Stories about Business

Nov 24 2017

Broadband companies must advertise average speeds from May 2018

Broadband firms will no longer be able to advertise their fast net services based on the speeds just a few customers get, from May next year. "Our new standards will g...

Nov 23 2017

Hackers Stole Personal Info Of 57 Million Uber Users, Company Says

Uber chief executive Data Khosrowshahi , who took on the role in September this year, told Bloomberg: "None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses ...

Nov 23 2017

Different Alcohols Really Are Tied to Different Emotions

The research, published in the journal BMJ Open , discovered that different types of alcohol elicit varied emotional responses. But 59 per cent of spirit drinkers ...

Nov 22 2017

Foxconn and Apple face controversy over student worker overtime claims ars_ab.settitle(1208557)

According to the six students, there are about 3,000 students assembling parts. The " Foxconn City" park outside of Shenzhen came under global scrutiny in 2010 after m...

Nov 21 2017

Shell, Bio-Bean Power London Buses with Coffee Ground Biofuel

Biofuels produced from cooking oil and tallow from meat processing already powers some of London's 9,500 buses, according to the BBC . Waste coffee grounds are dried a...

Nov 19 2017

The best early Black Friday entertainment deals

Past year sales volumes peaked around the 14th December, but Black Friday volumes were three times higher, and Cyber Monday's around twice as high. InvisibleHand disc...

Nov 18 2017

Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

On the morning after the unveiling, trucking and freight company J.B. Hunt announced that it had placed a reservation to buy "multiple Tesla Semi tractors", adding that...

Nov 18 2017

Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) Q3 Profit & Revenue Top Expectations

Thirteen percent of UBS survey respondents indicated that they prefer to purchase Nike products on Amazon compared with the 9 percent who said they prefer to purchase t...

Nov 18 2017

OH added 4300 jobs in October as unemployment rate fell to 5.1%

Private sector jobs, a subset of total nonfarm jobs, decreased by 1,700 from the previous month. New Hampshire had the lowest unemployment rate in New England at 2.7 perc...

Nov 17 2017

AAA: 2017 to have most Thanksgiving travelers in 12 years

Experts say that is an increase of about 3.2 percent over past year. Air travel is expected to grow by 5 percent to 3.95 million trips, buoyed by the cheapest tickets s...

Nov 17 2017

Norway's state fund 'needs to ditch oil and gas investments'

Going forward, the Ministry of Finance will obtain further information and notify Parliament about the ongoing work in the Report on the Management of the Government Pens...

Nov 16 2017

Airbus to sell 430 planes to Phoenix-based Indigo for $49.5B

Indigo plans to supply the narrowbody jets to four airlines in which it has stakes: US carrier Frontier Airlines, Mexico's Volaris, Chilean JetSMART and Hungary's Wizz Ai...

Nov 15 2017

USA oil and gas 'resurgence' expected as global demand grows

The report from the Paris-based agency will come as grim news for officials attending global climate talks in Bonn, Germany, as they grapple with ways to contain carbon e...

Nov 13 2017

Hasbro Said to Make Bid for Toy Rival Mattel

Mattel's shares were up 24.74 per cent in after-hours trading to $18.25, while Hasbro's were up more than three per cent to around $94. Hasbro approached El Segundo-bas...

Nov 12 2017

Oops: Self-Driving Bus Crashes Two Hours After Vegas Launch

The year-long pilot project, sponsored by AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah, is expected to carry 250,000 people. The collision took place, local news outlet KSNV...

Nov 12 2017

AT&T CEO says open to litigation on Time Warner deal

Earlier this week reports emerged that AT&T offered to divest just CNN but the US Justice Department rejected the offer, according to Reuters . The deal's holdup has...

Nov 12 2017

Amazon to roll out pop-up stores inside Bay Area Whole Foods locations

The retail holiday has largely become an online thing as many people choose to skip the cold weather and long lines altogether, but that doesn't mean there won't be deals...

Nov 10 2017

Hurricanes bite into Kohl's Q3 profit, but same-store sales rise

The company reported that revenue at stores opened at least a year was down 4 per cent for the third quarter, worse than the 2.9 per cent drop that analysts expected. S...

Nov 06 2017

With NZ offer rejected, Manus refugees doubt USA resettlement prospects

They want us to be resettled in Papua new Guinea where even the people of Papua New Guinea they do not want us to resettle in their country. "We call on the Australian ...

Nov 03 2017

Some of the earnings after the close. Facebook beats

Zuckerberg also said that Instagram Stories and WhatsApp Status both now have 300 million daily active users - up from 250 million in June ( Instagram ) and July (Wha...