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Paddy Power Betfair eyeing potential FanDuel Inc. purchase

Paddy Power Betfair eyeing potential FanDuel Inc. purchase

The UK operator said discussions with Fanduel , which hands cash prizes to players who pick successful fantasy sports teams, were ongoing and that there was no certainty any deal would go ahead. Paddy Power Betfair is reportedly closing in on a deal to acquire daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator FanDuel . Analysts at Davy Stockbrokers said the deal would hand Paddy Power Betfair an extremely well recognised USA brand, an award-winning technology platform that can be converted to offer ...


Lachlan Murdoch to serve as chairman, CEO of New Fox

Lachlan Murdoch to serve as chairman, CEO of New Fox

His father, Rupert Murdoch , will assume the title of co-chairman of the company, while John Nallen , now 21st Century Fox's chief financial officer, will take a bigger role as chief operating officer. The new Fox, which depends on approval from regulators and shareholders, will mostly be focused on U.S. news and sport broadcasting. In recent months, James has distanced himself from the politics espoused by his father and the company's flagship channel, Fox News.


Telefónica gets intimate with Amazon Web Services

Telefónica gets intimate with Amazon Web Services

The aim of Kaleido is to make it easier for enterprises to implement the blockchain technology by conquering the complexities of blockchain . Following a week filled with bullish news , we have one more you shouldn't miss: tech giant Amazon has made a decision to partner up with a start-up named Kaleido, with the goal of making it easier for customers to transfer their services on the blockchain .


Top European diplomats plan to salvage Iran nuclear deal

Top European diplomats plan to salvage Iran nuclear deal

No more taking them at their word; a verifiable end to Iran's missile programs, whether long- or short-range; No sunset - a permanent and verifiable end to Iran's nuclear ambitions. Even though WTI is a domestic crude benchmark and Brent is an global benchmark, gasoline prices in the United States tend to follow Brent. Trump has ceded global leadership to Europe and others.


Macy's same-store sales growth trumps estimates, shares rise

Macy's same-store sales growth trumps estimates, shares rise

Executives told investors the changes were paying off as planed, drawing more shoppers online and in stores and boosting sales overall. It's also testing more curated merchandise displays and localized marketing. The company said it now expects adjusted profit of $3.75 to $3.95 per share for the year, up from a previous forecast of $3.55 to $3.75. Excluding impairment and other one-time costs, Macy's earned $0.48 per share, $0.11 higher compared with what analysts had anticipated.


Will Harry and Meghan last?

Will Harry and Meghan last?

Thomas Markle may still walk his daughter down the aisle . Thomas was slated to walk the 36-year-old actress down the aisle and our source says Meghan is "devastated" about his decision. Put the kettle on for a cuppa and fasten your fascinator, the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Megan Markle is all set for Saturday! Vogue Williams has revealed how long it took her and Spencer Matthews to conceive...and it wasn't long! If you're craving a more authentic royal wedding ...