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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick taking leave of absence

Uber simultaneously released a 13-page document calling for major reforms at the company based on a probe led by former USA attorney general Eric Holder , who investigated allegations of misconduct and sexism . He stated he would be available for strategic decisions but trusts the leadership team to boldly and decisively move Uber forward. Holder's report focused on the company's culture and structure, making recommendations at a macro level. Read More »

Uber's CEO and cofounder Travis Kalanick steps down

The company began searching for a chief operating officer. Former President Jeff Jones left abruptly, the company was searching for a No. 2 to help the CEO, and Uber is struggling to revamp its workplace culture in the wake of rampant sexual harassment problems and to regain the loyalty of drivers who feel taken for granted . Read More »

OH city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

Any number of factors could be behind the deterioration in Warmbier's health during his time in prison: poor hygienic conditions, malnutrition or lack of proper medical care may have been responsible for a coma that North Korean doctors were unable to treat. Read More »

Portugal in mourning as fight against fire goes on

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The crisis, although officially over, forced cutbacks in virtually all areas of government. Portuguese police detectives said forestry guards and investigators were able to determine the tree struck by lightning on Saturday during the dry thunderstorm in the Pedrogao Grande area. Read More »

The new, young crown prince reshaping Saudi Arabia

He is also the author of the war in Yemen and the initiator of the Qatar crisis. That's something closely followed by fund managers and could mean a lot more foreign investment coming into the kingdom . Mohammed bin Salman's elevation to first-in-line to the throne comes at the expense of his cousin, the now former Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz. Read More »

NASA Discovers 10 More Potentially Habitable Planets

The original mission took a small sample of the sky in the Cygnus constellation to act as a sort of statistical survey. The latest Kepler mission data dump offered evidence of 219 new exoplanet candidates . How many are host planets? These planets are like rocks with big balloons of gas around them. According to the data, there are two distinct sizes to these 10 exoplanets . Read More »

Global POS Terminal Market - Strategic Assessment and Forecast 2017

The report is arranged to provide an overview of the Smart Cup market by product, company and geography. Readers will have thorough understanding of SWOT analysis of the market after going through this report. It also tracks the industry developments trends and identifies the global market opportunities. It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market. Read More »

ESA's PLATO deep-space observatory to join hunt for new planets

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Meanwhile, the ESA has also given provisional approval for the LISA ( Laser Interferometer Space Antenna ) on Tuesday, which will be tasked with observing the gravitational waves created when black holes collide. Headquartered in Paris, the ESA is a collaborative agency with 22 member states. "The will is there to fly", Danzmann says. That means it has green-lighted the solicitation of bids to construct the multi-telescopic satellite Plato , which draws on research in Geneva and Bern. Read More »

Cindy slams Florida Panhandle with heavy rain

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Forecasters warned 6 to 9 inches of rain and up to 12 inches in spots was the biggest threat in parts of Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle. A tornado watch remains in effect for portions of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida until 7 PM central. For the tides, the danger is increasing for communities near the coast. Read More »

China's Donghai Airlines converts 10 jet Boeing order into 737 MAX 10

SpiceJet , which operates a fleet of 35 Boeing 737s and 19 Bombardier Q400s, said it plans to grow its operational fleet to 100 airplanes by 2020 and looks to expand regionally with the new 737 MAX family of airplanes. The new plane, according to CNN , will seat up to 230 passengers. Though Airbus claims its jet has more range, Leverkuhn vehemently challenged that. Read More »

What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

Even before news of Prince Philip's illness, the government had announced that the speech would be delivered with less pageantry than normal a result of the timing of the snap election. The main non-Brexit bills include a domestic violence and abuse bill and a data protection bill . Meanwhile, May led Conservatives are still trying to agree terms with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to secure their support for a minority government after the snap general election failed to win a ... Read More »

LG V30 tipped to launch at IFA 2017 in Berlin

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Like all the LG V series variants, LG V 30 is tipped to feature a second screen on the front. The lucky device, LG V30, which is the successor of LG V20 (2016) and LG V10 (2015) will debut in Berlin, Germany at IFA 2017 in September. As Google already confirmed at Google I/O in May this year, the upcoming LG flagship smartphone will be daydream-ready when it comes out later this year, which means it can take advantage of the top-end mobile VR experience. Read More »

Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year

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South Korea's Kia Motors Corp . took top honors for the second year in a row and affiliate Hyundai Motor Co .'s Genesis brand finished No. 2 in its initial year in the study. The lowest ranking brands were Fiat , Jaguar , Volvo , Mitsubishi and Land Rover . Quality improved in every category except for displays and controls, which saw an uptick in complaints about newer features like lane departure warning systems and blind spot detection. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

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New Orleans residents who braced for downpours from Tropical Storm Cindy woke to faint rays of sun Wednesday (June 21), and the gaggle of officials surrounding Mayor Mitch Landrieu at his storm update was half the size of Tuesday's . On average, 3 to 5 inches of rain will be possible, spread out over several days. Even without any moisture from Cindy, the New Jersey area faces the possibility of some scattered rain showers or thunderstorms this weekend, thanks to a weak cold front that's ... Read More »

Features of iPhone 8 leaked, may have bezel-less display

The expected price and the variants are expected to be revealed soon. IBD'S TAKE: Apple stock has an IBD Composite Rating of 78, meaning it has outperformed 78% of stocks in key metrics over the past 12 months. In a briefing note seen by Apple Insider , experts suggested the Airpods would come as a free bonus. Interestingly enough, Apple hasn't confirmed any of the specifications that are floating around regarding the device. Read More »

Google can now help you find a job in your area

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You don't need to visit different websites and search for a ideal job by now, Google is here with its new venture to help the public seeking an appropriate job . The company will first disregard all the duplicate job postings for a particular vacancy. With this, the tech giant has now officially stepped into the employment-search industry. Read More »

BMC demolishes part of Arshad Warsi's bungalow

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The move comes four years after the illegality came to the notice of BMC. As the bungalow was locked when civic officials visited the premises, they carried out only symbolic demolition. Earlier, an illegal ramp outside Shah Rukh Khan's residence "Mannat" was demolished by BMC in 2015. And recently when the court lifted the stay order, the demolition took place. Read More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Will Take Indefinite Leave of Absence

Holder and a team at Covington & Burling LLP were tasked with investigating claims from female former employees who alleged rampant sexual harassment in February. In the US, less than a third of the company's workers are female. CLARIFICATION: A previous version of this story referred to a recommendation that was not included in the publicly released version of the Eric Holder report. Read More »

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

The stock of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 14 by Standpoint Research. More notable recent Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: "Goodyear to Present at Citi Industrials Conference" on June 07, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: "Goodyear's Inaugural Week of Volunteering Wraps with Marked Impact in Six ..." published on June 15, 2017, Cnbc.com published: "Goodyear Tire to ... Read More »

Europe is spending spend a fortune to look for aliens

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A committee of the European Space Agency ( ESA ), meeting in Madrid, green-lit the mission on Tuesday, meaning "it can move from a blueprint into construction", the university said in a statement . Had they been visible to the naked eye, they would appear as dark dots tracking across their bright stars. The space telescope array is due to be launched in 2026. Read More »

Cisco Unveils Network of the Future that can Learn, Adapt and Evolve

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Cisco can enable IT to detect threats in encrypted traffic with up to 99% accuracy, with less than 0.01% false positives", a release from the company said. These include the DNA Centre - a centralised management dashboard - and Software-Defined Access. On the hardware side, Cisco also announced a new family of switches known as the 9000 series. Read More »

Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Speech

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And it looked like after being caught apparently not singing the national anthem, the Labour leader was again pictured today betraying his anti-monarchist principles. "My Government will seek to maintain a deep and special partnership with European allies and to forge new trading relationships across the globe", the queen said in prepared remarks . Read More »