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Eaton: Marking Time Or Preparing A Revolution?

Eaton's shares have been on a roll since January last year: up 61% in absolute and 35% in relative terms.<p>Apart from an earnings recovery due largely …

Stocks

Microsoft to buy cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million: report

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Microsoft has agreed to acquire cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million, Israeli financial news website Calcalist reported on Wednesday.<p>Hexadite, headquartered in Boston with its research and development center in Israel, provides technology to automate responses to …

Cybersecurity

Indian digital payments firm Paytm launches niche bank

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian digital payments firm Paytm, which is backed by Asian technology giants SoftBank Corp and Alibaba Group Holding, launched a niche bank on Tuesday, part of a plan to more than double its customer base to 500 million in the next three years.<p>Paytm Payments Bank will help the …

Banking

Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi Officially Files for Divorce

Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi has filed for divorce from husband Shalom after two months of marriage, TMZ reports.<p>The <i>Shahs of Sunset</i> pal wed her beau on …

Bravo TV

Border wall funding shrinks in Trump's 2018 budget | Mexico

WASHINGTON - The White House has drastically scaled back demands for funds to construct a border wall, seeking $1.6 billion in the budget headed for …

Immigration

Sensex ends higher; consumer stocks surge

REUTERS - Indian shares closed marginally higher on Monday, with consumer stocks leading the gains as sentiment remained upbeat after the government finalised rates for the upcoming Goods and Services Tax.<p>The broader Nifty closed 0.11 percent higher at 9,438.25, while the benchmark Sensex ended …

Goods and Services Tax

Donald Trump Is Setting Up Immigrants as a Terrifying Bogeyman

It's almost as though sanctuary cities with diverse immigrant populations are thriving.<p>On Wednesday morning, President Trump continued to work toward his lifelong dream of dismantling the foundations of Western democracy, signing an executive order that initiates the construction of his precious …

Immigration

Microsoft withheld update that could have slowed WannaCry ransomware infection

Global software giant Microsoft could have prevented the WannaCry ransomware from reaching epidemic proportions globally and become a hero for millions of people, but lure of monetary gain stopped it from taking the right decision.<p>Microsoft, despite knowing the vulnerabilities present in its PC …

Microsoft

Sensex pares gains after hitting record peak earlier

REUTERS - Sensex edged up on Friday after touching a record high, its fourth peak in five sessions, as profit-booking pared overall gains led by consumer stocks that rallied after rates for goods and services under a new tax were finalised.<p>The benchmark BSE Sensex closed up 0.10 percent at …

State Bank of India

Elderly woman brutally bashed in her home in Toongabbie has died

AN elderly woman who was savagely bashed in her Toongabbie home has died days after her alleged teenage attacker was refused bail.<p>Anita Christanga, …

Crime

Indian fintech company Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Japan's SoftBank

MUMBAI, May 18 (Reuters) - India's Paytm said on Thursday it has raised $1.4 billion (£1.07 billion) from Japan's SoftBank Group in a deal that will help the digital payments startup expand its user base and maintain its lead in Asia's third-largest economy.<p>SoftBank will also get a board seat in …

India

Trump Creates a 'Voter Fraud' Commission, Taps a White Supremacist to Lead It

President Trump has signed an executive order to create a commission to address voter fraud. This is a nonexistent issue tied to Trump’s fallacious, …

U.S. Supreme Court

What Do You Do When Your Uber Account Is Hacked?

It is a bit of a nightmare when your Uber account is unexpectedly hacked. In Ireland, the app of choice seems to be Hailo or as it is now called, …

Uber

California governor demands more money to fight Trump

Jerry Brown, the California governor, calls for a funding increase to create more than 30 new positions dedicated to combating US President Donald …

Donald Trump

Trump signs voter fraud, cybersecurity executive orders

The order was spurred by the president's unverified claims that millions of people voted illegally in the presidential election

Donald Trump

Technology One has 28 days to explain why council should not cancel contract

A technology company involved in a bitter contractual dispute with Brisbane City Council has accused the council of making incorrect information …

Brisbane

Jeff Sessions' Department Of Injustice

It is critical that "we the people" continue to resist.<p>Motivated by his deep-seated biases and those of President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pursuing a draconian agenda on voting rights, immigration, crime, policing, the drug war, federal sentencing and the privatization of …

Black Lives Matter

Jeff Sessions' Department of Injustice

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about immigration, in Washington, DC, March 27, 2017. (Photo: Stephen Crowley / The New York Times)Motivated by …

Justice

Cash cows: Why investors are buying pregnant cattle

<b>(CNN) —</b> For $1,000 you can be the proud owner of a pregnant cow in South Africa, and track her through a mobile app as she grazes, grows, and gives birth.<p>Once your calf reaches seven months of age, it is sold to a feedlot or slaughterhouse and the return for the beef is divided among the …

Agriculture

US immigrant arrests soar under Donald Trump

Emboldened by Trump, immigration authorities have arrested immigrants without criminal records at massive rate.<p>The number of immigrants arrested by US authorities has soared in the first months of Donald Trump's administration, rising by nearly 40 percent, according to new official figures.<p>Trump …

Immigration

Has Trump Kept His Campaign Promises?

As the president marks 100 days in office, a comprehensive review of his progress toward fulfilling the pledges he made on the trail<p>As the 100-day mark of Donald Trump’s presidency approaches—April 29, but who’s counting, other than the White House?—a review of how well he’s kept his campaign …

United States

19 Photographs That Defined Trump’s First 100 Days

President Trump has long defined himself through photographs. But now that he’s in the White House, he’s learning that they can define him too.<p>As a …

Donald Trump

See 19 Photographs That Defined Trump's First 100 Days

January 20, 2017<p>A photo released by the National Parks Service, right, of President Trump’s inauguration was compared to a photo from 2009 of …

Photography

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Has Silenced Domestic Violence Victims

The shift in deportation protocol has caused immigrant communities in Denver to report fewer crimes.<p>Denver saw a dramatic spike in reports of domestic violence last year, but city officials had to drop four cases in late January and early February because the victims were too afraid to testify. As …

Immigration

Rajinikanth's 2.0's release date POSTPONED to next year!

Here's some bad news for Rajinikanth fans. The release date of his upcoming flick <i>2.0</i> has now been postponed, all the way till next year. S Shankar's …

Movies

How the adults failed Tennessee teen girl

Editor's Note: (Peggy Drexler is the author of "Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers, and the Changing American Family" and "Raising Boys Without Men." She is an assistant professor of psychology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and a former gender scholar at Stanford …

Crime

Microsoft may be about to take on Google Chromebooks, reports say

Microsoft is slated to hold an event on May 2 in New York City where it's expected to discuss the future of Windows 10. But the star of the show may be new hardware designed at the education market.<p>Microsoft may unveil hardware aimed at competing with Google's Chromebooks, according to a report …

Microsoft

Microsoft gets rid of passwords with phone sign-in

Passwords are the worst, and Microsoft feels your pain.<p>Redmond has a new way to sign into your Microsoft accounts with just your phone—no password necessary.<p>"With phone sign-in, we're shifting the security burden from your <i>memory</i> to your <i>device</i>," Alex Simons, director of program management for …

Microsoft

How to Prepare Clients for Stock Market Downturns

Between February 1, 2009 and March 1, 2017, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced from 7,062 to 21,115, a whopping gain. The market has been …

Stocks

Over 2,000 Creditors File Claims Against Bankrupt Pearl Linguistics

Over 2,000 creditors of Pearl Linguistics, the London-based Language Service Provider (LSP) that declared bankruptcy on March 3, 2017, have filed …

Linguistics