NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 22:52 2019-07-11

Industry veteran Lovell to chair Interserve

An industrial turnaround veteran who was parachuted into Carillion just weeks before its collapse is to take on another big outsourcing job as the next chairman of Interserve Group....

Industry veteran Lovell to chair Interserve

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CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), ...
13:26 2019-05-22

Fed chair is in a box of Trump’s making Addressing a conference in Chicago, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested the central bank could cut interests rates if the trade war necessitates action to stabilize the economy....
17:52 2019-06-05

What Is the Best Punishment for Someone Who Steals Your Office Chair? Yesterday afternoon, I returned to my office after the holiday to find that someone had taken my good rolling chair—a very comfortable Herman Miller Aeron, thank you Nick Denton—and replaced it with another one which was not only shitty (old, covered in pilly black fabric, a vestige of the former oc...
18:52 2019-05-31

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
19:01 2019-05-21

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
16:13 2019-06-10

Trump says he never threatened to demote Fed Chair Powell, but has the 'right' to do so "I'd be able to do that if I wanted, but I haven't suggested that," Trump said in an interview with NBC's "Meet The Press" that aired Sunday....
03:39 2019-06-24

State GOP chair not ruling out running a Dem for Queens DA The newly minted chair of the state Republican Party said Monday he would not rule out running a moderate Democrat against the victor in the too-close-to-call Democratic primary for Queens DA. “In places where you’re very outgunned in terms of enrollment, sometimes you have to get creative to make a...
09:39 2019-07-09

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy This Zero Gravity Chair For Just $30 Amazon is offering up Sunjoy’s Zero Gravity Chair in the Gold Box today for just $30. This lounger features a lockable reclining system that adjusts to fit your body perfectly, plus a folding mechanism for when it’s time to put it in storage for the winter. The chair is available in six colors, so t...
23:39 2019-05-21

AstraZeneca seeks formula to discover next chair AstraZeneca (AZ), the FTSE-100 pharmaceuticals group, is preparing a search for the successor to the chairman who helped it fend off Pfizer's £69bn takeover bid five years ago....
20:26 2019-06-03

Fed chair Jerome Powell is just saying what Trump wants to hear You have to admire Donald Trump. Not only did he win the presidency of the US against long odds, but also now he’s moonlighting as the unofficial chairman of the Federal Reserve. President Trump didn’t actually take over the Fed job, but he might as well have. On Wednesday, as Fed Chairman Jerome Po...
06:13 2019-07-11

State GOP chair: Cuomo cares more about criminals than taxpayers ​The chairman of the New York State Republican Party slammed Gov. Cuomo for caring more about criminals than “hard-working” taxpayers. Nick Langworthy, who ousted former chairman Ed Cox in May, said for Republicans to gain power in the state again, they’ll have to “restore...
00:13 2019-07-01

Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport When someone tells you their racing series is inspired by Formula One, you’re probably thinking it involves some high-performance cars that race at prestigious international tracks. But this is office chair racing, and it’s the greatest sport in the world....
08:00 2019-06-12

FCC chair: 911 call operators should be able to track VoIP calls Location tracking can sometimes mean the difference between life and death when it comes to 911 calls. If you ring the emergency services with a cell phone using your provider's network, the call handler is able identify where you are, and ensure hel......
15:13 2019-07-10

Former DNC chair Ed Rendell: Dems' debate wasn't Biden's best Former Vice President Joe Biden didn't offer his best debate performance, according to former DNC chair Ed Rendell, who also dismissed Rep. Eric Swalwell's, D-Calif. critiques about the former senator's age....
02:52 2019-06-29

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
14:26 2019-07-10

Reports: Mets GM throws chair in heated meeting The All-Star break is not quite here yet, but the New York Mets have had enough drama to fill numerous seasons, and that was before their general manager reportedly threw a chair during a heated meeting with the coaching staff....
06:39 2019-07-07

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
15:39 2019-05-28

Kyrgios throws chair, walks off court, gets defaulted "Nick Kyrgios showed his explosive side yet again at the Rome Masters as he hurled a chair after an unsportsmanlike warning, stormed off and got defaulted."...
16:13 2019-05-21

Mets go from chair throwing to ejections to a hard-fought win At least the Mets aren’t going down without a fight. They’ve got a chair-throwing GM, an embattled manager who was tossed as he watched multiple players get hit by pitches but later Saturday night, the Mets were rewarded with a victory. The Mets came back with a three-run double by Tomas Nido in the...
11:13 2019-07-07

Acer's $20,000 Predator Thronos gaming chair is now available in Europe If you've been following the weird and wonderful world of PCs for the past couple of years, you probably remember the Acer Predator Thronos, the extreme gaming 'throne' packed with a gaming PC and up to three gaming monitors. Well, you can buy it now.Well, that's the case if you&...
21:26 2019-06-06

Brodie Van Wagenen — not a chair — is to blame for Mets’ mess Someone at Citi Field needs to order a few more chairs if general manager Brodie Van Wagenen is going to go full Bobby Knight every time the Mets lose a game. According to a report by The Post’s Mike Puma, Van Wagenen got so heated at the Mets coaching staff following Friday’s 7-2 loss to......
11:13 2019-07-07

Woman charged in racist McDonald’s chair beatdown Cops nabbed the woman who assaulted a man with a chair last month and spewed hateful comments at him inside a Chinatown McDonald’s, authorities said Wednesday. Rosa Portelli, 49, was arrested for the March 25 attack in which she picked up a chair and attacked the 33-year-old Hispanic man, cops...
20:52 2019-05-29

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy....
05:39 2019-07-11

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's federal records....
06:00 2019-07-10

Don’t swing too far left, state party chair warns Democrats New York state Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is warning lawmakers not to veer too far to the left — particularly objecting to a measure that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “We are getting such a banging on several of the things that the Democrats did this year that I’m afraid ...
09:52 2019-06-07

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
10:13 2019-06-19

'On your mark, get set, roll': Japan's office chair racing – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The contest, which founded 10 years ago, involves teams of three battling it out across two hours to see who can complete the most laps of the 200m course.Over the weeke...
02:52 2019-06-12

Brodie Van Wagenen Got So Mad During A Meeting With Mets Coaches That He Threw A Chair After Edwin Diaz blew yet another save for the Mets on Friday in an eventual 7-2 loss to the Phillies, Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen called for a meeting with team coaches and went ballistic on them, according to the New York Post. Things boiled over emotionally for Van Wagenen and he repo...
16:39 2019-07-07

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations. He had scheduled a news conference in April during a previous release from detention, but he was rearrested instead and...
12:00 2019-06-28

U.S. equity funds add $1.7 billion ahead of Fed chair testimony: BAML Investors pumped money into bonds and equities in the week to Wednesday with U.S. stock funds adding $1.7 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as markets tried to weigh hopes for......
03:00 2019-07-13

Queer Eye's Antoni opens up in the drag makeover chair with Miz Cracker The Them YouTube channel is kicking off Pride Month with an impressive makeover: Antoni Porowski, food expert on the popular Netflix series Queer Eye. Porowski, who says he hasn’t dressed up like a girl since 5th-grade Halloween (except for his Britney Spears take on Lip Sync Battle), is ready to go...
21:26 2019-06-05

Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive officer and board chairman at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
20:26 2019-05-29

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
21:39 2019-05-21

Fed Chair Powell's job is safe 'at the present time,' Larry Kudlow says The Trump administration is making "no effort" to remove the Fed's Jerome Powell, top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-07-09

IRS decides that veteran’s evangelism isn’t tax deductible A judge had bad news for an evangelist seeking tax write-offs as he spread the word of God. While devout Catholic Robert Oliveri spent almost $40,000 as he crisscrossed the country and paid for meals and gifts to strangers and acquaintances in his evangelical activities, a Tax Court judge said the e...
21:52 2019-06-03

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
17:39 2019-06-22

| Algeria arrests prominent war veteran Algerian authorities have arrested a well-known veteran of the war of independence against France, his grandson and media outlets said, after he reportedly criticised military chief Ahmed Gaid Saleh....
22:13 2019-07-01

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy 75 years later: 'I'd go up and do it all again' Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple of hundred in all - including a 97-year-old D-Day veteran, Tom Rice....
19:00 2019-06-05

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
22:13 2019-06-05

Lexington Veteran Turns 101, Still Works LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– On Tuesday, Dennis Cravens turned 101-years-old, but as he has done for decades now, the structural engineer refused to miss a day of work. “He is an inspiration to all of us. His dedication, his work ethic, the fact that he’s here. He’s the first one...
01:52 2019-06-06

Trump Believes He Has Authority To Demote Fed Chair Jerome Powell: Report US President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, but is not planning to do so presently, Bloomberg......
04:39 2019-06-20

Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate Frontrunner refuses invite, but will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister fight it out for a place alongside him in the ballot...
20:39 2019-06-14

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
16:52 2019-06-04

EU to chair high-level meeting on Iran nuclear deal June 28 BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union will chair a meeting of the nations involved in the embattled Iran nuclear deal in Vienna on June 28. Besides the EU, the meeting will be attended by high-level representatives from China, France, Germany, Russia, Britain and Iran, the bloc said Thursday in a state...
22:13 2019-06-20

Looking past ugly Cody Rhodes’ chair shot to rate AEW’s second show Fyter Fest was another step forward for All Elite Wrestling because of its storytelling and buffet approach to presenting pro wrestling. The free Saturday night show, which wasn’t as good as May’s Double or Nothing, which cost $50, was a solid introduction to the company’s product if you did n...
01:13 2019-07-02

Trump not taking action against Fed chair Powell: White House adviser White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump is not considering any changes to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's status following a report that the White House had explored the possibility of demoting him....
18:13 2019-06-18

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
18:52 2019-06-04

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
16:00 2019-05-21

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Banking Committee, is running headlong into further resistance from regulators.Read more......
09:39 2019-07-11

DNC Chair Perez defends free healthcare for illegal immigrants: ‘This is not a handout’ A key issue that has come up during the Democratic primary season whether those who enter the United States illegally should be eligible for free health care, and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is fully endorsing it....
18:39 2019-06-30

You Need This Memory Foam Seat Cushion If You Spend Your Workday In an Office Chair It is literally no surprise to anyone who has ever worked in an office that sitting in a desk chair sucks. Even if your chair isn’t totally uncomfortable, it still can do a number on your back and overall health to sit down for your entire work day. If you often find your lower back is killing you a...
22:39 2019-05-23

FBI searches home of Metro chair amid grand jury probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have searched the home of the chair of the Washington, D.C., transit authority, days after he announced his resignation over an ethics violation. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Chair Jack Evans acknowledged this week that he failed to disclose a confl...
23:13 2019-06-21

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Blood, sweat but no tears in Japan's office chair grand prix The rattle of tiny plastic wheels echoed through the normally sleepy streets of Hanyu on Sunday morning as the small city 60 kilometers north of Tokyo played host to the Japan office chair 'Isu' grand prix....
19:00 2019-06-09

UK economy returns to growth; Fed chair hints at US rate cut - business live Rolling coverage of the latest financial news, including new growth figures for MayLatest: Fed chair Jerome Powell on US outlook Powell cites global weakness and trade tensionsEarlier:UK grew by 0.3% in May, after April contractionExperts: Storm clouds gather, despite growth pick-upCarmakers returne...
15:13 2019-07-10

Heartbreaking Pics Show Puppy Dumped On Side Of Road With Chair, TV A puppy found abandoned in an armchair on the side of a Mississippi road wouldn't leave the piece of furniture, hoping his owners would come back for him....
18:39 2019-06-27

London Bridge inquest: man threw chair to distract attackers from victims Gerard Vowls followed trio, shouting and throwing bottles, and tried to draw them towards policeA man followed the three London Bridge attackers, shouting and throwing objects at them in an attempt to lure them into the line of fire for armed police, an inquest has heard.Gerard Vowls, who had been d...
18:13 2019-05-21

Veteran Talks About Remembering The Fallen On Memorial Day LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Memorial Day is about remembering those who gave their lives for the safety of our country. LEX 18’s Claire Kopsky spoke with a Laurel County man who served on the front lines with many of those we honor today. Dan “Old Man” Hale, 99, served under General Pat...
03:00 2019-05-28

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

Yankees were right not to risk losing this valuable veteran How replaceable is Cameron Maybin? It came down to that question on Thursday night. The verdict: not particularly replaceable. The Yankees rightly recognized that sometimes, analytics principles must be sacrificed for the greater good. After they outlasted the dangerous Astros, 10-6 at a rainy Yanke...
14:52 2019-06-21

Algeria arrests prominent independence war veteran Algerian authorities have detained an iconic veteran of the country’s war of independence with France, accusing him of insulting the army. Lakhdar Bouregaa's arrest caused an outcry, prompting demands for his release....
23:26 2019-06-30

Man attacked by veteran’s support dog sues over negligence ATLANTA (AP) — An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to San Diego is now suing the airline and the veteran. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Tuesday that Marlin Jackson is accusing the defendants of negli...
15:00 2019-05-29

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for more proven talent, and everyone is looking for reli...
17:52 2019-06-16

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

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy again – 75 years later Tom Rice, 97, parachuted into Normandy in 1944 during the original D-Day operation. In 2019, 75 years later, he recreated the jump alongside others.        ...
13:13 2019-06-06

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Bruins' veteran quintet could be key in latest Cup bid Five current Bruins players carry knowledge from Boston's most recent Stanley Cup triumph in 2011, and loss and in 2013        ...
10:13 2019-05-25

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
17:52 2019-06-14

Blood and thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he......
06:39 2019-05-27

Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
09:26 2019-07-11

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
00:52 2019-07-11

Stocks climb, dollar drops as Fed chair remarks boost rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
20:00 2019-07-10

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute one another for murder....
18:26 2019-05-21

Trump has no plans to fire Fed Chair Powell ‘at the present time,’ Larry Kudlow says The president has been demanding for months that the Fed cut interest rates, a move that probably would boost the economy and the stock market ahead of the 2020 election....
03:00 2019-07-10

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Michigan national park is the first to allow visitors to use a powerful 'track chair' to experience trails Trails through Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore can be steep or sandy -- but people who require hiking mobility assistance can now rent a motorized chair with treaded tracks to get around....
20:26 2019-07-09

Reports: Mets general manager blows up at staff, throws chair in frustration Tempers flared for Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen in a post-game meeting Friday that saw him erupt at staff and throw chair, according to reports.       ...
18:39 2019-07-07

Vice Chair Clarida: If economy slows, Fed will implement policy to keep it in a 'good place' He said he will be watching current conditions, in particular the trade war and the inverted yield curve in the bond market, for clues about where the Fed should go next....
23:52 2019-06-04

Trump reportedly discussed firing Fed chair Jerome Powell over rate hikes President said he was ‘not happy’ with decision to raise ratesNot clear whether Trump has authority to force Powell outDonald Trump has reportedly discussed firing the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, his latest move a series of unprecedented attacks on the central bank. Related: Trump to la...
19:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
18:52 2019-06-04

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
20:13 2019-06-13

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynistic comments....
05:13 2019-07-06

Boeing Employee Claims White Co-Workers Hung Noose, Urinated on His Chair A lawsuit filed by a South Carolina man claims he endured years of racial harassment and intimidation that included urine, the n-word and the recently-resurgent Caucasian hobby of hanging nooses. Even worse, the employee alleges that supervisors at the company were aware of the situation and did not...
20:52 2019-06-15

Helping an honorably discharged veteran navigate Medicare Dear John: I love your column and the manner in which you try to help people. Perhaps you can help me as well. I’m on Social Security Disability for Stage D emphysema and received $1,076 a month up until December 2018. Then the Social Security Administration informed me that it would begin deducti...
10:13 2019-06-23

90-year-old D-Day veteran’s song tops UK singles chart A 90-year-old D-Day veteran’s ditty about the Allied forces landing at Normandy is beating out songs by artists like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran on Amazon’s singles chart in the United Kingdom, a report said. Jim Radford, who was a 15-year-old galley boy in the British Mer...
21:26 2019-06-06

Kazakhstan set to confirm veteran leader's choice for president Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, looks set to be confirmed in the job in Sunday's election after being hand-picked for the post by former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev who ran the country for almost three decades....
13:52 2019-06-06

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

D-Day veteran, 99, gets ovation from the Queen and Trump as he leads tributes A 99-year-old D-Day veteran got a standing ovation from Donald Trump and the Queen Wednesday as he led the nation's tributes to brave troops who stormed the Normandy beaches 75 years ago....
19:00 2019-06-05

Looking for a ride to Omaha; British veteran remembers WWII ABOARD THE BOUDICCA, England (AP) — Donald Hitchcock is a proud British veteran, but he’s desperate to spend D-Day on Omaha Beach with the Americans he served alongside. He also wants to honor the sacrifice of Americans he believes saved his country from the Nazis. Hitchcock is taking part in ...
10:39 2019-06-05

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
13:26 2019-05-29

WWII veteran’s remains finally return home TUCSON –The public is invited to attend the memorial services for an Arizona soldier who was killed during World War II almost 80 years ago. The remains of U.S. Army Sergeant Cread Shuey, who was a prisoner of war in the Philippines, will be flown with a military escort and will arrive at Tucson Int...
18:13 2019-05-28

Vietnam War veteran, 78, receives high school diploma _____ 78-year-old Floyd Covey is finally a high school graduate, decades after serving in the Vietnam War. The Purple Heart recipient says he made his mom proud. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones has your Weekend Morning Boost....
06:39 2019-07-15

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years on, he still grapples with the memories....
17:39 2019-05-21

Veteran Industrialist Brij Mohan Khaitan Dies At 92 Veteran industrialist and Williamson Magor Group patriarch Brij Mohan Khaitan died today at his residence here. He was 92. He was suffering from old-age ailments, according to company sources. A......
16:01 2019-06-01

Knicks waive veteran forward Lance Thomas NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have waived veteran forward Lance Thomas. The Knicks made the move Saturday, saving themselves $1 million of Thomas’ salary for next season that would have been guaranteed if he was still on the roster after Sunday. His entire $7.6 million salary for 2019-20...
05:39 2019-06-30

Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann was among the Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Nazi-occupied northern France during the invasion. He died in March at age 9...
19:00 2019-05-27

Tigers vs. White Sox: Take Detroit and veteran Daniel Norris Headlines can be deceiving. “Knicks settle for Randle, Gibson, Payton, Bullock.” Sure, a winner never tanks, a tanker never wins. But if you think the Tankerbockers will get back to doing what they do best, think again. Additions of Lenny Randle, Kirk Gibson, Gary Payton and Jim J. Bullock will have...
16:39 2019-07-03

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s tournament in France."...
13:00 2019-05-25

Oilers turn to veteran Tippett as new head coach Dave Tippett, who has been the head coach of the Coyotes and Stars, has been hired by the Oilers to take over a team that has missed the playoffs in 12 of the past 13 seasons....
20:26 2019-05-28

Embattled Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July Powell says trade tensions and weak global growth "continue to weigh" on the U.S. economy, a strong signal that the Fed is likely to lower the benchmark interest rate in July, according to prepared remarks ahead of his congressional testimony Wednesday. He also reiterated the independence of the Fed...
16:26 2019-07-10

House Judiciary Chair backs AOC's tweet comparing migrant centers to concentration camps House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., suggested on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., was right to compare migrant detention centers under President Trump to the concentration camps seen during the Holocaust....
02:00 2019-06-19

NY State Dem Chair: Trump 'dirt' comments 'whole different scenario' than Clinton campaign using Steele dossier President Trump potentially viewing opposition research information from foreign governments is very different than Hillary Clinton utilizing a Russian-sourced dossier, according to a Democratic Party official....
06:26 2019-06-14

This Stranger Things Season 3 Line Made Stephen King Fall Out of His Chair Laughing Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things season 3. If you thought the fan favorite of Stranger Things season 3 was Erica Sinclair (Priah Ferguson), then you’re in good company. Stephen King apparently laughed so hard at one of Erica’s perfectly timed one-liners that he fe...
02:26 2019-07-16

The Latest: Navy veteran recalls D-Day horror of Sword Beach President Donald Trump is praising U.S. veterans of D-Day, saying they are “among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trump is speaking in France at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach, where Americans landed on June 6, 1944...
13:13 2019-06-06

97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Recreates 1944 Parachute on D-Day Anniversary A US veteran who was parachuted into France during D-Day in 1944 defied his age on Wednesday as he recreated his courageous feat of 75 years ago as part of ceremonies to mark the famous landings....
23:39 2019-06-05

China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new......
10:52 2019-06-12

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, killed his on-off girlfriend Simonne Kerr, 31, at his f...
22:26 2019-07-03

Matt Kemp becomes the Mets’ latest veteran option in outfield Yoenis Cespedes won’t be walking through the door at any point this summer to help the Mets, but another former All-Star slugger might have the opportunity. In a low-risk, potential high-reward move, the team agreed to terms Friday on a minor league contract with Matt Kemp, an industry source confir...
06:39 2019-05-25

Austrian ski veteran Reichelt quizzed in blood doping case INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Austrian ski federation says Alpine veteran Hannes Reichelt was questioned by police investigating a blood doping ring in sports. The Austrian federation says Reichelt denies wrongdoing in the case known as Operation Aderlass. Reichelt won 13 World Cup races in his care...
19:00 2019-05-27

President Trump honors veteran to commemorate D-Day 75th anniversary President Trump shared D-Day veteran Ray Lambert's World War II story. Lambert was in attendance to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
14:52 2019-06-06

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump on Tuesday said Mark Esper, his current Army secret...
22:13 2019-06-18

Saints, Ginn banking on veteran's enduring speed Saints receiver Ted Ginn Jr. says his speed remains his most distinguishing asset as he enters his 13th NFL season        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him 75 years later. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
21:52 2019-06-05

Veteran auto journalist missing since California test drive A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
12:26 2019-06-11

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. grand jury has indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California. The U.S. attorney’s office said Wednesday the indictment charges Mark Domingo with providing material support to terrorists and attempted use of a weapon ...
00:39 2019-05-23

American WWII veteran reunited with French sweetheart 75 years after they first met An American Second World War veteran was reunited with his French sweetheart 75 years after they fell in love in her hometown in northeastern France....
21:13 2019-06-13

| Teenager Gauff stuns veteran Venus Williams at Wimbledon Cori Gauff, at 15 the youngest ever qualifier for the Wimbledon singles, pulled off a major shock on Monday beating five-time champion Venus Williams....
20:39 2019-07-01

Decorated WWII veteran buried at Arlington on 75th anniversary of D-Day A decorated World War II veteran who earned three Purple Hearts and seven Bronze Stars for his bravery was laid to rest on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann, of Indiana, was part of the second wave of Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy during the Nazi occupation of...
23:39 2019-06-06

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a private health care system run by the Defense Department...
09:52 2019-06-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:52 2019-07-11

Curtis Anthony says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Black employee says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:52 2019-07-11

Cybersecurity veteran Imperva acquires Distil Networks to help thwart bot attacks Imperva has announced plans to acquire Distil Networks, a cybersecurity startup that specializes in blocking bot attacks on websites, mobile apps, and APIs.Read More...
18:26 2019-06-04

CDC investigates mystery deaths of Texas veteran, wife during trip to Fiji The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the investigation into the deaths of a military veteran and his wife who passed away from an unidentified illness while on vacation in Fiji last month.  ...
10:13 2019-06-05

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the departure of its scandal-hit founder....
16:52 2019-07-08

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
12:01 2019-06-12

Veteran US Auto Journalist Goes Missing After Test-Drive On Cold Terrain A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
19:26 2019-06-11

Marine veteran shot and killed while trying to apologize in road rage encounter A Marine veteran was shot and killed in a road rage incident last week when he tried apologizing to another motorist for accidentally cutting him off in traffic. ...
22:52 2019-06-13

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
22:39 2019-05-29

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

World War II veteran honored for his life and service at Arlington National Cemetery Carl Mann, a World War II veteran, was honored by the U.S. Army and his family during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.        ...
03:26 2019-06-07

NBA veteran Kendall Gill reveals he still receives money from parents for his birthday Former NBA veteran Kendall Gill played 15 seasons in the league, earned an All-Rookie Team selection during the 1990-91 season and earned about $43 million during his career....
22:13 2019-05-29

'Hadestown,' veteran Elaine May score early wins at Tony awards Elaine May and dark musical "Hadestown" were among early winners on Sunday as Broadway presented its annual Tony Awards, capping a season in which shows about race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld stood front and center....
04:52 2019-06-10

WWII veteran’s remains arrive home 77 years after he died in POW camp TUCSON – It was a homecoming fit for a hero – it was nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II veteran, Sgt. Cread Shuey arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Tuesday morning. Shuey joined the military when he was only 18 years old. He served in the Philipp...
07:13 2019-05-29

D-Day veteran John McHugh recalls Normandy invasion: It was hell on earth In an appearance on "Shepard Smith Reporting," World War II Army Cpl. John McHugh on Thursday recalled his harrowing experience as one of thousands of troops storming the beaches of Normandy, describing what he witnessed as "hell on earth."...
01:39 2019-06-07

Apollo veteran overwhelmed by restored mission control—“I hear the voices” Gene Kranz returned to his second home last Friday, the Apollo Mission Control room. [credit: NASA ] Last week, NASA unveiled a restored Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center. ...
23:13 2019-07-01

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America will be locked in a strategic competition with China for years to come....
03:13 2019-06-19

2019 Women's World Cup: Veteran Onome Ebi included in Nigeria squad Veteran defender Onome Ebi will become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squad....
15:52 2019-05-25

Man who allegedly killed war veteran on Appalachian Trail deemed mentally incompetent The man accused of killing an Appalachian Trail "thru-hiker" has been ordered jailed until he's competent to understand the murder charges he's facing.        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and the Korean War. He was injured in Korea but was n...
15:13 2019-05-27

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
17:39 2019-06-06

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

A 96-year-old World War II veteran nails national anthem before USA-Mexico soccer match 96-year-old WWII veteran Pete DuPré brought down the house when he performed the national anthem on his harmonica before the USA-Mexico match.        ...
20:52 2019-05-27

Block Trading Sales Veteran Matt Beales Joins Cboe Europe LONDON – 6 December 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Matt Beales has joined the Cboe Europe Sales team to oversee sales efforts for Cboe LIS, the company’s fast-growing block trading platform. Cb...
21:52 2019-05-21

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he arranged for sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in 20...
16:52 2019-07-12

Davey G. Johnson, Veteran of Car and Driver and Jalopnik, Missing on Motorcycle Trip UPDATED Authorities are currently searching for automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson, a veteran of Car and Driver, Autoweek, Jalopnik and more, after he apparently went missing on a motorcycle ride somewhere along California State Route 49 earlier this week....
00:26 2019-06-09

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
15:26 2019-05-23

World War II veteran 'Harmonica Pete' plays national anthem on 'Fox & Friends' after going viral A World War II veteran who goes by the beloved nickname 'Harmonica Pete' described his service and what the National Anthem means to him after performing the song for the United States Women's National team before a recent match....
22:39 2019-05-29

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

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
03:13 2019-05-31

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump. A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
06:52 2019-05-23

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China....
08:52 2019-05-28

MOVES-HSBC USA chief Patrick Burke to retire, Citi veteran to succeed HSBC Holdings Plc said on Monday that Patrick Burke would retire as HSBC USA's president and chief executive officer and would be succeeded by Citigroup Inc's Michael Roberts....
20:52 2019-07-08

Marine veteran boxer captures junior lightweight title on Memorial Day weekend Jamel Herring, a U.S. Marine veteran, defeated Masayuki Ito by unanimous decision in Florida on Saturday to become the WBO junior lightweight champion....
18:00 2019-05-28

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
06:13 2019-06-11

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

New Jersey veteran tested positive for rare tick-borne virus before death, daughter says A New Jersey woman says her 80-year-old Marine Corps veteran father is the individual that health officials said tested positive for a rare tick-borne illness before his death in May....
16:00 2019-06-10

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
17:52 2019-05-22

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One man, Matthew Nimetz,  patiently led the negotiations on behalf of the United Nations for over two decades and he told UN News, in an exclusive intervie...
22:13 2019-05-21

Marine veteran injured in deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash sues truck driver, company A survivor of the deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash is seeking compensation for medical expenses that could total at least $500,000.        ...
21:13 2019-07-03

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
17:13 2019-07-03

Country music icon Lee Greenwood helps gift double-amputee veteran a customized home Country music star Lee Greenwood was especially proud to be an American over the holiday weekend, after working with a non-profit to provide a specialized home for a veteran who lost both of his legs overseas....
17:39 2019-07-08

Army Veteran Everett Palmer Died in Police Custody in 2018. His Family Can't Find His Heart 41-year-old U.S. Army veteran Everett Palmer called his brother to tell him he was heading to New York to visit their sick mother. Before he left, he needed to make sure an outstanding DUI warrant in Pennsylvania was settled to be sure his license was valid....
20:39 2019-06-09

Mets general manager threw chair in meeting, per report; manager ejected from game Brodie Van Wagenen threw a chair in a Friday coach's meeting, the New York Post reported, and Todd Frazier and Mickey Callaway were ejected Saturday.       ...
11:13 2019-07-07

Democratic Chair: 'we need to see' Mueller report Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says Democrats need to see the entire Mueller report, not just the redacted version. He said Congress has a constitutional duty to conduct oversight, including completing thorough investigations. (May 30)        ...
15:00 2019-05-30

BGT contestant Simonne Kerr 'butchered by her Iraq veteran on-off partner' Britain's Got Talent star Simonne Kerr was stabbed more than 70 times and "butchered" by her on-off boyfriend who tried to blame her for the attack, the Old Bailey heard today....
21:13 2019-06-03

'I always loved you': D-Day veteran reunited with French love, 75 years later K.T. Robbins thought he'd never see Jeannine Ganaye again. During the D-Day anniversary, the two reunited 75 years after falling in love in France.        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

D-Day veteran, 93, who told Melania Trump she was 'nice' turns his charm on Susanna Reid on GMB A veteran who went viral after telling Melania Trump that she was "nice" has turned his charm on Susanna Reid during his interview on Good Morning Britain....
04:26 2019-06-11

May in bid to electrify embattled car industry Theresa May will pledge to offer new financial support for Britain's embattled automotive sector in one of her final efforts to cement an economic legacy before she leaves Downing Street....
18:00 2019-07-15

The future of AI in the construction industry According to McKinsey, the construction industry is under-digitized, with companies failing to realise the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) as a driver of growth and efficiency.Implementing AI means significant investment for construction companies, but the rewards can far outweigh the init...
13:52 2019-07-16

Get a Lift With The Elevator Industry United Technologies and Thyssenkrupp’s plans have put two cornerstones of an attractive capital-goods industry in play for the first time in years, likely opening the door to a deal....
13:00 2019-07-01

|Newtechtoimproveairpassengers'flyingexperience-industry With air passengers expected to double by 2037, the aviation industry is looking to leverage off new technology and ideas to ease the burden of the transition for airlines....
20:00 2019-06-17

The IPO That Could Reorder The Truck Industry Volkswagen is finally setting its big-truck division free with a separate stock-market listing. The biggest beneficiaries are probably the shareholders of U.S. truck maker Navistar International....
16:39 2019-06-08

How trade war will impact tourism industry CNBC's Seema Mody reports on what hospitality CEOs are saying in response to new tariffs on Chinese goods and potential tariffs on Mexican imports....
23:39 2019-06-03

'2018 was the year the UK car industry went backwards' Opinion 2 Jun, 2019 2018 was a disastrous year for the UK car industry with it going backwards in too many crucial areas, says Mike Rutherford...
20:26 2019-06-02

Deflation Stalks Chinese Industry Again Right now, it’s a great time to be selling pork into China. It’s a bad time to be selling just about anything else—and a very bad time to be a Chinese central banker....
12:00 2019-07-10

Game industry TV ad spend craters in May There was a huge decrease in gaming industry TV ad spend from April to May, down to an estimated $9.3 million from the previous $29.4 million.Read More...
02:52 2019-06-17

Trump Is Killing the Beer Industry The U.S. beer industry says Trump’s trade war has cost them 40,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg. It’s enough to make you want to drown your sorrows in some ice cold American pisswater!...
08:13 2019-05-24

Six ways Iacocca transformed the car industry He invoked patriotism to sell cars, used innovative marketing strategies, rescued Chrysler, worked closely with unions, and launched the Mustang and the minivan....
02:13 2019-07-04

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding....
15:13 2019-06-09

The marijuana industry needs innovation to thrive There’s a kind of boom and bust cycle that tends to follow the development of every new technology, or every major societal change. People get excited about the possibilities of the shiny new concept, they dump money into stocks, they start businesses in the industry, and they push public enth...
18:26 2019-07-15

17-year-old takes on a $2 trillion industry Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency. Since joining the renowned Elite Model Management last September, the 17-year-old has shot editorial for i-D magazine and been named in Teen Vogue's "21 Under 21," among much else....
06:52 2019-05-28

Not enough sand for construction industry despite abundance? Sand as a building material is essential especially for highly industrialized societies. It's widely used around the world, and there seems to be no shortage. However, demand can easily surpass supply in some regions....
04:39 2019-06-28

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

Industry, Lawmakers Oppose Tariff Plan President Trump’s threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexico is stirring widespread opposition among U.S. lawmakers, business groups and foreign trading partners....
22:52 2019-05-31

Former Ford CEO says industry faces 'reckoning' over EV goals Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, now senior adviser at TPG, a global asset management firm, said automakers must grapple with high development costs and a lack of demand, despite promises from most major companies to electrify their lineups....
17:13 2019-06-11

Index Industry Association Welcomes Three New Members New York, May 9, 2017 – Index Industry Association (IIA), a global organization of index administrators, has today announced the addition of three new members. CBOE Holdings (CBOE), China Central Depository & Clearing Co., Limited (CCDC) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange , Inc. (TSE) will join IIA in pro...
22:13 2019-05-21

Marijuana industry wants to prove it’s ‘socially responsible’ LOS ANGELES — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership, which includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other companies operating in the sector, issued guidelines aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas...
21:39 2019-06-19

FDA hearing leaves CBD industry concerned about future The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first hearing on cannabidiol -- CBD -- left those involved in the booming new industry concerned for its future....
05:13 2019-06-05

UK car industry future hinges 'not on Brexit, but on batteries' Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain - or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost palpable on Friday, when Jaguar Land Rover said it would invest billions in producing new electric vehicles in the UK. After the recent closure of two ...
19:13 2019-07-07

‘The UK car industry is floundering due to a lack of government support’ Opinion 12 Jun, 2019 Steve Fowler thinks car bosses rather than politicians would be better suited to dealing with the struggling UK car industry...
19:52 2019-06-12

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries in electric cars, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmental issues, leading figures in the ...
14:13 2019-07-10

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
07:39 2019-06-21

Amazon Struggles to Advance in Videogame Industry Amazon.com laid off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, as the tech giant has struggled to produce a hit and make inroads in the industry....
13:39 2019-06-17

The beauty industry now has its own green 'seal of approval' Environmental Working Group has launched EWG Verified, a label that will help consumers spot products that meet stringent ingredient and transparency requirements It may soon be easier for shoppers to find beauty products without toxic chemicals. The Environmental Working Group nonprofit launched a ...
05:39 2019-05-22

Domestic Passenger Car Sales Down 26% In May: Industry Body Overall passenger vehicle sales declined 20.55 per cent in May to 2,39,347 units from 3,01,238 units. In the commercial vehicle segment, domestic sales were down 10.02 per cent at 68,847 units last......
06:39 2019-06-12

Industry bigwigs explain ‘blockchain’ in as few words as possible The blockchain and cryptocurrency industry is always changing. Every week there seems to be new legislation, new technological developments, or new scandals capturing the headlines. It can be tough trying to keep up with how it’s all developing. At this year’s annual TNW conference, Hard Fork took t...
16:26 2019-06-19

Ford sees help from startups as key to managing industry changes Partnerships with mobility startups will be key to transforming the automaker's business, Ford's executive chairman said at a mobility conference in Israel....
12:52 2019-06-11

Amazon expanding reach in the automotive industry Amazon is expected to grow its Alexa-enabled offerings in the coming months and years, including a significant expansion into the embedded software systems of vehicles....
09:52 2019-07-13

Auto Industry Legend Lee Iacocca Dead at 94 Lee Iacocca, one of the true legends of the auto industry died at 7:30 this morning at his home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Iacocca was known for many things, but is probably best remembered as the man who was the driving force behind the Ford Mustang, and the CEO that ma...
09:00 2019-07-03

How the retail industry will top $5.5 trillion by 2020 (TGT, WMT, AMZN) The future of retail is looking bright. So bright that Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, expects the industry to top $5.5 trillion by 2020! While in-store and desktop purchases are certainly helping the retail industry boom, the biggest factor for thi...
23:39 2019-06-09

Halfway into '19, industry seeks first sales gain If the forecasts are right, this will be the second time in three years that the U.S. industry fails to record a single monthly increase from January through June....
10:39 2019-07-01

Lead from the top: What it takes to incorporate IoT into a legacy industry McKinsey senior partner Mark Patel, Otis chief digital officer Neil Green, and John Deere engineering manager Mark Chaney talked IoT at Transform 2019.Read More...
04:26 2019-07-11

How OnePlus' launch polished its image to take on the industry's best As the OnePlus 7 Pro makes its debut in the company's strongest ever marketing push in the US, an analysis of the phone's announcement shows how OnePlus set expectations for a more premium experience and price....
02:00 2019-05-29

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed legislation allowing adult consumption for medical and, in some cases, recreational purposes. So how high can revenues go for this budding industry? For...
08:52 2019-06-09

Auto industry legend Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Father of the Mustang, midwife to the minivan, rescuer of Chrysler Corp., Lee Iacocca changed the course of automotive history.        ...
04:00 2019-07-03

Lee Iacocca, auto industry icon, dead at 94 Iacocca was one of the most powerful — and best known — executives in the automobile industry, rising to become president of Ford Motor before leading a turnaround at Chrysler....
03:52 2019-07-03

What happens to a place when its steel industry collapses – podcast The announcement that British Steel was entering insolvency came as a hammer blow to Scunthorpe, where it employs 5,000 people. It has become a familiar story in recent years, and Helen Pidd returns to Redcar, which lost the majority of its steelworks in 2015. Also today: Rory Carroll on the case of...
06:26 2019-05-29

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as “disruption.” After all, many of the most successful companies in the world have gained their status by disrupting their associated industries...
21:39 2019-05-29

Oversharing: how Napster nearly killed the music industry Twenty years ago, the idea of free music was so compelling that up to 80m users downloaded Napster and broke the law. The aftershocks are still being felt todayJune 1999, and the music industry is rolling in cash. Bloated by the vast profits of the CD business, which reached a high of £30.6bn that y...
15:13 2019-05-31

There's an Amazing Way to Badge Cars the Whole Industry Forgot About Car badges are kind of like name tags. They both declare the name of the car and you can buy them and stick them to your car, thus spreading falsehoods if you so choose. And that’s fine. But I find myself thinking about a different kind of badging that automakers seem to have largely forgotten these...
17:26 2019-06-16

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
04:13 2019-07-13

China Biotechs Lure Industry Talent in the U.S. Chinese biotechs are hiring from big drug companies in the U.S., promising lucrative pay and an entrepreneurial environment in the race to win the first U.S. approval of a nongeneric Chinese drug....
15:52 2019-06-16

Farmer Sutra! Are gay rams really a problem in the sheep industry? One in 12 sheep shows same-sex preferences, according to a Channel 4 documentary. Unfortunately, there are commercial ramificationsA breeding ram has only one job. What if he can’t perform? “Unfortunately, he’ll have to go into the food chain,” said Dewi Jones, the chief executive of the sheep-breed...
20:13 2019-06-03

IoT Industry projected to have economic impact of $11 trillion by 2025 Industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture are increasing IoT device usage for a variety of purposes, according to a Particle report....
15:26 2019-05-23

“The UK leads the world on talent at all levels in the motor industry” Opinion 3 Jul, 2019 It’s been a good news week for the UK and our 2019 Brit List shows that the future looks even brighter, says Steve Fowler...
20:00 2019-07-03

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
19:13 2019-06-15

Recycling steel could give lifeline to the industry, report says Vast quantities of carbon would be saved if the UK moved away from primary productionRecycling steel could provide a much-needed lifeline for the UK’s troubled steel industry, a new study has found, and have the added benefit of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.Two-thirds of the steel currently use...
20:13 2019-05-23

FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency mandates drive up new vehicle prices, keeping older, dirtier and less-safe cars on the road longer....
23:26 2019-06-17

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to refinery outages....
17:39 2019-06-03

U.S. FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil supersonic air travel....
00:00 2019-06-18

FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil supersonic air travel....
00:13 2019-06-18

The FDA Tells the Food Industry to Change How It Uses 'Expiration' Dates The Food and Drug Administration is going after food waste with a new effort to make sure we don’t throw out groceries until they’re absolutely inedible.Read more......
03:39 2019-05-24

Norway to shut at least 2 oilfields in case of strike -industry Oil and gas production at Norway's Draugen and Gjoea fields will have to close down from June 4 if oil workers go on strike, a spokesman for industry group Norwegian Oil and Gas (NOG) said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-05-29

Car industry no-deal Brexit warnings grow stronger Mini Cooper is one of the most popular cars exported from Britain SMMT claims frictionless trade is only way to preserve 'just-in-time' business model Britain’s car industry has called on the government to maintain frictionless trade at borders in the event of a hard Brexit, to avert a catastroph...
11:26 2019-06-28

Ford's U.S. Sales Slowed in First Half, Following Industry Trend Ford Motor Co. said U.S. sales slid 2.9% in the first half of 2019, the latest car maker this week to report weaker sales as demand for new vehicles cools....
21:39 2019-07-03

Trade War Has Damaged U.S. Chip Industry in Ways a Deal May Never Fix Beyond the current financial hit, American producers fear Chinese companies will strengthen domestic manufacturing and switch to other foreign suppliers they consider more dependable....
23:00 2019-06-27

'I had pain all over my body': Italy’s tainted tobacco industry Migrants working in areas supplying Philip Morris, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands allege abuses including low pay and illegal contractsThree of the world’s largest tobacco manufacturers, Philip Morris, British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands, are buying leaves that could have been...
08:26 2019-05-31

Canadian oil industry dismayed as contentious energy bills become law Two pieces of legislation opposed by Canada's oil and gas industry that fulfill Liberal government promises to protect the environment will become law on Friday....
00:52 2019-06-22

Warning light flashing for Slovakia's auto industry When David landed an assembly line job at Volkswagen's Bratislava factory, his colleagues congratulated him on securing a well-paid position he could ride to retirement....
22:52 2019-07-05

Booming LNG industry could be as bad for climate as coal, experts warn Liquefied natural gas developments on a collision course with Paris agreement, Global Energy Monitor saysThe booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will play at least as big a role as new coal investments in bringing on a climate crisis if all planned projects go ahead, US-based energy analyst...
00:13 2019-07-03

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North Korea, and aggressive behavior from Russia won't benefit from his problem-solving skills. Shanahan withdrew from consideration as secretary of defense ...
06:26 2019-06-19

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tuesday aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas emissions...
04:26 2019-06-19

Global airline industry cuts profit forecast by more than a fifth Passenger numbers are up but US–China trade dispute poses major threat, says IataThe global airline industry is expected to record its lowest profits in five years as fuel costs rise and world trade weakens.The International Air Transport Association, the 290 members of which account for 82% of sche...
21:13 2019-06-02

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game market revenue had been pretty flat. Now, the tracking firm realizes the market has been growing consistently for years. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Trump's tariff on Mexican imports startles industry Deutsche Bank estimates that if the penalty rises to the full 25 percent, GM would take a $6.3 billion hit before interest and taxes; FCA's hit would be $4.8 billion; and Ford's would be $3.3 billion....
08:00 2019-06-03

Future farming: solving industry issues with AI and robotics It may not be the first industry that comes to mind when you think of AI, but artificial intelligence is showing great promise in solving some of agriculture’s most pressing challenges: from the need to increase productivity and profits, to overcoming personnel shortages and protecting the en...
11:39 2019-06-18

The WHO makes ‘gaming disorder’ official despite industry pushback The World Health Organization (WHO) over the weekend finalized the eleventh revision of its International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11), which now includes “gaming disorder” and “hazardous gaming” as part of its list of behavioral disorders. Naturally, t...
01:13 2019-05-29

Tariffs cause price hike, worry for bike industry Trade war with China causes price hikes, uncertainty for bike industry, which imports more than 90 percent of bikes and bike parts from China. (May 22)        ...
09:52 2019-05-22

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledged to do more to protect forests and native vegetation in Brazil....
04:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
00:13 2019-07-14

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law that would ban abortions after six weeks. The Liv...
12:39 2019-06-04

Mistrust hampers food industry's climate ambitions Mistrust of scientists and farmers is slowing adoption of technologies needed to fight climate change while feeding a growing world population, senior food industry figures said on Tuesday....
06:26 2019-06-12

Carmakers Turn to Survival Tactics With Industry Under Siege Fiat Chrysler and Renault’s attempt to join forces was a response to turmoil in the auto industry, which accounts for much of the world’s factory jobs....
15:00 2019-06-06

Congress is focusing on video games — how should the industry react? The video game industry must be clear-eyed and strategically prepared to address issues from regulators before they become a hornet’s nest of problems.Read More...
01:13 2019-06-05

9 days until the crypto industry must verify the identity of anyone sending $1,000 or more In just nine days, new rules by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) will force cryptocurrency businesses in roughly 200 countries to verify the identities of anyone sending or receiving more than $1,000 worth of digital assets, effectively nullifying their pseudonymity. A numb...
15:00 2019-06-12

Straight up: How the Kentucky bourbon industry is going high tech Bourbon is one of the most popular spirits in the world. Some Kentucky distilleries are adding data analytics, automation, IoT sensors, and RFID tags to streamline production....
15:39 2019-05-21

Fast-casual restaurant industry is set to continue booming If you think there are more Chick-fil-A’s, Taco Bells, Bare Burgers, “artisanal” pizza spots and salad bars sporting 100 spins on the word “green” on city sidewalks, your eyes — and taste buds — aren’t fooling you. Fast-casual and quick-service restaurants have accounted for a whopping 35 percent of...
04:00 2019-07-16

EV Deadlines May Disrupt Industry: Auto Component Manufacturers ACMA, the apex body of auto component manufacturers, has now cautioned the government that the deadlines to bring in electrification in the Indian auto industry could be highly disruptive to the......
15:26 2019-06-12

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerades as a scientific health charity, according to a p...
04:26 2019-06-03

Men are a multibillion dollar growth opportunity for the beauty industry The men's personal care industry is predicted to hit $166 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research. Last year, men's skin-care products alone saw a more than 7% jump in sales, according to market researcher NPD Group....
15:00 2019-05-21

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang in the balance....
22:26 2019-06-07

U.S. to extend nuclear reactor lifespans in bid to revive industry The United States plans to extend the lifespans of existing nuclear reactors and support new technologies as it seeks to revive an industry seen as crucial to its energy security, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday....
18:00 2019-07-11

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
01:39 2019-05-23

Mobile Industry Awards 2019: All the winners revealed Last night saw the Mobile Industry Awards 2019 take place in London.The hottest night of the UK mobile year was attended by the best and brightest in the industry, who came together to celebrate and recognise those doing some truly great work.This year's awards were some of the most highly-cont...
12:26 2019-06-07

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
16:13 2019-06-10

House Committee to Investigate Tech Industry Over Competition The House Judiciary Committee said Monday it would investigate the technology industry over competition concerns, as oversight of tech giants Facebook, Amazon.com, Apple and Google parent Alphabet rises....
00:13 2019-06-04

'This has got to be wrong': Disabled veteran's home sold at auction over $236 tax bill Jim Boerner thought he had done everything right. Now, the home's new owner says he won't negotiate and will begin the eviction process.        ...
04:52 2019-07-14

Industry Body For Lower Taxes To Incentivise Equity Investments Budget 2019 date: CII in a statement said that the tax rate on all corporate taxpayers should be reduced to 25 per cent unconditionally without any turnover criteria...
19:39 2019-06-27

Ohio farmland is underwater. That's big trouble for the corn industry Ohio is behind every other corn-producing state in getting its crop into the ground. This does not bode well for grocery prices or dairy cows.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

Opinion: Expect Industry Status For Real Estate Sector The Indian real estate sector is the most highly taxed with the combination of high direct and indirect taxes, stamp duties and levies for development approvals....
14:52 2019-06-21

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
19:39 2019-05-21

Outlook uncertain for Japan's whaling industry despite commercial restart When Yachiyo Ichihara was a child in Wada, one of Japan's oldest whaling villages, she'd go down to the harbor with a bucket and carry it home full of freshly butchered whale meat....
09:26 2019-06-24

Regulatory, Industry Bodies Say Salt Brands Safe To Consume As allegations and concerns have cropped up over the safety of major Indian salt brands, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have refuted......
11:39 2019-07-04

Industry group warns Tory candidates against no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — The Confederation of British Industry has warned candidates for the leadership of Britain’s Conservative Party that leaving the European Union without a deal would devastate the nation’s economy. In a letter to contenders vying to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May...
12:01 2019-05-31

US-China trade war has had limited impact on semiconductors, says industry expert Ajit Manocha, CEO at industry association Semi, told CNBC that the U.S.-China trade war has been a "very small" reason behind the slowdown seen in the semiconductor sector....
05:00 2019-07-04

Auto Industry United In Seeking Reduction Of GST Rate On Vehicles The automotive industry is currently facing a daunting challenge of a deep slowdown that urgently needs some form of stimulus from the Government to supplement the efforts being made by the industry......
10:13 2019-06-22

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, writer, stylist and influencer — working with brands such as Marc Jacobs and ­Armani Beauty — who lives in Brooklyn. She also boasts more than 400,000 follo...
09:26 2019-06-23

Budget 2019: PM Modi Interacts With Economists, Industry Experts Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be presenting the full Budget for 2019-20 on July 5 in the Lok Sabha. It will be first full Budget of the PM Modi 2.0 government....
23:39 2019-06-22

This new space industry fund is already beating the market—here are its main drivers An out-of-this-world exchange-traded fund just hit the market, and its creator says it capitalizes on lesser-known industries involved in the space race....
01:52 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles.The merge...
12:52 2019-05-27

Intel and the auto industry pen first safety rules for self-driving cars Intel and a team of automotive companies have teamed up to create new guidelines for autonomous vehicles. The intention of the "Safety First Automated Driving" paper, published today, is to establish a framework of universal safety principles that al......
21:39 2019-07-02

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: industry A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
14:52 2019-06-07

Farewell then, iTunes, and thanks for saving the music industry from itself | John Naughton Apple’s announcement that it is to close the software is a reminder of its role in reconciling music and the internetLast Monday, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the company’s head of software engineering, Craig Federighi, announced that it was terminating iTunes. In one way, the only su...
10:26 2019-06-09

By killing whales, Japan seeks to revive a dying industry After a 30-year ban, Japan has resumed commercial whaling in its waters. But with the appetite for whale meat in decline, is the industry sustainable?...
05:26 2019-07-03

Google Made $4.7 Billion From the News Industry in 2018, Study Says Journalists create the content, and big tech companies are profiting off it, according to a new analysis. “We need to share the revenue,” a news publisher says....
23:00 2019-06-09

Lee Iacocca, auto industry icon known for saving Chrysler, dead at 94 American auto industry tycoon Lee Iacocca — known for helping develop the Ford Mustang, saving Chrysler and raising money to restore the Statue of Liberty — died early Tuesday at his California home. He was 94. Iacocca began his career at Ford as a 22-year-old in 1946, and eventually rose to preside...
05:39 2019-07-03

Fraud is expected to cost the ad industry $44B in 2022 — here’s how blockchain could help stop it Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain technology promises to transform how nearly all industries manage data. Since roaring onto the scene as the engine behind Bitcoin in 2009,...
09:26 2019-07-15

Banning Huawei Would Cost EU Telcos Up to EUR 55 Billion: Industry Body Banning Huawei and ZTE from Europe's rollout of 5G telecom networks would cost EU mobile operators up to EUR 55 billion, according to GSM Association....
15:00 2019-06-10

Brexit will not save troubled steel industry, says trade body UK Steel’s director general warns leaving EU will not give steel greater trading opportunitiesThe trade body for steelmakers has rubbished claims that British Steel could be more easily saved if the UK were outside the European Union and warned that the turmoil of a no-deal Brexit could further dama...
17:26 2019-05-27

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-biggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry consolidation....
17:13 2019-05-27

Sarah Elmaleh: The game industry can become emotionally aware and collaborative When voice actress Sarah Elmaleh helped Rami Ismail create the GameDev.World online-only game development conference — translated into eight languages in real-time — it was only one of a number of things she has undertaken to encourage collaboration in video games. It’s part of an ...
19:13 2019-07-03

U.S. trade, services industry data point to slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
19:52 2019-07-03

China's environmentally stressed regions to curb industry in new rules China will order local governments to raise the approval threshold for new industrial projects and limit the number of polluting factories in regions where environmental conditions are already stressed, an environment official said on Friday....
12:39 2019-06-28

Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a looming global downturn Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a global downturn: declining demand for air cargo and a peak in aircraft orders last year, according to Peter Harbison, the executive chairman of CAPA, the Centre for Aviation....
12:00 2019-06-17

These are the biggest regulatory roadblocks holding up the global drone industry BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Drone technologies continue to improve at a rapid pace and are slowly pushing the unmanned aircraft t...
05:00 2019-07-03

U.S. trade, services industry data underscore slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped in May and trade tensions between the United States and China helped drive activity in the services sector to a two-year low in June, further signs that economic growth slowed sharply in the second quarter....
20:39 2019-07-03

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims that the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes like the F-22 and the F-35....
21:00 2019-07-03

China's Solar Industry Could Get a Nearly $7 Billion Boost From Cleaning Up Air Pollution Reducing air pollution is objectively good. In addition to providing huge public health benefits, new findings show it would also give China solar generating industry a big boost in productivity.Read more......
23:26 2019-07-08

Boeing lifts 20-year industry demand forecast to $6.8 trillion Boeing Co raised its rolling 20-year industry forecast for passenger aircraft by 3% on Monday, fuelled by strong air traffic predictions, though global geopolitical and economic risks could upset the rosy outlook....
15:52 2019-06-17

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
15:52 2019-06-13

Industry Body Seeks Tax Rate Cut In Budget As Growth Slows In 2015, the government had promised to cut corporate tax rates and roll back tax exemptions over a period of four years, but only small companies obtained tax relief...
16:52 2019-06-03

China cuts taxes on circuit industry in face of US pressure BEIJING (AP) — China is cutting taxes on its fledgling software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in the face of U.S. export controls that threaten to handicap Chinese tech companies. The Finance Ministry’s announcement Wednesday comes amid tension over Washington’s d...
11:52 2019-05-22

Threat or promise? E-auto boom could cost some industry jobs ZWICKAU, Germany (AP) — Over 115 years the auto industry in the east German town of Zwickau has lived through wrenching upheavals. Now it’s facing more change: top employer Volkswagen’s total shift into electric cars at the local plant. The world’s largest carmaker is creating its ...
11:52 2019-05-22

UK flower-growing industry in full bloom and worth £121m Homegrown stems accounted for 14% of £865m worth of flowers sold in Britain last yearThe British-grown flower industry is now worth £121m – up from £82m in 2015 – following years of decline owing to imported stems, figures reveal.Last year homegrown flowers accounted for 14% of the £865m worth of al...
08:13 2019-06-13

Industry insider says iPhone 11 will keep its one-year performance lead over rivals Apple is expected to launch three new iPhone 11 models this fall, all generally featuring the same design as their predecessors. The new phones will deliver significant camera upgrades though, as the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR sequels will each pack an additional camera on the back. The phones will a...
16:13 2019-07-08

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
04:26 2019-06-13

Industry, Government Finances At Graver Risk From Drought: Experts The economy, reeling under a consumption slowdown owing to farm distress, stagnant wages and high interest costs, will be hit hard by such a weather phenomenon....
12:39 2019-06-17

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in a campaign that drew internati...
10:13 2019-06-17

Industry min open to discuss with everyone, including Atlantia, on Alitalia -sources Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

The smartphone industry could completely change after Qualcomm's disastrous ruling Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of smartphone modems and microchips, illegally charges companies sky-high prices to license its technology, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
16:13 2019-05-23

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-05-23

In dropping Linda Fairstein, the book industry reveals its cowardice When Galileo Galilei finished writing his last work, “Two New Sciences,” he had trouble finding a publisher. Galileo had been branded a heretic, and his work was prohibited by the Inquisition. A patron arranged for the book to be published in Venice and then chickened out. The House of Elzevir (whos...
11:00 2019-06-16

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
06:52 2019-06-14

Desperate DVD industry calls upon memes to save physical media What’s the name of that classic movie, the one where the giant shark harasses a coastal town in Massachusetts? Ah yes, that’s right: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. And what’s the one where Al Pacino is a gangster with a weird accent? Yup, it’s Say Hello To My Little Friend. Well, at least that’s wh...
21:00 2019-05-22

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

Industry Body Calls For Tax Exemption On Preventive Health Check-Ups Union Budget: FICCI has demanded that the employers get a separate annual deduction of upto Rs 10,000 per employee, towards expenses incurred for sponsoring the health check expenses of their......
09:13 2019-06-17

Rugged and pretty, the AGM X3 scores a Mobile Industry Awards statuette Advertorial by AGM: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer AGM is a company that aims to make rugged and durable smartphones that actually look good and have powerful hardware to boot. The top-tier AGM X3 is powered by a Snapdragon 845, protect...
22:26 2019-06-12

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

Startups at the speed of light: Lidar CEOs put their industry in perspective As autonomous cars and robots loom over the landscapes of cities and jobs alike, the technologies that empower them are forming sub-industries of their own. One of those is lidar, which has become an indispensable tool to autonomy, spawning dozens of companies and attracting hundreds of millions in ...
20:26 2019-06-29

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canvas blazer belted with a coordinating bumbag ($1,100), oversized sunglasses ($460) and a brass-and-crystal earcuff ($420) will go on sale at a pop-up bou...
20:39 2019-05-21

Budget: Industry Body For Hike In 80C Income Tax Deduction To Rs 3 Lakh India Budget 2019: Assocham, in its Pre-Budget Memorandum has demanded that the deductions under the Section 80C of the Income Tax act should be increased to Rs 3 lakh from existing deduction limit of......
16:39 2019-06-14

Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver on a pledge to halve carbon emissions by 2050....
15:52 2019-06-19

Produce industry worries as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs SAHUARITA, Ariz. – President Donald Trump threatened to put tariffs on Mexican imports if our southern neighbors don’t step up and what the president calls remedy the illegal immigration problem. Lance Jungmeyer is the president of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas. “Co...
13:00 2019-06-01

Fewer kids are riding and buying bicycles, and the industry is worried Manufacturers and retailers fret that U.S. children aren't bicycling as much as in past years, just as cycling equipment is about to get more expensive....
21:52 2019-06-04

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

French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry French bank Societe Generale said it was further reducing its servicing the coal industry, as financial companies and banks around the world gradually withdraw from fossil fuel industries to protect the environment....
06:52 2019-05-24

Greening the chemical industry requires massive amount of renewables To go green, the chemicals industry could use carbon dioxide from the air instead of fossil fuels, but this would require vast amounts of renewable energy...
19:39 2019-05-21

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new emissions standards....
16:00 2019-06-12

Honda Joins Industry Concern Over Electric Vehicle Deadline Honda has unveiled its first two-wheeler, which will meet the BS-VI regulations, and says that the deadline for converting two-wheelers below 150 cc to electric by 2025 is unrealistic....
19:52 2019-06-12

U.S. Senator Says His Anti-Loot Box Bill Has The Video Game Industry Worried Is Republican senator Josh Hawley an advocate for video game players or an ambitious politician with a savvy staff who know a win-win argument when they see one? The freshman senator from Missouri, who plans to soon introduce a bill that will ban loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions, spoke to...
19:52 2019-05-21

Mutual Funds Outflow At 1.60 Lakh Crore In June: Industry Body In recent months, the mutual fund industry has been grappling with redemption pressure in the wake of debt crises at various groups, including IL&FS, Essel and DHFL...
19:39 2019-07-08

National Trust vows to offload all investments in fossil fuel industry The National Trust is to sell all of its investments in the fossil fuel industry by 2022, saying oil and gas companies had not done enough in the shift to a low-carbon economy....
21:13 2019-07-04

[Report] Future of Life Insurance Industry: Insurtech & Trends in 2018 Life insurance is fundamentally hard to sell; it’s morbid to think about, promises no immediate rewards, and often requires a lengthy paper application with minimal guidance. Despite the popularity of personalized products in other areas of finance and fintech, life insurance largely remains u...
04:39 2019-07-05

Marco Rubio Introduces a Bill to Boost the U.S. Rare-Earth Industry Legislation aimed at making the U.S. more competitive with China for processing critical rare-earth minerals is set to be introduced in Congress on Thursday....
13:00 2019-07-11

Fiat Chrysler may strike Renault deal to survive changing car industry Fiat Chrysler hasn't been on the cutting edge of automotive change as of late. Unless you count concepts like the Centoventi, the company hasn't done much with EVs -- and its support for autonomy mostly involves supplying minivans to Waymo. The aut......
04:00 2019-05-26

Marco Rubio Introduces a Bill to Boost the U.S. Rare Earth Industry Legislation aimed at making the U.S. more competitive with China for processing critical rare-earth minerals is set to be introduced in Congress on Thursday....
12:26 2019-07-11

WRAPUP 2-U.S. trade, services industry data point to slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
16:52 2019-07-03

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu has called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
11:52 2019-05-24

Banking: What Santander’s failure to appoint Andrea Orcel as CEO means for the industry Spanish-based group will struggle to overcome fall-out of recruitment U-turn, while Orcel’s situation raises broader questions for banks’ hiring and compensation strategies....
16:52 2019-05-21

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government actions and the economic impacts,” says Jay Nevelof...
04:39 2019-07-10

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
23:26 2019-07-10

The First TV Show Is Leaving Georgia Over the New Abortion Law. The Local Film Industry Fears What Comes Next This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called The Power. The drama series is adapted from a novel by Naomi Alderman, in which young women suddenly develop the power to release electrical jolts from their fingers, shifti...
07:13 2019-05-22

WRAPUP 3-U.S. trade, services industry data underscore slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped in May and trade tensions between the United States and China helped drive activity in the services sector to a two-year low in June, further signs that economic growth slowed sharply in the second quarter....
21:00 2019-07-03

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Paris air show next week are turning their thoughts to a future run on electricity rather than fossil ...
09:26 2019-06-15

Tyler Cowen's Big Business analyzes mistrust of US industry but offers no cure In the fall of 1970, economist Milton Friedman wrote a now-famous article for the New York Times Magazine in which he argued that the sole responsibility of a corporation is to increase its profits....
20:13 2019-06-27

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists....
23:00 2019-06-11

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers this weekend....
11:13 2019-06-14

Makeup millionaires show how women are taking control of the beauty industry Forbes’ list of the richest ‘self-made women’ in the US has includes 10 in the skincare business, including Rihanna and Kylie Jenner. But is it something to celebrate?In 2019, if women want to earn big bucks, fashion and beauty is the way to do it. Forbes has released its fifth annual list of the US...
20:13 2019-06-05

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” the $230bn (£180bn) aquaculture industry, according to an ethical investment network.Fish farms now s...
08:52 2019-06-05

Biden says Trump destroying auto industry, but president hits back Speaking in Iowa on the same day as Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden denounced the Republican U.S. president's trade policies, saying they were easy for Trump to push when farmers and auto makers are feeling the pain....
21:52 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Chile to clean up rules for lithium industry to boost production Chile´s Mining Ministry said on Tuesday it would release in "the coming weeks" a plan to clarify rules around its lithium industry to maintain its global share of output amid spiraling demand for the coveted battery metal....
23:39 2019-06-11

The pork industry wants a dramatically different inspection system. House Democrats are balking. A proposal to change Department of Agriculture pork inspections, shifting some tasks from federal inspectors to plant employees, could be delayed until the agency completes an investigation into data used when the USDA developed the new program....
03:26 2019-06-05

China chip industry insiders voice caution on catch-up efforts Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, effectively banning American firms from doing business with it, China's leaders have spoken boldly about achieving self-sufficiency in the critical semiconductor business....
14:52 2019-06-13

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
10:39 2019-06-13

Tanker attack won't affect Japan's energy supply: Industry minister Japanese Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman will not affect Japanese energy supply, although the ministry issued a warning to Japanese energy companies after the incident....
05:00 2019-06-14

Nuclear power doesn't stack up without a carbon price, industry group says Nuclear could provide cheap energy but would only be competitive with gas and coal if carbon pollution is priced, nuclear association saysAustralia would need to adopt a carbon price for nuclear power to be economically viable, a peak lobby group for the sector says, as it welcomes a push by the Nat...
02:26 2019-06-04

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
03:52 2019-06-18

Italy's industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
11:00 2019-06-15

Italy's industry minister extends deadline for Alitalia rescue to July 15 Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio has postponed for the fourth time a deadline for Ferrovie dello Stato to present a binding rescue bid for troubled airline Alitalia....
20:52 2019-06-14

United Technologies-Raytheon tie-up would make a ‘monster supplier’ and reshape the industry United Technologies has struck a deal to combine its booming aerospace business with defense contractor Raytheon, a surprise twist capable of rattling customers and competitors alike. The deal would create a giant, one-stop shop with products that range from Tomahawk missiles and radar systems to je...
00:52 2019-06-11

Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011 BP report reveals swings in global temperatures are increasing use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry last year rose at the fastest rate in almost a decade after extreme weather and surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra demand for fossil fuels.BP’s annual g...
20:52 2019-06-11

Group Seeks To Infuse Youth Into Aging Horse Racing Industry (AP)– Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both young,” said Bussanich, 21. “We both make stupid decisions. Why not?” They soon di...
12:01 2019-05-31

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms....
07:13 2019-06-30

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
01:39 2019-06-06

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in this frontier outpost named for a Mayan warrior. Martinez, a Honduran migrant, was determined to cross...
01:39 2019-06-09

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
21:13 2019-06-10

Industry insider teases smartphones with even better all-screen designs coming this year The second half of the year will bring us a variety of high-end smartphones, including Apple’s brand new iPhone 11 phones, as well as many Android flagships. The Galaxy Note 10 will be the first one to hit stores in August, with the Pixel 4, Huawei Mate 30 Pro, and OnePlus 7T set to arrive in ...
20:26 2019-06-28

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Norway to shut at least 2 oilfields in case of strike -industry Oil and gas production at Norway's Draugen and Gjoea fields will have to close down from June 4 if oil workers go on strike, a spokesman for industry group Norwegian Oil and Gas (NOG) said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-05-29

Norway unions, rig owners to work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners will extend pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to prevent the outbreak of a strike, negotiators said late on Thursday....
03:01 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure group Atlantia, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

Chobani Turns to Fair-Trade Program to Help Struggling Dairy Industry The yogurt company is teaming up with Fair Trade USA to create a label that would signal that the milk it used came from farms that treated workers and cows humanely....
13:39 2019-07-02

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger - statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co , a Pentagon official said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

Family of woman who died performing webcam sex act calls for more regulations on industry The family of a 21-year-old U.K. woman who said she was “left to die” while performing on her webcam sex show last March are reportedly calling for more regulations in the online porn industry....
10:13 2019-06-28

Latest fintech industry trends, technologies and research from our ecosystem report This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence In recent years, we've seen a ballooning of activity in fintech — an expansive ...
14:01 2019-06-08

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consumers. Congress’s investigation will address three issues, according to a committee statement re...
03:00 2019-06-04

Line 3 pipeline setback more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers: CEO of industry group The president of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada says a court ruling in Minnesota that could further delay Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project spells more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers....
01:39 2019-06-04

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing ...
21:52 2019-06-05

After game industry failure, Curt Schilling agrees to pay back Rhode Island Schilling poses with the Collector's Edition of 38 Studios' sole release, Kingdoms of Amalur. The long, winding saga of baseball star Curt Schilling's massive business failure in the video game industry may finally be reaching its end. As The Associated Press reports, Schilling and other former e...
14:52 2019-05-21

Renault poised to merge with Fiat Chrysler, a move that could reshape auto industry Renault and Fiat joining forces could reshape the global auto industry at a time when carmakers are racing to build electric and self-driving cars.        ...
16:52 2019-06-04

S.Korea stocks drop as grim industry outlook hits chip giants Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index fell early on Thursday as a dimmer outlook of memory chip industry pulled down shares of chip giants — the heavyweights on the major index. The Korean won and the benchmark bond yield fell. ** As of 0225 GM...
07:26 2019-06-13

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of Wizeline, a San Francisco product development company....
19:13 2019-07-10

Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, almost matching revenue of entire industry According to report by the News Media Alliance, between 16% and 40% of Google search results are news contentGoogle made $4.7bn in advertising from news content last year, almost as much as the revenue of the entire online news industry.According to a study, issued on Monday by the News Media Allian...
19:39 2019-06-10

Canada's struggling energy industry takes stock at annual Stampede party Frustration is palpable among Canadian energy executives who have flocked to the annual Calgary Stampede celebrations in Canada's oil capital this week, even though a recent pipeline approval gives them something to celebrate amid the rodeo competitions, corporate parties and pancake breakfasts....
19:52 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

Nicki Minaj Name Drops Taylor Swift While Defending Her Impact on Music Industry Nicki Minaj is reflecting on her career in a powerful post on social media. The "Good Form" superstar took to Instagram on Friday to mark the 12th anniversary of the release of......
00:52 2019-07-06

Body donations are on the rise in Arizona. But what's really happening in the booming cadaver industry? Donating one's body to science is an increasingly popular end-of-life option, but how a business or program uses a body can vary.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Summer vacation is amateur hour in the travel industry; here are 6 rookie errors to avoid Look before you book, read the fine print, pack the right attitude and more tips for avoiding rookie travel mistakes during summer travel season.       ...
15:13 2019-07-12

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship has led them to be silenced by social ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Tesla's record delivery number bodes well for 'green car' industry, says former Chrysler president A former executive at Chrysler and Toyota said a record quarter for deliveries by Tesla is further proof that the market for green vehicles in the United States is expanding and that Tesla does not have demand issues....
01:00 2019-07-03

Chamillionaire, E-40 Join Forces to Invest in Minority Startups: 'We Have to Create More Diversity in This Industry' While recording artist and entrepreneur Chamillionaire might be laying low these days on the Billboard charts, he’s been making plenty of noise as an angel investor. And with a portfolio that includes investments in Lyft, Ring (acquired by Amazon for $1 billion), Cruise (acquired by General Motors f...
20:26 2019-05-31

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opened in the global trade war....
23:00 2019-05-31

Faces for cookware: data collection industry flourishes as China pursues AI ambitions In a village in central China's Henan province, amid barking dogs and wandering chickens, villagers gather along a dirt road to trade images of their faces for kettles, pots and tea cups....
02:26 2019-06-28

Temporary Reduction In GST Rates Needed To Boost Auto Industry: Dr. Goenka, MD, Mahindra Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not announce any relief for vehicles running on diesel and petrol in the Union Budget 2019. But a temporary reduction in GST rates is the need of the hour to......
01:00 2019-07-06

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to combat car industry upheaval Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
17:13 2019-05-27

Taylor Swift's outrage over Scooter Braun: Will it change the music industry? Taylor Swift ignited a social-media fire over her music catalog ending up in enemy hands. Will her fury change the music industry? Maybe not.        ...
21:13 2019-07-03

Gold Import Duty Hike To Impact Jewellery Industry Adversely: Experts During her budget speech, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to increase custom duty on gold and other precious metals from 10 per cent to 12.5 per cent....
11:26 2019-07-06

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to be dominated by Airbus and Boeing. Airbus and Boe...
02:13 2019-05-31

Panellists revealed for Great British Women in the Car Industry – Rising Stars 2019 Experts from Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen, Jardine Motors, Vertu and CDK Global confirmed for panel discussion The automotive experts that will present at this year’s Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars event have been revealed.  The event, held on Wednesday 19 June at 30 Euston Sq...
13:26 2019-05-30

China to issue scrap import licenses by end-June, earlier than expected by industry China aims to grant import licenses and a first batch of import quotas by the end of June for soon-to-be restricted scrap metal shipments into the nation, a government spokesman said, slightly earlier than previously expected by the industry....
08:00 2019-05-29

Panelists revealed for Great British Women in the Car Industry – Rising Stars 2019 Experts from Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen, Jardine Motors, Vertu and CDK Global confirmed for panel discussion The automotive experts that will present at this year’s Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars event have been revealed.  The event, held on Wednesday 19 June at 30 Euston Sq...
11:00 2019-05-28

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
16:39 2019-06-02

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as far as the horizon. Behind them, hardly visible, a h...
00:26 2019-06-19

Lawmakers' probe of UK stockpicker and broking giant could shake up fund industry, analysts say A post-mortem by British lawmakers and regulators into the suspension of the U.K.'s best known stockpicker's flagship fund could expose some systemic flaws in the fund industry, analysts suggest....
07:39 2019-06-21

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
17:39 2019-06-17

The recording industry has a terrible track record of preserving the past: Alan Cross While thousands of master recordings were lost in a 2008 fire at Universal Studios, the sad truth is that this kind of wanton destruction isn't unique....
20:39 2019-06-23

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
18:13 2019-06-05

Trump Threatens Mexico Tariffs Until 'Illegal Immigration' Stops and It's Already Spooking The Auto Industry Trump is threatening more tariffs, FCA-Renault makes more big promises they might not be able to keep, and Brexit continues to be astoundingly bad for the entire world. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 31, 2019....
16:52 2019-05-31

RPT-INSIGHT-Faces for cookware: data collection industry flourishes as China pursues AI ambitions In a village in central China's Henan province, amid barking dogs and wandering chickens, villagers gather along a dirt road to trade images of their faces for kettles, pots and tea cups....
14:00 2019-06-28

As it plans executive order on health costs, White House runs into industry hostility The most far-reaching element favored by White House aides would require insurers and hospitals to disclose the discounted rates they negotiate for services, according to people familiar with the deliberations....
22:26 2019-05-29

Samsung's Conor Pierce wins MIA 2019 Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry award “I’ve trained myself,” he says. “My phone is never in my bedroom [at home] and when my device isn’t buzzingIt might be surprising for a man who commands such influence in the mobile market, but Samsung’s UK chief Conor Pierce prefers more traditional forms o...
12:26 2019-06-07

INSIGHT-Faces for cookware: data collection industry flourishes as China pursues AI ambitions In a village in central China's Henan province, amid barking dogs and wandering chickens, villagers gather along a dirt road to trade images of their faces for kettles, pots and tea cups....
03:01 2019-06-28

Olay Tests a Refillable Moisturizer as Beauty Industry Grapples With Its Giant Trash Problem Fresh, soft skin comes at a cost—to the planet. Specifically, I’m talking about all that packaging your favorite lotion or cream comes in, which is likely made of hard-to-degrade plastics. That’s why Olay—y’know, that bougie stuff your abuelita is always putting on—is dipping its toes in the refilla...
02:26 2019-06-07

Google, Facebook, Amazon dominate the tech industry. Now, a House panel is putting them on trial The House Judiciary Committee is launching its investigation into the market dominance of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon.       ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Poptel's industry-tailored line of rugged Androids stars in an Amazon sales event Advertorial by Poptel: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer The maker of rugged Android handsets and other intriguing telephony paraphernalia Poptel is entering into a mid-year Amazon sales event that will see the price for some of its most p...
14:26 2019-06-01

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
14:39 2019-06-06

The FDA's proposal to limit nicotine could cost tobacco industry $165 billion, Morgan Stanley says Major U.S. tobacco companies could be in for a massive financial hit if the FDA elects to limit nicotine content in cigarettes.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

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16:01 2019-05-24

Sri Lanka slashes airfare costs to revive tourism industry after Easter terrorist attack Tourism minister hopes slashing airfare-related costs will jumpstart flight bookings after Easter terrorist attacks. Tourism dropped 57% in June.       ...
16:00 2019-07-10

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental groups citing state data....
18:26 2019-06-04

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president and COO of Nintendo of America. (Yes, that’s his real name.) Our conversation followed a busy day for Nintendo, which on Tuesday announced a seque...
21:00 2019-06-12

Steel industry begins to idle plants, shows signs of weakness — despite Trump’s support U.S. Steel announced it will temporarily halt production at two domestic plants. The closure runs in sharp contrast to the narrative President Trump has offered about the steel industry....
18:26 2019-06-19

Head of NOAA says 5G deployment could set weather forecasts back 40 years. The wireless industry denies it. Both sides agree that American advancement and leadership in 5G is critical, but talks break down when it comes to the acceptable level of interference....
18:52 2019-05-23

Trump rails against ‘Fake News’ in bizarre tirade, warns industry will fold when he leaves office President Trump teed off on the news media in a bizarre Twitter rant Thursday morning ahead of a big social media summit at the White House slated for later in the day....
16:39 2019-07-11

The woman leading Ford's EV revolution: 2019's Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars winner Emma King is at the coalface of Ford’s electrification drive Emma King, the Model T-owning overall winner of this year’s Great British Women competition, is Ford through and through Not many Ford employees can claim to have in their possession one of its earliest cars. But Emma King, winner of th...
16:39 2019-06-19

Fiat Chrysler and Renault are reportedly in talks for a major deal that could shake up the global auto industry (FCAU) Rebecca Cook/Reuters Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in advanced talks for a deal that would combine major segments of their businesses, according to a report Saturday by the Financial Times. A deal would help the carmakers tackle the slowdown in consumer demand for new cars. Fiat Chrysler may also...
22:26 2019-05-25