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Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months

Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months

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Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
23:00, 2019-06-12

238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto | Getty Images) If the prevalence of abusive Google Play apps has left you numb, this latest report is for you. Carefully concealed adware installed in Google-approved apps with more than 440 million installations was so aggressive that it rendered mobile devices nearly u...
10:15, 2019-06-05

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phone unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at their disposal, the scheme certainly paid off han...
08:15, 2019-06-05

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phones unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at their disposal, the scheme certainly paid off han...
14:15, 2019-06-05

Trump revenue at least $434 million in 2018, saw drop in Mar-a-Lago money, new filing reveals The filing reveals that Trump in 2018 had a minimum of $434 million in revenue from all sources. That's a slight drop from the at least $452 million he reported as his minimum revenue in 2017....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is calling on the federal government to step in for this...
00:00, 2019-06-01

Number of private parking tickets issued up by over a million in 12 months News 16 May, 2019 Jump in parking tickets comes after private parking firms requested 6.8 million vehicle keeper records in the last financial year...
18:45, 2019-05-21

From Living on $5 a Day to $1 Million Paychecks: How Life Has Completely Changed for the Game of Thrones Stars They survived winter. While Game of Thrones came to a controversial conclusion last Sunday night, our watch isn't over just yet as HBO is set to air a two-hour documentary dedicated......
17:15, 2019-05-26

‘Jeopardy!’ Champion James Holzhauer Hits New Milestone And Wins Over $2 Million (TODAY) – James Holzhauer’s winning streak on “Jeopardy!” continues! The 34-year-old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas won his 27th consecutive game on Friday, surpassing $2 million in winnings. He is the second player to ever cross the two-million-dollar mark, endin...
23:00, 2019-05-25

Cboe Periodic Auctions Hits New One-Day Record of €582 Million Traded on March 12 LONDON –  13 March 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that Cboe Europe’s Periodic Auctions book set a new one-day record of €582.8 million traded on Monday, 12 March 2018. The previous one-da...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
02:00, 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
16:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
16:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
16:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
04:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
04:45, 2019-05-23

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
00:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volume during April rose 26% to 86,329,324 contracts, u...
04:45, 2019-05-23

Macau casino revenue hits 5-month high in May Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau hit a five-month high in May, although softer demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's No.2 economy and a Sino-U.S. trade war continued to keep a lid on gains....
10:00, 2019-06-01

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against August 2007, the best August ever for CBOE. With 77...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Dell revenue misses as China softness hits server business Dell Technologies Inc reported lower-than-expected revenue in the first quarter as its server business declined for the first time in 10 quarters amid economic conditions weighing on demand in China....
07:15, 2019-05-31

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average daily volume of 4.9 million contracts). In addition...
01:45, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Dell revenue misses as China softness hits server business Dell Technologies Inc reported lower-than-expected revenue in the first quarter as its server business declined for the first time in 10 quarters amid economic conditions weighing on demand in China....
06:30, 2019-05-31

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent from January 2009. Equity options volume at CBOE tot...
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange volume during March rose 12% to 92,953,594 contracts,...
04:45, 2019-05-23

U.S. sales skid hits 5 months; SAAR rebounds to 17.4M U.S. light-vehicle deliveries slipped 0.3 percent in May, but the robust pace of sales -- 17.4 million -- offered a sign of hope as the industry barely missed posting its first monthly gain of the year....
02:15, 2019-06-04

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The third quarter of 2008 was the eleventh consecutiv...
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March 2009 ADV of 4,949,489 contracts. Total exchange v...
01:45, 2019-05-23

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007.Total exchange volume during June rose 39 percent...
20:30, 2019-05-22

Here’s What a $52 Million Ticket to the ISS Will Get You A tourist's jaunt to the ISS is the most expensive camping trip possible, complete with sleeping bag and dehydrated food. But the views are out of this world....
04:45, 2019-06-12

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bronx’s City Island and 30 minutes from Midtown ...
21:45, 2019-06-11

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with an STI every day Each year, there are more than 376 million new cases of the four most common infections -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis -- meaning that more than 1 million people are diagnosed every day....
17:15, 2019-06-07

A Million New STIs Are Contracted Every Day, the WHO Says The U.S. has in recent years battled soaring numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). And new data from the World Health Organization (WHO) say that problem is a global one: Worldwide, about a million new curable STIs are contracted every day. In 2016, there were an estimated 376.4 million...
21:30, 2019-06-07

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Health Organization emphasizes the insanely high rate of new STI diagnoses while urging sexually active...
12:00, 2019-06-07

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado threat has “exited our area of re...
14:15, 2019-05-28

J.J. Abrams Said to Be Near $500 Million Deal With WarnerMedia WarnerMedia will get a first look at projects developed by the media company run by Mr. Abrams and his wife, which made hits like “Star Trek Beyond.”...
00:15, 2019-06-18

Ripple to Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram Ripple, a startup behind the XRP cryptocurrency, agreed to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram International in a deal that stands to rank among the first crypto-based company investments in a major U.S. publicly listed firm....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Newcastle set for £350 million takeover - reports "Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday."...
22:15, 2019-05-27

Joe Biden Says His Campaign Has Raised Nearly $20 Million Mr. Biden revealed his campaign’s finances at a fund-raiser in New York on Monday night. It’s more than any other candidate raised in the first quarter of the year....
07:01, 2019-06-18

UN: 115 million men and boys were married as children UNITED NATIONS (AP) — New research by the United Nations’ children’s arm estimates 115 million men and boys around the world were married as children, and 23 million of them wed before age 15. UNICEF ‘s most in-depth analysis to date of boy bridegrooms was released ...
23:00, 2019-06-07

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
00:15, 2019-06-06

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. The donation from Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of the private equity firm Blackstone, w...
12:15, 2019-06-19

Ric Flair: It’s a $1.8 million ‘miracle’ I am still alive Ric Flair is alive and well and still cutting promos. The energized WWE Hall of Famer used a 3:44 minute video – in full character — on his Twitter account on Thursday night to deliver his first words since getting out the hospital on May 22 after undergoing a surgical procedure, related to re...
13:15, 2019-05-31

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th largest country ...
09:00, 2019-06-19

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than 370,000 passengers cost 650 million kronor ($68 million). SAS says that the walkout, which ended May 2 when the sides reached a three-year collective...
10:45, 2019-05-28

PwC fined $5.8 million over audit of Redcentric Britain's accounting watchdog said on Thursday it has fined PwC 4.55 million pounds ($5.8 million) over its auditing of IT services company Redcentric....
09:00, 2019-06-13

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed by Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Argentina....
00:45, 2019-06-08

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young and his cabinet briefed press on the ...
01:00, 2019-06-06

SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million Token Sale Canadian social-media company Kik Interactive became the most prominent business targeted by U.S. regulators for illegally raising capital by selling its own cryptocurrency....
23:15, 2019-06-04

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
04:45, 2019-06-14

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
04:00, 2019-06-07

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
09:30, 2019-05-29

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
13:45, 2019-05-29

New Gene Therapy Priced at $1.8 Million in Europe The maker of a gene therapy for a rare blood disorder said it would sell the new treatment for €1.6 million ($1.8 million) in Europe, a sticker price that indicates the heights to which costs of emerging high-tech drugs are climbing....
19:15, 2019-06-14

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
12:45, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Over 5 million people without power across Ohio DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio tornado (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email i...
10:45, 2019-05-28

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
14:30, 2019-06-19

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund them....
22:45, 2019-05-30

Mallinckrodt expects to pay DoJ $15.4 million over Questcor investigation Mallinckrodt Plc said on Wednesday it reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve a government investigation into its subsidiary Questcor and expects to pay $15.4 million....
20:00, 2019-06-05

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $530 Million LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– People took to the stores Friday to try their luck at tonight’s Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot is at $530 million. Frankfort resident Chris Cole told LEX 18 if he had that kind of money, he would retire early. Cole is going in on the drawing with two co-worke...
21:30, 2019-06-07

WHO warns of 1 million new sexually transmitted diseases each day The World Health Organization has warned of more than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases every day around the world. In a new report, the UN agency spoke of a "wake-up" call in the age of dating apps....
12:30, 2019-06-07

Sports Illustrated, the Brand, Is Sold for $110 Million Meredith will continue to run the magazine and website, but Authentic Brands Group, a marketing company, will control the rights to images and the name itself....
07:15, 2019-05-28

AP source: Dragic exercises $19.2 million option OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Goran Dragic has told the Miami Heat he is exercising his $19.2 million option for next season. The person says Dragic spent several weeks weighing his decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of ano...
02:15, 2019-06-14

‘Linen King’ settles $15 million lawsuit with ex for $35,000 Manhattan “linen king” George Bardwil just got the deal of a lifetime — settling the $15 million lawsuit brought by his ex-wife over claims he battered her for mere pennies. Emiko Bardwil, 33, sued her much older millionaire ex in 2013 for “horrific acts of violence and intimidation” that she ...
19:15, 2019-06-05

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
09:30, 2019-06-06

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-06-06

More than one million sexually transmitted infections occur every day: WHO The global scale of sexually transmitted infections (STI) should be a “wake-up call” to governments, UN health experts said on Thursday, citing data showing that one in 25 people today have “at least one” curable STI, which occur at a rate of more than one million a day worldwide....
18:15, 2019-06-06

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new study says....
22:45, 2019-06-11

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
02:30, 2019-06-01

J&J Hit With $300 Million in Punitive Damages in Talc Case A New York state court jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who claimed her use of the company’s talc powder caused an asbestos-linked cancer. J&J said it would appeal....
08:45, 2019-06-01

'TinTin' artwork sells for $1.1 million at auction An original drawing from the first published "Tintin" story, signed by the artist, has been sold at auction in Dallas. The beloved Belgian comic series has been translated into more than 70 languages....
03:00, 2019-06-10

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s other services. The Chinese brand is taking advantage of this situation by continuing to roll out its EMUI 9.0 software to a bunch of devices.As things sta...
15:30, 2019-06-04

These $70 wireless earbuds raised over $3 million on Indiegogo Loads of fans were immediately taken with Padmates’ PaMu Scroll Wireless Earbuds and Case offering, so taken that they actually pledged over $3 million in Indiegogo funding to get them made. Now, they’re available from TNW Deals -- and right now, they’re over 50 percent off, just $69.99 with this li...
14:45, 2019-06-10

'European' election sidelines 17.5 million non-EU residents They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated....
19:45, 2019-05-25

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
10:15, 2019-06-19

Amazon says 10 million items now qualify for 1-day delivery Amazon, which has been working to deliver orders faster, says that more than 10 million items now qualify for next-day delivery. The online shopping giant is in the process of upgrading its Prime membership, which costs $119 a year, to one-day delivery from two-day. Amazon declined to say when the s...
06:00, 2019-06-04

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a hearing on its billing practices....
23:15, 2019-05-24

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
07:30, 2019-06-12

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.2 MILLION CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,200,000 earlier today.Today's new record surpassed the previous high price of $3,150,000 for a CBOE seat, which was set on December 11, 2007.On the year,...
04:45, 2019-05-23

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
02:00, 2019-06-01

The world's most lucrative match is worth at least $215 million It may not be the most famous nor the most prestigious, but the English Championship play-off final is the world's most lucrative soccer match to win....
20:15, 2019-05-27

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
16:30, 2019-05-21

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great that the country’s Ministry of Science and ...
13:15, 2019-06-13

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent....
18:30, 2019-06-13

UES townhouse sells for record $80 million: report A former hedge-fund manager reportedly unloaded his Upper East Side home for close to $80 million — the most expensive price ever paid for a residential town house in the city. Philip Falcone sold the double-wide townhouse on East 67th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues, which he bought for $4...
11:30, 2019-06-05

Take a look at the most expensive SUV in the world: the $1.9 million Karlmann King If you're looking to spend $1.9 million on a new vehicle, an Italian armored car based on a Ford F-550 chassis is probably not on your radar. Karlmann is trying to change that....
14:00, 2019-05-31

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what you......
02:30, 2019-05-28

Vikings' Rudolph reportedly gets four-year, $36 million extension The Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph agreed to a multiyear contract extension Monday night -- a day before the team's mandatory minicamp is set to begin....
13:00, 2019-06-11

Truck carrying more than 130 million bees crashes in Montana A truck carrying about 133 million bees crashed off the side of a road in Montana on Monday, sending swarms of buzzers into the air as rescue crews arrived, a report said. The semi-truck with 40,000 pounds of bees inside careened off a street in Bozeman, Mont. and flipped over as it was heading to.....
07:15, 2019-06-11

More than 4 million Venezuelans have left the country in recent years: UN The UN said Friday that the number of Venezuelans who have fled their strife-torn country in recent years has topped 4 million as the government of strongman Nicolás Maduro struggles to maintain power amid crippling sanctions. The UN’s refugee agency said Friday the number of Venezuelan refugees and...
18:30, 2019-06-07

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
17:45, 2019-06-07

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
17:15, 2019-05-22

Slack registers 117 million shares for direct listing Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm on Monday it had registered about 117 million of its Class A shares, which is an estimate for the number of shares that will be needed when...
22:45, 2019-05-24

Laptop with some of world’s most destructive malware sold for $1.3 million Artist Guo O Dong’s “The Persistence of Chaos” work features a 2008 Samsung laptop to highlight viruses that have caused more than $95 billion in economic damage....
23:45, 2019-05-28

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
14:00, 2019-06-17

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
20:15, 2019-05-24

Someone spent $1.3 million on a malware-ridden laptop and I clearly don’t understand art If you’d bought a Samsung NC10 the day it was released, the laptop would have set you back about $499. That was 11 years ago. Today, that same laptop, loaded with malware, fetched a cool $1.3 million at auction. I clearly should have paid more attention in my art appreciation class. Artist Guo O Don...
12:30, 2019-05-29

Elliott Management to acquire Barnes & Noble for $683 million Billionaire Paul Singer's firm already owns Britain's biggest bookseller, Waterstones. Adding Barnes & Noble could give Elliott buying leverage....
15:00, 2019-06-07

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs....
20:30, 2019-05-24

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
00:45, 2019-06-12

The moment Klay Thompson realizes he just lost $30 million As Kemba Walker delights, Klay Thompson will despair. Thompson, who was left off the All-NBA ballot, falling just short of the third team, will be about $30 million poorer as a result. Because he didn’t make any All-NBA team, Thompson won’t be eligible for a five-year, $221 million super...
00:15, 2019-05-24

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “depthscrapers” extend hundreds of metres underground. Only a single floor of each inverted 35-storey s...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Pryon raises $20 million to automate enterprise workloads with AI Pryon, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based provider of AI-powered tools targeting enterprise, has raised a fresh $20 million in venture capital.Read More...
16:30, 2019-06-11

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
03:45, 2019-06-15

CBOE March Volume Averages 4.5 Million Contracts/Day March 2010 ADV: Down 8% from March 2009, up 7% from February 2010 First-Quarter 2010: CBOE Volume Up 2% CHICAGO, April 1, 2010 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported average daily volume (ADV) of 4.5 million contracts in March for a mo......
20:30, 2019-05-22

First Published "Tintin" Cover From 1930 Sold For $1.1 Million An original drawing used for the first published "Tintin" cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house told AFP....
22:30, 2019-06-08

Neurotrack raises $21 million to detect and track dementia Neurotrack, a startup developing an early detection and treatment solution for dementias including Alzheimer's, raised $21 million in venture capital.Read More...
21:30, 2019-06-11

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions of dollars for about 11 years through September 2...
04:30, 2019-06-08

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
09:00, 2019-06-13

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
01:30, 2019-06-13

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university representative. The 60-year-old Calipari and the scho...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
01:15, 2019-05-27

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers' accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, plus restitution, for adding its Service Protection Plan......
14:45, 2019-06-09

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
16:30, 2019-06-11

John Stamos Gives a Tour of His $5.8 Million Home With Help From Son Billy Have mercy! John Stamos is showing off his Beverly Hills home, which is currently available for $5.8 million! The Fuller House star, with the help of 14-month-old son Billy Stamos and......
22:00, 2019-06-12

1.2 Million Ford Explorers Recalled Due to Suspension Fracturing After all the hype around the new 2020 Explorer during the New York Auto Show, Ford has some bad news. It’ll be recalling 1.2 million of its existing Explorers over some faulty suspension issues. Oh, and if you have an F-150 or a Canadian Taurus or Flex, you might have the same issue....
20:15, 2019-06-12

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-10

More than $1 million worth of drugs washes up on Alabama beach Beachgoers looking for some fun in the sun found more than $1 million worth of marijuana and cocaine that washed up along the shore in Alabama, police said. A local enjoying a stroll along Orange Beach last Tuesday found a package containing 21 pounds of marijuana and 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of cocaine,...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Copper, which develops CRM tools for G Suite, raises $15 million Copper, a San Francisco-based developer of G Suite customer relationship management tools, has received an extension to its series C funding round.Read More...
21:30, 2019-05-22

Vectra raises $100 million to protect cloud environments with AI Cloud security provider Vectra has raised $100 million in venture capital, it announced today, bringing its total raised to over $200 million.Read More...
15:30, 2019-06-10

Porto ordered to pay nearly 2 million euros to rival Benfica PORTO, Portugal (AP) — A judge has ordered Porto to pay nearly 2 million euros ($2.2 million) for releasing internal emails obtained from Portuguese rival Benfica. The club must also return any documents it still possesses related to the case. Benfica was seeking nearly 18 million euros ($20.2 milli...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
22:00, 2019-06-18

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their past will be able to get a new lease on life....
17:30, 2019-06-12

PM Modi Announces $200 Million Line Of Credit For Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a USD 200 million line of credit for Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov as the two sides upgraded their ties......
19:30, 2019-06-14

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex-billionaire remains under house arrest pending an......
03:45, 2019-05-28

Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for record $5.64 million The Babe knows how to bring in a buck. A jersey worn by Yankees icon Babe Ruth around 1928-30 sold for $5.64 million, a record price for sports memorabilia, during the Babe Ruth Collection auction at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, according to Hunt Auctions. The previous mark of $4.4 million was set by...
02:15, 2019-06-16

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday....
17:15, 2019-06-17

France to End Disposal of $900 Million in Unsold Goods Each Year The government plans to outlaw the destruction of brand-new consumer products, a practice that companies use to stop goods from being stolen or sold at steep discounts....
18:30, 2019-06-05

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it's worth about $11.5 million per year -- $92 million total....
03:45, 2019-06-18

SEC Sues Messaging App Kik Over $100 Million Initial Coin Offering The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing anonymity-focused, Canada-based messaging service Kik Interactive, claiming the company’s Hail Mary pivot to raising money via a cryptocurrency sale in 2017 amounted to an illegal, unregistered securities offering, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read mo...
10:30, 2019-06-05

Erik Karlsson staying with Sharks on $92 million megadeal SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks re-signed pending free agent Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal on Monday, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment to one of the league’s most dynamic defensemen. Karlsson was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on Jul...
04:30, 2019-06-18

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
04:45, 2019-06-01

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Repub...
16:45, 2019-05-21

US Firm To Pay Over $1 Million Due To H-1B Visa Holders Including Indians An American employment service company has agreed to pay USD 1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees, a large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
08:15, 2019-06-05

More than a million viewers tune in for start of 'T20 of lawn bowls' Ultimate Bowls Championship features modified rules Organisers ‘overwhelmed’ by interest in new competition A bold new era has dawned in the world of lawn bowling with an international competition, designed to revamp the traditionally genteel sport in the same way the Twenty20 format did for cricket...
08:30, 2019-06-18

Modsy raises $37 million for shoppable 3D room remodeling Modsy, a startup developing a platform that lets property owners create virtual renderings of rooms and restyle them in real time, has raised $37 million.Read More...
18:45, 2019-05-21

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
19:30, 2019-05-21

An inside look at Jeff Bezos' new $80 million NYC luxury apartment CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' newest apartment purchase in New York City with exclusive video of the interior before Bezos purchased the four-floor, 12-bedroom apartment....
22:15, 2019-06-05

A Canadian who won a $5 million lottery jackpot says he's keeping his job as a janitor British Columbia Lottery Corporation Vito Halasan, 58, won $7 million CAD ($5 million USD) in a British Columbia Lottery drawing on April 27 and picked up his winnings earlier this month. He said he plans to keep his job as a janitor but might scale back his hours. Halasan, who moved to Canada fro...
23:45, 2019-05-30

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the country....
22:00, 2019-05-21

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
01:15, 2019-05-31

Trump Paid $1 Million of Taxpayer Money for Limousines He Might Not Use President Trump has spent $1 million of taxpayer money on four limousines he may or may not use on his trip to Ireland this week, according to The Guardian. The spending was confirmed by USASpending.gov, a government website that tracks federal spending....
01:15, 2019-06-06

Blazers' Lillard set for $191 million supermax deal: report The Portland Trail Blazers and All-Star guard Damian Lillard are expected to agree to a four-year, $191 million supermax contract extension, Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes reported Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
20:30, 2019-05-21

Around two million Canadians cheer Raptors in NBA victory parade Around two million Toronto Raptors fans lined the streets of downtown Toronto to cheer on their hometown heroes in a victory parade on Monday to celebrate their first NBA championship that united Canada through basketball....
21:45, 2019-06-17

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Jeff Bezos snags 3 Manhattan apartments for $80 million Despite Amazon giving New York City the cold shoulder, its CEO is set to snag some prime Manhattan real estate. Jeff Bezos, the recently divorced multibillionaire Amazon founder, is finalizing a deal to buy the top four floors of a NoMad apartment building for a total price tag of $80 million, sourc...
05:45, 2019-06-05

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw – in the Homo genus...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Blackstone's Schwarzman Gives Oxford Record Gift of $188 Million Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire co-founder of the Blackstone Group, is giving £150 million ($188 million) to the University of Oxford to create a center for the humanities, which he hopes will help steer the ethical adoption of artificial intelligence....
06:45, 2019-06-19

Anonymous Bidder To Pay $4.57 Million To Have Lunch With Warren Buffet An anonymous bidder has agreed to pay a record $4,567,888 at an annual charity auction to have a private lunch with WarrenBuffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc....
22:45, 2019-06-01

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refugee agency has warned.About 70.8 million – one in e...
09:45, 2019-06-19

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has not received all the information about the incident...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
00:01, 2019-06-04

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
12:30, 2019-06-19

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
13:15, 2019-06-19

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
18:45, 2019-06-03

England soccer teams tie up $76 million sponsorship deal with BT The English Football Association (FA) signed a five-year deal with telecoms firm BT Tuesday to become the exclusive lead partner for all England soccer teams and its Wembley Stadium home....
16:15, 2019-06-04

Blackstone chief donates $150 million to Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $150 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a center for humanities that would also house an institute to study the ethics of artificial intelligence....
02:15, 2019-06-19

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-foot-long body, 21-inch skull and serrated teeth....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to normal...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Carnival Cruises to Pay $20 Million in Pollution and Cover-Up Case In 2016, Princess Cruise Lines agreed to pay $40 million for illegal dumping. But that didn’t stop Carnival, its parent company, from polluting again....
04:45, 2019-06-05

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally......
02:30, 2019-06-01

College kid dreading Dad’s lecture about getting a job wins $1 million in lottery Forget job-hunting, now he can go house-hunting. A New Jersey college kid dreading a lecture from his dad about getting a summer job decided to check his Mega Millions lottery ticket — and found out he’d won a cool $1 million. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos, 20, bought a ticket for the May 28 dra...
03:30, 2019-06-05

Ford to Invest $500 Million in Rivian, a Tesla Rival Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million investment....
15:45, 2019-05-21

| Tanzania charges Vodacom of depriving state of $4.8 million Tanzania charged five employees of the Vodacom Group’s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of more than $4.8 million in revenue....
15:45, 2019-05-21

DNA database opts a million people out from police searches GEDMatch, a site which has helped solve around 25 cold criminal cases, has changed its terms and conditions to opt its users out from searches by law enforcement...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud Matillion, a U.K.-based data transformation toolkit provider, has rasied $35 million in fresh capital following a year of triple-digit growth.Read More...
18:30, 2019-06-04

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S...
03:45, 2019-05-25

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
14:30, 2019-06-06

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-29

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
17:30, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 3-AIG shareholders narrowly approve CEO's $21 million pay package American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-05-22

Travelers left nearly $1 million in loose change at TSA checkpoints Forget the couch cushions — check the plastic bins! Passengers at the nation’s airports left behind nearly $1 million in loose change at security checkpoints last year — including more than $72,000 at JFK. The coinage was also abandoned in abundance at Newark Airport, where agents found $41,000 of m...
11:15, 2019-05-30

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
09:00, 2019-05-22

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private insurance....
10:15, 2019-06-17

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Two million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought, UN warns UNITED NATIONS — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer’s end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. UN Undersecretary-General Mark Lowcock says about $700 ...
01:15, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Edesur: Power restored to 1.5 million Argentines BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the blackout in Argentina and Uruguay (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Argentine energy company Edesur says that electricity has been restored to more than 1.5 million people. President Mauricio Macri also said that 50% of the country had power after a massiv...
20:00, 2019-06-16

'Men in Black: International' leads box office with muted $28 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America....
20:30, 2019-06-16

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
06:00, 2019-06-07

UK announces $215 million food, water and medical help for Afghanistan Britain on Monday announced a new 170 million-pound ($215 million) five-year aid package of urgent food, water and medicine assistance for people in Afghanistan....
16:00, 2019-06-17

China's Alibaba to invest $100 million in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
06:30, 2019-06-06

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded by the Simons Foundation, is an $8 million four-year award, renewable for three additional years, and will support theoretical physics research acros...
01:15, 2019-05-30

Grumpy Cat, whose scowl launched a million memes, dies age 7 Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her......
07:15, 2019-05-22

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
13:30, 2019-06-04

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment....
02:15, 2019-05-25

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
05:30, 2019-05-25

TV record: Six million people in UK tune in for Women's World Cup game The match between England and Scotland on Sunday at France 2019 broke UK television viewing figure records for a women's football game, says the BBC....
23:15, 2019-06-10

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
05:45, 2019-05-25

Man Who Posed as Saudi Prince and Defrauded Investors Out of $8 Million Is Sent to Prison Anthony Gignac, 48, once called “The Prince of Fraud,” was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison. Prosecutors said he had spent most of his life impersonating Prince Khalid al-Saud....
13:15, 2019-06-01

Odds Of Beating A Particularly Devious Mario Maker Level Are 1 In 7.5 Million There have been over two million attempts to beat a Mario Maker level called Lucky Draw, and seemingly all of them have failed because, well, they just haven’t gotten lucky enough yet....
23:15, 2019-05-29

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
12:45, 2019-06-10

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to a similar case in France....
16:30, 2019-06-07

Box Office: 'Aladdin' taking flight with $105 million in North America LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's live-action "Aladdin" is flying high with an estimated $105 million in North America during the four-day Memorial Day holiday weekend....
20:30, 2019-05-26

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
15:30, 2019-06-10

1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to Major Windows Security Exploit Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017 causing billions of dollars in damage....
13:30, 2019-06-01

Ocado sows $22 million 'vertical farming' seed to diversify Britain's Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology group's business....
13:15, 2019-06-10

Roughly $825 million up for grabs in Powerball, Mega Millions drawings Roughly $825 million will be up for grabs in America'stwo lottery games starting Saturday night after no one picked the correct numbers in the last drawings....
22:30, 2019-06-01

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, according to the BBC. The drugs, worth about $840 million, arrived from Bangkok by sea. Police also found more than 80 pounds of heroin worth approximately ...
14:30, 2019-06-07

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
15:30, 2019-06-03

Bought for a few dollars, this 900-year-old chess piece could sell for $1 million A chess piece purchased for a few pounds by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen.        ...
22:00, 2019-06-03

Abraaj founder released from custody after $19 million bail payment Arif Naqvi, the Pakistani founder of collapsed private equity firm Abraaj Group, has been released from custody after meeting bail conditions including the payment of a 15 million pound ($19 million) security, a court official said....
17:30, 2019-05-29

Infineon's Cypress deal may land advisers $95 million fee bonanza Banks including Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan are set for a $95 million windfall, their most lucrative payday so far this year for a deal involving a European company, after Infineon's swoop on Cypress Semiconductor....
20:15, 2019-06-03

Trump's Golf Trip to Ireland Cost You an Extra $3.6 Million You can approach this story either by wondering about your return on investment, or as a citizen whose tax dollars are being spent so that Donald Trump can play golf and promote his own businesses. Take your pick....
23:30, 2019-06-08

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
12:45, 2019-05-24

Infarm raises $100 million to expand its urban farming platform to the U.S. and beyond Infarm, a startup that distributes "modular farms" to urban locations, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico.Read More...
16:30, 2019-06-11

James Holzhauer of 'Jeopardy' fame likely owes $1.2 million in taxes "Jeopardy" champion and professional sports bettor James Holzhauer lost in his 33rd episode of the TV game show, which aired on Monday, finishing $58,484 short of the all-time winnings record....
21:30, 2019-06-03

CORRECTED-Slack registers 117 million shares for direct listing (May 20) Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm on Monday it had registered about 117 million of its Class A shares, which is an estimate for the number of shares that will be needed when...
01:15, 2019-05-25

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of them. Researchers are using this opportunity to take...
22:15, 2019-06-03

Box Office: 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' debuts with mediocre $49 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. and Legendary's "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" may be king of the box office, but it only managed a meek roar. The monster sequel brought in $49 million when it debuted in 4,108 locations, a disappointing start given its $200 million price tag....
19:00, 2019-06-02

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 million, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
04:45, 2019-06-04

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
09:30, 2019-06-03

AmfAR gala near Cannes raises $15 million for AIDS research A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle deigned by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised $15 million at the 26th amfAR gala and auction...
23:15, 2019-05-24

52-million-year-old fossils suggest oak relatives evolved in the south A pair of 52 million-year old fossils discovered in Argentine Patagonia suggests that relatives of oak trees started life in the southern hemisphere, not the north...
14:15, 2019-06-07

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
22:45, 2019-05-24

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay $20 million in fines for some of its ships continuing to pollute the oceans despite promising years ago to stop. The world’s largest cruise li...
22:45, 2019-06-03

Nissan eyes $41 million crash test operation near Detroit Nissan is in the "final stages of internal review" for the potential project at its North American technical center in Farmington Hills, Mich., a spokesman said,. ...
21:30, 2019-05-24

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 million The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it expects losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft to be around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June....
09:30, 2019-05-24

Heritage Pharmaceuticals to pay $7 million to settle price-fixing allegations Heritage Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle allegations that it fixed the prices of several medicines, including a key diabetes drug, the Justice Department said....
10:15, 2019-06-01

Nexus 6P owners still have time to claim their share of a $9.75 million settlement Back in April, we told you that Google and Huawei had agreed to pay Nexus 6P owners $9.75 million to settle a class action suit. The plaintiffs complained that their phones suffered from boot looping and battery drain. Today, the law firms that negotiated on behalf of the Nexus 6P owners, Chimicles ...
01:01, 2019-06-08

Someone Spent $1.3 Million on Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses A used Samsung NC10 costs less than $200. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million—so long as it’s art.Read more......
21:30, 2019-05-28

Synapse raises $33 million to build APIs for financial services Synapse, a San Francisco-based startup developing APIs and products that help customers build consumer-facing financial services, has raised $33 million.Read More...
17:15, 2019-06-06

WWCup: Nearly 11 million TV viewers watch France's opener World Cup fever has gripped the nation after nearly 11 million people tuned in for France's opening match South Korea on Friday night       ...
14:45, 2019-06-08

Guatemala busts alleged $10 million people-smuggling ring Guatemalan officials say they have broken up a people-smuggling ring that purportedly moved 800 migrants a year through the country and took in some $10 million doing so...
18:15, 2019-05-29

Case Against Carlos Ghosn For 11 Million Euros Of "Questionable" Expenses The finance minister of France, which holds a 15 percent stake in Renault, said Wednesday the auto giant plans to bring a case against former chief executive Carlos Ghosn after identifying 11 million......
12:45, 2019-06-05

U.S. appeals court upholds $210 million Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement By an 8-3 vote on Thursday, in a case closely watched by class-action lawyers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said vehicle drivers had enough in common to let them settle as a group....
20:45, 2019-06-06

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal violence....
20:45, 2019-06-07

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian chaos in what the UN’s refugee agency called a “stag...
20:15, 2019-06-07

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
13:15, 2019-06-08

Mexican Church Leader Held On $50 Million Bail In US For Sex Crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human......
12:45, 2019-06-06

Adam Levine Is Missing Out on a $30 Million Paycheck By Leaving The Voice New details are emerging about Adam Levine's departure from The Voice. It was announced last week that the Maroon 5 star would be leaving the beloved NBC reality competition series......
23:30, 2019-05-30

The Latest: Lawyer blasts $50 million bail for church leader An attorney for the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church says his client’s $50 million bail on charges of child rape and human trafficking is “outrageous” and unreasonable...
04:15, 2019-06-06

Sabres re-sign Jeff Skinner to 8-year, $72 million contract The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed leading scorer Jeff Skinner to an eight year, $72 million contract in addressing one their most pressing offseason needs       ...
05:00, 2019-06-08

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
12:45, 2019-06-08

This super-slim laptop stand raised over $1 million on Indiegogo The solution to the solution is the MOFT, or, as it’s better known, the “invisible” laptop stand. Right now, you can get the MOFT and save a couple bucks at the same time with this $17 sale price from TNW Deals with limited time promo code: WEEKEND15....
18:45, 2019-05-28

Wells Fargo will pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay customers at least $386 million to settle class-action claims that the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
21:45, 2019-06-07

Two million people at risk of starvation as drought returns to Somalia Agencies sound the alarm over ‘climate crisis’ after devastation of crops and livestockMore than 2 million people could face starvation by the end of the summer, unless there are urgent efforts to respond to the drought in Somalia.Mark Lowcock, the UN’s humanitarian chief, said the country is facing...
09:45, 2019-06-06

VR pioneer Leap Motion reportedly sells to UltraHaptics for $30 million VR/AR startup Leap Motion has been sold to a rival business named UltraHaptics, according to the Wall Street Journal. The price for the company was reportedly around $30 million -- it was said to be valued at ten times as much in 2013....
03:15, 2019-05-31

Jury awards $11 million in lawsuit over Ohio college dispute ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio’s Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during a dispute that triggered protests and allegations of racism following a shoplifting incident. The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Travelers left close to $1 million at TSA airport checkpoints last year Air travelers left close to $1 million at airport checkpoints around the country during the last fiscal year, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
20:00, 2019-05-31

Walmart will save $30 million by putting new step stools in its warehouses CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart will save at least $30 million this year by putting lighter-weight step stools in its distribution centers for workers to use....
20:15, 2019-06-07

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
08:30, 2019-05-27

Lottery ticket worth $530 million sold in San Diego store SAN DIEGO (AP) — A lottery ticket worth $530 million in the Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Diego, the City News Service reports. The winner will have to decide whether to receive the estimated $530 million jackpot in 30 installments or its $345.2 million cash value. The Califor...
14:15, 2019-06-09

U.S. Women's Open champion will earn $1 million for the first time The winner of this week's U.S. Women's Open will receive a $1 million prize, the largest winner's check in women's major championship history.        ...
07:45, 2019-05-29

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
02:15, 2019-05-27

Barnes & Noble bought by Elliott Management in $683 million deal The beleaguered bookseller Barnes & Noble is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million. The national chain that many blamed for the demise of independent bookstores has been ravaged by Amazon and other online competitors. Independent bookstores have also persisted in the face of digital publis...
18:30, 2019-06-07

L3 Technologies unit wins $500 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon L3 Communications Integrated Systems LP, a unit of L3 Technologies Inc, has been awarded a $500 million contract for avionics upgrade for 176 C-130H aircraft operated by the U.S. Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editi...
00:45, 2019-06-05

Wells Fargo to pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay at least $386 million to settle class-action claims by customers who said the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
17:30, 2019-06-07

Around 23 million boys have married before reaching 15; ‘we can end this violation’ says UNICEF chief An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, 23 million of them before the age of 15, according to the first-ever analysis on child grooms, launched on Friday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)....
03:15, 2019-06-07

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23:15, 2019-05-27

LabCorp data breach exposes information of 7.7 million consumers A day after Quest Diagnostics announced 12 million patients were affected by a data breach, LabCorp says its patients' data was also compromised.        ...
03:01, 2019-06-05

Honus Wagner baseball card sells privately for $1.2 million LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — A Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold privately for $1.2 million. SCP Auctions in Southern California says the 1909-11 T206 card was graded in Good 2 condition on a scale of 1 to 10 by Professional Sports Authenticator. The auction house says this example of the Wag...
04:15, 2019-05-29

American Airlines top executives buy company shares worth $2.4 million American Airlines Group Inc's top six executives on Tuesday bought 85,000 shares of the company's common stock on the open market for about $2.4 million, at a time when the share price has significantly underperformed the U.S. transport sector....
05:45, 2019-06-05

52-million-year-old fossils suggest oaks evolved in the south A pair of 52 million-year old fossils discovered in Argentine Patagonia suggests that relatives of oak trees started life in the southern hemisphere, not the north...
21:45, 2019-06-06

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million: The Sun Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi's billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds ($445.24 million), the Sun reported late on Sunday....
14:45, 2019-05-27

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
01:15, 2019-06-01

Feds repay $13.4 million stolen by Sacramento Kings exec SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings say the U.S. government is repaying the basketball team $13.4 million that a former official stole to buy luxury beachfront homes. The team announced Wednesday that the U.S. Justice Department is providing full restitution. The Sacramento Bee newspaper ...
05:30, 2019-05-30

Brazil's Petrobras says fuel theft costs exceed $39 million The cost of fuel thefts taking place in oil and gas pipelines operated by Brazil's state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA exceed 150 million reais ($38.92 million) a year, a company executive said on Friday at a corporate event....
17:45, 2019-06-07

Louisiana teen accepted into 139 colleges, awarded $8.7 million in scholarships Normandie Cormier, 18, had to narrow down her options after receiving more than 100 acceptance letters and millions in scholarships.        ...
06:45, 2019-05-29

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
19:45, 2019-06-09

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
05:15, 2019-06-18

Texas may give F1's US Grand Prix its missing $25 million Formula One's U.S. Grand Prix could get another chance to collect its missing $25 million from the of Texas        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

X-rays reveal the colors of a 3 million-year-old fossil mouse Enlarge / A false color synchrotron X-ray image of the fossil chemistry. Blue represents calcium in the bones, green is the element zinc, which has been shown to be important in the biochemistry of red pigment, and red is a particular type of organic sulfur that cannot be imaged by traditional metho...
20:45, 2019-05-21

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has described as "Bay of Bengal" security initiative to......
02:45, 2019-06-13

KPMG fined $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLP has agreed to pay a $50 million fine over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday....
19:15, 2019-06-17

Dean Obeidallah Is Awarded $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer The neo-Nazi website falsely accused Mr. Obeidallah, a comedian, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy....
14:30, 2019-06-17

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
22:45, 2019-05-21

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
02:00, 2019-05-23

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
00:30, 2019-06-18

Ford recalls 1.2 million Explorer SUVs for suspension issue Ford Motor Co said Wednesday it is recalling 1.2 million Explorer sport utility vehicles in the United States for a potential suspension defect that could lead to a reduction in steering control....
17:15, 2019-06-12

US Plans $700 Million Grant For Telecoms To Replace Huawei Equipment A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help US telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from......
12:00, 2019-05-23

Oscar Wilde's London haunt debuts after $50 million makeover Transforming the more than 130-year-old Cadogan Hotel, in the heart of London's posh Chelsea neighborhood, into a world-class luxury address took four years and $50 million....
16:30, 2019-05-21

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Trump Organization sells Beverly Hills property for $13.5 million The Trump Organization has sold one of its two remaining properties in Los Angeles County, a Beverly Hills home for $13.5 million in an off-market sale, property records show....
07:15, 2019-06-13

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors said....
15:30, 2019-05-23

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG agreed to pay $50 million to settle allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on internal training exams....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest big-name casualty of the "Dieselgate" scandal....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Geoffrey Rush awarded $2 million in Sydney defamation case Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been was awarded 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) damages in a defamation case against a newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate behavior...
13:00, 2019-05-23

Cotton Futures Had 400 Million Reasons to Rally in 2018 ... So Why Did They Crash Instead? Cotton rallied in the first half of 2018: So, conventional wisdom called for even higher prices. Yet cotton did the opposite, spiraling lower into 2019. Now see what a contrarian voice said in the face of bullish sentiment....
18:15, 2019-05-21

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Babe Ruth jersey sells for record $5.64 million at auction An anonymous buyer bought the jersey from 1928-30 for $5.64 million, a record price for a piece of sports memorabilia.       ...
09:00, 2019-06-17

CBOE Holdings Reports August Volume Of Over 100 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) totaled 101.72 million contracts...
15:30, 2019-05-22

Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.6 million NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.6 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday’s sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth jersey from 1920 previously sold for $4.4 million. T...
23:01, 2019-06-15

Widow sues Boeing for $276 million over Ethiopian Airlines crash A French woman whose husband was among the 157 people killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines airliner in March has filed a lawsuit against Boeing, manufacturer of the 737 MAX 8, seeking $276 million in damages. “It is a tragedy which, by definition, could have been avoided, because it ha...
21:45, 2019-05-22

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his graduating class: he’s homeless....
21:15, 2019-05-22

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money – in excess of a million bucks, in fact – to purchase a virus-infested notebook if it’s declared a work of art.The venerable Samsung...
17:30, 2019-05-22

Trump Administration Owes $7 Million For His 2017 Inauguration: Report The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday,......
22:15, 2019-06-15

Facebook says its Watch videos reach 720 million viewers a month Facebook is still holding onto its dreams of Watch as a place where people can connect "more deeply" over videos. According to the company, 720 million people tune into Watch monthly, and 140 million people spend at least one minute on Watch daily. O......
14:15, 2019-06-12

Ivanka Trump made nearly $4 million from the President's DC hotel last year Ivanka Trump made almost $4 million from her stake in the Trump Washington DC hotel last year, new White House financial disclosures show. NBC news reported that in total the post office turned hotel made $40.8 million for the family in 2019. The Trump family has come under fire in the past for pro...
00:30, 2019-06-16

Celebrity surgeon went 'all in' on $180 million Bel Air mansion, then came the high-end housing glut The high-end real estate market is suffering, with a glut of overbuilt and overpriced mansions in many of the country's most affluent ZIP codes....
23:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Increases Share Repurchase Authorization By $100 Million CHICAGO, IL – May 21, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors increased its share repurchase authorization by $100 million.  Including this new authorization, the Board has authorized a total of $500 million for buying back shares since 2011....
13:45, 2019-05-22

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered after Australia's worst oil spill....
06:45, 2019-06-17

Taylor Swift's 'You Need to Calm Down' video will feature about a million celebrities Taylor Swift has released her new song, "You Need to Calm Down," and the video will feature a star-studded -- and eclectic -- collection of the singer's friends....
00:00, 2019-06-17

Crude oil production to reach 5.86 million barrels per day by 2035: CAPP The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is projecting Canadian crude oil production will increase by 1.27 million barrels per day to 5.86 million by 2035....
22:15, 2019-06-13

The best loss of his life: How Jeremy Kennedy found himself on a path toward $1 million Jeremy Kennedy was 11-0 and in the UFC before a defeat changed the course of his career. Now the Canadian featherweight is in the PFL, making his debut Thursday in pursuit of Season 2's big prize....
19:45, 2019-05-22

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
04:45, 2019-06-14

Michael Avenatti Allegedly Stole $4 Million From a Paraplegic Client Lawyer Michael Avenatti is being sued by a former client who says he stole $4 million the client won in a settlement, according to Reuters. Avenatti’s former client Stormy Daniels also says he stole money from her, and Avenatti is currently under federal investigation for crimes including wire fraud...
05:30, 2019-06-14

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
16:45, 2019-06-14

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
12:45, 2019-05-22

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
19:15, 2019-05-22

21 million children miss first dose of measles vaccine every year An estimated 169 million children worldwide have missed out on getting the first dose of a measles vaccine, including more than half a million in the UK...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Kellogg to take $35 million pretax hit on North America unit revamp Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would take a pretax charge of about $35 million to restructure its North American business following the sale of its popular Keebler biscuits brand and other assets....
15:30, 2019-06-18

NFL notebook: Saints' Jordan reportedly lands $52.5 million extension The New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday....
04:45, 2019-06-12

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Pakistan Signs $918 Million Loan Agreement With World Bank Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of USD 918 million with the World Bank, Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser on finance has said as the cash-strapped country tries to......
21:01, 2019-06-18

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house....
14:45, 2019-05-21

| Promised $9 million online, US teen killed 'best friend': police An American teenager has been charged with conspiring to murder her "best friend" after a man she met online offered her $9 million to commit the crime....
09:30, 2019-06-19

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-05-23

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
12:00, 2019-06-12

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Monet 'Haystacks' painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction One of the few paintings in Claude Monet's celebrated "Haystacks" series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for $110.7 million, setting a record for an Impressionist work....
14:45, 2019-05-21

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adapt diesel-powered municipal and commercial vehicles to reduce their nitrogen oxide emissions....
12:45, 2019-06-19

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
22:30, 2019-05-23

FIFA withdraws claim of 1 million tickets sold at World Cup PARIS (AP) — FIFA has withdrawn a claim that 1 million tickets have been sold for the Women’s World Cup and now says the total includes people paying nothing to attend games, including VIPs and even medical staff. FIFA deleted a tweet posted on Tuesday that said: “One million tickets for...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Spain nets hashish worth $22 million from Mediterranean ship Spanish authorities say they have seized hashish with a street value of around 20 million euros ($22 million) from a merchant ship that allegedly was smuggling the drug from North Africa to the eastern Mediterranean....
17:45, 2019-06-18

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
04:30, 2019-05-24

NewtonX raises $12 million to help companies find expert consultants NewtonX, a New York startup developing search products that connect companies with subject matter experts, has raised $12 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:45, 2019-06-18

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Postman raises $50 million to deliver its API collaboration platform to more partners Postman announced today that it has closed a $50 million round of venture capital to continue product development while reaching more enterprise customers.Read More...
13:15, 2019-06-19

Promised $9 Million Online, US Teen Killed "Best Friend": Police An American teenager has been charged with conspiring to murder her "best friend" after a man she met online offered her $9 million to commit the crime....
05:30, 2019-06-19

New Arizona anti-abortion hotline could get $7.5 million in taxpayer dollars By: Brahm Resnik PHOENIX (KPNX) – When I asked Cathi Herrod last week whether she was going to push any anti-abortion bills through the Legislature in the final days of this session, she responded: “You never know – stay tuned.” It’s time to tune in. Herrod, the archite...
05:00, 2019-05-23

VidAngel ordered to pay $62 million for family-friendly video piracy Several years ago, “clean” video streaming platform VidAngel was forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after it got hit by a lawsuit from Disney, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. for violating copy-protection systems and illegally streaming videos without permission. VidAngel’s whole...
02:45, 2019-06-19

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software....
09:30, 2019-06-07

Recorded Future, just sold for $780 million, scours the internet for threat data Recorded Future, backed by the venture arms of Google and the CIA, was purchased by Insight Partners this week. Here's what they do, and how threat intelligence may represent one of the most promising sectors of the cybersecurity market....
20:45, 2019-06-02

Box office: 'John Wick 3' knocks down 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million debut LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Earth's Mightiest Heroes put up a good fight, but John Wick put at end to the three-week box office reign of "Avengers: Endgame."...
14:45, 2019-05-21

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
12:45, 2019-05-22

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including some financial and medical data.Read more......
07:30, 2019-06-04

US Tourist Eyeing $2 Million Compensation, "Holes" In Assault Claim: Cops The attack in the Dominican Republic that a Delaware woman described was brutal: Being strangled and beaten. Getting dragged down concrete stairs. Wondering if she was going to die....
06:00, 2019-06-07

UFC's Yoel Romero awarded $27 million in tainted supplement lawsuit Yoel Romero's name has been further cleared of wrongdoing after a 2016 drug test was proven to have stemmed from a tainted supplement.        ...
01:15, 2019-05-30

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it happened to one teen in Tennessee, he stayed focused, graduated as valedictorian and was offered millions of dollars in scholarships. Raleigh Egypt H...
07:15, 2019-05-22

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially been breached....
10:15, 2019-06-04

Sitetracker raises $10 million for cloud-based project management software Project and site management software developer Sitetracker has rasied $10 million from Energize Ventures, extending its series B to $34 million.Read More...
18:30, 2019-05-29

Hong Kong Protest: Organizers Claim Record Turnout of Nearly 2 Million The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, massive crowds of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill completely....
17:15, 2019-06-16

PayPal investing about $11 million in Swedish financial tech start-up Tink PayPal Holdings has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology start-ups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
06:45, 2019-06-04

Top college baseball coaches make major-league money; at least nine at $1 million or more College World Series baseball coaches lead a group of nine making $1 million or more. At least 11 MLB managers are making $1 million or less.       ...
19:45, 2019-06-15

Crypto pioneer Justin Sun pays $4.57 million for lunch with Warren Buffett Cryptocurrency pioneer Justin Sun bid a record $4.57 million to have lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who famously referred to Bitcoin as "probably rat poison squared."...
20:15, 2019-06-03

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain this represents for communities hosting them....
14:32, 2019-05-21

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Family of Man Who Died of Dehydration in David Clarke's Jail Awarded $6.75 Million The family of Terrill Thomas, a mentally ill man who died of “profound dehydration” in a jail run by former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke have been awarded $6.75 million in a settlement, according to HuffPost. Thomas died horrifically in 2016 after being denied water for six days....
08:00, 2019-05-29

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
17:15, 2019-05-22

Al Horford to decline $30.1 million player option with Boston Celtics: report Boston Celtics forward Al Horford will reportedly decline his $30.1 million player option to become an unrestricted free agent when the period opens up at the end of the month....
22:01, 2019-06-18

Lewis Warder chess piece bought for $6 in 1964 valued at up to $1.3 million An ivory chess piece bought for $6 by a Scottish antiques dealer in the 1960s was found in a drawer and is now expected to sell for up to $1.3 million....
00:01, 2019-06-04

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln M...
23:15, 2019-06-15

VIX Index Options Set New Single-Day Volume Record: More Than 1.2 Million Contracts Traded CHICAGO, September 11, 2012 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that CBOE Volatility Index options (VIX) established a new single-day volume record as a reported 1,221,403 VIX Index options contracts changed hands. Today's record exceeds the previous record of 1,169,892 contract...
16:45, 2019-05-22

Bitfinex denies role in spooky transfer of $1.37 million in stolen Bitcoin Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex in 2016 is on the move. Earlier today, a combined 172.54 BTC ($1.37 million) was mysteriously sent from the hacker‘s wallets to an unknown address. Bitfinex’ marketing director Anneka Dew however told Hard Fork that today’s movements had nothing to do with the company at...
15:45, 2019-06-07

U.S. appeals court saves $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were inflated....
15:15, 2019-06-07

'Game of Thrones' series finale draws record 19.3 million U.S. viewers: HBO Some 19.3 million U.S. viewers watched the series finale of television's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday - a record audience for the fantasy series, cable channel HBO said....
14:45, 2019-05-21

'Blood antiquities' looted from war-torn Yemen bring in $1 million at auction At least 100 artifacts from Yemen have been successfully sold at auction for an estimated $1 million in the U.S., Europe and the United Arab Emirates since 2011, according to a Live Science investigation into the country's so-called "blood antiquities."...
05:30, 2019-06-07

Capitals re-sign forward Carl Hagelin to four-year, $11 million deal Washington traded for Hagelin in February and quickly became enamored with his versatility, from playing on a top penalty-kill unit to his ability to slot in anywhere in the lineup....
08:15, 2019-06-17

Database Leaks 42.5 Million Records From Chinese Dating Apps: Researcher As many as 42.5 million records of users of different dating apps were found in a single Chinese database that doesn't have a password protection, a security researcher has said....
04:00, 2019-05-31

Exxon agrees to $1 million fine over 2011 Yellowstone River oil spill Exxon Mobil Corp has agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty to settle U.S. charges involving a 2011 pipeline rupture that spilled oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana....
20:30, 2019-06-05

French woman sues Boeing seeking at least $276 million over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer said on Tuesday....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
18:45, 2019-06-05

Atletico to sign Benfica's Joao Felix for 120 million euros - report "Atletico Madrid are set to sign Portugal midfielder Joao Felix from Benfica for 120 million euros ($135 million), Spanish newspaper Marca said on Monday."...
01:30, 2019-06-18

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental hea...
16:00, 2019-06-05

MLB Draft: Why Maurice Hampton chose LSU over potential $1.8 million signing bonus Multiple teams came calling for Maurice Hampton Jr. during the first two rounds of the MLB Draft, and the highest offer the prep outfielder received was $1.8 million, his dad said.        ...
14:15, 2019-06-05

FCA CEO Manley sold shares for $3.5 million this week to cover personal expense Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Mike Manley sold shares in the car maker for $3.46 million on May 28, the day after the announcement of a merger proposal to French rival Renault, a regulatory filing showed....
13:00, 2019-05-31

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV said on Tuesday....
20:30, 2019-06-18

Cardinals Sign Top Draft Pick Kyler Murray to $35 Million Deal The four-year contract for Murray, the Oklahoma quarterback who was also taken in the first round of the M.L.B. draft, includes a signing bonus of more than $23 million....
17:30, 2019-05-21

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some 2 million other fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Monday in a victory celebration that united the nation, but the party was marred by a shooting that seriously wounded two people....
03:45, 2019-06-18

Iberdrola to launch Irish retail arm, invest $112 million in renewables by 2025 Spanish utility Iberdrola will this week launch an Irish retail business and plans to invest over 100 million euros ($112 million) in renewable energy and storage projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland by 2025, it said on Tuesday....
04:15, 2019-06-18

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migra...
04:45, 2019-06-05

Trudeau joins two million Canadians cheering Raptors in NBA victory parade Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among 2 million fans cheering the Toronto Raptors on Monday as the basketball team paraded through the city to celebrate its first NBA championship, a win that has united Canada....
22:30, 2019-06-17

This yellow Egyptian glass was forged by a meteorite impact 29 million years ago Visit the right patch of desert along the border of Libya and Egypt, and you could stumble on pieces of pale yellow glass, the traces of a meteorite impact that took place 29 million years ago....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Bayer teams up with biotech firm Arvinas in deal worth up to $750 million German drugmaker Bayer has signed an alliance with Arvinas Inc to gain access to the U.S. biotech firm's experimental protein drugs and crop protection technology in a deal worth up to $750 million....
20:45, 2019-06-04

Babe Ruth Yankees jersey sells for $5.46 million — a record price The "Murderers' Row"-era jersey fetched a reported $5.64 million at an auction, over a million dollars more than the previous record item, also a Ruth jersey....
08:15, 2019-06-17

Warren Buffett charity lunch fetches record $4.57 million winning bid An anonymous bidder has agreed to pay a record $4,567,888 at an annual charity auction to have a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc....
19:15, 2019-06-01

‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer likely owes $1.2 million in taxes on winnings There is more than one winner when it comes to James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” streak. The government is set to collect a cool $1.2 million in taxes from the game show juggernaut’s winnings of $2,462,216, according to The Action Network. Holzhauer, 34, racked up the millions ac...
17:15, 2019-06-04

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today around $100,000) that would go up over time if it was n...
17:45, 2019-06-06

French widow sues Boeing for $276 million over Ethiopian Airlines crash A French widow has filed a lawsuit against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing for $276 million in damages over the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 in March, which killed all 157 people on board -- including her husband....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Cubs reach three-year, $43 million deal with closer Craig Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel is finally off the market. The veteran closer reached a three-year deal worth $43 million with the Cubs, according to multiple reports. The $43 million in Kimbrel’s deal is fully guaranteed and the $10 million he will receive this season is not prorated. He will get $16 million in 2020...
11:00, 2019-06-06

Husband Killed In Ethiopian Air Crash, Woman Sues Boeing For $276 Million A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer......
00:45, 2019-05-22

Nearly four million North Koreans in urgent need, as food production slumps by almost 10 per cent The UN is calling for some $120 million to provide life-saving humanitarian aid, desperately needed by 3.8 million North Koreans, as it releases its 2019 Needs and Priorities Plan for the country....
00:30, 2019-05-22

Veoneer will sell $500 million of bonds, equity to boost working capital Swedish supplier Veoneer plans to shore up its working capital by $500 million through the sale of bonds and shares, as it waits for a strong order book to translate into a pickup in earnings....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Bundesliga: Luka Jovic joins Real Madrid in €65 million deal The end of the Bundesliga season can only mean one thing: The summer transfer window is open! The latest move sees Eintracht Frankfurt make an enormous profit on Luka Jovic, who joins Real Madrid. Keep up to date here....
18:15, 2019-06-04

Mexican church leader held on $50 million bail in Los Angeles for sex crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
05:15, 2019-06-06

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
17:15, 2019-06-17

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. Read More...
02:45, 2019-06-19

An email marketing company left 809 million records exposed online Enlarge (credit: Ullstein Bild | Getty Images) By this point, you've hopefully gotten the message that your personal data can end up exposed in all sorts of unexpected Internet backwaters. But increased awareness hasn't slowed the problem. In fact, it's only grown bigger—and more confounding. Last...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Kellogg to cut jobs, take $35 million pretax hit on North America unit revamp Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would cut about 150 jobs and take a $35 million hit to trim its North American operations following the sale of Keebler biscuits and a handful of other brands for $1.3 billion in April....
16:15, 2019-06-18

James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy! Winnings Hit $2 Million as He Closes In on Ken Jennings’ Record (Bloomberg) — “Jeopardy!” contestant James Holzhauer is closing in on a record $2.5 million haul set 15 years ago. Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, topped $2 million in winnings on Friday’s episode of the quiz show, notching his 27th straight win. By c...
21:00, 2019-05-25

This branchless bank quadrupled its customer base to 4 million in a single year Big banks have talked about the threat from tech-powered upstarts for years, but it's only recently that online banks like Chime have begun to make inroads....
15:15, 2019-06-12

Canon and Toshiba Fined $5 Million for Evading Premerger Notification Laws Faced with accounting irregularities that surfaced in 2015, Toshiba designed a scheme to sell its medical system subsidiary to Canon for around $6.1 billion in 2016 while evading notification rules, according to a civil complaint filed by the Justice Department....
11:00, 2019-06-11

Questions remain over $100 million Federal investment in Boat Harbour Project Environmentalists, First Nations and other concerned parties saw the influx as a smart move, one that would certainly help the cleanup project at the Nova Scotia effluent treatment facility....
01:45, 2019-05-25

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in the city of Stuttgart said on Friday....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services platform from Britain's Vodafone, Safaricom's CEO said on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-05-23

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Thursday, citing government sources....
22:30, 2019-05-23

A 'Jeopardy!' contestant has taken home more than $2 million in a 27-day winning streak. Here are the tricks he's using to stay on top. Jeopardy Productions, Inc./AP James Holzhauer, the current reigning "Jeopardy!" champion, is on a 27-day winning streak. The Las Vegas resident and professional sports gambler has taken home more than $2 million so far. Holzhauer's impressive daily totals are the result of how he plays the game &m...
00:15, 2019-05-26

Novaquark raises $11.2 million for fan-created Dual Universe online game French video game developer Novaquark has raised $11.2 million in funding for its Dual Universe science fiction massively multiplayer online game.Read More...
16:30, 2019-06-11

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $4 million settlement he had won....
21:15, 2019-06-13

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee staff said Thursday....
23:45, 2019-05-23

MOST ACTIVE MAY EVER: CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUMEOF 5.0 MILLION CONTRACTS UP 22% FROM YEAR AGO Chicago, June 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that daily trading volume in May averaged five million contracts, up 22 percent compared to average daily volume (ADV) of 4.1 million contracts in May 2008 and down one percent from April 2009.During its most active Ma...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Sports Illustrated Sold for $110 Million to Licensing Company Authentic Brands Meredith agreed to sell Sports Illustrated for $110 million, more than a year after putting it on the block, but that doesn’t mean the fabled sports magazine is leaving the family....
08:45, 2019-05-28

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-13

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in......
06:00, 2019-05-24

Google plans $17-million expansion in Michigan, to add jobs in Detroit and Ann Arbor The tech giant says it will spend $17 million to expand its Detroit and Ann Arbor offices and will add "significant" number of jobs.       ...
00:45, 2019-06-11

Ford recalls 1.2 million Explorer SUVs, 123,000 F-150 pickups over crash risk Ford Motor Co. issued several recalls, including more than 1.2 million Ford Explorer SUVs and more than 120,000 Ford F-150 pickup trucks.       ...
16:15, 2019-06-12

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay the state of Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
23:30, 2019-05-26

In the worst opening weekend ever for an 'X-Men' movie, 'Dark Phoenix' made just $33 million Fox "Dark Phoenix," the latest installment in the "X-Men" franchise, brought in $33 million at the domestic box office, the worst in franchise history. However, the movie did make over $100 million at the international box office, making it the number one global release for the weekend and tops in ...
22:00, 2019-06-09

Virginia woman sues Trump's DC hotel for $1 million in injury lawsuit A Virginia woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's Washington, DC, hotel and the US government, seeking $1 million over an injury she claims she suffered while staying at the property....
05:45, 2019-06-13

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

Author Lost Book Deal Over A Tweet. She's Suing Publisher For $13 Million Natasha Tynes, an award-winning Jordanian American author who lost a book deal following claims of online racism, is suing her publishing house for $13 million....
09:30, 2019-06-09

Controversial Frank Lloyd Wright spiral house listed for $9.9 million The spiral house Wright designed for his son in an upscale Phoenix neighborhood is listed for $9.9 million, and that includes a $3 million price drop.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
09:45, 2019-05-27

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
02:30, 2019-05-23

DC Metro Snitch Who Lost Her Book Deal Is Suing Publisher for $13 Million Natasha Tynes, the author who lost her book deal after calling out a black female D.C. Metro employee for eating on the train by posting her photo on Twitter, is suing her publisher for $13 million, Buzzfeed News reports....
23:30, 2019-06-08

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
16:15, 2019-06-12

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replacement program, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
00:00, 2019-06-11

The FDA just approved a baby-saving drug that carries an obscene $2.1 million price tag You can’t put a price on life, but that isn’t stopping Swiss drugmaker Novartis from trying. The company just scored approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new treatment that could save the lives of hundreds of babies born in the United States each year. That is, as lo...
19:30, 2019-05-27

NCAA president Mark Emmert had net pay of $2.9 million in 2017 calendar year The $2.9 million net compensation for NCAA president Mark Emmert was revealed when the college sports governing body revealed its tax return for 2017.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-24

Sports Illustrated brand sells for $110 million; same company will run editorial production Meredith Corporation sells the intellectual property of Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands Group for $110 million, but Meredith will continue to operate print magazine and website.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-28