Economy

Uber discloses data breach one year after it happened

As the Wall Street Journal notes, the Securities and Exchange Commission requires publicly traded companies to disclose major data breaches. Both Uber dr...


What stores are open for Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

Fergal Rafferty, Foyleside Centre Manager, said: "Over the last few years, Black Friday has migrated from the U.S. to become a worldwide phenomenon". Shop the...


U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

AT&T and Time Warner announced their $85 billion merger previous year but the closing has been dragged out by the government's anti-trust review. A federal co...


Volvo signs deal with Uber for self-driving auto supply

Uber has reached an agreement with Volvo to purchase a fleet of driverless cars as the ridesharing firm seeks to deploy autonomous vehicle technology. "It o...


Bishop Dewane disappointed by House passage of tax cut bill

The act would almost double the standard deduction to around $12,000 for individuals and about $24,000 for married couples - reducing incentives for charitabl...


Third time might be a charm for Time

In addition to Time magazine, Time Inc . publishes People, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly and more than 100 other magazines. "The new round of ...


Fourth death linked to string of unsolved killings in Tampa

They're also asking for anyone with surveillance cameras in the area to check to see if it recorded anything that could be helpful. "We need to know who this ...


Norway's pension fund could cut billions in oil stocks to spread risk

The advice constitutes the next major step in scrubbing the world's biggest wealth fund of climate risk after it largely sold out of coal stocks. The sector...


TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

Crews are responding to an oil spill along the Keystone pipeline route in Amherst, South Dakota, according to TransCanada, the company that operates the pipelin...


Surprise vote gives 2023 Rugby World Cup to France

The first round finished with France on 18 votes, 1995 hosts South Africa on 13 and Ireland , who've yet to be the main hosts of a World Cup , eight. Th...


United Kingdom inflation steady at five-year high in October

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for October has went up by 3.58 per cent in comparison to same period previous year. Separately on Tuesday, data from research ...


IEA says hopes of higher, stable oil prices could be dashed quickly

The benchmark report notes that with renewable energy technologies nipping at the heels of oil, natural gas and coal and a global push by policymakers to cut ca...


Missouri attorney general investigating Google

The subpoena seeks information about Google´s use of the vast trove of data it collects, including information harvested from devices, online queries and credit...


My big questions after USDA record yield numbers for corn

If that comes to fruition, that would stand as the best average yield in the state since 2010, when it was 151.0 bushels per acre. "This year's record of 175.4 ...


JC Penney; Equifax — CORPORATE REPORT

The biggest holder now is Mr. Marvin R. Ellison who owns 2,852,280 shares (0.92% of those outstanding), whilst Mr. Allen Questrom holds 1,856,228 (0.60% of shar...


Rupert Murdoch contacted AT&T CEO twice about buying CNN

AT&T already discounts its streaming service, DirecTV Now, and even HBO, which it doesn't own yet, as an incentive to get people to sign up for its unlimited p...


Breakfast at Tiffany's: NY jewellery store opens cafe

The debut of the Blue Box Cafe follows the 1961 film in which actress Audrey Hepburn snacks on a pastry while gazing into a shop window on Fifth Avenue. Serve...


Uber working with NASA to make flying taxis a reality

An UberAir journey between Los Angeles' airport and the Staples Center arena, for example, would take 27 minutes - three times less time than the same journey b...


Apple settled on Jersey for new tax shelter after Irish rule change

They reveal how Apple sidestepped a 2013 crackdown on its controversial Irish tax practices by actively shopping around for a tax haven. Specifically, to avoi...


Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in $130bn deal

Broadcom shares rose 1.4 per cent to US$277.52 after touching a record of US$281.80. " Qualcomm will have no further comment until its board of directors ha...