Didi Chuxing secures $4bn to fund global expansion

As the ride-hailing firm takes on Uber, it looks to be teaming up with the USA ride-hailing firm's global rivals. Didi said on Tuesday that it was looking to bring its ride-hailing service to Taiwan . The company said that Chinese and global insti... More..

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by | Friday, December 22, 2017

South Africa's ANC Downgrades Israel Embassy Ahead of Yerushalayim Vote

South Africa's ruling African National Congress has adopted a resolution calling for the nationalisation of the central bank and land expropriation without compensation, a senior party official said on Wednesda...More..

Facebook job ads are being used to filter out older applicants
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Facebook job ads are being used to filter out older applicants

In addition to employment, civil rights laws prohibit discrimination in housing, employment, lending, voting and education. Under the law, companies are prohibited from discrimination based on age in employme...More..

U.S. finds against Bombardier in Boeing dispute
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

U.S. finds against Bombardier in Boeing dispute

The U.S. International Trade Commission is expected to make a determination if Boeing was harmed by Bombardier's actions, a decision that will determine whether the investigation will be terminated. Bombardie...More..

RI hangs on to second US House seat in population estimates
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

RI hangs on to second US House seat in population estimates

The population increase is beneficial because businesses move where talent lives, Rogers said. That brought the 2017 population estimate for IL to 12,802,023 people. New U.S. Census Bureau data shows Wyoming lo...More..

Uber dealt blow after European Union court classifies it as transport service
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Uber dealt blow after European Union court classifies it as transport service

The ECJ ruling arose in 2014 following a dispute between Uber and a taxi drivers' association in Barcelona, which originally centred on a now-defunct service called UberPop. The ECJ said Uber "exercises decisiv...More..

by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

General Mills (GIS) Announces Earnings Results

About 5.85 million shares traded or 41.62% up from the average. MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - General Mills reported results for the second quarter ended November 26, 2017. Three months ago, a...More..

IN woman charged $350 for negative hotel review
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

IN woman charged $350 for negative hotel review

Arthur alleged that it smelled of sewage and had weak water pressure as well as broken air conditioning. "So I went ahead and took it down", she toldWRTV. That scared her, so she took the online review down. ...More..

by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Illegal Canadian Subsidies Propped up Bombardier C Series Program: Boeing

Moreover, he told the commission there's no evidence Bombardier planes will be exported to the USA; that the C-Series does not compete with Boeing aircraft; that Boeing has a seven-year backlog in sales, ...More..

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Has Plan To Buy Panthers, And Athletes Want In
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Has Plan To Buy Panthers, And Athletes Want In

The announcement came shortly after NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed that the league would continue its investigation into Richardson, following allegations of sexual and racial misconduct in the workplac...More..

Oopsy: Elon Musk Tweeted His Personal Phone Number To 16 Million Followers
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Oopsy: Elon Musk Tweeted His Personal Phone Number To 16 Million Followers

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO posted his phone number on Twitter . Apparently, he was attempting to direct message John Carmack , chief technology officer of Facebook's Oculus virtual reality division. Thos...More..

ME home sales on track for record high year
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

ME home sales on track for record high year

At November's sales pace, it would take a record low 3.4 months to exhaust the current inventory, down from 3.9 months in October. "Faster economic growth in recent quarters, the booming stock market and cont...More..

AT&T promises $1000 bonus to workers after tax overhaul
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

AT&T promises $1000 bonus to workers after tax overhaul

AT&T Inc. said on Wednesday it will pay $1,000 bonuses to more than 200,000 employees and invest an additional $1 billion in the United States in 2018 once a tax reform bill approved by Congress is signed into ...More..

Honda to slot third-gen Insight hybrid above Civic
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Honda to slot third-gen Insight hybrid above Civic

It will also focus on "high fuel efficiency", using the latest incarnation of Honda's two-motor hybrid system. While the original 1999 Insight was an aerodynamic, but otherwise compromised, three-door hat...More..

S&P, Dow Open Higher as Tax Bill Vote Draws Near
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

S&P, Dow Open Higher as Tax Bill Vote Draws Near

The pending tax reforms in the USA have raised hopes of businesses around the country and the impact is directly visible on the Wall Street with major United States stock indexes hitting record highs in a bro...More..

Markets cheer BJP's election victory
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Markets cheer BJP's election victory

Globally, Asian stocks advanced broadly as investors remained optimistic about the outlook for Republican tax reform and the World Bank raised its forecast for China's growth in 2017, citing rising household in...More..

Ola buys Foodpanda local unit
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Ola buys Foodpanda local unit

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said, "I'm excited about our partnership with Delivery Hero as we team up to take Foodpanda India to the next level". Under the deal, Foodpanda's India business will be trans...More..

by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Shorted Shares Decreased By 7.95%

It has underperformed by 71.88% the S&P500. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.0297 during the last trading session, reaching $18.0474. About 5.29 million shares traded. On Thursday, September 17 the stock rating ...More..

German flight attendants union slams Ryanair refusal to talk
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

German flight attendants union slams Ryanair refusal to talk

Ryanair Chief People Officer Eddie Wilson told journalists his meeting with union representatives was positive. The Irish airline, Europe's largest by passenger numbers, announced last week that it would ...More..

Oil edges up on United Kingdom pipeline outage; USA supply limits gains
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Oil edges up on United Kingdom pipeline outage; USA supply limits gains

Sign up here for free access to 7 articles per month + twice daily business email alerts. International Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $63.56 a barrel, up 15 cents, or 0.2 percent. The U.S. oil inventories...More..

Fears for Toys R Us as stand-off emerges
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Fears for Toys R Us as stand-off emerges

The Pension Protection Fund is refusing to back the restructuring of Toys R' Us unless it stumps up £9m for the company's pension fund. Toys R Us has already announced that 26 stores in the United Kingdom a...More..

A Bright Start for CME Futures
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A Bright Start for CME Futures

The reference price, from which price limits are set, is US$19,600 for the February contract, US$19,700 for March and US$19,900 for June, according to CME. The margin for an S&P 500 futures contract , by contr...More..

Hyperloop One bags $50m funding with Richard Branson named as chair
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Hyperloop One bags $50m funding with Richard Branson named as chair

In Virgin Hyperloop One's most recent speed test, the company tested out a new airlock, which it says improves the transition between near-vacuum (200,000 feet above sea level) and atmospheric conditions. All...More..

Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad

The surprising development is that Facebook itself is getting the word out about the negative news. Facebook points toward a University of MI study that found people experienced a worse mood if they read ...More..

Portland donor drops gold bar into Salvation Army kettle
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Portland donor drops gold bar into Salvation Army kettle

One of the thefts was captured on surveillance video. "The Salvation Army, I would say that they are really the true stewards of goodwill, no matter where you go around the world. For the last two years the c...More..

Lower Gas Prices For Holiday Travelers
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Lower Gas Prices For Holiday Travelers

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice market was $2.35 on Sunday, down 4 cents from last week and 13 cents from a month ago, though they remain 5 cents above previous ye...More..

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Analysts See $0.96 EPS
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Analysts See $0.96 EPS

About 40.17 million shares traded or 46.95% up from the average. Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) has risen 27.19% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Financial Architects Inc sold 3,196 shares as th...More..

by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Marathon Oil (MRO) Share Price

About 28.46M shares traded or 74.82% up from the average. (NYSE:FNF) has risen 25.97% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.65% the S&P500. Financial Management Professionals rep...More..

X to deploy FSOC technology in Andhra for high-speed internet
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

X to deploy FSOC technology in Andhra for high-speed internet

However, keeping stratospheric balloons going permanently is a tricky task, which is why Alphabet's R&D arm, X, has been working toward a ground-based solution that replicates the same technological ethos a...More..

Hackers use Triton malware to shut down plant, industrial systems
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

Hackers use Triton malware to shut down plant, industrial systems

It marks the first report of a safety system breach at an industrial plant by hackers, who have in recent years placed increasing attention on breaking into utilities, factories and other types of critical in...More..