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Facebook Plans to Let Users Know if They Followed Russian Pages

Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 07:43:35 PM
Facebook plans to tell millions of users who liked or followed any of the 290 Facebook and Instagram pages created by Russian actors that they were ensnared in an alleged misinformation campaign around the U.S. presidential election last year.

Carl Icahn Buys Stake in SandRidge Energy

Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 11:00:58 PM
Carl Icahn has purchased a 13.5% stake in SandRidge Energy Inc., joining a list of shareholders who say a deal the oil-and-gas producer struck last week for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. makes little sense.

Retailers Offer Delayed Shipping Options to Avoid Peak Charges

Thursday November 23rd, 2017 03:58:39 AM
Retailers are contending with a new challenge as this year’s holiday shopping season heats up: extra shipping fees during the busiest weeks.


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Coca-Cola Funded Anti-Obesity Nonprofit GEBN Shuts Down After Allegations Of Coke's Involvement

Tuesday December 1st, 2015 09:10:04 AM
The Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN), a nonprofit organization funded by the Coca-Cola Co., said on its website late Monday that it will discontinue its operations. The announcement comes four months after it was revealed that the Atlanta, Georgia-based beverage maker was involved in the activities of the group.

Small Shops See Uptick In Customers Despite Lack Of Small Business Saturday American Express Incentives

Saturday November 28th, 2015 10:57:07 PM
In the wake of Black Friday, small shops and retailers were getting the attention on Saturday as United States consumers came out for Small Business Saturday -- a shopping holiday conceived by American Express in 2010. The day has become a way for small retailers, restaurants and shops to promote their establishments within their local communities.

Small Business Saturday: American Express Cuts Credit Incentives For Shopping Locally

Saturday November 28th, 2015 12:18:01 AM
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday – there’s a shopping day for everything at this time of year. But this year’s sixth annual Small Business Saturday will be missing one key factor: incentives for American Express credit card holders, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.


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Will Climate Change Make Animals Stupid? Scientists Show Heat’s Effect On Intelligence

Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 05:08:13 PM
As Earth gets hotter, the climate change might affect animals in unpredictable ways. It seems obvious that temperature increases in a species’ environment will force those creatures to adapt, either moving their range or staying in the same place and changing the way they do business. But scientists are now saying there could be consequences we cannot observe as easily, like global warming making the animals less intelligent.

Hack Black Friday: Tips To Find Holiday Deals With PayPal

Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 02:00:02 PM
The holiday shopping season is upon us and there are lots of ways tech-savvy shoppers and save even more money by buying gifts with fintech apps. “We’re seeing consumers bring their mobile device in store, and they’re double-dipping,” Pablo Rodriguez, PayPal’s director of global consumer initiatives, told International Business Times. “Consumers are getting really smart about deals that are not just going to happen in peak moments, like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but looking at deals throughout the entire season.”


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Iran's New Oil And Gas Contract Terms Flexible On Crude Price, Risk: Official

Saturday November 21st, 2015 01:48:00 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (Reuters) -- Iran's new oil and gas contracts will have flexible terms that take into account oil price fluctuations and investment risks, a senior Iranian official told Reuters Saturday. Iran is trying to lure back international oil companies to develop its vast oil and gas reserves once sanctions are lifted under a deal with world powers. Iran will announce a new development contract model at conferences in Tehran Nov. 28-29 ‎and in London in February.

With Crude Prices At Historic Lows, Saudi Arabia Pledges To Keep Oil Coming

Sunday November 8th, 2015 10:32:47 PM
A year after the price of crude went into free fall, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that it has no plans to reduce oil drilling. In comments to the Financial Times, Saudi officials said they see no reason to slow the supply of oil in advance of an international producers' meeting in December. 

How Will Federal Budget Deal Affect US Oil Security?

Wednesday October 28th, 2015 07:27:23 PM
As Middle East and Latin American countries grapple with sinking oil prices, the United States is considering a budget deal that would require the sale of 58 million barrels of oil from the emergency reserve created decades ago to shield the nation from market disruptions. While this release of crude is unlikely to directly affect oil prices, some experts say depleting the Strategic Petroleum Reserve could leave the U.S. vulnerable to unforeseen events that disrupt global oil markets.






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