Posts Tagged ‘Companies’

Cheese companies, executive plead guilty to mislabeling products

Cheese companies, executive plead guilty to mislabeling products

Daniel UriaSLIPPERY ROCK , Pa., Feb. 27 (UPI) — An executive and two companies pleaded guilty to mislabeling cheese as 100 percent real when it containing an unacceptable level of wood pulp. Top News – UPI.com

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Fincantieri signs framework accords with Iranian companies

Fincantieri signs framework accords with Iranian companies

Richard TomkinsTRIESTE, Italy, Jan. 27 (UPI) — Italy’s Fincantieri has signed a number of framework agreements with Iranian companies, including one for the construction of merchant vessels. Top News – UPI.com

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Why do car companies want to sell you a crossover?

Why do car companies want to sell you a crossover?

Last month I drove a 2016 Lincoln MKX around Detroit — and I liked it. I was surprised for two reasons: a) Lincoln has made a new vehicle feel like serious luxury; and b) it’s a crossover, the most ambiguous segment of cars on the planet. Yet for all its ambiguity, we are told...

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Facebook is reportedly helping companies build their own Messenger bots

Facebook is reportedly helping companies build their own Messenger bots

A month ago, Facebook and Uber unveiled a new feature that lets users summon a car from within Facebook’s Messenger app. Users simply talk to an Uber bot as if it were a friend, and tell it where they want to be picked up and where they want to go. As far as user interfaces...

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A global dream team of rideshare companies is joining forces to destroy Uber

A global dream team of rideshare companies is joining forces to destroy Uber

Trying to kill Uber is always in vogue, but it’s getting an extra push lately. French Uber drivers have banded together to launch their own app to compete with the ride-share giant. And now Uber’s largest competitors — Lyft, Ola, GrabTaxi, and Didi Kuaidi — are joining forces to take down the $ 62.5 billion company....

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Paris attacks reignite debate over encryption practices by Apple, Google, Facebook — basically, all tech companies

Paris attacks reignite debate over encryption practices by Apple, Google, Facebook — basically, all tech companies

The terrorist attacks on Paris have reignited the debate over the use of encryption in everyday communications, pitting companies like Apple, Google and Facebook against efforts by law enforcement agencies to detect terrorist threats and track down possible attackers. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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Alcoa Shares Surge on Plan to Split Into Two Companies

Alcoa Shares Surge on Plan to Split Into Two Companies

Filed under: Company News, Mergers & Acquisitions, Commodities & Futures, Aerospace & Defense, Automotive Industry By Nick Carey CHICAGO — Alcoa (AA) said Monday it will split into two companies to separate its struggling aluminum smelting operations from production of lightweight metals for its faster-growing aerospace and automotive business. The news sparked a rally...

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EIA: Oil companies may cut spending further

EIA: Oil companies may cut spending further

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) — Companies contributing most to U.S. onshore oil production are expected to cut capital spending as the weak oil market endures, a federal energy report said. Top News – UPI.com

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3 Companies With Cool Shareholder Perks

3 Companies With Cool Shareholder Perks

Filed under: Consumer Goods, Entertainment Industry, Travel Industry, Stocks, Investing Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/TNS via Getty ImagesRiders at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Companies aren’t as generous with shareholder perks as they used to be, but there are still a handful of publicly traded companies that give investors more than just dividend checks and the...

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3 Big U.S. Consumer Companies Have Highest CEO Pay Gaps

3 Big U.S. Consumer Companies Have Highest CEO Pay Gaps

Filed under: Company News, Labor, Job Market, CEOs Richard Shotwell/Invision/APDiscovery Communications’ David M. Zaslav was the highest paid CEO among S&P 500 companies last year. By Ross Kerber BOSTON — Popular consumer brands Discovery Communications (DISCA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and CVS Health (CVS) pay their chief executive officers more than a thousand times...

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