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Will Uber’s New Safety Features Be Enough?

May 21, 2018 19:23 pm UTC| Business

New Yorkers have found a cheaper way to get around the city than taxis, but it may not be safer. As of last year, there were more Uber rides than taxi rides in New York City, according to the New York Times. Though the...

Why it's important for HR to get out in front of workplace disruption

May 20, 2018 15:11 pm UTC| Insights & Views Business

Some experts believe that more than a third of jobs in South Africa are at risk of being lost because humans are going to be replaced by digitisation and computer technology. This equates to the loss of about 5.7 million...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Ease of logistic operations by deploying Blockchain - FedEx reports

May 16, 2018 14:45 pm UTC| Digital Currency Fintech Technology Business Insights & Views

FedEx, the shipping kingdom has announced yesterday that the organization would begin utilizing emerging Blockchain technology to track bulky and costly shipments in the near future, the CEO Fred Smith confirms. By...

How Big Oil distorts climate change reality with tweaks in language

May 13, 2018 08:50 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

Almost every climate scientist agrees human-caused climate change is a major global threat. Yet, despite efforts over the past 30 years to do something about it, emissions keep increasing. Any successful coordinated...

Hope Bancorp Prices $200 Million Convertible Notes Offering

May 09, 2018 00:55 am UTC| Business

LOS ANGELES, May 08, 2018 -- Hope Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOPE) (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of $200 million aggregate principal amount of 2.00% convertible senior notes due 2038 (the “Notes”). The Notes...

Amaya Muruzábal and Gabriela Valentán Join the Ranks of Dopamine

May 09, 2018 00:45 am UTC| Business

Muruzábal will head up content creation and direction, while Valentán has the responsibility of production management LOS ANGELES and MEXICO CITY and MADRID, Spain, May 08, 2018 -- Dopamine, the new Grupo Salinas...

AETI Announces Engagement of Oppenheimer & Co.  

May 09, 2018 00:30 am UTC| Business

HOUSTON, May 08, 2018 -- American Electric Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AETI), a leading provider of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry, announced today that it has engaged Oppenheimer Co as its...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries climb ahead of Fed Chair Powell, FOMC members’ speeches

The U.S. Treasuries climbed Friday ahead of the Federal Reserves Chair Jerome Powells speech, coupled with a host of FOMC speeches through the day, as well namely Evans, Bostic and Kaplan. The yield on the benchmark...

German bunds gain even as Ifo business climate tops market expectations in April

The German bunds gained during European session Friday as investors have shrugged off the higher-than-expected Ifo business climate index for the month of April, released today. The German 10-year bond yields, which...

German bunds gain even as Ifo business climate tops market expectations in April

The German bunds gained during European session Friday as investors have shrugged off the higher-than-expected Ifo business climate index for the month of April, released today. The German 10-year bond yields, which...

USD/KRW likely to trade between 1,060-1,085 with upward bias given rising geopolitical uncertainties, says Scotiabank

The USD/KRW currency pair is expected to range trade between 1,060 and 1,085 with an upward bias given rising geopolitical uncertainty. Also, the South Korean exporters dollar selloff will provide some support to the KRW...

New Zealand bonds close higher on safe-haven demand as rising global uncertainties threaten risk sentiments

New Zealand bonds closed higher Friday as investors tilted towards safe-haven assets, following a rise in ongoing global uncertainties after United States President Donald Trump cancelled an upcoming summit with North...

Politics

The first terrorist act in Indonesian prison: the triggers and how to prevent them

Indonesia witnessed another terrorist act last week. But, this time, it occurred in a maximum-security detention centre located at the polices Mobile Brigade headquarters in Depok, West Java. More than 150 terrorist...

Would America vote for Oprah for president?

America has had a black president. Is the country ready for a black president who is also a woman? Speculation about the candidacy of Oprah Winfrey makes clear that some voters think so. Granted, Winfrey says she...

Lawyers keep secrets locked up – so they get asked to do the dirty work

Lawyers seem to at the center of lot of scandals lately. President Donald Trumps personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, whose office and hotel were raided by the FBI, is only the latest example. Harvey Weinsteins law firm...

Rise of cryptocurrencies could curb American power

There has been a lot of talk in foreign policy circles of the coming post-American world in which the international system will transition from a unipolar to a multipolar system. But, as we currently stand, the US remains...

Debate: On secularism in the 21st century

In January 2018 the French commemorated the Charlie Hebdo attacks that occurred three years earlier. The expression of American solidarity then toward the victims in France was quick and unwavering just as it was in the...

Science

Scientists Just Found A Black Hole That Is Eating Everything In Its Path

Black holes are some of the most terrifying subjects in the realm of science. Not only do they offer a glimpse into the raw power that is present in the universe, they also invoke undefinable terror in those who imagine...

Salt Could Prevent Hearing Loss After An Explosion

In movies, whenever a bomb goes off or an explosion occurs, there is that iconic moment where sounds are muffled and there is a high-pitched ring that pervades the whole scene. While films can go over-the-top with regards...

Scientists Want To Make Dogs Live Longer

Dogs are some of the most endearing creatures on the planet and one of the most tragic things about them is their short lives, at least when compared to humans. Depending on the breed, they can live from 7 to 15 years, on...

700,000-Year-Old Find Proves Early Humans Settled The Philippines Longer Than Previously Thought

Archeologists recently made a monumental discovery in the Philippines that pushes back the earliest period of human settlement in the region that was previously thought by over 600,000 years. Rhino bones and tools that...

States Sue EPA Over Rollbacks Of Environmental Protection Regulations

The Trump administration might not believe in climate change and could not care less about the environment, but the rest of the US does. This is why 18 states so far are now suing the Environmental Protection Agency for...

Technology

Andy Rubin's Essential Is Reportedly Looking For Buyers As 'Essential Phone 2' Development Hits Dead End

Just several months after the first Essential Phone was delivered, the company Essential Products Inc. is reportedly now in the market while the development of their next-generation smartphone has been...

Mac Users Hit By Cryptomining Malware

Malware mining isnt considered as a major risk by a lot of consumers and businesses. Even with their methods being relatively simple, exploiting basic vulnerabilities in a given system, people and organizations still arent...

ShipChain Responds After South Carolina Issues Cease-and-Decease Order

A few days ago, a supply chain startup called ShipChain was hit with a cease-and-decease order by the state of South Carolina. The legal action was due to the fledgling business allegedly offering investment opportunities...

Valve Reveals Apple 'Revoked' Release of Steam Link on App Store

PC gamers can no longer stream games to their iOS-powered devices after Valve revealed that Apple has revoked the release of Steam Link on the App Store. Valve chronicled how the launch of Steam Link app on iOS crumbled...

California SC Rules Social Media Providers Should Grant Criminal Defendants Access to Requested Data

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that criminal defendants should be granted access to certain social media posts and communications in order to build their case. In the age of prevalent social media use among...
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