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Amazon store to pop up in Rochester Hills Whole Foods

The products on sale and available for testing include tech gadgets such as the Amazon Echo, Fire TV and Kindle e-readers. The pop-up stores are an expansion of Amazon's strategy of selling its first-party devices inside Whole Foods. Shoppers at Whole Foods stores will soon be able to pick up tablets and other electronic devices while they grab their groceries. Customers who stop by one of these Pop-Up stores will get the chance to try out some Amazon products in person, as well as learn ...

Koenigsegg Agera RS Beats Speed Record Held by Bugatti

The Swedish auto maker snatched the crown off French powerhouse Bugatti on Saturday with two blistering speed runs down a highway in Nevada. Niklas Lilja was behind the wheel when the auto reached the speed on a public road in Nevada, which had been closed for the attempt.

Facebook stock up after earnings and revenue beat

Indeed, Facebook said a planned surge in investments in video content to help support the Watch tab is one of the main reasons for its forecast for a 45% to 60% year-over-year increase in operating expenses in 2018. Daily active users , a metric closely watched by analysts and investors, rose 16% to 1.37 billion, compared with the year-earlier period. Facebook reported capital expenditures for the third quarter of $1.76 billion.

Investors Buy Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) on Weakness Following Weak Earnings

It has underperformed by 47.21% the S&P500. Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) early Friday posted mixed third quarter earnings results, as average loans and interest margins began to trend down. $2.05 million worth of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) was sold by Mack Mary T on Thursday, June 8. SARGENT RONALD bought $499,108 worth of stock. 4,213 are held by Meritage.

Netflix Binges On Price-Target Hikes Ahead Of Q3 Earnings

This milestone moment comes shortly after the company announced a price-hike in the USA and several other markets around the world. Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne also raised his price target from $195 to $225 ahead of the Netflix Q3 2017 earnings release, citing the company's price increase as a signal of its confidence.

US bombers fly over Korean peninsula

A spokesman for North Korea's foreign ministry said last month that the more sanctions the United States and its allies impose on North Korea, the faster the nation will work to develop its nuclear weapons programme, according to North Korea's official KCNA news agency.

United States to boost military personnel in Puerto Rico: senator

It's dedicated to repairing damage caused by the entire season's slew of storms, but will focus on fixing the communications networks on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico , the latter of which was so damaged that nearly 90 percent of its cell towers were downed by Hurricane Maria.

United Kingdom plans 15-year jail terms for viewing terror content online

Rudd said she also meant to "drastically" limit the public sale of sulphuric acid because of its use in making the highly volatile triacetone triperoxide (TATP), known as "mother of Satan", which is often used as a detonator in home- made explosives.

The Party That Propelled The UK Toward Brexit Has A New Leader

He promised to pressure the government into a hard Brexit . The shrinking band of Ukip activists appear to have heeded the message and to have stepped back from recasting it as a nationalist party pushing messages reminiscent of the BNP.

Puerto Ricans fire back at Trump for critical tweets

Several Puerto Ricans contacted by CNN stood up for San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who apparently provoked the Trump tweet with a call for more aid, and many said the Puerto Rican community at home and overseas is already working together.

Houston weighs in on National Football League kneeling protests

Good football games equal higher ratings. WHAT IT MEANS: In a world where TV viewing is increasingly fragmented and more people are watching on devices or saving programs until later, the majority of TV shows have smaller ratings than the year before.

US Dollar Falls Ahead Of Fed Decision

The Dow surged 63 points or +0.28% to finish at 22,331.35. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, -0.12% which measures the greenback against six of its rivals, was little changed on Wednesday morning at 91.767, on course for a second session of losses.

Compromised CCleaner software leaves millions with malware

The malware reportedly tried to connect to unregistered websites in order to remotely download even more harmful programs to users' computers. Hackers managed to hijack a popular PC cleanup tool, CCleaner, meaning that anyone who downloaded or updated it between mid-August to mid-September also downloaded malware without realising it.

Oracle outlook raises concerns about growth

The stock has a market capitalization of $218.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.92 and a beta of 1.05. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, ORCL is a stock with 4.15 billion shares outstanding that normally trades 1.11% of its float.

SpaceX's blooper reel is an expensive symphony of fiery explosions

He took to Instagram to unveil a two-minute blooper clip entitled, "How not to land an orbital rocket booster". Just watching these devastating missteps back-to-back makes you wonder how the company had the will to keep on pushing, but they did just that, and today SpaceX rockets routinely launch and land without a hitch.

Dollar Climbs as North Korea, Hurricane Woes Wane: Markets Wrap

In parallel, Erlam added that with Hurricane Irma now downgraded to category one, there was hope that the devastation wreaked by the storm would not be as bad as feared, potentially bringing down the eventual bill. Trading was expected to remain quiet with no major US data to be released throughout the day. "Insured losses (overall) are now expected to be less than many feared", Credit Suisse analysts said after the estimated insured loss in the United States resulting from Irma was cut ...

Jaguar Land Rover to make only electric or hybrid cars by 2020

Jaguar Land Rover has set out its commitment to the electrification of its vehicles, saying that all new vehicles from 2020 will come with electric options, be that fully electric , plug-in hybrid or mild hybrid. The first Jaguar to feature all-electric power will be the upcoming I-Pace SUV. Jaguar's electric line up for the future - from left the Jaguar E-Type Zero, its first all-electric auto, the Jaguar I-Pace compact SUV and Jaguar's futuristic electric concept vehicle.

Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Uma Bharti Resign Ahead Of Expected Cabinet Reshuffle

BJP chief Amit Shah , who held a meeting with some senior ministers at his residence in the morning, met Modi later in the day. A rejig of the government has been due for months now, especially after vacancies and transformed alliances. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been holding additional charge of the Defence Ministry since then. The portfolios he handled, Information & Broadcasting and Housing and Urban Development, were respectively given to Union Ministers Smriti Irani and ...

Major Pipeline shuts down due to Hurricane Harvey

According to reports , however, the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies almost 40 percent of the South's gasoline, said it may be able to resume operations by Sunday. Northeast, to reduce supplies. Average retail gasoline prices have risen to $2.449 per gallon nationwide, up 4.5 cents a gallon from a day earlier and 10.1 cents from a week ago, AAA data showed.

Google Announces Three Assistant-Compatible Third-Party Speakers

There are two 20mm soft-dome tweeters placed at 45 degrees, which gives a full 180-degree sound field. The GA10 from Panasonic is scheduled to be released in early 2018. That way your Assistant will be able to distinguish your voice from your roommate or partner. The companies aren't just interested in selling speakers.