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Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

Several have, however rebuked the over-priced " extravagant " reputation of the organic supermarket chain as not being in line with Amazon's vision. In its official press release, Amazon said that it will formally acquire Whole Foods Market Inc .in an all-cash $13.7 billion deal, at the rate of $42 per share, including Whole Foods Market's net debt. Read More »

Britain's Hammond to push for UK to stay in EU customs union


A new poll, meanwhile, finds that a majority of the British public still think the government there should press on with Brexit . Brexit Secretary David Davis and the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier agreed during discussions in Brussels on Thursday to start formal talks over the UK's departure on 19 June. Read More »

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 30

Mr Corbyn welcomed the Government's decision to establish a public inquiry but insisted it must be speedy and allow residents to fully take part, with legal aid provided if needed. Police plan to spend the Friday searching for bodies in the remains of the west London apartment building. The blaze ripped through the building early Wednesday, trapping many residents in their homes. Read More »

Amazon deal rocks retail sector

Amazon .com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has struck a deal to acquire Whole Foods Market , Inc. This deal marks Amazon's aggressive push and interest in the $800-billion grocery market. The merger will allow the brand to continue under its own name and keep its headquarters in Austin, Texas. Whole Foods recently had come under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, prompting it to overhaul its board. Read More »

Sony continues to block cross-platform play for Rocket League, Minecraft


You may have noticed that the Nintendo Switch was showcased during Microsoft's E3 press conference over the weekend when the topic about Minecraft came up. What is actually going on here? We're always open to conversations with any developer or publisher who wants to talk about it. Well, you must see that PlayStation owners are upset. Read More »

You can now purchase the Nokia 3 at offline retail in India


Following this, on Friday, the entry level model among these - Nokia 3 debuted on sale at Rs. 9,499. Nokia 3 features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display. In addition, MakeMyTrip vouchers worth Rs 2,500 (Rs 1,800 off on hotels and Rs 700 on domestic flights). Design wise, the Nokia 3 sports a polycarbonate body and metal frame all around giving it a premium look. Read More »

Don't think we need to change anything for final: Kohli

Given that Bhuvneshwar Kumar, India's most successful bowler, has taken six wickets so far, it will take something special to stop Hasan from finishing as the leading wicket-taker in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides. Read More »

Prank Amazon UK Listing Advertises Pokemon Stars Coming In 2030


Meanwhile, it looks like Nintendo has enlisted a new group of developers to helm " Metroid Prime 4 " and not the Retro Studios team responsible for previously released Metroid games. "We've learned through lots of experience that the consumer wants to get that upfront information on the console experiences [as opposed to handhelds]". Read More »

Jury finds Minnesota cop not guilty in shooting of Philando Castile

A Minnesota officer on trial for fatally shooting a man at a traffic stop a year ago was acquitted on all charges on Friday. Those discussions involved the trial of Yanez, a St. The city said that Yanez would not be returning to active duty. Also, his defense attorneys made the argument that Castile was intoxicated with marijuana and mentioned that influenced his actions. Read More »

Niagara Falls survivor in 2003 tries stunt again with fatal outcome


Aerialist Erendira Wallenda hangs beneath a helicopter during a stunt over the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls, New York on Thursday. Dressed in a bodysuit, the 36-year-old mother of three sat and dangled from a large hoop tethered to the bottom of the helicopter, at one point hooking her feet over the hoop and hanging upside down with her arms stretched towards the water, reported Agence France-Presse. Read More »

What's Amazon's Playbook for Whole Foods?


In an attempt to conquer the retail foods market , Amazon has made a bid to buy Whole Foods in what would be a whopping $13.7 billion deal. But what does all of this mean for fans of the caviar of citrus and/or cunnilingus snorkels? Whole Foods , which broke onto the scene offering stores full or organic food options, has struggled and faced pressure from advisors to sell or merge with another company. Read More »

IOS 11 Developer Beta 1 Helps Manage Storage


Oddly enough, you can no longer swipe to close apps on the iPad , despite still being able to do so on an iPhone . The company showed off a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro alongside a refreshed 12.9-inch model at the WWDC event , and both are set to get iOS 11 when it launches in autumn this year. Read More »

Facebook bug may have exposed moderators to extremists


One went into hiding after discovering that members of a suspected terrorist group he had banned from the platform had viewed his personal profile. Facebook confirmed the breach to the paper and said that it made technical changes to "better detect and prevent these types of issues from occurring". Read More »

Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7B

But Whole Foods has also alienated customers with its high prices, with activist investors pushing for change. Analysts are already imagining the possibilities: Amazon has access to all those physical Whole Foods locations while Whole Foods (which is keeping CEO John Mackey and its name) has access to Amazon's tech and logistical smarts. Read More »

Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in deal valued at $13.7 billion

But the company has been ramping up its digital business with a string of e-commerce acquisitions as its battles Amazon for customers. Sixty-seven percent of sales were in fresh foods, Whole Foods said in May . " Whole Foods Market has been satisfying, delighting, and nourishing customers for almost four decades-they're doing an wonderful job and we want that to continue". Read More »

How locals are spending Father's Day

I vaguely remember you telling me that you had a deal with a local shopkeeper and he specially brought them from the city. "It's helped me see that there's more to this world beyond myself". Your faith, your prayers, your love and your smile was what kept us going. Your illness didn't phase you at all either. They always try to give you what you need , so be thankful for what you have. Read More »

India launches heaviest rocket, enters big league


India's heaviest rocket , Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) is gearing up for its maiden flight into space along with a communications satellite GSAT-19. The launch went off in copy book fashion as the lift-off from the Sriharikota Space port in Andhra Pradesh began at 1728 hrs; in 17 minutes, all the manoeuvres were completed with precision. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Aamir Sohail accuses Pakistan of fixing matches

According to reports, Sohail said "Sarfraz needs to be told that you have not done anything great". "We all know what happens and what not, and I can't tell you how they have won the games, I can't name them". Ganguly said Sohail's comments "shows of poor culture and poor taste". Morgan's opposite number Sarfraz Ahmed hailed Pakistan's near flawless performance. Read More »

Apple Brings in TV Bigwigs to Manufacture Hits


The announcement points out Erlict and Van Hamburg are "responsible" for shows like Breaking Bad , Better Call Saul , Rescue Me and The Crown . "We have exciting plans in store for customers and can't wait for them to bring their". Apple has been pursing original scripted fare on par with acclaimed shows like HBO's Westworld and Netflix's Stranger Things , which it hopes to be able to offer by the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported (paywall) in January . Read More »

Mumbai blasts case: Mustafa Dossa, Abu Salem, four others found guilty


Abu Salem was accused of transporting weapons from Gujarat to Mumbai . Between 1.30 and 3.40 PM on that fateful day, a dozen of powerful bombs exploded across Mumbai at the BSE, Mandvi Branch of Corporation Bank at Masjid, Hotel Sea Rock, Hotel Juhu Centaur, Hotel Airport Centaur, Air India Building, Zaveri Bazar, Shiv Sena Bhavan, Fisherman Colony, Mahim, Plaza Cinema, and the passport office. Read More »

Motorola Moto C Plus To launch On June 19th


The country's leading e-commerce retailer has posted Moto C Plus advertorial along with some teaser videos depicting unique selling points of the smartphone . Moto G5S+ is expected to price between Rs.18,999 and Rs.19,999 in the Indian market. Motorola Moto C Plus features a 5 inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS Display. Read More »

Saudi cabinet expresses satisfaction over Qatar-related decisions


Qatari officials met Monday with Ethiopia's prime minister and Saudi officials visited the Ethiopian capital over the weekend. "So far five planes carrying ... "I have spoken and seen (U.S. Defense Secretary) General (Jim) Mattis four times in the last week; we've given them our complete assurance that the steps we have taken will not affect in anyway Al Udeid base or any operations supporting or regarding the base", Otaiba said. Read More »

Taylor Swift Is Savage


Some people are theorizing that Swift timed the release of her music on Spotify to undercut the attention around Perry's new album. Swift never mentioned the pop star's name but all fingers point to Perry especially after Swift released the song Bad Blood . Read More »

Attackers were failed clerk, pastry chef and an Italian man


Subsequently, two of the attackers would be identified as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Two more of the people killed in the attack on Saturday night have also been named - Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, 28 , and French national Alexandre Pigeard, 27 . Read More »

New Xbox One X Announced November Release

Liquid-cooled vapour-chamber to keep it cool. This is a great way to attract potential new buyers to the console , and can be seen as a great marketing technique to boost the popularity of both the One X and the Game Pass . When Ben Gilbert asked Spencer whether Microsoft is making any money on each unit of the Xbox One X , to which he simply replied: "No". We've reached out to Microsoft for a full list of enhanced titles, but we know announced games so far include Forza ... Read More »

Musk cites Model X design thinking "mistake" informing Model Y plan


Tesla's lower-cost sedan, the Model 3 , which will be officially announced later this year, will reportedly start around $35,000. Demand for the Model 3 isn't slowing, Musk said. It is designed like a premium sedan and has the look and feel of one. He said that demand for the Y is exceeding that of the Model 3 . It would have been better to just design an SUV the way an SUV should be designed and design a sedan the way a sedan should be designed, otherwise you're just trying to ... Read More »

The CIA Has Been Hacking into Wi-Fi Routers for Years


Wikileaks suggests that the 25 models now capable of running CherryBlossom could be increased to over 100 with modification, making them the flawless location for staging "man in the middle" attacks. Wikileaks has released a batch of documents from the middle of 2012 revealing details of the CIA's CherryBlossom project. The leaked document further says that a FlyTrap can be further instructed to perform "global actions" such as copying all network traffic, proxying all network ... Read More »

Google faces record fine from European Union over market dominance


If the giant is found guilty, the Commission could impose a fine of up to 10% of the company's revenues totalling to $90 billion previous year, according to Financial Times. The company will also have a set time to propose how it intends to operate in future in building its shopping business. If the company fails to reach a deal with the regulators over that period, it could be fined up to 5 percent of average daily turnover for each day of delay. Read More »

Overseas Box Office Rescues The Mummy


Fortunately, the Gal Gadot film debuted with $103 million at the box office while the #Tom Cruise movie is looking at a dismal $23 million debut in North America. " Wonder Woman ", $57.2 million ($58.1 million international). Because of the date-and-date opening , number of territories, and number of screens, of course, it will be Cruise's largest worldwide opening. Read More »

Trump dismisses obstruction of justice probe as 'phony story'


While none were involved with Trump's campaign, where much of the Russian Federation investigation had appeared to be focused, recent media reports indicated Trump may have requested their help to try to get former FBI Director James Comey to end the probe of Trump's fired national security adviser Michael Flynn , the report noted. Read More »

Kindergarten bombing marks latest Chinese school attack


Fengxian officials said none of the children or teachers at the kindergarten were among the casualties. Xu had dropped out of an unnamed school due to his neurological condition and rented an apartment near the kindergarten, China Central Television said. Read More »