• Qatar Airways boss says women can't do his job
Qatar Airways boss says women can't do his job

The chief executive of Qatar Airways , who sits on the board of Heathrow airport, has inflamed a row over sexism in the airline industry by saying only a man could do his challenging job. That's not the case at Qatar Airways, Al Baker told the reporter. Two-fifths of Qantas Airways' senior management is female, including the heads of the worldwide...

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  • Drivers hit by worst rise in petrol price in 18 years
Drivers hit by worst rise in petrol price in 18 years

After the one paisa reduction in fuel prices on May 30, which caused much criticism from the Opposition, prices have since fallen continuously. ACCC chairman Rod Sims said concern about the global supply of crude oil had pushed up oil prices, with those rises being passed on at the pump.

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  • Turbulence damages American Airlines flight, forces landing
Turbulence damages American Airlines flight, forces landing

According to KENS 5 , one passenger, Jesus Esparza, said that passengers saw lightening and then the plane was pelted with hail. He said he boarded a different plane and should arrive in Phoenix late Sunday night. The spokesman said there were 130 passengers aboard the plane, along with five crew members. The aircraft is now being evaluated by o...

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  • Google will let its AI contract with the Pentagon expire after backlash
Google will let its AI contract with the Pentagon expire after backlash

Google will not renew a contract to help the U.S. military analyse aerial drone imagery when it expires in March, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, as the company moves to defuse internal uproar over the deal. Maven had an initial budget of $70 million. Some employees planned to hold a public rally in San Francisco in July, co...

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  • Mexico Slaps Tariffs On US Steel, Agricultural Products
Mexico Slaps Tariffs On US Steel, Agricultural Products

The US decision, widely criticised on the global scene, came as the US, Canada and Mexico renegotiate the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), at the urging of Trump who called it a "disaster" for American jobs. Oddly, there was no mention of either the looming tariffs or the stated rationale behind them - other than a brief reference ...

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  • Apple's confronting new iPhone feature
Apple's confronting new iPhone feature

And the Apple Watch's new operating system continues Apple's quest to make it a teeny little phone . Given Apple's iOS and device footprint in the enterprise, the move to add multiple folks into a FaceTime should raise a few eyebrows for everyone from Microsoft's Skype to Zoom to Blue Jeans and Cisco's WebEx.

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  • Starbucks opens the door for important discussions regarding race and discrimination
Starbucks opens the door for important discussions regarding race and discrimination

The aim is to prevent discrimination in Starbucks cafes. He added that Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has agreed to mentor them. Starbucks' retail footprint in the United States is massive, as the map above illustrates. What happened last month in Philadelphia? Starbucks shut its roughly 8,000 company-owned stores for the closed-door training, bu...

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  • European Central Bank sources: No need to intervene in Italy crisis
European Central Bank sources: No need to intervene in Italy crisis

The uptick is mainly due to a sharp rise of energy prices, which were up 6.1 percent year on year, compared with 2.6 percent in April. The political turmoil in Italy has triggered risk-off trading across the board, with global stocks and riskier assets vulnerable to heavy losses.

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  • Howard Schultz is stepping down as Starbucks’ executive chair
Howard Schultz is stepping down as Starbucks’ executive chair

The following year, he moved with his wife, Sheri, from NY to assume the role of director of operations and marketing. Most recently, Schultz has received the Robert F. "Ullman, former chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney, was named chair, while Mellody Hobson, president and director of Chicago-based investment management firm Ariel Investments, will be...

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  • IOS 12 'doubles down' on performance
IOS 12 'doubles down' on performance

The company also brought on stage executives from Adobe, who announced support for USDZ throughout its Creative Cloud. To watch on a television, you will need a second-generation Apple TV or newer with the Apple Events app installed. There is some good news for Apple fans in India as the iPhone SE 2 is rumoured to be launched in the country thi...

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  • All trade deals could be off, China warns US
All trade deals could be off, China warns US

On Friday, China's markets regulator said it was still reviewing San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc's $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors. "If the United States introduces trade sanctions including a tariff increase, all the economic and trade achievements negotiated by the two parties will not take effect", said a Chinese government stateme...

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  • Google 'To End' Pentagon Artificial Intelligence Project
Google 'To End' Pentagon Artificial Intelligence Project

Project Maven involves using machine learning and engineering talent to distinguish people and objects in drone videos. "Google should not be in the business of war", Meredith Whittaker, a research scientist affiliated with Google and New York University, wrote on Twitter.

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  • Jordan's King set to ask PM to resign amid protests sources
Jordan's King set to ask PM to resign amid protests sources

The sources said King Abdullah has summoned Mulki for an audience in his palace later on Monday. Mulki imposed steep IMF-mandated tax hikes early this year to cut rising public debt. The IMF-backed measures have sparked some of the biggest economic protests in five years. Demonstrators tussled with security forces and some fainted, but ot...

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  • 2 winning LOTTO MAX tickets sold in Brampton
2 winning LOTTO MAX tickets sold in Brampton

Marie, Toronto and the Sault Ste. "This is the second Lotto jackpot winning ticket we've sold in our 21 years in business here". Ireland's newest millionaire isn't the only one with reason to celebrate, as two other players in Louth managed to scoop €106,121 each in last night's draw.

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  • Angela Merkel refuses Italy debt write-off amid fears government could DESTROY eurozone
Angela Merkel refuses Italy debt write-off amid fears government could DESTROY eurozone

In addition, Merkel spoke positively about some of the ideas of French President Emmanuel Macron for greater solidarity in the euro area and the wider European Union. She has said in the past that Europe can no longer fully rely on others and that it must take its fate into its own hand, alluding to disagreements with U.S.

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  • Microsoft Beats Alphabet but Still Behind Apple
Microsoft Beats Alphabet but Still Behind Apple

This turned Microsoft the 3rd most valuable company after Apple and Amazon all over the world. The Tame Apple Press points out that Microsoft still trails behind Apple's market valuation of $923 billion and Amazon's $782 billion market cap.

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  • Italian president reappoints Giuseppe Conte as PM-designate to lead coalition gov't
Italian president reappoints Giuseppe Conte as PM-designate to lead coalition gov't

In a sign of the direction of the new cabinet, Conte named hardline anti-migrant League leader Matteo Salvini as interior minister and eurosceptic Paola Savona - whose initial role as finance minister was vetoed by the president - as European affairs minister.

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  • Petrobras CEO resigns after truckers' strike
Petrobras CEO resigns after truckers' strike

It's also a setback for any pro-business candidate ahead of October's general elections. While many speculated that Petrobras CEO Pedro Parente could end up resigning, the government also had much hope that he would not. Parente's policies had helped pushed Petrobras shares to a multiyear peak just last month, but a rise in worldwide oil prices tri...

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  • Payments across Britain hit as Visa faces 'disruption' in Europe
Payments across Britain hit as Visa faces 'disruption' in Europe

United Kingdom bank NatWest said it was also looking into reports of card payments being declined. It turns out Visa is experiencing a network failure, with the company now saying it's investigating the issue. Huge queues formed beside many ATMs as customers attempted to withdraw cash. As far as we can see there are no public comments from ...

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  • U.S. unemployment rate drops to 18-year low of 3.8%
U.S. unemployment rate drops to 18-year low of 3.8%

Retail trade led the way in May, with 31,000 new jobs in that sector. The president is normally briefed on the monthly jobs report the day before it is released, and he and other administration officials are not supposed to comment on it beforehand.

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  • Alibaba invests $1.38bn to boost logistics capability
Alibaba invests $1.38bn to boost logistics capability

The RS-LiDAR-M1Pre is the first MEMS solid-state LiDAR launched by RoboSense . While improving the performance of LiDAR, cost savings is great, and miniaturization greatly improves stability. In addition, the company has maintained long-term cooperation with top universities and research institutes, such as MIT, HKUST, Tsinghua University, and H...

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  • Delta Air Lines investigates death of dog during airport layover
Delta Air Lines investigates death of dog during airport layover

He was fine. Then approximately at 8 o'clock and 8:30 in the morning, the dog was again checked on, he was dead, and there was vomit in the cage, according to Delta'. In March, a French bulldog called Kokito died on a United Airlines flight from Houston to NY after a flight attendant told the owner to put the dog, which was in a carrier, in t...

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  • China warns United States trade deals off if tariffs go ahead
China warns United States trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross continued two days of talks on trade in Beijing with a signal that the two sides may be making some progress toward increasing Chinese imports of U.S. "I want to be clear, this isn't just about buying more goods, this is about structural changes", Mnuchin said. The Trump administration's shifting stance on ...

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  • Google won't renew its contract to develop AI for USA military drones
Google won't renew its contract to develop AI for USA military drones

Fei-Fei Li and Scott Frohman. In April , more than 3,000 Google employees pushed back against the project , signing a petition calling for the company to end its work with the Pentagon. The company's staff earlier said they didn't want the product to be used for war. According to the reports , Google's leadership agreed to roll out a new polic...

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  • ANZ, Deutsche Bank and Citigroup face 'criminal cartel' charges
ANZ, Deutsche Bank and Citigroup face 'criminal cartel' charges

Citigroup said it would " vigorously defend " the allegations, adding that the case involved an area of financial markets activity not previously considered by Australian courts or regulatory guidance. ANZ chief risk officer Kevin Corbally maintains the bank intends to defend the company and Mr Moscati, on the basis of their belief that they "ac...

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