• 21st Century Fox Has Held Merger Talks With Disney
21st Century Fox Has Held Merger Talks With Disney

Marvel CEO/Chairman Ike Perlmutter has been said to be at odds with FOX Studios over their Marvel-owned characters, but now maybe the talks with Disney purchasing FOX (Perlmutter is one of the largest Disney stock shareholders), have changed things.

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  • United Kingdom diesel vehicle sales fall by almost a third in October
United Kingdom diesel vehicle sales fall by almost a third in October

Demand from business and fleet buyers fell 26.8pc and 13pc respectively, while registrations among private auto buyers dropped 10.1 per cent. Elsewhere, BMW's 4 Series has shot into the top ten for the very first time this year, while Mercedes continues to make its presence felt thanks to the A-Class, while the C-Class retains its position of numbe...

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  • Netflix Subscribers Targeted By Tricky Email Scam
Netflix Subscribers Targeted By Tricky Email Scam

The e-mails include a link to a fake Netflix page asking users to enter log-in details and eventually their personal and billing information. The email asks users to input credit card details to avoid the suspension taking effect. A Netflix email scam has targeted millions of subscribers worldwide. The fake websites involved use the Netflix log...

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  • Target and Toys R Us stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day
Target and Toys R Us stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day

The company will also change its hours this year to keep pace with customer habits - Target found that shoppers showed up on Thanksgiving and Black Friday last year , but there was a drop off once it got late. In 2016, Target had stayed open through the night and into Black Friday. Target will close its stores for several hours after ope...

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  • Strangers Engage in Oral Sex in Airplane Seats
Strangers Engage in Oral Sex in Airplane Seats

They were strangers before the connecting flight, with the 48-year-old woman flying to Nashville, and the 28-year-old man to Miami. The female passenger was arrested for giving the man oral sex as they sat next to each other. investigators. Another passenger added, "If people will go so far as to disrespect themselves and disrespect you, somethin...

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  • Turnbull Expected To Reject New Zealand's Lifeline To 150 Manus Refugees
Turnbull Expected To Reject New Zealand's Lifeline To 150 Manus Refugees

The other 10 countries would remain a matter for negotiations, but she said New Zealand was not the only one concerned. On Thursday, Ardern said she'd restate her predecessor John Key's proposed deal, which was first offered to former Prime Minister Julia Gillard back in 2013.

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  • Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time
Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time

Jacob was determined to have organize 4 high-hazard neuroblastoma in February 2014 when he was 5 years of age. He was admitted to Portland's Barabara Bush Children's Hospital for "last time" on October 11, when doctors told the family he likely wouldn't make it to Christmas.

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  • Saudi Arabia arrests princes, ministers and business figures in anti-corruption crackdown
Saudi Arabia arrests princes, ministers and business figures in anti-corruption crackdown

The cause of the crash was not detailed in the report. The crash also comes after Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile near Riyadh´s worldwide airport after it was sacked from Yemen in an escalation of the kingdom´s war against Iran-backed Huthi rebels.

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  • After UK rate hike, PM May expects higher returns for savers - spokesman
After UK rate hike, PM May expects higher returns for savers - spokesman

They might be in for a shock when their fixed deals come to an end however. Rates reached a record-low of 0.25% in the wake of last June's Brexit vote. The Bank estimates that 1.5 per cent of households - about 390,000 - have mortgages that cost more than 40 per cent of their monthly pre-tax income. It's not very much, but Stuart Farquhar at th...

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  • Interest rates up for the first time since 2007
Interest rates up for the first time since 2007

The BoE's decision is a reversal of its rate cut in August 2016, aimed at helping the United Kingdom economy in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. "Though any rate rise from the Bank of England is likely to be small, it could be enough to send the pound even higher".

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  • Unilever to Acquire Tazo From Starbucks
Unilever to Acquire Tazo From Starbucks

Tazo , the companies' announcements explain, is sold primarily in grocery and convenience stores and in "mass channels" as tea packages, K-cup pods and. Sales at same stores increased 2% while a growth of 3.3% was expected. The company attributed the performance in part to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. The coffee giant reported a net income of $788...

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  • Internet reacts to brief disappearance of President Donald Trump's Twitter account
Internet reacts to brief disappearance of President Donald Trump's Twitter account

We are conducting a full internal review . Dorsey has had his own problems using Twitter. The internet erupted with social media users posting jokes hailing the departing Twitter staffer, and mischievous suggestions that the real culprit might have been Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama.

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  • United States citizen arrested in Zimbabwe after allegedly insulting Mugabe on Twitter
United States citizen arrested in Zimbabwe after allegedly insulting Mugabe on Twitter

Police claim that "tweets emanating from her IT address are insulting to the president", said Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights who are representing her. The new ministry focuses on crimes on social media and worldwide web in general ahead of an election scheduled for the coming year. The government has been particularly uneasy about social med...

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  • Facebook revenues up 47% while net profit grows by 79%
Facebook revenues up 47% while net profit grows by 79%

Facebook has been bullish on video for some time. Video, in particular, will be a key area in the next three years. Facebook Inc (FB) revenue from advertising, which increased 49%, has been the major contributor of Facebook Inc (FB)'s overall revenue.

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  • Obama wants you to know Obamacare open enrollment has begun
Obama wants you to know Obamacare open enrollment has begun

Not only is the enrollment period shorter, but people will see fewer ads, navigators, workshops, and outreach efforts by the federal government. CT has been better insulated than other states from other changes at the federal level, including cuts to the marketing budget and planned outages for HealthCare.gov, the exchange used by states that did...

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  • Whole Foods to hold National Hiring Day at all locations Thursday
Whole Foods to hold National Hiring Day at all locations Thursday

The company will be hosting a National Hiring Day at all of its USA stores Thursday, November 2. There are seasonal, part-time, and full-time opportunities available. All you have to do is head to your local store Thursday for an on-the-spot interview. Interviewees who land a Whole Foods job will receive 20 percent off all Whole Foods purchases...

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  • UK Factory Price Pressures Intensify as BOE Decision Nears
UK Factory Price Pressures Intensify as BOE Decision Nears

A score above 50 points indicates an overall improvement of the sector. Output, new orders and exports all continued to grow, while the rate of job creation in the sector hit a new survey record high, it said. Aashna Dodhia , Economist at IHS Markit and author of the report, said, "India's manufacturing companies struggled somewhat as the recen...

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  • Details about cop who took down NYC attack suspect revealed
Details about cop who took down NYC attack suspect revealed

Saipov, who police say is responsible for the attack, was brandishing two weapons, which turned out to be a pellet gun and paintball gun. The report proved inaccurate - Sayfullo Saipov , 29, was on a killing rampage that authorities said took eight lives and left 11 other people wounded.

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  • Tesla is trading down ahead of Wednesday's earnings report
Tesla is trading down ahead of Wednesday's earnings report

Since then, Tesla has dealt with highly publicized Model 3 production "bottlenecks" and delivered a paltry number of vehicles well below its targets, issued a recall , and fired hundreds of employees (which spawned a lawsuit ). On a positive note, Tesla reported that deliveries on the whole were up 18 percent year-over-year, with 26,137 Mod...

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  • Bitcoin smashes a new record after CME announces plans for bitcoin futures
Bitcoin smashes a new record after CME announces plans for bitcoin futures

Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Today, the price of Bitcoin has touched a new high of $6415.28 average across all global exchanges. On the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, bitcoin jumped to as high as $6,351, up nearly 4 percent on the day.

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