Amazon vs. Alibaba: Which Is Winning the E-Commerce Wars?

Audio will be available later today . Separately, Alibaba said transactions on its platforms topped $25.6 billion during one day, November 11, also known as China's Singles Day . E-commerce site Lazada made US$123 million (S$167.4 million) in ... More..

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Hasbro makes takeover offer for Mattel
by | Monday, November 13, 2017

Hasbro makes takeover offer for Mattel

A new combined entity would have pricing power that it could use to negotiate with entertainment studios and over movie and television franchises. The Wall Street Journal , citing people familiar with the m...More..

Isco: Bale Is Having A Hard Time
by | Sunday, November 12, 2017

Isco: Bale Is Having A Hard Time

Indeed, including Bale's bumper salary, AS believe his 159 games for the club have cost Madrid 1.06 million euros a match. There is no estimate for the length of time the Real star will be missing but it is j...More..

General Electric signs $3.5 bln deals in China
by | Sunday, November 12, 2017

General Electric signs $3.5 bln deals in China

The orders and commitments for single aisle and twin aisle aircraft are valued at $37 billion at list prices, according to the company's announcement of the agreement. On Wednesday, Boeing Co. confirmed...More..

The Singles Day Sales start tomorrow
by | Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Singles Day Sales start tomorrow

Last year, sales on Alibaba's platforms totaled over 120.7 billion yuan, a record for the company. The final Alibaba 11.11 Singles Shopping Event could close in on $25 billion, depending on the momentum i...More..

Republicans advance tax cut packages through House and Senate
by | Saturday, November 11, 2017

Republicans advance tax cut packages through House and Senate

State and local taxes: The House bill would allow a deduction for up to $10,000 in property taxes, but end deductions for income or sales taxes; the Senate would eliminate all of them. Both bills propose lower...More..

Veterans Day 2017: Where Northstate service members can get freebies, discounts
by | Saturday, November 11, 2017

Veterans Day 2017: Where Northstate service members can get freebies, discounts

U.S. National Park Service will offer free admission/recreation fees over the Veterans Day weekend. Proof of service is required in the form of a military ID or veteran designation on a driver's license. No...More..

JC Penney Share Jump on Strong Sales
by | Saturday, November 11, 2017

JC Penney Share Jump on Strong Sales

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, J. C. Penney Company Inc (NYSE: JCP ) has analysts' mean recommendation of 3. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $5.06. W...More..

by | Saturday, November 11, 2017

HL Financial Services LLC Sells 31574 Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Elsewhere in the chip sector, Microsemi ( MSCC ) shares were flat Friday after the company posted slightly better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter results and guided in line with views for the current qu...More..

Black Friday 2017: When will stores open?
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

Black Friday 2017: When will stores open?

Hours: JC Penny has not yet announced its store hours, but deals will last November 23-Dec. 24. The Walmart Black Friday 2017 hours start on Thanksgiving Day. Office Depot and OfficeMax stores won't be...More..

by | Friday, November 10, 2017

Target selling fidget spinners with unsafe levels of lead

The group said lab results showed the Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Brass had 33,000 parts per million of lead. The center circle of the " Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Metal " was tested for 1,300 ppm of lead an...More..

TripAdvisor flagging hotels with reported sexual assaults were reported
by | Friday, November 10, 2017

TripAdvisor flagging hotels with reported sexual assaults were reported

The badges will be issued any time the company perceives a current issue as relayed by either users or the news media and they'll remain on the site for up to three months. Other users claim TripAdvisor del...More..

Hidden Valley now sells a 5-liter keg of ranch dressing
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Hidden Valley now sells a 5-liter keg of ranch dressing

Hidden Valley, purveyor of creamy salad dressings, is making this - very odd, slightly off-putting - dream a reality with a new product from its 2017 holiday offerings. You can pre-order the keg now before th...More..

Koenigsegg sets new production auto speed record at 447 km/h
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Koenigsegg sets new production auto speed record at 447 km/h

The above video shows just that and features Koenigsegg factory driver Niklas Lilja hitting almost 300 miles per hour. For now the Agera RS holds the world production speed record. Sure, the V10 Italian exo...More..

Intel pairs with longtime rival AMD to challenge Nvidia
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Intel pairs with longtime rival AMD to challenge Nvidia

The upcoming chip will be part of Intel's 8th-generation Intel Core family and will start shipping in next year's first quarter to laptop vendors. At the heart of this new design is EMIB , a small intel...More..

by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in $130 billion deal

Shareholders of both companies seemed to approve however - the share price of Qualcomm and Broadcom rose as news of the bid emerged, Whether this feeling of optimism will persist in the face of takeover battl...More..

by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Qatar Airways buys 9.6% of Cathay Pacific

Qatar Airways has entered into an agreement to purchase 378.188 million shares or 9.61 per cent of Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. The Middle Eastern carrier said it bought nearly 3.8 million Cathay shares, whi...More..

Deontay Wilder vs. Bermane Stiverne Fight Night
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

Deontay Wilder vs. Bermane Stiverne Fight Night

Undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder retained his WBC title in his sixth defense with a dominant first-round knockout of mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne in the main event of SHOWTIME C...More..

Hope for savers following Bank of England base rate rise
by | Sunday, November 05, 2017

Hope for savers following Bank of England base rate rise

Lewis shared his fears that the move could provide cover for big lenders to sneak through their own hikes . She would still recommend to clients thinking about borrowing to lock into a fixed-rate mortgage gi...More..

Twitter Investigating Pres. Trump's Temporary Account Deactivation
by | Saturday, November 04, 2017

Twitter Investigating Pres. Trump's Temporary Account Deactivation

President Trump's Twitter account-the one he uses to prod and threaten adversaries-was deactivated yesterday by an employee on the way out of the company. We are conducting a full internal review . But quit...More..

by | Friday, November 03, 2017

National Australia Bank cuts 6000 jobs

The accelerated strategy involves an estimated $1.5 billion increase in investment to 2020 with an aim to further improve customer experience, reshape the workforce and grow the bank. According to Thorburn, NAB...More..

Some of the earnings after the close. Facebook beats
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Some of the earnings after the close. Facebook beats

Facebook also booked $4.7 billion in profit, a 79 percent increase. Monthly average users increased 16% from a year ago, to 2.07 billion. Zuckerberg opened today's incomes call with a highly worded guara...More..

Rihanna Raps on NERD's Comeback Song
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Rihanna Raps on NERD's Comeback Song "Lemon"

N.E.R.D.'s release of " Lemon " is something else entirely, appearing nearly out of the blue to the delight of a world in great need of joy. "This ain't a scrimmage", raps the "Wild Thoughts" singer . No wor...More..

Climbing Uluru will be banned from 2019
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Climbing Uluru will be banned from 2019

The closure is possible under the terms of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Management Plan 2010-2020, which said it can be closed if the proportion of climbers falls below 20 per cent. Uluru's land title was...More..

Rose McGowan to speak publicly for the 1st time since Weinstein allegations
by | Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Rose McGowan to speak publicly for the 1st time since Weinstein allegations

But "The Charmed " and " Scream " actress says she initially countered with her own offer for $6million! McGowan, who revealed earlier this month that she was allegedly raped by Weinstein, said she conside...More..