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On June 10, 2007, the statistician and developer Hadley Wickham officially released ggplot2, a chart-making system for the statistical programming language R. It would alter…
TOKYO, Jan 18- Japanese government bond prices dipped on Thursday, with the benchmark 10- year yield briefly hitting a six-month high, before reversing early losses to end flat on bargain-hunting. The 10- year yield rose to as high as 0.090 percent,...
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc, which has made waves in recent years buying art-house movies at the Sundance Film Festival, is heading to the prestigious event this week with a long-term change in the works: It plans to shift...
Reuters/Yuya ShinoCryptocurrency dip buyers have returned after Bitcoin crumbled through key support and hit a low of less than $10,000 overnight.But the gains seen earlier this morning have solidified in Asian trade, and Bitcoin has...
Vikram Bhatt, synonymous with Bollywood thrillers and horror flicks, has worked the silver screen for 25 years. This year, he’s shifting gears. As India’s online…
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Hebei province was the location of six of the country's 10 smoggiest cities in 2017, the same as the previous year, despite a campaign to improve air quality during the winter when smog levels peak, according to...
The CEO of France-based automaker PSA Group says it will offer 40 electric models across its lineup by 2025, and it plans to sell vehicles in the U.S. within 10 years.
Monique Woodard, the first first African-American venture partner on the staff at 500 Startups, announced she is leaving the firm. Woodard joined 500 Startups less than two years ago when it announced it would raise a fund to invest in startups...
Maya Angelou put it best: "People will never forget how you made them feel.
John Phillips/Getty ImagesFor years Exeter University students have believed that the Old Fire House pub was the inspiration for JK Rowling's "Leaky Cauldron" in "Harry Potter."But on Wednesday, the best-selling author revealed she has never even...
___ Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy that...
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Here are 10 modern Ford vehicles that collectors will want in 20 years.
Shares of the automaker fell nearly 7% on Wednesday, after the company warned of difficult years ahead.
D Dipasupil/Getty ImagesBased on Forbes' annual ranking of the richest people in the world, here's a roundup of the richest women in America. Three of the women on the list are part of the Walmart fortune. Three of the others are from the...
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EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS) stock tumbled nearly 10 percent Wednesday after the American Society of Clinical Oncology announced results from a new study on liquid biopsy tests for colorectal cancer that could pose a threat to EXACT’s...
The art image search service boosted the app to the top of the charts this weekend.
General Electric Co.'s stock tumbled 4.8% in afternoon trade Wednesday, putting it on track for the lowest close in over six years, as investors continued to express concerns over the billions in surprise losses in GE's legacy insurance business....
Apple's new U.S. infrastructure push will include increased spending on data centers, which power services like Apple Music.
3.0/Wikimedia CommonsSome U.S. cities are more financially stable than others.The top 10 are based on growth, employment, and business opportunities.The list includes cities like Dallas, Nashville, and Seattle — as well as Provo, Utah and...
Shares in Ford took a steep dive on Wednesday as investors soured on a disappointing profit outlook for 2018 and statements that the No. 2 U.S. automaker's turnaround plans will take years to bear fruit.