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Most UK patients saw no change after cyber attack

Now, a second wave of what European officials label as the "biggest ransomware attack ever" is highly likely to be more devastating. "These systems will alw...


Medley Management Inc (MDLY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

At the same time, adjusted EBITDA margin improved 499 basis points in the quarter to 56.59 percent from 51.60 percent in the a year ago period. The quarterly di...


Trump Tweet Sparks Legal Questions Over Comey Firing

Trump, who leaves the US on Friday on his first global trip as president, said it was possible he might make a "fast decision" and unveil a choice before he dep...


Moody's to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion

Amsterdam-based Bureau van Dijk , owned by the fund EQT VI, distributes financial information and private company datasets of 220 million companies. To view ...


What is WannaCry ransomware?

Some victims were ignoring official advice and paying the US$300 ransom demanded by the cyber criminals to unlock their computers, which was due to double to US...


French President, Emmanuel Macron names Edouarde Philippe as prime minister

Largely unknown to the wider public three years ago, Macron enjoyed a meteoric rise to the presidency, beating Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front on ...


China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

Hungary shows strong desire to become a major player of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative as the two nations have just announced to establish comprehensiv...


Corbyn's security stance a headache for Labour's defence team

And he admitted Labour had a "mountain to climb" before voting day, although the party is determined and the final manifesto, a draft of which was leaked on W...


Energy price rises help drive United Kingdom inflation up to 2.7%

The rise keeps the rate above the Bank of England's 2% target and comes after CPI paused at 2.3% in February and March. "That boost, along with the pick-up in g...


Elliott steps up pressure on BHP to ditch petroleum

Its favoured option is a full or partial demerger. Shortly following the release of the letter today, chief executive, Andrew Mackenzie , adrressed investors...


Vodafone reports 10.2 pc dip in operating profit in FY17

Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) widened its full year loss as revenue was dragged lower by foreign exchange headwinds, regulatory pressures and fierce competition ...


Oil takes heart from decline in U.S. stocks

Also supporting prices were comments from Algeria's energy minister that Algeria and Iraq favor extending global supply cuts when OPEC meets this month. USA lig...


New French prime minister took job because of 'unique' situation

The far-right National Front party of Marine Le Pen, who was beaten handily by Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election, has joined the criticism of ...


Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks

Countries around the world braced Monday for the spread of a massive ransomware cyberattack crippling thousands of computers at banks, hospitals and government ...


Oil prices rise as Saudi and Russia agree to prolong output curbs

According to Bloomberg , the nation's oil output had nosedived on April 9 by 30% to 490,000 barrels per day - the lowest level since September 2016 - from 70...


United States jobs report shores up markets but oil weakens further

Oil prices plunged another 5% on Thursday, dragging energy stocks like ExxonMobil even further into the red this year. "Investors have focused on earnings, the ...


Lyft, Waymo Sign Collaboration Deal On Self-driving Cars

The following August, Uber bought Ottomotto for $680 million and hired Levandowski to lead its self-driving auto efforts. Waymo Inc., owned by Google Inc. "We...


Eurovision 2017: Portugal's ballad wins contest

The ceremony in the capital of ex-Soviet Ukraine began with a glittering light show as the contestants took bows on a stage lit up in the colours of their respe...


Putin warns against 'intimidation' of North Korea after missile launch

The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on Monday said Moscow was opposed to any new country acquiring nuclear weapons, but that the world should talk to North K...


The WannaCry ransomware might have a link to North Korea

The attack also affected Telefónica, and several other large companies in Spain, as well as parts of Britain's National Health Service, FedEx, Deutsche Bahn and...


Western Digital seeks arbitration on Toshiba chips unit sale

The U.S. company invoked an arbitration clause in their business agreement, which could postpone a sale Toshiba needs to complete quickly. It's now unclear wh...


Ransomware attack: K'taka banks, ATMs stay insulated

No reports have come to Cert-In. The CERT-In has released a series of instructions for individuals and organisations to tackle the ransomware. Microsoft Presi...


Millennials Can't Afford Homes Because They Eat Too Much Guacamole

Well, the internet wasn't having it. Global News took these remarks and applied them to the Canadian housing market. In Canada, you need to make a down paym...


SEC Charges Former Head Traders At Nomura Securities With Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Kee Chan , a former Nomura managing director, "deliberately misled and lied to customers" on numerous occasion...


Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0 in EPL

Despite a tough season for all of those at the Emirates, Arsenal could still finish in the Champions League spots for next season. Despite having the majority...


Buffett: Berkshire Stock to Gain the Day After I Die

Buffett said on CNBC that the bloody removal of a 69-year-old passenger from a plane was obviously "a bad mistake". Berkshire is the largest holder of Wells F...


Russia, Saudi Arabia agree to extend oil output cuts until March 2018

OPEC is due to meet in Vienna, Austria, on May 25. Russian President Vladimir Putin said today in Beijing he was optimistic about the prospect of measures t...


ICICI Bank, HDFC reduce home loan rates

Salaried women borrowers will get home loans at 8.35% and others at 8.40%. The move brings ICICI's home loan rates in the affordable segment at par with larger ...


Property Institute welcomes Housing Announcement

The Government is promising to build 34,000 homes in Auckland over 10 years. Once the 8,300 demolitions are taken into account, the HNZ building programme wil...


U.S. accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

Jones said Washington's information came from credible humanitarian agencies and from the USA "intelligence community" and that as many as 50 people per day...


Dollar down against commodity currencies as oil prices surge

Oil has surrendered most of its gains since their deal late past year. The S&P 500 .SPX was up 12.54 points, or 0.52 percent, at 2,403.44 and the Nasdaq Com...


NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

AKS has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. The 9 analysts offering target price estimates on shares of United States Steel Corporation (NY...


Merkel's conservatives clinch victory in key state vote: exit polls

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a state election Sunday in their center-left rivals' traditional heartland, a stinging blow to the challenge...


Oil prices rise after Russian-Saudi agreement to cap outflow

West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark for the price of oil, was up 3.5 percent to $49.57 per barrel. Energy ministers from the world's top two oil produce...


Tronc in talks with Wrapports to acquire Chicago Sun

The Sun-Times building at 350 N. Orleans is also home to the Reader . In a city where one could once buy as many as 12 daily papers, the news that Chicago ...