• Qualcomm fined €999mln by European Union for Apple mobile chip payments
Qualcomm fined €999mln by European Union for Apple mobile chip payments

In an accompanying statement , European Union competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager notes that the exclusivity clause meant that "no rival could effectively challenge Qualcomm in this market, no matter how good their products were".

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  • Burger King Joins the Fight for Net Neutrality With New Ad
Burger King Joins the Fight for Net Neutrality With New Ad

The Burger King commercial, titled "Whopper Neutrality", explains what could happen without net neutrality. Burger King employees tell confused, soon-to-be-enraged customers that they actually bought "slow access" Whoppers, which are $4.99.

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  • Crude oil price rises above $70/Bbl again
Crude oil price rises above $70/Bbl again

Gasoline inventories increased by 3.1 million barrels last week, compared to the 2.5-millino barrels expected. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $64.45 a barrel, down 2 cents from their last settlement. Lipow said. Prices pulled back somewhat on profit-taking and moderate easing in geopolitical tensions, but renewed ec...

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  • Livestream of SpaceX Falcon Heavy static fire attempt today
Livestream of SpaceX Falcon Heavy static fire attempt today

Engine ignition was impossible to miss as a huge cloud of churning exhaust shot away from historic pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center at 12:30 p.m. "I love the thought of a auto drifting apparently endlessly through space and perhaps being discovered by an alien race millions of years in the future".

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  • Fine print in Trump solar tariff holds some good news for Tesla
Fine print in Trump solar tariff holds some good news for Tesla

In 2011, USA rival Whirlpool Corp. accused the two Asian companies of dumping machines made in South Korea and Mexico. The four commissioners at the ITC unanymously determined that the overabaundance of cheaper solar imports in the country was a "substantial cause of serious injury to the domestic industry".

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  • At least 16 hurt in volcano eruption near Japan ski resort
At least 16 hurt in volcano eruption near Japan ski resort

Japanese media reported that numerous injured were apparently hit by volcanic rocks. The agency said there had been no warning signs for Tuesday's eruption. Domestic and global flights departing from and arriving at the Japanese capital were scrapped due to the snow, leaving more than 9,000 people stranded overnight at Narita airport, officials s...

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  • Jerome Powell Confirmed as Dollar Slumps to Three-Year Lows
Jerome Powell Confirmed as Dollar Slumps to Three-Year Lows

The U.S. dollar hit fresh three-year lows during Wednesday's Asian session, even after Jerome Powell was confirmed for a four-year term as the new Federal Reserve chair on Tuesday, in a move expected to continue the country's growth trajectory.

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  • United States solar sector says Trump tariffs will kill American jobs
United States solar sector says Trump tariffs will kill American jobs

In a signing ceremony in the Oval Office, the President officially accepted a recommendation from the U.S. International Trade Commission, which investigated specific trade complaints about imported washing machines and solar panels, and recommended higher tariffs for four years.

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  • Tesla Crashes Into Fire Truck While Reportedly on Autopilot
Tesla Crashes Into Fire Truck While Reportedly on Autopilot

Tesla has the ability to examine a vehicle's data logs to determine whether Autopilot is engaged during certain incidents. "We are gathering information but we have not yet determined if we will or will not investigate the accident", Chris O'Neill, a spokesperson for NTSB , told The Hill.

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  • Cruise passenger dies after balcony fall
Cruise passenger dies after balcony fall

A woman fell overboard from a Carnival cruise ship en route to Mexico Sunday night - just two days after another woman died when she tumbled off a balcony on board another Carnival vessel. The ship had left New Orleans for Cozumel on Saturday, the Cruise Law News stated. The Carnival Triumph travels between New Orleans and Mexico, and was exp...

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  • Sanofi SA Will Acquire Bioverativ For $11.6 Billion In Cash (SNY)
Sanofi SA Will Acquire Bioverativ For $11.6 Billion In Cash (SNY)

Sanofi agreed to purchase all the outstanding Bioverativ shares at a cash price of $105 each, which represents a 64% premium to the closing price of Bioverativ as of Friday January 19. The therapies are also commercialised in the European Union and other countries under a collaborative agreement. Bioverativ will give Sanofi access to hemophili...

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  • International Monetary Fund head: Current recovery of global economy - cyclical
International Monetary Fund head: Current recovery of global economy - cyclical

Growth in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region is also expected to pick up in 2018 and 2019, but remains subdued at around 3½ percent. The study also finds that the tax reform in the United States and the fiscal stimulus that flows from that will also spillover favorably into America's trading partners-particularly Mexico...

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  • OPEC Reports Oil Demand Rose in 2017
OPEC Reports Oil Demand Rose in 2017

Oil prices finished lower Friday night on worries over growing rising United States oil production. The February contract expires at Monday's settlement. The supply and demand metrics follow data from China, the second-largest economy in the world, showing gross domestic product expanded 6.9 percent from 2016, beating expectations by about 0.2 perc...

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  • Tim Hortons protests to expand beyond Ontario, 50 rallies planned across Canada
Tim Hortons protests to expand beyond Ontario, 50 rallies planned across Canada

Other cities involved in the protest include Calgary, Halifax, Saskatoon, Regina, Vancouver and two other cities in British Columbia. As part of a series of pickets organizing labour groups are calling a National Day of Action, several dozen activists gathered outside the York Road Tim Hortons location during the busy morning commute to send a me...

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  • Wal-Mart to Convert Some Closed Sam's Club Sites to Fulfillment Centers
Wal-Mart to Convert Some Closed Sam's Club Sites to Fulfillment Centers

Walmart is abruptly closing 63 Sam's Club locations across the United States, the company told Business Insider on Thursday. "Make no mistake: today's move by Walmart, our nation's largest private employer, will change the benefits game nationwide for all workers".

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  • Keystone XL route still uncertain in Nebraska
Keystone XL route still uncertain in Nebraska

Despite the challenges, the company has continued moving forward and it's now working with landowners to obtain the necessary agreements for the approved route. "The commitment bolsters industry confidence and stability for this project as well as Alberta's economy as a whole", said the spokeswoman. TransCanada (NYSE: TRP ) (TSE:TRP) last announc...

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  • Alabama
Alabama "out" of Amazon second headquarters consideration

However, of the 20 finalists for the $5 billion project, five of them are in the southeast: Atlanta, Miami, Nashville, northern Virginia and Raleigh. "In that respect, Delaware's effort — which brought together leaders in the public and private sectors to promote our great state — was a resounding success".

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  • May aims for Brexit goodwill in Macron talks
May aims for Brexit goodwill in Macron talks

Migrants and refugees from Africa and the Middle East have poured into the town with hopes of crossing the channel. Britain is offering helicopters to help transport French troops deployed in the Sahel to fight Islamist terror networks - a welcome addition for France's military, which is undergoing spending cuts, said analyst Sophia Besch of...

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  • Never enjoyed benefits, how is it office of profit: AAP
Never enjoyed benefits, how is it office of profit: AAP

Under the rules, petitions to the President seeking disqualification of lawmakers are referred to the EC, according to PTI. The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to give interim relief to the 20 Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP ) MLAs facing disqualification in the office of profit case.

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  • Morgan Stanley shares up on Q4 beat
Morgan Stanley shares up on Q4 beat

MORGAN STANLEY is a preeminent global financial services firm that maintains leading market positions in each of its three primary businesses: securities; asset management; and credit services. Net income reported by Morgan Stanley for the fourth quarter of the year came in at $686 million. This is up from its revenue of $9.02 billion from the s...

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