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by | February 25, 2019 | 11:10

The new recommendations include cumulative effects management for the Salish Sea, measures to offset underwater noise and marine oil spill response. It also conceded that the environment would be significantly harmed in the "unlikely" event of an oil spill from a tanker.

by | February 24, 2019 | 23:44

Pinterest filed confidentially for an initial public offering that could debut in the public stock market as soon as June, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources. While the company is frequently lumped in with social media companies like Facebook and Twitter, Pinterest has sought to distinguish itself as a " visual discovery engine " rather than a social network.

by | February 24, 2019 | 20:27

BMW and Daimler have now combined their mobility services as announced . "We are ... investing more than €1 billion to establish a new player in the fast-growing market for urban mobility", Zetsche said. The PARK NOW service is created to make parking easier for customers as it will give them the option reserve parking slots, manage their parking time, and make ticketless entry and exit from public parking garages in addition to cashless payment of parking fees globally.

by | February 24, 2019 | 19:13

The Journal says both companies are hoping to lure additional customers by offering them extra card features through Apple's Wallet app. It'll apparently use the Mastercard payment network - the second-largest in the USA after Visa - and cardholders will earn around 2 percent cash back on purchases, but potentially more on Apple products.

by | February 24, 2019 | 18:42

B-badged cars can come with either a diesel or petrol engine, and Volvo expects these versions to become the most popular. Inside, Volvo says it added new materials but also the possibility of choosing between a configuration with four, six or seven seats.

by | February 24, 2019 | 17:54

Margaritaville is offering deals for National Margarita Day 2019. Alternatively, Margaritas is giving cocktail fans the chance to celebrate at home, with the offer of a Take-Home Margarita Kit packed with tortilla chips, salsa, guacomole and the restaurant's famous margarita mix, Margaritas Squeeze.

by | February 24, 2019 | 16:32

This week, major companies, including McDonald's, Nestlé, and Epic Games pulled advertisements from YouTube after it was revealed their adverts were being placed on videos which had become hives for pedophiles. As of Thursday afternoon, the video had been viewed more than two million times. Each of the videos now has a message saying "Not suitable for most advertisers " with the dollar symbol turned yellow (indicating monetisation has been disabled).

by | February 24, 2019 | 14:56

The automaker has hired an outside firm to investigate certain specifications used in its testing, according to a statement . The statement noted that the issue is not a result of software created to cheat the testing process to obtain more favorable emissions results, which has been used by other automakers and resulted in billions of dollars in fines.

by | February 24, 2019 | 14:08

PARALLEL market rates remained stable yesterday following the decision by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya to liberalise the United States dollar exchange rate against Real Time Gross Settlement balances. George Guvamatanga, the permanent secretary in the Finance Ministry., said: "This is a measure that removes most of the distortions that were impacting the market".

by | February 24, 2019 | 09:55

But demands for structural changes to China's economy likely will be far harder to resolve than complaints about the soaring US-China trade imbalance, which has hit record heights since Trump took office. 9, 2017. "If we can reach an agreement on the enforceability of structural issues regarding intellectual property, I think we can recover those markets", US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday at a separate event on North American trade.

by | February 24, 2019 | 08:46

A group of Microsoft employees signed an open letter urging the company to cancel its almost $480 million contract with the USA military. The letter, titled " HoloLens For Good, Not War", begins with the statement that "we refuse to create technology for warfare and oppression".

by | February 24, 2019 | 02:22

Kraft Heinz, which holds the lowest investment-grade rating from both Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings, has seen its rating fall through debt-funded acquisitions that have weakened credit metrics. "For that, we take full responsibility". "Investors for years have asked if 3G's extreme belt-tightening model ultimately would result in brand equity erosion", Goldman wrote.

by | February 24, 2019 | 01:42

Witnesses said they heard the plane's engines surging and that the craft turned sharply before falling into a nosedive, Hawthorne said. Investigators could be at the scene for weeks, the sheriff said. An Amazon Prime cargo plane crashed into a bay Saturday as it approached Houston's George Bush Airport, killing all three of its crew members. Aerial images from CNN affiliate KPRC showed emergency responders on airboats near the site of a significant amount of debris.

by | February 24, 2019 | 01:15

Last year, following mass employee walkouts, Google ended its much-loathed policy of forced arbitration for workers who complain about sexual harassment-Facebook swiftly followed suit . As a result, the company has now dropped forced arbitration in all cases. Though some of Google's competitors in Silicon Valley may follow suit, it's unlikely many other USA employers will do so.

by | February 23, 2019 | 21:13

But Frydenberg said the coal decision was not necessarily linked. Senator Birmingham said while he understood import restrictions or quotas were slowing down the processing of coal, he did not believe the issues were isolated to Australian exporters.

by | February 23, 2019 | 10:56

Talks between the United States and China to resolve a trade dispute which has dented global growth may be progressing, helping to lift crude prices. Oil prices hovered around 2019 highs on Thursday, bolstered by OPEC-led supply cuts and USA sanctions on Venezuela and Iran , but were capped by slowing growth in the global economy.

by | February 22, 2019 | 12:32

Some news outlets have proclaimed this news is going to cause major headaches for Tesla . The revocation of CR's endorsement comes after numerous owners reported problems with their vehicles' paint, trim and body hardware in Consumer Reports' annual vehicle reliability survey , which polls owners of around 470,000 cars .

by | February 22, 2019 | 06:43

Honda also said it will stop making the current Civic Sedan model in Turkey but will continue business operations in the country. "We still don't know what sort of changes Brexit will bring at this point", he said. In Japan, it's planning to end vehicle production at a major plant for the first time in the company's history, concentrating output to a new facility from 2022.

by | February 21, 2019 | 22:11

A number of leading American companies have chosen boycott YouTube by cutting advertising ties, after evidence shows that the video streaming site is being used as a medium to facilitate the activities of a paedophilia ring. "It goes against everything our company stands for". Wired was able to replicate Watson's claims and said the videos it encountered often included little girls playing, swimming, or eating popsicles, and in some cases more graphic content.

by | February 21, 2019 | 22:00

Police investigating the drone attack that caused chaos at Gatwick Airport in December think it may have been an "inside job", according to reports. Police believe a former airport employee was responsible for the December 19 incident that saw 1,000 flights cancelled and 140,000 passengers affected.

by | February 21, 2019 | 21:56

The spokesperson also confirmed that the lucky ticketholder has made contact with Lotto HQ and arrangements are being made to guide them through the prize claims process. National Lottery spokesperson Miriam Donohoe earlier described the latest win as 'truly life-changing'. She said it was the 14th EuroMillions win in Ireland.

by | February 21, 2019 | 19:56

Southwest Airlines lost $60 million because of the government shutdown, the company said Wednesday. Southwest acknowledges the situation has caused "extremely long delays" and Southwest cancels more than 400 flights amid fight with mechanics , including about 100 on Tuesday alone.

by | February 20, 2019 | 23:05

The court observed that RCom had no intention to pay and had "willfully" not paid Ericsson the due amount. Additionally, a fine of Rs 1 crore was imposed on each of the companies, who have to deposit the same with the Supreme Court Registry.

by | February 19, 2019 | 20:42

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after Amazon announced it was walking away from $1.5 billion in incentives it had been promised due to political opposition. Beyond the mechanical voids and Amazon, New York's regressives have also proposed legislation to limit the security deposits New Yorkers are required to pay when renting prospective apartments.

by | February 19, 2019 | 18:31

Flying from Aberdeen, Derry, Bristol, the East Midlands, Stansted and Newcastle in the United Kingdom, its planes travelled to destinations in the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland and Sweden. Airlines could continue to be hard hit by the UK's departure, especially those that are not under EU-ownership. The airline has several partnerships with global carriers.