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Economia Subsidy removal caused fuel scarcity - DAPMAN
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Speaking on Thursday, Baru said the fuel queues had started disappearing. He reiterated that appropriate sanctions would be taken against any marketer or staff implicated in fuel diversion or any act capable of frustrating government's efforts aimed at stabilising the supply of petroleum products across the country.

Economia Roku To Launch Own Voice Assistant & Expand Product Suite
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It will also release a " Roku Connect " software, which will have its own set of hardware requirements but will allow other companies' products to connect with Roku's system. However, with so many other popular voice assistants on the market, Roku might be limited in the long term if it can not integrate its system with others' or expand the voice assistant to offer other services.

Economia The US is Preparing New Measures Against Pakistan
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Pakistan then summoned the USA ambassador to the country, David Hale, for a meeting, and Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif claimed Trump's outburst was non-consequential. The Committee observed that Pakistan has fought the war against terrorism primarily out of its own resources and at a great cost to its economy, and that even more importantly the huge sacrifices made by Pakistan , including the loss of tens of thousands of lives of Pakistani civilians and security personnel, and ...

Economia Final New Year auction held at Tsukiji market
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Another bluefin tuna from Oma, weighing 190 kg, fetched 30.4 million yen, or 160,000 yen per kilogram, the highest per-kg bidding price. The market has been operating in Tsukiji since 1935. The world's largest fish market, one of Tokyo's most popular tourist sites, is set to relocate later this year to clear the way for a road needed for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Economia Colman's historic Norwich plant set to close in 2019
Author: 0 Colman's historic Norwich plant set to close in 2019

Before Christmas, the company said the results of that review would be announced in the New Year but today's closure decision was widely anticipated. The company confirmed it will also continue to source mint and mustard locally. "The decision by Britvic to close its half of the site, which produces its Robinsons and Fruit Shoot brands, was unhelpful for the future of Colman's Mustard in Norwich - but we still don't believe that closure is the only option for the dedicated workforce".

Economia Philip Morris Says It's 'Trying To Give Up Cigarettes' In 2018
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Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.40 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Nationwide Fund Advisors has 218,764 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Private Com Na reported 0.98% stake. (NYSE:PM). Davenport & Company Limited Company reported 639,506 shares stake.

Economia Mark Zuckerberg's Personal Challenge For 2018 Is Doing His Job
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He's toured the United States, studied Mandarin and even built an artificial intelligence assistant for his home. "I've been involved with, and fascinated by, cryptocurrencies since 2012, and I've witnessed how Coinbase has started democratising access to this new asset class", Marcus said on Coinbase's blog on December 12.

Economia How internet activists will make net neutrality a 2018 election issue
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He had to halt his controversial vote to scrap the United States government's net neutrality rules in December after a bomb threat . Now, Pai and his office, according to Recode , apparently feel he should abandon his plans to attend CES , the global Consumer Electronics Show , due to violent threats.

Economia Travis Kalanick to offload 29% of his stakes in Uber
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Kalanick's share sale will earn him about US$1.4 billion, the source added. The new investment, which will be finalised in January, was based on calculations valuing Uber at United States dollars 48 billion, Bloomberg said yesterday. The development is part of the recent Softbank deal , in which it is acquiring 18% stake along with co-investors from Uber's current stakeholders of the company such as employees and investors.

Economia Apple confirms iOS and macOS are vulnerable to 'Meltdown' and 'Specter'
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Google said it informed the affected companies about the "Spectre" flaw on June 1, 2017 and reported the "Meltdown" flaw after the first flaw but before July 28, 2017. Users of other devices will have to wait for the updates to be pushed out by third-party manufacturers, including Samsung, Huawei and OnePlus. On Monday, a developer who blogs under the name Python Sweetness posted an overview of Linux Page Table Isolation patch activity that noted the flaw could also impact users of Google's ...

Economia Biggest drop in almost 10 years for new vehicle sales
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Official figures released by the Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders this morning will show that the United Kingdom new auto market shrank by around 5.5 percent in 2017, to 2.54 million registrations. The "demonisation of diesel" as it became known previous year, began with VW's own "dieselgate" scandal, when emissions tests by the manufacturer were found to be rigged, and continued with plans for improving air quality which further penalised diesel drivers.

Economia Scots stockpiling soft drink Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change
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In Scotland , fans are reportedly stockpiling the drink ahead of the change and a petition has been launched to save the traditional recipe. "It is a national treasure in Scotland and really is part of our culture with its unique taste, branding and marketing", he said.

Economia United Kingdom government urged to introduce 25p latte levy on disposable coffee cups
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At least 2.5 billion disposable cups are thrown away every year. The committee pointed to the 5p carrier bag charge which was introduced in 2015 and subsequently reduced plastic bag usage by 83% in its first year. "The UK only has three recycling facilities that can split out the paper and plastic components of coffee cups for recycling". "Coffee cup producers and distributors have not taken action to rectify this and the government has sat on its hands", Mrs Creagh stated.

Economia N-Out warms up to hot chocolate
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And yes, it comes with marshmallows. In-N-Out will source cocoa powder from Ghirardelli Chocolate Company for their drinks, which will be served with water in a traditional white cup with palm trees on it. According to the Orange County Register , it's not actually a brand new item per se - but the return of a popular item available in the 1950s. The last menu addition at the 320-unit chain, introduced some 15 years ago, was lemonade.

Economia Watertown not included on Gander Outdoors store location list
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The stores are now owned by Camping World . According to previous reports, the Fargo Gander Mountain location was closed due to an uncooperative landlord. After Gander Mountain went into bankruptcy in May, Camping World purchased the Gander Mountain brand and location rights. The first Gander Outdoors store opened on December 13 in Lakeville, Minn.

Economia AT&T Launching 5G Mobile Service In Dozen Cities In 2018
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AT&T Inc . plans to be the first USA carrier to launch 5G mobile service to phone customers this year. AT&T plans to share more information on its 5G rollout in the coming weeks and months. The Un-carrier is beaming a bit brighter as it has announced two recent customer satisfaction survey results that put T-Mobile on top by a wide margin.

Economia BlackBerry to make self-driving cars internet firm Baidu
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The companies will collaborate to integrate Baidu's CarLife smartphone software for connected cars in China as well as its DuerOS artificial intelligence platform and high definition maps with the BlackBerry QNX auto platform. Baidu, much like Google, started as a search company before branching into areas including artificial intelligence and self-driving. "Together, we will work toward a technological and commercial ecosystem for autonomous driving, intelligent connectivity, and ...

Economia FCC issues final version of order eliminating net neutrality rules
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Ajit Pai , chairman of the Federal Communications Commission ( FCC ), was reportedly forced to cancel an upcoming appearance at a highly anticipated technology conference after receiving multiple death threats. The vote was suspended and the FCC chambers were emptied for approximately ten minutes as FCC security staff secured the building with bomb-sniffing dogs.

Economia Westinghouse Electric Acquired for $4.6 Billion
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Toshiba has been majority owner of Westinghouse Electric since 2006 and achieved full ownership previous year by buying a minority shareholder's 10 per cent stake for about $522 million US. Brookfield said the deal will be funded by a mix of equity and long-term debt. Cyrus Madon, CEO of Brookfield Business Partners, said Westinghouse has a reputation for innovation and a long-term customer base.

Economia Tesla Model 3 delay raises cashflow risks, but analysts upbeat
Author: 0 Tesla Model 3 delay raises cashflow risks, but analysts upbeat

Tesla didn't come close to achieving an initial goal to manufacture that many sedans a week by the end of past year. Keep in mind, just this past year saw Tesla already push back its production expectations of 5,000 cars each week for its model 3 to the close of the first quarter, which has since been postponed again to the close of the second quarter.

Economia Was the Safest-Ever Year to Fly
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The National Transportation Safety Board said that the last fatal aviation accident involving a commercial airline in America dates back to 2009 when 49 people were killed by a commuter plane that was on route to Buffalo, New York. The same was also echoed by a Dutch aviation consulting firm known as To70. Cabins are more flame resistant and are built to evacuate more effectively than in the past.

Economia Portland Kmart slated to close
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A Sears spokesman said Thursday the number of workers affected was not available. A struggling retailer will close another one of its locations in the Tri-Cities region. The announcement says the Helena Kmart on Cedar Street will close in early April, around the same time as the Butte store. That's on top of the more than 1,000 stores closed in the past several years.

Economia Sears Holdings, Macy's announces store closures
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Macy's closed a store at the West Manchester Mall in West Manchester Township, York County in 2014. "Our primary focus in 2017 has been to continue the strong growth of digital and mobile, stabilize our brick & mortar business and set the foundation for future growth.A healthy store base combined with robust digital capabilities is Macy's recipe for success", said Gennette.

Economia Australia aims to become world's top medicinal cannabis exporter
Author: 0 Australia aims to become world's top medicinal cannabis exporter

It is set to allow exports of cannabis-based medicines, and assured that Aussie patients will be prioritised. Regulations that now prevent exports of medicinal cannabis products will be changed once Parliament resumes in February. " Australian patients come first ". A picture of the Victorian government's medicinal cannabis crop. "We know that medicinal use of cannabis can alleviate people's health issues and, therefore, if Australia's in a position to provide support, it should do ...