• War on Christmas Begins Over Advertising On Washington DC Buses
War on Christmas Begins Over Advertising On Washington DC Buses

Since 2015, the Archdiocese and WMATA have clashed over the advertising guidelines . Despite the proposed ad's lack of scripture, Outfront Media, Inc., the company that contracts with WMATA to market advertising space, rejected the ad. The complaint highlights three parts of the agency's advertising policy, but it does not address the rule banni...

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  • Telecom regulator to give its view on net neutrality today
Telecom regulator to give its view on net neutrality today

Upholding the basic principles of equal and non-discriminatory access to the Internet , TRAI has stated that no Internet service provider in the country will be allowed to partake in any kind of restrictive activities like slowing down, degrading or blocking of bandwidth.

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  • Court Sides with Trump in Bitter Fight with CFPB and Elizabeth Warren
Court Sides with Trump in Bitter Fight with CFPB and Elizabeth Warren

A USA district court on Tuesday denied a temporary restraining order to prevent President Donald Trump from naming an interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. That law gives the president wide authority to install Senate-confirmed acting heads at executive agencies. "Today, I plan on spending the day at CFPB headquarters taking...

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  • Waymo Trade Secret Trial Delayed After Uber Accused of Sneakily Withholding Evidence
Waymo Trade Secret Trial Delayed After Uber Accused of Sneakily Withholding Evidence

Uber employees researching rivals were given training with the objective to "impede, obstruct or influence any lawsuit against Uber", Jacobs said, including a communication strategy "to ensure we didn't create a paper trail that came back to haunt the company in any potential civil or criminal litigation".

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  • YouTube Go sheds beta tag, still limited to select markets
YouTube Go sheds beta tag, still limited to select markets

YouTube said it would block predatory comment sections on videos of minors earlier this month, and said it would crack down on weird videos targeting children. YouTube has repeatedly vowed to do better, including implementing new screening processes to filter out offensive content from the site, hiring additional staff, and rolling out tools create...

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  • Business as usual for Jansrud, as Shiffrin dominates in Killington
Business as usual for Jansrud, as Shiffrin dominates in Killington

Stephanie Brunner of Austria was fourth with a time of 1:59.28 and Italy's Federica Brignone was fifth in 1:59.38. Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates winning the World Cup slalom race with her grandmother, Pauline Condron, center, and mother Eileen Shiffrin, on Sunday in Killington, Vt.

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  • Gas prices in Rhode Island hold steady this week
Gas prices in Rhode Island hold steady this week

It's also 40 cents higher than the price in Rhode Island was a year ago at this time: $2.20 per gallon. This December motorists - not just in California, but nationwide - will not find significant holiday savings at the gas pump although prices may drift lower, says AAA on Monday.

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  • Sen. Tom Cotton: Fire CFPB Employee For Going Rogue Against Trump Nominee
Sen. Tom Cotton: Fire CFPB Employee For Going Rogue Against Trump Nominee

In a remarkable example of the power struggle and resulting confusion, English and Mulvaney issued dueling emails to staff Monday morning. He added: "In the ordinary world, if you don't call, you don't show, you don't have a job the next day, but I'm not sure how it works here".

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  • Meredith to buy Time Inc. for $1.85 billion
Meredith to buy Time Inc. for $1.85 billion

It is clear that Time's numbers have been continually declining in the past few years, as the media group has missed their financial goals in six straight quarters. The bid by Meredith , which publishes Better Homes and Gardens and Martha Stewart Living, among others, is reportedly backed by the billionaire Koch brothers.

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  • Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue from Black Friday
Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue from Black Friday

In the wake of Thanksgiving weekend, what marks the start of the holiday shopping season, retail stocks are rallying on upbeat sentiment around preliminary sales results. Earlier on Friday, Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette told The Associated Press said he was pleased with the kickoff to the season. But Brian Field, senior director of advisory services...

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  • Bezos's net worth cracks $100 billion mark after Black Friday sales
Bezos's net worth cracks $100 billion mark after Black Friday sales

Founder and largest shareholder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has not only become the richest person in the world, but also touched the United States dollars 100 billion-mark for the first time, according to a Bloomberg report . It has been a great year for Bezos, who increased his net worth by $32.6 billion in 2017 (so far). In October, the European ...

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  • Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data
Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data

At Mitsubishi Cable, specification data on its O-ring sealing product were altered to match those requested by client companies. This company is no one other than the known card producer Mitsubishi. The company said it halted shipments of the affected products last month and created a taskforce to look into the problems. Kobe Steel's crisis erupt...

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  • Android devices still track you when location services are turned off
Android devices still track you when location services are turned off

The probes follow a report by Quartz which found Android phones have been collecting addresses of nearby cellular towers. While it is based on the Cell ID technology that allows Google to calculate the location of a smartphone user even off Global Positioning System and remove the SIM card.

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  • South Africa Says Will Strengthen Fiscal Framework
South Africa Says Will Strengthen Fiscal Framework

S&P lowered the country's local-currency rating one step to BB+, one level below investment grade, and placed it on a stable outlook. Moody's said the decision to place the rating on review for downgrade was prompted by a series of recent developments, which suggest that South Africa's economic and fiscal challenges are more pronounced than Moody...

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  • YouTube is cracking down on videos and comments that exploit children
YouTube is cracking down on videos and comments that exploit children

According to an investigation by the BBC, YouTube's system for reporting sexual comments on children's video has not been working properly for more than a year. Mars said: "We are shocked and appalled to see that our adverts have appeared alongside such exploitative and inappropriate content". The latest brand crisis came only hours after...

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  • Market gains for 7th session, Sensex up 91 pts
Market gains for 7th session, Sensex up 91 pts

Mumbai: Benchmark Nifty continued its rally for the 7th consecutive session to close at 10,389.70 on Friday, driven largely by buying support from FMCG , pharma, IT, media and energy sectors. Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 222.21 crore while foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) purchased equities worth a net Rs...

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  • CBS And Dish Network Reach Deal, Ending Blackout
CBS And Dish Network Reach Deal, Ending Blackout

For some satellite subscribers, a standoff between Dish and CBS over a carriage agreement meant no traditional National Football League on Thanksgiving, an unforgivable slight to some. CBS' blackout on Dish systems is over. "We are pleased we have reached a deal with DISH, who recognizes the value that the number one Network brings to viewers...

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  • Shopping hours for Tucson stores after Thanksgiving dinner
Shopping hours for Tucson stores after Thanksgiving dinner

Carlie C's will be open on Thanksgiving Day until 2 pm. Sam's Club opens at 7 a.m. on Black Friday , and the store says sales prices will be valid through that Sunday while supplies last. Thanksgiving night for 24 hours straight; open midnight to 9 p.m. Friday. Amazon Prime Now, which delivers items within one hour for a fee will be operati...

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  • Footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years for rape
Footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years for rape

ANSA reported that five other men were also accused of sexually assaulting an Albanian woman and that another member of the group, Ricardo Falco, was also sentenced to nine years in jail. He however has the right of appeal and until the process is followed, the sentence can not take effect. Robinho joined City from Real Madrid for £32.5millio...

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  • Cabinet approves changes in Insolvency & Bankruptcy code
Cabinet approves changes in Insolvency & Bankruptcy code

Under current law, wilful defaulters are classified as firms or individuals who own large businesses and deliberately avoid repayments. According to sources quoted by The Economic Times, given that the criteria to define a willful defaulter or fraudulent promoter remains the same, most of the promoters remain eligible to bid for the companies.

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