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by | October 02, 2018 | 21:33

All hourly US employees in operations and customer service jobs, including those who made more than $15 an hour, would receive a pay bump in November, a spokeswoman said. The people who sort, pack, ship and deliver orders for Amazon shoppers are crucial to Bezos's desire to make Amazon the one-stop shop for every purchase people might desire.

by | October 02, 2018 | 17:13

Wall Street, for today at least, agreed - GE shares rose more than 10 percent Monday. In other news, the company said that due to weak performance in the GE Power business, it will fall short of guidance for free cash flow and EPS for the fiscal 2018 year.

by | October 02, 2018 | 16:42

Tesla made its biggest gain in five years Monday after company founder Elon Musk reached a settlement with securities regulators that will allow him to stay on as CEO of the electric auto maker. Still, despite the ever-present controversy and turmoil surrounding Musk and his baby, Tesla still has a ton of believers on social media. The settlement marked a swift end to the SEC's lawsuit, which was filed Thursday.

by | October 02, 2018 | 16:39

The median salary Amazon pays its workers is $28,446, well below other tech titans who mostly employ higher-paying software engineers. The median pay for an Amazon employee a year ago was $28,446, according to government filings, which includes full-time, part-time and temporary workers.

by | October 02, 2018 | 16:14

Trump called the deal the "most modern, up-to-date and balanced trade agreement " in USA history. He said although the agreement "may not be the best deal", it is better than no deal at all, and will put the Canadian economy into a growth mode.

by | October 01, 2018 | 23:16

Flannery on the same day said that GE might take the radical step of splitting up the main company's three main components - aviation, health care and power - into separate businesses. Culp's time as CEO of Danaher was marked by expanding the reach of the company into fields as diverse as dental imaging and water filtration. It added employees, dozens of factories and service centers at a time when GE was trying to cut costs.

by | October 01, 2018 | 21:57

As Gizmodo reports , the bill-now the most far-reaching of its kind and considered the "gold standard" for state-level protections-"prohibits ISPs from intentionally congesting or degrading web traffic for the goal of imposing unreasonable fees on companies that connect users on ISP networks to other parts of the web, also known as interconnection".

by | October 01, 2018 | 21:41

FILE PHOTO: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk reveals the Tesla Energy Powerwall Home Battery during an event in Hawthorne, California, U.S., April 30, 2015. The company is expected to release quarterly production numbers this week for the Model 3, seen by analysts as crucial to the carmaker's drive to achieve long-term profitability.

by | October 01, 2018 | 19:25

Here's why it matters to you. In a blog post , Facebook stated that a vulnerability in the site's " View As " feature, which lets users see what their profile looks like from someone else's view, allowed an attacker to steal access tokens, a kind of security key that allows users to stay logged into Facebook over multiple browsing sessions without entering their password every time.

by | October 01, 2018 | 17:24

Musk will remain Tesla CEO after settling SEC fraud charges over his infamous "funding secured" tweet about taking the auto firm private. The SEC announced the deal on Saturday - two days after it sued Musk in federal court for misleading investors over his post on Twitter last month that he was considering taking Tesla into private ownership.

by | October 01, 2018 | 10:58

Federal cabinet ministers were being called into a late-night NAFTA meeting Sunday with the prime minister amid signs that the fall finale to Canada's long-running NAFTA drama may finally be at hand - with the famous unpredictability of the man in the White House giving everyone cause for caution.

by | September 30, 2018 | 23:04

An access token keeps you logged into Facebook so you don't need to enter your password each time you visit the site or app. The hackers were able to steal access tokens , which allowed them to take over affected users' accounts. They will then be informed about the breach in their News Feed when they have accessed the app again. Rosen said there is no need for users to change their passwords as a precaution in this case.

by | September 30, 2018 | 15:24

Chrystia Freeland , Canada's top Nafta negotiator, has postponed a planned speech at the United Nations as the us and Canada press to reach an agreement on a trade deal. Among other things, the negotiators are battling over Canada's high dairy tariffs. USA and Canadian negotiators are close to a deal on NAFTA and there's optimism it will be reached by the Sunday deadline - an outcome that would avoid an impasse that imperils US$500 billion in annual trade, people familiar with the ...

by | September 30, 2018 | 06:37

And, of course, coffee packs a punch, if you go for the caffeinated variety that is. At participating Dunkin Donuts (which is changing its name to simply Dunkin'), purchase one hot coffee this Saturday and get one hot coffee of equal or lesser value for free.

by | September 30, 2018 | 05:14

The Fed could fine-tune, or reverse, its rates strategy and/or its balance sheet strategy if the USA were suffer a significant slowdown or an implosion in its financial markets - markets priced as if the Trump-inflated growth rate can be sustained indefinitely.

by | September 29, 2018 | 21:50

The SEC wants a court to order Musk to stop making false and misleading statements and repay any gains he made. Several anxious that the SEC action was also just the beginning of a legal battle with authorities, short sellers and other investors over Musk's actions that could cost Tesla heavily.

by | September 28, 2018 | 15:25

A possible fall in United States dollars after today's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee would add to the upward pressure on crude prices despite news of rising U.S. In a statement after a meeting of Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and Iran, the group said they were determined to develop payment mechanisms to continue trade with Iran despite skepticism by many diplomats that this will be possible.

by | September 28, 2018 | 02:27

Musk previously indicated on Twitter that there will be a risk of delayed deliveries with the increased volume of cars requiring delivery, and although he claims that the delivery issues should be resolved shortly and that the company is making rapid progress in surmounting the challenge, the CEO has not put the latter into numbers.

by | September 27, 2018 | 17:39

After losing a bidding war with Comcast, 21st Century Fox plans to sell its remaining stake in major United Kingdom television company Sky. Earlier this year, Fox had seemed likely to win control of the 61% of Sky it did not already own, until Comcast stepped in with a rival bid.

by | September 27, 2018 | 17:10

In this sense, if you are a WTI trader, you can use the Brent market as a bit of a leading indicator. The refusal of OPEC to raise production negates the call by Trump for action to raise global supply. Zanganeh said if Trump wanted prices to ease then he had to "stop his unwarranted interference... in the Middle East and not prevent Iran's production and exports".