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The 10 most in-demand programming languages for developers at top companies

For experienced programmers wanting to keep skills up-to-date, or new programmers in the field, here are the best programming languages to learn, according to Coding Dojo...

The 10 most in-demand programming languages for developers at top companies

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These are the top 10 programming languages in blockchain Okay, okay: we all know that blockchain and cryptocurrency developers are in demand these days, but what are the most popular programming languages in blockchain development? It turns out that Ethereum‘s Solidity takes the top spot, followed by JavaS...
2019-05-24 19:00

Best laptop for programming in 2019: top picks for coders, developers and sysadmins If you’re looking for the best laptop for programming, you’ve come to the right page. We found all the best laptops for software developers like you, whether you’re trying your hand at HTML, CSS, JavaScript or VB. Take home the b...
2019-07-09 23:17

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and Implementation conference this ...
2019-06-28 00:34

New survey finds Netflix original programming is better than HBO’s The day after HBO aired the long-awaited series finale of Game of Thrones, Morgan Stanley released the results of research that may give the premium cable network pause. Now that the fantasy series — with its globe-spanning, extremely loyal aud...
2019-05-21 14:39

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal ...
2019-06-18 12:00

Apple's Swift programming language: Cheat sheet Apple's Swift has far-reaching effects on all platforms, not just iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS. We dive into why Swift matters, how to use it, and how it differs from Objective-C....
2019-06-07 23:00

Test Your Typing Speed in 54 Languages at 10FastFingers Hoo boy, I just got my heart rate up with a typing test. At 10FastFingers, you can test your typing speed in most major and European languages, measure yourself against other typists in your language, and compete in realtime (but only in English)....
2019-05-28 22:34

Google Translate's camera now works with more than 100 languages Google Translate's instant camera feature will now make translating a foreign street sign as easy as aiming your phone -- even if your native language isn't English. The company today unveiled a set of new updates to its translation tool, i...
2019-07-10 22:17

Gboard Gets Handwriting Input Support for Over 200 Languages Google's keyboard app, Gboard gets updated to v8.3.6. The app now supports more than 200 languages for handwriting input. Additionally, there are a couple of new features as well....
2019-06-13 17:34

YouTube looks to dilute nasty programming with curated educational playlists Move follows controversy over hate and conspiracy and fake news videos. The curated playlists will not send viewers to other areas of the network.       ...
2019-07-12 03:17

MSNBC reshuffles programming leadership amid ratings drop MSNBC on Wednesday announced the reshuffling of its programming leadership amid complaints from NBC News chief Andy Lack over a ratings drop since the Mueller investigation wrapped up, according to Mediaite. Senior Vice President of Programming and D...
2019-06-13 06:00

Microsoft, Alphabet team up to teach quantum computer programming The very concept of a quantum computer can be daunting, let alone programming it, but Microsoft thinks it can offer a helping hand. It's partnering with Alphabet's X and Brilliant on an online curriculum for quantum computing. The course ...
2019-05-27 04:34

Google Translate's Camera Feature Now Supports 88 Languages I travel a ton, often to countries where my language skills are a little lacking. For those times, Google Translate has become an invaluable tool. The app helped me have a conversation about missing my train with a station agent in southern France th...
2019-07-14 15:00

Implement Three Languages Formula In A Better Manner: Shashi Tharoor Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor today said the solution to the three-language formula is not by abandoning the idea but ensure its better implementation....
2019-06-02 16:00

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Af...
2019-06-01 19:51

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She a...
2019-06-18 09:00

iOS 13 brings support for 22 Indian languages and a Hindi predictive keyboard Apple today unveiled its new iOS 13 at its developer conference. While there are tons of exciting features like dark mode and the new photos app, the company has introduced a bunch of features specifically for India. The new version of iOS will bring...
2019-06-04 03:17

Windows 10 Gets Smart Keyboards for 10 Indian Languages With May 2019 Update Microsoft has launched smart phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages as part of its May 2019 update. The keyboards are available in Hindi, Bangla, Tamil, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Odia, Telugu,......
2019-06-17 17:34

Show Credits, Titles Of Serials In Regional Languages: Centre To Channels In a bid to promote Indian languages, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all satellite TV channels to display the casting, credits and titles of Hindi and regional language serials in......
2019-06-14 18:17

Google Translate’s camera feature now detects and translates a whopping 88 languages As someone who’s writing this from a foreign country, I know it’s often insanely hard for foreigners to navigate a town when every sign is written in a different language. At times like this, Google Translate app’s instant camera translate feature be...
2019-07-11 13:51

MSNBC shakes up leadership in daytime programming after ratings fall post-Mueller report MSNBC is shaking up its leadership among its daytime programming after reported complaints of fallen ratings following the release of the Mueller report. ...
2019-06-13 04:17

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
2019-07-11 17:34

GameDev.World pulls off a historic global online game conference in 8 languages GameDev.World demystified the art of game development just a little bit in the past three days, with 24 hours of talks from a diverse group of experts.Read More...
2019-06-24 04:17

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even astrologists. Less noticed was the fact that Facebo...
2019-07-02 01:17

Developers: Meet your new AI intern Remember when software was eating the world? The trendy observation these days is that artificial intelligence (AI) is eating software. Even Google CEO Sundar Pichai has talked about software that “automatically writes itself.” And certainly if you c...
2019-06-06 17:17

Best Linux distro for developers in 2019 One of the more recent directions of Linux appears to have been to simplify the user experience, in order to make it more familiar and friendly to Windows users. After all, enticing users from Windows to the joys of Linux can hardly be a bad thing, r...
2019-06-01 23:17

AWS AI VP: Developers drive all innovation in technology AWS AI VP Swami Sivasubramanian believes developers drive innovation in technology, which is part of why Amazon created Machine Learning University.Read More...
2019-07-12 04:51

Mordhau's Developers Are On Some Bullshit [Update] Mordhau is a very good medieval brawler, but its also attracted its fair share of assholes since release. That’s nothing out of the ordinary, a lot of games do, but Mordhau’s problem is that its not just retaining them, but catering to their assholey...
2019-07-02 08:34

Developers sue Apple over App Store practices Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple Inc over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by consumers that the U.S. Supreme Court recently allowed to proceed....
2019-06-04 19:17

Sega's Dreamcast Remembered By 8 Of Its Most Important Developers 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the Sega Dreamcast—hence the flashbacks!—and to mark the occasion, the team at Archipel, the same guys behind the excellent toco toco series, sat down for a talk with some of the most important develo...
2019-07-08 18:51

Apple Sued by 2 Developers Over App Store Practices Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by consumers that the US Supreme Court recently allowed to proceed....
2019-06-05 09:51

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees....
2019-06-15 02:00

There's a new Lord of the Rings MMO coming from ex-Destiny developers Amazon Game Studios is teaming up with Athlon Games to co-develop to co-develop and publish a free-to-play Lord of the Rings MMO for PC and console.We first heard news of the upcoming MMO last year, however Amazon Game Studios' involvement is ne...
2019-07-10 19:34

Apple is not a monopoly, claims CEO Tim Cook as two developers sue Yesterday, we told you that four U.S. tech firms could be investigated for possible antitrust violations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Justice Department (DOJ). Monday's report says that the former will probe Amazon and Facebook while...
2019-06-04 23:17

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options to monetize their mobile games. Developers can now display in-app "rewarded video" ads and advertise....
2019-05-29 17:00

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identity even from developers. So, given the value of collecting in...
2019-06-04 17:17

Frostpunk's Developers Don't Want To Call The Console Version A Port Snowy city-builder Frostpunk was one of my favorite games of 2018, even though most of my Victorian outposts fell to cold, starvation, or citizen uprisings. Video producer Paul Tamayo and I sat down with the game’s developers from 11 Bit Studios to t...
2019-06-04 21:17

Software developers are keeping an open mind about blockchain Stack Overflow survey of close to 90,000 developers finds positive attitude toward blockchain, cautious embrace of containers, and a deep love of open source....
2019-06-01 02:17

After 'Fortnite,' Giving Developers a Bigger Share of the Revenue Pie Every time a videogame is purchased from a digital store like Google Play, its creator typically has to give up nearly a third of the sale to the retailer. Tim Sweeney, leader of the cultural force “Fortnite,” thinks that’s unfair, and he’s pushing f...
2019-06-18 16:51

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Developers Promise Better Bosses And More Puzzles Preventing one of the biggest shortcomings of the second Luigi’s Mansion from making it into the third is a high priority, the game’s top producers from Nintendo told Kotaku during an E3 interview in Los Angeles last week....
2019-06-17 17:51

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors...
2019-05-23 21:00

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means....
2019-06-04 00:17

Developers: How PINE64 is creating a community to compete with Raspberry Pi's PINE64 is on a social mission to make device ecosystems that developers can collaborate on. TechRepublic interviewed PINE64's Lukasz Erecinski about the company's philosophy toward open source....
2019-07-04 18:17

The DeanBeat: Great moments with game developers at Gamelab 2019 I’m always hungry when I go to Gamelab, the video game conference in Barcelona that is curated each year by Ivan Fernandez Lobo. I eat up all of the morsels of wisdom that the leaders of the game industry drop during their sessions at the event...
2019-06-28 18:34

Quantic Dream hires exec to round up third-party developers Quantic Dream has hired game veteran Sebastien Motte to help run third-party development relations as the company expands beyond PlayStation.Read More...
2019-06-02 19:17

Ethereum still loved by dapp developers, but trails behind in active users Ethereum might feature more decentralized apps (dapps) than any other blockchain, but its rivals are enjoying significantly higher usage. In fact, TRON dapps attracted more active users than any other network over the past three months, reports Dapp....
2019-07-03 22:17

App Store in Crosshairs as Apple Courts Developers at WWDC 2019 Apple is set to court software savants at its annual developers conference beginning Monday while contending with criticism that the iPhone maker has made its App Store a walled garden....
2019-06-03 08:17

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had ...
2019-07-03 19:00

Fortnite Developers Say They'll Make The New Rubber Duck Challenge Easier Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer event includes daily challenges for rewards. A recent challenge for day 13 of 14 involves searching for a tiny rubber duck in a corner of the game’s map. Yesterday, developer Epic announced they’ll be adjusting the challe...
2019-07-09 13:17

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare's Developers Are Still Deciding How Disturbing To Get In a hotel suite at E3 2019, Infinity Ward studio art director Joel Emslie and single-player design director Jacob Minkoff showed off two levels from the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare campaign. They showed these same two levels to the press this past ...
2019-06-12 03:34

France makes a post-Brexit grab for UK's game developers French government promises tax breaks and subsidies for companies who relocate The French government has launched a major push to poach British game developers in the wake of Brexit, promising subsidies, tax breaks and loans to creatives who make the...
2019-07-04 16:17

Fiverr introduces digital services store for game developers Fiverr, a provider of freelance marketplaces, said it is expanding its ecommerce catalog by offering a dedicated store for gaming-related digital services.Read More...
2019-07-11 16:34

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to boost liquidity....
2019-06-19 14:34

Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players After a period of stagnation, Valve has gone back to its well of Steam sale meta games—something users have enjoyed in the past, even though they’re ultimately just a means of incentivizing people to spend more money. This time, though, Valve may hav...
2019-06-28 15:00

This Year's Steam Summer Sale Was A Mess, Game Developers Say This year’s Grand Prix-themed Steam summer sale was a bumpy ride, to say the least. Two weeks ago, Valve apologized and altered the sale’s meta game—in which players join teams and “race” against each other for prizes—after players found it unbalance...
2019-07-10 00:34

Apple to host WWDC developers event with first peek at new iOS on June 3 Apple will host its Worldwide Developers Conference, where it typically shares the first details of the next iOS update, on June 3 in San Jose.        ...
2019-05-23 16:17

How Salesforce builds loyalty by investing in the success of its developers, admins, and customers At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Sarah Franklin spoke with TechRepublic about what makes the company's relationship with developers, admins, and customers....
2019-06-18 23:17

The Makers Of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia Reveal Their TV Show About Video Game Developers It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia star Rob McElhenney was a surprise guest at today’s Ubisoft press conference in order to show off the first look at his upcoming TV show about game developers, Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet....
2019-06-11 01:17

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to developer guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 04:00

Huawei asks Android app developers to help stock its Play Store alternative Barring some sort of trade deal between the U.S. and China that will result in the removal of Huawei's name from the U.S. Entity List, it appears that the company will have to stuff the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 line with its own OS and app store. Acco...
2019-06-11 04:17

Engineering managers, DevOps specialists top earners among developers, survey shows Latest Stack Overflow survey of almost 90,000 developers finds momentum for DevOps and data science-related jobs. Overall developer job satisfaction is lukewarm at best....
2019-05-28 22:17

Cuphead Developers Delay DLC, Cite Desire To Make Games In A Healthier Way Fans of tough-as-nails animated shoot-’em-up Cuphead have been waiting since 2018 for Delicious Last Course, a DLC expansion with a whiff of finality about it. Unfortunately, they’re going to have to wait a little longer, because it’s been delayed to...
2019-07-03 03:51

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 05:34

EVE Online Developers Discuss Ways To Stop New Players From Leaving The Game EVE Online fans gathered in Toronto, Canada last weekend to celebrate the midpoint of the EVE Online Invasion world tour. EVE North, the name given to this leg of the series of fan gatherings, was the first official EVE Online gathering to be hosted ...
2019-06-28 18:51

Agora.io lets game developers embed video chat in Unity games Agora.io, a voice and video streaming platform, announced that game developers can now easily embed high-quality video chat in their Unity games.Read More...
2019-06-21 05:00

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Developers Say Breaking Series Traditions Made For A Better Game When I sat down with the makers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey last week, I had to ask them about Alexios, Kassandra, and the state of the franchise’s playable modern-day sequences. I also had to ask them about the option to ride a flaming horse....
2019-06-21 01:34

Ohio real-estate developers ditch ‘blockchain hub’ plans over lack of interest Real-estate developers attempting to reinvigorate a failing shopping mall with the blockchain are stepping away from the idea after realizing it’s not what the public want. The shopping mall, located in Cleveland, Ohio’s Tower City was originally pla...
2019-07-02 15:17

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Al...
2019-06-15 20:17

CORRECTED-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 07:00

Indie developers suggest Steam Summer Sale confusion is hurting their games Enlarge / Despite the exciting imagery, Steam's Grand Prix promotion may be inadvertently harming some low-cost indie games on the platform. (credit: Steam) As part of this year's annual Steam Summer Sale, Valve is hosting a new "Grand Prix" promot...
2019-06-27 22:34

UPDATE 1-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 07:00

Adam Cheyer: Samsung’s plan for winning with Bixby is empowering third-party developers Viv Labs cofounder and VP of engineering Adam Cheyer spoke with VentureBeat about the latest generation of Samsung's Bixby, which his team helped to create.Read More...
2019-06-22 21:51

It's Official: Elden Ring Is A Collaboration Between George R.R. Martin And The Developers Of Dark Souls Game of Thrones and Dark Souls are colliding. A trailer for a new From Software game called Elden Ring was shown at E3 2019's Microsoft press conference today. The catch: it’s set in a fictional world designed by Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyaz...
2019-06-10 03:51

Ontario to compensate White Pines wind turbine developers for cancelled contract The Ontario government would not confirm how much it would pay the developer, who, last year, estimated it would cost $100 million to back out of the contract....
2019-07-08 22:34

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
2019-05-29 16:34

Google made a change in Android 9 to improve battery life; now some app developers are steamed Several developers have posted complaints on Google's issue tracker website for Android (via Android Police). The problem is that starting with Android 9 Pie, Google has limited the number of times an app can perform Wi-Fi scans. Such scans are requi...
2019-05-28 01:17

Apple is making it easier for developers to create a single app that works on both iPads and Macs (AAPL) Apple Apple is making it easier for developers to bring their iPad apps to Mac computers, the company announced at WWDC 2019. This will blur the lines between mobile devices and computers, making for a more universal and seamless experience betwee...
2019-06-03 23:51

The Clever Ways Game Developers Reuse Assets, Like Turning A Tank Into A Destiny Boss Xavier Nelson Jr. is a writer and game developer, famous for his work on games like Hypnospace Outlaw. He recently asked devs and fans on Twitter to share different ways games have reused assets. The resulting replies are filled with some amazingly c...
2019-06-16 02:00

The Big Evil Companies Are Right You probably have not heard of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), but by its name could likely guess, correctly, that it’s a trade group representing the likes of Walmart, Target, Dollar General, Coca Cola and other world-swallowing corp...
2019-07-02 23:17

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobilityIt’s no surprise that social class can affect your life chances, but recently the education secre...
2019-05-21 14:39

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
2019-06-12 19:51

Promoted: Why oil companies are in Formula E Shell's presence in motorsport may well be most famously associated with Formula 1, but it has also grown its presence with strategic partnerships in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
2019-06-07 01:34

HTC Vive will help more companies jump into VR Much like how Microsoft has positioned HoloLens as an enterprise-friendly tool for training, HTC Vive wants to help businesses take advantage of virtual reality. The company is launching a new unit today, Vive Enterprise Solutions, that'll be en...
2019-07-02 00:00

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
2019-07-13 19:51

Lithuania: A discovery for industrial companies ROL, AQ wiring systems, IKEA Industry Lithuania, System Air, Dovista A/S – these are only several Scandinavian companies which have recently decided to start their business in Lithuania, one of the fastest growing countries in the European Union. Why...
2019-06-17 14:00

These Companies Wanted Tariffs. How Are They Faring Now? President Trump’s trade policies have helped American steel, aluminum, lumber, solar and washing-machine businesses, but not as much as they might have hoped....
2019-07-10 19:17

When It Comes to Tariffs, Many U.S. Companies Are on China's Side As President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping gear up for the G-20 summit, U.S. businesses are warning that new 25% duties on $300 billion a year of Chinese goods will wreak widespread direct and collateral damage....
2019-06-27 23:51

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
2019-07-09 06:17

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better under...
2019-05-24 21:51

China clamps down on Ford, other U.S. companies Though China didn’t spell out any links between the $23.8 million antitrust fine on Ford and the U.S. tensions, "it’s hard to see it as not related," said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Trivium China in Beijing....
2019-06-05 19:00

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
2019-06-02 21:51

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
2019-05-21 19:51

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-05-23 12:51

Is This the End of Anonymous Shell Companies? Not Too Fast The use of L.L.C.s and shell corporations to hide the true source of funds has been an issue for the United States for more than a decade. A bill in Congress seeks to address it....
2019-07-12 02:17

Buying American Isn't an Option, Some U.S. Companies Say With public hearings on the Trump administration’s China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative’s office has already been flooded with letters from companies saying they have few options besides China....
2019-06-16 14:51

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-06-08 00:17

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadlin...
2019-06-10 20:00

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
2019-06-19 12:00

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. election....
2019-06-19 21:00

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
2019-07-15 18:17

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11 02:51

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
2019-06-10 21:51

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-05-23 17:51

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
2019-06-14 20:00

Markets Right Now: Stocks rebound, led by tech companies NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Friday, led by gains in technology companies, as the market tries to rebound from steep losses a day earlier. In...
2019-05-24 17:00

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
2019-06-16 01:34

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools of talent and capital, not to mention two of the ...
2019-05-21 14:39

The U.S. war on Huawei may end up hurting American tech companies The Trump administration's restrictions on Huawei are likely to prod China to close the technological gap with the United States, possibly creating new competitors for now-dominant American firms, according to industry analysts....
2019-05-24 18:17

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
2019-06-12 12:34

Why creativity is the most important soft skill companies look for right now AI and machine learning are taking over, automating more and more tasks. With this technology in place, machines are producing faster and more accurate results for businesses than ever before. As the technology evolves we’ll no longer need to deal wi...
2019-07-01 11:34

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June ...
2019-06-17 15:51

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
2019-06-12 00:51

U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped....
2019-06-30 21:17

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
2019-05-21 17:00

New Hampshire sues 3M, Dupont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and Dupont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers. The state becomes t...
2019-05-29 17:51

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 bi...
2019-06-07 02:34

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry....
2019-07-04 12:17

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
2019-06-02 08:51

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Read on to find out....
2019-05-31 14:34

Survey: Companies add fewest jobs in 9 years in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added just 27,000 jobs in May, t...
2019-06-05 14:51

Trump says Huawei can resume trade with US companies After a month-long ban, US president Donald Trump said today that he’ll allow companies to sell equipment to Huawei. He met the Chinese president Xi Jinping at the G20 summit being held in Osaka, Japan. Trump said at a press conference that he’s only...
2019-06-30 01:34

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies....
2019-07-09 19:00

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
2019-06-06 03:51

How 5G and foldable phones will benefit streaming companies 5G and foldable phones: have there been any technology trends in the news as much as these two? 5G promises massive capacity and low latency beyond what 4G can deliver. It brings greater speed (the ability to move more data faster), lower latenc...
2019-05-22 16:34

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
2019-06-03 09:00

Only 1/3 of companies have achieved expected cloud outcomes Cloud expectations are not meeting reality, as the majority of companies aren't seeing the benefits of cloud migration, according to an Accenture report....
2019-06-03 18:17

US may require companies make 5G equipment outside of China The US isn't just skittish about American companies using equipment from Chinese companies in their 5G networks -- it might force companies to avoid Chinese involvement altogether. Wall Street Journal sources claim that the Trump administration ...
2019-06-24 00:00

Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei Washington is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist....
2019-07-09 21:34

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
2019-05-21 18:00

Why Alcohol Companies Are Betting on Non-Alcoholic ‘Booze’ It’s a Wednesday evening in Brooklyn, NY, and bars are dead. Tea-candle-dotted tables sit empty, waiting for a happy hour rush that isn’t. But tucked away on a side street, hours before its midnight closing time, a bar called Getaway hums...
2019-06-03 19:34

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
2019-06-15 08:00

11 companies propose guiding principles for self-driving vehicles A coalition of 11 companies published a whitepaper describing a framework for the development, testing, and validation of "safe" autonomous vehicles.Read More...
2019-07-02 17:34

German Companies From Deutsche Bank to BMW Grapple With Setbacks German efficiency has taken a hit this year as many of the country’s most recognizable corporations have faced setbacks, hurt by a slowing local economy, questionable business decisions and digital troubles....
2019-07-12 15:51

Top companies reveal to us the twisty path of smartphone design It’s easy to think that since smartphones today are basically one big display, designers don’t really have much room to let their creativity go wild. The lack of variety in design elements magnifies the importance of each of them, and companies are d...
2019-07-02 14:34

Hypergiant: Companies that don’t have top-down support for AI initiatives will ‘fail miserably’ Hypergiant cofounder and chief strategy officer John Fremont spoke at Venturebeat's Transform 2019 conference about the company's work and industry trends.Read More...
2019-07-11 22:34

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage....
2019-06-17 15:17

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China said it would sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, a retaliatory move that is expected to have minimal effect on defense companies but is likely to further complicate efforts to resolve the simmering trade dispute betwe...
2019-07-12 20:00

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 02:17

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16 07:51

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, and urged him to return to the negotiating table with the largest U.S. trading partner....
2019-06-14 22:51

Food-Delivery Companies Serve Restaurants Better Tech Delivery companies are sharing more data and fusing technology more seamlessly with restaurants to counter the growing sense that sending food to customers can be more trouble than it is worth....
2019-07-15 22:51

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
2019-06-19 18:17

Collabsco: Connected play companies grew 150% to 262 in 2019 The number of Connected Play companies has grown 150% in the past year to 262 companies, according to an industry landscape created by Collabsco.Read More...
2019-06-19 18:17

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
2019-06-19 20:17

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
2019-06-27 19:00

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon Health care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit in which CVS tried to prevent executive John Lavin from joining Amazon PillPack suggests more concern in private....
2019-06-20 22:34

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
2019-06-23 14:17

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, Bloomberg Tax reported on Wednesday....
2019-07-11 00:34

5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a justification for denying its Asian geopolitical......
2019-06-22 10:51

Three companies awarded $1.8B to support Navy shipbuilding programs BAE, Serco and Scientific Research Corp. have received contracts worth up to a combined $1.8 billion to support systems capabilities work on all new and overhauled Navy aircraft carrier and large deck vessels....
2019-06-27 19:00

FDA issues warning letters to companies connected to kratom The Food and Drug Administration said it issued warning letters Tuesday to two marketers and distributors for making unproven claims and selling unapproved products containing the drug kratom....
2019-06-27 19:51

Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts ...
2019-07-15 18:17

Swiss watchdog fines car leasing companies $30 mln for collusion Swiss competition watchdog WEKO has fined eight car leasing companies a total of 30 million Swiss francs ($30.4 million) for swapping information on rates for years, it said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 09:17

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11 03:17

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.So...
2019-07-10 13:34

Google Endorses 'International Tax Deal' for Multinational Companies Google said Thursday it supports a global agreement on taxation that could allocate more taxes from multinationals to jurisdictions outside their home countries....
2019-06-28 09:34

American Tech Companies Find Ways Around Huawei Ban Large U.S. tech companies in the direct sights of the Trump administration’s ban on exports to Huawei are finding ways to resume some shipments to the blacklisted Chinese tech giant without running afoul of American regulations....
2019-06-27 21:17

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
2019-06-18 23:51

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to ...
2019-06-19 08:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11 00:34

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
2019-06-06 22:00

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
2019-05-31 02:51

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
2019-06-10 18:51

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone.” It’s a clever spin on the Vegas slogan, an...
2019-05-29 18:00

Foxconn awards contracts to ‘Wisconsin-based’ companies MILWAUKEE (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group has awarded $13 million in contracts to three firms it describes as “Wisconsin-based.” The Journal Sentinel reports that while the two of the three companies have a presence in Wis...
2019-05-30 16:01

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 15:51

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre...
2019-06-10 02:34

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Cable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast and Charter finish up their nationwide DOCSIS 3.1 r...
2019-06-14 22:51

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
2019-06-08 03:51

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitr...
2019-06-04 14:00

Companies in sprint to ship goods from Mexico before tariffs TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Companies are rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump. They are hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the bord...
2019-06-08 00:51

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
2019-06-04 20:34

Kushner Companies purchases $39M retail condo in Soho The family company, now run by Charles Kushner, daughter Nicole Kushner Meyer and President Laurent Morali, signed a contract last week, a source told Between the Bricks, to purchase a retail condo in Soho for $39.75 million....
2019-06-05 11:51

Why Europe Wants to Pump Up Companies to Make ‘National Champions’ “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic gro...
2019-06-07 21:51

China Grants 5G Licences To Four Domestic Companies For Commercial Use China today granted 5G commercial licences to four domestic companies, taking a big step in its bid to be a global leader in next generation wireless networks amid fierce rivalry from the United......
2019-06-06 09:17

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant...
2019-06-01 01:51

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military...
2019-05-28 01:00

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our ...
2019-05-25 14:51

The Latest: Companies respond to suit over Grenfell fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed in the United States over a 2017 London high-rise fire that killed 72 (all times local): 2 p.m. Two of the companies that are being sued by victims of a London high-rise fire that killed 72 have relea...
2019-06-11 20:34

Work-life-dog balance? Here are the 10 most pup-friendly companies of 2019 Tech companies are well-known for using office perks to attract millennial talent, and their bring-your-pet-to-work policies are catching on.       ...
2019-06-13 18:17

‘A new era’: Trump and 2020 hopefuls are singling out more American companies by name How companies should respond as a presidential norm of criticizing American enterprise in more generic terms is giving way to a naming and shaming strategy on both sides of the aisle....
2019-06-13 13:51

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national security concer...
2019-05-22 20:34

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 14:34

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
2019-06-13 21:34

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump NEW YORK (AP) — More than 600 companies and trade associations, including Walmart and Target, have signed a letter telling President Donald Trump that an escalating trade war with China will hurt families, jobs and the U.S. economy. The letter, dated...
2019-06-13 23:34

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
2019-05-21 23:34

UPDATE 2-Turkey to extend new $4.3 bln loan package to companies Twelve Turkish banks will offer companies a total of 25 billion lira ($4.31 billion) as part of a Treasury-backed loan package, the banking association (TBB) said on Wednesday, in what would be Ankara's latest effort to boost the economy....
2019-06-12 16:34

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with higher costs and slimmer profit margins....
2019-06-12 02:00

U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, survey finds U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers.        ...
2019-06-05 21:51

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:34

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
2019-06-04 13:17

After explosions, Brazil power transmission companies remove GE equipment After an unusual number of explosions, several Brazilian power transmission companies have started removing a piece of equipment made by General Electric Co , a blow for GE's Brazil unit as it battles competing suppliers from China and India....
2019-07-02 03:17

Regulators give phone companies new tools to fight robocalls NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fighting robocalls (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Federal regulators are giving phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers’ permission first. Thursday’s vote by the Federal Com...
2019-06-06 18:00

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
2019-06-04 19:51

UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
2019-06-06 19:51

Wayfair walkout signals rising expectations for companies to take a stand An employee protest over Wayfair’s business with a detention center that holds migrant children has become an inflection point in how consumers and work interact with major corporations....
2019-06-28 03:01

US proposes barring tech companies from offering financial services A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion among lawmakers....
2019-07-15 07:51

China Warns Tech Companies About Complying With Trade Restrictions Chinese authorities summoned some of the world’s largest tech companies this week to tell them they could face repercussions if they bow to U.S. trade restrictions, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-06-09 02:00

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major en...
2019-05-21 17:34

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
2019-07-02 19:51

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuffed U.S. criticism of a trade white paper as "singing the same old tune"....
2019-06-04 11:51

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:34

Cable companies might have a secret weapon to deal with cord-cutting Cable companies like Altice USA Inc. are starting to gravitate toward a business move that might — might — help them staunch the mounting losses on the cable side of their business. The solution? Offering cut-rate cellphone service, which...
2019-05-29 05:34

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued compa...
2019-07-11 00:00

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
2019-05-25 08:01

Trump orders probe into France’s tax plans for technology companies President Donald Trump ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on technology firms, which could lead to new tariffs or other trade restrictions.Read More...
2019-07-11 09:17

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
2019-07-10 07:51

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
2019-05-30 19:34

Trump administration will issue licenses for US companies to sell to Huawei Ross affirmed that the company would remain on the Entity List, which meant licenses would likely be denied and that the new policy would not change the scope of items requiring licenses. However, he also said there would be some approvals....
2019-07-09 22:34

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don’t want you to know Do it wrong, and cord-cutters might end up paying more than traditional cable, which is exactly what streaming companies don’t want you to realize.        ...
2019-05-23 12:51

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
2019-07-11 17:34

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
2019-05-23 05:17

Ross Perot is best known for his presidential run, but he also sold two tech companies for billions Ross Perot was a technology entrepreneur before becoming a presidential candidate. He founded a company that was bought for more than $2 billion by General Motors in the 1980s, and a second company he founded was bought by Dell in 2009....
2019-07-09 20:00

Trump claims US companies will leave Mexico if he imposes tariffs President Trump predicted on Sunday that American companies operating south of the border will return to the United States because of his threat to impose tariffs if Mexico doesn’t crack down and stop illegal immigration. ​”People have be...
2019-06-02 15:51

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
2019-07-04 01:51

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
2019-06-03 02:17

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
2019-07-03 09:17

Investor Karen Firestone: Keep an open mind when companies try new things that seem out there Equinox is branching out of its expertise, opening its first branded hotel and investing in a real estate project that will include co-workspace and apartments....
2019-06-02 15:00

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
2019-07-11 02:34

U.S. Companies Are Finding Ways to Work Around Trump’s Huawei Blacklist (Bloomberg) — American technology companies have resumed selling certain products to Huawei Technologies Co. after concluding there are legal ways to work with the Chinese telecom giant in spite of its inclusion on a Trump Administration blackl...
2019-06-27 21:34

U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns The move to place five additional Chinese actors on the “entity list” heightens tensions just as American and Chinese officials try to get trade talks back on track...
2019-06-21 18:34

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by MiMedx, isn’t proven....
2019-06-14 20:51

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Technology companies need to take responsibility for chaos they create Although Cook did not mention companies by name, his commencement speech in Silicon Valley's backyard mentioned data breaches, privacy violations, and even made reference to Theranos, a disgraced startup....
2019-06-16 22:34

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies completely block cellphone signals inside the country’s prisons, in a bid to stop gang leaders from ordering killings and other crimes from be...
2019-06-22 08:34

How to future-proof companies and CEOs: Highlights from CNBC Evolve CNBC recently held Evolve in New York City. Among the highlights: Best Buy chairman Hubert Joly on the secrets to his amazing retail turnaround and The New York Times CEO on digital media and making the newspaper worth more than President Trump....
2019-06-21 23:51

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit The Bank of England opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain's 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher competition from Europe after Brexit....
2019-06-21 18:17

Are smart home gyms the future? Companies like FightCamp and Bowflex think so FightCamp offers an interactive library of workouts available via subscription. And the Bowflex Max Trainer cardio machine incorporates artificial intelligence to help you step your home workout game up - literally.      ...
2019-06-10 21:17

New Bill Prohibits Phone Companies from Charging Customers to Ban Robocalls House Republicans and Democrats came together on Thursday to put forth comprehensive legislation designed not only to help end the scourge of robocalls but prevent U.S. consumers from being forced to foot the bill.Read more......
2019-06-21 04:17

Companies Without a Tech Plan in M&A Deals Face Higher IT Costs Companies without a playbook for integrating information-technology systems in the wake of an acquisition or merger risk spiraling IT costs—and angry employees—chief information officers, consultants and analysts say....
2019-06-19 21:00

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
2019-06-07 23:00

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed...
2019-06-12 03:51

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
2019-06-10 21:51

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
2019-06-08 05:17

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
2019-06-17 01:34

THE IN-STORE CHECKOUT REVOLUTION: How payments companies can take advantage of a $21 billion opportunity This is a preview of The In-Store Checkout Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Although there are only a handful of autonomous checkout stores toda...
2019-06-10 16:00

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks....
2019-05-23 01:34

Brazil meat companies BRF and Marfrig agree to discuss merger -filing The boards of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA have agreed to open discussion on a potential merger of the two companies that would create one of the world's largest meat producers, they said on Thursday in a securities fi...
2019-05-31 01:17

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
2019-07-11 00:34

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights law “would undermine the nation’s busines...
2019-07-03 04:51

Trump Administration Threatens to Extend Trade War to France Over 3% Tax on Big Tech Companies The Trump Administration is threatening the extend its trade war to France as the country prepares to hit big tech companies––many of them American––with a new tax. A 3% levy on tech giants was approved by the French Senate on...
2019-07-12 01:34

Germany cancels road toll contracts with companies after EU court ruling Germany has canceled its contracts with the companies charged with setting up a highway toll systems for cars, a transport ministry spokesman said on Wednesday after the EU's highest court ruled that the plan breached European Union law....
2019-06-19 10:51

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuc...
2019-05-23 00:17

Oil companies withhold info on retail, refining margins from B.C. gas price probe As the fuel companies that supply B.C. submit their responses to a provincial gas price inquiry, several are refusing to share key data on their margins....
2019-07-04 01:34

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] NASA has beg...
2019-06-01 04:34

Netflix has now lost two of its most popular shows as old media companies flex their muscle In a blow to Netflix, AT&T's WarnerMedia will have exclusive streaming rights to "Friends" on the streaming service it's launching in 2020....
2019-07-09 22:00

Nine companies set prices for listings on China's Nasdaq-style tech board Nine Chinese companies, among the first to float on China's red-hot Nasdaq-style tech board, announced prices of their new share offers on Tuesday, taking advantage of investor fervor to market themselves at valuations some view as lofty....
2019-07-09 13:34

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico Are Already Wreaking Havoc With American Companies The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico sent ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., hammering American companies that sell automobiles or run railroads, grow vegetables or b...
2019-05-31 18:00

Nine companies set prices for their listings on China's Nasdaq-style tech board Nine Chinese companies, among the first to list on China's Nasdaq-style tech board, announced prices of their new share offer on Tuesday, as investors braced for a busy week for initial public offerings (IPOs)....
2019-07-09 08:51

Hundreds of companies testify about proposed $300B tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. Trade Representative began a weeklong series of hearings on President Donald Trump's proposed expansion of tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday....
2019-06-18 00:51

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
2019-06-10 17:00

China Creates 'Unreliable Entity List' of Foreign Companies Following U.S. Ban on Huawei The Chinese government announced on Friday that it would create an “Unreliable Entity List” of foreign companies and individuals that threaten the interests of Chinese companies. Read more......
2019-05-31 18:34

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs Brazil’s attorney general’s office announced it is suing multinational tobacco companies to recover costs by the public health care system in treating smoking-related illnesses — the first lawsuit of its kind in Latin America...
2019-05-23 21:00

Czech digital tax aimed at global, not local, internet companies -report The Czech Finance Ministry's new digital tax will apply to internet companies with global turnover of more than 750 million euros ($56.59 million) and taxable income in the Czech Republic of more than 50 million crowns ($2.21 million) in a year, dail...
2019-06-11 10:34

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and Facebook to better identify misinformation related to vaccine safety....
2019-07-02 17:17

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
2019-07-05 17:34

COLUMN-Australian resource companies are becoming renewable energy believers: Russell It's not quite yet a flood but Australian resource companies are increasingly embracing renewable energies into their mining and natural gas operations even in the face of a federal government that veers toward climate scepticism....
2019-06-20 08:17

China’s Probe of FedEx Demonstrates Beijing’s Ability to Hit Back at U.S. Companies Chinese regulators say they have launched an investigation into the U.S. delivery company FedEx after receiving “complaints from users,” Hong Kong’s South China Morning post reports. In a televised interview with state broadcaster C...
2019-06-03 12:01

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
2019-07-15 11:00

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.        ...
2019-06-07 20:17

Norway wealth fund to map phasing out of oil companies from investments: finance ministry Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, must assess how the planned phase out of oil and gas exploration and production companies from its investments will be conducted, the finance ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-29 18:51

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
2019-05-21 15:17

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
2019-05-21 15:01

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
2019-05-21 14:51

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. (credit: Getty I...
2019-06-06 14:00

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop c...
2019-07-15 22:51

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
2019-06-28 09:34

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory....
2019-07-16 03:17

Robocall ruling by FCC will let phone companies block unwanted calls by default The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to allow phone providers to block robocalls and other unwanted calls by default.        ...
2019-06-06 18:51

Microsoft Quietly Pulls Its Database of 100,000 Faces Used By Chinese Surveillance Companies Back in 2016, Microsoft built a database of more than 10 million images featuring roughly 100,000 people. Today, the Financial Times has reported Microsoft quietly deleted this database, dubbed MS Celeb, from the internet.Read more......
2019-06-06 19:17

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China -letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 01:51

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
2019-06-21 12:51

With companies AI-washing products, how can buyers find true AI-powered solutions? Various vendors tout security products as incorporating Artificial Intelligence, with practical results not different than what came before it. What is needed to deploy AI in security products?...
2019-07-12 19:51

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
2019-06-07 20:00

Ford ready to sell Russian plants, says companies have shown interest Ford Motor Co is ready to sell its idle Russian plants and sees interest from potential buyers, the carmaker's Europe chairman said in St. Petersburg on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:34

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
2019-05-21 20:17

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected to the White House....
2019-07-02 06:34

Companies Struggle to Adapt to the Justice Department's Stance on Instant Messaging Companies are facing tough decisions about how to comply with U.S. Justice Department guidelines on employees’ use of disappearing-message apps after officials reversed a ban on the apps in a program for businesses accused of foreign bribery, lawyers...
2019-06-22 15:00

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
2019-06-08 00:00

RPT-COLUMN-Australian resource companies are becoming renewable energy believers: Russell It's not quite yet a flood but Australian resource companies are increasingly embracing renewable energies into their mining and natural gas operations even in the face of a federal government that veers toward climate scepticism....
2019-06-20 15:00

Perfect Just As You Are: Massachusetts Bill Would Reward Companies for Not Altering Models’ Appearance in Their Ads One lawmaker in Massachusetts is set on making money moves in favor of “body confidence” by sponsoring legislation that would provide financial incentives to companies that did not alter the look of models in their ads....
2019-06-05 05:51

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 00:00

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 06:17

Bats Europe Launches Two New Indices Designed to Measure Impact of Brexit on UK Companies LONDON – 22 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has launched the Bats Brexit 50/50 Indices, two new benchmark indices designed to reflect the impact of ...
2019-05-22 02:51

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks to endorse a push by the Centre Alliance to legislate an economy-wide power to break up big companies...
2019-06-11 07:51

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a co...
2019-07-15 00:17

US to probe proposed French tech tax, concerned it 'unfairly targets American companies' "The United States is very concerned that the digital services tax which is expected to pass the French Senate tomorrow unfairly targets American companies," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said....
2019-07-11 11:00

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies a...
2019-07-11 12:34

Looser procurement rules for F-35 fighter jets will hurt Canada, rival companies say The Liberals revealed earlier this month that they plan to ease industrial requirements for aerospace companies in the $19-billion competition to replace Canada's aging CF-18s with 88 new fighter jets....
2019-05-30 03:34

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions pressure....
2019-05-21 16:00

Judge blocks Trump administration from requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge ruled Monday to block the Trump administration from forcing pharmaceutical companies to list the prices of medication in television advertisements....
2019-07-09 13:00

U.S. companies tentatively step back into business with Huawei, but a long fight looms American semiconductor companies and Microsoft are making plans to continue business as usual with Huawei as experts make sense of amendments to Trump's ban....
2019-07-02 00:00

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads A federal court judge said the Health and Human Services Department had overreached its regulatory authority in trying to force drugmakers to disclose their prices....
2019-07-09 04:34

Elizabeth Warren rakes in tech cash while threatening to break up companies via billboard Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is raking in donations from Big Tech companies in Silicon Valley, despite her new billboard calling for the breakup of Big Tech....
2019-05-31 19:34

Digital transformation efforts changing companies, careers, teams on multiple fronts A study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review highlights how managers expect their companies and careers to change in unforeseen ways due to digitization....
2019-06-04 16:17

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon , Alphabet Inc's Google , and Bank of America , on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender workers....
2019-07-02 22:34

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Central American immigrants into the U.S....
2019-06-08 02:51

UPDATE 2-Univision explores sale as market appetite for media companies improves Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Communications Inc is exploring a possible sale and has hired advisers, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-07-04 04:51

Google’s Private Join and Compute gives companies data insights while preserving privacy Google's Private Join and Compute, which is now available in open source, allows companies to glean insights from data sets without sacrificing privacy.Read More...
2019-06-19 18:17

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of ...
2019-06-06 00:17

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to ...
2019-05-31 04:00

Bank of America to cut ties with companies that help run immigrant detention centers, private prisons Bank of America has decided to "exit the relationships" it has with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services.       ...
2019-06-28 11:17

Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage their ability to develop new technological innova...
2019-06-08 02:17

Iraq rocket attack: two injured in Basra compound housing foreign oil companies Reports Exxon is preparing to evacuate foreign staff after rocket lands in area also used by Shell and EniA rocket has landed in the compound housing the headquarters of several global oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, in Iraq’s southern ...
2019-06-19 09:51

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
2019-07-16 05:34

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has pr...
2019-07-02 13:00

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
2019-05-21 14:39

Pride month: companies launch rainbow-themed products and donate to LGBTQ nonprofits Major retailers have either launched Pride-themed products, run LGBTQ-themed ads, or donated to nonprofit organizations that support the community.       ...
2019-06-29 01:51

Judge blocks Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge blocked the Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to include prices on TV ads.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

Judge strikes down Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration regulation aiming to reduce prescription drugs prices through TV ad disclosures.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

Union Leaders Vow 'Direct Action' Against Companies Involved in Trump Administration's Deportation Plans PHILADEPHIA—This afternoon at Netroots Nation, the annual conference of the professional activist left, two of America’s most prominently confrontational union leaders called for an escalation of direct labor action against the Trump administration’s...
2019-07-11 23:51

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass the French parliament Thursday, raising the threat...
2019-07-11 03:17

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
2019-07-09 06:17

Home workout: Companies like Peloton, Mirror, FightCamp push remote fitness forward Brands like Peloton, Tonal, Mirror and FightCamp sell interactive home gym tech. However, smart boxing, cycling and lifting classes aren't cheap.       ...
2019-06-11 13:51

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administration’s prohibition on sales of certain U.S. techn...
2019-06-09 01:51

Tech industry slams GOP senator's bill that would hold companies liable for user-posted content Tech trade organizations on Wednesday lashed back at a newly proposed bill by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., that would fundamentally alter the business models of tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube....
2019-06-19 20:17

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues the DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
2019-06-27 19:00

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of Vancouver will have to spend $1 billion this century to mitigate rising sea levels....
2019-06-28 21:34

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
2019-06-27 19:00

Inside the secret messages that allegedly show how big drug companies plotted to increase the price of your medicines Getty In April 2014, after the drugmaker Mylan hiked prices on more than seven of its drugs, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's largest generic drugmaker and one of Mylan's biggest rivals, allegedly wanted to increase its prices, too. Just f...
2019-06-07 21:51

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series face state legal action Exclusive: Louisiana agency moves to sue companies associated with neoprene plant over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment agency has moved to sue the two chemical companies associated with America’s only neoprene plant in the tow...
2019-06-13 00:17

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
2019-06-12 21:51

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in her home state....
2019-05-28 23:17

THE DATA BREACHES REPORT: The strategies companies are using to protect their customers, and themselves, in the age of massive breaches BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Over the past five years, the world has seen a seemi...
2019-07-04 12:51

Telecom Panel Defers Decision On Telecom Companies Penalty: Report The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India in October 2016 recommended imposing a total penalty of Rs 3,050 crore on Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea for allegedly denying interconnectivity to Jio...
2019-06-13 20:34

Nearly half of Londoners 'think City should stop investing in fossil fuel companies' Almost half of Londoners think the City should stop investing in companies that make their money from fossil fuels such as oil, gas or coal, according to a new survey....
2019-07-01 18:00

Vietnam: China companies using fake ‘Made in Vietnam’ labels HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal “Made in Vietnam” labels to avoid high tariffs that have been imposed by the United States on Chinese goods. The...
2019-06-10 16:34

Walmart CEO praises Amazon and reveals what he admires most about the tech giant as the companies go head-to-head with Prime Day sales (WMT) Gareth Patterson / AP Images Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Monday praised Amazon as the companies battle over competing sales on Prime Day. McMillon also admitted that Walmart "fell behind" on e-commerce and has been "playing catch-up." Visit Busines...
2019-07-16 01:34

CBOE Holdings Takes Equity Stake in Eris Exchange Holdings and Companies Announce Strategic Product Partnership CHICAGO, May 23, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Eris Exchange, LLC announced today that CBOE Holdings has made a minority equity investment in its parent, Eris Exchange Holdings, LLC. Eris is a U.S.- based futures exchange group offering...
2019-05-23 03:51

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
2019-07-04 06:34

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
2019-07-01 18:00

Daimler in fresh profit warning over Dieselgate, faulty airbags The Mercedes-Benz manufacturer has slashed its outlook for 2019 for the second time in weeks due to the emissions-cheating scandal. Slower growth in several auto markets also prompted the warning....
2019-07-12 18:34

Clinical Australia open Netball World Cup title defence with comfortable win Diamonds ease past Northern Ireland 88-24 in LiverpoolCoach Lisa Alexander persists with rotation policyNetball World Cups tend to follow a formula. For top sides, pool games are cobweb-eliminating pseudo training runs, where combinations are trialle...
2019-07-12 18:34

Novak Djokovic beats Roberto Bautista Agut to reach Wimbledon final It felt like the undercard to the Federer-Nadal match to follow, but the top-ranked Djokovic was forced to produce his best tennis of the tournament in the four-set win....
2019-07-12 18:34

Tottenham signing Tanguy Ndombele arrives for first day of pre-season Tottenham's record signing Tanguy Ndombele arrived at the club's Hotspur Way training complex the first day of pre-season preparations on Friday afternoon....
2019-07-12 18:51

New Zealand coach Gary Stead was cleaning Lord's windows 29 years ago... now he's in a World Cup final Twenty-nine years ago, Gary Stead was cleaning the windows of the Lord's Pavilion as part of his work on the MCC groundstaff. Now he is back, sat on the away balcony as coach of New Zealand in Sunday's World Cup final against hosts England....
2019-07-12 18:51

Pastor held burglary suspect at gunpoint inside Florida church This pastor believes in a higher firepower. A quick-thinking clergyman at a Florida church held a burglary suspect at gunpoint early Thursday until cops arrived minutes later, the Tampa Bay Times reports. “I said, Dude, what are you doing?’” Pastor B...
2019-07-12 18:51

Hulu launches new live TV guide and reintroduces 4K streaming Hulu has launched a new Live Guide showing which live TV shows are available to watch on the streaming service right now and also what's coming up in the next two weeks....
2019-07-12 18:51

Oklahoma man arrested in stolen car with snake, uranium, gun, whiskey: Cops An Oklahoma man was arrested last month after police say a routine traffic stop turned up a gun, a rattlesnake, an open bottle of whiskey and rod of “radioactive” uranium. ...
2019-07-12 19:34

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Ind...
2019-07-12 19:51

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.        ...
2019-07-12 19:51

NBA announces new replay, coach's challenges leaders The NBA is promoting referee Jason Phillips to lead its replay center as Replay Center Operations Principal. Joe Borgia, the current leader of the replay center, will move into a different role where he will oversee the implementation of coach's chal...
2019-07-12 19:51

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2bn worth of tanks, missiles and related equipme...
2019-07-12 20:17

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding of the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane sp...
2019-07-12 20:17

Chinese police crack down on bitcoin miners over $3m of stolen electricity Police in eastern city of Zhenjiang confiscate almost 4,000 of bitcoin mining devicesPolice in eastern China have cracked down on a ring of illicit bitcoin miners who stole nearly $3m (£2.4m) worth of electricity to generate the digital currency, pro...
2019-07-12 20:17

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsThe first batch of a Russian S-400 missile defence system has arrived in Turkey, a development likely to anger the US and put the struggling Turkish economy ...
2019-07-12 20:17

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance....
2019-07-12 20:34

Regional power grab attempt causes rare discord in Ethiopia coalition A failed regional coup in Ethiopia has exposed rare divisions in the alliance that has dominated the country for three decades, with two of the four ethnic parties that form the ruling coalition trading insults in a public feud....
2019-07-12 20:34

'Tinderbox of violence': Ocasio-Cortez tears into Stephen Miller over family separation Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday savaged White House adviser Stephen Miller for his role in engineering the administration’s family separation policy, accusing him of abetting the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.“It is a policy of d...
2019-07-12 21:00

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government...
2019-07-12 21:17

Federer downs Nadal to reach 12th Wimbledon final "Roger Federer was at his brilliant best as he downed rival Rafael Nadal 7-6(3) 1-6 6-3 6-4 to reach his 12th Wimbledon final when he will meet Novak Djokovic."...
2019-07-12 21:34

Why Shakur Stevenson needs to put on a show in Newark As talented as any young fighter Shakur Stevenson is getting close to a title shot, but despite the main event status, Mark Kriegel notes that Stevenson still has plenty of room to grow....
2019-07-12 22:17

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, a deal that coul...
2019-07-12 22:51

Of Course Harvey Weinstein's New Lawyer Is a Woman Who Criticizes MeToo Harvey Weinstein’s much-delayed sexual assault trial is expected to begin jury selection in September, and in anticipation, he’s rearranged his legal team for the third time.  Perhaps inevitably, his lawyers now include defense attorney Donna Rotunno...
2019-07-12 22:51

Ford to build electric cars on VW’s MEB platform in 2023 News 12 Jul, 2019 Ford will “design and build at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle in Europe” using VW’s MEB platform in 2023...
2019-07-12 23:00

DeVos, charters, & ‘school choice’ hurt African American children Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and charter school operators have denounced the NAACP’s opposition to charter school expansion, arguing that charters provide the best path to improve educational opportunities for African Americans. Charter operators ...
2019-07-12 23:34

A quick look at Serena Williams' dominant career Unless you've been living under a rock the past two decades, you know that Serena Williams has carved out a legendary tennis career. But, if you're a rock dweller, here's a refresher on just how amazing it's been.   &#...
2019-07-12 23:34

Peddlers of Medical Misinformation Are Using Social Media 'Censorship' as a Selling Point No one has ever accused Mike Adams, the self-proclaimed Health Ranger, of being an understated guy, but recent events have taken him to new, shouty heights. After Adams’ website, Natural News, had its page suspended by Facebook in June for violating ...
2019-07-12 23:51

At $7, This Is One of the Cheapest USB-C PD Chargers We've Seen This USB-C PD charger from UGREEN isn’t the smallest on the market, and it’s sure not the most powerful, but at $7 today (after clipping the 20% coupon and adding promo code KINJA30OFF at checkout), it’s one of the cheapest we’ve ever seen.Read more....
2019-07-12 23:51

What to know about duct tape wart removal Warts are not usually harmful, but some people consider them unsightly and wish to remove them. One technique that people can try at home is duct tape wart removal. Learn more about this method of wart removal, as well as some other treatment options...
2019-07-12 23:51

Electric Boat nabs $173.8M for support of Navy's strategic, attack subs General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. was awarded a four-year, $173.8 million contract to support the Navy's operational strategic and attack submarines, with options that could bring the deal's value to over $1 billion....
2019-07-13 00:00

Hulu finally brings back 4K streaming after killing it last year There are pros and cons to all of the myriad streaming services currently available, but of all the missing features of the most popular services, none are more baffling than the lack of 4K streaming on Hulu. It is hard to imagine one of Netflix&rsqu...
2019-07-13 00:34

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant abuse of law", their NGO said on Friday, accusing......
2019-07-13 00:34

Collaboration with US med schools helps Rwanda improve women's health care (Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds....
2019-07-13 01:17

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last week....
2019-07-13 01:17

The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry Sings About Infidelity After Divorce From J.P. Arencibia The Band Perry is getting personal on their brand-new song. On Friday morning, the Grammy award-winning trio released their brand-new single titled "The Good Life." And......
2019-07-13 01:34

Chiefs star Tyreek Hill denies child abuse, domestic violence claims in new recording: 'I didn't do nothing' A new 11-minute audio recording of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has surfaced in which the 25-year-old Hill denies claims that he abused his fiancée and their 3-year-old son....
2019-07-13 01:34

Romelu Lukaku expecting to stay at Man Utd this summer after Inter fail to make suitable offer Romelu Lukaku is increasingly resigned to staying at Manchester United after Inter Milan failed to come up with a suitable offer during talks this week....
2019-07-13 01:34

Conservatives want CSIS to investigate John McCallum for election interference McCallum recently told the South China Morning Post that he had warned China that more harmful actions against Canada would help the Conservative party get elected....
2019-07-13 02:00

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana co...
2019-07-13 02:34

UAE fast withdrawing from controversial Yemen war The future of Yemen is shrouded in a fresh slew of speculation amid reports this week that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are abruptly withdrawing their troops from the Saudi-led onslaught on the neighboring nation....
2019-07-13 03:00

Purple Heart found at Tucson Goodwill returned to family TUCSON – A Purple Heart found at a Goodwill store in Tucson was returned to the family of the man who earned the honor. The Purple Heart was found in a box of donations at the Goodwill store at 10240 E. Golf Links Rd. in mid-June. Talon Mills, ...
2019-07-13 04:17

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
2019-07-13 04:34

MH370 pilot was in control of plane ‘until the end’: investigators The apparently depressed pilot of the Malaysian airliner that disappeared more than five years ago with 239 people aboard was in control of the plane “until the end” and made “abnormal turns” before crashing, according to French investigators. The te...
2019-07-13 04:51

Yankees embark on second-half of season as favorites to win AL pennant Masahiro Tanaka with the win, Clayton Kershaw with the loss, and Aroldis Chapman with the save.  These happened to be the pitchers of record for this summer’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. But could this trio of arms appear in the same box score ...
2019-07-13 04:51

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
2019-07-13 05:34

Smith: 18 NFL games not in players' best interest NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith confirmed to ESPN that the NFL proposed an 18-game schedule in early labor negotiations, as the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, but he said he doesn't see it "being in the best interest of our players."...
2019-07-13 06:00

Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse (WPTZ)   Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse. So far, more than 33 plants have been spotted outside the capitol building in Montpelier. Visitors have pulled some while others are leaving the greens to grown and ...
2019-07-13 07:00

These stores are treating teachers to back-to-school discounts Some stores are treating teachers with special back-to-school discounts or holding events. Some have ongoing programs.       ...
2019-07-13 07:51

‘There was blood on the walls’: what to do when teen parties go wrong When my son threw a Facebook bash for 25 friends, it spiralled out of control. So why did I encourage him to have more? We were enjoying a final barbecue with our two younger children on the last night of a holiday in Cornwall. Earlier we had dropped...
2019-07-13 08:17

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day of creation, Donald Trump has recast the Republican party in his own image. Aggrieved and belligeren...
2019-07-13 08:17

I've driven the Ford F-150, the Chevy Silverado, the RAM 1500, and the Toyota Tundra — here are the best features of these full-size pickup trucks (GM, FCAU, F) Matthew DeBord/BI In the past few years, I've driven all the major full-size pickup trucks sold in the US: the Ford F-150, the Chevy Silverado, the RAM 1500, and the Toyota Tundra. Of these pickups, the Ford, Chevy, and RAM are either all new or red...
2019-07-13 08:51

Get Your Kid Psyched About Chores by Giving Them an 'Official' Title Want to get your little kid excited about helping out around the house? Give them an official title. I tell you this as the mother of a renowned “orange monitor,” a position I gave my daughter when she was five. Her job was to alert me and her dad wh...
2019-07-13 09:17

LeBron James’ number gift to Anthony Davis will have to wait LeBron James may be hanging on to No. 23 a little bit longer. James had wanted to give the number to the Lakers’ newly acquired center Anthony Davis, who has worn 23 for his entire career, but it looks like it will have to wait. When the Lakers asked...
2019-07-13 09:51

Former Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis retires Kirk Nieuwenhuis is calling it quits. The former Met, who was playing for manager Wally Backman’s Long Island Ducks, retired on Friday, according to multiple reports. Nieuwenhuis hit .259 with 11 homers and 41 RBIs in 62 games for the Ducks thi...
2019-07-13 09:51

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy RICHMOND, Texas — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who called the linebacker a “big, black male” during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy for ...
2019-07-13 09:51

For Love of the Baseball Movie Posters, Starring the Mets’ Clubhouse Guy Kevin Kierst, the team’s clubhouse manager, has collected a mind-boggling array of baseball artifacts — including thousands of dollars’ worth of baseball movie posters....
2019-07-13 09:51

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on display in public museums....
2019-07-13 09:51

Death toll from Somalia's Kismayu hotel attack rises to 26: regional president The death toll from Somalia's Kismayu hotel attack on Friday has risen to 26, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, Jubbaland region's president said on Saturday....
2019-07-13 10:17

‘It’s our problem’: Brazilian drama brings Amazon rainforest battle to screen Aruanas aims to make the environment an ‘everyday topic’ at a time when politics is dominated by the interests of agribusinessDeep in the Brazilian Amazon, an environmental activist meets with a journalist who warns that a mining company is responsib...
2019-07-13 10:34

What Children Remember From the War Svetlana Alexievich’s newly translated oral history, “Last Witnesses,” presents the recollections of Russians who experienced World War II as children....
2019-07-13 11:17

New Silverstone surface praised but Ricciardo gives MotoGP warning Silverstone's new surface has come been praised by the majority of Formula 1 drivers, but Daniel Ricciardo says MotoGP riders will "kick up a fuss" about bumps at Brooklands...
2019-07-13 11:51

This Weekend's Best Sales: Saks Off 5th, The Container Store & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Who......
2019-07-13 14:34

| Space odyssey for Wimbledon final coins Teenager Marni Johnson will flip the coin at the toss for the Wimbledon women's final as high as she can but not as high as it has already been - to space and back....
2019-07-13 15:17

Rashford and Garner score as Manchester United beat Perth Glory United open pre-season tour with 2-0 victorySolskjær able to name different XIs in each halfMarcus Rashford and the teenager James Garner got Manchester United’s pre-season tour off to a winning start, with the new boys Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bis...
2019-07-13 16:51

Chandrayaan-2: All You Need to Know About India's Second Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-2 ISRO mission will be India's first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon. Here's every key detail you need to know about it....
2019-07-13 17:17

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
2019-07-13 17:17

The best gloop-free body moisturisers for summer | Sali Hughes These products will leave you with perfectly smooth skin – without the ickIt’s rare that I say this but run, don’t walk, to your nearest Boots. If you are someone who is torn between the seasonal expectation of visible, smooth, soft limbs and revulsi...
2019-07-13 18:00

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum, killing dozens....
2019-07-13 18:51

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
2019-07-13 19:17

LG Chem Considering Building Second U.S. EV Battery Plant Trump praised U.S. investments by SK, Lotte Group and other South Korean conglomerates and raised hopes that Korean companies will continue to expand in the United States....
2019-07-13 19:17

Hitting the Books: Gravity's mystery may prove our multiverse exists Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
2019-07-13 20:00

Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has “pretty profound differences” with some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination race over the costs and consequences of Medicare for All. Biden, the front-runner right now in the nomina...
2019-07-13 20:17

Chess Grandmaster Caught Using His Phone While On The Toilet During A Tournament Latvian-Czech chess grandmaster Igors Rausis is reportedly under investigation after he was caught checking his phone while on the toilet in the middle of a tournament he was participating in. Rausis signed a declaration stating that the phone that i...
2019-07-13 20:34

Foundation Stone Of Pak University In Birth Place Of Guru Nanak Dev Laid The foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak International University has been laid in Nankana Sahib, the birth place of founder of Sikhism Baba Guru Nanak Dev, in Pakistan's Punjab province, more that a......
2019-07-13 20:51

So, guys, you reckon you could take a point off Serena Williams? | Alex Clark Men want to get in on everything. Then again, we all have our dreamsLet us for a minute extend the benefit of the doubt to the 12% of men who believe they could take a point from Serena Williams in a tennis match, no doubt further emboldened by her d...
2019-07-13 20:51

‘I had no time for emotions’: Halep on her fearless defeat of Williams The Romanian took less than an hour to demolish the seven-times Wimbledon champion. But we shouldn’t write off Williams just yetLast month, Simona Halep was asked what she thought when the word “grass” came up. She replied: “Picnics.” Now the 27-year...
2019-07-13 20:51

Euro Papers: Ronaldo 'courting' key as Juve end United's De Ligt dream "Matthijs de Ligt will sign for Juventus imminently, ending Manchester United’s hopes, and Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly played a key role in the move…"...
2019-07-13 21:00

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in...
2019-07-13 21:34

Hamilton defends his 'Britishness' ahead of home race "Lewis Hamilton defended his \u0027Britishness\u0027 at his home race on Saturday, against a backdrop of tens of thousands of fans flying the flag for the most successful racing driver the country has ever seen."...
2019-07-13 22:51

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonp...
2019-07-13 23:51

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more than 100 people....
2019-07-13 23:51

The Latest: Halep says Slam losses helped her beat Williams Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon        ...
2019-07-14 00:34

#TheBreakaway - Thomas looks strong, but could Alaphilippe actually win the Tour? "Matt Stephens and Dan Lloyd join Orla Chennaoui to review Stage 8 of the 2019 Tour de France and Thomas de Gendt\u0027s victory. Julian Alaphilippe\u0027s GC credentials are discussed (05:30) Giulio Ciccone speaks to Laura Meseguer (09:20) and Matt ...
2019-07-14 00:51

Kwitkowski explains how Ineos helped Thomas avoid losing time after crash "Geraint Thomas suffered a crash with 16km to go in Stage 8 of the Tour de France 2019 - but good teamwork ensured that the defending champion didn\u0027t lost time."...
2019-07-14 00:51

Appeals court grants Trump administration win to snub ‘sanctuary cities’ The Trump administration scored its first judicial win in its long-running battle to punish so-called sanctuary cities for defying federal immigration laws. A three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a nationwide injunction ...
2019-07-14 01:17

Subterranean ‘Water Tank’ Is Actually the Oldest Christian Church in Russia, Say Nuclear Physicists The conclusion of a team of scientists testing the hypothesis of archaeologists about the use of a building in the Derbent fortress of Naryn-Kala as a Christian temple is that it is ‘most likely to be true’.  ...
2019-07-14 01:51

Other factor Yankees better consider at MLB trade deadline As the Yankees explore the trade market for bullpen arms, they should consider not only whether a target can help them for 2019, but also for 2020 and beyond, depending on his contract/service time status. Because the Yankees could lose as many as tw...
2019-07-14 02:01

Widespread power outages hit parts of New York's Manhattan Widespread power outages hit parts of New York City's Manhattan borough on Saturday evening, with more than 40,000 people experiencing a blackout after an apparent transformer explosion on the Upper West Side, officials said....
2019-07-14 03:17

Daniel Dubois blasts through Nathan Gorman to win British heavyweight title Daniel Dubois makes a serious statement at the O2 arena in London The post Daniel Dubois blasts through Nathan Gorman to win British heavyweight title appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-14 03:51

"Huge bummer" turbo lag cost me British GP pole shot - Verstappen Red Bull and its Formula 1 engine partner Honda are investigating the "turbo lag" issue Max Verstappen reported during British Grand Prix qualifying, which he called a "huge bummer"...
2019-07-14 04:00

Film airing on PBS recalls city’s dark deportation history BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) — The darkest, most violent chapter in the history of Bisbee was an open secret for decades in the funky old Arizona copper town 7 miles (11 kilometers) north of the U.S.-Mexico border. But few residents knew the details of how abo...
2019-07-14 04:17

'This is tough stuff': Pence visits caged, unwashed, overcrowded migrants Men say they have been held for 40 days and want to brush teethVice-president claims migrants are ‘in good shape’Controversy continued on Saturday over Mike Pence’s visit to a detention facility on the Texas border, in which the vice-president said a...
2019-07-14 05:34

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
2019-07-14 09:34

Why Luke Voit’s return wasn’t a complete disappointment Against the Blue Jays on Saturday, for the first time in 172 consecutive games, the Yankees looked as if they were about to be shut out. Aaron Hicks finessed a walk before Gleyber Torres and Brett Gardner put the Yankees in a two-out hole in the bott...
2019-07-14 10:51

Rory McIlroy faces new level of pressure at British Open What’s old is very new this week as it relates to the 148th British Open. For the first time in 68 years, the Open Championship will be played outside of Great Britain — at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The Open, too, is now the final of the fo...
2019-07-14 10:51

Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s dominant sound moving in her direction, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s third and most imp...
2019-07-14 11:34

High blood pressure: Could gut bacteria play a role? Over recent years, researchers have investigated the potential role of gut bacteria in hypertension. Although evidence is mounting, questions remain....
2019-07-14 12:51

Anthony Davis found out about Lakers trade on Instagram When the Los Angeles Lakers introduced Anthony Davis to the media on Saturday, the star revealed he actually found out about the trade on Instagram.       ...
2019-07-14 12:51

WWE superstar Jeff Hardy arrested in South Carolina, charged with public intoxication Wrestling superstar Jeffrey Hardy, half of the "The Hardy Boyz" tag team, was arrested by Myrtle Beach police on Saturday and charged with public intoxication....
2019-07-14 13:00

Oxymoron Alert: Some 'High-Yield' Bonds Go Negative In the latest sign of financial markets going into uncharted territory, more than a dozen junk bonds, which usually carry high yields, now trade in Europe with a negative yield....
2019-07-14 13:00

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousand...
2019-07-14 13:17

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are flat-out broke, with no emergency savings. “Consumer ...
2019-07-14 13:17

Malaysia Seizes $240 Million From Chinese State Firm's Account: Report Malaysia has seized more than 1 billion ringgit ($243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper said on Saturday....
2019-07-14 13:34

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war, says Rainer Hermann of German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
2019-07-14 14:51

Yankees vs. Blue Jays: Say no on this first-inning wager Bettors have been so eager to take the Yankees and the Over with their power surge heading into the All-Star break that they’ve been cutting in line at sportsbooks. This has made it profitable for those willing to fade the Bombers, especially their h...
2019-07-14 15:34

Wimbledon 2019: How IBM AI made this the most immersive tournament ever With this year's Wimbledon 2019 men's final set to bring two of the sport's heavyweights together on Centre Court later today, fans all around the world will be tuning in to get a glimpse of the action.But both within SW19 and across t...
2019-07-14 15:51

Battletoads Xbox Preview: Dlala and Rare have nailed the gorgeous, funny and tough formula Xbox One gamers rejoice - Rash, Zitz and Pimple are barrelling their way back onto your console soon, and in the capable hands of Dlala and Rare, they're better than ever....
2019-07-14 16:00

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close due to 'mechanical issue' Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
2019-07-14 16:00

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the r...
2019-07-14 16:17

Rwanda: Genocide widows struggle to forgive killers The month of July officially marks the end of the mourning period for genocide victims in Rwanda. between April-July different activities are held countrywide to remember genocide victims....
2019-07-14 16:51

The Latest: Hong Kong police fight with protesters Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into complains of police violence...
2019-07-14 17:17

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can’t leave fast enough.” ​”So inter...
2019-07-14 17:34

Acting immigration chief remains quiet about whether or not ICE raids will separate families Acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli kept quiet Sunday on details of the nationwide immigration raids that began Saturday night, including whether or not families would be separated by Immigration and Cu...
2019-07-14 17:51

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a friend to have beaten up has demanded an apology from the Conservative leadership candidate as he stands...
2019-07-14 17:51

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
2019-07-14 18:17

Cops, Protesters Clash In Paris During France's National Day Celebration French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday showcased European military cooperation in a Bastille Day parade but the glittering event was tarnished by violent clashes between police and protesters....
2019-07-14 18:17

World Bank Court Orders Pak To Pay $6 Billion To Firm Over Mine Closure Pakistan will have to pay almost $6 billion in damages to a foreign gold mining firm whose dig was shut down by the government in 2011, the World Bank said Sunday....
2019-07-14 18:17

Diamondbacks vs. Cardinals: Zack Greinke will pick up where he left off Locking your doors may not be enough. U.S. women’s soccer star Allie Long had her New York “Key to the City” stolen when she and the team appeared Wednesday at the ESPYS in LA. The key, which opens nothing but photo ops for Mayor Bill de Blasio, will...
2019-07-14 18:51

Everything We Know About The Viruses In Dr. Mario World, Including Their Lethality Dr. Mario World was released recently and I’ve been playing a lot of it. The latest game in the series, Dr. Mario World is the first built for mobile phones and features new and old viruses. But how deadly are these differently colored viruses and wh...
2019-07-14 18:51