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Finance Code.org raises $12 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others
Author: 0 Code.org raises $12 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others

Today Paul is passionate about using technology innovation to change the world and equally passionate about ensuring that we keep the momentum going to give every child the opportunity to learn computer science. The initiative was initially launched in the U.S. to "demystify the art of coding" and expand student participation in computer science. Over the past five years, the number of students in the Asia Pacific region who are learning to code has increased dramatically, with China, Japan, ...

Finance Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Nomura
Author: 0 Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Nomura

Major market players are buzzing over Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) as their share price hit $51.99 at the end of the most recent trading session. Signet Jewelers Ltd (SIG) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -62.44. Peak6 Investments LP holds 0.01% or 13,787 shares in its portfolio.

Finance Amazon launches in Australia ahead of Christmas
Author: 0 Amazon launches in Australia ahead of Christmas

It will also offer two other shipping options for its retail arm, including "Priority" and "Expedited", which will be available for a fee, depending on where items will be delivered to in Australia . " By concentrating on providing a great shopping experience and by constantly innovating on behalf of customers, we hope to earn the trust and the custom of Australian shoppers in the years to come ".

Finance Cesc Fabregas explains how he proved Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wrong
Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas explains how he proved Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wrong

Despite just three wins in their last 11 away Champions League games and after 10 draws in 21 games this season - the September 27 loss to Chelsea is their sole defeat - Simeone reckons his players' character remains strong. "I am only 30". You can go for many more years. What is that? It is nothing, I'm very young. I had to adapt myself, especially defensively. And if you're not yet a subscriber to BT Sport - the only place showing Premier League , Champions League , Europa League ...

Author: 0 International Space Station crew member's wish comes true with pizza party

The result? A pizza party in zero gravity. It's not the first time astronauts have enjoyed a pizza aboard the space station. The Expedition 53 crew on the International Space Station received a special supply of pizza fixings after one member mentioned his craving during a live public event.

Finance Senators anxious about fake comments in FCC plan to change net neutrality
Author: 0 Senators anxious about fake comments in FCC plan to change net neutrality

Schneiderman alleged that over 1 million total Americans have had their identities used to submit fake comments, and at least 50,000 New Yorkers have - including his own office's assistant press secretary, Rachel Shippee. Schneiderman accused the FCC of "stonewalling" on the investigation, although he said that the FCC inspector general had recently offered to help. "This is an attempt by people who want to keep the Obama Administration's heavy-handed Internet regulations to delay the vote ...

Author: 0 AK Steel (NYSE:AKS) Upgraded to "Outperform" by

Currently, United States Steel Corp. It is common practice for investors to use the price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio or price multiple) to determine if a company's stock price is over or undervalued. The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -14.06% and performed -19.97% over the last six months.

Finance Dialog Semiconductor admits Apple 'has capability' to make own power chips
Author: 0 Dialog Semiconductor admits Apple 'has capability' to make own power chips

On Thursday, it had been reported that Apple, from which Dialog derives more than 70% of its revenues, will begin to use power chips of its own design for iPhones built in 2018. "The shares appear to have instantly priced that Apple will design out Dialog partly or almost completely", Morgan Stanley said in a note to investors.

Finance CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading on December 10
Author: 0 CBOE to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading on December 10

In a statement published today, the firm said that trading would commence at 5 p.m. CT, with the first full day of trading starting that Monday. On Friday a USA federal regulator gave the go ahead to the CME Group to start trading bitcoin futures later this month, the first time the digital currency will be traded on a Wall Street exchange and subject to federal oversight.

Finance Toys R Us UK to close stores in restructuring
Author: 0 Toys R Us UK to close stores in restructuring

The company's United Kingdom managing director, Steve Knights, said: 'All of our stores across the United Kingdom remain open for business as normal through Christmas and well into the New Year. Mr Knights said the closures had been "a hard decision" but said the company needed to take "strong and decisive action" to try and turn around the business.

Finance East Anglian supermarket to sell out of date food
Author: 0 East Anglian supermarket to sell out of date food

The Food Standards Agency says the United Kingdom manufacturing and retail sectors wastes 1.9 million tonnes of food and waste every year, 1.1 million tonnes of which is avoidable. East of England Co-op encouraged other chains to follow its lead. It said: 'We estimate that technical changes to packaging and labelling could help cut around 350,000 tonnes of household food waste a year by 2025, saving shoppers around £1 billion a year in wasted food'.

Finance Zuckerberg challengers now bitcoin billionaires
Author: 0 Zuckerberg challengers now bitcoin billionaires

When it hit $11,000 this weekend, such a stake... After Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss won a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Facebook-they claimed their old college pal Mark Zuckerberg had stolen the idea for a social network, as made famous by the movie The Social Network-they invested heavily in the then-budding cryptocurrency.

Finance Broadcom to begin 'hostile takeover plans' for Qualcomm
Author: 0 Broadcom to begin 'hostile takeover plans' for Qualcomm

Shareholders will vote to support either Qualcomm's or Broadcom's board candidates, with the results expected to be announced at Qualcomm's annual meeting March 6. "The nominations give. stockholders an opportunity to voice their disappointment". Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO ) on Monday morning announced that it intends to nominate a slate of 11 people for election to the 11-member board of directors of Qualcomm Inc.

Finance National Cookie Day: Where to find cookie freebies and deals
Author: 0 National Cookie Day: Where to find cookie freebies and deals

If you visit any Mrs. Fields location in the US, you'll get a free cookie, as long as you are one of the first 400 customers to arrive at each store . Get a free cookie with any purchase of a scoop, sammie or milkshake at Coolhaus shops in Los Angeles! Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip : Get a free regular cookie at participating locations .

Author: 0 Three airlines to ban smart luggage over fire concerns

Along with its announcement, Delta said it was introducing a new policy requiring passengers carrying spare lithium-ion batteries to place them in their cabin bags rather than checked luggage. Fliers traveling on American Airlines with battery powered "smart bags" will have to play by new rules in 2018. "If the battery can not be removed, the bag will not be allowed".

Finance Facebook launches new London HQ creating 800 jobs
Author: 0 Facebook launches new London HQ creating 800 jobs

More than half of the people working at the London site will focus on engineering, making it Facebook's biggest engineering hub outside of the US. Facebook announced the new investment in November past year, shortly after Google (NASDAQ:) said it was building a new hub in the city that will be able to accommodate more than 7,000 employees in total.

Finance Fb and Google focused in Australian media probe
Author: 0 Fb and Google focused in Australian media probe

Australia's competition regulator said on Monday it would investigate whether United States online giants Facebook and Alphabet's Google has disrupted the news media market to the detriment of publishers and consumers. "The ACCC will look closely at the impact of digital platforms on the level of choice and quality of news and content being produced by Australian journalists", he said.

Finance OPEC extends oil production cut to end of 2018
Author: 0 OPEC extends oil production cut to end of 2018

Jan. WTI oil climbed by 96 cents , or 1.7%, to settle at USD58.36/bbl. The persistent USA shale growth is apparently a thorn in the side of Alexander Novak , energy minister for Russian Federation, who replied testily when the subject was raised yesterday in Vienna , "I am asked this question every interview and I have already answered it many times: this is not news for us, [and] for some reason when people ask this question they seem to believe that we didn't think that shale oil would ...

Finance Golden Krust founder found dead inside factory
Author: 0 Golden Krust founder found dead inside factory

Police say 57-year-old Lowell Hawthorne died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head inside the building at 3958 Park Ave. "He was a nice boss , a wonderful guy", said Woods, an employee since 2003. He even appeared on the CBS reality show " Undercover Boss ," in which owners go to work in disguise at their own companies in order to see what life is like for their employees.

Author: 0 Citigroup Initiates Coverage on BP Midstream Partners (NYSE:BPMP)

Hamlin Capital Management LLC now owns 1,171,268 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $87,810,000 after purchasing an additional 55,139 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE:MMP) for 5,780 shares. Analysts await Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL) to report earnings on February, 20. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 2nd.