Money

Alibaba's single-quarter revenue hits US$17.46 billion

That compares to consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters of $1.68 in EPS and $17.68 billion in revenue, as well as the $1.53 per share and $11.96 billion posted in the same..., [Full Article...]

Culture

Jennifer Lawrence engaged to boyfriend Cooke Maroney

It was first reported on Tuesday that the Oscar victor was set to Wednesday the art gallery director, and representatives for The Hunger Games star have now confirmed to multiple outlets that Jennifer has accepted her boyfriend's proposal. [Full Article...]

IT

Here’s everything Google announced at CES 2019

Here’s everything Google announced at CES 2019 Thankfully, Google is putting its generosity cap on and is committing to porting some of its most important apps over to Bixby , including Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, and even Google Play. Amazon's Alexa is already working on several Sonos-models. (And you may decide to get that capability disabled for security reasons.) Once you do, you'll be ... [Full Article...]

Research

Japan withdraws from International Whaling Commission

Japan withdraws from International Whaling Commission Commercial whaling was banned under a 1986 International Whaling Commission moratorium. The environmental group Greenpeace condemned Wednesday's announcement and disputed Japan's view that whale stocks have recovered, and noted that ocean life is being threatened by pollution as well as overfishing. [Full Article...]

Sport

Tkachuk's timeline for new contract not affected by Matthews' deal

Tkachuk's timeline for new contract not affected by Matthews' deal The Leafs hadn't reached the playoffs in back-to-back campaigns since 2003 and 2004 and haven't won a playoff series since 2004, losing in the first round to Boston a year ago and Washington in 2017. "Just from our fans, the support we get, walking around the street, being recognized, that is not something I ever really imagined as a kid growing u... [Full Article...]

World Media

Senate panel approves Trump's AG nominee William Barr

Senate panel approves Trump's AG nominee William Barr The previous Attorney-General, Jeff Sessions , was sacked by Trump in November. "I appreciate what Mr. Whitaker has done, but I think the time has come for new leadership at the department", Sen. A practicing Catholic and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Barr said in his confirmation hearings that he did not believe his faith would hinder... [Full Article...]