Fri, 17 Aug 2018

Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...

Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Policybazaar Group appoints CEO, COO for its HealthTech Venture

New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): ETechAces Marketing Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (PolicyBazaar Group), which owns India's leading insurtech brand, PolicyBazaar.com ...

SSS offers loan assistance to typhoon, habagat victims

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 15 (PIA)--The Social Security System (SSS) said it allocated more than P863 million for arelief ...

Trump Advisor Touts Sprint, T-Mobile Deal While Denying Lobbying

Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, touted on Wednesday benefits he sees in federal government approval of T-Mobile ...

DOLE open to proposed 14-mo pay

MANILA, August 15 --The labor department has expressed openness to a proposal in the Senate for the grant of 14th ...

As Forgiveness Sweeps Ethiopia, Some Wonder About Justice

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No ...

Indian Rupee Falls to All-time Low Against Dollar

NEW DELHI - The Indian rupee fell to an all-time low Tuesday against the U.S. dollar amid worries that Turkey's ...

Sprint Partners with LG to Launch 5G Smartphone in 2019

Sprint said Tuesday it has partnered with phone manufacturer LG Electronics to launch a 5G smartphone in the first half ...

Young US Adults Experiencing Downward Mobility

The cost of living in the United States is going up, notes writer Alissa Quart. As reported in the New ...

Young Adults Are Experiencing Downward Mobility

The cost of living in the United States is going up, notes writer Alissa Quart. As reported in the New ...

Afghanistan, The 'Unintended Casualty' Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran

As the United States reinstates crippling economic sanctions on Iran, Washington's ally in the region, Afghanistan, could become collateral damage. ...

Hock Seng Lee sees Q2 earnings jump to RM14.12mil

posted a net profit of RM14.12mil in Q2 ended June 30, 2018, a 44% improvement over RM9.78mil recorded in the ...

Watch seven experts debate Nvidia ahead of earnings

Nvidia is scheduled to report quarterly earnings after the bell Thursday. And after introducing its eighth-generation graphics chip on Monday, ...

Wall Street To Open Higher

Early signs from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street open higher on Thursday. Housing Starts and Jobless Claims ...

European stock markets pick up after losses in Asia

Tokyo -- Stock markets are higher in European trading as Turkey's currency crisis abated somewhat and after a downbeat day ...

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U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Kudlow: China Sending Team to Washington to Talk Trade

The United States and China are resuming trade talks, raising hopes for a way out of an intensifying dispute between ...

White House: US 'Crushing It' on Economic Growth

The United States economy, the world's largest, is 'crushing it,' White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declared Thursday. 'This is ...

China Moves Ahead With Subversion Trial of Rights Lawyer in Jiangsu

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have indicted human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng on subversion charges, paving the ...

Kyrgyzstan Follows Neighbors' Example To Create 'Tourist Police'

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan says it will set up a special police force to provide security for tourists who visit the ...

Russia Mulls Retaliation For U.S. Sanctions Over North Korea

Russia says it is working on retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on a Russian company ...

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