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by | November 15, 2018 | 01:50

Google's decision followed a global staff walk out that was prompted by revelations over how some previous senior executives had, essentially, been financially rewarded after complaints of sexual harassment had been made against them. Google noted its chief diversity officer would continue to lead monthly discussions with Pichai on topics of diversity and equity. She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees walking out two weeks ago in protest at how ...

by | November 15, 2018 | 02:57

Speaking of membership levels, Uber Rewards customers can unlock four membership levels: Blue, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond. Two days later, Uber announced a similar program. The company is instead emphasizing enticements like allowing riders to lock in in the price of a trip between two locations, such as home and work, to avoid surge pricing during busy hours.

by | November 15, 2018 | 02:59

The post is a hoax that has been going around for some time and the U.S. Postal Inspection service says it's now making its return in time for the holidays. Who's in? Just comment "I'm in"?? This scam has been spotted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Check with BBB before becoming involved in suspicious and possibly illegal activity.

by | November 15, 2018 | 02:42

METALS: Gold fell 0.4 percent to $1,203.50 an ounce. Australia's S&P-ASX 200 gained 0.3 percent. The Dow is down 702.81 points, or 2.7 per cent. The Dow is up 567.27 points, or 2.3 per cent. After hours, Apple stock nudged 0.2% higher, however. With Monday's losses, all three indexes erased the gains from their brief rally after the U.S.

by | November 15, 2018 | 01:36

An afternoon recap of the day's most important business news , delivered weekdays. Meanwhile, in Denver and elsewhere we're celebrating the rejection of our Amazon bids. She praised the region's talented workforce, especially in engineering, robotics, and software development, said people familiar with the call. But the company will be able to take advantage of existing city tax credits, including a program designed to encourage companies to create jobs outside the busiest parts of ...

by | November 14, 2018 | 10:11

It was the largest one-day percentage decline for the contract since September 2015. Oil prices have dropped significantly in recent weeks, with the US benchmark price dipping below $60 per barrel, according to Market Watch. It said that it expected "subdued global economic growth" to drive demand even lower than Opec was now forecasting. Top group member Saudi Arabia said output needs to curbed by about 1 million barrels a day from October levels.

by | November 14, 2018 | 09:00

The publication cited "safety experts and mid-level FFA officials and airline pilots involved in the investigation" and said the feature was installed to avoid raising the plane's nose too high. Boeing released an operational bulletin on Wednesday, warning all airlines about how to address any erroneous readings related to the AOA sensor. Because of those findings, Boeing issued a service bulletin on November 6, pointing airplane operators to "existing flight crew procedures to address ...

by | November 14, 2018 | 08:14

And Walmart has promptly accepted his resignation as well. "These allegations might change things a little bit". Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal has left the building. Sameer Nigam, meanwhile, will continue leading PhonePe as CEO. Before Flipkart, Walmart's business in India was focused only on selling items directly to small businesses though its Best Price stores.

by | November 14, 2018 | 09:13

Christie's sold the "Pink Legacy" diamond at auction today for more than US$50 million ($74m) including fees, saying it's a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond. The Pink Legacy, which once belonged to the Oppenheimer family which for decades ran the De Beers diamond mining company, was snapped up by American luxury brand Harry Wilson, part of the Swiss Swatch group.

by | November 14, 2018 | 08:03

As the nation observed Veterans Day, President Trump spent the day out of public view, but his tweets suggested he is thinking about how a House controlled by the Democrats might impact his presidency. "We welcome the presence of these activists, and we strongly urge the Capitol Police to allow them to continue to organize and participate in our democracy".

by | November 14, 2018 | 07:02

However, at a press conference Tuesday, Mayor Bill Peduto said the city and county will release its Amazon bid, perhaps as soon as Thursday. "Amazon may not be building its next headquarters here, but the company remains an excellent partner with multiple facilities in central OH".

by | November 14, 2018 | 07:18

While Riyadh has chose to lower production, the rest of the attendees did not come to a consensus on the matter, according to Falih. Prices have since tanked, entering bear-market territory, helping prompt OPEC to consider production cuts.

by | November 13, 2018 | 05:47

Banks: Many banks , including Federal Reserve Banks and Bank of America will be closed. Stock markets will be closed. Government offices are closed- including at the federal, state and local level. - Broward County regional and neighborhood parks, nature centers and natural areas will be open with the exception of Deerfield Island Park, which will be closed per normal operating schedule.

by | November 13, 2018 | 04:00

CEO Tim Cook also said the company may fall short of Wall Street sales predictions for the important holiday period. As Reuters reports today, many of Apple's suppliers "have lowered numbers due to their unnamed 'largest customer, ' which is Apple".

by | November 13, 2018 | 04:47

Reed didn't reveal when or where the company will test these cheaper plans . Netflix now offer three plans: $7.99 a month for a Basic plan with the ability to watch on one screen in standard definition, $10.99 a month for the Standard plan with two screens in HD, and the Premium plan with four screens and Ultra HD resolution video.

by | November 13, 2018 | 03:37

They said no, and that nothing was showing on the radar. The British Airways flight first reporting the odd sighting was passing over Kerry at the time with the other flights thought to be somewhere along the south-west coast. According to The Irish Examiner , the first unusual sighting was reported last Friday morning at 6:47 am on November 9th. "And when you look up at the sky and you see a shooting star, you could actually be looking at something the size of a grain of dust or sand ...

by | November 13, 2018 | 03:30

Canada has already imposed a ban on menthol cigarettes and the European Union has a ban set to go into effect in 2020. "The agency said use of the cigarettes, which are flavoured with the compound menthol, was likely associated with increased smoking initiation by youth and young adults, possibly because menthol helps reduce the throat irritation caused by cigarette smoke", the Wall Street Journal wrote.

by | November 12, 2018 | 04:55

Today's ruling from The Court of Appeal decided in favour of the retail giants, who are set to be refunded hundreds of millions of pounds from the government and local authorities. But the ruling now leaves a question mark over how the money raised from cash machines will be replaced. ATM operator Cardtronics was also involved in bringing the case.

by | November 12, 2018 | 05:07

If a deal is voted down by parliament, the country could be thrust into an uncertain future. "We've been hurtling towards a blindfolded Brexit for too long, so it's about time that politicians hand back control to the people of this country by giving them the final say on Brexit - with the option to stay and lead in Europe", said Eloise Todd of the Best for Britain anti-Brexit campaign.

by | November 12, 2018 | 03:51

The development was denounced as a "shambles" by some industry analysts who forecasted it could throw the how deal into doubt. Alistair Phillips-Davies, chief executive of SSE, said: "We continue to believe that creating a new, independent energy supplier has the potential to deliver real benefits for customers and the market as a whole, and that remains our objective".

by | November 12, 2018 | 04:45

Despite a USA trade war with key nations, weaker corporate investment and a sluggish housing market, the Fed is expressing confidence in the economy's resilience. "Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has declined". One key question is the degree to which higher wages could lead businesses to raise prices.

by | November 12, 2018 | 03:39

Stay with the WRCB app for updates to this story. The latest move affects 29 Sears locations and 11 KMart Locations. Forty additional Sears and Kmart stores, including the last Sears store in Chicago, will be closed starting next year, officials said.

by | November 12, 2018 | 02:45

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by | November 12, 2018 | 02:34

Investors can then use their newly-acquired Ethereum or Bitcoin to buy XRP using one of the exchanges listed above. Sound messy and confusing? Every six months, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH ) network schedules a fork to implement new features and scaling enhancements to the BCH chain.

by | November 12, 2018 | 02:09

Last year Black Friday online sales hit $5.03 billion, and Cyber Monday sales hit $6.59 billion-less than half of what Singles' Day brought in on, well, a single day. Both "holidays" were created or built up for pretty much the sole objective of offering deals and pushing sales. It was Zhang who came up with the idea of turning Singles' Day into a shopfest a decade ago.

by | November 11, 2018 | 11:24

Culp must still face up to a weakened outlook for earnings per share, Tusa said. Tusa's concerns were echoed by Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Joel Levington, who said the company's regulatory filings contained comments about "on- and off-balance-sheet liabilities, contingencies, lawsuits and liquidity items, which, taken together, reinforce our concerns about GE's credit risk".

by | November 11, 2018 | 09:55

The model is also celebrating its 40th birthday in 2018, and it has a new face and new features to mark the occasion. Overall, we think it's a handsome visage, taking the best cues from Mitsubishi's 'Dynamic Shield' styling on its midsize SUV and subcompact MPV.

by | November 11, 2018 | 09:54

Coke is now in arbitration with energy drinks maker Monster Beverage ( MNST .O), in which it is the top shareholder, over the launch of the drinks, which Monster says could violate an agreement between the companies. No word yet on when the new drinks will be released . The launch would see Coca-Coca increase its efforts to move away from high-sugar fizzy drinks towards healthier alternatives.

by | November 10, 2018 | 01:49

Fed chairman Jerome Powell and his colleagues are expected to hike rates for the fourth time this year to a range of 2.5% to 2.75%. The statement overall reflected little change in the Fed's outlook for the economy since its last policy meeting in September.

by | November 09, 2018 | 05:31

Denholm worked previously at Toyota Motor Corp., Sun Microsystems Inc. and Juniper Networks Inc., where she was chief financial and operations officer. The tweet was one of a number of public statements by Musk that raised questions in the industry about his aptness to lead the company. A new chairman could conceivably rein in Musk or adjust Musk's role at the world's most drama-filled electric vehicle maker.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:53

Patrisha Organo , 24, saved the day on an early-morning flight in the Philippines on Tuesday when she noticed a passenger's baby crying hysterically after take-off. The mother was thrilled by the idea as well. The stewardess, herself the mother of a nine-month-old girl called Jade, said she knew the trauma the mother would have been going through.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:47

Never mind the impact on suburban Republicans who paid the price with their House seats. Hans Noel, a professor of government at Georgetown University, is wary of the conventional wisdom that jells so quickly on election night. How can party leaders balance that desire with their own concerns about overreaching? Democrats also closed the GOP's 27-11 supermajority in the Senate , shrinking the gap to 22-16.

by | November 09, 2018 | 04:27

Built ground up - according to VW - the Tarok is based on the same MQB platform as the new crop of Volkswagens including the T-Roc and smaller T-Cross . Volkswagen has unveiled a new small pickup with a transformable bed that can turn the little truck into a long-item hauler. A six-speed automatic transmission and 4Motion permanent all-wheel drive distribute torque out to the wheels.

by | November 09, 2018 | 03:50

The stock fell a steep 24.5 per cent, closing at $2.41 per share in Toronto, as the cash flow issue drove new concerns about Bellemare's mission to reshape the Montreal based firm. Karl Moore, an aviation expert at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, said the layoffs and selloffs will allow Bombardier to shift away from regional jets and shrink its debt.

by | November 09, 2018 | 03:42

The agency added that it's called on other aviation organizations around the world to do the same in their territories. That sensor, known as the "angle of attack" sensor, keeps track of the angle of the aircraft nose to help prevent the plane from stalling and diving.