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By 2020 Britain's Costa Coffee will recycle 500 million coffee cups By 2020 Britain's Costa Coffee will recycle 500 million coffee cups
- April 18, 2018

Costa said it had launched a new initiative to work with national waste collectors and would be paying them a supplement of 70 pounds ($107) for every tonne of cups they collected. Costa Coffee announced on Wednesday that it will try and recycle takeaway cups sold by 2020. According to Costa there have been recent "misconceptions" about whether disposable coffee cups could actually be recycled, seeing as how the paper cups have an interior layer of plastic that had "previously been ... (more...)
FB clarifies what data it collects when you're offline
- April 18, 2018

Apps and websites that use our services, such as the Like button or Facebook Analytics , send us information to make their content and ads better. ".when you see a YouTube video on a site that's not YouTube, it tells your browser to request the video from YouTube". Facebook shares closed 0.19% higher at $164.83, Monday. (more...)
Gregg Popovich Message After Spurs' Loss: 'Go Warriors' Gregg Popovich Message After Spurs' Loss: 'Go Warriors'
- April 18, 2018

Andre Iguodala , the 2015 Finals MVP, started a second straight game and had 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the Warriors beat the Spurs for the 10th time in 11 games covering the regular season and playoffs. In a tough and gritty Game 2, the Warriors struggled in the first half. Thompson made both foul shots, then hit a jumper five seconds later to complete what amounted to a four-point play. (more...)
Tough questions Oireachtas should ask Facebook about use of citizens' data
- April 18, 2018

This could end up costing the company billions. On the other hand, Cambridge Analytica told the government last week that it has not used any personal data of Indian users mined by Cambridge researcher Aleksandr Kogan from social network Facebook . (more...)
US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies
- April 18, 2018

Also today, India requested consultations with the United States over the steel and aluminum tariffs , seeking to maintain a similar level of concessions from the U.S. China relies nearly entirely on the United States for its sorghum, importing about $1 billion worth of the grain a year. E-commerce sales surged 35.4 per cent, up 3.3 percentage points from the previous quarter. (more...)
Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY) Received Average Recommendation of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY) Received Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
- April 18, 2018

The RSI oscillates on a scale from 0 to 100. Traditional reading and handling of the RSI is that it values 70 or above shows that a security is becoming overbought or overvalued. The company reported revenue of $23.4 Billion in the same period a year ago. In a bull trend, buy when prices retrace to the 20-period moving average. (more...)
Government 'examining' responses from Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Government 'examining' responses from Facebook, Cambridge Analytica
- April 18, 2018

The British data analytics consultancy had approached a firm that advises companies on how to structure an initial coin offering , an increasingly popular online fundraising scheme involving the issue of a new digital currency, the sources said. (more...)
Syria Says False Alarm Set Off Its Air Defenses Syria Says False Alarm Set Off Its Air Defenses
- April 18, 2018

The fresh missile drama comes just days after Britain, America and France blitzed Assad's chemical weapons facilities and declared, via President Donald Trump, "Mission Accomplished!" Syrian state-run television reported early Tuesday that the nation's air defenses were confronting a new "aggression", shooting down missiles over the area of Homs in the country's center. (more...)
Analysts Expect Time Warner (TWX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $7.95 Billion
- April 18, 2018

The hedge fund held 402,613 shares of the commercial banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.92 million, down from 561,193 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Saturna Corporation invested in 25,710 shares. Findlay Park Ptnrs Llp owns 1.68M shares. See Time Warner Inc. Polar Asset Mgmt Prns, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 160,000 shares. (more...)
(MRK) finishes with 2.59% while stock price is worth at $58.65 (MRK) finishes with 2.59% while stock price is worth at $58.65
- April 18, 2018

It has outperformed by 10.87% the S&P500. The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys holds 61,866 shares with $6.26 million value, up from 56,697 last quarter. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (Put) by 6,639 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1,746 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (Put). Its down 0.12, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. (more...)
BC attorney-general calls Alberta's proposed fuel-restriction bill a 'bluff' BC attorney-general calls Alberta's proposed fuel-restriction bill a 'bluff'
- April 18, 2018

However, Wilson said that Alberta could go a step further by grounding British Columbia's planes. While many B.C. residents do support the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to B.C., many oppose the $7.4-billion project, which would triple the amount of oil shipped on the current line. (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Shares RCI Trending Higher
- April 18, 2018

The stock increased 0.32% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $175.92. The total amount of shares outstanding is 17.73M, giving the company a market capitalization of about 43.79M. As a result, the company has Earnings per Share (EPS) growth of 5.25% for the coming year. Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc (AHP) investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q4. (more...)
Shares in CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Acquired by Aries Wealth Management Shares in CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Acquired by Aries Wealth Management
- April 18, 2018

Similarly, Citigroup shed 2.0 per cent despite a 13 per cent rise in first-quarter earnings to US$4.6 billion behind higher overall corporate lending and strong gains in equity trading. Baird. Robert W. Baird initiated CVS Health Corporation ( NYSE : CVS ) on Friday, January 22 with "Outperform" rating. $96.71's average target is 46.31% above currents $66.1 stock price. (more...)
(NASDAQ:CMCSA) Shares Bought by Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Shares Bought by Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC
- April 18, 2018

Analysts pass on shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be signifying a Buy. Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. CMCSA has a beta of 1.18 and RSI is 39.11. Lowe's Companies, Inc . (NYSE: LOW ) closed at $86.06 by scoring -0.20%. They use historic price data to observe stock price patterns to predict the direction of that price going forward. (more...)
Supreme Court drops Microsoft data privacy case, but the battle isn't over Supreme Court drops Microsoft data privacy case, but the battle isn't over
- April 18, 2018

In a per curiam decision , the Supreme Court said the case should be dismissed. The Supreme Court has now duly obliged and dropped Microsoft privacy fight with the DOJ over whether Federal Bureau of Investigation can force technology companies to hand over data stored overseas. (more...)
NY will investigate cryptocurrency exchanges NY will investigate cryptocurrency exchanges
- April 18, 2018

The attorney general's office mentioned past problems with exchanges that trade digital currency, including "reports of the theft of vast sums of virtual currency from customer accounts", as well as outages, "possible market manipulation", and difficulty withdrawing funds. (more...)
Fire chief says 1 critical after emergency landing Fire chief says 1 critical after emergency landing
- April 18, 2018

The plane in Tuesday's emergency was powered by CFM56-7B engines, which are made by CFM International, a joint venture between General Electric and France's Safran. A Southwest Airlines passenger died Tuesday after a plane flying from NY to Dallas had to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia because one of its engines was damaged, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. (more...)
Tax Day 2018 freebies and deals Tax Day 2018 freebies and deals
- April 18, 2018

Once your return is filed with the IRS , the information - most notably your Social Security number - is locked and can not be used by anyone who might want to fraudulently claim a tax refund. If you owe taxes to the government and don't file them or request an extension , you'll be hit with steep penalty and interest fees. FOX News Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano on the idea that taxation is theft and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's comments on estate taxes. (more...)
Study details 'suspicious' Facebook ads in 2016 cycle Study details 'suspicious' Facebook ads in 2016 cycle
- April 18, 2018

He referred to a process that forces the non-Facebook users to subscribe if they want to know what information the company has obtained. While technically this is true, Facebook does collect a huge amount of data on its users, more data than most would ever realize, from a user's email address to their spending habits, even to the details of their private messages. (more...)
Bank: Netflix has plenty of subscriber headroom Bank: Netflix has plenty of subscriber headroom
- April 18, 2018

Out of 36 analysts polled in the last 3 months, 22 are bullish on NFLX stock, 13 remain sidelined, while 1 is bearish on the stock. Formidable Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Netflix by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. In February, producer Ryan Murphy agreed to leave 21st Century Fox, where he made American Horror Story , for a deal at Netflix worth a reported $300 million. (more...)
China Confused About Trump Currency Manipulation Charges China Confused About Trump Currency Manipulation Charges
- April 18, 2018

It said China's yuan in 2017 on a trade-weighted basis was broadly unchanged against the dollar. Axel Merk, president and portfolio manager of Merk Hard Currency Fund in Palo Alto, California, said it was not surprising that Treasury did not name China a currency manipulator, saying that doing so is not the administration's interest. (more...)
Starbucks Will Close Company-owned Stores May 29 for Anti-bias Training Starbucks Will Close Company-owned Stores May 29 for Anti-bias Training
- April 18, 2018

Police arrested two black men who were waiting inside the Center City Starbucks which prompted an apology from the company's CEO. During the May 29 training, Starbucks employees - which the company calls partners - will receive training "designed to address implicit bias, promote conscious inclusion, prevent discrimination and ensure everyone inside a Starbucks store feels safe and welcome", according to a Starbucks news release. (more...)
Companies Offering Tax Day Deals To Take The Filing Sting Away Companies Offering Tax Day Deals To Take The Filing Sting Away
- April 18, 2018

Hooter's also has a family deal this Tax Day. Hardee's: Get a free sausage biscuit before 10 a.m. Kona Ice: Get a free shaved ice at Kona Ice trucks in Marrero and Terrytown. McDonald's: Get a 10-piece chicken McNugget for $1.48 with the McDonald's app. (April 17). Another pun on the most famous tax form works in your favor as Grimaldi's Pizzerias is offering a traditional cheese pizza for only $10.40. (more...)
Kelly accused of 'knowingly and intentionally' infecting woman with STD Kelly accused of 'knowingly and intentionally' infecting woman with STD
- April 18, 2018

R. Kelly has a long history of sexual misconduct allegations, and they don't seem to be slowing down. According to reports , the woman in question filed a complaint against the Ignition singer with Dallas Police, and is preparing a civil complaint. (more...)
IRS online filing system is having problems … on tax day IRS online filing system is having problems … on tax day
- April 18, 2018

The error message also said tax payments were still due despite the glitch. Those who visit the page will be met with a friendly red banner bearing a large exclamation mark and the words "Alert: This service is now unavailable". Treasury this year. "Taxpayers would not be penalized because of a technical problem the IRS is having". "This is game-day for the IRS, and it seems the IRS can't get out of the locker room", Rep. (more...)

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