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Uber appoints new CEO

Uber appoints new CEO Uber's board made the decision to appoint Khosrowshahi on Sunday (August 27), according to multiple reports, but no official announcement has been made by either Uber or Expedia. Both factions were impressed with Khosrowshahi, whose became the consensus candidate, said one person briefed on the matter. However, he has not left Expedia yet which prompts speculations that Khosrowshahi has reservatio... [Full Article...]

Uber Partners ICICI Lombard to Give Its Drivers Free Insurance Coverage

Uber Partners ICICI Lombard to Give Its Drivers Free Insurance Coverage Picking the latter option would degrade the user experience, as you'd have to manually enter your pickup and drop-off locations. Uber said it never actually began post-trip tracking for iPhone users and suspended it for Android users. The two new features, namely, in-app chat and multi-destination, will be rolled out in a phased manner so you may have to wait for a while before they are enabled fo... [Full Article...]

Uber will no longer track your location after your ride is over

Uber will no longer track your location after your ride is over Uber has made a decision to remove a controversial feature that allowed the company to track the location of users even when they weren't using the ride-hailing app. These innovations and partnerships are a reflection of our commitment to listen, act and enable our drivers to experience the " Apnapan " while driving for Uber. [Full Article...]

Gas prices could jump more than 10 percent by Labor Day weekend

Gasoline prices in the Quad-Cities have risen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.22/g, according to gasbuddy.com, a gasoline price website. Texas is home to a quarter of US crude oil refining capacity and some areas are expected to receive a year's worth of rainfall in a week. Experts also say the longer these refineries are offline, the longer we'll be paying higher gasoline pr... [Full Article...]

Heavy rain continues in Mumbai, life out of gear

Heavy rain continues in Mumbai, life out of gear There are traffic jams across the city, with roads closed, traffic diverted due to water logging. Naik, however, added things were well under control and senior civic officials were keeping a close watch on the situation. The met office predicted very heavy rain to continue all through Tuesday and heavy rain for Wednesday. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and the Mumbai Police have dep... [Full Article...]

Ant-Man And The Wasp: first look at Evangeline Lilly's hero

Ant-Man And The Wasp: first look at Evangeline Lilly's hero More as we get it. As you can see in the tweet above, Evangeline Lilly casually dropped the pic of #TheWasp costume in a tribute to #Marvel legend Jack Kirby on what would be his 100th birthday. Ant-Man and the Wasp , from director Peyton Reed, is filming now for a July 6, 2018, release. Though she was a big part of the plot in Ant-Man, even tutoring Paul Rudd's Scott Lang on how ... [Full Article...]

Chennai cops issue advisory on Blue Whale challenge

Chennai cops issue advisory on Blue Whale challenge Parth, 13, was found hanging from the ceiling of his room on Sunday evening. Parth's father Vikram Singh said that his son had been addicted to the fatal online game and was often seen playing the same. The Director General of Police Sulkhan Singh, in a letter to all district police chiefs, had asked for complete compliance to the order of the Union government banning the unsafe game. [Full Article...]

Anheuser-Busch canning water - instead of beer - for Harvey victims

Anheuser-Busch canning water - instead of beer - for Harvey victims The donation is being made in response to the American Red Cross' call for emergency drinking water. Additionally, beer company MillerCoors is sending 50,000 cans of drinking water from its Shenandoah, Virginia brewery to its Texas brewery to be distributed by trucks under the direction of the Red Cross. [Full Article...]

RBI to come out with brand-new Rs 1000 note

RBI to come out with brand-new Rs 1000 note Printing of Rs 2000/- denominated notes stopped at least six months back, and now the Rs 200/- notes are getting printed at these presses. The Rs 1,000-denominated currency note, which was demonetized on November 8 a year ago, is coming back in a new avatar with enhanced security features. [Full Article...]

Gas prices expected to soar as Harvey wallops Texas

Gas prices expected to soar as Harvey wallops Texas Hurricane Harvey is likely not to have a impact on your weather, but it may have an impact on your wallet. Moody's Analytics estimates the storm will result in about $5 billion in lost economic output and $5 billion to $10 billion in property damage, similar to Hurricane Matthew, which barreled into the southern US a year ago. [Full Article...]

'Straight Outta Compton' Star Jason Mitchell Flips Out on Delta Flight

'Straight Outta Compton' Star Jason Mitchell Flips Out on Delta Flight Jason Mitchell attends the 42nd Student Academy Awards Ceremony at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 in Los Angeles. Eyewitnesses say Mitchell eventually got off the plane, but not before cops got involved. TMZ reported that Mitchell had boarded his flight from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City on Sunday only to find someone sitting in the first-class seat he believed to be his, s... [Full Article...]

MI and Florida unveil bright color rush uniforms for season opener

MI and Florida unveil bright color rush uniforms for season opener McElwain was asked about the approach Harbaugh has taken toward the roster matter. "Yes, we'd like to have that information from them. So, uh, we're not announcing our starting quarterback". When asked if it would be a game-time decision on who starts, McElwain said, "We've got a plan". Don't be totally floored if Luke Del Rio, Feleipe Franks and Malik Zaire all remained sidelined the first pl... [Full Article...]

Gilead to Buy Maker of Cancer Treatments for $11.9 Billion

Gilead to Buy Maker of Cancer Treatments for $11.9 Billion Its down 19.77% from 530,000 shares previously. The stock increased 0.94% or $0.4 on August 25, reaching $42.8. Versar Inc. (VSR) has risen 30.42% since August 28, 2016 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Tuesday, March 1. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, April 29 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, October 20 with "Ou... [Full Article...]

Equity Focus: Looking at Shares of Sen Yue Holdings Ltd

Wilder has developed multiple indicators that are still quite popular in today's investing landscape. Successful investors are typically able to locate stocks that are undervalued at a certain price. In general, and ADX value from 0-25 would represent an absent or weak trend. A value of 50-75 would indicate a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would signify an extremely strong trend. [Full Article...]

Keep crash rules says Yellen as Draghi fears protectionist rise

Overall, the Fed chair said, "any adjustment to the regulatory framework should be modest and preserve the increase in resilience" in a financial system she said is now better able to weather future shocks. The Dow inched up 0.1 percent and the S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent while the Nasdaq Composite edged down 0.1 percent. Her remarks came after efforts by US President Donald Trump to roll back le... [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime members will get special discounts at Whole Foods

Amazon Prime members will get special discounts at Whole Foods Kemp, who did not want his first name used. Among other Whole Foods items getting discounts Monday: avocados, tilapia, baby kale, apples and rotisserie chicken - all organic, Amazon said. The price drops are down to expectations that many other grocery retailers will be unlikely to compete with Amazon's reductions due to the ecommerce giant's ethos that values growth above everything, sign... [Full Article...]

How Hurricane Harvey could hit Canada's gas prices

If damage in the U.S. Harvey slammed into Texas as a Category 4 hurricane on Friday night. The storm forced the shutdown of at least 10 refineries in the Houston and Corpus Christi areas. West Coast and Europe, and I would imagine any suppliers in the U.S. Midwest and East Coast, ” Alonso said. The Gulf Coast plays a critical refining role in the US, hosting operations that account for alm... [Full Article...]

Samsung scion Lee appeals against five-year jail term for bribery

Samsung scion Lee appeals against five-year jail term for bribery Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, sentenced to five years in prison for embezzlement, bribery and perjury, has appealed the court's decision, South Korean media reported Monday. Numerous key witnesses and her former subordinates have already turned their backs on the ex-president during court proceedings, saying that they had committed alleged wrongdoings under Park's order. [Full Article...]

Uber hires Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO to work on damage control

Uber hires Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO to work on damage control The company will only say that its board has voted on a CEO and will reveal the decision "to the employees first", but the reported decision makes sense in light of recent leaks surrounding Uber's choice. In addition to the ongoing fallout from two internal investigations into sexual harassment and discrimination and Uber's workplace culture that launched earlier this year, Uber is facing a ... [Full Article...]

FTSE 100 preview: Index looking up as investors await Jackson Hole speeches

FTSE 100 preview: Index looking up as investors await Jackson Hole speeches Both Draghi and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen skirted discussion of pressing policy matters in their remarks at Jackson Hole on Friday so as not to unsettle markets . It will be the strongest storm to hit the US since Wilma in 2005. In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.5 percent to 7,420. The single currency climbed as high as US$1.1941 (RM5.09), the strongest since January 2015, and... [Full Article...]


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