• Here's the Amazon Echo Deal of the Year
Here's the Amazon Echo Deal of the Year

Beginning in October the 10 stores will be the areas of Los Angeles and Chicago where can customers can walk into a Kohl's location and go to the Amazon Smart Home section and purchase Amazon products. Same-store sales - a metric used to evaluate the sales of retail stores - dropped 0.4 percent at Kohl's last quarter. United has announced ...

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  • Satellites show Hurricane Katia not moving much
Satellites show Hurricane Katia not moving much

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Maximum sustained winds are near 45 miles per hour (75 km/h) with higher gusts. French President Emmanuel Macron says he expects that victims and heavy damages will be discovered when Hurricane Irma has left the islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy in the French West Indies.

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  • Cabinet reshuffle underway? Uma Bharti, 3 others quit, more likely to go
Cabinet reshuffle underway? Uma Bharti, 3 others quit, more likely to go

Among the ministers who resigned, Pandey was named the Uttar Pradesh BJP chief earlier in the day, and insiders said that Rudy may also be allotted organisational responsibilities. Sources said they were summoned for their views on who the next BJP chief in UP should be. Rudy told CNN-News18 that he was resigning to focus on "party organisation...

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  • Expedia picks CFO Okerstrom to replace Khosrowshahi as CEO
Expedia picks CFO Okerstrom to replace Khosrowshahi as CEO

Uber has finally decided on Dara Khosrowshahi as its new leader. Khosrowshahi will replace Travis Kalanick , who resigned as Uber CEO in June after a string of embarrassing scandals in 2017 prompted investors to pressure the founder to step down.

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  • Ford and Domino's team up for self-driving pizza deliveries
Ford and Domino's team up for self-driving pizza deliveries

Firstly, the experimental Ford self-driving auto (or Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle, as they call it) will in fact be driven by a human safety engineer (in other words, a driver). As of press time, Domino's had not responded to inquiries from Pizza Marketplace. Customers will be able to track the delivery process via the Domin...

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  • Sky to Remove Fox News from Airing in Britain
Sky to Remove Fox News from Airing in Britain

The statement continued: "We have concluded that it is not in our commercial interest to continue providing Fox News in the U.K". Sky stopped broadcasting Fox News in Britain today (Aug. However, sources told the Guardian that the decision to pull Fox News is unrelated to the takeover attempt. In the past decade Fox has notched up 22 breaches...

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  • Jeff Immelt Pulls Out of Running for Uber CEO
Jeff Immelt Pulls Out of Running for Uber CEO

And Immelt pulled out of the race Sunday because of problems with Uber's board, according to a source familiar with the matter. As Business Insider and other news outlets have reported , Uber's board has been meeting since Friday to try and pick a new CEO.

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  • Qatar Chumming Up With Iran to Create a New Block Against Saudis?
Qatar Chumming Up With Iran to Create a New Block Against Saudis?

The Qatari Foreign Ministry said that it had chose to return its ambassador to Iran and expressed its aspiration to strengthen bilateral ties with Iran in all fields. "It published 200 cartoons, while the UAE also published 200 and Bahrain published 180". There was no official reaction from Saudi Arabia to the Qatari announcement, but the Sau...

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  • VW engineer sentence for role in emissions fraud
VW engineer sentence for role in emissions fraud

A Volkswagen engineer who had a key role in the company's diesel emissions scandal has been sentenced to more than three years in prison and fined $200,000. Mr. Schmidt earlier this month pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy and violating environmental law for concealing the use of illegal emissions software from USA and California regulator...

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  • Dollar index steady; Jackson Hole meeting in focus
Dollar index steady; Jackson Hole meeting in focus

Investors looked ahead to Thursday's annual Jackson Hole gathering of central bankers and economists. The monthly increase in U.S. house prices was held at 0.1% for June compared with consensus forecasts of a 0.4% advance and the year-on-year increase slowed to 6.5% from 6.9%.

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  • United Kingdom consumer inflation remains at 2.6% in July
United Kingdom consumer inflation remains at 2.6% in July

He expects wage growth to remain at 2% for the rest of the year. Consumer price inflation was stable at 2.6% in July, keeping it below May's peak of 2.9%. United Kingdom consumer prices declined 0.1% for July compared with market expectations of an unchanged reading for the month. 'Some unregulated fares are likely to go up much more.

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  • Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) has industry P/E ratio of 31.54
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) has industry P/E ratio of 31.54

About 978,935 shares traded. Newpark Resources Inc (NR) has risen 85.19% since August 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.14% the S&P500. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. SOISTMAN FRANCIS S JR had sold 6,607 shares worth $872,020 on Wednesday, March 8.

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  • Broad-Based Advance In US Retail Sales Shows Solid Spending
Broad-Based Advance In US Retail Sales Shows Solid Spending

Sales have increased by 3.5% year-over-year. Furniture and home furnishings stores outperformed the broader retail sector with a 5.6% jump in sales over the same month past year, according to the latest government report. Kleinhenz noted that rising home values are encouraging home-improvement spending and home-related retail purchases. Total r...

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  • Toshiba has averted delisting
Toshiba has averted delisting

However, the auditor issued an adverse opinion on Toshiba's internal controls. Toshiba yesterday reported a ¥965.7 billion (US$8.8 billion) loss for the fiscal year through March, worse than the ¥460 billion loss racked up the previous fiscal year, and similar to what it had reported before.

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  • Chicago To Sue DOJ Over 'Sanctuary City' Grant Stipulations
Chicago To Sue DOJ Over 'Sanctuary City' Grant Stipulations

The Trump administration has requested $380m in funding next year. Chicago officials say there are new qualifications for a grant that requires cities to share information with US immigration authorities, which they allege are unconstitutional.

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  • Trump hails $1.6bn USA investment by Toyota and Mazda
Trump hails $1.6bn USA investment by Toyota and Mazda

USA auto sales have weakened so far this year, and already two US factories operated by General Motors Co GM.N have indefinitely laid off work shifts, while others have scaled back production. Currently, Mazda ships all cars to the USA from its factories in Japan and Mexico. The decision to build the plant in the U.S. has been hailed as a boost...

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  • Foxconn selects United States site for plant
Foxconn selects United States site for plant

US President Donald Trump speaks alongside Terry Gou (R), Chairman of Foxconn , an electronics supplier, during an announcement that the company will open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin , during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 26, 2017.

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  • USA defends its provocation against Iran in Persian Gulf
USA defends its provocation against Iran in Persian Gulf

The Bahrain-based 5th Fleet also claimed that several Iranian vessels were approaching American ships "at a high rate of speed". The confrontation occurred just three days after a similar face-off involving the USS Thunderbolt. "It is a breach of the deal in articles 26, 28 and 29", said Araghchi. The articles say the US Administration, acting ...

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  • Tesla begins delivering 'Model 3' vehicle for the masses
Tesla begins delivering 'Model 3' vehicle for the masses

Despite its 2016 unveiling, Tesla CEO Elon Musk still had a few surprise announcements about the Model 3 . Tesla has been clear that the $35,000 price point is for a lean Model 3 . Mr Musk has said a simpler Model 3 design will reduce potential assembly-line problems. "That is where we are for at least six months". That includes $3,0...

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  • After TPP withdrawal, United States beef farmers face big Japan tariff
After TPP withdrawal, United States beef farmers face big Japan tariff

The increase, from 38.5 percent to 50 percent, will begin August 1, 2017 and last through March 31, 2018. Trade data released earlier Friday showed that frozen beef imports reached 89,253 tons in the April-June quarter, up 17.1% from a year earlier.

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  • Twitter shares dive after exodus of American users
Twitter shares dive after exodus of American users

For instance, Twitter's revenue per MAU was $1.75 in the second quarter. Twitter's average monthly active users (MAU) was 328 million in the three months through June 30. Here are some other highlights from management's letter to shareholders . Handling hate speech and other persistent targeted abuse has been a struggle for Twitter and...

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  • Amazon is bringing the Alexa digital assistant to its flagship Android app
Amazon is bringing the Alexa digital assistant to its flagship Android app

Amazon already offers a separate Alexa app, which has about 5 million downloads on Google's Play Store , but the shopping service's flagship app now sits somewhere between 100 and 500 million. By offering developers an "immersive learning opportunity", Amazon aims to build interest in its Alexa platform and solidify its presence in the voice c...

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  • State pension age to hit 68 in 2038
State pension age to hit 68 in 2038

The government has announced plans to increase the state pension age to 68 between 2037 and 2039, in line with proposals laid out in the Cridland report. A DWP spokesman said: "When the State Pension was introduced in 1948, a 65-year-old could expect to spend 13.5 years in receipt of it - around 23 percent of their adult life".

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  • We Can't Tell The Difference Between Kylie Jenner And Her Wax Figure
We Can't Tell The Difference Between Kylie Jenner And Her Wax Figure

Kim Kardashian commented on the post, saying, "I was so confused and thought you were posing for a loooooong time" with a crying laughing emoji... then Khloe Kardashian commented "You didn't FaceTime me"! Jenner's wax figure is valued at $350,000, according to a press release.

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  • Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead reunited with puppy that was held for ransom
Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead reunited with puppy that was held for ransom

Whitehead's dog, Blitz, was being held for ransom by Ft. Whitehead posted on Snapchat with a short video of his dog. Whitehead reportedly contacted police but learned that the dognappers' use of a "burner phone" made their calls and texts untraceable.

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