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Facebook Exec Apologises to Canadians over Cambridge Analytica Data Breach


Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg was grilled on the issue by Congress in April and some members of both parties are considering privacy legislation. However, I have been watching the news about the role Facebook played in the 2016 presidential election and 2014 North Carolina Senate race. The algorithm looks at education level, travel history, home ownership, zip code, the number of devices a user logs in with, and other data to estimate an individual's socioeconomic level. Read More »

Pennsylvania residents asked to look for pieces of broken Southwest engine


The National Transportation Safety Board said it will take at least a year to pinpoint what caused the engine failure that led to the first fatality on a USA -registered airline in more than nine years. Tracking data from shows Flight 1380 was heading west over New York's southern tier at about 32,200 feet (10 km) traveling 500 miles per hour (800 kph) when it abruptly turned toward Philadelphia . Read More »

Bon-Ton Stores Out Of Business, Stores Closing Soon


According to a press release on Bon-Ton's investor relations page, court approval of the sale will take place Wednesday. In addition to Bay City and Midland, there are 16 other Younker stores across MI that will close. Bon-Ton filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year. "This is probably our go-to spot for shopping for women's clothes", she said while shopping with Sandra Hakl. Read More »

Gov. Cuomo gives NY parolees right to vote


Day Public Policy Forum in the Harlem borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 15, 2018. Nixon said she doesn't think there's anything inherently wrong with being a celebrity in politics , though: "It gives you a platform, but it's what you choose to do with that platform". Read More »

Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 4-20-2018 - Expert Prediction


Bledsoe isn't kidding anyone. "We know it's going to be tough on the road and they're going to be physical", Rozier said. Rozier will eventually give up the ball. He had a career-high against the lowly Kings with 33 points. He knocked down five three-pointers as the team shot 41% (13 for 31) from deep. It probably didn't hurt that Bucks jerseys sporting number 34 came in as the fourth most popular National Basketball Association jerseys purchased throughout the 2017-18 regular season. Read More »

Delay in ATMs' recalibration for Rs 200 notes led to cash crunch


April. 19 (ANI): Amid a furore over a reported cash crunch , the Centre on Thursday claimed that around 86 percent ATMs in the country were functional and dispensing cash . That needs to be increased. The Reserve Bank on Tuesday said that there was no shortage of currency even as it has ramped up printing of notes at all its four presses. Read More »

Facebook re-announces more privacy reminders to comply with EU's GDPR


Facebook users will be able to limit the kinds of data that advertisers use to target their pitches, he added, but " all ads on Facebook are targeted to some extent, and that's true for offline advertising, as well". "In assessing data security risk, consideration should be given to the risks that are presented by personal data processing , such as accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or ... Read More »

Why cash crunch in ATMs

In the first fortnight of the month, currency supply was increased by Rs 45,000 crore. In a month, supply would be about Rs 70,000-75,000 crore. The reason for the sudden spike in demand is being analysed, the government said. The government is also analysing the demand pattern in the states. Government or RBI can not arbitrarily control the supply of cash. If we compare, then Rs 7,140 crore was the cash demand previous fortnight, and Rs 33,000 crore before that. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Earnings Just Par for the Course


Shares for $31,648 were sold by POPE JOHN C . A high degree of volume indicates a lot of interest in a stock. The amount gives a shareholder an idea of the price action of security and whether he should buy or sell the security. Wall Street analysts have the ability to produce price target estimates for where they think the stock is heading. Analysts use common formulas and ratios to accomplish this. Read More »

Tax Deadline Extended to Wednesday, IRS Web Page Back Online


The Internal Revenue Service website's "Direct Pay" page , which allows filers to pay their taxes directly from their bank account free of charge, crashed Tuesday. The agency did not say how many people were affected by the outage. According to the IRS , in the last five years, over a hundred Missouri residents have fallen victim to tax scams and have lost nearly a half a million dollars. Read More »

Goldman profit up 27% as trading surges


Sold All: 62 Reduced: 221 Increased: 185 New Position: 66. Also, Director David A. Viniar sold 17,500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 18th. The Company operates in four business segments: Investment Banking , Institutional Client Services , Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. Read More »

Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection


Facebook's users will soon be asked to make choices about how they want their data to be used, as the social network tweaks its service. And to get people to join (or re-join) the site. s will also no longer continue to be uploaded. The company insists that it only provides insights for advertisers based on user metrics, and maintains that Cambridge Analytica , a political consulting firm based in the United Kingdom that claims to influence elections, took advantage of this system back ... Read More »

PM Modi in Sweden, Indian diaspora greets with Modi- Modi Chants


King Carl XVI Gustaf visited India earlier in 1993 and 2005. "Sweden has been India's partner for a long time in the defence sector, and I believe that in the future, in this area, especially in defence production, many new opportunities will be created for our cooperation", the PM said. Read More »

Few Things investors Didn't Know About: Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE: DNR)

The stock decreased 2.36% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $2.89. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 2.9. Liquidity allows an investor to enter and exit a stock at a good price (i.e. A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its portfolio in Denbury Resources Inc . Read More »

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: What You Need to Know


When you visit a website, the browser you use sends a request to the site's server. We wouldn't want someone who does not understand how to drive a auto to make traffic regulations, so why would we allow people who don't understand social media to regulate social media? - Don't log onto everything under the sun using Facebook , because then they're gathering more data about you. Read More »

Bon-Ton Bankruptcy Auction Begins


The only bidders competing in the auction are liquidators, according to the sources. Bon-Ton executives, who hoped a buyer would turn around the future of the company, would not comment, the Dayton newspaper said. The project, expected to cost about $39 million, includes a hotel and convention center, renovations to The Music Man Square, a skywalk, and a hockey arena in the former JC Penney store at Southbridge. Read More »

Buyers and Sellers Alert - Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)


The market capitalization of the corporation settled $457.53B whereas it's P/B Ratio was 8.02. So far this year, the stock had gone up by 1.32%. The standard deviation is used in making an investment decision to measure the amount of historical volatility, or risk, linked with an investment relative to its annual rate of return. Read More »

Supreme Court hears arguments over sales tax


Other states with the highest dependency on sales tax revenue, according to Fitch, are Hawaii (46.1%), Arizona (45.9%), MS (43.3%), OH (42.1%) and IN (41.8%). Third-party sellers who sell goods on the site don't have to, however. Breyer raised "empirical questions" that can not be answered in the case, such as whether such sales tax collection would create barriers to entry for small businesses. Read More »

AMP Capital Investors Ltd Has $1.06 Million Stake in Discovery Inc. (DISCA)

The level of trading activity in a stock is often a good proxy for the level of interest and enthusiasm for the name within the investment community. In addition to price, analysts use volume trends to predict future performance. It is also used in ranking the parallel size of stock exchanges, is a measure of the total of the market capitalizations of all companies listed on each stock exchange. Read More »

The IRS' online filing system is having problems … on tax day


The IRS says 20-25% of all Americans wait until the last two week to file their taxes. To keep Uncle Sam happy, pay your taxes by the April 17 deadline. "If we can't solve it today, we'll figure out a solution", said Kautter. People filing through TurboTax , Intuit and H&R Block are also having trouble making payments. Read More »

Facebook answers some questions Mark Zuckerberg didn't in testimony


He said, "In general we collect data on people who are not signed up for Facebook for security purposes ". Google has a proprietary analytics service and companies like Amazon , Twitter and Google also offer login features. Aleksandr Kogan who sold it to Cambridge Analytica , iOS and Android apps routinely ask you to give them your friends' phone numbers, and we don't see mass backlash about that. Read More »

Stocks to Track Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO)

Volatility measures the risk of a security. Most stakeholders will rummage around for a cross above or below this average to symbolize when the stock is in a bullish trend or a bearish trend. Institutional investors own 51.61% of the company's stock. They buy or sell in enormous chunks. The amount of free cash flow available to investors is ultimately what determines the value of a stock. Read More »

Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY) Downgraded by HSBC to Hold


On a weekly basis, the stock is 0.98%. The company's Relative Strength Index which shows price strength now stands at 63.78. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Now moving toward intermediate time frame, 50-day Moving average is more useful at showing position trading trends lasting 50 days. Some traders will look for the 200-day to act as resistance, while others will use the average as a buying opportunity with the assumption major support will keep the stock up. Read More »

International Monetary Fund ups 2018 growth forecast for Turkey, revises down 2019 figure

And the Fund warns that a worsening of trade conflict could have broader implications for global growth as well as market confidence. The report refers to "waning support for global integration". Speaking at the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings in Washington DC, Mr. Maurice Obstfeld, Economic Counselor and Director of the Research Department at the IMF, said the 44-country African Continental Free Trade Area promises to bolster African economies. Read More »

How to gain an extra six months for your tax deadline


Any money owed to the IRS is still payable by April 17 and late payers will get hit with a penalty of 5 percent of the balance due for each month the return is late, up to 25 percent. "I upload the authorization to e-file, then they sign it and scan it back to me, then I file for them". The fees vary by service provider and may be tax deductible. Read More »

Zuckerberg testimony undermines Facebook stance in terrorism case


Users wanting to know whether their data has been accessed will need to rely on Facebook to tell them. Facebook is trying to demystify the ways in which it tracks people when they aren't directly using the website or app. The report further suggests that Baser has revealed that the social media giant receives data from the third-party apps and services even if a user is not logged in their Facebook account, or doesn't have an account altogether. Read More »