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Google faces first GDPR investigation in Europe

Google faces first GDPR investigation in Europe

Now there are multiple state laws on data privacy including California's Consumer Privacy Act and Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act but no action has been taken on the federal level even aft...

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Higher energy prices push inflation back above 2pc target

Electricity and gas prices were the biggest driver of inflation last month, the ONS said. The ONS said electricity and gas prices rose between March and April 2019 by 10.9% and 9.3%, respectively. "...

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RBA just hinted at likely rate cut in June

The Australian Reserve Bank signaled that is aiming for a rate cut. That was after a rate cut in May of the same year. Futures imply a 93 per cent probability of a cut next month, and are fully priced...

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Apple Pay continues NAB charm offensive

Apple Pay continues NAB charm offensive

Compatible NAB personal and business accounts are supported. Westpac hasn't advised its customer of when Apple Pay will be available to them, but hopefully, it's sooner rather than later. Slade ...

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Unexpected monarch in bagging area? Queen pops down to Sainsbury's

Unexpected monarch in bagging area? Queen pops down to Sainsbury's

The 93-year-old monarch dropped in Sainsbury's grocery store to celebrate 150 years of service. And she was shown a new shopping app, which she called "an interesting tool". Upon arrival, the monarc...

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British Steel collapses, costing thousands of jobs

British Steel collapses, costing thousands of jobs

Britain and the world will continue to need high quality steel, and British Steel is amongst the best in the world. Control of the company will now pass to the Official Receiver - an employee of the...

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$1 million winning lottery ticket in Montcalm Co. gets closer to expiration

$1 million winning lottery ticket in Montcalm Co. gets closer to expiration

The Giant Eagle, in McIntyre Square on McKnight Road earns a $10,000 selling bonus for selling the winning ticket. A victor hasn't been identified yet. - If you're feeling lucky you may want to buy ...

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Tesla stock struggles as concerns about demand for Model 3 rise

Tesla stock struggles as concerns about demand for Model 3 rise

Though Ives saw Tesla's announced capital raise earlier this month as a "smart strategic step forward", he's increasingly concerned over the company's "cash crunch" while building out its Shanghai f...

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Land Rover Packs 2020 Discovery Sport Full Of Hidden Upgrades

Land Rover Packs 2020 Discovery Sport Full Of Hidden Upgrades

A new powertrain lineup for 2020 now includes the electrified option of a 48-volt 296hp mild-hybrid (MHEV) engine. The Discovery Sport is again expected to be offered in base, S, SE and HSE trim, wi...

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Venezuelan Opposition Meets With Pentagon, State Dept Officials

Venezuelan Opposition Meets With Pentagon, State Dept Officials

Russ Dallen, a Miami-based partner at the brokerage firm Caracas Capital Markets, said on Sunday that stiff United States sanctions on top of decaying refineries had begun to hit home. Sanctions also ...

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Huawei is in Real Trouble After ARM Cuts Business Ties

Huawei is in Real Trouble After ARM Cuts Business Ties

The only competitive alternative for consumers would be to use an Android phone made by a different company (i.e. Samsung or OnePlus) that's not affected by the US trade ban or jump ship to the iPho...

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Dressbarn Is Closing All 650 Stores

Dressbarn Is Closing All 650 Stores

Dressbarn joins the ever-growing list of retailers to either close or announce intentions to do so as the brand will "wind down operations" and eventually close all of its store locations. Dressbarn...

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Retailers Set To Strip Huawei Devices From Shelves

Retailers Set To Strip Huawei Devices From Shelves

Which looked to some outsiders as a potentially crippling blow for the company that derives nearly half its handset sales from outside China. The suspension means Huawei will immediately lose access...

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Huawei Android replacement to arrive this fall with big app catalog

Huawei Android replacement to arrive this fall with big app catalog

The reprieve is meant to give telecom operators that rely on Huawei equipment time to make other arrangements, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in a statement on Monday. Analysts say Ap...

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British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat

British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat

Greybull, which specialises in trying to turn around distressed businesses, paid former owners Tata Steel a nominal one pound in 2016 for the loss-making company which they renamed British Steel. Brit...

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Impossible Foods new fake-meat sausage arrives on Little Caesars pizza

Impossible Foods new fake-meat sausage arrives on Little Caesars pizza

Patrick O. Brown, Impossible Foods' CEO and founders, said in a release the company was approached by Little Caesars to create a pizza topping and after more than 50 prototypes, they got the Impossibl...

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Nike, adidas, ASICS & Others Call Tariffs ‘Catastrophic’ in Letter to Trump

Nike, adidas, ASICS & Others Call Tariffs ‘Catastrophic’ in Letter to Trump

Yesterday, dozens of shoe retailers-including big names Nike ( NKE ) and Adidas-sent an open letter to President Trump requesting that he reconsider tariffs on shoes made in China . The increases c...

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Ford announces 7,000 job cuts

Ford announces 7,000 job cuts

The cuts amount to 10 per cent of Ford's global salaried workforce. Throughout the continuing elimination process this summer, 300 more job cuts will take place in the USA, for a total of 800 in...

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After Google, will Microsoft block Windows updates to Huawei laptops?

After Google, will Microsoft block Windows updates to Huawei laptops?

At the core of the issue are ongoing accusations by the U.S. of Huawei spying and collusion with the Chinese central government. Out of this figure, US$11 billion is from United States suppliers. Ri...

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Indian shares hit record highs, exit polls keep cheering markets

Indian shares hit record highs, exit polls keep cheering markets

The BJP tweeted the images in a bid to strike a chord with his religious supporters as Mr Modi seeks another five years in power. The BJP had notched up its maiden majority by bagging 282 seats. "I ex...

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Chevy cars won't let teen drivers start driving until they buckle up

Chevy cars won't let teen drivers start driving until they buckle up

Chevrolet on Tuesday unveiled Buckle to Drive, the newest addition to the Teen Driver suite of safety features. Buckle to Drive is one of several features available in Teen Driver, which is linked...

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Australia: Scott Morrison to form govt after miraculous victory

Australia: Scott Morrison to form govt after miraculous victory

Channeling his inner faith, Australia's prime minister said it was a "miracle". Morrison had become Australia's sixth prime minister in only eight years. Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek ruled ...

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The Postal Service is piloting self-driving mail trucks

The Postal Service is piloting self-driving mail trucks

It's the first time that the Postal Service has contracted with an autonomous provider for long-haul service. "This pilot is just one of many ways the Postal Service is innovating and investing in...

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Jaguar Land Rover loses $6.7 billion during financial year

Jaguar Land Rover loses $6.7 billion during financial year

India's biggest automaker by revenue earned Rs 1,117.48 crore ($160.26 million) in net profit for the three months ended March 31, its fourth quarter , versus Rs 2,125.24 crore a year earlier when ...

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Manchester Airport grounds flights due to issue with fuel supply

Manchester Airport grounds flights due to issue with fuel supply

Other flights were hit by delays after the problems started on Sunday afternoon. Passengers have tweeted they have been stuck on grounded aircraft, some waiting for around three hours. Ryanair, easy...

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Kim & Kanye reveal name of fourth child

Kim & Kanye reveal name of fourth child

That also happens to be her brother's name, too. Sia is the latest celebrity to attend Kanye West's invite-only Sunday service . "Beautiful Mother's Day", Kim shared on Twitter Friday afterno...

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Brexiteer Farage splattered in latest United Kingdom milkshake attack

Brexiteer Farage splattered in latest United Kingdom milkshake attack

Commission officers are to go to the party offices and review the systems it has in place to receive funds, including donations that have to be from the United Kingdom only. "Frankly, this smacks of j...

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Impossible Foods debuts meatless sausage at Little Caesars

If the test goes well, Detroit-based Little Caesars could expand availability nationwide. Burger King is also now testing an Impossible Whopper . Instead of harvesting it from individual plants, ...

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Huawei Responds To US And Google Ban

Huawei Responds To US And Google Ban

Both nations and the global tech industry are likely feeling the heat in the escalating trade war as last week U.S. added Huawei and 68 (previously 70) affiliates to its " Entity List " barring them f...

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Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs in a series of restructuring moves

Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs in a series of restructuring moves

In an email to employees, Ford CEO Jim Hackett said job cuts in North America would be completed by the end of the week, with layoffs in global markets to conclude by the end of August. Many have be...

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DOJ reportedly leaning against approving T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

DOJ reportedly leaning against approving T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

While Pai's backing is important to the proposed deal, further steps remain. "In light of the significant commitments made by T-Mobile and Sprint as well as the facts in the record to date, I believ...

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Best Cryptocurrency to Invest In 2019 - Ethereum Price Prediction

Best Cryptocurrency to Invest In 2019 - Ethereum Price Prediction

In fact, the Bitcoin bull run led to a market-wide cryptocurrency bull run. While only Switzerland can be looked at as a crypto friendly jurisdiction, it does show that the people from these ten...

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Manchester flights cancelled due to fuel supply problems

Passengers have been advised to check the status of their flight with their airline. A "power issue" that affected fuel supply caused dozens of flights to be cancelled at Manchester Airport. Ellis...

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Significant Movements: -Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB)

Significant Movements: -Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB)

Past 5 years growth of ACB observed at N/A, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at N/A. Average True Range (ATR ) is a technical analysis in...

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Tesla to Roll Out Battery Update in Wake of Fires

Tesla to Roll Out Battery Update in Wake of Fires

But let's unpack, briefly, what might be going on with these Teslas-and why there isn't necessarily cause to worry just yet. A Tesla Model S suddenly caught fire in a parking lot at San Po Kong P...

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