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World's second biggest advertiser threatens to pull ads from Google and Facebook World's second biggest advertiser threatens to pull ads from Google and Facebook
- February 15, 2018

HUL's annual ad spends are estimated at over Rs 3,000 crore, of which 15-20% is spent on digital media. It said consumer trust in social media is at an all time low and called on the industry to "collectively build trust back into our systems and society" in an era of "fake news and toxic online content ", warning it may cut investment in "platforms which breed division". (more...)
Note ban idea was planted by RSS: Rahul Gandhi Note ban idea was planted by RSS: Rahul Gandhi
- February 15, 2018

Mr Gandhi blamed the BJP government for not heeding to its demand for a simplified GST but insisted on a five-tier tax structure. He referred to the Planning Commission being replaced with NITI Aayog and the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, where thousands of teachers were allegedly removed and replaced by right-wing teachers. (more...)
Pathstone Family Office LLC Sells 2725 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS) Pathstone Family Office LLC Sells 2725 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS)
- February 15, 2018

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) has declined 24.40% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.93% the S&P500. Walt Disney Company has a one year low of $90.32 and a one year high of $116.10. Telemus Capital Lc invested in 0.15% or 9,613 shares. Trustmark Commercial Bank Trust Department holds 24,540 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Davenport Limited holds 4.09 million shares or 1.25% of its portfolio. (more...)
Laurentian Bank of Canada (LB) Analysts See $1.56 EPS
- February 15, 2018

Fiera Capital Corp who had been investing in Celgene Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $72.02 billion market cap company. In related news, insider Mark J. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, May 15 by Deutsche Bank. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Celgene in a report on Monday, October 16th. (more...)
'Downward spiral' if levy does not pass says Supt. Scheibe 'Downward spiral' if levy does not pass says Supt. Scheibe
- February 15, 2018

The levy will provide additional devices at Mountain View Middle School and Bremerton High School. Failed levy measures could hit Kent especially hard. "For many in this area, times are tough and we watch the gas gage going to and coming from town". Even with rising enrollment - MVSD stands at about 1,291 students now - the rise in ADA (average daily attendance) funds will not cover what was lost from discontinued SRS (secure rural schools or "forest" funds). (more...)
Shiva temples in Mysuru gear up for Mahashivaratri today Shiva temples in Mysuru gear up for Mahashivaratri today
- February 15, 2018

The whole day is spent without any food or drinks. On this great occasion, we have the largest collection of Maha Shivratri Images, Wallpapers, Pictures. The worshippers are thronging temples of Sarveshwar Mahadeva at Bramahakund of Kurukshetra, Sthaneshwar Mahadeva of Thanesar and Sangmeshwar Dham at Arunay village. (more...)
Eurozone GDP Logs Strong Growth In Q4 Eurozone GDP Logs Strong Growth In Q4
- February 15, 2018

Euro zone industrial production jumped more than expected in December, data from the European Union statistics office Eurostat showed on Wednesday, underlining the fastest economic growth rate in a decade that economists expect to continue in 2018. (more...)
Westminster Dog Show Advances to Final Day Westminster Dog Show Advances to Final Day
- February 15, 2018

Marvel at the chutzpah of an owner who managed to sneak a brown bear into the show disguised as a dog. "He's a once-in-a-lifetime dog", handler Jamie Clute said. He also avoids Poodles, which require an inordinate amount of shaving and primping. "If you work in another profession, you may not be able to do that". (more...)
Dodgers Bring Back 39-Year-Old Chase Utley Dodgers Bring Back 39-Year-Old Chase Utley
- February 15, 2018

But, perhaps the most important factor in the decision to bring back Utley is what he brings to the team off the field. He hasn't been the same player with the Dodgers that he was for so many years with Philly, but Utley can still play. He saw time at first base, second base, third base and designated hitter last season. The two then split time the rest of the season with Utley getting most of his at-bats against right-handed pitchers. (more...)
Ford revs up large SUV production to boost margins, challenge GM Ford revs up large SUV production to boost margins, challenge GM
- February 15, 2018

The automaker is expected to announce an additional investment into the Louisville, Kentucky assembly plant that produces them in an effort to speed up production. Anticipated to be hot-sellers before they hit the assembly line, late previous year the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition and its luxurious twin, the also-all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator proved to be hotter than forecasted. (more...)
Fire engulfs building near Sydney's Circular Quay train station Fire engulfs building near Sydney's Circular Quay train station
- February 15, 2018

Authorities closed the nearby railway station, cordoned off several roads in the central business district and evacuated neighbouring offices. Some crews remain on the scene mopping up. But as a developer the highest standards of workplace safety were expected, a Yuhu Group Australia spokesman said. Thirteen people were treated for minor smoke inhalation, a NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said. (more...)
How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)
- February 15, 2018

The company's market cap is $64.78 Billion, and the average volume is $8.98 Million. Almost 19.85 million shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 10.8 million shares. a Buy Today?" on September 12, 2017, also Livetradingnews.com with their article: " Barrick Gold Corp (USA) ( NYSE :ABX) Bears in Favor" published on October 26, 2017, Fool.ca published: "The Biggest Reason You Should Buy Barrick Gold Corp". (more...)
FinnCap Raises K3 Capital Group (K3C) Price Target to GBX 200
- February 15, 2018

The company has market cap of $8.80 billion. The firm operates through Supply Companies, Electricity Generation Companies, Generation Development, and Holding Companies divisions. Primecap Management Company increased Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) stake by 0.09% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Schwab Charles Inv Management Inc has 0.01% invested in Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (more...)
Gas Prices Lower Than Last Week, Still Higher Than 2017 Gas Prices Lower Than Last Week, Still Higher Than 2017
- February 15, 2018

But a check of Monday's gas prices throughout the region turned up something for everyone. Rising gas prices can be attributed to a number of factors, he said. "The wait is over - 2018's first weekly drop at gas pumps has arrived with the national average losing ground in the last week", said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy . (more...)
Fully Autonomous DNA Nanorobots Target and Starve Tumors in Mice Fully Autonomous DNA Nanorobots Target and Starve Tumors in Mice
- February 15, 2018

The idea is that once the nanorobots are introduced into an organism, they'll travel around and when those guiding bits of DNA come into contact with those tumor-associated molecules, they'll attach. Not only did the bots show impressive results in targeting and tackling the cancer cells, but crucially they didn't cause any side effects in the mice. (more...)
Jennifer Garner helps sell Girl Scout cookies for her daughters troop Jennifer Garner helps sell Girl Scout cookies for her daughters troop
- February 15, 2018

Garner was spotted in her workout gear Sunday morning alongside her kids-Violet, 12, Seraphina, 9, and Samuel, five-for the Home Run For Kids 5K in Brentwood. This isn't the first time Garner has tried her hand at hawking Girl Scout cookies. "I'm the most deadbeat troop leader", Garner added. "I'm the one telling the girls, you know, 'Try to talk about the gluten-free because they're a dollar more.' Let's have an up-sell!" she told "Live with Kelly and Ryan". (more...)
Waymo and Uber settle lawsuit over self-driving vehicle technology Waymo and Uber settle lawsuit over self-driving vehicle technology
- February 15, 2018

Mea culpa Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi , who took over from Travis Kalanick in August following Kalanick's resignation, then issued something of a mea culpa statement on the company's web site. "I remain proud of the critically important contributions Uber ATG has made to the company's future", Kalanick said. "We are committed to working with Uber to make sure that each company develops its own technology ", Waymo said in its statement. (more...)
WATCH Fire Aboard Plane at California Airport Prompts Mass Evacuation WATCH Fire Aboard Plane at California Airport Prompts Mass Evacuation
- February 15, 2018

This is the second time Southwest has dealt with de-icing difficulties at Chicago's Midway Airport since December. February 12, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) - A Southwest Airlines flight was evacuated just before its scheduled takeoff Monday night at John Wayne Airport because of smoke in the cabin. (more...)
It seems we won't be getting a new Assassin's Creed in 2018 It seems we won't be getting a new Assassin's Creed in 2018
- February 15, 2018

Players aren't limited to the tours in the Discovery Tour . Other playable characters include Aya, Cleopatra, Caesar, and more. Instead, soldiers will just give a friendly wave when they see players. With a million active monthly players, it's also ended up as the fifth most-played game on game-streaming site Twitch as well . When you go into a tour, the way it works is that you go to a tour start, you enter into a tour like you would do with a mission in the regular game, and then you go ... (more...)
First doping ban given in Pyeongchang to Japanese speed skater First doping ban given in Pyeongchang to Japanese speed skater
- February 15, 2018

Team Japan officials said Saito was tested hours after arriving in the athletes' village on February 4. "I can not think of any other case than I accidentally and unintentionally took it in". "Final decisions rendered by the CAS (Anti-Doping Division) may be appealed before the CAS ad hoc Division in Pyeongchang or before the CAS in Lausanne after the end of the Olympic Winter Games". (more...)
Amazon laying off hundreds of corporate employees in Seattle Amazon laying off hundreds of corporate employees in Seattle
- February 15, 2018

It has also been revealed that the move would mostly affect Amazon's consumer retail businesses. For the employees affected, the company works trying to find new roles in areas where hiring is taking place. While hundreds will be affected by the move, thousands more will benefit, as the company said its plan to build a second headquarters will push through. (more...)
Package holidays resume to Tunisia Package holidays resume to Tunisia
- February 14, 2018

Thomas Cook announced its first three services to Enfidha airport are already full. During the terror attack gunman Seifeddine Rezgui opened fired on the Port El Kantaoui resort, north of the city of Sousse. British tourists lay floral tributes on the beach after the attack. Tunisian police on the beaches. However, Keith Moir wrote: 'I would have gone back in 2016 had I been allowed to the pity is they are not doing holidays in Sousse'. (more...)
Make your Valentine's Day special with Messenger Make your Valentine's Day special with Messenger
- February 14, 2018

Clearly, these features are intended for those who love to share the love, but the real question Facebook and we are asking is does anyone really use Facebook's relationship status anymore? Get personal: You'll be prompted to personalize your chat and set your own custom text color, emoji, and nickname in case you want to switch things up even more. (more...)
Microsoft to boost enterprise security of aging Windows 7 and 8.1 Microsoft to boost enterprise security of aging Windows 7 and 8.1
- February 14, 2018

The goal, Microsoft says, is to give security teams a way to keep an eye on all of their systems even if some are still waiting to be upgraded. Originally introduced as an exclusive feature of Windows 10 before being rolled out to macOS, iOS, Android, and Linux through third-party partnerships , Windows Defender ATP provides corporate users with a centralised control system for improved threat detection and security monitoring. (more...)
WSJ fuels speculation over Amazon's shipping plans WSJ fuels speculation over Amazon's shipping plans
- February 14, 2018

Amazon Web Services - has had a big impact on the data center market. The latest target could be delivery . Eventually, the program will expand to other locations. In 2015, they were $11.5 billion, in 2016, they were $16.2 billion and in 2017, they hit $21.7 billion. "A much clearer explanation of what it takes to truly provide outstanding service to e-commerce and all customers is featured in a video available on fedex.com/dream". (more...)
Fox proposes Fox proposes "remedies" for Sky takeover
- February 14, 2018

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has said it would keep Sky News independent, as it seeks to smooth the way for its takeover to go ahead. It added that it would establish a "fully independent" editorial board to oversee the news channel, which would oversee the appointment of the head of Sky News, who would have "sole responsibility for setting editorial strategy and direction for Sky News' digital, television and radio output, including the appointment and dismissal of senior Sky News ... (more...)
Russia's Novak says global oil inventories shrinking despite United States output jump Russia's Novak says global oil inventories shrinking despite United States output jump
- February 14, 2018

Last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that USA crude oil production reached 10.3 million barrels per day, the highest level in the country's history and the first record since 1970. Brent crude futures were modestly higher, up 0.18 percent to $62.70 per barrel. Yet that chance was only possible because of the fracking revolution, which has transformed the global market. (more...)
Verizon will start locking phones to its network again Verizon will start locking phones to its network again
- February 14, 2018

On Monday, Verizon said that, from this spring, it will start locking down newly purchased smartphones for an unspecified period of time - despite a long-standing and legally binding agreement with America's broadband watchdog not to do so - on the grounds that it is cracking down on fraud. (more...)
Engine covering breaks off United Airlines flight 1175 mid-flight Engine covering breaks off United Airlines flight 1175 mid-flight
- February 14, 2018

The plane landed safely at about 1:02 p.m., with Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting personnel standing by as a precaution. Another passenger, Erik Haddad , shared the video of the engine and tweeted: "That looks bad, plane and simple". "The flight landed safely and all passengers deplaned normally at the gate.?" A piece of the plane can also be seen shaking in the clip. The plane has been taken to a hangar, the department said, and the incident didn't spur any delays at the airport. (more...)
Australia's Real-Time Payments Platform Launches Australia's Real-Time Payments Platform Launches
- February 14, 2018

The NPP will allow consumers to make near-instant payments using their phone number or email as a unique identifier using a service called PayID, eliminating the need to memorise BSBs and account numbers. "We will be announcing how we will roll out real-time payments to all our customers across Australia in the coming weeks", a spokesperson said. The NPP will be expanded to other Westpac group businesses - like St George and Bank of Melbourne - "progressively", the spokesperson said. (more...)

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