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Uber CEO, Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns

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Indeed, Staggs already interviewed at the company ahead of Kalanick's exit, according to one source , as the ride-sharing app scrambles to recover from a slew of scandals this spring. David Cush, a longtime American Airlines executive, was believed to be in the running for a chief operating officer spot at Uber before Kalanick's departure. Read More »

Ferrari clinches 2017 International Engine of the Year award

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The Ferrari engine produces 661bhp at a howling 8,000rpm, and 560lb ft of torque from 3,000rpm. Tesla's all-electric powertrain from the Model X and Model S was adjudged victor in this category. Porsche's 2-litre flat-four found in the 718 Boxster and Cayman may not have impressed us with its character when we reviewed the vehicle, but in isolation the judges found it well deserving of the 1.8-litre to 2-litre award. Read More »

Police officer stabbed at MI airport

U.S. President Donald Trump was briefed on the stabbing , White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. FBI Special Agent in Charge David Gelios stressed that the investigation was ongoing and said authorities were trying to establish a timeline of events leading up to Wednesday's attack. Read More »

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) Analyst's Long Term Pick

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Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,788,451 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $77,943,000 after buying an additional 23,184 shares during the last quarter. This table compares Crown Holdings and Sealed Air Corporation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Fifth Third National Bank & Trust has 0% invested in Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD). Read More »

Amazon smartphone sale starts June 19; will go on till June 21

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The exchange scheme for Apple iPhone 7 is also applicable for its younger sibling too. Amazon India is offering discounts and deals on smartphones across price range. This represents a Rs. 12,000 discount over its launch price of Rs. 51,990, which makes it a rather lucrative deal considering the phone was launched just two months ago. Read More »

Activision Blizzard at E3 2017: What Investors Need to Know

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Passport Ltd Liability Company holds 0.03% or 49,752 shares. Utd Svcs Automobile Association stated it has 12.17M shares. Inc. had 36 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its stake in Activision Blizzard by 2.7% in the first quarter. The Georgia-based Suntrust Banks has invested 0% in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Read More »

Paradox Bringing Pillars of Eternity & Cities: Skylines to Consoles in August

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Pillars of Eternity was funded through Kickstarter in 2012 and launched for PC three years later. Specifically, Paradox Arctic is adapting Pillars of Eternity for console and Tantalus Media is handling Cities: Skylines on PS4. It is expected to launch on August 15, 2017. Similar to Pillars of Eternity , which will arrive on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on 29th August, Cities: Skylines has been "redesigned for console players with controller-friendly gameplay and UI". Read More »

Weatherford International PLC's (WFT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada

On average, equities research analysts expect that Weatherford International PLC will post ($0.97) earnings per share for the current year. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 0.01% or 16,300 shares in its portfolio. Price moves in a company's debt in credit markets sometimes predict parallel moves in its stock price. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 4.05 Billion. Read More »

Microsoft Explains Why Xbox One X Is Worth $100 Premium

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At least not yet, according to a recent interview with Business Insider (via GameSpot .) The recently revealed console is categorized as being " in a different league " with specifications surpassing its competitors and almost doubling in power of its predecessor. Read More »

Uber reverses long-standing tip policy for drivers

Passengers who use the ride-hailing app Uber will now have the option to tip their driver . More places will be added within the coming weeks, and every city in the United States will be involved by the end of July . There may be some awkwardness during the initial rollout of the tipping update, as both drivers and customers will need to have the latest versions of the Uber and UberEATS app. Read More »

Travis Kalanick Has Resigned His Role As Uber CEO

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The move comes at a pivotal time for the largest ride-hailing company. Rachel Holt, a regional general manager in the USA and Canada, is now on the leadership team running Uber while CEO Travis Kalanick was on leave. The company has been valued at $68 billion and is now the largest private firm backed by venture capitalists in the world , according to Reuters . Read More »

Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud

Navas's form improved towards the end of the campaign, however, as his side won the double of the La Liga title and the Champions League. The future of all-time top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo and fellow forwards Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez has, however, been thrown into doubt, although Perez said Real has not started conducting their business yet. Read More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after months of crisis

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The 40-year-old's pugnacious style largely defined Uber's approach and helped it become a transportation colossus valued at $68 billion, the largest private firm backed by venture capitalists in the world. "We look forward to continuing to serve with him on the board". In February, former Uber employee Susan Fowler wrote candidly about a culture of sexual harassment - and the lack of recourse that followed such events. Read More »

What new Uber CEO will need to do to turn company around

It is not known publicly how much of Uber Kalanick owns, but he has until now wielded near-total control of the company, made possible by a dual-class share structure that gives him and key allies 10 votes per share. Uber needs to hire a COO, an independent board chair, a chief marketing officer, and a general counsel. But clearly, the investors concluded that a clean break from Kalanick was needed. Read More »

ZTE Axon 7 Mini Gets Android 7.1.1 Update

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Remember that it will take a bit longer than usual to reboot the phone after the update, largely due to the fact that the Axon 7 Mini needs to rebuild its cache, which will take a bit longer than it usually would to reboot. Android N gives you the ability to switch between apps or run them side-by-side. ZTE has also thrown in T-Mobile Wi-Fi calling support that will allow calls and texts without the use of mobile data. Read More »

OnePlus 5 vs iPhone 7: Which one is better?

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But it's even better than fast charging on the Galaxy S8 because it still charges fast when you're using the phone. More screen but smaller phone. It is one of the first Gionee handsets to come loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. As for the battery , you get a decent 3300mAh package. Read More »

Twitter to let streaming video stars collect money from fans

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The hearts closely resemble " cheering ", a paid form of commenting on Amazon's rival broadcast platform, Twitch. Starting today, anyone will be able to buy and send Super Hearts during live streams. But broadcasters won't see 100 percent of the money as Periscope takes a small cut after Apple or Google takes its respective cut of the in-app purchase. Read More »

Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

His appointment as heir to the throne completes a gradual stripping of power from the ousted crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef , 57, who has also been fired as deputy prime minister and interior minister. In May 2017, faced with global criticism over the Saudi-led alliance's role in Yemen's humanitarian crisis, the prince said his country had "no choice" but to intervene in the war to support the Saudi-allied, UN-recognised government of Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active to be made official soon?

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The iPhone 8 is widely expected to cost as much as $1,000, making it more expensive than the Galaxy S8 and the most expensive iPhone ever. The camera is probably the other great premium feature. According to the Naver report , the upcoming phone will feature a 6.3-inch Infinity Display , which would be slightly bigger than the Galaxy S8 + handset. Read More »

Snapchat Wants To Help You Stalk Your Friends With New Map Feature

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Plus, meeting up can be a cinch. Users will have to opt into sharing their location, and if they do, it will update every time they open the app. Snapchat is building out its location and search capabilities with the launch of Snap Map - a product that will let it combine the timely and often newsworthy nature of Snaps with its carefully cultivated intimacy and ephemerality. Read More »

Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC ) and Intel have announced a long-term technology partnership to digitally transform the Olympic Games. Intel will also deliver real-time and on-demand virtual reality experiences at 16 events, as well as a 5G technology showcase, at the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018. Read More »

Google Introduces New Measures to Curb Terror on YouTube

Google's new measures come weeks after the deadly terror attack in London, after which British Prime Minister Theresa May called for new regulations on Internet companies. Under the program, potential terrorist recruits will be targeted with online advertising that redirects them to anti-terrorist content that counters malicious recruiting messages and may sway them from joining. Read More »

Uber board to consider management changes

Full view will be published shortly. The leadership crisis bedeviling ride-hailing company Uber is forcing the company's Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick to consider stepping down temporarily pending the completion of a sexual harassment investigation. Read More »

Microsoft admits disabling anti-virus software for Windows 10 users

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Microsoft didn't directly call out Kaspersky in its recent blog post, but the article seems to have been targeting Kaspersky's complaints. Kaspersky complains that Microsoft's antivirus is hardwired into all versions of Windows 10 for home users and is impossible to turn it off completely or delete, Windows 10 continually questions users whether they want to run third-party security software, and Windows 10 upgrades delete third-party security software drivers. Read More »

Rockets reportedly plan to target Paul Millsap in free agency

Houston could in theory clear cap space to sign a big-name free agent. The goal is to free up room to potentially make offers to Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and others. The Houston Rockets aren't standing pat after finishing as the No. 3 team in the Western Conference past year. ESPN reported earlier this month he is considering San Antonio as a possible destination. Read More »