• Twitter Will Allow Some Users to Post Super Size Tweets
Twitter Will Allow Some Users to Post Super Size Tweets

The company says that only 0.4 percent Tweets sent in Japanese reached the 140 characters limit , but in English, the percentage was much higher with 9 percent. Rubin said the new 280-character cap will apply to languages "affected by cramming", which she defined as all of them, except Japanese , Chinese , and Korean .

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  • Sonic Drive-In Data Breach Potentially Exposes 5m Customer Credit Cards
Sonic Drive-In Data Breach Potentially Exposes 5m Customer Credit Cards

Some of those cards had also been previously used at Sonic , the site said. Sonic Drive-In did inform Krebs about the security breach and said that the company that processes its credit card transactions spotted "unusual security regarding credit cards being used at Sonic ".

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  • 10 most popular cities for global travelers in 2017
10 most popular cities for global travelers in 2017

Released by Mastercard, the 9 Global Destination Cities Index results showed that the worldwide visitors spent totalled $28.5 billion (Dh104.6 billion) during 2016 - the highest in the world. Bangkok led the pack of Asia-Pacific cities with 19.41 million visitors, while Singapore had 13.22 million. Across a total of 132 destination cities, the...

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  • Euro slips to one-month lows on resurgent dollar
Euro slips to one-month lows on resurgent dollar

The Fed's preferred gauge of inflation has retreated from the central bank's 2 percent target for much of this year and now stands at 1.4 percent. The dollar index, measuring the green money against the basket of six major currencies, rose 0.31 percent to 92.73 points.

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  • Robert W. Baird Releases a Hold Rating on Red Hat
Robert W. Baird Releases a Hold Rating on Red Hat

The company now has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $103.99. The stock rose 4.02% or $4.25 reaching $110.01. The company's P/E ratio is 75.5753 and market capitalization is 19.58B. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.50. RHT has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week'...

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  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (KCE) Shares Moving On Volume
SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (KCE) Shares Moving On Volume

A reading under 30 would indicate oversold conditions. More notable recent SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (NYSEARCA:KIE) news were published by: Cnbc.com which released: "Hurricane Irma is already causing insurance stocks to plunge" on September 05, 2017, also Marketwatch.com with their article: "Insurance ETFs rally after Hurricane Irma inflicts less da...

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  • Jeff Sessions Banned Protesters from Hearing His Gross Lecture on Free Speech
Jeff Sessions Banned Protesters from Hearing His Gross Lecture on Free Speech

In effect, they coddle it and encourage it", Sessions said". "The freedom of every individual player is paramount under the Constitution, it's protected, and we have to protect it", Sessions said. Sessions was adamant: "The president has free speech rights too". Outside the speech, the large group of students and law professors, many clad in "B...

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  • This 1109-Carat Diamond Was Just Sold at a Huge Discount
This 1109-Carat Diamond Was Just Sold at a Huge Discount

The price tag is an improvement on a previous high bid for the diamond at a Sotheby's auction in June of past year, according to Lucara CEO William Lamb. "The discovery of the Lesedi La Rona was a company defining event for Lucara". The price paid is also an improvement on the highest bid received at the Sotheby's auction in June 2016.

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  • Hope rises for oil market stability in Q4 '17
Hope rises for oil market stability in Q4 '17

However, analysts warned that exporters whose budgets are dependent on oil revenues will be tempted to pump above agreed-upon levels as Brent crude nears $60 a barrel. OPEC and some key producers such as Russian Federation have agreed to reduce production by 1.8 million barrels a day by next March. Thomson Reuters , the parent of Reuters news...

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  • London mayor backs talks between TfL and Uber
London mayor backs talks between TfL and Uber

Transport for London , which regulates private vehicle services in the city, said that Uber demonstrated a " lack of corporate responsibility " related to various actions like the company's apparent use of a controversial software program called "Greyball" and allegations of sexual assault of passengers.

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  • Dynasty Politics! Mukul Roy quits Trinamool after Mamata sidelines him in party
Dynasty Politics! Mukul Roy quits Trinamool after Mamata sidelines him in party

The TMC had last week censured Roy for allegedly hobnobbing with BJP leaders. "And after Durga Puja, I will resign as the Rajya Sabha MP", he told reporters at a press conference. Meanwhile, Trinamul has suspended Mukul Roy for six years. In fact, Mukul Roy's son, Subhrangshu, who is a Trinamool legislator from Bijpur, has said, "I was with Mam...

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  • Good News For Nigeria As Oil Prices Hit $57
Good News For Nigeria As Oil Prices Hit $57

Goldman Sachs said that talks over extending cuts are "noteworthy but premature", adding "we believe it is unlikely that committee will recommend extension of cuts this week". OPEC has also jumped on the opportunity to push prices higher, with the Saudis and Iraqis cutting more supplies recently than initially committed within the cartel.

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  • U.S. bombers fly close to North Korea, tremor shakes test site
U.S. bombers fly close to North Korea, tremor shakes test site

USGS put the epicentre of the quake 22 km (14 miles) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, near the country's main nuclear test site. If North Korea follows through on its latest threat of setting off a nuclear explosion over the Pacific Ocean, it will ultimately be up to President Trump whether the United States will respond with military...

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  • Protesters in wheelchairs removed by police after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing
Protesters in wheelchairs removed by police after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing

Among states expected to lose are Arizona , Florida, Kentucky , and OH, where cuts could swell the number of uninsured people. So between 2020 and 2026, Alaska would receive an estimated 3 percent more health care funding compared to current law.

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  • Gas Prices in Hartford Area Slip Following Jump After Hurricane Harvey
Gas Prices in Hartford Area Slip Following Jump After Hurricane Harvey

The drop of 7.0 cents per gallon, following a decline of 4.1 cents the prior week, lowered the average price here to $2.76 per gallon, says fuel-price website GasBuddy . But Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy, said gas prices this fall should continue to decline as refineries replenish inventories and deliveries get back to norm...

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  • Sydney Airport air traffic control issue expected to cause widespread delays
Sydney Airport air traffic control issue expected to cause widespread delays

Airservices did not have figures available on the number of flights cancelled or delayed at other airports but it was understood to have been significant. The airline said it would try to get all of its passengers on their way as quickly at it could after the problem was fixed. "We are working to rectify the issue while managing traffic safely".

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  • General Mills to bring back old Trix with artificial colors
General Mills to bring back old Trix with artificial colors

After many critics blasted General Mills for shifting the formula of Trix cereal to all-natural colors and flavors, the Minneapolis-based food company will again offer the classic version of Trix that uses artificial colors and flavors.

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  • MotoGP 2017: Vinales grabs pole, Rossi takes surprise third at Aragon
MotoGP 2017: Vinales grabs pole, Rossi takes surprise third at Aragon

Italian Franco Morbidelli won the Moto2 race and Spaniard Joan Mir was first in Moto3. His nearest challenger was Aprilia's Aleix Espargaro, whose 1m49.206s lap vaulted him ahead of Marc VDS Honda rider Jack Miller in the closing stages.

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  • Russia: Relations with USA poor over 'Russo-phobic hysteria'
Russia: Relations with USA poor over 'Russo-phobic hysteria'

In his UN General Assembly speech on Tuesday, Trump called the nuclear accord as a one-sided "embarrassment" to the United States that he said his country may abandon. Wang reminded everyone that UN Security Council members "must hold an exemplary role" and stress "dialogue over confrontation". It was a theme that Lavrov struck as well, presenting ...

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  • Sensex tumble 350 points for the week on hectic profit-booking
Sensex tumble 350 points for the week on hectic profit-booking

According to Dhruv Desai, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tradebulls, concerns over the government's plan for a stimulus to halt the economic slowdown - which might lead to fiscal deficit - eroded investors risk-taking appetite. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the government is considering additional measures to bolster the econo...

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  • U.S. to weigh into 'challenging' issues at Ottawa NAFTA talks-negotiator
U.S. to weigh into 'challenging' issues at Ottawa NAFTA talks-negotiator

Despite tough talk from the USA about the job-killing impact of NAFTA on its automotive sector, Canada's chief negotiator isn't expecting to see a detailed American proposal on the matter during the latest round of talks to rewrite the continental trade pact.

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  • The Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates Hold Rating for BT Group plc
The Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates Hold Rating for BT Group plc

The company was maintained on Friday, October 9 by BNP Paribas. Panmure Gordon maintained Avon Rubber plc (LON:AVON) on Wednesday, May 4 with "Buy" rating. It worsened, as 90 investors sold VZ shares while 700 reduced holdings. Boohoo.Com PLC (LON:BOO) has 0.00% since September 22, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500.

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  • Predicted Newcastle United starting line-up against Brighton
Predicted Newcastle United starting line-up against Brighton

Premier League - Follow the Football match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United live with Eurosport. Newcastle face Brighton at the Amex Stadium this Sunday. The Magpies occupy fourth place on the Premier League standings heading into their game against Brighton on Sunday after winning their past three successive League...

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  • More trade woes for N Korea; China to cut oil supplies
More trade woes for N Korea; China to cut oil supplies

South Korea said it believed the quake was natural because the specific soundwaves generated by artificial earthquakes were not detected, Reuters news agency reports. The U.S. Treasury Department now had authority to target those that conduct "significant trade in goods, services or technology with North Korea". North Korea detonated its sixth an...

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  • Oil heads for third weekly gain as Opec says market is improving
Oil heads for third weekly gain as Opec says market is improving

Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu told Bloomberg television that once oil production hits 1.8 million barrels a day, they will place a cap on production themselves, so they're in line with other OPEC members. The Indian basket of imported crude oils gained almost $3.50 a barrel during last week. An Opec-backed deal ...

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  • Wal-Mart planning food delivery directly to your refrigerator
Wal-Mart planning food delivery directly to your refrigerator

There are apparently no limits in the grocery delivery wars. Wal-Mart is testing a new service that will deliver groceries straight to your fridge when you're not home. August home security cameras then allow them to watch the entire process from the app, if they so wish. "But after you do it once or twice, you absolutely will do it again", Jo...

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  • International Trade Commission finds injury in solar industry dispute
International Trade Commission finds injury in solar industry dispute

The ITC is now expected to impose tariffs or other penalties on foreign sellers under Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974. The main trade group for the solar industry and many governors oppose tariffs, saying they could cause a sharp price hike that would lead to a drop in solar installations by more than 50 percent in two years.

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  • IOS 11 Control Center: Wi-Fi And Bluetooth Don't Fully Turn Off
IOS 11 Control Center: Wi-Fi And Bluetooth Don't Fully Turn Off

We recently told you guys about some new features of iOS 11 . This unexpected behavior has developers, interface designers, reviewers, and security experts scratching their heads. The update's description confirms that you're able to choose among "Always", "Never" and "While Using the App" for location data - as Apple now mandates for iOS 1...

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  • Fed quietly opens the final chapter of its crisis-era bonds policy
Fed quietly opens the final chapter of its crisis-era bonds policy

The Fed says it will start in October to gradually unwind its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, which expanded to unprecedented levels in efforts to spur economic growth after the 2008 financial crisis. Financial stocks have been on a tear in recent days as investors anticipated and then reacted to Fed commentary on rate hikes, which tend to help bank...

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  • Photos of Mahira, Ranbir sharing a smoke ignite social media debate
Photos of Mahira, Ranbir sharing a smoke ignite social media debate

It has been rumoured that Bollywood Actor Ranbir Kapoor and Pakistan Actress Mahira Khan are dating, And recent pictures of the two taking a smoke break in New York City while shooting for sanjay dutt biopic. Some fans called the pictures "shameful" and while others shamed Mahira for her dressing. When asked about her reaction, Parineet...

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  • Federal Reserve announces start to modestly reducing bond holdings
Federal Reserve announces start to modestly reducing bond holdings

Early Thursday, the Bank of Japan will release its interest rate decision and monetary policy statement. Technology and financial companies were down the most. After leaving its benchmark rate at a record low for seven years after the 2008 crisis, the Fed has modestly raised the rate four times since December 2015 to a still-low range of 1 pe...

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  • United States stocks close mixed after Fed statement
United States stocks close mixed after Fed statement

FED IN FOCUS: At their latest meeting, Federal Reserve policymakers kept short-term interest rates unchanged but said they still expect one more increase this year and three in 2018, if persistently low inflation rebounds. "That does have an impact on the bond market, and you see the bond market going slightly higher here over the last two days". ...

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  • Tesla is Developing Their Own Self-Driving AI Chip with AMD
Tesla is Developing Their Own Self-Driving AI Chip with AMD

According to CNBC , Tesla , Inc. Building a specific chip designed entirely for autonomous driving would help Tesla in a number of ways, including gaining more control over a key aspect of its own supply chain, and increasing overall system efficiency and performance.

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  • Padmavati: After Deepika Padukone's First Look, A New Threat From Rajput Outfit
Padmavati: After Deepika Padukone's First Look, A New Threat From Rajput Outfit

Her look is out from the film and she looks drop-dead gorgeous. The movie is undoubtedly the most awaited one of the year. " Padmavati " first look is out on social media and shows a stunning Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmini in all her regal glory.

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  • SEC: Hack used to make illegal gains
SEC: Hack used to make illegal gains

It also claims that there is no systemic risk from the hack and that it didn't jeopardize the SEC. Chairman Jay Clayton said a review of the agency's cybersecurity revealed "a software vulnerability" in its EDGAR (electronic data gathering, analysis and retrieval) filing system.

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