BUSINESS

JCPenney shuttering up to 140 stores as sales weaken, more sluggish growth seen ahead – CNBC »

J.C. Penney finally lifted the lid on its plans to downsize its fleet, telling investors on Friday that it would close between 130 and 140 of its stores over the…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Mnuchin Tells Carney to Expect America-First Push on Regulation – Bloomberg »

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Mark Carney that Donald Trump’s administration will promote U.S. national interests in global talks on financial regulation. Mnuchin’s meeting with the Bank of England governor,…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

5 Roadblocks Donald Trump’s Economic Plan Could Face In Congress – Fortune »

Steven Mnuchin proved a smooth, persuasive salesman for the Trump economic manifesto in his first television interviews as Secretary of the Treasury on Thursday morning. But his ideas clash with…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
America

Admitting Refugees Makes America Great – ACLU (blog) »

Since President Trump first issued an executive order slashing refugee admissions to the United States this year from 110,000 to…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

VP Pence: ‘America’s Obamacare nightmare is about to end’ – Washington Post »

Vice President Pence forcefully defended on Thursday night the Trump administration’s plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act,…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

CBSN Original preview: "America – Manufacturing Hope" – CBS News »

Our latest CBSN Original presents an ongoing series that examines the shifting sands in American society.  In the first installment,…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

A Lesson From the 1940s: ‘America Is Capable of Being Un-American’ – New York Times (blog) »

Log In Don’t have an account? Sign up here » A Lesson From the 1940s: ‘America Is Capable of Being…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

A Lesson From the 1940s: ‘America Is Capable of Being Un-American’ – New York Times (blog) »

Log In Don’t have an account? Sign up here » A Lesson From the 1940s: ‘America Is Capable of Being…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Welcome to the America Black People Have Always Lived In – The Root »

iStock Good morning! Advertisement It is so great to see all of you gathered here on this lovely day! From…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

Zelda Breath of the Wild Is Dense, Challenging, And Full Of Wonder – GameSpot »

If the entirety of Breath of the Wild maintains the beauty and variety seen in its opening hours, it will be a strong contender for the best Zelda game of all time. I say this fully aware that any new Zelda game comes with a…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

What Google’s lawsuit against Uber means for the future of self-driving cars – Computerworld »

Google is suing Uber over some stolen documentation and schematics. The lawsuit alleges that Uber stole plans for the LIDAR sensors used in Google’s self-driving cars that scan for obstructions and allow the car to steer and brake automatically. Google developed the technology originally but…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is the best way to play Zelda: Breath of the Wild – The Verge »

One of the most surprising things about the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con grip — the standard controller that comes with the console — is that it works at all. The controller amounts to essentially a plastic shell with two Wii remote-like Joy-Con controllers snapped to each…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Android Messages will be the new default texting app Google wants you to use – The Verge »

Google is making a handful of announcements related to RCS today, but the piece of news you’re most likely to notice is that the default SMS app Google offers is now called “Android Messages” instead of “Messenger.” Or rather, it will be the default RCS…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
SCIENCE

Liftoff! Watching SpaceX Make History at Pad 39A – Space.com »

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A storied NASA launchpad hosted a dazzling pyrotechnic display as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket roared to life on Sunday…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Neil deGrasse Tyson suggests naming newly-discovered planets after ‘Seven Dwarfs’ – KCCI Des Moines »

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a tip for NASA. The 58-year-old cosmologist suggests naming the newly-discovered Earth-sized planets after the seven dwarfs from the 1812…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably – NPR »

Bumblebees have 100,000 times fewer neurons than humans do, but they can learn new skills quickly when there’s a sweet reward at the end. Michael…

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Asia

Asia markets lose ground; Toshiba up near 5%, says not aware of any plan to seek US court protection – CNBC

<!– –> HOME EDITION News Economy Finance Health Care Real Estate Wealth Autos Earnings Energy Life Media Politics Retail Commentary Special Reports Asia Europe CFO Council Markets Pre-Markets U.S. Asia Europe Stocks Commodities Currencies Bonds Funds…

Feb 24 2017 / Read More »
Mid-East

Actually, Sweden Is Having Big Trouble With Mideast Refugees – RealClearPolitics

As if on cue, riots broke out in a heavily immigrant suburb of Stockholm as soon as the media mocked President Donald Trump for a vague warning about immigration-related problems in Sweden. At a campaign rally…

Feb 23 2017 / Read More »
America

Admitting Refugees Makes America Great – ACLU (blog)

Since President Trump first issued an executive order slashing refugee admissions to the United States this year from 110,000 to 50,000, a certain irony keeps running through my mind. Candidate Trump campaigned on a slogan of…

Feb 24 2017 / Read More »
FINANCE

Fintech, the Buzzword Finance Loves and Hates: QuickTake Q&A – Bloomberg

You’ve heard it at conferences, in meetings and maybe even bandied about at dinner parties. Ever since a wave of financial technology startups emerged after the 2008 subprime mortgage crack-up, “fintech” has become shorthand for a…

Feb 24 2017 / Read More »
Europe

Norwegian Air’s $65 fares to Europe: What’s the catch? – USA TODAY

CLOSE x Embed x Share How can an airline offer such low airfares? Turns out, there are a few reasons. Time Norwegian Air stole headlines Thursday morning when it rolled out $65 one-way fares from three…

Feb 23 2017 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Police charge woman with falsely reporting rape by 2 Sacred Heart football players – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A New York woman is facing charges after police say she confessed to lying about being raped by two football players from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, because…

Feb 23 2017 / Read More »
TRAVEL

Want To Work Remotely And Travel The World? This Startup Will Help You – Forbes

Mevish Aslam, founder of Terminal 3, a remote work program, and Sprinters, which encourages entrepreneurship among women. Pictured here in Paraguay, with words to live by from Bob Marley in the background. (Photo courtesy of Mevish…

Feb 23 2017 / Read More »
UK

Boeing to Open Its First European Plant — in Post-Brexit UK – Bloomberg

Boeing Co. plans to open its first ever European factory in Sheffield, northern England — delivering a vote of confidence in the U.K.’s manufacturing capabilities as the country prepares to exit the European Union. The 20…

Feb 24 2017 / Read More »

Featured Links

    Search Archive

    Search by Date
    Search by Category
    Search with Google
    Log in | Designed by Gabfire themes