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Twitter to hide comments identified as 'trolling' from users

Twitter to hide comments identified as 'trolling' from users The company will hide certain replies from conversations and search results in a bid to "improve the health of the conversation" on Twitter. "Some troll-like behaviour is fun, good and humorous". Now, we're tackling issues of behaviors that distort and detract from the public conversation in those areas by integrating new behavioral signals into how Tweets are presented. [Full Article...]

China, Japan and South Korea Agree to Talk Things Through

China, Japan and South Korea Agree to Talk Things Through White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that North Korea's prospects are "unbelievably strong if they'll commit to denuclearization". "We will have to provide security assurances to be sure", Pompeo said. But just because President Trump appears ready to accede to what the North Koreans have always wanted doesn't mean we should harbor unrealist... [Full Article...]

Cashier-free Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco

Cashier-free Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco An Amazon spokesperson confirmed to the news outlet that the company was planning to open stores in each of the cities, but did not specify when they would welcome customers. Reports hint at other location possibilities. The story said the company could open as many as six storefronts in 2018, citing people familiar with the plans. [Full Article...]

The Home Depot (HD) Reports Q1 2018 Results

The Home Depot (HD) Reports Q1 2018 Results Some companies may feel like investor reactions are acts of god, but acts of god can also impact investors. Commerce Bancshares, Inc. ( NASDAQ :CBSH) has risen 12.72% since May 14, 2017 and is uptrending. The company has a quick ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 1.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 16.69. The insider now directly owns 57,341 shares worth $10,956,718. [Full Article...]

Hysterical Emotional Support Animals Banned by American Airlines

Hysterical Emotional Support Animals Banned by American Airlines WestJet also requires documentation similar to what American Airlines requires, and the paperwork needs to be dated no more than a year before planned travel. Upon toughening its requirements in March, Delta reported an 84 percent hike in animal incidents since 2016, including the mauling of a passenger by a 50-pound dog on a flight from Atlanta to San Diego past year. [Full Article...]

Gas prices rise after White House announces withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

Gas prices rise after White House announces withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal With the possibility of Iranian oil being removed from the world's supply, the price of oil shot up last week, and gasoline prices rose along with it. In the summer of 2014, the average price rose above $3 a gallon, just before OPEC increased production in an unsuccessful effort to drive US shale producers out of business. [Full Article...]

Tesla Driver in Utah Crash Says Autopilot Was Engaged

Tesla Driver in Utah Crash Says Autopilot Was Engaged Tesla will "continue to hire rapidly in critical hourly and salaried positions to support the Model 3 production ramp and future product development", according to the memo . Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving unit, said on Sunday that Matthew Schwall had joined the company from Tesla. "Eyetracking rejected for being ineffective, not for cost". [Full Article...]

Project Maven: Nearly a dozen Google employees have reportedly quit in protest

Project Maven: Nearly a dozen Google employees have reportedly quit in protest It read: "Project Maven is a United States military program aimed at using machine learning to analyze massive amounts of drone surveillance footage and to label objects of interest for human analysts". "At some point, I realised I could not in good faith recommend joining Google, knowing what I knew. I realised if I can't recommend people join here, then why am I still here?" a resigning Google... [Full Article...]

Vodafone sees turnaround as profits for 2018 hit £2.5bn

Vodafone sees turnaround as profits for 2018 hit £2.5bn Calao has been in the role for almost a decade, creating one of the world's leading communications companies with the largest mobile network in Europe, all while being a pioneer in the development of IoT. Colao's departure was announced during the firm's annual results for fiscal '18, in which it posted a 2.2 per cent drop in group revenues to €46.57bn (£41bn). [Full Article...]

HSBC Performs World's First Trade Finance Transaction Using a Single Blockchain Platform

HSBC Performs World's First Trade Finance Transaction Using a Single Blockchain Platform A shipment of soybeans was transported from Argentina to Malaysia, via Cargill's Geneva and Singapore subsidiaries. HSBC used a blockchain platform overseen by the consortium R3 to issue a letter of credit to ING to help Cargill complete the transaction. [Full Article...]

Democratic senators want more info about Michael Cohen from AT&T's Randall Stephenson

Democratic senators want more info about Michael Cohen from AT&T's Randall Stephenson The three senators have 16 questions for Stephenson about who at AT&T set up the contract with Essential Consultants, what its timeframe was, how the payments were structured and who proposed them, and how AT&T determined that Cohen "was qualified to advise on policy matters". [Full Article...]

Asiana aircraft hits, 'slices off' stabiliser of Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul

Asiana aircraft hits, 'slices off' stabiliser of Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul For a moment I really thought "this is it, this is the end of my life". She revealed emergency crews have been quickly on the scene of the crash and though her flight was full no person on board was injured. An investigation will now be launched into the precise circumstances of the crash. Tours depart daily from the Hotel Desk at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, with a daily schedule taking place 8:30... [Full Article...]

Seattle Council OKs Lower $50M Annual Head Tax On Big Biz

Seattle Council OKs Lower $50M Annual Head Tax On Big Biz And, they made noises about looking at other cities for it's second corporate headquarters site and other operations as well. The compromise approval - even without a ban on so-called "sweeps" and far from the originally proposed $500 per employee mark, let alone Sawant's bid for $1,000 - also yielded a major victory to the Socialist Alternative leader and activists calling for large companies... [Full Article...]

CBS sues National Amusements over Viacom remerger fight

CBS sues National Amusements over Viacom remerger fight On Wednesday, the company will hold its 2018-2019 Upfront presentation in NY. It added: "If consummated, the dividend would enable the company to operate as an independent, non-controlled company and more fully evaluate strategic alternatives". [Full Article...]

Summary of Meggitt PLC (LON:MGGT) Ratings

Monroe Bancorporation Trust Mi holds 0.01% or 400 shares in its portfolio. Intrust Financial Bank Na holds 0.1% of its capital in Hays plc (LON:HAS) for 3,812 shs. On Friday, February 23 the rating was reinitiated by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, April 9 by Morgan Stanley. [Full Article...]

Chile purchases 140000 tons of Iranian crude oil

Chile purchases 140000 tons of Iranian crude oil USA shale production is expected to hit a record 7.18 million barrels per day (bpd), the Energy Information Administration said. On the bearish side some traders believe prices won't move almost as high because of rising USA production and the possibility that other suppliers from within OPEC will step up output in order to counter the Iran disruption. [Full Article...]

Secretary Azar's Remarks on the Trump Administration's Drug Pricing Blueprint

Secretary Azar's Remarks on the Trump Administration's Drug Pricing Blueprint Trump said in the Rose Garden. "If we want to have a real market for drugs, why not have them disclose their prices in the ads too", Azar said. Health insurer Aetna Inc. In a statement made just before Trump's speech, the group lauded the administration's "objective assessments of a drug pricing marketplace and regulatory framework failing consumers and failing our nation". [Full Article...]

Oil Prices Fall from Multi-Year Highs

Oil Prices Fall from Multi-Year Highs European leaders have vowed they won't be dictated to by Donald Trump as they scrambled to save the Iran nuclear deal thrown into doubt by the US President . Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Washington's decision to pull out of the deal would not affect Tehran's oil export. Trump's move has sparked a range of reactions, with most countries condemning it and others welcoming it. [Full Article...]

Lincolnshire child mental health referrals double

Lincolnshire child mental health referrals double The number of referrals from schools seeking mental health treatment for troubled pupils has shot up in Lincolnshire over the past few years. It says community and voluntary services such as Childline are picking up the pieces in many cases and the government must plough more cash into them. [Full Article...]

Facebook has suspended 200 apps as it investigates misuse of data

Facebook has suspended 200 apps as it investigates misuse of data CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg announced on March 21 that the company would be taking new measures to allay fears of other potential historical privacy violations in the wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal . Over 87 million users whose data may have been harvested by Cambridge Analytica were promised of an alert. 'We are investing heavily to make sure this investigation is as thor... [Full Article...]


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