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Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains
- June 17, 2017

Under the terms of the deal, John Mackey would remain CEO of Whole Foods , according to a report from MarketWatch . The two companies expect the deal to close during the second half of this year. Whole Foods' stock soared 29 per cent. Amazon's rose 2.4 per cent. Instacart allows some retail partners to take small investments in the company, and Whole Foods owns less than 1%, the source said. (more...)
Facebook Moderators' Personal Info Exposed to Potential Terrorists
- June 17, 2017

A day after Facebook talked up its efforts to wipe out accounts linked to terrorist groups, The Guardian reveals that the social network inadvertently exposed the identities of content moderators tasked with banning those terrorist groups. (more...)
Full coverage: Amazon is buying Whole Foods
- June 17, 2017

The email said, "We want to assure you that Amazon shares Whole Foods Market's deep commitment to quality and customer service". Only two days ago, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey slammed activist investor Jana Partners as " greedy bastards " for pushing for a sale of his company. (more...)
Pres. Trump confirms he's under investigation
- June 17, 2017

Mueller has been choosing his own staff, tapping top legal minds from inside and outside the Justice Department. Rosenstein and Mueller are, for now, unlikely to be fired immediately. "This is a political fight and he's going to fight it", a White House official said regarding president's Friday's tweets. But Sessions is recused entirely from the Russian Federation investigation - that was reason why Rosenstein , the second-ranking official at the Justice Department, had the ... (more...)
Places To Get Free Beer And Food On Father's Day 2017
- June 17, 2017

Happy Father's Day to men everywhere. "One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters". It's a tradition Dodd chose to start as she sat in a Spokane, Washington, church on Mother's Day 1909, listening to a sermon about - what else? The Father's Day menu includes Mama's Prawns, Porschetta, Live "Mussels from Brussels", and Snail Vole Von. (more...)
ISRO Launch: India Successfully Launches Mega Rocket ISRO Launch: India Successfully Launches Mega Rocket
- June 17, 2017

GSLV-Mk III and GSAT-19 would be the heaviest satellite being launched in India till date. "What ISRO has achieved today is historic". ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar said the mission is important as "it was the heaviest ever rocket and satellite to be launched from the country". (more...)
Pakistan Semi-final win in pictures
- June 17, 2017

There is no reason for you (Sarfraz) to rejoice. Given England's overall strength as we have seen in this tournament, to bowl them out on such a low total on any sort of pitch is commendable and for that we must congratulate not only the bowlers but also to the leadership of our captain, Sarfraz Ahmed . (more...)
Apple hires two top executives from Sony Pictures Television Apple hires two top executives from Sony Pictures Television
- June 17, 2017

The pair take new positions running worldwide video programming. Eddie Cue goes further in the company's announcement to hint strongly at Apple's renewed interest in TV, saying: "We have exciting plans in store for customers and can't wait for [Erlicht and Van Amburg] to bring their expertise to Apple - there is much more to come". (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey's co-op mode lets one player control Cappy
- June 17, 2017

Cappy allows players to perform actions that the lead character can not. To solve the puzzle you must throw Cappy at the man, taking control of him and the vehicle. But Super Mario Odyssey , the latest game starring Nintendo's marquee cast of characters, manages to be even stranger than its predecessors. We're of course referring to Super Mario Odyssey , which received the full E3 treatment at Nintendo E3 Spotlight presentation , the Nintendo Treehouse Live events, and on the E3 show ... (more...)
Abu Salem found guilty in 1993 Mumbai blast case by TADA court Abu Salem found guilty in 1993 Mumbai blast case by TADA court
- June 17, 2017

Salem delivered the arms and ammunition at various places, including the house of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt . The court had dropped certain charges against Salem in 2013 after the CBI moved a plea, stating that the charges were against the extradition treaty between India and Portugal. (more...)
Morocco says will send food to Qatar after Gulf states cut ties
- June 16, 2017

Now that we are not operating to those 18 [destinations], doesn't mean I'm going to shrink", he said. Qatar has been ejected from the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen, and transport links between it and three other Gulf countries have been severed, with Qataris living in Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE ordered to leave. (more...)
What's Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Upside After This Short Interest Decrease?
- June 16, 2017

Mastercard Inc (MA) has risen 24.16% since June 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Finally, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Adobe Systems by 2.6% in the first quarter. (more...)
Taylor Swift music returning to Spotify Taylor Swift music returning to Spotify
- June 16, 2017

Taylor Swift got back together with Spotify on Friday, returning her music to streaming services nearly three years after complaining publicly they did not pay artists enough, and on the same day rival Katy Perry released a new album. (more...)
British police admit they're struggling against home-grown terrorism British police admit they're struggling against home-grown terrorism
- June 16, 2017

Khuram Shazad Butt was a British citizen born in Pakistan who appeared in a television documentary a year ago about extremists in Britain. The trio killed eight and injured 48 in their rampage around London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night. (more...)
Xbox One X Answers PlayStation 4 Pro, But So What?
- June 16, 2017

The new game console has been priced at $499. At 12GB RAM memory and a memory bandwidth of 326GB/s, it is way ahead of other similar products in the market. Microsoft ultimately picked Xbox One X because it fit with the power message and the original Xbox branding. We've reached out to Microsoft for a full list of enhanced titles, but we know announced games so far include Forza Motorsport 7 , Resident Evil 7 , Halo Wars 2 and Killer Instinct will be considered enhanced. (more...)
Bob Seger catalog now available for streaming Bob Seger catalog now available for streaming
- June 16, 2017

It marks the long-awaited arrival of Seger music after a lengthy holdout during which fans have campaigned heartily on social media for the material to become available. Other titles will be added in the future. Last month, Seger's Greatest Hits album was certified Diamond for 10 million copies. Since the "Nielsen Music era" began in 1991, Seger has sold 22.1 million albums in the US, according to Nielsen Music. (more...)
Government will do 'whatever is required' following Grenfell Tower blaze
- June 16, 2017

In the early hours of Wednesday, the building turned into a flaming torch in minutes. The timelines could be long, however, as Mansi expects efforts to recover the bodies of the victims could take three to four weeks alone. Observers of the fire said cladding fitted during a recent refurbishment could have helped the fire spread so quickly. " This is a large building, there will be a large amount of building work required internally ", Cotton explained. (more...)
Here's the First Picture of the Tesla Model Y Here's the First Picture of the Tesla Model Y
- June 16, 2017

It will slot in as the company's new small/medium SUV. Here are four of the most important takeaways from Musk's speech. But electric vehicle sales accounted for most of the gain, boosted by the Model X , which was introduced at the end of 2015, and an increase in the production of the Model S during the year. (more...)
E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Co-op Revealed
- June 16, 2017

In the co-op mode, players would take the benefit of Switch's Joy-con controller, where one player would control the Mario and the other will control Cappy. Meanwhile, with Cappy, players can fly around, attack enemies, and perform actions that Mario can't otherwise do. Seeing it in action, it just seems to make sense both mechanically and aesthetically, and most definitely adds a bit of fresh air into a game that many veteran players have memorized at this point. (more...)
New Documents From Wikileaks Expose How The CIA Exploits Wireless Devices New Documents From Wikileaks Expose How The CIA Exploits Wireless Devices
- June 16, 2017

Among them is a specialized firmware referred to as Cherry Blossom. Cherry Blossom itself is a firmware allowing the attackers to exploit vulnerabilities and compromise wireless networking devices such as access points (APs) and wireless routers. (more...)

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