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Noble Energy set to be acquired by Chevron

On July 20, Chevron announced its agreement to acquire Houston-based energy company, Noble Energy in a press release. The total value of the agreement is $13 billion.  Chevron CEO shared in the release that "This is a cost-effective opportunity for Chevron...

Twitter tops sales estimates, sees rebound from Asia’s eased coronavirus rules

 Twitter Inc on Thursday (April 30) said that its ads sales had slightly rebounded in Asia after a plunge due to the coronavirus outbreak and that it had accelerated work on tools to attract key advertisers, becoming...

Apple releases budget iPhone SE as coronavirus stalls economy

Apple Inc on Wednesday (April 15) released a smaller iPhone priced at $399, cutting the starting price for the company's smartphone line in a move to broaden its appeal to budget-conscious customers as the coronavirus hobbles the...

Samsung’s new Note takes on Huawei in selfie beauty pageant

Samsung Electronics has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of Huawei Technologies trouble in the second quarter with a nearly 7% jump in smartphone sales, as the Chinese firm sold fewer phones in the global market after it was put...

U.S. Justice Department approves Sprint, T-Mobile merger

The companies have agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to Dish Network Corp in order to move ahead with the merger, which was announced in April 2018 and was previously valued at $25 billion. But the deal...

‘England was right there,’ frustrated flying Frenchman says of failed mission

Franky Zapata lifted off near the northern port of Calais with 42 liters of kerosene in his backpack, enough for about 10 minutes of flight. He planned to strap on a new backpack on a vessel waiting midway across...

French inventor says he isn’t worried before crossing English Channel on flyboard

Showing off the flyboard he invented in a field near the coast on Wednesday, Zapata said he was confident his flight would be a success, though he could not rule out a controlled crash which might see him pitch...

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy violations, but critics call it a bargain

Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices, and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The FTC voted 3-2...

Nokia releases new smartphones series

Set up by ex-Nokia executives who have licensed the famous brand to sell phones worldwide, HMD Global -- as the year-old company is known -- has focused on mid-priced Androids and even sub-$100-priced phones since entering the smartphone market. Nokia...

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker, showcased the Galaxy S9 at a mobile gadget fair in Barcelona ahead of the 2018 Mobile World Congress due to start in the Catalan capital on Monday (February 26). It features improved cameras,...

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McDonald’s sues former CEO Easterbrook over alleged relationships with employees

McDonald's Corp has filed a lawsuit against former chief executive officer Stephen Easterbrook to recover his exit...

School district enforces new policies for remote learning

SPRINGFIELD, IL - A district in Illinois is cracking down on rules and regulations required for the upcoming school semester, namely with...

Ismaili Community Hosts “Share Your Blessings” Food Drive in Spring

HOUSTON, Texas- The Ismaili Muslim community of Houston collaborated with Spring and Klein fire departments for a food drive titled "Share Your...

FREE COVID-19 testing sites opening-up

The Houston Health Department announced that starting the week of August 10 there will be various locations open for the free COVID-19...

Lebanese PM announces resignation

Lebanon's former health and justice ministers said on Monday (August 10) that it was a responsibility to step down after Prime Minister...