• NHL to Consider Seattle NHL Expansion Pitch
NHL to Consider Seattle NHL Expansion Pitch

But that doesn't mean there is a lack of speculative alternatives on the table. After the news that the Seattle City Council had approved the renovation plan to KeyArena , Seattle immediately became the hottest free agent of all the cities on the market.

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  • Steinhoff tanks 57% as CEO leaves amid accounting probe
Steinhoff tanks 57% as CEO leaves amid accounting probe

It said that it would publish the audited 2017 consolidated financial statements "when it is in a position to do so" and that it would also determine whether any prior years' financial statements would need to be restated. Ben la Grange, chief executive of Steinhoff African Retail, which owns South Africa's... The company said its Supervisory Boa...

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  • Boston-based company places in top 5 best places to work
Boston-based company places in top 5 best places to work

Current and former employees give their input about their experience in the workplace, which Glassdoor then compiles. Aside from one stray year (2015) in which it ranked 13, the company has finished no lower than 5 place. The job-hunting website on Wednesday released its list of top large companies to work for, as voted by employees. Hohman...

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  • Google is hiring 10000 reviewers to clean up YouTube
Google is hiring 10000 reviewers to clean up YouTube

The company on Monday announced its new initiatives, which include beefing up its surveillance teams to have more than 10,000 people in 2018 and moving faster to shut down inappropriate content. "We've heard loud and clear from creators that we have to be more accurate when it comes to reviewing content, so we don't demonetize videos by mistake".

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  • Apple finally giving Caesar he's due to the tune of $15 billion
Apple finally giving Caesar he's due to the tune of $15 billion

Furthermore, the Commission ordered Ireland to collect back taxes for the years from 2003 to that of 2014, amounting to as much has a whooping amount of 13 billion euros plus interest of the long number of years. Apple believes that the ruling will be overturned in time and that it's acted in accordance with the law. Earlier this month, Irish Pri...

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  • Starbucks' New China Store Is the Size of a Supermarket
Starbucks' New China Store Is the Size of a Supermarket

The company already has over 600 stores in Shanghai - the largest number of stores in any city where Starbucks has a presence. In China, Starbucks' young baristas and shift supervisors receive a housing allowance subsidy, Wong said. Starbucks plans to open other Roastery cafes in New York , Tokyo , Milan and Chicago . Tea products are a stru...

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  • NY AG Calls for Probe, Delayed Net Neutrality Vote
NY AG Calls for Probe, Delayed Net Neutrality Vote

AT&T Mobility - resolves. The FCC received nearly 23 million comments since last spring, when Pai first made it clear that he would review the FCC's framework for its net neutrality rules . Today, 37 senators called on the FCC chairman to delay the December 14 vote on net neutrality because of fake comments submitted online. "The FCC chairman a...

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  • Judge Rules in Trump's Favor to Have Mulvaney Run CFPB
Judge Rules in Trump's Favor to Have Mulvaney Run CFPB

United States district judge in Washington, Timothy Kelly, declined on Tuesday to impose an injunction on Trump's appointment of budget director Mick Mulvaney, who is a leading opponent of pro-consumer regulations, to lead the government watchdog.

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  • Judge Grants Waymo's Request To Postpone Trade Secret Trial Against Uber
Judge Grants Waymo's Request To Postpone Trade Secret Trial Against Uber

But Jacobs said that his lawyer was mistaken in making that allegation. According to Law360, a California judge ruled in Waymo's favor on Tuesday after Waymo accused Uber of hiding evidence that was discovered by federal prosecutors. In light of the new evidence and allegations that Uber lawyers had been withholding Jacobs's letter , the judge i...

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  • Kochs Back Meredith Takeover Of Time Inc., Vow No 'Editorial Influence'
Kochs Back Meredith Takeover Of Time Inc., Vow No 'Editorial Influence'

Lacy. "Meredith wanted to buy Time Inc. back in 2012, but didn't want Time magazine ", former Time magazine Editor Richard Stengel tweeted following the deal's announcement this morning. Meredith expects it will save up to $500m in costs in the first two years of operation and plans to "aggressively pay down" debt by 2020. It will give n...

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  • Local Small Businesses Set Up Pop Up Store
Local Small Businesses Set Up Pop Up Store

It's all to support Shop Small Saturday. Some will also have giveaways! Eddie James, co-owner of Brownie's, said that numerous store's regular patrons shop there during the Christmas season, but that it's also a time when new customers will buy items for what he called "grand-dogs".

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  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos becomes newest $100bn billionaire thanks to Black Friday
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos becomes newest $100bn billionaire thanks to Black Friday

Online purchases for the day are up 18.4 percent over previous year, according to data from Adobe Analytics, and investors are betting the company will take an outsized share of online spending over the gifting season. It is reasonable for Bezos' pocket to increase because the citizens in Uncle Sam's country at least spent about $1.5 billion or equ...

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  • Dish Network and CBS end their three-day-old programming fee fight
Dish Network and CBS end their three-day-old programming fee fight

During the standoff, CBS had maintained that while Dish has complained about the fees being asked for the cable networks, it has paid "at least one cable network more than double our asking price, for far less than half the ratings". CBS offers All Access, its own web-based streaming service starting at $5.99 a month. In a statement , CBS assert...

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  • Sun shines on Shropshire shoppers as Black Friday busy
Sun shines on Shropshire shoppers as Black Friday busy

Cyber Monday , a term coined by Shop.org in 2005, got established when retailers saw a trend of consumers shopping online on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Overall, $33.26 billion have been spent online from November 1 to November 23, a 17.9% increase over the same period previous year. If you're hoping to bag a bargain in technology, small appli...

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  • London buses to be powered by coffee grounds
London buses to be powered by coffee grounds

Worldwide energy and petrochemicals group Shell, in partnership with London-based clean technology company bio-bean and United Kingdom biodiesel producer Argent Energy, is helping power some of London's buses through a new coffee biodiesel project - launched on Monday - which uses a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.

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  • Funding for sports programs at question in new tax bill
Funding for sports programs at question in new tax bill

Congressman John Shimkus voted with the majority when the U.S. House passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Thursday. "The Senate must work to ensure a legislative process characterized by integrity, one in which Americans can fully understand the tax proposals which will be voted upon", he added.

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  • Elon Musk's Tesla unveils its first electric lorry
Elon Musk's Tesla unveils its first electric lorry

Elon Musk continues to disrupt the auto industry with Tesla's innovations. With 80% of freight in the US moved less than 250 miles, this means truck operators will often be able to drive both to their destination and back without having to charge.

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  • ME unemployment dips to 3.5% in October
ME unemployment dips to 3.5% in October

The October unemployment rate was four-tenths of a percentage point lower than the national rate of 4.1% reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Professional and business services had shown the most growth this year, adding more than 4,000 jobs. Private sector jobs decreased by 1,700 from the previous month.

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  • GM reveals its 'fastest, most powerful' auto in 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1
GM reveals its 'fastest, most powerful' auto in 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1

A big engine under the lengthy hood of a Corvette is nothing new, but the 2019 Corvette ZR1 does do things a little differently - and more impressively - than the high-displacement cars that came before it. How does 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque strike you? Straight line speed isn't the new ZR1's only forte. However, there are...

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  • Lawsuit claims 'thousands' of women have been raped, harassed by Uber drivers
Lawsuit claims 'thousands' of women have been raped, harassed by Uber drivers

Two women are asking a court to force Uber to improve practices like driver screening on behalf of any riders who might have been "subjected to rape , sexual assault or gender-motivated violence or harassment " in the past four years, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday .

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  • Alibaba's Singles' Day Goes Global With Record $25 Billion in Sales
Alibaba's Singles' Day Goes Global With Record $25 Billion in Sales

Tsai has also commented that the rising incomes of the Chinese have resulted into "over 300 million middle-class consumers" and that "this powerful group is propelling the consumption of China ". Technology, too, has been key, with virtual reality dressing rooms and live fashion shows to attract shoppers. With this being Alibaba's first year o...

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  • Hasbro reportedly offered to buy Mattel
Hasbro reportedly offered to buy Mattel

Hasbro owns Nerf, Transformers , and My Little Pony, while Mattel makes Barbie and American Girl dolls, along with Fisher-Price and Hot Wheels toys. Combining could be beneficial for both businesses as it would give them more pricing power to negotiate with entertainment studios over TV and movie franchises.

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  • JC Penney Company Inc Stock Surges on Surprising Q3 Earnings
JC Penney Company Inc Stock Surges on Surprising Q3 Earnings

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.99% of the company's stock. Creative Planning raised its position in shares of J.C. Penney by 7.5% in the second quarter. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -9.6%. Total net sales fell 1.8% to $2.81 billion from $2.86 billion a year ago. It ended the quarter with inventory that's 8.8 perc...

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  • Alipay logs record sales on China's Singles' Day
Alipay logs record sales on China's Singles' Day

The e-commerce giant will show no signs of taking their foot of the pedal this year, courting more than 140,000 brands and 1 million merchants for this year's festival. The day of shopping brings in more sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined in the US. Alipay processed 1.5 billion payment transactions in total, up 41% from 2016, and pro...

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  • The Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Loop Capital
The Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Loop Capital

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Deutsche Bank AG Increases NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA ) Price Target to $190.00" was first reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is the property of of Dispatch Tribunal. NVIDIA Corporation shares were trading at $216.91 per share on Friday morning, up $11.59 (+5.64%). Benjamin F Edwards Com reported 1,642 shares. Nvi...

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  • NH Veterans Day Deals, Discounts and Freebies for Military Members
NH Veterans Day Deals, Discounts and Freebies for Military Members

Active duty and retired service members can receive a free order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries on November 11. For Veterans Day, many business provide additional discounts or free services for veterans and active military personnel.

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  • Here Are the Best Walmart Black Friday Deals (So Far)
Here Are the Best Walmart Black Friday Deals (So Far)

Amazon hasn't released its full list of Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals, they do have plenty of offers on their Countdown to Black Friday page with everything from Himalayan Salt Lamps and Echo Dots on sale. "The cover of the Best Buy Black Friday 2017 ad also features a $749.99 65" Samsung UN65MU6070FXZA 4K UHD Smart TV and a $599.9...

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  • Your fidget spinner could be more unsafe than you know
Your fidget spinner could be more unsafe than you know

But one of the fidget spinners with a risky amount of lead - the "Fidget Wild Spinner Premium Brass" - is actually labeled for kids almost half that age. The CPSC, Target and Bulls i Toy need to acknowledge the obvious - that all fidget spinners are toys. The Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Brass , on the other hand, does recommend "Ages 14+".

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  • TripAdvisor labels hotels involved in sexual assault cases
TripAdvisor labels hotels involved in sexual assault cases

The New York Times reports that the badge, which reviews properties for health, safety, and discrimination, is the company's third to ensure the safety of both its consumers and resorts. "These badges are meant to be informative, not punitive", TripAdvisor spokesperson said. "We do believe the first version of this badge is created to be a catal...

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  • Yahoo's Mayer Says Hackers Getting Tougher as Equifax Reassures
Yahoo's Mayer Says Hackers Getting Tougher as Equifax Reassures

Mayer opened her testimony with an apology, pointing out that Yahoo had been hit by a sophisticated attack from Russian hackers, one that even the best security could not have stopped. A Mayer spokesperson said Tuesday she was appearing voluntarily. A breach at the credit-reporting company earlier this year exposed personal data for 145 million con...

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  • Lidl boosts wages above its grocery rivals
Lidl boosts wages above its grocery rivals

The Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan, said: "I pledged to ensure the London Living Wage rises to beyond £10 and I am delighted that has been achieved". "As the fastest growing supermarket our business is continuing to go from strength to strength, and it's only right that we show our commitment to our colleagues in the same way that they commit to t...

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  • Cathay shares rally after Qatar Airways takes 9.6% stake
Cathay shares rally after Qatar Airways takes 9.6% stake

The investment is the latest in a series of acquisitions, all aimed at supporting Qatar Airways investment strategy. With the purchase complete, Qatar will become the third biggest shareholder of Asia's largest worldwide airline . Behind the Cathay Pacific stake is the battle for better access to China , which is expected to become the wo...

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  • NAB plans 6000 job losses in digital banking revamp
NAB plans 6000 job losses in digital banking revamp

They also face a hefty new government levy to raise AU$6.2 billion over four years through a 0.06 percent charge on the borrowings of the big five banks - ANZ, Commonwealth, Macquarie, NAB and Westpac. The bank also reported a net profit of $5.28 billion for FY17. The 2016 profit of $352 million profit was primarily the result of the NAB's sale...

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  • Climbing to be banned on sacred Australian rock
Climbing to be banned on sacred Australian rock

Traditional owners have been asking visitors not to climb Uluru since the 1985 handback and signs requesting people reconsider climbing have been in place at the base of the climb area since 1992. According to Parks Australia , the climb is the traditional route taken by Mala on their arrival at Uluru, and the path is of great significant to Anang...

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  • Why Robert Rodriguez Actually Cast Rose McGowan In Grindhouse
Why Robert Rodriguez Actually Cast Rose McGowan In Grindhouse

McGowan reached a $100,000 settlement with Weinstein 20 years ago but says that she learned over the summer that that previous settlement "had never included a confidentiality clause". Just as I finished telling Rose this, I saw Harvey walking around the party! Of the more than 50 alleged victims, McGowan was among the first prominent actresses...

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