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A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks

A minimum wage increase will put pressure on everyone’s compensation, so businesses may have to cave and pay upOver the past few years many localities and cities, from New York City to Seattle, have p...

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks

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Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the hacker you can certainly understand why. It’s the...
15:52 2019-05-21

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
05:13 2019-05-22

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large businesses: prospective employees are turning into gho...
17:52 2019-05-26

The Minimum Wage Is Not a Difficult Concept Centrist Democrats are ever so concerned, as they always are, about the unintended consequences of their progressive colleagues trying to be too darn nice to people. According to the Hill, some centrist Dems are worried, in absolute good faith and for totally not-stupid reasons, about a bill that wo...
17:52 2019-06-14

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new research, even though that's not what the research actually says....
06:26 2019-06-05

Resolved: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Fine The issue of minimum wage is not as simple as you, a moron, saying “I would like to be paid more money.” It is about complex economics. Now we have a big old CBO report on the $15 minimum wage proposal. Is it good? Yeah, it’s good....
22:39 2019-07-09

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the minimum wage to inflation after that....
21:39 2019-07-18

CBO says $15 minimum wage would boost wages for 17M, cost 1.3M jobs Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would boost wages for some 17 million people, but cost the United States 1.3 million jobs, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday....
23:26 2019-07-08

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose their jobs....
21:39 2019-07-08

House Dems on brink of minimum wage victory House Democratic leaders are on the cusp of a long-awaited victory on the party’s signature $15-an-hour minimum wage bill, overcoming months of sharp resistance from many of the caucus' moderates.Top Democrats are saying privately they’re confident that they are close enough to the 218 votes needed ...
22:00 2019-06-20

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott McDonald’s until the fast food chain pays a $15 minimum wage to its workers. “We’r...
21:39 2019-05-23

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up by the Republican-controlled Senate....
02:00 2019-07-17

Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10 The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, proposed raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour, up from its current rate of $7.25 an hour....
23:13 2019-07-11

Ocasio-Cortez: $2.13 tipped minimum wage is 'indentured servitude' The New York congresswoman returned to a restaurant in Queens on Friday, seeking to highlight the plight of workers she knowsAs she returned to New York to waitress and bartend for the first time since entering Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the federal tipped minimum wage was tantamount to...
17:52 2019-06-01

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nearly a decade as of Sunday.For minimum-wage workers...
20:39 2019-06-16

Minimum wage hike leaves bad taste for NYC’s hospitality sector New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. Surging costs are squeezing profit margins faster than barkeeps can pull pints. And nervous owners fear the latest high-profile push by Rep. Alexandria...
07:39 2019-06-02

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
08:52 2019-07-09

Joe Biden wants to make 22 states more than double their minimum wage. What’s moderate about that? By flipping on the Hyde Amendment, Joe Biden ditched his moderate position on abortion by supporting taxpayer funding for it. Now it’s clear that he isn’t moderate on the minimum wage either. According to Biden’s website, the former vice president wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $15....
02:26 2019-07-02

$15 Minimum Wage Would Leave 1.3 Million Jobless, Lift as Many From Poverty Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 17 million workers, a study from the Congressional Budget Office finds....
22:26 2019-07-08

House, in Victory for Liberals, Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
19:52 2019-07-18

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
18:52 2019-07-18

Dem leaders float new tweak to soften minimum wage bill Top House Democrats are eyeing a major tweak to the caucus’ signature minimum wage proposal, part of a last-minute bid to bolster support among moderates just days before a floor vote. Democratic leaders are floating a more gradual path to a federal minimum wage of $15 per hour, which would mark a ...
02:13 2019-07-13

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
23:39 2019-07-18

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The House has approved legislation ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing press ready for the next economic slide....
02:13 2019-06-03

Could this be the worst cafe in the world? | Gene Marks New Zealand cafe has been dubbed the ‘F… Off Shop’ by the locals and the owner is called the ‘Wicked Witch of Springfield’We all know that Basil Fawlty ran the worst hotel in the world. But who’s got the worst cafe? Karyn Cullingford might be in the running.The Springfield Store and Café, which is o...
18:00 2019-07-05

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of a higher minimum wage....
20:39 2019-07-08

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
07:00 2019-06-05

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minimum wage. Who woulda thunk!...
03:39 2019-07-03

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
18:13 2019-06-09

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
02:52 2019-07-19

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
22:26 2019-07-18

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
02:13 2019-07-19

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
06:26 2019-07-18

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
14:13 2019-06-05

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
20:13 2019-07-18

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages and the EU announcing that it is now weighing antit...
14:00 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff doesn’t make $15 minimum wage he wants all workers to have Bernie Sanders’ campaign staffers claim they’re really getting berned — by not being paid the $15-an-hour minimum wage the democratic socialist advocates for all workers. The unionized employees — known as the bottom-rung “field organizers” — say they work a minimum of 60 hours of a week, which drop...
19:52 2019-07-19

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional Budget Office said....
02:26 2019-07-09

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hi...
17:52 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on missing persons in conflict; and same-sex rights in Botswana. ...
21:13 2019-06-11

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washington Post....
02:13 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
09:00 2019-06-05

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22:52 2019-07-18

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a six-month struggle within the caucus.The vote — which passed largely along party lines — marked a crucial test for Democratic lead...
22:26 2019-07-18

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics who say the move is more evidence that Sanders' plan to raise the national minimum wage is hypocritica...
21:52 2019-07-21

Want to get drunk and play with rats? San Francisco has your bait | Gene Marks San Francisco’s Rat Bar lets drinkers hold, play and run around with clean, domesticated rats – clearly the owners know their demographicWhat could be more relaxing after a hard day’s work than sitting back with a few friends, sipping a cool cocktail and letting a bunch of rats run all over you? If ...
15:26 2019-06-13

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have driven by that place a thousand times since I was...
17:52 2019-06-02

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. ...
19:39 2019-06-11

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from McDonald’s who were striking for the right to unionize. Read more......
03:39 2019-05-24

Looking to hire good employees? Kim Kardashian West has the answer | Gene Marks The celebrity turned law student’s prison reform work is a reminder employers shouldn’t overlook released prisonersThe economy is growing, the unemployment rate is at historically low levels and most companies – particularly small businesses – are struggling to find workers to fill vacancies. The so...
11:26 2019-06-21

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days many a small business may be thinking about hiring a social media influencer to help create buzz about their business. It may be worthwhile. But for on...
05:13 2019-05-22

'Femtech' startups on the rise as investors scent profits in women's health | Gene Marks Venture capital firms – mostly male-led – are starting to overcome their wariness over women-orientated productsWhat if a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle could be turned into a diagnostic tool that warned of potential medical problems or even fatal diseases? That’s what one young company is trying t...
19:39 2019-06-06

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
18:39 2019-07-05

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., in January with broad support from his party, would raise the ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
03:39 2019-06-05

How small is a small business? The answer could cost you money | Gene Marks The federal government is changing the criteria for firms to be eligible for certain government contracts or loan guaranteesAre you a small business? That depends on whom you’re asking.Lots of people I know define a small business in lots of different ways, with the most common being revenues and nu...
09:13 2019-07-02

Here's how prepared states across the US are for a disaster, from least to most prepared Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

How to learn from inevitable AI failures Most artificial intelligence projects fail--that’s the bad news. The good news is learning from AI failure is exactly what your company should be doing right now....
11:52 2019-07-11

CC Sabathia’s knee ‘barking’ as IL trip seems inevitable CC Sabathia’s knee pain just won’t go away. The big left-hander is likely in need of a trip to the injured list, manager Aaron Boone hinted after the Yankees beat the Orioles 7-5 on Wednesday night. Boone said Sabathia’s right knee, which had caused him to miss time at the beginnin...
05:13 2019-05-23

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" and other proposals for single-payer medicine....
01:26 2019-06-12

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in response to Iran shooting down an American drone earlier this week, the United States came within one whim of an erratic and unstable president from l...
15:26 2019-06-22

Beloved peacock flies into lion’s den at zoo and inevitable happens A beloved peacock died at an upstate zoo this week when it flew over a fence into a lion’s den and got attacked, officials said Thursday. The white peacock named Merlin made its way into the lion enclosure Wednesday morning while roaming the grounds, the Utica Zoo said. “He was unable to...
10:39 2019-06-21

8 Questions We Have About (the Yet to Be Announced, But Inevitable) Stranger Things 4 Stranger Things 3 has been out for a few weeks, and now that we’ve had time to really digest the things we liked and didn’t like, our minds have drifted toward what’s next. So far, the Duffer Brothers have only offered some vague teases for season four—which Netflix has yet to officially confirm, th...
23:52 2019-07-16

It Was Inevitable That Someone Would Build a Hayabusa-Powered Bond Bug I’ve had a thought floating around in my head for a while that, like the infinite monkey theorem, there should be a similar and corresponding infinite gearhead theorem. In case you’re not familiar, the infinite monkey theorem provides that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter given an inf...
21:00 2019-05-25

Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart) Yesterday afternoon, Google's hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: the company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all its efforts on laptops. Given that Google released the Pixel Slate (its first Chr......
20:26 2019-06-21

Pence meets with Mexican delegation but tariffs seem inevitable now Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Mexican diplomats Wednesday to avert an economic crisis as President Donald Trump's threatens to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports....
22:13 2019-06-05

Fosse/Verdon reaches its inevitable but poignant conclusion All artists incorporate their own lives into their work in some fashion, but Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz was next level. Just think of the hubris of making a movie musical about your own heart attack. At this point in Fosse/Verdon, we’ve accepted that Bob is coming from a very dark place, and it’s thi...
06:00 2019-05-29

Without true friends or allies, Theresa May’s downfall was inevitable | Simon Jenkins The prime minister’s failure to embrace pragmatism sealed her fate. Her successor will have to deploy very different skillsAll political careers end in failure. Not all end in a punishment beating. The apparently imminent departure of Theresa May as Tory leader has seen a brutality rare even for the...
22:00 2019-05-23

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary elections that saw Prime Minister Modi return to power....
09:01 2019-07-04

Iowa State's Matt Campbell addressed the inevitable NFL question at Big 12 Media Days Iowa State progress is Matt Campbell talking about football, and not uniform color and entrance music. Interest in NFL and college football jobs looms       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

England errors were inevitable in Uefa Nations League semi-final loss, says Ryan Babel Ryan Babel says Netherlands were confident England would crack under the strain of the big occasion and gift them chances in their Nations League semi-final....
16:39 2019-06-07

How my mother prepared us to live without her One of the things that strikes me about snowplow parenting, the helpful term highlighted by the college admissions scandal, is that it assumes the parents will always be around to do the plowing....
14:52 2019-05-23

Drivers better prepared than ever say F1 bosses Drivers are fitter and more prepared than ever Formula One team bosses said on Friday, denying Lewis Hamilton's claims that F1 had become so easy physically that youngsters could step into the cockpit without doing any hard work....
03:13 2019-06-08

How Is The Budget Prepared? Here Are Five Things To Know The President's recommendation is required to be obtained for introduction and consideration of Budget in Lok Sabha. The budget is presented in Lok Sabha after President's recommendation....
18:26 2019-06-19

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
00:00 2019-06-18

Trump says U.S. is very prepared with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States is very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramp up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
22:26 2019-06-18

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
23:52 2019-06-18

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran "With No Preconditions" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday his country was ready to talk with Tehran "with no preconditions", but there was no indication if lifting sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme was on......
05:52 2019-06-03

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going to be overwhelmingly — no. The same will be true fo...
04:52 2019-06-20

Iran warns it is ‘prepared for war’ after shooting down US drone Hours after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down an American drone, its commander warned Thursday that the Islamic Republic is “totally ready and prepared for war.” Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami said the drone shoot-down served as a warning to the US that the Iranian military is capable of co...
15:52 2019-06-20

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade battles with China and Mexico....
17:13 2019-06-04

U.S. prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions: Pompeo The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
17:00 2019-06-02

| Thomas prepared for tough defence of TDF crown Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says he faces a tougher challenge this year defending his crown as there are so many riders capable of competing....
17:39 2019-06-04

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger. You sit down at your computer and it instantly un...
15:26 2019-05-21

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:26 2019-06-27

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
03:39 2019-07-13

Johnson says he is prepared to increase public borrowing Favourite to be PM is challenged over how he would invest in services and cut taxesBoris Johnson has said he would be willing to increase public borrowing to pay for infrastructure projects as he was pressured over how a government he led could invest heavily in new schemes and public services while...
19:13 2019-06-30

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
14:52 2019-05-21

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
18:13 2019-06-19

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
06:39 2019-05-26

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a group of lawyers and doctors met a 17-year-old girl...
11:13 2019-06-30

Iran says it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level Iran said on Sunday it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level and with any amount, in further defiance of U.S. efforts to squeeze the country with sanctions and force it to renegotiate a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.At a news conference, Iranian officials said the process of raisin...
13:00 2019-07-07

Workers prepared to quit over badly-designed offices New research from Dell has revealed that UK businesses are putting productivity at risk with poor workplace design.Although common complaints like office temperature, noisy colleagues and unnecessary meetings took the top three spots in the company's survey, poorly designed or implemented techn...
03:13 2019-07-04

Foxconn Prepared to Move Apple Production Out of China if Necessary Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology said it is ready to shift production for Apple out of China if necessary, as the electronics assembler tries to assuage investors’ concerns over the U.S.-China trade conflict....
18:26 2019-06-11

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the o...
08:00 2019-06-21

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former......
12:13 2019-05-23

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safety plans and incorrect personnel records. “The stat...
07:39 2019-06-14

Calamity-Hit Farmers In Madhya Pradesh To Get Rs 5,000 As Minimum Aid The Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday announced to provide Rs 5,000 in minimum compensation to small and marginal farmers in the event of crop loss due to natural calamities....
18:26 2019-06-19

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
19:52 2019-05-24

Comment of the Day: Automation Is Wage Reduction Automation gets glorified in some circles and vilified in others, but really it’s just another management move like all the others. Which is why Jack Shaftoe’s comment on today’s The Morning Shift needs to be highlighted:...
01:13 2019-06-20

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis. Debt purchases by collectors are also rising....
17:01 2019-07-05

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies roughly 80 percent of all rare earth metals used by the U.S. in everything from smartphones to X-ray ma...
20:00 2019-05-29

Fed stands pat on rates, signals it's prepared to cut if trade war intensifies The Fed kept its key interest rate at 2.25% to 2.5% but signaled it was prepared to cut rates if the US trade war with China deepens       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
07:00 2019-06-18

Stosur prepared for qualifying battles to stop rankings slide Former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur says she is prepared to slog through qualifying draws to restore her ranking having slipped outside the world's top 100 for only the second time in 11 years....
01:26 2019-06-20

Lucy Bronze hails a ‘more prepared’ England before showdown with Japan The defender was ill during her side’s agonising extra-time defeat in the last World Cup but believes they are better equipped to overcome their opponents this timeHeartbreak. Four years ago that is what the Lionesses felt in Canada when they lost to Japan in their World Cup semi-final. Except Lucy ...
06:00 2019-06-17

Fit in my 40s: want to swim in open-water? Be prepared for the heebie-jeebies | Zoe Williams Sea swimming is way outside my comfort zone. But that’s the entire pointFitness tips: a beginner’s guide to sea swimmingI wanted to see if I could swim a long distance in open water. So I headed to the open sea, ploughing alongside an underpopulated Isle of Wight beach, braving an unseasonal May in ...
10:26 2019-06-15

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
10:26 2019-06-08

Firewalking and arrows: how Pochettino has prepared Tottenham | David Hytner Maurico Pochettino believes in power of the mind and Spurs have walked on hot coals and run with arrows to their throats before facing Liverpool in MadridMauricio Pochettino felt the tip of the arrow dig into his throat, in the groove below his Adam’s apple. Then, eyes widening and adrenaline flowin...
01:26 2019-06-01

Tech giant Lenovo says it's 'well-prepared' if the US slaps more tariffs on China President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods — but Chinese PC-maker Lenovo is prepared to shift its production if that happens, says its CFO Wai Ming....
08:52 2019-05-24

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
17:39 2019-05-21

Gene Munster: Netflix's best days are behind it Loup Ventures founding partner Gene Munster told CNBC's "Fast Money" on Wednesday that Netflix's disappointing second quarter results are a turning point for the company, saying the best days for the streaming giant "are in fact behind it."...
04:26 2019-07-18

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
06:52 2019-05-31

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
20:39 2019-06-18

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
23:52 2019-07-09

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions between Tehran and Washington....
13:39 2019-06-18

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same page....
17:00 2019-07-13

Be prepared for the photorealistic cruddiness of Disney’s pointless Lion King remake The Lion King, Disney’s latest attempt to make a new hit from the blueprint of one of its old ones, begins the exact same way as the 1994 animated smash on which it’s based: with a blood-red sun peaking over the horizon of the African Serengeti, a single chanting voice rising with it. What follows i...
18:39 2019-07-11

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it has long prepared for an assault by America A battle was “inevitable,” the founder of Huawei said while shrugging off any suggestion that Washington would be able to stifle his company’s global ambitions....
22:26 2019-05-21

Pompeo in Kabul: ‘the hour has come for peace’ in Afghanistan, US ‘prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. PREPARED TO LEAVE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is close to a deal with the Taliban on ending its support of terrorism in return for a U.S. pledge to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan at some future date....
19:26 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renault-stake-shore-nissan-partnership-finance-minister-...
10:26 2019-06-08

Flagship Moto Z4 Force being prepared by Motorola, retail listing suggests Motorola hasn’t released a flagship smartphone since the summer of 2017, but rumor has it the company could be re-entering the segment later this year with the Moto Z4 Force, a device which has now been mentioned in an Amazon listing.Shortly after news broke that the Moto Z4 was already available to...
16:26 2019-05-28

How Naomi Watts Prepared to Play Gretchen Carlson in The Loudest Voice Naomi Watts took on quite the challenge playing Gretchen Carlson in Showtime's The Loudest Voice. Watts is on the cover of the new emmy magazine, and in a new interview, she talks......
21:00 2019-05-31

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
09:26 2019-06-07

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
19:01 2019-05-21

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
18:26 2019-06-04

G7 deal on minimum tax rates seen eluding ministers - French source France will use a G7 finance ministers' meeting it is hosting next week for a new push on minimum corporate taxation, although it is too early to agree on a specific rate, a finance ministry source said on Friday....
19:52 2019-07-12

Iran Says Scaling Back Nuclear Commitments A "Minimum" Measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from......
14:13 2019-06-19

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
02:26 2019-06-09

New Gene Therapy Priced at $1.8 Million in Europe The maker of a gene therapy for a rare blood disorder said it would sell the new treatment for €1.6 million ($1.8 million) in Europe, a sticker price that indicates the heights to which costs of emerging high-tech drugs are climbing....
20:52 2019-06-14

Have mice really been cured of HIV using CRISPR gene editing? Some mice receiving a therapy that includes CRISPR gene editing appear to have been cured of HIV, but safety concerns must be overcome before human trials...
18:13 2019-07-02

For Anderson family, an early bet on SMA gene therapy When Malachi Anderson was diagnosed with a rare and often deadly disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as an infant nearly four years ago, his parents Tina and Torence had a decision to make....
23:39 2019-05-24

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
13:26 2019-06-18

Despite fashion's living wage pledges, low pay still a reality, study says Report finds brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the University of Sheffield said that, despite ambitious publi...
14:52 2019-05-30

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press conference Thursday. Trump tweeted the video at about 9 p.m. after a long day of back and forth between...
08:39 2019-05-24

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, the unions said....
07:13 2019-06-28

Immigration official: ICE prepared to deport 1 million immigrants with pending removal orders The head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said immigration authorities are prepared to carry out deportations of about 1 million people....
03:52 2019-07-08

Donna Brazile: Biden's advisers should have better prepared him for Kamala Harris debate challenge Fox News contributor Donna Brazile faulted the Biden campaign Monday for not adequately preparing the former vice president for a stern challenge from Sen. Kamala Harris at last week's debate. ...
21:00 2019-07-01

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared’ President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night — claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally prepared” for the presidency. Trump told an energized crowd that Biden’s performance in the first Democrati...
08:00 2019-07-18

Powell signals Fed prepared to cut rates this month despite improved jobs, trade backdrop Fed chief Powell plans to tell Congress today officials are prepared to cut interest rates in late July despite an improved jobs and trade picture       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Iran prepared to enrich uranium beyond limits set by nuclear accord, senior official says Iran says its actions do not violate the deal, which calls on the United States to refrain from reimposing sanctions and allows Tehran to cease performing their commitments if it believes any signatories are failing to uphold the deal....
13:52 2019-07-06

"Minimum Security Cover" For UP Visits: Priyanka Gandhi To Yogi Adityanath Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting "minimum security arrangement" to be made during her visits to the......
00:00 2019-07-19

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
18:39 2019-07-03

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than a decade....
23:00 2019-07-09

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
06:39 2019-06-19

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting disease that kills many babies before they turn 2....
03:26 2019-05-25

Amy Schumer Shares Sweet New Photo of Baby Gene Ah, baby bliss! Amy Schumer posted on her Instagram page on Saturday the clearest photo of her and husband Chris Fischer's 7-week-old baby boy Gene Attell Fischer's face--no......
21:52 2019-06-29

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective....
11:26 2019-06-07

Using gene editing, neuroscientists develop a new model for autism Using the genome-editing system CRISPR, researchers at MIT and in China have engineered macaque monkeys to express a gene mutation linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in humans. These monkeys show some behavioral traits and brain connectivity patterns similar to those seen in hum...
19:52 2019-06-12

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 mln euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
15:26 2019-06-14

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the one-time treatment at a record $2.125m.The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Zolgensma ...
07:00 2019-05-25

Crispr gene-editing will change the way Americans eat - here's what's coming The technology will be labeled and subject to stringent health and environment review in the EU, but not in the US, where produce could be radically changedSoon, soybeans will be bred to yield oil without dangerous trans fats. Lettuce will be grown to handle warmer, drier fields. Wheat to contain le...
11:26 2019-05-30

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
03:39 2019-07-22

How has GDPR actually affected businesses? The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is now a year old, and has resulted in financial repercussions and changes to how businesses handle data....
15:39 2019-05-21

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
02:26 2019-06-07

Why managed web hosting is better for businesses For a busy business owner, your website is critical. Often, it’s the first interaction that most people have with your business. If you’re a digital operation, it’s often the only interaction that someone will have with you. So, making sure your site is up and running is critica...
19:13 2019-07-08

Businesses 'want quantum computing now' Quantum computing is rapidly becoming one of the most in-demand technologies for businesses looking to take a step into the future, new research has found.A study from Fujitsu found that 70 percent of businesses are looking to quantum computing to help provide a welcome upgrade in computing power.Th...
20:52 2019-05-22

The iMac: for businesses, not just creatives For many years, the iMac has been an essential tool in the creative industries. After all, when was the last time you saw a graphic designer or video editor opting for a PC? However, many businesses still use PCs under the assumption that Apple products, such as the iMac, are only intended for those...
13:00 2019-07-22

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
02:13 2019-07-04

Digging their heels in: women wage war on footwear dress codes A campaign in Japan for a ban on women being forced to wear high heels at work is gaining global supportIt’s hard to imagine men enduring decades of pain and long-term physical injury just to “look the part” in the workplace – after all, many bemoan the necktie as too restrictive for the daily grind...
20:13 2019-06-08

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
13:52 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, unions and companies said....
07:13 2019-06-28

The Fiver | Passive-aggressive accusations of unrealistic wage demands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver has never been competitive – chiefly because in the field of unfunny tea-timely publications about football we’ve never had any competition, apart from that time when The Fourer left us Behind The Times with its alpha-male take on The Foot...
20:13 2019-06-18

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East....
17:26 2019-06-18

Andre Ward fears Anthony Yarde isn't prepared for Sergey Kovalev test - EXCLUSIVE THEY say he who dares wins, and Anthony Yarde really is pushing that mantra to the limit by taking on WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Russia on August 24....
14:26 2019-07-13

New Book Claims Special Counsel Robert Mueller Prepared an Obstruction Indictment on Trump Author Michael Wolff, who was not the band leader on The Arsenio Hall Show, is back with another explosive book about the Trump dynasty that reportedly claims special counsel Robert Muller drafted an obstruction of justice indictment against Russian operative President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-28

Rudy Giuliani: If Biden wasn't prepared for Harris, will he be ready for Kim Jong Un, Putin or China? Former Vice President Joe Biden should have been prepared for Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., to criticize his comments about working with segregationist former senators, according to Rudy Giuliani....
06:52 2019-07-09

Iran's President Rouhani says scaling back nuclear commitments is a 'minimum' measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from the accord and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic....
12:13 2019-06-19

Nashville church ‘shooter’ wanted to kill ‘a minimum of 10 white churchgoers’: prosecutors The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017, officially began on Monday — with prosecutors releasing details about his alleged motives, including how he wanted to kill “a minimum of 10 white churchgoers.&...
15:39 2019-05-21

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
22:13 2019-06-20

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
12:52 2019-06-14

Toddler's Parents Battle For Coverage Of $2.1 Million Gene Therapy When a $2.1 million gene therapy offering the chance of a cure for her daughter's rare disease won government approval in May, Lauren Sullivan was struck by a sense of "dangerous hope.''...
08:00 2019-07-11

A gene linked to alcohol habits may influence who you choose to marry People in a relationship tend to drink a similar amount, but it’s not clear why. Now it seems that a gene linked to alcohol use may shape our choice of partners...
17:39 2019-05-21

Two molecules could give us finer control over CRISPR gene editing Molecules that act like off switches for CRISPR may one day be used as a drug to make gene editing therapies safer and less likely to cause unwanted mutations...
15:52 2019-05-21

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million and potential milestone payments of up to $750 million....
04:00 2019-06-07

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Exclusive: Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses • How Queensland government workers paid the price for fruit fly eradicationQueensland government biosecurity workers were exposed to a carcinogenic and gene-altering chem...
02:26 2019-06-04

Gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary disorder approved for NHS use A therapy that uses RNA interference to treat the rare condition hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis has been approved for NHS use in England...
14:13 2019-07-09

Amy Schumer's Son Gene Fist Pumps In Celebration of Her Emmy Nomination Congratulations to Amy Schumer! The actress and comedian's Netflix special, Amy Schumer Growing, has scored an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. The......
01:26 2019-07-17

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Researchers at University College London (UCL) discov...
11:52 2019-06-04

Another team has used 'jumping genes' to upgrade CRISPR gene editing Two research teams have developed new kinds of CRISPR based on jumping genes. The techniquest could make it much easier to insert pieces of DNA into genomes...
19:26 2019-06-12

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the United States. A fertility clinic in the United Ara...
20:39 2019-05-29

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis, would be using animal organs for human transplants within two years. “I was wrong,” Church admits to the MIT Technology Review. Three ye...
15:52 2019-06-13

6 months later, gene-edited babies stir new interest, debate Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, new information suggests that others may by trying to pursue the same kind of work outside the United States. A U.S. bioethicist who has been in touch with the Chinese scientist sa...
06:00 2019-05-29

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
01:00 2019-06-15

CRISPR babies might live shorter lives due to their gene mutations The world's first CRISPR babies were given a mutation thought to cause resistance to HIV. But a new study suggests this mutation may also shorten lifespan...
17:52 2019-06-03

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new drugs....
13:39 2019-06-13

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
08:00 2019-05-25

Acclaimed prep basketball coach Gene Pingatore dies at 83 WESTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The winningest boys basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams” has died. Gene Pingatore was 83. Ronald Hoover, principal at St. Joseph High School in Westchester, says Pingatore died W...
22:39 2019-06-27

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
14:52 2019-06-14

Ken Jennings is ready to face off against 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer: It's 'inevitable' If you ask Ken Jennings, a throw-down with James Holzhauer is not in jeopardy. Jennings also shared what advice he's given to the dethroned champ.        ...
21:39 2019-06-06

Jermell Charlo marks time While Rigondeaux aims to show he hasn’t already run out of it on the Jermell Charlo undercard, writes Elliot Worsell The post Jermell Charlo marks time appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00 2019-06-18

Europe marks 75th anniversary of D-Day D-Day marked the ultimate collaboration between wartime allies, but 75 years on, those bonds are fraying. Leaders of France and the UK called for those ties to continue as they observed the somber occasion....
10:39 2019-06-06

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. They were state Rep. Robert Goforth, William Woods and Ike Lawren...
02:39 2019-05-22

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to block unwanted robocalls....
15:26 2019-05-29

Many businesses 'still not achieving benefits of cloud' Despite the rise in cloud adoption, two-thirds of large enterprises have yet to realize the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys according to new research from Accenture.The company surveyed 200 IT professionals from large businesses around the world to compile its “Perspectives on...
21:26 2019-06-06

EE targets businesses as it launches 5G 'Phase One' EE will switch on the UK’s first 5G network next week, with coverage going live in six cities on 30 May before arriving in ten further locations before the end of the year.The UK’s largest mobile operator has adopted a ‘demand-led’ approach and will upgrade sites in the b...
16:52 2019-05-22

The top barriers businesses face in adopting AI A lack of skilled talent is the biggest obstacle for organizations looking to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a SnapLogic report....
15:26 2019-05-22

Weather Washes Out Lexington Businesses LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Soggy weather can cause a soggy economy for some businesses. If you are a golfer, you may have noticed a new “water hazard” at Picadome Public Golf Course. It isn’t a water hazard by design, but unfortunately, it is what happens when we get several in...
23:52 2019-06-18

Several Threats Called In To Lexington Businesses LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Multiple threats caused a heavy police response on the north side of Lexington afternoon. According to police, the threats were called in to about four businesses but officers have not found any information suggesting the threats are viable but, they were being cautio...
22:13 2019-06-20

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed freelancers to professionals at international corpor...
03:26 2019-06-13

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to become part of the bustling startup culture to compete against, invest in or partner with promising e...
09:00 2019-07-11

Small Businesses Aren't Rushing Into AI Artificial intelligence over the past decade has shifted from research theories to actual practices in corporate offices. But it isn’t within the reach of many smaller companies, yet....
17:26 2019-06-09

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
18:00 2019-06-22

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for companies that seek federal contracts and diversifying the senior ranks of the federal government. &l...
23:13 2019-07-05

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government a...
21:26 2019-06-22

Big clothes brands found to fall short of own fair wage promises LONDON, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's top clothing brands are failing to fulfil their own promises to pay workers a fair living wage that covers basic family needs, academics and activists said on Thursday....
14:13 2019-05-30

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
17:52 2019-06-28

New gene-editing system precisely inserts large DNA sequences into cellular DNA The following press release was issued yesterday by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A team led by researchers from Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, has characterized and engineered a new gene-editing system that can precisely and effi...
17:00 2019-06-12

Taking the sting out: Australian gene editing is crossing the pain threshold A Sydney team has developed a box jellyfish antidote so simple it can go on as a spray. But it’s only the first stepThe idea came to Dr Greg Neely after the fruit flies. In May, the Sydney-based scientist and his team of 22 announced they had potentially cured the sting of the box jellyfish, the mos...
23:26 2019-07-20

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
20:39 2019-07-19

NASA legend Gene Kranz revisits iconic astronaut missions HOUSTON — Gone is the haze of cigarette, cigar and pipe smoke. Gone are the coffee, soda and pizza stains. With only a few exceptions, NASA’s Apollo-era Mission Control has been restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men landed on the moon. It gets the stamp of approval from retir...
00:52 2019-07-05

March of the Denisovans: Evidence of Archaic Human Gene Now Detected In the Orient The Denisovan story keeps evolving. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
19:26 2019-07-11

Gene-edited monkeys ‘easier to make than ever as rogue labs SPREADING' MUTANT human babies and monkeys are easier to make than ever, thanks to new technology meaning even small, private labs can edit DNA, experts have warned....
05:26 2019-07-01

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
23:26 2019-06-14

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
15:39 2019-05-21

Gene mutation meant to protect from HIV 'raises risk of early death' China accuses gene-edit scientist of chasing fame as US research links mutation to shorter life expectancyA genetic mutation that a Chinese scientist tried to create in twin girls born last year, in the hope of protecting them against HIV, has been found to raise the risk of an early death.He Jianku...
20:13 2019-06-03

Target of first human gene editing cuts life expectancy short Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days after he claimed to have altered the genes of the embryo of a pair of twin girls before birth, prompting outcry from scientists of the field. (credit: S.C...
15:00 2019-06-05

BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
00:39 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-BioMarin's hemophilia gene therapy data shows promise BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc on Tuesday said data from an early study of its gene therapy for hemophilia A appeared to show stability in the level of a blood clotting protein, three years after patients were given a one-time infusion of the drug....
15:26 2019-05-28

Study of HIV-Related Mutation Adds to Worries About First Gene-Edited Babies A genetic mutation thought to make people resistant to the AIDS virus could also shorten their lives, according to a new study. A Chinese scientist attempted to mimic the mutation in the embryos he implanted....
21:26 2019-06-04

The biggest revolution in gene editing: Crispr-Cas9 explained – video Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA, which can be used to correct mutations that cause genetic diseases and eradicate them from a germ line. Doudna raises the key issues of debate around gen...
22:26 2019-05-21

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
21:52 2019-06-03

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "dictatorship."...
23:13 2019-07-05

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank’s 90th birthday UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have been her 90th birthday. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement ...
00:39 2019-06-13

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank's 90th birthday A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have been her 90th birthday....
00:52 2019-06-13

China Have One Star Attacker And A Whole Lot Of Question Marks When you think of the most famous image in Women’s World Cup history, you don’t often remember the opponent. Brandi Chastain’s celebration after slotting home the winning penalty in the 1999 tournament has inspired the spillage of plenty of digital ink, but maybe the least remembered aspect of that ...
23:13 2019-06-05

Bend it like Modi: Indian PM marks Yoga Day Indian P.M. Narendra Modi practiced various yoga poses alongside an estimated 40,000 people for International Yoga Day in India's eastern state of Jharkhand.        ...
18:39 2019-06-21

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avengers movie came out, and Hunger Games premiered. Hope...
14:52 2019-05-21

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League match 3-1, making it to the final of the inaugural ...
01:52 2019-06-06

Jony Ive's departure marks the end of the hardware era at Apple With Ive's exit, Apple no longer has someone obsessed with physical and manufactured on its executive team that reports to Cook, and that shift will eventually start to show in the products that Apple releases....
14:39 2019-06-28

Pat Shurmur gives Giants high marks for OTA attendance There were a few excused absences. An occasional player not being present. But otherwise, the Giants had near-perfect attendance for their voluntary organized team activities this spring, a departure from recent years, when players such as Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon were no-shows. “I do th...
09:26 2019-06-12

World Marks 75 Years Since D-Day In Solemn Observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The five beaches are silent at dawn but forever haunted. As the sun rose Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, a fast-diminishing number of World War II veterans remembered D-Day and hoped the world never forgets the sacrif...
10:52 2019-06-06

The refreshed Audi A7 hits all the right luxury marks Driving fatigue can set in after just a few hours behind the wheel. Even when you're behind the wheel of some of the most luxurious vehicles in the world, you're going to want to pull over, stretch your legs and give your backside a rest. The sam......
16:52 2019-05-22

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the seminal Lovin’ Spoonful tune as an introduction. Throu...
08:39 2019-05-29

The 7 best credit cards for small businesses and entrepreneurs Starting a company? Whether it's a small business or a venture-backed startup, these credit cards can help your enterprise's bottom line.        ...
22:39 2019-05-23

Businesses' Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers Companies are connecting behind-the-scenes business software to the internet, meaning that the systems that run their accounting, supply chains and other core functions are increasingly vulnerable to hackers....
12:13 2019-07-17

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a significant portion of employees away from company...
16:52 2019-05-22

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May 22)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

New economic hub in Tucson attracting businesses and jobs TUCSON- Since Ina Road and the I-10 ramps opened, nearby businesses are seeing an increase in motorists in the area and new businesses are moving in. One new business is the country bar and restaurant Whiskey Roads that is set to open early August. “We have been eyeballing this kind of area on...
03:39 2019-06-18

American businesses in China: Tariffs are hurting us Trump's latest tariff increase — and Beijing's counterpunch — are hitting U.S. companies in China, according to a survey of American firms in Asia's largest economy....
03:00 2019-05-22

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad...
12:13 2019-07-13

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

Here's why tariffs are extra bad for smaller businesses Large companies can adjust to looming tariffs on goods imported from China better than smaller companies.        ...
03:52 2019-05-31

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
19:13 2019-06-27

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organizations see email as their top security vulnerability.To compile its new You've got mail, The rise of email threats report, the firm surveyed 280 ...
06:52 2019-07-06

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so that was our really first big warning,” said ...
00:52 2019-06-08

Mexico, US businesses weigh threatened tariffs President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, starting in June, has drawn the ire of both Mexico and the US business community who fear a negative impact on the economies of both countries. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

Drahi says to keep focus on TMT businesses after Sotheby's deal Billionaire Patrick Drahi said on Monday he would remain focused on his main telecoms and media businesses and would not sell any shares in his Altice Europe NV business to fund his acquisition of Sotheby's auction house....
17:39 2019-06-17

U.S. businesses beg to be left off Trump's tariff list Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports....
15:52 2019-06-17

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
01:52 2019-06-21

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
03:39 2019-05-25

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene therapy for a rare muscle-wasting disorder from Pfizer Inc ....
19:39 2019-06-28

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
07:39 2019-05-25

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
15:39 2019-05-21

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1 in every 11,000 live births....
23:13 2019-05-24

UPDATE 4-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
23:39 2019-05-24

UPDATE 3-BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
01:13 2019-05-29

Rogue Chinese scientist made 'foolish' choice in gene-edited babies A rogue Chinese scientist who caused outrage last year when he said he had created the world's first "gene-edited" babies in an attempt to protect them from HIV may also have put them at risk with a "foolish" choice of gene, experts said on Monday....
19:26 2019-06-03

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
09:52 2019-06-28

Donald Trump marks D-Day anniversary before trip to Ireland President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other allied nations at Britain's Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
22:52 2019-06-05

97-year-old Army vet marks D-Day anniversary with parachute jump It was a jump for the ages. US Army veteran Tom Rice got to recreate his D-Day parachute jump on Wednesday — at the grand old age of 97. The San Diego veteran carried the Stars and Stripes as he leaped from a C-47 transport plane over Normandy along with hundreds of other veterans to......
04:26 2019-06-06

New York marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall uprising NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In 1969, a police raid on a gay bar in Manhattan led to a riot and days of demonstrations that morphed into a sustained LGTB liberation movement. The streets outside the modern reincarnation of the Stonewall Inn...
18:39 2019-06-28

Versailles marks 100 years since treaty ending World War I PARIS (AP) — The chateau of Versailles is commemorating 100 years since the treaty that formally ended World War I — and helped lay the seeds for World War II. The daylong event Friday is also celebrating French and American cooperation in the war, which marked the entry of the United States into th...
12:00 2019-06-28

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday — the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 that now surpasses the previous record expansion set between March 1991 and March 2001, which ended when the dot-com ...
21:52 2019-07-01

Belarus strongman Lukashenko marks 25 years in power For 25 years, Belarus has been ruled by autocrat Alexander Lukashenko. The man once deemed "Europe's last dictator" has softened on the West somewhat, but his biggest political challenge may still lie ahead....
08:39 2019-07-10

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s famous Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, portrays a pea...
09:13 2019-06-01

New Audi A6 Allroad marks 20 years of rugged models Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going on sale in August.  Dubbed the A6 Allroad quattro, it arrives as Audi celebrates two decades since t...
22:26 2019-06-05

Prince Philip marks 98th birthday in private LONDON (AP) — Senior royals are congratulating Prince Philip as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II celebrates his 98th birthday in private. In a tweet Monday, the royal family wished Philip “a very happy” birthday. The British Army plans to fire gun salutes in Philip’s honor. The Ar...
16:13 2019-06-10

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

All in for riches: World Series of Poker marks 50th run Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer and having considerable bragging rights. They all want to win at the World Series of Poker. The tournament is marking its 50th edition. Since 1970, it has transf...
12:00 2019-06-28

UK monarch marks official birthday with pomp and parade LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the annual Trooping the Color parade, a traditional display of British pageantry. About 1,400 soldiers in ceremonial scarlet coats and bearskin hats march past the queen in a ceremony on Horse Guards Parade in Westminster. Royals...
13:26 2019-06-08

Queen Elizabeth Marks 100 Years Of British Airways Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways' Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark the airline's centenary....
21:26 2019-05-23

Myanmar marks anniversary of killing of founding father Myanmar’s civilian and military leaders have jointly commemorated the anniversary of the assassination of the country’s independence hero, who was gunned down 72 years ago...
11:52 2019-07-19

'Pain free' Murray marks return with doubles win Britain's Andy Murray made a successful return to action after six months out following hip surgery as he partnered Feliciano Lopez to a first-round doubles win at the Queen's Club championships on Thursday....
04:13 2019-06-21

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00:26 2019-06-11

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Office against the “systemic discrimination” minority women face in the workforce....
23:26 2019-07-05

Vodafone switches on 5G network in the UK, introduces new plans for businesses Next-generation mobile connectivity is now available in seven UK cities, with 12 more to follow later in the year. ZDNet asks Vodafone's CTO whether the Huawei question will affect the company's future plans....
21:39 2019-07-03

General Electric gets more 'candor' by spending time with businesses -CFO General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-05

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
04:00 2019-06-22

Investors Are The Main Lenders To U.S. Businesses, And They May Not Understand The Risks Businesses offset a decline in bank lending by flooding the marekt with bonds. This is a transfer of lending risk from banks to bondholders, especially in the U.S.. With the ratio of corporate debt to GDP at an unprecedented high, bondholders face risks that they may be ill-equipped to understand....
15:39 2019-05-21

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donald Trump’s business empire has attracted a growing clientele of lobbyists, foreign governments, big d...
10:52 2019-07-19

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
10:52 2019-05-28

Gene Kranz, NASA legend, brings Apollo Mission Control back to life The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is going all out to celebrate. We knew we’d get some retrospective videos, a few articles and interviews, but NASA really pulled out all the stops by reviving the Mission Control room of the Apollo 11 mission a...
23:00 2019-07-01

Opinion: NASCAR marks end of an era with last July 4th weekend race at Daytona For 61 years, NASCAR has celebrated Independence Day at Daytona International Speedway, but Saturday's night's Coke Zero 400 marks the end of an era.       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks handover to China A small group of protesters has smashed out the bottom of a floor-to-ceiling window at Hong Kong’s legislature as a crowd of thousands marched through the city demanding democracy on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China...
12:26 2019-07-01

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Protesters tried to smash into Hong Kong's legislature ahead of a pro-democracy rally that is expected to draw hundreds of thousands. Tensions are running high over a controversial bill to allow extraditions to China....
15:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off with protesters outside the venue. A flag-raising ceremony was held under high security Monday morning with police using riot shields to push back demon...
03:26 2019-07-01

One week with the Valve Index: A VR game-changer with a few question marks The Valve Index and its incredibly reflective front plastic plate in my Seattle apartment. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] My introduction to the Index, Valve's first-ever top-to-bottom PC virtual...
21:13 2019-05-28

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: The moon is set to treat Earthlings with a partial lunar eclipse on the 50th anniversary of the day when mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it. A partial lunar......
19:52 2019-07-15

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
02:26 2019-05-30

Pomp, parade marks Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the Trooping the Color parade, a grand occasion and demonstration of Britain’s ability to deploy pomp and circumstance of the highest order...
14:52 2019-06-08

Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill Hitler Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, paying tribute to those who were executed for trying, but failing, to assassinate the Nazi dictator...
11:52 2019-07-20

"Lotus Evija marks a turning point for the brand under Geely" Opinion 17 Jul, 2019 What does the Evija mean for Lotus? John McIlroy thinks it's important but mainly as a sign of things to come......
19:52 2019-07-17

Germany's navy marks 100 years since scuttling at Scapa Flow The sinking of Germany's captive Imperial Navy off a Scottish island in 1919 signaled the death of the Kaiser's Reich. The event is being commemorated by the German navy on its 100th anniversary....
13:13 2019-06-21

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
17:52 2019-05-21

New Audi A6 Allroad quattro marks 20 years of rugged brand Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going on sale in August.  Dubbed the Allroad Quattro, it arrives as Audi celebrates two decades since the ...
17:13 2019-06-05

Cboe Marks Third Anniversary of Target Outcome Investment Benchmarks McLean, Virginia -- April 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) and Cboe Vest Financial, an investment manager that focuses on targeted investment strategies, recently celebrated the third anniversary of the launch of Cboe’s Target Outcome benchmark indexes. The fast-growing Target Outcome inv...
16:00 2019-05-21

Inflatable tank man in Taiwan marks Tiananmen Square anniversary An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s famous Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, portrays a peaceful encounter between a Chinese ...
22:26 2019-06-01

Google Marks The Start Of World Cup 2019 With A Colourful Doodle Hosts and favourites England, bidding to win the trophy for the first time, will open the 46-day tournament when they face South Africa at The Oval in south London on May 30....
07:13 2019-05-30

This Week's Game-Changing Walking Dead Comic Marks the End of an Era The Walking Dead has been around for so long at this point—on screen and on comic book shelves—that you can almost count on one hand the remaining elements of the series that were there from the very beginning and are still enduring what came after the zombie apocalypse. But this week’s issue reveal...
07:00 2019-06-06

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
14:00 2019-06-11

New York’s High Line park marks 10 years of transformation NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of New York’s High Line park turned a disused rail line into an urban oasis, art showcase and tourism magnet that welcomes 8 million visitors a year. The park is now marking two milestones. Its final section opened Wednesday, days before the 10th anniversary of the...
17:26 2019-06-09

New York City marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall riots Fifty years later, the Stonewall uprising is still recognized throughout the month of June and this year the LGBT communities and their allies are hitting the streets again....
14:00 2019-06-28

Trump says New York legal ‘harassment’ forcing businesses to flee, NRA may be next President Trump ramped up his criticism Tuesday of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing him and state Attorney General Letitia James of harassing businesses including his own and saying high taxes and lawsuits are forcing many to flee to low-tax states like Texas....
15:26 2019-07-02

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
01:26 2019-06-19

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street, whose plans were unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo la...
09:00 2019-06-14

Job creation slowed again in June as small businesses shed 23,000 jobs Job growth failed to live up to expectations in June with private companies adding 102,000 new positions -- 33,000 short of projections, ADP and Moody's Analytics said....
18:39 2019-07-03

South Korean businesses growingly adopt unmanned services SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Robots are coming to South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture, where crowds of lunchtime customers queuing at cafes are a daily sight. Cafes are among many businesses that could be transformed by automated services in this tech-forward nation — a notion both exciting and ...
09:39 2019-06-06

Trump accuses Cuomo of using AG to harass his businesses: ‘Witch Hunt’ President Trump lashed out Monday at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing the Democratic governor of using state Attorney General Letitia James as a “bludgeoning tool” to harass his businesses....
21:00 2019-07-01

Trump trashes Cuomo, Letitia James for probing his businesses President Trump on Monday ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York’s current and former attorneys general — complaining that they were investigating his businesses only “to make me look as bad as possible.” “It is very hard and expensive to live in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo uses his Attorney Gene...
21:52 2019-07-01

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
02:13 2019-07-03

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
13:52 2019-06-20

Small businesses: Having trouble hiring? Make the process easier Workers have choices. Doing these things gives your small business a better chance at landing the employees you need.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Deutsche Bank to shrink or shut U.S. equity and trading businesses - FT Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations, including the creation of a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
00:26 2019-06-17

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
15:39 2019-05-21

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
03:26 2019-06-14

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
17:26 2019-06-28

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by customers for his Victorian-based software busine...
04:26 2019-07-10

Businesses must promote diversity – not just because it's good for the bottom line | Tim Ryan Too many of America’s workplaces are not representative of our communities. In a divided country, we have a duty to advance diversity and inclusionWe’re living in a country of growing division and tension, and it’s having an impact at work. But it’s often the case that when we walk into the office –...
05:39 2019-05-22

American businesses ignoring the effects of data hacks: studies Many American business big shots are clueless. They don’t understand how customers and employees now view data breaches. That is the conclusion reached by several studies, including one from Shred-it, an information security company. American businesses are ignoring “the serious impact any data brea...
12:00 2019-07-07

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the companies' bottom lines....
21:52 2019-06-03

Best business laptops 2019: notebooks for small businesses and enterprise The best business laptops on this page all combine the latest hardware with productivity features – while also offering slimline designs and long battery lives.The best business laptops need those long battery lives to keep you productive while out and about. No matter how powerful a notebook...
02:13 2019-07-11

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
01:39 2019-07-09

Cloudera’s Hilary Mason on how businesses can avoid ruining their own AI projects An IDC survey of businesses out earlier this week found that for about 1 in 4 enterprises deploying AI today, half of all AI projects will fail. Why they fail can be related to external factors like a lack of talent necessary to properly deploy systems, but sometimes companies implode without the in...
01:39 2019-07-13

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
18:39 2019-07-05

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
16:13 2019-05-21

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focused on the tight labor market, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
16:13 2019-05-21

Jeremy Hunt: I would tell bust businesses no-deal Brexit was worth it Tory hopeful ramps up rhetoric on EU exit and says he is most likely to make it happenJeremy Hunt has said he would willingly tell businesses that go bust because of a no-deal Brexit that their sacrifice was a necessary one, and that he will actively pursue such a course if a new departure plan look...
19:13 2019-06-30

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit....
15:13 2019-05-21

Nets’ system drew Kevin Durant to Brooklyn: GM Sean Marks Kevin Durant was watching, and he liked what he saw. According to Nets GM Sean Marks, the marquee free agent is a fan of how his new team plays. Marks shared on WFAN on Tuesday that Durant told him, shortly after he announced he was coming to Brooklyn, “I love the system. I love how......
05:13 2019-07-17

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters and marchers oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.        ...
14:39 2019-07-01

Montreal marks 50th anniversary of John Lennon, Yoko Ono bed-in for peace A half-century later, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel is celebrating their storied pacifist pitch to the world with an art exhibition and tours of the suite they occupied....
01:52 2019-05-26

Oradour-sur-Glane marks worst Nazi massacre of civilians in France On a June afternoon, 75 years ago, the inhabitants of the village near Limoges, France, were rounded up, shot and killed by Nazi soldiers. The village has been left untouched to bear witness to the crimes....
02:00 2019-06-11

UK parliament's 'Big Ben' bell marks 160 years with silence as restoration work continues Britain's parliament marks 160 years on Thursday since its "Big Ben" bell first chimed, but the familiar bongs will not ring out to celebrate the occasion as the famous clock-tower is half way......
08:39 2019-07-11

Erdogan Hails S-400 Deal As Turkey Marks 2016 Coup Bid Anniversary President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hailed the controversial delivery of a Russian missile defence system despite the threat of US sanctions, as Turkey marked the third anniversary of a bloody......
03:39 2019-07-16

World marks 30 years since Tiananmen massacre as China censors all mention As commemorations for the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre take place worldwide Tuesday, any coverage or discussion of the event will be tightly censored in China....
08:26 2019-06-04

'Overwhelming joy': birth of California condor chicks marks soaring comeback The birds, whose numbers once dropped to just 22 in the wild in the early 1980s, have two new chicks: Nos 1,000 and 1,001Nestled among the red-rock cliffs of Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon, California condor chicks No 1,000 and 1,001 blinked into this world. Their birth signalled success fo...
12:52 2019-07-17

Sigourney Weaver marks 'Alien' anniversary: 'I thought it was a small movie' Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott's now classic sci-fi horror movie "Alien."...
02:00 2019-05-24

Bedford, a small Virginia town hit hard by D-Day, marks 75th anniversary in a big way U.S. and French flags adorned lamp posts in tiny Bedford, Va., as thousands gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrological cycle....
14:52 2019-05-21

Rahul Gandhi Marks 10 Million Twitter Count In Amethi, Thanks Followers Rahul Gandhi thanked his followers on Twitter after his follower count on the social media platform reached 10 million. He said he will celebrate the milestone in Amethi, the parliamentary seat that......
07:52 2019-07-10

D-Day 75 years on: Pegasus Bridge ceremony marks first key battle of D-Day three-quarters of a century later Serving soldiers have paid tribute to the heroic efforts of their Second World War brothers in arms at a ceremony marking the first key battle of D-Day....
04:39 2019-06-06

Skoda Launches New iV Sub-Brand; Marks Entry Into The World Of Electric Vehicles The first two allelectric vehicles based on Volkswagen Groups MEB modular electric car platform will be introduced in 2020, one of which will be a production version of the VISION iV SUV coup study....
16:39 2019-05-24

| Federer marks record 400th Grand Slam match with victory Roger Federer became the first player to contest 400 Grand Slam matches, marking the occasion in style with a straight-sets victory over Casper Ruud....
18:13 2019-05-31

Zawe Ashton: ‘It’s not a wedding dress – but it marks my biggest, riskiest commitment’ The actor and author on how the sophisticated, subverted trouser suit she wore to her book launch made her feel like the experimental indie artist she isThis outfit sticks in my mind because I wore it for the launch of my first book. It seemed to vibrate all the things that I wanted to vibrate; I st...
18:52 2019-06-11

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
00:26 2019-06-28

Low online prices are great for shoppers. But they're killing small businesses Online competition and low cut-rate prices can force owners to keep absorbing their rising costs rather than pass along the increases to customers.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

These businesses offer ongoing military discounts for veterans and active duty While Veterans Day and holidays like July 4th are big days for military discounts, some major chains have ongoing savings for vets and active-duty.       ...
02:39 2019-07-04

IBM revenue falls as weak legacy businesses offset cloud growth International Business Machines Corp posted a 4.2% fall in quarterly revenue, in line with analysts' estimates, as weakness in its legacy businesses of selling hardware and software offset growth in its high-margin cloud computing unit....
22:39 2019-07-17

Norway's Telenor flags lower earnings on dismal Asian businesses Norwegian telecoms group Telenor said on Tuesday the company expects a decline in earnings for the rest of the year, dented by problems faced at some of its Asian operations....
10:52 2019-07-16

Sketchy businesses are hijacking legitimate Google Maps listings to fool you A sketchy practice is becoming more commonplace on Google Maps involving companies hijacking legitimate business listings in order to make you think that you’re contacting the actual business. The Wall Street Journal brought this practice to light in a new report, and the paper estimates there...
02:52 2019-06-21

Fiat Chrysler and Renault talk of linking businesses is heating up, report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault are in talks that could result in a tie-up of their operations, the Wall Street Journal reports        ...
22:13 2019-05-26

Georgia’s largest businesses decline to take stance on contentious abortion bill Disney and Netflix consider ending production in the state but others, such as Home Depot, Coca-Cola and UPS, avoid the debateGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in a growing debate over the state’s recent passing of ...
08:26 2019-05-31

These businesses are offering veterans and military free food or other Memorial Day deals At some businesses, veterans and other military personnel can get free Memorial Day meals and discounts when they show military identification.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

Logitech's gaming and video conferencing businesses have 'billion-dollar potential,' says CEO Logitech's gaming arm achieved $648 million in net sales in the 2019 fiscal year, and its video collaboration market hit $260 million, according to the firm's latest financial report....
11:39 2019-07-10

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions to China despite a huge weekend protest.The finan...
06:39 2019-06-11

Halwa Ceremony Marks Printing Of Budget Papers, Finance Ministry Lockdown Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presided over a "Halwa Ceremony" at the ministry's office in New Delhi on Saturday. The tradition marks the beginning of the printing of documents for the union......
21:00 2019-06-22

Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary.        ...
18:53 2019-05-23

Thailand’s Wild Boars Soccer Team Marks One Year Since Going Missing in a Cave (MAE SAI, Thailand) — When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change. Rising floodwater quickly trapped the youngsters inside the Tham Luang cave complex, setting o...
06:39 2019-06-24

Orlando marks 3rd anniversary of Pulse nightclub massacre with sombre memorial gatherings Three years after a gunman massacred 49 people and wounded many others at a gay nightclub in central Florida, the anniversary was being observed Wednesday with somber memorial gatherings and proclamations....
00:13 2019-06-13

Nets’ Sean Marks turning focus to picks after completing pre-NBA draft deals Let’s be real: Right now the Nets’ narrative is all about free agency. The chase for Kevin Durant. The Kyrie Irving-D’Angelo Russell debate that’s sparking a civil war among the fan base. It’s easy to see why some might view Thursday’s NBA Draft as anticlimactic. But there could still be some intrig...
07:39 2019-06-20

Murray marks competitive return with doubles victory at Queen’s alongside Lopez "Andy Murray marked his return to competitive tennis with a doubles victory over Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah alongside Feliciano Lopez at Queen’s."...
23:00 2019-06-20

With over 40K blacked out, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo rips Con Edison: 'They should have been better prepared' New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed electricity company Con Edison for blackouts in Brooklyn and Queens on Sunday night amid a heat wave.        ...
12:00 2019-07-22

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers....
23:13 2019-06-06

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google has focused on business use cases after its first model failed among consumers....
16:52 2019-05-21

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses: survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
05:00 2019-07-11

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
12:39 2019-06-08

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses -survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
02:39 2019-07-11

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week when Trump threatened to impose crippling taxes on Me...
09:00 2019-06-12

A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal activity....
13:00 2019-07-12

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters....
10:26 2019-06-12

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trump's trade war....
07:26 2019-06-22

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses including the Trump International Hotel....
19:26 2019-07-10

Daniel James joining Man Utd marks dramatic shift in transfer strategy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The imminent signing of Daniel James marks a shift in Manchester United's transfer strategy - and has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's fingerprints all over it....
17:52 2019-06-06

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replace her, with multiple candidates expected to launch their bids....
16:39 2019-05-24

Thai soccer team marks one year since going missing in cave with marathon, bike event When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change....
17:52 2019-06-23

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over the bipartisan tradition of defense funding. The fu...
15:26 2019-06-05

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:00 2019-05-21

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
00:26 2019-05-23

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
23:39 2019-06-14

Watch live: Donald Trump to give remarks on health coverage for small businesses President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at the White House Friday afternoon on efforts to expand healthcare coverage options for small businesses and their workers....
00:26 2019-06-15

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston's 'Murder Mystery' marks Netflix's biggest opening weekend ever “Murder Mystery,” the latest Adam Sandler film to debut on Netflix, broke viewing records on the streaming service, the company revealed Tuesday. The film, which is co-headlined by Jennifer Aniston, was seen by close to 30.9 million households in its first 3 days, according to a tweet sent out Tuesd...
19:52 2019-06-19

Andy Murray marks return to competitive tennis with doubles victory at Queen's Club Andy Murray's eagerly-awaited return to competitive tennis began successfully as the Scot partnered Feliciano Lopez to victory at Queen's Club in a late Thursday evening clash....
22:26 2019-06-20

Scott County Creek Back Open After Sewage Spill, But Closure Hurt Some Local Businesses SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Elkhorn Creek in Scott County is safe again after a sewage spill last weekend closed the popular swimming and boating areas. The closure impacted local businesses during what should have been a busy kick off to summer. “It just dramatically cut our business in half...
05:52 2019-06-02

Instant View: U.S. job growth surges, but wage growth remains tepid U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
20:13 2019-07-05

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
16:13 2019-05-21

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
06:00 2019-05-23

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In The Saddle Again.” Among other classics picked up ...
03:52 2019-05-31

Amy Schumer vows to wear 'hospital underwear for life' following the birth of son Gene Amy Schumer shared pictures of her comfy post-pregnancy attire while spending a day with son Gene, her first child with husband Chris Fischer.        ...
22:39 2019-06-09

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without a deal on October 31....
17:26 2019-06-02

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
11:39 2019-07-19

U.S. job growth surges, but wage growth remains tepid U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
15:00 2019-07-05

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumer habits are shifting to digital, driving massive changes in how people access media content as well as how they shop for products and services...
18:52 2019-07-17

Happy Summer 2019: Google Doodle Marks Summer Solstice - The Longest Day Google today dedicated its doodle to mark the start of summer and also the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The day referred to as the Summer Solstice receives the most hours of......
05:13 2019-06-21

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks the sixth known case in the last year of a child dy...
04:00 2019-05-23

Exit of Deutsche Bank's investment bank chief marks end of era The head of Deutsche Bank's investment bank agreed to step down on Friday in a sign of the division's waning influence as Germany's largest lender prepares a multi-billion dollar restructuring aimed at reversing a decline in its fortunes....
20:13 2019-07-05

Businesses will have to accept 'short-term pain' for 'long-term gain' on Mexico tariff, Rep. Andy Biggs says President Trump's threatened tariff on Mexico would initially hurt businesses but eventually help the country in the long-term, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said on Saturday while appearing on "America's News Headquarters."...
21:13 2019-06-01

Trump: Dow could be 10,000 points higher if not for the Fed President Trump again wagged his finger at the Federal Reserve Sunday, telling reporters that the Dow could be “5,000 to 10,000 points higher” if those at the central bank knew what they were doing. “If the Fed knew what it was doing, they would lower rates and they would stop quantitative tightenin...
01:39 2019-07-08

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
18:13 2019-06-14

See the Chart from the Day the Dow Industrials Turned Higher Subscribers to our monthly and 3x per week services were ready for the Dow's June rally. Yet check out this chart from our intraday service, which forecast the turn on the day it happened....
18:52 2019-06-27

Rupee Edges Higher Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened almost flat at 69.70 against the dollar and moved 5 paise higher to 69.67 in early trade....
10:52 2019-05-22

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell’s second-quarter profit jumped 22% on lower taxes, but the conglomerate remained cautious on the remainder of the year, citing uncertainty around the economy....
21:13 2019-07-18

Rupee Edges Higher To 69.39 Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar today: Weakening of the dollar overseas along with strength in the domestic equity markets supported the currency. However, a rise in global oil prices kept the upside in the rupee in......
08:26 2019-06-10

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
15:39 2019-05-21

Drugmakers Push Their Prices Higher Drugmakers initiated a new round of price increases on their products, with some of them affecting generic hospital-administered injectable drugs that are in short supply....
06:00 2019-07-02

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged Higher in May U.S. consumer prices inched up in May, held down by a decline in energy prices. Gasoline prices post a decline, after three months of strong increases....
16:00 2019-06-12

Rupee Edges Higher To 69.20 Against US Dollar Steadiness in the dollar overseas along with a recovery in the domestic equity markets supported the rupee, according to analysts. However, gains of more than 1 per cent in global oil prices limited......
09:00 2019-06-07

Futures power higher on Fed effect U.S. stock index futures jumped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated that it was ready to cut interest rates as soon as next month to counter growing risks to global and domestic growth....
14:13 2019-06-20

Rupee Edges Higher To 68.81 Against Dollar The dollar index was down 0.2 per cent against a basket of major currencies on Thursday. It climbed to a one-week peak in the previous session on robust US retail sales, but nudged lower as Treasury......
11:39 2019-07-18

Rupee Moves Higher To 68.32 Against Dollar Rupee strengthened in tandem with other emerging market currencies after Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a rate cut later this month, forex traders were cited as saying......
12:13 2019-07-11

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR 2007; FOURTH QUARTER MARKS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT REVENUE AND EARNINGS GROWTH CHICAGO, January 30, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $24.3 million, a 76 percent increase compared with $13.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2006. Total revenues for the quarter were up 43 percent to $93.0 million, from $...
14:13 2019-05-22

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
16:39 2019-07-15

U.S. Stock Futures Tick Higher as G-20 Begins U.S. stock futures were up ahead of the opening bell as investors awaited a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit, where trade negotiations will be top of the agenda....
15:13 2019-06-28

Asia markets mostly higher; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were mostly higher on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick off later stateside....
12:13 2019-06-18

Markets Right Now: Stocks are barely higher at midday NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks gave up most of an early gain and were barely higher in midday trading on Wall Street. Banks, which started the day higher Thursday, were broadly lower by lunchtime. Bank of America gave up 1.3%. Ene...
19:00 2019-05-30