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Royal Mint's Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Blocked By UK Government

Experts told Reuters the project would have been the first time a government of a developed economy had engaged in collaborating with a cryptocurrency excha...


IBM to gobble Red Hat for $34bn - yes, the enterprise Linux biz

Red Hat will remain a distinct unit in IBM . A few minutes ago, we announced that Red Hat has signed an agreement to combine forces with IBM in the large...


New York Sues ExxonMobil For Investor Fraud

Tillerson allegedly knew the company was using a lower proxy cost than what the company told its investors it was using. Greenpeace spokesman Keith Stewart ...


United States economy grew at strong 3.5 per cent rate in Q3

Gross domestic product - the value of all goods and services produced in the USA - grew at a seasonally and inflation-adjusted annual rate of 3.5% from July th...


4.3bn funds raised by Indian start-ups in 9 months Nasscom

Speaking on the occasion, Ms Debjani Ghosh , President , NASSCOM , said, "The start-up landscape in the country is becoming the epitome of innovation , with...


Crude oil futures volatile Friday amid investor risk concerns

If the group follows through, it could change the outlook of the oil market and reignite criticism from Donald Trump, who has repeatedly called on OPEC to k...


Patient gets in hospital lottery pool and wins $1 million

His ticket did not match the Mega Ball, but did match all five of the white ball numbers. Powerball's historic jackpot comes after the U.S. Mega Millions ...


Tesla reportedly faces FBI criminal investigation

A Tesla spokesperson said the company cooperated with a "voluntary request" for documents from the Justice Department earlier this year but has had no additio...


Trump says he 'maybe' regrets hiring Powell

Trump claims Fed chairman Powell "almost looks like he's happy" to be raising interest rates. President Trump discusses the midterm elections, the Fed's inter...


Dow Jumps After Huge Plunge Wednesday

The Dow erased much of its early losses. The period included two separate six-day losing streaks, and the slump erased the benchmark indexes' gains from earlier...


Saudi crown prince says Khashoggi death 'heinous crime'

The execution was awful. While Turkish officials, speaking anonymously, and some senior US lawmakers have suggested the crown prince himself likely had a role...


China produced two new billionaires a week previous year

During a year in which so much of the world faced deep poverty , the corrosive effects of austerity , and extreme weather caused by the worsening human-caus...


Winning ticket sold for US$1.6B Mega Millions jackpot

Someone has won a world-record $US1.6 billion ($2.2 billion) Mega Millions jackpot in the United States - and it's possible the world will never know their ...


Single ticket in SC wins record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot

State lottery officials announced Wednesday that the winning ticket was sold at KC Mart #7 at 303 Lee Vaughn Road in Simpsonville. There was also a victor in Te...


Google CEO Pichai says 48 employees fired for sexual misconduct

The sacked employees include 13 senior managers. In a letter sent to employees Thursday afternoon obtained by CNBC , Pichai said the Times' article "was ha...


Twitter shares hit biggest one-day gain as ad sales surge

Video accounts for half of the company's ad revenue. Despite its user base being on the decline, CEO Jack Dorsey believes this initiative will have a positive...


Amazon sinks as revenue growth disappoints

As Amazon continues to surge thanks to more consumers spending more online, traditional retailers like Toys R Us and Sears have fallen into bankruptcy protectio...


Govt to vote agst European Union budget if cuts - English

The dollar gained against its major peers on Tuesday, reining as the preferred safe haven currency as uncertainty over Brexit negotiations and Italy's free spen...


VW accelerates SUV push with T-Cross

Small SUVs are increasingly popular in developing markets, and a large number of carmakers such as Ford and Renault are offering profitable lower-end cross...


Ryanair under fire for lack of response to racist incident on flight

In the video, the man can be heard shouting back at the younger black woman, all while other passengers continue shuffling down the aisle. In a video first p...


Crown prince vows to punish 'culprits'

Faced with calls from USA lawmakers across the political spectrum for tough measures, the State Department said it had identified 21 Saudis either whose v...


Jamal Khashoggi's son has left Saudi Arabia

Saudi officials had earlier said an internal investigation suggested Khashoggi was killed in a botched operation to "negotiate" his return to the kingdom. Saudi...


Canada facing cannabis shortages after the first few days of sales

Cannabis stocks were headed for their worst six-session skid Tuesday in over eight months as full-legalization in Canada appears to have dampened enthusiasm ...


Here’s what a dedicated PC version of Xbox Game Pass means

The Game Pass launch on PC, Nadella said, will help the expanding of the Xbox community. Microsoft look set to unite their game publishing strategies in the...


Ford recalls nearly 1.3M Focus automobiles because engines can stall

There were 1,282,596 vehicles affected in the United States, 136,272 in Canada and 44,521 in Mexico. The affected cars have canister purge valves that can refus...


Coinbase Adds Its First Stablecoin Tied to the US Dollar

CENTRE's official website has already been updated to include a number of Coinbase mentions. But long-term suspicions and recent rumours about Tether has grea...


Saudi crown prince calls slain journalist's killing a 'heinous crime'

Many global business leaders have pulled out of this year's summit over the killing of Khashoggi. Turkish authorities said Saudi Arabia has now granted police...


Facebook fined maximum £500,000 for abusing users' data

The EU's ambitious new data regulation, GDPR , - which sadly came into effect only after the Cambridge Analytica scandal - significantly increases the maximu...


Auto Reliability Results | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #174

Ford was the top-ranked American brand at No. 18, down three slots compared to past year. Jake Fisher, director of auto testing at Consumer Reports, added tha...


The EU is about to take an unprecedented step on Italy

He said Ciocca's stunt was " grotesque " and urged people to stand up to this type of conduct. The European Commission considers that Italy's draft budgetary...


Sick of your Tesla? Dyson promises an electric auto that won’t suck

The company, one of Britain's biggest manufacturing success stories, has not shown any designs for its electric vehicle, although James Dyson has said it will...


Ryanair passenger who racially abused Windrush immigrant on flight identified by police

Today, Essex Police said they had been contacted on Sunday about "a racially-aggravated incident happening on a Ryanair plane while on the tarmac at Barcelona...


‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food

She's not even a stray dog. Reyes described Princess as a "gold digger" who acts like a stray so people feel bad and feed her the fatty meaty burgers. In one ...


Next Ford Ranger May Swap Raptor For ST

He's checking out what's for lunch as the "first new Ranger " rolls past. But some insiders have made a different claim about the statement and it is that Ford...


Fuel prices continue to decline on Wednesday

In the national capital, petrol was sold at Rs 81.34 per litre on Tuesday. Prior to Thursday's cut in rates, diesel price had risen by Rs 2.74 per litre since...


Bitcoin Futures Could Go Live on ICE's Crypto Trading Platform in December

In a press release issued on Monday, Bakkt said that the futures contracts will be the first trading product to go live on the platform. The Bakkt Daily ...


Federal Reserve: Trump sharpens attack on central bank

Powell's actions at the US central bank threaten economic growth, the president says in the interview. Mr Trump has repeatedly criticised the U.S. central ban...


Cathay Pacific flags data breach affecting up to 9.4m passengers

Twenty-seven credit card numbers with no CVV were accessed. The airlines said 403 expired credit card numbers and 27 credit card numbers with no card verifica...


Amazon Pitched Its Controversial Facial Recognition Tech To ICE, Emails Show

Amazon officials earlier this year pitched the company's controversial facial recognition software to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, a...


McDonald’s introducing 'Triple Breakfast Stacks,' its first breakfast 'innovation' in 5 years

McDonald's unveiled its newest breakfast sandwich this week as the fast-food chain looks to improve store traffic despite tough competition in the critical morn...


Why the world's biggest lottery jackpot wasn't

A MA nurse matched her first five numbers in Tuesday's historic Mega Millions drawing and earned a prize of $1 million, lottery officials announced Wednesday....


Medtronic co-founder passes away

It didn't give a cause of death. Bakken and his brother-in-law, Palmer Hermundslie, grew Medtronic from a struggling operation in Bakken's Minneapolis garage ...


Microsoft earnings beat expectations, stock jumps

While the Xbox and Surface units are more interesting to us here at Engadget, Microsoft continues to rake in huge money from its enterprise-focused "intelligent...


Markets Right Now: US stocks are turning broadly lower

Caterpillar's stock price tumbled after the heavy equipment manufacturer warned that Trump's taxes on imported steel were driving up production costs. Earnings ...


Twitter erupts over photo op of Khashoggi's son with Saudi royals

The email address you have provided is already registered. Khashoggi, a columnist with the Washington Post , went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate ...


$1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs tonight

However, your chances are pretty slim. The Mega Millions tax bite, though, is pretty solid. An easier way to really wrap your head around your chances: It's lik...


Oil Price Losses Mount After API Reports Huge Inventory Build

Oil prices fell earlier on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia's energy minister sought for a second straight day to assure markets the kingdom will keep the world ad...


Imran Khan Says Will Reach Out To India Again After 2019 Elections

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that Pakistan needs lasting peace and stability and that he wants peace with all their neighbors, particula...


$3,400 Mega Millions tickets are being sold in Kansas - EVERY MINUTE!

Other attorneys and lottery officials agree, though they acknowledge it can seem silly to draw up agreements and copy ticket stubs given the dismal odds of act...


Dyson to manufacture its first electric vehicle in Singapore

In an email to staff today, Jim Rowan, Dyson CEO, said the decision of where to make a vehicle is "complex, based on supply chains, access to markets, and the...