• IFFI 2017: Cinema is poetic justice in three hours, says Amitabh Bachchan
IFFI 2017: Cinema is poetic justice in three hours, says Amitabh Bachchan

It was an event of International Film Festival of India ( IFFI) 2017 , where Sidharth Malhotra paid a tribute to Big B by performing on the latter's song at the closing ceremony. Sharing some moments with the megastar and on the stage, Sidharth wrote, "An actor, a gentleman , an inspiration that transcends generations, There is only one Amita...

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  • United Kingdom banks could cope with 'disorderly' Brexit, says Bank of England
United Kingdom banks could cope with 'disorderly' Brexit, says Bank of England

Carney added a disorderly Brexit - one in which no trading relationship is arranged - is "not a good scenario". There are concerns a deadlock in the talks could see Britain leave without a trade deal in place, potentially causing severe disruption to its economy.

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  • American lacks pilots for some December flights on IT flaw
American lacks pilots for some December flights on IT flaw

All American Airlines wants for Christmas is... some pilots. "The system went from responsibly scheduling everybody to becoming Santa Claus to everyone", said American captain Dennis Tajer, according to CNBC . Jalopnik has also asked American Airlines for comment on the grievance's claims of it being in violation of the contract. "This is a cr...

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  • U.S. online sales climb to record high on Black Friday and Thanksgiving
U.S. online sales climb to record high on Black Friday and Thanksgiving

According to the National Retail Federation , more than 174 million Americans shopped in stores and online during the just-concluded Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday holiday weekend period. In order to paint a more complete picture of holiday sales at retailers with physical locations, the data science team at Skyhook Wireless analyzed ...

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  • Judge Halts Waymo-Uber Showdown Amid Allegations of Uber Cover-up
Judge Halts Waymo-Uber Showdown Amid Allegations of Uber Cover-up

In October, he chided Uber layers for disclosing thousands of emails to Waymo just before the trial had been set to begin. The hearing instead quickly turned into a forum raising more questions about Uber's ethics and corporate culture. Jacobs said that Uber reached a $4.5 million settlement, including a consulting contract, after he was sacked. ...

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  • Cannot Make Contact With Just Launched Satellite, Says Russia
Cannot Make Contact With Just Launched Satellite, Says Russia

The statement did not provide further details and its representatives declined immediate comment. A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket launched from the Vostochny Cosmodrome was expected to orbit Russia's Meteor-M satellite, the Baumanets-2 satellite made by students of Bauman Moscow State Technical University, as well as LEO Vantage (Canada), AISSat-...

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  • Economy Watch: Retailers Enjoy Solid Black Friday
Economy Watch: Retailers Enjoy Solid Black Friday

According to data from Adobe Digital Insights , US shoppers parted with $ 5 billion in spending over a 24 hour period, 16.9% up on past year. Shoppers spent around $3.4 billion in the first half of the day, and sales remained on track to match Adobe's forecasted total of $6.

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  • Internet services should be non-discriminatory: TRAI
Internet services should be non-discriminatory: TRAI

The internet in India, unlike possibly in the United States or China, is going to be free and open upholding the democratic principles, it said . He said that the right to access to the internet was "non-negotiable", and that no single body will have any monopoly over internet services.

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  • There Are 2 Bosses at the CFPB Right Now. One Is Suing
There Are 2 Bosses at the CFPB Right Now. One Is Suing

Despite President Trump's dislike for the agency, neither he nor its new leader can simply shutter the CFPB . The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau kicked off the day with dueling acting directors. And so did Leandra English, who was elevated to interim director of the bureau last week by Cordray. They spoke on condition of anonymity to dis...

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  • Online sales top $5 billion on Black Friday, report shows
Online sales top $5 billion on Black Friday, report shows

Apparel retailer Gap , which has already been called out by multiple analysts over the weekend for the strength of its Old Navy and Banana Republic Black Friday deals, saw its stock climb almost 3 percent Monday morning. Retailers must offer a quality mobile experience, as smartphones are now leading all devices in traffic. While brick-and-mor...

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  • Cycling Weekly parent bought in $1.8 billion deal combining two publishing giants
Cycling Weekly parent bought in $1.8 billion deal combining two publishing giants

Meredith brings with it a magazine portfolio that includes Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle , allrecipes and Shape , while Time Inc. owns properties including Time , Sports Illustrated , People , Fortune and Entertainment Weekly.

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  • Industrial Strategy sets out plan to strengthen secondary materials market
Industrial Strategy sets out plan to strengthen secondary materials market

It will help create the conditions where successful businesses can emerge and grow, and support these businesses in seizing the big opportunities of our time, such as artificial intelligence and big data, whilst also making sure our young people have the skills to take on the high-paid, high-skilled jobs this creates.

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  • Chicago goes big for Small Business Saturday
Chicago goes big for Small Business Saturday

Small business saturday began in 2010 as a counterpart to black friday and cyber monday. And her store will be open from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m., on Small Business Saturday. "We're close enough to the Main Line, where even though we're in Philadelphia technically, it's a small shopping district that they're able to reach".

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  • Jeff Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally
Jeff Bezos Worth Over $100B After Amazon's Black Friday Rally

Early indications point to optimism on the part of investors as being justified. According to the analysts, the online spending shoots up 18.4 percent over the last year and the remaining festive days of the year will continue to boost the online purchases.

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  • Mitsubishi Materials shares tumble after firm says units falsified product data
Mitsubishi Materials shares tumble after firm says units falsified product data

Similar troubles with faked or unauthorized inspections have tarnished the image of other major manufacturers such as Nissan Motor Co., Subaru Corp. and Kobe Steel. Local media cited the economy minister, Hiroshige Seko, telling reporters Friday he was asking Mitsubishi Materials why it waited more than six months to report the problem after it was...

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  • Google Questioned by Regulators About Location Data
Google Questioned by Regulators About Location Data

Previously, the USA website Quartz reported that Android smartphones had been relaying location information to Google servers in real time without the user's consent since the beginning of 2017, confirming that the transmission took place "even when location services are disabled".

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  • South Africa Says Will Strengthen Fiscal Framework
South Africa Says Will Strengthen Fiscal Framework

The Moody's decision to put South Africa on review, rather than downgrade it outright, is a temporary stay of execution, as it means that South Africa can, for now, remain in key global bond indices such as the Citigroup World Bond Index (WGBI).

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  • YouTube cracking down on child endangerment videos
YouTube cracking down on child endangerment videos

A controversy related to inappropriate videos targeted at children on YouTube has resulted in some fallout among the platform's advertising partners. Companies like Mars, Lidl and Adidas said they were shocked and appalled that the adverts were displayed alongside exploitative and inappropriate content.

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  • Sensex, Nifty finish on positive mood ahead of S&P ratings
Sensex, Nifty finish on positive mood ahead of S&P ratings

FMCG stocks rallied the most. Market breadth was in the favour of gainers, with about 2 stocks advancing to every 1 stock that declined. The stock market on Friday signed out with gains for the seventh day on the trot, with IT stocks in the driver's seat.

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  • Robinho Handed 9-Year Jail Term For Sexual Assault
Robinho Handed 9-Year Jail Term For Sexual Assault

He is said to have attacked a 22-year-old Albanian woman along with five other men. The married forward along with five other men have been charged. Robinho is now in Brazil playing for Atletico Mineiro . That sparkling form led him to Real Madrid , where he starred for three seasons before earning a lucrative move to Manchester City in 200...

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