Groups bidding for PES refinery due to tour fire-damaged site: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Groups vying for the idled Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery have entered the second phase of the bidding process and are gearing up for visits to the plant, according to three sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery is shown following a recent fire that […]

UFC On ESPN 6 Preview And Picks: Deron Win And Darren Stewart Strike A Deal

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin GREENVILLE, SC – JUNE 22: (R-L) Deron Winn punches Eric Spicely in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on June 22, 2019 in Greenville, South Carolina. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Zuffa LLC via Getty Images […]

Exxon Mobil, India's ONGC sign expertise-sharing deal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Global energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) will offer its expertise and technology to India’s biggest state-owned explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd (ONGC.NS) to help develop its resources in offshore blocks, according to two sources directly privy to the development. FILE PHOTO: A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp […]

What ‘Border Wars’ Book Reveals About Trump, Miller And Immigration

Donald Trump visits the US-Mexico border fence in Otay Mesa, California on September 18, 2019. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) AFP/Getty Images Reading the new book Border Wars: Inside Trump’s Assault on Immigration by New York Times journalists Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear is an excellent way to understand recent U.S. immigration policy. While the […]

WeWork prefers JPMorgan's financing package over SoftBank's control: Bloomberg

FILE PHOTO: A WeWork logo is seen at a WeWork office in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Kate Munsch/File Photo (Reuters) – Shared office space company WeWork prefers the option of a near $5 billion financing package led by JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) to selling a controlling stake to Japan’s SoftBank Group […]

Business Priorities For Jokowi's Second Term

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in his first term has managed to steer the country with a deft hand. He deserves credit for making significant milestones in areas such as greater trade and investment, tax reform, talent and capacity development and long-overdue infrastructure overhauls. The first term scorecard thus far seems halfway decent. Now another question […]

Stocks rise on cautious Brexit deal hopes, oil extends losses

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks and Wall Street futures inched higher on Tuesday as some investors held out hope that Britain still had a chance to avoid a messy exit from the European Union at key negotiations this week. A man walks past in front of a stock quotation board showing the price of the […]

Everything Wrong With The 2019 WWE Draft

WWE fumbled its draft with a very unorganized re-imagining. Credit: WWE.com Despite its best efforts to present a more realistic WWE Draft, rife with “expert” analysis from Fox broadcasters such as Jay Glazer and Matt Leinart, WWE fumbled its latest draft offering in an event filled with far more questions than answers. Draft pool blunders, […]

WWE Raw Results: News And Notes After Night 2 Of WWE Draft

WWE aired Night 2 of its two-night Draft Monday night on Raw. Credit: WWE.com WWE Raw concluded Night 2 of what was another underwhelming night of drafting. Very few major stars switched brands and WWE’s confusing draft tactics were once again at play as 24/7 champion R-Truth—whose title is theoretically up for grabsall day, every […]

WWE, 2K And LLS Partner To Combat Blood Cancers And To Provide Hope

WWE 2K20 Credit: LLS, WWE and 2K Next to a cure, the best thing you can offer a cancer patient and their family is hope. I know this all too well as I’ve lost multiple family members to the disease, including blood cancers like lymphoma. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) are working diligently to […]

Oil prices extend losses as weak China data compounds U.S.-China trade deal doubts

FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen just after sunset outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped again on Tuesday after falling heavily in the previous session, as weak Chinese economic data for September added to lingering concerns about the feasibility of the U.S.-China trade […]

UAW calls Thursday meeting to update union leaders on GM strike talks: sources

FILE PHOTO: A “UAW On Strike” sign is seen during a rally outside the shuttered General Motors Lordstown Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers national strike in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo DETROIT (Reuters) – The union representing the 48,000 workers who have been striking General Motors Co for about […]

Barneys nears bankruptcy deal with Authentic Brands, Saks owner: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. luxury department-store chain Barneys New York Inc is nearing a roughly $270 million deal with brand developer Authentic Brands Group that could lead to Barneys shops opening in Saks Fifth Avenue stores, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. The Barneys New York sign is seen in a display […]

Heart And Joan Jett Hit Milwaukee As ‘Love Alive’ Tour Winds Down

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 20: (L-R) Nancy Wilson and Ann Wilson of Heart perform onstage during the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Getty Images The “Love Alive” tour, which kicked off in July, marks Heart’s first tour in three […]

Exclusive: No choice but to invest in oil, Shell CEO says

LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) still sees abundant opportunity to make money from oil and gas in coming decades even as investors and governments increase pressure on energy companies over climate change, its chief executive said. FILE PHOTO: Ben van Beurden, chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, attends a session of the St. […]

Government tables 'groundbreaking' Environment Bill

Long-awaited legislation to deliver new environmental regulator and legally binding green targets The government will today formally table its long-awaited Environment Bill in Parliament, promising that the “landmark” legislation will reshape environmental regulation and enforcement in the UK post-Brexit. Currently most of the UK’s environmental rules are enforced by Brussels, but today’s legislation would see […]

FAO: Between harvest and retail, 14 per cent of food is wasted

Billions of dollars of food waste is generated every year by poor supply chain management | Credit: Eivaisla Fruit and vegetables the most vulnerable to food waste at all stages of the supply chain across rich and poor countries, according to UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation From the moment crops are harvested to the point […]

A patchwork of green transport schemes won't deliver deep decarbonisation

As everyone clammers for a cleaner, better, more efficient transport system Steve Nash, IMI Chief Executive calls for central government to take stock, take control and learn from best practice Hail Liverpool! which has just announced a £172m investment in green transport schemes over the next five years. And bow down to Bristol, on the […]

Good Energy launches EV charging offer for business

One Point to offer ‘streamlined’ workplace charging installs, just months after green electricity provider snapped up a stake in EV charge map Zap Map Good Energy will today launched a new business selling electric vehicle (EV) charging points to businesses, in a move designed to take advantage of a predicted boom in plug-in vehicle sales […]

Eden Project to start drilling on 'hot rocks' project

Eden Project wants to drill two holes 4.5jm underground to source clean heat and power | Credit: s99 Tourist attraction plans to drill into quarry to source geothermal heat and power for the site The Eden Project has secured enough money to push ahead with its £17m plan to drill into Cornish rocks to harness […]

Faced With a Drug Shortfall, Doctors Scramble to Treat Children With Cancer

A critical drug that serves as the backbone of treatment for most childhood cancers, including leukemias, lymphomas and brain tumors, has become increasingly scarce, and doctors are warning that they may soon be forced to consider rationing doses. Persistent shortages of certain drugs and medical supplies have plagued the United States for years, but physicians […]

10 Benefits of Hiring Security Personnel

Are you thinking about hiring security personnel for your business? Are you wondering if you really need it and if the outlay is worth it to your business? According to crime comparison stats, the United States is roughly three times as dangerous as the EU. Moreover, it ranks considerably closer to the countries with the highest […]

House panel 'strongly' urges Uber, Lyft to take part in hearing

An Uber pick-up location is pictured in San Diego, California, September 30. 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft have declined to appear at a hearing on Wednesday on ride-hailing industry issues, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives panel said, urging them to reconsider. “That is unacceptable,” Representative Peter […]

How To Ensure A Return On Investment In Your Startup App Idea

Economically impactful businesses are profitable businesses and entrepreneurs’ first objective from executing on a startup app idea is to build a business that makes money. Here are 3 ways to ensure a return on investment in your startup app idea. Getty A business is created to generate a profit. Economically impactful businesses are profitable businesses […]

The New Makers of Plant-Based Meat? Big Meat Companies

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, scrappy start-ups that share a penchant for superlatives and a commitment to protecting the environment, have dominated the relatively new market for vegetarian food that looks and tastes like meat. But with plant-based burgers, sausages and chicken increasingly popular and available in fast-food restaurants and grocery stores across the United […]

AMC Theater Chain Gets Into Streaming With On-Demand Movies

LOS ANGELES — In a sign of just how much streaming is changing Hollywood, movie fans will soon be able to rent and buy films for viewing at home — from a movie theater chain. AMC Entertainment, the largest multiplex operator in the world, will introduce an iTunes-style online video store in the United States […]

The 4 Most Important Principles You Should Leverage as an Author

Despite publishing becoming an increasingly important field, the Authors Guild’s 2018 Annual Income Survey revealed that incomes of American authors fell to historic lows, declining 42% from 2009. And with the rise in other forms of entertainment, such as YouTube and social media platforms, authors are often hesitant to publish their work.  But central to […]

The Designer Bag That’s Made From Trees

The Bobobark bag Laflore The fashion industry is one of the world’s worst polluters, producing microfibers that end up in the world’s oceans, amongst other impacts. And so the creators behind a designer bag are hoping that their fashion item will actually be beneficial to the environment – as the bag is made from cork […]

Five Friendly Colorado Questions With Kyle And Eric Speidell Of The Green Solution

Nick Speidell, Kyle Speidell, Eric Speidell, Brad Speidell – Company Owners Courtesy: The Green Solution Forbes “Five Questions” Feature: Kyle and Eric Speidell of The Green Solution (19 locations in Colorado) Warren Bobrow=WB: Where do you live now? Did you ever think that you’d find yourselves working in the legal cannabis industry?  Kyle Speidell=KS: Originally from […]

How to Find a Trustworthy Forex Broker

Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay  If you’re looking into the possibility of raising funds for your small business by conducting some Forex trades, you’re going to need a reliable Forex broker. In this post, we offer some suggestions about how to find one. RELATED ARTICLE: STARTING A BUSINESS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW Forex Trading Has Become Popular Forex […]

On-Demand Helicopter Services Are Ready To Take Off

Business travelers using Voom VOOM VFI LLC Hate sitting in traffic to and from the airport? Just order your own helicopter! On-demand helicopter services such as Voom, Uber Copter and Blade offer flights in some U.S. cities for the relatively affordable cost of about $200-$3001, booked via an app or online. In late September, Airbus-owned […]

Uber’s Layoff Total Rises Past 1,000 With Latest Cuts

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber laid off 350 employees on Monday, in the latest indication that the ride-hailing company is trying to respond to concerns among investors that it is losing too much money. The cuts, the third round in recent months, were focused in the autonomous vehicle unit, operations, recruiting and customer support, an Uber […]

For ‘Erin Brockovich’ Fans, a David vs. Goliath Tale With a Twist

EXPOSUREPoisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle Against DuPontBy Robert Bilott with Tom Shroder Robert Bilott never set out to be anyone’s hero. He made his living defending chemical companies at an old-line corporate law firm based in Cincinnati when, just a few months shy of making partner, he received a call from […]

Why Focus On Customer Experience? Here’s Why.

Getty There’s a lot of buzz in the business world about customer experience – how it’s the key to combating commoditization, securing sustainable competitive advantage, and achieving market dominance. But here’s the little secret that business leaders don’t like to discuss:  many of them aren’t sold on the idea that a great customer experience actually […]

Fortnite Goes Dark. Gamers Wonder What’s Next.

If you have an inconsolable gamer in your life, here’s why: Fortnite, one of the world’s most popular video games, has gone quiet. Since Sunday afternoon, players eager to enter the game’s virtual world to fight one another have instead been confronted by a blank screen with a black hole at its center, prompting widespread […]

Nobel Economics Prize Goes to Pioneers in Reducing Poverty

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of M.I.T. and Michael Kremer of Harvard have devoted more than 20 years of economic research to developing new ways to study — and help — the world’s poor. On Monday, their experimental approach toward poverty alleviation won them the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Dr. Duflo, 46, […]

A Brazen Scheme, and a Minor Penalty, for Winning Business in China

It was a brazen campaign to win business in China by charming and enriching the country’s political elite. The bank gave a Chinese president a crystal tiger and a Bang & Olufsen sound system, together worth $18,000. A premier received a $15,000 crystal horse, his Chinese zodiac animal, and his son got $10,000 in golf […]

Uber launches boat service in Nigeria's megacity Lagos

LAGOS (Reuters) – Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity’s notoriously congested roads. The United Nations predicts that Nigeria’s population will more than double to 400 million by 2050, which would make […]

Google's fight against EU antitrust fine to be heard February 12-14 at EU court

FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet unit Google’s fight against a 2.4-billion-euro ($2.64 billion) EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in February 2020 at Europe’s second-highest court, according to parties involved […]

A Founder Using Cloud Services To Save Family Businesses

John Buni, Founder, CleanCloud John Buni A fairly typical, frustrating experience led entrepreneur John Buni to found CleanCloud, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) business. Buni went to his local dry cleaner to pick up his shirt, except Buni couldn’t find his ticket. Without a ticket, the dry cleaner couldn’t find the shirt. Sound familiar? Buni had […]