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Economy

Bloomberg reported Thursday that Uber used the tool, known as Ripley, from spring 2015 until late 2016 in several cities. Per Bloomberg , once instance occurred in Montreal in May 2015 where around 10 investigators from the provincial tax authority raided Uber's office with a warrant to search for evidence pertaining to an alleged tax violation against the company.
  • Walmart workers win pay rise after Trump tax cuts

    Walmart workers win pay rise after Trump tax cuts

    Economy

    Large employers also have been under pressure to boost benefits for workers because unemployment rates are at historic lows, allowing job seekers to be pickier. The bonuses will cost it about $400 million in this fiscal year, which ends January 31. Kolko noted that while overall wage increases were modest a year ago at around 2.5 percent, data through November showed that workers with only a high school degree got average raises of 3.6 percent, while hourly rates for less well-paid positions ...
  • In first mission of 2018, ISRO launches 100th satellite

    In first mission of 2018, ISRO launches 100th satellite

    Economy

    This is ISRO's first Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ( PSLV ) mission after the unsuccessful launch of the navigation satellite IRNSS-1H a year ago. 359 km polar SSO after bringing down the orbital height by reigniting the fourth stage of PSLV twice. The six strap-on solid rocket boosters - four ignited on the ground and two in the air - will all complete their burns and jettison from the PSLV by T+plus 1 minute, 32 seconds.
  • Here's Why Warren Buffett Swears He'll Never Invest in Bitcoin

    Here's Why Warren Buffett Swears He'll Never Invest in Bitcoin

    Economy

    But I know this: "If I could buy a five year put on every one of the cryptocurrencies, I'd be glad to do it but I would never short a dime's worth". Also on the show, Buffett's right-hand man, Charlie Munger, also blasted frothiness in bitcoin - and in venture capital funding.
  • Mike Pettine Headed to Green Bay as Packers Defenseive Coordinator

    Mike Pettine Headed to Green Bay as Packers Defenseive Coordinator

    Economy

    Pettine was the Browns' head coach for two years before he was sacked after compiling a 10-22 record. However, Pettine's defenses finished 20th in the league in points allowed in each of the next three years, and the 2015 Browns were 29th in points allowed and 27th in yards allowed.
  • KODAK and WENN Digital Partner to Launch Major Blockchain Initiative and Cryptocurrency

    KODAK and WENN Digital Partner to Launch Major Blockchain Initiative and Cryptocurrency

    Economy

    Today, on 9th January, 2018, Kodak announced a brand new partnership with WENN Digital for a blockchain-based platform that will aim at protecting photos and images, along with artists and photographers. In a press release announcing the move, Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke acknowledged the current cryptocurrency craze, but said the launch of the KodakOne platform was an extension of the company's 130-year long tradition to help empower photographers.
  • GoPro announces layoffs and end of drone business

    GoPro announces layoffs and end of drone business

    Economy

    Earlier Monday , the company unveiled plans to cut more than 20 percent of its global workforce and exit the drone business after a disappointing fourth quarter. GoPro's move into the drone market is coming to an end. In the months that GoPro was dealing with the, uh, fallout from the Karma's problems, DJI released two new smaller and cheaper drones that essentially made the Karma obsolete.
  • Oprah's Golden Globes Speech Has Hollywood's Eyes Set On 2020

    Oprah's Golden Globes Speech Has Hollywood's Eyes Set On 2020

    Economy

    You can read the full text of Oprah's speech that fired up the Golden Globes HERE. She indicated that the same thought had crossed her mind after Trump's election: "I thought, 'Oh gee, I don't have the experience, I don't know enough.' And now I'm thinking, 'Oh".
  • Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. Boosts Holdings in Murphy Oil Co. (MUR)

    Economy

    The stock decreased 3.18% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $19.46. About 4.54 million shares traded or 67.87% up from the average. (TSE:FVI) has 0.00% since January 6, 2017 and is. Teacher Retirement Of Texas stated it has 10,375 shares. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, narrowing from a loss of 34 cents a share 30 days ago to a loss of 33 cents per share today, a move of 2.9%.
  • DeWanda Wise Joins Captain Marvel Cast

    DeWanda Wise Joins Captain Marvel Cast

    Economy

    Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct the project, scripted by Geneva Robertson-Dworet. Captain Marvel comes out on March 6, 2019. As for Monica Rambeau , she held the Captain Marvel mantle during her first appearance in The Amazing Spiderman #16 in 1982, but has come into her own and is now known as Photon or Spectrum.
  • Indian economy growth estimated to stand at 6.5 percent in 2017-18

    Indian economy growth estimated to stand at 6.5 percent in 2017-18

    Economy

    The Central Statistical Office released the first advance estimate of India's Gross Domestic Product for the 2017-'18 financial year. Central Statistics Office (CSO) has pegged the GDP growth rate during the FY2017-18 at 6.5% in its first advance estimates as compared to GDP growth rate of 7.1% in FY2016-17 at basic constant prices of 2011-12.
  • Healthcare adds 31k jobs in December; hospital job growth picks up

    Healthcare adds 31k jobs in December; hospital job growth picks up

    Economy

    Teen unemployment rose 2.2 percentage points to 15.9 percent - more adolescent volatility (in the data). In January 2017, there were 18,436,000 employed black Americans over the age of 16. Most of the jobs added in December were part time, but for the year as a whole, the vast majority - 394,000 - were full time. BLS Revisions- The change in total nonfarm payroll employment for October was revised from +244,000 to +211,000, and the change for November was revised from +228,000 to +252,000.