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Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations

Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater gov...

Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations

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FTI Consulting hires Colleen Hsia to advise clients on public affairs Global consulting company FTI Consulting Inc has hired financial services executive Colleen Hsia to advise clients on corporate reputation and public affairs among other matters, the company said on T...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Public safety concern suspends operations at Port of San Luis SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection have suspended operations at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Luis Monday morning due to a public safety concern, officials say. The Port of Sa...
21:48, 07/15/2019

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company exe...
03:24, 06/14/2019

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company exe...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Google appoints Stanley Chen to head Greater China sales, operations Alphabet Inc's Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations, the company said in a statement on Monday....
07:00, 06/17/2019

Use Google Maps To Check Public Transportation Status Plenty of us rely on public transportation, but there are times when your local transit system is anything but reliable. Those of us who use it to commute are used to being packed into buses and subwa...
00:12, 07/03/2019

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike.....
07:24, 06/14/2019

Google’s Demis Hassabis is one relentlessly curious public face of AI Google DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis is relentless in his conviction and his curiosity about intelligence and machines. "The philosophy of what we are doing is something I think about a lot," he say...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Cisco, Google Partner to Offer Free High-Speed Public Wi-Fi in India Cisco has teamed up with Google to roll out free, high-speed public Wi-Fi access globally, starting with India. The first pilot under the partnership has been rolled out at 35 locations in Bengaluru,....
15:48, 07/29/2019

Aviva overhauls UK business, to cut 1,800 jobs British insurer Aviva will change the structure of its UK business and cut costs across the firm, with the loss of 1,800 jobs over three years, it said on Thursday....
08:48, 06/06/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a s...
21:36, 04/30/2019

Aviva overhauls UK business, to cut 1,800 jobs globally British insurer Aviva will restructure its British business and cut costs across the firm with the loss of 1,800 jobs globally as it new chief executive seeks to make the business more competitive....
12:24, 06/06/2019

Facebook overhauls design as it pivots to private messaging Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past sca...
01:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a s...
21:24, 04/30/2019

IOC overhauls bidding process for Games to stop dropouts The International Olympic Committee outlined plans to overhaul the bidding process for future Games, stating that cities interested in hosting the Games should hold referendums before submitting offic...
15:36, 06/26/2019

NYPD overhauls prevention protocol after recent cop suicides The NYPD is working to overhaul its suicide prevention protocols following a disturbing spate of officers killing themselves this month, Police Commissioner James O’Neill said Friday. “Going forward i...
23:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 5-Facebook overhauls design as it pivots to private messaging Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past sca...
01:12, 05/01/2019

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of st...
20:01, 08/12/2019

Ben Olsen overhauls lineup as D.C. United earns a draw at Toronto FC Coach tries to keep key players rested during a scheduling cruch of three games in seven days -- and his team escapes with a point on the road for their efforts....
07:48, 05/16/2019

Racing Point overhauls front end F1 car design ahead of Belgian GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team has overhauled its distinctive front end design for a more conventional nose ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix, abandoning its previous nostril design...
00:36, 08/30/2019

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking dive...
04:12, 08/16/2019

Walmart overhauls Jet.com as online business fails to deliver results Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an e-commerce retailer it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, and said it no longer needs a dedicated leader to run the online busines...
23:36, 06/12/2019

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring license...
01:24, 06/15/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
09:12, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Walmart overhauls Jet.com as online business fails to deliver results Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an e-commerce start-up it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, as the world's largest retailer competes with Amazon and tries to grow i...
00:12, 06/13/2019

Mayfair restaurant Quaglino's overhauls menu in sustainability drive A leading central London restaurant has overhauled its food and drinks menus ahead of its 90th anniversary in a bid to enter its next decade sustainably....
10:12, 07/21/2019

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05:36, 08/13/2019

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an econ...
20:52, 08/12/2019

A Lobbying Ban Isn’t Enough Yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made quite a splash on Twitter by announcing that she would be willing to work with Ted Cruz on a bill to permanently ban former members of Congress from regis...
23:48, 05/31/2019

What Exactly Is Lobbying? Last week, in a Twitter exchange, New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Texas Senator Ted Cruz finally agreed on something: Both officials have joined forces and emphasized a need to li...
23:36, 06/17/2019

Ineos dumps PwC after row over tax affairs Britain's biggest private company is ditching its auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), months after tensions erupted between them over tax work that paved the way for a £1bn-plus dividend payou...
15:36, 08/07/2019

"Media Is Mediator Between Public, Public Servants": Pranab Mukherjee Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said while newspapers were getting closed everywhere, they were doing quite well in India and urged the media to make a meaningful difference in the......
09:48, 08/29/2019

The Sterling Affairs: The tapes that took down a billionaire When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
22:12, 08/20/2019

The Sterling Affairs -- A 30 for 30 podcast, how to listen When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
17:36, 06/21/2019

The Latest: China blasts ‘interference” in own affairs BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has lashed out against what he said were efforts to in...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigat...
06:12, 07/13/2019

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities,...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Judge: Jury can hear about congressman's affairs The judge in Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption trial says the jury can hear about the Republican's affairs in court. Outside of the courtroom, Hunter's father alleged that the charges aga...
01:24, 07/02/2019

The Sterling Affairs: Listen to the 30 for 30 five-part podcast series When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
15:48, 08/20/2019

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happen...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substance abuse that led to thousands of misdiagnoses....
08:12, 08/21/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
04:48, 05/31/2019

Atanu Chakraborty Appointed Economic Affairs Secretary The government has appointed Atanu Chakraborty as the new economic affairs secretary, a coveted position in the finance ministry, a statement late on Wednesday said....
21:36, 07/24/2019

"Father Not Meddling In Government Affairs": Digvijaya Singh's Son Madhya Pradesh minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's son Jaivardhan on Tuesday said Chief Minister Kamal Nath was the "sole power centre" in the state and his father was not meddling.....
23:48, 09/03/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and...
21:24, 05/03/2019

Russia accuses YouTube of interfering in its sovereign affairs Moscow says US-based firm has spread information about unsanctioned protestsRussia has accused YouTube of spreading information on unsanctioned opposition protests, calling recent push notifications f...
03:28, 08/12/2019

US Chipmakers Said to Be Quietly Lobbying to Ease Huawei Ban American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the US government to ease its ban on sales to Huawei, people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
09:36, 06/17/2019

Startup turns lobbying into crowdfunding campaigns Corporate lobbyists have a lot of sway over American politics, but a startup might have a way to bring power back to everyday people: crowdfunding. CrowdLobby's recently launched platform asks p...
00:12, 07/31/2019

Not Lobbying For Top Congress Post In Karnataka, Says DK Shivakumar Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar said today he was not lobbying for the post of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President and will always abide by the decisions of the Gandhi family....
18:12, 08/28/2019

Rex Tillerson meets with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday, holding talks reportedly on his rocky, aborted tenure as President Donald Trump’s chie...
02:24, 05/22/2019

Union Budget: Over Rs 17,800 Crore Allocated To External Affairs Ministry Over Rs 17,800 crore has been earmarked for the Ministry of External Affairs in the 2019-20 Budget, an increase of more than Rs 2,800 crore over the previous fiscal, with a massive jump in aid......
21:00, 07/05/2019

A$AP Rocky: US envoy for hostage affairs sent to Sweden for rapper's trial Trump, who has advocated for the rapper’s release, sent the special envoy to Stockholm to monitor court proceedingsDonald Trump sent the US special presidential envoy for hostage affairs to Stockholm ...
00:36, 07/31/2019

How Veterans Affairs failed to stop a pathologist who misdiagnosed 3,000 cases Officials at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks did not heed early warnings about Robert Morris Levy’s intoxication and then were slow to react, according to documents and current and forme...
17:00, 08/30/2019

It's all flashbacks and family affairs on this week's outstanding The Righteous Gemstones Flashbacks aren’t exactly the most inventive way to fill in character backstories, and when this episode promised to take place fully in the past, I was worried that it’d be an unnecessary filler epis...
12:12, 09/16/2019

Waqf Properties Will Be Geo-Tagged, Digitised: Minority Affairs Minister Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has announced that the properties belonging to All India Waqf Board will be geo-tagged and facilities like school, college, hospital, community....
07:48, 06/13/2019

House Foreign Affairs Panel Subpoenas Top Afghanistan Negotiator The subpoena compels Zalmay Khalilzad, the special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, to publicly brief lawmakers at a hearing on the administration’s plan for Afghanistan....
07:00, 09/13/2019

China suspends cooperation with France on police affairs, says report Action comes after France gave asylum to wife of jailed former Interpol chief Meng HongweiChina has cut off all cooperation with France on police affairs, after Paris gave asylum to the Chinese wife o...
01:36, 08/04/2019

California congressman allegedly funded affairs with campaign cash A financially strapped California congressman accused of raiding $250,000 from his own campaign used some of the ill-gotten cash to fund an extramarital affair with at least one lobbyist, according to...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House...
15:24, 05/23/2019

De Blasio donors agree to settle lobbying violation for $65K Three city developers agreed to pay $65,000 to settle claims that they violated a state lobbying law by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s since-shuttered Campaign for One New York. The New York...
02:12, 09/20/2019

The NRA's Internal Chaos May Cripple Its Lobbying Power in 2020 Every election cycle, the NRA uses its massive financial and political power to support the worst possible candidates and the worst possible causes. This is an uncomfortable reality of modern politics...
00:24, 05/07/2019

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatriciansJay Fleming is a booming B...
10:36, 05/24/2019

BHP urges investors to veto resolution against coal lobbying Mining giant BHP Group Ltd urged shareholders on Thursday to vote against a resolution that would require the company to quit industry groups that lobby for policies inconsistent with the Paris climat...
15:12, 09/05/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. Th...
03:48, 05/31/2019

US chipmakers are reportedly quietly lobbying to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, people familiar with the situation sai...
07:24, 06/17/2019

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legisla...
11:00, 07/05/2019

State minister for financial affairs to lead UAE delegation to Bahrain meeting The United Arab Emirates said on Monday minister of state for financial affairs Obeid al-Tayer will lead its delegation to a meeting in Bahrain on an economic blueprint for Middle East peace....
08:00, 06/24/2019

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
02:36, 07/16/2019

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere....
13:48, 06/15/2019

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Meets Sonia Gandhi Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi today met Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi and is believed to have discussed about the Parliament session that is beginning June 17....
15:36, 06/07/2019

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs denying to cover bills for emergency care According to a new report by the VA’s Office of Inspector General, during just one six-month period, more than 17,000 veterans were slapped with $53.3 million in medical bills the government should ha...
19:36, 08/17/2019

Derek Jeter begs Marlins fans in lukewarm state of affairs This wouldn’t fly under The Boss. Unlike the splurging Yankees teams he starred for under George Steinbrenner, Derek Jeter doesn’t seem ready for the Marlins to be big-time spenders. “We don’t ever si...
20:24, 09/21/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well as debt defaults by some other large entities....
17:48, 05/12/2019

China accuses Britain for intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross interference" in the Hong Kong protests....
11:48, 07/04/2019

Deputy who shot SC homeowner through front window cleared by internal affairs Investigators determined a Greenville County deputy who shot a 62-year-old man through the front window of his home acted according to policy.        ...
03:36, 08/08/2019

Top Veterans Affairs official hits back at AOC's claim the VA doesn't have enough money Richard Stone, the Department of Veterans Affairs executive in charge, poked a hole in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim the agency is not fully funded....
13:36, 05/02/2019

Libyan National Army led by Hifter hires US lobbying firm WASHINGTON (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter has hired a lobbying firm to assist it in forging better relations with the U.S. government. A foreign agent ...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Jessica Biel joins campaigner lobbying against Californian vaccination law The actor was thanked by prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr after they apparently lobbied together in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel appears to have declar...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Germany's RWE to review climate lobbying as investor pressure rises German utility RWE, under investor pressure as one of Europe's biggest carbon polluters, said on Friday it would review its lobbying activities to see if they are in line with the Paris Agreement on c...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Nucor shareholders reject proposal on disclosing lobbying details Nucor Corp shareholders have rejected a proposal that would make the company report on its political lobbying, heading off efforts to make one of the most high-profile corporate actors in Washington m...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Ex-GOP lawmaker Erik Paulsen joins USMCA lobbying effort Former Minnesota Republican congressman Erik Paulsen announced on Wednesday he had joined the Pass USMCA Coalition, an ad-hoc group of trade associations lobbying Congress to pass President Trump's U....
17:24, 05/02/2019

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental ...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Executive at top Hollywood lobbying firm arrested for rape, blackmail An executive at Hollywood’s top lobbying firm has been busted for allegedly raping and blackmailing a woman he met on a sugar daddy dating site, according to reports. Steven Fabrizio was fired o...
17:48, 08/27/2019

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski run for ...
03:24, 08/16/2019

NRA’s top lobbyist resigns amid turmoil and infighting in gun lobbying group The National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist, long viewed as the likely successor to longtime Chief Executive Officer Wayne LaPierre, resigned Wednesday, according to reports....
03:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
22:12, 07/17/2019

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, Jessica Biel explained that she is not against vacc...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Opposition Tradition Of Chairing External Affairs Panel Ends: Shashi Tharoor Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, the chairman of the External Affairs Committee in the previous Lok Sabha, on Friday claimed that the government has decided to end the tradition of Opposition......
21:12, 09/13/2019

Chinese embassy tells Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs China's embassy in Ottawa warned Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defense of the "fundamental right of...
03:24, 08/19/2019

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House...
12:12, 05/23/2019

Untangling the Complicated Timeline That Is Blake Horstmann's Bachelor in Paradise Love Affairs Oh, what a tangled web Bachelor in Paradise is weaving. On this season of the hit reality series, contestant Blake Horstmann has found himself in a bit of a sticky situation between......
02:00, 08/08/2019

Todd Chrisley Claims Daughter Lindsie Had Extramarital Affairs With Bachelor Stars The family drama involving the Chrisley crew isn't slowing down just yet. Just days after Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley were indicted for tax evasion and other financial......
20:36, 08/15/2019

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
23:48, 06/05/2019

Wolff annoyed Mercedes' F1 rivals lobbying for return to 2018 tyres Toto Wolff believes Pirelli has been targeted by opportunistic lobbying to bring back its 2018 tyres in a bid end Mercedes' dominant start to the Formula 1 season...
10:48, 06/09/2019

Jeffrey Epstein got a meeting with Bill Gates after an aggressive lobbying campaign The Gates episode is another example of late sex criminal Epstein's tireless attempts to contact, influence and advise business titans and other leaders....
22:24, 09/09/2019

Associate of Michael Flynn Is Found Guilty of Secretly Lobbying for Turkey The ruling could reverberate against Mr. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, who had agreed to testify in the case before backing out....
01:00, 07/24/2019

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
05:00, 06/08/2019

Facebook hires lobbying firm to help sweet talk cryptocurrency regulators Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra is facing an ever growing mountain of regulatory challenges. It seems it needs a helping hand, as it’s hired a specialist firm to lobby Washington directly. According...
19:00, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the...
03:24, 08/16/2019

A$AP Rocky, Hero, Reportedly Ghosted on Thanking Trump for Lobbying to Get Him Out of Jail Two of Trump’s top African American supporters told Yahoo News they’re upset with rapper A$AP Rocky and his team of managers and lawyers for apparently snubbing them, uhh, I mean, snubbing Trump, afte...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Eliot Engel weakens Hamas sanctions bill after lobbying from Qatar A bill that would sanction sponsors of Palestinian terrorism was watered down significantly after a lobbying campaign by the Palestinian Authority and Qatar targeted Bronx Rep. Eliot Engel, chair of t...
07:48, 09/22/2019

Tottenham will not subsidise Champions League Final tickets after lobbying Uefa Tottenham have lobbied Uefa to reduce ticket prices and increase club allocations for future European matches but they will not be subsidising supporters for the Champions League Final....
16:36, 05/15/2019

Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb U.S. lobbying, corporate power Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out "corrup...
13:24, 09/16/2019

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could gi...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open reservation lands to c...
04:24, 06/12/2019

Duncan Hunter's lawyers seek to block evidence of extramarital affairs in corruption case Lawyers for embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., acknowledged Friday that the lawmaker carried on several extramarital affairs, but said the spending of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to fi...
00:36, 06/30/2019

Report: U.S. Soccer hires lobbying firms to argue that USWNT pay-gap claims not accurate The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired two lobbying firms to argue that there is no pay gap between the USWNT and the men, according to a report.       ...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from ...
04:12, 05/31/2019

Jury Convicts Business Partner of Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn of Illegal Lobbying (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn u...
15:36, 07/24/2019

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
12:48, 08/06/2019

State Dems refuse to meet lobbying firm that hired Jeff Klein ALBANY — Two Democratic, freshman state lawmakers are trying to blackball a leading firm that lobbies on behalf of charter schools because it hired an ex-pol who was ousted amid a sex-harassment scand...
05:12, 05/03/2019

Trial for Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner starts with a focus on 2016 meeting, op-ed Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent the first day of the trial for retired Gen. Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner focused on a September 2016 meeting Flynn and others had with Turkish officials ...
04:24, 07/16/2019

U.S. jury convicts business partner of ex-Trump adviser of secretly lobbying for Turkey A jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, on charges of secretly lobbying for...
02:48, 07/24/2019

MLB hires Trump-allied lobbying for guidance on 'trafficking' of Cuban baseball players Major League Baseball hired a Trump-allied lobbying firm "for guidance on finding a solution that ends the human trafficking of Cuban baseball players," according to a league spokesman....
02:12, 05/14/2019

Chris Harrison Calls Blake Horstmann a ''Dumpster Fire'' After Learning About His Scandalous Love Affairs The drama on Bachelor in Paradise continues to unfold, and we're only two episodes in! For those who haven't watched Season 6 of the ABC dating series, Blake Horstmann has weaved......
08:00, 08/08/2019

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
01:12, 06/19/2019

Arsenal And Chelsea Advance To Europa League Final, Making Both European Finals All-English Affairs Arsenal and Chelsea both qualified for the Europa League final today by advancing past Valencia and Eintracht Frankfurt, respectively. That means both the Europa League and Champions League finals wil...
01:48, 05/10/2019

China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs....
06:24, 06/04/2019

Former Kasich adviser takes $350G job lobbying for Russia, registers as foreign agent: report A former campaign adviser for John Kasich has registered as a foreign agent to lobby against sanctions on Russia despite being a long-time critic of the Kremlin for interfering in U.S. politics, accor...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Weld could face scrutiny on party loyalty, lobbying, more amid Trump primary challenge Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor making a longshot challenge for the 2020 Republican presidential nod, has aggressively gone after President Trump since his campaign launch -- calling him ...
23:12, 05/06/2019

Ex-Kasich adviser backs out of $350G Russia lobbying gig, vows 'laser focus' against Trump in 2020 A former campaign adviser for John Kasich announced Thursday that he’s backing out of a $350,000 contract to lobby against sanctions on a Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, vowing instead to ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association last year....
00:36, 07/24/2019

Judge drops one charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig in foreign lobbying case Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed a count of making false and misleading statements to the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, unit....
23:36, 08/06/2019

With food supply of U.S. troops at stake and executives facing prison, Kuwaiti firm launches lobbying blitz A company soon to be responsible for feeding U.S. troops in the Mideast is embroiled in a legal and political crisis that threatens to derail a long-troubled military supply program....
00:48, 09/12/2019

Bridging the gap between developers and operations, or not Tech vendors such as VMware are rolling out tools to facilitate closer collaboration between the developer and operations teams with in an organisation, but not everyone believes this is necessarily a...
11:48, 08/30/2019

US Soccer hires two DC lobbying firms amid equal-pay fight against women's soccer team: report The U.S. Soccer Federation reportedly hired two Washington lobbyists to argue the World Cup-winning women’s national team isn’t under paid amid a gender discrimination lawsuit....
01:36, 08/10/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers.        ...
07:12, 06/07/2019

Lobbying cost of US cap-and-trade bill estimated at 1% its climate cost Enlarge / House Republicans hold a press conference opposing part of the Waxman-Markey Bill with the help of a chart representing... something. (credit: Talk Radio News Service/flickr) Lobbying is o...
00:36, 05/29/2019

3M to take about $160 mln charge as it deconsolidates Venezuelan operations 3M Co said on Tuesday it would incur a pretax charge of about $160 million, or 27 cents per share, in the second quarter, as the company suspended local operations in Venezuela....
21:24, 06/11/2019

Walmart to Fold Jet.com Staff Into Operations Walmart is absorbing what remains of Jet.com staff into the rest of its operations, winding down the startup it bought for $3.3 billion three years ago while continuing to run the Jet.com website....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Flight Operations Resume In Kerala More than 100 people have died with heavy monsoon rains triggering floods in different parts of the country in the last one week. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala are the worst-hit states where lakhs...
11:01, 08/11/2019

The Latest: FAA says Alaska air carrier suspends operations KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a second fatal Alaska floatplane crash in a week (all times local): 10 a.m. Federal officials say an Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
05:48, 06/03/2019

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to ...
21:48, 07/04/2019

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal...
22:24, 06/12/2019

Business Operations and Ethics: 11 Technologies to Watch The capabilities of modern technology have made our world more connected, personalized and efficient than ever. With this unprecedented power and access comes the ability to operate in a more transpar...
14:12, 05/10/2019

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing pe...
09:36, 07/14/2019

Mexico says 122 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexico's foreign ministry said on Thursday that 122 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
04:24, 08/09/2019

U.S. Companies Say Trade War Is Hitting China Operations More American companies are hurting as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, a new survey of businesses shows, with many saying they are losing sales in China and either slowing or canceling investmen...
22:36, 08/29/2019

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum ...
08:12, 07/15/2019

Sports Illustrated’s media operations just got sold — again Sports Illustrated’s media operations have been sold again. Authentic Brands Group — a licensing firm headed by Jamie Salter that acquired the venerable brand late last month from Meredith Corp. for $...
17:24, 06/17/2019

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, ...
10:12, 07/14/2019

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a...
20:48, 07/15/2019

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime ̶...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Early after routine heart procedures, other operations become riskier (Reuters Health) - Patients who have so-called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures to restore blood flow to the heart may be more likely to have complications with non-cardiac surgery ...
04:36, 08/31/2019

Operations In J&K Being Conducted In Professional, Dedicated Manner: Army The Army on Thursday said its operations in Jammu and Kashmir are conducted in a professional and dedicated manner and the force has a code of conduct which values human dignity....
13:12, 06/20/2019

General Motors Cuts Some 350 Jobs In Thailand Operations General Motors has cut about 350 jobs from its Thai subsidiary's operations, a labor representative said on Friday, slashing more than 15% of the workforce for the U.S. automaker that has two......
16:36, 08/31/2019

Twins conjoined by skulls separated after 50 hours of operations Two-year-old twins who were joined by their skulls and blood vessels have been successfully separated after having three major operations at a London hospital....
20:48, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing pe...
09:36, 07/14/2019

TD Bank Group's Profit Lifted by U.S. Retail Operations Toronto-Dominion Bank Group’s quarterly profit rose more than 4% from a year earlier, driven largely by higher loan and deposit volumes in its U.S. retail operations....
15:24, 08/29/2019

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all ...
06:12, 06/08/2019

Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations' A law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating ille...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Barrick could sell some of Acacia Mining's operations after takeover -CEO Barrick Gold could sell some mining assets owned by Acacia Mining after it gains full control of its African unit, chief executive Mark Bristow told Reuters....
16:24, 07/19/2019

Shell's Profits Fall After Chemicals, Refining Operations Take Hit Royal Dutch Shell’s first-quarter earnings fell but the performance of its gas trading business helped the company fare better than many of its rivals....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and-fragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter ...
18:24, 07/01/2019

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The oil and gas industry is one step closer to accessing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Bureau of Land Management released the final environmental impact statement for oil and gas drilling o...
01:12, 09/14/2019

LSU unveils jaw-dropping renovations to its Football Operations Building LSU's Football Operations Building has received around $28 million worth of renovations and expansions. They unveiled the work on Sunday.       ...
08:12, 07/22/2019

HK airport says it has injunction to stop protesters obstructing operations Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Wednesday it had obtained an interim injunction to restrain people from "unlawfully and wilfully obstructing" the operations of the city's international airport a...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Thomas Cook Halts Operations, Stranding Passengers The liquidation of the world’s oldest travel company has set in motion what was being described as the biggest peacetime repatriation in British history....
10:12, 09/23/2019

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
20:24, 06/27/2019

Drone flown near Museum Fire delays air operations PHOENIX (KPNX) – More than 600 fire personnel have been working tirelessly to put out the Museum Fire burning north of Flagstaff, but they were met with an unexpected distraction Wednesday. A dr...
04:28, 07/26/2019

ICE announces hundreds of migrants arrested in raid operations The Trump administration announced Tuesday that in a period of just over two months, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 900 people who had remained in the country despite bein...
21:48, 07/23/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for mor...
20:00, 06/25/2019

US Restricts Flight Operations After Iran Shoots Down Drone Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from Tehran-controlled airspace over the Gulf and Gulf of Oman "until further notice" after Iran shot down a US military drone....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Trump EPA to roll back methane limits at oil and gas operations The Trump administration on Thursday will propose rolling back Obama-era limits on emissions of methane at oil and gas operations on Thursday, a government source said, relaxing standards on one of th...
17:24, 08/29/2019

Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, a rhetorical strik...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations (Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Newspapers, digital news operations hit with layoffs as disruption About 1 in 4 American newspapers did layoffs in 2018 as the media continued to grapple with falling revenue, according to a Pew Research Center study.       ...
20:12, 08/01/2019

Trump EPA proposes scrapping methane limits at oil and gas operations The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rescinding Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane, one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change, a move that drew b...
00:36, 08/30/2019

Biden Foundation suspends operations, effective immediately Former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden "now will be devoting all their time and effort to the presidential campaign," board chair Ted Kaufman said on Thursday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

FCA India Head Kevin Flynn To Helm Australia Operations Flynn will be taking charge of his new position immediately, however, he will also continue to head the India business until his successor is announced....
07:00, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 4-Bunge appoints new CFO, revamps operations for 2nd time in 18 months U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd on Wednesday overhauled its global operations and named a new chief financial officer in the latest shake-up for the 200-year-old company hard hit by a y...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Shaw Air Force Base will pause operations after rise in suicides Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina is planning a tactical stand-down over three days in August and September to help those at the base "recharge" following the suicides of three airmen in the past ...
11:24, 08/25/2019

Vector’s CEO departs, rocket company pausing its operations [Updated] Enlarge / In May 2018, Vector launched a full-scale prototype of the Vector-R rocket on a short flight. (credit: Vector) Saturday a.m. Update: Multiple former employees of the rocket company Vector ...
15:00, 08/10/2019

Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign companies includi...
02:12, 05/10/2019

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.        ...
19:36, 07/14/2019

VMware Appoints Pradeep Nair to Lead India Operations Global enterprise software leader VMware on Friday announced to appoint Pradeep Nair as vice president and managing director for its India operations....
00:36, 08/03/2019

Trade war dims outlook for U.S. business operations in China: survey U.S. companies doing business in China are still making profits there, but 81% say escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have affected their business operations, a survey...
23:00, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Bunge appoints new CFO, revamps operations for 2nd time in 18 months U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd on Wednesday overhauled its global operations and named a new chief financial officer in the latest shake-up for the 200-year-old company hard hit by a y...
18:12, 05/08/2019

New McLaren GT Special Operations showcase heading to Pebble Beach Bespoke division's architecture-inspired styling modifications to latest McLaren include unique paint and interior trim McLaren has unveiled a series of personalisation options open to buyers of it...
21:24, 08/14/2019

Sacramento Kings Use Their Free Time To Get Everyone To Argue About The Order Of Operations Today the Sacramento Kings and De’Aaron Fox invited everyone into their shared mind palace when they asked what the answer to this seemingly simple math equation. The result was chaos, and it nearly b...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Conjoined Twin Girls Successfully Separated After 50 Hours of Operations Surgeons announced on Monday that they have separated conjoined twin sisters after multiple surgeries that took more than 50 hours to complete. Two-year-old Safa and Marwa Ullah underwent three surger...
09:36, 07/16/2019

Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
23:36, 05/26/2019

Rescue operations begin in Bahamas as Dorian moves towards U.S. coast Airports were flooded and roads impassable after the most powerful storm to hit the Bahamas in recorded history parked over Abaco and Grand Bahama islands....
18:48, 09/04/2019

Plains says Cactus II pipeline to begin partial operations in late Q3 Plains All American Pipeline LP's Cactus II crude oil pipeline will begin partial service late in the third quarter of 2019, the company's Chief Operating Officer Chris Chandler said on Tuesday....
21:24, 06/11/2019

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
00:24, 05/24/2019

Rescue Operations On After Blast At Firecracker Factory In Punjab: Cops The Punjab police today said the cracker factory in which the blast took place in Batala killing 23 people and injuring 27 was "illegal" even as rescue operations continued at the explosion site....
17:36, 09/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, sending U.S. marke...
20:37, 08/23/2019

WhatsApp Warns Clones to Cease Bogus Operations in India Companies in India claiming that they can help people send bulk messages on WhatsApp must cease operations, the Facebook-owned messaging app warned on Thursday....
15:36, 05/16/2019

Baltimore police hire new operations, integrity bureau heads BALTIMORE (AP) — The police department of Baltimore, Maryland, has hired new leaders for its operations and public integrity bureaus. The Baltimore Sun reports police Commissioner Michael Harrison has...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Norsk Hydro shares jump as Brazil operations ramp up Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has managed to ramp up operations at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil despite a cyber attack in March, the firm said on Tuesday, boosting its shares....
15:12, 07/23/2019

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Su...
08:00, 07/02/2019

Jony Ive is reportedly leaving Apple over its stifling operations focus Insider accounts provide greater insights into the departure of Apple's design chief Jonathan Ive, who apparently chafed at Tim Cook's focus on operations.Read More...
17:12, 07/01/2019

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday it had activated the agency's emergency operations center to help the current investigation into the cases of lung illnesses linked t...
22:37, 09/16/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Telescope Facility Management, Operations NASA has awarded a contract to University of Hawaii Systems in Honolulu for management and operational support of the agency’s Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) and related services....
08:00, 06/29/2019

U.S. General Motors workers to strike, likely impact Canadian operations A strike by 49,200 union workers would bring to a halt GM’s U.S. production, and would likely stop the company from making vehicles in Canada and Mexico as well....
18:00, 09/15/2019

U.S. kicks out two members of Cuba's mission to U.N. over alleged 'influence operations' The United States on Thursday had two members of Cuba’s permanent mission to the United Nations leave the country and restricted travel for the remaining mission members to Manhattan, according to the...
23:01, 09/19/2019

U.S. expels two members of Cuba's U.N. delegation, citing 'influence operations' The Trump administration on Thursday ordered the expulsion from the United States of two members of Cuba's delegation to the United Nations and restricted travel of the remaining mission members to Ma...
23:24, 09/19/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations to the capital Damascus, with many claiming that su...
21:48, 05/03/2019

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
00:36, 05/21/2019

Mosaic to idle Louisiana phosphates operations to cut 2019 output U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co said on Monday it would idle its Louisiana phosphates operations to cut production by about 500,000 tonnes in 2019 as more imports into the country have pushed down p...
01:12, 09/10/2019

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty exp...
23:12, 06/08/2019

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control a...
21:12, 09/17/2019

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the imp...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Indian Army Man To Head UN Peacekeeping Operations In South Sudan The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the second biggest peacekeeping......
10:24, 05/25/2019

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping ancho...
01:48, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

South African firms' foreign operations could be at risk after xenophobic attacks A number of Nigerian-owned businesses and properties were targeted during the attacks, leading Lagos to repatriate hundreds of its citizens back to Nigeria last week....
15:48, 09/18/2019

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed....
03:48, 05/22/2019

ISIS Leader Says "Daily Operations" Underway In Purported Audio Message Islamic State's media network on Monday published an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi warning that "daily operations" were underway....
22:12, 09/16/2019

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to cou...
05:12, 09/10/2019

Newmont Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp Corp said on Monday it had resumed shipping concentrate from the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after operations were temporarily suspended since April 29 due to a blockade by a truck...
16:24, 06/17/2019

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands and killed hundreds, blaming Turkey for not abiding ...
17:36, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining fli...
13:24, 08/15/2019

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
03:36, 08/13/2019

United States expels 2 Cuban U.N. diplomats for conducting 'influence operations' The United States on Thursday ordered the explosion of two Cuban diplomats assigned to the United Nations while restricting all other members of the delegation to the island of Manhattan....
12:12, 09/20/2019

Divers to test Danube in prep for cruise ship search operations Hungarian and South Korean authorities decided to send divers into the Danube River early Monday to see if they can start searching for the missing victims in last week's deadly boat sinking, official...
10:24, 06/03/2019

State Department Expels Two Cuban Diplomats Over Alleged ‘Influence Operations’ (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. announced Thursday that it is expelling two Cuban diplomats and restricting travel of members of Cuba’s permanent mission to the United Nations as leaders gather fr...
06:36, 09/20/2019

Storm disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast energy operations from refineries to terminals Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery, a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship channel in Texas to shut, ...
00:36, 09/20/2019

U.S. Commander Scott Miller: Pentagon not scaling back Afghan operations The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan denied reports Tuesday that the Pentagon is scaling down operations in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation....
15:00, 08/14/2019

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
01:36, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Newmont Goldcorp to suspend Peñasquito operations in Mexico due to blockade Newmont Goldcorp Corp said on Monday it plans to suspend operations at its Peñasquito mine in Mexico due to a blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
04:24, 06/03/2019

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday fro...
20:00, 08/06/2019

MOVES-WeWork's business and financial operations chief departs-sources Ted Stedem, WeWork's global head of business and financial operations, has left the U.S. shared office space manager ahead of its anticipated initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the ma...
22:00, 08/19/2019

New Florida law allows medics to carry firearms when responding to 'high-risk' operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids....
13:24, 07/02/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showing Moscow that the United States will not in any way...
18:36, 04/28/2019

CFMoto To Start India Operations With 4 Motorcycles; Launch Date Announced Chinese-motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto has announced it will be introducing four motorcycles in India on July 4, 2019. The bike maker has tied up with Bangalore-based AMW Motorcycles to establish its....
04:00, 06/28/2019

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
15:48, 07/01/2019

Avid players worry about future as Oro Valley mulls changes to its golf operations ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Since moving to the desert from Seattle in 2005 to play golf year-round, Mike Schoeppach found a home at El Conquistador, Oro Valley’s 36-hole golf layout. “When ...
09:48, 07/20/2019

Uber faces lawsuit by Australian taxi drivers for 'illegal operations' A law firm filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegall...
14:36, 05/03/2019

Ather Energy Commences Operations In Chennai; Prices Start At Rs. 1.19 Lakh Homegrown EV manufacturer Ather Energy has commenced its operations in Chennai, its second market after Bengaluru. The company held its first customer event last weekend in the city, and has also......
18:36, 07/08/2019

Defending champion Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations Less than a year after the club won the World Series, David Dombrowski has been fired as president of baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox.       ...
15:36, 09/09/2019

Jaguar Land Rover in uphill battle to revive China operations Jaguar Land Rover is overhauling its Chinese dealer network because it provides insufficient exposure to the country's biggest cities. JLR's $4 billion writedown in February pushed owner Tata Motors t...
03:12, 05/17/2019

New Florida law allows medics to carry guns when responding to ‘high-risk’ operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids. Florida H...
00:48, 07/03/2019

Ted Leonsis announces sweeping changes to Monumental’s basketball operations, hire of Wizards GM The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball....
20:24, 07/22/2019

The EPA Is Pausing Operations at Toxic Sites as Hurricane Dorian Lashes the Southeast In response to Hurricane Dorian arriving in the South, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun to temporarily shutdown operations at some of the region’s most toxic facilities.Read more......
07:12, 09/06/2019

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the dep...
16:36, 07/08/2019

Bahamians Begin Rescue Operations as Hurricane Dorian Moves Toward the U.S. Coast (FREEPORT, Bahamas) — Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain’s Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get foo...
22:00, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Mosaic to idle Louisiana phosphates operations to cut 2019 output U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co said on Monday it would idle its Louisiana phosphates operations to cut production by about 500,000 tonnes in 2019 as more imports into the country have pushed down p...
01:12, 09/10/2019

Search-and-rescue operations launched in Channel amid wave of crossings Border Force responds to ‘a number of incidents’ out at seaSearch-and-rescue operations have been launched according to the coastguard after eight people were detained on the Kent coast.Border Force s...
23:48, 08/31/2019

Trump picks ICE director as new acting chief of all border and customs operations President Trump has selected acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan to be the acting head the Department of Homeland Security agency that oversees all border and customs opera...
03:36, 06/26/2019

India suspends operations in major east Indian port after cyclone warning India has suspended operations at a major port on its east coast until an impending cyclone makes landfall on Friday, a port official in the mineral rich eastern state of Odisha said....
16:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Newmont Goldcorp suspends Peñasquito mine operations in Mexico due to blockade Newmont Goldcorp Corp said on Monday it plans to suspend operations temporarily at its Peñasquito mine in Mexico due to a blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community....
19:12, 04/29/2019

Navy Deploys 3 Ships For Rescue Operations Ahead Of Cyclone Fani Landfall As Cyclone Fani is due to make landfall on Friday, the Indian Navy has deployed three naval ships so that it can launch rescue operation after the cyclone hits the coastline of Odisha....
21:36, 05/02/2019

NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Contract for Wallops Flight Facility NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia....
02:24, 06/06/2019

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
00:00, 07/09/2019

Lakers won't replace Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations, per report It's the latest odd wrinkle in the Lakers' front office upheaval. General manager Rob Pelinka will report directly to owner Jeanie Buss.        ...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Newmont Goldcorp temporarily suspends operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp said on Sunday it has temporarily suspended operations at the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after the resumption of a previously lifted blockade by a trucking contractor and some mem...
01:36, 09/16/2019

Cyclist who underwent 10 operations after being crushed by lorry says London roads are too dangerous for bikes A student who underwent almost six months of hospital treatment following a cycle crash today urged riders to be more safety conscious — and called for more to be done to protect them....
12:24, 07/23/2019

Alaska's Taquan Air suspends operations after two deadly floatplane crashes in one week All Taquan Air commuter and sightseeing flights have been cancelled indefinitely, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.        ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the s...
14:48, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Newmont Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp said on Monday it had resumed shipping concentrate from the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after a blockade by a trucking contractor and some members of the Cedros community was lifte...
16:24, 06/17/2019

Southwest ekes out profit as bookings offset MAX groundings; Newark operations ceased Southwest Airlines Co eked out a small profit in the second quarter on Thursday as strong bookings offset the financial blow of the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets, which forced the carrier to cease...
14:48, 07/25/2019

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather i...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Tony Soprano's house is for sale, in case you need a base for your legitimate business operations Attention law-abiding civilians looking for a place to live in New Jersey, regardless of whether or not you have connections to any organizations: The house in North Caldwell, New Jersey, used for the...
05:36, 06/03/2019

Google expands Wi-Fi and adds toll-free Google Assistant line in India Announcements from Google event in India include giving villages in India access to Wi-Fi connectivity for the first time and a chance to call Google Assistant on a toll-free number....
16:24, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:00, 06/03/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
21:36, 05/21/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the ...
03:24, 06/23/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
22:24, 05/08/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long...
16:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel...
01:48, 05/08/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those artic...
10:12, 06/04/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:24, 06/03/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
19:24, 07/11/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Googl...
17:12, 06/06/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:12, 06/03/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human...
02:12, 08/03/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they c...
19:48, 06/20/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what yo...
07:24, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
10:48, 08/08/2019

Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between the UN and troop-providing countries, says peacekeeping chief Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is “a crucial factor” to enhancing those operations, the UN peacekeep...
02:48, 07/11/2019

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the business....
21:24, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Scotiabank to sell Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands operations to Oriental Bank Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third biggest lender, said on Wednesday it would sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Oriental Bank for $560 million in cash....
23:48, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional ...
23:12, 05/31/2019

Russia has tripled military presence in Crimea for 'possible offensive operations' against Ukraine, says intel report Russia has nearly tripled its military manpower in Crimea since illegally annexing the peninsula in 2014, an intelligence report says, in preparation for possible further incursions into Ukraine....
01:36, 08/08/2019

As Yemen relief operations face funding gap, timing of surge in violence ‘couldn't be worse’ The situation in Yemen is “very fragile”, the top United Nations humanitarian official has warned, noting that as many as 13 people have been killed and at least 70 wounded over the past three days du...
17:24, 08/30/2019

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and ou...
16:12, 07/18/2019

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
22:48, 05/29/2019

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a rep...
00:48, 08/06/2019

FDNY Special Operations Command Task Force run dual terror attack drill A terrorist’s bomb has just reverberated through a Brooklyn commuter tunnel at the height of the Wednesday morning rush, clouding the already dark passage with smoke and wounding several. With the FDN...
12:24, 05/13/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on...
22:12, 06/26/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a distant (bad) memory, because Google is experimenting ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
23:12, 07/12/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their ...
23:48, 07/11/2019

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
21:36, 09/17/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, ...
22:12, 07/11/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it shou...
12:24, 07/10/2019

Leaked documents reveal Huawei’s secret operations to build North Korea’s wireless network The company, which faces growing scrutiny and suspicion, worked with another Chinese firm to funnel equipment across the border for nearly a decade, internal documents say....
15:48, 07/22/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Scotiabank to sell Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands operations to Oriental Bank Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third biggest lender, said on Wednesday it would sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Oriental Bank for $560 million in cash....
02:00, 06/27/2019

President Trump Threatens Cuba With Complete Embargo If Cuban Troops Continue Operations in Venezuela (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration declared quick and enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Madu...
00:36, 05/01/2019

Pentagon eyeing 'Harley riding, tequila-drinking Navy SEAL' to oversee special operations The Trump administration is considering bringing in a self-described "Harley riding, tequila-drinking Navy SEAL" to lead the Department of Defense's special operations as the military continues to add...
20:12, 09/10/2019

WRAPUP 3-Warren Buffett praises Kraft Heinz operations, says Wells Fargo made 'big mistakes' Warren Buffett on Saturday signaled his commitment to Kraft Heinz Co and defended his actions toward Wells Fargo & Co, two of the largest investments at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc, despite mistakes at...
21:24, 05/04/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new...
08:36, 08/21/2019

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million I...
08:00, 09/20/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someon...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll s...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s final weeks: Timeline of apparent suicide attempt, cellmate transfer, jail operations Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sex trafficking minors, was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell early Saturday in an apparent suicide that has raised questions as to how exactly the wealthy fina...
07:12, 08/13/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations ...
21:36, 05/22/2019

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcr...
03:24, 08/25/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
13:48, 07/15/2019

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—w...
02:24, 09/21/2019

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is ...
20:01, 09/06/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration...
05:48, 06/22/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Louisiana State University Twitter warns of armed intruder, tells students to “Run, Hide, or Fight” UPDATE: Normal operations have resumed on campus The official Twitter account for the Louisiana State University (LSU) today tweeted a warning to students, faculty and staff at approximately 2:54 PM local time (US central) indicating an armed intrud...
05:24, 08/21/2019

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil c...
14:48, 08/17/2019

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic B...
00:24, 06/18/2019

JetBlue operations delayed as 'global' computer outage briefly cripples airline, again JetBlue reported Tuesday morning that operations had been slowed by what it called a "global Sabre outage impacting multiple airlines."        ...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Deutsche Bank U.S. Operations Chief to Leave Bank Deutsche Bank AG’s chief operating officer for the Americas, Kate Clifford, has quit after a little more than a year in the role, according to people familiar with the matter....
23:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. says China's focus on its South China Sea operations unwarranted The head of operations of the United States Navy said on Wednesday that its freedom of navigation movements in the disputed South China Sea get more attention than they deserve....
09:48, 05/15/2019

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 di...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] ...
23:12, 05/20/2019

The Google Home and Google Home Mini get a temporary price cut at Walmart Walmart has slashed the price on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $99. That's a $30 discount and the best price we&a...
21:12, 05/01/2019

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what exactly to expect from the show. Besides the heavily...
00:12, 09/19/2019

Deal: Google Home Hub is $50 off at Best Buy, comes with free Google Home Mini in tow Google Home Hub, one of the not so many smart speakers that feature a display, is now getting a nice discount at Best Buy. Not only that, but if you buy one right now, you'll also receive a Google Hom...
03:36, 05/12/2019

How to Access Google Maps New AR Walking Directions in Google Maps Earlier this year Google announced Live View, an augmented reality version of walking directions for Google Maps that allows you to see directions overlayed the world around you. So rather than trying...
01:00, 08/11/2019

iOS 13 is now available to the public, so everyone can download it We’re just a day out from the launch of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, but you don’t need one of the new phones to enjoy Apple’s latest operating system. On Thu...
23:48, 09/19/2019

Airbnb Sure Is Going Public Airbnb announced that it expects to become a publicly traded company next year, in a press release made in accordance with Rule 135 of the Securities Act of 1933. Read more......
04:12, 09/20/2019

Google Nest Hub Mini: here's everything we know about the Google Home Mini 2 Google is reportedly working on a new bite-sized smart speaker, called the Google Nest Mini, in what could be the next generation of the Google Home Mini. According to 9to5Google, the Google Nest...
20:36, 08/27/2019

Google Nest Mini: here's everything we know about the Google Home Mini 2 Google is reportedly working on a new bite-sized smart speaker, called the Google Nest Mini, in what could be the next generation of the Google Home Mini. According to 9to5Google, the Google Nest...
13:36, 09/11/2019

|Public,privatesectorwillhavetoworktogetheronUNsustainabledevelopmentgoals,WEFhears A collaborative effort from both the private and public sector is necessary to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, delegates at WEF Africa heard....
11:24, 09/10/2019

Is It Ever Acceptable to FaceTime in Public? Welcome to Tech Etiquette, a new advice column from Lifehacker, wherein we try to adjudicate the lawless terrain of the so-called “digital age.” Everyone’s got an opinion about everyone else’s terribl...
04:00, 08/06/2019

Airbnb Says It Will Go Public in 2020 Airbnb said Thursday it plans to go public in 2020, a long-awaited move by the home-sharing company that is both loved and reviled for its disruption of the hotel business....
08:24, 09/20/2019

Public Wi-Fi Is Safer Than Ever---But You Still Need to Be Careful Public Wi-Fi at the airport, Starbucks or your hotel room has never been safer, thanks to security features in networks and devices—but it still pays to take some basic precautions to keep your data s...
16:00, 08/04/2019

iOS 13 public beta 4 was just released Right on schedule, Apple has released iOS 13 public beta 4 and iPadOS 13 public beta 4 following the recent release of iOS 13 developer beta 5 and the corresponding iPadOS version. Apple always releas...
03:48, 07/31/2019

FCA and Renault to go public on potential tie-up Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm talks on a potential tie-up on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
16:00, 05/26/2019

Beyond Meat went public at $25. It's now trading around $200 Fake meat may be a real bubble. Shares of Beyond Meat surged nearly another 10% in early trading Tuesday after the plant-based protein company announced plans to start selling "ground beef" in grocery...
22:24, 06/18/2019

iOS 13 public beta 7 now available to download The iOS 13 beta release schedule has been a bit of a roller coaster, but with September fast approaching, Apple only has a few more weeks to work on the software before it goes live. Of course, the si...
23:48, 08/21/2019

iOS 13.1 public beta 3 now available to download Apple rolled out the third iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 betas to public beta users on Wednesday, just one day after the iOS 13 GM was released and the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max w...
10:12, 09/12/2019

This $11 public speaking course can help you conquer your fears Chances are, you probably won’t have to give many public speeches throughout your lifetime. But when those rare occasions come up – and they will – it pays to be prepared. Rather than suffer through s...
16:00, 09/15/2019

This $15 course makes public speaking a little less terrifying There are ways to turn your fear around and start using the tools of presentation to engage others, persuade doubters and even enrich yourself and your career. The tactics found in The Complete Presen...
16:48, 06/12/2019

Carmakers FCA and Renault to go public on tie-up talks Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm tie-up talks on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
19:12, 05/26/2019

Here's a better way for pro-lifers to win the battle for public opinion Thanks to advances in scientific imagery, neonatal medicine, and contraception development, the pro-life movement is more poised than ever to shift evenly-split opinion in its direction. But grandstan...
02:00, 05/16/2019

US: Citizenship ban for immigrants using public benefits The rule change means immigrants using public benefits could be disqualified from receiving a green card or citizenship. The move is one of the Trump administration's most aggressive steps to restrict...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Slack valued at over $20bn after going public When companies do decide to go public they often do so with an initial public offering (IPO) as the added help from Wall Street and the financial sector can help boost their valuation. However, Slack ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to download on your iPhone Apple rollout of iOS 13 beta 3 was a bit rocky, with the subsequent public beta not dropping until a full week later, but the rollout of the latest beta appears to be going more smoothly. iOS 13 and i...
19:24, 07/18/2019

Meghan McCain: Her life in the public eye Meghan McCain, daughter of late US Senator John McCain, stepped into the public eye in 2008. Click forward to see the TV host's life in photos.        ...
01:00, 07/26/2019

With ring of a bell, Uber goes public With a ring of the opening bell, Uber is looking to pick up passengers as a newly public company on the New York Stock Exchange. Officials expect trading to start around 11:30 a.m. Friday. (May 10) &...
00:48, 05/11/2019

‘Ooh na na, What’s Her Name?’ Has the Public Been Mispronouncing Rihanna’s Name This Whole Time? If you were stunned to learned that Rihanna managed to low-key move to London without tipping off any fans to the transatlantic move, brace yourself for this next shock. It turns out that after all th...
22:00, 05/31/2019

VPNs can solve public Wi-Fi anxiety The way you behave online is heavily influenced by where you are located and local online alert cues, new research has claimed.A study carried out by a team from the Media Effects Research Laboratory ...
16:24, 05/11/2019

How to Avoid Getting Sick From a Public Pool If your holiday plans involve a trip to the public pool, you may be interested in a recent warning from the Centers for Disease Control. On Friday, the CDC released a report encouraging Americans to u...
22:48, 07/01/2019

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
02:48, 05/22/2019

WeWork could go public as early as September Shared office space manager WeWork is looking to go public as soon as September, earlier than previously expected, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The company is expected to...
15:48, 07/24/2019

Slack going public in a red-hot IPO market, with a twist Workplace messaging firm Slack is about to go public in a red-hot IPO market, but it's approach to going public--using a "direct listing"--is slightly different than an IPO....
14:48, 06/20/2019

Americans trust this public institution more than any other Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.       ...
19:48, 07/08/2019

Branson's Virgin Galactic to Go Public Virgin Galactic has plans to become the first publicly listed human spaceflight company. It expects that the deal to go public will give it enough capital to fund the business until its spaceships can...
16:24, 07/09/2019

California Allows Public to Refuse to Help Law Enforcement A rarely invoked state law from 1872, removed last week, had made it a misdemeanor to turn down law enforcement officials asking for help with an arrest. Here’s a closer look at the history....
12:24, 09/06/2019

Bagel guy filmed other public tirades He’s got plenty of people on his shortlist. The Long Island bagel store patrons who were on the receiving end of a wacky customer’s now-viral rant about his diminutive stature are a few of...
22:48, 07/11/2019

The best public high school in your state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
22:00, 08/08/2019

The best public high schools by state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
22:00, 08/08/2019

iOS 13 GM is now available ahead of next week’s public release During the huge press conference where Apple unveiled the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple also announced that iOS 13 will be released on September 19th, with iOS 13.1 set to fol...
02:12, 09/11/2019

Airbnb Says It Plans to Go Public in 2020 Making a public statement about a stock market debut in a particular year is unusual among technology start-ups, which typically keep their plans secret....
22:36, 09/19/2019

How to Handle a Public Toddler Tantrum We were in the Trader Joe’s parking lot. My daughter—who was two at the time—refused to get into her car seat. I tried coaxing her calmly, and then not calmly at all. Soon, it was a scene. She screame...
00:24, 06/28/2019

Info on UFO sightings not to go public, Navy says The U.S. Navy has drafted new guidelines for pilots and other employees to report “UFOs,” but none of the information will be public, according to a report.  ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Best free and public DNS servers of 2019 DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites.Your ISP will assign you DNS servers whenever you conne...
23:48, 05/03/2019

This Looks Like The First Public C8 Corvette Crash [Updated] Less than a month after the new 2020 C8 Corvette dropped, the inevitable first public crash involving one looks to have happened somewhere in California....
23:00, 08/10/2019

Top House Dem says impeachment needs more public support WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader says Democrats may eventually launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but not until they have more public support. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Johnson: 'I want criminals to be afraid - not the public' Extended stop and search powers, tougher sentences and more prison places are among the number of pledges Boris Johnson has made as he rolls out a tough government line on crime. ...
20:01, 08/12/2019

iOS 13 public beta 5 now available to download on your iPhone Right on cue, the fifth iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public betas are now rolling out for all iPhone and iPad users to test. We are getting pretty deep in the beta cycle at this point, which means the major c...
20:00, 08/08/2019

‘The public has a right to art’: the radical joy of Keith Haring Colourful and cartoonish, accessible and political, Keith Haring’s work has never gone out of fashion. But what drove him?• ‘He has changed things’: Keith Haring remembered by those who knew himThough...
21:12, 06/03/2019

2020 Democrats buy in to the public option The Democratic presidential candidates who are backing a healthcare "public option" or "buy-in" that would have the government offer medical coverage to compete with private insurers are offering it a...
08:24, 05/10/2019

Airbnb plans to go public in 2020 Airbnb has put to rest speculation about the timing of its IPO. The vacation rental company today took the rare step of announcing in a press release that it plans to go public next year, in 2020. The...
03:02, 09/20/2019

Airbnb announces plans to go public in 2020 “Airbnb, Inc. announced today that it expects to become a publicly-traded company during 2020,” the San Francisco-based company said in a press release, posted on its website....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Plans for Manhattan’s first and only public beach revealed Why head to the Rockaways or Coney Island for a beach trip when you can zip over to Manhattan’s West Side? Following the January reveal that James Corner Field Operations, the firm that designed the p...
21:00, 07/26/2019

Public Markets Expose the Myth of the Unicorn Some Silicon Valley’s unicorns have achieved lofty valuations in private markets where well-heeled optimists could readily buy, but skeptics couldn’t easily sell—much less short. The public market, as...
20:12, 05/23/2019

Will Oro Valley golf course be turned into public park? ORO VALLEY – The town council of Oro Valley will be deciding the fate of a 36-hole golf venue, as some residents continue to demand the course be stripped of 9 to 18 holes in order to make space...
16:36, 07/28/2019

Updated Audi Q7 SUV makes public debut Three engine choices all feature electrified technology with more variants to follow Audi has given the Q7 a major makeover with new styling and upgraded kit to bring it in line with the rest of its ...
15:00, 09/10/2019

Virgin Galactic to become first public spaceflight company British billionaire Richard Branson said Tuesday his spaceflight company -- Virgin Galactic -- will soon become the first ever listed on a public trading exchange....
20:36, 07/09/2019