• You can now eat breakfast at Tiffany's in real life
You can now eat breakfast at Tiffany's in real life

The Blue Box Cafe is Tiffany's first restaurant, timed to the release of the brand's line of "everyday objects", including a $350 gold vermeil insane straw and a $1,500 sterling-silver "coffee can". Breakfast is a flat $29 per person and $39 at lunch - botincluding a starter and main course. It seems like afternoon tea is the real Holly Golightly...

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  • Self-driving bus crashes in first hour of service
Self-driving bus crashes in first hour of service

Technology onboard the Vegas shuttle was developed by Navya . "Had the truck had the same sensing equipment that the shuttle has the accident would have been avoided". The AAA Free Self-Driving shuttle, an Arma vehicle built by Navya that utilizes LIDAR technology and Global Positioning System, was on a test run yesterday in the Fremont East neig...

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  • Fidget spinners sold at Target contain lead, reports say
Fidget spinners sold at Target contain lead, reports say

When USPIRG notified Target about the lead levels it detected, the retailer said it wouldn't take the spinners off the shelves. "The toxic fidget spinners are still available both in toy aisles at Target stores and on its website ", the organization said.

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  • Eurozone growing at quickest pace in 10 years, European Union forecast says
Eurozone growing at quickest pace in 10 years, European Union forecast says

In the Autumn Forecast, released Thursday, the European Union said the currency bloc will grow 2.2 percent this year instead of prior projection of 1.7 percent. Moscovici , the French member of the Commission, said the decision over closing the procedure will be taken in spring 2018. "Consumption growth is projected to be modest, in line with wea...

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  • Former Yahoo CEO: Stronger Defense Couldn't Stop Breaches
Former Yahoo CEO: Stronger Defense Couldn't Stop Breaches

Those interviewed by the committee included Interim Equifax CEO Paulino do Rego Barros Jr., former Equifax chief Richard Smith and former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer . Senator Bill Nelson said "only stiffer enforcement and stringent penalties will help incentivise companies to properly safeguard consumer information".

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  • Waymo pulls engineer from driver's seat on public roads
Waymo pulls engineer from driver's seat on public roads

Not anymore. The fleet of self-driving cars will at first operate in a limited area in Phoenix, but Waymo will gradually increase the coverage area to the size of "Greater London", it said , and add more vehicles over time. Ride-sharing start-ups such as Uber and Lyft have also been making technological headway and forging partnerships in thi...

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  • Paradise Papers reveal Apple moved bits of biz offshore
Paradise Papers reveal Apple moved bits of biz offshore

Apple claims that the company pays an "effective tax rate on foreign earnings" of 21 percent, despite the fact that European Union was trying to make Apple pay about $15 billion in disputed back taxes associated with double-Irish-flips.

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  • Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in $130 billion deal
Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in $130 billion deal

And a premium of 33 per cent on Qualcomm's "unaffected 30-day volume-weighted average price". Shares of Qualcomm rose about 1 percent in early trading. Qualcomm has a shareholder-friendly corporate governance structure, making it more vulnerable to a takeover bid. If Broadcom decides to make a hostile bid, Qualcomm's governance rules w...

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  • Disney In Talks to Buy Most of 21st Century Fox
Disney In Talks to Buy Most of 21st Century Fox

The two companies have been talking about an acquisition, according to CNBC . While that particular merger would be made more fantastical by a Disney-Fox deal, the feasibility of the concept alone shows why Fox might consider itself outclassed.

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  • Sterling FALLS ahead of BOE interest rate meeting
Sterling FALLS ahead of BOE interest rate meeting

The Bank of Canada has increased its benchmark rate twice this year as the Canadian economy started the year as the strongest in the G7. A reduction in interest rates makes saving less attractive and borrowing more attractive, which stimulates spending.

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  • 2nd T20: New Zealand beat India by 40 runs to level series
2nd T20: New Zealand beat India by 40 runs to level series

The opening pair put up a commanding display making the most of the power-play options and though the home team removed skipper Kane Williamson cheaply in the 15th over, with the right hander having a go at Siraj and offering a straight forward catch to Rohit Sharma at deep forward of square leg, Munro demonstrated the fearless and flamboyant t...

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  • Hiring Rebounds in October, Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.1%
Hiring Rebounds in October, Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.1%

In September, the United States shed 30,000 jobs - the first loss in seven years - as hurricanes Harvey and Irma held back hiring in Texas and Florida. The picture was distorted for a second straight month by the impact of Hurricane Harvey, which hit Texas in late August, and Irma, which hit Florida in early September.

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  • Bitcoin price shatters record by reaching $7000 for the first time
Bitcoin price shatters record by reaching $7000 for the first time

The surge was the result of CME announcing the plans to launch bitcoin futures later this year. One more thing that the new milestone opened is the increase in the total market value of the coin which is now topped at $189 billion, another milestone for the cryptocurrency .

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  • S&P: ObamaCare enrollment hurt by Trump uncertainty
S&P: ObamaCare enrollment hurt by Trump uncertainty

It accepts all insurance plans, including Medicaid and Medicare. The data also shows 31 percent of those who signed up in did so for the first time. Visiting a navigators could cut down on the time it takes to enroll if you're unfamiliar with the system, Serpas said.

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  • India's manufacturing activity loses steam in October on GST bite
India's manufacturing activity loses steam in October on GST bite

The manufacturing sector performed better in October than expected, further increasing the likelihood of the Bank of England raising interest rates on Thursday. The expansion was broad-based by sub-sector, with consumer, intermediate and investment goods producers all registering output growth. The government's decision to ban high value-curren...

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  • Search continues for man accused of raping, killing baby
Search continues for man accused of raping, killing baby

She had limit compel wounds to her head and body, and kicked the bucket at a doctor's facility. Aggravated murder and rape charges were filed against the 37-year-old Gurto earlier this month. Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio . Adding, 'She was a precious girl. Blankenship's cousin said no one in their family expected that Gurto co...

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  • Twitter Bans Ads From Russia Today and Sputnik
Twitter Bans Ads From Russia Today and Sputnik

Dorsey didn't say so, but his announcement looks like a response to a tweet a couple of hours earlier from RT's editor-in-chief, Margarita Simonyan, outlining how his company approached RT in 2016 to advertise on the platform. However, Twitter also said it might report a profit in the upcoming fourth quarter. The pitch RT published on Frida...

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  • Wisconsin man gets locked in beer cooler, starts drinking
Wisconsin man gets locked in beer cooler, starts drinking

According to police records, the incident happened at the Kwik Trip on Central Avenue in Marshfield. When police found and arrested the man, he told them he went into the store to buy beer and got locked inside the cooler just before midnight Tuesday.

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  • Amazon's sales - and costs - are going up
Amazon's sales - and costs - are going up

This figure includes $1.4bn from the recently-acquired Whole Foods Market, where Amazon has slashed several prices in an effort to undercut rivals and expand its presence in the physical grocery space. Amazon's Alexa-enabled devices remain a hit with customers. "In the last month alone, we've launched five new Alexa-enabled devices, introduced Al...

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  • Amazon Key lets delivery people inside your house
Amazon Key lets delivery people inside your house

Amazon's latest effort to disrupt the retail industry comes in the form of a new in-home delivery service available exclusively to members of its Prime program. Third is the option that's stirring all the controversy, in-home delivery of items from Amazon. If you're anxious about trusting the delivery driver, all you have to do is turn to your ...

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  • Asia billionaires overtake United States for first time led by China
Asia billionaires overtake United States for first time led by China

James Chang, who works at the China financial services consulting unit of PwC China, said government policy contributed to the latest amassing of wealth. "This year we have seen not only a return to growth for billionaire wealth, but also a significant shift in its geographic dimensions". While Asia still lags behind the U.S., where billionaire...

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  • UK GDP shows higher-than-predicted growth in Q3
UK GDP shows higher-than-predicted growth in Q3

Heightened uncertainty and pressure on incomes will continue despite an unexpected increase in economic growth in the last quarter, it's been claimed. Daniel Hegarty, chief executive officer and founder of Habito, said today's results makes an interest rate hike next week nearly certain: "For most people, the real impact of today's GDP announcement...

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  • Cuomo signs legislation adding e-cigarettes to Clean Indoor Air Act
Cuomo signs legislation adding e-cigarettes to Clean Indoor Air Act

NY joins a growing list of states that have banned vaping in indoor public spaces such as bars and restaurants, in much the same way they restrict smoking. Before the new law, just substances containing tobacco, including stogies, cigarettes or pipes, were banned from use in broad daylight places. The health consequences of c-cigarette use are un...

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  • Fox Settled $32 Million Harassment Case Against O'Reilly
Fox Settled $32 Million Harassment Case Against O'Reilly

Among the allegations were, "repeated harassment, a nonconsensual sexual relationship and the sending of gay pornography and other sexually explicit material to her, according to the people briefed on the matter". They agreed that all communications between her and O'Reilly would be destroyed, and she signed an affidavit saying she had "no claims...

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  • Gujarat poll drama: Congress wins over Hardik Patel, BJP gets aides
Gujarat poll drama: Congress wins over Hardik Patel, BJP gets aides

In fact Mr Thakor had just announced his decision to join then Congress. Hardik Patel's moving over to the Congress camp had created a flutter in the BJP as the ruling party had been working relentlessly to woo the Patidars and the community's influential leader.

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