• Amazon Stock Drops After Trump Tweet
Amazon Stock Drops After Trump Tweet

Amazon has not responded to Trump's tweet . In fact, Amazon collects sales tax in roughly 45 states and the District of Columbia, just like the physical retailers it competes against. As a result of Trumps tweet, the shares of Amazon dropped in the market by nine per cent. Some estimates suggest half of Amazon's total sales go through third ...

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  • Copy-First Alert Forecast: sunny with highly variable temperatures Easter weekend
Copy-First Alert Forecast: sunny with highly variable temperatures Easter weekend

Sustained winds of 15-25 miles per hour are expected Saturday afternoon, along with gusts of 45-55 miles per hour at times. At the shore, temperatures will be chillier, thanks to the winds flipping onshore during the afternoon. Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. It will turn colder next week and as matter fact I have to put the chance ...

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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Rips Facebook: 'Privacy Is a Human Right'
Apple CEO Tim Cook Rips Facebook: 'Privacy Is a Human Right'

I think it's - privacy to us is a human right. Cook was also asked what he would do if he were Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergFacebook pressed on whether European Union data was harvested by Cambridge Analytica Zuckerberg must account for Facebook's moral failure The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE .

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  • Arizona Governor Suspends Uber's Autonomous Program After Fatal Accident
Arizona Governor Suspends Uber's Autonomous Program After Fatal Accident

This week however, the governor of Arizona Douglas Ducey rescinded Uber's right to test AVs in the state. Toyota and chipmaker Nvidia have also followed suit and announced that they will immediately be halting their self-driving technology tests on public roads.

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  • Ecuador Cuts Off WikiLeaks Founder's Outside Communications
Ecuador Cuts Off WikiLeaks Founder's Outside Communications

Officials announced Wednesday they were taking the measure in response to Mr Assange's recent activity on social media. The Australian computer programmer has been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012 in an effort to avoid extraditing to Sweden.

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  • Google buys GIF platform Tenor, hopes to simplify finding and sharing GIFs
Google buys GIF platform Tenor, hopes to simplify finding and sharing GIFs

Last Halloween, for example, Dunkin' Donuts targeted US mobile users with a GIF of a zombie in desperate need of caffeine. But now, with mobile-first indexing, the mobile version of the page will be used by Google for indexing and ranking and this will benefit the mobile searchers.

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  • Waymo and Jaguar announce world's first premium electric self-driving SUV
Waymo and Jaguar announce world's first premium electric self-driving SUV

In September, Bloomberg reported that Jaguar Land Rover was weighing purchases of technology companies that could boost its efforts to roll out electric vehicles and autonomous driving systems. Anyone can hail a ride from the autonomous vehicle in the city starting later this year, though the Jags will not be for sale for the general public.

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  • Stocks Edge Higher, Adding to Prior-Day Gains
Stocks Edge Higher, Adding to Prior-Day Gains

Despite Nasdaq's rebound, Facebook declined for most of Monday as the social media powerhouse, with more than 2 billion monthly users, reeled from a crisis over data misuse, but climbed to break even for the day. PG&E gained $1.07, or 2.5 percent, to $43.94. Natural gas rose 7 cents, or 2.8 percent, to $2.69 per 1,000 cubic feet. The Federal Trade ...

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  • Huawei P20 & P20 Pro with Kirin 970 SoC & 24MP Selfie Camera Launched
Huawei P20 & P20 Pro with Kirin 970 SoC & 24MP Selfie Camera Launched

The new Huawei P20 Pro camera has been named the best smartphone camera on the market for image and video quality by DxOMark , as well as a "game changer" for phone photography. There's " Twilight ", which flows between black and petrol blue, and "Pink Gold", which transitions between gold and pink. It costs €679 in Europe. The phone has 6GB o...

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  • Uber to sell Southeast Asian business to rival Grab
Uber to sell Southeast Asian business to rival Grab

Last year, it followed suit in Russian Federation and the Caucasus through a merger with Yandex's ride-hailing business. Grab will take control of Uber operations in Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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  • Facebook says sorry for data breach scandal in British newspaper ads
Facebook says sorry for data breach scandal in British newspaper ads

Mark Zuckerberg said he expects there are other companies alongside Cambridge Analytica which may have abused their access to large amounts of Facebook user data. Investors have been too kind to Facebook Inc. this time around, with speculators bargain hunting and, why not when considering the slide, but capital is at risk, particularly if th...

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  • Man confesses faking mental illness after attack on woman
Man confesses faking mental illness after attack on woman

Shocking video of the incident shows the unidentified man grabbing a 17-year-old woman and throwing her on the ground before running away near the Tribuzio Meat Market in Brooklyn. The woman was badly injured and filed a complaint against her husband a week after the beating. Police are still on the hunt for the other accused.

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  • Stocks are getting smoked amid trade war worries
Stocks are getting smoked amid trade war worries

Banks also fell sharply. "There is concern what the trade war could look like". The Chinese government said it might place tariffs on a $ 3 billion list of U.S. It is more than likely for China to impose further tariffs on United States imports worth billions of dollars, and restricting U.S. agricultural products such as soybeans- one of the...

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  • US Fed raises rates, signals confidence
US Fed raises rates, signals confidence

In a statement, the FOMC said it expects that, with further gradual adjustments in the stance of monetary policy, economic activity will expand at a moderate pace in the medium term and labor market conditions will remain strong. "In theory, if you have lower unemployment, you should have higher inflation", North said, adding that "we haven't see...

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  • United Kingdom rate hike in May still likely despite inflation drop
United Kingdom rate hike in May still likely despite inflation drop

However, there are signs that Britain's inflation surge has peaked after hitting its highest level in more than five years in November when prices rose by 3.1 percent. Tuesday's figures also suggested less pressure in the pipeline for consumer prices. South African inflation eased due to 0.8 percent fall in prices of food and non-alcoholic bevera...

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  • Austin 'serial bomber' strikes again, motive still unknown and city on edge
Austin 'serial bomber' strikes again, motive still unknown and city on edge

Austin's police chief says the latest bombing to hit the city was detonated by a tripwire, "showing a different level of skill". It may be related to the three prior explosions, which killed a 39-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy and injured two others, Manley said, but the police chief warned this type of device is even more risky.

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  • Corker predicts Trump will pull out of Iran nuclear deal
Corker predicts Trump will pull out of Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump has threatened to take the USA out of the deal, to which Tehran said it would respond by also backing out. In exchange, the six powers agreed to lift sanctions that were imposed on the Islamic Republic over a decade due to its nuclear program.

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  • Pakistan Not to Send 'Recalled' High Commissioner Back to India Anytime Soon
Pakistan Not to Send 'Recalled' High Commissioner Back to India Anytime Soon

In a 12th complaint, India alleged that some bike-borne men harassed an Indian diplomat and his family in Islamabad . Pakistan said it has called home its envoy Sohail Mahmood for consultations after repeated incidents of "harassment" of its diplomatic staff in New Delhi .

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  • Trump confirms CNBC contributor Kudlow to be economic aide
Trump confirms CNBC contributor Kudlow to be economic aide

Kudlow will join an administration in the middle of a tumultuous overhaul, with a number of White House staffers and top officials departing in recent weeks. Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize winning Keynesian economist, said Kudlow was "reliably wrong about everything" and that Trump was looking for sycophancy instead of good advice.

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  • China can shrug off US' steel and aluminium tariffs, for now
China can shrug off US' steel and aluminium tariffs, for now

A 2011 report by the International Trade Commission estimated that usa companies lost more than $48 billion in one year because of widespread Chinese violations of intellectual property. The White House has carved out temporary exceptions for Canada and Mexico amid ongoing talks to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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  • Google Bans Ads for Crypto-Currencies, Related Financial Services
Google Bans Ads for Crypto-Currencies, Related Financial Services

Google's move to change its policy comes alongside the release of its yearly " bad ads " report , or its review of malicious and controversial advertisements. More than 3.2 billion ads were removed past year, an average rate of 100 per second. CFDs , binary options and spread betting are all legitimate financial products but are highly risky.

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  • Spring Statement: UK GDP revised up for 2018
Spring Statement: UK GDP revised up for 2018

Calling on the nation to do even better than predicted, the Chancellor said: "That's the OBR's forecast - but forecasts are made to be broken". As expected, there were no new tax and spending announcements, Mr Hammond explaining this would bring the UK's economic policy in line with other major countries.

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  • Donald Trump to get military parade, but no tanks
Donald Trump to get military parade, but no tanks

The parade will also include a "heavy air component, " the memo said, with military planes flying overhead at the end of the parade. "Consideration must be given to minimise damage to local infrastructure", the memo notes, adding that there will be "wheeled vehicles only".

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  • Facebook reaches exclusive deal to stream 25 MLB games
Facebook reaches exclusive deal to stream 25 MLB games

The first game to air will reportedly be an April 4th matchup between the Mets and Phillies , (feel. the. excitement!). The service also plans to once again incorporate Major League Baseball players in its promotional efforts throughout the multi-year deal, which will also include a variety of national TV spots and on-air call-outs during th...

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  • Waymo will begin self-driving semi truck pilot in Atlanta next week
Waymo will begin self-driving semi truck pilot in Atlanta next week

Over the past year, Waymo has been conducting road tests of its self-driving trucks in California and Arizona. While creating driverless taxis is still one Waymo's main goals, today we're seeing the company branch out to something a little different: Semi trucks.

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  • How Sam Nunberg took over cable news with his Mueller ranting
How Sam Nunberg took over cable news with his Mueller ranting

Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, whether any Americans assisted in such efforts, and any other matters that arise in the course of his probe. Most recently, former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleaded guilty to making false statements and conspiring against the United Stat...

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  • US Economy Adds 313000 Jobs in February, Unemployment Rate Remains Steady
US Economy Adds 313000 Jobs in February, Unemployment Rate Remains Steady

The unemployment rate was unchanged and remain low at 4.1 percent in February. In January, when the year-over-year rate of growth in average hourly earnings rose to 2.9 percent, it even sparked a mini-panic in the stock market, contributing to a broad reassessment of inflation risks in the economy.

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  • Technical issue leaves passengers stranded for hours at Sydney airport
Technical issue leaves passengers stranded for hours at Sydney airport

The T3 Qantas Domestic terminal is apparently not affected. Jetstar expects all their flights will be back on schedule by midday, after its morning flights were delayed by an hour on average. "The safety and security of our passengers is our number one priority and we are pleased to say that all systems are operating as normal", an airport spokes...

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  • Joey Barton trolls Scotland as he gives honest opinion on Scott McTominay
Joey Barton trolls Scotland as he gives honest opinion on Scott McTominay

He's a great guy, and he gets the best out of players. The former England midfielder, who is now banned from football after breaching betting rules, added: "Maybe Manchester United and Fergie [Sir Alex Ferguson] have influenced it. "I think being in that sort of environment and being willing to do that speaks volumes". "Last season, he was ...

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  • The US launched a rocket Atlas V with a meteorological satellite
The US launched a rocket Atlas V with a meteorological satellite

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s new satellite that is launching from Cape Canaveral on March 1, 2018 could help scientists to get a better handle on the wild ways climate change is changing our weather. From there, it constantly will provide advanced imagery and atmospheric measurements, real-time mapping of lightni...

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