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Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows

Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "ups...

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows

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Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of US employees Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said that it will provide its workers with the skills to transition into software engineerin...
16:26 2019-07-11

Amazon plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workforce in new skills Amazon.com on Thursday unveiled plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs or find new careers....
15:13 2019-07-11

Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce Amazon.com plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do their jobs....
13:00 2019-07-11

Amazon to retrain a third of its US workforce Amazon.com Inc. plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce, as technology threatens to upend the way many of its employees do their jobs....
23:13 2019-07-11

How Puppet plans to bring more automation to a cloud-native world As Puppet brings its open source project Lyra into GA, Puppet CEO Yvonne Wassenaar explains why infrastructure automation is relevant even in container-based environments....
18:52 2019-05-29

Huawei reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of employees in the US The layoffs are expected to hit Huawei's U.S. development subsidiary Futurewei, according to the Journal. Futurewei employs 850 people in research labs throughout the U.S., including Texas, California and Washington state....
20:13 2019-07-14

Amazon continues to dominate a market in which Apple grows more irrelevant by the quarter At this point, it should come as no big surprise that the thriving global smart speaker market had yet another stellar quarter. After all, we're talking about an industry expected to surpass both tablets and wearable bands in terms of its worldwide installed base before long, while topping every oth...
17:26 2019-05-21

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
20:39 2019-05-22

Facebook plans to double its minority employees in the next five years Facebook is more diverse than it was six years ago, but the company admits it has a long way to go. Today, Facebook released its 2019 Diversity Report, and while it employs more women and minorities than it did a few years ago, it's still predominant......
22:52 2019-07-09

Amazon to employees: Quit your job, we’ll help you start a delivery business Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) In efforts to fulfill orders faster, Amazon will help some employees transition to entrepreneurial li...
15:26 2019-05-21

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-28

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hires contractors to listen and transcribe audio reco...
06:00 2019-07-12

Jeff Bezos recently told Amazon employees why he's 'very excited' about the auto industry right now Bezos's comments give a rare glimpse into his interest in the auto industry, in which Amazon made its first entry recently through two investments in auto startups, Rivian and Aurora....
20:26 2019-05-21

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ultimately failed, but they were undeniable signs ...
02:26 2019-05-23

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike plans Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! Amazon's Prime Day faces a threat, and we're not talking about Target and eBay's competitor sales. We also nail down some more details on Pokémon Sword and Shield, get a better look a......
12:52 2019-07-09

Amazon plans to spend $700 million on this new initiative Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs.       ...
16:52 2019-07-11

Amazon plans to build its tallest skyscraper in Bellevue, WA Amazon is preparing to build a big presence in Bellevue, WA, the affluent suburb of Seattle where it was originally founded. The company on Tuesday began the permitting process for Bellevue 600, a 43-story tower in the city's downtown that will accom......
04:00 2019-07-03

Amazon Plans to Spend $700 Million Retraining Its Workforce Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or elsewhere....
14:13 2019-07-12

Amazon plans to create 1,800 jobs in France in 2019 U.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Tuesday it will create 1,800 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest European market after Britain and Germany....
07:00 2019-07-02

Amazon plans to open new warehouse, create 2,800 jobs in Germany U.S. online retail giant Amazon plans to open a new warehouse in Germany this year and create more than 2,800 jobs with permanent contracts in what is its second-biggest market after the United States....
12:13 2019-07-14

Amazon plans nationwide broadband—with both home and mobile service Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) Amazon is seeking government permission to launch 3,236 broadband satellites that would cover nearly all of the United States and much of the rest of the world. Amazon subsidiary Kuiper Systems filed its application with the Federal Communications Commissio...
09:13 2019-07-09

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
20:00 2019-05-25

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, Siri has replaced some of our mundane tasks, and a lot of our business tasks like data entry are now automated. But one thing that most likely won’t hap...
10:39 2019-05-30

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

Vodafone Supercharges Its Procurement With Automation, AI The telecommunications giant turned to a suite of new technologies, including data visualization tools and artificial intelligence, to make its global procurement process faster and less expensive....
13:13 2019-06-28

How DevOps managers can learn to trust automation “It worked in staging!” says the dev team. And the ops team replies: “it must be a code issue.” Developers and ops people sometimes have different perspectives on why a deployment went wrong. Was it the code? Or the infrastructure? In the end, it’s the user that suffers, and that user doesn’t care a...
12:39 2019-05-22

This Report Makes It Perfectly Clearly Who Automation Is Working For If you want to get a sense of who, exactly, automation is working for right now, well, there’s a study for that. Spoiler—it’s the c-suite executives doing the automating.Read more......
05:00 2019-07-11

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within the state....
13:52 2019-06-12

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
23:39 2019-05-22

The Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs, Seller of Automation Equipment Says Sometimes the pitch-perfect example that totally proves your argument falls directly into your lap approximately three days after you need it to.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

Automated Call Menus Are the Epitome of Shitty Automation Like self-checkout kiosks—perhaps even more so—automated phone menus are a prime example of shitty automation. They are exemplars of the kind of automated system that no user asked for, that are deployed solely in an effort to pad corporate bottom lines by cutting labor costs, and that ultimately ma...
19:52 2019-07-02

Automation Should Be a Major 2020 Issue. Andrew Yang Failed to Put It on the Map It’s early yet, but automation is already on track to become the most ignored issue this campaign cycle—outpacing even the neglected climate change, which, while broached both nights of the first Democratic presidential debate this week, deserves a much larger share of the conversation. Corporate au...
21:52 2019-06-28

Taster’s AI and automation show why virtual kitchens may rule the age of delivery Taster shows how the intersection of meal delivery services, artificial intelligence, and data creates new opportunities and competition for restaurants.Read More...
23:00 2019-07-07

Workplace automation may force 160M women to find new careers As many as 160 million women worldwide may need to find new jobs, as robots and artificial intelligence take over roles once reserved for humans, according to consultant McKinsey....
20:00 2019-06-06

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women's lifelong earning potential The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman’s lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's health and welfare. Rising economies in Asia could be most affected....
15:26 2019-06-13

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of many industries that could be transformed by autom...
23:52 2019-06-06

5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states.As many as 21 member states have voted against the proposals, paving the way for 5G to have greater influence than might have been possible had the plans ...
15:13 2019-07-08

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract has to be renegotiated, to the extent there are undu...
21:52 2019-05-28

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
18:52 2019-07-15

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand already has a couple of other Android handsets headed to American carriers. Technically, the Nokia 3.1 A and Nokia 3.1 C are one and the same phone, the l...
16:39 2019-06-07

ECB's Draghi Grows Bolder as His Tenure Nears End Mario Draghi is teeing up some of the boldest policy moves of his eight-year term as European Central Bank president only four months before he steps down, potentially binding the hands of his successor for years....
18:26 2019-06-30

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals with a kickoff set to begin at midnight PT...
21:52 2019-06-27

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you get in your hands.We really want to help you beat those standard Kindle prices and given Amazon Prime ...
18:00 2019-07-12

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will be able to shop on the Global Store until the sale...
09:52 2019-07-02

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, dangerous. “I didn’t know there were job...
19:26 2019-07-03

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
13:00 2019-05-27

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES, Ariz. – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to express their displeasure with the idea. “We...
18:52 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-Italy's Autogrill looking for acquisitions as war chest grows Italy's Autogrill, which runs restaurants and bars at airports, motorways and railways around the world, is looking at possible acquisitions in related sectors in the next few years, when it will have 1.5 billion euros for M&A....
16:39 2019-06-04

Anthony Kay’s Mets hype grows with spectacular outing Anthony Kay is on the Mets’ radar, according to manager Mickey Callaway, but the left-hander wasn’t given serious consideration for a promotion to start against the Nationals on Monday. The 24-year-old up-and-comer then sent a strong message, throwing seven no-hit innings before being lifted in Doub...
15:26 2019-05-21

In a stirring finale, Stranger Things stands up and grows up I admire how seamlessly and thoroughly the set design and background decor of Stranger Things 3 integrates the grid motif that was the hallmark of season one and continued in season two. It’s everywhere, but nowhere is it as pervasive as Starcourt Mall....
20:00 2019-07-05

With Most States Under One Party’s Control, America Grows More Divided It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party, and lawmakers have pushed in opposite directions....
16:00 2019-06-11

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
02:00 2019-05-24

As BTS’s Reach Expands, an Army of Dedicated K-Pop Translators Grows The fans who devote their time to interpreting lyrics, tweets and interviews for listeners who don’t speak Korean are hard-working, passionate and unpaid....
17:39 2019-07-04

Anticipation grows ahead of Federer's return to Paris "All Roger Federer had to do was strike a few silky forehands in his first practice session at Roland Garros for four years to create something of a social media frenzy this week."...
10:52 2019-05-23

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
16:39 2019-07-15

Cocaine haul from ship grows, arrests now stand at 6 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they say they’ve seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds, or 15,876 kilograms. They said Friday it’s the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs. They put the street value ...
17:26 2019-06-21

Trump lashes out at 'foolish' May as crisis over ambassador grows US commerce secretary pulls out of trade talks as president calls envoy ‘very stupid’Transatlantic tensions over the British ambassador’s leaked criticisms of Donald Trump have grown into a diplomatic crisis after the US president attacked Sir Kim Darroch as “a pompous fool” and his commerce secreta...
23:00 2019-07-09

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
16:26 2019-07-09

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your co...
03:52 2019-07-08

China's new home prices in May grows at fastest pace in five months New home prices in China rose at their fastest pace in five months in May, complicating government efforts to keep frothy housing markets under control as it rolls out more stimulus for the slowing economy....
13:00 2019-06-18

Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows BERLIN (AP) — Experts are meeting in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to act faster against global warming. Diplomats meeting in the western city of Bonn starting Monday will focus on resolving issues that couldn’t be agreed upon at last Dec...
14:13 2019-06-17

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of thousands of people last weekend....
10:13 2019-06-12

Iran-US dispute grows over attacks on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Tensions remain high as Arab League calls for restraint – and Labour warns of UK being drawn into conflictDivisions over responsibility for last week’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman deepened this weekend amid warnings over the danger of a major confrontation in the region, despite hi...
00:52 2019-06-16

Digitising grids can cut costs as green power grows - TenneT Germany's biggest power network operator TenneT plans to scale up pilot schemes to digitise the grid and cut the cost of billions of euros worth of investment in infrastructure, its chief executive said at an industry conference on Wednesday....
17:39 2019-06-05

Fabinho grows in stature to become key man in Liverpool midfield | Paul Wilson Brazilian watched last year’s final knowing he would be moving to Anfield, this time he is central to their hopes of winning the Champions LeagueWhen Liverpool lost their Champions League final in Kiev a year ago it appeared their immediate reaction was to go out and spend £40m on a defensive midfie...
01:26 2019-06-01

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two months ago.Before that, Apple said it has amassed...
11:26 2019-06-28

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars spent fighting narcotics....
04:00 2019-06-07

U.S. Proposes New Tariffs on $4 Billion of E.U. Goods as Trade Dispute Grows The United States moved to impose levies on more products than previously planned in an escalation of its fight with Europe over government aid for Boeing and Airbus....
20:26 2019-07-02

Pressure grows on May to quit as support for 'new' Brexit deal slips away Senior cabinet members call on PM to pull planned vote on withdrawal agreement billAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesTheresa May’s position appears increasingly precarious as she faces calls from senior members of the cabinet to pull a planned vote on her “new” Brexit deal.Sajid Javid, David Mun...
21:13 2019-05-22

Call Grows For Harshest Punishment To Killers Of 2-Year-Old In Aligarh The murder of a two-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh has drawn widespread condemnation and calls for giving the harshest punishment to the accused. The girl was strangled to death and had her......
06:26 2019-06-07

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – rock'n'roll rebel grows up The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait of the former Oasis singer reveals a newfound humilityBros raised the candid rockumentary bar, and it falls to Liam Gallagher to respond: strange days indeed. This disarming portrait of pop’s pre-eminent monobrow picks up where Supersonic ...
23:52 2019-06-06

Jeurys Familia implodes as Mets’ bullpen nightmare grows Prosperity can be fleeting. For the Mets, it’s often gone in an instant. It usually is when the bullpen is involved. In the span of 24 hours, they went from feeling good, headed to what looked like their sixth victory in eight games, to getting swept in a makeshift doubleheader and once again fading...
04:52 2019-06-15

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be applied next time you spend $50/£25.Amazon Assi...
15:13 2019-07-08

Match-Fixing at Women’s World Cup? As Game Grows, Officials Are on Alert As the profile of women’s soccer grows, games are drawing millions of dollars worth of bets. And FIFA and match-fixing officials say they are taking no chances....
20:00 2019-06-17

Nevada becoming battleground state in 2020 as population grows older, more diverse Although Nevada underwent a blue wave in the 2018 midterms, the state’s changing demographics could set the stage for a different outcome in the 2020 presidential election....
23:00 2019-07-10

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
14:39 2019-05-21

Colorado grows annual cannabis sales to $1 billion as other states struggle Colorado residents are spending $280 on marijuana, the highest average in states where marijuana legalization has passed. The cannabis market has already delivered $1 billion in revenue to Colorado and a first-mover advantage over other states....
15:39 2019-07-10

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill HONG KONG (AP) — Pressure on Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has drawn hundreds of thousands of people into the streets in protest. Reports say Lam is expected to make an announcement Saturday a...
04:39 2019-06-15

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
00:00 2019-07-11

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

Kawhi Leonard momentum grows in Lakers’ emerging dream scenario While the Lakers got the offseason started with a bang by trading for Anthony Davis, they were much quieter on the hectic first day of free agency Sunday. It may just be setting the stage for a dream scenario and another splash that would shake the NBA. Momentum appears to be growing for the Lakers....
20:52 2019-07-01

West Bank Grows Calmer as Pocketbook Issues Take Priority Over Protests A lull in protests appears to bolster the Trump administration’s belief that economic growth will produce peace. But Palestinians say the calm is a symptom of despair....
19:39 2019-07-08

Rift grows over FIFA placing Samoura in Africa clean-up role FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
19:52 2019-06-20

Hope grows for deal to ward off Trump's tariffs on Mexican imports Hope grew on Wednesday for a deal to avoid the United States imposing tariffs on Mexican goods in return for Mexico doing more to halt illegal immigration but President Donald Trump said he was willing to go ahead with the import duties if he is not satisfied....
22:13 2019-06-05

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Not every locker in the Yankees’ clubhouse housed a major contributor to the latest clutch victory, but there were enough that you needed your head on a swivel to stay connected. Along the left wall Aaron Judge stood explaining his home runs in the first and last innings. Acro...
07:39 2019-07-06

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
06:26 2019-07-12

NBA draft: Legend of Zion Williamson grows with incredible story from HS coach In case you needed a reminder of how otherworldly Zion Williamson is, his high school basketball coach has a story for you.       ...
15:52 2019-06-20

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
21:39 2019-05-23

Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows • Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletesThree global organisations that promote women’s sport have written to athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, to say its rules for intersex athletes are “discriminatory” and “en...
01:26 2019-06-01

Drake v Bucks feud grows as Milwaukee turns its ire on rapper's courtside antics Raptors super-fan has been vocal during NBA playoff gamesRapper trolls Milwaukee star Giannis AntetokounmpoAs the Toronto Raptors have made their way through the NBA playoffs, casual viewers may have wondered if Drake was coaching the team rather than Nick Nurse. The rapper has been a prominent pres...
21:13 2019-05-22

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” she says. A few minutes’ conversation with Kelsea i...
17:00 2019-06-20

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurred a movement to change the way elections are won....
14:13 2019-06-13

Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has given up flying....
18:00 2019-06-03

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn and wheat could lose out with the package that could top $15 billion....
18:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
23:26 2019-07-09

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that earned him a suspension from his SiriusXM radio gig. This time Haney took aim at Woods, whom he coached between 2004 and 2010, alluding to his sex scanda...
00:13 2019-06-05

Pelosi grows emotional while reacting to shocking photo of drowned father and child House Speaker Nancy Pelosi grew emotional at a press conference Thursday when asked to describe her reaction to a shocking photo of a drowned father and daughter lying face down in the water of the Rio Grande, part of the US border with Mexico....
20:52 2019-06-27

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
16:13 2019-05-26

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the line AMG S-class and Maybach lineup....
12:52 2019-06-11

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being accused of betraying the country's leader Kim Jong Un....
15:52 2019-06-04

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch during a game....
18:39 2019-05-30

As craft beer grows, so do wild flavors with brews made of candy, pickles and ... steak? More US craft breweries leads to more experimental beers including strange brews made with Jolly Ranchers, peanut butter, pickles, tamales and steak.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

IBM is laying off 1,700 employees IBM confirmed Friday that it is laying off 1,700 employees. The layoffs, which affect one half of 1 percent of IBM’s 340,000 strong workforce — were confirmed by the tech company to CNBC. “We are continuing to reposition our team to align with our focus on the high-value segments of the IT market, a...
19:39 2019-06-07

Employees circumvent IT just to do their job Employees worldwide have begun to go rogue by using unauthorized software and applications on their work devices despite being aware of the potential business risks involved according to new research from Snow Software.The company's new study surveyed 3,00 professionals in the US, Europe and As...
01:39 2019-06-01

IBM is laying off more than 1,000 employees IBM confirmed Thursday that it’s laying off a small percentage of employees. The cuts affect around 1,7000 of the company's 340,000 employees.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

McDonald's is doubling down on deals and inexpensive breakfast to win over budget shoppers as the gap between rich and poor grows in America (MCD) Hollis Johnson McDonald's needs to win over budget shoppers to attract more customers, with the chain recently adding new local deals to its $1 $2 $3 Menu and inexpensive breakfast options like Donut Sticks. Still, the top reason that people who are eating at McDonald's less frequently provided to...
21:52 2019-06-11

84% of US employees have never heard of GDPR A survey of corporate employees by insider threat management company ObserveIT reveals a greater understanding of privacy laws in the UK than in the US....
21:00 2019-06-12

Mystery grows: Vatican opens tombs in search of missing girl's remains, bones of 2 princesses gone The tombs of two 19th-century German princesses were pried open at a tiny Holy See cemetery on Thursday and turned out to be completely empty.        ...
19:26 2019-07-11

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
18:52 2019-05-21

What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
08:52 2019-06-15

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
19:39 2019-05-21

JLR employees could move to a four-day working week News 12 Jun, 2019 Employees at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant will sign a ballot later this week, deciding if the plant will move to a four-day schedule...
19:52 2019-06-12

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. The Arizona Republic reports that the partnership will begin this month as Chandler evaluates whether using the aut...
11:00 2019-07-08

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
22:00 2019-05-29

Schwab Scraps Trip for Top Employees Discount brokerage Charles Schwab says it is scrapping a Hawaii vacation for top employees, citing “reputational risks” associated with award programs....
02:26 2019-07-13

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
16:52 2019-06-20

Memorial set for 5 slain Capital Gazette employees ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Journalists will gather in a park in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Baltimore Sun, and Capital Gazette Editor Rick Hutzell are sche...
12:00 2019-06-28

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
23:13 2019-05-30

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

FCA, Renault deal could take more than one year to be finalised - CEO to employees It could take more than one year for Fiat Chrysler and Renault to finalise a proposed merger of the two companies, FCA group's chief executive told employees on Monday in a letter seen by Reuters....
11:39 2019-05-27

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
00:13 2019-05-28

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the Syrian people....
14:52 2019-05-21

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was reviewed by Reuters....
23:52 2019-05-29

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that surfac...
00:13 2019-07-16

Home Depot employees build 2-year-old boy a walker CEDARTOWN, Ga. (CNN) – Employees at a Georgia Home Depot are being praised for helping out a 2-year-old boy who has trouble getting around. 2-year-old Logan has hypotonia, which impacts his muscle tone and makes walking a problem. His parents were not sure if insurance would cover a gait walke...
10:01 2019-05-28

Waymo will test its self-driving taxis on employees in California Self-driving venture Waymo has been given permission by California authorities to transport people in its robotaxis. According to TechCrunch, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) gave Waymo the green light this week, issuing a permit tha......
01:13 2019-07-04

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
21:26 2019-05-29

Jeep employees, retirees say Renault's presence put them 'in the ditch' While FCA considers a merger with Renault, older Jeep employees and retirees recall their last dance with the French automaker in the 1980s, when Renault merged with American Motors Corp., which owned Jeep at the time....
23:52 2019-06-03

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events around the world on Friday marked the fourth year...
17:26 2019-06-21

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
20:00 2019-06-06

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
01:39 2019-05-24

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of the 12 victims, and all but one were city employe...
05:39 2019-06-02

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
03:52 2019-05-31

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
21:39 2019-07-15

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now outnumber the company’s actual employees, The New...
23:26 2019-05-30

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. However, when used properly, social media can become an invaluable tool for keeping employees more engaged, happy and connected at work. While companies cert...
22:13 2019-07-11

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by tourists waiting to see the Mona Lisa. Pierre Zinenb...
16:39 2019-05-28

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday against a director, three agents and a scout of thei...
21:52 2019-05-28

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants them to “apologize for having lives.” ...
05:00 2019-05-25

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

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch......
16:52 2019-05-22

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Thursday came from two publications: Entertainment W...
00:26 2019-06-08

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others to volunteer to support a buildup of federal agents...
21:01 2019-05-21

Living In A Van In Google's Backyard? Some Employees Make It Work In a quiet neighborhood near Google's headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sgt. Wahed Magee, of the Mountain View Police......
10:26 2019-05-22

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
02:52 2019-06-07

The Lupe vacuum by ex-Dyson employees could be the ideal cordless cleaner Cordless vacuums were once considered useful for little beyond cleaning small messes, but in the past few years, they’ve come to replace many full-fledged vacuums altogether. But handheld cordless vacuums often can’t hold a candle to their corded brethren, with lackluster cleaning performance or mid...
20:52 2019-05-30

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
11:39 2019-05-29

IndiGo CEO Assures Employees As Promoters Feud In Public: 10 Points India's largest airline IndiGo, a rare success story in the challenging aviation industry, is caught in a messy feud between its founders. Shares in InterGlobe Aviation - the owner of IndiGo - fell as......
12:26 2019-07-10

Wayfair Furniture Employees Walked Out Over Sales to Migrant Facilities Some 500 Wayfair employees signed a letter asking the furniture giant to end business with a government contractor that operates shelters for migrant children....
23:00 2019-06-27

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for how long they perform work”.The decision comes af...
13:39 2019-06-07

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
20:39 2019-05-30

U.S.-based engineers' body lifts curbs on Huawei employees The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on Monday said employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries would be allowed to participate in a peer review process for its research papers, lifting previous curbs....
03:52 2019-06-03

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
22:26 2019-06-21

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
05:52 2019-05-24

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
11:13 2019-06-19

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
21:52 2019-06-27

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
15:01 2019-06-10

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
06:00 2019-06-14

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
19:26 2019-05-24

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
20:52 2019-05-21

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employees....
20:13 2019-06-16

Alphabet investors and employees are planning a joint demonstration at shareholders' meeting The groups will try to pressure investors to vote on proposals that ban NDAs in harassment and discrimination cases and tie executive compensation to diversity goals....
23:39 2019-06-14

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
17:26 2019-06-01

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherboard about the alleged abuse of power– which...
07:13 2019-05-24

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

Employees speak up at Wayfair, Google. Have Millennials killed being afraid of the boss? Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
17:52 2019-06-28

Health insurer Anthem has hired a bunch of Apple employees to help it modernize Tech companies like Apple are chasing the $3.5 trillion health care market that has been slow to adapt and change.Traditional health companies, like health insurers and hospitals, are striking back....
22:13 2019-07-09

Firecracker toilet ‘prank’ leaves two Detroit city employees injured These pranksters are real ball busters. Two Detroit city workers on a bathroom break were reportedly injured when firecrackers exploded as they sat down on toilets inside their fire truck repair shop Wednesday. The stunt left one of the men with injuries to his leg and scrotum, according to the Detr...
09:39 2019-07-11

CORRECTED-Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
18:52 2019-06-10

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
21:26 2019-06-14

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-12

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-scenes analysis that uses unnamed insider sources ...
14:52 2019-05-21

St. Louis Blues surprise team employees with trip to Stanley Cup Final St. Louis Blues line up charter to take front office staffers and players' families to first two games of Stanley Cup Final vs. Boston.        ...
23:13 2019-05-27

Firecracker 'prank gone bad' leaves 2 Detroit city employees who tried to use toilet injured Two city workers in Detroit, Mich., were reportedly injured on Wednesday after firecrackers exploded when they tried to use the toilet in a bizarre "prank gone bad."...
15:13 2019-07-11

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific circumstances, Geekwire reported on Friday. Read mor...
07:26 2019-06-23

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out of their way to help a customer whose car ran out of gas in the drive-thru. The customer was an elderly, disabled man who had just gotten out......
22:26 2019-06-18

Tesla employees' morale suffers amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla placed 16th on LinkedIn's annual "Top Companies 2019" list published in April, compiled from billions of actions taken by its over 600 million users that indicate job interest and demand. It held the fifth and sixth spots in 2018 and 2017, respectively....
20:39 2019-06-10

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
14:52 2019-05-23

6 unique ways companies are helping employees pay off crushing student debt JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images National student debt is at an all-time high of nearly $1.6 billion. While many companies provide student-loan assistance, some businesses have found more creative ways of keeping their employees out of debt. Some of these policies include trading vacation days for studen...
21:39 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter....
06:39 2019-06-10

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year, as Trump’s recent ban prevents the company...
18:52 2019-06-27

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

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees, and prescriptive analytics This weeks TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories, include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
21:52 2019-06-05

Hospital C.E.O. Resigns and 23 Employees Are Fired After Ohio Doctor Is Charged in Murders The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
07:13 2019-07-12

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees and prescriptive analytics This weeks TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories, include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
21:13 2019-06-05

Wayfair employees plan walkout over sales to migrant detention centers Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. More than 500 employees at the company’s Boston headquarters signe...
20:00 2019-06-27

Taliban kills eight election commission employees in south Afghanistan-officials Taliban fighters killed eight election commission employees on Saturday night inside a district center in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, officials said....
13:39 2019-06-30

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find......
15:00 2019-05-21

Glassdoor survey: Employees give top rating to VMware's CEO, but Zuckerberg plunges Tech company CEOs were the most popular among employees, and they dominated the annual Top 100 CEO list, but not everyone did well, with many large tech companies failing to make the list....
15:26 2019-06-29

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 60 new measles cases across 26 states The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday....
21:00 2019-05-27

JPMorgan Chase settles case with male employees over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
18:52 2019-05-31

Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children....
18:52 2019-06-27

Magic Johnson denies allegations in ESPN story that he mistreated Lakers employees Hall of Famer Magic Johnson refutes allegations in ESPN story that he created a hostile work environment in the Los Angeles Lakers front office.        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

Read the email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees, pushing them to hit aggressive goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out another email to his employees, pushing them to aim for a record number of vehicle deliveries to end the second quarter of 2019....
18:39 2019-06-27

Tesla Is Blocking Its Employees From Accessing an Anonymous Social Network for Workplace Complaints Blind is an anonymous social network that has been used by tech workers to speak freely about grievances related to the workplace, among other concerns. Thousands of Tesla employees have signed up for the service, but now the company is reportedly trying to suppress its workers from joining the netw...
23:26 2019-06-04

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a few bad actors with the right access to peep at some of your most intimate personal details. And, ac...
03:39 2019-05-24

Bridge the disconnect: 3 strategies to make your home-based employees feel less remote Working from home works best for highly self-motivated employees with the right mindset and excellent communication skills.        ...
16:26 2019-05-29

These USDA employees face a stark choice: Move to Kansas City or be fired Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food an...
14:39 2019-07-01

Google’s Shadow Work Force: Temps Who Outnumber Full-Time Employees The tech company has long used contractors, but some employees worry that a growing reliance on them represents a shifting, less admirable work culture....
10:39 2019-05-28

Walgreens cuts long-time health benefit for retired employees in 'unusual' move Walgreens said in a letter reviewed by CNBC it would no longer subsidize medical benefits for former employees who hadn't turned 64 by March 31....
19:26 2019-06-08

Rabies warning issued near Disney's Epcot theme park after employees scratched by feral cat Vacationers visiting Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park may want to keep an eye out for feral animals after the Florida Department of Health in Orange County issued a rabies warning in the area....
18:26 2019-07-10

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read more......
05:00 2019-07-11

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several black employees singled out and let go by Gaine....
06:26 2019-06-14

New Jersey snack stand employees find bag of 'suspected human remains' dangling from doorknob A bag of “suspected human remains” was found hanging on the door of a snack stand in northern New Jersey Monday morning when employees arrived for work, prosecutors said....
12:00 2019-07-02

Exclusive: French Open organizers ask employees to fill empty seats on main court French Open organizers asked employees to fill empty corporate seats for Saturday's men's semi-final and start of the women's final, demanding they stay 'discreet' and take off their accreditation once seated, Reuters learned on Sunday....
19:00 2019-06-09

No employees were harmed in the making of Netflix's new prank show starring 'Stranger Things' actor Netflix clarified the premise of its "Prank Encounters" show starring "Stranger Things" actor Gaten Matarazzo after massive internet backlash. The company said all participants came in with the expectation this was a one-day, hourly gig....
21:13 2019-06-18

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
16:26 2019-05-21

Uber teams up with start-up Grand Rounds to give big-company employees free rides to the doctor Companies are increasingly willing to pay for employees to go to the doctor. Uber is partnering up with Grand Rounds, a start-up that sells into the employer channel, to make it easier....
16:52 2019-06-19

Read Tesla CEO Elon Musk's latest email urging employees to improve vehicle deliveries On Wednesday, a new email from Tesla CEO Elon Musk to all employees asked them to focus on making end-of-quarter deliveries better than they have been, and called for new meetings with delivery teams every two days "to understand what's needed."...
00:13 2019-05-30

Rabies alert issued for Disney World's Epcot area after infected cat scratches employees Florida's Department of Health issued a rabies alert for Disney World's Epcot Center after two employees were scratched by a rabid cat.       ...
22:26 2019-07-11

Employees on Jeffrey Epstein's private island compound say they had to stay out of sight of the financier and were never allowed in his office AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago. Locals on St. Thomas called it "Pedophile Island," according to the Associated Press. One former worker said that staffers were ...
04:39 2019-07-14

Texas pizza joint forced to close after employees spiked pizza with laxatives Pizza might have Italian origins but it’s become a massive part of American culture. Even the smallest of towns tend to have at least one pizza place, and a really good pie made with fresh ingredients can truly be a thing of beauty. Unfortunately for patrons of Mr. Jim’s Pizza in Springt...
14:33 2019-05-21

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:13 2019-06-01

Five employees of the Capital Gazette were shot a year ago. Here's how they're being remembered Journalists will gather in a park in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death last year.        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

One company president wants employees to stop apologizing for 'having lives' A Chicago company president created an empowering list telling his employees to stop apologizing for "having lives" outside of work.        ...
00:39 2019-05-25

Single dad tells employees to stop apologizing for 'having lives' in viral post The president of a Chicago company said in viral post he resented how 'we've infantilized the workplace.'        ...
14:26 2019-05-23

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
18:39 2019-06-27

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
15:13 2019-06-13

'Angels exist': Gayle King, Holland Taylor thank Delta employees for finding lost items "CBS This Morning" anchor Gayle King and "Two and a Half Men" star Holland Taylor are thanking Delta employees for tracking down their lost items.       ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: which Amazon tablet is best for you Amazon’s range of Fire HD tablets aren’t exactly processing powerhouses, nor are they portable cinemas or games consoles – but you wouldn’t expect them to be at their incredibly low price tag.Costing less than all but the cheapest smartphones, the Amazon Fire HD tablets a...
19:00 2019-05-30

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange volume during March rose 12% to 92,953,594 contracts,...
14:13 2019-05-22

The best AT&T plans in May 2019 The best AT&T plans have remained consistent for months now, with no changes to its shared data plans, prepaid plans, or its unlimited data plans. This means we’ve had a good amount of time to get familiar with AT&T’s plans so we can give you all the details you need to find one that w...
06:13 2019-05-23

No Plans To Change Name Of 737 MAX, Says Boeing Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing....
00:13 2019-06-18

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth up to €1.9 billion....
07:39 2019-06-14

Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 MAX Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing....
00:13 2019-06-18

Nintendo has no plans to give up on the 3DS just yet Nintendo of America may have a new president, but its approach to supporting the 3DS console is the same as ever: if you want it, we've got it. During E3 2019, the new president, Doug Bowser, told Time that the handheld console "continues to do quite well" and is still in demand from consu...
12:39 2019-06-16

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
22:13 2019-06-12

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
19:39 2019-05-29

The best T-Mobile plans in May 2019 The best T-Mobile plans are all about one thing: unlimited data. That focus has helped the mobile carrier consistently rank in the top spot for best unlimited data plans, beating even the best Verizon plans.T-Mobile has several different unlimited data plans, but it also maintains a single prepaid p...
06:13 2019-05-23

The best Sprint plans in May 2019 The best Sprint plans are fairly easy to find, since Sprint has very few options to choose from. Aside from it’s three unlimited data plans, the mobile carrier only has a single alternative plan. However, it does offer a number of add-on plans for tablets, smartwatches, and mobile hotspot dev...
06:13 2019-05-23

Mitsubishi plans new SUV strategy Greater differentiation between three key models, plus EV options, are on the cards Mitsubishi will reorganise its SUV line-up to create clearer space between the Outlander, Eclipse Cross and ASX, a senior source has revealed. The strategy, set to roll out from 2020, will be made possible by the fi...
01:52 2019-05-23

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request,...
11:39 2019-05-23

CBOE Plans To Invest In Tradelegs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to invest in Tradelegs, the developer of advanced decision-support software that institutional investors can employ to optimize investment performance....
04:52 2019-05-22

Telstra's new SIM-only plans have some of the telco's best-ever deals Although Telstra might be known for some of the more, ah, "premium priced" phone plans available in Australia, that high cost is typically paired with a wide range of included extras and frankly excellent coverage.So when the country's biggest telco decides to offer up some of its magic at a di...
04:13 2019-06-19

M1 wipes out its 19 mobile plans, replaces them with just two Singapore mobile operator now offers just two service plans at S$25 for a SIM-only, no-contract base plan that includes 30GB of data and 1,000 minutes of talktime as well as a S$30 base plan contract that includes the customer's device of choice and 12GB of data....
13:26 2019-05-28

Ben & Jerry’s plans to unveil CBD ice cream — once FDA allows it With such flavors as Half Baked, it should come as no surprise that Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream plans to tap into the growing CBD market. The company, owned by Unilever, announced on its website Thursday that it will add CBD, short for cannabidiol, to its product as soon as it’s legalized on a fed...
22:13 2019-05-31

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
05:26 2019-07-14

U.S. Plans New Military Deployment in Poland President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
23:39 2019-06-11

Income Options Are Coming to 401(k) Plans More employers are exploring ways to help 401(k) participants turn their savings into a sustainable income in retirement, even ahead of Congress passing legislation that would make it easier to do so....
20:39 2019-07-11

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters: minister Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday, amid the growing assertiveness of neighbour Russia....
10:26 2019-05-28

No electric plans for Porsche GT division Flagship GT3 will retain its naturally aspirated flat-six for the foreseeable future Hybrid 911 and Taycan signal big changes for Porsche's mainstream line-up, but track-focused specials will stay focused on combustion Porsche’s GT division has no plans to electrify its models, according to boss ...
02:00 2019-06-21

From overhaul to tinkering: Big 6 transfer plans set in EPL One club is in desperate need of an overhaul. Another cannot sign any players at all. Others might just decide to tinker around the edges. The transfer window is in full swing and it promises to be another important offseason for the Premier League’s so-called “Big 6.” Here is a lo...
10:52 2019-06-14

US Says It Has No plans To Cap H-1B Work Visa Programme The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
01:52 2019-06-21

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full year ago. Of course, Sony isn’t actually going ...
17:26 2019-05-21

The FBI plans more social media surveillance The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According to a request-for-proposals (RFP), it's looking for an "early alerting tool" that would help it monitor......
01:26 2019-07-13

The best Verizon Wireless plans in May 2019 The best Verizon plan for you is going to depend largely on what you need to use it for. Verizon has a wide variety of plan types, from premium unlimited data plans to cheap prepaid plans with a touch of data to let you check emails now and then.To figure out which Verizon plan is best for you, you&...
06:13 2019-05-23

PlayStation Vue is raising prices for all of its plans Another year, another price hike for the PlayStation Vue TV-streaming service. On Monday, the company announced that it was raising the prices of all of its multi-channel plans by $5 per month. The change will be effective starting today for new subs......
21:13 2019-07-01

This Outdoor Barware Will Make Your Summer Plans Even Better We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
19:26 2019-06-27

Here’s what Trump plans to discuss with outgoing PM Theresa May President Trump is expected to meet with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday to talk about Brexit, the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, Iran and climate change....
08:52 2019-06-04

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly fees for subscribers by as much as 20 percent. The cost of the company's HD streaming plan will incre......
01:52 2019-05-31

U.S. Plans Temporary Exemptions to Huawei Blacklist U.S. officials said they would grant a handful of temporary exceptions to an export blacklist against Huawei, giving suppliers and customers of China’s telecom giant a 90-day reprieve from tough trade penalties....
16:39 2019-05-21

Trump unveils plans for Air Force One redesign President Trump unveiled blueprints for Air Force One’s redesign — including a patriotic paint job and other “secret” upgrades which he says will come at a $1.6 billion cheaper price tag. Trump flashed never-before-seen mockups for the new fleet in an Oval Office interview with ABC News’ Georg...
17:26 2019-06-13

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regime and give it easier access to capital to fund its expansion....
11:52 2019-06-07

SolarCity competitor Sunnova plans IPO -sources Sunnova Energy Corp, which finances and manages residential solar and storage systems across the United States, is planning a stock market flotation that could value the company at more than $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said....
17:39 2019-06-11

Heathrow third runway expansion plans revealed Plans unveiled to lower M25 and reroute rivers as campaigners warn of environmental impactThe scale of the disruption from Heathrow airport’s expansion project has been revealed with the publication of detailed plans to lower the M25 for the third runway to cross, reroute rivers, replace utilities a...
10:13 2019-06-18

Toyota to ramp up EV plans with six global models Toyota will launch six global EV models on its e-TNGA platform Japanese firm accelerates electrification programme, aims to work with partners to rapidly develop line-up Toyota will ramp up development of battery-electric vehicles, with plans to launch at least 10 models worldwide from 2020 onwar...
09:52 2019-06-07

OYO Plans to Dominate the Hotel Industry---on a Budget Indian hotel chain OYO has expanded to 74 countries since it opened in 2013, touting its ‘comfort design’ and ‘hard-to-ignore prices.’ Customer reviews tell a different story....
21:26 2019-06-20

Dressbarn going out of business, plans to shutter 650 stores Ascena Retail Group said on Monday it would wind down its women’s budget clothing chain, Dressbarn, shutting about 650 stores in the United States, as it sharpens its focus on profitable brands. Ascena’s shares, which have more than halved this year, were up about 3 percent in extended trading. The ...
18:52 2019-05-21

Tom Steyer Will Run for President and Plans to Spend $100 Million on His Bid Mr. Steyer, the hedge fund investor turned impeachment activist, may disrupt the Democratic primary with his vast fortune and confrontational tactics....
16:01 2019-07-09

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:52 2019-07-14

Canada plans to announce ban on single-use plastics TORONTO — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, a senior government official said late Sunday The official said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would make the announcement Monday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they we...
22:39 2019-06-10

As GM touts investment plans, UAW slams cuts GM's investment commitments ahead of this year's contract negotiations have been met with mixed reactions amid a strategy to close plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland....
08:00 2019-06-03

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
12:39 2019-06-04

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June 19. “As a sign of solidarity, at this time of crisis for the Jewish people, I’m going to be doing another trip to Israel as a trip in soli...
03:52 2019-06-03

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:00 2019-07-14

Airline group plans to be without Boeing 737 Max for at least 3 months It could be another three months before Boeing's 737 Max fleet is cleared to return to the skies, the industry's top trade association said Wednesday....
17:52 2019-05-29

India's Ola plans to set up research center in Bay Area India's taxi aggregator Ola said on Thursday it plans to set up its first research center in San Francisco area to push its electric mobility and autonomous vehicles....
21:26 2019-06-13

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company....
16:13 2019-05-21

Company plans to create up to 850 jobs in Jeffersonville JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana officials say health care solutions provider PharmaCord will build an operations and call center in southern Indiana, creating up to 850 new jobs by the end of 2023. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says the Louisville, Kentucky-based company will invest mor...
23:00 2019-06-17

FCA's Detroit plans could spur more supplier investments Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan hinted the city was in talks with at least four logistics and supplier teams to expand in Detroit, promising an additional 1,000 to 2,000 jobs on top of the 4,950 promised by FCA....
15:26 2019-05-26

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
22:13 2019-06-14

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
14:26 2019-06-18

Congress may actually get something done – and give a boost to retirement plans The Senate is considering the Secure Act – which could benefit employees and employers – after it passed the House resoundinglyA few months ago I wrote about how a bill that could have a big impact on retirement plans for small business took a few first important steps towards becoming law by unanim...
19:00 2019-06-27

The best SIM-only plans in Australia: updated July 2019 When it comes to mobile plans, those that come bundled with a handset tend to steal the limelight, but if you've already got a phone you're happy with, then SIM-only plans present an excellent opportunity to save some money.As the name implies, a SIM-only plan is any plan that doesn't...
09:52 2019-07-02

Jets’ Sam Darnold has plans to hold his own camp Le’Veon Bell’s first day with the Jets brought ample noise and chatter, but Sam Darnold is quietly becoming the leader many thought he was capable of being. The Jets kicked off their three-day mandatory minicamp Tuesday, but Darnold has plans to work with his new offensive weapons beyond this week. ...
04:39 2019-06-05

McAfee plans return to public markets - WSJ Cybersecurity software firm McAfee Llc is planning a return to the public markets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:00 2019-07-10

Heathrow plans its own Ulez for drivers doing drop-off at up to £15 a day Thousands of Heathrow passengers will be made to pay a "pollution charge" of up to £15 if they drive to the airport to catch flights, it was announced today....
15:26 2019-05-24

Toyota amps up U.S. EV plans to join new ‘surge' Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer as it races to meet a "sudden surge" of EV popularization....
11:39 2019-06-10

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after mediation efforts collapsed last month without a deal....
03:00 2019-06-08

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
11:00 2019-05-22

Daimler Plans To Cut Administration Costs By 20%: Report Incoming Daimler boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost cut program to reach profit margin targets which are threatened by global trade woes and ramp up issues at factories....
06:00 2019-05-22

Now That Game of Thrones Is Over, Here Are Your Memorial Day Weekend TV Plans Congrats everybody, we made it to Memorial Day Weekend! For many, that means we get three days of freedom, and for many of that many, that means we're in the mood to watch a lotta TV.......
03:13 2019-05-25

Air China plans to buy 20 A350-900 aircraft from Airbus Air China , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE worth $6.54 billion based on list prices, the carrier said on Thursday....
12:39 2019-07-11

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A treatment for rheumatoid arthritis may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but drug companies aren’t interested in finding out if it really works...
19:52 2019-06-11

Some Interesting Updates on Disney's Ms. Marvel Plans Paul Feig is still hoping for a sequel to Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. The crew behind the beloved X-Men: The Animated Series want to pitch a continuation to Disney. Michael Rooker could be joining the Dark Tower TV show. Plus, new looks at Midsommar and what’s to come on Krypton’s return. Spoiler...
18:39 2019-06-11

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is headed into recession, but because shadows are growing over the rest of the world....
13:13 2019-06-20

Nike keeps plans for Arizona factory despite controversy PHOENIX (AP) — Nike is going forward with plans to make soles for Nike Air shoes in a Phoenix suburb. The shoemaker confirmed its plans Thursday even though Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey last week blocked state money for the facility when Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe from the market. The move came after...
08:52 2019-07-12

XFL's plans for upcoming season starting to take shape Oliver Luck's first year as the XFL's commissioner has mostly been confined to the office and getting the league's framework set up. The next couple months are what Luck refers to as the fun part of preparing for next year's return....
15:52 2019-07-02

Austria plans to keep Hahn on as its European commissioner Austrian Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein plans to nominate the current European commissioner in charge of enlargement, Johannes Hahn, as the country's member of the new commission that will be headed by Ursula von der Leyen, Bierlein said on Thursday....
14:39 2019-07-11

Huawei's Plans for Its Own App Store Said to Be Imperiled by Trump Ban Huawei Technologies made a pitch to app makers last year: Build software for a new Huawei app store outside China, and we'll help you inside the world's most populous nation....
15:00 2019-05-21

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
01:13 2019-07-04

VW outlines launch plans for first member of new EV family Volkswagen brand is getting ready to launch the first of a new lineup of electric vehicles, the ID3 hatchback. Automotive News Europe spoke with the brand’s sales chief, Juergen Stackmann, about his hopes for the new EV range....
17:13 2019-05-21

Cboe Announces Plans for New Venue in Amsterdam LONDON – 3 July 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to establish a new venue in Amsterdam to ensure the company is well-positioned to continue to serve its customers across Europe from April 2019, ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
02:13 2019-06-23

Reliance Jio 1.5-5 GB/Day Data Packs: Recharge Plans, Other Details Here Jio Recharge Plans: Reliance Jio is currently offering 12 different recharge plans for usage of 1.5 GB of data up to usage of 5 GB of data per day along with voice calls....
16:52 2019-06-03

UConn receiver Dixon announces plans to transfer STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Wide receiver Keyion Dixon has announced he will transfer from the University of Connecticut. Dixon, who will be a junior in the fall, announced his decision Monday on Twitter , thanking former coach Bob Diaco for the opportunity to play at UConn. He did not say where he would g...
20:39 2019-06-03

Rain changes travel plans for pope as he arrives in Romania Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Catholic communities...
13:13 2019-06-01

How Trump campaign plans to reach key demographics in 2020 President Trump’s campaign is considering using digital micro-targeting to reach African Americans, suburban women and Hispanics – three key demographic groups that Trump and Republicans have struggled with in recent elections, a report on Wednesday said. It plans to push the “stro...
04:26 2019-05-30

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
21:52 2019-06-28

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities as a way to battle addiction but stresses it’s not legalizing drugs...
08:13 2019-06-28

Nestlé plans blockchain pilot for its palm oil, but it won’t run on IBM tech Nestlé has bragged it’s the first major food and beverage company to announce a blockchain pilot that will allow consumers to track product sustainability and provenance. The company’s DLT program will start by tracing milk from producers in New Zealand to Nestlé’s factories and warehouses in the Mi...
20:13 2019-07-02

The Trailer: Sanders wants to reshape the electorate. Here's how his campaign plans to try. In this edition: Why Bernie Sanders isn't sweating the Iowa polls, why Joe Sestak is running, and why the president probably didn't see "AOC" coming when no one else did....
11:00 2019-07-08

Attorney for journalist attacked by Antifa says she plans to 'sue everybody' the law permits The attorney for Andy Ngo, a conservative journalist who was attacked by Antifa during a protest in Portland on Saturday, said she plans to hold the city government responsible for his beating....
19:39 2019-07-02

Apple cancels plans for second data center in Denmark Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data center in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
18:52 2019-06-11

Sources: Butler plans to meet with Heat, Rockets All-Star guard Jimmy Butler is expected to meet with the Heat ahead of a meeting with the Rockets, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Sixers haven't ruled out working with Butler on sign-and-trade deals....
04:52 2019-06-30

Gogo plans in-flight 5G for U.S. and Canadian aircraft in 2021 In addition to powering cellular communications on the ground, 5G will be used to provide faster in-flight data service to airplanes in 2021.Read More...
01:00 2019-05-30

Apple cancels plans for second data centre in Denmark Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
17:39 2019-06-11

Stevie Wonder Announces Plans for Kidney Transplant Surgery The iconic singer/songwriter who is unquestionably the greatest love poet in American history (don’t debate this) surprised British concertgoers by announcing that he will take a break from performing to undergo a kidney transplant this fall....
17:52 2019-07-07

New York City Opera plans another reduced season NEW YORK (AP) — The financially challenged New York City Opera will have another reduced schedule for its 2019-20 season. The company said Friday the season will be limited to just two staged productions plus several concerts that total nine or 10 performances. City Opera says the American premiere ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Racing lines: how Phil Hanson plans to take on Le Mans Phil Hanson has raced all over the world with United Autosports 19 years old and about to race at La Sarthe for the third time, 'Fast Phil' isn't hanging around Teenage racing drivers don’t usually prioritise victory at Le Mans, but there’s nothing conventional about Phil Hanson. The 19-year-old ...
12:39 2019-06-06

Britain plans 'unprecedented' D-Day event for queen, leaders Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders for a ceremony on the southern coast of England that will start two days of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
06:52 2019-06-05

Canada plans to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics by 2021 Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
06:26 2019-06-11

Elizabeth Warren Has Lots of Plans. Together, They Would Remake the Economy. Ms. Warren could face a difficult path to winning over moderates, but by pushing out so many proposals so early, she is forcing her Democratic rivals to play catch-up....
01:52 2019-06-11

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on what additional sanctions would look like....
01:39 2019-06-24

Verizon might launch three new Unlimited plans, 5G access is included for a fee Word is Big Red plans to rehash its Unlimited plans or launch three new ones very soon. Apparently, Verizon jumped the gun on its new products, but the carrier quickly removed any mention of the new plans after they were noticed by customers and taken to Reddit.The folks over at Droid-life managed t...
03:13 2019-07-04

Jaguar confirms new XJ and electric car plans in big UK car building boost News 5 Jul, 2019 Jaguar has confirmed that the next generation XJ will feature an all-electric powertrain, and it will be built in the UK at Castle Bromwich...
12:39 2019-07-05

Britain plans ‘unprecedented’ D-Day event for queen, leaders LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders for a ceremony on the southern coast of England that will start two days of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. More than 300 World War II veterans plan to be at Wednesday’s...
06:26 2019-06-05

Fed approves buyback, dividend plans for all largest banks NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved all the capital plans that the nation’s 18 largest banks submitted as part of this year’s stress tests. That means that the Fed determined banks like JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Bank of America can raise their dividends and buy back more...
22:39 2019-06-27

Kenny Rogers hospitalized, plans on 'sticking around through the years' Country music icon Kenny Rogers has confirmed he is being treated for dehydration at a Georgia hospital, but insists his condition is not as dire as some reports suggest....
16:52 2019-06-01

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner - CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
12:52 2019-05-31

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand says it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. The South Pacific nation has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed at the Taji Military Complex northwest of Baghdad, where they are tasked with training Iraqi securit...
07:26 2019-06-10

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel plants, which are then converted into ethanol usi...
00:52 2019-06-22

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

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

Isaiah Thomas plans on being steal of NBA free agency One of the biggest free agent wildcards perhaps resides in a five-foot-nine, 185 pound frame. Isaiah Thomas hasn’t played a full NBA season since 2016, but is confident he can return to his old self. “Nobody knew what to expect with me coming off hip surgery last year and two years summers of rehab,...
03:39 2019-06-28

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), who oversees the Appr...
19:52 2019-06-06

Biden plans scathing address about Trump as both men appear in Iowa The former vice president will say that the president “doesn’t get the basics” about the impact of his trade war with China on farmers, according to prepared remarks....
15:39 2019-06-11

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday....
02:26 2019-06-09

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health....
20:26 2019-06-28

Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers' accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, plus restitution, for adding its Service Protection Plan......
09:00 2019-06-09

Vodafone launches 5G in Britain with unlimited data plans Vodafone switched on its 5G network in seven British cities on Wednesday, aiming to set itself apart in its home market from rival EE by offering unlimited data plans that include the high-speed service at no premium....
21:39 2019-07-03

Juul is exploring plans to open its own US retail shops E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is considering opening U.S. retail shops that would only admit adults, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Thursday....
21:39 2019-05-30

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
16:39 2019-05-31

Shell plans to boost returns and become a force in power Royal Dutch Shell outlined plans on Tuesday to boost shareholder returns after 2020, while also increasing spending on oil, gas and power, as it capitalizes on years of cost cutting to prepare for a lower carbon future....
14:26 2019-06-04

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
18:52 2019-07-01

Ben & Jerry's announces plans to make CBD-infused ice-cream Ice-cream maker to add cannabidiol to its products as soon as it is legalized at the federal levelUsually people reach for the ice-cream after ingesting cannabis. Now hippie-capitalist ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is hoping to speed the whole process up by producing CBD-infused ice-cream.Long known...
23:26 2019-05-30

Lakeway Publishers: No plans to close papers in bankruptcy MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — Lakeway Publishers says it does not plan to close any newspapers as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and restructuring. The company owns community newspapers and websites in Tennessee, Missouri and Virginia. They include the Citizen Tribune in Morristown, Tennessee. Lakeway f...
23:13 2019-06-21

Apple plans to kill iTunes after WWDC next week Apple is ready to pull the plug on iTunes, nearly two decades after launching the game-changing application. According to Bloomberg, the company plans to retire the product at next week’s WWDC event. Killing iTunes is long overdue. It’s been rumored for years now that Apple would shelve the product,...
05:00 2019-06-01

CBOE Plans Process to Trade SPX Variance Strips CHICAGO, IL -- June 19, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has announced that it plans to introduce, starting July 27, a process for trading SPX Variance Strips -- a portfolio of S&P 500 Index options (SPX) intended to replicate S&P 500 implied variance exposure -- in a single transact...
06:39 2019-05-22

The Latest: Indiana AG’s office plans vigorous defense INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Indiana attorney general’s office says it will vigorously defend him against a federal lawsuit by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a...
22:13 2019-06-18

Alabama’s Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Conservative firebrand Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore’s wife, Kayla Moore, confirmed that he will make an announcement on the Senate race Thursday. Moore ran for U.S. Senate in 2017, but lost the special elec...
21:00 2019-06-18

AD3: Anthony Davis joins Lakers with championship plans Anthony Davis has finally joined the Los Angeles Lakers after several months of courtship between the superstar and the 16-time NBA champions       ...
01:26 2019-07-14

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services online - an idea which has reignited concerns about digital ID cards....
17:00 2019-07-10

Apple, WhatsApp criticize GCHQ surveillance plans Apple and other tech firms have rallied together to criticize a GCHQ proposal which would enable the UK government to eavesdrop on encrypted chat services.The iPhone maker, together with WhatsApp and 50 companies, civil society organizations and security experts, have signed an open letter calling o...
03:26 2019-05-31

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of new licenses, a limit passed by the City Council in August. The city also wants to reduce the amount...
20:39 2019-06-12

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its contested claim to the occupied territory.Israel’s ...
21:13 2019-05-22

EU Commission finds national climate plans insufficient The EU executive has said national plans for renewables and energy efficiency fell short of the bloc's goals. The deficiency may undermine its ability to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% compared to 1990 levels....
19:52 2019-06-18

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
16:52 2019-06-18

SpaceX plans to A/B test its Starship rocketship builds Enlarge / The Starship test vehicle, currently under assembly in South Texas, may look similar to this illustration when finished. (credit: Elon Musk/Twitter) On Tuesday, photos began to emerge online of a new, Starship-like vehicle being built in an industrial park near Kennedy Space Center in F...
14:33 2019-05-21

Roger Federer ponders eventual retirement plans When will Roger Federer retire? It is a question that tennis' all-time great has been asked in recent years, especially after he suffered a freak knee injury in 2016 and moved into his mid and now late 30s....
18:00 2019-05-21

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2026....
15:13 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:00 2019-07-14

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
04:00 2019-06-14

Get the popular Moto G6 at only $48 with Verizon activation or installment plans Even though it's certainly not the most powerful smartphone released by Motorola stateside in the last year or so, the mid-range Moto G6 has proven exceptionally popular for the brand's hardcore fans on tight budgets, frequently scoring big discounts in refurbished condition, with upfront Verizon ac...
17:26 2019-05-21

India Plans to Launch Moon Mission in July (Bloomberg) — India will launch a lunar mission on July 15, attempting to become the fourth country to land on the moon and cementing its place among the world’s space faring nations. The Chandrayaan-2 mission aims to deliver a rover to an elevated plane close to the uncharted lunar Sout...
14:52 2019-06-12

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. in Wake of Blacklisting Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
15:52 2019-07-14

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning....
17:39 2019-07-12

CBOE Plans To List Options On Gopro, Inc. (Gpro) CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to list options on GoPro, Inc. (ticker symbol: GPRO) for trading beginning on Monday, July 7, 2014, contingent upon GPRO meeting new option listing criteria,...
03:39 2019-05-22

Renault plans new sister model to Captur crossover Second B-segment SUV model will help bolster French brand's sales in fastest-growing market sector Renault will join brands such as Vauxhall, Citroën and Ford by offering two similar-sized small crossover models in its future line-up.  Rumoured as early as 2017, the the French brand is developing ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Deutsche Bank plans cuts at its US equities business Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about its performance, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
19:39 2019-05-24

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
19:26 2019-05-24

RPT-Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
08:26 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-McAfee plans return to public markets - WSJ Cybersecurity software firm McAfee Llc is planning a return to the public markets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:00 2019-07-10

Google reveals plans to build 20,000 Bay Area homes Google says it'll invest in thousands of new homes in the Bay Area over the next decade, in the hopes of helping many of its employees and other residents find an affordable place to live in one of the planet's most expensive regions. CEO Sundar Pich......
02:26 2019-06-19

CBOE Holdings Announces Plans for S&P 500 Index Options on C2 CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced plans today to list on C2, the company's new alternative exchange, an electronically-traded version of its flagship S&P 500 Index option (SPX), which it is calling "SPXpm." The Company submitted a rule filing to the...
10:26 2019-05-22

Ikea plans to open first Mexico store in 2020 IKEA, the world's largest furniture seller, will open its first store in Mexico next year and plans to launch other stores around the country, the company said on Wednesday, as it expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets....
08:26 2019-05-23

Trump plans to allow fracking near California's national parks Environmental groups are preparing for a fight against the proposal that would end a five-year fracking moratorium in central CaliforniaThe Trump administration has issued a plan to open more than a million acres in California to fracking, including areas close to Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia ...
05:39 2019-05-22

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, allowing users to make digital payments in a dozen countries.The currency, dubbed GlobalCoin, would enable Facebook’s 2.4 billion monthly users to change...
10:13 2019-05-24

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process that could see the Chinese internet giant raise billions of dollars from a large stock sale in the coming months....
15:39 2019-06-13

Reliance Jio 1.5 GB/Day Packs: Plans, Validity, Data, Other Benefits Here Jio Recharge Plans: Reliance Jio Infocomm, which offers telecom services under the brand name Jio, is offering recharge plans for usage of 1.5 GB of high speed internet data per day starting at Rs......
12:13 2019-07-11

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-powered products....
07:39 2019-05-25

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
04:39 2019-07-13

TheMaven may not reveal Sports Illustrated plans for another 90 days For the moment, it looks like it will be at least 90 days before new Sports Illustrated publisher TheMaven unveils plans on how it will run the iconic media property. TheMaven is paying the Authentic Brands Group for the licensing rights, but it is expected that Meredith will still be paid a fee to ...
03:52 2019-06-19

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
11:13 2019-06-20

Hyundai plans more diverse designs for future models ‘Chess-piece’ philosophy will bring Hyundai, Kia and Genesis cars greater individuality, as well as setting them apart from segment rivals Future Hyundai, Genesis and Kia designs will become more differentiated from one another, and their models within each segment will become more individual. That...
01:13 2019-05-24

Plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sale seems to have escaped complications from US sanctions. Looking out, the lobby will frame the side entrance of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, which is also...
05:39 2019-06-19

Air museum in Indiana plans building for Cold War-era bomber BUNKER HILL, Ind. (AP) — The aircraft museum at northern Indiana’s Grissom Air Reserve Base is working to raise $300,000 toward a building to protect and display one of the few surviving Cold War-era B-58 Hustler bombers. Grissom Air Museum leaders plan an exhibit space resembling one of the h...
16:39 2019-05-28

Postpaid Plans Under Rs 500: Airtel Vs Vodafone Idea Vs Reliance Jio Operators such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea are offering additional benefits such as subscription to Amazon Prime Video and Netflix along with regular benefits...
16:52 2019-05-28

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs at Its US Operations: Report Huawei is planning extensive layoffs in the US as the company grapples with its US blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:00 2019-07-15

Taco Bell Plans Expansion in India With 600 New Locations Taco Bell plans to build 600 restaurant locations in India in the next 10 years and enter into new international markets as the Mexican-inspired fast-food chain continues its global expansion....
16:39 2019-05-23

How Tiger Woods plans to move on from his US Open struggles PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The look on Tiger Woods’ face for the four hours he lumbered around Pebble Beach on Sunday in his U.S. Open final round said it all: He looked defeated and devoid of energy. Woods began the day even-par through the first three rounds of the tournament, 11 shots out of the......
14:52 2019-06-17

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump administration's controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2...
02:39 2019-06-12

Top US trade official plans to meet Chinese counterpart WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. Appearing before the House Ways and Me...
17:00 2019-06-19

Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
17:13 2019-06-19

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
18:01 2019-06-17

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
07:52 2019-05-29

Russia's Ural Airlines plans to get 1st Boeing-737 MAX in Dec - Interfax Russian airline Ural Airlines plans to receive the first of 14 previously ordered Boeing-737 MAX aircraft for leasing in December, Interfax news agency reported, citing its chief executive Sergei Skuratov....
03:13 2019-07-09

Panthers expect to hear Roberto Luongo’s plans soon SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers expect to hear soon what veteran goaltender Roberto Luongo’s plans are regarding next season and beyond. The 40-year-old Luongo has been in the NHL for 19 seasons and is contemplating retiring, returning or perhaps starting next season on long-term inj...
22:13 2019-06-20

India plans to exempt electric vehicles from registration fee India has issued draft rules to exempt electric vehicles from paying registration fee, the government said in a statement on Wednesday, as it looks to cut its dependence on fossil fuels....
18:13 2019-06-19

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
12:39 2019-05-23

Intel's 2-in-1 prototype proves it has big plans for dual-screen PCs Intel surprised us last Computex with unique dual-screen prototypes like its Tiger Rapids device with an e-ink screen. This year, the company had even more concepts to show off at its technology open house. It showcased laptops from its Project......
18:00 2019-05-29

Reliance Jio 1.5 GB/Day Data Packs: Recharge Plans And Other Details Here Reliance Jio is currently offering five recharge packs for usage of 1.5 GB of internet data per day along with unlimited free local and STD voices calls....
18:26 2019-05-29

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
22:00 2019-07-08

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
08:13 2019-06-21

Nikon plans an answer to Sony's A9 mirrorless pro camera You knew Nikon was going to expand its mirrorless camera lineup after the Z6 and Z7 arrived, but in what direction? Now you know. Company president Toshikazu Umatate has revealed to Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun that Nikon will release a mirrorless "equival......
02:26 2019-06-18

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
22:52 2019-05-28

PlayStation Vue applies a $5-a-month increase to all live TV plans Screenshot of PlayStation Vue live television service. (credit: Sony) Sony announced that it is increasing the subscription cost for its live TV streaming service. PlayStation Vue customers will see all multi-channel plans increase their monthly rates by $5. The change will take effect today for n...
04:13 2019-07-02

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans to bring the project to other countries as well....
21:00 2019-06-16

Pelosi: No plans to meet Trump budget negotiators Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there are no immediate plans for congressional leaders to meet with the Trump administration to avert fiscal calamity as a trio of budget deadlines approaches, even as there are signs the president's negotiators are seeking to re-engage with her.Pelosi told reporters Tuesda...
22:13 2019-07-09

MacKenzie Bezos is worth $35B, and she plans to give half of it away MacKenzie Bezos, who recently divorced from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, revealed she plans to give at least half her wealth to charity.        ...
18:01 2019-05-28

AFL great Michael Long plans second Indigenous walk Former player first walked to Canberra 15 years agoNo date set as 49-year-old recovers from health issueIndigenous leader and AFL great Michael Long will lead another walk to Canberra, saying lives are at stake.On the 15th anniversary of his walk from Melbourne to Canberra that led to a meeting with...
15:39 2019-05-23

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
17:52 2019-05-23

UK PM May and Trump have no current plans to discuss escalating diplomatic row Prime Minister Theresa May and Donald Trump have no current plans to discuss relations, May's spokesman said, after the president condemned Britain’s "stupid" ambassador to Washington over leaked memos critical of his administration...
17:39 2019-07-09

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
23:00 2019-07-15

FCA plans electric Fiat 500 for 2020 as moves on from Renault Fiat Chrysler (FCA) plans to spend 700 million euros ($788 million) to take the Fiat 500 electric as the carmaker moves on from its failed $35 billion bid to merge with France's Renault , a pioneer in electric vehicles....
21:13 2019-07-11

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
13:13 2019-06-19

India plans to launch space station by 2030 India's broadening spaceflight ambitions now include a longer-term presence in Earth's orbit. Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan (above) recently revealed plans to launch a space station around 2030. It will be a relatively small stat......
04:52 2019-06-17

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
16:39 2019-05-21

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 undertaking to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan....
15:13 2019-06-18

U.S. Cellular wins 690 mmWave 5G licenses, but plans 600MHz launch first The fifth-largest U.S. carrier can cover 98% of its customers with high-speed 5G, but still plans to start by offering slower, longer-range 600MHz service.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is making cautious steps into the fast-paced world of ...
18:00 2019-06-14

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capacity......
02:26 2019-06-19

E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby....
01:13 2019-07-13

Geoff Keighley and YouTube unveil plans for E3 Live show The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is less than a week away and producer Geoff Keighley and YouTube have announced the details for their E3 Live show.Read More...
20:52 2019-06-04

US Plans $700 Million Grant For Telecoms To Replace Huawei Equipment A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help US telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from......
06:52 2019-05-23

ESA plans triple spacecraft to lurk in wait for a speedy comet After the success of Rosetta, the European Space Agency plans to launch three spacecraft to wait in space until a speedy comet from the edge of the solar system passes by...
19:52 2019-06-19

eToro adds 5 Ethereum tokens to its cryptocurrency wallet – plans to add 115 more  eToroX, the specialized blockchain division of social trading platform eToro, has announced the launch of the first five of 120 ERC-20 tokens that will be added to its on-chain wallet.  ERC-20 tokens are designed and used solely on the Ethereum platform and can be shared, exchanged for other tokens...
20:13 2019-07-02