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Shell buys First Utility in move into retail energy supply to homes

Shell buys First Utility in move into retail energy supply to homes

It is headquartered in Coventry, with bases in Warwick and London. First Utility will operate as a standalone entity and wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell within its New Energies division, according to the firm. The price of the deal - which is subject to regulatory approval - has not been revealed. Shell's executive vice president of new energies, Mark Gainsborough, said the company's move into Britain's household energy market would improve choice for customers. Consulte Mais Informação

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General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Shares Sold by Citizens Financial Group Inc

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec now owns 218,075 shares of the company's stock worth $11,335,000 after purchasing an additional 4,300 shares in the last quarter. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 10th will be given a dividend of $0.49 per share. Consulte Mais Informação

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Union sues over Facebook job ads excluding older people

Is this OK? According to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, it probably isn't, because showing age bias when hiring is not lawful, according to the act. Facebook disagreed with ProPublica's stance, noting that while it does target specific age groups in ads, it uses the practice responsibly. Some companies contend that there are permissible reasons to filter audiences by age, as with an ad for entry-level analyst positions at Goldman Sachs that was distributed to people ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Lauda bids for Austria carrier Niki, as Ryanair steps away

Niki's administrators, who had asked for binding offers by Thursday, have been racing to find an alternative buyer for its assets before it loses its takeoff and landing slots, its most attractive asset. Ryanair decided not to bid because there was "insufficient clarity about Lufthansa aircraft leases to Niki which we couldn't resolve in time", the Irish carrier said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pitching Stock- PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL)

PYPL's overall volume in the last trading session was 7,753,123 shares. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Paypal from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $84.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 21.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter past year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. The shares were bought at an average cost of $74.04 per share, with a total value of $499,770.00. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ryanair Germany pilots to strike as firm recognises Irish trade union

Ryanair Germany pilots to strike as firm recognises Irish trade union

Ryanair , which made a record £1.1bn of profit in the year to the end of March, said: "We will respond to the subcommittee in early January as requested, however the claims about cabin crew pay and working conditions are false". "IMPACT will now immediately start work to make union recognition in Ryanair a practical reality by working with management to establish a formal collective bargaining agreement, and then by using this opportunity to win improved security, terms, and working ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tesla Is Now Taking Semi Truck Orders In These Countries

Tesla Is Now Taking Semi Truck Orders In These Countries

After unveiling its all-electric semi-trucks last month, Tesla Inc. Going by the tally being kept by Reuters , Tesla has now taken at least 410 pre-orders for the Tesla Semi Truck. Tesla's driver-assistance features have been found by the US government to reduce crash rates by 40%. The company now has a working prototype of its ET-One, and offers fleet demos to prospective buyers, and expects to be able to produce the truck in 2019. Consulte Mais Informação

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Prévia da inflação oficial fecha o ano em 2,94%

Prévia da inflação oficial fecha o ano em 2,94%

Essa é a menor taxa acumulada pelo IPCA-15 no fim de um ano, desde 1998, quando a inflação foi de 1,66%. Segundo o IBGE , o produto ficou 47,39% mais em conta em 2017. Segundo especialistas em economia, O IPCA deve fechar o último mês do ano em 2,83%. A mais alta foi a de Brasília , que ficou em 3,74%. Em todas as capitais o IPCA-15 ficou abaixo do centro da meta de inflação de 4,5% ao ano. Consulte Mais Informação

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Twitter adds more security options for verification

Twitter adds more security options for verification

This will prove to be an important move taken by Twitter due to the fact that SMS-based two-factor authentication uses static codes. The third-party app support means you can use tools like Google Authenticator , Authy or Duo Mobile to verify your login instead of SMS - and all you need to get set up is a one-time verification from within your logged in about on the desktop using your mobile Twitter app, your phone's camera, and a uniquely generated QR code to establish the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Toys R Us survives creditor vote with 98 per cent majority backing

Toys R Us survives creditor vote with 98 per cent majority backing

However, the toy retailer will still shut at least 26 of its loss-making stores in the United Kingdom, leading to the loss of around 700 jobs out of its 3200-strong workforce . "Customers can continue to shop online and there will be no changes to our returns policies or gift cards across this period". Malcolm Weir, director of restructuring at the PPF's, said that he could confirm that "an agreement has now been reached and we will now be voting in favour of the proposals at the CVA ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Third-quarter GDP revised down slightly to 3.2% rate

Third-quarter GDP revised down slightly to 3.2% rate

Economists were expecting GDP to be unrevised. GDP increased by 3.2%, down from the prior 3.3% estimate, as the growth of consumer spending was found to be weaker than initially reported. Big picture: The economy enters the fourth quarter with a lot of momentum The big questions are can this be sustained and what will the impact of the Republican tax cut on an economy already operating at close to full employment. Consulte Mais Informação

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Crypto Craze Sees Long Island Iced Tea Rename as Long Blockchain

Crypto Craze Sees Long Island Iced Tea Rename as Long Blockchain

The company , which will ask Nasdaq to change its trading symbol in connection with the name change, said it will continue to focus on the ready-to-drink segment of the beverage industry. One potential partner is providing "blockchain infrastructure for the financial services industry". The Long Island Iced Tea Corporation is known for its bottled beverages that, despite the company's name, contain no alcohol. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rolling Stone magazine bought by Penske Media

Rolling Stone magazine bought by Penske Media

On Wednesday, Jann Wenner said in a statement, "I am so proud of our accomplishments over the past 50 years and know Penske Media is the ideal match for us to thrive in today's media landscape". The Singapore-based BandLab Technologies, a social networking company focused on musicians and fans, which purchased a minority stake in Rolling Stone itself a year ago, for a reported $40 million, will retain its share and oversight of the magazine's worldwide business. Consulte Mais Informação

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United States upholds 300 per cent tariff on Bombardier C Series jet

United States upholds 300 per cent tariff on Bombardier C Series jet

Department of Commerce announced final determinations Wednesday concluding the company is underpricing its aircraft and is illegally subsidized by the Canadian government. European planemaker Airbus SE, which is buying a controlling stake in the CSeries program and has a competing plane, has said it would add a second CSeries production line to a factory in Alabama, making it a USA product for domestic airlines. Consulte Mais Informação

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NY tries end-run around FCC preemption with net neutrality bill

NY tries end-run around FCC preemption with net neutrality bill

Delano: "What exactly is net neutrality, and why should I care?" A spokesman said the company has no plans to block or throttle content or enter into paid prioritization agreements. With the new guidelines penned by Pai, this hypothetical situation is now transforming into a very possible and scary reality. Her bill would ban internet service providers from blocking or slowing content but would still allow them to charge websites for faster data spends and preempt states from ... Consulte Mais Informação

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