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Walmart Pay takes on Apple, Google and Samsung

The new Apple Pay competitor will roll out in select Walmart stores in the US this month, followed by a nationwide launch within the first half of 2016. It also comes several months after Google launched the Android Pay mobile wallet app and Samsung debuted Samsung Pay. Walmart is rolling out the new payment system after refusing to partner with Apple Pay .

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Dow-DuPont merger will create world's top seeds, sprays group

The three companies would focus on agriculture , materials and speciality products. Dow and DuPont shareholders will each own about 50 percent of the combined company. This company's combined 2014 revenue was about $51 billion on an adjusted basis. The new company's board is expected to have 16 directors, consisting of eight current DuPont directors and eight current Dow directors.

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Town Company Pays $100000 Christmas Bonus to Employees

Although the gesture is momentous, it wasn't totally out of the blue-according to Fortune , Hilcorp announced the bonus after the company met a five-year-long sales goal.

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Yes, there will be another console from Microsoft after Xbox One

Spencer added, "I don't want to dilute what the Xbox console customer feels". Citing an "amazing response" from gamers during its Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale, the Xbox One maker is once again discounting the console, along with digital games, throughout this month until the New Year.

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White House rebukes Supreme Court Justice for race comments

Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia is the next political figure under fire, after making a statement Wednesday during a hearing of an affirmative action case, suggesting that Blacks belong in colleges with lower standards. Scalia has been a steady critic of race-based policies, arguing they violate the Constitution's guarantee of equal protection. "How much is the university using race or how substantial of a factor is it?" he asks.

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ISIS vs ISIL - What's The Difference?

A similar US-led coalition has also been pounding purported Daesh positions inside Syria since last September without any authorization from Damascus or a United Nations mandate. When the IS group seized vast parts of northern and western Iraq in the summer of 2014, it declared a caliphate in the territories under its control and dropped Iraq and al-Sham from its name.