• US Solar Jobs Jumped Almost 25% In the Past Year

    Those still hoping President Trump's focus on job creation could deliver dividends for the green economy were handed fresh ammunition yesterday, as a new report revealed one in every 50 new jobs created in the United States past year was in the solar industry.

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  • Disney boss warns China trade war would be damaging

    August 09, 2016: The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) reported Q3 earnings of $1.62, beating consensus estimates of $1.61. The company also looks in a strong position to extend its strong performances in FY2017, due to its continued investments in its brands and franchises, technological capabilities, and global presence.

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  • GoPro revives the Karma drone

    GoPro revives the Karma drone

    GoPro CEO Nick Woodman confirmed the news himself, saying during the call that there will be new "cameras" coming out this year, one of which is the HERO6. retailers. As it stands, GoPro has relaunched Karma in limited quantities in the US, and expects to expand its availability to global markets this spring.

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  • Super Bowl DWI crackdown set to begin

    New Jersey State Police will increase patrols statewide to target risky driving over the Super Bowl weekend. Another option for obtaining a safe ride home is available through the SaferRide app. The OTS is recognizing Super Bowl Sunday as an unofficial holiday. It is going to be a long and insane day. People are making bad decisions, Stibbe said.

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  • U.S. Automakers Emphasize Profitability While Reporting Sales Declines

    U.S. Automakers Emphasize Profitability While Reporting Sales Declines

    At the movement stock is under coverage by number of analysts. GM sold 1,162 Chevrolet Bolts in January, one of the first months the new all-electric vehicle was on sale. GM, +0.91% have run up 14% and of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV FCAU, +1.24% shot up 55% over the same time. In general, even though Ford's total sales declined in January, looking at specific numbers, the company is still performing well as an auto company.

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  • Italy's service sector sustains growth in January - PMI

    Italy's service sector sustains growth in January - PMI

    It has not been higher since May 2011 and beat a 54.3 flash estimate. Business expectations, however, strengthened to the highest level since May 2016. The report follows the Bank of England's move on Thursday to revise its growth forecast for the United Kingdom economy sharply higher, to 2% from the 1.4% it had predicted in November.

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  • Google Dethrones Apple as Most Valuable Brand

    Google's brand value, on the other hand, went up by 24% over the previous year taking their brand value to a staggering $109.5bn. STC's brand value rose 11 per cent during a year ago to US$6.2 billion. "We expect more brands from the Middle East to enter our Global 500 in time as oil prices readjust and companies from the region continue to expand into new geographic markets".

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  • Trump Administration May Curtail H-1B and Other Work-Visa Programs

    It is believed that his next take will be on the Indian students, i.e; F1 visa holders. Here's everything you need to need to about H-1B visa and the new H-1B reform bill. India's IT companies including Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Infosys and Wipro, points out that they are serving corporations become more competitive by specialized staff for technology operations.

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  • Bandcamp Donating 100 Percent of Sales to ACLU on Friday

    Bandcamp Donating 100 Percent of Sales to ACLU on Friday

    In an interview on CNN, an ACLU official described the rise in donations in one word: "Wow". "I've never seen anything like this", Romero told Yahoo News . The lawyer said the ACLU wants to learn how many were rejected and to which countries they were sent. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of two Iraqis who were denied entry into the U.S.

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  • Guinness Opening Brewery in Baltimore County

    The plans have yet to be finalized, but Diageo hopes to start construction this spring and open in fall 2017 timed to the 200th anniversary of Guinness imports to the U.S. Tom Quirk, Chair of the Baltimore County Council whose district encompasses the Relay site, stated, "More than just a brewery, this is a significant investment in our community that represents a new direction for the historic Relay facility".

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  • General Motors, Honda team up to mass produce fuel cell systems

    General Motors, Honda team up to mass produce fuel cell systems

    But size and cost have been hurdles. Honda is among a handful of automakers to develop FCVs, which combine hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity and emit only water. Carmakers are more likely to partner on hydrogen fuel cell tech due to it's high cost of development, and therein lies the main foundation for this partnership.

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  • Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

    Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

    Kennedy International Airport, where two Iraqi men were detained Saturday morning. "We will not allow for discrimination against people based upon their skin color, religion, or country of origin", said the group. "We are prepared to fight back against these racist executive orders and will defend and protect all communities and normalize resistance to Trump everywhere", Kiswani said in a statement.

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  • TransCanada polling shippers for support of Keystone XL

    TransCanada polling shippers for support of Keystone XL

    Canadian industry analysts viewed the revived application as the opening move on unpredictable negotiations with the new Trump administration. The project became a major target for environmental activists, who argued it could lead to unencumbered expansion of Canada's oilsands and put Canada out of reach of its climate goals.

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  • Judge Derails Aetna-Humana Megamerger

    Meanwhile, health insurer Anthem is awaiting a separate court ruling on its proposed $48 billion deal to buy Cigna. The proposed fix was also torpedoed by internal communications among Molina executives presented in court. Bates found those arguments "unpersuasive". A ruling in that case is expected any day. Several big deals were torpedoed by antitrust regulators past year, including the $35 billion merger between oil-field service groups Halliburton Co and Baker Hughes Inc and the $6 ...

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  • United Kingdom retail sales slide 1.9% in December

    United Kingdom retail sales slide 1.9% in December

    That is the biggest monthly decline since April 2012, when sales also dropped by 1.9%. Retailers had a "disastrous December", said another analyst, Alan Clarke of Scotiabank. The ONS says that estimates of Black Friday spending are not included - falling in November instead - but those for Cyber Monday, the first Monday in December, were.

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  • Canadian Pacific Railway says Hunter Harrison stepping down immediately

    Canadian Pacific Railway says Hunter Harrison stepping down immediately

    Earnings per share for the recently concluded quarter is expected to come in at $0.93 a share with $2.49B in revenue. -EPS (Q4): C$3.04 vs. C$2.72 previous year. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a gross margin of 88.30% and an operating margin of 40.40%. Hunter Harrison has struck a surprise deal to step down as CEO of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.

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  • Zinke discusses plans for the Department of Interior during confirmation hearing

    Credit: E.C. Stebinger/Glacier National Park (left). Humans have influenced the climate, Zinke said. I think where there's debate on it is what that influence is and what we can do about it. Zinke plans to re-examine the Obama Administration's halt on leasing for development on federal lands. Oil industry leaders hope the Trump administration will open up new coastal waters for drilling.

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  • The Lynch & Associates IN decreases its position in Reynolds American Inc. (RAI)

    The company, which is listed in Johannesburg and London, says the deal will give it a "balanced presence in high growth emerging markets and high profitability developed markets, combined with direct access to the attractive USA market". Reynolds shares were up 4 percent to $55.97 in pre-market trading in the United States. In related news, CEO Debra Ann Crew sold 10,818 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 26th.

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