Family had to sit on floor of TUI plane

Mrs Taylor, 44, from Alcester, Warwickshire said: 'We made sure we were three hours early at the airport to check in. "We couldn't believe it when we realised that there genuinely weren't any seats for us", Mrs Taylor said. They were joined by Brooke... More..

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Samsung’s new Galaxy M phones aim to take on cheap Chinese rivals
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Samsung’s new Galaxy M phones aim to take on cheap Chinese rivals

Samsung's press not defines the Galaxy M series as a new range of smartphones with "powerful display, powerful camera, powerful battery and a powerful processor helping the smartphones deliver power-packed...More..

Debenhams chairman and its CEO ousted from board by Mike Ashley
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Debenhams chairman and its CEO ousted from board by Mike Ashley

In a highly unusual move, the company said it had asked Bucher to remain as CEO and report to the board because they believed in his strategy. He was appointed chairman in April 2016. Debenhams major sharehold...More..

Virgin Atlantic and Stobart lead consortium to rescue Flybe
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Virgin Atlantic and Stobart lead consortium to rescue Flybe

The purchase price for Flybe is just £3.2m giving an indication of just how bad things were at the airline. Last October, the Exeter-based airline's put itself up for sale after a severe profits warning a...More..

Government shutdown impacts brewery business
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Government shutdown impacts brewery business

That breaks down to about 3,000 applications coming in every week. We're going to take the next couple of minutes to talk about one of them - the craft beer industry. But after almost three weeks of being shut ...More..

Aphria chief exec, co-founder step aside amid short-seller claims
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Aphria chief exec, co-founder step aside amid short-seller claims

But after a rocket-like ascent, Aphria became mired in controversy at the start of December, when a damning report by a short seller made the company's stock plummet. Aphria has since become the target of a...More..

Government shutdown threatens USA cyber security
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Government shutdown threatens USA cyber security

In all, some 80 or more TLS certificates have expired, and this has left many sites inaccessible to the public, according to Netcraft . Government websites with expired certificates that fail to implemen...More..

by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Democrats Reportedly Trying to "Rein In" Ocasio-Cortez

Cortez means well, but there's nearly an outstanding rule: Don't attack your own people". Just kidding, she'll keep on plugging away on the exact social and environmental reforms she has been, which will ulti...More..

Oil Prices Fall More Than A Per Cent
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Oil Prices Fall More Than A Per Cent

In Europe, Germany's DAX slipped 0.1 percent to 10,908.54 and the CAC 40 in France also edged 0.1 percent lower to 4,798.56. Wall Street was positioned for a flat opening. CHINESE INFLATION: On Thursday, China...More..

Hitachi preparing to suspend Anglesey nuclear power project in UK
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Hitachi preparing to suspend Anglesey nuclear power project in UK

A spokeswoman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said talks with Hitachi were continuing. If Hitachi calls off its project in Britain, it will prove that the export of nuclear power plants, which the gove...More..

UK economic growth rate continues its pre-Brexit slowdown
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

UK economic growth rate continues its pre-Brexit slowdown

The ONS said Friday it estimates the economy grew 0.3% in the three months through November, an annualized rate of 1%. November's monthly growth was driven largely by the dominant services sector, represent...More..

Ghosn hit with more charges as Renault audit finds no fraud
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Ghosn hit with more charges as Renault audit finds no fraud

While Ghosn remains behind bars, Kelly was released on bail late a year ago. Tokyo prosecutors charged former Nissan Motor Co. The prosecutors on Friday also indicted former Nissan representative director...More..

China retailers slash iPhone prices after Apple sales warning
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

China retailers slash iPhone prices after Apple sales warning

Earlier this week, a report from Chinese site National Business Daily (via 9to5Mac ) said that Apple has cut prices for iPhone vendors. The high-end 2019 iPhone will reportedly feature three rear-facing ...More..

Google board sued for hushing misconduct claims about Rubin
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Google board sued for hushing misconduct claims about Rubin

The board members named in the lawsuit include Pichai, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin , and Alphabet's former executive board chairman Eric Schmidt . The suit contends that Google fou...More..

Retail sales fell 3% in November, with big dip in auto sales
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Retail sales fell 3% in November, with big dip in auto sales

Cumulative credit card spending through the CBA's network fell 3.7% between November to early January compared to the levels of a year earlier, underscoring the risk of weakness in the December retail sales rep...More..

Norovirus outbreak sickens 150-plus on Oasis of the Seas
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Norovirus outbreak sickens 150-plus on Oasis of the Seas

All of the ship's guests will get full refunds for their cruise fare paid, Torres said. Owen Torres, a spokesman for Royal Caribbean, which operates the vessel, said: "We think the right thing to do is get ev...More..

Bank of Canada maintains key interest rate at 1.75%
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Bank of Canada maintains key interest rate at 1.75%

The Bank of Canada is going to make a decision on whether to follow the US Federal Reserve and hike interest rates by 25 basis points when it concludes its meeting later on today. These worries have also caused...More..

Boeing-Embraer merger going ahead after Bolsonaro approval
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Boeing-Embraer merger going ahead after Bolsonaro approval

Embraer SA shares rose as much as 10 percent to 23.09 reais on Friday, the most intraday in more than a year, after the Brazilian government announced it won't veto the deal with Boeing Co ., giving its approv...More..

Target posts strong holiday sales, maintains outlook
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Target posts strong holiday sales, maintains outlook

Target said store pickup and drive-up surged more than 60 percent from a year ago, and accounted for a quarter of the company's digital sales in the holiday period. The Cincinnati-based retailer reported com...More..

Powerball ticket worth $250K to expire Thursday
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Powerball ticket worth $250K to expire Thursday

Powerball tickets are sold in MI and 43 other states, Washington D.C., U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. During the peak time for sales on Thursday morning about 2000 tickets were being sold each minute, ...More..

Teen charged after removal from plane at Auckland Airport for 'threatening comment'
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Teen charged after removal from plane at Auckland Airport for 'threatening comment'

A teenager accused of making a "threatening" comment on an global flight bound for Sydney has been charged following the incident. The charge was laid after emergency services scrambled to Auckland Internati...More..

PC shipments drop again, just as things were starting to look up
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

PC shipments drop again, just as things were starting to look up

As for the annual state of affairs, Lenovo shipped almost 58.5 million PCs in 2018, with HP not too far behind with 56.3 million units shipped. It's not the largest drop around, but it once again paints a r...More..

Ford, Jaguar announce sweeping job cuts across Europe
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Ford, Jaguar announce sweeping job cuts across Europe

Ford said it will seek to exit the multivan segment and focus on developing more profitable "crossover" and sports utility vehicles, and will stop manufacturing automatic transmissions in Bordeaux in August . ...More..

SpaceX to lay off about 10 percent of its workforce
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

SpaceX to lay off about 10 percent of its workforce

Friday and not to return, KWTX has learned. Elon Musk has shared the first photograph of the Starship , the latest spacecraft being developed by his space exploration company, SpaceX. Musk, the founder and...More..

Battery Replacements are hurting iPhone sales
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Battery Replacements are hurting iPhone sales

This marked the first time Apple had issued a warning on its revenue guidance ahead of releasing quarterly results since the iPhone was launched in 2007. "The trade tensions between the United States and Chin...More..

Forbes lists Dangote and Adenuga as the leading billionaires in Africa
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Forbes lists Dangote and Adenuga as the leading billionaires in Africa

Chiejina recalled that Dangote, who is also the Chairman of the Aliko Dangote Foundation, was also ranked by Forbes as the 66th most powerful person on earth, ahead of Mike Pence, US Vice-President in May 2...More..

by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Elon Musk shows off prototype of Mars-bound rocket, Starship

In a statement late January 11, the company confirmed that SpaceX is laying off a portion of its workforce in the first large-scale reduction of its workforce since the company was founded in 2002. It added tha...More..

Air traffic controllers sue Trump administration over government shutdown
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Air traffic controllers sue Trump administration over government shutdown

While air traffic control operations by the Federal Aviation Administration and airport screenings by the Transportation Security Administration have continued during the funding lapse, that work is being d...More..

AT&T will sever ties with location aggregators as well
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

AT&T will sever ties with location aggregators as well

Verizon sent a letter [PDF] saying it had "conducted a comprehensive review" of its "location aggregator program" and as a result would kill the agreements it had with the two companies in the program, Locat...More..

Costco's 27-lb. bucket of mac and cheese is sold out
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Costco's 27-lb. bucket of mac and cheese is sold out

It costs $89.99, but ask any mac lover and they will tell you it is worth every penny. We opened it and made it. "Have purchased it again, and will continue to use it", says MimiO. The mac and cheese bucket...More..