Hitachi to buy ABB's power grid for $7bn

RTE | 2018-12-12

Japan's Hitachi is moving to purchase the power grid business of Swiss engineering giant ABB for a deal worth as much as $7.05 billion, local media has reported. The electronics giant is in "the final stage of talks" to acquire the...

Byju’s raises $400m, valuing it at $3.6b

The Times of India | 2018-12-12

Bengaluru: Education technology platform Byju's has raised $400 million (Rs 2,880 crore) from a set of investors including South African media giant Naspers and Canadian pension fund CPPIB. The funding is said to have valued the company at over $3.6 billion, making it India’s fifth highest valued...

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Pound climbs as Theresa May vows to fight vote of no confidence

The Independent | 2018-12-12

The pound rose on Wednesday morning after Theresa May said she would contest a planned vote of no confidence by her Tory party colleagues. The prime minister said she had cancelled plans to visit Dublin for more Brexit negotiations and will instead stay in London to protect her leadership. The...

S&P 500, Dow edge lower as U.S. shutdown threat, China trade in focus

Reuters | 2018-12-11

The S&P 500 and the Dow closed marginally lower after volatile trading on Tuesday as investors swiveled their focus between China-U.S. trade talks, President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government and political uncertainty in Britain. ......

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McDonald's unveils plan for cutting antibiotics in beef

CTV | 2018-12-12

McDonald's announced a plan on Tuesday for a phased reduction of antibiotics in beef, expanding a health-oriented reform to a new meat source other than chicken. ......

Diabetic Patients Unnecessarily Test Blood Sugar Levels at Home

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-12

A recent study has revealed that about 14 percent of the sample of individuals suffering from type 2 diabetes are needlessly checking their blood sugar levels at home. The number becomes crucial when the cost of test strips and the need for a judicious use of services is considered. The Study For...

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Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: December 12, 2018 | 2018-12-12

General News Gemini has just launched a new mobile wallet geared towards crypto traders. Samsung is developing a cryptocurrency wallet app that may launch with its, currently unreleased, Galaxy S10 device, according to news site SamMobile. The wallet would initially support bitcoin, ether, bitcoin...

This London Taxi Driver Sells Cryptocurrency to Passengers

A Bit of News | 2018-12-12

News If you hail a taxi in downtown London, you could wind up paying for more than just your fare. Pseudonymous cab driver Dave Jenkins is known as the Crypto Cabbie because as he drives passengers around London he provides the ability to purchase BTC. Also read: Only Five Bitcoin Mining Devices...

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Boris Becker prepares for next stage of divorce court fight over money

This is Money | 2018-12-10

German tennis star Boris Becker is preparing for the next stage of a divorce court row over money with his estranged wife Lilly. Becker and Mrs Becker appeared at a preliminary hearing in the...

Serena confirmed for Australian Open return

This is Money | 2018-12-05

MELBOURNE, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Serena Williams will resume her quest for a record-equalling 24th grand slam title at the Australian Open in January after organisers on Wednesday confirmed her entry to the tournament she won for a seventh time on her last appearance...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Set to Confirm 2019 Team as LA Galaxy Rejig Designated Player Spots

90min | 2018-12-12

With AC Milan having ended their interest in re-signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Swede now looks set to re-sign with MLS side LA Galaxy. The 37-year-old has enjoyed a highly fruitful spell with the Galaxy since joining in March this year. He netted 22 times and provided 10 assists in his inaugural...

Salah fires Liverpool into Champions League last 16

The Himalayan | 2018-12-12

Liverpool players pose for a team group photo before the match. LIVERPOOL: Mohamed Salah’s delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli that sent them into the Champions League’s last 16 and the Italian side crashing out at a tension-filled Anfield on Tuesday....

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Meghan Markle second-most searched person of 2018; here are the top 5

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Theresa May vows to fight leadership challenge at 'vital moment in our history'

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-12-12

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Spain to increase minimum wage next week by 22 percent

This is Money | 2018-12-12

MADRID, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Spain's government will approve a 22 percent increase in the minimum wage to 900 euros ($1,019) per month on Dec. 21, Prime Minister...

Hunt for Strasbourg Christmas market attacker

Middle East Online | 2018-12-12

STRASBOURG - Hundreds of security forces were Wednesday deployed in the hunt for a lone gunman who killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at...

Trump says he could intervene in U.S. case against Huawei CFO

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Britain's May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

The Oklahoman | 2018-12-12

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The Guardian | 2018-12-12

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