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How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As

Reputation always matters, but rarely more than in large M&A deals. With M&A worth $3 trillion a year across the US and Europe, even a small reputational issue ...

How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As

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Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
22:26, 06/02/2019

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at detention facilities and a secret Facebook group featuring lewd posts from border agents highlight th...
23:39, 07/03/2019

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
18:13, 07/19/2019

'Grey’s Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo gets brutally honest about 'toxic' culture in the beginning Ellen Pompeo is opening up about the "toxic" culture that plagued the hit ABC series "Grey’s Anatomy" for over a decade.        ...
07:52, 06/06/2019

How to Keep Negative Compounding From Derailing Your Financial Goals Every penny counts, when you’re saving for retirement or another big financial goal. That includes the pennies you’re paying in brokerage fees and losing to expense ratios—which can add up to a lot more than you realize, thanks to what’s called “nega...
23:26, 07/19/2019

For The Last Time: Boomer Car Culture Isn't All of Car Culture It has come to my attention that people are talkin’ cars. Well, some people are talkin’ car culture, to be more precise. Something about young people’s interest in cars relative to Boomers, increasingly the most tired debate of them all....
18:39, 05/14/2019

Ask Amy: Is My Swimsuit Toxic? "I am not here to pour cold water on your hot bikini, but I am here to do some truth-telling," says Mother of Pearl designer Amy Powney, in the first of a new #AskAmy series...
22:00, 07/06/2019

That Instagrammable lake? Actually a toxic quarry Instagrammers have been warned not to dive into an idyllic-looking, turquoise lake in northern Spain, because its toxic waters could lead to health issues...
19:26, 07/18/2019

These toxic caterpillars are terrorizing Europe Beware the march of the hairy caterpillars. Large chunks of Europe are battling pesky infestations of oak processionary caterpillars, whose tiny toxic hairs get captured and spread by wind — and cause severe allergic reactions and skin irritations in...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Thank you! With your help, we raised $150,000 for our Toxic America series We have reached our goal for this series but you can still support The Guardian’s independent journalism by making a contribution. Thanks to the generous support of you, our readers, we have hit our goal and raised $150,000 to fund Toxic America, a s...
18:39, 06/28/2019

Toxic chemicals and risks to infants: what to know and what you can do Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here’s what action you can takeFrom strapping zip ties onto cabinets to popping plastic covers into outlets, new parents do what they ...
07:39, 06/25/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
17:26, 06/13/2019

Toxic caterpillar infestation plagues Germany Armed with flame torches and special vacuum cleaners, towns across Germany are trying to fight back against a plague of oak processionary caterpillars. Their hair can cause painful rashes and even trigger asthma attacks....
23:00, 07/04/2019

Pesticides explained: the toxic chemicals in up to 70% of produce Studies have linked long-term health issues, while regulators insist breaches of safe limits are rare The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines pesticides as any chemical substance used to regulate, prevent or destroy plants or pests – usuall...
15:13, 05/29/2019

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality said on Sunday that two additional beaches in Jac...
03:00, 07/08/2019

|'Ifeltmylifewasatrisk'saysex-treasureronresignationfrom'toxic'Transnet Transnet's former group treasurer has testified that she resigned from the state-owned company in 2014 after the environment became too toxic for her to handle and she started to fear for her safety....
16:26, 06/07/2019

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and everyone can enjoy. He rejoices in gaming's ability to sustain communities, foster friendships, and ...
03:26, 05/22/2019

Britons being exposed to toxic chemicals from birth, MPs say Committee urges action over flame retardants found in breast milk and umbilical cordsBritons are being exposed to a “cocktail of chemicals” from the womb onwards, with potentially life-threatening consequences, MPs have warned.Ministers were accused ...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left the UK in a shocking state of paralysis, writes Rob Mudge....
07:13, 06/07/2019

‘The Souvenir’ strips away toxic mystery — and clothes In director Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical collage of a movie, Honor Swinton Byrne (daughter of Tilda Swinton, who plays her mother) is Julie, an ambitious film student. She’s navigating the tumult of a new relationship while working on her firs...
02:39, 05/16/2019

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it could be in danger, warns the company whose coal plant uses it to dump ash....
21:52, 07/10/2019

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this one about draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? This is what YouTube was made for, and it’s beautiful. At the same time, as YouTube has become the place...
14:39, 06/14/2019

The new Candyman movie will apparently be about "toxic fandom" Horror fans have been questioning what the new Candyman movie—produced by Jordan Peele through his MonkeyPaw studio and directed by Nia DaCosta—could be about now that Chicago’s infamous Cabrini-Green housing projects (the setting for the original 19...
19:52, 06/09/2019

Instagrammers flock to toxic lake for selfies An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers.       ...
18:39, 07/17/2019

The Most Toxic Place You Could Go This Weekend Might Be a Nail Salon I’m somewhat obsessed with painting my nails. About every two weeks or so, I choose a new color from an assortment of reds and golds and whip out my nail clipper, nail file, polish remover, and trusted cotton balls. The chemical fumes that accompany ...
19:52, 05/11/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 17-19 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:52, 05/19/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 24-26 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
07:26, 05/26/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 3-5 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
07:26, 05/05/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 10-12 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
19:00, 05/12/2019

‘Siberian Maldives’ is actually a toxic dump, Instagrammers warned Russian lake that has sparked social media frenzy is full of metal oxides from coal ashA Russian energy company has warned Instagram users not to swim in a mesmerising turquoise lake nicknamed the “Siberian Maldives” because it is actually an ash dum...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of Germany to a standstill, leading to closures of swimming pools, restaurants, public parks and sections of ...
19:13, 07/05/2019

'Toxic' treatment of House of Lords staff revealed A shocking dossier on sexual harassment and bullying in the House of Lords has prompted demands from a top QC for a crackdown on peers' behaviour towards staff....
22:26, 07/10/2019

Here's probably the most entertaining video about toxic fandoms you'll watch today If you’re a fan of chaotic videos with extremely enthusiastic guys in it, you probably like internet videos. Nobody, though, does loud and enthusiastic better than @KirkDeveyck and @JulienKbg. Together, they make up Marvel Fans United, an effort that...
02:13, 07/11/2019

California to outlaw toxic pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos (klohr-PY’-rih-fohs) after sc...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might se...
17:13, 07/11/2019

No swimming: Toxic bacteria afflicts Mississippi coast PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (AP) — An outbreak of toxic bacteria is ruining some beach plans in Mississippi, where authorities are warning people not to swim or eat seafood from polluted coastal waters. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality r...
17:26, 06/26/2019

America’s ‘toxic’ societal problems are crippling millennials Millennials are a mirror that reflect many of society’s problems — or so claims a new report from researchers at Stanford University and other institutions. The report, published Thursday, examines everything from suicide rates to health to hom...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Amazon promises to crack down on toxic school supplies Amazon has agreed to enforce more stringent rules nationwide when it comes to selling children's school supplies and jewelry after an investigation by the Washington Attorney General's Office. The probe has discovered dozens of children...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Suitcase containing woman's body pulled from toxic lake A suitcase containing the body of a woman has been removed from a highly toxic lake by police searching for victims of a suspected serial killer in Cyprus....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Seth Green’s alternative to toxic masculinity: ‘Changeland’ When Seth Green visited Thailand a decade ago with his friend Dan, the besties were mistaken for honeymooners. This didn’t faze either of them. “We’re both self-assured with our own sexuality, and with the depth of our relationship,” Green says. “Nei...
03:13, 06/07/2019

Report: Oh God Yes, The Toxic Rockets Are Pursuing Jimmy Butler If there’s one thing a top-heavy Western Conference contender built on the ball-dominant shot-creation of two ornery superstars locked in an “unsalvageable” personality conflict needs, it is an infusion of noted mature adult in the room and agreeable...
06:39, 06/26/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 12-14 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:26, 07/14/2019

What is your biggest pop culture disappointment? On the same weekend in May, the much-maligned Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace celebrated its 20th anniversary, and Game Of Thrones aired the final episode of its divisive final season—both events resulting in major disappointment for some fan...
17:39, 06/01/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 28-30 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:39, 06/30/2019

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
23:39, 07/05/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 21-23 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
10:13, 06/23/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 14-16 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
07:52, 06/16/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 7-9 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
07:26, 06/09/2019

How a County Pub in England Became a Car Culture Hub Caffeine and Machine is a little like Cheers... where everybody knows your car. Just outside of the tiny town of Ettington in Warwickshire, UK, this pub is like a permanent cars and coffee event, where people come together to celebrate all kinds of v...
19:26, 05/15/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 31-June 2 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:26, 06/02/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 5-7 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
07:26, 07/07/2019

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is a better means for solving the same problems....
06:52, 05/21/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 19-21 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
07:26, 07/21/2019

3 ways to select smart investors and avoid toxic partnerships I recently came to the rescue of a startup in crisis. The idea was solid: The company wanted to develop heavy-duty drones that could assist firefighters in battling wildfires. What its founders lacked, as many first-time entrepreneurs do, was real-wo...
08:39, 05/07/2019

Extraterrestrials may spout out toxic gas as a sign of life, researchers suggest As the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life marches on, researchers have suggested no shortage of possible signs to look for, including carbon monoxide, dust storms and methane, which is commonly emitted from organic means, including humans. ...
00:13, 06/27/2019

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s environmental department shut down all mainland beaches. NBC’s Morgan Chesky reports for TODAY. Mississipp...
21:00, 07/10/2019

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible plastic from our clothes? More than half of all textiles produced each year include plastic. Now the urgent search is on for a more sustainable way to clothe the worldIt was probably the only time a 93-year-old has stolen the show at Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage. Sir David Att...
09:13, 07/16/2019

Sacramento man gets 3 years for selling toxic fertilizer as diet pill A Sacramento made more than $700,000 selling toxic fertilizer as a diet pill was sentenced Tuesday to three years in federal prison, according to the Department of Justice.   ...
11:52, 05/29/2019

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
02:52, 07/19/2019

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force took over the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero last month by driv...
06:13, 06/21/2019

Meryl Streep: 'We hurt our boys by calling something "toxic masculinity"' The actor has taken issue with the phrase, saying that such labels block communication, and that women can also be toxicMeryl Streep has criticised the phrase “toxic masculinity”, saying it is offensive to men. “We hurt our boys by calling something ...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan tha...
09:39, 05/28/2019

Man claims he was served ‘toxic’ alcohol instead of water at Bronx eatery Murray Bauer sat down to dinner with his wife at The Pine Restaurant when he took a swig of the restaurant’s “exclusive flat water,” served in a clear glass bottle with the red-sauce joint’s name on it....
06:00, 06/30/2019

LGBTQ acceptance in ‘toxic’ decline among young Americans: study It’s disappointing news for the LGBTQ community as Pride month is celebrated across the US. An alarming new statistic from the annual Accelerating Acceptance report finds that young Americans — generally regarded as the most socially tolerant ...
01:13, 06/26/2019

Russia: Militants in Syria launch attack, have toxic agents MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that militants in northwestern Syria have launched an attack on Syrian government forces. Maj. Gen. Viktor Kupchishin, the head of the Russian military’s Reconciliation Center in Syria, said the al-Qaida-...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain U.S. government going too far....
17:52, 06/11/2019

Chinese Cash That Powered Silicon Valley Is Suddenly Toxic As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain the U.S. government is going too far....
00:00, 06/12/2019

UK Labour Party lords condemn ‘toxic’ anti-Semtism More than 60 Labour Party members of Britain’s House of Lords have taken out a newspaper advertisement accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing a “toxic culture” by allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the party...
13:52, 07/17/2019

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the US • Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and abuse. He wrote in a blog post that "gaming is for everyone" and people everywhere, from all background...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails”, in failing to implement la...
18:52, 06/21/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
22:26, 05/08/2019

My Europe: A culture war in Austrian classrooms Austria has made it illegal for girls to wear Muslim headscarves in primary school, even though the law is needless. This shows how cleverly the right-wing government steers public discourse, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
22:39, 05/18/2019

How war-shattered Aleppo is preserving its culture Thousands of Aleppians are using a Facebook group to share their way of life before the Syrian warGoing to the hammam was once a beloved ritual for Aleppo resident Atef Shikhouni and his friends. Recalling the boisterous, joyful experience, the 55-ye...
09:01, 07/15/2019

Why culture’s ‘queerbaiting’ leaves me cold From Taylor Swift’s new video to M&S sandwiches, everyone is capitalising on Pride. Is it cause for concern?When Taylor Swift released her video for You Need to Calm Down, it was satirical news site the Onion that delivered the funniest and most poig...
04:39, 06/30/2019

Celebrating rave culture – in pictures Sweet Harmony: Rave | Today is an immersive exhibition showing at the Saatchi Gallery in London, featuring multimedia room installations and audiovisual works. It aims to recapture the world that emerged from the acid house scene and present rave cul...
11:00, 07/12/2019

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics say it's part of an ongoing push for "cultural hegemony."...
18:52, 05/31/2019

Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time in a new series for upcoming streaming service HB...
07:00, 07/18/2019

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids (LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientist...
19:52, 05/08/2019

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing the bloom to excessive rainfall and overuse of fertilizers. Read more......
19:00, 07/08/2019

Modern life is toxic. Here are four tips for how to stay healthy | Katie Wells We are surrounded by harmful chemicals but a few small practical steps can pay dividends for our wellbeingI remember when I first realized how widespread harmful chemicals were in everyday products. I had just given birth to my first baby and was sit...
22:39, 05/24/2019

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March....
07:52, 05/24/2019

Toxic Water Plagues This Uttar Pradesh District, But It's No Poll Issue It's been two decades and four Lok Sabha elections, but 50-year-old Sumariya Devi is yet to see politicians showing any interest in eradicating the curse of fluorosis that plagues her village in East......
22:13, 05/14/2019

Guys, You're Making the Dude in Charge of Facebook's Toxic Content Problem Cry Soon after Mike Schroepfer was promoted to Facebook CTO, he began recruiting top neural network researchers to build up the company’s AI capabilities. At the time, he and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted to use machine learning to focus on areas like facia...
04:26, 05/18/2019

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
00:13, 06/22/2019

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
22:52, 06/21/2019

Xbox Boss Says They're Adding Features To Make Online Gaming Less Toxic You can learn a lot about a person by the values they express, and possibly something about an entire gaming platform by the blog posts the person running it writes. That’s why I was so eager at E3 last week to ask the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, why...
00:26, 06/21/2019

UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert An independent rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council has called on the United Nations to “provide justice and remedies” to displaced people who suffered lead poisoning after being housed in UN camps on toxic wasteland in Kosovo....
04:39, 04/29/2019

Metallic Hydrogen, Toxic Fandom, and the Fifth Dimension: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Lying, tech tricks, and snares, oh my: This week at Gizmodo, our team of reporters and editors hit three different ways consumers are being ripped off, manipulated, or tracked in secret in their everyday doings on the web. Those include “surveillance...
05:52, 07/01/2019

ABFF 2019: Shaft Highlights Toxic Masculinity, Wet Glitter, and Grits They say no one understands Shaft but his woman. But, does Shaft even like women? Yes, he likes pussy, but I mean, as people? Well, the 2019 addition to the franchise challenges that notion a bit with a family member from the new generation—none othe...
20:52, 06/14/2019

French beaches closed due to toxic algae bloom linked to two deaths Six beaches around Saint-Brieuc in the French region of Brittany have been closed to the public due to unmanageable quantities of sea lettuce, which local campaign groups say may be linked to two recent deaths in the area....
22:13, 07/16/2019

Taraji P. Henson and Ellen Pompeo get very real about the pay gap and toxic work environments Recently veteran actresses Taraji P. Henson and Ellen Pompeo had a conversation for Variety’s Actors On Actors series, and neither woman pulled any punches when it came to the subject of negotiating fair pay. Henson opened up about her struggle to se...
18:00, 06/05/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
17:13, 05/06/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such po...
18:13, 04/28/2019

'Toxic' coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, she started t...
21:13, 06/30/2019

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
19:52, 07/15/2019

50 years after the Stonewall riots, is NYC’s gay-bar culture dying? On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In the decades since the riots, the gay-rights movement has made huge strides in the US, from the legalization of same-sex marriage to openly ga...
01:52, 06/29/2019

Spelling Bee’s 8-way tie is participation trophy culture at its worst If you’re smart enough to spell erysipelas correctly, chances are you also are smart enough to know that an eight-way tie isn’t really winning. But the Scripps Montessori School, er, National Spelling Bee doesn’t think so highly of its competitors. O...
20:39, 05/31/2019

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
18:39, 05/22/2019

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President&#...
12:52, 06/13/2019

Andre Mack wants to bring hip hop culture to winemaking Andre Mack wants to revolutionize the wine industry and be a positive example for other winemakers of color.       ...
04:13, 06/08/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sic...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Simply the beast: 18 of the greatest dog sidekicks in pop culture The W.C. Fields adage warning against working with children or animals is solid advice, mostly—but pop culture (and history) has also proven that dogs have more than earned their place as man’s best friend, becoming as integral to our existence as wo...
17:13, 05/15/2019

Culture shock for ‘big yoghurt’ as foodies switch to DIY Commercial sales dip but environmental concerns make home yoghurt kits a growth areaSue Reed, who lives in Northumberland and runs a business knitting with recycled wool, has been making her own yoghurt for years. “We’ve been trying to live sustainab...
11:00, 05/26/2019

Decoding all those 'Stranger Things' '80s pop culture references It's 1985, and the only thing Hawkins, Indiana, has more of than bizarre supernatural/pseudo-scientific phenomena is a plethora of pop culture touchstones. One can be a major "Stranger Things" fan and either be too young to have any memories of the o...
19:52, 07/09/2019

How apartheid killed Johannesburg's cycling culture Racial segregation meant cycling lost status in South Africa earlier and more intensely than in the rest of the western worldCycling Cities: the Johannesburg Experience is published by the Foundation for the History of Technology“The writer counted, ...
11:26, 06/26/2019

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
09:13, 06/17/2019

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. ̶...
23:13, 07/09/2019

China seeks loophole as U.N. nears pact banning toxic chemical: activists Negotiators from more than 180 countries are nearing agreement on a global ban on a toxic chemical linked to cancer and other health issues, but China is pushing for an exemption for use in firefighting foams, campaigners said on Wednesday....
19:13, 05/01/2019

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
21:39, 07/01/2019

Siberian lake frequented for Instagram photo shoots is actually full of toxic waste Thousands of Siberian residents have been busy Instagramming near a bright blue lake that's full of allergy and burn-inducing chemicals.       ...
18:52, 07/14/2019

Seriously, Meryl Streep? 'Toxic masculinity' doesn't hurt men – it kills them | Arwa Mahdawi In America, men are 3.5 times more likely to die from suicide than women, and many experts say it’s because they’re told not to express emotionsSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue rea...
14:26, 06/01/2019

Notre Dame fire: police say air not toxic despite high lead levels on ground High lead levels after cathedral fire have led to concerns from environmental groupsParis authorities have warned of very high lead levels on the ground immediately surrounding the fire-damaged Notre Dame cathedral but insisted there was no danger fr...
22:39, 05/09/2019

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resources Inc, as they could be "the next group to feel......
02:39, 05/22/2019

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired and sued for defamation by her employer....
10:26, 07/15/2019

Instagrammers warned not to swim in toxic Siberian lake dubbed ‘Novosibirsk Maldives’ A turquoise-colored Siberian lake may be Insta-perfect — but it’s actually an artificial, toxic waste dump, and the company operating the plant is urging visitors not to go into the water. The lake, dubbed the Novosibirsk Maldives, is used to dump as...
04:26, 07/12/2019

Dad of man killed by toxic protein shake reveals moment mum found him dead in bathroom THE DAD of a man killed by a protein shake which contained more than 50 times the caffeine of coffee have revealed the heartbreaking moment they found him dead in his bathroom....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Toxic algae that causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have also warned people to avoid eating seafood from affected areas....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
21:39, 06/05/2019

Three French soldiers killed by toxic fumes in Guyana illegal mine operation Three French soldiers died from toxic fumes during an operation targeting illegal gold miners in French Guyana, the defense ministry said on Thursday....
10:13, 07/18/2019

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights...
12:26, 06/07/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said...
20:00, 04/28/2019

City failed to remove lead-poisoned kids from toxic NYCHA apartments City inspectors uncovered conclusive evidence of lead paint in 34 public-housing apartments where lead-poisoned children were living — but the city failed to force repairs or move the kids out, The Post has learned. Instead, the Health Department all...
13:00, 07/08/2019

NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has made whiteness ‘toxic’, DOE insiders claim At least four top Department of Education executives who have been demoted or stripped of duties under Carranza’s sweeping reorganization claim he has created “an environment which is hostile toward whites."...
03:52, 05/19/2019

The mobbing of Steven Crowder shows the perils of PC culture Today is a day that ends in y, so the outrage mob is in full-swing once again. The latest victim of cancel culture is comedian Steven Crowder, a polemicist whose unfiltered style has made him the target of a deplatforming campaign....
21:13, 06/05/2019

What artist or pop culture will forever capture the essence of “cool”? Much like Justice Potter’s definition of pornography (He couldn’t describe it, but famously said, “I know it when I see it”), cool is a slippery term. So this week, we’re asking: What artist or pop culture will—in your eyes—forever capture the essenc...
18:26, 05/11/2019

The secret formula behind Yankees’ unrelenting winning culture CLEVELAND — “Culture,” Buck Showalter said, chewing on the term this past week in a telephone interview. “There has to be a better word.” “It’s hard to measure culture,” Brian Cashman acknowledged, “but it’s very important to create culture and const...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Bobby Gillespie: ‘I wanted to change music culture’ The Primal Scream frontman, 56, on growing up Glaswegian, loving the spotlight and the threat of BrexitWorking-class Glasgow was a very violent place to grow up. I saw violence on the streets. I saw it at football matches and I saw it at school. I ha...
15:13, 05/11/2019

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
06:00, 06/03/2019

How A Handful of Yamnaya Culture Nomads Became the Fathers of Europe The origins of modern Europeans are shrouded in mystery and wracked by controversy. Archaeologists and linguists have long debated the origins of the Indo-European language family as well as the origins of civilization and settled life in Europe.  ...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
21:39, 06/09/2019

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offers up an intimate look at individuals and communit...
10:26, 07/17/2019

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song....
07:52, 05/08/2019

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
17:52, 06/21/2019

Massage Services On Trains Is "Against Indian Culture" Says Lawmaker The railways' plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore Lok Sabha lawmaker Shankar Lalwani writing to Union minister Piyush Goyal, saying that it is......
17:13, 06/13/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
16:26, 06/15/2019

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sa...
11:13, 05/23/2019

Kalifornia Kool: San Francisco punk culture in the 70s and 80s – in pictures Photographer Ruby Ray found herself at the epicentre of a movement in late-70s San Francisco and started to capture the bands, artists and writers who defined it. In a new book, Ruby Ray: Kalifornia Kool, her greatest shots have been assembled, openi...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unifi...
08:39, 07/03/2019

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men, permitted there....
11:26, 05/25/2019

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a famil...
17:39, 05/21/2019

From bratwurst to insect burgers: Snack bar culture in Germany A diverse rang of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these day. But it was long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. Here's a look at German snack trends from past to present....
20:00, 07/08/2019

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
10:52, 05/29/2019

Wangan Midnight Might Be the Most Socially Advanced Fictionalization of Car Culture The 26-episode anime series Wangan Midnight is ostensibly about Japanese street racers, wrenching, and a Datsun Z that may or may not be demonically possessed. It sounds wacky but somehow the show’s final message ends up feeling a lot more mature tha...
03:26, 06/08/2019

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished wr...
18:26, 07/10/2019

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it....
20:13, 06/13/2019

Bombshell suit claims Carranza’s ‘toxic’ whiteness purge cost DOE execs their jobs Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s crusade against “toxic” whiteness at the city Department of Education created an “Us vs. Them’’ culture that saw three longtime officials demoted in favor of less-qualified persons of color, a blockbuster $90 mil...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Amazon Agrees to Stop Selling Children's Products With Illegal Levels of Toxic Metals A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. This was among dozens of children’s school suppl...
23:52, 05/10/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
10:13, 06/14/2019

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.        ...
07:26, 06/16/2019

All Mississippi beaches close as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the closure of the final two state beaches that had been open for swimming.        ...
22:26, 07/07/2019

The Big Bang Theory shot to popularity when “nerd culture” went mainstream Television ratings aren’t what they used to be. Gone are the days of not only everyone watching one show at the same time, but everyone even knowing about the same shows is long gone. There’s so much TV out there that it’s impossible to keep up. The ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local government elections.Clutching a file of printouts, Me...
09:39, 05/28/2019

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, explaining to an American delegation how a man of......
23:13, 06/28/2019

Derek Jeter's Culture Of Accountability Looks An Awful Lot Like Marlins Baseball Since Major League Baseball’s players shut down the 1994 season with a work stoppage, only 13 teams have won a World Series. The Marlins have done it twice, with radically different teams, in 1997 and 2003. They’ve not been a factor in the National L...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model tells The Post. Aden is Muslim, and part of the wa...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Richard Carranza held DOE ‘white-supremacy culture’ training City Department of Education brass are targeting a “white-supremacy culture” among school administrators — by disparaging ideas like “individualism,” “objectivity” and “worship of the written word,” The Post has learned....
06:52, 05/21/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
11:52, 06/19/2019

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social m...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Israeli culture minister criticises Palestinian flags at Eurovision Madonna and Icelandic band Hatari displayed the flags at competition’s final in Tel AvivThe Israeli culture minister, Miri Regev, has criticised the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision song contest final in Tel Aviv on Saturday night, ...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
18:39, 05/19/2019

The best pop culture of year so far stars in The A.V. Club's favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
18:13, 06/22/2019

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
01:13, 06/04/2019

Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
21:26, 06/10/2019

New Bad Loan Norms To Sustain Credit Culture Improvement: Shaktikanta Das The revised framework for resolving stressed assets by offering lenders a 30-day period to label an account an NPA but has withdrawn all other resolution methods....
20:52, 06/08/2019

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weeken...
11:52, 06/08/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
00:52, 05/22/2019

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono sinc...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Yoga Symbolises India's Culture, History: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said yoga is a symbol of India's ancient culture, history and heritage and it is practiced with great enthusiasm across the world....
14:00, 06/21/2019

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
13:00, 06/23/2019

Rick Steves: Discovering Sicily’s layers of culture Visitors can marvel at a well-presesrved Greek temple, admire the glittering mosaics of a Norman cathedral and wander through Carthaginian ruins.        ...
22:39, 04/29/2019

Stars react to John Singleton's death: 'You changed a culture with your art' Hollywood stars and directors, including Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson and Ava DuVerney, paid their respects on social media to John Singleton following the filmmaker's death....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a new collection for the application's "Pocket...
00:39, 07/18/2019

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Reveal Their Pop Culture Favorites The 2020 Presidential Democratic candidates are here to give E! readers a rare glimpse inside who they really are--and we dig deep to find out their pop culture favorites, must-haves and much,......
19:13, 07/18/2019

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allis...
09:00, 07/19/2019

LA’s New Climate Change Plan Will Radically Overhaul the City’s Car Culture Cars are as wrapped up in Los Angeles’ identity as tacos, the Hollywood sign, and palm trees. But the auto culture could change dramatically in the next few decades. On Monday, the city introduced its version of a Green New Deal and while it won’t qu...
21:39, 04/30/2019

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
02:13, 07/17/2019

What the Murder of Christina Grimmie by a Fan Tells Us About YouTube Influencer Culture Christina Grimmie was a fan of talented Disney starlets like Hannah Montana who parlayed careers in children’s television into pop music. Aged 15 in 2009, Grimmie uploaded one of her first tracks to YouTube — a cover of Party in the USA b...
11:52, 05/03/2019

Exiled in Bangladesh, Rohingya culture shows signs of a revival KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh — Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song. “Sorry, my throat is no...
21:39, 05/08/2019

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi JohnsonThe two Asian women painted on the facade of the Irish pub outside the US military base in Okinawa, Japan, wore kimono. They l...
23:39, 07/03/2019

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that include...
20:39, 07/09/2019

'Toxic masculinity' and heroism spring from same aggressive impulses, Dr. Drew Pinsky tells Laura Ingraham Fox News' Laura Ingraham and Dr. Drew Pinsky discussed "toxic masculinity" and the complexities that come with it Friday on the "The Ingraham Angle."...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Cyprus serial killer case focuses on search for suitcases in murky waters of toxic lake The probe into an unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus has focused on the toxic waters of a man-made lake on the small Mediterranean island nation, where authorities are scouring for suitcases that may contain the bo...
17:26, 04/30/2019

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade skirmishes....
17:13, 06/25/2019

Police investigating Cyprus serial killer recover third suitcase containing human remains from toxic lake A third suitcase containing human remains has been recovered from a toxic lake in Cyprus this week as police continue their investigation into a Cypriot army captain who has confessed to killing at least seven women and girls....
21:13, 06/06/2019

World Cup a triumph for women’s football but broken culture cannot be ignored | Kelly Lindsey As the Afghanistan Women’s coach I have witnessed a blatant disregard for the protection of women and girls in football. It needs to stopWith the Women’s World Cup in full swing women’s football is starting to get the recognition it deserves. This Wo...
11:26, 07/04/2019

Oxfam 'had culture of tolerating poor behaviour', sex scandal report finds Oxfam had a "culture of tolerating poor behaviour" and failed to report child abuse claims against its staff in Haiti, a damning report into the charity's sex scandal has found....
17:26, 06/11/2019

The Matrix trilogy review – pop-culture juggernaut still lands a thrilling punch Keanu Reeves’ first trip down the rabbit hole is as electrifying as ever – and Carrie Anne-Moss’s charisma elevates the sequels“You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red...
11:13, 07/12/2019

Awkwafina grapples with death and culture in trailer for Sundance breakout The Farewell Awkwafina, the Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s 8 star with a Comedy Central series in the hopper, has been drawing raves for her turn in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, one of the breakout films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Now, the Chinese drama...
19:00, 05/07/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the...
13:00, 05/26/2019

Virgil Abloh draws from 1980s graffiti culture for Off-White show Men’s spring/summer collection featured Futura prints and cult streetwear Founded in 2012, Virgil Abloh’s brand Off-White is one made for the digital age. The designer’s social media following – 7.6 million for Off-White, 4.6 million for his personal...
18:13, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
21:13, 06/10/2019

Bumble CEO’s Russian biz partner oversaw ‘sleazy’ office culture: report Bumble — the No. 2 dating app in the US behind Tinder — has a complicated relationship status when it comes to its corporate parent. Bumble’s chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd — a Tinder co-founder who left the hookup app after accusing a male coll...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decad Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decades—the Fiat 500 “Nuova”—came onto the scene in the late 1950s, there was the Fiat 500 Topolino. This ~1951 Fiat 500C had a liquid-cooled 569cc inline-...
14:52, 05/16/2019

Tumblr’s Head of Culture and Fashion shares the platform’s most curious subcultures Valentine Uhovski started his career as an editor and journalist, and has written for the likes of The Wall Street Journal and Interview Russia. He’s now in his eighth year manning the helm of Tumblr‘s Culture and Fashion verticals. Since joining, he...
15:39, 04/30/2019

Sebastian Gorka filling diapers over kids' show Arthur: "We're in a war for our culture" Earlier this week, the 22nd season of beloved PBS series Arthur premiered with a bit of a surprise: Mr. Ratburn, Arthur and the gang’s longtime bachelor teacher, got married to a man. The episode handled this development with expected charm—it wasn’t...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Recruiting Frank Lampard could be a change of culture Chelsea need | Paul Wilson The club should take their lead from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham and forge a real team ethosThe premise of Good Morning Transfers, a new Sky Sports segment that begins on Monday, is that the present transfer window is poised to be the biggest, b...
22:13, 06/29/2019

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
14:39, 06/29/2019

Toxic algae bloom forces Gulf Coast beach closures ahead of 4th of July holiday weekend More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shore line....
02:13, 07/05/2019

Stormzy at Glastonbury 2019 review – a glorious victory lap for black British culture Pyramid StageNot only is this headline performance a show of supreme talent, it also underlines how Stormzy’s talent and charisma has pushed forward UK rapThe notion of Stormzy headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury is an intriguing one. On the ...
10:00, 06/29/2019

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
00:52, 05/25/2019

Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books Ninja's agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House.Read More...
22:52, 06/19/2019

Russian anti-doping chief says athletics culture at odds with reinstatement push Russian anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus said on Wednesday that the country's suspended athletics federation was not doing enough to stamp out doping culture and was falling short in its bid to be reinstated by global athletics governing body IAAF....
15:00, 06/19/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and...
03:26, 05/07/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Alternative city breaks: Łodź, Poland – discover its culture, food and nightlife Once an industrial centre, the city has been reinvigorated by a focus on the arts, a diverse food scene and plenty of lively bars‘If it doesn’t fit, it fits perfectly,” is something of a buzz-phrase in Poland’s third-largest city, and it doesn’t take...
09:13, 07/17/2019

Gregg Williams excitable and revealing in first Jets words: ‘Culture beats strategy’ Gregg Williams has been the Jets’ defensive coordinator since January, but Thursday was the first time he stood at the Atlantic Health Training Center podium to speak to the media. Starting with a cordial, “Hello, hello,” he came out guns blazing. “T...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Token ethnic friends: how pop culture taught me I was support, not the lead | Zoya Patel The films and TV shows Zoya Patel loved growing up were a consistent reminder that ‘real life only happens to white people’Remember that seminal scene from 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You, when Cameron first sees Bianca?She’s walking through the...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Constitutional expert on 'separation of church and state': Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture The phrase, "separation of church and state," appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert....
13:13, 06/23/2019

Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working peopleThe 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: ...
13:13, 07/20/2019

Manchester United’s ‘culture’ is overrated. Busby and Ferguson swam against the tide | Barney Ronay Another summer of rebuilding appears under way at Old Trafford but attempts to recreate the philosophies and glories of previous eras look doomed to failThere was an interesting programme on BBC Radio 4 this week about the notorious Portuguese man o’...
14:00, 06/22/2019

A high school valedictorian used a pint of strawberries to give a powerful speech about 'migrant culture' Polk County Public Schools/YouTube Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas, 18, used a pint of strawberries to deliver a captivating speech about "migrant culture" during the graduation ceremony at Mulberry High School in Mulberry, Florida in May. In her now-viral s...
00:52, 06/02/2019

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for a school system that ranks as the country’s largest, and among its most segregated....
02:00, 05/25/2019

Call for students to film 'biased' teachers brings Brazil's culture wars to classroom President Bolsonaro has accused schoolteachers of indoctrination but educators say his aim is to stifle critical thinkingJair Bolsonaro has encouraged school students to film teachers during class if they suspect them of pushing leftist ideas, reigni...
15:39, 05/03/2019

Texas Firebrand Ross Perot Clashed With General Motors' Insular, Bureaucratic Culture Many of the things people criticize General Motors for today are things it’s always been criticized for: it is insular, bureaucratic, thinks the world begins at Lake Michigan and ends at Lake Erie, enthralled by its own glory days and can’t make the ...
03:13, 07/10/2019

Ocasio-Cortez accuses border officers of ‘violent culture’ after report on graphic Facebook posts New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused U.S. Customs and Border Protection of having a “violent culture” and questioned how officers treat migrants after a report surfaced Monday about a secret Facebook group where Border Patrol agents purport...
22:39, 07/01/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
14:13, 05/20/2019

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and chaos ensued amid a growing culture war.       ...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Amy Poehler and ‘Wine Country’ stars on female friendships and what pop culture doesn’t reflect about grown women Poehler's directorial debut taps into the inner lives of grown women and long-lasting, adult friendships, themes that Hollywood hasn't focused much on lately....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Black, queer culture at forefront of the 2019 Met Gala as Billy Porter, Lena Waithe glowed Thankfully, the black and queer voices and looks that helped define the camp genre were at the forefront of the 2019 Met Gala.        ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
19:52, 07/09/2019

In praise of short men: will the rise of 'short kings' spell the fall of toxic masculinity? Today is Short King appreciation day – a day to celebrate the short men in our lives. The main message? Having a low center of gravity needn’t correlate with having low self-esteemLast summer, 24-year-old comedian Jaboukie Young-White coined a new ni...
09:52, 06/21/2019

'The dead zone': Drinking water in these major cities may soon become toxic Cleveland and Toledo face an overwhelming issue of toxic water along their shores and very possibly in their water systems.        ...
00:39, 07/20/2019

Meghan McCain, John McCain's daughter, is the very definition of toxic femininity Daughter of the late senator has made herself the authority on antisemitism. Did we mention she’s John McCain’s daughter?Meghan McCain seems to have appointed herself the leading authority on antisemitism in America. She may not be Jewish herself but...
18:00, 05/11/2019

Olivia Munn opens up about a toxic relationship that made her 'truly feel worthless' Munn, who did not say whether the boyfriend in question was famous, recalled feeling "like I was in the middle of the ocean with no life raft."        ...
20:52, 06/06/2019

Council rolls out £4.5m 'smart' cameras to monitor toxic air and trigger vehicle fines Scores of "smart" traffic cameras capable of monitoring air pollution and catching "banned" lorries are to be rolled out in Islington to fight toxic air....
17:26, 05/20/2019

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Cage fight! We pit Godzilla's monster squad against pop culture's biggest and baddest Godzilla and his monster friends throw down in 'King of the Monsters.' But how would they do against Voltron and the 'Stranger Things' Mind Flayer?        ...
23:52, 06/04/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may be added that salt is easily available today which was not the case in ancient times.  ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Death risk from London's toxic air sees 'utterly horrifying' rise for second year running The risk of dying from long-term exposure to London's toxic air has risen for a second year running in an "utterly horrifying" reversal of the previous improving trend....
14:00, 06/14/2019

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend. Studios and TV networks will be capitalizing on ...
07:26, 07/19/2019

A new waterfront town for Londoners: £1bn Thames Estuary district is being 'home zoned' for schools and culture With a deep-water container port that will house a huge new media city, the waterfront town of Thurrock will be 'home zoned' for schools, culture and community....
11:00, 06/27/2019

It’s #TwentyBiTeen, girl-on-girl culture is peaking and it’s about time Bisexual chic – from Bella Hadid’s virtual kiss to Ariana Grande’s hits – is having a moment and the mainstream is embracing itThis Pride season, rainbow-washing – where large corporations “come out” with rainbow logos and queer-focused ad campaigns ...
08:52, 06/28/2019

Awkwafina's culture shock on 'The Farewell': Learning Mandarin and doing without Instagram Awkwafina describes her culture shock in making "The Farewell" in China, where she learned to speak Mandarin "for survival."        ...
19:13, 07/11/2019

Michael Keaton's 'Batman' blew up pop culture in 1989, and Hollywood was never the same 1989's "Batman," starring Michael Keaton, helped usher in how comic-book blockbusters would be made, marketed and merchandised in the 2000s.        ...
21:39, 06/20/2019

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Review: 'Hereditary' director's 'Midsommar' is a nightmarish take on a toxic relationship Ever been in a bad relationship? Well, the couple in horror film 'Midsommar' has it worse, going on a believably nightmarish trip with a Swedish cult.        ...
22:52, 07/01/2019

Should You Ever Opt Out of Your Company's 401(k) Plan? It has come to your attention that your new job—the one with the awesome salary, dream title, and beer fridge and ping-pong table in the break room—doesn’t have a great retirement plan. There’s no match. There aren’t enough investment options. The fe...
19:39, 06/19/2019

Company van tax: understanding the rules Tips & advice 2 May, 2019 Van drivers need to pay tax, and we explain all the requirements from HMRC for fair use and tax payments for light commercial vehicles...
14:39, 05/02/2019

3M to Buy Wound-Care Company 3M said it agreed to buy wound-care company Acelity from a consortium of private-equity firms for a total enterprise value of about $6.7 billion, including the assumption of debt....
15:13, 05/02/2019

Company car tax guide 2019: everything you need to know Tips & advice 7 May, 2019 Don't be confused by BIK company car tax rates - our guide explains all and shows you how to calculate them...
20:26, 05/07/2019

The Splinternet is here and your company needs to be ready We are entering a new era, a battleground of sorts between nations, that some government and industry watchers have termed the “Splinternet.” The Splinternet is, essentially, the splitting up of the internet into country-specific and region-specific ...
11:52, 06/10/2019

Finding the right fit for your company: 4 tips After speaking with SADA Systems leaders about their processes and future plans, Andy Wolber offers four lessons for hiring an employee or selecting a professional services partner....
00:26, 05/30/2019

iRobot 2.0: How the company set itself up for its next-gen robots iRobot launched the Roomba S9 and Braava Jet M6 with plans for a lawn mower on deck. It took a lot of IoT, data science, product design, and cloud to make it all happen....
08:52, 05/29/2019

Here’s how you can truly understand your company’s metrics I have had the opportunity to work with numerous businesses on their analytics strategy. One of the most common questions I receive is “what are the right success metrics to measure?” If you build or market products, you’ve likely asked yourself this...
14:00, 07/08/2019

If you can give up your smartphone for a week, this company will pay you $1,000 There’s a good chance you’re reading these words right now on a smartphone. And just as good of a chance, in fact, that you’ve been essentially either tethered to your phone all day or it’s at least been within arm’s rea...
04:26, 06/07/2019

Twitter crashes, company probing cause Twitter crashed Thursday afternoon and the company said it was “investigating issues” related to its platform going down. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” the company said on its official page. ...
22:26, 07/11/2019

Microsoft: The open source company Enlarge The news from Microsoft's Build developer conference that surprised me most was that Microsoft will ship a genuine Linux kernel—GPLed, with all patches published—with Windows. That announcement was made with the announcement of Windows Ter...
01:52, 05/11/2019

Cybersecurity Company CrowdStrike Files for IPO CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. has filed preliminary documents for an initial public offering, as the cybersecurity company continues a procession of technology firms looking to raise money from public markets this year....
01:26, 05/15/2019

I Might Have a New Favorite Japanese Kei Van-Costume Company I’ve always admired the Japanese car market’s unique ability to not take itself too seriously, and to be open to having actual, honest fun with their cars. One of the best ways to see how this manifests itself is in the thriving industry of aftermark...
22:13, 06/12/2019

No one seems to stay long at this company. Should I be moving on, too? If the work environment is ethical and meets your professional needs, then don’t compare your career path to others’ as an arbitrary measure of success....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Tesla’s Superchargers: The company's killer app Telsa wants to be Ford and Chevron. The company wants to build the cars and supply the fuel. In this case, that fuel is electricity and the delivery system is the company's robust Supercharger network. CEO and tweet-machine Elon Musk routinely t...
18:26, 06/19/2019

New Bunge CEO looks to downsize company before growing again The new chief executive of oilseed processor Bunge Ltd said on Wednesday that the company needs to downsize in the short term and earn "the right to grow again," by avoiding costly mistakes and operating with financial discipline....
00:13, 05/16/2019

Slack: Why your company needs to find its hedgehog Slack‘s VP of customer experience, Ali Rayl, took to the stage earlier today at TNW2019 to explore how technology is reshaping the way we work, and how we should deal with it. Rayl takes a rather dystopian look at the business market: “companies will...
18:26, 05/09/2019

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
00:39, 05/17/2019

A Very Weird Interaction With My Insurance Company On Wednesday, I did a short blog about a congressional hearing in which Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mentioned something many Americans go through: rationing out their healthcare and doctor’s visits because they’re on shitty insurance plans with hig...
02:39, 07/13/2019

UBiome Interim CEO to Leave Company John Rakow is leaving after two months as interim chief executive as the lab-testing startup shakes up its leadership for the second time since a federal investigation into its billing practices became public two months ago....
04:26, 07/01/2019

Company Of Heroes Is Now A Board Game Relic’s classic Company of Heroes is, on the PC at least, the perfect RTS. It’s now trying to do something similar on a tabletop, with the impending release of a board game version of the game....
06:52, 06/05/2019

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
22:00, 07/09/2019

A sex toy company is suing the MTA over censorship of its NYC subway ads On NYCs subway you’ll probably spot a few ads promoting medication for erectile dysfunction and low male libidos from companies like Hims and Roman. But you won’t see ads for Dame’s sex toys since the Metropolitan Transit Authority banned its campaig...
14:13, 06/20/2019

The Biggest Company the Year You Were Born What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed Fortune 500 company revenues from 1955 through 2018.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
01:39, 06/08/2019

IBM Q2 top expectations, but company says it'll outline Red Hat strategy Aug. 2 If you were looking for color on IBM's purchase of Red Hat you'll just have to wait. For the second quarter, IBM topped bottom line expectations with sales down 4.2%....
07:26, 07/18/2019

How this company is changing down payments on homes Thomas Sponholtz of Unison joins "Power Lunch" to discuss the company's method of making more people homeowners. Unison splits the cost of a down payment on a home and splits the profits when the home is sold....
22:39, 07/01/2019

The LG V50 ThinQ 5G is a surprise hit, at least in one key market for the company Like many other mobile device makers, from Samsung to Xiaomi, Sony, and even HTC, LG is putting its faith into 5G cellular technology to start a new industrial revolution and turn things around for the stagnating smartphone market. After years of try...
13:13, 06/24/2019

How platform fatigue is ruining your company These days, it can seem impossible to have a system that lets employees know where the data, files, email messages, PDFs, web links, and other resources that they need are, in order to complete projects.Some of these resources are cloud-based, so eve...
11:00, 06/03/2019

US Company Asked To Pay $58,000 To 2 Employees For H1-B Violations A US company has been asked to pay $58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by......
16:13, 07/18/2019

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After re...
21:26, 07/09/2019

AC company convinced 103-year-old WWII vet to pay $24K, son says World War II veteran Fred Klein thought he was fixing up the house with new air conditioning units. But $24,000 later, he had regrets.        ...
04:52, 06/09/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Nest, the company, died at Google I/O 2019 (credit: Ron Amadeo / Nest) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Don't be distracted by the shiny new "Nest" smart display that was just announced: Nest died at Google I/O 2019. "Google Nest" is the new reality now, where Nest is no longer a standalone company, b...
13:26, 05/10/2019

Why Seemingly Every Company Is Launching a Gaming Subscription Now Much in the way that streaming has too many damn options now, gaming services are flooding the market as companies increasingly position themselves to compete for attention over singular domination of an entertainment medium. Netflix, for example, di...
12:26, 06/12/2019

Rich Energy CEO says company's own statement was "ludicrous" A new statement attributed to Rich Energy CEO William Storey has blasted the company's own communication in a fresh twist to the Haas Formula 1 team's title sponsor saga...
01:13, 07/12/2019

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company Saudi Aramco will begin buying liquid natural gas from a U.S. company under a 20 year agreement. Saudi Arabia’s state owned oil company said Wednesday it would buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year from Sempra Energy, based in San D...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Man sues cryonics company for $1m and wants dad's head returned A US man is suing a cryonics company for $1m (£950,000) and wants his father's head returned, after he claims it wrongly cremated his father's body and sent the remains in the post....
00:52, 06/13/2019

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Company in fatal crash has history of violations CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The company that employed a Ukrainian-born truck driver whose collision with motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven dead has a history of violations. According to an Associated Press analysis of federal data, the Massachusetts...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Google employees petition to ban the company from SF Pride Google employees are asking the San Francisco Pride board of directors to revoke Google's sponsorship of Pride 2019 and to exclude Google from the Pride Parade on June 30th. In a letter written to San Francisco Pride, the employees say they have...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Tableau CEO breaks down how the company will operate within Salesforce "Our engineers can't wait to pop the hood on those and check out what things that we might use on behalf of our customers," CEO Adam Selipsky says....
02:00, 06/12/2019

Telecom company wants to pay someone $1,000 to use a flip phone for a week A telecommunications company wants to pay one lucky person $1,000. The only catch: you have to trade in your smartphone for a week in favor of a flip phone....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Teva Pharm CFO says company did not conspire to fix prices Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' chief financial officer on Sunday reiterated that the company has done nothing wrong in the wake of a price-fixing lawsuit filed by 44 U.S. states....
14:13, 05/12/2019

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “Space Seat” design, which was approved by the FAA i...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Company says it was told duck boats were OK before sinking BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — An entertainment company that owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer is disputing that an independent inspector told it that its vehicles did not comply with a government standard. Steve Paul says Ripley Entert...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Third-biggest US coal company files for bankruptcy The nation's third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy for electricity....
00:52, 05/11/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
20:26, 04/29/2019

The Company Behind Miracle-Gro Is Seeing Surging Sales Thanks to Pot Growers Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. rose the most in a decade after its Roundup herbicide and marijuana-supplies business rebounded from sales slumps, boosting earnings above expectations. Increased advertising to help counter the negative publicity generated by...
00:13, 05/02/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
02:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
06:26, 06/08/2019

Jony Ive will depart Apple to start his own company Enlarge / Jony Ive speaks onstage during the 2017 New Yorker TechFest in New York City. (credit: Brian Ach/Getty Images) Jony Ive, Apple's longtime design chief, will depart Apple to form his own independent design company, according to a press rel...
02:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-New Bunge CEO looks to downsize company before growing again The new chief executive of oilseed processor Bunge Ltd said on Wednesday that the company needs to downsize in the short term and earn "the right to grow again," by avoiding costly mistakes and operating with financial discipline....
00:13, 05/16/2019

Official says pro-company unions will melt away in Mexico A Mexican official says a majority of the country's labor contracts are probably fake, pro-company deals that provide only minimal wages and benefits....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Most of the Google Walkout Organizers Have Left the Company Four of the seven organizers of a 20,000-person walkout at Google in November have quit. The latest to leave is Meredith Whittaker, a researcher on the ethics of AI....
01:39, 07/17/2019

Huawei’s Q1 revenue grows 39% despite company controversy Chinese tech giant Huawei said Monday its revenue rose 39 per cent over a year earlier in the latest quarter despite U.S. pressure on allies to shun its telecom technology as a security risk....
17:39, 05/01/2019

Another employee behind the Google Walkout has left the company One of the leaders of a mass walkout last year in protest of Google's handling of sexual misconduct cases has left the company, Bloomberg reports. Meredith Whittaker was the founder of Google's Open Research Group and served with AI Now, an...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Should you let your cable company sell you wireless service, too? Cable operators can beat the rates of the big four wireless carriers. But these offerings also come with gotchas of their own.       ...
14:39, 06/29/2019

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a market for virtual reality video gaming....
14:52, 07/14/2019

Cisco to acquire industrial IoT company Sentryo Sentryo's platform addresses the challenges business face when deploying IoT projects, in terms of scaling to production and managing and securing infrastructure....
19:52, 06/06/2019

Company comes to aid of students offered jelly sandwiches PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The yogurt company Chobani says it will pay the school lunch debt of students in a district that made headlines by offering the kids cold sunflower butter and jelly sandwiches instead of a hot meal. The mayor’s office co...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholders on Sunday to hold off on taking action until management comments further....
15:00, 06/23/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roommate and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had "unchecke...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Siemens CEO says aim of overhaul is for sound and strong company Siemens' decision to separate and spin off its struggling gas and power business is intended to strengthen the group's remaining businesses, Chief Executive Joe Kaeser said on Wednesday....
10:13, 05/08/2019

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
15:39, 05/23/2019

This record company wants $800 for their Woodstock 50th anniversary box set Spread across 38 compact discs and 36 hours, "Woodstock - Back to the Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive" features almost every note of music performed at the iconic 1969 festival....
20:26, 07/21/2019

Furniture company recalls more than 300,000 chests due to tip over risks A potentially deadly furniture tip over hazard is prompting a massive recall. South Shore Furniture is recalling more than 3-hundred thousand chests due to serious tip-over and entrapment hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning tha...
02:00, 05/10/2019

The Aston Martin Valhalla Is The Company's New Hypercar Named after the warrior's paradise celebrated in ancient Norse mythology, Valhalla employs a lightweight construction method and radical aerodynamics pioneered in the Valkyrie...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Las Vegas is about to take a gamble on Musk’s Boring Company Contract for Tesla-powered underground system reveals lofty goals for a company whose founder is known for missing deadlinesLas Vegas is set to give Elon Musk’s Boring Company its first payout: a $44m contract to build a high-speed underground transi...
08:26, 05/18/2019

WWE Money in the Bank a crossroads for both company and storyline Two Money in the Bank ladder matches and a number of dream title bouts basically ensure that MITB will not disappoint, but will it be enough to get the WWE machine back on track after a post-WrestleMania lull?...
06:39, 05/18/2019

Champion boxer balances training with day job at gas company Andrew Cancio gets up around 4 a.m. every weekday and goes for a pre-dawn run near his home in Oxnard. He drives 30 minutes to Simi Valley, changes into his uniform and starts his shift as a technician for the Southern California Gas Company at 6:30 ...
14:39, 06/21/2019

Luxe rug company chief nabs Fifth Ave. co-op at a discount A co-owner of the posh Safavieh brand of rugs and home furnishings, Cyrus Yaraghi, bought the 16th floor of 812 Fifth Ave. for $10.8 million — far less than its original $15 million asking price last year. It was last asking $11.8 million. The four-b...
05:13, 07/04/2019

Why every US company has a stake in Bed Bath & Beyond's heated boardroom war Bed Bath & Beyond's board of directors is now majority female, more diverse and younger. But its activist investors are worried they lack the relevant skills and retail experience they need to turn around the struggling retailer....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Huawei Founder Ren Zhengfei Says US Underestimates Company Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei on Tuesday shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
10:52, 05/21/2019

Sponsored: What To Check When Buying A Company Fitted CNG Car CNG cars offer a great advantage as far as efficiency and cleaner mobility is concerned. If you are considering one of the upcoming CNG cars in India, it is ideal to stay aware about the benefits that......
11:26, 05/21/2019

IBM's Watson Marketing breaks off into separate company On its first day as a standalone business, the new company says it's mature yet agile enough to take on major competitors like Adobe, Oracle and Salesforce....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Fossil Sport 2 may be the company's next Wear OS watch One of the very best smartwatches money can buy may be about to get a sequel if a new Bluetooth certification holds any hints of Fossil's future plans.A new device has just been given the go-ahead from Bluetooth SIG (that's the certificatio...
12:52, 07/03/2019

Toyota, Panasonic to set up company for 'connected' homes Japan's Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp said they plan to establish a joint company to develop "connected" services to be used in homes and urban development....
05:39, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
15:52, 05/09/2019

CEO gets water poured on his head at company event One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and drenched him with water....
03:52, 07/04/2019

CBS Is Planning Offer for Sister Company Viacom CBS is preparing to make an offer for sister media company Viacom in the coming weeks, following a meeting of CBS directors last week in which a potential deal was discussed....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Electric cars exempt from company car tax next year News 10 Jul, 2019 UK’s million or so company car users will escape Benefit-in-Kind tax if they have an electric car in the 2020/21 financial year...
15:39, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Pipeline company TransCanada changes name to TC Energy Pipeline company TransCanada Corp said on Friday it has changed its name to TC Energy, to reflect the expansion of its business beyond Canada to the United States and Mexico....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Virgin Galactic to become first public spaceflight company British billionaire Richard Branson said Tuesday his spaceflight company -- Virgin Galactic -- will soon become the first ever listed on a public trading exchange....
16:26, 07/09/2019

Hello Kitty’s Parent Company Fined $6.9 Million by E.U. The Japanese company behind Hello Kitty was penalized by antitrust regulators for restricting where manufacturers could sell licensed toys and other products....
20:13, 07/10/2019

Air Canada in Talks to Buy Travel Company Transat Air Canada said Thursday that it is in exclusive talks to buy travel-services specialist Transat A.T. Inc. in a move that would accelerate consolidation of the country’s airline industry....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to help developers port their iOS apps into Mac....
07:13, 06/17/2019

Company plans to create up to 850 jobs in Jeffersonville JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana officials say health care solutions provider PharmaCord will build an operations and call center in southern Indiana, creating up to 850 new jobs by the end of 2023. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says the ...
22:13, 06/17/2019

This Google sister company showed you can buy a troll campaign for $250 As social platforms continue to be threatened by state-sponsored disinformation operations, Google’s parent company Alphabet has kicked things up a notch. Jigsaw, its side-arm devoted to fighting extremism, censorship, and other forms of cyberattacks...
21:39, 06/13/2019

NASCAR StatWatch: Joey Logano among historic company Logan trails only Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Busch in wins before the age of 30, and his Team Penske is locked in a two-team race with Joe Gibbs racing on the season....
23:39, 06/14/2019

This Company Is Betting the Future Is Personal AI Avatars, So It Made Me One In January 2019, when China Central Television, the largest broadcast network in the most populous nation in the world, aired a special to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the hosts welcomed four life-sized “personal artificial intelligences” to share t...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Jaguar's former design chief Callum launches new company Jaguar's former head of design, Ian Callum, 64, says he still has "15 years left of designing" in him. He has set up a company focusing on styling projects inside and outside the automotive world....
14:13, 07/18/2019

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectual property....
21:13, 06/17/2019

Radical Rapture is company's most road-focused model yet Rapture will complete the 0-60mph dash in three seconds Ultralight two-seater packs a tuned 2.3-litre Ford Ecoboost engine producing 350bhp and 320lb ft Track car specialist Radical has revealed its most road-oriented model yet, the Rapture, at th...
13:26, 07/04/2019

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediately, phone companies will be permitted (and encouraged) to automatically block robocalls....
19:13, 06/07/2019

Dutch railway company to pay reparations for WWII transports The Dutch national railway company NS says it will pay reparations to Jews, Roma and Sinti whom it transported to camps during World War II from where they were sent to Nazi concentration camps...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Co-CEO of biggest publicly traded cannabis company says he was fired The co-head of Canopy Growth, the biggest publicly traded pot seller, says his job has gone up in smoke. Bruce Linton, who served as Canopy’s co-chief executive and chairman, said he was fired from the company he co-founded six years ago. Linton’s of...
20:39, 07/03/2019

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
00:26, 06/07/2019

Huawei CFO to challenge extradition in hearing set for Jan 2020: company Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after her legal team appeared in a Canadian court to set future...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
04:26, 06/06/2019

Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid...
10:00, 07/21/2019

Boeing to buy aerospace interiors company EnCore Group Boeing Co on Friday said it would buy aerospace interiors company EnCore Group, the planemaker's second foray into aircraft seats after it partnered with auto seats maker Adient last year....
19:39, 06/14/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening"....
21:00, 06/22/2019

Joe Namath had unexpected company the night before Super Bowl III Joe Namath is finally coming clean about Super Bowl III. On Howard Stern on Monday, Broadway Joe, for the first time, revealed he got down to business the night before the big game against the Baltimore Colts in 1969. “Out of respect to my then...
03:13, 06/25/2019

Zion Williamson suing marketing company in first pro adversity More money, more problems. Zion Williamson isn’t even a pro yet and he already has issues off the court to deal with. The former Duke star and almost-certain No. 1 pick in next Thursday’s NBA Draft, he is suing a Florida marketing company he initiall...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Sock company Bombas fined over data breach Sock-maker Bombas has settled the most uncomfortable data-breach probe in the history of feet. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday announced that Bombas LLC — whose ads call their products “the most comfortable socks in the history of...
21:26, 06/06/2019

Canopy Growth Co-CEO Bruce Linton Leaving the Company Canopy Growth Corp. co-chief executive Bruce Linton says he was terminated by the Canadian cannabis company following recent quarterly results that disappointed investors....
16:39, 07/03/2019

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
23:13, 06/13/2019

Jony Ive to leave Apple to form own design company Apple Inc said on Thursday its Chief Design Officer Jony Ive will leave the iPhone maker later this year to form an independent design company which will count Apple among its primary clients....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Oil-Field Services Company Weatherford to File for Bankruptcy Weatherford International, a Swiss-based oil-field services company, said it would file for bankruptcy protection after bondholders approved a restructuring agreement that will reduce its total debt by about 70%....
01:00, 07/01/2019

Martin Shkreli settles all litigation with former company Retrophin NEW YORK – Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, has settled all outstanding disputes with Retrophin Inc, the biopharmaceutical company he founded in 2011 and which ousted him three years la...
02:13, 06/21/2019

Kim Kardashian is renaming her 'Kimono' company after causing an uproar Reality TV star Kim Kardashian said she's going to change the name of her new "Kimono" brand venture after causing an uproar and drawing accusations of cultural appropriation....
21:39, 07/01/2019

The kind of company that Bill Gates would start today Microsoft founder Bill Gates says if he were 20-years-old today, he would start an artificial intelligence company whose goal would be to teach computers how to read....
23:39, 06/25/2019

The Company Behind Maker Faire and Make: Magazine Has Shut Down TechCrunch has learned that Maker Media, the company behind the DIY magazine and online publication Make:, as well as the Maker Faire science, art, and hacking festivals that happen all around the world each year, ceased operations last week and let ...
16:39, 06/10/2019

Proxy company advises shareholders against Saikawa at Nissan TOKYO (AP) — An investor research company is advising Nissan shareholders to vote against the proposal to reappoint Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa as board director, saying the Japanese automaker needs a “break from the past” after the ar...
07:13, 06/12/2019

Company pays off medical bill of TPD K9 who was stabbed twice in neck TUCSON – Every time an officer goes out on duty, they risk paying the ultimate price. This is no different for the K9 officers. But when they injured, who picks up the medical bills? In K9 Blitz’s case, an international K9 consulting agen...
03:13, 06/27/2019

Google walkout leader leaves company after 'retaliation' Meredith Whittaker, one of the Google employees who led global walkouts at the tech giant over sexual harassment claims, has left the company following allegations of a fallout against the protest's organisers....
12:26, 07/16/2019

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US statesBillionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Ca...
07:13, 07/10/2019

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
22:13, 07/08/2019

Zuckerberg says company ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips. Zuckerberg said in an int...
02:00, 06/27/2019

Reliance Group to lease out company headquarters to cut debt Reliance Group is looking to lease out its headquarters in one of Mumbai's prime suburbs, the telecoms to infrastructure conglomerate said, a move that will help the company to raise funds to pay off debt....
15:39, 07/01/2019

Epic's Founder Explains Why The Company Is Going So Hard On Exclusives There are a lot of PC gamers, accustomed to buying and playing their games on Steam, who are not exactly happy at the way Epic’s new store has come in and started buying up exclusives. In response to this, Epic founder Tim Sweeney has outlined in a l...
06:13, 06/26/2019

Gun Nuts and Vulture Capitalists Unite to Run Company Into the Ground The election of Barack Obama was a huge boon to the firearms business, with gun sales in 2008 shooting (get it) through the roof in anticipation of jackbooted lib thugs taking them away....
22:52, 06/11/2019

A Truist Story About the Perils of Combining Company Names BB&T and SunTrust banks merged and needed a new name. They came up with Truist, prompting some head-scratching. ‘As long as it doesn’t mean human sacrifice in another language, it’s going to be OK.’...
08:26, 06/14/2019

Airbnb is the latest company to set a strict dating policy If you work at Airbnb and want to date a co-worker, you get just one shot to ask them out. “You can only ask another employee on a date once and it can’t be someone in your chain of management, so not your boss or someone on your team,” an Airbnb emp...
19:13, 07/01/2019

Jacob deGrom has Mets company for this All-Star Game When Jacob deGrom represented the Mets at the 2015 and 2018 All-Star Games, he flew solo. This year, he finally has some company. The Mets ace will be joined by rookie Pete Alonso and Jeff McNeil for this month’s 2019 Midsummer Classic. They were nam...
03:52, 07/01/2019

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the last 16."...
11:26, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Survey company Dynata up for sale for more than $3 bln -sources Buyout firms Court Square Capital Management LP and HGGC LLC are exploring the sale of Dynata LLC, a U.S. survey research company whose value could exceed $3 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Martin Shkreli settles all litigation with his former company Retrophin Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, has settled all outstanding disputes with Retrophin Inc , the biopharmaceutical company he founded in 2011 and which ousted him three years later....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Jony Ive to leave Apple and form his own design company In something of a bombshell revelation, Apple today disclosed via a press release that legendary designer Jony Ive is planning to leave the company later on in the year. Following that, Ive will open an independent design studio that will have Apple ...
00:39, 06/28/2019

Chemical company BASF to drop 6,000 jobs in ‘realignment’ FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Chemicals maker BASF says it will drop 6,000 jobs by the end of 2021 in what it calls an “organization realignment” that aims at streamlining administration and simplifying the company’s structure. The comp...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Slack IPO dares investors to bet the company can stop hemorrhaging red ink The cultish devotion to Slack in offices around the world is about to propel the workplace collaboration platform to a $16 billion IPO today.Read More...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Slack is latest tech company to go public, with a twist NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of work messaging platform Slack are expected to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “WORK.” The San Francisco company is set to start trading Thursday in what’s known as a direct lis...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Vivo Z1 Pro Set to Launch in India on July 3, Company Confirms Vivo Z1 Pro will be launched on July 3 in India, the Chinese smartphone maker has confirmed. The launch date is now listed on the official teaser page for the smartphone on the company's website....
11:39, 06/20/2019

Boeing CEO says company is talking with customers about reimbursement for Max grounding Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said on Wednesday that the aerospace company is having "ongoing conversations" with its customers about helping them with secondary costs arising from the grounding of the 737 Max...
08:00, 06/27/2019

Man sues cryonics company to get his father’s head back A Montana man is suing a cryonics company to get back his dad’s head — saying he can never fulfill his sci-fi-like dream of coming back to life because they burned the rest of his body. Kurt Pilgeram, 57, is seeking $1 million from Alcor Life E...
16:39, 06/12/2019

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each ...
01:39, 07/17/2019

Small media company to run Sports Illustrated for new owner NEW YORK (AP) — The company that recently bought Sports Illustrated has found someone to run it: a small media company called Maven. Authentic Brands Group bought Sports Illustrated from publishing giant Meredith last month. At the time, the companie...
01:52, 06/18/2019

'If You’re Playing EVE Online You Basically Already Have An MBA,’ Says Player Who Started His Own Company For a game seemingly about immortal pilots waging interstellar wars, EVE Online has a surprising amount of ties to reality. Stories from EVE often play out on stages far beyond the confines of the game world and reach audiences far beyond its players...
17:52, 05/28/2019

Denso leads $20M investment in e-bike sharing company The Toyota-affiliated auto supplier's New Mobility Group and another company, Ininvest Global, led a $20 million Series A funding round in Bond Mobility Inc....
23:26, 05/01/2019

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service face...
02:39, 05/31/2019

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
00:13, 05/23/2019

What Would Kate Spade Do? The Question Drives the Company She Left Behind A year after the designer’s suicide, her Frances Valentine line channels her tastes—and mines her closet—for inspiration. The brand’s future hinges on whether it can move beyond being a niche label and establish its identity based on a creator in abs...
17:26, 05/31/2019

Bezos to unveil private space company secrets Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon and the world's richest man, is set to bring his private space firm out of the dark at an event on Thursday....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Skin care company leasing new office in Midtown L’Occitane en Provence will be giving its office a new look when it moves to 111 W. 33rd St. The skin care company has leased 20,962 square feet on the 20th floor in the 26-story tower. Sephora sells its wares downstairs while a Target and Foot Locke...
04:52, 05/22/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says company should be broken up Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually becameFacebook Inc., is calling for the social-media giant to be broken up....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Why your cable company might be happy to see you stop subscribing to its TV service The steady march of TV cord cutting (plus continued inflation in programming costs) has led some smaller cable operators to stop fighting this trend.        ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

The Obamas' production company unveils its first Netflix projects The production company from President and Mrs. Obama, Higher Ground, has unveiled its first lineup of Netflix shows roughly a year after forging a deal with the streaming giant. The initial seven-show catalog will take "several years" to arrive, but....
23:00, 04/30/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries...
15:26, 05/21/2019

Huawei believes Europe will keep faith in company: executive China's Huawei believes Europe will not follow the United States in blacklisting the company because it has been a partner of European telecoms firms for many years, a top Huawei executive told an Italian newspaper....
12:13, 05/21/2019

'There will be conflict': Huawei founder says US underestimates company's strength Founder Ren Zhengfei says 5G plans will be unaffected and suggests US leaders have miscalculatedThe founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said the US “underestimates” the telecom giant’s strength, and that conflict with America was inevitable in the q...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
08:13, 06/02/2019

5 ways Uber changed our lives as company IPO arrives Even with questions lingering about its finances as its IPO arrives, this much is settled: Uber has forever altered the way we travel, talk and work.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Company: MSC cruise ship had mechanical problems The Latest on the cruise ship crashing into a dock and another river boat in a Venice canal (all times local): 1 p.m. MSC Cruises, an international cruise ship line with its headquarters in Geneva, says its ship, the MSC Opera, experienced a mechanic...
15:26, 06/02/2019

Uber Drivers’ Day of Strikes Has Muted Start Before Company’s Big I.P.O. Drivers for the ride-hailing company in Australia and Britain began a series of planned work stoppages to protest ride-hailing companies’ wages and work conditions of ride-hailing services....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known as lidar, used in self-driving technology....
00:26, 05/24/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, Bigbasket said....
12:26, 05/06/2019

How the UK Porn Block could give one company an unfair advantage The UK's Porn Block will go into effect on July 15th at which time users will have to verify their age when viewing adult content online.There will be several ways for users to verify their age online such as by submitting official government ID...
23:00, 05/06/2019

The Asus ZenBook Edition 30 may be the company's most fashionable laptop yet In a market of fairly ordinary-looking laptops, Asus has decided to drop their own little taste of luxury in the form of the Asus ZenBook Edition 30 laptop.Revealed at Computex 2019, this stylish piece of kit was designed to mark the company's 3...
11:52, 05/29/2019

Teen hacked Apple hoping the company would offer him a job If you were a teen hoping to land a job at a tech giant, how would you go about it? Plan your education and hope you eventually land an internship? An Australian had another, less conventional method. The teen hacked Apple and pleaded guilty while a...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Purplebricks boss moves out as company scales back Purplebricks has announced the departure of its co-founder and chief executive Michael Bruce while confirming its overseas expansion is being scaled back....
12:26, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Drug company founder disappointed in conviction BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of a drug company and four executives in a scheme to bribe doctors across the U.S. to prescribe a powerful opioid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A lawyer for a drug company founder convicted of bribing doctors...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Four charged with running porn company in presence of 7-year-old New Jersey cops arrested four people on Wednesday who were allegedly running a porn company out of their home — while a 7-year-old child was present, prosecutors said. The group not only filmed in front of the youngster, but also took sexually explic...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judg...
08:13, 05/30/2019

Robinson Cano joins elite company with 2,500th hit SAN DIEGO — Mets second baseman Robinson Cano moved into elite company with a first-inning double against Padres starter Cal Quantrill, becoming the third active player with at least 2,500 career hits. Albert Pujols and Miguel Cabrera are the only ot...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlement with the affected communities Tuesday....
05:13, 05/08/2019

Aerospace company Bombardier to sell UK, Morocco operations LONDON (AP) — Canadian aerospace company Bombardier says it will sell businesses in Northern Ireland and Morocco as part of a broad restructuring. The company said Thursday it will consolidate its aerospace operations into one unit. As a result, it w...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Uber IPO: the rich people who will get even richer when the company goes public The ride-hailing app will have one of the largest initial public offerings in history on 10 MayThey are the spoons full of sugar that make the bitter taste of capitalism go down. When billion-dollar technology startups go public, the media tends to d...
12:52, 05/08/2019

Fear the Man in the Middle? This company wants to sell quantum key distribution Enlarge / That's a lofty promise you got there, quantum key distribution company. (credit: Quantum XChange) When reviewing the WireGuard VPN last fall, one of the things that came up was WireGuard's support for an optional, additional PSK (Pre Shar...
13:39, 05/02/2019

United CEO Oscar Munoz on Boeing 737 Max, company growth and more United CEO Oscar Munoz joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss reassuring customers that the Boeing 737 Max is safe, company growth, the price of oil, and the new United terminal in LaGuardia....
21:13, 05/30/2019

Aurora Innovation to acquire lidar company Blackmore Self-driving systems company Aurora Innovation is placing a big bet on a lidar company that has taken an unconventional approach to developing its technology....
02:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-WeWork owner The We Company joins IPO stampede WeWork owner The We Company said on Monday it had filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with U.S. regulators, the latest in a swarm of U.S. startups planning a stock market debut this year....
23:39, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Fitch says Pemex measures 'very far' from meeting company's needs The financial package unveiled by the Mexican government earlier this week for Pemex is a step in the right direction, but still "very far" from meeting the state oil company's needs, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Hyundai, Kia buy stake in electric supercar company Rimac Hyundai and sister company Kia have bought a stake in the Croatian electric supercar maker Rimac, whose EV technology has already attracted investment from Porsche....
14:39, 05/15/2019

NCAA takes pep out of cheerleading company Varsity Brands The governing body for college sports has stunted the growth of cheerleading company Varsity Brands, owned by private equity company Bain Capital. For the past six years, Varsity Brands, which profits from cheerleading in high school and beyond, has ...
05:39, 06/04/2019

Dan Gilmour sells Zinio to software company Naviga Fiji Water founder Dan Gilmour has sold Zinio, a pioneer in the sale of magazine subscriptions on digital platforms, to software company Naviga for an undisclosed price. Gilmour has owned 18-year-old Zinio since 2007 and while it was a pioneer with i...
10:00, 06/05/2019

New Volkswagen Ad Campaign Is a U-Turn for a Company Caught Cheating A marketing push hatched by the firm that makes ads for Adidas and Google zooms past contrition on its way toward a greener future for the world’s largest automaker....
12:39, 06/05/2019