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Cim Investment Mangement Inc who had been investing in Int'l Bus Machines for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $151.43B market cap company. Royal Bancorp Of Scotland Gru Public Ltd has invested 0.54% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). (NYSE:T). Sand Hill Lc invested in 0.52% or 123,602 shares.
  • MoneyGram partners with Ripple to increase payment speeds

    MoneyGram partners with Ripple to increase payment speeds

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    Industry data shows that the platform - which takes two to three seconds to process a standard payment - charges "fractions of a penny" in transaction fees, maximising profits for financial institutions. Ripple's blockchain technology and digital currency could move money far faster, the companies said in a statement Thursday. "We're hopeful it will increase efficiency and improve services to MoneyGram's customers ", MoneyGram CEO Alex Holmes said.
  • Walmart to Raise Minimum US Wage to $11 an Hour

    Walmart to Raise Minimum US Wage to $11 an Hour

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    The move follows last month's USA tax code overhaul that cut the corporate rate from 35% to a flat 21%. Wal-Mart employs about 2.2 million people globally, with more than 1.5 million in the USA and had total global revenue of almost $500 billion past year.
  • Toyota and Mazda announce Alabama plant

    Toyota and Mazda announce Alabama plant

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    The plant will employ about 4,000 people and will be built in Limestone County near Huntsville. Most of Toyota's US plants are in the South, and all are non-union. It will be Toyota's eighth such facility in North America and the second for Mazda. "With this announcement, our world changes overnight", said Battle.
  • Oil Prices Close To Three Year Highs

    Oil Prices Close To Three Year Highs

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    Baker Hughes on Friday said the USA rig count dropped by five in the last week of the year. OPEC appears determined to end the global supply glut with disciplined output quotas in 2018. "If WTI were to go back below the 2017 high of $60.48, which was hit late in the year, and the 2018's opening price of $60.09, then the technical outlook would turn bearish on oil".
  • Flooding at JFK airport worsens travel delays

    Flooding at JFK airport worsens travel delays

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    Now the Port Authority is launching an investigation into how a water pipe that feeds the sprinkler system could burst and cause such huge problems. "A surge in flights at JFK Airport, produced by the rescheduling of delayed flights, combined with the effects of the winter storm, which severely disabled equipment, has resulted in terminal operators and airlines experiencing delays in getting planes and their passengers into their gates", the Port Authority said in a statement.
  • Ford adds diesel engine to F-150 for the first time

    Ford adds diesel engine to F-150 for the first time

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    The 3.0-liter Power Stroke is available with either in both 4×2 and 4×4 and buyers can choose this engine option for 2018 F-150 Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum edition SuperCrew trucks with either a 5.5-foot or 6.5-foot bed configuration, and SuperCab trucks with a 6.5-foot bed configuration.
  • Mega Millions, Powerball both top $300M as 2017 nears end

    Mega Millions, Powerball both top $300M as 2017 nears end

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    The multi-state Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries are sitting at combined jackpots of $690 million for the drawings that start tonight. The Mega Millions is drawn at 8 p.m. It also raised the price of a single ticket to $2. Louisiana is no stranger to lotto winners, with a $191 million Powerball victor from Eunice back in October.
  • 3GPP-Organized Meeting Produces First Major 5G Standard

    3GPP-Organized Meeting Produces First Major 5G Standard

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    A recent report from Fierce Wireless claims that the 3GPP, the organisation governing cellular standards, has officially signed off on the first specification for 5G at meeting in Lisbon Portugal. The detailed requirements of 5G networks will give a hard task for all companies what they need to build to get intact with the upcoming 5G network. "We are excited to be part of this significant milestone, and to once again be at the forefront making the 5G vision a reality in 2019", said ...
  • Boston-based company places in top 5 best places to work

    Boston-based company places in top 5 best places to work

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    HubSpot also broke into the top 10 by placing at seventh. Another remarked: "If you are looking for job satisfaction, reward and enjoyment, this is an ideal company to work for". The winners are determined using Glassdoor's proprietary algorithm and are based on reviews and ratings employees shared during the past year. For those curious, Bain & Company finished second overall in the best places to work category followed by Boston Consulting Group, In-N-Out Burger and Google .
  • Apple to Pay Ireland Billions in Back Taxes

    Apple to Pay Ireland Billions in Back Taxes

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    He added that the Government expects that "the money will begin to be transmitted into the account from Apple across the first quarter of next year". Speaking in Brussels, Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe said: "We have now reached agreement with Apple in relation to the principles and operation of the escrow fund".
  • Infosys names Salil S Parekh as CEO and Managing Director

    Infosys names Salil S Parekh as CEO and Managing Director

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    Parekh, who is now an executive at consultancy firm Capgemini , will take over on January 2, 2018, Infosys said in a statement. According to media reports, advisory arm Everest Group chief executive Peter Bendor-Samuel said in 2015 that Capgemini achieved vastly greater growth under Parekh than had been expected.