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Coincheck Hack Ghosts $534 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency

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Company chief operating officer Yusuke Otsuka said 523m NEMs had been sent from Coincheck's NEM address during the breach. Many details are still unclear. News of the hack broke out when CoinCheck put a halt to withdrawals and in a few hours to even trading of any cryptocurrency except Bitcoin . It also formed part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to stimulate growth via the fintech sector. Read More »

Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Selling Flamethrowers Now

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Musk was recently selling Boring Company hats to "fans" and took things a step further in December when he promised to add flamethrowers to his merch range. Uses aren't entirely clear (although we used to have one for clearing weeds which was pretty awesome), but Musk has already denied that he is planning to create a zombie apocalypse exclusively so he can generate a demand for flamethrowers. Read More »

Mnuchin defends weaker dollar comments

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The index, which measures the US dollar against a basket of foreign currencies , has fallen 3 percent in January and is on track for its worst month since March 2016. At the same time, a declining dollar means imports and commodities like oil, which are priced in dollars, will cost more for US consumers. Foreign exchange rates have reacted to comments from the US Treasury Secretary's endorsement of a weak dollar and British chancellor's safisfation with a strengthening sterling, ... Read More »

Seven Best Picture Oscar nominees on Lincoln screens

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Fox Searchlight's " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ", a movie about an angry woman seeking justice for her daughter's murder that has dominated Hollywood's awards season, had seven nods, with Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell competing in the acting race. Read More »

US Economy Grew at 2.6% Rate in Fourth Quarter

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Holding back an even better print for the fourth quarter was a surging trade gap, which we're guessing is what has motivated Trump to move on tariffs . Consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy, rose 3.8 per cent, the best in more than a year. The pace of household purchases which account for about 70 percent of the economy is unlikely to repeat the recent performance with a not so high wage gain and increasing debt loads. Read More »

School board executive review requested

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Pat Skorkwosky retired in June, spent five years as the superintendent, and 30 years in the Clark County School District. The school district has faced a wide range of issues within the past few years: from budget woes to CCSD's reorganization plan. Read More »

IOS 11.3 stops iPhone slow-down, but should you upgrade?

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In addition to the iOS 11.2.5 rollout, Apple has released for all Apple Watch models, including the Series 1, Series 2, and Series 3, and tvOS 11.1 for the fourth- and fifth-generation Apple TV devices . Apple's updated app will store health records from hospitals, clinics and other health-related information "to make it easy for consumers to see their available medical data from multiple providers whenever they choose", the iPhone maker said. Read More »

Litmus Test on a Deal Will Come Over Next Few Days — NAFTA

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Quebec's chief NAFTA negotiator says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will have the final say as to whether Canada's counter proposals have any traction. Canada and Mexico have made clear from the start they would reject the demand for 50 per cent US content in autos on the grounds that it would not work. Read More »

General Electric Company (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

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General Electric Company shares rose $0.24 (+1.42%) in premarket trading Wednesday following the report. The stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, December 10. Moving average strategies are also popular and can be tailored to any time frame, suiting both long term investors and short-term traders. $2.66 million worth of stock was bought by Flannery John Leonard on Tuesday, August 8. Read More »

Going solar could cost even more thanks to new tariff

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced the decision in a news release Monday. The ITC said that China had been selling "artificially low-priced" solar components in the USA, assisted by state subsidies. "This government will actively respond to the spread of protectionist measures to defend national interests", he said. Bernadette Del Chiaro, executive director of the Solar Energy Industries Assn., tells the Los Angeles Times's Ivan Penn that "the new tariffs ... Read More »

Health care companies and banks lead USA stocks; dollar skids

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Even the companies that these tariffs are meant to protect from foreign competition will ultimately be hurt by them because there will be retaliatory tariffs against US solar companies that will hurt their own future exports. More US companies and banks have said that they will look to invest more and create more jobs, following the tax cuts. U.S. 30-year bond yields, which move inversely to prices, rose to their highest level in more than three months. Read More »

Philadelphia police scanner lit up after Eagles' victory

They didn't plan on Foles leading them to the Super Bowl this season, but the Eagles valued the No. 2 quarterback more than others and believed in Foles more than most. Instead, after punting to wrap a four play, 17-yard drive of their own, on the Vikings' second possession Keenum threw an terrible pass to the right sideline that may have been disrupted by Chris Long's pass rush, and it was picked off for a 50-yard pick six by Patrick Robinson . Read More »

Finally! Whatsapp Business Available For Indian Users

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Companies like BookMyShow, Netflix and MakeMyTrip had already tied up with the Facebook-owned company for a beta run before the public release. WhatsApp Business has been launched in Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, U.K, and the U.S. We are sure that this app is going to make you all amazed for sure because it has everything you need to maintain the small business . There will also be added functionality of viewing statistics that will help businesses figure out what messages are ... Read More »

Tesla will pay Elon Musk only if he meets company goals

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The performance award for Elon Musk will require Tesla Inc to reach certain goals before he can receive his pay, which is sitting in the form of vesting stock. Sorry, but this is a carmaker we're talking about, despite the Tesla board's insistence that it's the "world's first vertically integrated sustainable energy company". Read More »

Dogs found in Turpin home need forever home

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She was so emaciated that officers first thought she was a young child . Teachers are mandated reporters, which means they are professionals who are legally required to report any suspected child abuse or neglect. - The parents would apparently buy food, like apple and pumpkin pies, and leave it on the counter - and not let the starving children have any. He also opened up about the "courage" of the teenage girl who made a daring escape from the home. Read More »

Movie stars join California women's march

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The others have put in the work she said, and now the work falls on the women and men in the crowd. The largest of the marches on Sunday was expected to take place in Las Vegas, but others were scheduled in Seattle , Miami, Phoenix and many other cities across the country and around the world. Read More »

Crude oil prices fall on OPEC supply concerns

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In November, oil ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC member nations agreed to extend output cuts for the duration of 2018. "We're uncertain that the pace of inventory drawdown will continue in coming months". "We are determined to carry through the rebalancing", Novak, whose country is the world's top crude producer, told reporters. Certainly there's a lot of expansion about - the World Bank has raised its global GDP growth forecast for this year to 3.1 percent from the 2.9 percent it ... Read More »

Amazon's Cashier-Less Seattle Grocery Opens To The Public

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Upon approaching the camera-filled, all-sensored store, shoppers must scan the app in order to enter and begin shopping. The store was opened to employees in December 2016. What makes it simple is that the store does not sell anything that can vary in weight , such as single pieces of fruit. Only one store was announced at the base of its Seattle headquarters the previous year. Read More »

Walmart raising starting pay, dishing out bonuses to employees

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Walmart will provide support and resources to those associates who are affected, including the bonus and 60 days of pay, as well as severance to those eligible. KeyBanc issued an advisory noting that "Wal-Mart helps set prevailing wages in retail". "We don't ordinarily think of raising one's labor costs as a way of becoming more competitive". Read More »

US Vice-President Arrives in Egypt

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Subsequently, Cairo maintains diplomatic and security ties with Israel in secret because of the negative ramifications on public opinion. The vice president noted the deadly attack against Christians in late December, when a militant opened fire outside a suburban Cairo church, killing at least nine people . Read More »

Donald Trump is in 'excellent health' after first Presidential health check

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The fast-food-loving Mr Trump praised Dr Jackson, but seemed wary of the not-so-subtle suggestion to use the White House's exercise facilities. "I have no concerns about his cognitive ability or neurological functions", Navy Rear Adm Dr Ronny Jackson told reporters at an extraordinary press conference at the White House Tuesday after Trump's first physical examination as U.S. Read More »

Amazon increased monthly prime membership fee by 18 percent

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The annual cost of Prime membership remains at $99. The yearly fee is now $99, which means monthly Prime members will soon pay $57 extra with the new price hike. Amazon said it has invested in making Prime more valuable to its members, making more items eligible for Prime shipping and increasing the video offerings. Read More »

Dow hits 26000 for first time on earnings optimism

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 26,000 for the first time ever Wednesday, extending early gains after the Federal Reserve's Beige Book painted a sunny picture of the USA economy. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF has a one year low of $196.69 and a one year high of $257.97. The S&P 500 is up 128.95 points, or 4.8 percent. Read More »