Unilever to Buy Skincare Firm Carver Korea for $2.6B

Founded in 1999, Carver Korea is known for its signature brand AHC under which it makes products for age management, hydration and nourishment. It is the Anglo-Dutch company's biggest acquisition in six years and comes six months after it fended of... More..

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Uber chief apologizes for London 'mistakes' after license loss
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Uber chief apologizes for London 'mistakes' after license loss

The company ordered two investigations in harassment claims and fired at least 20 people. But on Friday , Transport for London ( TfL ) ruled that Uber didn't meet its "rigorous regulations" to ensure pas...More..

Target sets goal of $15 minimum wage by 2020
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Target sets goal of $15 minimum wage by 2020

The chain raised hourly wages to $10 in April 2016 after increasing to $9 a year earlier to match similar hikes by Walmart. Target expects the significant investment in its team, which comprises more than 323...More..

New York Giants show inability to be competent National Football League team
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

New York Giants show inability to be competent National Football League team

Ben McAdoo seems to be in a race with Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano on who will be fired first this season. "We've got to get to the bottom of what are they trying to accomplish", Lurie continue...More..

Japan's Abe will reportedly announce snap elections for next month
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Japan's Abe will reportedly announce snap elections for next month

If he is re-elected as party leader next year, he could end up serving till 2021, making him the longest-serving prime minister in Japan's political history. Abe on Monday asked his cabinet to compile a 2 trill...More..

Uber to lose its licence to operate in London
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Uber to lose its licence to operate in London

Uber was first licensed to operate in the city in 2012 and will see its current license expire on September 30. First, the rift shows contradictions between cheaper ride-hailing service and traditional black...More..

Rafael Benitez: 'Newcastle United's form not a surprise'
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

Rafael Benitez: 'Newcastle United's form not a surprise'

Albion suffered back-to-back defeats at Bournemouth in the last seven days, losing 2-1 in the top flight last Friday and being knocked out of the League Cup 1-0 after extra time on Tuesday. The Magpies will ...More..

China experts say 3.4-magnitude quake hits North Korea in 'suspected explosion'
by | Sunday, September 24, 2017

China experts say 3.4-magnitude quake hits North Korea in 'suspected explosion'

There have been concerns about the stability of the nuclear test site since the September 3 test. Website 38 North said satellite imagery taken after that test appeared to show landslides atop the site that w...More..

The Federal Reserve embarks on a tricky path back to normal
by | Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Federal Reserve embarks on a tricky path back to normal

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 41.79 points, or 0.19 percent, to end at 22,412.59, the S&P 500 gained 1.59 points, or 0.06 percent, to 2,508.24 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 5.28 points, or 0.08 perce...More..

Ryanair offers €10000 pay rise to hang on to pilots
by | Saturday, September 23, 2017

Ryanair offers €10000 pay rise to hang on to pilots

He said management were assured during the summer that it had enough pilots. RYANAIR chief executive Michael O'Leary received a total pay package of almost £2.88 million previous year. However he insisted tha...More..

Tesla, AMD Developing Self-Driving Car AI Chip
by | Friday, September 22, 2017

Tesla, AMD Developing Self-Driving Car AI Chip

Tesla has an existing relationship with Nvidia , whose GPUs power its Autopilot system, but this new in-house chip reported by CNBC could potentially reduce its reliance on third-party AI processing hardwar...More..

Significant number of Ryanair pilots reject bonus offer
by | Friday, September 22, 2017

Significant number of Ryanair pilots reject bonus offer

The low-priced carrier said last week it would cancel as many as 50 flights a day until the end of October after misallocating pilot holiday until the end of the year. The pilots also say the details around t...More..

Stocks Nearly Flat As Fed Announcement Looms
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Stocks Nearly Flat As Fed Announcement Looms

Analysts say the markets are now focused on the Fed meeting starting tonight, our time and the post meeting statement early Thursday that is expected to confirm the Fed will start unwinding its huge quantitativ...More..

Dollar close to 2015 lows as conflicted Fed prepares policy update
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Dollar close to 2015 lows as conflicted Fed prepares policy update

The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was off 0.1 percent. "If the Fed does keep the option for December alive, and reaffirms its view in terms of gradual rate increases, that may be dollar-supportiv...More..

Crude Oil Firms Above $50
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Crude Oil Firms Above $50

Although the front-month gasoline futures contract that expires next week was little changed at $1.6498 a gallon, later-dated contracts including the more-heavily traded November futures rose. Analysts at Panmu...More..

Toys R Us files bankruptcy; stores remaining open so far
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Toys R Us files bankruptcy; stores remaining open so far

The company said it plans on keeping its 1,600 Toys "R" Us and Babies "R" Us stores open across the world, though the Wall Street Journal reported that the company will eventually close some of its underperfo...More..

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume

Accern also gave media stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.0163322468546 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share pri...More..

ICR Guides Bob Evans in Big Breakfast Deal
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

ICR Guides Bob Evans in Big Breakfast Deal

It produces sausage products at its plants located in Hillsdale, Michigan, and Xenia, Ohio. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, December 2 report. Shareholders of record on M...More..

Ryanair to cancel 40-50 flights per day for 6 weeks, Report
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Ryanair to cancel 40-50 flights per day for 6 weeks, Report

The Ryanair CEO stated: "All customers on the affected flights will receive an email highlighting the alternative flights they can transfer to hopefully on the same day". It's not quite as bad as it sound...More..

Boeing rebuffs Canada PM Trudeau's criticism of U.S. trade challenge
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Boeing rebuffs Canada PM Trudeau's criticism of U.S. trade challenge

Trudeau called the USA plane manufacturer's trade action against Canadian company Bombardier "unwarranted" and added that if Boeing continues the dispute, Canada won't be buying Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet fig...More..

Perception of Rohingya as persecuted is 'superficial', says Masing
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Perception of Rohingya as persecuted is 'superficial', says Masing

According to The Guardian, 1.1 million Rohingya people live in Myanmar and are located mainly in the Rakhine state. The UN Security Council has condemned the violence and there are now calls for Myanmar...More..

Bitcoin Value Drops After Reports of Chinese Regulation
by | Saturday, September 16, 2017

Bitcoin Value Drops After Reports of Chinese Regulation

The Chinese central bank said those who have already raised money should pay it back. BTCChina , one of China's largest bitcoin trading platforms, which also runs an worldwide exchange out of Hong Kong...More..

New Zealand MP 'probed over close China links'
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

New Zealand MP 'probed over close China links'

However, in a statement the MP Winston Peters said Yang's links to Chinese intelligence were worrying: "The National party either spectacularly failed to check out this candidate, or were totally naive about ...More..

Oil hits $50 as it nears the August high. A few questions
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

Oil hits $50 as it nears the August high. A few questions

They are also looking to ban the crude sales except for the existing pipeline supply that is hailing from China. Early Wednesday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said domestic crude supplies climbe...More..

This blooper reel from SpaceX's rocket tests is explosively entertaining
by | Friday, September 15, 2017

This blooper reel from SpaceX's rocket tests is explosively entertaining

There's an old quote about failure often attributed to Thomas Edison, and while he may not have actually said it, it rings true here: I have not failed . Another failed landing is captioned: "Well, technical...More..