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The 'woke' NBA is a reminder: corporations put profits before free speech | Bhaskar Sunkara

Rockets GM Daryl Morey might be fired for speaking his mind. That’s the case for workers in every industry in AmericaWorker speaks freely. Employer gets mad at what the worker has to say. Worker gets ...

The 'woke' NBA is a reminder: corporations put profits before free speech | Bhaskar Sunkara

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Give kids free lunch (and breakfast) | Bhaskar Sunkara It’s our collective responsibility to make sure that every child in America is adequately nourished. No child should be paying for food at schoolJust when you thought American capitalism couldn’t get meaner, it started snatching food away from hungry children.The Cherry Hill school district announce...
19:52 2019-09-03

Joe Biden inspires no one — not even his own wife | Bhaskar Sunkara Can we stop pretending that Joe Biden is the inevitable 2020 candidate?Much like Hillary Clinton in 2016, Joe Biden’s Democratic primary campaign has thus far cloaked itself in an aura of inevitability. You might not like Joe Biden. He might say racist or sexist stuff from time to time. His gaffes m...
10:52 2019-08-23

It's Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren v the 'No We Can't' Democrats | Bhaskar Sunkara On Tuesday night, the two progressive candidates presented a vision of what’s possible through politics. Most of their opponents just talked about what wasn’tOne of the most compelling things about Tuesday’s Democratic debate – which featured Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O’...
18:52 2019-07-31

Kamala Harris might be surging — but her record will soon catch up with her | Bhaskar Sunkara A leftward moving party is hungry for change. Just like Joe Biden, Kamala Harris’ past will prove to be a liabilityThe first pair of Democratic presidential primary debates showed how wide open the field is. Former vice-president Joe Biden came in with a comfortable lead, but stumbled during the deb...
19:52 2019-07-15

The Democratic debate was boring. And centrists were to blame | Bhaskar Sunkara Thursday’s debate was a reminder that the equivocating core of the party has not yet been vanquishedThursday’s debate was difficult to get through, kind of like watching season five of a sitcom you used to like. Scenes are dragging on, characters you came to love have grown tiresome, but still you k...
08:26 2019-09-13

Bernie Sanders just made a brilliant defense of democratic socialism | Bhaskar Sunkara In a speech yesterday, the 2020 contender’s message was crystal clear: ‘Political freedom in the absence of economic freedom is not real freedom’In a speech yesterday at George Washington University in Washington DC, the Vermont senator Bernie Sanders brilliantly articulated what he means when he ca...
15:00 2019-06-14

Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working peopleThe 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: disgust his opponents, embolden his base and distr...
12:39 2019-07-20

Democrats have long blamed 'culture' for black poverty. Joe Biden is no exception | Bhaskar Sunkara Both Democrats and Republicans attack black culture, but refuse to enact the redistribution of wealth and power that could end racial inequityThis weekend, Joe Biden was attacked for another bizarre, almost free association, remark. Responding to a question from the moderator Linsey Davis about what...
12:52 2019-09-17

2020 Dems use debate to launch broadsides against corporations, profits Self-proclaimed democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made a name for himself in 2016 by demonizing wealth and corporations, and now several of his Democratic rivals are taking his cue -- launching their own attacks against big business and targeting the "1 percent." ...
20:26 2019-06-27

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the needs of a company’s various constituencies and comes at a time of widening income inequality, rising expectations for corporate behavior and proposals fro...
17:52 2019-08-19

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The group, entitled “Jeunes pour la séparation entre Re...
17:52 2019-07-10

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, consumer products companies and restaurant chains, boosted by spending on high-end products...
02:39 2019-08-02

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
17:39 2019-05-21

The myth of the free speech crisis How overblown fears of censorship have normalised hate speech and silenced minorities. By Nesrine MalikWhen I started writing a column in the Guardian, I would engage with the commenters who made valid points and urge those whose response was getting lost in rage to re-read the piece and return. Com...
19:52 2019-09-03

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
18:39 2019-06-09

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
07:26 2019-05-29

The best free text to speech software 2019 In years gone by, text to speech software was rather expensive, but these days there are excellent text to speech tools available free of charge. We're here to help you find the very best tools that will make converting written documents to audio files as easy as possible.Text to speech softwar...
21:00 2019-06-18

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers findNearly half the world’s people are living in countries where their freedom of speech and right to privacy are being eroded, researchers have found.“Strongman” regimes seek...
10:13 2019-08-08

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
19:01 2019-06-14

Chinese state media slam NBA in free speech row Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a "secessionist pipe dream" as a row escalates over comments by a leading team official in support of protests in Hong Kong....
03:13 2019-10-09

Why China Has the NBA in a Full-Court Press on Free Speech On Oct. 4, Daryl Morey–general manager of the NBA’s Houston Rockets–hit send on a tweet expressing solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. He didn’t do this in an official NBA capacity; his tweet nevertheless set off a firestorm in China, which promptly set off...
15:26 2019-10-10

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria and Argentina; and justice experts dicuss how best...
04:13 2019-05-23

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled Tuesday that because the officers had probable cau...
16:39 2019-05-28

Chinese state media slam U.S. basketball's NBA in free speech row Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a "secessionist pipe dream" in an escalating row over comments by a team official in support of protests in Hong Kong....
04:26 2019-10-09

Silver backs free speech rights of Rockets' Morey Adam Silver said the NBA supports Daryl Morey's freedom of speech, but acknowledged that the Rockets GM's tweet has led to some "fairly dramatic consequences."...
03:26 2019-10-08

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
06:26 2019-06-04

Free speech group: AOC blocking Twitter users is ‘unconstitutional’ A free speech group slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez this week for allegedly blocking users on Twitter because she doesn’t agree with their points of view. Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute sent a letter to the freshman congresswoman on Wednesday calling the practice ...
05:00 2019-08-30

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
22:52 2019-06-06

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
00:26 2019-05-23

Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row Chinese organisers on Wednesday cancelled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a growing row over a tweet by a team official supporting the recent protests in Hong Kong....
17:26 2019-10-09

How the NBA's rift with China laid bare the cost of free speech The world’s premier basketball league has spent decades cultivating the multibillion-dollar Chinese market, but the fallout from a single tweet has threatened to upset it all For Lisa Delpy Neirotti, the surest sign of the National Basketball Association’s booming business in China came during her m...
15:39 2019-10-12

Antifa tries to disrupt ‘Demand Free Speech’ event in DC, reports say Members of Antifa clashed with police Saturday after attempting to disrupt a “Demand Free Speech” rally on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to reports....
09:00 2019-07-07

Chinese fans fume at NBA as fallout from free speech row spreads Basketball followers on mainland China expressed anger at the U.S. National Basketball Association on Wednesday after a fan event in Shanghai was cancel led, amid a row over free speech that has hurt the league's reputation in a key overseas market....
17:26 2019-10-09

Actually AOC Shouldn’t Block Bigots Online, Free Speech Group Says A free speech rights group desperately wants Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to not block racists and bigots online. She should, in fact, allow them to spew their hate in order to support free speech under the First Amendment, according to a letter from the Knight First Amendment Institute sent...
06:39 2019-08-30

NBA says free speech remains vital amid China rift NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league wasn't apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. (Oct. 8)        ...
13:52 2019-10-09

N.B.A. Commissioner Commits to Free Speech as Chinese Companies Cut Ties China’s state-run television canceled broadcasts of two preseason games scheduled to be held in the country this week, and Adam Silver issued an emphatic defense of the right of league employees to speak out on political issues....
10:26 2019-10-09

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
02:52 2019-07-12

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a major marketing campaign. Designed to be used with social network Snapchat, YOLO lets users invite people to send them anonymous messages. Its viral popu...
19:13 2019-07-21

Chinese organizers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row Chinese organisers on Wednesday cancelled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a growing row over a tweet by a team official supporting the recent protests in Hong Kong....
19:26 2019-10-09

Silver defends NBA employees' right to free speech as China cancels broadcasts NBA commissioner speaks amid criticism from ChinaRockets GM earlier expressed support for Hong Kong protestsChinese broadcaster cancels showing of games as row escalatesThe NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-delet...
22:26 2019-10-08

China TV drops NBA exhibition games; league defends free speech Chinese state television said on Tuesday it would not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive backing protests in Hong Kong....
16:52 2019-10-08

Michael Avenatti claims alleged Nike extortion was free speech Lightning-rod lawyer Michael Avenatti was merely exercising his First Amendment rights when he demanded $22.5 million from Nike — not extorting them, his attorneys argue in new court papers. “Mr. Avenatti is being charged with a speech crime,” his attorneys Scott Srebnick and Jose Quinon...
23:13 2019-08-19

The El Paso Shooting Revived the Free Speech Debate. Europe Has Limits. France and Germany both prize freedom of expression, but history and experience have led them to impose greater limits on speech than in the United States....
23:00 2019-08-06

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
22:13 2019-07-11

China’s influence on campus chills free speech in Australia, New Zealand Actions by the Communist Party and its supporters on college campuses are spurring concerns over the drawbacks of close economic ties with an assertive authoritarian state....
15:39 2019-08-09

"Ideas Are Meant To Be Free": Graduation Speech Found Borrowed From Actor At Parkersburg High School's commencement ceremony in West Virginia, Principal Kenneth DeMoss took to the stage to deliver an inspiring speech to the 2019 graduates and their families. There was just......
06:52 2019-06-23

Banning fans' free speech is not consistent with our vision of sport. Or democracy MLS fans have been banned for displaying flags with the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol. But it is crucial that peaceful political statements are allowed in sports“Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, waaay back!” is a classic American football chant encouraging the players to muscle the opposition back dow...
12:52 2019-09-17

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history by indicting Julian Assange on Espionage Act charges, free spee...
20:52 2019-05-24

NBA Shanghai game still scheduled amid Hong Kong free speech backlash The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game Thursday evening in Shanghai, despite backlash against the league from China after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting Hong Kong protests....
11:13 2019-10-10

‘Police officers demanded to see my books’: Elif Shafak on Turkey's war on free-speech The author once put on trial for ‘insulting Turkishness’ explains why writers, academics and especially women, face escalating hostility in Erdoğan’s TurkeyOne day two months ago I woke up to thousands of abusive messages on Turkish social media, many of them generated by bots and trolls. Sentences ...
19:52 2019-07-15

Singapore ‘fake news’ law comes into effect, critics concerned of threat to free speech Singapore’s controversial “fake news” law took effect Wednesday despite critics warning the new rules may serve to suppress free speech by giving the government the power to determine what is false....
06:39 2019-10-03

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league supports free speech, must live with the consequences Silver also told reporters in Tokyo that he will attend the Lakers-Nets game in Shanghai on Thursday, where he said he hopes he “can meet with the appropriate officials and discuss where we stand.”...
20:00 2019-10-08

Blogger Bilal Khan's murder spotlights fragile free speech in Pakistan The recent killing of a young Pakistani blogger, known for criticizing the nation's powerful military, has once again reignited the debate about the deteriorating freedom of expression in the country....
17:13 2019-06-18

Bulgaria regulator acts to oust state radio chief in free speech row Bulgaria’s broadcast regulator launched action on Wednesday to sack the chief of Bulgarian National Radio for briefly taking it off the air in a row with a popular presenter known for her coverage of the graft-prone judicial system....
13:52 2019-10-09

Free speech activists defend banned gamer after Hong Kong remark The maker of “Call of Duty” avoided China’s wrath Tuesday by suspending a professional gamer and seizing all his winnings after he shouted “Liberate Hong Kong” during a post-game interview. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision Blizzard, which is 5 percent-owned by Tencent Holdings in Shenzhen, Chin...
04:52 2019-10-09

Government reportedly orders Google not to restrict employees' rights to free speech The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Google to strike community guidelines that ban employees from discussing political and workplace issues, the Wall Street Journal reported....
17:00 2019-09-12

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior....
13:26 2019-07-12

YouTube’s Susan Wojcicki: 'Where's the line of free speech – are you removing voices that should be heard?' As the crisis-hit video site struggles to stem the flow of extreme content, the CEO talks about her role as the internet’s gatekeeperIn YouTube’s fashionable central London “space”, where good-looking young people mill around and help themselves to the well-stocked free kitchen, there is a noticeboa...
14:00 2019-08-10

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. “I am directing my administration to explore all ...
01:52 2019-07-12

Ricky Gervais calls out liberal activists for 'milkshaking' trend, limiting free speech Controversial comedian Ricky Gervais took a shot at the recent trend of left-leaning activists throwing milkshakes at conservative politicians, pundits and protesters. ...
15:26 2019-07-01

Thai cafes forced to track customers' wifi use, sparking free speech fears Minister says law to retain browsing records would help monitor ‘fake news’, but critics say it will be used to stifle dissentThe Thai government has come under fire for a new regulation that forces coffee shop owners to track and store the data of customers using their wifi, a move critics say will...
09:39 2019-10-10

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
05:52 2019-05-30

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservative bias on social media....
03:00 2019-07-07

Adam Silver addresses NBA's China, Hong Kong controversy and says league won't regulate free speech Amid growing backlash against NBA owners for siding with deep-pocketed Beijing powerbrokers over one of their own employees -- who was rebuked for a pro-Hong Kong protest tweet -- the league's commissioner released a statement Tuesday morning seeking to clarify the NBA's relationship with the contro...
20:26 2019-10-08

Google employees weighed free speech concerns before the 2016 elections, internal emails show In September and October 2016, a chain of emails on an internal Google mailing list showed workers had concerns about free speech and content moderation tactics three years before these issues erupted into mainstream political discourse....
21:52 2019-08-08

Fourth U.S. City Bans Facial Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts unanimously voted to prohibit local government from using facial recognition, becoming the fourth city in the country to institute such a ban over concerns that the technology is biased and violates basic human rights.Read more......
21:52 2019-07-31

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy group, tweeted out last month. It wasn’t alone.Read more......
23:52 2019-07-12

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected speech under the First Amendment. In rejecting her c...
15:00 2019-07-20

'Xbox Live Is Not A Free Speech Platform': Xbox Boss Promises New Features To Make Online Gaming Less Hostile You can learn a lot about a person by the values they express, and possibly something about an entire gaming platform by the blog posts the person running it writes. That’s why I was so eager at E3 last week to ask the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, why he recently wrote a 1200-word essay mostly about ...
01:13 2019-06-21

Billionaires and Corporations Won't Save Abortion Georgia’s “fetal heartbeat” law, which was passed and signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this month has been just one of many around the country in what’s been an all-out conservative offensive against abortion rights. What separates Georgia from other states like Alabama, Ohio, and Missouri...
21:13 2019-05-30

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. In an attempt to fight back, con...
21:26 2019-05-23

'Hit them where it hurts': Several 2020 Democrats want a carbon tax on corporations As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action on climate change — including imposing a carbon tax on corporations....
22:26 2019-09-20

Corporations can follow different rules in small claims court Dear John: Corporations no longer have to hire an attorney in small claims court. Any officer of the corporation can represent them. I doubt if the officers of large corporations would bother. They would use an attorney, but they do not have to. Love your column. S.A. Dear S.A.: Thanks for the updat...
17:26 2019-09-08

Corporations pile pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires Asset managers, pension funds and companies halt deals and stop buying bondsFinancial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the far-right president’s belligerent response to them.Asset managers, pension funds and companies have issued warnings, halted deals and stopped purchases...
20:39 2019-08-30

Corporations told to draw up climate rules or have them imposed Bank of England governor gives firms two years to agree rules for reporting climate risksThe governor of the Bank of England has warned major corporations that they have two years to agree rules for reporting climate risks before global regulators devise their own and make them compulsory.Mark Carne...
23:13 2019-10-08

How to Find Out What Woke Up Your Computer Last I occasionally let my desktop computer chug on a task throughout the night, and it can be jarring when it wakes up for no reason—blasting my room with light from my 34" monitor. Whether you’re confronted by random wakeups, or you enter a room to find out that your computer is on when it shouldn...
09:52 2019-10-12

The trouble with ‘woke’ ads is they’re just another cliché The advertising industry has got the body-imaging message, now they’re trying to sell it back to usEvery now and then it’s important, isn’t it, to take the temperature of where we are with the whole “feminism” project. Specifically in relation to women’s bodies – these soft maps where international ...
10:13 2019-06-02

Jim Bouton Woke Up America In 1969 and 1970, two books were published that demystified two of the most hidebound American institutions—presidential campaigns and major-league baseball. By and large, both were exercises controlled at their very top by Penis-Americans who were so white that they barely cast a shadow. They were ...
19:26 2019-07-12

Democrats heard our message of racial justice. When will corporations listen? The debates have showcased how social justice movements reshaped the party. It’s time to take our case to companiesIn politics, you know your voice matters when people in power first start repeating what you say, and then start doing what you say. Related: The party of white men? Will Hurd's exit ex...
15:13 2019-08-04

Corporations are abusing people. Here's how to better protect workers and consumers. From wage theft to predatory lending to unsafe housing, state and local prosecutors have power to hold corporations accountable. They should use it.       ...
17:00 2019-08-23

Corporations are getting dragged into a debate they’ve long sought to avoid: Abortion A confluence of forces could make it more challenging for companies to remain quiet on the sidelines on what is perhaps America's most polarizing social issue....
17:52 2019-05-31

China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China pressures business leaders to help stifle the political crisis....
18:39 2019-08-20

Woke capitalism cowers to China Over at National Review, David French asks a question to which every humanist and freedom fighter in the western world wishes a resounding affirmative answer: If China cracks down on Hong Kong, will corporate America remember its morals?...
12:39 2019-08-16

I Woke Up in 2019 to Realize BMW Is Still Selling a V12 Here I was, thumbing idly through the internet, when I hit upon an Autoblog interview with BMW CEO Markus Flasch that was published over the weekend. The interview touches upon BMW’s plans for hybrids, EVs, M-cars and then totally reminded me that BMW still actually makes a car with a V12! I had com...
02:26 2019-06-18

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
14:33 2019-05-21

Cyberpunk 2077 Artist Says Controversial In-Game Image Is Commentary on Corporations A screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077 featuring a hypersexualized advertisement depicting a trans woman drew skepticism today on social media. The artist responsible has spoken up claiming no offense was meant and that the art is a commentary on corporate marketing.The image in question comes from an in-...
01:39 2019-06-13

Coca-Cola, Pepsi highlight the 20 corporations producing the most ocean pollution About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans, and some corporations treat them better than others.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

‘Woke’ Lyft hit with 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day On August 1 2019, Lyft was hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits from women who were allegedly raped or assaulted by their drivers — and still charged for their ride, even when reporting the incident to the ridesharing company.  Four of the women suing Lyft said they were raped by their drivers in ...
11:00 2019-08-22

The Lynx effect: the deodorant that woke a boy from a coma A Cumbrian teenager was roused from an unconscious state after smelling the much-maligned body sprayName: The Lynx effect.Age: Mid-1990s to mid-2010s. Continue reading......
04:13 2019-05-29

Experience: I woke up from a coma speaking French I still don’t know why I spoke French. I’ve never had any desire to visit FranceIt was May 2006, and I had just been swimming. I was on my way from my home in Hastings to work as a revenue executive for HMRC. It was raining hard, and the visibility was terrible. I was crossing the road when a white ...
14:26 2019-05-31

GM strike tests the power of workers versus corporations. And Silicon Valley is watching As some 46,000 hourly auto industry employees finish their second week on strike nationwide, business experts from other industries watch closely       ...
00:13 2019-09-29

Elizabeth Warren reintroduces legislation requiring corporations to disclose climate risk The announcements comes amid growing investor concerns that assets are priced insecurely because of certain climate risks that are not being factored in....
20:13 2019-07-10

Woman woke up on subway to creep with hand in her pants A woman woke up on the Q train to a creep with his hand in her pants in Brooklyn, cops said Sunday. The 23-year-old woman told police the disturbing encounter happened at about 3 a.m on June 2 while heading southbound near the Stillwell Avenue stop, cops said. The woman screamed when she woke up......
01:13 2019-06-17

Toy stories: can a woke makeover win Barbie and Monopoly new fans? Hasbro’s new Ms Monopoly, where women will make more than men, and Barbie’s inclusive line strive for empowerment, but is it just for profit?Can a board game help fix gender equality? Hasbro hopes so. The company announced the release of Ms Monopoly last week, “the first-ever game where women make m...
12:52 2019-09-17

Woke up Broadway: the difficulty of updating stories for the stage The uptick in hauling older scripts, from Tootsie to Moulin Rouge, to the stage has left playwrights with many hurdlesHere is a question from Tootsie, the Broadway musical about an out-of-work actor who cross-dresses for success: “At a time when women are literally clutching their power back from be...
21:13 2019-08-13

1969 flashback: How TV woke up to the counterculture and changed with the times Early representation, and social issues like race, gender and religion, were tackled surprisingly early by shows such as "Room 222."        ...
19:26 2019-08-20

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sandwich – basically, your classic BLT with some gay...
14:52 2019-05-23

Joker director: 'Woke culture' makes comedies too difficult Todd Phillips, director of the much-hyped Joker film, has said he moved away from comedies because they are now too difficult to make with today's "woke culture"....
13:13 2019-10-02

‘Not very woke’: Tom Cotton rips AOC for blaming Liz Cheney over father’s policies Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton slammed New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a tweet in which she suggested Rep. Liz Cheney should not make any comments about foreign policy because of her father's politics....
20:52 2019-08-03

First trailer for latest Black Christmas slasher reboot goes for “woke” Sorority sisters are hunted by a crazed killer in Black Christmas, a remake of the 1974 cult-classic slasher film. The calls (and texts) might be coming from inside the house as a killer stalks a group of sorority sisters in the first trailer for Black Christmas, directed by Sophia Takal (best kno...
08:00 2019-09-06

Unilever boss warns of dangers of 'woke-washing' in ad industry The concept of 'greenwashing' - talking up the benefit to the environment of a practice, product or service despite there being no underlying change taking place - has existed since the 1980s....
00:39 2019-06-20

Dow breast implant case spotlights Elizabeth Warren’s work helping big corporations navigate bankruptcies Warren’s campaign says she was “a consultant to ensure adequate compensation for women who claimed injury” from the implants. But participants on both sides of the matter say that description mischaracterizes Warren’s work....
22:39 2019-07-15

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not support adequately funding the military. "I will tel...
05:00 2019-07-03

NBA's China reaction shows the league is only woke when it doesn't cost money The NBA has won plaudits for supporting social issues in the US. But like any other sports league, it is an entertainment vehicle built to maximize profitsThe NBA’s handling of the Daryl Morey controversy over the weekend showed the league is happy to toe the “woke” line at home while selling out ab...
14:26 2019-10-08

Beauty blogger who woke up with a headache finds out she has weeks left to live Samantha Last, a popular beauty blogger from Norfolk, woke at 2 a.m. with a migraine last week. Hours later was diagnosed with a rare type of aggressive brain cancer....
08:26 2019-09-18

California woman dreamed about eating engagement ring — woke up to find she really did (NBC News) — On Tuesday, Jenna Evans was on a high-speed train that was racing down the tracks, her fiancé by her side, when some “bad guys” appeared, she said. There was only one way to protect her 2.4 carat diamond engagement ring — swallow it. So that’s what Evans did. ...
01:39 2019-09-16

Todd Phillips says he directed Joker because his comedies are too "irreverent" for "woke culture" The experience of reading Vanity Fair’s lengthy cover story on Joaquin Phoenix is similar to that of watching a horror film from the New French Extreme era, like Inside or Martyrs—it is at turns very uncomfortable and somewhat unnerving, occasionally punctuated by much-appreciated moments of dark co...
20:00 2019-10-01

The struggle for equality is real. The ‘woke police’ are a myth | Afua Hirsch How ironic that the rightwing culture warriors claim to support free speech. They seem to want minorities to shut up and stop complainingThere’s a lot of talk these days about new political tribes, so allow me to introduce another one: the “anti-woke”. The first curious thing to note about members o...
00:13 2019-09-27

Big Mouth Co-Creator Nick Kroll Addresses 'Woke Culture' and Comedy Joker director Todd Phillips has had some...things to say. Recently, the Hangover architect faced backlash for explaining that he switched from comedy to drama because “woke culture” killed comedy. But there are plenty of comedians producing excellent work. This includes Nick Kroll, the co-creator ...
19:26 2019-10-10

'I'm So Fucking Woke, I'm Ready to Go to Sleep': Lee Daniels Speaks on the Progress of LGBTQ Liberation Fifty years. It’s been fifty years since the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969. Fifty years worth of struggles, pain, blood, sweat, tears, oppression, erasure, rebellion, progression, and much, much more....
15:39 2019-06-28

Twenty Years Ago, Bobby Valentine Snuck Back Into The Dugout And Woke Up The Mets This is an excerpt from Matthew Callan’s book Yells For Ourselves: A Story Of New York City And The New York Mets At The Dawn Of The New Millennium....
22:52 2019-06-10

Ricky Gervais review – anti-woke tittering over Liam Neeson and Louis CK Bournemouth International CentreCasting himself as a taboo breaker for his Netflix show Supernature, the cacklesome comic delivers a squarely liberal-baiting set‘That’s not going in … That won’t make it in ... ” Ricky Gervais’s new standup set Supernature has already been bought by Netflix, we’re to...
14:52 2019-05-30

Toyota Woke Up in 2019 to Realize People had 'Sudden' Urge for Electric Cars I would say that today is Tuesday, June 11, 2019, but it appears that if you’re a major automaker or automotive researcher, apparently it’s the mid 2000s. I guess everyone woke up this morning and realized that electric cars are a thing. Maybe they’d been napping! I don’t know. Let’s get into that a...
18:13 2019-06-11

Here's Your Reminder That Google Has Always Been Evil After nearly a decade in court, Google has agreed to pay $13 million in a class-action lawsuit alleging its Street View program collected people’s private data over wifi from 2007 to 2010. In addition to the moolah, the settlement—filed Friday in San Francisco—also calls for Google to destroy all th...
19:26 2019-07-23

A Brief Reminder That the Acura NSX Almost Had a Glorious V10 2008 wasn’t that long ago, but it sure feels like it. In 2008, you could get away with wearing flare jeans, everyone was Heath Ledger’s Joker for Halloween and automakers were still happy to stick V10s in their cars. Remember how the Acura NSX almost had a V10? Best Motoring sure does....
22:52 2019-05-24

A Reminder That if Someone Says You Can't Park Somewhere They Might Be Lying There it is. The perfect parking spot, right up until you notice a completely sketchy ‘no-parking’ sign, or a suited-up bellboy telling you that, for sure, you can’t park here, it’s definitely illegal. Friend, I’m here to tell you they might be lying....
23:26 2019-07-11

Reminder: Cars Can't Surf Right now, right outside my window, things are dark and weird and windy, like some big storm is about to hit. Which is because that’s exactly what’s happening; Hurricane Dorian is on its way. For those just south of me, in the lesser Carolina, South Carolina, Dorian has already hit, and it’s wreakin...
21:26 2019-09-05

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough blasts 'Woke Democrats' in fiery tweetstorm: You'll 'lose another election to Trump' MSNBC's anti-Trump morning show star Joe Scarborough turned the tables on Tuesday and slammed the 2020 Democrats for embracing "woke" positions, insisting that will lead them to "lose another election" to President Trump. ...
00:26 2019-07-03

|REMINDER:WhattheNugentcommissionsaidabouttheSARS'rogue'unit Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has ruled that the established of an investigative unit within the SA Revenue Service in 2007 was unlawful. Fin24 considers what the Nugent commission of inquiry previously said about the unit's existence....
01:00 2019-07-06

Sterling Shepard’s second concussion is sad NFL reminder We are reminded every so often, all too often, that as much as the NFL trumpets its player safety advancements and tries to do the right thing, accidents will inevitably happen, mistakes are sometimes made, and players never stop being out of harm’s way. The equipment isn’t perfect and ACLs aren’t m...
07:26 2019-10-08

A Reminder for CEOs: Shareholders Are Still King While 181 CEOs say they are committed to serving ‘all stakeholders,’ when it comes to assessing companies’—and CEOs own--performance, there is really only one master....
19:39 2019-09-08

Reminder: You Can Still Get Awesome Deals On A Kia Stinger The Kia Stinger is probably the coolest car to come from the Korean brand. Rear- or all-wheel drive, sharp looks and driving dynamics on par with much more expensive German stuff make it a compelling proposition. Even better is the fact that Kia continues to throw rebates on the hood to move units b...
21:13 2019-08-19

Reminder: Pablo Picasso was a bit of an asshole Artists can be a temperamental sort. Even among the painfully reclusive, an artist requires some serious confidence—a belief that their truth is worthy of presenting to the world, and the world in turn deserving to receive that truth. Sometimes (though hardly always and never inevitably), this ego...
02:01 2019-07-25

Joker's Marc Maron calls bullshit on Todd Phillips saying "woke culture" is ruining comedy Joker director Todd Phillips knew what he was doing when he declared that “woke culture” is to blame for him veering away from comedy. “Go try to be funny nowadays with this woke culture,” he told Vanity Fair. “There were articles written about why comedies don’t work anymore—I’ll tell you why, beca...
21:39 2019-10-07

Jenny Odell on why we need to learn to do nothing: ‘It's a reminder that you're alive’ The author and artist’s keynote address on our fractured attention spans went viral. Now she has a plan for how to heal them: lose ourselves in natureNearly two years ago, the artist and academic Jenny Odell gave a keynote address on “how to do nothing”. In it she talked about the impact of modern l...
13:52 2019-09-27

Aaron Judge gives Yankees reminder of how important he is Statistically? Nah. Spiritually? By all means. His April oblique injury prevents Aaron Judge from claiming team most valuable player honors to date in this 2019 Yankees campaign. Yet if you ever doubted how much the right fielder means to this franchise’s hopes and dreams — just to its initial goal ...
07:52 2019-07-17

Reminder: Grubhub and Seamless Are Shitty to Restaurants We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Pick up the phone the next time you decide to place a delivery order. By contacting a restaurant directly, you can avoid any extra delivery fees, as well as commission the restaurant has to pay back to delivery websites. And now we have a new piece of adv...
14:39 2019-05-21

Reminder: the Other Truck in The Terminator Was Extremely Good There’s lots to take in from the classic film The Terminator. There’s Arnold Schwarzenegger murdering dudes when he’s naked. There are also several explosions. But also: this wonderful Chevy pickup....
06:52 2019-08-01

Reminder: You Can Buy a 355 HP Turbo-Four Mercedes AMG for the Price of a Civic The original Mercedes CLA and GLA cars were not the most well received in their “regular” versions. While they were inexpensive for something with a Benz badge, you definitely noticed the cost on the inside. Of course, a healthy dose of horsepower from the AMG division fixed all that, and now the CL...
23:39 2019-06-10

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be proven wrong. However, if you don’t have the patience or the cash, there is another alternative....
21:13 2019-08-22

The uproar over AOC's hair is a reminder that women can't win under the patriarchy Women simply can’t play by the patriarchy’s rules – which is why we need to stop and lean all the way outSign up for The week in patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
18:26 2019-10-12

Empty seats is sad Mets reminder of their status Nothing worse than getting taken down in a ghost town. The Mets’ postseason chances can die officially on Tuesday night with the right combination of results — Mets loss, Nationals win (they play two) and Brewers win — and if Monday serves as any indication, it looks like the memorial won’t be well ...
06:39 2019-09-24

Monumental Reminder of Scottish Witch Persecutions The Scottish public is being consulted on a proposed national memorial in Fife for people condemned as witches. ...
18:26 2019-09-21

Renard own goal a reminder France need to keep feet on the ground Wendie Renard's own goal in a 2-1 win over Norway on Wednesday came as reminder that France need to keep their feet on the ground if they are to claim their first women's World Cup title....
04:26 2019-06-13

Ball Boy's Face Gets A Painful Reminder Of The Risks Of His Profession This poor Greek kid discovered the dangers of being a ball boy today when Italian midfielder Nicolò Barella accidentally punted the ball straight into the kid’s face in Italy’s match against Greece:...
22:26 2019-06-08

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
01:26 2019-07-09

Read this: An ode to Tuca & Bertie’s Speckle is a reminder of why it should’ve been renewed We still haven’t forgiven Netflix for canceling Tuca & Bertie, one of its best new shows of the year. Created by Lisa Hanawalt, this unconventional animated comedy set in a world where anthropomorphic birds exist became a witty and surprisingly emotional outlet that tackled female friendships, m...
03:13 2019-09-14

Charter just gave us another reminder of why everyone hates telecom giants If you’re one of Charter’s Spectrum Internet customers, get ready to hand over more of your money if you decide to quit the service. Charter has started alerting Internet customers via the latest monthly billing statement — way down in the fine print — that you’re essen...
21:00 2019-05-21

High security a reminder on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Chinese authorities have stepped up security around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, a reminder of the government’s attempts to quash any memories of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests 30 years ago...
05:52 2019-06-04

A Reminder: Do Not Park Your Car At The Gas Pump, You Terrible, Debased Heathens With a half hour left to the start of the work day, I was confident. I’d driven back from Jalopnik’s track day at Monticello Motor Club after an early start so that I’d have plenty of time to fill up the gas tank and grab breakfast at the Wawa down the street from my apartment. There was just one pr...
22:39 2019-09-03

A Video Reminder That NASCAR Drivers Are Good As Hell Giant ovals seem to have a way of robbing our eyes of any sensation of just how fast Cup cars are going, and it’s easy to forget just how good NASCAR drivers are at, well, driving. Here is a good bit of a throwback to fix your mind....
13:26 2019-08-16

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy over White House pressure to keep the USS John S....
23:26 2019-06-11

Surprise Surprise Corporations Are Making Out Like Bandits Thanks to Trump Remember in 2017, when Republicans said the tax bill would pay for itself—the idea being that the stimulant effects of cutting taxes would be so huge that businesses’ taxable profits would grow and thus revenue would increase? That the deficit would actually shrink?...
06:52 2019-06-15

Canada get timely reminder from World Cup ahead of Haiti clash Canadian coach John Herdman said his squad will go into Saturday's Gold Cup quarter-final against Haiti with a fresh reminder at how thin the margins can be after watching their female counterparts fall at the women's World Cup....
21:26 2019-06-27

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan.        ...
16:00 2019-05-30

Opinion: Labor Day should be reminder to NFL players, fans of possible work stoppage For now, the regular-season kickoff is the focus of the NFL world. But a work stoppage could be ahead if key issues aren't ironed out.       ...
23:39 2019-09-02

Trump’s Visit Is a Reminder That Europe Is Being Bullied by America — And It Is Working As President Trump landed in the U.K. on June 3 for a visit that also includes Ireland and France, we have yet another opportunity to reflect on the health of the transatlantic relationship. The situation is considerably different from July last year, when Trump’s U.K. trip was lampooned by co...
12:52 2019-06-03

Sustainable development summit a reminder of ‘the boundless potential of humanity’ The first UN summit on the progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development closed on a hopeful note, with Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed declaring that the two-day event had been a reminder of “the boundless potential of humanity to create a better future for all”....
01:13 2019-09-26

Just a quick reminder: if you ever find yourself in real trouble, caught in a jam or scrape you don’ Just a quick reminder: if you ever find yourself in real trouble, caught in a jam or scrape you don’t think you can get out of, every person of worth with a noble heart is permitted one opportunity to call out to the Magic Lady in the Weird Sorta-Cowboy Shirt in the Flying Fiat Cabriolet 1500 Sport ...
17:00 2019-09-26

Social media becomes oppressive reminder of mortality thanks to new FaceApp filter FaceApp, the ever-viral app from a Russian tech company that definitely isn’t using your photos for nefarious purposes, is making the rounds again, this time for transforming young, vibrant faces into old, weathered ones. We’re going to look at some and laugh, but not before reminding you everything...
03:52 2019-07-18

Kawhi Leonard’s cruel reminder that Los Angeles is still a Lakers city Kawhi Leonard isn’t suddenly going to turn Los Angeles into a Clippers city. While attending the Rams-Buccaneers game in L.A. on Sunday, the three-time All-Star – who chose the Clippers over the Lakers during his free agency sweepstakes this offseason – was shown on the jumbotron and greeted w...
00:26 2019-10-01

Harvard case offers reminder of perils of online misbehavior The racist social-media posts that led Harvard University to revoke an admission offer to a Parkland high school survivor were originally shared only among friends. The comments were in text messages and a Goggle document. But someone took screenshots. That prompted the decision announced Monday. It...
04:26 2019-06-19

Chelsea big guns provide a timely reminder that it's not all about kids With all the talk of a transfer ban and the club's resultant reliance on youth, it is perhaps easy to forget Chelsea have a new £58million signing and a raft of battle-hardened pros with a point to prove....
16:13 2019-09-02

Northern Trust a reminder of Jeff McNeil’s former life on the links It was a tantalizing day of wondering what might have been for Jeff McNeil. Don’t, however, misconstrue that as it being a day with even a nanosecond of regret for the Mets’ sweet-swinging Mr. Versatility, who happens to be leading the major leagues in batting with a .339 average. “This,’’ McNeil to...
04:52 2019-08-09

Man with tattoo reminder to ‘KILL’ rabbi admits to setting fire The firebug charged with torching a Brooklyn rabbi’s house as part of a long-held grudge freely admitted to The Post that he sparked the blaze to kill the man — but insisted he was just being a protective dad. “That was why I set the fire … All I could think about was I’ve got......
10:39 2019-06-21

Islanders handed painful playoffs reminder in loss to Hurricanes RALEIGH, N.C. — The Islanders got an all too painful reminder of last season’s playoff failures. Dougie Hamilton and Andrei Svechnikov each had a goal and an assist as the Hurricanes improved to 5-0-0 for the first time with a 5-2 win over the Islanders on Friday night. Carolina outshot the Islander...
07:00 2019-10-12

Baku farce is a reminder football should use its influence for the better | Paul MacInnes Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s absence from the Europa League final suggests the sport must rise to this political momentJust as political enthusiasts found themselves casually deploying the lexicon of international trade after the Brexit vote, so football supporters are having to brush up on their internatio...
22:26 2019-05-21

At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets, delivered by a bizarrely masked man (WWBT)  At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets. “It was a guy dressed in a jumpsuit with a TV for a head. It’s the weirdest thing. He squats down, puts the TV there and walks off. It’s really wei...
08:13 2019-08-15

Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal is a harsh reminder that the food chain can’t be beat Everybody’s gotta eat—including animation hero Genndy Tartakovsky, who after years of working on beloved but cultish animated cable shows like Dexter’s Laboratory, Star Wars: Clone Wars, and Samurai Jack, finally reached the mainstream in 2012, when he directed the hit Adam Sandler vehicle Hotel Tra...
21:39 2019-10-07

FEC chair subtweets Trump with reminder that accepting foreign help in an election is illegal In a post on Twitter, chair Ellen Weintraub resurfaced a June memorandum stating that it is illegal for anyone running for public office to solicit help from a foreign country....
12:26 2019-10-04

Hunter Biden is a reminder: Democrats are morally corrupt, too | Hamilton Nolan I don’t want to hear Democrats pretending that the fact that Biden’s son got a do-nothing $600k per year corporate handout is unremarkable. It is wrongOne of the peculiar stupidities of the American political mind is its resolute refusal to hold two separate ideas at once. Our dominant political nar...
13:26 2019-10-11

Suicide of Quebec provincial police officer a reminder of job’s mental toll In addition to finding the childrens' bodies, it was Sûreté du Québec officer Patrick Bigras who arrested Guy Turcotte at the scene, after finding him hiding under a bed....
07:26 2019-07-24

In case you forgot Volvo is coming out with an all-electric XC40, here’s a reminder today. In case you forgot Volvo is coming out with an all-electric XC40, here’s a reminder today. Will it be a competitive EV or another disappointing compliance car? Apparently we’ll know more come mid-October....
00:00 2019-09-26

Reminder: game changing "Text to Switch" rule starts on Monday It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change to a new contract or network when the new Text to Switch rules come into effect on Monday.The process of changing mobile carriers or contracts has always been a bit of a hassle for consumers but with Text to Switch,...
23:39 2019-06-28

Fourth NYPD officer suicide in 3 weeks a reminder of ‘combustible’ situation _____ Hours after a New York Police Department officer died by suicide, Frank Dowling, a psychiatrist who works with members of the NYPD, tweeted a plea to those in uniform. “NYPD officers — look in the mirror — take a good look at your coworker … ask your partner are you OK?” he p...
18:39 2019-06-30

England seek response to Netherlands nightmare with reminder of progress made "The final of the Nations League will take centre stage on Sunday, but not even the most ardent England fan will admit to being enthused by the starter course involving Gareth Southgate\u0027s exhausted group and Switzerland."...
18:13 2019-06-08

James Anderson absence gives England captain Joe Root a painful reminder It will surely be Old Trafford's James Anderson End that provides Joe Root with the starkest of reminders that there will be, well, an end for James Anderson....
19:13 2019-09-04

Ulla smart hydration reminder – can a blinking device make me drink more water? I know I could be better hydrated, but I find water so boring. The question is whether this nagging white light is more powerful than my stubbornnessThis may be an ironic question, but what does “smart” mean these days? We are surrounded by devices described as such, but do they all qualify? This we...
21:00 2019-09-10

The Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting is an ugly reminder that mental health matters Once again, we awake to tragic reports of another senseless mass shooting. At Sunday’s Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California, a 19-year-old sent a stream of lethal bullets into a crowd of helpless people. Such irrational violence prompts the question: Why would anyone do this?...
01:13 2019-08-01

Confidential: PSA has a reminder for PHEV owners, Audi talks touchscreens, Morgan on new ownership and more Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry Audi, Geely and Morgan all gave our newsgatherers snippets of automotive info this week, but it's PSA that leads with its plans to remind PHEV owners to top up on more than just petrol. Lighting t...
05:52 2019-05-28

Opioid doctor's 40-year sentence is stark reminder of widespread overdose epidemic Opioids are often used to treat chronic and acute pain, and when used appropriately can be a solution for patients. But the drugs also come with serious risks, including addiction, or the potential for misuse, overdose and possibly even death....
20:26 2019-10-04

This young boy crashing his mom's live news broadcast is a reminder that kids just don't give a damn Young children are very talented at finding inventive ways to let adults know how little they care about what we have going on in our lives at the moment. In the middle of a meeting? Cool, but that’s not as vital as their need for juice. Filing your taxes last-minute? You can totally stop what you’...
05:00 2019-10-10

Reed King's weird, problematic 'FKA USA' imagines a dystopian U.S. ruled by corporations Reed King's weird and problematic "FKA USA" imagines a futuristic U.S. that has splintered into territories ruled by corporations and bandits.        ...
20:13 2019-06-18

On This Day: Jack Sharkey took his eyes off Jack Dempsey and woke up on the canvas How Jack Dempsey silenced the 'Boston Gob' to set up his last shot at glory The post On This Day: Jack Sharkey took his eyes off Jack Dempsey and woke up on the canvas appeared first on Boxing News....
01:26 2019-07-22

Opinion: Andrew Luck's retirement a stunning reminder of the human toll of football Andrew Luck's retirement, and the player reaction to that news, was a stark reminder of the pain football brings to these athletes.       ...
20:39 2019-08-26

Real Estate Mogul Stephen Ross’ Alleged Logic on Trump Is a Reminder That All Billionaires Are Awful Real estate developer Stephen Ross is hosting a fundraising event for Donald Trump at his house in the Hamptons in New York, according to a report from the Washington Post published Tuesday. Ross, who is also the owner of the Miami Dolphins, fitness center Equinox, and loud spin cult Soulcycle, some...
11:00 2019-08-08

Biotech is going to the dogs - and big profits await For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog "Moose" deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as any human patient....
14:00 2019-09-19

Aldi UK to invest 1 bln stg as profits fall The British and Irish arm of German discount supermarket group Aldi on Monday reported a 26% fall in operating profit for 2018 but said it would invest 1 billion pounds over the next two years, ramping up pressure on rivals....
11:00 2019-09-16

Samsung expects another big slump in profits Samsung isn't about to leave the doldrums any time soon. The company warned that its profits were likely to slump in the second quarter, dropping about 56 percent year-over-year to roughly 6.5 trillion won (just short of $5.6 billion). That doesn't......
10:00 2019-07-05

Group 1 F&I upgrades improve profits The retailing giant has revamped its finance and insurance operations with new technology and training to help sustain consistently high performance....
10:39 2019-07-08

Investments in cleaner vehicles hit BMW profits BMW's second quarter earnings fell by a fifth, hit by exchange rate moves and investments in manufacturing electric and hybrid cars to help meet stricter emissions limits....
18:39 2019-08-01

The Woman Who Discovered the Cause of Global Warming Was Long Overlooked. Her Story Is a Reminder to Champion All Women Leading on Climate Eunice Newton Foote rarely gets the credit she’s due. The American scientist, who was born exactly 200 years ago on Wednesday, was the first woman in climate science. It was back in 1856 that Foote theorized that changes in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could affect the Earth’s temper...
19:13 2019-07-17

UFC negotiates with China in hopes to double profits Ari Emanuel’s mixed martial arts entertainment company is banking on a new champion to double its profits in China, The Post has learned. The Ultimate Fighting Championship, known for brutal matches with fighters skilled in everything from boxing to tae kwon do, is negotiating a new media rights dea...
07:13 2019-09-11

9 research-based strategies to maximize your profits What do Alan Scott, the inventor of Botox, Snuggie-creator Scott Boilen and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? Two things: They are/were all successful businessmen They didn’t particularly care for the product they sold* There’s a persistent myth that in order to be a great salesperson, you have ...
14:13 2019-06-11

Vendors get a hard look as dealer profits fall Many dealers say that cutting vendor costs is a priority this year. The reviews follow a year in which the average U.S. light-vehicle dealership reported a loss on operations for the first time in at least a decade....
09:52 2019-06-01

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production back to Taiwan. They’re also looking for cheaper labour in other Asian countries and in India....
05:13 2019-06-01

Starbucks Is Cooling Off in Bad Sign for Corporate Profits Starbucks served up a weak outlook to shareholders for next fiscal year’s earnings, adding to an increasingly hazy view around corporate-profit growth beyond 2019....
14:52 2019-09-05

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentious talks for new four-year deals that they want to share in the companies' profits....
20:13 2019-07-15

US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, Danone and others take out full-page ad in New York Times addressed to business leadersThe bosses of some of the world’s biggest companies, including Apple and Amazon, have been told to put the planet before profits – not by environmental campaigners but by other multinatio...
21:26 2019-08-25

RBS hands Treasury £1bn in dividends as profits surge Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), still majority-owned by the taxpayer after its 2008 bailout, is handing the Treasury a second £1bn dividend payout following a surge in profits....
19:00 2019-08-02

DOJ Sues for All of Edward Snowden's Book Profits Just when he thinks he’s out, they pull him back in. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced new legal action against exiled NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The DOJ hopes to recover any profits he makes from the sale of his new book.Read more......
23:13 2019-09-17

RBS to hand taxpayer £1bn dividend as profits surge The Royal Bank of Scotland is to hand the Government a windfall of more than £1 billion next month after its strongest financial performance since being rescued by the taxpayer at the height of the financial crisis....
17:00 2019-08-02

US sues Edward Snowden for profits from his new book The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee and National Security Agency contractor for publishing a book filled with classified secrets that violated his non-disclosure agreements with the two agencies. “The lawsuit alleges that Snowden publishe...
23:13 2019-09-17

Barra, Hackett: Shareholder value, profits are no longer everything In a major policy shift, the CEOs of GM and Ford are joining other leaders of America’s biggest companies in chipping away at the long-held practice, fortified in the 1980s, that corporate decisions should only pivot around what is ideal for shareholders....
00:52 2019-08-20

U.S. Growth Slows, Corporate Profits Rise The U.S. economic expansion cooled as it reached its 10th anniversary, despite strong pickups in corporate profits and consumer spending in the second quarter, with longer-run forces weighing on the outlook ahead....
02:39 2019-08-30

Dealers worried but used profits offer hope Setting aside price pressures and softening new-vehicle sales, 2019 has been remarkably stable for U.S. auto dealers, Cox Automotive notes in its latest Dealer Sentiment Index survey....
12:13 2019-09-16

Treasury approves Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to keep more profits In a move toward releasing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government control, the Trump administration permitted the housing loan giants on Monday to hold onto more of their profits....
13:26 2019-10-01

Take-Two profits soar thanks to 'GTA' and 'Red Dead' online spending Need further proof that Rockstar's online games are the cornerstone of its business these days? You just got it. Publisher Take-Two has reported that its profit jumped 39 percent year-over-year in the spring quarter to a hefty $540.5 million, and t......
03:39 2019-08-06

Macy’s shares plunge as discounts eat into profits Macy’s cut its full-year earnings forecast after missing Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in two years, as the department store operator discounted heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down 13 percent. The company said Wednesday that inventory became a c...
16:39 2019-08-14

Frackers to Stand Pat, Reap Profits After Attacks on Saudi Oil U.S. shale companies aren’t planning to fill the void in global crude supplies left by an attack on Saudi Arabia’s top oil facilities. Instead, producers hope to profit from price increases caused by the disruption....
23:52 2019-09-16

Investors Notch Victory Over Fannie, Freddie Profits Investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac notched a win in their yearslong challenge to the U.S. sweep of nearly all of the mortgage-finance giants’ profits....
00:00 2019-09-08

Goldman Sachs Reports Profits, Revenue Decline Goldman Sachs Group’s quarterly profit slipped 6% as clients, spooked by trade tensions and interest-rate whiplash, kept their money on the sidelines. Revenue also fell....
15:52 2019-07-16

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must show by 2022 how the climate emergency could jeopardise their finances, under government plans to boost the UK’s green credentials.Firms must document...
07:52 2019-07-02

Philly bar seeks profits from 'Play Gloria' merch A South Philadelphia bar claiming that it helped create and foster the Blues' "Play Gloria" rallying cry has filed a trademark for use of the phrase on an assortment of items....
05:13 2019-07-13

Sacklers Received Billions in Profits From Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma sent $12 billion or $13 billion in profits to members of the Sackler family who own the company, according to court records and testimony filed in the drugmaker’s bankruptcy case....
14:39 2019-10-05

Samsung, Stung by Trade War, Expects a Big Plunge in Profits The technology giant predicted a 56 percent drop in quarterly operating profit, as the trade war between the United States and China caused havoc in the computer chip and smartphone markets....
16:26 2019-07-05

Tesla proved it can hit production targets. Now investors want to see profits The company's second-quarter production and delivery numbers, released late Tuesday, eased investors' concerns about demand for its electric cars and SUVs with the company delivering a record 95,200 vehicles in the last quarter....
19:13 2019-07-03

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant prices and rising build costs....
18:00 2019-06-11

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched survey showed the entire service sector shrank in Jul...
17:00 2019-08-22

Galaxy Note 10 sales boost Samsung profits Samsung is predicting better than expected Q3 results thanks to strong sales of the  Galaxy Note 10 and signs that its memory chip business is recovering.The Korean technology giant has endured a number of difficult quarters in which operating profits have fallen significantly. The company ...
16:26 2019-10-08

Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo on Thursday announced plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade war were denting profitability....
12:26 2019-07-18

Facebook’s latest profits show FTC fine is a blip The company announced another quarter of strong revenue growth, as Wall Street appeared unfazed by the company’s historic $5 billion privacy settlement with the Federal Trade Commission....
23:52 2019-07-24

Macy's tumbles as tourism slump hurts profits Shares in US department store chain Macy's have plunged after a decline in tourist shoppers helped dent sales and profits, while it also grapples with the prospect of new tariffs on Chinese goods....
23:26 2019-08-14

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday conference call with analysts, Chief Executive Matt Maloney pushed back on criticism of Grubhub’s tre...
22:39 2019-07-31

Apparel Companies Fear Tariffs Could Squash Profits Apparel companies in the U.S. are bracing for squeezed profits and potential store closures as a result of the Trump administration’s pledge to extend tariffs on Chinese imports....
15:52 2019-08-20

Morgan Stanley Profits Hit By Wall Street Weakness Quarterly profit fell 10% at Morgan Stanley, the last of the big U.S. banks to report earnings in a mixed quarter where trading slowed and Main Street banks carried the day....
21:26 2019-07-18

Syngenta profits hit by U.S./China trade wars, bad weather Agricultural chemical maker Syngenta on Friday reported a 34% fall in first-half net income, showing the impact of U.S. trade disputes with China and Mexico as well as bad weather in some of its markets....
17:52 2019-07-19

Trade War to Hurt Corporate Profits, Growth and Consumers The escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies would raise US consumer prices and cut corporate profits, while slowing growth in China....
17:26 2019-08-08

Brexit and subsidy row cloud strong Airbus profits Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a "likely" no-deal Brexit and settle a long-running subsidy dispute with the United States to help limit trade risks for Europe's largest planemaker....
18:39 2019-07-31

Maserati won't see profits until after product offensive starts in 2020 FCA CEO Mike Manley called Maserati's sales volume "disappointing" and said the third and fourth quarters also will be difficult for the brand before business improves next year....
00:13 2019-08-07

Germany's Lufthansa airline slumps after weak profits German airline Lufthansa has reported sliding profits in the second quarter. Stiff competition from budget European carriers and rising operating costs are eating into the company's earnings....
18:52 2019-07-31

Sacklers Received as Much as $13 Billion in Profits From Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma sent $12 billion or $13 billion in profits to members of the Sackler family who own the company, according to court records and testimony filed in the drugmaker’s bankruptcy case....
04:26 2019-10-07

Make Sugar-Free, Preservative-Free Jam At Home Mausambi (Sweet Lime) Summer is the best time to make this jam as mausambi is available during this season, so you can make the jam without adding any artificial preservatives...
11:52 2019-05-31

Your guide to a meatless, dairy-free and gluten-free Fourth of July barbecue It's never been easier to have a meatless Fourth of July BBQ as vegan products go mainstream. Even your dairy and gluten free friends will be happy.       ...
15:26 2019-06-28

YouTube TV free trial: get a free month with Verizon phone deals now If you're in the market for a new phone and a cheap streaming service, then you've come to the right place. Verizon is currently offering a free month of YouTube TV when you purchase a new phone on Verizon Unlimited. This allows you to stream 70+ channels that include ABC, ESPN, CNN, Bravo...
20:52 2019-08-02

The Division 2 Free Weekend Start Time: PS4, Xbox and PC game goes free to play today The Division 2 is free to play for the next few days. Don't miss your chance to jump into one of the best games of the year without penny a single penny....
10:39 2019-06-13

After free agency free-for-all, NBA implements stiffer tampering rules League commissioner Adam Silver expressed the league’s desire to “ensure that we’re creating a culture of compliance” and a “level playing field” in free agency....
05:26 2019-09-21

Sky Sports TV is FREE: How to stream Arsenal vs Newcastle for free with PS4 PS Plus deal? PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a single penny extra...
19:39 2019-08-11

Sky Sports TV for FREE: How to stream Liverpool vs Norwich for free with PS4 PS Plus deal PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a single penny extra...
22:26 2019-08-09

Sky Sports TV for FREE: How to stream Spurs vs Villa for free with PS4 PS Plus deal? PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a single penny extra...
16:52 2019-08-10

Radio Free Europe Is Poised to Return to a Less Free Hungary The return of the Cold War-era service, which was used to combat authoritarianism, is likely to be taken as an affront by the Orban government and, perhaps, President Trump....
19:52 2019-09-06

The Gates Foundation Is Filling Its Coffers With Profits From Private Prisons For soulless ghouls who view the bottom line as superior to basic human rights, for-profit prisons are an apt investment, one that the investment arm of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation just increased its stake in.Read more......
22:39 2019-07-23

Microsoft beats estimates, powered by growing cloud profits Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, powered by continued sales increases from its cloud business and a boost from businesses upgrading Windows....
23:52 2019-07-18

Geek Squad, online shopping lift Best Buy’s second quarter profits Best Buy forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer’s subscription-based tech support services and shopped on its website and app. The company reported a better-than-expected profit in the first quarter, but di...
15:26 2019-05-23

Trade war dents Chinese company profits, portfolio inflows Some Chinese business sectors reported solid first half earnings, though a substantial fall in industrial profits and in tepid overseas investment inflows into China's stock markets show fallout from the protracted trade war with the United States....
17:00 2019-09-02

BNP Paribas' second-quarter profits buoyed by corporate and investment banking arm BNP Paribas on Wednesday reported a net income of 2.47 billion euros ($2.76 billion) for the second quarter of the year, beating the 2.18 billion euros expected by analysts polled by Reuters....
18:39 2019-07-31

Ofgem admits energy profits came at expense of household bills Regulator says in hindsight it mistakenly double-digit returns for network firmsThe regulator has allowed energy network companies to make bigger than expected profits at the expense of household bills, according to its own state of the market report.Ofgem admitted the companies which run Britain’s ...
12:52 2019-10-03

Samsung continues tough year with expectations of halved Q3 profits Samsung's third quarter profits dropped 56% from the previous year due to continued lowered demand for memory chips, but the Galaxy Note 10 is expected to take the mobile business out of its slump....
05:39 2019-10-08

China could hurt Apple profits by 29% if it avenged the Huawei ban, says analyst Trump’s Huawei ban was bad news for China, as it effectively crippled the world’s second-largest smartphone maker from its largest source of income. But China is also very much in a position to retaliate, and Apple – the world’s third-largest smartphone maker – could be among the ones to suffer. Gol...
03:13 2019-05-24

Energy networks making big profits at expense of consumers, says watchdog Companies that run UK’s energy pipes and wires earning double-digit returns, says OfgemThe regulator has allowed energy network companies to make bigger than expected profits at the expense of household bills, according to its own state of the market report.Ofgem admitted the companies that run Brit...
08:52 2019-10-04

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as its profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
15:52 2019-06-17

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues Many C.E.O.s say they’ll focus on helping their communities. Others say they’re sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more thinking to do....
22:52 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Aldi UK to open more London stores as profits fall The British and Irish arm of German discount supermarket group Aldi said on Monday it would step up the pressure on rivals by accelerating expansion in London, despite reporting a 26% fall in 2018 operating profit....
11:00 2019-09-16

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits....
00:13 2019-06-18

Goldman Sachs profits see boost from equity training and lending Goldman Sachs reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as the Wall Street investment bank benefited from higher equity trading and an increase in lending to its wealthy clients and companies. The bank, like its rivals, is facing several challenges in growing its revenue in the fac...
16:52 2019-07-16

Fannie, Freddie Poised to Keep Profits in an Initial Privatization Move Mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expected to start keeping their earnings as early as this week, pausing a yearslong arrangement in which they handed nearly all of their profits to the Treasury Department....
00:39 2019-09-23

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to the annual "Cars Wars" study....
15:13 2019-06-13

Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs despite healthy profits Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major restructuring and on Monday said that it will have trimmed thousands of jobs by August. The company said that the plan will save about $600 million per year...
14:39 2019-05-21

Urgent Health Warning: The Surgeon General Has Issued A Reminder To Parents That No Amount Of Vegetables Can Stop Their Children’s Heads From Rocketing Off Their Bodies And Into The Sky If you are a parent with a young child, you absolutely need to stop what you’re doing and read this immediately: The Surgeon General has issued an urgent health warning telling parents that no amount of vegetables can stop their children’s heads from rocketing off their bodies and into the sky....
18:26 2019-05-21

SAS eyes more cost cuts as third-quarter profits are hit by fuel prices, strike Scandinavian airline SAS said on Tuesday it would look at additional cost-cutting measures beyond 2020 after reporting a drop in third-quarter earnings due to a pilot strike, high fuel prices and cut-price competition....
21:13 2019-08-27

China's July industrial profits swing to growth but outlook clouded China's industrial profits rose 2.6% in July year-on-year to 512.7 billion yuan ($72.28 billion), according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-08-27

UPDATE 1-Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as its profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
15:52 2019-06-17

Fashion house Chanel reaffirms its independence as sales and profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away earlier this year, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
14:52 2019-06-17

Steve Mnuchin dissed 181 major CEOs in a new battle over the future of profits Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says the CEOs of major companies who signed the Business Roundtable's new statement on the purpose of a corporation made a mistake. He's not the only one....
21:26 2019-09-20

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's annual "Cars Wars"...
20:52 2019-06-12

Investors book profits from U.S.-based equity funds ahead of Fed meeting U.S.-based equity funds posted more than $8.4 billion of cash withdrawals in the week ended Wednesday, following two weeks of inflows, according to Refinitiv's Lipper....
21:39 2019-07-31

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michigan gives a big tax break to Jeep for its Detroit plant and more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, May 22, 2019....
21:13 2019-05-22

WSJ: Amazon changed search results to boost profits despite internal dissent Enlarge / Amazon boxes. (credit: Getty Images | Julie Clopper) Amazon changed its search algorithm in ways that boost its own products despite concerns raised by employees who opposed the move, The Wall Street Journal reported today. The change was made late last year and was "contested internally...
01:13 2019-09-17

Domino’s misses sales, profits estimates as delivery competition heats up Domino’s Pizza missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Tuesday, hurt by growing competition from third-party delivery services and small pizzerias, sending the pizza chain’s shares down 6 percent. The company also replaced its three- to five-year forecast with a sho...
20:00 2019-10-08

JD Sports defies high street crisis to grow sales and profits JD Sports has reported a 10% leap in like-for-like sales in the UK during the first half of its financial year, in defiance of the struggles facing the wider high street....
10:52 2019-09-10

Exchange operator Cboe plans new data platform as profits rise Cboe Global Markets Inc plans to build a research and data platform that will provide its customers with trading insights and spur new financial products, the exchange operator said after posting better-than-expected earnings on Friday....
21:13 2019-08-02

Nikkei snaps 10-day winning streak; investors take profits before c.bank meetings Japan's Nikkei share average slipped on Wednesday as investors took profits after a 10-day rally ahead of key central bank meetings in the United States and Japan, but continued to hover not far from its four-month high touched a day earlier....
09:13 2019-09-18

Mia Khalifa is among the world’s most-watched women. Yet the porn industry is keeping the profits. The adult film industry created an endless loop of content from popular stars, even as they are often shut out from a cut or struggling to outrun their former selves....
09:00 2019-08-17

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo on Thursday announced plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade war were denting profitability....
09:26 2019-07-18

TurboTax Found a Depraved Way to Bump Profits After Tax Filing Process Was Simplified In the aftermath of Trump’s major changes to the tax code, some of TurboTax’s customers no longer had to pay for many of its services, instead finding that the company’s free product would suffice. To offset this loss, the online tax service made changes that reportedly had an adverse impact on elde...
21:52 2019-07-16

Ransomware Attackers and Insurance Companies Are Forming a Human Centipede of Profits Ransomware incidents—cyberattacks in which bad actors demand payment in exchange for encrypted files—are a frighteningly common fixture of our modern era. But more troubling is that the number of attacks may be hiking due, in part, to the insurance companies tasked to deal with the fallout in the ev...
10:00 2019-08-29

Air Canada traveler claims she woke up on 'freezing cold,' 'pitch black' and empty plane Air Canada is reviewing a passenger's claim that she was left sleeping on a cold, dark and empty plane for hours after a flight landed.       ...
00:13 2019-06-24

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
15:13 2019-05-21

Mother Sues Private Prison Company That Profits From ICE Detentions Over Her Baby’s Death Yazmin Juárez is suing private prison company CoreCivic over the death of her 1-year-old daughter Mariee. The complaint filed in federal court in San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday demands $40 million from private prison company CoreCivic....
03:13 2019-08-01

Thomas profits from Alaphilippe’s late struggle as Simon Yates wins stage 15 • Simon Yates breaks clear to win second stage in four days • Thomas happy to gain time back on Alaphilippe on final climbSimon Yates soloed to his second Tour de France victory of the week on stage 15 to the Prat d’Albis as Julian Alaphilippe finally cracked and the fight for yellow came alive behi...
17:52 2019-07-21

UPDATE 2-Exchange operator Cboe plans new data platform as profits rise Cboe Global Markets Inc plans to build a research and data platform that will provide its customers with trading insights and spur new financial products, the exchange operator said after posting better-than-expected earnings on Friday....
20:39 2019-08-02

Home Depot stock rises on better-than-expected profits even as the company lowers outlook Home Depot's CEO says the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
15:52 2019-08-20

'Truly saved my life': GM workers on strike fight for benefits as automaker's profits soar For more than 46,000 of GM's UAW workers, the strike is personal. They're receiving little pay and health care benefits -- but still want to fight.        ...
20:52 2019-09-19

French bank Credit Agricole targets net profits of 5 billion euros in 2022 French bank Credit Agricole unveiled a new set of higher profit targets for 2022 after it had met its 2019 targets a year ahead of schedule, and said it now expected annual net profits above 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in 2022....
11:39 2019-06-06

Wafer maker Siltronics warns U.S.-China trade tussle to hit sales, profits Siltronic, a German maker of wafers used to make silicon chips, became the latest firm in the semiconductor industry to warn that U.S. restrictions on exports to China would hit sales and profitability....
00:00 2019-06-18

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the president’s businesses....
02:26 2019-07-09

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom. ...
18:13 2019-05-22

Morgan Stanley predicts 'maximum nicotine' policy could cut tobacco profits in half Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley....
19:13 2019-06-17

Profits warnings from British Airways, Pearson, and Imperial Brands – business live The City has been rocked by a trio of profit warnings from airline group IAG, publisher Pearson and tobacco firm Imperial Brands Introduction: IAG profits warning Pilots strike cost €137m alreadyGround staff and budget airline problems hit profits tooVaping backlash hurts ImperialPearson profits slu...
14:39 2019-09-26

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

Uniqlo-owner Fast Retailing keeps posting record profits, but one analyst warns of uncertainty The firm, which owns apparel giant Uniqlo, said Thursday that it had booked record profit for the third-straight year, sending shares higher in Friday trading....
07:26 2019-10-11

US-China trade war blamed as BASF issues hefty profits warning - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as chemicals giant BASF hits investors with a profits warningIntroduction: BASF hurt by trade war 8.41am BST BASF’s struggles will fuel concerns that Germany’s economy is dangerously close to a recession.Manufacturing companies across Europ...
10:00 2019-07-09

Tesla earnings day: Elon Musk is in the driver's seat steering the company's path to profits Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been known for rash and sometimes reckless decisions. Some have punished Tesla shares. But the EV company has risen ahead of its latest earnings, and Musk's drive and bold vision remain key to the future of the auto sector....
19:01 2019-07-24

Lowe's lays off thousands of store employees amid pressure to boost profits Lowe's is laying store workers who handle maintenance and product assembly as the home-improvement chain continues to cut costs to boost profits.       ...
20:39 2019-08-02

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies. Meanwhile, DeVos has been calling for cuts to funding public education....
20:52 2019-07-22

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourth-quarter 2008, a five-percent increase over the same period in 2007. Net income for the fourth quarter totaled $22.1 million, a two-percent decrease ...
13:26 2019-05-22

Danske Bank profits hit by higher costs as it sets aside cash for a potential money laundering fine Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, with the Danish lender citing low interest rates and higher regulatory costs following a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
10:52 2019-07-18

Papa John's and Popeyes stores in Texas are donating their profits to the family of a police officer who was killed last week Roberto Machado Noa /Getty Images 77 Papa John's locations in Texas are donating all profits to the family of a fallen deputy until Friday, a company representative confirmed in an email. Officer Sandeep Dhaliwal of the Harris County Sheriff's Office was shot on Friday and died a few hours later, A...
21:00 2019-10-03

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
04:00 2019-06-13

Gluten-Free Diet: Watch How To Make Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Pasta At Home Famous vlogger Manjula Jain has shared an amazing recipe of gluten free vegan zucchini pasta on her YouTube channel. The recipe is not only gluten free but is also weight-loss-friendly....
17:13 2019-05-30

Free Taco Bell tacos and free Chili's burgers are two of the day's top deals Krispy Kreme has announced a new Original Filled doughnut and a way to try it for free Saturday as part of its National Donut Day challenge.       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

Disney discouraged 'Star Wars' fans from visiting its new Galaxy's Edge area, and domestic park visits and profits dropped Reuters Disney actively discouraged people from visiting the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area in Disneyland last quarter, pushing domestic park attendance down 3%. "Helped in part by some of our efforts, there was tremendous concern in the marketplace that there was going to be huge crowding," CEO...
22:00 2019-08-09

Free Slurpee Day: 7-Eleven celebrates birthday Thursday with free Slurpee giveaway July 11 is 7-Eleven Day, aka Free Slurpee Day. This year, 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday by giving away even more free Slurpee drinks.       ...
01:52 2019-07-10

Free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 purchase are back with free YouTube Premium on top Samsung’s 2019 lineup of Galaxy S flagships made quite an impression at its release. The four S10 devices have gorgeous displays and elegant design which captured people’s attention. To make them even more lucrative, Samsung began selling the phones with a free pair of its wireless earphones, the Ga...
02:52 2019-06-05

Goldman Sachs slaps Apple with the lowest price target of any major research firm as analysts predict TV+ will eat iPhone profits (AAPL) Apple Apple dropped as much as 2.3% on Friday after Goldman Sachs predicted the company's new accounting will cut into iPhones' average selling price. Analysts with the bank lowered their target to $165 per share from $187, setting a new lowest expectation for Apple shares among major Wall Street b...
12:52 2019-09-14

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
20:13 2019-06-20

7 Best Sugar-Free Desserts | Easy Sugar Free Sweets To Try At Home! Sugar free sweets and desserts are the best way to satiate your sweet tooth and not even feel guilty! We've got a list of sugar free recipes that you can try at home and gorge on sinful treats......
14:52 2019-07-16

Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz settle lawsuit against Fox over 'Bones' profits A lawsuit over profits between the producers and stars of the show "Bones" and 21st Century Fox has been settled.        ...
13:13 2019-09-12

Pokemon Go News: Shadow Pokemon, Shiny Spinda, July Community Day, Huge Niantic profits Niantic has launched a new game this week, but that's not slowing down the progress of Pokemon Go - in fact, there's a lot of new features coming to the game soon...
10:39 2019-06-24

Sacklers Received $12 Billion to $13 Billion in Profits From Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma sent at least $12 billion in profits to members of the Sackler family who own the company, according to court records and testimony filed in the drugmaker’s bankruptcy case....
16:00 2019-10-05

How to get a free week of Disney+, Disney's new ad-free streaming service Disney Plus Disney+ is a new on-demand, ad-free streaming service that will feature movies and TV series from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox. You get a free seven-day trial when you first sign up. After the trial ends, the subscription costs $6.99/mont...
16:13 2019-10-07

CBOE: TENTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH; Pre-tax profits jump 36% for second quarter, 55% Y-T-D; Revenues up 15% and 24% for quarter and Y-T-D, respectively CHICAGO, July 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that its unaudited pre-tax profits rose 36 percent for the three-month period ending June 30, 2008, totaling $43.9 million versus $32.2 million for the same period a year ago. ......
14:13 2019-05-22

Xbox Live free game download: Get this Xbox One free game all weekend on Microsoft! This weekend, Microsoft and Xbox are continuing their trend of providing players with titles to try out and play - here's what you need to know about GRIP: Combat Racing...
10:00 2019-07-06

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many fun, entertaining free games out there right now on PC. And, u...
02:52 2019-06-11

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the environment. According to the New York Times, almost everything Trump said in the speech was a lie....
19:13 2019-07-09

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text applications increasingly valuable to users in a ...
02:26 2019-06-20

Best text to speech software of 2019 The use of audio for commands has become popular for use with assistants such as Alexa and Siri, and audio is increasingly being used for search and other tools. It's also becoming much more common for audio to be used to convert text-to-speech for a number of reasons.The traditional one is for...
16:26 2019-06-19

'Were you having an affair?' - PM under pressure before conference speech Boris Johnson has refused three times to deny outright he had an affair with Jennifer Arcuri - the US businesswoman being investigated for receiving public funds....
22:13 2019-10-01

Epic says it won't ban players for political speech Epic is using Blizzard's ban on a Hong Kong protest supporter to tout its own stance on political speech. The developer told The Verge in a statement that it "wouldn't ban or punish" a Fortnite player or creator simply for expressing "views on polit......
17:26 2019-10-09

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
03:13 2019-06-19

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
00:00 2019-05-30

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.” Our own Samer Kalaf once led a singalong of “Smoo...
01:39 2019-06-15

Dr. King’s ‘Dream’ Speech: His Son Reflects on How Far We Have Come On the 56th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, his son discusses the “best of what America represents.”...
02:26 2019-08-29

UK's Johnson says will schedule Queens Speech for Oct. 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he would schedule a Queen's Speech for Oct. 14 in order to launch new legislation and he denied he was seeking to prevent parliament from obstructing his Brexit plans....
12:26 2019-08-28

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
00:00 2019-05-30

"We're With Him": Shashi Tharoor On PM's Upcoming Speech At UN Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today attacked Pakistan over the Kashmir issue and said that the Opposition parties in India stand united with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter being taken to......
21:13 2019-09-09

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video streaming service that all come with your subscription. But there's also free games. Yes, that’s right. Free games. If you're an ...
01:52 2019-06-18

5 Top Quotes From Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, presenting the annual budget statement to parliament, said the government planned structural reforms to kickstart foreign and domestic investment....
11:52 2019-07-05

PM Modi's First Independence Day Speech Of Second Term Today When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 73rd Independence Day on Thursday, he is likely to touch upon a host of topics ranging from the centre's decision to scrap Jammu and......
00:39 2019-08-15

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. They've......
05:00 2019-05-27

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Budget 2019: The Budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5 and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will start the speech by addressing it to the speaker of Lok Sabha....
10:39 2019-06-13

UK government discussing the timing of Queen's Speech The British government is discussing the timing of a Queen's Speech with parliamentary authorities, the leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, said on Thursday....
16:39 2019-09-26

Speech and Violence Collide in ‘The Topeka School’ Ben Lerner’s third novel draws on autobiographical details, like his previous two did, but offers a more conventional plot about a family in Kansas and the coarsening of political language....
02:13 2019-10-02

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
14:00 2019-07-04

'Just a second, please': El Salvador president's U.N. selfie eclipses speech Before starting his first address before the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, 38-year-old El Salvador President Nayib Bukele asked the audience to hold on a second, took out his phone, and snapped a selfie....
17:26 2019-09-27

PM softens 'take it or leave it' message to EU in conference speech Boris Johnson has set out his vision to "bring our country together" and "get Brexit done" - as he called on the EU to respond to the UK's "compromise" offer on a new divorce deal....
01:52 2019-10-03

Theresa May hits out at populists in farewell speech Outgoing PM takes aim at absolutism and bemoans ‘descent into rancour and tribal bitterness’Today’s political developments - live updatesTheresa May has criticised absolutism in politics in what appeared to be a coded swipe at populist politicians such as Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump...
20:00 2019-07-17

Powell's speech support U.S. rate-cut bets U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank will do what it can to preserve the longest U.S. economic expansion on record, supporting bets......
20:52 2019-08-23

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submitted to the administration, I came out in it,̶...
04:00 2019-06-05

The Latest: Excerpts from Trump’s D-Day speech released LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump will tell those commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday that American and allied forces who stormed the beaches of Normandy “won back this ground for ...
10:52 2019-06-06

Trump supporters set up camp ahead of speech Trump supporters traveling from near and far line the streets outside an Orlando arena camping out ahead of the President’s speech Tuesday. (June 17)        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

PM's partner to give first public speech since entering No 10 Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds is expected to give a short speech on the environment this week - marking her first public comments since she entered Downing Street....
15:26 2019-08-17

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
11:39 2019-06-18

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust....
16:13 2019-07-24

Google cracks down on political speech among its workforce Google is cracking down on political speech at work amid a widespread backlash from politicians, activist groups and its own employees over a host of issues....
05:39 2019-08-27

| UK police cadet collapses during Johnson speech Prime Minister Boris Johnson ploughed on with a largely Brexit-themed address on Thursday even though a police cadet behind him appeared to faint after waiting for him on her feet for over an hour....
01:26 2019-09-06

Japan’s new emperor remorseful in 1st war anniversary speech Emperor Naruhito has expressed deep remorse over Japan’s role in World War II in his first appearance at the annual ceremony marking the end of the hostilities...
08:13 2019-08-15

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. The Dallas Independent School District said in a statement Tuesday that the decisi...
16:52 2019-06-12

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was billed as an official White House event, but the actual address was the stuff of a Trump campaign rally. Because, of course....
06:39 2019-08-15

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a speech that accuses Donald Trump of profiting fro...
08:26 2019-06-12

U.S. rates futures slip ahead of Powell's speech U.S. interest rates futures declined on Friday for a third straight day ahead of a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, which traders will scour for clues on whether the......
14:39 2019-08-23

"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind today said that the decisionwill ensure......
00:39 2019-08-15

"Falsehoods": J&K Administration's Statement On Imran Khan's UN Speech The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's reference to the situation in the state at the United Nations General Assembly last week was a "story of......
20:26 2019-10-02

Epstein Looms Over Speech by Billionaire Behind Victoria’s Secret Speaking for the first time publicly about his longtime ties to the disgraced financier, Leslie Wexner condemned deceptions by “people who have secret lives.”...
01:00 2019-09-11

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
20:13 2019-05-22

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the dangers of inequality, unchecked technology and climate change....
18:26 2019-06-11

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days....
13:13 2019-06-12

Bernier promotes immigration limits in speech at B.C. hotel The leader of the People's Party of Canada spoke at a Surrey Board of Trade event on Wednesday. Most of his speech focused on his proposed immigration policies....
02:00 2019-09-26

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
22:26 2019-06-06

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-20

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
22:00 2019-07-17

"Must Hear": PM Modi On Ladakh Lawmaker's Speech On Article 370 A BJP lawmaker from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, trended on social media today for his speech in parliament on the debate on the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under......
17:52 2019-08-06

Brazilian indigenous leaders denounce Bolsonaro before UN speech Open letter decries ‘colonialist and ethnocidal policies’President expected to attack left and foreign critics in New YorkIndigenous leaders in Brazil have denounced Jair Bolsonaro’s “colonialist and ethnocidal” policies as the far-right populist headed to New York to defend his treatment of the Ama...
23:26 2019-09-23

Trump announces religious freedom initiatives during UN speech President Donald Trump announced new initiatives as part of a global call for protecting religious freedom at the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, which his aides have characterized as the centerpiece of his visit to the conference of world leaders....
21:52 2019-09-23

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to compromise more....
18:26 2019-07-17

Nixon’s secret speech if Apollo 11 mission had gone wrong President Richard Nixon, who delivered a message to Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins after the successful lunar landing, also asked his speechwriter to write a contingency speech should something go wrong....
00:39 2019-07-17

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June 19)        ...
17:26 2019-06-19

YouTube removes far-right teen’s account over hate speech Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people. The video from Soph, a far-right YouTuber known for having posted anti-Muslim videos, is called “Pride and Prejudice.” The 12-minute video, ...
00:39 2019-08-07

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love Rally” say Trump’s announcement in Orlando on T...
10:13 2019-06-18

Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner mocked for Emmys speech The omnipresent Kardashian family may have dominated pop culture for the past decade, but Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner received a harsh reality check at the 2019 Emmy Awards after claiming their show, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," was "real" and "unscripted."...
21:00 2019-09-23

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world. The U.N. chief told diplomats at Tu...
23:52 2019-06-18

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front page to the man whose career it had done so much ...
23:26 2019-06-22

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
05:13 2019-05-31

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
06:26 2019-05-31

Boris Johnson heckled during speech on northern transport PM told to ‘sort out the mess’ as he pledges to give mayors London-style rail powersBoris Johnson has promised to give elected mayors in the north of England “London-style” powers to take control of their railways, in a speech interrupted by a heckler who told him to get back to parliament to “sort ...
17:39 2019-09-13

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google said, the company will post notices to remind employees of their federal rights. T...
22:52 2019-09-13

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
12:52 2019-05-22

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future....
08:52 2019-08-23

Ukraine’s President Makes No Mention of Trump in U.N. Speech President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, unwillingly entangled in an impeachment inquiry in the United States, did not mention President Trump or American aid in his U.N. speech....
16:39 2019-09-25

Orangutans can play the kazoo – here’s what this tells us about speech evolution A kazoo might seem a world away from the spoken word. But our ability to produce its buzzing, Donald Duck-like sound at will was key in us ever developing the ability to speak at all. And while our capacity for speech is unique, my colleague Robert Shumaker and I have used the novelty instrument to ...
23:00 2019-10-05

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.” Sardonic senior Nataly Buhr didn’t mince wo...
01:26 2019-06-14

"Want To Hear From You": PM Asks For Ideas For "Howdy, Modi" Speech Ahead of his mega "Howdy, Modi" event in Texas on September 22, being billed as the largest-ever turnout for a foreign elected leader on US soil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked people......
23:26 2019-09-16

William Jackson Harper moved by Thunberg's speech "The Good Place" star William Jackson Harper admits he felt "called out" by climate activist Greta Thunberg's speech to world leaders at the UN. (Sept. 25)        ...
13:13 2019-09-25

Article 370 Didn't Allow Democracy In J&K: Amit Shah's Speech Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, had to go as it was the root of terrorism in the state and was the biggest hurdle to normalcy, Home Minister Amit Shah said today,......
19:00 2019-08-05

Greta Thunberg, After Pointed U.N. Speech, Faces Attacks From the Right The young climate activist was widely celebrated after her speech at the United Nations. But critics have said she is being used, and a conservative commentator compared her likeness to Nazi imagery....
04:39 2019-09-25

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss issued a statement ...
12:01 2019-05-31

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
08:00 2019-05-31

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.        ...
01:26 2019-06-28

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
18:00 2019-07-02

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
00:01 2019-05-28

Biden apologizes for praising segregationists in defensive speech Joe Biden scrambled Saturday to save his swiftly sinking campaign, finally apologizing for recent remarks in which he had positive words for segregationist Dems. “Was I wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression to people that I was praising those men?” he said of his controversial June 18...
03:39 2019-07-07

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
12:00 2019-06-06

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
18:00 2019-07-09

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A......
02:13 2019-06-06

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
14:13 2019-07-03

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegations on social media that her debut speech was......
16:00 2019-07-03

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.       ...
17:13 2019-07-03

No force can stop China's progress, Xi says in National Day speech President Xi Jinping emphasized unity, development and strength as he addressed the world on the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China on Tuesday, saying: "There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation."...
07:26 2019-10-01

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be there to get paid....
22:00 2019-08-17

Putin: I don't share excitement about Greta Thunberg's U.N. speech Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday took aim at teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, telling an energy forum he did not share the excitement about her United Nations speech last month....
18:00 2019-10-02

Queen's Speech: PM will vow to make UK 'the greatest place on Earth' Legislation to introduce tougher sentences for foreign offenders who try to return to the UK will be among more than 20 bills that will feature in the first Queen's Speech of Boris Johnson's premiership....
06:39 2019-10-14

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold."...
01:52 2019-07-19

"Thought-Provoking": Shatrughan Sinha On PM's Independence Day Speech Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, known for his sharply critical comments on Twitter against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today heaped praise on him for his Independence Day speech, calling it......
09:52 2019-08-18

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson’s Brexit speech: preparing for an election Boris Johnson used his first leader’s speech at the Conservative party conference to set up a new phase of negotiations with the EU and an election confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn. Plus: Jim Waterson on Prince Harry, privacy and the mediaBoris Johnson took to the stage in Manchester for his first p...
12:52 2019-10-03

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The standup comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
22:26 2019-06-05

No force can stop China's progress, says Xi in National Day speech President Xi Jinping emphasized unity, development and strength as he addressed the world on the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China on Tuesday, saying: "There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation."...
15:26 2019-10-01

"Let Your Thoughts Be Heard": PM Invites Suggestions For August 15 Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited suggestions from people across the country for his Independence Day speech on the Narendra Modi or "NaMo" app....
13:13 2019-07-19

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
07:39 2019-07-11

Strangely, Johnson's speech is not the most important event today Boris Johnson's first conference speech as prime minister - at this crucial juncture for Brexit - is, strangely, not the most important political event of the day....
01:52 2019-10-03

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on the road. Brian Siegel, 23, had been ordered to take a new road test after Suffolk County officer James Garside pulled him over last year and asked, “Th...
06:39 2019-07-21

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
02:52 2019-05-27

AIR Broadcasts PM Modi's Independence Day Speech In 15 Foreign Languages The All India Radio for the first time translated and broadcast the entire Independence Day speech of Prime Narendra Modi in 15 foreign languages through its External Services Division (ESD),......
00:00 2019-08-19

HD Kumaraswamy Will Make His Farewell Speech Today: BS Yeddyurappa With the Karnataka Governor asking Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa predicted the end of the coalition government......
13:13 2019-07-19

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate...
20:00 2019-07-02

Cuomo makes creepy ‘foreplay’ comparison during speech "There's a concept in life called foreplay," said Cuomo, relating the story of how Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh and Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon made a hard push for state funding to revitalize the area, instead of slowly wooing him....
00:39 2019-10-10

Will Be Ready To Face Any Challenges: IAF Chief Over Pakistan PM's Speech The new Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria today said the force is ready to face any challenges. He made the comments after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, at the UN......
14:00 2019-09-30

How Mozilla is crowdsourcing speech to diversify voice recognition The immediate future of human-machine interaction lies in voice control, what with smart speakers, home appliances, and phones listening for commands to do our bidding. But voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri represent their overwhelmingly white, male developers leading to gender a...
18:26 2019-08-27

Donald Trump delivers July 4th speech – live US president hails ‘heroes who defend our country’ in controversial address marred by poor weatherWhite House ‘struggles to draw crowds’ to July 4th show 1.03am BST #SaluteToAmerica#July4th https://t.co/CMxvvow5um 12.56am BST The White House press office has just released the list of those “expected...
02:13 2019-07-05

Trump Celebrates Nationalism in U.N. Speech and Plays Down Iran Crisis Before an audience primed for him to focus on recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities, Mr. Trump said relatively little about the strikes that rattled global energy markets....
01:00 2019-09-25

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
09:52 2019-05-31

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from the 2013 Nickelodeon Teen Choice Awards, the Park...
18:26 2019-05-31

Trump energy speech in Pennsylvania sounded more like a campaign rally The president spoke for more than an hour, meandering between his prepared remarks and a campaign-style speech listing grievances and currying votes....
23:26 2019-08-13

"No Excuses Now": Rohit Sharma Tweets Greta Thunberg's UN Speech Rohit Sharma tweeted the speech delivered by Greta Thunberg, the teen climate activist, at the United Nations climate summit and said there were "no excuses" left...
03:00 2019-09-25

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged shareholders to press Walmart to nominate a low-wage worker to its board of directors — and to start ...
01:26 2019-06-06

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as she defended her own desire for “compromise” in politics....
23:52 2019-07-17

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroyer J.S. Kaga where he’ll be joined by Japanes...
03:26 2019-05-28

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
05:52 2019-07-06