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Dow Notches Seventh Straight Record

The Dow Jones Industrial Average barely reached a seventh straight record high on Friday and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq also closed at a record as gains in Kraft Heinz helped offset selling in energy stocks.<p>After suffering losses for most of the session, the Dow and S&P 500 turned positive in the final …

Samsung Chief Arrested on Bribery Charges in Corruption Scandal

Samsung chief Jay Y Lee has been arrested over his alleged role in an influence-peddling scandal that reaches to the highest levels of the South Korean government, it was reported on Friday.<p><i>Reuters</i> said the 48-year-old vice-chairman and heir-apparent of Samsung was taken into custody at the Seoul …

South Korea

Visa and IBM Watson commit to putting payments inside cars and wearable devices

Visa and IBM Watson today announced a partnership to use the Watson IoT platform to extend digital payments to connected cars, wearables, and other devices.<p>The announcement was made at the Genius of Things Summit in Munich, Germany as part of the grand opening of a $200 million IBM Watson global …

Travelling to India? You'll get a free SIM after touchdown

India is getting more digital by the month.<p>To make international travel easier, tourists will now be given SIM cards upon arriving in India. The cards will be loaded with 50 rupees (70 cents) worth of talk time, as well as 50MB of data, reports the Hindustan Times.<p>"The initiative will help the …

India

Facebook videos in the News Feed will now play with sound on, other changes too

Facebook's had video for a while now, and while it doesn't yet rival YouTube for overall views, it's definitely seeing more and more people watching …