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NLRB makes it easier for employers to change labor contracts without union permission

The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, issued a ruling Tuesday that will make it easier for employers to alter provisions in a labor contract without the un...

NLRB makes it easier for employers to change labor contracts without union permission

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NLRB may change rule protecting profane speech by union activists The National Labor Relations Board may soon change the rules on how profane, verbally abusive, and racially insensitive labor activists can be and still be protected under the National Labor Relations Act. The board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, is seeking public comment on the sub...
01:39 2019-08-24

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes how Medicare-for-all plan treats union contracts in face of opposition by organized labor Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system....
05:52 2019-08-22

NLRB rules companies can bar nonemployee union activists from property The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, ruled Friday that businesses can ban nonemployee union activists from their property....
09:13 2019-09-07

Happy Labor Day, Here's Another Way Employers Take Advantage of Their Workers It’s Labor Day, which means it’s the perfect time for the Wall Street Journal to run a story about a way in which employers are scamming workers. The only problem is the Journal is pretending that the trick is a good way to “improve productivity” and “lower attrition.”...
03:26 2019-09-03

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
09:39 2019-07-05

Amazon and Western Union team up to make it easier to shop online, then pay with cash Amazon will enable shoppers to buy online, then head to Western Union to pay with dollars, making it easier for those who prefer or need to use cash.       ...
23:39 2019-09-18

Box update makes it easier to sort out your storage Cloud content management company Box has announced its all new Box Relay to help simplify business processes across organization's extended enterprise of employees, partners and customers.The company's revamped version of its key workflow product features a powerful new workflow engine, si...
22:26 2019-05-22

Chrome 76 Makes Avoiding Paywalls Easier—For Now Google’s latest version of Chrome is finally out, and version 76 of the browser has plenty of little features to improve your browsing experience: a new install button that appears in your address bar for progressive web apps, a new way to preference a website’s “dark mode” style if that’s how you p...
18:13 2019-08-01

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
18:26 2019-06-08

FAA's new B4UFLY app makes it easier to know where drones are allowed The FAA's free app that kept drone pilots aware of "no fly zones" performed a much-needed service -- but had few fans. The federal agency teamed up with drone software maker Kittyhawk to create a new version of the B4UFLY app that is being released t......
09:26 2019-08-01

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
05:13 2019-06-18

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with overwhelming sadness and a heavy heart that 32BJ mourn...
23:39 2019-07-12

Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite. The new offering is part of G Suite Migrate, which launched in beta in early 2019.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-04

Uber makes it easier to find bikes and scooters in its app As of today, when Uber customers in Atlanta and San Diego open their Uber app, they'll see Jump bikes and scooters, as well as Lime scooters, in the main map. According to TechCrunch, Uber plans to add bike and scooter availability to its app in more......
22:13 2019-07-01

Google makes Remote Desktop access much easier If you've ever found yourself in the unenviable position of helping a friend or relative with computer issues, you'll know how frustrating it is to do so over the phone, having to repeatedly yell "Click the X!" when you know you could probably take c......
15:39 2019-06-06

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
21:39 2019-06-06

Android Q will make it easier to change connectivity settings A feature in Android Q will automatically blacklist a Wi-Fi network that a user manually disconnects from. According to the Android Developers website (via Android Police), a phone won't try to reconnect with a blacklisted network for 24 hours. This will prevent a scenario from occurring where a pho...
04:39 2019-06-09

NHL informs union it won't terminate labor deal early The NHL informs the NHL Players' Association that it won't use its option to terminate the CBA next year; NHLPA has until Sept. 15 to decide.       ...
02:39 2019-08-31

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that claim any more....
21:52 2019-07-11

Germany makes citizenship easier for descendants of Nazi victims BERLIN — Germany will on Friday enforce two decrees to make it easier for people, mainly Jews, who fled the Nazi regime because of persecution as well as their descendants to have their citizenship restored, the interior ministry said. The move follows a campaign by descendants of refugees from Nazi...
04:13 2019-08-30

Snap makes Lens Studio easier to use for novice creators Snap launched the Lens Studio desktop app to give everyone the opportunity to create filters of their own. Now, it's getting serious about making Lens creation much more accessible by rolling out an interactive tour that breaks down the process step......
10:00 2019-08-27

Government makes it easier to close roads for street parties News 23 Aug, 2019 Department for Transport tells councils ‘play streets’ do not need to be advertised before road closures can be approved...
18:52 2019-08-23

NSW makes it easier for landholders to clear grassy woodlands for agriculture Critically endangered Monaro and Werriwa grassy woodlands affected by new regulationThe New South Wales government has made it easier for landholders to clear critically endangered grassy woodlands for agriculture and forestry in the state’s south east.The environment minister, Matt Kean, and the ag...
16:26 2019-08-05

Pinterest makes it easier for groups to organize and react to their boards Pinterest is making it easier to figure out your Group Board collaborators' thoughts when you're working on projects together. Starting this week, the social network will make it possible to "react" to a pin in a Group Board. While you can already "h......
17:00 2019-09-18

Netflix’s ‘Latest’ tab makes it easier than ever to find new and upcoming shows For the past few years, we have been diligently informing our readers about all the new releases coming to Netflix on both a weekly and monthly basis, mostly because Netflix itself does a surprisingly terrible job getting this information out itself. But at long last, the streaming service is adding...
04:13 2019-09-06

The new Kindle Oasis’ adjustable hue makes night reading much easier The new Kindle Oasis e-reader has been announced and it has a fancy new feature: a color adjustable backlight. Basically, rather than simply changing the brightness of the screen to help with evening reading, it can alter hue as the day progresses. Basically, it’ll turn from a cool blue during the d...
16:26 2019-06-19

Germany makes citizenship easier for descendants of refugees from Nazis Germany will on Friday enforce two decrees to make it easier for people, mainly Jews, who fled the Nazi regime because of persecution as well as their descendents to have their citizenship restored, the interior ministry said....
20:00 2019-08-29

New Google Play Store UI heading your way makes it easier to navigate Google has started pushing out a new UI for the Google Play Store according to Android Police. Not only does the update include a Material Design makeover with the use of Google Sans font, but it also moves the navigation bar to the bottom of the screen; this will make it easier for those with huge ...
22:39 2019-05-31

Big Labor warns 2020 Dems: Don't take union workers' support for granted Big Labor warned Democratic presidential contenders Wednesday against taking union support for granted, adding that Dems would need to be more honest about the party’s record on workers’ rights, reports said. ...
17:39 2019-08-02

Bernie Sanders introduces labor plan to broaden union power Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has frequently done his presidential campaigning on picket lines, unveiled a comprehensive set of proposals on Wednesday designed to revive and newly empower organized labor....
01:00 2019-08-22

Labor union, airport avert midnight London Heathrow strike Heathrow Airport officials and labor union leaders averted the start of a two-day strike by workers at Europe’s busiest airport, agreeing Sunday to keep on talking with a mediator’s help for at least another day....
19:39 2019-08-05

De Blasio makes it easier for illegal immigrants to live in affordable housing New Yorkers with family members in the country illegally will be able to more easily apply for the city’s highly competitive affordable housing lotteries as part of broader rules changes announced by City Hall on Wednesday, which are meant to expand eligibility. The new rules will allow applicants t...
03:26 2019-08-22

Airbnb makes it easier to find a place to stay on business trips Airbnb wants to make it easier to find work-friendly listings, and its solution is fairly simple. Before, the company would ask if you were traveling for business at checkout. Now, it's offering an Airbnb for Work toggle that you can select at the be......
15:26 2019-07-22

Pinterest's latest Lens update makes it easier to buy items in your photos Online shopping can be daunting, especially if you're looking for one very specific type of item. Rather than search for "green Jaipur tapestry" or "blue plaid button-down shirt", it might be easier just to snap a photo. Pinterest announced today tha......
17:00 2019-09-18

Google Maps makes urban exploration even easier in its latest update Over the years, Google Maps has turned into the ultimate navigation tool for travelers and commuters around the world. But aside from being able to get you from one predetermined location to another, Google Maps has also become very good at helping you explore new places. And with the latest update,...
11:26 2019-05-27

This $13 toothbrush has bristles on both sides, which makes it easier for my toddler to brush her own teeth Courtesy of Alicia Betz / Business Insider The Grabease Double Sided Toothbrush has a choke guard, short handle, and bristles on both sides to make it easy for toddlers to brush their own teeth — and let's be real — for parents to do it for them. I found that the toothbrush makes it qui...
20:13 2019-07-12

Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting for apps easier for the app store's two billion m......
04:13 2019-08-22

Google’s newest Chrome update makes it easier to avoid paywalls Google explained a few days ago that it plans to fix a security issue in Chrome that allows websites to tell whether you’re browsing in incognito mode. One of the side effects of this fix is that users will be able to avoid paywalls easier than before, something that Google addressed in its in...
17:39 2019-07-31

Fall 'Destiny 2' update makes it easier to spend money in-game Destiny 2 developer Bungie is doubling down on microtransactions as a way to fund the continued development of its popular online shooter. In a recent blog post, Destiny franchise director Luke Smith detailed how microtransactions (or MTX) will play......
20:13 2019-08-14

The Trailer: Labor union members and leaders are skeptical -- but pondering their 2020 choices In this edition: Democrats follow labor's lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor....
15:13 2019-08-23

Spotify Reportedly Testing Button That Makes It Even Easier to Create a Podcast With Zero Listeners Streaming giant Spotify is testing a way to make it even easier to record a podcast that probably no one will listen to, according to findings from app researcher and tech blogger Jane Manchun Wong.Read more......
10:00 2019-08-29

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
06:39 2019-08-03

CBOE's VIX Options Establish New Single-Day Volume Record: Nearly 1.8 Million Contracts Change Hands CHICAGO, IL - October 8, 2013 - Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today reported that options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) established an all-time, single-day volume record. Options volume totaled an estimated 1,782,329 contracts, surpassing the previous record of 1,399,867, con...
04:52 2019-05-22

Barcelona Burger King's ban on facial hair violates employees' constitutional rights, labor union says Burger King employees in Barcelona will finally be able to grow the beard of their dreams - if they so choose - after Catalan authorities ruled that the fast-food company’s prohibition on facial hair violated employees’ constitutional rights....
21:26 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders releases plan to double union membership as Democrats fight for labor support Sanders' sweeping proposal would make it easier for workers to join unions and end the so-called right-to-work laws recently favored by the GOP....
15:52 2019-08-21

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the industry prepares for an expected economic downturn....
19:26 2019-07-15

CBOE'S FIFTH STRAIGHT RECORD VOLUME YEAR: 1.19 BILLION OPTIONS (4.7 MILLION ADV) CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, January 2, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest ever in its 35-year history as 1,193,355,070 contracts changed hands, a 26-percent increase over the 944,471,924 contracts traded in 2007.Average daily volume (ADV) of 4.7 million contracts bea...
13:26 2019-05-22

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police officers accountable....
02:26 2019-06-04

CBOE SETS RECORD DAILY VOLUME IN EQUITY OPTIONS ON FRIDAY: NEARLY 4.6 MILLION CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, April 20, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that on Friday, April 17, the Exchange recorded its best single-day equity options volume ever as 4,598,738 contacts changed hands.This surpasses the Exchange's previous equity options volume high of 4,273,390 contra...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S S&P 500 INDEX OPTIONS (SPX) VOLUME BEATS ALL-TIME DAILY HIGH: --NEARLY 2.19 MILLION SPX CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS ON THURSDAY CHICAGO, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in S&P 500® Index options (SPX) contracts on Thursday, May 20 established a new daily record with 2,187,004 contracts traded. Thursday's SPX record surpasses the previous d......
10:26 2019-05-22

CFE'S OCTOBER TRADING VOLUME RISES 15% OVER YEAR AGO; Total Volume of 124,289 Contracts, Average Daily Volume of 5,404 Contracts; Year-To-Date Volume Tops One Million Contracts, 25% Ahead Of 2007 CHICAGO, November 3, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 5,404 contracts traded each day during October 2008, a rise of 15 percent over the 4,700 contracts per day during October 2007. Trading volume during October totaled 124,289 contracts, an increase of ...
13:26 2019-05-22

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return. ...
13:00 2019-08-23

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
20:52 2019-06-14

A GM strike could come as early as Sunday. But a union scandal makes negotiations harder The United Auto Workers union and General Motors are locked in difficult labor negotiations, and a late night Saturday deadline looms for a new contract -- or a strike....
00:52 2019-09-14

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conference, which took place in New York....
14:52 2019-05-21

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming has worsened in recent years, environmentalists and union members have often protested against each other, whether over fracking, oil pipelines, coal pro...
05:39 2019-05-22

NLRB proposes rule that would prevent students from unionizing The National Labor Relations Board will propose an official rule to prevent undergraduate and graduate students paid by private universities from being able to collectively bargain....
06:26 2019-09-21

NLRB proposes preventing undergrads and graduate students from unionizing The National Labor Relations Board will propose an official rule to prevent undergraduates and graduate students paid by private universities from being able collectively bargain....
16:13 2019-09-20

Apple makes another change to the keyboard that keeps breaking on the MacBook Pro The launch comes as Apple's laptops have been criticized for a keyboard design that users say breaks easily and results in key presses resulting in doubled-up characters or not registering at all....
19:52 2019-05-21

Netflix is testing a change that makes its mobile app more like Instagram If you’ve opened the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet recently, you may have noticed the addition of a new “Extras” tab that the streaming giant has added as part of a test with a subset of its massive user base. The new feed is basically a scrollable assortment of trailers...
05:52 2019-06-06

Brexit makes us question democracy – and so does climate change Beating climate change is for many a “sacred value” that trumps all others – but is it ever legitimate to abandon democratic norms to achieve a goal, asks Graham Lawton...
02:52 2019-09-13

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
17:26 2019-07-23

CBOE NOVEMBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS: YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME EXCEEDS ONE BILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, December 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during November 2009 averaged 4.2 million contracts per day, down eight percent from November 2008 average daily volume (ADV) of 4.6 million contracts. Total options volume during the month dropp...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE: SECOND-BEST DAY IN ITS HISTORY—8.56 MILLION CONTRACTS—AS CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) OPTIONS SET DAILY VOLUME RECORD OF NEARLY 427,000 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 16, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today recorded the second-best volume in its 35-year history as a reported 8,562,924 contracts changed hands. Last year, CBOE all-time volume hit 9.24 million contracts on August 16. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
06:39 2019-05-22

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
13:26 2019-05-22

Boaty McBoatface makes major climate change discovery Boaty McBoatface has made more of a name for itself. In its maiden mission, the yellow submarine aboard the research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough made a major discovery about how climate change causes sea levels to rise, the Telegraph reports. The robotic submersible was named Boaty McBoatface,...
15:13 2019-06-18

Marquez's MotoGP form makes Honda reluctant to change, says Lorenzo Jorge Lorenzo feels team-mate Marc Marquez's imperious MotoGP form means Honda is reluctant to make changes to its RC213V that may help out other riders...
03:52 2019-06-02

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
13:26 2019-05-22

Ed Miliband makes hilarious Twitter name change mocking the Tories hours after Theresa May announces resignation Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has rebranded his Twitter handle to poke fun at the Tories after Theresa May announced she was stepping down on Friday....
14:39 2019-05-25

Fifa makes Women's World Cup 2019 penalty shootout goalkeeper rule change Goalkeepers at the 2019 Women's World Cup will not be booked for stepping off their goal-line during penalty shootouts after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) approved Fifa's request for a temporary dispensation from the rule....
18:52 2019-06-21

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
00:13 2019-07-17

China Labor Watch: Apple and Foxconn violated labor laws by using too many temporary workers Apple and Foxconn have confirmed allegations in a China Labor Watch report that it relied on too many temporary works to assemble the iPhone.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against August 2007, the best August ever for CBOE. With 77...
13:26 2019-05-22

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer involved in cases before the agency....
09:26 2019-07-25

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average daily volume of 4.9 million contracts). In addition...
13:26 2019-05-22

As Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement, others in organized labor aren’t rushing to take sides in the 2020 presidential contest Like other candidates for the Democratic nomination, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined to offer formal endorsements at this point....
10:52 2019-08-27

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent from January 2009. Equity options volume at CBOE tot...
13:26 2019-05-22

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
03:52 2019-05-31

Labor Unions celebrating Labor Day TUCSON – The 23rd annual Labor Day Picnic took place at Reid Park Monday. Labor unions, members and their families gathered to celebrate what Labor day is all about. Fabian Sandez is with the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters. He’s president of the local 1912 for Arizona. He said the founder ...
06:39 2019-09-03

Interview questions that employers love asking Here are a few questions you should be ready to answer on your next interview. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

U.S. Employers Added 130,000 Jobs in August The U.S. added 130,000 jobs in August and unemployment stayed historically low, suggesting the economy held firm during a month when a deepening global slowdown and faltering manufacturing activity stoked fears of a sharp U.S. slowdown....
15:13 2019-09-06

Employers Try New Language to Lure Job Seekers Companies are revamping how they write job descriptions, adding a greater level of detail and tweaking language to entice a broader range of applicants in a tight job market....
02:13 2019-08-22

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March 2009 ADV of 4,949,489 contracts. Total exchange v...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007.Total exchange volume during June rose 39 percent...
10:26 2019-05-22

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
12:52 2019-06-13

How the changing digital landscape is an opportunity for employers There is no denying the radical impact that digital technologies have had upon society over the past few decades; entire industries have been transformed. The introduction of the Internet has led to new products and services, operations in some fields have been radically overhauled and a new, h...
13:26 2019-07-05

'Talent War' at Home Prompts U.S. Employers to Take Another Look Abroad U.S. companies racing to tap artificial intelligence and other high-tech tools face a shortage of workers at home who have hands-on experience, managers and recruiters say....
11:52 2019-05-31

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
22:26 2019-08-03

ZipRecruiter Taps AI to Let Employers Pursue Job Seekers ZipRecruiter is the latest job-search company to roll out a new feature driven by artificial intelligence to address challenges facing employers and potential applicants....
15:52 2019-06-10

US hiring slows as employers added only 75,000 jobs in May U.S. hiring slowed in May as employers added just 75,000 jobs, a sign that businesses may have become more cautious in the face of slowing global growth, trade fights and the fading stimulus from tax cuts and greater government spending. The Labor Department says the modest increase follows a health...
15:13 2019-06-07

More employers are offering workers time to chill in summer A recent survey conducted by MetLife reveals that among emerging benefits such as wellness programs, paid sabbaticals or onsite free services, more time off ranks top of the wish list....
22:13 2019-06-30

U.S. Hiring Rises Sharply in June as Employers Add 224,000 More Jobs (WASHINGTON) — U.S. employers sharply stepped up their hiring in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy’s durability after more than a decade of expansion. The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a decision for the Federal R...
23:13 2019-07-05

Analysis: How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
18:52 2019-07-02

Deadline Looms for U.S. Employers to Report Pay for Women, Minorities U.S. companies are preparing to give federal regulators the most detailed information ever collected about how they compensate workers of all genders, races and ethnicities....
18:39 2019-08-19

401(k) lawsuits are rising: Why so many workers sue their employers over savings plan Unhappiness over high fees, inappropriate investment options and other issues have led to a spike in lawsuits in recent years, according to a study.       ...
15:39 2019-08-27

Twitter says it may have used user data for ads without permission Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that it may have used data for personalized ads without a user's permission due to issues with the microblogging website's settings....
03:26 2019-08-07

Twitter may have shared your data without permission Yesterday, Twitter came clean about a data mishap. According to the company, it may have shared data it didn't have permission to with advertisers. It may have also made assumptions about what device you use, again without permission....
17:13 2019-08-07

Disability not a barrier: At a time of low unemployment, employers tap a new talent pool Low unemployment, heightened advocacy and a new study make hiring people with disabilities the next front in the effort to diversify the workplace       ...
13:52 2019-08-12

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, they first must visit a stem cell provider. Hy-Vee has contracted with one of the U.S.’ leading...
18:52 2019-06-19

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested in Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employers are yet to be charged. They might never be. They typically aren’t. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 680 people but has rel...
22:39 2019-08-10

Talking In Workplace As Trump Can Get US Workers Fired, Employers Fined While President Donald Trump's remark that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their ancestral countries was condemned as racist and wrong, similar comments by others have generated far......
07:52 2019-08-03

Saudi women gain right to travel without permission Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel without permission, ending controversial restrictions under the country's "male guardian" system that have been criticized by international human rights organizations....
07:39 2019-08-02

3 Charged For Installing BR Ambedkar Statue "Without Permission" In UP Three people have been booked for allegedly installing a statue of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar "without permission" at a public place in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district, police said on Saturday....
20:26 2019-06-29

Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission As helpful as robocall blocking tools can be, they can sometimes create their own problems. NCC Group security researcher Dan Hastings has found that some of the more popular robocall blocking apps have been sending data to outside analytics firms w......
08:39 2019-08-11

Twitter says it may have used data for personalized ads without user permission Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that it may have used data for personalized ads without a user's permission due to issues with the microblogging website's settings....
07:39 2019-08-07

California Is a Governor’s Signature Away From Prohibiting Employers From Discriminating Against Black Hair On Thursday, California lawmakers passed a bill protecting black folks from hair discrimination, an important step in decriminalizing blackness....
23:39 2019-06-28

DHS secretary: Mississippi raids focused on employers 'exploiting undocumented workers' Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan said Sunday that the raids on seven Mississippi businesses, in which 680 people were detained, were part of an ongoing investigation into the employers....
03:26 2019-08-12

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers.        ...
17:52 2019-05-26

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in 2014 to 33% in 2018. More than 80% of consumers are willing to wear tech that measures health data — and penetration should continue to climb. Th...
05:26 2019-08-14

Activist US workers push employers to cut ties with Trump immigration agencies With the Trump administration’s immigration policies under fire in Congress and the courts, a growing number of U.S. workers are pushing their employers to sever contracts with federal agencies carrying out the president's plans....
08:13 2019-07-25

Indictments of workers mount after the Mississippi immigration raids, but no employers have been charged As federal indictments stack up against dozens of undocumented immigrants rounded up in workplace raids in Mississippi, no charges have been filed against employers who immigration officials believe knowingly hired them, according to online court documents....
15:13 2019-08-22

Employers’ New Perk for Millennials: Extra Help Repaying Student Loan Debt Like millions of her peers, Nicole Read graduated with thousands of dollars of debt. Unlike most of them, she’s getting direct help from her employer to pay it back. The 26-year-old’s job at event organizer Live Nation Entertainment in Beverly Hills, California, comes with a benefit that...
19:00 2019-08-08

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper. The spacecraft would be grouped into 98 orbital planes, and fly a......
22:13 2019-07-07

Pakistan refuses permission for India's Modi to fly across its airspace Pakistan refused a request from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use its airspace on a flight to Germany, Pakistan's foreign minister said on Wednesday, as tensions between the two nations ran high over the disputed region of Kashmir....
17:52 2019-09-18

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insisted they are not accessing users’ photographs without permission.FaceApp, which was launched by a R...
20:00 2019-07-17

Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Travel Abroad Without Permission Saudi Arabia has approved a new law allowing women to travel abroad without a male guardian’s permission, senior Saudi officials said, ending restrictions that had been a symbol of the kingdom’s ultraconservative rule....
00:26 2019-08-02

Can't Accept Gifts Without Permission, UP Government Employees Told After banning mobile phones in meeting, asking officials to report on duty by 9 am, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now come up with another new diktat -- no officials will henceforth......
09:26 2019-07-01

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numerous times over the years. These efforts have had varying degrees of success, but the company is now starting to crack down on apps that have sweeping p...
18:39 2019-06-27

Music Publishers Allege Peloton Used More Songs Without Permission A group of music publishers alleges Peloton’s workout video-streaming service used more than twice as many songs without permission as they had previously claimed, and they are seeking more than $300 million in damages....
03:39 2019-09-14

Grubhub CEO denies service set up restaurant sites without permission Grubhub’s chief executive on Tuesday denied that the company set up thousands of Web sites to take orders for restaurants without their permission — saying Grubhub’s contracts gave it the right to do it. As reported by The Post, the owner of the Seamless food-ordering service has built more than 30,...
01:00 2019-07-03

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
16:13 2019-07-09

Saudi To Allow Women To Travel Without Male Permission, Says Report Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel abroad without permission from a male guardian, ending a restriction that came under heavy international criticism and led some women to take extreme measures......
07:26 2019-08-02

Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, but Tlaib announced she would not be going.        ...
19:26 2019-08-16

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired and sued for defamation by her employer....
17:00 2019-07-15

South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see employers jailed if they unfairly dismiss employees harassed at work.Employees in South Korea have traditionally been expected to turn a blind eye to abus...
08:52 2019-07-16

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
08:00 2019-06-13

Why this investor left the pursuit of billion-dollar exits to help employers hire people with autism Brian Jacobs left Emergence Capital to start his own venture firm and invest in companies that are making people on the autism spectrum more employable....
15:52 2019-08-25

MS Dhoni Denied Permission To Wear Gloves With Insignia During World Cup MS Dhoni was sporting wicket-keeping gloves with what looked like a military insignia during the World Cup 2019 league match with South Africa on June 5....
18:39 2019-06-07

Climbers Who Died On Nanda Devi Took Untested Route, Had No Permission Eight climbers feared to have died on Nanda Devi took an untested route without permission and retrieving their bodies will be a high-risk operation, officials said today....
20:52 2019-06-05

| Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama's birthday celebration The Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations in Nepal have been cancelled after the government refused permission for the event to go ahead, officials said, in another sign of the growing influence of China over its Himalayan neighbour....
21:26 2019-07-07

UP Government Denied Permission To Close 74 Cases In Muzaffarnagar Riots Despite the Uttar Pradesh government seeking closure of 74 cases relating to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, it has failed to get courts' permission to withdraw even a single case, a senior official......
20:00 2019-07-24

4 Punjab Cops Sacked For Raiding Priest's House Without Permission Three Assistant Sub-Inspectors of Police (ASIs) are among four Punjab policemen dismissed from service, over four months after they raided a priest's house in Jalandhar without any approval, a senior......
15:13 2019-08-11

College takes thousands of student photos without permission for study The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is facing backlash after admitting it took more than 1,700 photos of students without their consent. The school took the photos as part of an ongoing study on facial recognition, according to the Colorado Springs Independent....
22:52 2019-06-19

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing and controversial guardianship policy that required male consent for a woman to travel or carry ...
04:52 2019-08-02

Zoom security flaw could let websites turn on your Mac’s webcam without permission A serious zero-day vulnerability has been disclosed in Zoom video conferencing app on the Mac. Security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh, in a Medium post, detailed the flaw that could let websites hijack your Mac‘s camera and “forcibly” join you to a Zoom call without your permission. About four milli...
10:26 2019-07-09

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private data, paral......
09:13 2019-05-31

Army vet who attacked teen during anthem thought he had Trump’s ‘permission’: attorney A Montana man accused of fracturing a teen’s skull because the boy didn’t remove his hat during the national anthem thought he was acting on an order from President Trump, his attorney claims. Curt James Brockway, an Army veteran who suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2000, was influenced by...
18:39 2019-08-08

U.S. embassies denied permission to fly LGBTQ2 pride flag from flagpoles: Reports While embassies are required to obtain permission from the State Department when flying anything besides the American flag on their main flagpoles, the Obama administration had previously granted blanket permission to allow embassies to fly the flag during the month of June....
21:13 2019-06-08

Robert Vadra Seeks Delhi Court's Permission To Travel Abroad Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, on Monday moved a Delhi court seeking permission to travel to Spain and other European countries on business....
21:13 2019-09-09

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without a man's permission In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian.        ...
19:26 2019-08-02

Yuvraj Singh Seeks BCCI's Permission To Play In Foreign T20 Leagues Yuvraj Singh, while announcing his retirement, had confirmed that he will not be participating in the IPL but expressed his wish to play in foreign T20 leagues....
09:13 2019-06-19

Diplo is defending himself after Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner said he livestreamed their wedding without permission Diplo says he livestreamed Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner getting married in Las Vegas because he "didn't know it was a serious wedding." "There were mad people with cameras," he told Ryan Seacrest. "I didn't know I was the only person recording this thing. I was sitting next to Khalid, we were both wi...
01:00 2019-06-06

Wisconsin parents outraged after teacher gives transgender lesson to K-5th grade without permission Parents at an elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin are upset officials allowed a science teacher to give a presentation on transgenderism without parents' permission....
23:13 2019-06-04

Los Angeles Lakers receive permission to talk to Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams The Los Angeles Lakers received permission to talk with Golden State Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams regarding a role on Frank Vogel's coaching staff....
10:52 2019-06-24

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib special permission to visit West Bank Israeli officials have granted Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib permission to visit relatives in the West Bank, one day after they barred her and Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar from entry to Israel....
15:26 2019-08-16

Norway wealth fund seeks permission to invest up to 1% of equity portfolio in unlisted firms Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund should have greater autonomy to invest in unlisted equities, with up to one percent of the equity portfolio that could be dedicated to that type of investment, the fund's manager said on Wednesday....
13:13 2019-08-28

Permitted development changes: what do we need to know about buying a kebab shop under newly relaxed planning permission rules? We'd like to buy a vacant kebab shop under the Government's newly relaxed permitted development rules. What do we need to consider before we make enquiries?...
11:39 2019-06-04

Rays given permission by Major League Baseball to explore splitting season between Tampa Bay and Montreal NEW YORK (AP) — Rays given permission by Major League Baseball to explore splitting season between Tampa Bay and Montreal. The post Rays given permission by Major League Baseball to explore splitting season between Tampa Bay and Montreal appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:26 2019-06-20

Watford refused permission to keep inflatable training ground dome up all year round despite Arsenal blessing Watford have been refused permission to keep an inflatable dome covering an artificial pitch at their training ground operational all year round - despite neighbours Arsenal being onboard with plans....
20:52 2019-06-11

Julia Louis-Dreyfus tells Jimmy Kimmel she forgot to ask permission to kill America's most beloved actor We’ll have to wait until September to find out if Julia Louis-Dreyfus will take home her record-breaking ninth acting Emmy (watch your ass, Cloris Leachman), but the star of the just-concluded Veep told Jimmy Kimmel that she’s keeping it humble. Showing off the one award she actually puts on display...
17:13 2019-08-01

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
19:39 2019-05-21

Top-secret RAF station for sale: derelict Scottish site instrumental in the D-Day landings has planning permission to be converted into 26,000sq ft house The spot where scientists plotted to trick the Nazis over the D-Day landings is for sale with planning permission for a stunning 10-bedroom double villa....
15:13 2019-07-22

Bowl projections: No change at the top, but change is coming after Week 4 showdowns The lack of drama last week meant no change in the latest college football bowl projections. But the will be movement ahead with showdowns in Week 4.       ...
19:39 2019-09-17

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his hair forward, but only on the left, the side one m...
16:39 2019-06-06

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a $2.3 billion package....
20:52 2019-05-24

China VPN use may finally be getting easier China may finally be softening its stance on VPN services, reports have claimed.The city of Beijing has unveiled its plans to allow overseas firms to invest in VPN services within a trial zone by the end of the year as part of China's ongoing efforts to attract foreign investment.Foreign invest...
23:13 2019-08-18

It's Going to Be a Lot Easier to Buy a 2019 Audi A6 The 2019 Audi A6, which is appreciated for merely still existing in this age of crossover and SUV love, is getting a new engine option. It’s the well-known 2.0-liter motor and will help bring down the entry price of a A6 by a bit....
01:13 2019-07-04

The best iPhone 6S deals and UK contracts in May 2019 When it comes to Apple, there is a clear divide between its top of the line flagship devices with their massive price tags, and Apple's earlier, far more affordable devices with their mid-range specs - the iPhone 6S falls into the latter category.We've had a fair few new iPhones since the ...
15:52 2019-05-21

| Archer rewarded with England contracts England paceman Jofra Archer has been awarded a central contract for Test and white-ball cricket for the first time after making an impact during the World Cup and the Ashes....
18:26 2019-09-20

The best iPhone 8 Plus deals and UK contracts in May 2019 Apple makes some of the best phones out there but obviously with that comes a pretty big price tag. With devices such as the iPhone XS Max and XR costing eye-watering prices, it can make sense to go back a models and pick yourself up one of Apple's older plus size models. This is where the...
15:52 2019-05-21

The best iPhone 7 Plus deals and UK contracts in May 2019 This plus sized iPhone from Apple was launched alongside the iPhone 7 in September 2016. Until the iPhone X landed, we thought it was the best iPhone on the market, with big improvements on the camera and battery fronts from previous large-screen iPhones.If you're looking for a big screen iPhon...
15:52 2019-05-21

U.S. Stocks: See What Can Happen After Volume Contracts The DJIA's trading volume has just done something that rarely happens. Indeed, it's only the third time it's occurred since 1987. If you're not a subscriber, you can find out exactly what this suggests for stocks in the immediate weeks ahead via "U.S. Markets Free Week."...
23:39 2019-08-27

| Kaizer Chiefs duo agree new contracts Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that Mulomowandau Mathoho and Dumisani Zuma have agreed new deals that keep them tied to the Premiership club until 2023....
07:39 2019-09-13

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, effort and a whole lot of patience to master a forei...
15:52 2019-08-16

Make mobile advertising easier, please With so much choice, mobile app developers struggle to land on a monetization strategy that maximizes revenue while still meeting the needs of users.Read More...
20:13 2019-05-24

YouTube just made it easier to quit your job New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $$$.       ...
15:39 2019-07-13

Apple just made it easier than ever to set up a new iPhone Apple's new iOS 12.4 update makes it easier to transfer your data from your old iPhone to your new iPhone without having to rely on an iCloud backup if you don't have one....
17:13 2019-07-23

Hunter-gathering seems to have been easier than farming Enlarge / An Agta family relaxing in the afternoon. (credit: Mark Dyble) For most of our history, humans got hold of food like any other animal: by hunting and foraging, moving around to find the best resources. Settling down in one place to cultivate crops is a comparatively recent development. B...
21:13 2019-05-24

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind, waves, a paddle or a tow. We went to Isabela, Puerto Rico to try out the 'flying surfboard,' and it turns out, riding the efoil was easier than we e...
00:26 2019-08-01

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these are all the ways you can adapt Android and iOS to m...
01:13 2019-06-15

3 things you can do right now to make retirement easier Living in retirement can offer some financial challenges, but if you're prepared and take some steps now, you can make it a lot easier on yourself.       ...
15:26 2019-08-20

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their genders, change their names and join sports teams...
03:39 2019-06-29

Jabra wants to make videoconferencing easier than ever The age of poor videoconferencing could finally be at an end thanks to a new release from Jabra.The company has today revealed the launch of its PanaCast video product, which hopes to take the pain out of video calls thanks to a major hardware upgrade. Providing a high-quality 180-degree view o...
16:52 2019-06-13

It doesn’t get any easier from here for reeling Yankees OAKLAND, Calif. — Imagine the embarrassment, showing up for the party of the summer with your ascot smudged, your monocle cracked and your white pants sporting a red-wine stain the size of an iguana. Welcome to life as a Yankee right now. This weekend’s “World Series preview” at Dodger Stadium, star...
10:00 2019-08-23

Yankees don’t want Red Sox’s uphill climb to get easier It must feel like requiring two tanks of gas to complete your journey when your competitors require only one. Or needing two cans of Red Bull. When you stagger out of the gate, fully righting yourself constitutes a very difficult task. The Red Sox, who arrived at Yankee Stadium on Thursday as rain p...
10:52 2019-05-31

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unveiled a preview of Alexa Conversations. Found in Ama...
23:26 2019-06-15

The best iPhone 7 Plus deals and UK contracts in August 2019 This plus sized iPhone from Apple was launched alongside the iPhone 7 in September 2016. Until the iPhone X landed, we thought it was the best iPhone on the market, with big improvements on the camera and battery fronts from previous large-screen iPhones.If you're looking for a big screen iPhon...
23:00 2019-08-05

US manufacturing sector contracts for first time in nearly 10 years U.S. manufacturing contracted in August for the first time in nearly a decade, the most recent indicator of the effect President Trump’s protracted trade war with China is having on the economy....
20:26 2019-08-22

US Formalises Ban On Government Contracts To China's Huawei, Others The US administration unveiled rules Wednesday formally banning technology giant Huawei and other Chinese firms from government contracts, in the latest move in an escalating trade war....
05:26 2019-08-08

The best iPhone 7 Plus deals and UK contracts in September 2019 This plus sized iPhone from Apple was launched alongside the iPhone 7 in September 2016. Until the iPhone X landed, we thought it was the best iPhone on the market, with big improvements on the camera and battery fronts from previous large-screen iPhones.If you're looking for a big screen iPhon...
17:52 2019-09-02

U.S. manufacturing contracts as trade war with China bites U.S. manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in three years in August, with new orders and hiring declining sharply as trade tensions weighed on business confidence, raising financial market fears of a recession....
23:52 2019-09-03

PCB To End Contracts With Mickey Arthur, Support Staff Pakistan were knocked out in the league stage of World Cup 2019. They had finished fifth in the points table at equal points (11) with New Zealand after the round-robin stage....
18:26 2019-08-07

Lockheed Martin wins two contracts for F-35 upgrades Lockheed Martin won contracts valued at $32.1 million and $12 million for modifications to F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter planes, the Pentagon said....
05:00 2019-08-21

The best iPhone 6S deals and UK contracts in August 2019 When it comes to Apple, there is a clear divide between its top of the line flagship devices with their massive price tags, and Apple's earlier, far more affordable devices with their mid-range specs - the iPhone 6S falls into the latter category.We've had a fair few new iPhones since the ...
16:52 2019-08-27

The best iPhone 8 Plus deals and UK contracts in August 2019 Apple's newer flagships are, well very expensive. So for those wanting to land a phablet sized iPhone at a lower price, iPhone 8 Plus deals could be the ideal way to go. If you want one of the newest large screened Apple smartphones, but the price of the iPhone XS make you feel dizzy, then the ...
19:52 2019-08-20

Mexican Economy Contracts, Testing New Government The Mexican economy contracted in the first quarter from the end of last year, a challenge for the six-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who said he expects economic growth to average 4% during his six-year term....
18:52 2019-05-24

Predicting the NHL's latest 'lottery ticket' contracts After being bought out, players like Kevin Shattenkirk offer serious low-risk/high-reward potential. We rate the latest deals, and grade some from years' past....
18:52 2019-08-07

AI and automation are making office life easier AI and automation have revolutionized the manufacturing sector with robots working alongside humans on factory floors. Now, those same sorts of technologies are beginning to find their way into corporate offices and are rapidly changing the way we co......
22:00 2019-08-02

Donald Trump Says Re-Election Will Be Easier If He Is Impeached US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic lawmakers start impeachment proceedings against......
18:52 2019-06-23

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
22:13 2019-05-22

This New Windows 10 Feature Could Make Your Life a Bit Easier Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders members. Apart from some bug fixes and improvements, it comes with a few hidden features as well....
13:52 2019-06-07

Sonos' IKEA speakers are about to get easier to control If you have one of IKEA's Sonos speakers, you'll be pleased to know that it's about to get easier to control, with the launch of a new accompanying remote that will allow you to adjust the volume and music playback of the Symfonisk lamp or bookshelf speakers. Originally spotted b...
12:52 2019-09-13

Bethesda Wants To Make Fallout 76 Easier For New Players Fallout 76’s world can be a brutal, especially for players just starting out. Hunger, thirst, disease, radiation—there’s no shortage of maladies in Appalachia. In the game’s next big update, Bethesda is determined to dial down the danger, at least early on, so new players can actually spend more tim...
21:13 2019-07-08

Cold Brew Is Even Easier To Make With This $10 Brewer There are many simple, inexpensive ways to make cold brew coffee, like a mason jar and nut milk bag, for example. But a dedicated cold brew maker is generally going to make the process simpler and less messy....
21:00 2019-08-01

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee report shines a welcome spotlight on the epidemic of mobile phone use at the wheel, a request from MPs for tougher enforcement is merely talk until a...
18:26 2019-08-13

Interested in TSA PreCheck? It might soon be cheaper and easier to sign up TSA, trying to boost enrollment in the expedited security program, is studying options including a shorter, cheaper membership and mobile enrollment.       ...
04:52 2019-06-20

How an app made hiking easier – with unintended consequences Guthook Guides’ maps and crowdsourced information have made outdoor adventures far less wildIn March 2012, the Pacific Crest Trail changed for good when Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild, about her 1995 thru-hike of the trail, hit shelves and quickly became a New York Times bestseller. In 2014, Reese Wit...
15:26 2019-07-08

PrEP Made HIV Prevention Easier—and It’s Getting Even Simpler The drug Truvada, or PrEP, has helped drastically reduce new HIV infections, but taking a daily pill can be onerous. Now there might be other options....
20:13 2019-07-31

Do Easier Versions of Pull-ups and Pushups at the Playground If it’s been a long time since you could clamber across the monkey bars, playgrounds might seem like they don’t offer many options for upper body workouts. But if you can find some medium-height bars, check out these moves....
01:00 2019-06-08

Slack made it easier to add custom emoji, here’s how Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Using Slack can get a bit tedious when you’re in front of the screen the whole day. That’s why, at TNW, we add custom emojis to slack to make it more fun. We’ve a...
19:00 2019-06-27

Opening a Chick-fil-A is easier than you think. Ready to get in the game? Chick-fil-A will let you get in the game for only $10,000. First of all, applicants have to qualify for the right to become a franchisee.       ...
20:13 2019-07-06

After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets Greece’s new conservative government is confirmed by Parliament, wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead of schedule...
01:26 2019-07-23

Get a Gameboard to Make WoW Classic Marginally Easier World of Warcraft Classic launched last week, bringing all the pain fun and torment joy of the original version of the legendary MMORPG. Which means it’s a lot harder to play than it used to be. Do yourself a favor and make it just the tiniest smidge easier by using a gamepad....
23:26 2019-09-03

New Puerto Rico governor pledges to scrutinize all contracts Puerto Rico’s new governor says her administration will be evaluating all government contracts as anger still simmers across the U.S. territory after corruption and mismanagement of public funds led to the recent ouster of the island’s former leader...
07:13 2019-08-12

PG&E negotiates price cuts on five solar, battery contracts PG&E Corp on Thursday told a U.S. bankruptcy judge that it had reached agreements to cut prices by at least 10% on five power contracts, according to court papers....
02:39 2019-08-02

Lockheed awarded $1.1B in contracts for F-16 work for Slovakia, Iraq Lockheed Martin was awarded $1.1 billion in two separate contracts Wednesday for production and support of F-16 aircraft for Slovakia, and F-16 support and establishment of a training detachment at Balad Air Base, Iraq....
22:00 2019-08-01

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
23:39 2019-06-14

New York mulls ending ban on paid surrogacy contracts ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Legislature could soon repeal a longstanding ban on paid surrogacy contracts, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of another person or couple. New York and Michigan are now the only two states that expressly forbid surrogacy contracts, forcing ...
19:52 2019-05-29

Jerry Jones: Amari, Zeke and Dak contracts 'will happen' Speaking after a Dallas Cowboys intersquad scrimmage Sunday, owner Jerry Jones said new contracts for quarterback Dak Prescott, running Ezekiel Elliott and wide receiver Amari Cooper will get done....
23:00 2019-08-05

CBOE March Volume Averages 4.5 Million Contracts/Day March 2010 ADV: Down 8% from March 2009, up 7% from February 2010 First-Quarter 2010: CBOE Volume Up 2% CHICAGO, April 1, 2010 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported average daily volume (ADV) of 4.5 million contracts in March for a mo......
10:26 2019-05-22

LA Rams sign all 8 draft picks to initial contracts THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams’ eight draft picks have signed their rookie contracts. The Rams announced the deals Friday. The NFC champions didn’t make a first-round selection for the third straight year. Their second-round pick, Washington safety Taylor Rapp, was the...
23:01 2019-06-07

Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
19:13 2019-06-27

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts As was expected, Google is appealing a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense advertising business. Antitrust officials found that, in contracts with major sites between 2006 and 2016,......
18:13 2019-06-05

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in power-purchase agreements....
15:39 2019-06-08

VIX Futures Set New Single-Day Volume Record Today: 302,278 Contracts CHICAGO, IL - February 25, 2013 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures set an all-time single-day volume record of 302,278 contracts (estimated)....
06:39 2019-05-22

Vix Futures Set Another New Single-Day Volume Record Today: 221,323 Contracts CHICAGO, IL - January 2, 2013 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures set a new single-day volume record of 221,323 contracts (estimated), the second consecutive daily VIX futures record this week. Today's daily record eclipsed the pre...
06:39 2019-05-22

Huawei touts more than 50 contracts for 5G as US pressure continues to mount The latest announcement from Huawei puts it ahead of its closest competitors Nokia and Ericsson, according to their latest publicly released contract numbers....
11:52 2019-09-03

VIX Futures Open Interest Hits New Record: Over 280,000 Contracts CHICAGO, March 6, 2012 - CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that open interest in CBOE Volatility Index (VIX index) futures reached new all-time highs on Monday, March 5 and Thursday, March 1. On March 5, open interest hit 282,314 contracts, exceeding a 256,870-contract record on March...
08:26 2019-05-22

Mexican president says Canadian pipeline contracts were ‘abusive’ The Canadian ambassador to Mexico wrote on Twitter Wednesday that the Mexican government appears "not to wish to respect natural gas pipeline contracts."...
21:26 2019-06-27

Two Tucson Roadrunners sign 2-way contracts with Arizona Coyotes TUCSON – The Arizona Coyotes signed forwards Michael Bunting and Hudson Fasching to two-year, two-way contracts. The two-way contract status allows them to be assigned to Tucson and recalled by Arizona without having to go through the waiver process. Here’s more from Friday’s sport...
11:39 2019-07-06

Saudi Women Use Wedding Contracts To Assert Right To Drive Saudi salesman Majd had just begun his wedding preparations when his fiancee sought to enshrine in their marriage contract a condition already guaranteed by law -- her right to drive....
05:26 2019-06-24

New material could make it easier to remove colon polyps More than 15 million colonoscopies are performed in the United States every year, and in at least 20 percent of those, gastroenterologists end up removing precancerous growths from the colon. Eliminating these early-stage lesions, known as polyps, is the best way to prevent colon cancer from develop...
17:52 2019-07-31

Apple Is Making it Easier to Get Your iPhone Fixed — But There’s a Catch (NEW YORK) — There may soon be more places to get an Apple-sanctioned fix for a cracked iPhone screen. Apple said Thursday that it will sell tools and parts to independent phone-repair shops in the U.S. and later in other countries. Repairs at these shops, though, will be limited to iPhones al...
22:52 2019-08-29

This $15 Accessory Made Carrying My Bike Up Four Floors So Much Easier One of the true joys of living in Brooklyn is taking my bike for a few laps around Prospect Park. Sadly, hoisting my 25 lb. Priority Bike on my shoulder and up four floors makes a chore out of what should be a relaxing activity....
06:00 2019-05-22

10 clever kitchen gadgets that make cooking easier These simple products will act as your personal sous chef so you can get to “bon appetit” more quickly.       ...
22:39 2019-08-08

Google Maps is getting smarter and making your commute easier Public transit is so prevalent in New York City that I can almost always reach my destination without having to leave the subway. At worst, I have to hop on a bus for the last leg of my journey. But even in NYC, and more often in cities where public transit isn’t quite as ubiquitous, there&rsq...
21:39 2019-08-28

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from being......
16:52 2019-06-17

Colombia's fight against rebels would be easier without Maduro: minister There is "no doubt" it would be easier to combat Colombia's rebel groups if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were no longer in power, Colombia's foreign minister said, amid accusations that Caracas is providing the groups with shelter....
17:52 2019-08-31

Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app I loved the iPod. Hell, I think it’s the greatest gadget ever. And while I’d love for Apple to release a new version, it’s never going to happen. So, I’m stuck listening to my MP3s on my iPhone‘s Music app. Generally, this isn’t too bad. The thing is, it lacks a pretty basic feature, one that exists...
01:39 2019-08-23

House resolution would make it easier to enforce subpoenas WASHINGTON (AP) — A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue members of President Donald Trump’s administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas. The House resolution being considered Tuesday would authorize lawsuits agai...
06:52 2019-06-11

Google is making it easier than ever to keep track of your tabs in Chrome If you’ve ever opened more than a few tabs while browsing the internet on Chrome, you know how easy it is to lose track of them all. By the time you get to 10 or 12 tabs, all you can really see is the small, square icon representing the website, which can make it a chore to quickly sort throug...
11:00 2019-09-21

Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier Class-action settlements don't usually amount to much, maybe a few bucks. But occasionally, they can be very profitable. See if you are owed any money       ...
00:26 2019-09-17

20 things people are using to make travel easier in 2019 Hate traveling? Things like backup batteries, neck pillows, and good headphones can help make the journey more enjoyable.       ...
19:00 2019-08-20

Life on the Road Gets Easier as Truckers Adopt Technology Trucking, logistics and supply-chain operators are taking the digital tools used to automate repetitive tasks around the office and using them in the cabs of long-haul trucks....
16:26 2019-06-05

Apple needs to make it easier to update older iPhones A UK watchdog has forced Apple to be more open with customers about the impact updates will have on iPhone performance. But this highlights a problem with the way Apple – and other device manufacturers – are now pushing updates to users....
15:39 2019-05-23

Apple’s iOS 13 update will make FaceTime eye contact way easier Apple has added a feature called ‘FaceTime Attention Correction’ to the latest iOS 13 Developer beta, and it looks like it could make a big difference when it comes to actually making FaceTime calls feel even more like talking to someone in person. The feature, spotted in the third beta...
18:39 2019-07-03

It's now easier than ever for US small businesses to go bankrupt | Gene Marks Reorganizing under chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code has been too onerous and expensive a task – but the Small Business Reorganization Act provides reliefWith the economy relatively strong and most small businesses doing pretty well, this may not seem like the most opportune time to be thinking of b...
14:26 2019-09-08

Classic Blade Runner Game Is About To Get A Lot Easier To Play Westwood’s Blade Runner point-and-click adventure from 1997 isn’t just a fantastic game in its own right, it’s also one of—if not the—finest adaptations in video game history. If you haven’t played it, maybe now’s a good time to start....
03:00 2019-06-18

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a......
00:26 2019-06-21

Reporting on the Retirees Making Migrants’ Journeys a Little Easier Immigration-enforcement agencies have come to rely on nonprofits and their army of volunteers to help send migrants on their way. In Tucson, I met a few....
11:52 2019-05-29

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manufacturer overlays that take a completely different...
14:52 2019-06-07

Newly recognised form of dementia could now be easier to diagnose Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE) is distinct from Alzheimer’s disease and tends to affect people near the end of their lives...
15:52 2019-05-21

Upgrading to iPhone 11 will be easier than ever with the new data migration feature in iOS 12.4 The iPhone 11 series will hit stores in about two months, and plenty of people will buy the newest iPhone, many of them upgrading from older models. As always with hardware upgrades, the first thing you have to do after you’ve set up the new phone is to restore all the data from your old one, ...
13:13 2019-07-23

Google is going to make it even easier to access the Pixel’s best feature If there’s one feature that defines the Pixel 3 (and all of Google’s Pixel phones, for that matter), it has got to be Night Sight — a camera mode that allows for stunning low-light photography. Google has been raising the bar for smartphone photography for years, but no feature has...
05:39 2019-07-05

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier to recycle Crisp packets are currently hard to recycle, but a new material made of extremely thin sheets of plastic could make them more environmentally friendly...
17:26 2019-06-11

Tired of Google following you? It is now easier to clear location data New functionality automatically deletes history of places users have visitedIt is now slightly easier to opt out of Google’s panopticon, with the introduction of new controls from the search engine to automatically clear your data after a set period of time.By default, Google saves a permanent histo...
19:00 2019-06-27

Amazon could soon make it much easier to leave an online rating If you never get around to leaving ratings for the stuff you've bought online, Amazon has an idea for you: star ratings that can be left in a single tap on your phone.The speedy review system is being tested at the moment with a select group of users, TechCrunch reports, and might eventually ge...
11:39 2019-09-15

These Robotic Shorts Make Walking and Running Easier Exosuits—wearable robotic technologies that enhance our physical abilities—are slowly but steadily leaving the world of comic books and becoming a practical reality. This week, scientists introduced an exosuit that seems to reach a new milestone, helping users both walk and run with less effort.Read...
13:26 2019-08-16

Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the beta version of Chrome 76, which was officially released a day ago, makes a subtle tweak that may not be welcomed by publishers like The New York Times, ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Report: Warriors plan to offer max contracts to Durant, Thompson The Golden State Warriors plan to offer five-year max contracts to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, despite significant injuries to both players, according to a report....
01:26 2019-06-15

Chelsea open talks with Abraham and Tomori over new five-year contracts • Move signals faith in young players under Frank Lampard• Barkley vows to step up again despite costly penalty missChelsea have opened talks with Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori over new five-year deals, signalling their determination to continue building for the future under Frank Lampard.Abraham ...
17:00 2019-09-18

Mexico Reaches Deal With Pipeline Operators on Gas Delivery Contracts Mexico’s president announced a deal to end a standoff with several natural-gas pipeline operators over contract prices, allowing them to avoid international arbitration and begin increasing gas deliveries across the country....
22:00 2019-08-27

ConocoPhillips updates East Timor contracts for Bayu Undan gas Liquefied natural gas producer ConocoPhillips announced new production sharing contracts with East Timor for the ageing Bayu Undan gas field on Saturday, following the implementation of a new maritime border with Australia....
04:39 2019-08-31

College football guarantee-game contracts: They cover much more than the money Mostly, college football guarantee-game contracts are about the money. However, plenty of other details matter. Here are the quirkiest ones this year.       ...
18:00 2019-08-29

'Rushed and risky' no-deal Brexit ferry contracts cost £85m A report by MPs has hit out at government preparations for a no-deal Brexit, saying cancelled contracts for ferry freight capacity were "rushed and risky" and cost taxpayers £85m....
13:13 2019-07-10

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High Of Nearly 450,000 Contracts For Second Straight Day CHICAGO, IL -- January 14, 2013 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) reached a new all-time high for the second consecutive day. Open interest stood at 449,816 contracts this morning, surpassing the previous ...
06:39 2019-05-22

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, said Frid...
08:52 2019-05-31

O2 now offers Apple Watch contracts with six months free airtime Previously an exclusive to EE and Vodafone in the UK, you can now buy the LTE version Apple Watch as part of a contract with O2.From today, O2 will be selling both the Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple Watch Series 4. Each will be the LTE variants, and there's no sign of the network selling the st...
09:39 2019-06-14

Loot-Starved Black Ops 4 Players Finally Get A 'Contracts' Mode Players finally have a better way to earn more rewards in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, besides the game’s unfavorable microtransactions system. This week’s update marks the introduction of Contracts on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC....
02:26 2019-06-28

Atlanta Falcons restructuring contracts to help with Julio Jones deal The Atlanta Falcons are restructuring two contracts to free up additional salary-cap space for a potential contract extension with star wide receiver Julio Jones....
13:39 2019-09-05

KPMG nabs $24.5M in contracts for Marine Corps audit prep Three contracts totaling $24.5 million were awarded to KPMG for U.S. Marine Corps audit support, the Pentagon said, to focus on "Acquire to Retire," "Plan to Stock," "Procure to Pay" and "Order to Cash" business areas....
22:26 2019-09-11

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Northrop......
02:39 2019-05-23

Google employees refuse to be ‘complicit’ in any contracts with border control, ICE More than 600 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for US Customs and Border Protection....
23:52 2019-08-16

CBOE Holdings Reports August Volume Of Over 100 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) totaled 101.72 million contracts...
04:52 2019-05-22

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts NASA handed out new contracts to 10 companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to help send people back to the moon by 2024 -- and to Mars afterward....
21:39 2019-07-31

Chainlink launches Mainnet to get data in and out of Ethereum smart contracts Smart contracts promise to take execution of processes and agreements to the Ethereum global computer. There's just one problem: Smart contracts can't talk to the rest of the world. Chainlink wants to solve this, starting today....
22:26 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
19:26 2019-06-27

VW retains access to U.S. public sector contracts, agrees to second monitor at HQ Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States following its emissions scandal but will install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, a spokesman for the carmaker said on Monday....
17:00 2019-09-02

New York awards offshore wind contracts to Equinor, Orsted New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway's Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark's Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource, a key milestone in Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitious plan to slash the state's greenhouse gas emissions....
22:00 2019-07-18

Jerry Jones, On Unresolved Player Contracts: I Have Seen The Hot, Spurting Blood Cowboys owner Jerry Jones talked to Jon Machota of The Athletic Tuesday at Cowboys training camp, where the conversation naturally made its way around to the uncertain contract statuses of quarterback Dak Prescott, wide receiver Amari Cooper, and holdout running back Ezekiel Elliott. Suffice to say,...
08:13 2019-08-14

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
18:39 2019-06-01

5 Seconds of Summer Drops New Video "Easier" and the Internet Cannot Handle It Even in the dark, 5 Seconds of Summer looks so perfect. The Aussie band--made up of Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Ashton Irwin--dropped their latest single and music......
22:13 2019-05-23

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google Assistant to make it easier to get a meal delivered to your home, office or even a hotel room. These apps will now work with delivery services like Do...
21:13 2019-05-23

Michigan agrees to make it easier for college students to vote A settlement between the secretary of state and College Democrats will change the enforcement of a 20-year-old law that made it harder for students to vote while at school....
03:13 2019-06-06

New BenQ monitors feature an 'ePaper' mode for easier reading BenQ has launched new monitors with an "ePaper" mode aimed to make reading text easier for some users, Liliputing reports.BenQ has been considering the eyes of gamers and general users for years, with Low Blue Light modes in its monitors dating back some time. We saw the BenQ EW2440 offering an almo...
01:52 2019-06-18

Cybersecurity firm says Huawei’s telecom equipment is easier to hack Another day, another shot fired in the ongoing war between the US and all things Huawei. The Wall Street Journal is out with a new story today focused on research blasting Huawei telecom equipment as more vulnerable to being hacked than equipment from its rivals — a report that the White House...
18:52 2019-06-27

Apple could make iCloud sign-ins easier with Face ID and Touch ID Signing into the iCloud website may soon get a lot simpler from an iPhone, iPad or Mac browser, with Apple working on bringing biometric login support to the service in iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina. macOS Catalina public beta is now available to downloadHow to get iOS 13 public betaiPadOS: publ...
07:13 2019-07-08

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, hackers are more and more interested in gaining access to Instagram properties. A process of recovering access to a hacked account does exist but doesn&r...
15:26 2019-06-17

Vacation ground transportation has never been easier ⁠— or more confusing To figure out ground transportation on vacation, you have to do a little math, take into account the places you're visiting, and be open to new ideas.       ...
19:52 2019-06-21

Amazon's New Kindle Oasis: Easier on the Eyes, Still a Pain in the Wallet No one needs a $250 ereader, but the Kindle Oasis is often good enough that you can convince yourself otherwise. Its display and backlight are better than average, and its asymmetrical design is purpose-constructed for the avid reader. Though it’s got its detractors, I’ve always liked it. I read a l...
16:26 2019-07-24

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account -- and make it harder for thieves to get away with......
07:00 2019-06-17

Fortnite Developers Say They'll Make The New Rubber Duck Challenge Easier Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer event includes daily challenges for rewards. A recent challenge for day 13 of 14 involves searching for a tiny rubber duck in a corner of the game’s map. Yesterday, developer Epic announced they’ll be adjusting the challenge because it’s too hard....
00:13 2019-07-09

Google Pixel 3 Night Sight camera mode is about to be even easier to use The Google Pixel 3 family of handsets are some of the best camera phones we've seen, and an upcoming update could make them even better.According to 9to5Google, the version 6.3 of the Google Camera app on the handsets will see its impressive Night Sight mode featured more prominently within the...
13:26 2019-07-05

Cuomo signs law making it easier to prosecute rape cases Joined by Academy Award-winning actresses Mira Sorvino and Julianne Moore, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that extends the time period to bring criminal and civil cases for rape and other sex crimes. Prosecutions could be brought for rape and sex crimes in the second degree within 20 y...
08:26 2019-09-19

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft paywalls....
16:13 2019-06-14

Twitter is making it easier for users to follow curated topics Twitter is coming up with new ideas to improve the microblogging site, with tests currently underway for letting users follow specific topics so they can easily access content they’re interested in. It will work exactly how the social site lets users follow specific people (or accounts) ...
03:26 2019-08-14

North Korea unlikely to mourn 'war maniac' Bolton, but U.S. task no easier Among those unlikely to be mourning John Bolton's departure as U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser are officials in North Korea who have denounced him as a "war maniac" and "human scum" for his attempts to end Pyongyang's nuclear program....
01:00 2019-09-11

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with their dad, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), and new girlfriend Jackie (Becki Newton). Sure, Diane (Molly Shannon)’s husband, Nick (Tracy Letts), had been...
05:39 2019-06-13

Divorce is hard. These 7 apps can make coordinating and communicating with your ex easier If you're facing the end of marriage and beginning of divorce, these 7 apps can help with legal issues, sharing custody and getting over the sting.       ...
15:13 2019-07-24

GMC Packs The Sierra Full Of Cameras To Make Towing So Much Easier The new GMC Sierra has 15 different camera views available to help you see out, behind, above, around, and behind any cargo you might have in the bed, or trailer you might be towing. This afternoon I hopped into the driver’s seat and tested out a few different towing options, including the new 2020 ...
08:00 2019-08-23

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

Brazil to make it easier to deport its nationals from the U.S. after Trump pressure Brazil's ambassador in Washington told reporters during that visit that illegal Brazilian immigrants were "a problem for Brazil, an embarrassment to us." ...
19:26 2019-08-26

Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier Class-action settlements don't usually amount to much, maybe a few bucks. But occasionally, they can be very profitable. See if you are owed any money       ...
10:00 2019-09-06

Sokratis: Arsenal will find Liverpool easier to defend against than Burnley Sokratis Papastathopoulos believes Arsenal may find it easier to defend against Liverpool than Burnley after coming through a physical encounter against Sean Dyche's side....
13:52 2019-08-19

Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
20:39 2019-05-21

Feds aim to make it easier to apply for Canada Child Benefit The decision to simplify the application form comes after the minister in charge was briefed about mounting concerns that eligibility rules and the application itself may be barriers for some "at-risk" families....
20:26 2019-07-19

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY — The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential primary — three years after Bernie Sanders slammed the state’s onerous election rules. Un...
10:39 2019-05-23

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has announced new voice commands that will give users more control over their recordings.  New Amazon patent could mean Alexa really is always listen...
05:39 2019-05-30

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wednesday....
07:39 2019-05-30

Pound hits two-year low after UK economy contracts in second quarter – business live GDP shrank by 0.2% in the second quarter amid manufacturing slumpRecession fears grow as UK economy shrinks on back of Brexit chaosSchoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices1MDB: Malaysia files charges against 17 current and ex-Goldman Sachs bosses 1.33pm BST Summer is c...
14:52 2019-08-09

NASCAR's Kurt Busch says changing tracks, TV contracts could boost ratings "Do something different, do something fun, but we're kind of boxed in with some of the TV contracts and the track ownership portion of our sport," Kurt Busch says....
05:52 2019-08-30

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by the Labour party, addressing energy use, greenhou...
15:13 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-VW retains access to U.S. public sector contracts, agrees to second monitor at HQ Volkswagen will not be excluded from public sector contracts in the United States following its emissions scandal but will install a second U.S. monitor at its German headquarters, a spokesman for the carmaker said on Monday....
16:13 2019-09-02

Indianapolis Colts' Jacoby Brissett explains why he negotiates his contracts without agent Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett agreed to a two-year, $30 million contract extension with the team earlier this week and negotiated the deal without an agent....
22:39 2019-09-05

Man contracts flesh-eating bacterial infection after dipping toes in water WARNING: Graphic content A Texas man said “he’ll never be the same” after he contracted a potentially deadly bacterial infection from dipping his toes in the water. Adam Perez, who reportedly was homeless prior to the infection, said that so far he has required several surgeries and has lost most of...
22:52 2019-06-13

Apple ends contracts for hundreds of workers hired to listen to Siri At least 300 contractors in Europe sent home after ‘grading’ project suspendedHundreds of Apple workers across Europe who were employed to check Siri recordings for errors have lost their jobs after the company announced it was suspending the programme earlier this month.More than 300 employees have...
14:52 2019-08-28

Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agreements if it chooses to while in bankruptcy....
19:52 2019-06-14

Brexit hazard warning lights: UK economy contracts for first time since 2012 The British economy shrank unexpectedly for the first time since 2012 in the second quarter, dragged down by a slump in manufacturing just as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to leave the European Union with or without a divorce deal....
14:52 2019-08-09

Sikorsky nets contracts worth $28.8M for King Stallion helicopter work Sikorsky received two contracts valued at $28.8 million for CH-53K King Stallion work, including replacement of computer systems on production aircraft and non-recurring work to support low-rate initial production....
21:26 2019-07-03

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
20:52 2019-05-23

Cboe Bitcoin Futures (XBT) Close First Day of Trading; Post Volume of More Than 4,000 Contracts CHICAGO – December 11, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) traded a reported 4,127 contracts in their first day of trading. XBT futures debuted Sunday, December 10, at 5:00 p.m...
21:52 2019-05-21

VIX Index Options Set New Single-Day Volume Record: More Than 1.2 Million Contracts Traded CHICAGO, September 11, 2012 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that CBOE Volatility Index options (VIX) established a new single-day volume record as a reported 1,221,403 VIX Index options contracts changed hands. Today's record exceeds the previous record of 1,169,892 contract...
06:39 2019-05-22

Germany cancels road toll contracts with companies after EU court ruling Germany has canceled its contracts with the companies charged with setting up a highway toll system for cars, a Transport Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday after the EU's highest court ruled that the plan breached European Union law....
12:13 2019-06-19

Elon Musk's SpaceX Sues US Air Force Over Rocket-Building Contracts Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the US Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be......
06:52 2019-05-23

Long contracts, big pay-offs: Premier League remains a manager's market Rafa Benítez running down his Newcastle contract is a rarity in the Premier League, with managers still being offered long-term deals in an era of high turnoverRafael Benítez’s departure from Newcastle United may not have been amicable, but it represented a relative Premier League rarity – a manager...
15:39 2019-06-30

MOST ACTIVE MAY EVER: CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUMEOF 5.0 MILLION CONTRACTS UP 22% FROM YEAR AGO Chicago, June 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that daily trading volume in May averaged five million contracts, up 22 percent compared to average daily volume (ADV) of 4.1 million contracts in May 2008 and down one percent from April 2009.During its most active Ma...
13:26 2019-05-22

Florida student contracts flesh-eating bacteria on spring break A Florida college student on spring break contracted a rare flesh-eating bacteria while spending time on a river, according to a report. While swimming, Daniel Lively scraped his calf on a nail while on a dock of St. Johns River in March during his spring break, news station WFTV reported. “I ...
22:13 2019-08-01

Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim in river A young Texas girl is fighting for her life after she was infected with a deadly brain-eating amoeba following a day spent swimming in a river, according to reports....
05:52 2019-09-16

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday....
23:52 2019-05-22

Massachusetts girl, 5, contracts deadly EEE virus, in critical condition: report Two additional cases of the potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus have been confirmed in Massachusetts, one of which was reportedly confirmed in a 5 -year-old girl. ...
20:26 2019-09-09

Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA 'Anthony Joshua can stand on a street corner here, he can't do that in the UK,' says his trainer Robert McCracken The post Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA appeared first on Boxing News....
00:13 2019-05-31

Waze's New Toll Calculator Could Make It Easier to Plan Your Next Road Trip Right now, it’s peak road trip season. And while that means there’s a lot of things to consider when planning your next vacation like the price of gas, lodging, and food, Waze has a new feature that could help make budgeting for your next adventure slightly less of a headache.Read more......
21:52 2019-07-15

Disappointing jobs numbers may make it easier for Trump to get interest rate cut This is not going to make President Trump happy. But it might make it easier for him to get an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve. The Bureau of Labor Statistics Wednesday said there were actually 20 percent fewer jobs created in a one-year period that ended earlier this year than the govern...
05:00 2019-08-22

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
23:39 2019-06-11

Hidden gestures you didn’t know about make switching Google accounts so much easier Many people who use Google services have more than one account, which means they always have to pay attention and use certain apps with specific accounts. The easiest example is using Gmail for work. If the company you work for gives you a Gmail-based email account, then you probably switch between ...
19:52 2019-08-16

The Tula Baby Carrier Made My Mom-Life a Million Times Easier I’ll say it straight up. I spent so much time researching strollers while I was pregnant that I paid zero attention to baby carriers. I was sure it was not for me. “I don’t want to wear my baby after carrying it for nine months in my belly” was my (deeply flawed) logic....
02:26 2019-07-13

Fitbit app updated: Redesigned for greater personalization and easier access to tools With the recent launch of new wearables in March, Fitbit has been working on a smartphone app redesign to help users personalize their experience while improving access to tools in the app....
17:00 2019-06-28

New state programs, like California's, make it easier for workers to save for retirement Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save for their future....
22:26 2019-08-04

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

Sen. Martha McSally introduces legislation to make air travel with babies easier PHOENIX — We all know flying can be stressful enough, but if you’re a parent of a baby, it can be even harder, lugging around breast milk, baby formula or whatever nursing things you need. For traveling parents, what makes it even more frustrating is that not every security lane works the same durin...
17:52 2019-08-16

World Cup: It doesn't get any easier as No. 3 England awaits USWNT in semifinals England's Ellen White is tied for most goals in the World Cup with five; defense has allowed only one goal - in the tournament opener       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
03:13 2019-05-22

CBOE to Relaunch Credit Event Binary Options (CEBOs) Contracts on March 8 CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Tuesday, March 8, the Exchange will begin trading newly-designed Credit Event Binary Options (CEBOs) contracts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100707/CBOELOGO-a) Credit Event Bin...
10:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings 2010 Daily Trading Volume Averages 4.5 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today reported that 2010 trading volume exceeded one billion contracts for the third consecutive year. Trading volume on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), the company's new alternative mark...
10:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Mexico expects to save $4.5 bln after pushing firms to rework pipeline contracts Mexico said on Tuesday it had struck a deal with a group of companies to renegotiate the terms of natural gas pipeline contracts signed under the previous administration that will eventually save the government $4.5 billion....
19:13 2019-08-27

Man Utd make new contracts for Mason Greenwood, Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard a priority Mason Greenwood and Jesse Lingard are in line for new contracts at Manchester United, who will also try to convince Paul Pogba to commit his future to Old Trafford....
21:39 2019-09-18

CBOE OPTIONS ON SPDR® GOLD TRUST (GLD) VOLUME HITS RECORD: 128,500 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, July 14, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today hit a record daily trading volume of 128,523 contracts in options on the SPDR Gold Trust (CBOE ticker symbol: GLD), topping the 92,987 contract traded on July 11. The contract was introduced six weeks ago, on June 2.......
14:13 2019-05-22

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Futures Single-Day Volume Exceeds 100,000 Contracts for First Time CHICAGO, June 16, 2011 - CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) announced today that trading volume in futures based on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) established a new single-day record of 101,200 contracts on Thursday. Today's record marked the first time VIX futures volume has exceeded 100,000 ...
08:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agreements if it chooses to while in bankruptcy....
19:52 2019-06-14

Florida boat captain contracts bacterial infection in wound after fishing with grandson His family quickly recognized the severity of his symptoms and rushed him to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with Vibrio vulnificus and has been receiving treatment since July 23....
22:26 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Aramco awards $18 bln in contracts to boost capacity at Marjan, Berri oilfields Saudi Aramco has awarded 34 contracts with a total value of $18 billion for engineering, procurement and construction projects at its Marjan and Berri oilfields, the company said....
17:00 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico’s new governor vows to evaluate contracts as corruption scandal simmers In one of her first moves as governor, she suspended a pending contract that is part of the program to rebuild and strengthen the island's power grid....
15:13 2019-08-12

Jofra Archer and Rory Burns handed England cricket central contracts • Archer handed deal in both Test and limited-overs cricket• Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid lose Test central contractsJofra Archer’s instrumental performances for England in the World Cup and Ashes have led to the paceman being awarded Test and white-ball central contracts for the first time.Archer foll...
14:52 2019-09-20

Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria during beach trip with family, dies 48 hours later A Florida woman has been warning people on Facebook about a flesh-eating bacteria that her father contracted while swimming — which took his life less than 48 hours later. “Flesh Eating Bacteria sounds like an urban legend,” said Cheryl Bennett Wiygul, of Niceville, in a post Wedne...
07:00 2019-07-13

Can't wait for that delivery? Amazon, Rite Aid team up to make it easier to get packages Amazon shoppers can pick up their packages at more than one hundred Rite Aid stores, starting Thursday. The service will expand to more than 1,500.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Pelosi Backs Passing Laws to Make It Easier to Indict Tru ..., Uhm, Any Sitting President House Speaker Nancy Pelosi remains on the fence about impeaching the current occupant of the Oval Office, but she says Congress should make it clear that bringing criminal charges against a crooked commander in chief is absolutely lawful....
01:13 2019-09-22

New Yorkers are trying to cancel their Equinox memberships over Trump. A city councilman wants to make that easier. In light of Equinox gym members looking to cancel their memberships over the chain's owner fundraising for President Donald Trump, a New York City council member wants to make it easier to cancel gym memberships....
18:00 2019-08-11

Snapchat launches new tools for developers, making AR filter creation easier for beginners Snapchat says its new templates are created to "expand the creative process for anyone at any skill level" including make-up artists and students.       ...
20:00 2019-08-27

United Airlines' new tool helps making your connecting flight easier United Airlines launched ConnectionSaver at two of the airline's busiest hubs and plans to expand to other airports in the future.       ...
22:26 2019-06-12

Ocasio-Cortez wants to make it easier to study magic mushrooms, other psychedelic drugs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., filed legislation on Friday to make it easier for researchers to study the therapeutic and medical benefits of certain psychedelic drugs such as magic mushrooms amid a growing national shift in attitudes towards the substances....
18:00 2019-06-09

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infection, death A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, announced this week. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Pemex to open bidding process for public-private contracts -minister Mexican state-oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos, known as Pemex, is exploring 15 so-called integrated exploration and extraction contracts (CSIEE), a type of public-private partnership, Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-09-10

Exclusive: Banned Russian athletics coach wins state contracts for sports facility Russian race walking coach Viktor Chegin, who was banned for life for doping in 2016, has won state contracts to provide security at a sports venue where he was formerly head coach, procurement documents and tax records show....
15:00 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-New York awards offshore wind contracts as governor signs climate bill New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway's Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark's Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource, procuring more of the renewable power than it had planned as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions....
22:00 2019-07-18

CBOE OPTIONS ON SPDR GOLD TRUST (GLD) VOLUME HITS NEW DAILY RECORD:188,841 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) yesterday recorded a record daily trading volume of 188,841 contracts in options on the SPDR Gold Trust (CBOE ticker symbol: GLD), topping the previous high of 139,786 contracts traded on July 15. The contract was introduced just tw...
13:26 2019-05-22

Navy awards contracts for work on Stethem, Decatur, Stockdale guided-missile destroyers The U.S. Navy awarded contracts to BAE Systems and General Dynamics for dry-dock maintenance, modernization and repairs on the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Stethem, USS Decatur and USS Stockdale....
19:00 2019-09-18

May Is Second-Busiest Month All-Time at CBOE Futures Exchange as Volume Nearly Reaches One Million Contracts CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that trading volume during May 2011 totaled 994,608 contracts, which ranks as the second busiest month all-time to-date at CFE. May 2011 volume exceeded the 481,650 contracts traded in May 2010 by 107 percent...
08:26 2019-05-22

CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) OPTIONS VOLUME HITS NEW DAILY RECORD - MORE THAN 700,000 CONTRACTS TRADED Chicago, December 3, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that Thursday's daily trading volume in CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) options reached an estimated all-time record of 712,315 contracts. This surpasses the previous daily volume record of 426,661 VIX options contracts trad...
13:26 2019-05-22

Grassley says Pentagon failed to meet demand for info on contracts with FBI informant Stefan Halper The Defense Department missed a top Republican lawmaker's deadline to provide information about an FBI informant who was a source for the bureau's Trump-Russia investigation during the 2016 election cycle....
01:52 2019-08-02

UK government dares Brexit opponents: Change the law or change the government Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Thursday dared lawmakers who want to stop a no-deal Brexit: change the law or change the government if you want to stop Britain leaving the European Union on Oct. 31....
10:00 2019-08-29

CNN ‘making things easier’ for Democrats with odd debate guidelines, Washington Post media critic says CNN’s crummy week continued on Thursday when liberal Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple questioned why the struggling network is “making things easier” for Democrats who plan to participate in the upcoming debate....
17:39 2019-07-12

Trump's racist attacks will make it easier for ‘the Squad’ to recruit more members | Mallaika Jabali Trump hopes his racist attacks will detract the four congresswomen from America’s domestic and foreign policy disastersIt took a while before I felt it: the awareness of being gazed at as a foreign object, American-born yet an alien all the same. I didn’t feel it when my blond neighbor Chris, a thir...
13:13 2019-07-23

Trump officials to make it easier for some illegal immigrants claiming medical emergencies to stay The Trump administration will make it easier for a small portion of seriously ill illegal immigrants hoping to temporarily remain in the country to have their cases heard....
00:52 2019-09-04

Apple is making it easier for developers to create a single app that works on both iPads and Macs (AAPL) Apple Apple is making it easier for developers to bring their iPad apps to Mac computers, the company announced at WWDC 2019. This will blur the lines between mobile devices and computers, making for a more universal and seamless experience between two of the most important pieces of technology i...
00:01 2019-06-04

Long-distance relationships are hard. Touch bracelets, hugging shirts try to make it easier In long-distance relationships, you may need an assist to keep the love alive. Bond Touch bracelets, Friendship Lamps and hugging shirts may help.       ...
20:52 2019-07-16

Huawei Says Mate 30 Series Bootloader Will Be Unlockable, Allowing Easier Access to Google Apps The recently launched Huawei Mate 30 and Mate Pro 30 boast a lot of upgraded hardware including extra cameras and edge to edge, bezel-free screens, but they come with a huge tradeoff: Due to the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China and the associated Commerce Department blacklisting of Huawe...
11:13 2019-09-22

Crime is rising in Mexico City, and gun rentals as cheap as $25 are making life easier for criminals REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Recent reports indicate that a variety of firearms are available for rent in Mexico City, where crime has been on the rise. The rentals do not appear to be widespread, but it is a method of accessing weapons that circumvents the use of gun-tracing to fight violent crime. Visit ...
00:26 2019-06-14

US Open: With Naomi Osaka out, Serena Williams' road to Grand Slam No. 24 gets easier Serena Williams will play Wang Qiang in the quarterfinals Tuesday. The highest-ranked remaining player in the draw is No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina.       ...
01:26 2019-09-03

CBOE Holdings: Daily Trading Volume Averages Record 4.8 Million Options Contracts in 2011 CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced record 2011 options trading volume of 1.20 billion contracts for the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), combined, compared to 1.12 billion contracts in 2010. Average daily volum...
08:26 2019-05-22

CBOE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST TRADING DAY IN ITS HISTORY; Volume Of 9.7 Million Contracts Beats Previous Record CHICAGO, September 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that it experienced the busiest trading day in its 35-year history today as a reported 9,728,519 contracts changed hands.This surpassed the previous record of 9,244,732 contracts set on August 16, 2007. Today's volume ...
13:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, said it was looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move crude by rail, a senior company executive said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-08-01

Trading of Futures on CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Reaches New High, 137,132 Contracts Traded on Thursday is New Single-Day Record CHICAGO, August 4, 2011 - CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) announced today that trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) established a new single-day record on Thursday, August 4. The 137,132 contracts that traded today surpassed the previous single-day record of 104,773 co...
08:26 2019-05-22

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
08:39 2019-07-17

ECB announce England contracts with Jorfa Archer the big winner as Liam Plunkett misses white-ball deal Liam Plunkett, a key member of England's World Cup-winning side, was a surprise absentee as the ECB announced their men's contracts for the next year....
13:00 2019-09-20

Trading Volume Tops One Million Contracts for the First Time at CBOE Futures Exchange, March is Third Consecutive Record Month CHICAGO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that March 2011 was the most active trading month in CFE history as volume surpassed the one-million-contracts milestone for the first time ever. The 1,066,367 contracts that changed hands during March was a...
08:26 2019-05-22

The best Labor Day events in the US If you still haven’t figured out your Labor day Weekend plans, listen up! It’s not too late to figure out something fun to do during the holiday. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
02:13 2019-08-31

The best Labor Day sales you can already get Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
03:13 2019-08-27

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
06:39 2019-05-22

What to watch this Labor Day 2019 Labor Day is here at last — and not everyone has a vacation planned. There’s something to be said for kicking back in front of your TV to relax and do nothing. But with over 500 shows on the air, your options are overwhelming. Here’s a guide for essential viewing. BROADCAST “The Secret Lives of......
03:00 2019-08-31

Women can now use VR to check out during labor Virtual reality can distract from very real pain. VR headsets are being offered to moms-to-be during labor to help distract from the painful experience. The immersive entertainment is “being used during medical procedures and has been shown to be a valid, non-pharmacologic method to treat pain...
02:26 2019-08-10

The best Labor Day sales and deals you can already get Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
02:26 2019-08-28

Hurry, These Labor Day Deals Are Still Available! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
21:13 2019-09-03

You Can (and Should!) Wear White After Labor Day Wake up, sheeple! White happens to be one of the most urbane and refined colors you can wear in the colder months. Here's how to wear white after Labor Day....
15:13 2019-09-02

The Best Labor Day Sales on Men's Clothing We’ve gone ahead and picked out a handful of the finest, flyest labor day sales from J.Crew, Ralph Lauren, Adidas, and more for your shopping pleasure....
01:00 2019-08-30

The best Labor Day sales already happening Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
22:26 2019-08-27

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
13:39 2019-06-12

Happy Labor Day, From Our Laborers To Yours The blogging callouses on the tips of my fingers are throbbing, and that can only mean two things: it’s either time to elect a new Pope, or it’s finally Labor Day....
20:13 2019-09-02

The Best Labor Day Deals EVER…then knock another 15% off THAT! TNW respects your time, so when they assemble four killer products with savings of more than 90 percent off, rest assured it’s the best Labor Day lineup of deals ever. You can even take another 15 percent off your purchase when you enter SAVE15TODAY at checkout. We’d offer you nothing less....
20:39 2019-09-02

Happy Labor Day from The A.V. Club It’s Labor Day in the United States today, the one day out of the year where we collectively come together as a nation to quietly acknowledge that hey, maybe working ourselves to death while living quiet lives of desperation isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. (We also grill.) Given that we here at The...
05:52 2019-09-03

CBOE OCTOBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.6 MILLION CONTRACTS:DOWN 6% YTD, 21% FROM ALL-TIME-RECORD OCTOBER IN 2008 Chicago, November 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during October 2009 averaged 4.6 million contracts per day, a decline of 21 percent from October 2008 when average daily volume (ADV) was 5.8 million contracts.Trading volume in October 2009 tota...
13:26 2019-05-22

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
19:26 2019-07-31

Sweeping changes announced to overdrafts in UK aimed at making going into the red 'easier to manage' Hefty fixed fees charged on unarranged overdrafts are to be banned under a major shake-up of the "dysfunctional" market unveiled by a City watchdog today....
14:13 2019-06-07

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read More...
03:26 2019-07-12

Bengals' Carl Lawson: Packers' Aaron Rodgers easier to sack than most quarterbacks Bengals defensive end Carl Lawson had 2 1/2 of his 9 1/2 career sacks in a 2017 game against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.       ...
02:00 2019-07-10

NHL won't seek early end to labor deal The NHL, satisfied with the current labor situation, announced Friday that it won't reopen the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with its players next year....
05:26 2019-08-31

Wall St. flattens out into Labor Day weekend Gains on Wall Street petered out on Friday, with the Nasdaq index turning negative, as an upbeat mood fueled by signs of upcoming U.S.-China trade talks and solid domestic consumer spending data, waned ahead of a long Labor day weekend....
19:00 2019-08-30

The trendiest US destinations for Labor Day, according to HotelTonight People across the country are traveling for Labor Day. But where might they be going? HotelTonight has the answers.       ...
06:39 2019-08-28

17 things to do in the D.C. area over Labor Day weekend If you're hanging around the area for Labor Day, you have a chance to head to the National Book Festival, a pop-up Legoland and cookouts at local bars....
20:00 2019-08-29

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applicants. Don’t believe me? Just go to LinkedIn and search for “data science” or “machine learning” jobs. ...
15:00 2019-07-21

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
18:39 2019-06-27

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
15:39 2019-07-10

Is the stock market closed on Labor Day? Both the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2 for Labor Day. Foreign and currency markets will be open.       ...
15:26 2019-08-30

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
22:00 2019-06-18

Labor Day plans: Still wondering what to do? These apps can help This Labor Day weekend, why not throw an epic pool party, rent a speedboat, or even go glamping? A handful of new apps go all-in with the sharing economy.       ...
14:00 2019-08-28

It’s 2019. Yes, You Can Wear White After Labor Day. The Amazon is burning, Green Book remains the current Oscar “Best Picture” title holder for another six whole months, and for some reason, we’re still talking about Jeremy Renner (?) and his app (???). The point is: It’s 2019. Nothing matters, and there are no more rules....
11:13 2019-09-12

No trash, recycling collection on Labor Day Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Labor Day. All of City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day Monday through Friday will have their trash and recycling service delayed by one day. The Los Reales Landfill will be open....
23:13 2019-08-23

These Are the Best Labor Day Deals We’ve Found So Far Labor Day means summer is almost over, so sad! But we have something that will definitely cheer you up, Labor Day deals! Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
11:13 2019-09-02

S&P 500 Weeklys Options Establish Consecutive Daily Volume Records At CBOE: Today's estimated SPXW volume totals nearly 750,000 contracts CHICAGO, IL -- January 24, 2014 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) reported that trading volume in S&P 500® Index (SPX) Weeklys options today totaled an estimated 747,616 contracts, an all-time daily volume record. Today's record surpassed -- by 75 percent -- the previous daily ...
04:52 2019-05-22

The best Labor Day mattress deals you can find this year Labor Day is the best time to get a good deal on a new mattress from the likes of Casper, Nectar, Sealy, Helix, Tuft & Needle, and more.       ...
20:26 2019-08-29

U.S. Job Openings Cool in Slowing Labor Market The number of job openings decreased in July from a year earlier for the second consecutive month, underscoring slowing demand for new workers, though opportunities remain plentiful for job seekers....
12:00 2019-09-11

10 Labor Day deals on gadgets, gizmos and goodies Labor Day has basically become synonymous with the end of the summer – which always feels a little bittersweet – but cheer up, because something even better is around the corner: Sales. Sale season is about to be in full swing, so instead of moseying around feeling bummed about summer ending, why no...
00:13 2019-09-02

These are the best and worst times to travel during Labor Day Weekend The excitement of going away for Labor Day Weekend can quickly be shattered by terrible traffic or a packed airport. If you want to avoid these two listen up, these are the best and worst times to travel during the holiday. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.    &...
18:39 2019-08-30

Labor Day brings big crowds to Mount Lemmon TUCSON- Tucsonans are escaping the heat this Labor Day by heading up to Mount Lemmon. Campsites and picnics areas were packed with limited parking spaces. “I want to go exploring and build a little fort out of sticks and play in the water,” 8-year-old Desmond Nelson said. Those that went...
03:00 2019-09-03

How Hurricane Dorian is impacting Labor Day travel That last little bit of summer vacation is likely to be less relaxing than anticipated for travelers spending Labor Day weekend along the United States' Southeast coast....
04:39 2019-09-01

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July 9)        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Labor Day Sales 2019: Your Guide to the Best Deals We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:39 2019-08-28