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Marissa Mayer Is Leaving Yahoo with an Insane Amount of Money

This is known as 'golden parachute' compensation, where she is due to receive $3 million in cash, $24,000 in benefits, and $19,971,367 in equity. Shares in Yahoo have risen by more than 200pc since Ms Mayer joined the company from Google in 2012, p... More..

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by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

USA keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

Like the last report by the Obama administration in October, China met only one of the three criteria - for having a large trade deficit - that's used by the Treasury as a threshold for manipulation. The repo...More..

AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AT&T sheds more lucrative wireless customers in 1Q

Cash from operations was $9.2B; free cash flow came to $3.2B. Stephens called out AT&T's bundling of HBO for no extra cost with the Unlimited Plus wireless plan as helping cut subscriber churn . The telc...More..

FCC Boss to Unveil His Attack on Net Neutrality On Wednesday
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

FCC Boss to Unveil His Attack on Net Neutrality On Wednesday

Privacy advocates and tech industry giants alike are dreading an upcoming speech this week which is expected to announce a dramatic rollback of net neutrality rules imposed during the Obama administration. Un...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Macron's French bistro party lands him in the soup

Following the announcement of the results, a large number of anti-fascists demonstrators went to the streets at the historic Place de la Bastille protesting the results. Turnout was 78 percent, down slightly ...More..

PPG Again Raises Bid For Akzo Nobel
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

PPG Again Raises Bid For Akzo Nobel

Last week, Akzo presented its case for remaining independent, offering shareholders €41.6bn in extra dividends and detailing plans to sell or float its chemicals arm, representing a third of company sales and p...More..

LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

Bernard Arnault, the billionaire businessman, is to buy the rest of Christian Dior he does not already own in a deal which will see LVHM, his luxury good group, purchase Dior's couture brands for €6.5 billion...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria

The two regions have become "terror hubs", the Turkish army said, with the PKK frequently using these areas to channel militants, weapons, bombs and ammunition into Turkey. Turkey has called on the U.S.to end s...More..

Chappell edges Koepka by 1 stroke to win Texas Open
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Chappell edges Koepka by 1 stroke to win Texas Open

He had three bogeys and a double bogey on the front nine, before a bogey free back nine to go with three birdies to get him in the lead. The day started with Tony Finau and Bud Cauley tied for the lead at e...More..

Minister can't say if foreign buyer tax will affect housing market
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Minister can't say if foreign buyer tax will affect housing market

Harris wondered at the effect of targeting only people who don't live in Canada. The Ontario Liberals' new plan to help curb soaring home prices and curtail questionable rental practices, particularly in the ...More..

Bebe to close all 175 stores
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Bebe to close all 175 stores

As of the first quarter, the company operated 137 retail locations and 35 outlet stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada. The Company now anticipates that it will close all of the Stores by the end of May...More..

Australia, New Zealand back Trump on possible WTO action on Canada dairy
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Australia, New Zealand back Trump on possible WTO action on Canada dairy

Tammy Baldwin from Wisconsin, another big dairy state, sent a letter to top US officials about the issue last week. President Donald Trump just targeted a new opponent - Canada's dairy trade industry. Trump a...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Madrid see off Bayern in controversial thriller to reach semis

However, there was plenty of controversy throughout the second leg, with both of Ronaldo's extra-time goals appearing to be offside. Six minutes after, Madrid got their own gift from Bayern, when striker A...More..

Kapanen scores double OT winner as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Kapanen scores double OT winner as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3

While there are many Maple Leafs players who have already stepped up, the team has even more potential to show over the next few seasons. In fact, they have yet to score in the postseason. Toronto has ridden ...More..

Uber denies theft of Google's self-driving technology
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Uber denies theft of Google's self-driving technology

Otto's founder, Andrew Levandowski is a former Google employee who resigned and was eventually accused of stealing more than 14,000 documents pertaining to the self-driving vehicle technology. Uber says its in...More..

China consumer inflation rises 0.9% in March
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

China consumer inflation rises 0.9% in March

The claimant count unexpectedly increased by a seasonally adjusted 25,500 in March, compared to expectations for a decline of 3,000 people and following a fall of 6,100 a month earlier, whose figure was revis...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Delta Cancels 275 Flights as Storm Woes Linger at Atlanta Hub

One passenger said his flight was delayed multiple times before he arrived at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. Several cancellations and delays led to a lot of frustration for people who were trying to rebook flig...More..

KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics

According to KFC U.S. president Kevin Hochman, the policy applies only to the 4,200 restaurants supplied by some 2,000 domestic chicken farms in the U.S. everybody", Matthew Wellington, program director for U....More..

Phil Mickelson's gambler pal convicted: 'I'm in total shock'
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Phil Mickelson's gambler pal convicted: 'I'm in total shock'

Billy Walters, 70, was found guilty on all 10 charges in NY, a verdict announced in the second day of deliberations. Sentencing was set for July. Jurors found Walters earned some $43 million over six years ba...More..

Manmohan hails GST passage
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Manmohan hails GST passage

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed four supplementary bills which will enable the government to roll out the landmark Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1. "GST is the only tax which is simultaneously levied ...More..

Misbah to retire after Windies Test series
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Misbah to retire after Windies Test series

Captain of Pakistan's Test team, Misbah-ul-Haq, announces his retirement from global cricket. Pakistan medium pacer Hasan Ali bowled a tight spell and got good support from the rest of the attack to restr...More..

Analysts At Susquehanna Bancshares Maintained Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) As Hold
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Analysts At Susquehanna Bancshares Maintained Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) As Hold

Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a $190.00 price target (down from $194.00) on shares of Constellation Brands in a report on Sunday, January 8th. "We really do think that Pacifico is goi...More..

Germany threatens Facebook, Twitter with hate speech fines
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Germany threatens Facebook, Twitter with hate speech fines

Germany poses a particular problem for US -owned social networking sites accustomed to American standards of free speech. Others, however, worry that the new laws will limit freedom of speech even further in ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump signs Internet bill preventing privacy rule

President Trump signed the bill on Monday, which means while many ISPs say they will not sell respect customers privacy and won't flag their browsing history and other personal data, they can now do so un...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

'Pink Star' diamond sells for record $71.2 million in bidding war

Tobias Kormind of 77 Diamonds, an online diamond jewelery seller, said he expects it to sell for more than $100 million. The sale lasted for five minutes and involved three bidders before the winning offer ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Pink Diamond Shatters Auction Records

The oval-shaped diamond dethroned the Oppenheimer Blue , which fetched US$58m ($83m) in May at Christie's . But Sotheby's was forced to take back the flawless diamond after that buyer , a New York-based di...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Ways to Commemorate Equal Pay Day 2017

It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 strengthening employer salary reporting requirements. Data from a 2016 study illust...More..

Tesla is worth more than Ford -- and GM is in sight
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tesla is worth more than Ford -- and GM is in sight

The institutional investor owned 113,193 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock after buying an additional 95,362 shares during the period. Despite strong sales of the Grand Cherokee in March, Jeep's overal...More..

Scotland formally requests referendum, United Kingdom plans to deny it
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Scotland formally requests referendum, United Kingdom plans to deny it

Nonetheless, Sturgeon announced that the Scottish government would seek to hold an independence ballot between autumn of 2018 and spring of 2019, before Britain had finalised its European Union withdrawal, acco...More..

Recycled rocket hailed as new era for space travel
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Recycled rocket hailed as new era for space travel

Pulling off such a recovery would be hard, but would close the company's much desired loop of reusability by bringing back the first stage, the payload fairing, and the second stage of a launch vehicle. Given a...More..