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Barnes & Noble buyout: Barnes & Noble sold to hedge fund Elliott Management

Barnes & Noble buyout: Barnes & Noble sold to hedge fund Elliott Management

Barnes & Noble Inc said on Friday it would be bought by hedge fund Elliott Management Corp for $475.8 million, marking the end of the once-dominant US book retailer as a public company after years of ...

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London Skyscraper to Home the World’s First 360-Degree Infinity Pool

London Skyscraper to Home the World’s First 360-Degree Infinity Pool

To keep views pristine, there are no stairs on the outside of the pool or the building - instead, a spiral staircase that rotates and rises through the water provides access for swimmers . The design...

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Canadian Conservative leader promises to promote internal trade

Canadian Conservative leader promises to promote internal trade

Trudeau last July appointed Dominic LeBlanc to the post of intergovernmental affairs and internal trade minister, mandated specifically to fully exercise federal jurisdiction over trade and commerce t...

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Walmart Set to Deliver Groceries Into Your Home

Walmart Set to Deliver Groceries Into Your Home

The cameras allow customers to control access into their homes and gives the me the ability to watch the deliveries remotely. There's something weirdly intimate about letting a stranger organize your ...

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Uber Copter Is Launching Next Month

The total ride, including Uber auto pickups to and from the helipads, at both ends of the journey, will cost between $200 and $225 one way, depending on rider demand at the time of service. Nikhil G...

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Sweet! It's National Donut Day. Here's where to find deals

Sweet! It's National Donut Day. Here's where to find deals

Top Pot Doughnuts: At this Seattle eatery, celebrate with a full day of events including Seattle's biggest doughnut eating contest and a performance by Recess Monkey. People hoping to win two doz...

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Sephora closes its US stores for an hour to host 'inclusion workshops'

Sephora closes its US stores for an hour to host 'inclusion workshops'

The implication, of course, is that no black person - not even a massive star - is safe from being racially profiled while shopping. On Wednesday, Sephora stores will close for diversity training, the...

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Google Appeals $1.7 Billion EU Antitrust Fine

Google Appeals $1.7 Billion EU Antitrust Fine

Google had already appealed both earlier decisions to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. A Google spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday that the appeal has been filed but declined to comment f...

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Latest ADP/Moody's jobs report proves underwhelming

The anemic May growth comes after a powerful surge in April of 271,000, the highest since July though revised down 4,000 from the initial reading. " Job growth is moderating". Private employers add...

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Toyota and Subaru to develop joint electric vehicle platform

Toyota and Subaru to develop joint electric vehicle platform

As part of that plan, Toyota aiming to sell at least one million EV or hydrogen-powered vehicles, along with 4.5 million hybrids, a technology the firm has always been a pioneer in. Toyota is looki...

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Australia’s economy growing at slowest rate since the GFC

Australia’s economy growing at slowest rate since the GFC

Weak household consumption dragged the figure down, contributing only 0.1 percentage points to the March quarter, affected by weak income growth and falling house prices across the nation. Dwelling in...

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2nd LD-Writethru: China fines Changan Ford for vertical monopoly agreements

2nd LD-Writethru: China fines Changan Ford for vertical monopoly agreements

The joint venture is a 50/50 split between the USA auto producer and the Chinese state-owned Changan Automobile Group. The automaker was fined for allegedly setting a minimum for resale prices on it...

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Modi government has kept alive expectation of change, says S Jaishankar

Modi government has kept alive expectation of change, says S Jaishankar

While addressing nationalism, he emphasised that the rise of nationalism has been validated electorally across countries and the electoral mandate indicated that the citizens trust the Modi government...

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Huawei gets boost as China issues 5G licenses

Huawei gets boost as China issues 5G licenses

Director General, Rajan Mathews told PTI that it is for the government to decide on whether Huawei telecom gear will be allowed in 5G networks, but an early decision on the matter would help opera...

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Australia cuts rates to record low

Australia cuts rates to record low

The Reserve Bank earlier ended a almost three-year pause in policy adjustments when it eased the cash rate to 1.25%. The Commonwealth Bank and the National Bank of Australia will pass the rate cut i...

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Trump to Take China Tariffs Decision

Trump to Take China Tariffs Decision "right after G20"

The world's two biggest economies are locked in a dispute over US allegations that China steals American technology and forces foreign companies to hand over trade secrets in a sharp-elbowed drive t...

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Aviva to cut 1,800 jobs amid plans to reduce costs

Aviva to cut 1,800 jobs amid plans to reduce costs

Aviva's new strategy was laid out yesterday by Maurice Tulloch, who took over as chief executive in April after pressure from investors for the group to increase profits and revenues. Andy Case, offi...

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FCA says French politics caused merger pullout

FCA says French politics caused merger pullout

The proposed €33bn merger of Fiat Chrysler and Renault has collapsed after an intervention from the French government, Renault's biggest shareholder. Criticism of Fiat's May 27 proposal has gather...

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Carnival to pay $20M in pollution settlement

Carnival to pay $20M in pollution settlement

Seitz has requested that chairman Micky Arison and president Arnold Donald attend a hearing scheduled for Monday, June 3, where the district judge will review the settlement on the probation violation...

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Ford confirms plan to close Bridgend plant with 1700 job losses

Ford confirms plan to close Bridgend plant with 1700 job losses

In the meantime, Jeff Beck, Regional Organiser of the GMB union stated there had been no confirmation yet, adding that the meeting with the company was arranged for tomorrow. Responding to suggestions...

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USA pushes Mexico for more in talks over tariffs and border

USA pushes Mexico for more in talks over tariffs and border

Trump tweeted Wednesday afternoon, noting that talks would resume Thursday. "They conduct river sweeps with us along the river, checking stash houses, setting up checkpoints, all that", Agent Javier...

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Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 bln

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 bln

Any dealmaking by Google now will get a close look by regulators, since the company is facing an antitrust investigation by the U.S. Justice Department. "Many people have asked us for many months, '...

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US Scrambles To Find Alternatives For Chinese Rare Earth Metals

US Scrambles To Find Alternatives For Chinese Rare Earth Metals

These reports come on the heels of an escalated trade war between China and the U.S., with Washington revealing a list of additional Chinese goods worth $300 billion that will be exposed to incr...

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RBI cuts key lending rate to boost growth

RBI cuts key lending rate to boost growth

Entering its second term following a landslide election victory last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is expected to launch a fresh wave of economic reforms to unlock the growth afte...

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FCA Exec Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Company for Alleged Retaliation

Relations in the partnership have been under strain since the arrest last November of former boss Carlos Ghosn, who is awaiting trial in Japan over charges of under-reporting his salary for years whil...

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Fill Your Home With Ikea Robot Furniture

Fill Your Home With Ikea Robot Furniture

The product, Rognan , will be able to transform from a bedroom, to a walk-in closet, to a work space, to a living room, according to a company press release . "When you sleep, you do not need your s...

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Walmart is courting high schoolers with perks like free SAT prep

Walmart is courting high schoolers with perks like free SAT prep

The program, which offers an assortment of business and supply chain degrees for a $1 a day, now provides an additional 14 technology degrees and certificates, including cybersecurity, computer scienc...

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YouTube not to shut recommendations despite abuse issues

YouTube not to shut recommendations despite abuse issues

It was after this that YouTube launched the " YouTube Kids " app. Read on to know all the details! YouTube has been targeted by critics for years over its inability to stop the spread of inappropria...

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US Agency Finally Approves American Airlines And Qantas Joint Venture Business

The US Transportation Department says it has granted tentative approval to American Airlines Group and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, after a prior effort was rejected by the US Govern...

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Reserve Bank looks to jolt alleged

Reserve Bank looks to jolt alleged "strong economy" with rate cut

Shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers said Westpac and ANZ's choice not to do the same was "disgraceful", as the nation grapples with a slowing economy. "We heard from Commissioner Hayne just months ago...

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