Wednesday August 21-st, 2019

Uber loses its appeal to stop drivers being paid for leave Uber loses its appeal to stop drivers being paid for leave

An Uber spokesman said: "This decision was not unanimous and does not reflect the reasons why the vast majority of drivers choose to use the Uber app". In Britain, the self-employed are entitled to only basic protections such as health and safety, bu...

A decade-long rally on Wall Street looks like it’s ending

That's before the current bull market began. Investors around the world have grown increasingly pessimistic about the global economy's prospects over the next few years. The market's big losses this month are an outlier because December is generall...

Amazon leases another 10 Boeing 767 jets for Prime Air fleet Amazon leases another 10 Boeing 767 jets for Prime Air fleet

But the chief executive of another leading aircraft lessor, who keeps a close eye on the air cargo market and who asked not to be identified to protect business relationships, said Amazon is the likely customer for most of the newly acquired jets.

Coffee Company's Customer Data Possibly Stolen Coffee Company's Customer Data Possibly Stolen

According to a statement from Caribou President John Butcher, the Minneapolis-based company identified "unusual activity" on its network November 28. The company is also working closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and it continues to mon...

Hershey's Kisses Are Losing Their Tips And Bakers Are Really Mad Hershey's Kisses Are Losing Their Tips And Bakers Are Really Mad

Scandal broke when it was revealed that the classic little chocolates are missing their iconic tips. Bakers have taken to social media to complain that the lopped-off tops are ruining the look of their holiday treats. Company spokesman Jeff Beckman...

Million Nigerians Are Unemployed - NBS Million Nigerians Are Unemployed - NBS

Full-time employment decreased 6,400 to 8,684,600 and part-time employment increased 43,400 to 4,009,600. Participation rate increased 0.1 pts to 65.7%, the highest trend participation rate ever. While plenty of jobs were created last month,...

United Kingdom auto production fell 20% in November compared with a year ago United Kingdom auto production fell 20% in November compared with a year ago

It is the biggest decline in auto production that the United Kingdom has seen since the last recession in 2009, with November's output heavily down on the same period a year ago. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, says output has been "seriously impac...

FED DEFIES Trump and hikes interest rates despite the president's unceasing attacks FED DEFIES Trump and hikes interest rates despite the president's unceasing attacks

And its updated forecast projects two rate hikes next year, down from three the Fed had predicted in September. But bond prices rose, sending yields lower. The unemployment rate, now at a 49-year low of 3.7 per cent, is expected to fall to 3.5 per ce...

The Dow just suffered its deepest weekly plunge since 2008 The Dow just suffered its deepest weekly plunge since 2008

Over the past few years, stock markets in December have generally ended the year strongly in what's known as a "Santa Claus rally". And the tech-laden Nasdaq was off 3 percent. Gross domestic product, a metric that measures all goods and services pro...

What's open and closed on Christmas and Boxing Day in Ottawa What's open and closed on Christmas and Boxing Day in Ottawa

Two locations, 1860 Bank St. and 515 Somerset St. will open on Boxing Day from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m., but all other locations will be closed until December 27. Post offices and banks will be closed Christmas Day. Department of Motor Vehicles wi...

Thousands still in the dark as B.C. recovers from powerful windstorm Thousands still in the dark as B.C. recovers from powerful windstorm

Officials estimate about a section of the pier about 30 metres long collapsed, and that it could take months before it's fixed. The force of the waves also tossed logs and concrete picnic tables onto the popular promenade along the city's waterfron...

Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan's Ghosn Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan's Ghosn

Ghosn is additionally accused of transferring his personal investment losses to Nissan in an "aggravated breach of trust", resulting in a financial loss of about $16.6 million for the automaker, Bloomberg reported . He was later charged with the s...

1/3 of rare Scotch whiskies tested found to be fake 1/3 of rare Scotch whiskies tested found to be fake

Andy Simpson, from Rare Whiskey 101 which works to ensure the authenticity of rare scotches in an online database, advises whisky collectors to be extra vigilant when buying rare items. Company co-founder David Robertson said "the vast majority" of p...

Ford recalls 874000 North American pickup trucks due to fire risks Ford recalls 874000 North American pickup trucks due to fire risks

Ford Motor is recalling almost 900,000 of its F-150 and Super Duty trucks in North America to replace an engine block heater cable due to the risk of fire, the automaker said Friday. Ford has received three reports of fires in Canada, but none in ...

Will take up issue of angel tax: Suresh Prabhu Will take up issue of angel tax: Suresh Prabhu

A PTI report quoting an income tax official said , "Notices issued on angel tax to startups may be for those that are not recognised by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)". Sharma told Inc42, "There needs to have an accre...

US Fed raises lending rate, signals slower pace US Fed raises lending rate, signals slower pace

World stock markets are facing a "Santa rout" after the latest United States interest rate rise sparked a renewed bout of turbulence. BlueScope Steel and South32 shed 2.33 and 1.81 per cent respectively, while Fortescue Metals fell 0.36 per cent ...

Global Beer Brewing Machines Market 2018 Share,Emerging Trends,Analysis and Forecast 2025 Global Beer Brewing Machines Market 2018 Share,Emerging Trends,Analysis and Forecast 2025

At last, It includes the methodical description of the various factors such as the Craft Beer market growth and a detailed information about the different company's revenue, growth, technological developments, production and the various other str...

Canada oil sector gets $1.2 bln to diversify away from US Canada oil sector gets $1.2 bln to diversify away from US

The federal government offers almost $1 billion to companies of all sizes in commercial financial support from Export Development Canada. "Folks here in Calgary and across Alberta can make a profit out of oil and gas and share that with the rest of...

ISIS ‘BEHEADS’ Scandinavian woman as two killed by ‘extremists’ in Morocco ISIS ‘BEHEADS’ Scandinavian woman as two killed by ‘extremists’ in Morocco

Her mother said her daughter's "throat had been cut", citing information from Danish police. Three of the men were arrested at a bus station in Marrakesh and cops recovered a treasure trove of deadly-looking knives and swords. An unnamed Reuters ...

Euro rebounds as dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting Euro rebounds as dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting

But all eyes will be on signals about the pace of further tightening next year and the Fed's sense of how the economy is holding up amid a U.S. The euro was also up marginally at US$1.1350 (RM4.7430), having recovered all of its losses from Monda...

Amazon's Alexa sent 1,700 recordings to the wrong person Amazon's Alexa sent 1,700 recordings to the wrong person

In return, this user received an email link from the ecommerce giant with more than one thousand Alexa recordings made by a completely different customer. The company also told Reuters that it had contacted "the relevant authorities" as a "precauti...

Trump administration to lift sanctions on companies of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska Trump administration to lift sanctions on companies of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

The United States imposed fresh Russia-related sanctions on Wednesday, expanding a blacklist of individuals allegedly involved in a Kremlin-backed campaign to meddle with the 2016 USA presidential election, among other misdeeds. elections. Mr Derip...

Tilray Signs Deal With Big Pharma Company Sandoz Tilray Signs Deal With Big Pharma Company Sandoz

As part of the collaboration, the two companies could work together to commercialize non-smokable medical cannabis products. Other cannabis companies have made smaller deals, including Tilray working with a Novartis subsidiary called Sandoz, but this...

Experts pinpoint worst times for holiday traffic in the Boston area Experts pinpoint worst times for holiday traffic in the Boston area

With a record number expected to pack up their cars for road trips, highways and roads will undoubtedly be jammed, causing for headaches and frustration. Drivers can expect to pay an average of $3.45 for a gallon of regular gasoline in L.A. County, a...

Senate approves stopgap spending bill Senate approves stopgap spending bill

It goes next to the House. If the measure isn't enacted, nine government departments would run out of funding Friday night. The question is will the President sign it (of course he will). Conservative commentator Ann Coulter published a column th...

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