NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 09:39 2019-06-12

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business

ABB has appointed industrial and software specialist Maryrose Sylvester as the new head of its U.S. business, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday, replacing company veteran Greg Scheu, who...

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business

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Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
16:39 2019-05-27

How this former Amazon exec is turning Snap's ad business around Jeremi Gorman is simplifying, giving the sales team an "Amazon-esque" structure and building out her team to ramp up the Snap's ads organization....
23:39 2019-08-04

This former SolarCity exec is trying to reinvent 2 parts of the solar business GivePower GivePower is a nonprofit working to develop projects in underserved areas. The organization recently finished a project at the Standing Rock Reservation for the Sioux Nation tribe. GivePower was started by for SolarCity executive Hayes Barnard, who is also CEO of Loanpal, a company that f...
16:26 2019-07-23

Broadcom looks to old software names like Symantec and Tibco as chip business deteriorates If the Symantec deal doesn't get done, Broadcom has also been working on a deal to acquire an infrastructure software company and has considered Tibco. Broadcom needs software because its semiconductor business is hurting....
18:52 2019-07-05

UPDATE 4-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as its chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
20:13 2019-07-19

UPDATE 5-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
23:26 2019-07-19

UPDATE 3-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace its chief executive, Paal Kibsgaard, as the company looks to shore up its position as a leader in drilling technology....
17:52 2019-07-19

Burundi names head of ruling party militia to lead state broadcaster Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom....
22:26 2019-07-14

Trade war could lead to 'Trump recession'; UK jobs report due - business live Rolling economic and financial news, including new UK unemployment figures and the latest trade war actionIntroduction: Trump threatens China againFears more tariffs could cause a recessionComing up: UK unemployment report 8.34am BST Donald Trump taste for trade conflict could even extend to French ...
09:52 2019-06-11

Sylvester Stallone has 'zero ownership' of 'Rocky' franchise Sylvester Stallone believes his ultimate legacy is Rocky Balboa, but he will forever regret not owning the rights to the beloved boxer, nor the franchise itself....
03:13 2019-07-24

CBOE’s Andy Lowenthal To Lead Business Development For CBOE, CFE, Livevol CHICAGO, IL – July 15, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it promoted Andy Lowenthal from Vice President to Senior Vice President, Business Development. Lowenthal’s promotion comes as part of a reorganization designed to better leverage the company’s business development effo...
03:39 2019-05-22

Sylvester Stallone: next Rocky film should focus on immigration Actor outlines premise that ‘could work’ for franchise but says his all-American heroes were never intended as political symbolsSylvester Stallone has said he wants to make a new Rocky film in which the boxer encounters an immigrant living illegally in the US.Speaking during a Q&A at the Cannes film...
04:26 2019-05-25

Sylvester Stallone wants to reboot Cobra as a streaming series When last we heard from Sylvester Stallone, the multi-hyphenate was back to daydreaming of his long-gestating Edgar Allen Poe biopic. The opium-addled writer, though, isn’t the only antihero populating Stallone’s head—Marion Cobretti still lingers as well. Better known as Cobra, the character’s 1986...
18:00 2019-05-24

Sylvester Stallone is still pals with turtles from original ‘Rocky’ These tough turtles are not down for the count. Sylvester Stallone, 72, has kept in touch with his two hard-shelled pals from the original “Rocky.” “”With my original buddies from the first Rocky … CUFF and LINK, now about 44 years old!” Stallone captioned a selfi...
21:39 2019-05-24

Sylvester Stallone looks dapper in a high-contrast tux on the Cannes red carpet The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
02:39 2019-05-28

It's Rumor Time: Jason Blum's meeting with Sylvester Stallone could suggest a role in the Purge franchise Jason Blum, founder of Blumhouse Productions, recently had a meeting with Sylvester Stallone. How do we know? Because on Wednesday he was tweeting about said meeting 20 minutes beforehand. The picture he shared shows him—excitement evident—waiting for the face-to-face along with James DeMonaco, the ...
08:39 2019-08-10

Sistine Stallone: Dad Sylvester 'pushed me in' shark-filled waters Sistine Stallone did not need inspiration to act petrified of sharks in her movie debut, "47 Meters Down: Uncaged."        ...
04:39 2019-08-15

'Uncaged' Sistine Stallone: When dad Sylvester literally pushed me into shark-filled waters Sistine Stallone recalls that time when her joking father pushed her into shark-filled waters off Bora Bora. "I had a full-on panic attack."        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

The Latest: Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, as one of his rivals was eliminated from the contest. Five contenders in all were still in ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Paradox exec: Steam’s 30% fee is “outrageous” (credit: Aurich Lawson) Paradox Interactive (Cities: Skylines, Surviving Mars) seems to be getting fed up with the "standard" 30% fee on sales charged by Steam and many other game platforms. Speaking at a Gamelab panel hosted by GamesIndustry.biz last week, Paradox Chairman of the Board and former...
04:52 2019-07-02

Exec: My bosses harassed, groped me at 1Oak A married New Jersey exec was pressured into joining her bosses for a night out at Manhattan hot spot 1Oak — where they sexually harassed and groped her, according to a new lawsuit. Alexandria Chapman, 36, says her nightmare began almost immediately after she attended a work event on Nov. 15 with em...
06:52 2019-07-15

Ex-Rangers exec gives inside take on NHL offersheet drama When the Canadiens extended their offer sheet to Sebastian Aho a couple of weeks ago, which included a poison pill in the form of $21 million in signing bonuses coming due within the first 12 months of the agreement, an interested party with no skin in the game flashed back some 22 years. “I knew......
03:26 2019-07-21

Ex-RBS exec Brown to take helm at Sainsbury's Bank A former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) executive is to become the next boss of J Sainsbury's financial services arm as the supermarket giant tries to rebuild the division's profitability....
04:13 2019-06-11

India is still '12 to 18 months away' from rolling out 5G, says industry exec It will take India at least another year to roll out the next generation of high-speed mobile internet, according to Akhil Gupta of Bharti Enterprises....
10:00 2019-08-07

Former Oceania exec gets soccer ban for financial misconduct ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned former Oceania Football Confederation general secretary Tai Nicholas from the game for eight years for financial misconduct. The adjudicatory chamber of the ethics committee imposed the punishment after finding Nicholas guilty of misappropriating FIFA funds linked to th...
01:26 2019-05-30

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and other critics contend that gov...
21:00 2019-05-24

Samsung exec says the Galaxy Fold will actually be released soon The Galaxy Fold was supposed to be a celebration of Samsung ingenuity when it comes to mobile innovation. But the phone was dead on arrival the minute Samsung launched. In just a matter of days, we were shown foldable phones that looked a lot better than the Galaxy Fold, including its most important...
16:13 2019-06-19

AMD exec: Nvidia fell for our double bluff Enlarge / AMD's Scott Herkelman explains to HotHardware how he "jebaited" Nvidia. (credit: 2.5 Geeks) Earlier this month, AMD Radeon VP Scott Herkelman tweeted a single, cryptic word: jebaited. If you're not a big Twitch person, that probably doesn't mean much to you. Thankfully, Herkelman made it...
00:13 2019-07-23

Apartment rented by Nxivm exec was actually used for sex slave While the upstate New York hideaway was rented by bookkeeper Kathy Russell, it was secretly inhabited by "Grandmaster" Keith Raniere's first sex slave Camila, according to multiple sources and court records....
04:13 2019-06-04

Dad of ex-Post exec Patrick Purcell dead at 95 The father of former New York Post Publisher Patrick Purcell has died. Patrick J. Purcell was 95. He was born in Waterford, Ireland, and emigrated to the United States when he was 3. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II before marrying his wife, Sarah, and settling in College Point,...
09:39 2019-07-09

Qualcomm exec doubles down on the power of 5G and AI at the edge Dev Singh, Qualcomm's Head of Robotics, believes that 5G is the connective fabric that’s going to radically change the landscape for AI at the edge.Read More...
06:13 2019-08-01

Witness says altercation between Raptors exec and cop 'blown out of proportion' A sheriff's deputy was pushed and hit in the face by Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri on Thursday night after his team defeated the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals, according to the Alameda County, California, Sheriff's Office....
03:26 2019-06-16

JD.com may list logistics unit in future but no plan currently-exec Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc may list its logistics unit in the future but it currently has no clear plan, a senior company executive said on Monday....
11:26 2019-06-17

| EX-FIFA exec Warner ordered by judge to pay $79 million Former FIFA vice president and North American regional football president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages by a federal judge....
21:00 2019-07-11

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
07:13 2019-08-06

Here's a Dickhead Media Exec Blatantly Violating Labor Law If you like sports, you probably know Barstool. Even if you don’t, you probably know Barstool as the online home for sports-adjacent bros who are also deeply interested in racism, misogyny and being all-around dicks online....
21:13 2019-08-13

JD.com may list logistics unit in future but no plan currently: exec Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc may list its logistics unit in the future but it currently has no clear plan, a senior company executive said on Monday....
13:13 2019-06-17

Lyft exec riffs on ground-breaking research in AI At Transform 2019, Gil Arditi ripped through example after example of recent research that's propelled head-turning advances in AI and machine learning.Read More...
05:13 2019-08-05

Huawei exec: We need more time to become the world's top phone maker China's Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
09:26 2019-06-11

Credit Suisse exec heads to Deutsche Bank Deutsche Bank has named Steven Feinberg to manage its US investment-grade debt trading, Bloomberg reported. Feinberg had previously worked at Credit Suisse Group for almost two decades. Feinberg will be a managing director at the Frankfurt, Germany-based Deutsche Bank, reporting to Paul Huchro....
04:52 2019-06-20

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave. Attorney David Mastagni said Tuesday the 20-...
21:00 2019-06-18

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations from Rosette Pambakian, former VP of Marketing, were ...
10:13 2019-08-06

Former GM Exec Bob Lutz Impressed by Random Tesla Model 3 Bob Lutz, a former top executive from all three of the major American automakers, occasional Corvette-powered Fisker investor, and casual skeptic of Tesla, recently came across a Tesla Model 3 and was surprised to be impressed by its build quality....
02:26 2019-06-18

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel, was one of four candidates interviewed twice by New York for the vacancy. He met with team officials last Saturday and Su...
02:39 2019-06-08

Google Stadia exec isn’t worried about data caps—but he probably should be Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) The Google executive in charge of the company's new Stadia game-streaming service says he thinks data caps won't be a problem—but his prediction largely depends on the generosity of ISPs. In an interview Friday wi...
20:39 2019-07-01

MLB trade rumors: Marcus Stroman is the ‘best fit’ for the Yankees, says former MLB exec If comfort is in fact the enemy of progress, perhaps the Yankees should take heed of this piece of advice — and soon. Because as much as their near double-digit-game lead in the AL East standings seems sustainable, they can’t afford to ignore their need for additional starting pitching w...
18:01 2019-07-31

Samsung exec on the Galaxy Fold debacle: ‘It was embarrassing’ Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh didn’t hold anything back during a gathering of journalists in South Korea at the end of last week at which he said what we were all thinking when Samsung had to nix the launch of the Galaxy Fold back in April at the eleventh hour. “It was embarrassing,&rdq...
21:00 2019-07-01

Fintech start-ups are now more ready to work with banks, says ANZ exec Sreeram Iyer, chief operating officer for institutional business at ANZ, said "it was quite hard to find adequately mature fintechs" a few years ago....
00:26 2019-06-28

Amazon exec says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
22:52 2019-06-05

Dish exec could be months away from finalizing T-Mobile deal Dish Network’s Charlie Ergen is taking his sweet time striking a deal to buy T-Mobile’s assets — a delay that is already creating a web of complications for T-Mobile’s planned $26 billion purchase of Sprint, The Post has learned. Media reports this week say Ergen had lined up financing and was close...
05:39 2019-06-21

Bebe Rexha Slams Male Music Exec "Who Said I Am Too Old to Be Sexy" Bebe Rexha is on a mission for her next birthday. As the star famously sings, "I'm done with the drinking, I'm done with the smoking, I'm done with the playing, I'm......
22:13 2019-08-12

Samsung exec says “most” of the Galaxy Fold’s display problems have been fixed When Samsung sent the first batch of Galaxy Folds to reviewers, it quickly became apparent there were some problems. Phones failed due to dust getting caught under the screen, due to reviewers removing a protective layer that appeared to be a standard screen protector, and seemingly just by being us...
10:39 2019-06-20

Bank exec was improperly tipped off to damning memo: suit The chief executive of an embattled California bank was improperly tipped off to an internal memo about allegedly questionable money transfers into his personal checking account — by the head of the company’s compliance department, according to explosive new documents filed in a whistleblower lawsui...
09:00 2019-06-14

'Lamborghini Has to Have a Naturally-Aspirated Engine': Audi Sport Exec Autocar caught up with Audi Sport boss Oliver Hoffmann at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring where he told the British car pub that his team’s trying to keep the V10 in the next R8, a hardcore “GT2” style R8 might be in the pipeline, and Lamborghini’s committed to staying away from turbochargers....
00:00 2019-06-29

Pimco exec: The Fed may cut rates by July if trade wars continue "I think the Fed could cut as soon as July and I think that they'll go 50 basis points," says Mark Kiesel Pimco's chief investment officer of global credit....
01:39 2019-06-07

Quantic Dream hires exec to round up third-party developers Quantic Dream has hired game veteran Sebastien Motte to help run third-party development relations as the company expands beyond PlayStation.Read More...
21:26 2019-06-02

Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter is partnering with a California cannabis company as its chief brand strategist, and the company's CEO is looking to expand to other states....
00:39 2019-07-13

Samsung Galaxy Fold is ready to launch, according to a company exec There has been a long wait for the Samsung Galaxy Fold – while it was announced in February and originally set to launch in April, as various issues with the handset have caused delays. But the wait might almost be over according to a Samsung Display executive.According to The Investor, Samsu...
16:26 2019-06-19

Feds repay $13.4 million stolen by Sacramento Kings exec SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings say the U.S. government is repaying the basketball team $13.4 million that a former official stole to buy luxury beachfront homes. The team announced Wednesday that the U.S. Justice Department is providing full restitution. The Sacramento Bee newspaper ...
04:00 2019-05-30

YouTube exec calls cops on black man waiting for pal outside building An altercation between a white man who called police on black man waiting for his friend in a California apartment-building lobby was captured in a now-viral video The man who called 911, identified by Essence as Christopher Cukor, accused Wesley Michel, who is a black, of trespassing at his San Fra...
04:39 2019-07-09

Huawei exec says goal to be world's top phone maker some time off China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
06:26 2019-06-11

The Galaxy Fold is 'ready to hit the market' all of a sudden, at least according to one Samsung exec Just when you may have thought the drama surrounding Samsung's oft-delayed Galaxy Fold launch hit a peak level, a senior company executive is adding to the intrigue and confusion today. Technically, Kim Seong-cheol works for Samsung Display rather than Samsung Electronics, but as a Vice President of...
11:52 2019-06-19

IBM Software Exec Predicts Quantum Computers Will Become Mainstream in Five Years Quantum computers won’t replace today’s traditional computers, but they will become mainstream within five years, an IBM executive predicted Wednesday at The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival....
23:39 2019-05-22

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face as he tried to get onto the court after his team won the NBA title in Oakland. Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly tells the San F...
20:39 2019-06-14

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
04:13 2019-06-22

Google Exec Tells Senate That Project Dragonfly Has Been "Terminated" On Tuesday, Google vice president of public policy Karan Bhatia told members of the Senate Judiciary that the company’s Project Dragonfly—a search engine for the Chinese market that was widely reported to involve huge concessions to state censors and protested by its own staff—has been “terminated” ...
20:26 2019-07-17

Tesla exec turnover worse among Musk reports, analyst says Tesla’s executive turnover is higher than major Silicon Valley-based technology companies and is particularly acute among those reporting to CEO Elon Musk, according to a new Bernstein report....
21:26 2019-08-14

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role based on the need to improve DOE customer service,...
04:52 2019-06-16

Insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450K to get kids into USC A California insurance executive charged in the USC admission scandal has confessed to paying $450,000 for his children to get into the school after copping a plea deal from prosecutors. Toby MacFarlane, 56, is now the 20th person to plead guilty in the college bribery case — and the 14th pare...
06:52 2019-06-22

Mexican steel exec jailed in Spain, faces extradition ruling A Spanish judge has sent the head of Mexico’s biggest steelmaker to jail while authorities decide on his extradition to Mexico, where he’s wanted for corruption-related preliminary charges...
15:52 2019-05-29

Booker returns pharma exec’s donation he claimed didn’t exist Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker has returned a donation he received from a pharmaceutical executive — after claiming at the first debate that his campaign rejects financial support from the industry. The $2,800 contribution was given by Eagle Pharmaceutical executive vice president,...
00:39 2019-07-04

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg splits from billionaire beau: report Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s next book may be titled “Lean Out.” The company’s 49-year-old chief operating officer has split from her partner of three years, billionaire Bobby Kotick, according to a report....
19:52 2019-06-07

Brazil's Petrobras plans to sell 15 of the 26 power plants next year- exec Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to sell 15 of the 26 power plants it owns, Petrobras head of downstream, Anelise Lara, said on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-08-14

Former Google exec ran 'sex ring,' estranged wife claims in civil complaint Android co-founder and former Google exec Andy Rubin has found himself at the center of a lawsuit filed his by soon to be ex-wife, who is accusing him of, among other things, running a sex ring with one of several mistresses....
07:39 2019-07-03

Exec charged with embezzling $5.5M to pay for Trump hotel stays, trips to Mexico A brazen executive in North Carolina stole more than $5 million from a medical technology company to pay for trips to Mexico, stays at the Trump International Hotel in New York and a $145,000 tab at an upscale steakhouse, prosecutors said. The embezzlement trial of Hugh Franklin Johnson II, 44, was ...
21:01 2019-08-05

Constance Wu's 'Fresh Off the Boat' co-stars enthusiastic about working with her despite rant, ABC exec says It appears the cast and crew of "Fresh Off the Boat" are putting star Constance Wu's anti-renewal tirade behind them, and are looking forward to the future, according to ABC....
08:13 2019-08-06

Huawei exec: the foldable Mate X with Android intact to launch by September The foldable Huawei Mate X is still coming and we know when it'll launch: September or sooner, according to a Huawei executive who spoke to TechRadar this week."It's coming in September – at the latest," said Vincent Pang, President of Huawei's Western European Region, while vi...
02:00 2019-06-22

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one was shared by President Donald Trump on Thursday—will not be removed from Facebook despite the fact that they have been determined to be fake. On Fri...
08:00 2019-05-27

Exec reveals how studios like Netflix and Amazon decide what shows to keep and what to cancel With shock in some circles still growing about Netflix’s decision to cancel The OA — the sci-fi series starring Brit Marling that currently enjoys an 84% on Rotten Tomatoes — a fan petition has just launched to save the show. At the time of this writing, it was well on its way towa...
11:13 2019-08-07

YouTube exec who called cops on black man says race wasn’t a factor The YouTube exec who called the cops on a black man in California — as he waited for his friend inside of their apartment building lobby — insists that his actions were not racially motivated. “Unfortunately there is a terrible pattern of people calling the authorities regarding pe...
10:00 2019-07-10

Medina Mora, powerful Citigroup exec who battled scandals, dies at 69 Manuel Medina Mora, one of the most influential Mexican bankers to work on Wall Street during a long career at Citigroup Inc , has died, the bank's Mexican unit Citibanamex said on Wednesday. He was 69....
06:13 2019-08-08

Brazil's CPFL considers bidding in privatization of distribution co, looks for other targets- exec Brazilian power company CPFL Energia is considering bidding in the privatization of Rio Grande do Sul state power company CEEE and looking for other targets to grow its distribution business, Chief Executive Officer Gustavo Estrella told analysts in a conference call on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-08-14

Former Westchester exec ends fight to get back watch seized in bribery probe The feds have finalized seizure of former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s expensive Rolex Submariner watch, which was partially paid for by two former New York City political donors who were ultimately prosecuted for paying NYPD officers and other officials. According to court papers fil...
05:39 2019-06-12

Tesla loses another exec: HR vice president and head of diversity Felicia Mayo Tesla loses vice president of HR and head of diversity, Felicia Mayo, one of a few black woman executives to break Silicon Valley's glass ceiling....
02:00 2019-06-19

YouTube exec apologizes for calling police on a black man outside his San Francisco building after outrage A white YouTube executive who faced a social media backlash after calling the police on a black man outside his California residential building issued a statement Tuesday apologizing and trying to explain his actions....
19:52 2019-07-10

FBI seeks help in finding victims of Hollywood Con Queen after Marvel Studios exec is used in the scam The FBI set up a website to find victims of a Hollywood con artist that’s been scamming unsuspecting people in show business with uncanny impersonations of professionals since 2013....
19:52 2019-07-15

Google exec's all-staff email on internal data seen as warning to whistleblowers, organizers Amidst a wave of employee organizing, Google's top legal executive sent an all-staff email telling employees that accessing certain "need to know" documents without permission could get them fired....
14:39 2019-05-21

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
21:39 2019-06-28

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
00:13 2019-05-30

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
04:52 2019-05-22

Weinstein's ex-HR exec says he was stiffed out of $425G, fired after exposing alleged payoff leakers A former human resources executive for Harvey Weinstein’s former company claims he was stiffed out of a $425,000 payment for investigating who leaked information about sexual assault claims against the disgraced former Hollywood mogul....
12:39 2019-06-19

Amazon exec tells lawmakers the company doesn't favor own brands over those from third-party sellers At a hearing with the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, an Amazon representative disputed a key argument about how it users sellers' data....
23:52 2019-07-16

Sen. Kennedy stuns Facebook exec by asking if they replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit?' Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy asked a Facebook executive if the social media platform replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit' during a hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Tuesday....
04:52 2019-07-17

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
13:26 2019-06-18

Twitter exec: ‘Jail,’ ‘impeachment’ for Trump, calls social media chief ‘racist d--k’ A senior Twitter manager who has called for jailing and impeaching President Trump and slammed the White House social media chief with four-letter slurs is raising concerns that the platform isn’t serious about policing hate posts....
17:52 2019-07-15

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office claimed that Ujiri shoved one of its deputies and nudged him in th...
20:52 2019-06-14

Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins The Nets have begun restocking their front office, naming Jeff Peterson assistant general manager on Saturday. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who left on May 19 for a promotion and GM title in New Orleans with the rebuilding Pelicans. Peterson spent seven years with the Hawks, and sources say he ...
02:39 2019-05-26

MOVES-Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup -sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
21:52 2019-06-28

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 to get kids admission to USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Kids clothing retailer Rockets of Awesome nabs former Walmart e-commerce exec for SVP role At Rockets of Awesome, Turner will be a senior vice president responsible for digital and marketing. He'll report to founder Rachel Blumenthal, who's been building the business beyond the clothing subscription platform that it started as....
21:13 2019-07-22

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids' admission into USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
21:26 2019-06-21

These are the Ten Best Car Names Nobody is Using Yet Normally, when I come up with car names, my goal is to try and find the worst possible names, like the Mushler Groincat, but this time, for some inexplicable reason, I decided I want to really try. I’m tired of made up names that sound like sleep-aid medications or the interminable strings of alphan...
21:39 2019-06-23

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
02:52 2019-06-05

Rite Aid Names New CEO Rite Aid appointed Heyward Donigan as chief executive, saying her experience leading health-care companies would help the pharmacy chain confront competition that has hurt sales and prompted job cuts....
12:26 2019-08-12

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving throwback/nostalgic light.) The single most ’90s thing in professional sports is, obviously, that th...
07:26 2019-05-29

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Wimbledon 2019: The 50 names you need to know -- and why From who's hot and not to potential upset picks to grass-court power rankings, these are the players most likely to shape what happens over the next two weeks....
17:00 2019-06-30

CBOE Names Five New Officers CHICAGO, IL -- March 3, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added five new officers to its management team: Stephanie Klein, Chief Marketing Officer; Jennifer Lamie, Chief Regulatory Advisor; Stephanie Marrin Lara, Deputy Chief Regulatory Of...
03:39 2019-05-22

BMW names Oliver Zipse as new CEO Electrification advocate succeeds Harald Kruger as the firm ramps up its EV development strategy BMW has named Oliver Zipse, one of the driving forces behind its bold electrification programme, as its new CEO, replacing outgoing boss Harald Krüger.  Zipse, who will assume his new role on 16 August...
05:00 2019-07-20

GoDaddy names Expedia alum as CEO GoDaddy said Aman Bhutani, who used to be president of Brand Expedia Group, will be its new CEO as current chief Scott Wagner steps down for health reasons....
01:39 2019-08-02

New Team Modi Leaves Out These Big Names As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet were sworn in today by President Ram Nath Kovind, several high-profile ministers from the previous government were left out of the line-up....
18:39 2019-05-30

Bed Bath & Beyond Names Four Independent Directors Bed Bath & Beyond named four new independent directors to its board and reached a settlement with the three activist investors who had been pressuring the company to make leadership changes....
17:26 2019-05-29

Ramaphosa names the cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they will be 'closely monitored'....
19:26 2019-05-30

‘The new Ford Puma is here, but surely there were better names available’ Opinion 26 Jun, 2019 Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler bemoans Ford's lack of imagination in dusting off the Puma name for its new small SUV...
18:52 2019-06-27

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
19:26 2019-05-30

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., the Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky said in his testimony to the House Judiciary antit...
09:26 2019-06-12

Former Google exec, Android co-founder accused of having a 'sex ring' in sensational complaint Former Google exec paid $90 million for exit, despite harassment complaints. Ex-wife's divorce complaint is a stunner, even for Silicon Valley.       ...
08:52 2019-07-03

How to avoid an SEO nightmare when changing domain names The words ‘domain migration’ have the potential to strike dread into the hearts of even the most experienced webmasters, but with careful planning and execution, the process needn't be a nightmare. Here’s how we did it along with some top tips for making the process as stre...
17:00 2019-07-10

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
18:52 2019-06-10

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons of sensitivity.”...
18:26 2019-07-12

Schlumberger Names New CEO as Shale Woes Persist Schlumberger named Olivier Le Peuch as its next chief executive, while the Houston oil-field-services company continues to suffer from a slowdown in spending by U.S. shale drillers....
03:13 2019-07-20

Kia Names Its New Millennial-Focused Compact SUV 'Seltos' The name of Kia’s new compact SUV—which will be unveiled in full later this month—is Seltos, named, according to Kia, after Celtos, son of Hercules. Celtos?...
18:52 2019-06-04

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive director since January 2018 and will assume the new dutie...
11:39 2019-06-04

Priyanka Gandhi Turns Down Congress Top Job. There Are 7 More Names Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has turned down a request to take over as Congress president, a role that her brother Rahul Gandhi relinquished after the party's national election debacle in May....
15:26 2019-07-24

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conservative coalition won a surprise victory. He also ann...
09:26 2019-05-26

IMDb changes names policy after transgender protest The film website now allows users to remove birth names, revising earlier policy after feedback from LGBTQ+ groupsThe Internet Movie Database, the web’s largest resource of film and TV information, is revising its policy on whether birth names must be included in talent profiles.The site – which is ...
21:13 2019-08-13

IMDb Will Allow Removal of Birth Names — to a Point Advocates and Hollywood groups say the site’s previous practice of using such credits hurts transgender people. But the new policy still falls short in their view....
02:39 2019-08-14

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few years....
16:00 2019-06-12

MOVES-NatWest names CEO for its new digital-only bank NatWest Holdings, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, said on Tuesday it had appointed Marieke Flament as the first chief executive officer of its new digital-only bank for small businesses, Mettle....
14:26 2019-06-18

WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner Bros WarnerMedia on Monday said it appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner Bros, the first woman to run one of Hollywood's most powerful studios in its 96-year history....
21:52 2019-06-27

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” He also couldn’t even manage to get the city where one massacre took place correct....
17:13 2019-08-05

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
18:13 2019-05-29

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agreement with the company. The group, comprising Legion Partners Asset Management, Macellum Advisors an...
01:00 2019-05-30

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they weren’t told that a couple of clicks in an app would c...
22:39 2019-08-16

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
20:26 2019-06-07

Roche names new head of $13 billion diagnostics unit Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday named a new head of its $13-billion-per-year diagnostics business and also said board member Peter Voser is stepping down to focus on his expanded duties as interim head of Swiss engineering group ABB....
14:13 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Tuesday named Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards interim president and chief executive officer, and tasked him to review the Canadian construction firm's "strategic direction"....
16:26 2019-06-11

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young guys, older guys, we’re as strong as our weakest li...
08:52 2019-06-10

IHOP is changing names again over burgers, but not to IHOb this time IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
16:52 2019-06-03

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues Thailand’s prime minister has named to his new Cabinet a mix of members of the former military government and key politicians who helped him assemble a House majority after the March elections...
06:00 2019-07-11

The Latest: Coroner names 4 reservation shooting victims YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the killings on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state (all times local): 2 p.m. The Yakima County coroner has released the names of four of the five people who were found shot to death on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state. The coroner on...
23:26 2019-06-11

UC Berkeley names its first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer The University of California at Berkeley appointed Richard Lyons as the university's first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO).Read More...
04:26 2019-07-11

Puerto Rico's ousted governor names successor Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor Ricardo Rossello was forced to resign following weeks of protests....
07:13 2019-08-03

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
10:26 2019-05-26

Schlumberger names Olivier Le Peuch CEO, replacing Kibsgaard Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the top oilfield services provider bets on a technology expert to steer it back to its strengths in high-tech equipment....
14:13 2019-07-19

AutoNation names new CEO, posts strong quarterly profit AutoNation Inc, the largest U.S. auto dealership chain, on Monday named a new chief executive four months after picking someone else for the position, while posting a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit....
02:39 2019-07-23

Larry H. Miller Group names Steven Starks CEO Starks, 40, will leave his position as president of the NBA's Utah Jazz and LHM Sports & Entertainment. Dean Fitzpatrick, a 31-year veteran of the company, will continue as president of Larry H. Miller Dealerships....
01:13 2019-08-08

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing calves....
20:13 2019-06-11

A Truist Story About the Perils of Combining Company Names BB&T and SunTrust banks merged and needed a new name. They came up with Truist, prompting some head-scratching. ‘As long as it doesn’t mean human sacrifice in another language, it’s going to be OK.’...
07:39 2019-06-14

Some big names among notable golfers to miss the FedEx Cup Playoffs The list of golfers to miss the playoffs includes two who won PGA Tour events this season and two who have each won two majors.       ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Columbia Threadneedle names senior research director Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the asset management arm of Ameriprise Financial Inc, on Monday named Stuart Jarvis senior research director, to strengthen its global investments solutions team....
21:39 2019-07-31

Yosemite National Park's iconic names restored Original names of many iconic structures in Yosemite National Park will be restored because of a legal settlement over trademarks, the National Park Service said....
22:26 2019-07-15

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Monday it will hear from Chesley Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled Airbus jet on New YorkR...
03:26 2019-06-11

Mississippi authorities release names of 8 killed in crash SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the names of the eight people killed in a head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van on a rural highway. The accident happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. Andy West of the Highway Patrol says the...
06:26 2019-06-05

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
00:26 2019-05-29

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary......
09:13 2019-07-16

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wanted fugitives, they said Wednesday....
11:39 2019-08-01

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitriptyline – not exactly memorable, are they?Peter H...
19:39 2019-06-04

U.S. Open starts in cool conditions as big names limber up Sam Saunders, grandson of golf great Arnold Palmer, hit the first tee shot from the first hole as the U.S. Open began on a cool morning on the Monterey Peninsula on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer....
12:26 2019-06-12

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
19:00 2019-06-05

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Republican lobbyist and former senior aide to ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), as his chief of staff. M...
08:13 2019-06-04

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members were appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and are divi...
22:39 2019-06-13

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
12:52 2019-06-12

Fort King George - Many Names, Many Rulers, But Never Besieged The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, which consists of islands situated just off the coast of South America together form one of the most populous countries in the Caribbean.  ...
11:00 2019-08-12

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the factory where 3,800 workers produce the Passat and At...
23:52 2019-05-24

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
05:13 2019-06-20

Ford to launch three new model names by 2024 in Europe What we think Ford's Mustang-inspired electric crossover will look like Ford will indirectly replace its larger car range and ditch MPVs in favour of "utility vehicles”, while 12,000 job losses are confirmed Ford’s roll-out of its redesigned European business plan will result in a radical overhau...
11:26 2019-06-28

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Reorganization and Names New Officers CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today an organizational realignment, including the consolidation of two major divisions, the creation of new areas of business development, and the appointment of new CBOE officers. The reorganization was designed to ...
08:26 2019-05-22

We might finally know the exact names Apple is using for its iPhone 11 lineup Only about a month separates us from Apple’s iPhone press conference, where the company will unveil three new devices, part of the iPhone 11 family. We’ve been using the iPhone 11 moniker for these devices for months now, not knowing what Apple will call these handsets, and whether Roman...
17:26 2019-08-14

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone with...
05:52 2019-06-19

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they weren’t told that a couple of clicks in an app would c...
01:26 2019-08-17

UNESCO names 29 new World Heritage sites for 2019 From the ruins of ancient Babylon in Iraq to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to the Prosecco region of northeast Italy, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee added 29 new cultural and natural sites to its World Heritage List at its annual meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan....
03:52 2019-07-10

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solutions....
12:39 2019-05-23

Big names headed to New Mexico to film ‘The Comeback Trail’ SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on their way to New Mexico to start work on “The Comeback Trail.” The feature film will begin shooting in early June in Albuquerque, Tojajilee and other locations. Work is expected to last...
10:26 2019-05-24

These Rage 2 Characters Have Amazing Names But No Backstories, So I Made Some Up I’ve met some real characters during my time playing Rage 2. And by characters, I mean glorified quest dispensers. There’s old guy, cool lady, and of course—who could forget?—third main story person. These folks get functional speaking parts, but I honestly can’t remember a word they’ve said. They’r...
03:13 2019-05-25

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
00:26 2019-06-28

Nomura names four stocks set to benefit from China's 5G push According to Japanese bank Nomura, China's 5G rollout in the country should boost demand for Chinese companies in the network infrastructure and equipment space. It picked out four stocks which would benefit from this push....
07:39 2019-07-05

The most popular baby names of 2018 are finally here and not much has changed The Social Security Administration is one of the best sources for measuring a name's popularity. They announced the top boy and girl names in 2018.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring private and public officials to rename businesses, bridges a...
06:26 2019-06-21

Holocaust haunts Lithuania as names are erased from capital's map Vilnius' main synagogue shut its doors after the mayor denied city honors to two Holocaust enablers, prompting threats. It has since reopened, but the controversy over how to deal with the past has hardly died down....
05:00 2019-08-15

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shoots 65 on Friday to move to 11 under par, takes two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Travelers Championship        ...
21:52 2019-06-21

Virginia NAACP sues over schools with Confederate names A Virginia chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit saying school names that commemorate Confederate leaders "champion a legacy of segregation and oppression."...
09:52 2019-08-17

I Made a Quiz to See if You Know the Literal Meaning of Carmaker's Names We use words all the time—hell, I’m even using some right now, as I’m typing this! That’s why it’s sometimes alarming to realize that, hey, I don’t actually always know the full, literal meaning of every word I use, especially when it comes to proper names. For me, proper names are usually automaker...
16:26 2019-06-28

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Newly formed Peak Media names former Newsweek head as first CEO The final sale from the bankrupt F+W Media wrapped up Monday with Terry O’Toole’s Macanta Partners buying the last two magazine groups on the block for $3.5 million and renaming the new entity Peak Media Properties. Former Newsweek and Philadelphia Inquirer CEO Greg Osberg, who was the CEO of the ol...
04:26 2019-08-02

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
03:13 2019-06-23

Mitch McConnell campaign criticized for photos of tombstones with Dem names Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is facing criticism from his Democratic challenger after his campaign tweeted a photo Saturday of tombstone-shaped signs with her name and those of other Democrats with a death date listed as the 2020 election....
08:39 2019-08-06

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi ....
08:00 2019-06-07

India's prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection....
13:52 2019-05-31

Austrian president names Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
16:52 2019-05-30

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was compiled by judges from Autocar and the Society for Mo...
16:39 2019-06-19

IMDb Will Let Transgender People Remove Birth Names, With Caveats Following criticism, IMDb has decided to allow transgender film professionals to remove their birth names in credits—in some circumstances. As it now stands, the website will allow users to remove a person’s birth name if that person no longer voluntarily goes by it, and it’s not widely known to the...
01:00 2019-08-14

Esquire Magazine Names Michael Sebastian Editor-in-Chief Esquire elevated its digital director, Michael Sebastian, to run the magazine’s print and online editions amid tumult in publishing and men’s fashion....
20:39 2019-06-10

Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading ties Jordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with Doha....
18:13 2019-07-16

HD Deve Gowda Names Lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy Karnataka's JDS President JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwanath resigned accepting "moral" responsibility for......
14:13 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Schlumberger names new CEO, tops revenue on international demand Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the company looks to shore up its position as a leader in drilling technology....
14:13 2019-07-19

Newly formed Peak Media names ex-Newsweek head first CEO The final sale from the bankrupt F+W Media wrapped up Monday with Terry O’Toole’s Macanta Partners buying the last two magazine groups on the block for $3.5 million and renaming the new entity Peak Media Properties. Former Newsweek and Philadelphia Inquirer CEO Greg Osberg, who was the CEO of the ol...
18:13 2019-08-05

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
02:13 2019-05-31

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: turning money from mom-and-pop investors into loans to small and family-owned Main Street businesses....
21:13 2019-06-11

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting its international reserves" from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
21:52 2019-07-16

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India’s newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection...
11:01 2019-05-31

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
12:52 2019-05-31

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-05-28

‘People with no names’: the drowned migrants buried in pauper’s graves As deaths in Rio Grande increase, Piedras Negras has buried unidentifiable bodies removed from water by first respondersMost graves in the large municipal cemetery on the outskirts of the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras are well-tended by loved ones and the place has an elegance and peace abou...
11:26 2019-06-29

IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
23:39 2019-06-03

Damning Senate report names nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems....
20:39 2019-06-04

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to inaugurate a new...
17:13 2019-06-17

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
23:39 2019-06-16

It’s last orders for sexist beer names. We can all drink to that | Nell Frizzell Cheers to Camra’s ban on sleazy, misogynistic names – now more of us will be able to order a pint without flinching It takes a certain kind of person to walk up to a bar and order a pint of Old Legover, a bottle of Piddle in the Hole and half an Old Growler.We all know the sort of person: tweed jack...
17:26 2019-08-08

FDA names 16 dog food brands most linked to cases of heart failure The Food and Drug Administration said it has expanded a year-long investigation into links between dog foods and congestive heart failure, and has named more than a dozen brands most often associated with reported cases....
03:26 2019-06-29

FCC names winners of $2.7 billion 24-28GHz millimeter wave auctions Six months after the FCC started the auction process for U.S. millimeter wave spectrum, the winners of the $2.7 billion bidding have finally been revealed.Read More...
03:13 2019-06-04

HSBC Global Asset Management names Nicolas Moreau as CEO HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Nicolas Moreau as its new chief executive, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that he will join the $500 billion business in September....
03:26 2019-08-07

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a border czar. He’ll be reporting directly to me,” the president said in an interview on “Fox & ...
19:13 2019-06-14

In Mexico, thousands more names added to border wait lists About 50,000 people are on waiting lists in Mexican border cities to claim asylum in the US or have been returned to Mexico while cases wind through US immigration courts...
07:39 2019-08-09

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report from New Food Economy.The company owns over 23,000 of these look-alike domains that it has set up to re...
01:26 2019-06-29

E.U. Names Germany’s Defense Minister President of European Commission European Union leaders nominated Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s defense minister, for arguably the most powerful position in Brussels: president of the European Commission....
20:26 2019-07-02

AutoNation names Cheryl Miller CEO; Liebert leaves after 4 months Miller, who was AutoNation's CFO, becomes the first woman to lead a publicly traded auto retailer. Executive Chairman Mike Jackson said the outgoing Carl Liebert wasn't a good fit for auto retailing. ...
07:13 2019-07-23

Frank Lampard names his first ever Chelsea XI as Blues take on Bohemians in Dublin Frank Lampard has named his first Chelsea XI since taking over at Stamford Bridge as the Blues prepare for their first pre-season friendly against Bohemians....
21:26 2019-07-10

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down from the company....
10:39 2019-06-04

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule over the area....
11:26 2019-06-17

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing a crucial plan for its Queensland mine, fearing th...
03:39 2019-07-16

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June, as part of a student training programme, and has revealed it will be called the Mountiaq.  The two-door Kodiaq-based off-roader has been developed by 35 s...
12:39 2019-05-28

Trump names counterterrorism chief as acting director of national intelligence President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
04:00 2019-08-09

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishna after Lord Krishna, who was also born during massive floods, according to the Hindu mythology...
12:39 2019-07-18

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
17:26 2019-06-14

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
11:00 2019-07-06

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha Names a New Cabinet (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key politicians who helped him assemble a majority in the House of Representatives after March elections. Prayuth...
05:00 2019-07-11

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet....
00:39 2019-05-22

Beloved Yosemite landmarks' original names restored after trademark dispute Visitors were unhappy when a changeover in services prompted the national park to change the names of hotels and attractionsSome of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their original names back, following a settlement in an intellectual property dispute that briefly changed t...
00:52 2019-07-17

MOVES-BofAML names head of EMEA fintech investment banking Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Monday named Gerardus Vos as head of financial technology investment banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)....
23:39 2019-08-12

Puerto Rico’s ousted governor names Pedro Pierluisi as next leader Pierluisi is a member of the disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló’s pro-statehood New Progressive partyPuerto Rico’s ousted governor, Ricardo Rosselló, announced his intended successor on Wednesday morning, two days before the disgraced leader of the US territory is due to resign. He named Pedro Pierlu...
18:52 2019-07-31

Easyjet, Thomas Cook and Ryanair — Brexit's effect on tourism's big names Profits have plunged at Ryanair and Easyjet, while 43% of troubled tour operator Thomas Cook's summer holidays remain unsold. The travel sector can only lick its wounds and wait out the Brexit uncertainty....
14:39 2019-05-21

CBOE Futures Exchange Names James F. Lubin Managing Director CHICAGO, December 12, 2011 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that James F. Lubin, a 30-year veteran of the futures industry, has been named Managing Director of CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE). He will lead CFE's strategic direction and will be based in New York City. "We're thrill...
08:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO, shares rise 5% SNC-Lavalin Group Inc Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards will take over on an interim basis and conduct a quick strategic review, the Canadian construction company said on Tuesday, boosting its slumping shares 5% as investors hoped for a turnaround....
17:39 2019-06-11

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
20:39 2019-05-22

WWE names Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff executive directors of Raw, Smackdown WWE announced on Thursday that Paul Heyman has been named the executive director of Monday Night Raw with Eric Bischoff named the executive director of Smackdown....
19:13 2019-06-27

Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are on Jermall Charlo’s hit list The post Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39 2019-06-30

NBA free agency: With most big names signed, league waits on Kawhi Leonard The first day of NBA free agency saw 26 of our top 30 free agents agree to deals. While things are moving fast, one big piece remains on the board: Kawhi Leonard....
17:52 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary role Wednesday from more than 100 students, all of whom were asked to write essays discussing what t...
04:26 2019-06-13

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
20:52 2019-05-31

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

After Rahul Gandhi's No, Congress Names Adhir Chowdhury Lok Sabha Chief The Congress today named senior West Bengal leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury its leader in Lok Sabha, after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post....
12:39 2019-06-18

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
11:00 2019-06-13

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
15:13 2019-05-24

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Officer. Culpepper, 51, reports to Alan J. Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CBO...
23:26 2019-05-21

Trump names new acting national intelligence director to replace Dan Coats U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies....
05:13 2019-08-09

Scaloni delivers a shock as he names Argentina's squad for Copa América Agüero recalled, with River Plate left back Milton Casco a shock name in the squad. Meanwhile, there's no place for Sevilla right-back Gabriel Mercado or controversial Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi....
18:52 2019-05-21

U.S. Navy names future destroyer after Coast Guard hero Quentin Walsh The U.S. Navy has named a future guided-missile destroyer in honor of Quentin Walsh, the first time an Arleigh Burke-class ship will honor a member of the Coast Guard....
21:26 2019-06-07

Fox News’s star names excuse the inexcusable after Trump's latest racist attack Key figures at the network failed to condemn the ugly scenes on Wednesday – the latest example of the strangely needy Trump-Fox relationship“Send her back! Send her back!” The chant from a largely white crowd at Donald Trump’s campaign rally on Wednesday, was aimed at a black refugee from Somalia wh...
10:52 2019-07-19

Riot Games names John Needham as head of League of Legends esports Riot Games names John Needham as the head of League of Legends esports.The current co-heads, Jarred Kennedy and Whalen Rozelle, will move to new roles.Read More...
20:00 2019-06-05

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

NASA Administrator Names Acting Director for Goddard Space Flight Center NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named George Morrow to serve as acting director of the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, effective Thursday, Aug. 1....
23:26 2019-07-31

NHL free agency 2019: Artemi Panarin tops intriguing names on the market The question has been looming since the end of the 2017-18 season, and it’s only gotten louder: Where will Artemi Panarin end up? The Russian winger has turned into a bona fide star over the past two seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets and has been incredibly clear about not wanting to stic...
21:39 2019-06-29

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpose of the website into disarray) but altering any sort of data about actors themselves is completely out of the question—to the point where California ...
03:00 2019-08-14

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Leaving White House, Names No Replacement WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
23:39 2019-06-13

McGrath Names England, India Favourites, Backs Australia To Reach Final Other than England, Glenn McGrath named India as one of the toughest teams to beat but took confidence from Australia's recent ODI form and backed them to reach the final....
21:52 2019-05-27

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along....
04:26 2019-06-18

MOVES-Bank of America names Steinemann head of Asia industrials banking Bank of America Corp has named Patrick Steinemann as its head of Asia industrials investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Monday....
12:52 2019-07-08

MOVES-Insight Investment names Andrew Stephens as EMEA distribution head Insight Investment, an asset manager owned by Bank of New York Mellon Corp, said on Monday it had appointed Andrew Stephens as its head of distribution in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region....
16:52 2019-07-08

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:00 2019-06-12

'May God bless those in Toledo': Trump names wrong Ohio city as shooting site President referred to Toledo, not Dayton, in his remarks on the recent massacres – not the first time he has confused shooting sitesDonald Trump has been widely criticized for confusing Dayton, the site of one of this weekend’s shootings in which nine people were killed, with another Ohio city, Tole...
09:00 2019-08-06

Several familiar names still alive as WSOP main event hits money bubble Players reached the money bubble at the World Series of Poker late Monday, guaranteeing at least a $15,000 payday. But for some, like defending champ John Cynn, the journey is over....
22:26 2019-07-09

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top of each results card. If Google has a "useful ad" to show yo......
18:39 2019-05-22

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
16:39 2019-06-12

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover To Have Names Etched On Chips, Submissions Open Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, the US space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the next rover to Red Planet in 2020....
10:26 2019-05-22

Mitch McConnell: Trump ally under fire over picture of tombstones featuring names of Democrats A prominent Trump ally has faced sharp criticism after his re-election campaign team tweeted a photo of satirical tombstones featuring the name of Democrats just hours after a deadly mass shooting in Texas....
13:39 2019-08-06

Boys & Girl Clubs of Tucson names 2019 Click For Kids Award recepients TUCSON – Laurie and Larry Wettershneider and Laurie’s Parents Linda and Stuart Nelson Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson 2019 Click for Kids Award Recipients.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: Created in 2009, the Click for Kids Award is to be presented annually by Boy...
07:13 2019-05-29

Thai king names mistress official concubine in ceremony alongside new wife of 3 months The King of Thailand held an odd ceremony Sunday where he named one of his top generals and longtime girlfriend as his official mistress, a role that has not formally been acknowledged since 1921....
18:26 2019-08-02

MOVES-Jefferies names CLSA's Slone as Asia chairman in regional hiring spree Jefferies Group LLC continued to capitalize on the internal woes of CLSA by adding the Asian brokerage's former long-time Chief Executive Jonathan Slone to a 50-plus regional hiring spree that has already included top-ranked analyst Christopher Wood....
06:39 2019-07-15

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
04:13 2019-07-03

Julian Castro attacks Trump while defending brother's decision to publish donor names Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) Julian Castro defended his brother's controversial decision to publish the names of some President Trump donors, arguing it was important for people to know about businesses in San Antonio that donated to the president....
02:52 2019-08-10

Trump names counterterror chief Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence President Trump said Thursday that Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon will leave that position Aug.15, the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is set to leave the administration....
14:00 2019-08-09

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
04:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and reports to Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, C...
04:52 2019-05-22

The big names in Jeffrey Epstein's 'Black Book:' Trump, Clinton, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby and more Also in Epstein's address book is supermarket mogul Ron Burkle, Chelsea Clinton, former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and John Kerry, and media titan Rupert Murdoch, New York magazine noted....
20:26 2019-07-22

Bank of America names Pauli equity capital markets head in Germany, Austria, Switzerland Bank of America has named Thorsten Pauli as its new head of equity capital markets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the lender said in a statement on Friday....
17:00 2019-07-12

Trump names Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence; Deputy Sue Gordon resigns Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday....
03:39 2019-08-09

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
19:13 2019-07-01

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russell’s Zorri Bliss and Kylo Ren’s infamous Knights ...
02:26 2019-05-23

Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference. The post Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:13 2019-06-01

National Police chief Wilbert Paulissen names 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian as murder suspects in MH17 downing NEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — National Police chief Wilbert Paulissen names 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian as murder suspects in MH17 downing. The post National Police chief Wilbert Paulissen names 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian as murder suspects in MH17 downing appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:26 2019-06-19

Theresa May names Labour critic of Jeremy Corbyn, John Mann, as government adviser on anti-Semitism A Labour MP who is a fierce critic of party leader Jeremy Corbyn was today appointed government adviser on anti-Semitism by Theresa May in one of her final acts as Prime Minister....
18:52 2019-07-23

CBOE Holdings Names Edward T. Tilly to Succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that CBOE Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO of CBOE Holdings, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), effective immediately. ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Israel Names Non-Existent Golan Heights Town 'Trump Heights' To thank President Trump for recognizing the annexed Golan Heights as a part of Israel, embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today inaugurated an empty patch of dirt as a new town called “Trump Heights,” according to the BBC.Read more......
03:13 2019-06-17

Trump Names Tom Homan Border Czar on Fox & Friends, Before Telling Homan The impulsive president wants the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Tom Homan, to serve in the newly created “border czar” position so badly that he announced Homan’s appointment before telling Homan. Or, apparently, White House staff....
17:39 2019-06-15

Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With 'Green' Last Names Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that is....
16:52 2019-08-10

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Round 1 'stress-free' for some, but big names struggle Late alternate Nate Lashley leads the field with a 63, but Gary Woodland and Dustin Johnson struggled in Round 1 of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
03:39 2019-06-28

Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With ‘Green’ Last Names Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that is....
22:26 2019-08-11

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Don't-want-to-draft list goes with big names at running back, quarterback Who are the players you should avoid at their current ADPs? Dave Richard shares his annual Don't-Want-to-Draft list to help you eliminate mistakes on Draft Day....
17:26 2019-08-16

'The Rookie' star Afton Williamson names co-star, crew member in sex assault, harassment claims "The Rookie" star Afton Williamson is naming names in her claims that she was racially bullied, sexually harassed and sexually assaulted on the set of the ABC series....
15:39 2019-08-06

Oh My God Stop It With the Fake Moon Names What the Hell Is a 'Black Moon' That Isn't Anything An easy way to grab someone’s attention is by telling them that something is different about the Moon. The Moon, you see, is our night sun, and thus holds an important place in our minds and hearts.Read more......
21:52 2019-07-31

James Holzhauer names his favorite (albeit wrong) conspiracy theory about 'Jeopardy!' loss "Oh, I love the conspiracy theories," former "Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer said in a recent interview.        ...
22:00 2019-06-05

Afton Williamson names 'The Rookie' co-star, crew member she accused of racism, harassment "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson publicly named the people she accused of making racist comments and sexually harassing and assaulting her.        ...
20:39 2019-08-06

Nursing home negligence: Senate report names nearly 400 facilities with 'persistent record of poor care' Senators released a list of nursing homes with a record of poor care, questioning why they are not publicly identified for health and safety problems.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

‘You Need Me, I Don't Need You’? Jay-Z and the NFL Are Now Doing Business Together Jay-Z and his entertainment and sports company, Roc Nation, will be partnering up with the NFL starting this year to serve as the league’s “live music entertainment strategist.” The collaboration comes despite Jay-Z having been, for a time, a vocal critic of the league, due to the way they handled w...
04:39 2019-08-14

Why your business needs a .uk domain If you or your business has a .co.uk domain, an important change is coming this summer that may have consequences for intellectual property and brand protection. Five years ago, Nominet, the registry for the .uk domain launched a newer shorter domain ending called .uk. Registrants of existing .co.uk...
13:52 2019-05-28

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses need to know about the basics of wallets, exchanges, and the next directions in this expanding ecosystem....
20:39 2019-06-18

News Is a Business And We're All in it Together Many successful people in the media view the industry as a ladder. You start at the bottom and climb up, leaving your humble past behind. This is a comforting illusion. In fact, we’re all in a big, stormy sea together. Nobody will save us from drowning but us....
23:00 2019-07-10

Georgia PM: We've fought together — now let's do business I have a quiz for my friends in the United States: Which country has sent troops to serve alongside American forces in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kosovo?...
04:39 2019-06-13

IRS means business when it comes to bitcoin In my last column, I reported that the IRS is going after people who trade bitcoin and other virtual currencies — and didn’t bother to pay tax on their gains. In fact, I’m told the IRS sent out 10,000 letters to people who could be tax scofflaws because of virtual currency transactions and not repor...
04:26 2019-08-08

Best business projectors of 2019 If you're looking for the best business projector to make your presentations really stand out, then you've come to the right place. In this guide, we list the best business projectors of 2019 for use both in the office, or when travelling.The best business projectors are a must if you regu...
15:52 2019-06-28

Khat is big business in Ethiopia Khat is a thriving business in Ethiopia. The country is the world's biggest exporter for the amphetamine-like leaf. Despite health risks, trade is so lucrative that it is unlikely to slow down any time soon....
16:26 2019-07-10

Small business with big printing needs? Get this MFD A printer is a key tool in many offices and, for most SMBs, the primary requirement is simply that it prints reliably. However, printers can offer so much more nowadays, to the point where it’s worth raising expectations and dispelling misconceptions regarding modern business printers’...
09:13 2019-07-11

Unlocking business growth with SD-WAN Software-defined WAN technology delivers centralized management for network hardware; intelligent, application-aware traffic routing; comprehensive, end-to-end visibility; and simplified security for data transmissions....
03:13 2019-07-19

Best business computers of 2019 In this guide to the best business computers of 2019, we show how modern offices can still benefit from desktop PCs.While laptops and smartphones are becoming ever more powerful, and allow us to work while travelling, it's still important to get the best business computers for you and your comp...
23:13 2019-08-12

Why cloud can be the boost your business needs McAfee has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report revealing that 87 percent of companies experience business acceleration from the use of cloud services.The cybersecurity firm surveyed 1,000 enterprise organizations worldwide to compile the report and the company combined t...
19:39 2019-06-19

Use Business Strategies to Be a Better Parent I used to be a librarian. I used to be a newspaper reporter. I used to be a market researcher in publishing. I used to have offices with doors, access to supply closets, and regular breaks to drink pots of free coffee....
21:39 2019-06-21

Tencent’s PC gaming business was down 9% in Q2 Tencent reported its quarterly earnings, and its PC games deivision is generating less money than last year. But that sluggishiness could wear off.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

GGG means business, both in and out of the ring Former middleweight world titleholder Gennady Golovkin sees his fight on Saturday against Steve Rolls as the beginning of the final stage of his boxing career -- and beyond....
16:39 2019-06-07

How to sneak into business class We’ve all had this fantasy. As you, the plebe clutching the economy ticket, are ushered to your seat through business class, the air scented with Champagne and elevated self-worth, you spot some empty seats and think, “What would happen if I just sat in one?” One heroic British Airways c...
22:52 2019-07-22

What is Amazon Business and how does it work? Amazon Business is very similar to Amazon -- only with added features tailored to the needs of businesses. Users get access to business-only pricing, multi-user accounts, and more. Here's everything you need to know....
19:26 2019-08-06

Hottest cities for business travel Looking for the perfect city to go on a business trip? Here are the best ones in the country, according to a new report.       ...
19:52 2019-07-16

KKR agrees to buy Campbell's international business The Australian Financial Review newspaper reported, citing anonymous sources, the U.S. private equity firm had agreed to pay $2.2 billion for the business....
11:39 2019-07-24

Goodbye Lee Iacocca and the Era When Car Business Was King In the heyday of the legendary auto executive, it was cars, not smartphones that captured Americans’ imagination. His death was a reminder of just how much ground the auto industry has lost....
17:52 2019-07-04

On the Second Try, Both Found a Partner in Business and for Life She was 11 years younger when they met. As years passed, and after each of their marriages ended, they rediscovered the spark between them. They’ve been married 28 years....
18:13 2019-07-17

Best phone service for business in 2019 Editor's note: Looking for a Phone Service for your business? If you're looking for information to help you choose the one that's right for you, use the questionnaire below to have our partner site, BuyerZone, provide you with information from a variety of vendors for free: The modern...
13:39 2019-06-22

CDK divesting its digital marketing business CDK's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC dealers....
21:39 2019-06-28

Restricting abortion is actually good for business Recently, in a high-profile move that garnered significant media attention, chief executives from 187 companies, including Twitter, Warby Parker, and Yelp, signed onto a letter declaring that abortion restrictions are “bad for business.”...
06:13 2019-06-21

KKR buys Campbell's international business for $2 bln - AFR KKR & Co has agreed to purchase the international business of food company Campbell Soup Co for $2.2 billion, including its popular biscuits brand Tim-Tams, the Australian Financial Review reported on Wednesday....
05:26 2019-07-24

These are America's Top States for Business in 2019 The war between the states for business and jobs has never been more intense, with states paying staggering amounts of taxpayer dollars to woo companies. Here is the ranking of America's Top States for Business in 2019, released by CNBC today....
18:26 2019-07-10

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal teams. To truly understand a product’s performance, for example, companies must know how many people buy it, how they use it, and what the consensus is—go...
19:39 2019-07-03

Tech Tips: Cryptocurrency Business One major tech giant is trying to get into the cryptocurrency business, News 4 Tucson’s Quincey Hobbs takes a closer look on how it works. Learn more in the video below....
05:00 2019-07-06

Best iPhone apps for business in 2019 The iPad has been positioned and pushed hard as a tool for businesses, but these days many companies produce apps which are just as at home running on your iPhone (which is an even more handily portable device, of course).However, deciding which business apps to use on a mobile platform can be a hea...
23:52 2019-07-06

The business use and values of data analytics David Gonzalez discusses how Vodafone is applying AI to generate real business value, such as how AI is impacting the workforce and society, and how emerging technologies like 5G will play a crucial role in the ability to process even more data which will allow AI to tackle more tasks in the future....
16:13 2019-07-18

The Troubling Business of Bounty Hunting Bounty hunting is fueled by old laws, loose guidelines, and bad money. To get a look inside the world of "bail enforcement agents," writer Jeff Winkler got licensed and found a mess for, well, everyone....
15:52 2019-07-01

How one start-up is digitizing the travel business Ruzwana Bashir, co-founder and CEO of Peek.com, a trip-booking company backed by the likes of Eric Schmidt and Jack Dorsey, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss how the company is riding the trends in the travel activities market, which may hit $120 billion in 2019....
13:39 2019-07-02

Amazon shares how it leverages AI throughout the business From technology that drives Amazon Go stores to new package sorting technology, Amazon executives at re:Mars shared new details about AI innovation across every step of its e-commerce operations....
01:00 2019-06-06

Best small business software of 2019 Starting up a small business can seem a scary proposition, and it's often difficult at first to know what software you will need. While there are obvious basics, such as productivity suites and accounting platforms, it's always possible that something can take you by surprise. That&ap...
22:00 2019-06-27

Sav’s Grill To Close After 11 Years Of Business LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – After 11 years in Lexington, Sav’s Grill & West African Cuisine is closing. Mamadou Savané made the announcement via Facebook. He did write that something new was coming, but did not specify what. Sav says THANK YOU LEXINGTON! Sav’s Grill is closed after alm...
16:39 2019-06-18

St. John’s gets back into business with Nike The men’s basketball coaching staff is new and now so is the sneaker company St. John’s will partner with. Athletic director Mike Cragg continued to revamp the athletic department on Monday morning, as the school announced its over 300 student-athletes will be outfitted by Nike again after its six-y...
01:13 2019-07-02

U.S. business inventories rise moderately in May U.S. business inventories rose moderately in May as sales rebounded, suggesting that inventory accumulation could have been a drag on economic growth in the second quarter....
16:52 2019-07-16

Best business intelligence tools in 2019 The proliferation of new technologies and digital transformation means that data can now be collected on every aspect of a business, from sales and marketing, to workflows and productivity, to hiring and HR, to overall performance and profitability.However, many of these data points exist in isolati...
07:13 2019-07-08

Obscured or enlightened? Pride and big business It is half a century since police raided a bar in Greenwich Village known as the Stonewall Inn. The raid sparked the fury of a gay community that had grown weary of prejudice and victimisation. Riots followed....
08:26 2019-06-29

FedEx to End U.S. Express Business With Amazon FedEx is ending its air-shipping contract with Amazon in the U.S., signaling the delivery company no longer wants to fly packages for an online retailer that is developing its own delivery network....
00:39 2019-06-08

Best business plan software of 2019 If you're looking for funding to start a new business, or expand an existing one, you'll need to be able to take a working business plan to your bank or investor. The whole point of a business plan is that it allows you to critically evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, not least v...
21:52 2019-07-07

50 years later, the moon is still great for business NEW YORK (AP) — Brands from the luxury watchmaker Omega to Budweiser and Stouffer’s are paying tribute the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Lego is celebrating with an Apollo 11 lunar lander set. Nabisco is trying to entice space enthusiasts with purple Marshmallow Moon Oreo coo...
08:00 2019-06-24

Broadway is a family business for the Coopers Tony-winner Chuck Cooper, currently on stage in "Choir Boy," cheers on his Tony-nominee daughter, Lilli, recognized for her work in "Tootsie." This is the third time they've been on Broadway in the same season. (May 28)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

How to convince the IRS your hobby is a profitable business You’ve had a hobby for years, but now want to turn it into a business, qualifying for tax deductions. Can you? The IRS has several tests. “If someone has a business, they operate the business to make a profit,” the IRS says. “In contrast, people engage in a hobby for sport or recreation, not to......
19:13 2019-08-11

What’s Left After a Family Business Is Sold? After so much attention to running things, little thought goes into what comes next. Relatives should focus on their values, not money, advisers say....
16:26 2019-08-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00 2019-05-28

Best small business web hosting for 2019 Every business needs a website, but finding the right website hosting package isn't always easy. Many plans are targeted primarily at home users, and don't have the power that businesses need.Take email, for instance. We've seen hosting plans offer as few as five email addresses for a...
18:26 2019-06-05

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug. 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:39 2019-08-01

Best apps for small business in 2019 Small business owners are no strangers to operating on a shoestring. Any small changes you can make in terms of efficiency may transform into a huge advantage over your competitors.While there is no shortage of comprehensive business solutions and services online offering all manner of diverse featu...
14:26 2019-06-01

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying array of diseases and lab-coat flirtations. But she’s back in the genre on Nat Geo’s miniseries “The Hot Zone,” about the origins of the Ebola virus. It ...
09:26 2019-05-24

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The city gets high marks for low taxes, and the ease of regulations to launch start-ups....
16:13 2019-05-21

NXP to Buy Marvell Technology's Wi-Fi Products Business Dutch semiconductor maker NXP agreed to purchase Marvell Technology’s suite of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth products, a deal the company hopes will bolster its connectivity offerings across key markets....
16:52 2019-05-29

11 reasons the OnePlus 7 Pro is good for business With Huawei taken out of consideration due to current security concerns and restrictions, there's a place for premium phones priced less than flagships from Apple, Samsung, and Google. OnePlus continues to partner with T-Mobile in the US and it's latest phone offers a lot for enterprise users at fai...
18:52 2019-05-29

Midtown business hit hard by vandalism TUCSON – Janice Brundage has had enough. Over the last few months, her business has lost thousands, all because of a growing number of vandals targeting her property. “I wanted to create a serene place and what’s happened is that it’s now longer serene, it’s no longer s...
19:52 2019-07-31

Sports Direct 'definitely not a business in crisis' One of retail tycoon Mike Ashley's key lieutenants has told Sky News the Sports Direct group is not in crisis, and will continue to buy struggling retailers if the right opportunities arise....
23:00 2019-08-06

Bill moves to end NIH monkey business House legislators are looking to require the National Institutes of Health to write a plan for using fewer monkeys and other primates in medical research labs and moving them to sanctuaries once they're retired....
07:26 2019-05-31

After Sumo And Golf, Trump And Abe Get Down To Business After a fun-filled weekend of golf and sumo US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to hold formal talks Monday, with trade and tensions with North Korea topping the......
06:52 2019-05-27

Dressbarn Is Going Out Of Business, Will Shut Down All 650 Stores (TODAY)– The Dressbarn clothing chain will wind down operations as part of a larger plan to close all of its stores, the company has announced. No timeline was given for the closure of its approximately 650 locations, but the women’s retailer will remain open for business for the time being, a...
17:52 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:39 2019-08-12

Tucson business says they are affected by tariff TUCSON – President Donald Trump has already imposed 25% tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese products. Starting September 1, the President said he will impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he has not already taxed. Local business owner Gary Scheer said they are alr...
07:13 2019-08-03

Best business networking apps of 2019 There is an ancient adage that it isn’t what you know, but who. And the advent of the digital era has served to only bolster the importance of business networking, especially in certain sectors.There are numerous challenges to business networking, starting with finding the most relevant peopl...
17:13 2019-05-26

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:26 2019-05-29

The best business credit cards of 2019 Starting a company? Whether it's a small business or a venture-backed startup, these credit cards can help your enterprise's bottom line.        ...
00:00 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 31 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:39 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00 2019-05-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:52 2019-05-22

|Business,civilgroupstoRamaphosa:Shrinkingcabinetisnotenough,nowministersmustdeliver Various organisations have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet, but they have all stressed that there is a lot of work to be done to turn around the economy....
23:00 2019-05-30

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:26 2019-08-02

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:13 2019-08-07

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused by the same human papillomavirus (HPV) that lead to her husband Tom Mahoney’s throat cancer. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, infe...
23:13 2019-06-07

Continental to reduce lead in some components The German auto parts supplier, aiming to reduce lead in some electronic components that exceed certain EU limits, is identifying how many vehicles and which markets would be affected....
23:26 2019-08-10

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of the Sparks in December, got his first WNBA win. The...
09:13 2019-06-01

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
17:13 2019-06-06

Green putts her way to the lead at Women’s PGA CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia couldn’t miss on the greens and holed a bunker shot late in her round at Hazeltine National for a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Green started with a 15-foot par putt, made a birdie putt from 20 feet on ...
04:39 2019-06-21

AI Can Lead to Lower Dentist Bills Companies that provide business support to dentists are starting to use artificial intelligence to analyze X-ray images and automate certain steps in common procedures, pointing to the technology’s cost-cutting potential....
18:00 2019-07-16

An and Im lead as Spieth entertains in Greensboro South Koreans An Byeong-hun and Im Sung-jae posted their best scores on the PGA Tour to share the first-round lead at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday as Jordan Spieth displayed a wondrous putting touch to match his lowest score of the season....
04:26 2019-08-02

An, Im share lead at 62 after 1st round of Wyndham Byeong Hun An and Sungjae Im each shot 8-under 62s to share the lead after one round at the Wyndham Championship        ...
02:13 2019-08-02

Gryazin crashes out of ERC Rome lead "Nikolay Gryazin has crashed out of the lead on Rally di Roma Capitale, with last year’s FIA ERC1 Junior champion overshooting a corner and hitting a tree on stage two."...
12:26 2019-07-20

Pochettino: I want to lead Spurs to another final "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino appeared confident he would stay on as manager after his side lost to Liverpool in the Champions League final."...
01:00 2019-06-02

| Alaphilippe breaks away to take overall Tour lead Julian Alaphilippe produced a magnificent show of power in stage three to give France its first win of the 2019 Tour de France and take the overall lead in the race....
17:52 2019-07-08

Shortlist of Candidates to Lead IMF Emerges A shortlist of candidates most likely to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund has emerged, with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the former finance minister of the Netherlands and erstwhile president of the Eurogroup, among them....
17:52 2019-07-17

Bassitt, Phegley lead A’s to 8-3 win, O’s lose 8th in row OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and won for the first time in more than three weeks as the Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 8-3 Wednesday, handing the Orioles their eighth straight loss. Josh Phegley had a three-run homer, Marcus Semien extended his hittin...
02:26 2019-06-20

6-way tie for first-round lead at Travelers Championship Zack Sucher made a 9-foot birdie putt in the last group of the day on the par-4 18th for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the Travelers Championship       ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Betts, Benintendi lead Red Sox to 10-6 win over Tigers Andrew Benintendi and Mookie Betts finished a homer short of the cycle as the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 10-6       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, Germany’s top diplomat said Saturday....
03:52 2019-06-09

Why 2nd Waves Can Lead to "Exciting Opportunities" In this 2-minute video, our European Short-Term Update editor, Murray Gunn, shows you ow to identify the end of 2nd wave corrections -- and prepare for "exciting opportunities."...
23:13 2019-06-28

Cutting the queue with business mobility technology In today’s age of instant gratification, consumers are used to getting what they want, when they want. Every interaction we have with a brand is expected to be quick, seamless and personalised for our convenience. Despite this, the average Briton can spend up to 235 days waiting in a service ...
14:52 2019-05-23

HSBC Hires Citigroup Veteran to Take Over U.S. Business HSBC Holdings PLC signaled a fresh effort to turn around its lagging U.S. business by hiring Citigroup Inc. veteran Michael Roberts to succeed Patrick Burke as chief executive of HSBC USA when he retires later this year....
21:39 2019-07-08

KKR to take majority stake in NVC Lighting's China business KKR & Co Inc said on Sunday it would take a majority stake in NVC Lighting Holding Limited's China Lighting Business for a total equity value of about $794 million. NVC Lighting will continue to own 30% of the China Lighting Business and receive a cash consideration through the joint venture with KK...
01:52 2019-08-12

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:13 2019-07-18

How Amazon FBA can help you launch a successful e-commerce business For the uninitiated, FBA, or Fulfillment by Amazon, lets you store your own products for sale in Amazon's fulfillment centers, where they are then picked, packed, shipped all by Amazon. It's an incredibly easy way to scale up a business, and Amazon even provides customer service for the products you...
15:52 2019-06-21

Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia Barrels Into the Gas Business Saudi Arabia’s deal to buy American natural gas is part of a decadelong $160 billion plan to build up its gas assets, as the oil-rich kingdom’s demand for new energy is projected to soar beyond its capacity....
22:39 2019-05-22

Best free cloud apps for business in 2019 Just a few years ago it was impossible to imagine the number of software tools that are now available to business owners.Whether your organization needs to do its accounts, collaborate on work or handle client relations, there are a number of cloud-based platforms fit for purpose. In this guide...
14:52 2019-08-03

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:26 2019-06-07

Alternate Endings: how the funeral business is being 'disrupted' From memorial reefs to rocket launches, a new documentary follows six families planning memorials as varied and original as their loved onesOn Halloween 2017, the producer/directors Perri Peltz and Matthew O’Neill attended an expo for the National Funeral Directors Association in Boston. The date wa...
14:13 2019-08-14

Andy Street: Which is more cut-throat, business or politics? The former John Lewis boss turned West Midlands mayor is this week's guest. Andy Street joins Sophy and Matt to discuss Boris Johnson, devolution, HS2 and the transition from retail to politics. But will he avoid the trap of mention Brexit on the podcast where the subject is banned?...
05:39 2019-07-17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 3 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:13 2019-07-03

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:39 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:26 2019-06-20

Business Leaders Discuss “State Of Downtown” LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Business Leaders met at the Lexington Opera House on Wednesday night for the first “State of Downtown” event, hosted by the Downtown Lexington Partnership. The event featured a panel of local experts, who gave their outlook for downtown and answered audien...
04:52 2019-06-20

NYC business outlook tumbles to decade-low in June: ISM-NY The six-month business outlook among New York City's purchasing managers dropped to the lowest level in a decade in June, signaling a further deterioration in future business activity in the area, a report released on Tuesday showed....
05:13 2019-07-03

Aviva overhauls UK business, to cut 1,800 jobs globally British insurer Aviva will restructure its British business and cut costs across the firm with the loss of 1,800 jobs globally as it new chief executive seeks to make the business more competitive....
11:39 2019-06-06

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loomed....
20:13 2019-07-05

Google Hardware quits the tablet business, again The new Google Pixel Slate. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Google and tablets just don't mix. The company tried over and over again to make Android tablets work, peaking with the 2013 Nexus ...
14:13 2019-06-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:13 2019-07-08

How do you get a loan when your business is in the 'wrong' part of town? A study has found that businesses in lower-income and minority areas received – surprise – a smaller share of bank loans than those in richer, whiter areasWant to improve your relationship with your banker? The answer’s easy: just move your business to a nicer part of town. Unfortunately, that’s the...
14:13 2019-08-11

NXP to buy Marvell's WiFi, Bluetooth business for $1.76 billion Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV said on Wednesday it will buy Marvell Technology Group Ltd's wireless connectivity business for $1.76 billion in cash to offer its customers a bigger product portfolio....
20:52 2019-05-29

How tariff hikes are squeezing the U.S. furniture business After President Donald Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this month, Francis O'Brien slapped a new 4% fee on every item of furniture he sells....
13:13 2019-05-31

UK chip designer ARM to suspend business with Huawei: BBC Major British-based chip designer ARM is suspending business with China's Huawei to comply with U.S. regulations, the BBC reported on Wednesday, citing internal company documents....
13:13 2019-05-22

Is Amazon Looking to Get Back Into the Mobile Phone Business? If Amazon pursues an acquisition of Boost, it would likely price its phone plans disruptively low and bundle them in some way to drive more Prime memberships, a person familiar with Amazon's thinking......
09:26 2019-06-08

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie Bindley have found that hundreds of thousands of the listings on Google Maps aren’t what they claim t...
16:13 2019-07-04

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00 2019-06-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:39 2019-07-04

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:52 2019-06-19

Sony sees smartphone business as indispensable, says CEO Sony Corp sees the smartphone business as indispensable to its brand portfolio, its CEO said, bucking calls from some investors that the Japanese electronics firm should scrap the money-losing business....
11:13 2019-05-22

Man vandalizes business on the Eastside, caught on camera TUCSON – A family owned business was vandalized around 1 a.m. Tuesday. A man was caught on several Ring cameras installed at the office of Commercial Repair Service, a business on the Eastside. Owner Ryan Harrison said he believes the man jumped the wall and painted the camera. surveillance vi...
06:52 2019-05-30

Purplebricks says to pull out of U.S. business as loss widens Purplebricks Group Plc said it would pull out of the U.S. market in the latest setback for the struggling British online estate agent which is already preparing to exit Australia....
08:52 2019-07-03

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling that what you’re seeing is almost entirely computer-...
13:26 2019-07-08

What Microsoft's upcoming 'outsourcing' licensing changes could mean for your business Enterprise customers relying on Microsoft 'Bring Your Own License' option to run Windows Server, SQL Server and other enterprise software in Amazon's or Google's clouds may be in for a rude awakening this fall....
17:39 2019-08-13

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes after his objection to their sale was consistent with that move, writes columnist John D. Stoll....
16:26 2019-07-03

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:13 2019-07-05