Friday April 19-th, 2019

Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola Apologize Over Offensive Napkins Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola Apologize Over Offensive Napkins

Write down your number & give it to your plane crush. Reaction: Some social media members thought the napkins were creepy. "Hey @Delta and @CocaCola These napkins are creepy AF". In October, an Australian hotel apologized for an ad featurin...

Twitter Reveals How Many Daily Active Users It Has Twitter Reveals How Many Daily Active Users It Has

The company said it expected total revenue of between $715m and $775m, the midpoint of which was below the Wall Street consensus of $762m. Analysts had expected 25 cents, on average, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. However, the company disclos...

Hotel booking sites vow to stop using 'misleading' sales tactics Hotel booking sites vow to stop using 'misleading' sales tactics

The CMA started enforcement action past year and although it has legal powers the companies involved have "voluntarily agreed" to make the changes. The regulator has set a final implementation date of 1 September 2019 but notes sites have begun t...

JLR suffers worst quarterly loss - RM17.9 bil in Q4 '18 JLR suffers worst quarterly loss - RM17.9 bil in Q4 '18

The automotive industry is facing significant market, technological, and regulatory headwinds. Speth said: "This is a hard time for the industry but we remain focused on ensuring sustainable and profitable growth and making targeted investments tha...

M&S Is Selling A M&S Is Selling A "Love Sausage" For Valentine's Day

One person joked on Twitter: "The social media team at @marksandspencer have just "won" Twittter for the day, give up folks, nothing to see here but some #LoveSausage". Another suggested the sausage was just the next natural product to gift someone...

Nissan Rogue Sport Facelift Boasts New Styling And Standard Safety Shield Tech

LED daytime running lights come along for the ride, while a new set of taillights live out back. Additionally, there are new 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and two new exterior colors offered, both metallic, and both with hyperbolic names: nitro lime ...

Mark Carney: Britain faces weakest growth in a decade Mark Carney: Britain faces weakest growth in a decade

It forecasts output expanding by a healthier 1.9% in 2021. "The fog of Brexit is causing short term volatility in economic data, and more fundamentally is creating a series of tensions in the economy", Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said at a...

RBA's Lowe sees interest-rate outlook 'more evenly balanced' RBA's Lowe sees interest-rate outlook 'more evenly balanced'

A man smokes next to the Reserve Bank of Australia headquarters in central Sydney , Australia February 6, 2018. "Over the past year, the next-move-is-up scenarios were more likely than the next-move-is-down scenarios". The RBA has kept its cash ...

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says National Enquirer threatened to publish revealing pictures Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says National Enquirer threatened to publish revealing pictures

The National Enquirer published a story last month that included lurid texts between Bezos and former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez . As far as why the outlet would go to such lengths, with threats to release "below the belt selfie", among other im...

Jeremy Corbyn Sets Out Labour's Requirements for Backing May's Brexit Deal Jeremy Corbyn Sets Out Labour's Requirements for Backing May's Brexit Deal

The Swiss banking group is the latest financial institution to disclose a material transfer of its business away from London ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union on March 29. Mr Verhofstadt told a press conference: "We can't have an...

Three CP Rail crew members killed in BC derailment Three CP Rail crew members killed in BC derailment

Just 13 cars and the rear locomotive remained on the track after the accident. "It was not anything the crew did", senior investigator James Carmichael told reporters. According to the Transportation Safety Board , 99 grain hopper cars and two loc...

De Blasio Says Amazon HQ2 Will Prevail De Blasio Says Amazon HQ2 Will Prevail

The HQ2 deal needs approval from the New York State Public Authorities Control Board, which has the final say over the "approval of the financing and construction of any project proposed by state public benefit corporations", according to state law.

Ram trucks recall: Fiat Chrysler recalls 573000 Ram pickups for steering problem Ram trucks recall: Fiat Chrysler recalls 573000 Ram pickups for steering problem

The recall applies to Ram 3500 heavy-duty pickup truck models manufactured from 2013 to 2017, as well as Ram 2500 pickups and 3500 Chassis cabs manufactured between 2014 and 2018. No injuries or accidents have yet been reported, but drivers are a...

Oil slips on API report of USA inventory rise Oil slips on API report of USA inventory rise

OPEC oil supply fell in January by the largest amount in two years despite sluggish production declines from Russian Federation, according to a Reuters survey. "The other practical problem is that, given the sanctions, we should no longer manage Vene...

BB&T and SunTrust will merge to make nation’s 6th largest bank BB&T and SunTrust will merge to make nation’s 6th largest bank

The deal comes at a time when the Trump administration is pushing for easing crisis-era regulations that restricted expansion and added increased regulatory scrutiny on big banks. Its footprint will cover the U.S. East Coast, with new corporate headq...

At least two killed after building collapses in Turkey's Istanbul At least two killed after building collapses in Turkey's Istanbul

Turkish police, ambulances and firefighters were sent to the site of the collapsed eight-story building. The rescue operation was interrupted three times over fears that it might fall and harm rescuers, Yerlikaya said. According to CNN Turk, the buil...

GM's Resilient Profit Shows Why CEO Mary Barra Decided to Cut Jobs GM's Resilient Profit Shows Why CEO Mary Barra Decided to Cut Jobs

Shortly after General Motors confirmed the layoffs of thousands of workers at several plants across the country, the automaker announced it's bringing 1000 new jobs to a MI assembly plant. In premarket trading on Wednesday, the shares were up 4 pe...

RBI May Change Stance To RBI May Change Stance To "Neutral" In Shaktikanta Das's First Review

The panel also made a decision to change the monetary policy stance from "calibrated tightening" to "neutral". The continued decline in food prices pulled down retail inflation to an 18-month low of 2.19 percent in December 2018. 2 MPC members Ch...

Oil rises 1 pct on signs of tightening global oil supply Oil rises 1 pct on signs of tightening global oil supply

The oil industry generally believes the curbs will help balance the market in 2019. International Brent crude oil futures were at $62.72 a barrel, also up 21 cents or 0.4 percent, after closing down 0.4 percent in the previous session. The sanction...

Trump's choice as World Bank chief is one of its biggest critics Trump's choice as World Bank chief is one of its biggest critics

Experts had thought it unlikely those countries would join forces against the U.S. candidate but the choice of Malpass could unite them behind a rival. Malpass has called the banks "entrenched" and "intrusive" and described their lending practices "c...

Snap shares surge 20 percent on surprisingly strong results Snap shares surge 20 percent on surprisingly strong results

The company also doesn't expect daily active users to decline in the first three months of 2019. The company, which has never recorded a profit, reported a loss of almost $192 million for the period, down from a loss of $350 million in the year-ago...

Foxconn's Wisconsin plans are back on after talks with Trump Foxconn's Wisconsin plans are back on after talks with Trump

Trump and Chairman Terry Gou, Foxconn is moving forward with our planned construction of a Gen 6 fab facility, which will be at the heart of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park , ' Foxconn's revised statement to press claims. The state of ...

Good Enough, GMC? Ram Debuts New Multifunction Tailgate Good Enough, GMC? Ram Debuts New Multifunction Tailgate

Each side can be swung out like a door, either individually or together, to offer closer access to the bed floor, and the entire unit can be dropped down like a traditional tailgate. The new gate comes after the brand first applied to patent the idea...

Battlefield V Underperforms and EA Blames Single Player For It Battlefield V Underperforms and EA Blames Single Player For It

KitGuru Says: Hopefully this doesn't mean the end of the Battlefield series, but perhaps EA could take a leaf out of Ubisoft's book by stepping back for a year to re-evaluate. You can read Wilson's full comments on Battlefield 5's performance b...

Tesla cut its Model 3 prices again Tesla cut its Model 3 prices again

The starting cost of the Model 3 is now about $35,000 (roughly Rs. 25 lakhs), after about $8,000 of credits and fuel savings, Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tweeted . "It's a super hard grind", he wrote. The billionaire in the past fe...

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