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Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, cites recent 'drumbeat of distractions' - Reuters

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:37am

Reuters

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, cites recent 'drumbeat of distractions'
Reuters
(Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, in a surprise announcement, said Vishal Sikka has resigned as CEO citing a stream of distractions and disruptions in recent months, pushing down shares of the second-largest Indian IT services firm almost 8 percent on Friday.
How Steve Jobs inspired Vishal Sikka to leave the chaos at InfosysQuartz
India's Sensex Suffers First Drop in a Week as Infosys PlungesBloomberg
800-plus flying hours, upset founders and little time: The tragedy of Vishal SikkaEconomic Times
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China shares fall on Chalco profit-taking; Hong Kong 0.7 pct lower - Reuters

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:05am

Asia Times

China shares fall on Chalco profit-taking; Hong Kong 0.7 pct lower
Reuters
SHANGHAI, Aug 18 (Reuters) - China stocks fell on Friday morning, as basic materials producers - which recently enjoyed major gains - are now getting hit by profit-taking, even when they have announced strong earnings. The CSI300 index fell 0.2 percent ...
Asian Shares Track Wall Street Slide; Spain Attack WeighsU.S. News & World Report
Asia Markets Down, Stock Futures MixedTheStreet.com
Losses May Accelerate For Hong Kong BourseNasdaq
Bloomberg -South China Morning Post -ZDNet -Hong Kong Standard (press release)
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White House jitters and Barcelona terror attack weigh on Asian shares; Nikkei falls 1% - CNBC

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:11pm

CNBC

White House jitters and Barcelona terror attack weigh on Asian shares; Nikkei falls 1%
CNBC
Asia markets were pressured in Friday trade after investors on Wall Street sold off on growing uncertainty over the Trump administration's ability to follow through on its economic policies. Risk off trade from the U.S. session followed through into ...
Asian Shares Slide as Wall Street Fall, Spain Attack WeighU.S. News & World Report
SE Asia Stocks-Lower tracking Asian shares, Wall StreetReuters
Asia Stocks Mirror Wall Street Selloff on Spain Attack, Trump TurmoilBarron's
Financial Times
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White House jitters and Barcelona terror attack weigh on Asian shares; Nikkei falls 1% - CNBC

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:11pm

CNBC

White House jitters and Barcelona terror attack weigh on Asian shares; Nikkei falls 1%
CNBC
Asia markets were pressured in Friday trade after investors on Wall Street sold off on growing uncertainty over the Trump administration's ability to follow through on its economic policies. Risk off trade from the U.S. session followed through into ...
Asian Shares Slide as Wall Street Fall, Spain Attack WeighU.S. News & World Report
Asia Stocks Mirror Wall Street Selloff on Spain Attack, Trump TurmoilBarron's
Risk assets rattled by Wall Street sell-offNasdaq
Financial Times -Times of India
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James Murdoch Troubled by Trump's Response to Charlottesville, Will Donate to Anti-Defamation League - Daily Beast

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:24pm

Daily Beast

James Murdoch Troubled by Trump's Response to Charlottesville, Will Donate to Anti-Defamation League
Daily Beast
James Murdoch, the CEO of 21st Century Fox, said in a letter to friends that he was troubled by President Trump's response to the white supremacist-fueled deadly violence in Charlottesville, adding he plans to donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation ...

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:02pm

The New Yorker

GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering
Reuters
SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver his economic agenda. European stock markets are ...
Gary Cohn faces worst career investment dilemmaCNBC
Washington's mounting woes push S&P to biggest loss in three monthsNew York Daily News
Dow Jones plummets over fears Trump's economic adviser will quitNew York Post
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Personal data of 1.8 million Chicago voters accidentally exposed by vendor - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:01pm

Los Angeles Times

Personal data of 1.8 million Chicago voters accidentally exposed by vendor
Los Angeles Times
Data on 1.8 million Chicago voters, including addresses, phone numbers and partial Social Security numbers, were left exposed on a downloadable cloud-storage site operated by an Omaha election-services company until a cybersecurity researcher ...

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1.8 million Chicago voter records exposed online - CNNMoney

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 8:10pm

CNNMoney

1.8 million Chicago voter records exposed online
CNNMoney
A voting machine company exposed 1.8 million Chicago voter records after misconfiguring a security setting on the server that stored them. Election Systems & Software (ES&S), the Nebraska-based voting software and election management company, ...
Voting machine supplier exposes 1.8 million voter recordsEngadget
Don't panic, Chicago, but an AWS S3 config blunder exposed 1.8 million voter recordsThe Register
Info on 1.8M Chicago voters was publicly accessible, now removed from cloud service: election officialsChicago Tribune
Gizmodo -WLS
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YouTube TV Expands To 14 More Markets In The US - Ubergizmo

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:48pm

Ubergizmo

YouTube TV Expands To 14 More Markets In The US
Ubergizmo
These new markets include Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Seattle, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. So if you stay in any of those areas, then you should be able to ...

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History will remember the Republicans who stick around - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:27pm

Washington Post

History will remember the Republicans who stick around
Washington Post
President Trump has dropped all pretense and proudly raised the banner of white racial grievance. The time has come for Republicans in Congress to decide whether this is what they signed up for. Business leaders decided Wednesday that they'd had ...

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Gap Inc. CEO Cites Progress Across Portfolio - WWD

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:10pm

WWD

Gap Inc. CEO Cites Progress Across Portfolio
WWD
Don't call Gap a "mall-based apparel retailer." Art Peck, president and chief executive officer, doesn't like it."It's flat-out wrong," Peck said during a conference call with investors Thursday after the company released solid second-quarter top and ...
Gap Profits More Than Double in Retailer's Second QuarterU.S. News & World Report
Gap Joins Retailers With Decent Quarters; Posts Surprise Earnings BeatTheStreet.com
Gap Inc. Reports Second Quarter ResultsBusiness Wire (press release)
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Regulators propose $183M settlement with student loan firm - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:01pm

CNNMoney

Regulators propose $183M settlement with student loan firm
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Federal regulators have proposed a $183.3 million settlement with a student loan company that authorities allege engaged in predatory lending practices. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit and settlement against ...
Students who were enrolled in a Corinthian college when the schools closed in April 2015.Money Magazine
Regulators extract $192 million student debt settlement from AequitasOregonLive.com
$183M Settlement Means 41000 Former Corinthian Students Will Get Private Loan ForgivenConsumerist
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JPMorgan CEO on Trump - DSNews.com

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 6:30pm

DSNews.com

JPMorgan CEO on Trump
DSNews.com
Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 16, 2017. The decision to disband the counsels comes on the ...
Merck on Twitter: "https://t.co/a1PNQZism5"Twitter
Intel CEO leaves American Manufacturing Council - Policy@Intel - Blogs@IntelBlogs@Intel
President Trump Announces Manufacturing Jobs InitiativeWhitehouse.gov

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The Market Doesn't Like What It's Seeing in the White House - The Fiscal Times

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 6:25pm

The Fiscal Times

The Market Doesn't Like What It's Seeing in the White House
The Fiscal Times
After corporate CEOs abandoned President Donald Trump, markets are worried Trump's key advisors and Cabinet members will be the next to leave him, threatening his economic agenda. But political strategists doubt the key financial advisors like Gary ...
There is a shriveled emptiness where Trump's soul once residedWashington Post

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Americans are buying more food at Walmart - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:47pm

Washington Post

Americans are buying more food at Walmart
Washington Post
Competition is heating up among U.S. grocery chains, but Americans are increasingly buying their food at Walmart. The retailer on Thursday said food sales had grown to their highest level in five years, as Walmart expands its grocery business both in ...
How Walmart Is Bolstering Its Grocery Business Ahead of the Amazon-Whole Foods MarriageFortune
Cramer: It's a Horse Race Between Amazon and WalmartTheStreet.com
Wal-Mart is buying trendy e-commerce sites. The cool kids are not having itLos Angeles Times
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Trump scraps plan for infrastructure council after 2 other panels dissolve - CNBC

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:46pm

CNBC

Trump scraps plan for infrastructure council after 2 other panels dissolve
CNBC
The move comes after two similar councils dissolved this week amid business backlash to the president. Jacob Pramuk | @jacobpramuk. Published 2 Hours Ago | Updated 1 Hour Ago CNBC.com. SHARES. show chapters. President Donald Trump.
More on Trump abandons plan for Council on InfrastructureForexLive
Dear Mr. Trump: On Infrastructure, You Get What You Pay ForNatural Resources Defense Council
Trump's infrastructure executive order alarms environmental groups, earns support from buildersBucks County Courier Times
New Hampshire Public Radio -Jalopnik -StreetInsider.com -StateImpact Pennsylvania
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Bubble Tea Purveyors Continue to Grow Along With Drink's Popularity - New York Times

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:33pm

New York Times

Bubble Tea Purveyors Continue to Grow Along With Drink's Popularity
New York Times
A worker preparing a drink at a Gong Cha bubble tea shop, one of eight in New York City. Credit Dolly Faibyshev for The New York Times. Editors' note: An earlier version of this article prompted criticism by readers and we have since revised the ...
New York Times story on bubble tea brews up a scandalitoWashington Post
Congrats Asians! The NY Times Just Declared Boba 'Mainstream' in 2017NextShark
NY Times Apologizes For Article 'Discovering' Boba After Reader OutcryEater SF
Eater NY
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Applied Materials beats profit estimates, shares rise - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:33pm

Reuters

Applied Materials beats profit estimates, shares rise
Reuters
Applied Materials' new corporate signage photo in Santa Clara, California, U.S. is shown in this image released on August 22, 2016. Courtesy Applied Materials/Handout via REUTERS. (Reuters) - Applied Materials Inc (AMAT.O), the world's largest supplier ...
Applied Materials' (AMAT) CEO Gary Dickerson on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
Applied Materials Jumps 4% on FYQ3 Beat, Higher Q4 ViewBarron's
Applied Materials beats Street 3Q forecastsYahoo Finance
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