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CCleaner maker apologises after hackers hid malware in its software CCleaner maker apologises after hackers hid malware in its software
- September 19, 2017

However, Piriform said it had taken action to ensure users of the affected versions of CCleaner were safe by removing them from download sites. In the Department of police of National police of Ukraine warns about infected by malicious software one of the updates of the popular program "CCleaner" created to assist users in the implementation of planned maintenance of their systems. (more...)
Ryanair Issue Apology To Customers After Flight Cancellations Announced Ryanair Issue Apology To Customers After Flight Cancellations Announced
- September 18, 2017

The airline said it would waive a 40 euro ($US48) surcharge normally levied to change flights. It's estimated at up to 9,000 people a day and 285,000 journeys are likely to be hit by the airline's move. "Ryanair's on-time performance has declined from 90 per cent to under 80 per cent over the past two weeks, a figure that is unacceptable to Ryanair and its customers", the airline said in a statement. (more...)
Alphabet reportedly considers a $1 billion Lyft investment Alphabet reportedly considers a $1 billion Lyft investment
- September 16, 2017

And in May this year, Alphabet's self-driving vehicle unit Waymo and Lyft said they would be forming a partnership to work together on developing self-driving technology. Uber once dominated the USA ride-hailing scene with around 90 per cent of the market, but according to some surveys Lyft has whittled that down to around 75 per cent as Uber has continued to grapple with a series of scandals. (more...)
Oracle Q2 2018 Earnings Beat Street in Revenue and Profit Oracle Q2 2018 Earnings Beat Street in Revenue and Profit
- September 16, 2017

The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, March 16 by Goldman Sachs. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $52.26. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: " Oracle Corporation (ORCL ) Rating Reiterated by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group" was posted by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune. (more...)
Liberum Downgrades Rating On Astrazeneca PLC (AZN) Liberum Downgrades Rating On Astrazeneca PLC (AZN)
- September 15, 2017

The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $44.91. (MPX) has risen 59.03% since September 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Maass Brian W had bought 3,225 shares worth $49,992. 1 expert has recommended the share with a sell recommendation, six have published a hold recommendation and eight have published a buy recommendation to The corporation. (more...)
New Zealand MP admits teaching Chinese spies New Zealand MP admits teaching Chinese spies
- September 15, 2017

He said he had been upfront and transparent about his education and employment and was the victim of a smear campaign 10 days before a general election. This is not a spy thriller from the airport bookshelves, " said Mr Peters, campaigning in the southern city of Dunedin today. A China-born Member of Parliament in New Zealand has been investigated by the country's national intelligence agency over his decade-long links with elite Chinese military colleges, the Financial Times reported. (more...)
Crude Oil Prices Hit 1-Month Highs, Demand Hopes Supportive Crude Oil Prices Hit 1-Month Highs, Demand Hopes Supportive
- September 15, 2017

Much of that was due to a near 10 million-barrel increase in stocks in the U.S. Gulf region and as crude production rebounded from a brief Harvey interruption. Zanganeh said compliance by members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries with an agreement to curb oil output had been about 98 percent in the past eight months and would improve in the future. (more...)
SpaceX releases 'blooper reel' of failed rocket landings SpaceX releases 'blooper reel' of failed rocket landings
- September 15, 2017

SpaceX has now made landing rockets seem somewhat routine, but it wasn't long ago that the company's attempts to bring back the first-stage booster often ended in fire. If you watch the reel, several self-deprecating jokes ("look, that's not an 'explosion , ' it's an unscheduled disassembly") accompany footage of smoking wrecks and explosions in the sky. (more...)
Target hiring 100000 holiday workers Target hiring 100000 holiday workers
- September 14, 2017

The workers will fill numerous roles, including making sure stores are well stocked, online orders are filled, and freight moved from distribution and fulfillment centers. 15. "An increasing number of these jobs will involve new technologies and be more customer-centric, as brick-and-mortar retailers seek to create experiences that consumers can not find online". (more...)
Ted Cruz Loves Porn, I Mean Homeboy Really Loves His Porn Ted Cruz Loves Porn, I Mean Homeboy Really Loves His Porn
- September 14, 2017

Dan Pfeiffer, a CNN contributor and former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, quipped, "Why was Twitter invented?" Ted Cruz's verified Twitter account is generally a predictable and staid affair. "The pornographic post in question had initially been shared by an account using the handle @ SexuallPosts , and screen shots of the post from Cruz's page show a graphic sexual video". (more...)
High Court Sides With Trump on Refugee Entries High Court Sides With Trump on Refugee Entries
- September 14, 2017

The Trump administration is back at the Supreme Court , asking the justices to continue to allow strict enforcement of a temporary ban on refugees from around the world. In July, Judge Derrick Watson of U.S. District Court in Honolulu disagreed with the administration's interpretation on both points. The court will hear arguments on the lawfulness of the travel ban on October 10. (more...)
Cancelled Cruise Count Rises to 19 Cancelled Cruise Count Rises to 19
- September 11, 2017

Oclaro Inc. now has $1.41B valuation. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.11% or 1.36 million shares. About 515,550 shares traded. It has outperformed by 76.04% the S&P500. D E Shaw Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR). Comml Bank Va holds 0.81% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 7,367 shares. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey leads to increased gas prices Hurricane Harvey leads to increased gas prices
- September 10, 2017

Nationally, the most recent average price is $2.67 a gallon, or 31 cents higher than a month ago, according to GasBuddy . Overall, gas prices are pennies away from topping the highest price ($2.67, August 15-18, 2015) Americans have paid for a gallon of gas in more than two years. (more...)
Jaguar's electric E-type Zero is absolutely lovely Jaguar's electric E-type Zero is absolutely lovely
- September 08, 2017

The news was shared today, at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest 2017, alongside the reveal of the new FUTURE-TYPE concept of an autonomous , all-electric vehicle intended for a shared motoring world. The Ingenium engine that now sits at the heart of JLR's cars was created to be modular, so the next step you can expect is a wider range of hybrid options. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe pens emotional letter to angry Monaco fans Kylian Mbappe pens emotional letter to angry Monaco fans
- September 07, 2017

French youngster, Kylian Mbappe said he made the decision to join Paris Saint-Germain because of the club's ambition as he set his sight on the Champions League title. Before eventually moving to Monaco three years ago, Mbappe had been courted by the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City, but his time in England remains limited to a trial period he spent with Chelsea as an 11-year-old. (more...)
Oroville man arraigned on charges he started Ponderosa Fire Oroville man arraigned on charges he started Ponderosa Fire
- September 05, 2017

Also burning to our north is the Tohakum 2 Fire in Nevada, which began with a lightning strike near the site of Burning Man, which briefly closed the main artery into the festival on Sunday. The fire is at 51 percent containment as of Saturday evening. It was partially contained, but about 500 homes remained in its path. Firefighters have had to bulldoze their own way to get to the tough-to-access blaze, and teams hiked in to cut fire lines in an attempt to contain the fire. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey : Petrol shortage hits America, fuel prices go up Hurricane Harvey : Petrol shortage hits America, fuel prices go up
- September 03, 2017

Colonial is the second major fuel pipeline to close down in recent days. "Once Colonial is able to ensure that its facilities are safe to operate and refiners in Lake Charles and points west have the ability to move product to Colonial, our system will resume operations", the statement reads. (more...)
Harvey knocks out more refineries, shifting global oil flows Harvey knocks out more refineries, shifting global oil flows
- September 01, 2017

They had climbed 10 cents to $1.88 a gallon Wednesday. Backwardation, when the front-month contract is more expensive than subsequent months, makes it uneconomical to store crude, resulting in the drawdown of inventories. However, the assessment does not include the impact of storm Harvey. However, the data was collected before Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast. U.S. (more...)
Amazon, Microsoft Team Up To Integrate Voice Assistants Amazon, Microsoft Team Up To Integrate Voice Assistants
- September 01, 2017

There's no specific word on which will hit the Australian market, although Google expects "most" of them to make it to Australia. What does that mean for owners of each company's voice driven devices? Google and Amazon already have smart speakers on the market. (more...)
Apple joins Bain Capital's bid for Toshiba's NAND business Apple joins Bain Capital's bid for Toshiba's NAND business
- September 01, 2017

In an effort to stay afloat, the company is selling off its profitable NAND manufacturing arm, which is the world's second largest manufacturer of flash chips. Apple is reportedly joining a bidding group that's led by Bain Capital and includes SK Hynix and a collection of Japanese banks. Combined, Toshiba and Western Digital could be nearly as large as Samsung's memory unit, which could give a combined company more negotiating leverage against Apple. (more...)
USA quarterly economic growth revised higher USA quarterly economic growth revised higher
- August 31, 2017

Gross domestic product, the value of all goods and services produced across the United States, expanded at an annualised rate of 3 per cent, revised from an initial estimate of 2.6 per cent and up from a sluggish 1.2 per cent increase from January to March, according to the Commerce Department. (more...)
Harvey drives up gas prices Harvey drives up gas prices
- August 31, 2017

If Texas refineries are down for an extended period of time, the national average could climb above $2.50 a gallon, the highest price since August 28, 2015. Mike Thornbrugh, a spokesperson for QuikTrip also stressed that drivers should not panic and said there is not a supply issue of gasoline at this time. (more...)
Read the memo Uber's board sent employees announcing its new CEO Read the memo Uber's board sent employees announcing its new CEO
- August 31, 2017

Mr. Kalanick resigned as chief executive in June amid a series of scandals, including a trade secrets lawsuit filed against Uber by autonomous-car developer Waymo; accusations of a smear campaign against rape victim in India; a federal investigation into a secret software program and accusations of rampant sexism and bullying within the company . (more...)
Expect Cheaper Prices at Pasadena's Whole Foods Markets Starting Today Expect Cheaper Prices at Pasadena's Whole Foods Markets Starting Today
- August 29, 2017

The tech giant's $US13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods has sent shock waves through the already changing $US800 billion supermarket industry. "These are also all likely private-label products, which we believe gives Amazon significant pricing flexibility". (more...)
Uber gets new CEO, former CEO at online travel company Expedia Uber gets new CEO, former CEO at online travel company Expedia
- August 29, 2017

Shares of Expedia Inc fell on Monday after reports that the online travel firm's long-time chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi , is likely to head Uber Technologies, triggering concerns his exit might hurt the company's growth. "He was very much no drama", said the person, who did not want to be identified because the board meeting was private. Khosrowshahi also was at the helm when Expedia bought rival booking company Orbitz in 2015 for $1.6 billion. (more...)