Thursday, July 19, 2018

Starbucks is eliminating plastic straws from all stores

Starbucks is going strawless. The coffee company announced Monday that it will phase out plastic straws...

Singapore says Uber may have to unwind merger with Grab

The merger of Uber's operations in Southeast Asia with those of rival Grab may have broken competition law and could be reversed, a Singapore regulator...

China's ZTE names new CEO as it races to meet US demands

Chinese tech company ZTE has named a new CEO as it tries to deliver on a deal...

MoviePass introduces surge pricing

MoviePass subscribers might have to spend a little more money on their next trip to the theater....

Air India now flies to 'Chinese Taipei,' not Taiwan

China wants global companies to drop references to Taiwan as an independent entity. India's national airline is...

WhatsApp fights hoax messages in India after rumors led to killings

WhatsApp is working on a new feature to help prevent the spread of hoax messages in India...

Chairman of China's HNA Group dies in accident in France

HNA Group Chairman Wang Jian. Wang Jian, the chairman of high-profile Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, has died in an accident, the company said Wednesday. Wang,...

CEO of LaCroix maker sued for unwanted touching

The CEO of the company behind LaCroix sparkling water has been sued by two former pilots who say the company's top executive subjected them to...

Plunging Fiat sales leave its American future in doubt

Hardly anyone in America wants to buy a Fiat. Fiat's US sales are down 44% this...

Rent the Runway CEO: Giving all employees the same benefits is the 'right thing...

When Jennifer Hyman co-founded Rent the Runway, she sought to disrupt an industry and change the way...
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NEWS

Tax cuts and higher interest rates help boost banks’ earnings

SO THIS is how normality feels. Between April 13th and April 18th America’s biggest banks reported a strong set of first-quarter earnings, with...

Catching the bitcoin bug