Tuesday April 7-th, 2020

E. Coli Case Confirmed - Check Your Lettuce E. Coli Case Confirmed - Check Your Lettuce

As the number of people infected by E. coli has been increasing, health officials raised concerns about the consumption of Chopped romaine lettuce. They're not advising retailers and restaurants not to sell romaine from the Salinas, California gr...

Second Lawsuit Drags Bitfinex, Tether to Court for BTC Price Manipulation Second Lawsuit Drags Bitfinex, Tether to Court for BTC Price Manipulation

Bitfinex says that this "copycat lawsuit" is just as "baseless" as the class action complaint filed on October 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY. Indeed, Bitfinex's UNUS SED LEO token has failed to gain traction, pos...

Watch Selsey couple pop champagne to mark their £105m EuroMillions jackpot win Watch Selsey couple pop champagne to mark their £105m EuroMillions jackpot win

Steve said as he realised he had won, he felt as if he was on the "verge of having a heart attack". He said: 'I started shaking a lot. 'My business partner knows that if he needs a hand I'll be there'. Discussing what he plans to do about working...

Climate Change analysis: Coal power set for record fall in 2019 Climate Change analysis: Coal power set for record fall in 2019

The large untapped coal reserve is one of the major factors boosting the growth of the Global Coal-fired Power Generation market. It is projected to drop by 3% - which is a fall of 300 terawatt hours. This year, however, the fall in developed eco...

World's Best Airlines for 2020 World's Best Airlines for 2020

Singapore Airlines (SIA) could not retain its crown as the best airline in 2020, slipping a spot to No. 2 behind Air New Zealand , according to airline safety and product rating review website AirlineRatings. AirlineRatings.com's awards are judged ...

LVMH secures deal to buy Tiffany for $16.2 billion LVMH secures deal to buy Tiffany for $16.2 billion

LVMH , owned by Europe's richest man, Bernard Arnault , has eyed the company for years after buying Italy's Bulgari in 2011 for 3.7 billion euros, at the time the largest luxury goods deal in a decade. luxury brands, an image reflected in the " Br...

The excellent Amazon Fire TV Cube is just $89 for Black Friday The excellent Amazon Fire TV Cube is just $89 for Black Friday

There's your answer - and a few Kindle (probably the most popular of their kind) models are on an awesome pre-Black-Friday discount right now . Which? tracked 83 products on Black Friday previous year - 23 November. "We encourage consumers to sh...

Westpac Bank CEO steps down after week of scrutiny Westpac Bank CEO steps down after week of scrutiny

Australian banking giant Westpac said Tuesday its beleaguered CEO Brian Hartzer was stepping down after regulators accused the bank of major breaches of money laundering laws involving more than US$7 billion. The bank has an annual general meeting sc...

KSA: Aramco IPO retail subscription at $5.8 billion, says lead manager KSA: Aramco IPO retail subscription at $5.8 billion, says lead manager

Aramco , which kicked off the share sale process on November 3 after a series of false starts, declined to comment to Reuters on the lack of any named anchor investors in its listing so far. Over 20 people, wearing suits, walked into the presentati...

Charles Schwab To Buy TD Ameritrade, Creating Brokerage Behemoth Charles Schwab To Buy TD Ameritrade, Creating Brokerage Behemoth

The tie-up would create a company so big, however, that it may draw sharp scrutiny from antitrust regulators. It will have 24 million customer accounts with more than US$5 trillion in client assets. As Schwab told the SF Business Times earlier this...

Facebook ‘ViewPoints’ Research App Will Pay You to Take Surveys Facebook ‘ViewPoints’ Research App Will Pay You to Take Surveys

Facebook Product Manager Erez Naveh says that the information collected from this survey will help the company build products to "limit the negative impacts of social media and enhance the benefits". Facebook will directly transfer the money to you...

Alibaba CEO says Hong Kong's future bright ahead of listing Alibaba CEO says Hong Kong's future bright ahead of listing

With 500 million shares offered to investors, the company raised HK$88 billion ($11 billion) in the IPO, the highest since AIA garnered $20.5 billion in 2010. The Hong Kong IPO is expected to curry favour with Beijing, which has sought to encourage...

Discount Brokers Rise on Schwab/TD Ameritrade Deal Discount Brokers Rise on Schwab/TD Ameritrade Deal

Charles Schwab chief executive Walter Bettinger said: "We believe the combination of our two great companies positions us to be competing and winning in the investment services business for the long run". "On the heels of all the zero-commission ann...

More bank closures feared as TSB wields the axe

The bank, whose roots go back about 200 years, was bought by Banco Sabadell for 1.7 billion pounds in 2015 as the Spanish bank sought to expand into Britain. TSB said it had around twice the number of stores per 10,000 customers in 2018 as the averag...

Novartis to buy USA biotech firm in US$9.7 billion deal Novartis to buy USA biotech firm in US$9.7 billion deal

The Medicines Co .is in late-stage studies of a drug, inclisiran, meant to lower cholesterol. "Payers will have confidence knowing that physician administration will ensure patient compliance". Denner, chairman of the board of directors at The Medici...

Winter Storm Watch Issued Ahead of Storm Winter Storm Watch Issued Ahead of Storm

ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Near blizzard conditions may exist early Wednesday morning from the combination of falling snow and strong north winds. The energy will aid in producing snow over the Cascades into the Northern Rockies/Great Basin, on Monday, t...

Kirkland Lake Gold To Buy Detour Gold Corp. For $4.9 Billion Kirkland Lake Gold To Buy Detour Gold Corp. For $4.9 Billion

The financial strength and technical expertise of the combined company is expected to support the continued optimisation and potential expansion of Detour Lake, Kirkland Lake said, explaining that opportunities exist to significantly increase product...

India bound next-gen Honda City unveiled India bound next-gen Honda City unveiled

For the first time, there's an RS trim level that brings a sportier look compared to the standard model. It must be noted that the City nameplate plays a big role in Honda's domestic sales in India and thus the new model carries a lot of weight...

EBay selling StubHub to Viagogo for $4 billion EBay selling StubHub to Viagogo for $4 billion

Not a bad return on investment, huh? The deal is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2020, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. "Bringing STUBHUB and VIAGOGO together will allow us to drive further e...

Jewel in the crown: LVMH to buy Tiffany for $16.2bn

LVMH agreed to pay US$135 a share for Tiffany, according to a statement on Monday (Nov 25). Arnault released a statement following the Tiffany deal, "We have an huge respect and admiration for Tiffany and intend to develop this jewel with the sa...

HP rejects Xerox's $33.5B hostile takeover attempt HP rejects Xerox's $33.5B hostile takeover attempt

HP is also among the world's largest PC companies. The company sent offer letters to HP on November 5th and 21st outlining its proposed takeover terms. In the latest letter, made public today, the board stated concerns about the size of the offer and...

Turns on 2-factor authentication without phone number Turns on 2-factor authentication without phone number

The Twitter Safety team announced that users will be able to enable two-factor authentication without the need for a phone number. This means that for the most part, you would need to put in your password in order to access your account and subsequ...

Charles Schwab buys TD Ameritrade in brokerage blockbuster

TD Ameritrade stockholders will receive 1.0837 Schwab shares for each TD Ameritrade share, under the terms of the transaction. Schwab, America's original discount broker, will now have even more sway over the sector it pioneered almost a half-century...

Reports indicate Schwab in discussions to buy TD Ameritrade Reports indicate Schwab in discussions to buy TD Ameritrade

CNBC did not provide any financial details on the deal, but Fox Business pegged the value at $26bn, citing sources. At that price, it would be a premium of roughly 18 per cent to Ameritrade's market capitalization. "[Schwab] management has been co...

TfL strips Uber of London licence over passenger safety concerns TfL strips Uber of London licence over passenger safety concerns

A change to Uber's systems allowed unauthorised drivers to upload their photos to other drivers' accounts, meaning they could pick up passengers as if they were the booked driver, which happened in at least 14,000 trips, Transport for London (TfL) ...

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