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Google to end the scourge of auto-playing videos in Chrome 64

Google to end the scourge of auto-playing videos in Chrome 64

One of the most annoying things while browsing the web would have to be auto-play videos. In addition, Chrome 63 will have a new option for users to "completely disable audio for individual site...

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North Korea threatens to destroy US, Japan

North Korea threatens to destroy US, Japan

The North accused the USA of " cooking up " the latest restrictive measures against it and demanded that the U.S. be beaten " to death as a stick is fit for a rabid dog ". "Let's reduce the U.S. mainl...

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Apache Struts Security Flaw That Equifax Failed to Patch Responsible for Hack

Apache Struts Security Flaw That Equifax Failed to Patch Responsible for Hack

In an unusual move, the Federal Trade Commission confirmed on Thursday that it has opened a probe into the Equifax debacle, which may have compromised the personal information of as many as 143 mill...

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Indicator Focus on Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (UU.L)

Indicator Focus on Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (UU.L)

Macquarie reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and issued a GBX 1,226 ($15.27) target price on shares of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC in a research report on Monday, October 24th. Smart Metering Systems plc is a ...

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Rash of sick pilots grounds Air Berlin flights

Rash of sick pilots grounds Air Berlin flights

Passengers booked to travel on the cancelled services as part of a package deal should contact their tour operator, Air Berlin said in a statement. Shortly after the insolvency announcement bidder...

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Volkswagen updates the ID Crozz, revealed at 2017 Frankfurt Motorshow

Volkswagen updates the ID Crozz, revealed at 2017 Frankfurt Motorshow

Buzz, which will be a modern day reincarnation of the VW Microbus that was so popular with Grateful Dead fans. VW is now seeking a partner to supply it with over 50 billion euros (about $59 billion)...

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China says only electric cars will be on the road in 2040

China says only electric cars will be on the road in 2040

Xin said the ministry had started research and will look to draw up a timeline with relevant departments. Countries around the world are racing to phase out gasoline and diesel cars. China joined ...

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What to do if Equifax hack hits you?

What to do if Equifax hack hits you?

Additionally, credit card numbers for about 209,000 people were exposed, as was "personal identifying information" on roughly 182,000 customers involved in credit report disputes. Be vigilant in che...

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Trump unlikely to pick Cohn to lead the Fed

Trump unlikely to pick Cohn to lead the Fed

Mr Fischer, 73, a former economics professor and long-time central bank official, said he was resigning for personal reasons effective on or around Oct 13, eight months before his term expires. But th...

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Fiscal Q3 Beats Views Amid Restructuring

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Fiscal Q3 Beats Views Amid Restructuring

Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have issued a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. N...

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Stanley Fischer To Step Down From The Federal Reserve

Stanley Fischer To Step Down From The Federal Reserve

Fischer's term as vice chairman was set to expire next June. "Fischer is seen as a hawk on monetary policy, relative to the Fed chair, having advocated higher interest rates in response to the stren...

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Tech firms lead afternoon slide in US stocks; oil rises

Tech firms lead afternoon slide in US stocks; oil rises

Elsewhere, however, gold prices rose to their highest levels in nearly a year as investors bought safe-haven assets. The blue-chip Dow Industrial Average closed down 1.1 percent at 21,753.31. Panaso...

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Millions of Time Warner Cable customer's information exposed after data leak

Millions of Time Warner Cable customer's information exposed after data leak

The leaked information regarded 4 million of TWC customers. Kromtech said it would take "weeks" to sort through the files, which amount to more than 600 GB of data. Charter Communications, the par...

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Wildfire shuts highway at Nevada-California line

Wildfire shuts highway at Nevada-California line

Ballenger was appointed a public defender and is due back in court to enter a plea on Wednesday. Firefighters are dumping retardant on the blaze and have contained 30% of it but fear new pockets c...

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Apple Joins Latest Battle Over Net Neutrality

Apple Joins Latest Battle Over Net Neutrality

Simply stated, net neutrality is about ensuring that everyone has equal access to the internet. Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley - Google , Facebook and Amazon - are supporters of net ...

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Stacy Lewis comes through at LPGA Cambia Portland Classic

Stacy Lewis comes through at LPGA Cambia Portland Classic

On top of that, Lewis sponsor KPMG has announced it will match Lewis' donation, a development Lewis called "unbelievable". Tied for the second-round lead with two-time defending champion Brooke H...

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Gas prices climb across the nation and Virginia in wake of Harvey

Gas prices climb across the nation and Virginia in wake of Harvey

The closure prevented fuel flows along a stretch from Houston to Hebert, Texas. Tropical Storm Harvey inflicted more damage on the heart of the USA energy industry on Wednesday, churning into Louisi...

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USA heavy bombers, jets in show of force against N Korea

USA heavy bombers, jets in show of force against N Korea

This might have been Kim's plan all along as he sought what to do next after North Korea's weapons development reached a point where it could test intercontinental ballistic missiles meant to reach ...

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Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana

Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana

When the Mississippi River faced historic flooding in 1927, President Calvin Coolidge tapped Hoover, his commerce secretary, to lead the relief efforts as well as to come up with a way to prevent futu...

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Ford, Domino's team up to deliver pizzas with self-driving cars

Ford, Domino's team up to deliver pizzas with self-driving cars

If they agree, they'll get a text message letting them know when the vehicle is pulling up and how to retrieve their food. Or do we need to park in their driveway? Ford , which has a goal of puttin...

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GE CEO Immelt out of running to lead challenged Uber

GE CEO Immelt out of running to lead challenged Uber

San Francisco: Uber has selected the chief executive of Expedia, Dara Khosrowshahi , as its new leader, a surprising turn after board members considered two other stalwarts of industry, two peopl...

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Amazon: Why It Is About More Than Just Groceries

Amazon: Why It Is About More Than Just Groceries

Ben Bienvenu, a research analyst at Stephens, noted that Sprouts has more overlap than other retailers with Whole Foods' business and attributed the outsized decline in Sprouts' shares to "the price...

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Corruption guilty Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in jail

Corruption guilty Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in jail

A court will deliver its verdict on Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong on Friday who is facing five charges: bribery, embezzlement, illegal transfer of assets, concealment of criminal pr...

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Trump administration slaps new financial penalties on the Venezuelan government

Trump administration slaps new financial penalties on the Venezuelan government

On Friday, the Trump administration issued an order prohibiting Americans from dealings in new debt and equity issued by the Venezuelan government and by its state oil company, PDVSA. The action bars ...

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Amazon, Whole Foods to close acquisition on Monday

Amazon, Whole Foods to close acquisition on Monday

Here are the changes that are coming to a Whole Foods near you, in greater detail. Over time, the company plans to extend special Whole Foods discounts to Amazon Prime members. Also, get ready for...

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Grocery chains await Whole Foods price cuts

Grocery chains await Whole Foods price cuts

Whole Foods' private-label products will be available through Amazon's online services and Amazon lockers that will be installed in some Whole Foods markets . Amazon didn't detail how low those ...

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Wall Street drops on Trump's threats of government shutdown, NAFTA end

Wall Street drops on Trump's threats of government shutdown, NAFTA end

Prior to that, he has called it the "worst trade deal in the history of the world", blaming it for America's huge trade deficit, the exodus of USA manufacturing firms and substantial job losses. If ...

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KFC's Bizarre VR Chicken Fry Training Escape Room

KFC's Bizarre VR Chicken Fry Training Escape Room

KFC, seeing an opportunity to make the training process more interactive, has chose to blaze the trail for VR training. The fast food chain has over 19,000 cooks across all of its USA locations, and...

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China urges U.S. to withdraw sanctions against its companies over N. Korea

China urges U.S. to withdraw sanctions against its companies over N. Korea

The US Treasury Department Tuesday slapped punitive measures on a series of Chinese and Russian individuals and companies, accusing them of supporting North Korea's nuclear programme and trying to e...

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Suresh Prabhu offers to resign; Railway Board gets new chairman

Suresh Prabhu offers to resign; Railway Board gets new chairman

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu along with Chairman AK Mittal resign taking the full responsibility on him for the recent rail accidents. Meanwhile, railway minister Suresh Prabhu met the Prime ...

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