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Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger

The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jo...

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger

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CBS and Viacom have reportedly agreed that Viacom CEO Bob Bakish would lead the combined company if a merger deal is reached (CBS, VIAB) Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Viacom (Reuters) — Viacom Inc's Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish is expected to lead the combined company if merged with CBS Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The companies, both controlled by Shari Reds...
18:51, 08/04/2019

Viacom, CBS Executives to Earn Big From Merger Bob Bakish, who will become president and CEO of ViacomCBS, has signed a contract worth about $31 million a year. Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined company, will get earn about $70 million when the deal closes....
11:51, 08/20/2019

A CBS-Viacom merger is a logical step, but probably only a first one CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal that would join the onetime siblings after a three-year dance. But whether the reunion will solve their problems or simply kick them down the road remains one of the media world’s biggest questions....
05:17, 08/13/2019

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
14:51, 06/10/2019

CBS-Viacom merger leads to big payouts for top execs The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That payout is tied to a provision in......
18:00, 08/20/2019

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters. Shares of CBS rose 0.6 percent to $49.21 in early trading, while Viacom fell 2.9 percent to $29.14. Viacom shareholders will receive ju...
23:51, 08/12/2019

CBS-Viacom merger would put Bob Bakish in charge: reports A merged CBS-Viacom would put Viacom CEO Bob Bakish at the head of the table, according to reports. CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello would be offered a job overseeing all of the combined network’s branded assets, the Wall Street Journal reported. The two media companies, which are controlled by Sumner R...
09:51, 08/03/2019

Tesla employees' morale suffers amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla placed 16th on LinkedIn's annual "Top Companies 2019" list published in April, compiled from billions of actions taken by its over 600 million users that indicate job interest and demand. It held the fifth and sixth spots in 2018 and 2017, respectively....
19:51, 06/10/2019

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
03:17, 06/14/2019

CBS, Viacom Strike Deal for Long-Thwarted Merger CBS and Viacom agreed to merge in a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....
20:19, 08/13/2019

Viacom Improves Performance as CBS Merger Talks Continue Viacom posted revenue growth thanks to its first uptick in domestic advertising in 20 quarters, a sign that the media giant’s performance is improving....
19:34, 08/08/2019

CBS and Viacom Announce Deal to Reunite in Mega Merger (NEW YORK) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom owns Paramount Pictures and pay TV channels such as Comedy Central, MTV and BET, while CBS ...
22:18, 08/13/2019

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. After months of discussions, CBS Corp., the network behind “The Big Bang Theory,” has agreed to tie the knot with Viacom to better position the two TV companies to compete against streaming video giants like Netflix and Disney. The all-stock deal, announced Tuesday, uni...
07:17, 08/14/2019

CBS-Viacom merger equals $70M payout to top executive Joe Ianniello The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That payout is tied to a provision in......
15:34, 08/20/2019

CBS and Viacom set August target date for merger talks, after exploring for more than a year Both companies report earnings on Aug. 8, so the CBS and Viacom boards have set that as a natural deadline to agree to a merger. Price won't be discussed by the companies until the end of negotiations, sources say....
00:17, 07/16/2019

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesday in a bid to strengthen their position as they take on Netflix’s streaming insurgency and face up to the loss of “cord-...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legislature. AB5, as the bill is known, passed the House in May and is currently being debated in the Senate....
06:34, 07/17/2019

Through the Darkest of Times hands-on — The fear of getting caught vs. the fear of doing nothing Through the Darkest of Times has the simplest of graphics. It has black-and-white hand-drawn images for its art. But it is a very moving game about the darkest period of German history, starting in 1933 when Hitler came to power. Your job is to take command of a small resistance group in Berlin. You...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Walmart employees call for walkout over gun sales Employees troubled by Walmart’s decision to continue to sell firearms, even after a mass shooting in one of it In the wake of the weekend’s deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, a pair of Walmart employees are joining a number of gun control advocates, questioning the retail chain’s sale of guns and ammunition and encouraging other employees to join in their protest. Thomas Marshall, 23, a Wa...
12:00, 08/08/2019

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
08:34, 07/14/2019

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
02:00, 06/02/2019

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers are bringing a new worry: layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
22:00, 05/20/2019

The Huawei fallout continues: ‘Hundreds’ of US layoffs, plus yet another OS name It doesn’t seem like things will be back to normal for Huawei anytime soon, despite President Trump last month seeming warm to a reprieve for the Chinese tech giant. But not only is Huawei still shut out from buying parts it needs from the US and still banned from selling its phones here &mdas...
01:34, 07/15/2019

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a possible recession....
10:00, 07/15/2019

PES layoffs accelerate as Philadelphia refinery closes Refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions is laying off the majority of its unionized workforce on Tuesday and Wednesday, the union's president said, ahead of an initial layoff deadline....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:17, 07/14/2019

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:00, 07/14/2019

Why This Time Is Different for CBS and Viacom The media companies have previously faced obstacles to merging, but conditions have changed. Just because a merger hasn’t worked out before doesn’t mean it won’t this time around....
13:00, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
11:00, 07/14/2019

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. in Wake of Blacklisting Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
13:34, 07/14/2019

Vice Media Parts With 2 Top Editors, After Layoffs and Before an Expansion Under the company’s new digital leader, Katie Drummond, Vice.com’s editor in chief and managing editor are leaving, with Erika Allen, formerly of Vice Magazine, arriving to replace them....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Disney announces some new layoffs to go with all those big fancy box office records It’s a damn good time to be Disney right now; the entertainment giant just bought Fox and is well on its way to absorbing Hulu, its live-action films and animated properties continue to thrive, and its Marvel franchise of films has never been more lucrative, with Avengers: Endgame not only serving a...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Newspapers, digital news operations hit with layoffs as disruption About 1 in 4 American newspapers did layoffs in 2018 as the media continued to grapple with falling revenue, according to a Pew Research Center study.       ...
02:17, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-PES layoffs accelerate as Philadelphia refinery closes Refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions is laying off the majority of its unionized workforce on Tuesday and Wednesday, the union's president said, ahead of an initial layoff deadline....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Deutsche Bank layoffs on heels of years of trouble AP banking reporter Ken Sweet said the layoffs just announced at Deutsche Bank are a sign of "trouble" for a bank that has seen a revolving door of CEO's. (July 8)        ...
05:17, 07/09/2019

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs at Its US Operations: Report Huawei is planning extensive layoffs in the US as the company grapples with its US blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
08:17, 07/15/2019

CBS and Viacom to merge after 13 years apart After much speculation, Viacom and CBS are back together once again after 13 years apart. Early this afternoon, the two media companies officially announced plans to merge into a new company dubbed ViacomCBS. Once the merger becomes official, current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish will head up the company. &...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Bigger cuts expected: 23,000 more Ford layoffs needed, analysts say Ford CEO Jim Hackett plans for layoffs won't deliver savings the company has said it wants. An analyst says another 23,000 layoffs are needed.        ...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served notice of her resignation Friday from the State Jour...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigned to spare layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A staff writer for Illinois’ capital-city newspaper says its editor has resigned to spare more layoffs. Angie Muhs (MYOOZ’) resigned from The State Journal-Register on Friday. Longtime health writer and union steward Dean Olsen says Muhs told him that part of her...
02:34, 05/15/2019

The Last Edition: How a Newspaper War in New Orleans Ended: With a Baked Alaska and Layoffs The Advocate went into New Orleans six years ago to challenge the city’s 182-year-old paper, The Times-Picayune. Now The Advocate is the last one standing....
16:34, 05/13/2019

Huawei, Still on Commerce Department Blacklist, Reportedly Planning U.S. Layoffs Chinese tech firm Huawei is planning on laying off hundreds of U.S. workers after landing on a Commerce Department blacklist that has savaged its ability to do business stateside, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.Read more......
23:51, 07/14/2019

Pima County hosts job fair in wake of recent layoffs Pima County will hold a job fair next week in response to the recent layoff at three Tucson businesses. All are welcome, but the job fair is targeting former employees of Concentrix, Carondelet and Citi. Pima County One-Stop Career Center ARIZONA@WORK will host the event May 6 at the Kino Event Cent...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Here's where GM layoffs stand after stunning blow to factory workers GM said it has jobs for all the 2,800 hourly workers affected by its move to idle four U.S. factories. Here's a look at how the numbers stack up.        ...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Cutting the cord could get costlier with CBS and Viacom Latest media marriage could follow past history: removing popular shows and asking you to pay more to see them, a la Friends and Netflix       ...
15:34, 08/17/2019

What Shari Redstone won’t say about a Viacom deal CBS and Viacom reported earnings on Thursday — and refused to discuss what everyone wanted to know: the status of their merger plans. “We will not be responding to questions or comments regarding potential M&A,” reps from Viacom sternly noted at the top of their third-quarter earnings call. Likewise...
05:00, 08/09/2019

CBS and Viacom have finally agreed to merge — here's what they could buy next CBS and Viacom finally have agreed to a merger, but the combined company still wants to get bigger. There might be several options for Shari Redstone, including Discovery, Lions Gate and Sony Pictures....
22:17, 08/13/2019

Philadelphia refiner pre-paid employee vacation in advance of layoffs: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions overnight pre-paid some employees vacation compensation in advance of anticipated layoffs and the expected closure of its 335,000-barrel-per-day refinery complex, according to sources familiar with the plans....
16:17, 06/26/2019

Vice’s planned takeover of Refinery29 may result in culture clash, layoffs If Vice Media succeeds in its planned takeover of Refinery29, some media watchers are predicting a major clash of cultures and a new round of layoffs. The two companies each command nine figures in revenue, but neither is profitable and the private equity owners forced major cuts in staffing at both...
09:17, 07/31/2019

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michigan gives a big tax break to Jeep for its Detroit plant and more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, May 22, 2019....
02:00, 05/23/2019

'Medicare-for-all' will raise taxes, force hospital layoffs: Chris Jacobs Chris Jacobs, the founder of a Washington D.C.-based policy consulting firm, warned on "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that the single-payer, "Medicare For All" health care system would mean a spike in taxes for many Americans....
18:17, 05/01/2019

CBS, Viacom agree to merge in all-stock deal CBS Corp and Viacom Inc agreed to merge on Tuesday, creating a company with more than $28 billion in revenue, as an increasingly competitive media landscape prompted their controlling shareholder to reunify the U.S. entertainment companies 13 years after breaking them up....
00:51, 08/14/2019

CBS and Viacom are reuniting with new deal and set to become ViacomCBS Inc. by end of year CBS and Viacom are bringing their networks back together to form a new company. The combined company will be called ViacomCBS Inc.       ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

CBS and Viacom to Reunite in Victory for Shari Redstone The merger was viewed as necessary at a time when audiences for traditional television have eroded, as it helps the new ViacomCBS push further into streaming....
03:17, 08/14/2019

Viacom beats quarterly revenue estimates Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by a rare growth in domestic advertising revenue....
01:34, 08/09/2019

CBS, Viacom reach agreement in principle: sources CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached an agreement in principle, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, taking one step closer to reuniting media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire after 13 years apart....
16:17, 08/13/2019

CBS Is Planning Offer for Sister Company Viacom CBS is preparing to make an offer for sister media company Viacom in the coming weeks, following a meeting of CBS directors last week in which a potential deal was discussed....
02:51, 06/19/2019

CBS, Viacom to reunite, hoping to take on Disney and Netflix The combined company will include a film studio, Paramount Pictures, as well as the CBS network, cable channels such as MTV and Comedy Central and a host of digital platforms....
01:17, 08/14/2019

CBS, Viacom in Final Stages of Deal Talks CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....
17:56, 08/12/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on New Leadership CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
11:17, 08/03/2019

Viacom Revenue Falls as It Looks Beyond TV Sets for Growth Revenue at Viacom declined in its latest quarter, as the media company grapples with shrinking distribution fees and moving its content and advertising beyond traditional television platforms....
16:17, 05/10/2019

Longtime NFL reporter Ed Werder rejoins ESPN, two years after company included him in layoffs ESPN is bringing back longtime NFL reporter Ed Werder to be a Dallas-based journalist for the network two years after the company's 2017 layoffs.       ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO Scolds Managers Over Pricey Suit Fittings Amid Layoffs Deutsche Bank chief executive Christian Sewing was forced to personally rebuke managers who ordered tailors to their London office as thousands of traders were let go Monday, after details of the......
13:17, 07/12/2019

Viacom profit beats on lower costs, success of 'What Men Want' Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movie "What Men Want", sending its shares up 3.5%....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Viacom buys lasagna-loving Garfield for Nickelodeon Garfield, the lasagna-loving, lazy comic-strip cat is getting adopted by Viacom. The company, which owns Nickelodeon, announced Tuesday that it has entered a deal to acquire Paws, a holding company which owns the rights to "Garfield."...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targeting will have any time for it. Under Bakish, the own...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Viacom to Launch BET Streaming Service With Tyler Perry BET Networks is preparing to launch a streaming-video service aimed at African-American audiences as parent company Viacom pursues new business lines to counter the decline of its traditional pay-TV operation....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Viacom and CBS are merging again, because true corporate love never dies For the first time since they split up in 2005—which was nearly 14 whole years ago!—Viacom and CBS have announced that they intend to merge together into a single company… again. This comes from The Verge, which says the new company will be branded ViacomCBS and that current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish wi...
02:17, 08/14/2019

Viacom CEO Charges Less for Channels in Bid for Long-Term Growth Viacom accepted a cut in payments for carriage of its TV channels including MTV and Nickelodeon in its recent distribution deal struck with AT&T—a sign of shifting clout in the cable industry....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency The Office of Personnel Management plans to send 150 employees home without pay on Oct. 1 to cover a budget shortfall that lawmakers plan to make up, a sign of growing tension over plans to zero out the agency....
21:00, 06/19/2019

Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee' Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movies "Bumblebee" and "What Men Want"....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Viacom beats earning estimates on strong box office sales Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat second-quarter earning estimates on strong box-office sales even as it saw revenue from shows decline on continued cord cutting. For the three months ended March 31, Viacom’s net income rose 41.4 percent to $376 million, or 93 cents a sh...
06:34, 05/11/2019

J.C. Penney, Viacom, General Electric: Stocks That Defined the Week Major U.S. stock indexes fell for the week on renewed concerns that the economy could be headed toward a recession, fueled by an inversion of the yield curve and other market signals flashing red....
08:34, 08/17/2019

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
07:17, 08/03/2019

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will be able to compete and partner better in a media industry dominated by giants....
00:51, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 3-CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team -sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
01:17, 08/03/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on Team to Lead a Combined Company CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
22:17, 08/02/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on Team to Lead Combined Company CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
00:51, 08/03/2019

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
05:51, 08/02/2019

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a media conglomerate to compete with the likes of Ne...
05:34, 08/15/2019

IBM is laying off more than 1,000 employees IBM confirmed Thursday that it’s laying off a small percentage of employees. The cuts affect around 1,7000 of the company's 340,000 employees.        ...
06:34, 06/07/2019

Employees circumvent IT just to do their job Employees worldwide have begun to go rogue by using unauthorized software and applications on their work devices despite being aware of the potential business risks involved according to new research from Snow Software.The company's new study surveyed 3,00 professionals in the US, Europe and As...
02:51, 06/01/2019

IBM is laying off 1,700 employees IBM confirmed Friday that it is laying off 1,700 employees. The layoffs, which affect one half of 1 percent of IBM’s 340,000 strong workforce — were confirmed by the tech company to CNBC. “We are continuing to reposition our team to align with our focus on the high-value segments of the IT market, a...
19:00, 06/07/2019

How to Attract Generation Z as Employees Employers are planning to hire 10.7% more class of 2019 graduates than they did from the class of 2018, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. With college hiring up, in order for employers to recruit these candidates as effectively as possible, it is essential that th...
18:00, 07/18/2019

When It Comes to Workplace Tech, Employees Know Best Paperwork, data entry and other repetitive tasks are common work complaints. But for corporate technology teams looking to deploy chatbots, virtual assistants or robots, identifying these tasks—and matching them with effective technology—can be a challenge....
06:17, 05/10/2019

84% of US employees have never heard of GDPR A survey of corporate employees by insider threat management company ObserveIT reveals a greater understanding of privacy laws in the UK than in the US....
02:51, 06/13/2019

In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
22:17, 05/23/2019

Balotelli: I have zero fear of failing Mario Balotelli says his mother cried when he told her he was joining hometown club Brescia and insists he has no fear of failing on his return to to Serie A after an absence of three years       ...
21:51, 08/19/2019

Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless You may have heard of the latest approach to authentication in businesses: inserting microchips into their employees.  While this approach has worked wonders in the pet community, helping returning lost furry friends to their owners, the use of microchips in a business environment is not only dehuma...
17:34, 08/17/2019

Tech Executives Tap Employees for Ideas Technology teams at large companies are moving beyond their traditional role in business support as their bosses encourage them to use their skills to develop marketable products and services....
09:34, 08/21/2019

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
02:34, 05/17/2019

U.S. pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Delta Thinks Its Employees Are Morons Delta, an airline company that absorbs over $5 billion in annual profit and has a share price that’s soared to over eight times its value since 2011, does not want its flight attendants to unionize and demand fair compensation as a unit. Instead of making more money, the airline asks, how about... v...
22:00, 05/09/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
12:34, 05/15/2019

US Company Asked To Pay $58,000 To 2 Employees For H1-B Violations A US company has been asked to pay $58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by......
00:51, 07/19/2019

Half of employees think the cloud is actually in the sky, according to a third of IT workers It's not a secret that IT professionals--particularly first-tier tech support--have a low opinion of users, though a new survey paints a rather bleak picture....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Amazon, in Need of Drivers, Turns to Its Own Employees Amazon will pay its employees to quit and help them start their own local package-delivery businesses, as the e-commerce giant competes for delivery drivers in the tightest U.S. labor market in 50 years....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. The Arizona Republic reports that the partnership will begin this month as Chandler evaluates whether using the aut...
02:00, 07/08/2019

Schwab Scraps Trip for Top Employees Discount brokerage Charles Schwab says it is scrapping a Hawaii vacation for top employees, citing “reputational risks” associated with award programs....
03:17, 07/13/2019

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Top US bosses earn 278 times more than their employees Chief executives earned an average of $17.2m each last year and their pay grew more than 1000 % since 1978, survey findsChief executives at the US’s top companies took home $17.2m in pay last year – 278 times the salary of their average worker.Between 1978 and 2018, the average pay of the bosses of ...
19:00, 08/14/2019

How Huawei Employees Helped Governments Spy A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that employees of Huawei, the Chinese telecom company, helped the governments of African nations intercept the communications of political opponents. Josh Chin tells the story of how Huawei technicians helped governments crack down....
00:34, 08/15/2019

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
23:00, 05/29/2019

What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.        ...
16:34, 05/21/2019

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
02:51, 06/15/2019

This restaurant likes to tattoo its employees More than 30 of Nova Cafe’s current and former employees got tattoo of a bacon and eggs/skull and crossbone designIt’s not required that you get a tattoo with the restaurant’s logo if you want to work at the Nova Cafe in Bozeman, Montana. But that hasn’t stopped more than 30 of the cafe’s current an...
00:51, 08/02/2019

JLR employees could move to a four-day working week News 12 Jun, 2019 Employees at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant will sign a ballot later this week, deciding if the plant will move to a four-day schedule...
23:00, 06/12/2019

‘It could get very serious’: Why some analysts fear a U.S.-China currency war Trump's trade actions may be responsible for lowering the value of renminbi, although the president lashed out against "currency manipulation" on Monday on Twitter....
07:34, 08/06/2019

ICE raids spark fear, protests Immigration advocates took to the streets in protest Friday ahead of mass deportation raids planned this weekend in ten major cities. President Trump says the thousands of families targeted have already been given deportation orders. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the ...
05:17, 07/13/2019

Phil Neville: ‘I’ve seen nothing in this tournament that gives me fear’ The England coach’s rotation policy, so successful so far in the World Cup, is a matter of common sense rather than scienceThe hotel’s breakfast buffet is still doing brisk trade when Phil Neville takes a seat in a quiet corner and reflects on the night before. England’s coach reveals that his rewar...
04:51, 06/23/2019

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approaching patients....
01:00, 05/23/2019

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the United States is widespread on the streets of Iran's capital....
07:51, 05/17/2019

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Stocks Bounce but Fear Remains Near-dated futures contracts tracking the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, continue to hover above those expiring later, a sign that investors are still girding for turbulence in stocks ahead in the near-term....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin's new genie Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney's live action version of "Aladdin" after the celebrated performance by the late Robin Williams more than 25 years ago, but says it eventually became a joy....
22:34, 05/21/2019

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's what you should know going in....
05:51, 05/23/2019

Who is next in big pharma's merger spree? Consolidation in the U.S. healthcare industry, which has already witnessed a string of multi-billion dollar deals, is expected to remain a major theme for the rest of 2019....
01:17, 08/20/2019

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Huawei reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of employees in the US The layoffs are expected to hit Huawei's U.S. development subsidiary Futurewei, according to the Journal. Futurewei employs 850 people in research labs throughout the U.S., including Texas, California and Washington state....
21:00, 07/14/2019

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
02:17, 06/29/2019

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
17:34, 05/27/2019

These Food Delivery Services Keep Their Employees' Tips If you’re using an app to get food deliveries, your tip might be going right into the bank account of the company the deliverer works for, not the person’s pockets....
03:00, 07/23/2019

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory, sexual and racial content....
21:17, 07/16/2019

FCA, Renault deal could take more than one year to be finalised - CEO to employees It could take more than one year for Fiat Chrysler and Renault to finalise a proposed merger of the two companies, FCA group's chief executive told employees on Monday in a letter seen by Reuters....
10:34, 05/27/2019

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
02:17, 07/18/2019

Uber to cut about 400 employees, citing 'mediocre results' Uber went public in May and currently trades just below the IPO price. The San Francisco-based company and its hometown rival, Lyft Inc., are under pressure from investors for heavy losses. ...
22:51, 07/30/2019

The future of work is all about keeping employees happy As the world of work is dramatically changing, we face new challenges we’re often not equipped for. The global workforce is more educated than ever, but professionals lack the soft skills they need to thrive in the fast-paced career environment. Holley Murchison is on a mission to change that. After...
20:17, 04/30/2019

Riot Employees Prepare For Walkout Today Los Angeles-based Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon in protest of the company’s stance on forced arbitration in what appears to be the first walkout at a major gaming studio. Kotaku will be reporting live from the protest as it develops....
18:17, 05/06/2019

Memorial set for 5 slain Capital Gazette employees ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Journalists will gather in a park in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Baltimore Sun, and Capital Gazette Editor Rick Hutzell are sche...
08:34, 06/28/2019

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Google employees petition to ban the company from SF Pride Google employees are asking the San Francisco Pride board of directors to revoke Google's sponsorship of Pride 2019 and to exclude Google from the Pride Parade on June 30th. In a letter written to San Francisco Pride, the employees say they have spen......
20:00, 06/26/2019

Amazon wants to help employees start their own delivery businesses Amazon is expanding its delivery service program. The company plans to pay employees to start their own package delivery businesses.        ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon to employees: We’ll pay you to quit and haul packages NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to on...
14:34, 05/13/2019

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
02:00, 06/04/2019

MySpace employees reportedly read your mid-2000s DMs Long before Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram ruled the social media world, there was Myspace. One of the earliest social networks crossed the mark of 100 million users in 2006. However, a report published by Vice today suggests that its employees used a specific tool to spy on its users. The report ...
16:51, 06/25/2019

Don’t be afraid to give your employees real autonomy A control-oriented management style doesn't work well in a knowledge economy powered by code. Let your workers set their direction, speed, and destination.Read More...
19:37, 08/11/2019

Tesla warns employees against leaking info Tesla has a rough history with leakers, and it's apparently eager to remind employees of that fact. CNBC said it had obtained an email from Tesla's security team (yes, the irony is thick) warning staff against leaking sensitive information. The messa......
03:17, 05/05/2019

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
00:34, 08/15/2019

Amazon to Help Employees Start Their Own Delivery Business Amazon said it would offer employees an array of incentives to help them get their own package-delivery business off the ground, part of a bid to shore up its own delivery network independent of big shipping companies....
18:00, 05/13/2019

These 20 tech companies literally have the most valuable employees If you’ve ever wondered how valuable a company is — or in other words, its capacity to bring in revenue, as well as what its assets are worth — the most common way to do it is to look at its market capitalization. It’s the result of a company’s historically reported and expected — by the company its...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Boeing to add 'a few hundred' employees to assist with 737 MAX deliveries Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" additional temporary employees at an airport in Moses Lake, Washington, where it is storing 737 MAX jetliners, the fast-selling model grounded in the wake of deadly crashes....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sick lea......
00:17, 05/01/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read More...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
15:51, 06/20/2019

AFL-CIO's Own Employees Weigh in On Brewing Leadership Conflict Last night, the personal and professional dispute that has gripped the highest ranks of the AFL-CIO’s leadership was joined by another relevant party: the AFL-CIO’s own unionized employees....
02:51, 05/04/2019

Other Parties Trying To Create Fear Among People Of Kashmir, Says BJP The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday accused leaders of the National Conference, PDP and the Congress of deliberately trying to trigger panic among the people as they themselves were......
08:17, 08/04/2019

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
07:17, 06/06/2019

Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime on a sunny day in early June. I’m standing on London’s Fleet Street outside an imposing door that’s sandwiched between a solicitor’s office and Ye Olde...
19:34, 06/15/2019

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across the globe are investing in Artificial Intelligence technology at an astounding rate. But could there be a reason to fear a boom-bust cycle ahead? No... ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak of three straight (and four out of the last five)...
20:34, 06/13/2019

Terrorism survivors: ‘I lived in fear that I would be killed’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism this coming Wednesday, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives....
18:34, 08/17/2019

Jack Monroe: ‘I’m still haunted by the fear of being hungry’ The food writer and activist, 31, on internet insults, living in a shoebox, teaching at Sunday school and heckling Ed MilibandWhen I was born my parents lived in a flat so small that it now legally can’t be rented out as a dwelling. A bit later, when we moved out of that shoebox, they started foster...
19:34, 06/15/2019

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Fear and defiance among Pakistan’s Hazaras - in pictures High walls around the neighbourhoods of the country’s embattled Hazara community in the south-western city of Quetta are designed to protect them from extremist militants. However, they also serve as a constant reminder of the threat they face from groups such as Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Islamic State ...
11:51, 07/31/2019

We Are NOT Scaremongering, But You Should Be Gripped By Fear of a Global Recession Right Now Is a recession coming? The very nature of time assures us that, yes, sooner or later, a recession—like all events—will come. But should you be riddled with anxiety about a recession coming soon? Also yes....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Can you afford to retire? Most Americans fear they can't Many Americans lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.       ...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be stored for future use so sniffer dogs can track surveillance targets....
07:17, 06/09/2019

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced for fallout....
01:34, 05/08/2019

| Liverpool rediscovering fear factor, says Van Dijk Virgil van Dijk believes Liverpool are close to rediscovering the fear factor that made the club such a dominant force for nearly two decades as they target European glory....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn Measles is back, health care workers are racing to contain it, and parents of vulnerable children are frantic. How a fever spread in a tight-knit community....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Amazon says its facial recognition can now identify fear Amazon claimed this week its facial recognition software, Rekognition, can now detect a person's fear on top of accurately identifying other emotions....
06:17, 08/14/2019

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
11:17, 05/30/2019

The Londoner: Fisticuffs fear in Politics Live row Jo Coburn says Francois vs. Self row was "my fault"/ Labour MPs resist House of Lords offer by Lib Dems/ Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid rivalry finds new front...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Amazon Says It Can Detect Fear on Your Face. You Scared? The company updates its Rekognition suite with an algorithm that can tell if you’re afraid. Researchers say such emotion detectors don’t work very well....
15:34, 08/18/2019

Anglophone journalists in Cameroon fear for their lives The crisis in Cameroon's Anglophone regions has led numerous journalists in affected areas to quit their careers for their safety. Those who stay and insist on reporting on the crisis face threats from all sides....
01:00, 08/07/2019

| Ajax fear no-one as they hunt unlikely European glory Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana says that the flamboyant European dreamers aren't afraid of anyone as they prepare to continue their wild ride in the Champions League....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Instill Fear In Your Opponents With This $50 Gaming Headset Have you ever wanted to own a headset designed by a Xenomorph? Well, buddy, you should check out the $50 Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum headset....
06:34, 05/07/2019

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these things also impacted by birth order? Not necessarily, experts say....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Hedonism, sex and fear – why the Weimar republic is in vogue From Fritz Lang to Brecht, 1920s German culture is being celebrated in print and on stage – perhaps because it has clear echoes todayIt was one of the most febrile and fascinating periods in the 20th century. A time when cultural creativity and technical innovation walked hand in hand with political...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Fear Flares Up as Investors Brace for More Volatility Many investors fear that the recent volatility in markets is here to stay. The VIX, known as Wall Street’s “fear gauge,” jumped almost 30% on Monday, on track for its biggest one-day advance since October....
22:00, 05/13/2019

After caliphate's fall, IS insurgents still spread fear It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room....
10:00, 05/13/2019

Google’s Cassie Kozyrkov on why we shouldn’t fear AI At TNW2019, Google’s Chief Decision Scientist Cassie Kozyrkov took to the main stage to share her thoughts on humans’ responsibility behind creating and using AI tools. In a talk titled “Automating Beyond Human Expression,” Kozyrkov explained why she believes we shouldn’t fear AI, but the humans bui...
11:17, 05/10/2019

Dodgers fear Seager has serious hamstring strain Corey Seager pulled up lame while attempting to score in the ninth inning Tuesday, and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "early indications" were that Seager has a Grade "2-plus" strain....
11:17, 06/12/2019

These Airplane Facts Will Help Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that most fears boil down to a lack of understanding, and in those situations knowledge really is power. If the thought of flying in a plane makes you anxiou...
07:00, 06/07/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
14:51, 05/30/2019

NBA’s fear of Drake shows how cowardly sports have become It’s not difficult to figure why the dish ran away with the spoon. They’d had enough. Monday, after the second period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, NBC intermissions regular Mike Milbury reprised his playing days reputation for incivility, which likely originally appealed to NBC. Milbury was w...
05:51, 06/07/2019

The Knicks’ Zion Williamson ‘hangover’ is nothing to fear Once the Zion Williamson “hangover” subsides, the Knicks are poised to get a “really, really good player” with the third overall pick in the 2019 draft. So says ESPN NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz, who believes the Knicks still should be excited about the likelihood of landing either Murray State po...
21:17, 05/16/2019

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scenarios to make sure they’re plausible....
11:51, 08/04/2019

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earlier chose to exit the escalator and air-conditioner businesses....
04:17, 06/10/2019

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
15:00, 08/06/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
20:17, 04/28/2019

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communicat...
02:51, 05/25/2019

Just Eat and Takeway.com agree terms of merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in the sector globally through an all-share deal....
09:17, 07/29/2019

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants them to “apologize for having lives.” ...
02:51, 05/25/2019

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Thursday came from two publications: Entertainment W...
00:17, 06/08/2019

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:17, 08/18/2019

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
23:34, 07/15/2019

Officers, Employees In UP Prisons Prohibited From Using Mobile Phones The Uttar Pradesh government has prohibited the use of mobile phones in jails for officers and employees. Jail superintendents and jailors, however, are allowed to use their closed user group numbers....
21:51, 07/30/2019

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that surfac...
23:51, 07/15/2019

Google Employees Say They Faced Retaliation After Organizing Walkout Two Google workers who called for an employee protest over the company’s treatment of sexual harassment said they were demoted or told their role would change....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Living In A Van In Google's Backyard? Some Employees Make It Work In a quiet neighborhood near Google's headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sgt. Wahed Magee, of the Mountain View Police......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their grievances about their work. What she saw, she clai...
06:17, 07/16/2019

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch......
16:00, 05/22/2019

Home Depot employees build 2-year-old boy a walker CEDARTOWN, Ga. (CNN) – Employees at a Georgia Home Depot are being praised for helping out a 2-year-old boy who has trouble getting around. 2-year-old Logan has hypotonia, which impacts his muscle tone and makes walking a problem. His parents were not sure if insurance would cover a gait walke...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages and the EU announcing that it is now weighing antit...
22:17, 07/20/2019

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
05:34, 05/24/2019

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was reviewed by Reuters....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Walmart employees are staging a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
00:00, 08/08/2019

AT&T employees took bribes to plant malware on the company's network DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million devices....
18:00, 08/06/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, according to a new report. The agency is planning to use its police force to monitor workers’ attendance and overtime hours — following a series of Post...
23:17, 05/10/2019

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of the 12 victims, and all but one were city employe...
07:00, 06/02/2019

Walmart employees stage a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
04:34, 08/08/2019

Jet Airways Employees Protest In Delhi, Demand Salaries Jet Airways employees held a protest at Jantar Mantar today, demanding the company to release a part of their salaries till completion of the insolvency resolution process....
22:34, 08/06/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against the company and could prevent drivers from joining ...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now outnumber the company’s actual employees, The New...
23:34, 05/30/2019

Amazon to employees: Quit your job, we’ll help you start a delivery business Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) In efforts to fulfill orders faster, Amazon will help some employees transition to entrepreneurial li...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
02:17, 05/31/2019

Waymo will test its self-driving taxis on employees in California Self-driving venture Waymo has been given permission by California authorities to transport people in its robotaxis. According to TechCrunch, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) gave Waymo the green light this week, issuing a permit tha......
15:51, 07/03/2019

Bratz-maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s employees. “Attention #Mattel employees Mattel Inc...
05:34, 08/07/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking Christian ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles and religious symbols and statements. After one person who has sold “Christian Fashion Gifts” on the platform for two years had an ad blocked, the seller asked ...
21:34, 05/14/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbols and statements....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Bratz maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s employees. “Attention #Mattel employees Mattel Inc...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Amazon to help employees start package delivery business Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime member...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Can't Accept Gifts Without Permission, UP Government Employees Told After banning mobile phones in meeting, asking officials to report on duty by 9 am, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now come up with another new diktat -- no officials will henceforth......
11:00, 07/01/2019

Jeep employees, retirees say Renault's presence put them 'in the ditch' While FCA considers a merger with Renault, older Jeep employees and retirees recall their last dance with the French automaker in the 1980s, when Renault merged with American Motors Corp., which owned Jeep at the time....
19:51, 06/03/2019

Facebook plans to double its minority employees in the next five years Facebook is more diverse than it was six years ago, but the company admits it has a long way to go. Today, Facebook released its 2019 Diversity Report, and while it employs more women and minorities than it did a few years ago, it's still predominant......
15:34, 07/10/2019

Welcome to a timeline in which Letterboxd needs to clarify that its employees are "not Nazi sympathizers" Like many of us, Letterboxd user SilentDawn felt compelled to revisit Inglourious Basterds—what with a new Quentin Tarantino film in theaters and all. Following what was presumably an entertaining but largely uneventful two hours and 33 minutes, SilentDawn took to Letterboxd to post their thoughts o...
00:51, 08/01/2019

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position......
16:51, 07/11/2019

This is the email Tesla sent employees after a series of recent leaks Tesla this week sent an email to employees warning about the impact of on-going press leaks. The email reminded employees that each of them signed confidentiality agreements, warning the company would take action against those it felt were in violation, including “termination of employment, claims f...
05:51, 05/04/2019

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events around the world on Friday marked the fourth year...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday against a director, three agents and a scout of thei...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Google: Employees can protest YouTube, just not near its Pride float Google has pushed back on claims that it is banning employees from protesting YouTube during the San Francisco Pride Parade. Several outlets reported on Monday that a leaked internal memo barred any Google employees from protesting YouTube while marc......
01:00, 06/26/2019

How good CEOs make personal connections with employees When Anna Sharts began her first day of employment at Northwell Health in March, like all new hires she attended an orientation in New Hyde Park, NY. “I was not expecting to see the CEO of the largest health system in New York at orientation!” says the Brooklyn resident. During pre-boarding conversa...
16:17, 05/19/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
23:34, 05/18/2019

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss's Ass Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictable shtick from the guy who sold MAGA hats and yuks...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Insys Co-Founder and Former Employees Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy A federal jury in Boston on Thursday convicted five former executives and managers of Insys Therapeutics Inc. of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy designed to boost profits from the company’s prescription opioid drug....
22:17, 05/02/2019

Singaporean IT employees more keen on skills upgrade than higher pay More IT professionals in the city-state are prioritising companies that offer opportunities to enhance their skills over higher salaries, with 82% willing to do so, compared to 80% of marketers and 73% of their peers in finance....
14:17, 07/31/2019

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. However, when used properly, social media can become an invaluable tool for keeping employees more engaged, happy and connected at work. While companies cert...
00:51, 07/12/2019

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Mets, Yankees may need to finally overcome their trade fear June was defining in New York baseball. The Yankees posted the best record in the AL to surge to the overall best record in the AL. The Mets produced the worst record in the NL to fall 11 under .500 and 12 out of first place. Their first games of July were against each other......
02:17, 07/03/2019

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas Democrat could scramble their best efforts. It’s unclear whether Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) will seek Trump’s immediate impeachment or simply the launch of ...
20:34, 07/16/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
08:51, 07/12/2019

If everyone else is worried about stocks, capitalize on the fear and make a fortune Markets often pre-price widely known information, especially the bad stuff. Invest in the stock market when others pull out, and you won't regret it.       ...
22:17, 07/07/2019

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
08:17, 07/13/2019

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very glad I didn’t.I learned to drive when I was 19 on the distinctly un-mean streets of Milton Keynes – a town 50 miles from London, known for ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

TV station to continue reporting 'without fear' after offices raided An Australian TV station has been raided by police over a story alleging special forces had been involved in the unlawful killing of civilians in Afghanistan....
14:34, 06/05/2019

Hal Steinbrenner’s biggest fear about Yankees’ pursuit for starter LONDON — Standing in the middle of Finsbury Park at the start of a clinic for the London Meteorites Baseball Club on Thursday, Hal Steinbrenner reiterated his desire to upgrade the pitching staff of the rampaging Yankees. Having spent beyond the first two luxury-tax thresholds with a third one of $2...
11:34, 06/28/2019

Fear missing out? Amazon knows it—and uses it to make Prime Day sales Amazon's marketing for its annual Prime Day plays on our fear of missing out on deals and discounts. Experts weigh in on the consumer psychology behind Prime Day....
23:00, 07/14/2019

Paper Round: United fear Pogba will go AWOL "Manchester United worry over Paul Pogba, Arsenal want Ryan Fraser, Newcastle set Rafael Benitez departure in May, and Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi."...
10:34, 07/07/2019

Thai musicians in exile for their songs fear for their lives A group of Thai musicians is living in Laos in daily fear of abduction and murder by people they believe want to eliminate them for songs seen as disrespectful toward the monarchy...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
11:51, 07/17/2019

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Government Of India Spreading Fear On Kashmir, Says Congress The Congress has hit out at the government after its advisory on Friday asking tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to leave the Kashmir Valley "immediately" because of new intelligence about terror......
15:17, 08/03/2019

Some House members want pay raise -- while others fear political cost After a decade without a pay raise, a handful of House members are considering accepting an annual automatic wage hike, but most lawmakers are worried about the politics of looking out of touch with voters not making six figures....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Federal Borrowing Soars as Deficit Fear Fades Borrowing by the federal government is set to top $1 trillion for the second year in a row as higher spending outpaces revenue growth and concern about budget deficits wanes in Washington and on Wall Street....
08:51, 07/30/2019

Fear-based apps have us fretting about crime even as it declines Paranoia has never been so social. A slew of community apps meant to inform locals of crime in their area are helping encourage a false sense of rising danger in America — despite the fact that crime rates have plummeted over the past two decades, according to Bureau of Justice statistics and the FB...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Justin Bieber Encourages Fans to Not Let "Fear and Anxiety Win" Justin Bieber has an uplifting message for you. The star took to social media on Thursday with lengthy comments for his 111 million fans with his faith in mind. "Don't......
23:00, 05/02/2019

Fear the Man in the Middle? This company wants to sell quantum key distribution Enlarge / That's a lofty promise you got there, quantum key distribution company. (credit: Quantum XChange) When reviewing the WireGuard VPN last fall, one of the things that came up was WireGuard's support for an optional, additional PSK (Pre Shared Key) layer of security. Like most modern crypto...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Why developers shouldn’t fear Friday code deployments I’ve seen the advice of not deploying products on Fridays over and over in my Twitter feed and internet memes. I even stumbled upon a job offer that mentions ‘no Friday deployments’ policy as one of their perks. Most of the industry is now sold on the idea that pushing code to production on a Friday...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the itself if it did....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Run-in with Pamplona bull made American ‘fear for my life’ The desire to have a selfie as a souvenir from running with the bulls in Spain turned into a near-death experience an American lawyer says he’ll never forget...
21:51, 07/08/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers....
17:34, 05/09/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Fear a Weak Yuan, but No Repeat of the Last China Crisis It’s rare that anything labeled as a psychologically important level in markets actually matters. But seven yuan to the dollar—breached on Monday—really does....
21:00, 08/05/2019

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
11:01, 08/11/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly its customers fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app....
06:17, 05/14/2019

Shaken by the El Paso shooting, Latinos across the US fear they'll be targeted next Miles beyond the Walmart's walls and days after the gunman pulled the trigger, the massacre that ended 22 lives here has jolted communities that were already on edge....
19:34, 08/07/2019

"People Should Celebrate Eid Without Fear": J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Sringar District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary tweeted to say "restrictions have been eased" as the centre slowly relaxes the security lockdown that blanketed Jammu and Kashmir after its decision to......
13:17, 08/10/2019

The Londoner: Pond swimmers fear City charges In today The Londoner: Pond swimmers fear City charges | Jada Pinkett Smith's talk show screening | Bercow's favourite mouser | Gavin Williamson's pet tarantula...
01:17, 08/03/2019

| Kiwis worry All Blacks' 'fear factor largely gone' The All Blacks' record loss to the Wallabies in Perth left the proud rugby nation struggling to find positives with an increasing suggestion their golden days may be over....
08:51, 08/11/2019

A Third of Americans Avoid Certain Places Because They Fear Mass Shootings A third of U.S. adults are so stressed by the prospect of mass shootings that they avoid visiting certain places or attending certain events, according to a new survey from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Harris Poll. The survey, released shortly after a pair of mass shootings i...
06:34, 08/16/2019

Families fear for their relatives in India-administered Kashmir The Kashmir conflict has split families apart for decades. Now as tensions have been reignited, families in Pakistan-administered Kashmir are worried about their relatives on the Indian side of the border....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Tesla shares, bonds take a hit as investors fear 'code red' Tesla's stock price and bonds tumbled Monday as investors worried about the automaker's cash burn, sales outlook and problems with an Autopilot system that CEO Elon Musk has held out as key to the electric carmaker's future. One analyst called the company's predicament a "code red situation."...
20:51, 05/20/2019

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America's gluttony of loans could work against it if its fragile economic balance shifts....
05:34, 07/18/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
03:34, 07/19/2019

Experts fear deserted oil tanker off Yemen could explode ‘Floating bomb’ holding 1m oil barrels could create environmental disaster in Red Sea A deserted oil tanker described as a “floating bomb” that is currently anchored off the coast of war-torn Yemen has the potential to create an environmental disaster, according to experts.A byproduct of the battle ...
06:51, 07/23/2019

Danish fishing communities fear Brexit could sink them In the small fishing town of Thyboron on the northwestern coast of Denmark, many fishermen worry the British waters they have become increasingly dependent on will be out of reach when Britain leaves the European Union....
11:17, 04/30/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly attacks....
17:00, 04/29/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Apparel Companies Fear Tariffs Could Squash Profits Apparel companies in the U.S. are bracing for squeezed profits and potential store closures as a result of the Trump administration’s pledge to extend tariffs on Chinese imports....
22:00, 08/20/2019

| Afghan presidential candidates fear for safety after attacks Candidates jockeying to become Afghanistan's next president lashed out at the incumbent Ashraf Ghani on Monday after deadly violence cast a shadow over the first official day of campaigning....
19:17, 07/30/2019

'Nobody is not afraid': Chernobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub recalls how he feared for his life....
14:34, 08/17/2019

Video: The fear Mercedes is playing with its Formula 1 rivals Lewis Hamilton's late fastest lap runs on old tyres during the British and French Grands Prix raises the prospect that Mercedes has not fully demonstrated its underlying speed in 2019...
13:51, 07/24/2019

"Nobody Is Not Afraid": Chernobyl Pilot Recalls His Fear 33 Years Ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub......
14:34, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
10:17, 08/05/2019

Commerzbank downplays merger plans in the near future Commerzbank is working on a new strategic plan that it will present later this year after talks to merge with Deutsche Bank were discontinued in April....
15:34, 08/07/2019

'It's good news the FCA/Renault merger has fallen through' Opinion 9 Jun, 2019 The idea of a potential merger between FCA and Renault sounded like a bad idea, so Mike Rutherford is glad the deal has fallen through...
22:34, 06/09/2019

Boots merger mastermind Murphy to join CVC One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals....
04:17, 08/19/2019

The Latest: Putin says no plan for Belarus merger ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin at an investment forum (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no plan for a full merger of Russia and Belarus. Speaking Friday at an investment forum in St. Petersburg, Putin said the tw...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They ar......
22:17, 06/11/2019

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne was also getting updates on the Renault board meeting back in Paris, and to him, this latest French government curve ball was one too many....
20:00, 06/06/2019

Australia regulator: Vodafone-TPG merger would cut competition Australia's competition regulator on Wednesday said it opposed the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Ltd and Vodafone Group's Australian unit because it would reduce competition, particularly in mobile services....
14:34, 05/08/2019

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. (June 11)       ...
01:51, 06/12/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by States A group of state attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a highly unusual challenge that comes as federal antitrust officials are still reviewing the more than $26 billion deal....
19:51, 06/11/2019

Nissan odd man out in partner Renault’s FCA merger decision TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan wasn’t consulted about a proposed merger between its French alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler and has little say over the issue. Renault’s board is set to meet Tuesday to vote on the proposed merger, which would create the world’s thi...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Dish execs met with DOJ, FCC on T-Mobile, Sprint merger Dish Network Corp executives met this week with the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim and Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on the government's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp....
21:34, 06/14/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger to Be Challenged by 10 States A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
19:17, 06/11/2019

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
06:51, 06/11/2019

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
07:17, 06/03/2019

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says he plans to recommend the agency approve the $26.5 billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, saying it’ll speed up 5G deployment in the U.S. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai also said Monday that the combination w...
15:34, 05/20/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Gets Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
17:51, 05/20/2019

Just Eat and Takeaway.com agree terms of $10 billion merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in the sector globally through an 8.2 billion pounds all-share deal....
10:51, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Just Eat and Takeway.com agree terms of $10 bln merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in the sector globally through an 8.2 billion pounds ($10.1 billion) all-share deal....
09:17, 07/29/2019

DOJ could approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger tomorrow T-Mobile and Sprint are still grappling with state lawsuits attempting to block their merger, but they can at least take some consolation from the federal government. CNBC sources claim that the Department of Justice is expected to approve the merge......
18:00, 07/24/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault Italian-American car firm proposes 50/50 merger with Renault after revelation of 'wide-ranging' talks over partnership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. Group Renault has issued a statement saying that it's board ...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Daimler CEO says there are no plans to pursue a merger or spin-off Daimler has no plans to spin off its trucks division or to pursue a merger with BMW as a way to raise the company's share price, Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Wednesday....
13:17, 07/24/2019

The Morning After: DOJ approves Sprint / T-Mobile merger Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! T-Mobile and Sprint have cleared a major hurdle on the way to completing their merger, but first, we'll examine just what is so special about Google's Pixel 3a and go over some other hig......
22:51, 07/27/2019

U.S. Poised to Approve Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint under a divestiture plan that would equip satellite-TV operator Dish Network with the building blocks for a new wireless network....
17:00, 07/24/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Get Merger Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
04:51, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile says cost to close merger with Sprint should come down by 10% T-Mobile US said on Friday that the cost required to acquire smaller rival Sprint will come down by 10 percent from the initial $26.5 billion following the divesture of assets to Dish Network....
22:00, 07/26/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint merger: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle with the Justice Department approving the deal. What about consumers?       ...
19:34, 07/26/2019

Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
18:51, 05/29/2019

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
23:51, 05/26/2019

U.S. DoJ may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC tweeted on Thursday, citing sources. (http://bit.ly/2XV7c2x)...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
09:51, 05/27/2019

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
02:00, 08/16/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Automating Workplace Tasks Can Backfire if Employees Shun the Technology More companies are moving to automate repetitive office tasks—using virtual assistants, chatbots, collaboration software and other tools—but the efforts can run into an old enterprise-technology problem: getting workers to use them....
19:34, 05/08/2019

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employees....
19:51, 06/16/2019

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
23:17, 06/21/2019

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
13:17, 06/19/2019

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for how long they perform work”.The decision comes af...
07:00, 06/07/2019

How To Check Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Account Balance Online EPFO online services: EPF passbook contains a statement of the contributions in an EPF account. EPF subscribers can access the passbook of their provident fund account digitally in two ways: through......
15:34, 05/08/2019

Uber lays off 400 employees, continues big shake-up of marketing team Uber has blamed its recent losses partly on costly promotions to attract riders and drivers, which were crafted by its marketing department.       ...
06:17, 07/30/2019

How To Access Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Account Passbook Online EPFO online services: EPF passbook contains a statement of the contributions in an EPF account. EPF subscribers can access the passbook of their provident fund account digitally in two ways: through......
19:17, 05/07/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League of Legends, staged a mass walkout on Monday to protest against the company’s handling of lawsuits b...
16:34, 05/07/2019

Can't Fund Mediclaim Policy, Grounded Jet Tells Employees: 10 Points Jet Airways' chief people officer, Rahul Taneja, told the airline's employees on Tuesday that the company is not able to fund the premium towards its group mediclaim policy. In a note to the......
12:51, 04/30/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Woman breaks into bar, drinks until employees show up in the morning: cops It’s five o’clock somewhere. A Kentucky woman was arrested for allegedly breaking into a closed bar and drinking there until employees showed up to open the watering hole in the morning, according to a report. Donna Martin is accused to busting into the Slainte Public House in Georgetown, Ky., early...
10:17, 08/20/2019

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Amazon employees in Minneapolis are fighting for better conditions. And it’s working | Spencer Cox Workers have banded together to improve wages, transit and housing, and acting like their own unionOn 15 July 2019 Amazon fulfillment workers outside Minneapolis in the suburb of Shakopee walked off the job for six hours, joining workers across Europe in an Amazon Prime Day strike. This was the firs...
16:34, 07/16/2019

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
21:51, 08/17/2019

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
10:00, 07/16/2019

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
17:34, 08/17/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
17:51, 05/24/2019

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
06:17, 05/24/2019

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud computing contract that could be used to enforce US imm...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”       ...
07:34, 08/16/2019

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
11:17, 06/14/2019

Mississippi Walmart employees return to work less than one week after shooting Employees of a Mississippi Walmart are back at work after two store managers were killed by a gunman described as a disgruntled worker.        ...
00:34, 08/07/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pending salaries....
13:00, 05/21/2019

U.S.-based engineers' body lifts curbs on Huawei employees The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) said on Monday curbs on employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries have been lifted, and they would be allowed to participate in a peer review process for its research papers....
04:51, 06/03/2019

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
01:17, 06/28/2019

Man accused of bribing AT&T employees to unlock phones, install malware A Pakistani man made an initial appearance in court on charges he bribed AT&T employees to unlock phones and install malware.       ...
01:34, 08/08/2019

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—particularly black and Hispanic women, are the least likely to have such a lucrative connection.” Meritocracy!...
14:51, 08/10/2019

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has today reported that Google hires contractors to listen and transcribe audi...
03:34, 07/12/2019

Shaken employees back at work after Virginia Beach massacre Employees at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center returned to work Monday — less than 72 hours after a deranged, gun-wielding ex-employee massacred 12 people there. Workers returned to the school administration building and the courthouse, and the rest of the complex is expected to reopen Tuesday — e...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Amazon Offers to Pay Employees $10,000 to Quit Their Jobs and Deliver Packages Instead NEW YORK — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to o...
14:00, 05/13/2019

The Lupe vacuum by ex-Dyson employees could be the ideal cordless cleaner Cordless vacuums were once considered useful for little beyond cleaning small messes, but in the past few years, they’ve come to replace many full-fledged vacuums altogether. But handheld cordless vacuums often can’t hold a candle to their corded brethren, with lackluster cleaning performance or mid...
23:17, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against the company and could prevent drivers from joining ...
03:17, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
22:51, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
22:51, 05/14/2019

IBM Fired 100,000 Older Employees To Look "Cool, Trendy", Claims Lawsuit In a startling revelation, a senior IBM employee has deposed in an on-going age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to......
21:17, 08/01/2019

Amazon Offers Employees $10,000 To Quit, Launch Delivery Business  Amazon said Monday it was offering employees $10,000 to quit their jobs and become independent package delivery entrepreneurs for the online retail colossus....
06:00, 05/14/2019

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
06:34, 05/29/2019

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
13:34, 05/30/2019

ONGC Evacuates Nearly 500 Employees Before Cyclone Fani Makes Landfall India's biggest oil and gas producer ONGC has evacuated close to 500 of its employees from offshore installations in the Bay of Bengal and moved drilling rigs to safer locations ahead of an impending......
12:51, 05/02/2019

Google employees refuse to be ‘complicit’ in any contracts with border control, ICE More than 600 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for US Customs and Border Protection....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Wayfair employees protest over sales to migrant detention centers Wayfair employees and other demonstrators gathered in Boston, some holding signs reading "Boycott Wayfair!" and "Shut Down the Concentration Camps!"        ...
01:51, 06/27/2019

Uber stock rises after NLRB rules drivers are not employees Uber drivers who are agitating for full-time employee status face a lengthy stretch ahead. Shares of the ride-hailing giant rose 3.3% on Wednesday, a day after the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Uber drivers are contractors, not employees. Tuesday’s decision — which helped Uber shares rec...
11:34, 05/16/2019

GoAir Responds After 2 Employees Accused Of Abetting Colleague's Suicide Two employees of private carrier GoAir have been charged for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 19-year-old employee of the airline in Maharashtra's Nagpur, city police said....
16:51, 08/10/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem....
20:51, 08/02/2019

MotoGP Brno: Marquez pushed "100%" because of Yamaha pace fear MotoGP Czech Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez says he "pushed 100% from the beginning" as he was "afraid" of an attack from Yamaha duo Maverick Vinales and Fabio Quartararo...
04:51, 08/05/2019

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during visits of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy......
02:00, 07/10/2019

Sources: Fear of Lakers dynasty drove Clips' deal As fears mounted that the Lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented Big Three, the Clippers made a blockbuster trade for OKC's Paul George and cleared the path for Kawhi Leonard to sign a four-year, $141 million contract....
17:18, 07/06/2019

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it has certainly been a subject of conversation in those places where Mets fans gather to ruminate and restlessly wait for the sky to fall and the other......
04:51, 07/18/2019

Walton Goggins had to overcome his greatest fear for his role in Them That Follow When Walton Goggins signed on to play Them That Follow’s Lemuel, the snake-handling pastor of a devout Pentecostal sect deep in Appalachia, you would think he’d have been okay with handling a snake or two. That was not the case. Ahead of the film’s release, we sat down with Goggins to discuss why he...
23:00, 08/05/2019

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
01:51, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take a £2.5m hit and abandon an option to develop a slice of prime city land, blaming “social contradiction and ec...
09:34, 06/23/2019

Nightmares, flashbacks and constant fear: how a stalker brought me to my wits’ end I blocked them, threatened legal action and finally informed the police. But my stalker’s persistence made me afraid for my lifeIt started with an email. My brother-in-law had died of cancer and I posted a tribute on Facebook. Shortly afterwards, an email arrived from someone I didn’t know, expressi...
18:51, 07/03/2019

Germaine de Randamie no longer fighting 'never-ending' fear narrative She was ridiculed by fans for refusing to take a fight, then spent a year sidelined by injury. But Germaine de Randamie never lost sight of what MMA means to her....
16:51, 07/11/2019

| As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by President Donald Trump, but there were no immediate signs of any large-scale operations....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going to far....
19:17, 07/11/2019

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by undocumented workers....
01:17, 08/14/2019

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for lese-majeste violations, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbidden at home. The group's escape comes as more activists are disappearing....
10:51, 08/13/2019

Buffalo Bills offensive lineman retires over 'fear of the unknown' Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Isaac Asiata announced his retirement Tuesday, citing anxiety and “fear of the unknown” in a heartfelt message posted on social media....
17:51, 07/31/2019

With Fear Street, R.L. Stine emerged as YA’s preeminent teen slasher Only one person dies in The New Girl, R.L. Stine’s first proper Fear Street volume, released in 1989. She dies right in the first chapter, but the next time we see her she’s alive, so the question of whether or not she actually did die is a big one. Nowhere else does Stine shoot, stab, or dismember ...
20:51, 07/30/2019

Australians fear China but want its technology: Lowy Institute poll Despite rising fears of China, more Australians want the government to focus on getting the best or cheapest technology rather than protecting against foreign state intrusion -- but it's close....
03:51, 06/26/2019

Lampard has no fear of player power threatening Chelsea return Dressing room manoeuvres thought to have been behind previous sackings but new incumbent is scornful of the ideaTo those on the outside it was the thing that drove Chelsea to titles during Frank Lampard’s playing days at the club but also what did for a clutch of their managers. Player power: it was...
03:51, 07/07/2019

Next online battle will play on fear of bots, says Facebook official New ‘influence operations’ will openly advertise participation in debate instead of hiding itThe next wave of “influence operations” like those that Russia used to target the 2016 US election will aim to destabilise debate by making voters think bots are everywhere, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity ...
01:00, 06/26/2019

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids by the immigration enforcement agency Ice a few weeks ago, she turned to her husband. Get groceries, she told him, like a storm is coming.“Bananas, mi...
09:51, 07/13/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.        ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Inside Kashmir, Cut Off From the World: ‘A Living Hell’ of Anger and Fear A firsthand look inside Kashmir, the contested region the Indian government has all but cut off from the outside world, found a population that is feeling besieged and furious....
22:17, 08/10/2019

Yewande reveals fear of holes on Love Island – so what is trypophobia? WHAT is trypophobia? Love Island star Yewande recently revealed her fear of holes on the ITV2 series. Here's all you need to know about the quirky phobia....
20:17, 06/12/2019

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingyas living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul Islam spoke to them at their shelters in Cox's Bazar....
14:34, 08/21/2019

| Protests, fear, gunfire in Kashmir after India strips autonomy Fear has gripped Indian Kashmir as residents leaving the restive territory spoke of a tense military crackdown and protests breaking out against the shock government move to scrap its autonomous status....
01:34, 08/08/2019

U.S. retailers' halting outlook reveals scale of tariff fear The first half of 2019 was expected to be a boon for U.S. retailers, buoyed by solid consumer sentiment at home and expansion in China - the market many of them have targeted for the future....
18:00, 06/13/2019

Meet the YouTube Mortician teaching people not to fear death Growing up, I watched Disney movies on repeat where a mermaid gave up her voice for a man and was taught I should be a damsel in distress until my Prince Charming rescued me. But I was sheltered from movies like Bambi and Lion King where, for once, the evil character didn’t die, the loved parent did...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Headteacher says parents fear rise in state pupils at Oxbridge The headteacher of an independent school is facing a backlash after saying a rise in state school pupils being accepted by Oxford or Cambridge has caused parents to fear "social engineering"....
15:51, 05/11/2019

Wächtersbach: German town lives in fear after racist shooting On Monday, a young Eritrean man was shot and gravely wounded in a small German town. The racially-motivated shooting has left the residents of Wächtersbach living in fear. DW's Miodrag Soric reports....
01:51, 07/26/2019

China hawks fear Trump is ready to deal on Huawei At G-20 meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to ask the U.S. president to lift a ban on U.S. companies supplying Huawei. Trump faces a GOP backlash if he agrees....
03:34, 06/28/2019

'I live in constant fear' Bulgaria data breach victim says Mariana Krasteva, a 55-year old engineer, is one of more than four million Bulgarians, whose personal data was stolen in the country's biggest-ever cyber breach, leaving her fearful of what fraudsters might do with the information....
11:51, 07/30/2019

Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength Three teams worked out Richie Incognito during the 2014 NFL season. They probably could have used him, both because Incognito had by then become a pretty good NFL guard after an early career marked by bad penalties and bullshit and because teams wouldn’t invite a player in for a workout if they didn...
20:51, 06/03/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
20:00, 05/23/2019

NASCAR Cup drivers fear Dover speeds are in 'danger zone' Leading NASCAR Cup Series drivers expressed concerns after nearly two dozen cars went faster than the Dover qualifying record in Friday afternoon practice...
23:00, 05/03/2019

My wife gave birth two weeks ago. Here's how I handled the fear that she would die. Our memories differ on which doctors said what, and when, but we both grasped the you-could-die-here message.        ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré favela complex. They fled as the officers riding in it...
10:34, 05/17/2019

US-Canada border transfers raise fear of delayed crossings DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) — Some along the northern U.S. border are worried the temporary transfer of hundreds of border agents south could cause backups of people seeking to enter the United States from Canada during the busy summer tourist season. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 731 U.S.-Canada...
18:00, 05/12/2019

‘Why do I fear to go out in my own country?’ In Modi’s India, rising unease among Muslims. As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks reelection in polls concluding this month, the result is being closely watched by the country’s nearly 200 million Muslims....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Czechs protest justice appointee, fear meddling in PM's case Thousands protested around the Czech Republic on Monday against a justice minister nominee they fear might meddle with a criminal case involving the prime minister....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Wayne Rooney says Manchester United’s players must feel the fear • Team need to be afraid of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Rooney says• Rooney criticises current players’ lack of accountabilityWayne Rooney believes Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s coaching team need to strike fear into those Manchester United players that have shown they are happy to hide.After enjoying a remarkable...
15:34, 05/17/2019

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's......
20:17, 05/29/2019

Pelosi holds firm as some fear impeachment window closing Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team are nowhere close to launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump — with the chances diminishing as the 2020 election moves ever closer.Democratic lawmakers and senior aides say Pelosi and her deputies are unmoved despite a groundswell...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts."...
22:51, 04/30/2019

The Dispatch: Muslims in Sri Lank Now Fear Their Own Safety in the Wake of Attacks As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
06:17, 05/01/2019

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not support the jihadists....
12:51, 05/23/2019

Fear and loathing in cricket's fraying heartland | Andy Bull There is a cost to tinkering with formats and selling the game to Sky – cricket’s very life is at stakeThe barman at the Bat and Ball isn’t sure whether or not he likes cricket. “Never seen it,” he says, “never played it.” It’s a pity, because the game grew up by his pub. It’s a hook over the road f...
01:00, 05/25/2019

'We will lose any hope of going home': Rohingya live in fear of resettlement Plans to relocate Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state promise to dash their dreams of returning to traditional lifeFor the past seven years, Mohammad has been able to see the beach on the outskirts of Sittwe, and the Indian Ocean beyond, only through a barbed wire fence.“The only difference b...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolas Maduro....
22:34, 05/11/2019

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
12:17, 06/07/2019

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
03:34, 06/02/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
02:17, 06/08/2019

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that the minorities have been "deceived" and "made to......
13:51, 05/26/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Fear Of Counterfeit Money Leaves No Takers For Rs 10 Coin In Manipur If you happen to board a bus or visit a grocery store in Manipur with Rs 10-denomination coins in wallet, chances are there that you might be shown the door....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction workers to move in. With over 1.5 million visitors a...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Immigrant victims of abuse stay silent for fear of US deportation Police in a number of US cities say women are not reporting sexual assault and domestic violence since Donald Trump became president because they fear attracting the attention of immigration authorities....
06:51, 04/29/2019

West Ham bid £20m for Barcelona’s André Gomes but fear Everton interest • Midfielder’s preferred outcome is move to Goodison Park• Barcelona believed to want at least £25m for GomesWest Ham fear they will miss out on André Gomes to Everton despite lodging a £20m bid for the Barcelona midfielder.While West Ham are unlikely to be as busy as they were when they spent £100m...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Barr recuses himself from T-Mobile-Sprint merger decision US Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from weighing in on a planned $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint due to potential conflicts of interest, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said. That gives Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim, head of the Department of J...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Regulator to Oppose TPG, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Merger One of the biggest recent deals in Australia faces collapse after the country’s antitrust regulator said it would block the combination of TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia....
11:51, 05/08/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Would you like to see the Sprint-T-Mobile merger blocked? (poll results) T-Mobile and Sprint asked for another extension of their proposed merger approval timeframe, seeing as most analysts are now placing the possibility between 33%-50%, down from nearly 90% just a few months ago. Leaving Sprint to hobble along is not an ideal solution, so the merger could be approved, ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

New Media-Gannett duo hit the road to sell merger to investors Michael Reed, the chairman and CEO of New Media Investment Group, hit the road Tuesday to convince investors that they should stay the course as he tries to merge New Media’s Gatehouse Media with USA Today owner Gannett Corp. The merger, announced Aug. 5, has gotten off to a rocky start, including o...
08:51, 08/14/2019

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged company....
11:34, 06/03/2019

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is formally recommending that t......
00:34, 08/15/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, who also serves on Renault's board, one of the......
06:00, 05/30/2019

Bloomberg: T-Mobile's merger could require creating a competitor While FCC commissioner Ajit Pai is ready to recommend approval of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the Department of Justice has been reportedly unconvinced. Now Bloomberg reports that one thing the two could do to convince unnamed "top" officia......
07:51, 05/30/2019

Gannett Holds Merger Talks With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, a possible deal that would bring together the two largest newspaper groups in the country....
20:00, 05/30/2019

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,......
08:34, 06/15/2019

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
19:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies which print books, magazines, and catalogs....
02:51, 06/21/2019

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure to cut costs....
07:34, 08/06/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decision on the proposal....
03:17, 06/06/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, calling off what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
01:34, 06/06/2019

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard from investors and the Department of Defense about the proposed merger with Raytheon....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Fiat Chrysler ends merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler said "political conditions" in France did not make the merger possible. The merger would have created the world's third-largest automaker, after Volkswagen and Toyota....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however, after it became clear that the carriers may have...
11:17, 06/17/2019

T-Mobile's Legere explains why the U.S. needs the merger with Sprint to be approved The week comes to an end tomorrow and we are still awaiting an official announcement about Dish Network's rumored acquisition of Boost Mobile for more than $6 billion. The transaction is supposed to help Dish create a new nationwide competitior that will go up against Verizon, AT&T and the New T-Mob...
04:51, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs....
06:17, 06/21/2019

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wireless spectrum, in the event its merger with T-Mobile...
23:34, 05/31/2019

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French industrial jobs and sites, safeguard an alliance wi...
17:17, 05/31/2019

Two huge issues now threaten the T-Mobile-Sprint merger The T-Mobile-Sprint merger, which seemed on the verge of getting approved by the Department of Justice, now faces some new hurdles. According to the New York Post, Dish Network chairman Charles Ergen could be months away from pulling the trigger on a purchase of Boost Mobile from Sprint for $6 billi...
07:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: FCA says French politics caused merger pullout PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the potential merger of carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Fiat Chrysler says political conditions in France caused it to withdraw its offer to merge with French automaker Renault. The company says its board made the decision at a meeting Wedn...
03:51, 06/06/2019

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
03:34, 08/15/2019

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA withdrew its offer....
12:51, 06/06/2019

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three years, freeze prices at current levels during that ...
22:34, 05/20/2019