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snopes-072417.jpg Fact-checking site Snopes is seeking financial help from readers as its very close to "closing its doors." Snopes was founded in 1994 by Barbara and David Mikkelson and since then it has become one of the most popular fact-checking websites. "So, for the first time in our history, we are turning...

At-t-Earnings-072517.jpg AT&T Inc. (T) Tuesday reported a second-quarter profit that increased from a year ago, reflecting increased subscriptions. Earnings for the quarter trumped Wall Street estimates. Dallas, Texas-based telecom giant's second-quarter profit rose to $3.92 billion or $0.63 per share from $3.41 billion or...

wallstreet1-121214_25Jul17.jpg After showing a lack of direction early in the session, stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. With the upward move on the day, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 reached new record closing highs. While the Nasdaq inched up 1.37 points or less than a tenth of a percent to...

Tesla-ModelS-072517.jpg Tesla's Model S has regained Consumer Reports' top-rated ultra-luxury sedan rating after the luxury electric car maker updated its software to include automatic emergency braking at highway speeds. Tesla Model S received an update that increased the upper limit of the AEB system from 28 mph back...

Lyft-TacoBell-072517.jpg Ride-hailing company Lyft Tuesday announced that it is partnering with Taco Bell, the Mexican-restaurant chain owned by Yum Brands, that will allow its riders to make a pit-stop at a nearby Taco Bell outlet and grab tacos while on their way to home. "Taco Mode is an in-app option for Lyft riders,...

wallstreet-011215_25Jul17.jpg After showing a lack of direction earlier in the session, stocks have moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. With the upward move on the day, the S&P 500 has reached a new record intraday high. Currently, the major averages remain in positive territory. The Dow is up 125.81...

threesquaremarket-microchip-072517.jpg Wisconsin-based Three Square Market is offering its employees to implant a tiny microchip into their hands. The small radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip worth $300 will allow employees to open doors, log in to computers and even buy snacks and lunch. Although the program is not mandatory...

S0-Fortune500-New20-070517.jpg Fortune magazine recently released the 2017 Fortune 500 List, ranking America's largest corporations by 2016 revenues. 20 companies have made their maiden entry to the elite class of US corporates this year. Only one of them finds a place in the top 100, and another one in top 200. While five companies...

ConsumerConfidence-072517.jpg Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly improved in the month of July, according to a report released by the Conference Board on Tuesday. The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index climbed to 121.1 in July from a revised 117.3 in June. Economists had expected the index to drop to...

wallstreet-121514_25Jul17.jpg Following the lackluster performance seen in the previous session, stocks continue to show a lack of direction in morning trading on Tuesday. Currently, the major averages are turning in a mixed performance. While the Nasdaq is down 9.77 points or 0.2 percent at 6,401.04, the Dow is up 97.60 points...

United-ComicCon-072517.jpg Travelers leaving Comic-Con International in San Diego last weekend were in for a rude shock after United Airlines said that comic books were banned in their checked luggage. United Airlines claimed it was a Transportation Security Administration or TSA-mandated rule for all airlines operating out of San Diego over this weekend.

DanielCraig-Jamesbond-072517.jpg James Bond will return to US cinemas on November 8, 2019, with a traditional earlier release in the UK and the rest of the world. The producers of the 25th official James Bond film have not announced whether Daniel Craig will return to play in the untitled movie, but The New York Times reports that...

TenX-072517.jpg A Singapore-based startup wants to make cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin go mainstream and be available for everyday transactions. TenX has built an app that serves as a digital wallet connected to the Visa card. The debit card will instantly convert multiple digital currencies into fiat money such as the dollars, yen and euros.

wallstreet-112014_25Jul17.jpg The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a mixed opening on Tuesday, with the Dow futures up by 99 points and the Nasdaq futures down by 2.50 points. Following the mixed performance seen last week, stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading session on Monday. The major averages...

GeneralMotors-072517.jpg Automaker General Motors Co. reported Tuesday a decline in its second-quarter profit on charges and weak vehicle sales. North America and International Operations reported lower volume, partly offset by growth in South America. The company further said it is on track to meet financial commitments for 2017.

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