Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's campaign fined for not providing workers' comp coverage

Cortez means well, but there's nearly an outstanding rule: Don't attack your own people", veteran Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver said. " New party, who dis? ". They both unseated a fellow Democrat and share Puerto Rican roots. "This is basic stu... More..

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AT&T, T-Mobile to stop selling location of customers to third parties
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

AT&T, T-Mobile to stop selling location of customers to third parties

A researcher reportedly paid $300 to a bounty hunter who was then able to geolocate a phone down to a location in a specific neighborhood only blocks away from the actual location of the targeted phone. "I'm ex...More..

Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn charged with breach of trust
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn charged with breach of trust

With the latest move, Ghosn and Kelly have been indicted for all the cases for which they were arrested. Otsuru earlier this week said Ghosn would likely be held until the trial which could begin in about six...More..

Apple is Not Learning From its Mistake: 3 iPhone Models in 2019
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Apple is Not Learning From its Mistake: 3 iPhone Models in 2019

The Cupertino, California-based company has made a decision to stick to liquid-crystal display (LCD) at a time when sluggish sales of iPhone XR cut into its most recent revenue projection, the report said , ...More..

Google sued over cover-up & payoffs in executive sexual misconduct
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Google sued over cover-up & payoffs in executive sexual misconduct

The lawsuit names 12 present and former directors of Alphabet , including Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin , and CEO Sundar Pichai among others, for giving Rubin a "hero's farewell". Singha...More..

SpaceX is trimming back 10 percent of its workforce in strategic realignment
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

SpaceX is trimming back 10 percent of its workforce in strategic realignment

About 600 of the firm's 6,000-strong workforce are being laid off, with the company blaming "extraordinary hard challenges ahead" for its decision. Speaking about the employees who are being laid off, SpaceX ...More..

Carlos Ghosn indicted on two new charges
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Carlos Ghosn indicted on two new charges

As part of the scheme, he is accused of also using company funds to repay a Saudi acquaintance who put up collateral for the contracts. One of his lawyers later conceded that Ghosn could spend a further six m...More..

Ford, Jaguar slash thousands of jobs across Europe
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Ford, Jaguar slash thousands of jobs across Europe

Auto maker Ford will cut thousands of jobs across Europe as part of a major restructuring plan that will see it ditch unprofitable models and boost production of electric vehicles. "Our support for the plan...More..

US, China hold more trade talks overshadowed by Kim visit
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

US, China hold more trade talks overshadowed by Kim visit

Meanwhile, confirming the conclusion of the trade talks, China's foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a media briefing that "the extension of the talks indicates that both sides are serious about this cons...More..

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Offered Residency by China
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Offered Residency by China

Musk met Li on Wednesday, the premier's first foreign affairs event of the year. "I love China very much and I am willing to come here more", Musk told him. In contrast, more than 1 million people were gra...More..

Air traffic controllers sue Trump administration over government shutdown
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Air traffic controllers sue Trump administration over government shutdown

An NPR poll released Friday shows 74 percent of Americans believe the government shutdown is embarrassing for the country and they feel frustrated or angry toward the federal government. Several dozen workers w...More..

Saudi Arabia announces rise in oil reserves
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saudi Arabia announces rise in oil reserves

Saudi Arabian Minister of Energy Khalid al-Falih revealed the plan on Wednesday in Riyadh , saying that the company wanted flexibility in funding the Sabic deal, which could cost about US$70 billion. Issuing a...More..

Routine domestic inspections suspended by FDA
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Routine domestic inspections suspended by FDA

The FDA conducts about 8,400 routine inspections of facilities that produce food every year. In a subsequent post Wednesday, Gottlieb said the agency's limited food safety inspections would be focused on prod...More..

Apple planning to launch three new iPhones in 2019
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Apple planning to launch three new iPhones in 2019

WSJ does state that Apple is too deep into the product planning for this year's phones , so the company isn't changing major features like the display on the iPhone XR yet. Though Apple won't debut its new ...More..

Workers at GM's Oshawa plant stop work in protest over planned closure
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Workers at GM's Oshawa plant stop work in protest over planned closure

After meeting with GM officials on Tuesday , Dias revealed in a news conference that the company rejected union proposals to keep the plant open. "They talked about the inevitable closures in the United Stat...More..

Powell repeats pledge to remain 'patient' with rate hikes
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Powell repeats pledge to remain 'patient' with rate hikes

The balance sheet "will be substantially smaller than it is now", though bigger than it was before the crisis, Powell said. After four rate hikes past year, the Fed would be "bordering on going too far and po...More..

Samsung feels Apple's pain as tech slowdown hits sales
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Samsung feels Apple's pain as tech slowdown hits sales

Operating profit , meanwhile, dropped 29 percent to about $9.7 billion United States dollars, whereas it was expected to be $11.8 billion. 'Samsung is losing ground to Huawei, Xiaomi and other Chinese riva...More..

Lucky Lincoln: Rare 1943 Penny Could Fetch Over $1 Million at Auction
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Lucky Lincoln: Rare 1943 Penny Could Fetch Over $1 Million at Auction

He kept it in his collection for decades, but sold it before passing away in September. A penny is only worth a cent, but not one found in MA in 1947. Heritage Auctions will offer the coin from January 10-13 ...More..

US, China trade talks conclude on positive note
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

US, China trade talks conclude on positive note

Most Asian markets opened lower after the talks wrapped up the day before without clear indications of whether progress was made on resolving a dispute over Chinese technology policies that has the world's two ...More..

Oil rises 2 pct on US-China trade talk optimism
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Oil rises 2 pct on US-China trade talk optimism

Hundreds of billions in levies. While the talks were mostly between mid-level officials, a photograph leaked on Monday showed they were also attended by China's Vice-Premier Liu He, the chief trade negotiat...More..

Sears Takeover Bid Fails, Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Liquidate
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Sears Takeover Bid Fails, Asks Bankruptcy Judge To Liquidate

Lampert entered the bid through Transform Holdco LLC, an affiliate of his private equity firm, ESL Investments Inc. Lampert's offer also included a proposal to forgive $1.3 billion of debt he holds in exchang...More..

Oil prices rise over 2% on trade talk optimism
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Oil prices rise over 2% on trade talk optimism

The U.S. administration on January 7 expressed optimism it can reach a " reasonable " trade deal, and Trump has given Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer until March 1 to negotiate an accord. But looming ove...More..

U.S., China could settle immediate trade issues: Ross on CNBC
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

U.S., China could settle immediate trade issues: Ross on CNBC

It said Washington "cannot push China too far" and must avoid a situation that "spins out of control". On Monday, Chinese importers made another large purchase of USA soybeans, their third in the past month. ...More..

Hyundai sees Walking Car prototype as flawless disaster relief vehicle
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Hyundai sees Walking Car prototype as flawless disaster relief vehicle

This gives the Elevate omni-directional mobility capabilities and Hyundai claims that it can tackle all terrains seamlessly while adapting to varied degrees of difficulty on the fly. Giving an insight about pos...More..

Heathrow Airport says suspending departures after drone sighting
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Heathrow Airport says suspending departures after drone sighting

Another wrote; "Grounded at #Heathrow whilst waiting to fly home to Manchester, first officer says flights suspended whilst police investigate possible #drone activity". Nadim Baig said it was just his "luck" t...More..

Tesla to break ground on Shanghai plant as trade war lingers
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Tesla to break ground on Shanghai plant as trade war lingers

But Tesla has said its Shanghai plant will be "wholly-owned" by the company. The Shanghai government later posted photos on social media showing Musk and officials from Tesla and the city on a large stage...More..

Ends with 312,000 Jobs Created in December
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Ends with 312,000 Jobs Created in December

The upbeat employment report from the Labor Department on Friday stood in stark contrast with reports this week showing Chinese factory activity contracting for the first time in 19 months in December and weak ...More..

Donald Trump to meet with Democrats over government shutdown
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Donald Trump to meet with Democrats over government shutdown

Not all Republicans agree with Trump's insistence on keeping many government agencies shuttered until the border debate is resolved. During the Korean War in 1952, President Harry Truman sought to take over U...More..

China upbeat ahead of US trade talks, but differences large
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

China upbeat ahead of US trade talks, but differences large

Ross's remarks emphasized President Donald Trump's confidence that the robust United States economy means Washington can outlast Beijing in a test of wills over trade. Financial markets were being lifted ea...More..

Apple tipped to release three-camera 'iPhone XI' in 2019
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Apple tipped to release three-camera 'iPhone XI' in 2019

The flash LED and a microphone hole sandwich the third vertex of the triangle. There is already an outrage on the internet with respect to the design but OnLeaks said the upcoming iPhone (s) is still at the...More..