by | November 11, 2017 | 04:02

With today's release and the the improvements that IBM made to the QISKit , a software development kit (SDK) to help companies understand how to program quantum computers, they can continue to advance the technology. IBM Q, which was announced in March, is a followup to that effort. The ultimate goal of quantum computing is a fault tolerant universal system that automatically fixes errors and has unlimited coherence.

by | November 11, 2017 | 02:38

The U.S. Department of Agriculture in its November 9 Crop Production report forecast 2017 U.S. production of corn at 14.578 billion bushels, up 298 million bushels, or 2%, from 14.280 billion bushels forecast in October but down 570 million bushels, or 4%, from record outturn of 15.148 billion bushels in 2016.

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:54

The West Texas Intermediate for December delivery was down 0.39 USA dollar to settle at 56.81 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for January delivery lost 0.20 dollar to close at 63.49 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.

by | November 10, 2017 | 23:50

Ekso Bionics says the average automobile assembly line worker lifts their arms about 4,600 times a day, which is about one million times per year. Ford Motor Co . "The end result is a wearable tool that reduces the strain on a worker's body, reducing the likelihood of injury, and helping them feel better at the end of the day - increasing both productivity and morale".

by | November 10, 2017 | 23:07

Equifax also said many customers of the U.S. Information Solutions business, which are largely financial institutions, are requiring the credit bureau to perform security audits of its systems. Any negative audit results could result in a loss of customers, Equifax warned in the filing. Shares of Equifax, which reported after the closing bell, were down a penny in aftermarket trading at $108.94.

by | November 10, 2017 | 21:25

Broadband and landline users will be able to get money back from their providers when things go wrong without having to make a claim, under new rules laid out by communications watchdog Ofcom . Because launching the automatic compensation scheme "will be complex, and require significant changes to providers' billing systems", there will be a 15-month implementation period .

by | November 10, 2017 | 21:11

Last month, the government unveiled Rs 2.11 lakh crore two-year roadmap for strengthening NPA-plagued public sector banks, which include recapitalisation bonds, budgetary support, and equity dilution. GNPAs as a proportion of gross advances improved to 9.83 per cent against 9.97 per cent in the preceding quarter. However, the provision coverage ratio improved to 65.1%, an increase of 431 bps from June 2017.

by | November 10, 2017 | 20:35

The deal represents the largest venture for Toutiao since its 2014 startup and gives it an worldwide presence., founded three years ago in Shanghai, is the first Chinese social media app to make it big in the USA, where it has about 20 million users.

by | November 10, 2017 | 18:08

CRAPSI-CAB company Uber has lost its Employment Appeal Tribunal case meaning that it must now treat its drivers as workers, rather than as self-employed contractors. Uber said it would appeal against the ruling, arguing its drivers were self-employed and were under no obligation to use its booking app. The court says some 40,000 drivers use the platform in the United Kingdom, though the company said the number had grown since the submission to 50,000.

by | November 10, 2017 | 17:48

China took a major step toward the long-awaited opening of its financial system, removing foreign ownership limits on its banks and asset-management companies, and allowing overseas firms to take majority stakes in local securities ventures and insurers.

by | November 10, 2017 | 17:25

This is exactly what the Women's Equality Party seeks to overturn. The NUJ said it is pursuing action for equal pay on behalf of more than 100 of its members at the BBC . Of those women that are saving into a workplace pension , nearly half are using auto-enrolment as their only form of saving for retirement, resulting in women expecting a mere £102,000 in their pension pot compared with £184,000 for men.

by | November 10, 2017 | 17:10

SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in shares of J. C. Penney Company, Inc . The company has its outstanding shares of 334.35M. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 2 by Bank of America. The stock is gapping up 18.55% before market open touching $3.06 on a recent bid. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $3.48 per share, with a total value of $348,000.00.

by | November 10, 2017 | 15:57

Production is expected to fall 0.3% month-on-month in September, reversing a 1.2% rise in August. During the first half of this fiscal, the output of these goods declined by 1.5 per cent as against a growth of 6.9 per cent previous year. Until now, the official readings of manufacturing have tended to show a weaker picture for the sector than the surveys over 2017. The ONS also reported that the UK's trade in goods deficit was £11.25bn in the month, better than the £12.8bn analysts had ...

by | November 10, 2017 | 14:10

Having spent some time as an Amazon exec, Kessler reportedly will take on new responsibilities with Prime Now , Amazon's rapid-delivery operation, and AmazonFresh , the company's grocery-delivery arm. "The goal", reported the WSJ is to "ease changes across those platforms as Amazon tries to reinvent the way consumers shop in stores". AmazonFresh and Whole Foods are getting new leadership.

by | November 10, 2017 | 10:57

Vodafone will then be allowed to sell those lines before anyone else. Work will begin in 2018 and aim to have the first phase completed by 2021. Both companies expect that to take roughly three years to complete. United Kingdom boss Nick Jeffrey has previously said fibre is an area Vodafone would like to invest in but believes the attempts to open up BT's network "haven't done enough".

by | November 10, 2017 | 04:09

He said it's all by design, because receiving a "like" or a comment on your post gives you a little hit of dopamine. The three tech giants testified in marathon congressional hearings last week over the impact of social networks on last year's U.S.

by | November 10, 2017 | 03:50

MGM Resorts International's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 43.14%. The stock declined 1.91% or $1.88 reaching $96.56 on the news. About 1.60M shares traded. 659.45 million shares or 3.31% more from 638.31 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Shell Asset Comm holds 154,406 shares. Ledyard National Bank acquired 47,700 shares as Texas Instruments Inc (TXN)'s stock rose 5.05%.

by | November 10, 2017 | 03:28

Several traders said prices got a boost from unconfirmed rumors that Saudi King Salman would relinquish the throne to his son Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. Before the EIA released the inventory data, Brent and WTI futures were down about 0.6 percent on data that showed Chinese crude imports fell to a one-year low.

by | November 10, 2017 | 03:02

The continued shortfall comes despite Trump taking a pointed approach to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation this year, saying that its members must increase their defense spending. "So, I've only been at 80 percent of that minimum number, and that's why we've had a higher level of risk". The additional troops , a lot of them American, will help train and advise local Afghan forces who have struggled to hold Taliban and Daesh extremists at bay while suffering heavy casualties.

by | November 10, 2017 | 02:51

The group will perform live on the show on November 21st, marking their US daytime television debut. Some of country music's finest stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live for a very special edition of the popular Mean Tweets segment that aired Wednesday night.

by | November 10, 2017 | 02:37

Topshop gave a statement to Buzzfeed News, confirming the existence of the policy, though they did not clarify when it was changed. They were initially told by the changing room attendant to take the dresses they wanted to try on downstairs to Topman, where the men's changing rooms are located.

by | November 10, 2017 | 01:54

Shares of Disney rose prior to the closing bell on Thursday but are roughly flat for the year, even as Wall Street in general has been in rally mode. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold". The stock of Discovery Communications Inc. As per Friday, October 7, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

by | November 10, 2017 | 01:49

The existing ROI value of NVIDIA Corporation outlines the firm's profitability alongside the efficiency of different investments. Shares of NVIDIA Corporation ( NASDAQ : NVDA ) traded down -1.35% in the last session while performance was up 209.16% in the last five days.

by | November 10, 2017 | 01:14

Altogether, the number of platforms Opel/Vauxhall uses for its passenger cars will be reduced from now 9 to 2 by 2024. Above: Opel Crossland X is already based on a PSA platform. All-in-all Opel hopes to reduce the cost of producing each vehicle by 700 euros ($1060) by 2020, and cut its break-even point to 800,000 cars by 2026.

by | November 09, 2017 | 21:11

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said if there is consensus at the next GST council meeting due over November 9 to November 10, the government would take the necessary steps to help traders and strengthen the country's economy. In an interview to PTI, Revenue Secretary said: "There is a complete overhauling that is required". The meetings have resulted in an array of changes to ease compliance burden on businesses as well as provided relief to consumers.

by | November 09, 2017 | 20:13

A red banner box now appears at the top of those pages with a warning that reads: "TripAdvisor has been made aware of recent media reports or events concerning this property which may not be reflected in reviews found on this listing". The woman's review was reposted last month and another review was reposted after it was rewritten to meet guidelines. TripAdvisor, which takes up to 15 percent commission on booking, says that it changed its family-friendly forum policy three years ago and ...

by | November 09, 2017 | 18:21

Both sides agree that there was a pivotal meeting on Monday between AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and DOJ's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim. AT&T is prepared to fight any divestitures required to win regulatory approval of the deal, according to sources familiar with the matter.

by | November 09, 2017 | 18:15

Sehwag, however, defended the stumper's place in the team saying, "Team India needs (MS) Dhoni at the moment, even in T20 cricket". Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not at his very best with the bat in the just-concluded series against New Zealand, where the hosts won the ODI series 2-1 and followed it by winning the T20I series by the same margin.

by | November 09, 2017 | 18:02

Sources tell the publication that the plan is for him to appear in the film. Johnson also hinted at a "really cool surprise" for Black Adam back in May, in terms of when and where the character will be introduced. Suicide Squad 2 does not yet have a confirmed released date , but it is expected to start shooting in 2018. "I just felt Black Adam was inherently more interesting to me because I felt there were more layers to [him], starting out as a slave and then ultimately becoming the ...

by | November 09, 2017 | 17:56

Lab results showed that two fidget spinners now sold at Target contained extremely high levels of lead, well over the federal legal limit of 100 parts per million. You can get more information on CoPIRG's website . "Safety is one of our top priorities", said a Bulls i Toy spokesperson in an email to the Washington Post .

by | November 09, 2017 | 17:21

China Aviation Supplies Holiday Company, the state-owned firm which does big orders for local airlines, signed the deal during a ceremony today, as part of the USA trade mission to China , and was signed by Kevin McAllister, Boeing commercial airplanes president and chief executive.

by | November 09, 2017 | 16:49

Starbucks is spreading some holiday cheer this week, with a " buy one, get one free " deal on holiday drinks. Starbucks has a buy-one, get-one-free deal on holiday beverages. There's no better time for the holidays to start than the day after Halloween. Starbucks has offered special holiday cups since 1997 and this year's features its first color-yourself cup.

by | November 09, 2017 | 16:21

A year later, he merged the concept with a small three-bakery chain called Au Bon Pain and began selling healthy, low-priced meals marketed as a quality alternative to fast food. Terms of the Panera-Au Bon Pain deal were not disclosed. Andrew Alvarez, a food industry analyst at IBISWorld, said the deal would help Panera better compete with the coffee chains that have locations in similar places as Au Bon Pain.

by | November 09, 2017 | 15:52

But the report was especially sour for non-euro Britain which saw its growth forecast for 2017 slashed to 1.5 per cent. In its forecasts, the European Commission said growth in 2018 would edge lower to a still strong 2.1 per cent, followed by 1.9 per cent in 2019.

by | November 09, 2017 | 13:15

In Kolkata, Chief Minister Banerjee said: "This is a huge gain for passenger convenience". He said India was proud to be a reliable partner in Bangladesh's development. India has extended soft loans worth Dollars eight billion to Bangladesh for different development projects, which included the two bridges that were inaugurated today, according to an Indian Railways communication.