Tuesday October 15-th, 2019

Delta trials free WiFi on domestic U.S. flights Delta trials free WiFi on domestic U.S. flights

There's no way for customers to know until the day of travel whether their flight will be included in the pilot as the routes will change daily. Passengers will find out if their flight will offer free Wi-Fi via email or a push notification on the ...

Cloud over steelworks as merger is axed Cloud over steelworks as merger is axed

The German group said "continuing concerns" from the European Commission had sunk its bid to join its steel business in Europe with Tata's. Tata Steel's chief executive T V Narendran told the Press Association that Tata Steel's plant in Port T...

Samuel Adams maker, Dogfish Head Brewery announce merger Samuel Adams maker, Dogfish Head Brewery announce merger

Sam and Mariah Calagione will take almost all of their proceeds from the merger - an estimated $128 million - in stock of the combined company, and Sam Calagione will join the board of directors of Boston Beer in 2020. Jim Koch (left) and Sam Calagio...

McDonald's is bringing hits from its global menu to the US McDonald's is bringing hits from its global menu to the US

From Spain, the Grand McExtreme Bacon Burger includes a quarter-pound of beef, thick-cut bacon, McBacon Sauce, Gouda and slivered onions on a toasted bun. The Dutch McFlurry features vanilla soft serve, caramel swirl amid chopped Daelmans Stroopwaf...

Etihad submits bid for Jet Airways Etihad submits bid for Jet Airways

SBI Capital Markets, a subsidiary of State Bank of India, has received a solicited bid from Etihad Airways and three unsolicited bids for the now-grounded Jet Airways in an ongoing stake sale. If a deal fails to materialise, the airline could be drag...

Ron DeSantis Showcases the Importance of Small Business in Florida Ron DeSantis Showcases the Importance of Small Business in Florida

Based on the businesses' goals, this tool uses the existing images from their business page and lets business owners " set it and forget it " to make it even more simple for them to advertise and focus on other aspects of their business. Among the ne...

Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

US stocks fell for a fifth day on Friday, leaving the S&P 500 Index poised for its biggest weekly drop this year, after Asian equities whipsawed in heavy trading. Trump stepped up pressure on China after raising US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Ch...

Party City closing 45 stores, facing helium shortage Party City closing 45 stores, facing helium shortage

In a statement , Party City CEO James Harrison said that closing stores is normal each year, but this year, it has chosen to close more locations than normal in 2019. Party City has acknowledged the shortage becoming a global problem in a warning pu...

Canada just posted the biggest jobs gain on record Canada just posted the biggest jobs gain on record

Middle-wage jobs rose 7.5 per cent, but lower-paying occupations declined by one per cent, he found. "The unemployment rate fell to 5.7%, wage growth firmed to 2.6% y/y, and the 6-month pace of hiring now stands at 51k". The gains were broad-based ...

TPG and Vodafone's $15bn merger fails to win over ACCC TPG and Vodafone's $15bn merger fails to win over ACCC

VHA CEO Iñaki Berroeta said the company remains "firmly committed" to the merger. "We have therefore decided that VHA should, together with TPG, pursue approval of the merger through the Federal Court", Berroeta said. But in January, the operator rev...

China ramps up crude oil imports despite Washington’s clampdown on Iran China ramps up crude oil imports despite Washington’s clampdown on Iran

Brent crude futures were at $69.78 per barrel by 0902 GMT, down $0.10 or 0.14%. The 30.23 million bpd was down by 90,000 bpd from March and the lowest OPEC total since 2015. The Reuters sources said, however, that the refiners are anxious about san...

Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Pearson Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Pearson

Bancroft Wright, the tanker truck struck the plane and the driver has been charged with risky operation of a vehicle under the federal Aviation Act. "Our primary concern was the safety and well-being of our passengers and crew", Debra Williams said...

Charges dropped against woman with CBD oil at Disney World Charges dropped against woman with CBD oil at Disney World

Burkhalter told Fox 35 , which covers Orlando, Florida , that her doctor recommended that she use CBD oil to manage her arthritis pain. She was later released on $2,000 bail, USA Today noted. In yet another case that highlights the chaos over CBD...

Richest Asian buys iconic British toy store chain Hamleys Richest Asian buys iconic British toy store chain Hamleys

The acquisition by Reliance Industries, owned by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, marks the conglomerate's first foray in an overseas retail brand. Reliance, which already has the master franchise for Hamleys in India , will also get to own 88 stores ac...

Uber is expected to set its share price at $45 Uber is expected to set its share price at $45

Altogether, the sale of 180 million common shares is set to raise $8.1 billion, which the company says will help fund its expansion into new markets and food delivery, as well as funding research into driverless cars. Some still consider the stock ov...

Mazda Large Architecture To Introduce Inline-Six SkyActiv-X, SkyActiv-D Engines Mazda Large Architecture To Introduce Inline-Six SkyActiv-X, SkyActiv-D Engines

The Japanese firm quietly announced plans to develop a family of straight-six engines in a presentation titled Fiscal Year 2019 March Results posted on its investor website. It's an inherently smooth configuration, and the idea of a rear-drive Maz...

Beyond Meat's Valuation Is 'Absurd,' Says Stock's First Short Beyond Meat's Valuation Is 'Absurd,' Says Stock's First Short

Shares gained as much as 235% since pricing on May 1, and closed higher in each of the first four trading days. Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) insider Dariush Ajami purchased 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 6th.

FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law

Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children. Amazon does not disclose which kid skills (develo...

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Launch Effort to Target Credit Cards, Banks Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Launch Effort to Target Credit Cards, Banks

Postal Service could be a model for such a program, according to Hot Air . "It's common sense - in fact, we had these Usury laws until the 70s". The Loan Shark Prevention Act would cap credit-card interest rates at 15 percent, reducing those rates...

Dow Resumes Plunge as China Shocks White House with Hardened Trade Stance Dow Resumes Plunge as China Shocks White House with Hardened Trade Stance

Trader Ryan Falvey works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.The markets remain jittery as investors braced for a crucial phase in U.S. Reuters on Wednesday revealed the extent of the rift that has opened between the two countr...

RBNZ cuts interest rates RBNZ cuts interest rates

The RBNZ said the country's employment was near its "maximum sustainable level" but the outlook was more subdued with capacity pressure expected to ease slightly this year. The Australian dollar lifted as a result and NZD/JPY fell as low as 71.88...

Facebook Co-founder Calls for New Laws Limiting Big Tech Facebook Co-founder Calls for New Laws Limiting Big Tech

He suggested amending Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act while grilling Zuckerberg in 2018. Now he says the company he helped create needs to be. In the op-ed, Hughes called for the FTC, together with the Department of Justice, to forc...

BHP hit by $5 billion suit over 2015 dam failure in Brazil BHP hit by $5 billion suit over 2015 dam failure in Brazil

Instead, it claims the mine continued to increase output of iron ore, leading to heightened water levels. The logo of the Brucutu mine owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA is seen in Sao Goncalo do Rio Abaixo, Brazil February 4, 2019.

European Union cuts on forecasts over trade uncertainty European Union cuts on forecasts over trade uncertainty

But it will rebound to 1.5 percent in 2020. Growth of goods exports is expected to stabilise above the low rate observed in 2018 but significantly below the high rates observed in preceding years, to 3.2%. "The unemployment rate in the euro area is f...

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