WhatsApp’s payment platform reaches 1 million users in India (FB)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. WhatsApp’s pilot for its payment service in India reached 1 million users, according to Quartz. The company, which started […]

China’s largest social network has blocked all mentions of John Oliver after the talk show host attacked Xi Jinping

John Oliver criticised Xi Jinping’s presidency on his show, “Last Week Tonight,” over the weekend. Oliver blasted Xi’s consolidation of power and China’s human rights abuses. The social network Weibo has blocked all mentions of “John Oliver” and scrubbed all recent posts about him and […]

Disney Hikes Bid For Fox Entertainment Assets To $71.3 Billion

The sum tops Comcast’s $65 billion offer. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Teacher And Civil Rights Groups File Complaint Over Family Separation

“We believe in helping children thrive, not in confining them to heinous, abusive situations,” said the president of the American Federation of Teachers. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

US existing home sales fall for second straight month

Existing home sales were expected to increase in May. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

Hotel Live Chat Instant Gratification Wins Every Time

There’s a lot of debate about the best way to handle the huge influx of guest messages happening through private message and live chat platforms. Should we be using more automation? More resources in house? More outsourcing? read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Children’s cough syrup RECALLED over mould fears – Asda, Morrisons, Tesco, Sainsbury’s

CHILDREN’S cough syrup sold in Asda and Morrisons has been recalled due to mould fears. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Hungary

Budapest’s luxury housing has increased in quantity and quality in recent years, with new high-end properties that reflect a changing city. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Wealth managers want more AI, but consumers are showing reluctance

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Wealth managers globally are looking to implement more AI and machine learning solutions within their businesses to keep up with the threat of emerging digital wealth […]

Integral Ad Science just won some big money backing — now it wants to launch an assault on the TV-measurement business

Brands are increasingly retooling their digital ads with their own metrics instead of relying on industry standards, Integral Ad Science CEO Scott Knoll says. After being acquired by private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners earlier this month, Knoll says he’s interested in moving into the business […]

Employers now face a time crunch on pot policy

Employers across Canada are grappling with the new reality of recreational marijuana becoming legal following the passage of Bill C-45 in the Senate. The pending change will mean decades-old workplace policies on the drug will need to be adjusted, and new safety concerns considered. read […]

EU tariffs on US imports to begin on Friday

Commission confirms range of retaliatory measures read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

Dementia – supplement that may prevent Alzheimer’s is ‘important medical advancement’

DEMENTIA supplements to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, or slow down the brain condition’s progress, is “one of the most important medical advancements of then century”, scientists have claimed. Could this breakthrough food supplement be the beginning of the end for dementia symptoms? read […]

Cher Revisits Sex With Tom Cruise And We’re So There For It

The singer had something to say about the actor’s place among her top five lovers on “The Late Late Show.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Billy Caldwell: Campaigner’s company sells cannabis oil

Charlotte Caldwell has been treating her severely epileptic son, Billy, with cannabis oil since 2016. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Watch Teen Singer Silence Her Bullies On ‘America’s Got Talent’

Amanda Mena earned a Golden Buzzer, courtesy of Mel B. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Delta orders 20 Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets: list price US$961 million

Bombardier Inc. says Delta Air Lines Inc. will buy 20 CRJ900 regional jets with a list price totalling about US$961 million. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers ‘shortened 456 lives’

There was “disregard for human life” in prescribing drugs at Gosport hospital, a report finds. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Arthritis – add this 35p summer fruit to your breakfast to prevent joint pain

ARTHRITIS pain could be treated by making changes to your diet and exercise plans. You could prevent joint symptoms by eating more of this cheap fruit, it’s been claimed. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Mortgage applications jump 5.1% as interest rates settle

The gain in mortgage applications was driven by applications to refinance a home loan. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

Scott Baio Won’t Face Charges In Nicole Eggert Molestation Claim

Prosecutors said the statute of limitations had expired in the case of the former “Charles in Charge” costars. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The 34 most beloved CEOs on 2018

Glassdoor released its rankings of the most popular CEOs of 2018. This year, Zoom Video Communications’ Eric S. Yuan took the top spot. He’s the first person of color to top this list, according to Glassdoor. Some of the CEOs on this year’s list are […]

The inside story of how one of the world’s hottest investment strategies was born from the ashes of the tech bubble

Rob Arnott, the chairman and chief executive of the Pimco subadviser Research Affiliates LLC, is one of the most influential minds in investing, having pioneered a technique that has grown into a $730 billion industry. In an exclusive interview with Business Insider, Arnott describes the […]

Eczema – five ways to prevent skin condition from coming back

ECZEMA could be treated by making changes to your diet or lifestyle. While creams or ointments may help to reduce dry skin symptoms, you can relieve painful or itchy signs of eczema with these tips. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Spain: land of retreats

Mindfulness in nature, wild fitness, all-day yoga, this is our round-up of Spanish retreats to experience this season. read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Confronts The Cruelty Of Ripping Children Away From Parents

Season 2, Episode 10 feels eerily relevant to our current news cycle. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Rove La Mer to open in Dubai ahead of Expo 2020

Rove Hotels has announced Rove La Mer, located in the heart of La Mer, Dubai’s new beachfront. Set by the Arabian Gulf and with views of the city skyline, the 366-room Rove La Mer marks the newest addition to the growing portfolio of properties in […]

Explorer: On a Canoe Trip Along the U.S.-Canada Border, Solitude and Shooting Stars

Rough waves, water lilies, cloudless skies, no towns or hiking paths — paddling on the water in Maine can be a primal experience. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

Cannes Lions festival: what about the lionesses?

Cannes Lions festival: what about the lionesses? read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

An oasis in Marrakesh

Majestic horses and turquoise water – this is one secret of the family-owned Selman Marrakech. read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

Bowel cancer warning – does your poo look like this? Best consistency of stool revealed

BOWEL cancer symptoms could be revealed by looking at your poo. What does a healthy stool look like? Bowel cancer signs could be seen by the consistency of your stool. Do you have healthy toilet habits? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

The Belfry unveils latest tasting menu at Ryder Grill

Visitors are invited to experience the magic of the Belfry and tantalise their taste buds with the launch of the latest mouth-watering Tasting Menu series at the Ryder Grill. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

Amazon announces Alexa for Hospitality

Online retail giant Amazon has announced the launch of Alexa for Hospitality. A new experience offered by invitation to hoteliers, Amazon hopes the new service will bring the simplicity and convenience of Alexa to hotels, vacation rentals, and other hospitality locations. read more >>> Source:: […]

High blood pressure: Avoid this exercise or risk hypertension – are you at risk?

HIGH blood pressure could be treated by changing your diet or exercise plan. You could increase your risk of hypertension symptoms by doing this exercise – are you at risk? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Trevor Noah: Even Trump Is Against Trump Separating Kids From Families

“The problem is the members of Trump’s TV Cabinet team, like, they seem to be fine with everything that is happening.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Asian stocks take breather from trade tension

Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened to impose on one another, focusing on positive housing data instead. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Rupee recovers from 1 month low, up 32 paise against US dollar

Investor sentiment turned positive following higher opening of the domestic equity market. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Starbucks Announces Plans To Close 150 Underperforming Stores

No word yet on how many workers will lose their jobs when the stores close. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Home in on peak fitness

With the Fifa World Cup under way, Wimbledon tennis in July and India’s cricketers soon to arrive for a summer series, it’s enough to get the nation’s sports fans back to the gym. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

The 28 best CEOs in Britain, according to the people who work for them

The highest-rated CEOs in the UK have been announced by recruitment company Glassdoor. Employees who chose to take part anonymously reviewed their CEOs on the Glassdoor website. Winners came from a range of industries, including technology, retail and consulting. Only one woman made the UK’s […]

Cancer experts warn of ‘quack apps promising miracle cures’

WORRIED patients were last night warned not to download “quack” health apps promising miracle cures for diseases such as cancer. Scores of applications are available via web companies such as Google and Apple, offering eating plans to rid the body of killer conditions. read more […]

10 Advantages of Buffet Systems – By Maria Ploumido

Have you ever though that a food stylist is a ‘must’ when it comes to food presentation? Not anymore! A buffet system comes to give you a solution which matches all kind of interiors and event venues. It will be your buffet display decorator right […]

Samantha Bee Reveals The Withheld ‘Recording’ From Stephen Miller’s NYT Interview

The comedian says she knows why the paper of record did not air the audio. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Dollar steadies vs yen as US yields come off lows, but capped by trade woes

Better-than-expected US housing data also nudged Treasury yields off their lows on Tuesday. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Cities Face Dramatic Rise in Heat, Flood Risks by 2050, Researchers Say

In just 30 years, cities around the world will face dramatically higher risks from extreme heat, coastal flooding, power blackouts and food and water shortages unless climate-changing emissions are curbed, urban researchers warned Tuesday. Today, for instance, over 200 million people in 350 cities face […]

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