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London police complained this year that the app, which is backed by Goldman Sachs and BlackRock, was either not disclosing, or taking too long to report , serious crimes including sexual assaults and that this put the public at risk. Uber , which has 40,000 drivers in the capital and millions of users, took to Twitter to promote its Change.org petition to reverse the ban , which has garnered 737,000 signatures at the time of writing, and defended its business in a series of tweets.
  • SEC admits data breach, suggests illicit trading was key

    SEC admits data breach, suggests illicit trading was key

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    While the SEC handles non-public drafts of rules and personally-identifiable information, it said it doesn't believe the breach led to unauthorized access of that type of data, endangered the operations of the agency, or resulted in "systemic risk".
  • Flipkart Big Billion Day vs Amazon Great Indian Festival

    Flipkart Big Billion Day vs Amazon Great Indian Festival

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    The MacBook Air 13.3-inch (2017 variant) is available for as low as Rs. 44,990 (MRP Rs. 58,990) during the Big Billion Day sale . The Flipkart sale will see the debut of Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro , smartphones that were available only on Amazon India so far.
  • Bangladesh PM says Myanmar must take back Rohingya

    Bangladesh PM says Myanmar must take back Rohingya

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    Facebook enabled the advertisers to direct their pitches to the news feeds of nearly 2,300 people who expressed interest in the topics of "Jew hater", "How to burn jews" or "History of why jews ruin the world", a ProPublica investigation has revealed.
  • USA open: Stocks edge higher ahead of Fed

    USA open: Stocks edge higher ahead of Fed

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    While investors do not expect any rate hike as an outcome of the meeting, the central bank will likely announce that it will begin paring its massive portfolio of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, with the reductions expected to start this year.
  • Auckland fuel supply issue

    Auckland fuel supply issue

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    Virgin's trans-Tasman services departing Auckland and diverting to Wellington Airport or Christchurch Airport, causing delays of up to two hours for flights departing Australia. The airline predicted about 2,000 passengers a day would be affected. "New Zealand doesn't need to be embarrassed about this". Long-haul flights have been advised to refuel at other New Zealand airports or global airports, including in Australia and Fiji, while all flights flying into Auckland have been ...
  • Google launches digital payments service in India

    Google launches digital payments service in India

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    It works on UPI - Unified Payment Interface which let's you transfer money with your registered mobile number associated with your bank account. Unlike its rivals which use digital wallets, Google Tez connects directly to bank accounts via UPI.
  • Leishman five clear of Day and Fowler after third round at BMW

    Leishman five clear of Day and Fowler after third round at BMW

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    Now there are advantages to having some degree of anonymity, he says. Fowler got off to the ideal start with an eagle at the opening hole, but he struggled for the remainder of the round and carded a disappointing 70 along with Day, who failed to make a birdie after the turn as firmer, faster conditions made scoring more hard.
  • Chrome will make autoplay videos less annoying in 2018

    Chrome will make autoplay videos less annoying in 2018

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    In addition, Google is adding a new site muting option to Chrome 63 (due for release in October), which allows users to completely disable audio for individual sites. If you do want to use autoplay , consider starting with muted content and let the user unmute if they are interested in exploring more . If you are using custom media controls, ensure that your website functions properly when auto-play is not allowed.
  • Korea: 'We will sink Japan, reduce the U.S. mainland to ashes'

    Korea: 'We will sink Japan, reduce the U.S. mainland to ashes'

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    The United States sought to ban all oil exports to North Korea, but the new U.N. sanctions did not include such a measure. "The four islands of the archipelago should be sunken into the sea by the nuclear bomb of Juche". However, South Korea's Unification Ministry was said to still be considering providing $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to its Northern neighbour via organisations organizations such as UNICEF, according to Yonhap News, marking the first time in two years that Seoul ...
  • CAA says 10000 consumers could be Equifax hack victims

    CAA says 10000 consumers could be Equifax hack victims

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    The company's stock dropped another 8% in early trading Thursday following the FTC statement . "The FTC typically does not comment on ongoing investigations", spokesman Peter Kaplan said in a brief email statement. "If this is indeed a capital offense, then I'd say that the majority of organizations are guilty", said Rick Holland, vice president of strategy at Digital Shadows, a cyber-intelligence firm with offices in London and San Francisco.
  • Volkswagen to produce electric version of each vehicle by 2030

    Volkswagen to produce electric version of each vehicle by 2030

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    However, other companies are taking similar steps - Mercedes-Benz has stated its intent to offer electric or hybrid versions of all its cars by 2022. The automobile giant also seems to have integrated more features by ensuring that occupants of the auto will be able to control the roof with gestures and having the rear doors slide open instead of the normal pull.
  • How Many Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

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    Education Realty Trust had 39 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich on Monday, August 10 with "Buy". the share now has a average recommendation of "Hold" and an average price target of $17.58. Blackrock Institutional Trust Com Na holds 4.65M shares. The Maryland-based Proshare Advsrs Limited Co has invested 0.02% in First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.
  • Are Analysts Bullish about Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) after last week?

    Are Analysts Bullish about Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) after last week?

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    Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can reported 1,156 shares. Chem Savings Bank holds 57,882 shares. Moreover, Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has 1.05% invested in the company for 1.41 million shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SKY in report on Monday, July 10 with "Outperform" rating. Numis Securities has "Add" rating and GBX 360 target.
  • Irma's Winds Buckle Three Giant Cranes In South Florida

    Irma's Winds Buckle Three Giant Cranes In South Florida

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    Based on current projections, the affected branches are expected to reopen by Sunday . And this is only the beginning for the U.S., as Irma is set to move northwest, threatening Naples and other cities up the west coast of Florida as the wears on.
  • Uber Drivers In London Must All Go Hybrid Or Electric By 2020

    Uber Drivers In London Must All Go Hybrid Or Electric By 2020

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    Meanwhile, the Volkswagen diesel scandal added to widespread public anger over unrealistic fuel-economy ratings that were not borne out in real-world use-meaning that those cars' emissions too were far higher than the legal limits. According to Uber, more than half the miles on uberX journeys - which seat up to four passengers - in London are already in hybrids or EVs. Uber will also be installing a network of rapid chargers that will be exclusively used by Uber drivers with electric ...
  • Some quotes in reaction to Ontario's plan to sell marijuana

    Some quotes in reaction to Ontario's plan to sell marijuana

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    A proposed minimum age of 19 to use, purchase and possess recreational cannabis in Ontario. He said that the government has not yet made a decision on whether cannabis will be available in liquor stores. High-profile cannabis supporter Jodie Emery tweeted it's "disgusting" that police and politicians who fought against legalization are now "cashing in on legal pot".
  • US Shuts Down Pakistan's Habib Bank on Charges of Terror-Funding

    US Shuts Down Pakistan's Habib Bank on Charges of Terror-Funding

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    The bank had said operations outside the United States would not be affected and it would contest any fine. However, the bank failed to comply with the orders , according to reports . The negotiations were failed with the USA regulators regarding the issue as the bank doesn't find any logic in penalising the branch 2006 onward, he added.
  • Chatham Capital Group Inc. Purchases 3250 Shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

    Chatham Capital Group Inc. Purchases 3250 Shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

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    Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings , collectively assigning a 2.57 average brokerage recommendation. Each day in the past 1 week, the average volatility remained at 0.64%. The firm had revenue of $9.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.62 billion. Connors Investor Inc reported 9,900 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings.
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Closed Under Its 50 Day Average

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    The SI to JB Hunt Transport Services Incorporated's float is 3.61%. Crystal Rock Capital Management decreased Wynn Resorts Ltd (NASDAQ:WYNN) stake by 18,725 shares to 35,485 valued at $3.07 million in 2016Q4. Farmers And Merchants Invests, a Nebraska-based fund reported 14,329 shares. Andra AP fonden boosted its stake in stocks of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) by 13.7% through out the Fiscal Q2, based on a filing with the SEC (SEC).