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Republicans Are More Generous Tippers, Says Survey Republicans Are More Generous Tippers, Says Survey
- July 11, 2017

A new survey by creditcards.com looks at the tipping habits of consumers. The survey, conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, obtained telephone interviews with a nationally representative sample adults living in the United States from June 22-25, 2017. (more...)
Yep, 7-Eleven is giving out a free Slurpee again July 11 Yep, 7-Eleven is giving out a free Slurpee again July 11
- July 11, 2017

All you have to do is download the free 7-Eleven mobile app, buy seven Slurpees during that time period, have the clerk scan the bar code on the app and you'll be awarded 11 Slurpees. To date, 7.4 billion Slurpee drinks have been slurped worldwide. The world's most popular Slurpee flavor is Fanta Cherry, followed by Coca-Cola. Irving-based 7-Eleven operates, franchises or licenses more than 62,000 stores in 17 countries, including 10,900 in North America. (more...)
Now TV Gets New Sky Sport Channels And Sports Passes Now TV Gets New Sky Sport Channels And Sports Passes
- July 11, 2017

There's also a new channel called Sky Sports Main Event , which will showcase the biggest live sporting events. For customers with more specific sport interests, Sky introduced a choice of smaller channel packages. From Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's rivalry in La Liga to the fierce competition of the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Sports Football is the place to be to watch the best action outside the English top flight. (more...)
Half of Assam affected by flood, toll mounts to 22 Half of Assam affected by flood, toll mounts to 22
- July 10, 2017

With North-East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) releasing huge quantities of water from its Ranganadi hydro-electric project in Lower Subansiri district in Arunachal Pradesh since Saturday, floods have affected almost three lakh people in Lakhimpur. (more...)
At Wimbledon, get ready for just another manic Monday
- July 10, 2017

Every time I have played him he has become better. Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov has prime billing on Centre Court against seven-times Wimbledon champion Roger Federer and while he is relishing that prospect he savoured the silence yesterday. (more...)
Amazon Plans To Send People To Set Up Your 'Smart Home' Amazon Plans To Send People To Set Up Your 'Smart Home'
- July 10, 2017

Amazon's program appears set to operate in a similar fashion to Best Buy's "Geek Squad", which offers 24/7 tech support, product installation and fix for in-store and off-site customers. Amazon's service offers to help customers set up a "smart home", a growing category of often complex products and systems where competition is getting more intense. (more...)
Mkts On Record Highs; NSE Chaos Leaves Investors Flustered Mkts On Record Highs; NSE Chaos Leaves Investors Flustered
- July 10, 2017

The BSE Sensex surged by over 355 points to record a new closing high of 31,715.64 and NSE Nifty settled above the 9,700-mark for the first time, even as technical glitches disrupted trade on NSE for hours leaving investors flustered. (more...)
White House mistakenly calls Chinese president Xi Jinping as president of Taiwan White House mistakenly calls Chinese president Xi Jinping as president of Taiwan
- July 10, 2017

However, during his meeting, Trump told Xi: "I appreciate the things that you have done relative to the very substantial problem that we all face in North Korea". President Donald Trump welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6. Some "countries would also like to continue their trade arrangements with the United States ", she stated firmly. (more...)
Flight attendant breaks wine bottle over unruly passenger's head Flight attendant breaks wine bottle over unruly passenger's head
- July 10, 2017

Hudek was in the first-class cabin, traveling on a "dependent pass". According to some Delta staff, Hudek managed to open the handle about halfway. He was served one beer before takeoff but reports indicate he was not intoxicated. "One of the flight attendants ran back and said there was a Code 3". Britteny Gardner, who was on the flight, said that in the main cabin passengers heard an announcement asking for a doctor. (more...)
Mexico finds scoring form, beats El Salvador in entertaining Gold Cup match Mexico finds scoring form, beats El Salvador in entertaining Gold Cup match
- July 10, 2017

Playmaker Elias Hernandez contributed to a 3-1 victory over El Salvador with two assists and a goal. ESPN Stats & Info noted it was the third straight game in which Hernandez notched a goal for Mexico . With USA starting off the Gold Cup with a frustrating 1-1 draw with Panama, Mexico will have only cemented their status as tournament favorites in the early going. (more...)
Microsoft Bundles Windows 10 And Office 365 Together In Microsoft 365 Service Microsoft Bundles Windows 10 And Office 365 Together In Microsoft 365 Service
- July 10, 2017

With the program, solutions like Dynamics 365, Power BI, Power Apps, and Microsoft Flow are offered at up to a 50% price discount to be used as building block in future apps, the post said. It was also unveiled that Microsoft's hybrid computing appliance, Azure Stack, is available to order from partners Dell EMC, HPE, and Lenovo. Microsoft unveiled its Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5 and Secure Productive Enterprise subscription offerings at last year's partner show. (more...)
'A damp squib' - European Union parliament reacts to United Kingdom proposal on citizens 'A damp squib' - European Union parliament reacts to United Kingdom proposal on citizens
- July 10, 2017

Claiming the offer presently put forward would cast a "dark cloud" over people's status Mr Verhofstadt penned a joint article with a cross-party group of senior MEPs suggesting any Brexit deal that did not meet their demands would be vetoed. (more...)
Dalian Wanda Group selling chunk of its assets for $9.3B Dalian Wanda Group selling chunk of its assets for $9.3B
- July 10, 2017

Under the terms of the deal with Sunac, Wanda is selling a 91 percent stake in almost all of its current and planned tourism projects, including three recently launched theme parks , and 72 of its 102 hotels in China. In the past year, boss Sun Hongbin has led the group on an acquisition spree, including $2.1 billion for the real-estate assets of Legend Holdings, parent of PC-maker Lenovo, and $2.2 billion for a stake in Leshi Internet, a unit of LeEco - a Chinese Netflix-to-Tesla-like ... (more...)
Malabar Naval Exercise Begins In Bay Of Bengal Amid Standoff With China Malabar Naval Exercise Begins In Bay Of Bengal Amid Standoff With China
- July 10, 2017

Which warships are taking part this year? Japan is bringing along its helicopter carrier, the 27,000 tonne JS Izumo , and 6,300 tonne destroyer JS Sazanami. Opening ceremonies of Malabar navy drill. India has been concerned with the increasing presence of Chinese ships in the Indian Ocean. Indian naval sources told AIR that all the participating vessels have arrived and anchored near Chennai and the three defence forces flag officers have held a formal meeting about the exercise ... (more...)
Stripe announces cooperation with Alipay and WeChat Pay Stripe announces cooperation with Alipay and WeChat Pay
- July 10, 2017

This isn't the first time Stripe has worked with Alipay-the two companies previously partnered to enable USA merchants to integrate with the payment service, which is an arm of Ant Financial. One of the most valuable venture-backed financial technology companies globally, Stripe has risen in popularity among software developers and online merchants because of its ease of use. (more...)
Russian Federation must ease tension with Ukraine: Tillerson Russian Federation must ease tension with Ukraine: Tillerson
- July 10, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters Sunday in Kiev that Russian Federation must make the first move to de-escalate the Ukraine conflict. "We came to agreement with the secretary-general that Ukraine and the whole world today need strong and decisive actions by the United Nations like never before", Poroshenko said. (more...)
First Production Model 3 Rolls Off Assembly Line
- July 10, 2017

Recently Mr. Musk tweeted that he aims to have 30 cars ready to give away to customers on July 28, followed by 100 cars in August and 1,500 in September. The lower price point could help broaden the brand's appeal. It looks like "we can reach 20,000 Model 3 cars per month in December", Musk said. The first auto was reserved for Tesla board member Ira Ehrenpreis, who, instead of keeping the vehicle for himself, chose to give it away as a 46th birthday present for none other than Elon Musk. (more...)
Analysts Split on China's Shipping Mega-Merger Analysts Split on China's Shipping Mega-Merger
- July 10, 2017

It would be the latest in a wave of mergers, which has left the top six shipping lines controlling nearly two thirds of the market. COSCO Shipping is offering HK$78.67 for each OOIL share, a premium of 37.8 percent over OOIL's closing price of HK$57.10 on its last trading date, the companies said in filings with the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges on Sunday. (more...)
United States lifts laptop ban on Kuwait airline United States lifts laptop ban on Kuwait airline
- July 10, 2017

The national carriers of Jordan and Kuwait announced Sunday that passengers will once again be allowed to carry personal electronics, including laptops, on board US -bound flights, ending a ban that had been imposed in March . The United States announced enhanced security measures on June 29, requiring additional time to screen passengers and electronic devices for possible explosives. (more...)
$0.24 Earnings Per Share Expected for Diebold Nixdorf Inc (DBD) This Quarter
- July 10, 2017

The business had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.17 billion. Among 7 analysts covering Diebold Inc (NYSE: DBD ), 6 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 1 Hold. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 17th of May 2017. Diebold , 's payout ratio is -11.17%. "COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "[[title]]" was posted by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. (more...)