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Uber founder resigns as CEO


He told staffers of the fast-growing ride-hail giant about his move in a company-wide memo. But now, after his resignation, the company would need a new CEO. The newspaper says he stepped down "after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company". Customer Pat Mastandrea said Uber's service is as good as ever. Lire la suite »

Le nouveau gouvernement a été annoncé


Ferrand et Mme de Sarnez devraient prendre la tête des groupes La République en marche!(LREM) et MoDem au Palais-Bourbon. En effet, celui-ci a été éclaboussé par l'enquête en cours sur les emplois présumés fictifs d'assistants parlementaires du parti qu'il préside. Lire la suite »

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

And so while Trump and co. are busy heralding Handel's victory as proof that the "Make America Great Again " agenda still has traction, vulnerable G.O.P. Democrats will need to pick up 24 House seats to take back the majority. Democrats said they had turned a conservative stronghold into a competitive district. Lire la suite »

Pokémon GO to brand cheaters with mark of shame


This is one small part of our continued commitment to maintaining the integrity of our community and delivering an incredible Pokémon GO experience. While public shaming may prove controversial, having Pokemon act out in some ways feels flawless. That said, it sounds similar to what happens when you acquire a Pokemon in the main games that is too high for you to control. Lire la suite »

New 2017 Samsung Galaxy C7 Gets Bluetooth Certification


Apple's bigger iPhone 7s is expected to give stiff rivalry to the next-gen Samsung phone . For those looking for an entry-level Intex Aqua Supreme can be an option. The OnePlus 5 has a 5.5-inch AMOLED display but retains the same resolution of 1,920x1,080 as before. It's a rather older model that comes with A8 chipset, along with 4.7-inch display , 8MP rear camera , and 1810mAh battery . Lire la suite »

General Electric Corp. (GE) Stake Boosted by Tocqueville Asset Management Lp

General Electric Company (GE) traded down 1.67% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $27.66. It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500. About 13.75 million shares traded. The rating was initiated by Craig Hallum with "Buy" on Friday, September 25. Argus Research upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Wednesday, May 11 report. Lire la suite »

Nasa discovers 10 new 'rocky' planets like Earth

A dozen of the planets that seem to be in the potentially habitable zone circle Earth-like stars, not cooler red dwarfs. NASA's telescope Kepler that was created to search for planets has found a total of 10 new, possibly inhabitable planets , with the right size and temperatures that could imply that there might be other life present. Lire la suite »

Uber CEO latest to resign after months of chaos


February 23: Waymo, a self-driving auto company spun off from Google, sues Uber . A former Uber employee, Anthony Levandowski, is also accused of stealing trade secrets from Waymo, another previous employer. This month the company has fired over 20 members of staff and has taken action against more after a review found that over 200 HR complaints, which included harassment and bullying. Lire la suite »

LA Noire pourrait s'offrir une remasterisation sur consoles


Le fameux remaster de L.A. Noir était présenté en behind closed doors. Un mode à la première personne aurait aussi été ajouté comme cela avait été le cas pour GTA V lors de son portage. En outre, le joueur devra sillonner les rues de Los Angeles de la fin des années 1940 pour découvrir les indices qui lui permettront d'étayer ses enquêtes. Lire la suite »

Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban


Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview", the coroner's office statement said, expressing "deepest sympathies" for his family and friends. He tells The Associated Press that "It puts us in a really precarious situation when Americans are detained" in North Korea. Bob Corker of Tennessee says the USA government should consider banning Americans from visiting North Korea. Lire la suite »

Bergdahl lawyers rip gov't case, dispute most serious charge


Prosecutors want to use evidence of injuries to service members such as Hatch during sentencing if Bergdahl is convicted. "You are going to get to ask most of the [submitted] questions in written form", Nance told Bergdahl's defense team - though it was unclear whether he would allow them to ask if they voted for Trump, Stars and Stripes reported . Lire la suite »

Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Has Officially Resigned as CEO

Benchmark, the venture capital firm which has one of the largest holdings in Uber and also has a place on the board of the company was one of the signatories of a letter sent by the investors to Kalanick . But there is no denying that he has also been at the root of much that is wrong with Uber as an organisation. Fowler has since left for another Silicon Valley company called Stripe. Lire la suite »

Uber CEO to take leave after harassment investigation forces company shake-up

Kalanick did not specify how long he would be away from the job and said that he needs to work on himself as a leader. Kalanick said he would be working on a team that could lead " Uber 2.0". The report consists of 13 recommendations that could help the company improve its "culture, promote fairness and accountability, and establish processes and systems to ensure the mistakes of the past will not be repeated". Lire la suite »

More turmoil for Uber as founder Kalanic bows to pressure and quits

As for what lies ahead, investors have talked about taking Uber public on the stock market. Uber's fate hangs in the balance, with a vacuous C-Suite and a slew of problems facing whomever fills the empty seats. Gurley, one of Kalanick's closest confidants, praised the CEO on Twitter following his resignation. The company has pledged major changes every month for the next six months, all aimed at making "driving more flexible and less stressful" while giving drivers better earnings. Lire la suite »

Saudi Arabia's next king is a young, ambitious risk taker


In a series of royal decrees issued Wednesday and carried on the state-run Saudi Press Agency, the monarch stripped Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who was first in line to the throne, from his title as crown prince and from his post as the country's powerful interior minister overseeing security. Lire la suite »

62 killed, 62 injured in Portugal forest fire


Firefighters continued their grim search for bodies. Spain has dispatched two and France sent three water-bombing planes on Sunday morning to help the Portuguese fire service contain the fires. At least three villages near Pedrogao Grande were evacuated. To date, 18 people have been taken to hospitals in Lisbon , Porto and Coimbra, five of them - four firefighters and a child - seriously injured. Lire la suite »

Saudi stock market up after new heir named

In 2015, after Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's becoming the Saudi king, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz became the minister of defense, and then was appointed the deputy crown prince . The two countries are bitter regional rivals, and severed diplomatic ties previous year. Saudi Arabia and Iran back opposing sides in the conflict in Syria, and when Riyadh severed ties with Qatar earlier this month, MbS was among those charging the smaller nation of cozying up to Iran and backing ... Lire la suite »

NASA Discovers 10 More Earth-Like Planets

The Kepler mission team released a survey of 219 potential exoplanets - planets outside of our solar system - that had been detected by the space observatory launched in 2009 to scan the Milky Way galaxy . A second research group, whose members include Lauren Weiss , a postdoctoral researcher at Université de Montréal's Institute for Research on Exoplanets , combined the Kepler data with measurements from ground-based telescopes to calculate the approximate sizes and compositions of ... Lire la suite »

Tropical Storm Cindy impacting the coast


Locations most likely to witness the heaviest rainfall include southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama and the western part of the Florida Panhandle. The city is under a tornado watch until 7 p.m. Predictions show 3 to 6 inches more rain over the next 48 hours, Landrieu said, and "if it all comes at one time we expect localized flooding". Lire la suite »

SpiceJet, Boeing ink pact for forty 737 MAX aircraft

The budget carrier had in 2014 placed an order for 55 737 MAX jets with Boeing . The Gurgaon-based no-frills airline had earlier this year announced that it will purchase up to 205 new aircraft (including 55 from the 2014 order) from Boeing with the order valued at $22 billion. Lire la suite »

May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech

Even before news of Prince Philip's illness, the government had announced that the speech would be delivered with less pageantry than usual as a result of the timing of the snap election. According to the Express : "Mr Corbyn, who is a longstanding republican, refused to join his peers in paying his respects to the Crown as the 91-year-old monarch prepared to give her speech to the House of Commons and House of Lords on Wednesday". Lire la suite »

Watch a new featurette for Blade Runner 2049


The clip begins with some new footage from the movie , where Officer K ( Ryan Gosling ) is exploring an abandoned house, looking for Rick Deckard ( Harrison Ford ). Having said that, the director revealed that it was a good decision to come to terms with the movie's possible fate as it gave him the freedom to fully create something different. Lire la suite »