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Infosys Appoints Salil Parekh as new CEO & MD

Salil Satish Parekh, who lost out to Vishal Sikka the last time Infosys was hunting for a new chief executive officer in 2014, has now been tasked with lead...


New Brunswickers lost their jobs in November: StatsCan

The Canadian labor market continues to defy expectations, as the economy recorded the biggest one-month job gain in almost six years while the unemployment rate...


Peshawar University students continue to protest for third day

Graduate students are now able to teach or research in return for a stipend that goes toward living costs. Jason Rock earns a stipend of about $25,000 a year...


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Now Worth $100 Billion

On Friday alone, Bezos made nearly $2.4 billion. Now, as online shoppers gear up for the holidays with some sweet Black Friday deals , Bezos has regained the...


You are what you drink

Hard liquor causes the wildest mood swings, the researchers found. But 59 per cent of spirit drinkers reported feelings of confidence compared to 45 per cen...


Uber paid off hackers in attempt to hide theft

Law firm Keller Rohrback put out word on Wednesday that it is looking into the potential for a class action suit against Uber . The news service also said that...


Foxconn Reportedly Used Illegal Student Labour To Manufacture iPhone Xs

She also said that they "are being forced" by their school to work at the factory, adding that her work on the iPhone X assembly line "has nothing to do with ou...


Rhode Island unemployment rate remains at 4.2 percent

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) preliminary job estimates indicate MA added 4,800 jobs in October. The Kansas Department of Labor says over 3,300 Kansan...


2.6 million Floridians to travel during Thanksgiving holiday, AAA says

This coming Thanksgiving is expected to be another record breaker when it comes to travel. The auto club earlier reported that gas prices in the Sarasota-Mana...


Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) Shares Bought by One Capital Management LLC

Heritage Trust Co now owns 1,771 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $105,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Davidson In...


IEA: Global Crude Demand to Endure Wave of Electric Cars

In its drilling productivity report for this month, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said it expected oil production from the seven main inland shale ...


Koenigsegg Agera RS Is Now The World's Fastest Car

Lau also said that, since the event wasn't a tightly embargoed automaker event, some misinformation was leaking throughout the day - like a reported top speed o...


Facebook crushes Q3 earnings as stock trades at all-time high

Facebook reported a year-over-year increase in net income of almost 80 percent. Facebook daily active users 1.37 billion versus 1.36 billion estimate. Fa...


Supreme Court bench will decide on Sabarimala women entry

Probed further on the board's stand, he went on to add: "Even if the court says the women of any age can enter the hills shrine, the member of a dignified, dece...


Google Brings Cellular Service to Puerto Rico Using Balloons

The Project Loon team is planning to deploy several balloons beneath the sky for an emergency LTE service, which will be using Band 8 LTE. Alphabet has co...


Retail Roundup-Macy's leans on Bluemercury; Amazon testing delivery service

The goal of the program Amazon is reportedly experimenting with, which Bloomberg reports began in India two years ago and is being tested in western USA state...


British gov't plans new action to clamp down on acid attacks

So today, I am also announcing a new offense to prevent the sale of acids to under 18s. Sulphuric acid is also used to manufacture some types of homemade expl...


The Party That Propelled The UK Toward Brexit Has A New Leader

He promised to pressure the government into a hard Brexit . The shrinking band of Ukip activists appear to have heeded the message and to have stepped back ...


Who is San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto?

Cruz was referencing Duke's comments on Thursday, when the Trump administration official said she was satisfied with the government's response to help Puerto R...


The NFL Should Thank Trump for Finally Shaking Up Monday Night Football

As a former-some might say current-television personality, Trump knows that falling ratings lead to a decline in advertising revenue for companies like CBS, N...


Tokyo Governor Koike to challenge Japanese PM Abe with new party

Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abe said "there is not much time left" to take action on North Korea which in recent weeks has detonated another nuclear b...


Toys R Us lodges for insolvency ahead of holiday season

If the bankruptcy restructuring can help Toys "R" Us get a handle on its debt, it's not insane to see a profit in sight. "The timing of all of this could not ha...


CCleaner gets hit by a nasty malware infection

Once in place, the malware would wait five minutes, determine if the user had admin privileges, and then steal information from PCs, such as the computer's name...


Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh exceeds 400000

While Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is the de facto leader of the country, its the generals who continue to control national security policy. The refugees ...


Oracle scores as first-quarter cloud sales reach $1.5 billion

Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed 18.15% and performed 15.44% over the last six months. Analysts await Flotek Industries Inc ...


SpaceX's blooper reel is an expensive symphony of fiery explosions

There's an old quote about failure often attributed to Thomas Edison, and while he may not have actually said it, it rings true here: I have not failed . Sin...


Frankfurt - Volkswagen T-Roc kicks off brand renewal

The news comes as Mercedes-Benz also promised electric versions of its entire range, with chief Dieter Zetsche declaring the company would deliver either elec...


Ashmore Group plc 10% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie

Bancorp now has $83.61 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.37% or GBX 5.18 on September 8, reaching GBX 1383.02. Looking further out we note that the sha...


Equifax stock tumbles 14% after credit score hack

But what do you do once your report is frozen and you need, say, a credit card company to look at it? The company has set up a website where people can check w...


Union Cabinet rejig being worked out

The ministers who have so far resigned include Rajiv Pratap Rudy, minister of state for skill development, Mahendra Lal Pandey, HRD minister of state, and Sanji...


Indian fast bowler Kumar takes five, Sri Lanka all out for 238

It really helped us get those crucial wickets in the middle overs, and at the same time, helped us control the run rate as well. He wishes to attack with the wr...


Maryland Drivers Expected To Travel Labor Day Weekend Despite Rising Gas Prices

Among those states, the highest 24-hour rise on average was in South Carolina, AAA reported. Gas prices have gone up about 12 cents in the city within the past ...


Caixin China manufacturing PMI for August is 51.6, topping expectations

Individually, new business surged at the quickest pace in more than three years, riding a wave of foreign demand. Britain's manufacturers saw growth surge i...


Uber Posts Loss, Bookings Increase

As Uber continues in its attempt to fix its image following a string of scandals, the company has seen a 17 per cent increase in gross bookings in the second qu...


Whole Foods Market Will Slash Prices Monday as Amazon Acquisition Finalizes

Other foods that will be cheaper beginning next week: Bananas, eggs, ground beef, rotisserie chicken, butter and apples. The price slashing will happen incr...