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United Airlines to Review 'Worst Travel Nightmare'

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:05:54 EST

United Continental Holdings Inc. is reviewing an incident that left 250 passengers stuck on an airplane on a small Canadian airfield for about 12 hours last weekend.


China Annual Economic Growth Rate Is Slowest Since 1990

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 22:59:58 EST

China’s economic expansion languished to its slowest pace in nearly three decades last year, as a bruising trade fight with the U.S. exacerbated weakness in the world’s second-largest economy.


IMF Lowers 2019 Global Growth Forecast

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:34:46 EST

The global economy is starting the year on weaker footing, particularly by poor performance out of Europe, according to new quarterly forecasts from the IMF.


'Glass' Tops Long Weekend Box Office

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:32:53 EST

“Glass,” director M. Night Shyamalan’s superhero sequel to “Split,” topped the holiday weekend box office in the U.S. and Canada with ticket sales of $47 million.


Shutdown Hits Industries Nationwide

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:03 EST

Shuttered government offices are stalling the approval of new loans, initial public offerings, the processing of tax documents, the approval of new products and other substantial business across the U.S.


Deciem Founder Brandon Truaxe Has Died

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:50:22 EST

Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe, whose erratic behavior led to his being stripped of his CEO role at the popular skin-care company, died on Sunday.


Companies Try to Skirt Shutdown's IPO Limbo

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:53:10 EST

The monthlong government shutdown is forcing some companies to seek alternate routes to go public while the main markets regulator is unable to green-light IPOs.


Indians Are So Crazy About Video, They Use YouTube Like Google

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 23:26:53 EST

An explosion in demand for mobile video in India is transforming the country’s media landscape and creating new opportunities for YouTube and other platforms to learn new lessons about video use.


Truckers See Momentum Slowing Heading Into 2019

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:46:28 EST

Trucking companies face an uphill climb in 2019 as a freight boom that delivered record profit for carriers over the past year begins to soften.


For Industrial Robots, Hacking Risks Are On the Rise

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:27:42 EST

5G promises to make factories a lot smarter. And that means they’ll be a lot more vulnerable.


Google Fined $57 Million in Biggest Penalty Yet Under New European Law

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:19:33 EST

Google was fined $57 million by a French regulator—the biggest penalty levied yet under a new European privacy law—alleging the search-engine giant didn’t go far enough to get valid user consent to gather data for targeted advertising.


J.C. Penney Struggles to Avoid Same Fate as Sears

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:59:00 EST

J.C. Penney sales are falling, senior executive slots remain vacant and the strategy keeps changing—leading analysts to ask: Is it too late for a turnaround?


Every Gadget and App Should Have a Dark Mode

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:57:55 EST

Dark Mode: It’s good for your eyes, your battery and maybe even your sanity, and it’s hidden in most of your devices and apps. Here’s how to turn it on almost everywhere.


Trump, Key European Leaders Skip Davos Amid Turmoil at Home

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 23:41:07 EST

President Trump’s decision to stay in Washington to deal with the partial government shutdown has changed the script for this week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.


Fliers Find an Old Friend on More Planes: Empty Seats

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:44:51 EST

U.S. airlines are adding larger jets to their fleets and more rows to existing aircraft. The result is more open seats on many flights even as demand for air travel grows.




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