Singapore Airlines named world's best airline for 2018

It was honored during the Skytrax World-Airline Awards ceremony, held in London, in the presence of flynas' CEO Bander Al-Mohanna and members of the senior management. Celebrating their 18th anniversary, the World Airline Awards are independent a... More..

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Walmart moves to Microsoft's cloud
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Walmart moves to Microsoft's cloud

As part of the collaboration, hundreds of existing applications will be moved to cloud-native architectures like Azure. Throughout the five-year agreement, Walmart plans to migrate "a significant portion" of ...More..

ICBC behind 'unidentified' provisional $9 billion order for 80 Airbus A320neo
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

ICBC behind 'unidentified' provisional $9 billion order for 80 Airbus A320neo

While meeting a resulting increase in demand for related logistics services, the company said it would nonetheless lower its Carbon dioxide emissions by 18 percent with the new and more efficient Boeing 777F pl...More..

EU, Japan sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

EU, Japan sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

At a EU-Japan summit Tuesday in Tokyo, the envoys were clear that the agreement was meant to send a message about the value of trade and cooperation. But they will bring Japanese consumers lower prices for Euro...More..

Papa Johns Founder Claims he Was Pressured to Use the N-Word
by | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Papa Johns Founder Claims he Was Pressured to Use the N-Word

Schnatter apologized for his words, but has also said that his statement was taken out of context. Schnatter resigned as chairman last week after he admitted to using the N-word during a conference call o...More..

Theresa May avoids major Brexit defeat on customs union amendment
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Theresa May avoids major Brexit defeat on customs union amendment

On Monday, MPs vote on the Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill. Amid the chaos, former Brexit minister David Davis urged fellow Tory MPs to support Theresa May's customs bill in the Commons today. May said...More..

by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Netflix Shares Fall After Streaming Service Reports Lower Than Expected Subscriber Numbers

Sixteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.94 billion. The company reported earnings of $384 million, or 85 cents a share, up from $66 million, or 15 cents, a year earlier. The streaming giant announced Mon...More..

Target is unleashing its own super-sale to battle Prime Day
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Target is unleashing its own super-sale to battle Prime Day

The " Black Friday in July " sales are used to encourage people to purchase Amazon Prime memberships, which are needed to take advantage of the deals. Jason Goldberg, senior vice president of commerce at Publ...More..

Elon Musk calls Brit diver in Thai cave rescue a 'pedo guy'
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Elon Musk calls Brit diver in Thai cave rescue a 'pedo guy'

No evidence has come to light to substantiate Musk's pedophilia accusation. Meanwhile, Musk's team had abandoned the submarine. But Musk also has many champions on Wall Street, who believe his plans for disru...More..

Netflix Earnings: Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Netflix Earnings: Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds

Worldwide subscriber growth also fell far short, as Netflix added 4.47 million against an expected 4.97 million. The company called its performance in the second quarter "strong but not stellar". Subscripti...More..

China's Trade Surplus With the USA hits record high
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

China's Trade Surplus With the USA hits record high

Last week, Tusk lambasted Trump's criticism of European allies and urged him to remember who his friends are when he met Putin. Mr Tusk urged the US, China and Russian Federation to work with the European Uni...More..

by | Monday, July 16, 2018

India raises trade deficit issue with China at WTO

The politically-sensitive data comes as sides have imposed 25% tariffs on 34-billion-dollars of the others' imports. As a result, the Commission's President Jean-Claude Juncker demanded at last year's EU-Chin...More..

John Schnatter: 'Papa John's Doesn't Want To Do Business With Roger Goodell'
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

John Schnatter: 'Papa John's Doesn't Want To Do Business With Roger Goodell'

He also resigned from his position on the board of directors for the University of Louisville, which said it would drop the company from its football stadium immediately. He pointed out that Schnatter's type ...More..

Amazon Prime day is Monday July 16th. Are you ready?
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Amazon Prime day is Monday July 16th. Are you ready?

This year's event will hit 17 countries and last from noon PST July 16 until midnight PST July 17 - six hours longer than last year's Prime Day. Amazon is pulling out all the stops to ensure as many custome...More..

Apple Launches Clean Energy Fund in China
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Apple Launches Clean Energy Fund in China

The fund will be managed through a third-party company, DWS Group, which also intends to invest in the program. Since 2011, Apple has reduced the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from its worldwide faciliti...More..

USA soybean growers denounce additional tariffs on Chinese goods
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

USA soybean growers denounce additional tariffs on Chinese goods

China National Grain and Oils Information Center said China's 25 percent import tariff on USA soybeans will increase USA soybean import costs to between 700 yuan ($105) and 800 yuan per metric ton, which is a...More..

Target tries its own version of Prime Day
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Target tries its own version of Prime Day

There is a flat Rs 16,001 discount under the sale, flat Rs 8,000 cashback on using select bank cards, and an additional discount of Rs 3,000 on exchange, taking the effective price to Rs 42,999. One big differe...More..

Russian Federation summons Greek envoy to protest diplomats' expulsion
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Russian Federation summons Greek envoy to protest diplomats' expulsion

The court in Thessaloniki, 500 kilometers north of Athens, on July 13 ruled in favor of France's request to take custody of bitcoin fraud suspect Aleksandr Vinnik, 38, who was arrested in Greece a year ago on...More..

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile

Elon Musk lashed out at Thai football team rescue diver Vern Unsworth on Twitter . The billionaire chief executive of SpaceX and Tesla Motors was apparently responding to criticism from Vernon Uns...More..

Comcast raises Sky offer to $34 bn
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Comcast raises Sky offer to $34 bn

And earlier this year, Disney created a direct-to-consumer and worldwide unit. Sky's shares closed at £15.35, up more than 5% on the week. Analysts at Jefferies said they thought Comcast , if required, c...More..

Thai Cave Rescuer Says Elon Musk’s Mission Was a
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Thai Cave Rescuer Says Elon Musk’s Mission Was a "PR Stunt"

He added it was "just a PR stunt ". Musk was criticised by many, some of whom accused Musk of using his sizeable (22 million) Twitter following to incite ill will towards people, and others saying his co...More..

U.S. ban on China's ZTE lifted
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

U.S. ban on China's ZTE lifted

President Donald Trump has said he's prepared to put tariffs on as much as $450 billion worth of Chinese exports. The company had paid bonuses rather than reprimanding employees involved in illegal activi...More..

At Least 4 More States Report Infections Linked to Tainted McDonald's Salads
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

At Least 4 More States Report Infections Linked to Tainted McDonald's Salads

McDonald's has stopped selling salads at some 3,000 locations across the country amid a multi-state parasite outbreak that has sickened dozens of customers. Symptoms include watery diarrhea, appetite loss, stom...More..

Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots announce additional strikes
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots announce additional strikes

The airline has apologised for the "regrettable disruptions", saying it was trying to minimise the strike's impact on people travelling to Portugal, France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Those unions have been holdi...More..

Build-A-Bear CEO apologizes for promotion that left many empty-handed
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Build-A-Bear CEO apologizes for promotion that left many empty-handed

Build-A-Bear is trying to make things right after its " Pay Your Age " sale was so successful that it failed Thursday. Build-A-Bear had announced the promotion earlier in the week as a way "to kick off its ...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair cancels flights for pilot strike

The Irish budget carrier confirmed it had cancelled 30 flights between Ireland and the United Kingdom and these were focused on routes that would allow passengers to find alternative flights easily. The carri...More..

Build-A-Bear offering vouchers after 'Pay Your Age' problems
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Build-A-Bear offering vouchers after 'Pay Your Age' problems

Build-a-Bear representatives called the promotion "overwhelming and unprecedented" in a statement to USA Today's All the Moms . "On July 12 only, none of our U.S./Canada in-store guests will be a day over 29...More..

Parasitic illness possibly linked to McDonald’s salads
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Parasitic illness possibly linked to McDonald’s salads

People infected with the parasite usually develop symptoms such as diarrhea and "frequent, sometimes explosive, bowel movements", within roughly a week, the health agency stated. "Anyone who ate these salads...More..

Unnecessary
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Unnecessary": "Ryanair pilots to go on strike next week

Nearly 100 pilots working for Ryanair in Ireland have voted to stop work on July 12 for 24 hours, as more staff threaten to strike. A ballot by the Irish Airline Pilots Association (IAPA) resulted in overwhel...More..

Pilot strike forces Ryanair to cancel 10 pct of Irish…
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Pilot strike forces Ryanair to cancel 10 pct of Irish…

The strike is being carried out by 120 pilots directly employed by Ryanair. Ryanair said it has tried to avert disruption by sending Fórsa written proposals on seniority, annual leave and base transfers, "yet...More..