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Uber caves to pressure, rolls out in-app tipping option

Tipping will be available to all USA drivers by the end of July, and "by the end of the year" in the United Kingdom and internationally. Travis Kalanick , the firm's chief executive, is now on a leave of absence . Uber has had a rough go of it recently, what with the highly publicized problems with its corporate culture , the resignation under fire of CEO Travis Kalanick , and the increas... [Full Article...]

FL Buys 100 Shares of Intel Corporation

FL Buys 100 Shares of Intel Corporation The stock declined 1.32% or $0.93 reaching $69.4 on the news. The Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank holds 277,866 shares with $20.01M value, up from 236,033 last quarter. Since January 3, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 13 selling transactions for $15.69 million activity. Sanford C. Bernstein cut shares of Intel Corporation from a "market perform" rating to an "underperform" rating and lowe... [Full Article...]

What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity. His administration is considering a ban on Americans visiting North Korea . Pyongyang has long denounced the joint military drills between South Korea and the United States as a rehearsal for a northern inv... [Full Article...]

UK's Imagination Tech up for sale after battle with Apple

UK's Imagination Tech up for sale after battle with Apple Imagination said on Thursday that "over the last few weeks it has received interest from a number of parties for a potential acquisition of the whole group". Imagination Technologies Group PLC (IMG.LN), the United Kingdom tech company whose share price crashed earlier this year when Apple Inc. The US tech giant came close to buying the United Kingdom company just over a year ago. [Full Article...]

Global Smart Room Thermostat Market Research Report 2017

The Level Sensors and Switches market report addresses forecast and growth patterns by company, regions and type or application from 2017 to 2022.The Level Sensors and Switches market research report introduce incorporates analysis of definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. [Full Article...]

Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

The surprise leadership shakeup marks a major turning point for Uber as the $70 billion company works to reform its aggressive culture and lay the foundation for an eventual IPO. Uber's board confirmed his resignation in a statement, saying that Kalanick is taking time to heal from the death of his mother in a boating accident "while giving the company room to fully embrace this new chapter in ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Says China Tried But Failed to Help on North Korea

The two leaders had a high-profile summit in Florida in April and Trump has frequently praised Xi while resisting criticizing Chinese trade practices. Among the many questions is: Why did he die so soon in America after 17 months in a coma in North Korea with its limited medical resources? Like past presidents, Trump is finding the US has limited scope for punishing North Korea, particular... [Full Article...]

Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct The biggest loss for Buffalo would have been goaltender Linus Ullmark, who is scheduled to share the crease this season and signed a two-year contract earlier this month. "I have nothing but good things to say about Calgary and the organization", he said. "I feel like we have created a great team and we can grow from here. [Full Article...]

Corker: US considering North Korea travel ban

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Mr. Trump at the President's private Florida estate in April, a meeting that both leaders said warmed relations between the countries. Warmbier's heartbroken family lashed out at the North Korean regime Monday, saying in a statement: "the very bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome ... [Full Article...]

Spanish prosecutors accuse Jose Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United a year ago. He inherited the managerial reins at Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 and led United to three trophies during his debut campaign. [Full Article...]

China tried but failed to help on N. Korea

Trump has hardened his rhetoric against North Korea following the death of Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student who died on Monday . The administration is also considering imposing "secondary sanctions" against Chinese companies that do business with North Korea, a move that would be met with hostility in Beijing . [Full Article...]

Classmates honor student who died after N. Korea detention

Warmbier. -Chinese talks in Washington . The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. The first case is that of Kim Dong Chul, a naturalized USA citizen from Fairfax, Virginia, who had been arrested while spying for South Korea . However, Mattis's patience with North Korea appeared to be running out. [Full Article...]

Trump to China: Thanks for trying with North Korea

South Korea's unification ministry said that the global community has sent a concerted call for the North to stop the development of its nuclear and missile programs. The framework for a travel ban is already in place. "At today's meeting, President Moon said the Korea-U.S. alliance formed the foundation of South Korea's security and foreign policies", Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Park Soo-hyun told... [Full Article...]

Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

Ronaldo is now at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation with Portugal, and would not begin his summer break until July 3 if his side reaches the final. Manchester United will do all they can to bring back Cristiano Ronaldo , by the start of the new season. Among the clubs reported to be interested in Ronaldo is former team Manchester United for a fee which could hit 200 million euros, w... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vs Portugal, FIFA Confederations Cup, live score

Leeds United striker Wood opened the scoring three minutes before half-time, ending a 555-minute goal drought for the All Whites in the Confederations Cup and putting them on course for a first win in a Federation Internationale de Football Association tournament . [Full Article...]

'Day of Rage' protesters scuffle with police in London

'Day of Rage' protesters scuffle with police in London Karen Doyle, from the Movement for Justice, promised further action, saying outside Downing Street: "I believe that we can have double, triple, quadruple the number on this demonstration on the streets". The Clement James Centre who are helping with the Grenfell Tower residents have said, "We can not emphasise enough how against this numerous affected residents we've spoken to are and they do no... [Full Article...]

Inside This Swarovski Heiress' Lavish Three-Day Wedding

Inside This Swarovski Heiress' Lavish Three-Day Wedding Austrian singer and Swarovski heiress Victoria Swarovski married property investor Werner Mürz over the weekend and her fabulous gown was made by none other than Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco. Victoria's mother, Alexandra, is a journalist and her father, Paul, works for the family business. The venue was also decorated with thousands of Swarovski crystals andf roses. [Full Article...]

European Space Agency will launch telescope able to discover twin Earths

European Space Agency will launch telescope able to discover twin Earths Just yesterday, NASA announced the Kepler space telescope discovered 219 more planet candidates . The Planetary Transits and Oscillations of stars ( PLATO ) is due to be launched in 2026 at the cost of a half a billion Euros. PLATO will study all nearby stars in our galactic neighborhood over four years in the hope of finding a neighboring "Earth twin". More recently, an global team that i... [Full Article...]

Metroid Prime 4 presumedly scheduled for release in 2018

Metroid Prime 4 presumedly scheduled for release in 2018 That sounds very promising, and if it's anything like the first three games, then we're in for something special. You'll never have to wait long. "Just as you get through a game and you're starting to put your head up, put the periscope out to see what else is out there, hopefully we'll have something right there for you", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump hung U.S. out to dry on Paris climate agreement

Trump hung U.S. out to dry on Paris climate agreement Then, the governor signed HB 1578 (Act 033) which "establishes the Carbon Farming Task Force within the Office of Planning to identify agricultural and aquacultural practices to improve soil health and promote carbon sequestration - the capture and long-term storage of atmospheric carbon dioxide to mitigate climate change ". [Full Article...]


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