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July 23, 2018 9:08 AM 4 men arrested in connection with apparent acid attack on 3-year-old British boy, police say

Authorities in England are looking for 3 men after a boy was seriously injured in a suspected acid attack on Sunday. (West Merica Police) Four men were arrested in connection with an apparent acid attack on a 3-year-old boy that occurred at a busy store in England on Saturday, police said. Three men, ages 22, 25 and 26, were being questioned in London 68

July 17, 2018 5:31 PM Amazon Foes Walmart and Microsoft Deepen Tech Partnership

The shared rivalry with Amazon ‘is absolutely core to this,’ Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says Walmart Inc. agreed to use Microsoft Corp.’s cloud technology to power functions that could include algorithms for purchasing and sales-data sharing with vendors, the two companies said, deepening a partnership between two of Amazon.com Inc.’s most powerful 76

July 17, 2018 4:22 PM Amazon's Prime Day is off to a red hot start, despite glitches

Despite tech glitches, Amazon Prime Day has been a huge success so far. Sales soared by 89% in the first 12 hours of Prime Day compared to the first 12 hours last year, according to Feedvisor, a software company that uses algorithm and machine learning to track e-commerce pricing. Feedvisor used its database of clients, made up of companies that sell on Amazon 56

July 17, 2018 12:07 AM Amazon Website Hit With Glitches as Shoppers Seek Prime Day Deals

Users encounter outages at start of annual sale, which is bigger for the company than Black Friday Amazon.com Inc.’s website and mobile application were plagued by outages Monday afternoon as the online retail giant kicked off its annual sales event, Prime Day. Users took to social media to report trouble getting access to Amazon’s home page, as they encountered 59

July 16, 2018 11:05 PM Airport evacuated, flights delayed after woman accidentally triggers lockdown

Cairns Airport, in far north Queensland, Australia, was thrown into lockdown after a woman accidentally set off an alarm. (iStock) Cairns Airport, in far north Queensland, Australia, was thrown into lockdown after a woman accidentally set off an alarm and forced hundreds of people outside. Photos taken at the airport showed hundreds of people standing 183

July 16, 2018 9:29 PM Amazon Prime Day marked by outages, dogs

Amazon's self-created Prime Day holiday is off to a rocky start. The retailing giant's website was experiencing periodic outages on desktop and mobile on Monday afternoon. Many shoppers hoping to score deals were instead met with photos of cute dogs, the company's standard error page. That put Amazon in the doghouse with upset customers, many of whom have gone on social 96

July 16, 2018 12:33 PM US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June

WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month despite higher prices and modest wage gains, a sign of underlying consumer optimism. The Commerce Department said Monday that sales at retailers and restaurants increased 0.5 percent in June, following a big 1.3 percent gain the previous month. May's figure was revised sharply higher from an initial 46

July 15, 2018 7:00 PM Global Economy Week Ahead: Powell Testimony, U.S. Retail Sales, Japan CPI

The U.S. also will see readings on industrial production and housing starts The week ahead features data on U.S. retail sales, industrial production and housing starts, while Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify on Capitol Hill. In Japan, June consumer-price figures will be released. MONDAY: The U.S. Commerce Department releases June retail 33

July 13, 2018 10:56 AM Ikea is postponing its first store opening in India over quality concerns

Ikea is taking longer than expected to get its first store in India ready for customers. The Swedish furniture giant has postponed the grand opening in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad by almost a month due to quality concerns, it said on Friday. "Ikea Retail India decided to move the date as it needs some more time to live up to its expected quality 69

July 10, 2018 12:32 AM DJ Steve Aoki Launches Pizza Delivery Restaurant Pizzaoki — See His Favorite Pies

DJ Steve Aoki is all about spreading the love — including his love for pizza. The entertainer is teaming up with restaurant group Family Style Inc. to launch Pizzaoki, a restaurant that will offer pizza lovers around the country innovative pies through delivery (with plans for a retail flagship location). “I’m so excited to finally launch Pizzaoki 69