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On Tuesday, Richard Smith , the former CEO of Equifax , testified before before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the breach . He and other lawmakers demanded that Smith give a detailed explanation of how the Equifax hack took place.
  • Tepco receives safety approval to restart Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant reactors

    Tepco receives safety approval to restart Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant reactors

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    On Sept. 28, problems with the control of highly contaminated water at the Fukushima plant occurred, essentially violating a plan to implement decommissioning based on the Nuclear Reactor Regulation Law. But while the assessment by the utility states that safety measures for the two reactors meet the new safety requirements, including new equipment and protocols put in place to deal with serious accidents, including the leaks of radioactive materials from damaged containment vessels, as was ...
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Shares Sold by Bessemer Group Inc

    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Shares Sold by Bessemer Group Inc

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    The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $51.47. About 40 shares traded. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "3 Reasons To Buy Oracle" published on September 26, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Oracle and Slack partner for messaging in enterprise software" with publication date: October 03, 2017.
  • Toys R Us is turning its stores into a digital playground

    Toys R Us is turning its stores into a digital playground

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    However, the logistics suggest that Toys "R" Us won't want to rely too heavily on Play Chaser as part of its comeback. Bankrupt Toys "R" Us is trying something new in stores. Point the app at star icons in the store and your kids can play basketball (including with others) or take home a digital doll. Geoffrey also explains how the app works before sending them on a quest inside the store.
  • Increases Hays plc (HAS) Price Target to GBX 140.80

    Increases Hays plc (HAS) Price Target to GBX 140.80

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    The Firm is engaged in producing synthetic fuels. About 74,601 shares traded. It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500. Separately, Northland Capital Partners reiterated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 181 ($2.40) price objective on shares of ImmuPharma PLC in a research report on Thursday, September 21st.
  • Oil prices start October with a flop

    Oil prices start October with a flop

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    In other words, unlike the numerous (but brief) oil price rallies in 2015, 2016 and even earlier this year, the most recent run up in prices appears to have been quite a bit more justified by the improving supply/demand balance. The market was supported in September by the impact of hurricanes in the United States, which delayed seasonal patterns that would normally send oil prices lower.
  • Manchester City's Sergio Aguero out for six weeks with rib injury - doctor

    Manchester City's Sergio Aguero out for six weeks with rib injury - doctor

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    Pep Guardiola has been handed a major injury blow heading into one of the busiest parts of the campaign after Sergio Aguero was ruled out for at least six weeks by the Argentina national team's doctor Donato Villani . City suggested he could be back in a fortnight but Argentina's team doctor is more pessimistic. "He is going to be out for a month-and-a-half-minimum".
  • Rajnish Kumar named new SBI chairman

    Rajnish Kumar named new SBI chairman

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    A Badminton player, Kumar started his career with SBI as a Probationary Officer in 1980. Before assuming position of the Managing Director, Kumar was heading SBI Capital Markets Limited, the merchant banking arm of SBI as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • Now the European Union is Going After Amazon for Back Taxes

    Now the European Union is Going After Amazon for Back Taxes

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    The commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, said on Wednesday: "More than one year after the commission adopted this decision, Ireland has still not recovered the money, also not in part". Decisions have been taken against Apple in Ireland, Starbucks in the Netherlands, and Amazon and Fiat in Luxembourg, while Belgium separately was required to recover tax from about 35 companies benefiting from an illicit scheme.
  • Royal Mail staff threaten to strike over pay and jobs dispute

    Royal Mail staff threaten to strike over pay and jobs dispute

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    According to the Communication Workers Union (CWU) the vote had a 73.7 per cent turnout with 89 per cent backing a strike. "This is a dispute about honour and we refuse to simply stand aside". Royal Mail said these procedures escalate to external mediation which it expects will finish by Christmas, though possibly longer, and it said these procedures must be followed and the union can not take industrial action until they have completed.