Economy

Economy Google Cloud names Thomas Kurian to replace CEO Diane Greene
Author: 0 Google Cloud names Thomas Kurian to replace CEO Diane Greene

Greene will stay through January to ensure a smooth transition and remain a director on the Alphabet board. Kurian, who spent 22 years at Oracle and had been a close confidant of its founder Larry Ellison, resigned in September after struggling to expand its cloud business.

Economy Apple's Tim Cook warns regulation is coming for the tech industry
Author: 0 Apple's Tim Cook warns regulation is coming for the tech industry

Cook admits that the ways in which users are given options to protect their personal data are far from ideal, but believes that Apple has gone "a long way" in protecting its users. He also discussed gender diversity in Silicon Valley, how often he reaches for his iPhone and Apple's relationship with Google . When it came to AR, Cook said that "technology should amplify human performance and human experience, and AR arguably does an unbelievable job at that, and I think it's going to ...

Economy Oxfordshire MPs react to proposed withdrawal deal — BREXIT
Author: 0 Oxfordshire MPs react to proposed withdrawal deal — BREXIT

France, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, and Portugal are reportedly among member states dissatisfied with the withdrawal agreement's promises on fishing rights, and the potential for their continued access to the UK's waters. Mr Jenrick said all the figures would be published "in good time" before MPs cast their most important yet in the Brexit process - whether to pass the final deal negotiated with Brussels.

Economy Chipotle may rehire manager who refused serving black men
Author: 0 Chipotle may rehire manager who refused serving black men

Chipotle says the company has offered a St. Paul restaurant manager her job back after she was sacked in a dine-and-dash case. In a series of video clips seen more than 3 million times on Twitter , a Chipotle customer in St. "We spoke with him and directly asked him if he had been in that restaurant on Tuesday night and he said he had not been there in weeks". The manager said she thought it was the same guys, but she said she couldn't say with 100 percent certainty.

Economy Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to be removed over ‘significant misconduct,’ arrested
Author: 0 Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to be removed over ‘significant misconduct,’ arrested

Nissan's board will meet Thursday to discuss removing Ghosn as chairman. Nissan said it was unable to give further details on the offences. He said he wasn't expecting to finish his new four-year term at Renault. Ghosn was among the first traditional auto bosses to embrace electric vehicles, spearheading the rollout of the Nissan Leaf in 2010 when battery-powered cars were a wildly exotic sight on most roads.

Economy RBI Board Meeting, Amid Rift With Centre, Ends After 9 Hours
Author: 0 RBI Board Meeting, Amid Rift With Centre, Ends After 9 Hours

With the two parameters eased, the government expects some of the 11 state-run banks that are now under PCA to come out of the framework and to expand and lend faster. RBI board member S Gurumurthy earlier said the government was not asking for the central bank's surplus reserves but only wanted formulation of a policy as to how much reserves it must have.

Economy Oil rises for a fourth day, buoyed by OPEC supply plans
Author: 0 Oil rises for a fourth day, buoyed by OPEC supply plans

Prices are recovering after concerns over global oversupply spurred OPEC and its allies to consider reducing output. USA crude oil production C-OUT-T-EIA has soared by nearly 25 percent this year, to a record 11.7 million barrels per day (bpd).

Economy Bitcoin Cash ABC [IOU] Reaches Market Capitalization of $0.00 (BCHABC)
Author: 0 Bitcoin Cash ABC [IOU] Reaches Market Capitalization of $0.00 (BCHABC)

Cardano (ADA ) is now at $0.06 against the dollar, a -15.15 percent change in the last 24h. Following some sizeable intraday moves earlier in the week that contributed to the week's losses, Bitcoin moved within some tighter ranges at the end of the week, with the start of the day seeing Bitcoin fall from a morning high $5,688.4 to a late morning intraday low $5,620.9 before finding support.

Economy Renault Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over acts of misconduct
Author: 0 Renault Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over acts of misconduct

Spokesmen for Renault and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Motors alliance did not immediately return calls and messages seeking comment on the arrest reports. But plans for an orderly succession - and potentially the entire future of the rather unwieldy Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi structure - may well have been thrown wide open.

Economy Taoiseach: Brexit deal only way to avoid a hard border
Author: 0 Taoiseach: Brexit deal only way to avoid a hard border

The draft European Union withdrawal agreement is the best option for the Northern Ireland agri-food sector and should be supported, the chairman of the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association has said. He said he would not speculate on how that could be achieved. And he said that if changes are made, the whole thing could unravel. "We believe that a border in the Irish Sea is not in the interests of our farmers or our business owners, because Great Britain is by far our biggest and best ...

Economy Is Amazon too big to fail? No, says CEO Jeff Bezos
Author: 0 Is Amazon too big to fail? No, says CEO Jeff Bezos

He said if one looks at large firms, their life spans tend to be 30-plus years and not hundred-plus years, CNBC said in a report. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has recently made an astonishing acknowledgement claiming that one day his company will fail and go bankrupt .

Economy FAA & Boeing evaluate 737 Max software fix
Author: 0 FAA & Boeing evaluate 737 Max software fix

On Wednesday, a top Lion Air official joined a USA pilots' group in alleging the company failed to warn pilots about the potential hazards of the new safety feature implicated in the crash. Lion Air Crash took place on October 29, killing 189 people on board. The issue was discovered through the investigation into the Lion Air crash.

Economy Major hotels in China inspected after room cleaning expose
Author: 0 Major hotels in China inspected after room cleaning expose

The video shows a woman cleaning, who then picked up a dirty towel on the floor and used it to wipe the mirrors, glasses, bathroom basin using it. By time of publication, apologies and promises to reform cleaning practices had been issued by 12 of the 14 hotels named in the video, including the Bulgari and Waldorf .

Economy Xi warns of dangers of conflict while Pence lets fly
Author: 0 Xi warns of dangers of conflict while Pence lets fly

Pence declared. Mr. Pence's warning on Saturday contrasted with remarks made by Mr. Trump on Friday, when he said he may not impose more tariffs after China sent the United States a list of measures it was willing to take to resolve trade tensions.

Economy The hunt is on for Black Friday savings
Author: 0 The hunt is on for Black Friday savings

Amazon added that customers will be able to receive $5 off selected Black Friday deals by using tools such as camera search features, barcode scanners, or the company's AR features. You're in luck. Black Friday is nearly here, and so are all those deals you've been anxiously waiting for all year. That includes toys, electronics, fashion, beauty, kitchen, home and more.

Economy 12-gen Toyota Corolla sedan unveiled
Author: 0 12-gen Toyota Corolla sedan unveiled

Whether the vehicle offered in Australia will have the nose pictured here, or whether it'll get a face adapted from the hatchback , remains to be seen. Track width, however, is up by 0.5 and 0.9 inches at the front and rear, respectively, while a multi-link rear suspension replaces the torsion beam of today's Corolla.

Economy Growth Slows For Uber With $1 Billion Loss, Report Says
Author: 0 Growth Slows For Uber With $1 Billion Loss, Report Says

It was the third quarter in a row that Uber's quarter-on-quarter bookings growth has remained in single digits after double-digit growth through the whole of 2017. Gross bookings - the amount before paying drivers - rose 34 percent, to $12.7 billion. Uber, for the first time, has also broken out Eats specific gross bookings , which the company says accounted for $2.1 billion of overall gross bookings and is growing over 150 percent year over year.

Economy Aston Martin DBX SUV revealed with official camo set
Author: 0 Aston Martin DBX SUV revealed with official camo set

It'll be produced at Aston Martin Lagonda's St Athan facility, which is also located in Wales. As these official "spy photos" show, Aston Martin's long anticipated SUV will boast a silhouette that could nearly be mistaken for an F-Pace or Levante - with, perhaps, the exception of that peculiar duckbill at the rear.

Economy Jennie-O Recalling Ground Turkey in Salmonella Outbreak 16 November 2018
Author: 0 Jennie-O Recalling Ground Turkey in Salmonella Outbreak 16 November 2018

Most people infected with the bacteria recover within a week without treatment, but serious cases may require hospitalizations for invasive infections, such as meningitis and bloodstream infections. If so, the CDC says the products should be thrown away or returned tot he place of purchase. FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to ...

Economy Honda Passport SUV making a comeback for 2019
Author: 0 Honda Passport SUV making a comeback for 2019

Honda is building a brand-new SUV with an old name to fit in between the CR-V and the Pilot . The sizing pegs it squarely as a rival to the Ford Edge , Nissan Murano, and soon-to-launch Chevrolet Blazer . "The new Passport is a more personal, powerful and off-road-capable SUV that hits the sweet spot between daily driving comfort and weekend off-road, all-weather adventure capability", said Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the automobile division of American Honda Motor Co.

Economy Stobart Group
Author: 0 Stobart Group "in the frame" to buy Flybe airline

Stobart Group walked away from a bid for Flybe in March after the two firms failed to agree terms. The group has hired Evercore as adviser to help with the review and sale process. It represents a profit of £1.41 for each of the 5.2 million passengers flown. The Group is undertaking a comprehensive review of various strategic options, including further capacity and cost saving measures, initiatives to strengthen the balance sheet and preserve cash resources, as well as a potential sale of ...

Economy FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars
Author: 0 FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

The new rules require fruit flavored-cartridges like those sold by Juul to be sold in "age-restricted, in-person locations and, if sold online, under heightened practices for age verification". The restriction would essentially prevent convenience stores and gas stations from selling such e-cigarettes. Chicago: Just days after the United States city of Chicago took eight online retailers to court for illegally selling e-cigarettes to underage residents, federal agencies confirmed ...

Economy Porter Projected To Win In Orange County As Democrats Take The Lead
Author: 0 Porter Projected To Win In Orange County As Democrats Take The Lead

He won by 159-43 among House Republicans . While the faces of Democratic Senate leadership remained largely the same, Republicans saw a shake-up due to term limits and retirements. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, is flanked by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., left, the senator-elect from Tennessee, and Florida Gov.

Economy Woman's Death Aboard Princess Cruise Ship May Be Murder
Author: 0 Woman's Death Aboard Princess Cruise Ship May Be Murder

The ship, which was traveling between the islands of Curacao and Aruba at the time of the woman's death , is due back in Florida on Saturday, officials said. Angela asked. "That is what we are investigating, to find out exactly what happened". Princess Royal departed Aruba at 10pm on Wednesday night, heading towards Kralendijk, Bonaire.

Economy My deal, no deal or no Brexit: May after winning ministers' backing
Author: 0 My deal, no deal or no Brexit: May after winning ministers' backing

In a speech after the meeting, May gave a warning to those who might oppose her, hinting that scrapping Brexit entirely was still an option. Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab , resigned Thursday in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the European Union - a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament.

Economy FDA Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes
Author: 0 FDA Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Last year, BAT re-entered the U.S. market after a 12-year absence with the $47bn acquisition of Reynolds, owner of brands including Pall Mall, Newport and Camel, in a move that created the world's biggest tobacco company and was expected to speed up the development of e-cigarettes and vapes.

Economy Global oil market to lapse into surplus in 2019 as demand slows
Author: 0 Global oil market to lapse into surplus in 2019 as demand slows

That came after reports that Saudi Arabia was considering a production cut at the December OPEC meeting, on increased alarm that supply has started to outpace consumption. department of energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday. Trump in recent weeks demanded the oil cartel increase production to drive down USA gasoline prices.

Economy Toyota revealed the first image of the new Corolla sedan
Author: 0 Toyota revealed the first image of the new Corolla sedan

The signature LED headlight design, along with the huge front grill give clear indications that the sedan will look very similar to the previously mentioned body styles. The new generation of the Corolla is likely to be longer than the previous generation and this will translate into more space inside as well. The headlights are taken from the hatchback variant that debuted this past summer, which leads us to believe we won't be seeing any revolutionary changes to the overall design of the ...

Economy $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot is still unclaimed 3 weeks after drawing
Author: 0 $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot is still unclaimed 3 weeks after drawing

That's because the victor has 180 days from the draw date to claim the prize, she said. The ticket, sold at the KC Mart, matched all six numbers, defying the 1 in 302.5 million odds to win the near-record prize. Unclaimed lottery prizes are used for different purposes by each state. Sometimes jackpot winners never claim their prizes. The annuity, however, will get them the entire $1.537 billion jackpot in smaller payments over the next 30 years, with each being 5 percent larger than the ...