Tuesday September 22-nd, 2020

Study Reveals: Bitcoin $20,000 Bull-Run Caused By One Whale Study Reveals: Bitcoin $20,000 Bull-Run Caused By One Whale

The revelation came from the same two researchers - John Griffin, a professor at the University of Texas and Amin Shams, an assistant professor at Ohio State University - who a year ago in a research paper claimed that the spike in prices of Bitc...

Snapped up: Fosun buys Thomas Cook brand for £11 million Snapped up: Fosun buys Thomas Cook brand for £11 million

BEIJING , Nov 2 ― Chinese conglomerate Fosun has snapped up the Thomas Cook brand for £11 million (RM59.1 million), weeks after the renowned British travel group went bust and left hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded overseas.

Microsoft's Japanese Division Switched to a 4-Day Workweek - Then Productivity Skyrocketed Microsoft's Japanese Division Switched to a 4-Day Workweek - Then Productivity Skyrocketed

It means that a 4-days working week is actually good both for the productivity of employees and reducing the expenses of the company, thus, the environment. During the month, employees took 25.4 percent fewer days off, electricity usage was down 23.1...

Aramco May Be Worth $1.5 Trillion or Less Aramco May Be Worth $1.5 Trillion or Less

Saudi Aramco, the world's most profitable company has announced a long-awaited IPO on the Riyadh stock exchange as the kingdom hopes to achieve a $2trn valuation. Furthermore, Saudi Aramco is possibly willing to augment the company's next year divide...

NBC's Peacock streaming service could soon be free for everyone, report says

Making the service free to everyone will help Peacock attract viewers and thus advertisers, which will help NBCU recoup the costs of launching and marketing the service. And while Peacock may eventually come with tiers, the free lure is a powerful on...

Mothercare UK collapses putting 2,500 jobs at risk Mothercare UK collapses putting 2,500 jobs at risk

Mothercare said that in the financial year to March 2019, its worldwide business generated profits of £28.3m, whereas the United Kingdom retail operations lost £36.3m. However, in the financial year ended March 2019, the United Kingdom retail operat...

Metro Vancouver bus drivers plan strike action as contract talks break off Metro Vancouver bus drivers plan strike action as contract talks break off

Beginning Friday, transit operators on all routes will not be wearing the Coast Mountain Bus Company uniform, and the company's technicians and skilled trades workers will be refusing overtime shifts. Among those offers are a 12-per-cent pay increa...

Biotech ETFs Strengthen as Amgen Invests in China's BeiGene Biotech ETFs Strengthen as Amgen Invests in China's BeiGene

BeiGene will take three different Amgen products to market: Xgeva , a prescription bone treatment; Kyprolis , a treatment for myeloma; and Blincyto , a leukemia treatment. BeiGene will be entitled to receive royalties from global sales of each...

Nova Scotia parent finds marijuana edibles in Halloween treats Nova Scotia parent finds marijuana edibles in Halloween treats

Police were called to a home in Coldbrook at around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday after a parent checking over their child's Halloween candy found a package with jujubes that was labelled "Sweed Factory". The front label includes the internet address for a m...

Dead, 8 Hospitalized in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Ground Beef Dead, 8 Hospitalized in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Ground Beef

Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating the multistate Salmonella outbreak . At least 10 people in six states have been infected with a serious strain of Salmonella after eating ground beef....

McDonald's Bringing Back Retro Toys For Happy Meals

The fast food chain's famed Happy Meal is ringing in its 40th anniversary this year, after being introduced in the United States in June 1979. "Since the Happy Meal was introduced on the menu, it quickly became synonymous with our brand", CEO Stev...

Energy giants to slash production more than a third by 2040 Energy giants to slash production more than a third by 2040

The 2015 Paris deal enjoins nations to limit temperature rises to "well below" two degrees Celsius (3.6 Farenheit) and to a safer cap of 1.5C if at all possible. U.S. oil major ExxonMobil would need cuts of 55%. The difference between the estimat...

Barneys' Madison Avenue store to remain open for at least a year Barneys' Madison Avenue store to remain open for at least a year

It's official: Authentic Brands Group and B. Riley's bid for Barneys - which was approved by a judge yesterday - has been finalized. Because Sam Ben-Avraham didn't file a competing bid, Barneys officially fell into Authentic Brands Group's (ABG)...

Saudi Aramco May Only Be Worth $1.5 Trillion, Say Potential Investors Saudi Aramco May Only Be Worth $1.5 Trillion, Say Potential Investors

Aramco had initially been expected to sell a total of five percent on two exchanges, with a first listing of two percent on the Tadawul Saudi bourse followed by a three percent listing on an overseas exchange. The sale of part of Aramco forms the fo...

WhatsApp alerted Priyanka about possible hacking: Congress WhatsApp alerted Priyanka about possible hacking: Congress

Surjewala declined to share details about the alleged hacking. It had also sent messages to some of the affected users. He said phones of other opposition leaders were also hacked. He again met Facebook Vice-President, Mr. Nick Clegg on 12 Septembe...

Govt releases new map, PoK’s Muzaffarabad in UT of J&K Govt releases new map, PoK’s Muzaffarabad in UT of J&K

The maps issued a day earlier displayed occupied Jammu and Kashmir region as part of India. India, for its part, has accused China of the "illegal occupation of large tracts of areas in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh" claimi...

Aldi frozen berries recalled due to possible hepatitis A contamination Aldi frozen berries recalled due to possible hepatitis A contamination

The stores pulled the product after a test came back showing possible contamination. Those who have purchased the products should discard them or return them to the store for a refund. Symptoms include fatigue, low appetite, stomach pain, nausea ,...

The Popeyes chicken sandwich is back and people are losing their minds The Popeyes chicken sandwich is back and people are losing their minds

The sorely-missed Popeyes chicken sandwich returned Sunday, Nov. 3 and people were acting ridiculous. The Popeye's in Lansing was packed on Sunday with people waiting to get their hands on the highly sought-after spicy chicken sandwich.

Transit strike begins today across Metro Vancouver Transit strike begins today across Metro Vancouver

Yesterday, TransLink stated that it expected the strike would result in cancellations, but that it wasn't sure which trips would be cancelled, or how many. The union representing 5,000 bus drivers said contract talks broke down around noon Thursday, ...

The Guangzhou government has allocated 1 billion yuan to develop the blockchain The Guangzhou government has allocated 1 billion yuan to develop the blockchain

And it sparked a debate over just how China should implement and what types of blockchain the country will embrace. While more details about the exact allocation of the funds are yet to be released, the official government announcement explaine...

Curtailment relief for Alberta oil companies that ship crude by rail Curtailment relief for Alberta oil companies that ship crude by rail

According to the province, operators who wish to increase oil production with the intent to ship it by rail may apply for the allowance that is scheduled to begin in December. Crude-by-rail exports surged late past year after pipelines filled to capa...

Elon Musk may take a break from his controversy-riddled Twitter handle Elon Musk may take a break from his controversy-riddled Twitter handle

Earlier, he was accused by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for disclosing misleading corporate information about his electric vehicle making company Tesla on Twitter and he was forced to pay a $20 million fine. To further clarify his statem...

USA adds 128k jobs, jobless rate inches up to low 3 USA adds 128k jobs, jobless rate inches up to low 3

October's results were partly impacted by General Motors' strike that temporarily removed 46,000 workers from the books; the Bureau of Labor Statistics noted that the strike reduced motor vehicle jobs by 42,000. Workers on strike do not collect a p...

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) EPS Estimated At $2.87 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) EPS Estimated At $2.87

At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $236.33. These 52-week values data help to compare its recent price with high or low prices inside a one-year framework. (BRK-B) we observed that the stock has seen a mo...

Chick-fil-A Blunders With National Sandwich Day Ad, Popeyes Immediately Pounces Chick-fil-A Blunders With National Sandwich Day Ad, Popeyes Immediately Pounces

Problem is, November 3 is a Sunday, the one day each week that Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed. "Some prefer it grilled, others fancy the original", the company told loyalty members in an email this week, according to USA Today . We apologi...

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