Business

August 23, 2019

Kobe Bryant Birthday: Facts to Celebrate the Basketball Legend’s 41st Birthday

In his 41 years of life, basketball legend Kobe Bryant has racked up achievements few can even dream of accomplishing.
August 23, 2019

Google Photos now permits you to seek for textual content in photos you’ve taken

Google made a subtle announcement today on Twitter: it’s in the process of rolling out new AI features for its Lens platform that will let you search your Google Photos library for text that appears within photos and screenshots. Then, you’ll then be able to easily copy and paste that text into a note, document, or form.
August 23, 2019

HP has a brand new CEO

HP Inc. has announced that CEO Dion Weisler will be stepping down “due to a family health matter” and will be succeeded by Enrique Lores, who is currently president of HP’s printer division. Lores will officially begin as CEO on November 1st, according to the press release. HP says Weisler will be a director on the company’s board until the next annual stockholder meeting, which should be in April 2020.
August 23, 2019

Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit centered on world economic system

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy.
August 23, 2019

As international financial image dims, options appear out of attain

WASHINGTON (AP) — As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face:
August 23, 2019

Why Are So Many NRA Board Members Jumping Ship?

If you blinked, you might have missed it.In just a span of a few hours on Tuesday, news reports revealed that several National Rifle Association board members had resigned following a long string of recent defections, and that one of the organization's top lobbyists threw in the towel as well.
August 23, 2019

On Fox News, Republican Strategist Laments People Laying on the Street ‘Having Just Shot Up With Marijuana’

A Republican strategist on Fox News apparently thought that individuals who use marijuana inject the drug into their bodies.
August 23, 2019

DoorDash unveils new tipping coverage and pay mannequin designed to present drivers more cash

DoorDash today announced more concrete details about its updated tipping policy, which the company says it’s been testing this month and plans to roll out to all of its delivery contractors starting next month. Under a newly revamped pay model, all drivers will receive 100 percent of the tip amount a customer adds through the DoorDash app either at checkout or after delivery. Drivers will be informed of this total and the breakdown before they decide to accept an order. DoorDash is also pledging to increase base pay earnings across the board for all drivers.
August 23, 2019

Comcast Cable Operator Hailed as Hero for Saving Customer’s Life

Many people get frustrated calling the cable company, but for one Michigan man it was a lifesaving conversation.
August 23, 2019

Key Mueller cooperator Gates testifies in trial of DC lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates, a key cooperator in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, testified Thursday against a prominent Washington attorney accused of concealing information from the Justice Department about work done for the government of Ukraine.