• Vitaminwater offers $100,000 to ditch your smartphones for year
Vitaminwater offers $100,000 to ditch your smartphones for year

Vitaminwater asked if customers would turn off their phones for a year in exchange for a sweet reward: $100,000 in cash. To enter, candidates must post on Twitter or Instagram about what they would do with 365 phone-free days. If you're up for it, you can enter through January 9, 2019. 'This means you may not physically operate, caress, hug...

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  • Mexico leader says he talked with Trump about migrants, jobs
Mexico leader says he talked with Trump about migrants, jobs

Contrary to liberal media reporting, the Oval Office meeting with President Trump , Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was a win for Trump , both in substance and in tone. "Because where are the revenues coming from?" "Things aren't getting better, they're probably getting worse", he said , addi...

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  • Apple announces plan to build $1 billion Central Texas campus
Apple announces plan to build $1 billion Central Texas campus

Now we know where. The exact location of this office is not known at this time. This is part of the company's pledge to expand domestically. The new Austin campus marks a turnabout from Chief Executive Tim Cook's earlier comments that Texas would be an unlikely choice for a new campus.

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  • Chinese importers buy US soy cargoes - traders
Chinese importers buy US soy cargoes - traders

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin . Over the past 24 hours, China has bought 1.5 million to 2.0 million metric tons of American soybeans, according to information from the United States (US) Soybean Export Council on Wednesday.

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  • Shaktikanta Das is the new RBI Governor
Shaktikanta Das is the new RBI Governor

Patel, who had said he was resigning for personal reasons, and his predecessor Raghuram Rajan are economists. Speaking on the relations between the Central government and the RBI , the new Governor said, "I don't know if the relationship is good or not but we have to have stakeholders consultation".

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  • ACCC calls for greater powers to investigate tech giants
ACCC calls for greater powers to investigate tech giants

But consumers should also have the power - backed by strong penalties - to obtain all the personal information held about them by a company, details of every commercial arrangement within which that data has been transferred or sold to another party, how that data has been used and details of the source of all personal data not provided by the cons...

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  • Montana ag leaders praise passage of Farm Bill
Montana ag leaders praise passage of Farm Bill

Another snag resolved by negotiators was a push by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to enact more permissive logging regulations. The projected savings from these changes will be plowed back into food banks and other nutrition assistance programs, aides said. "I commend Congress for bringing the farm bill acros...

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  • United States investment banks see low oil prices despite OPEC cut
United States investment banks see low oil prices despite OPEC cut

Libya declared force majeure earlier this week at the Sharara oil field after an armed group forced a production halt. "The near-term outlook for oil remains cloudy however as US supply continues unabated, confirmed by news at the end of last week that for the first time in 75 years, America became a net oil exporter", Cawley added.

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  • After May asks for help, Germanys Merkel says no more Brexit negotiations
After May asks for help, Germanys Merkel says no more Brexit negotiations

Sterling jumped as high as $1.2672 as the result came in but then fell to $1.2605, still up 1 per cent on the day, after it emerged that the number of lawmakers who had voted against May was higher than many in the markets had expected. The victor of that contest, as leader of the largest party in Parliament, will be invited by Queen Elizabeth II t...

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  • Google CEO explains why Donald Trump shows up in ‘idiot’ search results
Google CEO explains why Donald Trump shows up in ‘idiot’ search results

Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a USA congressional panel Google had over 100 people working on the project at one point. Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before the House Judiciary Committee at the Rayburn House Office Building, in Washington , D.C., on December 11.

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  • Apple faces ban on sale of older iPhones in China, Qualcomm says
Apple faces ban on sale of older iPhones in China, Qualcomm says

Based on the court ruling, several devices, shipped with OS 11 and below ( iPhone 6s through iPhone X ), violated two patents owned by Qualcomm on image resizing and app management, according to Reuters . AAPL was down 1.7% on the news. Qualcomm's ( QCOM ) stock rose 2%. Product injunctions are rarely granted, and China was widely expecte...

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  • Police probe break-in at $5.6M Vancouver home of Huawei CFO
Police probe break-in at $5.6M Vancouver home of Huawei CFO

On Sunday, White House officials said Meng's arrest and extradition request was "solely a law enforcement matter, "and would not derail the talks with China". China has strongly criticized her detention and demanded her immediate release. Prosecutors have argued that Meng should be denied bail, saying she has vast resources and a strong incentive...

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  • Macron addresses French nation after weeks of unrest, announces new economic measures
Macron addresses French nation after weeks of unrest, announces new economic measures

Graffiti scrawled throughout the French capital singles Mr Macron out for criticism, reflecting a national sense that the former banker is arrogant and removed from public concerns, but he has appeared determined to continue trying to make the French economy more competitive globally.

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  • RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns
RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns

The resignation comes following friction between the government and the RBI . "On account of personal reasons, I have made a decision to step down from my current position (RBI Governor) effective immediately ". "There is consensus among opposition parties that the assault on institutions such as the RBI must be stopped", Congress president Ra...

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  • Nissan seeks to block Ghosn's access to apartment in Rio
Nissan seeks to block Ghosn's access to apartment in Rio

Carlos Ghosn , Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, reacts during a news conference in Paris, France, Sept. 15, 2017. Monday represents the final day prosecutors can hold Ghosn and close aide Greg Kelly before either charging or re-arresting them, and a further arrest would allow them another 22 days of questioning.

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  • Prince George unemployment rate rises in November
Prince George unemployment rate rises in November

Despite the drop, the region still lost 900 jobs from October, with 700 full-time jobs lost and 200 part-time positions lost. The unadjusted, three-month moving average dropped to 3.9 per cent from 4.1 per cent in October. "I would caution us against celebrating too quickly, however, because wage growth is decelerating sharply". The November jo...

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  • Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan head, to be indicted Monday
Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan head, to be indicted Monday

Ghosn and his close aide Greg Kelly, who was arrested along with the former chairman last month, are also expected to be indicted. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa signed other documents related to payments to Ghosn in the event of departure, the Asahi said, without citing sources.

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  • Uber files for long-anticipated IPO
Uber files for long-anticipated IPO

It can be one of the largest ipos ever. Uber's current valuation sits at $76bn, and its plans for an IPO is expected to see its worth rise to $120bn. Its revenue for the quarter was $2.95 billion, a 5 percent boost from the previous quarter.

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  • Tumblr is giving pornographic content the boot this month
Tumblr is giving pornographic content the boot this month

Starting on December 17 , Tumblr will begin enforcing the new policy, which will outlaw "adult content"-including photos, videos, and GIFs depicting sex acts-from the site". Now, presumably in response to the removal of the app, they have announced that they will be banning and removing any and all "adult content" from the site.

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  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) stock's Technical story
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) stock's Technical story

Trading activity relates to the liquidity of a security. The Low Revenue estimate is $145.3 Million, while High Revenue estimate is $145.3 Million. Average volume has an effect on the price of the security. According to analysts Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.95 and can go high up t...

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