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Finance Uber Fires Back at Google Spinoff in Self-Driving Car Case
Author: 0 Uber Fires Back at Google Spinoff in Self-Driving Car Case

After the alleged theft, Levandowski left Google early previous year to found a self-driving vehicle startup called Otto that Uber bought for $ 680 million last August. The case doesn't look great for Uber, however. In the meantime, Uber has filed for a motion to arbitrate the case, arguing that because Waymo's case is entirely predicated on actions Levandowski allegedly committed during his employment, it should be bound by his employment agreement.

Author: 0 Oil pulls back as traders eye Cushing build, United States supply

But the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries also raised its forecast for supplies from non-member countries in 2017 as higher oil prices encourage US shale drillers to pump more, reducing demand for OPEC's oil this year. Due to the higher expectations from outside producers, OPEC trimmed forecast demand for its crude in 2017 to 32.22 million bpd - 130,000 less than last month but more than current production, suggesting stocks will drop if output does not rise.

Finance The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) & Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG)
Author: 0 The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) & Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG)

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new stake in shares of Coca-Cola European Partners plc during the third quarter worth about $155,000. Maximum and minimum EPS estimate for the current quarter is projected at $0.6 and $0.55, respectively, according to 20 analysts.

Finance Mostly sunny and high near 79 today in Charleston
Author: 0 Mostly sunny and high near 79 today in Charleston

A sunny summer preview peaks today with temperatures 15 to 20 degrees above normal. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. On Thursday , there is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms, with a high temperature of 74 degrees. It looks like we'll continue to see some very isolated showers through early Wednesday .

Finance Role of trade as growth driver is threatened
Author: 0 Role of trade as growth driver is threatened

The report advocates for greater integration in that sphere - instead of reversing this trend as it is intended from protectionist sectors - with the aim of revitalizing global growth and promoting an 'inclusive trading environment'. The study also cited research showing that open trade is estimated to have reduced by two-thirds the price of a basket of goods consumed by a typical advanced economy low-income household.

Author: 0 Stocks Are Hot-Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC), Southern Co (NYSE:SO)

Several other research firms have also issued reports on WFC . Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $62.00 price target on shares of Wells Fargo & Co in a report on Wednesday, April 5th. Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) last announced its earnings results on Friday, January 13th. EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 7.46% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 7.20% along with sales growth of 1.70% in the last five years.

Finance Uber's PR head resigns amid tumultuous time for company
Author: 0 Uber's PR head resigns amid tumultuous time for company

Prior to coming to Uber, Whetstone handled communications for Google for a number of years and is considered one of the best in her field. Recode's Kara Swisher has obtained an internal company email in which Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced the departure of Rachel Whetstone , the company's head of global public policy and communications.

Finance BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Finds Elliott's Value-Unlock-Plan A Risky Proposition
Author: 0 BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Finds Elliott's Value-Unlock-Plan A Risky Proposition

The hedge fund said the mining company's management must review its proposals such as a sale of oil and gas business that would be "welcomed by an overwhelming majority of BHP's owners". Elliott also said it holds rights with its affiliates to acquire up to 0.4 percent of the issued shares in Sydney-listed BHP Billiton Ltd, worth about US$372 million.

Author: 0 Concerned about White House infighting, Trump eyes shake-up

Reports of widening tension and infighting among Trump's senior staffers-including his Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon-are overblown and inaccurate, at least five senior administration officials told Fox News .

Author: 0 After Syria attack, Tillerson vows to defend innocents

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. The move came as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned that senior Russian military officers involved in co-ordinating President Assad's campaign of repression against his own people could face global sanctions.

Finance US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls
Author: 0 US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

Today, Pai stated that the original plan from the FCC was "ill-conceived" and was not in the public's best interest. Most people who ride on planes actually look forward to that rare moment of peace and quiet (well except if there are chattering passengers or crying babies of course) in between the take off and landing.

Author: 0 Airlines often oversell flights, end up bumping passengers

The airlines contract of carriage , an agreement that all customers ascent to when booking, does give United the freedom to deny ticketed passengers travel if a flight is overbooked. Nor could they confirm Kelley's claim that the man returned to the plane and was escorted off a second time, peacefully. We apologize for the overbook situation.

Finance Investors play safe around the world as Syria tensions rise
Author: 0 Investors play safe around the world as Syria tensions rise

The dollar extended earlier losses against the yen, slipping 0.3 percent to 110.63 Japanese yen, moving further away from its overnight high of 111.57. "But there is position-squaring whenever risk aversion rises", he said. Along with concerns about Syria investors were also looking anxiously to France where the latest polls showed far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon gaining against the rest of the pack before the first round of voting on April 23.

Finance Power distribution firms cant charge compensatory tariff: SC
Author: 0 Power distribution firms cant charge compensatory tariff: SC

Tata Power's wholly owned subsidiary Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd and Adani Power had originally moved the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) seeking higher tariff on the grounds that their input costs had gone up due to rupee devaluation and higher costs of coal imported from Indonesia, owing to a regulation passed by the Southeast Asian nation.

Finance Sensex recovers 155 points in late morning trade
Author: 0 Sensex recovers 155 points in late morning trade

A Reuters report said, "Global stock markets were pressured on Tuesday as rising tensions in the Middle East and political uncertainty in Europe kept investors on edge, underpinning safe assets such as the yen, gold and Treasuries". The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.18 percent lower at 9,181.45, with Infosys Ltd dragging the index down by about 16 points. "Banks continue to look forward to NPA resolution measures shortly, and the strength was visible today", James said.

Author: 0 Samsung tips best quarterly profit in over three years as chips soar

Samsung was forced to recall it late past year after reports of the device overheating and exploding. For its release date, speculations point that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be launched in the fourth quarter of this year. Lee sought Park's help in maximising his control of the Samsung companies at the lowest possible cost, he added. Samsung's share price has also been performing well, climbing steadily over the last few months despite all the drama the company has been facing at ...

Finance United Airlines Under Fire…. Transportation Dept. Investigating Man Being Dragged off Plane
Author: 0 United Airlines Under Fire…. Transportation Dept. Investigating Man Being Dragged off Plane

United was trying to make room for four employees of a partner airline, meaning four people had to get off. Security forced him off - prompting outrage - and the whipping out of cellphones to record the ouster. No one volunteered so the offer was increased to 800$, and still no one was willing to give up their seat. His wife Dr. Teresa Dao is also a pulmonologist and runs a clinic in Elizabethtown.

Finance Kremlin, angry at Syria missile strike, says Putin won't meet Tillerson
Author: 0 Kremlin, angry at Syria missile strike, says Putin won't meet Tillerson

That means Tillerson, who has significant business experience with Russian Federation as a former chief executive at Exxon Mobil but none in government, is about to face his toughest test yet in global diplomacy. " Congress needs to work with the president to try and deal with this long-term strategy, lack of strategy, really, in Syria", he said. It was only sometime earlier that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned "flagrant United States aggression on Syria" regarding the USA ...