Saturday October 21-st, 2017

Some Top Executives may Exit from Twitter Soon

Four senior Twitter executives are leaving the media company, which is also adding a new chief marketing officer and two board members, a source said on Sunday, outlining the biggest leadership changes since Jack Dorsey returned as chief executive....

Top Twitter Executives to Leave Company in Reshuffle Top Twitter Executives to Leave Company in Reshuffle

Jason Toff , the GM of the Twitter-owned Vine, is also leaving , per Re/code . Dorsey said he made a decision to use Twitter to deliver the news due to "inaccurate press rumors today" regarding the departure of company employees. Dorsey, who is ...

Four Top Execs Leave Twitter as CEO Dorsey Reshuffles Leadership

The news is not a speculation or a rumor but has been confirmed by CEO Jack Dorsey. Both served the company for five years, and "scaled the ad product and engineering teams from producing near-zero revenue to over-$2 billion run rate", Dorsey said.

Panthers LB Davis suffers broken forearm

Carolina opened as a 4-point favorite with most bookmakers. The Panthers have reached this point with prolific performances in the regular season and in playoff victories over the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals. Panthers wide receiver Jerr...

Travel ban lifted for NYC, Long Island

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North train service at outlying terminals in NY and CT is scheduled to begin after noon. Service had been suspended at 4 p.m. Sunday. While the travel ban was lifted, Cuomo urged people to remain...

Pakistan won't provide troops to Saudi-led anti-terror bloc

Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi and the European Union high representative for foreign affairs and security, Federica Mogherini, on Wednesday agreed to continue cooperating on future initiatives that could help appease the ongoing tensions betwee...

Google to pay $265 million in back taxes in UK

A note in the 2014 accounts said Google Ireland Ltd had received official notifications of reassessment from "foreign" tax authorities in respect of taxation payments between 2004 and 2012. However, the internet giant said it had not been avoiding ta...

Cape Verde plays down US travel alert over Zika virus Cape Verde plays down US travel alert over Zika virus

With the confirmation made Saturday, Zika is now circulating on both sides of the island of Hispaniola that the Dominican Republic shares with Haiti where one case of the virus was recently confirmed. CDC has added Barbados, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guadelo...

‚ÄčIntimate waxing? Top 5 worst tax return expense claims revealed! ‚ÄčIntimate waxing? Top 5 worst tax return expense claims revealed!

Help in filling out the form is available from the GOV.UK website at www.gov.uk/self-assessment-tax-returns or from the Self Assessment helpline on 0300 2003310. Of course, Google isn't the only tech company to participate in such tax avoidances ...

Parliament Debates Banning Donald Trump From UK Parliament Debates Banning Donald Trump From UK

Donald Trump has thanked his "supporters in the UK" for "sticking up for him" after British MPs branded him a "fool" and a " wazzock " in a debate over whether the U.S. Alex Chalk, a Conservative MP, said: "This is about bufoonery". His words are not...

Venezuela inflation to surpass 700 percent Venezuela inflation to surpass 700 percent

The parliament voted down the presidential decree 107 to 54. The opposition believes that Maduro already has all the power he needs, noting that he is actually the root cause of the economic problem of Venezuela. His economic ministers were set to ...

Wal-Mart to raise base wages for almost 500000 employees in US

This could be part of the reason that the company announced that workers who are already earning more than $10 per hour will get their annual pay raise on February 20 instead of having to wait until their hiring anniversary as usual. New entry-leve...

Wal-Mart offering pay raises to its employees

The company added new entry level workers hired after 1 January 2016 would start at $9 per hour, but move to at least $10 an hour after completing a six-month training programme. Associates at or above their pay band maximum would receive a one-time ...

Walmart to give raises to more than a million workers

The pay increase is expected to bring the average salary of a full-time Walmart employee to $13.38/hour and a median income of $10.58/hour for part-timers. Last week, Wal-Mart announced that it would shut its doors at 154 stores in the US and anoth...

Wal-Mart strikes lawful, must reinstate workers: NLRB judge

The pay raise, which takes effect February 20, would be "one of the largest single-day, private-sector pay increases ever", the retailer claimed in a press release. New hires will be able to earn paid time off after 90 days of employment, instead of ...

NY magazine and Trump trade barbs

Not to be outdone, Trump responded to National Review in a series of tweets late Thursday night - and even claimed that the magazine's founder, William F. But the publication's silence on the right choice is also part of a bigger problem: the fa...

Wal-Mart following through on plan to raise hourly wages

Wal-Mart said it would try to transfer many workers to nearby stores.EMPLOYEE RATING OF COMPANY INCHES UPWal-Mart said it was also raising the minimum rates for hourly pay bands, which differ based on job type, but would leave the maximum rate unchan...

1M Walmart workers to get a pay raise, starting salary increases

In a statement , Wal-Mart said all employees hired before Jan 1, 2016 would earn at least $10 an hour, up from the $9 minimum. Associates already earning more than $10 per hour will receive an annual pay increase in February rather than waiting unti...

Walmart announces pay raise for Alabama workers. But it's still closing stores

In another first, WalMart unveiled Wednesday that its workers will be able to carry over paid days off, with full-time employees transferring up to 80 hours into following year. 1 in Fortune 500's 2015 list of largest companies by revenue is hurting ...

Wal-Mart to hike pay for 1.2 million workers in 2016

Walmart said it was also raising the minimum rates for hourly pay bands, which differ based on job type, but would leave the maximum rate unchanged following a bump past year. Instead, any excess unused hours they have at the end of the year that can...

Chipotle promises new focus on food safety Chipotle promises new focus on food safety

But it will only be for a few hours on February 8. Chipotle said the meeting would provide an opportunity to thank employees, discuss changes and answer questions. Chipotle sales and stocks have been battered since an E. coli outbreak sickened m...

Wal-Mart to Give Pay Increases to Most US Store Workers -- Update2

The average part-time hourly wage employee - defined as anyone working for the company at less than 34 hours a week - will earn an average of $10.58 an hour. Looking at Wal-Mart's stock prices for the past year, they do seem as though they have signi...

Chipotle stores to close February 8 for few hours

Has anyone alerted Cyn Santana about this crisis? Health officials say the outbreak was most likely caused by bad produce, the Wall Street Journal reported . The number of people who have gotten ill after eating at Chipotle has been growin...

North Korea says arrested US university student

The student was identified Warmbier Otto Frederick by KCNA, the Associated Press reported. The six-party talks to denuclearise the peninsula, involving South Korea, North Korea, China , the US, Japan and Russian Federation, were halted since lat...

European Central Bank leaves rates, plots stimulus

This left the main refinancing operations rate at 0.05%, the interest rates on the marginal lending facility at 0.30% and the deposit facility in negative territory at -0.30%. Collapsing oil prices and worries over China's economy, which saw its slow...

Walmart increasing wages; union says it's all show

Those already earning an hourly rate of more than $10 will receive their annual pay rise on the same date as the other pay increases, instead of having to wait for their anniversary with the company. The average full-time hourly wage will become $13....

Chipotle to Close All Restaurants on February 8 to Address Food Safety

The Center for Disease Control has not identified an ingredient that was responsible for the E. coli outbreak , and Chipotle has said it may never know what was to blame. Chipotle aspires to be "as in front of food safety as we are in front of ...

GM unveils new car-sharing service GM unveils new car-sharing service

With the Maven brand, GM is eyeing people who look to rent cars and with its foray into this sector, the company joins the ranks of other automakers who are aggressively looking to devise new ways to attract consumers. General Motors' new car-sharing...

Barack Obama Flint Water Crisis

At the same time , Obama will make it clear he's not ignoring the water problems in nearby Flint, Mich., an issue gaining the public's attention. He said that and other Obama orders reminded him of Woodrow Wilson, whom McConnell said "believed in so...

Chipotle to close all stores for one day on February 8

To say 2015 was a rough year for Chipotle is a gross understatement. Chipotle has suffered from several outbreaks of E. coli , Salmonella and norovirus that infected customers and led to an unrelenting stream of criticism and mockery on so...

Chipotle to close stores February 8 for food safety meeting

Chipotle's same-store sales dropped by 14.6 percent in the last quarter. "I'm confident we'll recover from this and win back our customers", Chipotle founder and co-Chief Executive Steve Ells said at an investor conference in Florida on Wednes...

Price-hiking pharma exec Martin Shkreli gets House subpoena Price-hiking pharma exec Martin Shkreli gets House subpoena

Shkreli is also notorious for gloating about overpaying for things, including spending $2 million for a one-of-a-kind Wu Tang recording and, more recently, $120 for a cup of tea at a Manhattan restaurant. The committee is investigating several compa...

Chipotle Will Close All of Its Locations for One Day

The WSJ also reported that executives said no customers have reported sickness since last November and that Chipotle founder and co-Chief Executive Steve Ells said he's confident the chain will win back its customers. Chipotle now faces law...

Uber's Standalone Food Delivery App Is Coming To The U.S. Uber's Standalone Food Delivery App Is Coming To The U.S.

If multiple food orders are close to one another, Uber will try and coordinate a single driver to pick up and delivery all of them. Up until now, UberEATS only offered lunch delivery in 10 cities, which first launched this past April .

CDC issues travel warning to pregnant women; first case reported in Hawaii

In those that do, the worst of it involves fever, rash, joint pain, and red eyes - which usually lasts no more than a week. Two pregnant women from IL have contracted the mosquito-borne Zika virus while travelling in Honduras and Haiti, while a bab...

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