Wednesday August 21-st, 2019

What Walmart Is Doing to Address Social Backlash Over Greeter Layoffs What Walmart Is Doing to Address Social Backlash Over Greeter Layoffs

But he's not sure if all his fellow greeters will be able to meet the new requirements. "I seriously wonder this", she continued. There's a happy ending for a greeter from the Walmart near Selinsgrove. "Jay has been at Walmart for as long as I can ...

Hyundai Sonata revealed, showcases all-new design language Hyundai Sonata revealed, showcases all-new design language

Hyundai Motor Company unveiled images of the next-generation Sonata in South Korea Tuesday, giving a glimpse of the sedan that will begin rolling off the assembly line in Montgomery this fall. "Sonata celebrates innovative coupe-like silhouette", ...

Oil plunges 3 percent after weak United States jobs report Oil plunges 3 percent after weak United States jobs report

EST (1542 GMT). Financial markets also took a hit after comments on Thursday from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi that the European economy was in "a period of continued weakness". Investment bank Jefferies said USA output growth was...

Ex-Nissan chairman leaves Tokyo jail disguised as workman Ex-Nissan chairman leaves Tokyo jail disguised as workman

He faces charges of aggravated breach of trust and under-reporting his compensation to the tune of 82 million USA dollars at Nissan for almost a decade. The executive, who spent 108 days in custody, denies under-reporting his income and says that a t...

Lottery victor grateful after Good Samaritan returns $273M winning ticket Lottery victor grateful after Good Samaritan returns $273M winning ticket

To his surprise, he found that somebody had handed them in the day before. On Sunday night during a snow storm, Weirsky got around to checking his numbers - and realized he was holding the winning ticket. "Think about it. How long did I work?" We...

Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund to dump oil and gas shares Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund to dump oil and gas shares

The world's largest sovereign wealth fund is expected to scale back its investments in oil companies, worth nearly $40bn, after ministers backed calls for the fund to turn its back on oil. Norway said the removal of upstream oil and gas assets from i...

Researcher Claims to Have Found $90 Million of QuadrigaCX's Missing Funds Researcher Claims to Have Found $90 Million of QuadrigaCX's Missing Funds

As investigations continue into other cold wallets , some researchers believe that it is possible that the assets were in fact being stored with other exchanges. It also noted 14 suspicious user accounts had been created on the Quadriga trading pl...

PowerBall drawing Wednesday night offers $381 million jackpot PowerBall drawing Wednesday night offers $381 million jackpot

If there is no jackpot victor, the amount grows larger for the next drawing. A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at winning the jackpot. EST on Wednesday night. The cash option on Saturday will be worth an estimated $247.9 million. ...

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Amazon, Facebook, Google Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Amazon, Facebook, Google

Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday that if elected US president she would seek to break up Amazon .com Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc as part of a structural change to the tech sector aimed at promoting competition.

Canada racks up record trade deficit as energy exports slump Canada racks up record trade deficit as energy exports slump

Imports, meanwhile, were up 1.6 percent in December to Can$50.9 billion. Exports fell by 3.8 percent in December - the largest monthly drop since a 4.5 percent plunge in July 2017 - as weak prices slashed the value of crude shipments by 28.7 percen...

China Crude Oil, Gas Imports Continue Up In February China Crude Oil, Gas Imports Continue Up In February

But they noted that export momentum on a three-month basis has moderated significantly since the third quarter past year and said "growth is likely to remain soft in the near future". China is on track to become the world's largest LNG importer for m...

Amazon to enter grocery store arena Amazon to enter grocery store arena

In a statement on Friday, Amazon said it "doesn't comment on rumors or speculation". Whether these new outposts would carry the Amazon name or be called an entirely different brand remains to be seen. Other cities could be San Francisco, Seattle, Phi...

OECD lowers economic forecast amid slowing growth OECD lowers economic forecast amid slowing growth

It's slower growth ahead for the global economy, according to the " Interim Economic Outlook " released Wednesday by the OECD. ‌The Outlook identifies the Chinese and European slowdown, as well as the weakening of global trade growth, as the princi...

Eskom to deliberate on revenue shortfall after tariff hike Eskom to deliberate on revenue shortfall after tariff hike

An increase of 8.1% will be seen in 20/21 and 5,2% in 202/2022. The power utility projects a R20bn loss for year end March and warned of further losses in the next financial year, even if the full tariff application is granted. Business Unity South...

Goodyear unveils the flying auto tyre of the future at Geneva Goodyear unveils the flying auto tyre of the future at Geneva

But Goodyear's yearly tire design stunts - which usually come out at the Geneva International Motor Show, like this year - are not about the immediate practicality of their concepts but introducing ideas that may be used in the future. On the road,...

France's New Digital Tax to Target Google, Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon France's New Digital Tax to Target Google, Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon

Euronews has reached out to the other listed digital giants for comment. Hammond estimated that this would bring in up to £400 million ($510 million) a year for the Treasury, starting in 2020. Naturally, they tend to opt for the countries with the ...

Venezuela's Guaido vows public sector strikes amid Maduro fight Venezuela's Guaido vows public sector strikes amid Maduro fight

Over three million people have fled Venezuela's poverty, corruption, crime, and despair. The strikes would seek to capitalize on the opposition's momentum spurred by Guaido's triumphant return to Venezuela on Monday, after he flouted a travel ban t...

Bugattis La Voiture Noire is the worlds most expensive new auto Bugattis La Voiture Noire is the worlds most expensive new auto

Hopefully, but we wouldn't get our hopes up too high given the value of the auto which will only go up in time. "The auto enthusiast is fascinated by the Atlantic; with the Voiture Noire, he has acquired a vehicle that takes up the legend and carri...

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) Up +10.20% Tuesday Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) Up +10.20% Tuesday

Investors saw a negative move of -0.96% in last five trading days. Investors looking to chalk up healthy returns in the stock market may need to pay attention to avoid common pitfalls. Wedbush Securities Inc. purchased a new stake in Aurora Canna...

Global Ultra-Wealthy Population Grew By One Almost Every Hour in 2018 Global Ultra-Wealthy Population Grew By One Almost Every Hour in 2018

The other cities in Knight Frank's top five are Hong Kong in third position, followed by Singapore and Los Angeles. The Wealth Report states that there are 2,696 billionaires in the world, of which over 1,000 will be in Asia in the next four years....

Canadian PM Trudeau's former top aide testifies in his defence Canadian PM Trudeau's former top aide testifies in his defence

A day after Justin Trudeau skipped a planned trip to Regina for private meetings in Ottawa, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the prime minister is "weighing very carefully" what he must do to reassure Canadians about the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Aon considers bid for Willis Towers Watson Aon considers bid for Willis Towers Watson

The companies have held preliminary talks and Aon is preparing to submit a bid in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter said, asking not to be identified as the details aren't public. Willis Towers Watson was created from a merger in 2016...

Does That AI Startup Really Use AI? Maybe Not, Study Finds Does That AI Startup Really Use AI? Maybe Not, Study Finds

The report reviewed the activities, functions, and funding of new businesses across 13 European countries, and found that many do not use AI in a way that is "material to a company's value proposition". In some cases, companies had apparently allowed...

Discreet performance: the all-electric Polestar 2 Discreet performance: the all-electric Polestar 2

Currently, Polestar is only selling the launch edition of the Polestar 2 starts at a targeted price of $69,900 CAD according to the company's pre-order site . Polestar was one Volvo's in-house tuning and performance devision. Polestar CEO Thomas...

Bangladeshis leave phones, cameras in Uber cars Bangladeshis leave phones, cameras in Uber cars

Well, you're not alone. The transportation service also said that the top three Canadian cities that lost the most items were Lethbridge, Alberta and Ontario regions Niagara and Kitchener-Waterloo. "The most forgetful days in 2018 were September 1,...

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