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Abbott patches pacemaker software to guard against hacks

Medical device maker Abbott on Monday announced it is voluntarily recalling some 465,000 pacemakers to install a firmware update to patch cybersecurity vu...


U.S. second-quarter GDP growth revised up, fastest in over two years

Growth last quarter was the best since the first quarter of 2015 and followed a 1.2 percent pace in the January-March period. For the first quarter of 2017, the...


Meet the Washington search and rescue team headed to help in Houston

Some who fled the rising flood waters in the Houston area found they had few options, as roads were washed out and emergency services overloaded. Authoritie...


Sensex tanks 362 pt, Nifty below 9800 on geopolitical worries

In terms of the broader markets, the S&P BSE mid-cap index rose by 1.02 per cent, and the small-cap index by 1.09 per cent. The negativity affected Indian mar...


Malaysia fail to land icing on SEA Games cake at football final

After just five minutes, Thai striker Worachit Kanitsribampen darted into the penalty box before he was tripped by a Malaysian defender. Malaysia's fans wil...


Indian Students Stuck in Houston : Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston - US' fourth largest city - on Sunday. Sushma Swaraj says Indian students of the University of ...


President Trump expected to arrive in Coastal Bend today

More devastating rainfall and flooding is expected in parts of Texas through Thursday, according to the National Hurricane Center. Harvey caused wind da...


Best Buy reports strong Q2, ups outlook, hits e-commerce, omnichannel stride

An extra week this fiscal year will be responsible for some of this growth, but Best Buy still expects non-GAAP operating income to grow by 2% to 6% on a 52-w...


Murdoch shutters Sky's feed of Fox News

The statement continued: "We have concluded that it is not in our commercial interest to continue providing Fox News in the U.K". Mr Murdoch is waiting to h...


June Home Prices Continue Steep Rise: Case-Shiller

In fact, when adjusted for seasonal patterns, Atlanta's average price dipped by 0.2 percent in June. After the seasonal adjustment, the National Index recorde...


Newly-Signed Law Limits Role Of Illinois Police On Immigration

McLean County Clerk Kathy Michael said she's cautiously optimistic about the law, but she still has questions about whether it's adequately funded. Mayor Rah...


Amazon Selling Echo Speakers at Whole Foods Stores Following Takeover

The slashed prices follow Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods , which it closed on Monday after being allowed to proceed by the federal government...


Hurricane Harvey could prompt reform for struggling flood insurance program

United States lawmakers have been considering legislative actions to reform the NFIP, including updating USA government flood zone maps, making more coverage av...


Oil mixed in Asia after Harvey slams into US

Spot prices for US gasoline futures surged 7 percent to a peak of $1.7799 per gallon, the highest since late July 2015, before easing to $1.7078 by 1:33 p.m. ...


Unusual Volume Spikes For: Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

About 604,370 shares traded. Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD ) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S...


Domino's and Ford team up on self-driving pizza vehicles

Like many other companies working on autonomous vehicles, Ford aims to develop a self-driving auto with no steering wheel, brake and accelerator pedals. But t...


Royal Caribbean Diverts Cruise Ship To Miami, Cancels Sailing

Janie Colbert of Fairview in Collin County is among hundreds on a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico and unable to get back to Texas because the Port of Galve...


Uber appoints new CEO

Immelt pulled out of the race Sunday because of problems with Uber's board, according to a source familiar with the matter. That person also didn't want to be...


La Liga round-up: Girona claim first win as Atletico Madrid score five

It was harsh on the home side, who had defended impressively throughout, but they gifted Barca and Messi a second 11 minutes later to effectively end the match ...


Finish Line Is Only the Start of Nike's Problems

Dick's CEO Ed Stack said on a conference call with analysts, "There's a lot of people right now ... in retail and in this industry in panic mode", Stack added. ...


IN couple visits every Cracker Barrel in US

The franchise has 645 restaurants in 44 states, it said. Since the 1960s, Wilma and Ray Yoder have been on a mission to see every Cracker Barrel in the countr...


Anheuser-Busch sends 3 truckloads of water to Hurricane Harvey victims

Instead of ice cold beer, Anheuser-Busch's Georgia factory is producing thousands of cans of water to ship into the flood-ravaged areas. The Cartersville Brew...


'Straight Outta Compton' Star Jason Mitchell Flips Out on Delta Flight

In a statement, Delta revealed that Mitchell was actually late to board the flight, dispelling headlines that his seat was double booked. And while Mitchell w...


VMware Sharpens Cloud Story, Aims at Security

Datapipe's planned offering will help manage customers' AWS and VMware Cloud on AWS footprints and will bring the same level of managed service and support...


German Nurse Is Suspect in at Least 84 Murders Cases

Police and hospitals in Germany are examining with killer nurse Niels Hoegel is behind the deaths of at least 84 patient . Hoegel admitted to injecting ...


Lorde Does Pretty Pretty Princess at the VMAs

Lorde is nominated for two awards tonight at the MTV Video Music Awards , including Artist of the Year, and she came dressed to win. Despite not being in fu...


Dean Mercer, One of Australia's Leading Surf Lifesavers, Dies After Car Accident

Dean Mercer is a former Ironman. Mercer was inducted into the Gold Coast's Kurrawa club's Hall of Fame in 2014 and was still actively involved in the sport, c...


Volunteer 'Cajun Navy' is saving lives in Houston

I mean, we do it because it's what we're supposed to do - we're supposed to help our neighbors". While communicating with the other Cajun boat captains via so...


Sensex rises by 179 pts, Nifty above 9900 level

Equity benchmarks opened relevantly lower on Tuesday on weakness in Asian peers after the launch of missile by North Korea over Japan. All sectoral indices on...


Best Buy Reports strong Q2 results

Perhaps, that suggests something about why 89.79% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Cleararc Capital raised its stake in stock...


Trump in Texas for Harvey

Some areas in Southeast Texas could see storm rainfall totals exceeding 50 inches. As floodwaters rise in Houston , Walmart Stores Inc. President Trump t...


Ocado Group PLC (OCDO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

As per Tuesday, March 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company has market cap of $34.74 billion. Shares of Ocado Group PLC ( O...


Amazon and Whole Foods Unite

Kroger, which is semi-low cost, hasn't quite figured out the strategy it needs to fend off this new Amazon-Whole Foods battle. Barclays Research called the pric...


Uber to stop tracking users' location after their ride ends

The reversal will restore the ability of users to only share location data when the app is in use. The ride-hailing company on Tuesday announced the first in...


Jackson Hole responses roll in ... "disappointing those looking for clues on outlook"

The Australian dollar was 0.3 per cent higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.14 per cent, or 30.27 points, to 21,813.67. The lack of any interes...