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Iceland Implements Legislation Making It Unlawful to Pay Men More Than Women

But activists say that men on average still make more than women in Iceland , despite laws on the books demanding equal pay, according to Al Jazeera . In Augu...


BlackBerry and Baidu Partnering to Accelerate Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology

On Thursday, January 4, BlackBerry and Baidu revealed details of a deal that will see them work together to develop autonomous driving technologies for automo...


Water pipe explodes at JFK baggage claim - and chaos rightly ensues

The burst pipe flooded the arrivals area of Terminal 4, which serves 30 global airlines, with three inches of water. Global flights to Terminal 4 were suspend...


Could Amazon really acquire Target?

But Amazon would need to dig deep to determine whether Target's operations are worth the expense, according to Jim Fosina, CEO of Fosina Marketing Group. Am...


AAP ignores Kumar Vishwas for Rajya Sabha

Vishwas, who was angling for an RS slot, said that it is hard to survive in the the Aam Aadmi Party if one disagrees with Kejriwal . Kumar Vishwas has been...


Dominion Energy Pays $7.9B For Utility Co. SCANA

On January 3, 2018, Dominion Energy and SCANA announced that Dominion has instigated a takeover of SCANA , a South Carolina-based utility . That said, b...


SeaDrill Limited (SDRL), Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

The Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj holds 10,000 shares with $521,000 value, down from 26,000 last quarter. The stock increased 4.32% or $0.89 durin...


December retail inflation soars 5.21 pct

That was half the increase expected by analysts. The latest uptick was mostly led by a sharp rise in vegetables inflation , which shot up to a four-year high...


China orders probe into Marriott for listing Tibet as country

Marriott has said it was "deeply sorry" and wished to "reiterate our usual stand in respecting China's sovereignty and territorial integrity". Visitors to Del...


Infosys profit beats expectations on tax benefits

Net profit was up 37.7 percent at Rs 5,129 crore due to lower tax expenses (see chart). Infosys on Friday reported a 37.6 per cent sequential growth in Decemb...


On Eve of Detroit show, FCA Announces $1B Investment

In January 2017, the company announced that it would invest a portion of $1 billion in Warren Truck Assembly to expand the Jeep product line with the addition...


Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6B joint plant in Alabama

The facility will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, with production split evenly between two lines for each company. Toyota officials said t...


928 patients faced 12-hour A&E wait over Christmas

The number of people suffering from flu in Scotland has doubled compared with the same time a year ago. It is both shocking and depressing that once again Que...


China 2017 Exports to North Korea Up 8.3% -- Customs

The billionaire's comments and economically nationalist platform - including pulling out of a key Pacific pact and threatening to tear up another with Canada - ...


Of course Uber allegedly had a tool to remotely destroy evidence

According to a new report from Bloomberg , Uber employees based in San Francisco had the ability to remotely lock down equipment in the company's foreign off...


Ford says some Rangers should be parked due to air bag death

Ford said both Takata deaths occurred with inflators built on the same day installed in 2006 Ranger pickups. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety ...


ISRO set to launch its 100th satellite today, along with 30 others

The countdown to launch the PSLV-C40/Cartosat-2, India's 100th satellite with the primary objective of providing high-resolution, scene-specific spot imagery, s...


Sam's Club stores closing abruptly - including Morrisville location

The store in Jamestown was closed today and the announcement was made to employees on Thursday. Sam's Club posted on Twitter that the locations were closed ...


Meltdown and Spectre bugs affect digital devices worldwide

But just how well the proposed fixes work remains a matter of debate, putting Brian Krzanich, Intel's chief executive, in the hot seat. Apple watch is not a...


File sharing startup Dropbox confidentially files for IPO

Reuters reported in June that the company, valued at nearly US$ 10 billion in a private fundraising round in 2014, was seeking to hire underwriters for an IPO....