Reese’s vending machine swaps lame candy for Peanut Butter Cups

01 Nov, 2018

As such, the day before Halloween , October 30th is now being observed as an official holiday: National Candy Corn Day. You just can't top peanut butter and chocolate - especially on Halloween - and thanks to Reese's new candy converter, you're guaranteed to score your favorite candy combo this year.


UK will introduce a digital services tax, Hammond says

01 Nov, 2018

The companies targetted by the tax have yet to issue a formal response to the tax initiative, although shares in Amazon , Google and Netflix all traded lower on USA stock exchanges following the announcement - investors taking in the suggestion that the companies could be in line to pay higher tax bills in the future.


Kenya makes gains on ease of doing business

01 Nov, 2018

The average import into the country spent less than 100 hours being checked for compliance at the border, the World Bank said, down from more than 250 hours a year previously. It also improved building quality control by introducing decennial liability and insurance. Ministers Arun Jaitley , Suresh Prabhu speak on the ease of doing business rankings in New Delhi , Wednesday.


Theresa May says there won't be another general election

31 Oct, 2018

Katie O'Donovan, the public policy manager for Google UK, said whatever the final version of the tax looked like, the UK must make sure it sticks to Hammond's promise that the tax is only a stopgap until the introduction of internationally agreed standards for taxing digital companies.


United States shares drop on renewed tariff threat against China

31 Oct, 2018

They cautioned that final decisions had not been made. President Donald Trump said he believes " a great deal " on trade can be struck with China, and that he has billions of dollars worth of new tariffs ready if a deal isn't possible. The United States has already imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, and China has responded with retaliatory duties on $110 billion worth of US goods.


Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee on his murder - BBC Newsnight

30 Oct, 2018

Turkish officials, however, said they believed he was killed inside by a team sent from Saudi Arabia. His visit comes as Turkey demands the extradition of 18 Saudi suspects who have been arrested by the kingdom in relation to the Khashoggi incident.


Elon Musk says tweet that led to $20m fine was 'Worth It'

30 Oct, 2018

The company "received a voluntary request for documents from the Department of Justice about its public guidance for the Model 3 ramp" earlier this year and was "cooperative in responding to it", Tesla said in a statement addressing the report .


US Economy Grew at Strong 3.5 Percent Rate in 3Q

29 Oct, 2018

Republicans praised the 3.5 percent third-quarter growth rate announced Friday as more evidence that President Donald Trump's agenda of deregulations, renegotiated worldwide trade deals, and tax cuts for individuals and corporations is working.


Foreign buyers to trade Iranian oil on Bourse: Dy Min.

29 Oct, 2018

Front-month Brent crude oil futures were at $75.82 a barrel at 0656 GMT, down 35 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last close. The global benchmark is on course for a weekly loss of about 3.1 percent and is down about $10 in three weeks. U.S. investment bank Jefferies said "the Brent curve is flirting with contango, a troubling development that we expect is at least in part driven by managed money liquidation in a broader risk-off trade".


IBM buying North Carolina-based Red Hat in $34B deal

29 Oct, 2018

In other words, an open cloud provider improved by Red Hat's decades of knowledge in Linux and open source. "It changes everything about the cloud market", said Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Importantly, Red Hat is still Red Hat". While it might be all good on the business side of things, such acquisitions do make open source advocates worry, especially users of the Fedora Linux distribution that's based on and supported by Red Hat.


World's billionaires 19% richer, led by China growth, Business News & Top Stories

29 Oct, 2018

Currently, there are 2,158 billionaires . "Twelve years ago, the world's most populous country was home to only 16 billionaires", the report said. "We're combining the digital world with the material world with the biogenetics world and everything's starting to come together", said John Mathews, Head of Ultra High Net Worth Americas at UBS Global Wealth Management.


Tesla under FBI investigation for model 3 cars

28 Oct, 2018

The FBI did not immediately return a call seeking comment. Tesla and Musk already face a proposed class action shareholder lawsuit claiming that the company and its top executives made false statements about the readiness of the Model 3 for volume production.


Trump says he 'maybe' regrets making Powell Fed chairman

28 Oct, 2018

Trump said. President Donald Trump announces Jerome Powell as the new chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on November 2, 2017. In his first major policy speech since being seated at the central bank, Clarida expressed his optimism over the US economy. Mr Trump has previously called Fed policies "crazy".


Which cars are most reliable?

28 Oct, 2018

There are only a few small surprises in its 2018 survey, and sadly, those surprises aren't great for domestic automakers of all flavors. The Model 3 received an "average" grade. Not only are auto manufacturers adding more and more turbocharged engines, but they're increasingly pairing them to high-tech transmissions with eight, nine, even 10 gears.


1 winning ticket in SC claims $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot

28 Oct, 2018

Lottery officials say a ticket sold in SC matched all five numbers and the Mega Ball to hit it big. No additional details were immediately available. If more than one victor is picked, the jackpot would be divided proportionately. After the drawing, lottery officials rolled back the jackpot total to $1.537 billion, based on actual ticket sales.


Man Who Broke His Hip Wins Mega Millions Lottery With Hospital Pool

28 Oct, 2018

It comes after one ticket sold in SC matched all six numbers on Tuesday in the United States' other main lottery, the Mega Millions, to win a jackpot of $1.537 billion, just short of a world record. Livingston's nieces say their uncle is thrilled and filled with gratitude. After the drawing, lottery officials rolled back the jackpot total to $1.537 billion, based on actual ticket sales.


Google fires 48 people for sexual harassment

27 Oct, 2018

Rubin , who founded the company behind the Essential Phone , allegedly left his latest project due to a brewing scandal involving an "inappropriate relationship" that he reportedly had with a female colleague back when he was employed by Google .


Brexit deal 95% done says Theresa May

27 Oct, 2018

They were engaged in intense negotiations to close the final differences. French officials have rejected suggestions they could resort to a "go-slow" policy at the port of Calais if there is no Brexit deal. "If she can't command the support of her cabinet, her party or parliament, more fundamental change will inevitably follow". There is also the concern about the longevity of a UK-wide solution as a means to preventing a hard border in Northern Ireland .


Search for Khashoggi's body focused on well in consulate garden

27 Oct, 2018

All smiles: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (centre) posing for a selfie during the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh . Turkish authorities briefed visiting Central Intelligence Agency chief Gina Haspel on the investigation into the killing and the evidence collected so far, a Turkish security official who was not authorized to speak to the media said on condition of anonymity.


Asian Markets Fall After Sharp Losses On Wall Street

27 Oct, 2018

The Commerce Department said orders to U.S. factories for major manufactured goods grew in September, and the increase was larger than analysts expected. The industrial manufacturer said it expects raw material prices to continue climbing, and for tariffs to have a roughly $100 million negative impact on the company's sourcing costs next year.


Slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's son leaves Saudi Arabia for US

26 Oct, 2018

Saudi Arabia had insisted for weeks that Khashoggi had walked out of the consulate, before changing their account to say he died in a brawl . First, Saudi officials said he left the consulate. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denied responsibility for Khashoggi's death , referring to the incident as a "heinous crime that can not be justified".


Stocks Slammed! Dow Plunges More Than 600 Points

26 Oct, 2018

The Nasdaq again flirted with correction territory, falling more than 10 percent from its August 29 record closing high before paring losses to end off those levels. India's Sensex fell almost a percentage point. More than 350 companies out of the 500 tracked by the S&P 500 index have lost more than 10 percent of their value since hitting their 52-week highs, according to a recent analysis from Reuters .


No Powerball jackpot victor but Florida ticket among those worth $1M

26 Oct, 2018

The victor has 180 days to collect the jackpot. Now everyone is waiting for the victor to come forward. The most popular prize in the state from this drawing is $2 - 340,628 tickets matched the Mega Ball for $2 prizes. The previous record was a $1.586bn jackpot for a Powerball lottery draw in 2016. Since Aug. 15, no one has matched all six numbers, allowing the jackpot to roll 20 times to its current amount.


Italy antitrust watchdog fines Apple and Samsung over performance degrading updates

26 Oct, 2018

A statement from the competition authority reads, "The two companies have induced consumers to install software updates that are not adequately supported by their devices, without adequately informing them, nor providing them an effective way to recover the full functionality of their devices".


Owner claims dog is 'gold diggin' pretending to be stray for McDonald's

26 Oct, 2018

The video shows Reyes pulling up her vehicle beside Princess when the dog immediately recognized her, and began wagging her tail. A dog in Oklahoma has become a viral sensation after her owner caught her sneaking off to a local McDonald's to score free hamburgers.



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