Category: NEWS

Uber to Repay Millions to Drivers, Who Could Be Owed Far More

Uber said Tuesday that it had made a mistake in the way it calculated its commissions, at a cost of tens of millions of dollars to its New York drivers, and the company vowed to correct the practice and make the drivers whole for the lost earnings. The ride-hailing service said it had been taking

FCC clears way for big TV mergers, eases broadband price limits

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday accelerated its deregulation push under Republican control, voting to ease limits on broadcast TV ownership and prices that large telecom companies can charge businesses and governments for bulk broadband services. Revisions to how the agency calculates the audience reached by broadcasters would clear the way for Sinclair Broadcast Group

Cash-only doctors are causing panic in the insurance industry

When Marxist Democrats under Dear Leader Obama decided to allow the federal government to completely take over the health coverage industry, they did so knowing that everyone at some time in their lives will need health care. On that point, of course, the Marxists were right. But Democrats also believed that they would ensconce within

PURE EVIL: Google steals content from small publishers

If you don’t yet realize how Google has become the most EVIL corporation in the world, check out this article from which reveals how Google steals content from small publishers, crushes their revenue, puts them out of business and monopolizes the internet. The article, entitled, “Google is a monopoly — and it’s crushing the

Obama To Make First Public Statement Since Leaving White House

Ending a three-month period of silence since he left the White House on Jan. 20 – much of which was spent on vacation in Palm Springs, Calif., on a Caribbean island with English billionaire Richard Branson and at an exclusive resort in French Polynesia –  former president Barack Obama will make the first public appearance

Judicial Watch: Soros Using U.S. Funds to Help Overthrow Macedonian Government

As part of its investigation into just how American taxpayer monies are being used by George Soros’ groups to infiltrate Macedonia’s conservative government, Judicial Watch on Wednesday filed suit against the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Judicial Watch, a conservative non-partisan government watchdog group, said in its

Unicorn Frappuccino fail and the year of crazy bad jeans

It’s been yet another weird week in retail. Starbucks nearly broke Instagram (and the souls of baristas everywhere) with its limited-edition Unicorn Frappuccino, Levi’s invented “bare butt jeans” — no joke — and French luxury fashion house Balenciaga’s new tote bag looks a lot like Ikea’s reusable bags. This, and more, in this week’s Retail Therapy. The Unicorn

U.S. soda sales drops for 12th straight year…

Sales of soda drinks decreased about 1.2 percent in the United States in 2016, falling for the 12th year in a row, a report by trade publication Beverage Digest showed, as demand was hit by consumer choosing healthier options and a slew of sugar taxes aimed at stemming obesity and diabetes. The per capita consumption

Japan’s 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger…

Workaholic Japan has unveiled its first-ever plan to limit overtime, but critics want to give it the boot, saying an “outrageous” 100-hour-a-month cap will do nothing to tackle karoshi, or death from overwork. Tokyo’s bid to ease a national health crisis comes after the top executive at advertising giant Dentsu quit late last year in

Trump to investigate imports of foreign-made steel…

President Trump on Thursday will sign a directive calling for an investigation into whether foreign-made steel imports are harming national security, Reuters reported late Wednesday. The memo Trump will sign at the White House cites a law allowing the president to impose restrictions on imports for national security reasons, the report said. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross launched