Farid Kossari

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Here's Why Disney and Salesforce.com Dropped Their Bids for Twitter

Anyone who spends time on Twitter quickly becomes aware that there are hordes of trolls who will swarm anyone who expresses an opinion on a …

Salesforce Wasn't That Into Buying Twitter, Documents Show

Salesforce may not have been as interested in buying Twitter (twtr) as many thought, according to the <i>Wall Street Journal.</i> The gist of the Journal’s …

Wells Fargo's ex-CEO quits Target, Chevron boards

Wells Fargo's embattled former CEO John Stumpf stepped down on Tuesday from the boards of two corporate giants: Target and Chevron.<p>The moves come just one week after Stumpf resigned suddenly as CEO amid an outcry over the scandal at his bank. There were loud cries for his resignation from lawmakers …

Asian shares climb as China posts steady growth, oil higher

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday as China reported its economy expanded at a steady 6.7 percent pace in the July-September quarter, better …

Stock Markets

China's Shenzhou 11 docks at Tiangong 2 space station

<b>Two Chinese astronauts have arrived at the Tiangong 2 space laboratory, in a mission aimed at developing China's capabilities as a space power.</b><p>The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft blasted off from northern China on Monday, and docked with Tiangong 2 at 03:24 Beijing time (19:24 GMT Tuesday).<p>Jing Haipeng and …

Space Exploration

Obama honors Italy's leader at 'bittersweet' state dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Bittersweet" was the word of the night, the one often used to describe President Barack Obama's final state dinner."We saved the …

The White House

U.S. expects Islamic State to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States expects Islamic State to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to repel an Iraqi-led offensive on the city of Mosul, U.S. officials say, although adding that the group’s technical ability to develop such weapons is highly limited.<p>U.S. forces have begun to …

Middle East