• Jeff Immelt bows out of consideration for Uber CEO job
Jeff Immelt bows out of consideration for Uber CEO job

Whitman reportedly is one of a handful of finalists for the job, according to published reports. The legal request follows another letter sent Thursday to Uber and Garret Camp, who is chairman of the app-based taxi company's board, in which Pishevar accused Benchmark of violating its fiduciary duty as a significant investor in Uber .

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  • Billionaire Samsung heir convicted in mega bribery case
Billionaire Samsung heir convicted in mega bribery case

The verdict sends the strongest message yet to South Korea's big, family-controlled businesses that their more than 60 years of economic dominance in one of the world's most successful economies is under threat. Lee, who was represented by a team of 28 lawyers, has always professed his innocence and will appeal the sentence. The ruling in Lee's...

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  • KFC Employee Training Game Is A Raw Chicken Escape Room
KFC Employee Training Game Is A Raw Chicken Escape Room

As reported by Eater , the Oculus Rift game was announced in a press release and will help show trainees how to make the fast food chain's iconic Original Recipe fried chicken. director of advertising. It's not hard to imagine all of the potential applications for virtual reality , but one you may not have considered is its use in employee tr...

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  • Sears targets 28 Kmarts for closure, 2Q loss narrows
Sears targets 28 Kmarts for closure, 2Q loss narrows

Total revenue of $4.37 billion surpassed Wall Street's estimate of $4.21 billion. "Eligible associates impacted by these store closures will receive severance and will have the opportunity to apply for open positions at area Kmart or Sears stores", a company statement on the Sears Holdings' website stated.

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  • Apple Officially Announces New Iowa Data Center
Apple Officially Announces New Iowa Data Center

The data center will run on 100 percent renewable energy. Apple is reportedly planning to invest in a new data centre in the USA state of Iowa, becoming the fourth major technology company to put down roots in the area. The Iowa data center will join Apple facilities in California, Nevada, Oregon and North Carolina, which also host services such ...

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  • Turkey, Jordan call for Palestine peace talks
Turkey, Jordan call for Palestine peace talks

The US delegation was to meet Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday evening. A spokesman for Abbas called the meeting "important and crucial". Turkey and Jordan urged "serious and effective" talks between Palestine and Israel to end the long-running conflict, according to a joint statement issued by the country's two leaders.

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  • United States extends sanctions against North Korea
United States extends sanctions against North Korea

The new sanctions also target six individuals from Russia, China and North Korea . It is the second time since June that Washington has targeted Chinese entities linked to North Korea. In late June the Treasury Department imposed sanctions against the Bank of Dandong, severing it from the USA financial system as it accused the bank of launderi...

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  • Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani appointed Railway Board Chairman
Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani appointed Railway Board Chairman

Lohani, an officer of the railway mechanical service, had served earlier as the Divisional Regional Manager of Delhi . Asked about the resignations, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said: "The Prime Minister will take a decision on whatever request the Railway Minister has made".

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  • Aamir Khan Clears Air About Diwali Release and Clash with Golmaal Again
Aamir Khan Clears Air About Diwali Release and Clash with Golmaal Again

The lyrics of the song have been written by Kausar Munir and Amit Trivedi has composed the music. After many delays, Secret Superstar is finally releasing on the day of Diwali itself, which is not considered a good thing for box-office collection but Aamir Khan shares insight and though behind releasing the movie on the day of Diwali.

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  • Sempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping Buffett offer
Sempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping Buffett offer

Berkshire Hathaway said last month that it would buy Oncor for $9 billion, and last week it stuck to that bid. San Diego-based energy services holding company said it will pay $9.45 billion in cash for the acquisition - - compared with the $9 billion on offer from Berkshire Hathaway.

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  • HSBC Holdings Increases Derwent London PT to GBX 3053
HSBC Holdings Increases Derwent London PT to GBX 3053

The stock increased 0.40% or $0.76 on August 18, reaching $192.34. About shares traded. Westport Fuel Systems Inc (USA) (WPRT) has declined 16.22% since August 21, 2016 and is downtrending. Shore Capital reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Rathbone Brothers plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and GBX 49...

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  • Infosys stocks, negative global cues drag equities lower (Second Lead)
Infosys stocks, negative global cues drag equities lower (Second Lead)

The Infosys stock continued to reel under selling pressure for the second consecutive session today, closing over 5 per cent lower, as the company's share buyback announcement failed to cheer investors. The buyback price of Rs 1,150 per share is almost 25 per cent higher than Friday's closing of Rs 923.10 apiece. Overall markets remained in the...

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  • Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh Out On A Dinner Date
Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh Out On A Dinner Date

The Padmavati team was again attacked in March while shooting in Kolhapur. In both cases, the damage to the film's movable property, and more crucially to the crew's morale, was indescribable. Just last night, we saw the couple on a dinner date together. Says a source close to the development. "He wanted to avoid the image of the two actors as ...

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  • Rathbones plots £2bn merger with Smith and Williamson
Rathbones plots £2bn merger with Smith and Williamson

The combined group would see Rathbones, led by CEO Philip Howell ( pictured ), able to broaden its capabilities, adding Smith & Williamson's tax and accounting practice to its suite of services. It said Canadian investor AGF has held a 30% stake in S&W for 15 years but has increased efforts recently to find an exit. Smith & Williamson, which runs...

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  • China's Great Wall hopes to buy parts of Fiat Chrysler
China's Great Wall hopes to buy parts of Fiat Chrysler

Equities research analysts expect that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. will post $2.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Wei is the surname of the Great Wall founder and chairman Wei Jianjun. At a starting price of 209,800 yuan ($31,400), the Cherokee would also catapult Great Wall into the premium end of the market. While buying J...

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  • AIADMK merger on Monday
AIADMK merger on Monday

Party sources said "Amavasya" is an auspicious day for the long-stalled reunion of the party that split after the death of J Jayalalithaa , powerful leader who headed both the party and the government until her death in December. Overall, the AIADMK has a fresh chance to try and deliver a good administration to the people of Tamil Nadu. Responding...

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  • Higher iron ore prices saw Fortescue's profit jump 113%, lifting dividends too
Higher iron ore prices saw Fortescue's profit jump 113%, lifting dividends too

Fortescue Metals Group has more than doubled full-year net profit to $US2.09 billion ($A2.64 billion), helped by a rebound in iron prices and lower costs. cents a share when it reports earnings Tuesday, according to the average of 15 analysts' forecasts. Fortescue is targeting steady iron-ore shipments in the current financial year of about 170 m...

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  • Bannon is right about North Korea
Bannon is right about North Korea

Dunford also said on Monday U.S. military options being prepared against North Korea would be for when diplomatic and economic sanctions failed, South Korea's president's office said on Monday. The U.S. general reaffirmed his country's commitment to help defend South Korea under the Korea-U.S. alliance, while stressing the need to peacefully ...

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  • Under Armour CEO resigns from Trump's manufacturing council
Under Armour CEO resigns from Trump's manufacturing council

Frazier explained his reasons for leaving the council on a Merck Twitter post . "Now that Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council, he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" Trump referenced violence "on many sides".

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  • Trump says CEOs who quit his council are 'grandstanders'
Trump says CEOs who quit his council are 'grandstanders'

On Sunday, however, the White House added: "The president said very strongly in his statement yesterday that he condemns all forms of violence, bigotry , and hatred, and of course that includes white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi, and all extremist groups".

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  • Trump lashes out after drugs giant chief executive resigns from advisory council
Trump lashes out after drugs giant chief executive resigns from advisory council

Trump has come under fire over the weekend for his refusal to specifically denounce neo-Nazis, KKK and other racists groups after their rally in Charlottesville resulted in at least three people killed and dozens more hurt. The president, famous for his ability to be direct and forceful, was faulted for condemning violence "on many sides". The r...

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  • Delhi airport shut for 40 mins after drone spotted
Delhi airport shut for 40 mins after drone spotted

All the three runways were closed for over 55 minutes as a security precaution and a team of the Central Industrial Security Force, the Delhi Police and the aviation security were pressed into service to investigate, while many flights were diverted to Jaipur.

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  • Malaysia Apologises To Indonesia Over Flag Blunder
Malaysia Apologises To Indonesia Over Flag Blunder

An upside down printing of the Indonesian flag in a souvenir guidebook handed out at the opening of the Southeast Asian Games has sparked an outcry among officials and public in Indonesia, prompting Malaysian government to apologise on Sunday (August 20 ).

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  • Huddersfield Town 1-0 Newcastle United
Huddersfield Town 1-0 Newcastle United

Huddersfield boss David Wagner has a superstition or habit of slapping all of his players and staff on the back of the neck as they walk out to for the game - it worked a treat against the Toon for their flying start. "I'm very, very excited about this game on Sunday, and I have so much trust and belief in our supporters", Wagner said at his pre-...

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  • Asked to serve, some CEOs say no more to Trump
Asked to serve, some CEOs say no more to Trump

After Donald Trump used Tuesday's press conference on infrastructure to defend his previous comments about Saturday's events in Charlottesville , it's fair to wonder if any new business leaders will swoop in to replace the corps of CEOs who have departed the American Manufacturing Council in light of both the President's responses and his l...

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  • Trump calls removal of Confederate statues 'foolish'
Trump calls removal of Confederate statues 'foolish'

Trump himself stayed out of sight, tweeting occasionally about a primary in Alabama, the stock market and, once, his campaign slogan. There, from Trump Tower in NY, was the president of the United States declaring that those protesting against Nazis were.

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  • United States stocks up as N Korea fears ease
United States stocks up as N Korea fears ease

Those concerns had helped to wipe out almost $1 trillion from global equity markets last week. The S&P 500 index was most recently up more than 1% at 2,466, which would represent the best daily gain for the broad-market benchmark since April 24, according to FactSet data.

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  • Under Armour CEO, others resign from Trump's council
Under Armour CEO, others resign from Trump's council

He wrote on Twitter Monday that "America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy, which runs counter to the American ideal that all people are created equal". One of America's most prominent black CEOs quit President Trump's manufacturing council on Monday over Trump's i...

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  • Unilever CEO voices support for Merck boss following Trump's Twitter attack
Unilever CEO voices support for Merck boss following Trump's Twitter attack

He joined the CEOs of Merck , Under Armour and Intel , who all left the council Monday. Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Bob Iger resigned for the same reason from the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, which Trump established to advise him on how government policy impacts economic growth and job creation.

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  • WWE Spoilers: Final card for NXT TakeOver Brooklyn III
WWE Spoilers: Final card for NXT TakeOver Brooklyn III

It's the biggest spot for McIntyre since he returned to WWE earlier this year. - Above is a new video package for Ember Moon vs. This special NXT pay-per-view will feature five matches in total, including three championship matches.

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  • After firing, Bannon returns to his 'killing machine'
After firing, Bannon returns to his 'killing machine'

The question now is whether Bannon will be an ally or a thorn in the side of the Trump administration outside the White House, where he has apparently already returned to his role as head of Breitbart , the right-wing news site he ran until he joined Trump's campaign a year ago.

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  • Mother of Virginia victim says she will not talk to Trump
Mother of Virginia victim says she will not talk to Trump

They're fucking Confederate statues , Trump! This was around the same time the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Barcelona, where a van was driven into the busy Las Ramblas tourist boulevard, killing 13. "For the sake of our Nation - as our President - please fix this. The people of SC will remember". In the hours...

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  • FBR & Co Cuts Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) Price Target to $28.00
FBR & Co Cuts Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) Price Target to $28.00

The information was declared in a document with the Security and Exchange Commission, Also Executive Bruce Campbell unloaded 9,283 stocks of the company's shares in a trade that took place on Thurs, Jun 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Discovery Communications from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $29.00 price target on ...

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  • Get ready for more CEOs to break ties with Trump
Get ready for more CEOs to break ties with Trump

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel - the latest sign that corporate America's romance with Trump is faltering - after his equivocal response to violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia .

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  • 8th CEO Quits Trump Manufacturing Council
8th CEO Quits Trump Manufacturing Council

Musk resigned from the President's Council in June because of disagreements with the Trump administration's policy on climate change. "We've learned that as president, Mr. The president added that he believes economic growth in the USA will heal its racial divide. Trump criticized Frazier nearly immediately Monday over drug prices, and again ...

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