• Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says he'll take a leave of absence
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says he'll take a leave of absence

The results were discussed on during a six-hour meeting on Sunday with the tech giant's board, which unanimously voted to adopt all of Holder's recommendations . An empowered senior leader who is responsible for diversity and inclusion is key to the integrity of Uber's efforts. It calls for some of Kalanick's duties to be reallocated and empha...

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  • Uber CEO quits, but is it enough? (The 3:59, Ep. 244)
Uber CEO quits, but is it enough? (The 3:59, Ep. 244)

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the company's past usage of phony software and Google claims that Uber is using stolen technology from Waymo, Google's spin-off service, to build self-driving cars. Kalanick stepped down Tuesday after a series of scandals at the ride-sharing startup were aired. She predicts Kalanick's success...

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  • Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral
Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

Before his arrest, Warmbier seemed to be having a good time in North Korea . Warmbier lapsed into a coma while in North Korean custody. In addition to the external exam, the coroner's office reviewed Warmbier's medical records from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and AeroMed Management Group, the air ambulance service that helped e...

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  • Central Portugal forest fires: 61 Dead, PM Calls Disaster a 'Tragedy'
Central Portugal forest fires: 61 Dead, PM Calls Disaster a 'Tragedy'

Three days of mourning have been declared in Portugal . Portuguese TVI television broadcasted footage of several of the village residents who survived the flames and were able to reach the aid center. There is a broad consensus that more work is needed on prevention, starting with forest cleaning and the creation of fire breaks. In comparison, a...

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  • The new, young crown prince reshaping Saudi Arabia
The new, young crown prince reshaping Saudi Arabia

The young prince named heir to Saudi Arabia's throne has built a reputation as a bold reformer intent on weaning the kingdom off oil and driving a far more aggressive foreign policy to counter the influence of arch-rival Iran . Despite his ambitions, the prince has faced criticism for the Saudi-led war in Yemen , which he oversees as defense mi...

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  • NASA Kepler Mission Discovers 219 More Exoplanets; Includes 10 Earth-Size Planets
NASA Kepler Mission Discovers 219 More Exoplanets; Includes 10 Earth-Size Planets

Scientists found the planet candidates in a final batch of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope observations of 200,000 sample stars in the constellation Cygnus. Kepler has spotted more than 4,000 planet candidates and confirmed more than half of those. For instance, they noted that most rocky planets discovered by Kepler are up to 75% larger tha...

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  • Global Smart Cup Market and Investment Analysis Report 2017
Global Smart Cup Market and Investment Analysis Report 2017

Global Magnesium Niobium Oxide report is segmented into six portions, the first portion provides the fundamental details and overview of Magnesium Niobium Oxide industry , the second portion does the analysis of Asia-based Magnesium Niobium Oxide industry , the third portion studies the presence of Magnesium Niobium Oxide industry in No...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy moving toward the Gulf Coast: NHC
Tropical Storm Cindy moving toward the Gulf Coast: NHC

Heavy rain and some flash flooding already have been reported along the Gulf Coast, but more is on the way. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency ahead of the storm. There is a small tornado threat for southwest, central, and south central Louisiana today and during the day on Thursday as well, Erickson said.

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  • New Boeing Airplane Aims To Bolster Profits
New Boeing Airplane Aims To Bolster Profits

The industry is eager to show off its wares at the Paris show after a string of public relations embarrassments recently, from the United Airlines' passenger getting dragged off a flight to British Airways' massive outage. The orders and commitments are worth as much as $30 billion at list prices. "We think the timing's just right", Boeing ...

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  • Trump's state visit to United Kingdom not mentioned in Queen's speech
Trump's state visit to United Kingdom not mentioned in Queen's speech

Opposition Labour party and the Liberal Democrats each plan to put forward alternative versions of the Queens Speech. Signalling the importance of Brexit negotiations with the European Union, set to continue until the spring of 2019, the speech set out the government's program for two years, rather than one.

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  • Nasa's Curiosity rover spotted trundling up Mount Sharp by Mars Oribiter
Nasa's Curiosity rover spotted trundling up Mount Sharp by Mars Oribiter

Orbiting spacecraft took this picture hundreds of miles away from Mars' surface. The car-size rover, climbing up lower Mount Sharp toward its next destination, appears as a blue dab against a background of tan rocks and dark sand in the enhanced-color image from the orbiter's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE ) camera.

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  • Rumor: LG V30 To Launch In August With SD835, OLED Panel
Rumor: LG V30 To Launch In August With SD835, OLED Panel

This year's show is set to take place from 1 September to 6 September 2017, though the phone will likely get unveiled a day earlier, on 31 August, presumably to beat the onslaught of phone announcements expected at the major expo. If launched, LG V30 will join the likes of V10 and V20 which were launched in 2015 and 2016 respectively. According t...

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  • Unicode 10 is announced with 56 new emoji including the 'Colbert'
Unicode 10 is announced with 56 new emoji including the 'Colbert'

As a result of the update, all the OS manufacturers who follow the Unicode Consortium will be able to incorporate the script changes and updates to their upcoming software updates. If you're a bitcoin fan, you may also be happy to find out that Unicode 10 has added support for the cryptocurrency's symbol, which resembles a capital "B" with a co...

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  • Rumour: Fox developing new
Rumour: Fox developing new "kid-centric" Fantastic Four movie

It's a pitch that would place Franklin and Valeria Richards in lead roles, who comic book fans will know to be the two children of Mister Fantastic (Reed Richards) and the Invisible Woman (Susan Storm). This rumor should be taken with a grain of salt. To be honest, this may be the best possible scenario assuming Fox continues trying to bank on ...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area grows
Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area grows

By Wednesday morning, the storm had dumped from 2 to 7 inches (50-180 millimeters) of rain on parts of southern Louisiana. This satellite image taken Tuesday, June 20, and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Tropical Storm Cindy over the Gulf of Mexico approaching the Gulf Coast.

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  • Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year
Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year

Redesigned for 2017, the Cadenza is one of five Kia vehicles to win its respective category in J.D. Power's 2017 Initial Quality Study. "Not Actors" series of commercials, in which a smarmy host reads off the various industry awards Chevy vehicles have earned in recent years, many of which stem from J.D.

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  • Short Interest in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Grows By 26.5%
Short Interest in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Grows By 26.5%

According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.is 31.61 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 34.34 Billion. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. had a return on equity of 14.39% and a net margin of 1.76%. Fiat Chrysler is expected to release its 2Q17 earnings results on July 26, 2017.

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  • BMC demolishes bungalow of actor Arshad Warsi
BMC demolishes bungalow of actor Arshad Warsi

Keep reading for more from Mumbai . After not receiving any response from the actor, BMC carried out symbolic demolition on Monday. Warsi and his wife reportedly bought the bungalow in 2012 from a retired Air India captain. It is alarming to know that the actor, despite being notified by the municipal corporation in the year 2013, got a stay o...

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  • Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Controversies
Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Controversies

This decision comes on the heels of a report by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder which outlines 47 recommendations to overhaul the company's management. He also says he is responsible for the company's current situation and needs to become a better leader. A management committee is expected to run the company in his absence.

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  • 1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean
1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean

Between Wednesday and Thursday morning, the storm could bring up to 12 inches of rain to some areas between Texas and Louisiana. Overnight, Tropical Storm Bret dissipated in the southern Caribbean. Wednesday, causing damage to fences, trees and power lines. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency ahead of Tropical Sto...

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