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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Will Take an Indefinite Leave of Absence

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Earlier this year, Kalanick had stated that he would reform himself after a video of him arguing with an Uber driver went viral but the scandals emanating out of the company continued unabated. Holder also recommended adding independent directors and replacing the board chairman, co-founder Garrett Camp, with an independent person. The report also noted a more professional work environment was needed, including restricting reimbursement of alcohol-related events and prohibiting ... Read More »

Uber CEO Resigns at Board's Urging

He also quoted from a board statement saying that "Travis has always put Uber first". An Uber spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that Kalanick has actually stepped down. The development comes after Travis Kalanick on Wednesday resigned as Uber CEO as shareholders demanded a change in leadership. Steve Jobs left Apple in 1985 after a power struggle ensued between Jobs and then-Apple CEO John Sculley, but Jobs returned after the iconic computer maker acquired his new company, ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas

Tricia Hayes records images of unusually large waves created by Tropical Storm Cindy on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . They urged motorists to use caution if they are driving in the southern end of the county. Rain bands began pushing ashore Tuesday even before the system reached tropical storm strength. Bands of heavy rain are coming through as far east as the Florida Panhandle. Read More »

Old Becomes New! SEGA Launches SEGA Forever

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In the future, SEGA plans to add a subscription service that will get rid of ads for a small fee. SEGA Forever is the company's new collection of retro games brought over to the mobile platform, created to accommodate a variety of titles from different console eras, including the SEGA Master System , SEGA Dreamcast , and the SEGA Genesis, also known as the Mega Drive outside the United States. Read More »

Rare solar eclipse will cause two minutes of darkness

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If you live elsewhere in North America , a portion of the sun will partially disappear near midday. It has been 99 years since a total solar eclipse crossed the country. . For the first time in nearly a century the United States is preparing for a coast-to-coast solar eclipse, a rare celestial event millions of Americans, with caution, will be able to observe. Read More »

Microsoft reveals the Xbox One X, its most powerful console ever

In fact, it's the smallest game console Microsoft ever made - but also one of the most expensive ones: The Xbox One X will sell for $499 when it reaches store shelves on November 7 . However, for that small bump in resolution, customers will need to pay $100 more for the Xbox One X . I want developers to be able to build portable applications, which is why we've been focusing on UWP for games and even apps that want to run on multiple devices. Read More »

After Scrapping Mexico Plant, Ford Moving Focus Production to China

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Ford said the North American Focus production at the MI assembly plant will remain until mid-2018. President Trump, who previously gloated about keeping Ford jobs in the US, has yet to respond to the move. While Ford was a relative latecomer compared to GM, China represents a growing market for the American vehicle company. However, Ford has witnessed declining demand in its home market for smaller vehicles such as the Focus, whilst also suffering three successive quarters of sales ... Read More »

No autopsy for United States student detained by N. Korea

He says, "We must step up our efforts to curtail these sources of revenue". USA officials urged China to work with the United States and others to crack down on illicit North Korean activities that help fund the leadership in Pyongyang, and to prevent their companies from doing business with sanctioned North Korean entities, Tillerson said. Read More »

Amazon opens smart home camera control to Alexa developers

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With this compatibility, Alexa customers with these smart home cameras will be able to link their accounts and ask the Echo Show to display a live camera feed on the device's 7-inch screen. Alexa is Amazon's voice-control system. "All you have to do is say "Alexa, play (channel) on SiriusXM ", where "(channel)" would be the name of the channel you'd obviously like to listen to. Read More »

Tropical storm Cindy makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana- NHC

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The Wind from the storm is not expected to be a factor in our area. Street and other flooding was reported in places such as Port Arthur, along Sabine Pass and the border with Louisiana, where Cindy made landfall early Thursday . In Mississippi, the city of Biloxi declared a state of emergency saying it's one of the areas in the state with the greatest risk of flooding. The storm is expected to dump 6-to-9 inches of rain, with isolated areas with up to 12 inches, over southeastern ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

Tropical Storm Cindy officially made landfall on Wednesday , though the storm began impacting gulf states Tuesday . The storm could bring up to 15 inches of rain to parts of southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama and western portions of the Florida Panhandle through Thursday night . Read More »

Wind, rain buffeting northern Gulf Coast

As of 1 p.m. Wednesday , Tropical Storm Cindy's maximum sustained winds were recorded at 50 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service . In Myrtle Grove, water was lapping to the top of the marina boat ramp and several neighborhood streets were flooded on Wednesday morning. Remnants of the storm are expected to pass over West Virginia beginning Thursday night , bringing heavy rain and the potential for flooding across the region. Read More »

Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea

Trump said on Twitter on Tuesday he appreciated efforts by Chinese President Xi Jinping "to help with North Korea", adding "It has not worked out". "I wish there was a way to know you're in the good old days before you've actually left them", Warmbier said, reciting Andy Bernard's character in the show. Read More »

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub

About 50,080 shares traded. (APF) has risen 24.17% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. "(BIO)" was reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. Since March 2, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 6 sales for $2.95 million activity. On Wednesday, May 10 the insider GOETZ JOHN sold $770,590. Magni Giovanni sold $465,346 worth of stock. Read More »

5G To Make AR, VR Experiences Mainstream

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The respondents that included 9,200 respondents in France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Britain expect virtual screens to start replacing televisions and theatres in less than a year. However, the report stressed that realities will not merge if the user is tethered to a computer or cut off from physical reality. Additional findings showed that it wasn't just the TV industry that VR could be affecting, seven out of 10 in the report expected VR/AR to have an impact on ... Read More »

McDonald's launches delivery trial amid industry pressure

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Limited to 22 of locations across London, Nottingham and Leeds , the roll out of the McDelivery service lags behind tests in other markets including the United States and China . The launch comes after KFC started home deliveries across 30 restaurants in Greater London via the Just Eat platform earlier this year. Recent figures show home deliveries of ready-to-eat food grew 10 times faster than the eating out market previous year. Read More »

28 hour countdown of launching 31 satellites starts today

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The 30 satellites will together weigh 243 kg and the total weight of all the 31 satellites, including Cartosat, is about 955kg. The first series of Cartosat-2 was launched by PSLV-C7 on 10 January 2007 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre's FLP at Sriharikota. Read More »

Thurston helps Queensland level series

The ageless Billy Slater was in everything in his first Origin for two years, defusing everything at the back, scheming in attack, lurking around the ruck, supporting every play. "Things like that really change the momentum of the game". "Yeah, that's when they started blowing the pea out of the whistle", Woods said. "We want as many people as possible to experience what will no doubt be an incredible spectacle". Read More »

10 new earth like planets discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope

All of these worlds were found in a patch of sky near the Cygnus constellation in our Milky Way galaxy. Nasa's Kepler space telescope has now discovered 4,034 candidate exoplanets . In February , NASA said it discovered the first known system of seven Earth-sized planets , three of which could be habitable. The findings were compiled from data gathered during the first four years of the mission, which scientists processed to determine the size and composition of the planets ... Read More »

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Aerohive Networks, Inc. (HIVE)

Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Aerohive Networks, Inc . It serves the healthcare, education, manufacturing, distribution, and retail industries throughout the United States. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.13) earnings per share. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Aerohive Networks, Inc . Read More »

Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

Mr Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years' hard labour in March 2016 after being tried for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. The University of Virginia student was held for more than 17 months. China-based Koryo Tours, which has been going to North Korea since 1993 and takes about 2,000 tourists there a year, said the tragedy had prompted it to reconsider taking USA citizens to the North. Read More »

Apple Inc's (NASDAQ:AAPL) Sentiment is 0.79

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American Capital Limited now has $3.90B valuation. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q4 2016. Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEMD) has declined 56.57% since June 21, 2016 and is downtrending. Holt Capital Advisors Ltd Liability Dba Holt Capital Prns LP holds 1.4% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 146,210 were reported by First Midwest Retail Bank Trust Division. Read More »

The American Student Released From North Korea Has Died

North Korea detained Warmbier in January 2016 after he was accused of a "hostile act" while on a group tour of the reclusive and rogue state. The Ohio native died after falling into a coma past year while in a North Korean prison. Senior Cheong Wa Dae officials said Monday that the presidential office delivered a "stern warning" to Moon that his comments do not help with the alliance with the US. Read More »