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Coca-Cola wants to collect and recycle 100% of its bottles, cans by 2030 - CNBC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:12am

CNBC

Coca-Cola wants to collect and recycle 100% of its bottles, cans by 2030
CNBC
Coca-Cola wants to help collect and recycle bottles and cans for every one that it sells by 2030. CEO James Quincey said Coke has a responsibility to help solve the world's packaging problem. Danone's Evian and PepsiCo have also pledged to make its ...
Seeing Global 'Packaging Problem' Coke Vows to Cut WasteU.S. News & World Report
Coca-Cola Wants To Collect & Recycle 100% Of Its Bottles, Cans By 2030Nasdaq
Coca-Cola, Criticized for Plastic Bottles, Sets Recycling GoalsWall Street Journal
FOX43.com -Telegraph.co.uk
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Trump and your finances: Taxes, student and payday loans, tips targeted in 1st year - USA TODAY

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:00am

USA TODAY

Trump and your finances: Taxes, student and payday loans, tips targeted in 1st year
USA TODAY
When he took office a year ago, President Trump vowed to take a meat cleaver to regulations that he says have stifled corporate America and the economy. But consumer advocates say some of the Trump administration's rollbacks of Obama era financial ...
In bizarre reversal under Trump, consumer agency reveals moves to protect payday lendersLos Angeles Times
Here's Mick Mulvaney's first funding request for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: zeroPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Fortune Most Admired Companies, IBM Revenue Growth: CEO Daily for January 19, 2018 - Fortune

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:47am

Fortune

Fortune Most Admired Companies, IBM Revenue Growth: CEO Daily for January 19, 2018
Fortune
Great reputations are hard to build, but it turns out they are also hard to lose. That's why Fortune's World's Most Admired list, which ranks companies based on their reputation among other business leaders, shows such stability from year to year. Top ...
Union Pacific Named Fortune's Most Admired for Eight Consecutive YearsUnion Pacific (press release)

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Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost you - WABC-TV

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:28am

WABC-TV

Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost you
WABC-TV
Drivers may have to pay to come into the busiest parts of Manhattan under a new plan due out on Friday. The idea called "congestion pricing" involves using electronic tolling to charge drivers for entering parts of the city during peak times. If the ...
Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52Washington Post

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Dublin hotel owner bans all social media influencers after 'exposing' one for asking for free 5-night stay - Business Insider

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:10am

Business Insider

Dublin hotel owner bans all social media influencers after 'exposing' one for asking for free 5-night stay
Business Insider
white moose cafe elle darby YouTuber Elle Darby, right, had her request for a free stay at the White Moose Hotel in Dublin, left, publicly rejected. The White Moose Cafe/Elle Darby/Business Insider. Social media influencer Elle Darby asked The White ...

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Dublin hotel owner bans all social media influencers after 'exposing' one for asking for free 5-night stay - Business Insider

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:10am

Business Insider

Dublin hotel owner bans all social media influencers after 'exposing' one for asking for free 5-night stay
Business Insider
white moose cafe elle darby YouTuber Elle Darby, right, had her request for a free stay at the White Moose Hotel in Dublin, left, publicly rejected. The White Moose Cafe/Elle Darby/Business Insider. Social media influencer Elle Darby asked The White ...
Bloggers Are Banned From the White Moose Lodge and We Deserve ItJezebel
What to do about the vlogger asking for a free hotel stayThe Independent
YouTuber Elle Darby's hotel blag turns into huge rowBBC News
HOTELS -The Scotsman -The Fashion Law (blog) -WPLG Local 10
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Amazon's HQ2 winner may have some regrets - CBS News

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:00am

CBS News

Amazon's HQ2 winner may have some regrets
CBS News
Winning the much-hyped contest for Amazon's (AMZN) second headquarters (HQ2) may not be the bonanza that it's cracked up to be. The competition is now down to 20 metropolitan areas that made the cut on Thursday for final consideration for the e ...

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$6 million in chips stolen in Wynn casino heist - CNNMoney

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:36am

CNNMoney

$6 million in chips stolen in Wynn casino heist
CNNMoney
Police are hunting for millions of dollars in casino chips after they were stolen -- allegedly by one of Wynn's own croupiers -- raising security concerns in the world's biggest gambling hub. The heist happened Tuesday at the Wynn Macau (WYNMF), one of ...
Macau Police Hunt VIP Dealer After $6 Million Theft From WynnU.S. News & World Report
Macau police hunt for casino dealer after $6m theftBBC News
Croupier and guard arrested over $6m Macau casino heistJakarta Post
South China Morning Post
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Amazon's next top headquarters: US cities strut their stuff as firm seeks second home - The Guardian

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:00am

The Guardian

Amazon's next top headquarters: US cities strut their stuff as firm seeks second home
The Guardian
Two hundred and thirty-eight candidates have been whittled down to 20. Getting there was “very tough” and everyone showed “tremendous enthusiasm and creativity”, but there will be only one winner in the hunt for America's Next Top Amazon Headquarters ...
Breakingviews - Amazon HQ2 choices disappointingly undisruptiveReuters
Amazon reveals top 20 city candidates for its second HQTechCrunch
Does Austin have the employees, training to fill 50000 Amazon jobs?KXAN.com
Minneapolis Star Tribune -Greenville News -WXIA-TV -Wall Street Journal
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Trump misfires with claim that military would 'shut down' during government shutdown - Washington Post

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:04am

Washington Post

Trump misfires with claim that military would 'shut down' during government shutdown
Washington Post
“A government shutdown will be devastating to our military . . . something the Dems care very little about!” — President Trump, in a tweet, Jan. 18. “If for any reason it shuts down, the worst thing is what happens to our military. We're rebuilding ...

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Google Inks a Patent Deal with Tencent as it Explores Ways to Expand in China - Fortune

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 1:54am

Fortune

Google Inks a Patent Deal with Tencent as it Explores Ways to Expand in China
Fortune
Alphabet's (goog, -0.19%) Google has agreed to a patent licensing deal with Tencent Holdings (tctzf, -1.08%) as it looks for ways to expand in China where many of its products, such as app store, search engine and email service, are blocked by ...
Google, Tencent Agree to Share Patents in Global Tech AllianceBloomberg
Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologiesPhys.Org
Tencent, Google sign long-term patent cross-licensing agreementXinhua
Financial Times -South China Morning Post -Moneyweb.co.za -ETTelecom.com
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SEC says bitcoin funds raise 'investor protection issues' - Reuters

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:58pm

Reuters

SEC says bitcoin funds raise 'investor protection issues'
Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday raised alarm about the safety of bitcoin-themed investments, telling the fund industry they want answers to their concerns before endorsing more than a dozen proposed products based on ...
US Watchdog Outlines Issues With Bitcoin ETFs, Mutual FundsBloomberg
SEC says it's worried about 'significant' issues with cryptocurrency ETF plansCNBC

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Florida man charged with DUI after mistaking bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell - Bradenton Herald

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:52pm

Bradenton Herald

Florida man charged with DUI after mistaking bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell
Bradenton Herald
A Tampa man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on a DUI charge after he confused a bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell, according to ABC Action News. Douglas Francisco, 28, was arrested after deputies found him in the driver's seat with the car running in ...
DUI driver thought Bank of America was Taco BellHernando Sun
Burrito-Seeking Drunk Driver Busted, Cops SayThe Smoking Gun

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Ajit Jain Reports $109 Million Stake in Berkshire Hathaway - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:41pm

Bloomberg

Ajit Jain Reports $109 Million Stake in Berkshire Hathaway
Bloomberg
One of Warren Buffett's top deputies has amassed a stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc. valued at more than $100 million. Ajit Jain, the insurance executive who was named a vice chairman of Buffett's conglomerate earlier this month, disclosed the holdings ...
Possible Buffett successor Jain reports $109 million Berkshire stakeReuters
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway had an amazing 2017. 2018 isn't looking too bad, either.Washington Post
The “Mental Game” In InvestingValueWalk
The Advocate -Seeking Alpha -Inc.com
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IBM Ends 23-Straight Quarters of Declining Revenue. But Wall Street Is Unimpressed - Fortune

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:25pm

Fortune

IBM Ends 23-Straight Quarters of Declining Revenue. But Wall Street Is Unimpressed
Fortune
Virginia "Ginni" Rometty, chief executive officer of International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), speaks during the IBM InterConnect 2017 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. David Becker—Bloomberg via Getty Images. By ...
IBM returns to growth after six years, but dour forecast hits sharesReuters
IBM Sags: Margins Scrutinized on Conference CallBarron's
International Business Machines' (IBM) on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha
eWeek -Madison.com -CNBC -Bloomberg
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IBM Breaks Revenue Slump With Growth In Cloud Services, New Mainframes And Power Architecture Systems - CRN

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:02pm

CRN

IBM Breaks Revenue Slump With Growth In Cloud Services, New Mainframes And Power Architecture Systems
CRN
After more than five years of uninterrupted business contraction, IBM on Thursday reported a quarter of growth spurred by its cloud portfolio and new mainframes and processors. Jim Kavanaugh, a 21-year IBM veteran who took the position of CFO last week ...

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IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress Bulls - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 5:13pm

Bloomberg

IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress Bulls
Bloomberg
IBM managed to increase sales for the first time in almost six years, but that growth wasn't fueled as much by cloud computing and other new products as some analysts had hoped, causing shares to tumble. “The bulls were hoping for a beat on that ...
IBM's year-over-year revenue didn't decline in the last quarterTechCrunch
IBM returns to growth, but shares drop after recent rallyReuters
IBM grew its revenues for the first time in 23 quarters but investors are still selling off stockBusiness Insider
CNBC -ZDNet -Seeking Alpha -ValueWalk
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Snap is reportedly laying off around 2 dozen employees - Business Insider

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:53pm

Business Insider

Snap is reportedly laying off around 2 dozen employees
Business Insider
Spiegel, in a memo obtained by Cheddar, told employees that Snap needed to grow into "an organization that scales internally." Snap is reportedly laying off around 2 dozen employees, according to reports from Cheddar and The Information on Thursday ...
Snap laid off two dozen employees and half of them were from their content teamCNBC
Snap roundup: Snapchat redesign backlash… Ad-tech adds app installsL.A. Biz
Snap increases layoffs amid slowing user growth & monetization struggles9to5Mac
Variety -TheWrap -The Verge -Cheddar
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Burger King takes swat at McDonald's with new gut bomb burger - USA TODAY

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:48pm

USA TODAY

Burger King takes swat at McDonald's with new gut bomb burger
USA TODAY
Think of it as the battle of the gut busters. In an effort to go after rival McDonald's, Burger King has unveiled a hefty new burger made with a half-pound of beef, and it went on sale Thursday. The Double Quarter Pound King Sandwich takes direct aim ...
Burger King Takes on McDonald's With New Double Quarter Pound SandwichFortune
Burger King Takes on McDonald's with New Double Quarter Pound BurgerPEOPLE.com
Burger King just took a direct shot at McDonald's with a new menu itemBusiness Insider
Business Wire (press release) -Food & Wine -HotNewHipHop -QSR magazine
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IBM Reports Sales Gain, Ending 22-Quarter Streak of Declines - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:45pm

Bloomberg

IBM Reports Sales Gain, Ending 22-Quarter Streak of Declines
Bloomberg
IBM finally broke its 22-quarter streak of declining revenue, helped by updated hardware products, stronger growth in its newer business lines and favorable currency rates. Sales in the fourth quarter increased 3.6 percent to $22.5 billion, compared ...

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