Barack Obama Has Proposed New $10 Per Barrel Oil Tax

Barack Obama is set to propose a bill next week that will impose an oil tax of US$10 per barrel of crude oil. According to the White House last Thursday, the petroleum tax will be used in funding the country’s renovation of its ageing transportation infrastructure.

Obama Urges Congress To End Tax Subsidies To Oil Companies

Lloyds Bank To Close 29 Branches and Slash 1,755 Jobs

Lloyds Banking Group has recently announced that it is closing 29 branches and slashing 1,755 jobs effectively delaying the sale of its remaining shares to the public.

Lloyds Bank General View

VirnetX To Get US$625 Million From Apple In Patent Licensing Infringement Suit

In a patent licensing infringement lawsuit filed against Apple by VirnetX Holding Corp, a jury in Texas has ruled in favor of VirnetX Holding Corp. Apple has been court ordered to pay US$625 million to VirnetX in damages.

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Toyota Compensates Black And Asian Borrowers, Toyota Sales Were Marked Up

In a recent development, Toyota has agreed to compensate its customers from being over-charged. Car dealers charges Black, Asian and Pacific Islander customers more than Caucasian customers. The additional cost for Toyota Sales was called "dealer markup."

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What Will Apple's New iPad Air 3 Look And Feel Like?

Apple Unveils New iPad Models

Rumors about the upcoming iPad Air 3 including about its smart connector, battery and chassis are abound. Mac World UK talks about some of them. ...

Tornado Has Wrenched Fort Stewart, Major Damage In Georgia

Army Gives Media Tour Of Fort Stewart

Lowcountry residents were forced to evacuate their houses as severe weather brought about by a tornado and strong thunderstorms passed through Bryan, Effingham and Chatham counties in Georgia, Wednesday evening. ...

LG To Launch LG G5 On Feb. 21

Latest Consumer Technology Products On Display At CES 2016

In time for the Mobile World Congress 2016, LG is set to launch its latest models of smartphones, the Lg G5 on Feb. 21. The company has already sent out its invites for the event that many have suspected will launch LG’s flagship phone for 2016. ...

Royal Dutch Shell Has Shrinked Because of Weak Oil

Royal Dutch Shell Plc Fuel Stations As Profit Plunges At Least 42% On Oil Slump

The biggest oil company in Europe, Royal Dutch Shell, has reported Thursday its lowest annual income, the first in 13 years. But the oil company vows to make the necessary efforts to weather its worst downturn in more than a decade. ...

Credit Suisse Has Revealed $5.8 Billion Net Loss, Slashed 4,000 Jobs

Barclays And Credit Suisse Banks Fined For Misrepresenting Trading Services

After Credit Suisse has posted a net loss of $5.83 billion Swiss francs or $5.8 billion in the fourth quarter, the bank announced that it will be pruning around 4,000 jobs to reduce its operating costs. ...

Taylor Swift To Develop Mobile Game With Glu Mobile Inc

Taylor Swift to develop her own mobile game with Glu Mobile Inc.

Grammy award winning pop star Taylor Swift is working with Glu Mobile Inc. to develop her own mobile game set to release later this year. ...

Why Rumours Of Amazon Opening Hundreds Of Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores Matter

Amazons First Retail Book Store in Seattle

According to a claim made by Sandeep Mathrani, chief executive of the mall operator General Growth Properties, Amazon was rumored to open 300 to 400 brick and mortar bookstores. 24 hours later, however, he had taken it back. ...

AMD Has Announced New Processors, Motherboards And CPU Cooler

Director of Marketing for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Asia Pacific Sam Rogan

AMD has recently announced that it will release new products in its computer arsenal. These will include three new AMD processors, AMD drivers and a CPU cooler. It seems the battle between AMD vs Intel is going to the next level. ...

Mark Bertolini, chairman and chief executive officer of Aetna Inc.

Aetna Inc Topped Wall Street’s Forecast, Missed 2016 Income Projections

Aetna Inc, one of the largest insurance providers in the world, has exceeded forecasts made by Wall Street, while missing its projected income for 2016. This was revealed in Monday morning’s earnings reports. ...

A Seagate Technology employee tests hard disk drives

Seagate Is Hit With A Class-Action Lawsuit

Seagate is faced with a class-action lawsuit from customers who purchased the company’s ST3000DM001 terabyte hard drives. Nearly a year ago, Blackblaze, a cloud backup service provider, decided to discontinue using Seagate’s 3 TB drives after it ...

Crowds Queue For Opening Of Australia's First Microsoft Store

Microsoft Submerged Its Data Centers In The Ocean For Experiments

Microsoft has immersed its experimental underwater data centers under the sea to determine their long-term prospects of operation. The software giant has conducted these experiments in its effort to improve service, reduce latencies, and cash-in on ...

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How You Can Determine If The Job Applicant Is Lying

An HR expert said that detecting the sincerity of a job applicant cannot be determined just because he has shifty eyes or crosses his arms frequently. ...

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First Drone Delivery In Rural China Completed

JD.com, the second-largest online seller in China announced last week that it has started experimenting with drones in the delivery of small packages to remote areas which are difficult for delivery trucks to reach. The Beijing-based company used its ...

Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk Speaks At StartmeupHK Venture Forum

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO Has Announced Home Battery Launch 2016

Elon Musk, the eccentric Tesla CEO, announced that his wall mounted power source will be available by summer this year, according to a report from Electrek. He is referring to his company’s Powerwall home battery pack that he announced last spring. ...

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Syngenta Offered $43 Billion by China Firm

Syngenta, a global Swiss agribusiness company, was offered a huge $43 billion by the state-owned China National Chemical Corp. last Wednesday. This Syngenta China deal will be the largest-ever acquisition made by a Chinese company overseas. ...

Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the Fortune Global Forum

While Yahoo Paid COO Big Money, 1,700 Workers For Lay Off

Yahoo latest news reveals that Henrique de Castro, former Chief Operating Officer of Yahoo, is right in the middle of a controversy within the company. He was apparently paid US $60 million in severance, according to a ruling of a Delaware judge last ...

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova's Net Worth Gets Sweeter With Sugarpova Chocolates

Maria Sharapova may not have beaten Serena Williams on the pro-tennis court, she did have the edge when it comes to her net worth. ...

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Canon Has Just Launched EOS 1D X Mark II

Canon has just recently unveiled its latest high tech camera, the EOS 1D X Mark II. This is the camera company’s flagship DSLR model that comes with the latest 20.2 megapixel CMOS image sensor equipped with Dual Pixel Autofocus. ...

 Facebook and WhatsApp

Facebook Makes Money On WhatsApp, Facebook Monetizes Free App

Facebook, a well-known social media platform that recently acquired the third-party app WhatsApp, has recently announced that it's eliminating the fees connected with the messenger. So how does Facebook monetize WhatsApp if it's free? ...

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Westar Energy To Unmanned Air Force

Westar Energy will be deploying to drones to help improve the services they provide. ...

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Tips For a Successful Sales Career

Learn from a Bentley University professor. ...

 An early customer at the Apple store on Fifth Avenue tries Apple Inc's new iPad on April 3, 2010 in New York City

A Popular Kickstart Card Game of Exploding Kittens Invades Apple App Store

A physical card game has recently launched its own iOS version. The Exploding Kittens topped the United States App Store's paid apps list. The game exploded in the app store - but in a good way. ...

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Alphabet Has Just Dethroned Apple As Most Valuable Company

Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company, has already taken over the place of Apple Inc. as the most valuable company in the U.S. This was made possible during the after-hours trading on Monday. Effectively, the iPhone maker was knocked off from its ...

BP Plc Gas Stations As Company Reported A 91% Decline In Profit As Oil Slump Deepens

BP Has Reported 4th Quarter Earnings Dropped 91 Percent

BP has reported its worst annual loss of about €4.5bn in 20 years representing a 91 percent drop in income. The oil company has struggled in 2015 because of the steep decline experienced in the oil market. ...

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