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An AT&T Outage Is Wreaking Havoc on US Cellular Networks

It started around 3:30 in the morning on the East Coast, reports flooding in about an AT&T service outage. Customers complained across Reddit and X and logged their issues on Downdetector, a site that, well, detects when services go down.The impact appears to be widespread; AT&T users from New York to Atlanta to Dallas claimed no signal, phones stuck in SOS mode. Multiple police departments, including in San Francisco, reported that some users were unable to contact 911 as a result of the outages. By 9 am ET,…

Nigeria’s GDP grew by 3.46% in Q4 2023 – NBS

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 3.46 per cent year-on-year in real terms in the fourth quarter of 2023, the National Bureau of Statistics has said. The NBS said this growth rate is lower than the 3.52 per cent recorded in the fourth quarter of 2022 and higher than the third quarter of 2023 growth of 2.54 per cent. The statistics bureau said this in its “Nigerian Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Report Q4 2023” released on Thursday. The report said the performance of the GDP in the fourth quarter of…

Tax evasion by wealthiest Americans tops $150 billion a year: IRS

The nation's millionaires and billionaires are evading more than $150 billion a year in taxes, adding to growing government deficits and creating a "lack of fairness" in the tax system, according to the head of the Internal Revenue Service.The IRS, with billion of dollars in new funding from Congress, has launched a sweeping crackdown on wealthy taxpayers, partnerships and large companies. In an exclusive interview with CNBC, IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel said the agency has launched several programs targeting taxpayers…

Senate confirms Cardoso, others as chairman, members of Monetary Policy Committee

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Olayemi Cardoso, as chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The upper legislative chamber also confirmed the appointment of deputy governors of the CBN and seven others as members of the MPC. The CBN deputy governors are, Mohammed Abdullahi, Bala Bello, Emem Usoro, and Philip Ikeazor. Others are Director-General of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Lamido Yuguda, and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance,…

Existing home sales rose 3% in January 2024

A real estate agent walks into a home for sale in Lancaster, Ohio.Ty Wright | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesSales of previously owned homes rose 3.1% in January to 4 million units on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were down 1.7% year over year.The count is based on closings, so the contracts were likely signed in November and December, when mortgage interest rates backed off their October high of 8%. By mid-December, the rates had hit a recent low of around 6.6%.…

How Wall Street reads IM-1 moon-fueled rally

Intuitive Machines' Nova-C lander "Odysseus" deploys from the upper stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket to begin the IM-1 mission.NASA TVMuch like Intuitive Machines' spacecraft, its stock has been flying to the moon the past week.In a little over a month since hitting all-time lows, and with its IM-1 mission on the way to the lunar surface, shares of Intuitive Machines have climbed more than 300% since early January. It's a rally that Wall Street analysts describe as fueled by retail investors' excitement for the space…

Lloyds Banking To Start Buyback After Profit Beat

Lloyds Banking launched a $2.5 billion share buyback after its profits rose in the fourth quarter despite lower income and a higher provision. Lloyds Banking launched a $2.5 billion share buyback after its profits rose in the fourth quarter despite lower income and a higher provision. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks…

Knorr-Bremse Jumps on Profit Beat, Outlook Upgrade

Knorr-Bremse shares were up almost 7% after it reported better-than-expected results and issued guidance ahead of consensus forecasts. Knorr-Bremse shares were up almost 7% after it reported better-than-expected results and issued guidance ahead of consensus forecasts. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their…

The New Hot Climate Investment Is Heat Itself

Batteries that store heat can replace fossil fuels for steelmaking and other industrial processes. Batteries that store heat can replace fossil fuels for steelmaking and other industrial processes. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of…

Forex Crisis: Apprehension at CBN as FG, States, LGs meet to share FAAC allocations

There is intense apprehension at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Thursday that the Naira may weaken further as the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) is set to disburse allocations from the revenues generated into the federations’ accounts among the federal, state and local governments. Sources within the apex bank Thursday told PREMIUM TIMES that there are concerns that funds from FAAC were often illegally converted to dollars by some corrupt state governors at the unofficial market, with a ripple…