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Google Bought Mastercard Data To Track Your Offline Purchases For Ad-Targeting

Google Bought Mastercard Data To Track Your Offline Purchases For Ad-Targeting

It has become possible to assess how online ads influence consumer behavior thanks to the Store Sales Measurement tool , unveiled by Google in May 2017. Bloomberg notes that Google provides a bulk r...

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India economy accelerates as rupee declines

India economy accelerates as rupee declines

Manufacturing growth picked up significantly at 13.5 per cent during the period on the back of higher government expenditure giving households more money to spend. India's $2.6 trillion economy surpas...

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Canada's auto-parts makers are riding high amid NAFTA tension

Canada's auto-parts makers are riding high amid NAFTA tension

But trade experts say Canada's omission is - at least in part - a tactic by the White House to divide and conquer as it applies extra pressure on Ottawa to accept what could be a less-palatable deal. ...

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Canada Trade Talks In Jeopardy After Leaked ‘Off The Record’ Trump Comments

Canada Trade Talks In Jeopardy After Leaked ‘Off The Record’ Trump Comments

This might have been to counter Trump's suggestions that talks with Canada only started in earnest after he announced his bilateral deal with Mexico at the start of this week. Is it that Trump was s...

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Due to Trump tariffs, Ford cancels 2019 Focus

The Focus Active already is sold in Europe, and Ford said it would continue with plans to build it in China for that market as well. The automaker, which boasts it builds roughly 80 percent of the...

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Europe ticks closer to ending daylight saving time

Europe ticks closer to ending daylight saving time

Russian Federation ditched the system four years ago, moving to permanent "winter time" after an unpopular experiment that involved settling on permanent "summer time", and non-EU European countries s...

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Rupee breaches 71 against dollar for the first time

Rupee breaches 71 against dollar for the first time

Furthermore, the dollar strength against its rival currencies overseas too put pressure on the rupee, they said . As early as in May this year, India's Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan pleaded...

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India GDP: Economic growth surges to 8.2%

India GDP: Economic growth surges to 8.2%

The growth was powered by a strong performance of manufacturing and consumer spending. It easily surpassed the 6.7 percent growth posted by China for the same quarter, and it restored India's growth...

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Aston Martin gears up for London Stock Exchange flotation

Aston Martin gears up for London Stock Exchange flotation

Going public worked extremely well for Ferrari not so long ago, with the company's value doubling in less than a year following a New York Stock Exchange flotation. "You can bespoke your Aston Ma...

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Coca-Cola to buy Costa coffee for £3.9bn

Coca-Cola to buy Costa coffee for £3.9bn

Adding Costa to its array of brands will give Coca-Cola a presence in one of the few beverage markets it now doesn't contend in and could potentially provide stiff competition to the likes of Starbuck...

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Tesla Model S goes airborne on video, driver charged

Tesla Model S goes airborne on video, driver charged

After bouncing twice, the vehicle crashed just out of frame in the auto park of Assikinack Public School. Multiple angles show the auto traveling at an unsafe speed and ramping a set of railroad tra...

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Pres. Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees

Pres. Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees

Federal workers were to get a 2.1 percent across-the-board raise in January, with more for those who live in high-cost areas. Scrapping the raises will save more than $25 billion, Trump said. Ac...

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Kinder Morgan shareholders vote to sell Trans Mountain pipeline

Kinder Morgan shareholders vote to sell Trans Mountain pipeline

First Nations, including the Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish on British Columbia's south coast, argued the federal government failed to adequately consult them before the energy board review or the cabi...

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JetBlue Raises Cost of Checked Bags

JetBlue Raises Cost of Checked Bags

Air Canada's baggage allowance policy continues to allow for a vehicle seat and stroller to be checked as additional pieces of baggage free of charge. Also increasing: change fees . Members with Mos...

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Uber Turns Towards Bikes And Scooters In a Long-Term Financial Strategy

Uber Turns Towards Bikes And Scooters In a Long-Term Financial Strategy

Jump bikes are now available in eight U.S. cities, including New York, Chicago and Washington DC, and are preparing to launch in Berlin. We asked shoppers in Chatham if they will be using these electr...

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Facebook Watch On-Demand Video Platform Rolling Out Worldwide

Facebook Watch On-Demand Video Platform Rolling Out Worldwide

Watch was accepted into the US video on-demand community without much fanfare. More than 50 million people in the USA use Watch every month, the company said in a blog post . In addition to letting...

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TPG and Vodafone announce $15 billion merger to take on the competition

TPG and Vodafone announce $15 billion merger to take on the competition

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and Instagram . TPG chairman and chief executive David Teoh will be chairman of the merged group, while Vodafone boss Iñaki B...

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Nigeria’s GDP contracts as oil production slumps

Nigeria’s GDP contracts as oil production slumps

Services GDP recorded its best performance in 9 quarters, growing by 2.12% in q2 2018 compared to -0.47% in q1 2018 and -0.85% in q2 2017. GDP data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (N...

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Dry eyes: Tesla's Musk says he shed no tears in interview

Dry eyes: Tesla's Musk says he shed no tears in interview

Cave diver Vernon Unsworth helped to rescue 12 schoolboys and their coach who were stuck in the Tham Luang cave complex last month. The lawsuit was separate from more recent suits related to Mus...

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RBI annual report: 99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banking system

RBI annual report: 99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banking system

According to the report, out of the Rs.15.41 lakh crore of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes in circulation post demonetisation , nearly Rs.15.31 lakh crore notes worth have been returned. "I suspect that ...

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Trump’s "new NAFTA" deal with Canada could be relief for developers

It's a tremendous amount of money, and it's a very simple negotiation. President Donald Trump announced Monday that he plans to end NAFTA and pursue a separate deal with Mexico . Instead, sen...

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Google Tez rebranded as Google Pay, to offer loans via banks

Now, it will be known as Google Pay . Businesses and merchants can also now pay for Google Ads using Google Pay . Google Maps also announced a Maps Go version, which is lighter than the Maps app...

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United States stocks surge to fresh records on NAFTA deal

United States stocks surge to fresh records on NAFTA deal

Members of an OPEC and non-OPEC monitoring committee found producers cut their July output by 9 percent more than called for in their output reduction pact, two sources familiar with the matter said ...

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Trump says he's ditching NAFTA but that's not what's happening

Trump says he's ditching NAFTA but that's not what's happening

For one, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said repeatedly on Monday, on Twitter and to Trump directly, that he wants a three-country agreement. "Essentially what this [deal] seems to do is u...

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Toyota dials up $500m ride in Uber

Toyota dials up $500m ride in Uber

And the deal with Toyota becomes a third pillar, where Uber licenses its technology. Uber has previously tested its self-driving cars in Arizona and California. The agreement comes after both comp...

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U.S., Mexico Reach Trade 'Understanding' That Could Lead To NAFTA Overhaul

Negotiations on rewriting the three-country NAFTA agreement began about a year ago. The president said , "we'll see" if Canada can be a part of the deal , or if it will be a part of a separate...

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Record highs for S&P, Nasdaq on U.S.-Mexico trade deal

Record highs for S&P, Nasdaq on U.S.-Mexico trade deal

Trump also threatened to tax Canadian auto imports to increase the pressure on Canada's government. When the reality show spectacle of Trump's Oval Office phone call with Pena Nieto had subsided, s...

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President Trump Announces United States-Mexico Trade Agreement — NAFTA No More

President Trump Announces United States-Mexico Trade Agreement — NAFTA No More

The new deal will be called the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement, Trump said Monday . It's unclear if, and when, trilateral talks between Canada, the United States and Mexico would resume...

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in talks to buy stake in Paytm

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in talks to buy stake in Paytm

The Mumbai-based Economic Times reported the talks Monday, noting that if Berkshire follows through by paying $285.4 million to $356.7 million for a 3-4% stake in One97 Communications , it would ...

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US, Mexico reach trade

US, Mexico reach trade "understanding", Trump threatens to cut out Canada

According to one 2013 study , NAFTA was directly responsible for raising the United States trade deficit with Mexico from $17 $177 billion, and cost the USA over 850,000 jobs. U.S. Secretary Sonny Pe...

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Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

As of this writing, the White House has not responded. Still, the week's developments brought the investigations up to the doorstep of Trump Tower - a place that Trump has warned Mueller is a no...

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Trump Organization possible criminal charges over hush-money payments

Allen Weisselberg , the Trump Organization's CFO was granted immunity in exchange for giving prosecutors information for the investigation into Cohen and the hush money he made to women during the...

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Saudi reforms to boost economic growth, says International Monetary Fund

Saudi reforms to boost economic growth, says International Monetary Fund

Doubt has surrounded the initial public offering (IPO) for months. There has been little news this year of progress on a sale contrasting with the steady drumbeat of reports in 2017 that detailed Sau...

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Ant Financial, Tencent to Bolster Checks of Accounts Involved in Crypto Trading

Ant Financial, Tencent to Bolster Checks of Accounts Involved in Crypto Trading

According to the aforementioned news report , Alipay will now be putting restrictions, or even outright banning accounts that propagate OTC cryptocurrency trading. Ant Financial's Alipay is ...

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World Bank Blockchain bond Exceeds Expectation, Raises $80 Million

World Bank Blockchain bond Exceeds Expectation, Raises $80 Million

Other partners that took part in the initiative include Northern Trust, the Treasury Corporation of Victoria, QBE, and legal company King & Wood Mallesons, which advised on the legal framework for the...

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Democrats dilute the power of superdelegates in historic party vote

Democrats dilute the power of superdelegates in historic party vote

Earlier Saturday during a meeting in Chicago, the DNC approved a measure prohibiting superdelegates from voting in the first round of the party's nomination process. In contrast, opponents believe it ...

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Donald Trump says Mexico trade deal near; NAFTA hurdles seen easing

Donald Trump says Mexico trade deal near; NAFTA hurdles seen easing

The nations achieved significant breakthroughs in the past several days on the critical issues of automobiles and energy, according to the people, who asked not to be named discussing private talks. N...

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Powell says gradual hikes likely needed if economy stays strong

Powell says gradual hikes likely needed if economy stays strong

The president previously upbraided Powell and the Fed via Twitter for raising rates while the economy is humming along. Powell acknowledged that the Fed is often at risk of "moving too fast and ne...

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Michael Cohen prosecutors granted immunity to publisher David Pecker

He testified last month before a grand jury investigating Cohen. According to The Wall Street Journal , Pecker, who like Cohen was close with Trump, provided information on Cohen and the president ...

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Warehouse workers in Amazon program tweet positive comments

Warehouse workers in Amazon program tweet positive comments

In what we are sure is only a massive coincidence, a group of thoroughly happy-with-their-workplace Amazon warehouse staff have started responding to criticism of their company online, posting positiv...

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