Ford Denies Allegations, Threatens Legal Action

08 Дек, 2017

The Huffington Post reported that Morgan Stanley was conducting an investigation into interactions between Ford and a woman that he had interacted with in a professional setting, but who was not an employee of the bank. "I support and have tremendous respect for the courageous women now speaking out in this important national dialogue", Ford said. Ford continued to contact her after the encounter until she wrote an email asking him to cease contact.


Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

06 Дек, 2017

China is seen as a promising market for Starbucks as the coffee giant tries to expand outside of the saturated USA market. Good news for coffee lovers near Shanghai, they have opened the doors to the largest Starbucks location yet. " One, you must be focused on experiential retail that creates an experience in your store that becomes a destination for the customer ", Johnson explained when asked about what physical retailers must consider in 2017.


Cyber Monday online spend is year's biggest

30 Ноя, 2017

More than 174 million US shoppers made purchases over Thanksgiving weekend and Cyber Monday, the National Retail Federation said on Tuesday, beating the industry group's expectations and signaling a strong start to the holiday quarter. As wholly owned subsidiaries of Harland Clarke Holdings , RetailMeNot and Valassis , a leader in intelligent media delivery, are partnering to connect retailers and consumers through meaningful digital, mobile and print promotions both online and in store.


Smartphones sales break all record on Black Friday: Adobe

28 Ноя, 2017

Shares of retailers such as Macy's Inc and Wal-Mart were up on Monday following a promising start to the holiday season and ahead of what is expected to be the largest USA online shopping day in history. Black Friday sales failed to tempt shoppers on to high streets, casting new doubt over the wisdom of British stores' adoption of the USA retail event.


Uber data breach affects 57 mln users

23 Ноя, 2017

Presumably, he knew the legal risks of covering up the Uber data breach, to say nothing of the ethical implications. The personal information of about 7 million drivers was accessed as well, including some 600,000 US driver's license numbers.


Stage set for Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party president?

21 Ноя, 2017

Rumours are rife that Rahul is set to be the only candidate in fray and while his appointment as the party president is imminent, it is the dilemma of its timing that appears to have caught the Congress in a fix. Rahul's elevation as party vice-president in 2013 should have been followed by his promotion to party president fairly soon. "Her able leadership and guidance will always be available, not only to Rahulji, but also to crores and crores of Congressmen and women always".


'Operation Raging Bull' results in 267 MS-13 arrests

19 Ноя, 2017

Gang members from MS-13 have been implicated in several high-profile homicides around the United States. "This successful operation continues our efforts to attack MS-13 - domestically and overseas - disrupting their financial networks", he continued, adding that MS-13 is involved in a wide range of "criminal activities" including human trafficking, murder and prostitution.


Ohio Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly In October

18 Ноя, 2017

Both the state and local unemployment rates in October remained well below the national rate, which was 4.1 percent, a 17-year low. Job gains were reported in sectors including educational and health services, leisure and hospitality, financial activities, professional and business services, other services, and trade, transportation and utilities.


Staten Island Mall hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2017

11 Ноя, 2017

ET on Thanksgiving. Of course, not everyone can tolerate the chaos and headaches that inevitably accompany Black Friday shopping, which is why retailers have begun to offer Black Friday-quality deals several weeks in advance of the actual Black Friday shopping event.


Unilever Snags Tazo Tea From Starbucks For $384M

04 Ноя, 2017

Tazo , the companies' announcements explain, is sold primarily in grocery and convenience stores and in "mass channels" as tea packages, K-cup pods and. And the company committed to returning US$15 billion to investors over the next three years through dividends and stock buybacks. Starbucks total net income slipped 1.6% to $789 million, or 54 cents a share, on total net revenue of $5.7 billion for the three months ended October 1.


Ford Recalls 1.3 Million Pickup Trucks

19 Окт, 2017

The automaker is recalling model year 2015 to 2017 F-150 trucks and model year 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks. Ford estimates the cost of the recall at $267 million. Ford's stock traded down about 0.4% Wednesday afternoon, at $12.22 in a 52-week range of $10.47 to $13.27. In September 2016, Ford said it was taking a $640 million charge for its expanded side-door latch recalls.


IBM develops blockchain system for banks

18 Окт, 2017

Several global banks have already partnered with IBM for this solution which includes Wizdraw (KH) of WorldCom Finance, TD Bank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. It will process up to 60% of all cross-border payments in the South Pacific's retail foreign exchange corridors including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga by early next year.


Amazon Debuts (Parent-Controlled) Shopping Accounts for Teens

13 Окт, 2017

Reflecting how kids use the internet these days, the new shopping system only works through the Amazon mobile app. Teens may also access certain Prime benefits if their parents are a Prime member. This will send parents a message with details of the order. The new accounts for teens on Amazon allow parents to control their teen's purchasing while still giving them access to their own benefits.


Oil stocks to buy ahead of next OPEC meeting

12 Окт, 2017

He also said Nigeria and Libya, who were exempted from the pact, "are making progress towards full recovery" of production, after which they could join the OPEC-led agreement. "Although the motive behind the Saudi King visiting Moscow would not have been purely to discuss oil, the combination of the visit with the announcement of further production cuts does help improve sentiment ahead of the upcoming OPEC meeting on 30 November", Ahmad added.


Nobel Prize 2017: Richard H. Thaler Wins Nobel for Economic Science

11 Окт, 2017

That "incorporates more realistic analysis of how people think and behave when making economic decisions", it said. He's considered the founding father of "behavioral economics". While a number of people on social media congratulated him for winning the Nobel Prize, some members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pointed out that Thaler had extended his support to the central government's demonetisation move.


Questions arise on China's plans as N. Korea war talk rises

07 Окт, 2017

They receive a fraction of their salaries, while as much as 70 percent is taken directly by Kim's government . The highly-respected Associated Press ( AP) reports the rogue state sends tens of thousands of workers across the world to help bring up to £350m a year into government coffers.


Former UK PM would be questioned over rape

06 Окт, 2017

The investigation, which drew to a close in August, was sparked by a wave of allegations of historic sexual abuse following the death of DJ Jimmy Savile in 2011. Much later, between 1990 and 1992 it is alleged that Heath indecently assaulted a boy of 12-14. An allegation that Ted Heath indecently assaulted a 10 year old boy in Kent in the company of another unknown man in a public location in 1962.


GM: The future is all-electric

03 Окт, 2017

GM joins a growing list of manufacturers who have, in recent months, announced plans to greatly expand their range of battery and fuel-cell vehicles. Competition . The news helped push GM's stock up 4.4 percent to a record closing price of $42.16 on Monday, besting the old high of $40.99 set on December 20, 2013.


Real Madrid face familiar foe in opposite dugout against Espanyol

02 Окт, 2017

We can change all of [the talk about poor home form] tomorrow. Madrid are still without a win in three La Liga home games this season, drawing with Levante and Valencia, and losing 1-0 to Real Betis last time out. Ronaldo has hinted he would like a new deal despite signing on until 2021 last November, with reports suggesting he wants to better the terms Lionel Messi has been handed by Barcelona .


Air France flight from Paris to LA makes emergency landing in Canada

01 Окт, 2017

PST Saturday at Goose Bay Airport in Newfoundland and Labrador. PASSENGERS have told of their terror after a plane's engine seemingly fell to pieces mid-air. One passenger tweeted that the engine had "blown apart" over the Atlantic. Engine Alliance said in a statement that it was looking into "reports of an issue" involving one of its engines.


How Westbrook's deal could shape the Thunder

01 Окт, 2017

Russell Westbrook signed the biggest total contract in National Basketball Association history on the birthday of Kevin Durant . Westbrook said this week that Oklahoma City is where he wanted to be. To have him cement his legacy as a leader as we enter into our 10th season in Oklahoma City is extraordinary. Westbrook agreeing to this move dumps cold water all over the Lakers rumors, and this suggests the Thunder could wind up keeping their core together as well.


Ex-Porsche executive arrested in Audi emissions probe

30 Сен, 2017

In late 2016, Volkswagen pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the USA government over the diesel scandal and agreed to pay almost $25 billion in fines, penalties and compensation, after it settled a number of civil lawsuits. VW faces an array of legal challenges in Germany and worldwide relating to the software, installed mainly in own- brand vehicles but also in cars made by Audi , Skoda and Seat, among its stable of 12 brands.


Oil Prices Inch Higher After Surprise Crude Draw

27 Сен, 2017

Meanwhile Turkey threatened to cut oil flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region in response to its referendum on independence, which Turkey does not recognise. USA shale oil production is already growing rapidly and higher prices could prompt another surge in drilling. But so far rising production from the U.S., Nigeria and Libya has undermined the cartel's efforts to curb excess supply.


Uber London licence: 'Direct anger at firm' says mayor

27 Сен, 2017

Transport for London said the decision was based on the way drivers' background checks were completed, how criminal offences were reported and the use of software created to stop regulators accessing its app. Chief Executive Logan Green told the Associated Press in August that Lyft planned to go worldwide "in the not too distant future". "But that required a dialogue we haven't been able to have", Tom Elvidge, Uber's general manager in London , told " The Sunday Times " as part of ...


Uber dispute in London mirrors deep economic, political disagreements in Britain

25 Сен, 2017

The transport body has also questioned Uber's lack of responsibility regarding various security and public health issues, including its procedures for reporting severe criminal offences and obtaining medical certificates, as well its attitude towards driver background checks.


Tesla working with AMD on artificial intelligence chip for self-driving car

23 Сен, 2017

Furthermore, Tesla has already receivedback samples of the first implementation of its processor and is now running tests on it , a source told CNBC . He joined Tesla early past year and is now the head of Autopilot hardware. Tesla has claimed that its current generation vehicles have all the hardware and computing capability on board to achieve full self-driving with a software update in the future.


Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: iPhone models now available at 'lowest prices'

22 Сен, 2017

In a statement, Flipkart said it recorded the highest-ever single-day sales of smartphones since the category opened for the Big Billion Days sale at midnight on Thursday and said it sold 1.3 million smartphones within the first 24 hours.


Struggling Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection

20 Сен, 2017

Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 as part of a financial restructuring of $4.9 billion in debt , including a $400 million interest payment due next year and a $1.7 billion interest payment due in 2019. The world's largest toy store chain said it had filed for Chapter 11 to restructure its debts and work out a sustainable path for its finances that will allow it to invest in long-term growth.


New Zealand Pipeline Leak Worse Than Expected

19 Сен, 2017

However, closer inspection has shown that the damaged section needs to be replaced. Virgin's trans-Tasman services departing Auckland and diverting to Wellington Airport or Christchurch Airport, causing delays of up to two hours for flights departing Australia.


BMW Championship: Marc Leishman extends lead to five in Chicago

18 Сен, 2017

It was a feel-good moment in charity, and on the scorecard. AUSTRALIAN Marc Leishman raced out of the blocks on his way to a two-stroke lead but several big names were lined up within striking distance after the first round at the BMW Championship outside Chicago yesterday.



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