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York Council refuses Uber licence renewal

York Council refuses Uber licence renewal

Saf Din, chairman of the York Hackney Carriage Drivers Association, told a York council meeting on Tuesday night that Uber was "systematically abusing" local laws and "looking for loopholes" by using out-of-town vehicles. He added the company had been "open and co-operative" with the council in tackling issues, including where drivers had applied for hire illegally. The company's licence to operate in the northern English city of Sheffield was suspended on December 1 after it failed to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Toshiba, Western Digital settle legal battle over chip unit sale

Toshiba, Western Digital settle legal battle over chip unit sale

Toshiba is seeking to sell its profitable flash-memory unit as part of an effort to avoid having its stock delisted in Japan due to struggles at its USA nuclear subsidiary, Westinghouse. -South Korean group led by USA fund Bain Capital. Western Digital shares increased more than 2% in after-hours trading Tuesday. Toshiba's chip unit brought in around a quarter of the group's total annual revenue and was considered the crown jewel in a vast range of businesses ranging from home appliances to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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TSX inches up with fertilizer company gains, railways weigh

TSX inches up with fertilizer company gains, railways weigh

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 7.44 points, or 0.05 percent, at 16,103.51. Half of the index's 10 main groups were in positive territory, with advancers just outnumbering decliners overall. Potash Corp gained 2.8 percent to C$25.48 and its planned merger partner Agrium Inc gained 2.9 percent at C$142.85 after agreeing to buy a fertilizer business in Australia. Consulte Mais Informação

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Elderly suburban woman mauled to death by pit bull

Elderly suburban woman mauled to death by pit bull

The dog that had inflicted the mortal injuries on the victim, described as a six-year-old pit bull, was still aggressive and had to be shot dead on the spot, according to police. Authorities said Ford and the dog, which was described as a pet, both lived at the home. They had no prior contacts or complaints about the dog. Reports say it's unclear if anyone else was home at the time of the attack. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cinco maiores bancos do país aderem a acordo de indenização a poupadores

Cinco maiores bancos do país aderem a acordo de indenização a poupadores

Depois deste desconto, quem tem direito a receber até R$ 5 mil não sofrerá mais nenhum desconto e receberá o valor de uma só vez. As ações coletivas congregam a maior parte dos poupadores . E, por fim, poderão habilitar-se aqueles que tenham ingressado em juízo entre 01/01/2016 e 31/12/2016. Isso porque os pagamentos serão realizados diretamente em conta-corrente ou por meio de depósito judicial. Consulte Mais Informação

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Insider News of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

About 1.93 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) has seen its stock price gain 2.61, or +2.50%, so far in 2017. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, May 15 by Loop Capital. About shares traded. Alabama Graphite Corp. It also upped Global Brass & Coppr Hldgs I (NYSE:BRSS) stake by 12,220 shares and now owns 20,655 shares. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook announces plan to stop diverting some ad revenue through Ireland

Facebook announces plan to stop diverting some ad revenue through Ireland

Advertisements will be sold and recorded by "local teams" - effectively meaning that the company will pay tax in the country where the ads are sold. The move should "provide more transparency to governments and policy makers around the world who have called for greater visibility over the revenue associated with locally supported sales in their countries", Facebook said in a statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Aldi, Tesco The Big Winners In Latest Kantar Worldpanel Figures

Aldi, Tesco The Big Winners In Latest Kantar Worldpanel Figures

Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel , said: "Christmas day falls on a Monday this year - last time that happened, in 2006, the Friday before was the most popular day for grocery shopping that year". "Alcohol sales are up by almost £172mln compared to this time previous year and while volume sales have increased, this impressive growth is mainly a result of consumers choosing more expensive festive tipples", said Fraser McKevit, head of retail and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Dublin Ryanair flights could face disruption after pilots vote to strike

Dublin Ryanair flights could face disruption after pilots vote to strike

Several unions across Europe have been preparing for industrial action in a demand for better conditions at Ryanair, with its pilots in Italy due to stage the company's first ever strike by pilots later this week. The Irish Air Line Pilots Association (IALPA) has warned further strike days will take place if an agreement is not reached. "Any industrial action taken by any cabin crew will result in the immediate loss of the five/three roster for all cabin crew at that base", Mr Wilson said. Consulte Mais Informação

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