth in October

United Kingdom manufacturing activity and input prices both increased more than expected in October, a survey revealed on Wednesday, which was felt likely to increase the Bank of England's confidence about raising interest rates and its concerns about inflation.

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  • Twitter 'Off-Boards' Advertising From Kremlin-Funded Sites Sputnik and RT
Twitter 'Off-Boards' Advertising From Kremlin-Funded Sites Sputnik and RT

In response to Twitter's claims that it suspended RT and Sputnik from advertising on its platform due to the news outlets' attempts to meddle in the 2016 USA presidential race, the broadcaster has released Twitter's complete pitch for a massive ad buy ahead of the election.

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  • Amazon's Quarterly Revenue Is Up 34 Percent Following Whole Foods Acquisition
Amazon's Quarterly Revenue Is Up 34 Percent Following Whole Foods Acquisition

O'Shea also noted revenue growth and operating income at AWS "more than offset" the loss Amazon took on through investments in its global business. Amazon's strong financial performance in 2017 briefly saw Mr Bezos replace Bill Gates as the world's richest person, before a dip in share prices saw him fall from top spot.

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  • Earnings On Deck For Alphabet Inc
Earnings On Deck For Alphabet Inc

If you are accessing this news story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and global trademark and copyright laws. Google said that adjusted earnings were $9.57 a share, up 32% from a year ago, with revenue jumping 24% to $27.77 billion, topping consensus estimates.

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  • 4 reasons why Amazon Key is a bad idea
4 reasons why Amazon Key is a bad idea

Amazon Key is available to Amazon Prime members and only in selected areas of the country for now . "We do not recommend using in-home delivery if your pet can access the front door on delivery day", the company explains. All kinds of things can go wrong with connected devices, including the possibility that the driver could unlock the do...

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  • Asian Rich List Swells on Billionaire Boom in China
Asian Rich List Swells on Billionaire Boom in China

The new report of UBS and PwC is proving the above saying correct because in the year 2016 world's billionaires became even richer. The total number of Asian billionaires rose by nearly 25% in 2016 to 637, compared to 563 in the USA and the combined wealth of Asian billionaires also grew by nearly 33% from US$2.0 trillion.

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  • United Kingdom growth edges higher in the third quarter
United Kingdom growth edges higher in the third quarter

Darren Morgan, the ONS' head of national accounts, said: "Services, led by increases in IT, motor trades and retail, continued to drive GDP growth". However, UK construction output shrank for the second quarter in a row, by -0.7%, although the industry still remains "well above its pre-downturn peak".

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  • E-cigarettes banned in NY everywhere tobacco is
E-cigarettes banned in NY everywhere tobacco is

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that will go into effect in 30 days, The New York Times reported . "This new law not only protects public health by restricting the use of e-cigarettes and the public's exposure to smoke-cigarette emissions", said Jeff Seyler, the executive vice president of American Lung Association's Northeast region,...

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  • Fox Renewed Bill O'Reilly's Contract After $32 Million Harassment Settlement
Fox Renewed Bill O'Reilly's Contract After $32 Million Harassment Settlement

Wiehl had agreed were confidential and not disclosed to the company. Wiehl claimed that she been subject to a pattern of behavior that included "harassment, a nonconsensual sexual relationship and the sending of gay pornography and other sexually explicit material to her", according to people familiar with the settlement.

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  • OBC Ekta Manch Leader Alpesh Thakor to Join Congress on Oct 23
OBC Ekta Manch Leader Alpesh Thakor to Join Congress on Oct 23

He was accompanied by Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot and Bharat Singh Solanki (Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee chief), reported Times of India . As BJP failed to win over Hardik Patel , it successfully drove a wedge in his camp. The party also kept the doors open for the Sharad Pawar-led NCP despite the f...

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  • Quarterly Financial Watch for Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO)
Quarterly Financial Watch for Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO)

The Tennessee-based Green Square Cap Limited Co has invested 0.18% in Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:CCE). NACCO Industries, Inc. As per Monday, October 10, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.29 in 2017Q1.

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  • Gunman Kills Ten In Kabul Shiite Mosque
Gunman Kills Ten In Kabul Shiite Mosque

The eyewitnesses said the suicide bomber was in the middle of the mosque among the worshippers when he detonated the explosives embedded with his body. A suicide bomber has killed at least 30 people inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul , officials say. The so-called Islamic State (IS) has targeted Shia mosques across Afghanist...

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  • Netflix adds 5.3 million subscribers during Q3, beating analyst estimates
Netflix adds 5.3 million subscribers during Q3, beating analyst estimates

Its stock prices continue to peak and are expected to hit $ 225 per share by the end of next year. Scandal and Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes left ABC to sign an exclusive production deal with Netflix in August, and the streamer made its first play in the mergers and acquisitions space when it acquired comic book writer Mark Millar's ...

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  • Hartley to replace Gasly for Toro Rosso at US GP
Hartley to replace Gasly for Toro Rosso at US GP

Hartley , 27, said it was an fantastic feeling to be contemplating a debut at last and felt ready for it at a track he already knows from world endurance. Hartley , meanwhile, will become the ninth New Zealander to race in F1, but the first since Mike Thackwell in 1984. "COTA is a track I really enjoy and one I have raced at recently".

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  • Equifax reports it might have been breached again
Equifax reports it might have been breached again

Equifax website was serving malicious content. "We're sorry." the page's error message began. "We are working diligently to better serve you, and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Facing increasing criticism from consumers, regulators, and lawmakers over its handling of the earlier breach, the company says that it will provide mor...

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  • BMW may partner with Great Wall to expand Chinese production
BMW may partner with Great Wall to expand Chinese production

There were reports in August 2017 that Chinese automobile manufacturer Great Wall Motors was planning to buy Jeep brand from the Italian-controlled multinational corporation, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Such a move would also allow BMW to export cars from China which are considerably cheaper to make, once the Brexit takes place and trade tarif...

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  • Now You Can Order Food Through the Facebook App
Now You Can Order Food Through the Facebook App

Reminding you of your friends' birthdays, showing you which of your relatives is racist, meddling in global geopolitics. truly there is nothing Facebook can't do. Mostly all restaurants maintain a Facebook page now, and the company has seen a surge in users searching for food on the platform. By chief_huddleston on FlickrFacebook is launching the...

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  • Ophelia became a hurricane overnight - and is headed for Britain
Ophelia became a hurricane overnight - and is headed for Britain

Ophelia is the record 10th consecutive storm in the Atlantic this season to reach hurricane intensity, following on from the devastation of Harvey , Irma , Jose , Katia and Maria in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico . The milder weather will continue into Sunday , before a serious change on Monday when ex-Hurricane Ophelia hits the province. ...

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  • Bitcoin rockets past $5200 price to reach all-time high
Bitcoin rockets past $5200 price to reach all-time high

The world's largest cryptocurrency rose as much as 7.4% and was trading 5.8% higher at $5 105 as of 10:59, resuming gains after a one-day break. The bitcoin price went meteoric on Thursday, surging past $5,400 to shatter the all-time high it set at the beginning of September.

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  • Complete Evaluation of: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
Complete Evaluation of: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Thomaspartners Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co by 2.8% in the first quarter. 320.02 million shares or 0.87% less from 322.84 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The results beat analysts' hopes, who were looking for JPMorgan to earn US$1.65 a share, according to FactSet. The firm had revenue of $25.59 billion for th...

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  • Netflix Is Increasing Its Monthly Subscription Cost
Netflix Is Increasing Its Monthly Subscription Cost

Netflix Inc . quietly hiked the cost of two of its subscription tiers slightly on Thursday. "This timing coincides with what we expect will be a strong fourth quarter of 2017 content slate, which could help minimize churn", Doug Mitchelson, an analyst at UBS, said in a note to clients.

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  • GST Council reduces tax rates on 27 items
GST Council reduces tax rates on 27 items

In a relief to exporters , it was announced that returns for the month of July and August will be refunded through cheques from October 10 and October 18 respectively, Jaitley said. The Council also increased the threshold for the Composition Scheme under which traders, manufacturers and restaurants have to pay a fixed tax rate of one, two and f...

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