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Microsoft overtakes Apple in market value for first time in eight years

Microsoft overtakes Apple in market value for first time in eight years

Apple's market cap hovered around US$823.66 billion as of 3:15 pm in NY, while Microsoft's stood at US$823.90 billion, although the two spent much of Monday afternoon jockeying for the top seat in intraday action. According to Bloomberg , "the last time Microsoft was bigger than Apple based on market cap was in mid-2010". If the company can continue to deliver in that area, maybe it will reach this milestone again; preferably on a more permanent level. Consulte Mais Informação

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GM to close factories in Michigan, Ohio, Canada

GM to close factories in Michigan, Ohio, Canada

Some U.S. factory workers could transfer to truck or SUV factories that are increasing production. Less than two years ago, GM Lordstown boasted more than 4,500 employees. They will be part of contract talks with the United Auto Workers union next year. It also plans to close propulsion plants in White Marsh, Maryland, and Warren, Michigan, in 2019, the company said in a news release. Consulte Mais Informação

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Here are Amazon's Cyber Monday 2018 Canada Deals

Here are Amazon's Cyber Monday 2018 Canada Deals

The links below will take you to the Cyber Monday deals for PC gaming's biggest retailers. Here are some of Target's best deals on Cyber Monday 2018 . So without further talk, let's dive into the list of discounts, shall we? Social media conversation tracker Brandwatch said out of 13,000 social media mentions of Cyber Monday (#Cybermonday) the Apple Watch and the Red Dead Redemption 2 video game were two products that were highly discussed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Christmas tree lots open in East Tennessee

Christmas tree lots open in East Tennessee

The tight market is rooted in an oversupply followed by the Great Recession that caused many growers to leave the business. The Poland Township Tree Farm suggests if you want a live tree to cut your own so that you know it's fresh. "If we don't have any trees, it would've been a real nightmare". There also is a shortage of Fraser trees on the east coast not exactly helped by those in OR picking Fraser trees instead of noble firs. Consulte Mais Informação

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GM to close Ontario plant, costing 2,500 jobs

GM to close Ontario plant, costing 2,500 jobs

The closures, expected to be announced Monday morning, will be part of a global restructuring of the company and are expected to affect thousands of high-paying jobs, according to the report published Sunday, which cited numerous sources. The assembly plant has formed the backbone of Oshawa's economy for more than 100 years. At the same time, China, the world's largest auto market and GM's biggest market by vehicle sales, has decelerated sharply in the past few months. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cyber Monday deals headline big week of shopping

Now playing: Watch this: Black Friday sales go live, Facebook defends controversial. "Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become a staple fixture of the calendar year and an important one for many retailers", said a BRC spokesman. A consumer poll by F&C Investment Trust found that people in Britain had collectively spent £19.2bn in sales throughout 2018 and were anticipating spending another £7.7bn over the extended shopping weekend. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate to debate back-to-work legislation for Canada Post employees

Senate to debate back-to-work legislation for Canada Post employees

It's another violation of our constitutional rights". The lingering news of Canada Post striking has definitely left some residents with sour tastes in their mouths. CUPW has warned of a legal battle if the federal government passes the back-to-work legislation, calling such a move unconstitutional and noting that a judge ruled as illegal a similar bill introduced in 2011 by the previous Conservative government. Consulte Mais Informação

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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn denies allegations against him: NHK

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn denies allegations against him: NHK

Ghosn, who has not spoken publicly, has told investigators that he had no intention of under-reporting his remuneration on financial documents and has denied allegations against him, NHK said, without giving sources. Prosecutors accuse Ghosn and fellow executive Greg Kelly of underreporting the former chairman's income by around 5bn yen ($44m). Renault has refrained from dismissing Ghosn as chair and CEO, while demanding that Nissan share its findings from the months-long internal ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Elections BC extends referendum voting period

Elections BC extends referendum voting period

Completed packages are considered received by Elections BC when delivered to a Service BC Centre or Referendum Service Office . The deadline to request a voting package remains midnight on Friday, Nov. - Dual-member proportional would involve large ridings represented by two politicians, including one with the most votes. You can answer one or both questions, and you can choose if you want to rank one, two, or all three systems on the second question. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sydney Airport Still A Nightmare With Ongoing Delays

Sydney Airport Still A Nightmare With Ongoing Delays

The winds caused two of the air hub's three runways to close, with domestic and worldwide flights affected, according to airport authorities. "Please contact your airline for more information", the airport tweeted this morning. "Virgin Australia is working hard to minimise delays for passengers, and get everyone on their way as quickly and safely as possible". Yesterday the pilots of flight QF642 from Perth to Sydney were forced to abort a landing when there was a dramatic change in wind ... Consulte Mais Informação

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