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Flights at ILM airport affected by technical issue

PSA Airlines, a regional carrier for American, had already canceled 275 of its scheduled flights on Thursday and 400 more on Friday. Several American Airli...


Amazon brings Alexa to hotels

Housed inside of an Echo device , Alexa for Hospitality is functionally identical to the Alexa used in homes, except tailored to a hotel's service options. H...


Hackers steal $30 million from top Seoul bitcoin exchange

The price of Bitcoin is on the slide today after the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb said $31.5 million worth of virtual coins were stolen by hac...


Starbucks will close 150 stores in 2019

The announcement was made on the heels of revealing that Starbucks was expecting same-store sales to grow just 1 percent for the quarter of the fiscal calenda...


Disney Increases Fox Bid to $71.3 Billion

The battle for Fox has transfixed the media business, pitting Disney chief Bob Iger and Comcast head Brian Roberts against one, as the control of one of Holly...


China Trade Dispute Worries Investors

And the markets are unnerved . Intel Corp, the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue and a prominent U.S. manufacturer, could avoid the most severe effects ...


Microsoft employees call on company to cancel contract with ICE

Though Microsoft's post was from January, Microsoft only today was put under heavy fire . "I want to be clear: Microsoft is not working with the US governm...


Merkel facing her ‘WORST CRISIS’ ever: Chancellor’s coalition on brink over migrants

Last week, prominent CSU member and German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer presented a plan to reject undocumented immigrants and migrants who have already...


Donald Trump Defends Tariffs: ‘We Can No Longer Be the Stupid Country’

Separately, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland told MPs she believes a deal to renegotiate NAFTA is still possible despite the punitive tariffs the Trum...


McDonald's to ditch the plastic straw in favour of paper alternative

Transcend Packaging, which was established past year by veteran players in the packaging industry, will produce eco-friendly paper straws and folding carton...


Trump targets another $200 billion in China imports with tariffs

After all, the United States sells much less to China than the other way around. "China apparently has no intention of changing its unfair practices relat...


Baltimore Dunkin' Donuts asks customers to report non-English speaking employees

And plenty more were upset about the sign after a WBAL reporter posted a picture of it to Twitter on Monday. The phone number belongs to a former general ma...


New undertakings by 21st Century Fox in Sky takeover bid

Opposition to the Fox bid remains fierce in the U.K. Lobby group Avaaz has been a vocal opponent and was in the High Court in London on Tuesday seeking to persu...


Elon Musk tells Tesla staff about employee's alleged 'sabotage'

Now, CNBC has learned that Musk also sent an e-mail to all employees at Tesla TSLA late on Sunday night alleging that he has discovered a saboteur in the co...


Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

Holmes, 34, and Balwani, 53, were each charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and nine counts of wire fraud. Securities and Exchange Co...


Donald Trump ratchets up China trade dispute with new tariffs

When you consider the number of jobs that Apple is responsible for in the country, and how highly the iPhone is thought of in China, we'd expect the device to...


Amazon Prime launches locally at a third of USA cost

Interestingly, A$6.99 (US$5.27) or A$59 (US$44.51) for the year, it's half the price of what USA customers are paying for the service. "While we regret any in...


Millennials Leave The Worst Tips, Survey Suggests

And almost one in three millennials say they leave less than a 15 percent tip at restaurants. While just more than half (51%) of adults aged 38 and older tipped...


Trump threatens to impose more trade tariffs on China

Trump is ratcheting up the pressure on China as he's trying to convince US lawmakers to let Chinese telecom company ZTE Corp. remain in business. Trump's l...


Trump Says Crime In Germany Is Up, It's Actually Down

The issue has escalated into a high-stakes power struggle. German Chancellor Angela Merkel sits in a auto as she arrives for a leaders meeting of her Chri...