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Uber drama fails to hurt its business, figures suggest

Uber drama fails to hurt its business, figures suggest U.S. auto hailing giant Uber reported on Wednesday that its gross bookings rose 17 per cent to US$8.7 billion in the second quarter, as the company was still under the shadow of series of scandals earlier this year, China's Xinhua news agency reported. [Full Article...]

Ola, Uber will soon offer taxi services at kiosks in five airports

Ola, Uber will soon offer taxi services at kiosks in five airports Currently, Uber and Ola do not have any kiosks at airports. There will be a dedicated pick up zone outside arrival terminals, on-ground assistance and clear signages to guide travelers to their vehicle for pick up. This will allow passengers to book cabs through kiosks located at the airports. AAI will provide the dedicated parking spaces for the cabs to make Estimated time of arrival shorter for ... [Full Article...]

Federal Government won't block Amazon from acquiring Whole Foods

Federal Government won't block Amazon from acquiring Whole Foods Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is another step closer to reality, after the Federal Trade Commission decided the grocery deal would not hamper competition or provide an unfair advantage. Amazon and Whole Foods have not given many details about what might change for customers, though Whole Foods CEO John Mackey gave some general clues at a town hall with employees after the deal was announce... [Full Article...]

KFC's own VR training game teaches you to cook chicken

KFC's own VR training game teaches you to cook chicken Throughout the tedious process, players will be instructed by the loud, ominous voice and raucous cackling of Colonel Sanders while attempting to make the ideal chicken as their only way out of the nightmare room. "KFC will provide yet another platform for training by bringing the VR simulation technology to its regional general manager training classes, quarterly franchise meetings and employee o... [Full Article...]

Royal Mail testing electric vans

Royal Mail testing electric vans The postal operator has linked up with automotive technology company Arrival to trial nine fully electric commercial vehicles that will be used to transport packages between mail distribution centres in London and the surrounding area. Mr Denis Sverdlov, CEO of Arrival said; 'We are thrilled to partner with Royal Mail using our electric vehicles. This is good news for our customers and the t... [Full Article...]

Sears to close another 28 Kmart stores

Sears to close another 28 Kmart stores The department store operator posted revenue of $4.37 billion in the period. The restructuring program has resulted in $1 billion in cost savings through the end of the second quarter, the company said, on a goal of $1.25 billion. Sears' deteriorating financial conditions forced the retailer earlier this year to disclose in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that there was "sub... [Full Article...]

Karti Chidambaram asked to approach Delhi HC

Karti Chidambaram asked to approach Delhi HC He had been directed by the Supreme Court to appear before the CBI. "I am not afraid of appearing, but I need protection", Karti had told the apex court. Sources, however, said he was questioned for almost eight hours and is due to appear before the agency for questioning again, on August 28. During the hearing of the petitions earlier, the CBI had opposed them arguing they were not maintain... [Full Article...]

Dixons Carphone warns on profits

Dixons Carphone warns on profits Dixons Carphone shares plunged 21 percent after the mobile phone retailer warned of a steep fall in full-year profit, saying increasing number of customers are not opting to upgrade their handsets. Whoever said August is a quiet month for the stock markets? New phones coming to the market include Samsung Electronics's Galaxy Note 8 "phablet", and a widely expected 10th anniversary iPhone fr... [Full Article...]

Analysts Rated The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) as Buy

Analysts Rated The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) as Buy Autus Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company holds 3,013 shares. These results suggest the retailer is gaining traction in its goal of winning the loyalty of professional contractors. Crow Timothy M had sold 88,253 shares worth $12.82 million on Thursday, February 23. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, August 16. [Full Article...]

UK GDP growth for Q2 remains at 0.3% in second estimate

UK GDP growth for Q2 remains at 0.3% in second estimate In the three months to June, spending grew by 0.1%, the slowest since the end of 2014, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said . John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, said the United Kingdom economy had grown at "only around half the growth rates seen in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Poletti al Meeting: plausibile stima 300.000 nuovi posti lavoro per giovani

Poletti al Meeting: plausibile stima 300.000 nuovi posti lavoro per giovani Il ministro del Lavoro quindi assicura: "Ci sarà quindi un chiarissimo divieto ad utilizzare queste norme attraverso un meccanismo di scambio". Intanto oggi l'Anpal ha fatto sapere i primi numeri sulla sperimentazione dell'assegno di ricollocazione che rivelano al momento un flop della misura: sono arrivate, infatti, meno di 3.000 domande per l'assegno a fronte di una prima sperimentazione... [Full Article...]

Audi developing solar-cell sunroofs

Audi developing solar-cell sunroofs USA solar technology firm Alta Devices Inc and German carmaker Audi AG (ETR:NSU) will work together to put high-efficiency photovoltaic (PV) cells on the roof of automobiles, with the first prototype coming by end-2017. Hanergy presented four solar-powered EVs previous year, and has been seeking to cooperate with vehicle producers to mass produce its solar devices. [Full Article...]

FCA: quanto vale lo scorporo di Alfa, Maserati e Magneti Marelli?

FCA: quanto vale lo scorporo di Alfa, Maserati e Magneti Marelli? Si chiama Magneti Marelli la carta che Sergio Marchionne vuole giocare per la fase finale dell'operazione Fca "debt free", libera dai debiti. Secondo alcuni osservatori, a quel punto Fca dovrebbe essere in grado di produrre cassa per 7 miliardi: il gruppo varrebbe molto di piu' e avrebbe un peso maggiore in sede di trattativa con un eventuale partner. [Full Article...]

CRH Interim Profit Jumps, Sells Off Americas Distribution

CRH Interim Profit Jumps, Sells Off Americas Distribution CRH (CRH) built a position at the top of the FTSE 100 leader-board this morning as the Dublin-based construction materials group announced the sale of is US distribution business to Beacon Roofing Supply ( BECN ) and said it agreed to buy a German lime and aggregates business for €600 million ($707.5 million). [Full Article...]

Construction giant CRH sells U.S. distribution arm for $2.63bn

Construction giant CRH sells U.S. distribution arm for $2.63bn Building materials giant CRH has sold its Americas distribution business for $2.63 billion (€2.2 billion) due to a lack of a visible route to market leadership in the sector. In 2016, Americas Distribution reported EBITDA of 150 million euros on sales of 2.3 billion euros. Profit before tax jumped 27 per cent, up from €407m to €517m. [Full Article...]

Apple's iPhone 8 announcement tipped for September 12

The iPhone 8 is the latest handset from Apple and is powered by the A11 chip, which we had reported on earlier . The 64 GB base storage has been well documented by multiple sources in the last few months ; Apple is apparently offering 64 GB as standard on the iPhone 7s and iPhone 8. [Full Article...]

UK's Playtech to buy some ACM Group assets to grow financials unit

UK's Playtech to buy some ACM Group assets to grow financials unit The deal is in line with Playtech's strategy to acquire bolt-on technology and additional services, and includes various assets including a portfolio of global B2B clients, proprietary trading technology, and the institutional focused Alpha Pro trading platform. [Full Article...]

WDFW: Anglers can fish for escaped Atlantic salmon

WDFW: Anglers can fish for escaped Atlantic salmon Of greater concern, these are Atlantic salmon which were being raised in pens in the Pacific and as a non-native species might constitute the equivalent of an invasive species which could therefore damage or change the native ecology. Fishermen and wildlife officials are anxious about the effect the farmed salmon will have on the native Atlantic salmon that inhabit the waters in the area. [Full Article...]

Cheong Wa Dae dismisses possible reopening of Kaesong complex in N. Korea

Cheong Wa Dae dismisses possible reopening of Kaesong complex in N. Korea The Treasury also designated three Chinese coal companies collectively responsible for importing almost half a billion dollars' worth of North Korean coal between 2013 and 2016. He, however, is now focusing on what he calls "maximum pressure and sanctions" on North Korea following its continued provocations. The new measures target several Chinese companies which are alleged to have purchased No... [Full Article...]

Stocks Reach Important Points: CVS Health Corporation (CVS), HCA Healthcare, Inc. (HCA)

Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of CVS Health Corporation (CVS). It is down 151.14% since August 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 24th were issued a dividend of $0.50 per share. After this trade, the director has an ownership of 3,258 company stock worth at roughly $259,401.96. [Full Article...]


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