Wednesday, June 20, 2018

National Business

Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

Instagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads
Updated: 4 hours ago
UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

The British government has gotten its flagship Brexit legislation through Parliament, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure from the European Union
Updated: 4 hours ago
Ocean Resort Casino owner: We'll surprise the world

Ocean Resort Casino owner: We'll surprise the world

The owner of Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casinos promises to "surprise the world" when the former Revel casino reopens next week
Updated: 9 hours ago
Stocks finish mostly higher as tech and media companies lead

Stocks finish mostly higher as tech and media companies lead

U.S. stocks finish mostly higher as technology companies rise and media companies jump as a new deal between Twenty-First Century Fox and Disney has investors hoping for more media sales
Updated: 9 hours ago
Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

The second large-scale immigration raid in Ohio in two weeks is part of the Trump administration's growing crackdown
Updated: 10 hours ago
Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

US Fed chairman Powell signals interest rate hikes will remain gradual in an era of tame inflation
Published: 06/20/18
Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget

Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies warned the German leader Wednesday against offering financial concessions to other European countries to resolve a conflict over migration that has shaken her government
Published: 06/20/18
Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B

Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B

The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.
Published: 06/20/18
Banking by smart speaker arrives, but security issues exist

Banking by smart speaker arrives, but security issues exist

Banks start to offer banking through virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa, but security experts express worry
Published: 06/20/18
California lawmakers move closer to regional electric grid

California lawmakers move closer to regional electric grid

A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other states in the U.S. West
Published: 06/20/18