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Net neutrality's latest champion is… Burger King?

Net neutrality's latest champion is… Burger King?

In the ad, customers wanting a fast meal quickly get frustrated when employees tell them they'll have to wait for their Whoppers unless they feel like paying $25.99 for faster service. They even play off the internet speed term of Mbps as meaning "making burgers per second". "This is fucking insane", a customer says at one point in the video .


EU Regulators To Find Qualcomm Abused Position

EU Regulators To Find Qualcomm Abused Position

Ironically, Intel was itself fined $1.3 billion by the Commission's antitrust directorate in 2009-a record at the time-for paying PC manufacturers to exclusively use its processors. The EU commission deems this clause anti-competitive and has resulted in the billion euro fine. Then, in September 2016, when the agreement was about to expire and the cost of switching under its terms was limited, Apple started to source part of its baseband chipset requirements from Intel.



Super Bowl Ticket Prices Dropping

Here's a clip showing a couple Vikings fans getting pelted with unopened beer cans as they walk toward the stadium. It'd also make the NFC East the first franchise in which all four teams have a Super Bowl title. 9 backup quarterbacks who won Super Bowls: Will Nick Foles be next? If anything it's only motivated them more . In the playoff games, this is what the Giants did: They blew out an NFC North team and then they went on to beat the reigning NFC champions by scoring 15 points.


LG to Raise Prices on Washers After Trump Imposes Steep Tariffs

LG to Raise Prices on Washers After Trump Imposes Steep Tariffs

Additionally, 2.5 gigawatts of cells are exempt from the tariffs each year. The Trump administration wants the tariff to encourage solar manufacturing to start in the United States , but Welch said four years isn't enough time to do that.


Senate confirms President Trump's pick for Federal Reserve chair

Senate confirms President Trump's pick for Federal Reserve chair

THE United States Senate yesterday confirmed former investment banker Jerome Powell as head of the Federal Reserve, putting President Donald Trump's pick in a role of enormous influence in the world's largest economy. The Senate approved Powell by a margin of 85 to 12, as the nominee was supported by a majority of Democrats and almost all Republicans. Two immediate challenges facing him are how quickly to raise interest rates and how to continue the safe unwinding of the balance sheet.



What will China say to U.S. 'blunt' call to expel North Koreans?

Mnuchin added that the United States is also targeting "illicit actors" in China, Russia and elsewhere due to their purported links to North Korea's overseas financial networks. The UN has imposed a long series of sanctions on the North aimed at pressuring it to abandon its missile and nuclear programmes. "We are sanctioning additional oil, shipping and trading companies that continue to provide a lifeline to North Korea to fuel this regime's nuclear ambitions and destabilizing ...