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PayPal bags iZettle in $2.2bn move into bricks-and-mortar commerce

PayPal bags iZettle in $2.2bn move into bricks-and-mortar commerce The decision from iZettle comes just over a month after Spotify became arguably Europe's largest startup to refuse to sell up to a USA or Asian investor, listing on the New York Stock Exchange for about $27 billion. Based in Stockholm, iZettle offers a range of payment and commerce solutions, including payments, point of sales, funding and partners applications. [Full Article...]

Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen Reportedly Asked Qatari Government for $1M in 2016

Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen Reportedly Asked Qatari Government for $1M in 2016 The OGE told the Justice Department in a letter released Wednesday, CNBC reported , that Cohen's payment to a third-party should legally have been detailed in the president's 2016 financial disclosure filing. Ms Daniels claims of hush money were originally denied by Mr Trump. When news of the $130,000 payment first broke, Michael D. Cohen did not deny it but said that he had not been reim... [Full Article...]

There's been a mysterious rise in ozone-destroying emissions

There's been a mysterious rise in ozone-destroying emissions The startling resurgence of the chemical, reported in Nature , will likely spark an global investigation to track down the mysterious source . At first, the researchers hypothesised that the sudden hike in CFC-11 might be due to the destruction of old buildings containing CFC-11 refrigerants. [Full Article...]

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach There were quite a few other names mentioned as coaches of interest for the Bucks, but Budenholzer is one of the most underrated head coaches in the National Basketball Association. Khris Middleton would join in as well. "I think a coaching hire just adds to the momentum that we have as an organization, particularly if it's the right person and it helps us win the way that we expect to win". [Full Article...]

Are Analysts Bullish about Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) after last week?

Are Analysts Bullish about Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) after last week? BARR p.l.c. (LON:BAG) PTs and latest ratings. Creative Planning holds 0% or 16,162 shares. Moreover, Northern Tru Corp has 0% invested in Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS) for 551,953 shs. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, April 9 by Credit Suisse. The stock decreased 1.45% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $57.7. [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime members to get extra discount at Whole Foods

Amazon Prime members to get extra discount at Whole Foods Amazon has been implementing perks for its Prime members in Whole Foods since it acquired the grocery chain over the summer. However it seems that these discounts/perks will only be available to those who are living in Florida, so if you're not a Florida resident then we guess you'll be missing out on this for now. [Full Article...]

Salma Hayek offers a solution to the gender pay gap

Salma Hayek offers a solution to the gender pay gap According to Hayek, however, it is not just women who have suffered as a effect of powerful men abusing their positions. The prestigious Cannes festival has come under criticism for failing to showcase more films by women directors. "We couldn't have done it without a few good men, like my husband", she said, adding that it was "so sexy and unnerving when he comes up with ideas that I should hav... [Full Article...]

Amazon Go Is On the Move to Two More Cities

Amazon Go Is On the Move to Two More Cities Given the city has targeted Amazon with crippling, anti-jobs taxes, one might say, if you love Amazon, you may not want to move to Seattle after all. Amazon is opening its first Amazon Go stores outside of Seattle, with cashierless store locations slated for Chicago and San Francisco . [Full Article...]

Hero Gotze Misses Out On Germany's World Cup Squad

Hero Gotze Misses Out On Germany's World Cup Squad He has always made a very good impression. "I expect quite a bit from him for the tournament". Defending Champions of FIFA World Cup , Germany has announced its 27-man provisional squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup which will be played in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Facebook suspends around 200 apps in privacy audit

Facebook suspends around 200 apps in privacy audit Apps that are being suspended are mostly those having access to large amounts of user data that was possible for apps to have before Facebook limited data access in 2014. Apps that access information from Pages, which are often used for tasks like scheduling posts and responding to messages and comments, will need Facebook's approval. [Full Article...]

Walmart makes mark in India

Walmart makes mark in India The decision is a result of the recent Flipkart-Walmart deal, one of the biggest e-commerce deals in which the American retailer acquired 77 per cent stake in the biggest online retailer of India for $16 billion. It also announced that it will closely study the metrics of the deal and move to the Government or appropriate Authority to seek a ban on the deal till the time all related issues are r... [Full Article...]

Trump attacks media after reports of Cohen deal with AT&T

Trump attacks media after reports of Cohen deal with AT&T Trump's new lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , admitted to Fox News' Sean Hannity (who is also a client of Michael Cohen) that the president repaid the $130,000 to Cohen , which directly contradicted statements from both Trump and Sarah Huckabee Sanders . [Full Article...]

Israel launches major strike on Iranian targets in Syria

Israel launches major strike on Iranian targets in Syria The airstrikes were in response to what they said was an Iranian rocket attack on the Israeli-occupied Golan heights . The attacks followed a wave of overnight missile strikes directed at Israeli territory - all of them apparently intercepted - that Israel blamed on Iran . [Full Article...]

WTI oil reaches highest since 2014 on Iran worries

Indeed, domestic oil production - driven by shale extraction - rose to an all-time high of 10.62 million barrels per day (bpd) last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said. Trump, while refusing to disclose what he'll do by May 12, repeated his opinion that the existing accord is "a frightful agreement for the United States". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump tells NRA he'll protect United States gun rights

Donald Trump tells NRA he'll protect United States gun rights In the aftermath of the February school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 dead and many more wounded, Trump had temporarily strayed from gun rights dogma. The NRA spent more than $30 million to help elect Trump in the 2016 presidential election, according to the Center of Responsive Politics , and provided a boon of conservative bona fides at a time when Trump's c... [Full Article...]

Facebook Is Getting Ready To Launch A Dating Platform

Facebook Is Getting Ready To Launch A Dating Platform And it turns out that it quietly made significant hire to help build it. On the other hand, Facebook touts that it always wants to remain free, meaning it'll open up its product for advertisers and developers to make money out of your data. [Full Article...]

Unemployment Rate Edges Down After 6 Months At 4.1%

Unemployment Rate Edges Down After 6 Months At 4.1% Therefore, the accumulated gain in April was +194,000 jobs. It was the seventh consecutive month with robust growth in hiring in the sector, averaging 26,571 per month over that time frame. Over the year, average hourly earnings have increased by 67 cents, or 2.6 percent. This year is beginning to look lot like 2016, when wage gains accelerated into summer after Walmart ( WMT ) hiked its base ... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi applies for IPO in Hong Kong with dual-class shareholding structure

Xiaomi applies for IPO in Hong Kong with dual-class shareholding structure This is a result of loosened rules for allowing companies with multiple classes of shares to raise equity. The papers, which appeared on the bourse's website, did not indicate how much Xiaomi is potentially looking to raise in the IPO. Xiaomi has a presence in over 30 countries. Neither company has said which phones will be making their way to the United Kingdom, although we are of course hopi... [Full Article...]