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No, McDonald's Isn't Launching a Cryptocurrency, Despite What It Appears

The limited edition promotion celebrates the Big Mac's 50th anniversary. That day would have been the 100th birthday of Jim Delligatti, the man who invented ...


Tesla’s Latest Product Is A Surfboard

Elon Musk's vehicle company has sent a letter to suppliers asking them to return a portion of the money they had been paid. Tesla's website said that the red...


Homeless Man Hands Out Resumes, Gets More than 200 Job Offers

The Texas A&M University graduate previously worked at General Motors before moving to Silicon Valley to pursue his tech startup dreams. Casarez was surpr...


Spirit passengers on Fort Lauderdale-bound flight sickened by ‘dirty socks’ stink

Several people were taken to an area hospital, but were expected to be fine, Myrtle Beach television station WPDE reported. A Dutch Transavia Airlines plane...


Tech stocks lead a slide on Wall Street

Stocks closed broadly higher Wednesday as a batch of solid company earnings and news that the USA and European Union agreed to work on mending their trade dispu...


Mnuchin insists agriculture was part of US-EU trade talks

The "deal" the president trumpeted on Wednesday in the company of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was his face-saving off-ramp. In that sens...


Disney And 21st Century Fox Shareholders Approve Merger

IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond provides insight into Disney's $71 billion deal for 21st Century Fox entertainment assets. The companies said last December they ...


Facebook to spend $10M for Zuckerberg's private jet and security

The drop translates to a US$119.4 billion ($176 billion) decline in market capitalisation, the largest-ever loss of value in one day for a United States traded ...


Intel Earnings Preview: Will It Walk the Talk?

Intel originally predicted the chips could be ready by 2015. Analysts had expected revenue of $5.63 billion, according to financial and data analytics firm Fact...


ITVs first-half results boosted by World Cup and Love Island

Revenue rose 8% to £1.59 billion. Total advertising revenue rose 2% during the half-year period, as expected, with 48% growth in online. ITV shares were u...


Coca-Cola prices are about to climb, here's why

Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares own...


BP scoops up BHP Billiton shale oil assets in US

In a smaller transaction, Merit Energy will acquire all of the issued share capital of BHP Billiton Petroleum (Arkansas) and all of the membership interests i...


World's oldest person, a Japanese woman, dies at 117

The oldest person in the world has died at age 117 , officials in her home state in Japan confirmed Friday. She had a lifelong love of calligraphy and cred...


China withdraws approval for new Facebook venture

An alternate explanation for the reversal, is that Facebook has been caught up in part of the ongoing trade war between the US and China, which began in earne...


Mexico, Canada stress common front in NAFTA talks

Mexico's next Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard read out the letter in a news conference. Jesus Seade, designated as Mexico's future NAFTA chief negotiat...


It's officially Tax-Free Weekend in Mississippi

There's also a new feature on the Walmart app that allows shoppers to search for supplies using their school list and find out the aisle that each item is locat...


U.S. and Europe reach trade truce. For now

One camp sees the deal between Mr Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to suspend new tariffs while negotiating over trade as a deliber...


German industry warns USA auto tariffs not completely off table yet

Trump has threatened to put tariffs on all of the US$500 billion or so in products China exports to the United States each year, while China has vowed to hit ...


McDonald's fight: New footage shows argument which led to brawl

Chavolla, on the other hand, said that she has kept her job at McDonald's following the incident before showing off a scratch on her hand, from where she "hit h...


Disney to Raise Entry-Level Pay to $15 for California Park Staff

Walt Disney Co's Disneyland Resort on Thursday said it proposed to raise the minimum wage of employees at its California theme park to $15 per hour by Janua...