Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge – WAVY-TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Would you be OK with letting a stranger into your house for the sake of convenience? Walmart is testing the idea with a new service that lets a delivery person walk into your home when you’re not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge. “This may not […]

Installing solar panels on your home could become more expensive – 89.3 KPCC

Installing solar panels on your home could become more expensive, depending on how President Trump responds to a decision Friday by the U.S. International Trade Commission. The ITC found that low-cost, imported solar panels from China and other countries have hurt two domestic manufacturers. They are Georgia-based Suniva and Oregon-based SolarWorld. […]

Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge — even when you’re not home – Chicago Tribune

Delivery workers who drop off Walmart groceries may soon also bring them into your kitchen and unload them into your refrigerator, even if you’re not home. The world’s largest retailer announced Friday that is testing a delivery program in Silicon Valley that would allow customers to use smart-home technology to remotely open the door for […]

Uber Loses License to Operate in London – New York Times

Uber Loses License to Operate in London – New York Times

A ban on operating in one of its largest markets would certainly hit the company’s bottom line. (Uber says it has 40,000 drivers and 3.5 million customers in London who use its app at least once every three months.) And it could prompt other cities and countries to renew their focus on Uber’s operations. On […]

Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wall Street’s top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and may have used it for insider trading. The breach involved Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR filing system, which houses market-moving information with millions […]

Jimmy Kimmel ramps up battle against GOP health care bill – The Ledger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and “Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on Wednesday was following up on his monologue from Tuesday, when he said the […]

Buffett calls pessimists about United States ‘out of their mind’ – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uncertainty about how the United States will cope with growing tumult in the world has not dampened Warren Buffett’s optimism for the country’s prospects over the long term — even 100 years into the future. “Whenever I hear people talk pessimistically about this country, I think they’re out of their mind,” […]

Fed approves October reversal of historic stimulus, leaves rates unchanged – CNBC

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Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence – WRAL.com

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, Retail Writer NEW YORK — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence over a huge part of the retailing world. The toy chain, hobbled by $5 billion in debt […]

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