• Google And Mastercard Reportedly Teamed Up To Track Offline Sales
Google And Mastercard Reportedly Teamed Up To Track Offline Sales

With the tool, Google can match existing user profiles with purchases in stores providing advertisers with powerful data on which ads people clicked on and how it impacted their purchasing decisions. " We do not have access to any personal information from our partners' credit and debit cards, nor do we share any personal information with our...

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  • Trump Cancels Cost Of Living And Locality Pay Adjustments For Federal Workers
Trump Cancels Cost Of Living And Locality Pay Adjustments For Federal Workers

President Trump wrote Thursday that federal agency budgets could not sustain a planned pay increase for most civilian employees. In July, the House effectively approved the proposal, although the Senate later passed a bill that includes a salary increase.

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  • Argentina Asks IMF to Speed Up Payments From $50 Billion Line
Argentina Asks IMF to Speed Up Payments From $50 Billion Line

It was the biggest one-day decline in the peso since the currency was allowed to float in December 2015. The more than 7% fall in the Peso was its biggest one-day decline since the currency was allowed to float in 2015, prompting central bank interventions and investor concern that the third-largest Latin American economy may not meet its debt ...

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  • Trump considers pulling the USA out of WTO
Trump considers pulling the USA out of WTO

Trump said on Thursday that he could pull out of the WTO, potentially undermining one of the foundations of the modern global economy, which the United States was instrumental in creating. "In the previous year, we're starting to win a lot", he added. "You know why? Because they know if we don't, I'm out of there". The WTO was established to pr...

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  • Coca-Cola to buy Costa coffee chain for $5.1 billion
Coca-Cola to buy Costa coffee chain for $5.1 billion

Instead, Coke made about $25.5 million on the JAB acquisition. Coca-Cola is urgently broadbasing its portfolio beyond its core sugary drinks to retain consumers switching to healthier drinks. She expects Coke to use the Costa name to create a range of ready-to-drink, cold-brew coffees. Quincey added that Costa offered an attractive global supply ...

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  • Trump cancels pay raises for federal employees
Trump cancels pay raises for federal employees

That measure, along with increased spending under a new two-year federal budget and tax cuts enacted at the end of last year, have led to accusations Trump is ignoring the federal deficit, despite promising he would address it as president.

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  • Facebook rolls out video-on-demand service ‘Watch’ globally
Facebook rolls out video-on-demand service ‘Watch’ globally

Starting today, ad breaks are now fully launched across four markets and open to eligible Pages, with a range of additional countries coming soon. A place to discover new videos: Find the latest videos spanning entertainment, sports, news and more - all in your personalized Watch feed.

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  • Trans Mountain pipeline expansion quashed by Federal Court of Appeal
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion quashed by Federal Court of Appeal

Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. says it is reviewing the decision and will take time to "assess next steps", but remains committed to building the pipeline "in consideration of communities and the environment, with meaningful consultation with Indigenous Peoples".

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  • 99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banks: RBI
99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banks: RBI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, one of Modi's top trouble shooters, said demonetisation had helped India to move from a "tax non-compliant society to a tax-compliant society". Tewari claimed as a effect of the demonetisation exercise, the dividend paid by the RBI to the government of India was halved from Rs 65,876 crore in 2015-16 to Rs 30,659 ...

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  • Elon Musk sparks controversy again by reviving 'pedo' issue
Elon Musk sparks controversy again by reviving 'pedo' issue

The spat between Unsworth and Musk began after the diver essentially called the tech investor's idea to build a mini-sub to assist in the rescue of the 12 boys and their soccer coach, useless . "That's it. There were no tears". Responding to a Twitter user, Mr Musk said: "You don't think it's unusual [Mr Vernon] hasn't sued me? He was offered free...

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  • UK PM says no-deal Brexit not 'the end of the world'
UK PM says no-deal Brexit not 'the end of the world'

President Buhari said this during the bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister. Theresa May has signed a security pact with Nigeria's president aimed at helping the west African nation combat Boko Haram through better military training and anti-terrorist propaganda techniques developed in the UK.

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  • Donald Trump trying to get Mexican president on phone is comedy gold
Donald Trump trying to get Mexican president on phone is comedy gold

Mr. Trump has frequently attacked NAFTA and other multilateral trade deals, saying he favors one-on-one agreements with countries instead. "We've made a deal with Mexico , and we'll get started with Canada "immediately", Trump said ".

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  • Larry Kudlow: Canada Should Study Our Deal With Mexico
Larry Kudlow: Canada Should Study Our Deal With Mexico

All three countries are critical for businesses with supply chains that span the North America. He added that the new agreement modernizes automobile trade . The development puts Canada in the spotlight after its five-week summer vacation during bilateral talks between the other NAFTA partners. But in the announcement with Mexican officials, M...

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  • Verizon slowed our data as we fought massive wildfire, chief says
Verizon slowed our data as we fought massive wildfire, chief says

A nationwide telecommunications company promised changes Friday as state lawmakers said they were shocked to learn that Verizon slowed Northern California firefighters' internet service while they battled what became the state's largest-ever wildfire.

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  • Fed to continue further, gradual rate hikes: Chair
Fed to continue further, gradual rate hikes: Chair

In addition, he stressed that estimates of how the economy works - like those followed by Ph.D. economists on the Fed staff - were at best "hazy" navigational guides. The Fed seems to be "doing as good a job as they cannot to overshoot" the tightening of monetary policy, said David Levy of Republic Wealth Advisors.

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  • All the President's Men Are Flipping on Donald Trump
All the President's Men Are Flipping on Donald Trump

A NY state case against the Trump Organization could add to the president's worries because his pardon power does not apply to businesses or individuals convicted of state crimes. Trump and Cohen had long stopped speaking, but word would get back to the lawyer that the president was belittling him. It is not uncommon for prosecutors to offer i...

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  • Markets Right Now: Banks, energy stocks pull indexes lower
Markets Right Now: Banks, energy stocks pull indexes lower

The S&P 500 is up 11.69 points, or 0.4 percent. The technology sector accounts for 26 percent of the US stock market's value today, the largest sector by far and up from 16 percent before the financial crisis. The minutes of Fed's August policy meeting on Wednesday are expected to indicate the central bank's confidence in economic growth and co...

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  • No-deal Brexit a 'grisly prospect' says Food and Drink Federation
No-deal Brexit a 'grisly prospect' says Food and Drink Federation

One of a stream of new technical papers on Brexit preparations says that annuities - which people rely on for a regular pension income - are among the financial products which expats could struggle to receive. If there is a withdrawal agreement between the United Kingdom and European Union this will allow a transition period to the end of 202...

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  • The Maker of the AK-47 Is Entering the Electric Car Market
The Maker of the AK-47 Is Entering the Electric Car Market

The report pointed out that this new electric vehicle comes in a retro and is inspired by "Izh-Kombi", a rare Soviet hatchback auto model from 1970s. The maker of the famous AK-47 rifle this week showed off a concept electric auto it says can rival Tesla.

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  • U.S. oil extends gains as crude inventories fall
U.S. oil extends gains as crude inventories fall

Oil has recovered since sinking to the lowest in nearly two months in mid-August amid a pullback in crude inventories in the US Prices are also being supported by the onset of renewed American sanctions against Iran's oil sales and as a recent slide in the dollar heightens the appeal of commodities priced in the US currency.

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