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Fed lifts rates but 2018 policy outlook unchanged

Reuters - 1 hour ago
(Reuters) - The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, as anticipated, but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged even as policymakers...

FCC's own chief technology officer warned about net neutrality repeal

Politico - 1 hour ago
The Federal Communications Commission's own chief technology officer expressed concern Wednesday about Republican Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to repeal the net neutrality rules, saying it could...

Target to Buy Shipt for $550 Million in Challenge to Amazon

Bloomberg - 6 hours ago
Target Corp. agreed to purchase grocery-delivery startup Shipt Inc. for $550 million, stepping up its challenge to Amazon.com Inc. by speeding the rollout of same-day shipping. The all-cash deal will...

How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down the Internet

WIRED - 1 hour ago
The most dramatic cybersecurity story of 2016 came to a quiet conclusion Friday in an Anchorage courtroom, as three young American computer savants pleaded guilty to masterminding an unprecedented...

T-Mobile is making an enormous bet on cable television. Here's how.

Washington Post - 1 hour ago
Back in 2015, we said T-Mobile was basically becoming a cable company as it sought to turn its wireless data customers into bigger consumers of mobile video, exempting preselected services such as...

How the Fed Rate Increase Affects Your Mortgage, Car Loan and Credit Card Bill

New York Times - 3 hours ago
The Federal Reserve's decision to raise its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, the fifth increase since the financial crisis, will probably reach beyond Wall Street and into most American...

Delta may place order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets: sources

Reuters - 3 hours ago
PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) looked close on Wednesday to placing an order for 100 Airbus (AIR.PA) A321neo jets in a boost for the European planemaker as it tries to narrow a...

Security robots are being used to ward off San Francisco's homeless population

TechCrunch - 2 hours ago
Is it worse if a robot instead of a human is used to deter the homeless from setting up camp outside places of business? One such bot cop recently took over the outside of the San Francisco SPCA, an...

Navajo Say Wells Fargo Defrauded the Elderly

Courthouse News Service - 8 hours ago
ALBUQUERQUE (CN) — The Navajo Nation on Tuesday made Wells Fargo Bank's disastrous legal year a little bit worse, filing a 17-count federal lawsuit accusing the nation's third-largest bank...

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Janet Yellen raises interest rates in final act as Federal Reserve chair

The Guardian - 2 hours ago
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen moved to raise interest rates again on Wednesday in her final major act as head of the US central bank. After a two day meeting the Fed cited the “strong” jobs...

Rail passengers face more Christmas travel misery as strikes announced

Telegraph.co.uk - 2 hours ago
Rail passengers are set to face more Christmas travel misery as a fresh wave of strikes announced. Credit: PA. Nicky Harley. 13 December 2017 • 7:57pm. Rail passengers are set to face more...

Fall in employment rate spells end of UK jobs boom

The Guardian - 9 hours ago
Workers at a Jaguar Land Rover factory. Photograph: Abel Mitja Varela/Morsa Images/Getty Images. UK unemployment and employment statistics. Fall in employment rate spells end of UK jobs boom....

Sports Direct investors block £11m award to Mike Ashley's brother

Financial Times - 5 hours ago
Sports Direct shareholders have rejected an attempt by the retailer to award £11m in back pay to the elder brother of its founder, Mike Ashley. More than 70 per cent of independent investors voted...

Dixons Carphone: no longer a merger of equals

The Guardian - 3 hours ago
Rising handset prices mean consumers are upgrading their phones less often. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images. Dixons Carphone · Nils Pratley on finance. Dixons Carphone: no longer a...

The North remembers: York scraps Uber's licence over data breach

The Register - 10 hours ago
The northern city of York has voted against renewing Uber's licence as the backlash against the ride-hailing firm's business practices continues. Uber's licence to run its private hire...

Water bills set to fall by up to £25 from 2020

BBC News - 13 hours ago
Household water bills in England and Wales will fall by between £15 and £25 a year from 2020 to 2025, the regulator Ofwat has pledged. A forthcoming price review will give water companies less...

MASSIVE delays on South Western Railway as southbound line blocked

Wimbledon Guardian - 14 hours ago
A track circuit failure at Vauxhall this morning is causing delays of up to 40 minutes for South Western Railway. Because of the track failure, one of the lines heading away from London has been...

Ajit Pai Nears His Biggest Win With Net Neutrality Repeal

New York Times - 52 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Small tech companies, consumer groups and many celebrities have been up in arms for weeks about a proposal at the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle landmark rules that...

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