Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

American Airlines Apologizes to Doctor Ordered to Cover Shorts American Airlines Apologizes to Doctor Ordered to Cover Shorts

If she was not able to find acceptable attire, she and her son would not be allowed to fly. When she arrived at the Kingston airport, she recalls, she was sweating and stepped inside a bathroom to cool off before boarding. "It's hard to understand ...

Uber to expand no talking rides, helicopter service and new vehicle tier Uber to expand no talking rides, helicopter service and new vehicle tier

According to Google Maps , a trip from the MetLife Building in midtown Manhattan would take almost an hour - and that's not accounting for rush hour. Uber lets you choose between "happy to chat", "quiet preferred" and "no preference" for the conver...

IBM closes $34 bil. deal to buy Red Hat IBM closes $34 bil. deal to buy Red Hat

Red Hat's technology is strategic, though, particularly if you buy into the idea of open-source platforms like OpenStack and OpenShift being more portable than equivalents from the big three public cloud vendors - AWS, Microsoft and Google.

Futures turn positive after Fed chief Powell's remarks Futures turn positive after Fed chief Powell's remarks

In prepared remarks ahead of his two-day testimony to Congress, Powell said overall growth has also "moderated", while "there is a risk that weak inflation will be even more persistent than we now anticipate". Wall Street had been duly circumspect, w...

In IndiGo's Promoter Vs Promoter, A Sebi Intervention In IndiGo's Promoter Vs Promoter, A Sebi Intervention

In his communication to SEBI, he said he had not expected that, over the years, Bhatia "would start building an ecosystem of other companies that would enter into dozens of related-party transactions (RPTs) with IndiGo ". "IndiGo in its BSE regulato...

Bank of Canada maintains interest rate: Read the official statement Bank of Canada maintains interest rate: Read the official statement

Fallout from the uncertain worldwide trade environment was also reflected in the bank's updated economic projections, which were also released Wednesday in the bank's quarterly monetary policy report . A rate-cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve could af...

CBOT corn, soybean futures higher on export report CBOT corn, soybean futures higher on export report

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said last week that 56% of the corn crop is in good-to-excellent as farmers struggle with recent adverse weather. However, soybeans were choppy, turning higher at times, on worries about forecasts for hot, dry w...

President Trump tweets support for Bernie Marcus President Trump tweets support for Bernie Marcus

He has. If we look at this country, I would say that we are better off today than we were eight years ago or six years ago". Posting under the #boycotthomedepot hashtag, individuals have criticized Marcus' hefty donations to Trump, expressed thei...

Ford recalling roughly 400 Focus cars in Canada over engine fault Ford recalling roughly 400 Focus cars in Canada over engine fault

According to the automaker, the vehicles in this new recall did not receive the intended software update to the powertrain control module. The defective valve could cause excessive vacuum in the system, enough to pull on and deform the walls of t...

Cisco to acquire Acacia Communications for Dollars 2.6 billion Cisco to acquire Acacia Communications for Dollars 2.6 billion

Upon the close, Acacia employees will join Cisco's networking and security business and will report to David Goeckeler, the executive vice president and general manager of that business for Cisco. On the call, Cisco stated a commitment to serve...

China And India Put Future Of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Into Question China And India Put Future Of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Into Question

According to Bloomberg , India's Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Garg has indicated that Libra is unlikely to get the government's nod. Similarly, the French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire issued a warning that Facebook's Libra must not ...

China's producer prices up 0.3 pct in H1 China's producer prices up 0.3 pct in H1

On a monthly basis, producer prices went down 0.3 percent in June, compared with the 0.2-percent growth in May. The rate of growth was the slowest since August 2016 when the PPI last dipped into negative territory. Price gains in the coal mining se...

United States crude oil inventories decrease last week: API United States crude oil inventories decrease last week: API

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude Clc1 climbed 85 cents, or 1.5%, to $58.68 by 0541 GMT. "The market is still caught between concerns of slowing growth and high geopolitical risk with Iran", said Phil Flynn, an analyst at Price Futures Group in ...

Plane passenger films viral video showing dramatic engine fault in mid-air Plane passenger films viral video showing dramatic engine fault in mid-air

Flight 1425 was on its way from Atlanta when the flight crew made a decision to divert the MD-88 airplane. In the brief, but startling footage captured high above the clouds, the center of the air intake opening on the plane's turbofan engine can be ...

Greece’s new cabinet sworn in after New Democracy party’s win Greece’s new cabinet sworn in after New Democracy party’s win

Finance ministers from the 19 European Union countries that use the euro currency, who met in Brussels, insisted key targets must be adhered to. "Commitments are commitments, and if we break them, credibility is the first thing to fall apart", Mari...

Asia cautious as everything rides on dovish Powell Asia cautious as everything rides on dovish Powell

Expensive valuations and pressure on earnings were among the reasons for the downgrade, Sheets said, while the bank increased its exposure to emerging markets sovereign credit and safe haven Japanese government bonds. On the trade front, White House ...

United Kingdom watchdog proposes to fine Marriott US$124m for data breach United Kingdom watchdog proposes to fine Marriott US$124m for data breach

Relating to an incident that Marriott reported in November 2018 , which saw approximately 339 million guest records exposed globally, of which around 30 million related to residents of 31 countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) and seven mil...

Apple could release four iPhones in 2020 including mid-range model Apple could release four iPhones in 2020 including mid-range model

Three analysts now rate Apple's shares a " sell ", according to data from Refinitiv. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $230.00 target price on shares of Apple in a research report on Monday, April 29th. We're probably ...

Fimer acquires ABB solar activities Fimer acquires ABB solar activities

ABB estimates that it will affect the company's half-year results of 2019 since it will result in an after-tax non-operational charge of around United States dollars 430 million, including cash outflows paid to Fimer from the deal closing through ...

Disney announces recall on 80,000 Toy Story toys Disney announces recall on 80,000 Toy Story toys

Forky, a brand new character in the newly-released Toy Story 4 , quickly won the audiences' hearts with his refreshing message about creativity and waste. Toy Story 4 is in theaters now. A "Forky" plush toy made by Disney appears in a photo provi...

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public by end of 2019 Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public by end of 2019

Virgin Galactic and Social Capital Hedosophia did not respond to requests for comment from Reuters outside regular business hours. Billionaire Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, plans to go public by the end of this year a...

FCC considering rules to ban robocalls FCC considering rules to ban robocalls

The rules would give teeth to the Ray Baum's Act (RBA) that was enacted a year ago. Below Chairman Pai, the FCC has made combating robocalls and caller ID spoofing notion to be one of its top priorities. consumers". The FCC will vote on the...

New electric auto to be unveiled TODAY New electric auto to be unveiled TODAY

The absence of an exhaust system is another telltale sign the auto doesn't have an internal combustion engine, and if you'll ever see its underside, you'll notice it's mostly closed to reduce aerodynamic drag. A Level 2 AC option offers a maximum cha...

France to impose green tax on plane tickets France to impose green tax on plane tickets

Air travel is responsible for more than 2% of man-made greenhouse gas emission, but that share is forecast to grow significantly in coming decades. Ms Borne said the money raised by the tax will be invested in in less-polluting transport, such as r...

EVA Air reaches agreement with striking cabin crews EVA Air reaches agreement with striking cabin crews

However, the strike itself is not scheduled to technically end until midnight on Wednesday (July 10). This strike was the longest in the history of Taiwan. With the China Airlines dispute, the pilot's main demand was an increase the number of pilot...

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