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The 3D-printed wheelchair: a revolution in comfort?
If Benjamin Hubert gets his way, the days of the one-size-fits-all wheelchair could be numbered.
Trump meets the Big 3; Earnings bonanza; Brexit ruling
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Samsung is making huge profits as Note 7 crisis fades
Samsung has emerged from the ashes of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle in pretty good shape.
Why coal jobs aren't coming back, despite Trump's actions
President Trump's "America First" energy plan makes clear that the White House is committed to "reviving" the country's long-suffering coal industry.
Detroit at the White House: Trump to meet with Big Three auto CEOs
President Donald Trump has had a lot to say on Twitter about the U.S. auto industry and its use of Mexican plants. On Tuesday, he will get to speak his mind to the CEOs of General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler in person.
Sean Spicer's marathon first White House briefing: Lots of questions, few fireworks
White House press secretary Sean Spicer fielded questions from more than 40 reporters for over an hour on Monday.
Trump's regulatory freeze: What happens to 'startup visa' alternative?
The Obama administration set a new path for foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the U.S. -- but will the Trump administration take it away?
Trump didn't go after China on Day One
Donald Trump pledged to get tough on China on Day One in office. It didn't happen.
Trump names new FCC chairman
President Trump has found his man to regulate the media.
'Saturday Night Live' writer suspended over 'insensitive' Barron Trump tweet
A writer for "Saturday Night Live" has been suspended for a tweet that ridiculed Barron Trump, the youngest son of President Donald Trump.
The Wall Street Journal - US Business
SAP Lifts Outlook as Expanding Cloud Use Boosts Profit
Business software provider SAP raised its earnings outlook in the latest sign that Chief Executive Bill McDermott’s push to focus the company on its internet offering is paying off.
CEOs Savor New Status in Trump's Washington
For CEOs, President Trump’s cabinet picks and his open-door policy for business leaders during the transition have sent the message that their stock is rising in Washington, with some betting that they will have a stronger voice in running the country.
Trump Focuses on Trade and Jobs
President Donald Trump started his first full workday at the White House focused on the economy, trade and jobs, withdrawing from the TPP agreement and promising to tax firms that move operations overseas.
Philips In Talks With U.S. Authorities Over Defibrillators
The FDA in 2013 warned that thousands of defibrillators made by Philips may not deliver the needed shock during medical emergencies due to an electrical component failure that could mistakenly indicate that the device was ready to be used.
PepsiCo Gives 'Premium' Water a Super Bowl Push
PepsiCo plans to use this year’s Super Bowl to go on the offensive in the beverage industry’s intensifying water war.
BT's Italian Accounting Scandal Deepens
U.K. telecom operator BT said a bigger-than-expected $661 million write-down related to an accounting scandal at its Italian business will weigh down on earnings for the next two years. BT’s shares fell more 14% in early trading.
Samsung Looks to Repair Consumer Trust
Samsung Electronics’ apology and diagnosis of the Galaxy Note 7’s battery problems marked the company’s most concerted attempt to move past its biggest recent crisis, but concerns over product safety could continue to weigh on its brand.
Etihad CEO Hogan to Leave
Abu Dhabi said it would review the strategy of Etihad Aviation Group and announced the departure of its architect, Chief Executive James Hogan, the latest sign weak oil prices are exposed state-owned Middle East carriers to belt tightening.
Yahoo Sees Verizon Deal Taking Longer Than Expected
Yahoo, subject of two huge data breaches that have cast a shadow over its deal with Verizon Communications Inc., pushed back its expected closing date for the transaction, citing “work required to meet closing conditions.”
Trump Withdraws U.S. From Pacific Trade Deal
President Trump formally pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation trade agreement negotiated by Barack Obama and championed by businesses but that fell out of favor in both political parties.
Choosing the Right Digital Marketing Agency: Tips and Red Flags
Collaborating with a marketing agency is a smart way to save time, money, and frustration, but you need to be sure you choose the right one for your company. The post Choosing the Right Digital Marketing Agency: Tips and Red Flags appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Choosing the Right Digital...
3 Main Reasons Why Your E-Commerce Site Won’t Convert
If you have an e-commerce business, your website is everything. The question is, does your website convert or is it killing your sales? The post 3 Main Reasons Why Your E-Commerce Site Won’t Convert appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 3 Main Reasons Why Your E-Commerce Site Won’t Convert appe...
Measuring Technology ROI for Your Small Business
To make technology investments pay off for your small business, you've got to know how to calculate the ROI before you buy. The post Measuring Technology ROI for Your Small Business appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Measuring Technology ROI for Your Small Business appeared first on AllBusi...
Why Every Small Business Needs a Website—Your Company’s Most Valuable Marketing Tool
If your small business doesn’t have a website, it may as well not exist. Here's what your website should offer to provide you and your visitors with the most value. The post Why Every Small Business Needs a Website—Your Company’s Most Valuable Marketing Tool appeared first on AllBusiness.com The pos...
The 9 Most Valuable Lessons You Can Teach Your Sales Team
There are many factors that go into developing a great sales team, but the lessons your team keeps top of mind will be traced back to their training. Here is what you need to emphasize right off the bat. The post The 9 Most Valuable Lessons You Can Teach Your Sales Team appeared first on AllBusiness...
What Will HR Look Like in the Coming Year?
The Human Resources department may have some surprising changes this year, thanks to technology and recent trends. The post What Will HR Look Like in the Coming Year? appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post What Will HR Look Like in the Coming Year? appeared first on AllBusiness.com. Click for m...
Selling Your Startup to a Large Corporation: Dilemma or Opportunity?
You’ve invested blood, sweat, and tears into your business, and now a big company wants to buy you out. What should you do? The post Selling Your Startup to a Large Corporation: Dilemma or Opportunity? appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Selling Your Startup to a Large Corporation: Dilemma or...
10 Key Issues in Setting Up an LLC
A limited liability company is a popular business structure for startup businesses. We review a number of important things you should know about setting one up for your own business. The post 10 Key Issues in Setting Up an LLC appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 10 Key Issues in Setting Up an...
Unleash Breakthrough Profits by Unifying Sales and Marketing
While there can be a huge disconnect between sales and marketing, the two teams are more powerful when they work together. The post Unleash Breakthrough Profits by Unifying Sales and Marketing appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Unleash Breakthrough Profits by Unifying Sales and Marketing app...
4 Business Trends to Pay Attention to This Year
If you own a business, be aware of four trends that could have an impact on your success. The post 4 Business Trends to Pay Attention to This Year appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 4 Business Trends to Pay Attention to This Year appeared first on AllBusiness.com. Click for more information ...
In Blow To Theresa May, UK Supreme Court Rules Parliament Must Vote Before Brexit Can Start
In a blow to Theresa May's ambitions to implement a "clean Brexit", on Tuesday morning UK’s Supreme Court ruled the UK Prime Minister can’t start the Brexit process without approval from Parliament, a decision that could potentially complicate her path toward a clear break from the European Union. E...
Trump Wins The Unions: Teamsters Praise TPP Withdrawal, Labor Chiefs Describe "Incredible" Meeting With Trump
Shortly after Donald Trump made good on one of his core campaign promises on Monday morning by signing an executive order formally withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade deal, Trump told labor union leaders that he would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement...
Charlie Gasparino And Scott Baio Attacked By Antifa A$$holes While Kellyanne Conway Thumps Some Fool
Charlie Gasparino, the Fox Business News senior correspondent who told the market to calm it's tits before the election over a Trump presidency, made a really interesting post on Facebook today about two tales of Inaugural altercations. One involved Gasparino and fellow Trump supporter Scott Baio be...
Swedish Politician Resigns After Calls To "Shoot Trump"
A municipal council lawmaker in the Swedish city of Kalmar, Roland Pettersson, member of the biggest Swedish Social Democratic Party, resigned on Monday after asking on Facebook if someone could “shoot” America’s president, Donald Trump. “I believed that Donald Trump would calm down after he became ...
Iran Caught Smuggling Anti-Tank Missile Systems Through Ukraine Under "False Manifests"
According to new reports just surfacing today, last Thursday, the day before Trump was set to take his oath of office, Iran was caught by the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine attempting to smuggle anti-tank missile systems through Kiev's Zulyany airport under "false manifests." According to th...
Spanish Courts Don't Have Any Respect For Freedom Of Contract
Submitted by Enrique Clari via The Mises Institute, The Spanish banking sector is getting used to judicial setbacks. Unfortunately, they’re not the sorts of setbacks we’d like to see. This could have been an article on the elimination of the legal privileges — e.g., the existence of a state-owned c...
Trump’s Inauguration: A Typical Norwegian Response To A Historical Event
Submitted by NIck Kamran of Letters From Norway On Friday, January 20th, 2017, I went straight from work to the Hard Rock Café in Oslo to witness a most historic event: President Trump’s inauguration and I spoke with NRK afterward. America is Both an Immovable Object and Unstoppable Force: Watchin...
Protest In The Era Of Trump
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The best way to control the opposition is to lead it. I am of the strong belief that any administration which comes into power in the current environment of nearly unrestrained executive authority, a lawless and sprawling intelligence agency com...
Paul Craig Roberts Asks "Are Americans Racists?"
Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, “Racist” is the favorite epithet of the left. Every white person (except leftists) is a racist by definition. As we are defined as racists based on our skin color, I am puzzled why we are called racists a second, third, and fourth time due to specific acts, such as fa...
Pro Immigration Advocate to Americans: You Do A lot of Drugs, Therefore You Do Not Deserve Borders
Listen up border fags: because of your wanton proclivity for doing drugs, snorting cocaine through straws and/or inhaling crack smoke through glass pipes, you don't get to have a country. Your borders are meaningless and you should permit any Mexican or Central American pavement slob into your count...
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There's a simple way to see if your business idea is any good
Career expert and Growth Lab CEO Ramit Sethi shares an easy way to test your business ideas with your friends to see if your idea is something people want. Follow BI Video: On Twitter
One of the top strategists in the world explains the wave of populism that's sweeping the globe and the role technology has played
Bloomberg screengrabViktor Shvets is Macquarie's head of global equity strategy and Asia-Pacific equity strategy. We recently spoke with him about Donald Trump and the wave of populism that's spreading around the world and what role technology has played. This is part one of a series. This intervie...
Dubai is officially home to the world's busiest international airport
REUTERS/Ashraf MohammadDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai remains home to the world's busiest international airport after seeing 83.6 million passengers in 2016. However, the figures released on Tuesday by Dubai International Airport fall short of an estimate of 85 million passengers authoriti...
'We cannot continue as before': France's presidential hopeful Fillon says Europe needs a 'jolt'
© AFP Tobias SCHWARZBerlin (AFP) - France's conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon said Monday Europe needed a "jolt" to reform in light of new global threats to the old order, after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Speaking in Berlin days after US President Donald Trump's in...
Angela Merkel is facing a broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of the German elections
AFPBrussels (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will face an even broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of elections this year, according to EU findings, a source close to the matter said Monday. The source, who asked not to be identified, told reporters that France and the Netherlands w...
The 10 things in advertising you need to know today
Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesGood morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. The Dallas Cowboys are looking at making a move into eSports. The NFL's most valuable team tapped marketing services agency Epsilon to help the team determine whether to move into the c...
Pokemon Go has finally landed in Asia's third biggest gaming market
Jean Chung/Getty ImagesSEOUL (Reuters) - Nintendo Co's smash hit Pokemon Go was finally released in South Korea on Tuesday, six months after it was released elsewhere in the world. The game relies on Google Maps to work but in most of South Korea those functions have been limited by the government, ...
Samsung's profits have shot up, despite the Note 7 fiasco and a Korean political scandal
APSamsung on Tuesday said it expects profit growth in 2017 despite challenges arising from political uncertainty, after record chip earnings glossed over the Note 7 smartphone fiasco in the fourth quarter. The South Korean tech giant and Apple rival is embroiled in an influence-peddling scandal surr...
Bernie Ecclestone's exit marks the end of an era for Formula 1
REUTERSLONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Bernie Ecclestone used to joke that retirement would come on the day of his funeral but in the end it was an American businessman in a suit who quietly ushered Formula One's 86-year-old ringmaster towards the exit. Formula One's new U.S.-based owner Liberty Media on...
Goldman Sachs files a $1 billion countersuit against Indonesian businessman (MYRX, GS)
Reuters/ Lucas JacksonJAKARTA, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs filed a $1 billion counter lawsuit on Tuesday against an Indonesian businessman who is seeking damages from the U.S. bank for conducting what he called "unlawful" trades in the shares of a property firm. Benny Tjokrosaputro, president d...
DuPont Reports Mixed 4Q Results
Dow component DuPont reported an adjusted 4Q profit of $0.51 per share, topping the estimate for $0.42. Revenue for the company came in at $5.2 billion. The estimate was for $5.29 billion.
Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan
Senate Democrats say they plan to offer a proposal Tuesday to spend $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground.
Pound Bounces Around $1.25 After U.K. Supreme Court Rejects Government's Brexit Appeal
The pound was sent on a rollercoaster ride in Tuesday morning trade after the U.K.'s Supreme Court ruled that the government can't trigger the Article 50 that starts the Brexit process without approval from parliament.
Shanghai Stocks at 2-Week High
China's main share index ended at a fresh two-week high on Tuesday, but pared some of its earlier gains as small-cap stocks weighed.
UK Supreme Court Says Parliament Approval Needed to Trigger Brexit
The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May must get parliament's approval before she begins Britain's formal exit from the European Union.
Hong Kong Shares Rise as Resource Firms, Coal Miners Rally
Hong Kong stocks rose on Tuesday, led by a solid resources sector as a weaker U.S currency stemming from President Donald Trump's protectionist stance reduces costs to firms for raw materials imports.
Oil Prices Rise as OPEC Output Cuts Drain Supply
Oil prices rose on Tuesday on evidence that the global market was tightening as lower production by OPEC and other exporters drained stocks, but analysts said higher U.S. output could eventually limit gains.
Asian Nations Try to Save TPP Trade Deal
Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations to join the trade pact after U.S. President Donald Trump kept his promise to pull out of the accord.
Sales and profit rise for Dutch electronics giant Philips
Dutch electronics giant Philips says its fourth quarter sales rose 3 percent to 7.2 billion euros ($7.7 billion) from the same period a year ago, driven by a strong performance in its health technology operations.
Samsung Looks to Repair Consumer Trust
Samsung's apology and diagnosis of the Galaxy Note 7's battery problems marked the company's most concerted attempt to move past its biggest recent crisis, but concerns over product safety could continue to weigh on its brand.
CNBC - Top News
Trump again makes debunked claim: 'Illegals' cost me popular vote
At the top of President Trump's meeting with congressional leaders Monday: Saying "illegals" voting deprived him of a victory in the popular vote.
UK government must seek vote in parliament before starting Brexit process: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court ruled against government's prerogative powers with a majority of eight to three.
Three stocks that could rally on earnings, according to Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley on Friday told clients of a group of stocks that could rally on earnings.
Imagine a world where you never have to download useless apps again … Google has you covered
Android Instant Apps works by letting a user open a small part of an app without downloading it.
Hyperloop firm expands to ‘Aerospace Valley’
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is looking to tap the expertise of aerospace experts.
China cracks down on the tools that help people get around its ‘Great Firewall’
China has moved to outlaw the tools that allow internet users to get past the country's so-called "Great Firewall".
BT shares drop 18 percent after it warns 'improper practices' in its Italian arm will hit profits
BT said a review had found a complex set of improper sales, purchase and leasing transactions.
There’s a perfect storm coming for the dollar, says chief currency strategist
There's a fundamental case for the dollar to fall further, Unicredit's chief currency strategist told CNBC on Tuesday.
Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy organization is acquiring a search and AI startup called Meta
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is acquiring Meta, an AI start-up to help scientists.
Former US Trade Representative: Ditching TPP ‘devastating’ for farmers
The U.S. withdrawal from the TPP will devastate American agriculture, a former U.S. Trade Representative said.
Reuters - Top News
UK Supreme Court says PM May must get parliament approval to trigger Brexit
LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May must get parliament's approval before she begins Britain's formal exit from the European Union.
Russia, Turkey, Iran near deal over Syria truce efforts
ASTANA (Reuters) - Russia, Turkey and Iran on Tuesday were working on a statement to reaffirm a fragile ceasefire between Syrian warring parties that could agree to establishing a mechanism to observe its compliance and pave the way for a U.N.-led peace settlement.
After U.S. exit, Asian nations try to save TPP trade deal
WELLINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after U.S. President Donald Trump kept a promise to abandon the accord.
Powerful storm hammers eastern United States with heavy snow, wind gusts
(Reuters) - A powerful storm system that killed at least 21 people in the southern United States over the weekend was expected on Tuesday to bring heavy snow and wind gusts to the East Coast, making morning driving conditions hazardous.
Britain's Brexit plans unlikely to be slowed by Article 50 defeat
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to start the process of Britain leaving the European Union by the end of March are unlikely to be hindered or slowed by Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling the government must seek parliamentary approval.
China says will protect South China Sea sovereignty
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it had "irrefutable" sovereignty over disputed islands in the South China Sea after the White House vowed to defend "international territories" in the strategic waterway.
Trump makes early move on restricting abortions around the world
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday reinstated a global gag rule that bans U.S.-funded groups around the world from discussing abortion, a move that was widely expected but nonetheless dismayed women's rights advocates.
Senate panel clears Tillerson's path to be secretary of state
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil Corp Chairman Rex Tillerson, narrowly won approval from a Senate committee on Monday, but is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate.
Minnesota governor collapses while addressing legislators
(Reuters) - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapsed on Monday while delivering his state-of-the-state address to legislators in St. Paul, but aides said afterward that Dayton quickly recovered from what they described as a fainting spell and returned home.
U.S. Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump's CIA director on Monday, after a delay tied to some lawmakers' worries he might expand surveillance or allow the use of certain interrogation techniques widely considered torture.
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Brexit ruling: UK Supreme Court gives parliament Article 50 vote
Britain's Supreme Court has ruled that the UK government must hold a vote in parliament before beginning the process of leaving the European Union.
Minnesota governor due to appear Tuesday after collapse during speech
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is due to deliver his budget proposal Tuesday morning, less than a day after he collapsed during a major annual address.
Fashion designers making headlines with yesterday's news
Quazi Design is turning heads with their accessories made from recycled magazines.
Why 1,000-year-old olive oil is Spain's freshest new flavor
The Montsià plains of southern Catalonia are home to the world's largest concentration of millenary olive trees, many of which are more than 1,000 years old
Chapecoense: 'Some of the kids don't realize what happened,' says Tulio de Melo
"Some of the kids, they don't realize yet what really happened." It is just one heartbreaking strand in the tragic story of Chapecoense.
Samsung is making huge profits as Note 7 crisis fades
Samsung is moving on from the Note 7 debacle, reporting its highest quarterly operating profit in three years.
Why moving the US embassy to Jerusalem is so controversial
The US is expected to move cautiously on President Donald Trump's pledge to relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem. Oren Liebermann explains what's at stake.
Trump meets the Big 3; Earnings bonanza; Brexit ruling
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
Article 50: UK's path to Brexit, explained
British voters opted out of the European Union in last year's historic referendum, but Brexit can't actually get underway until Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is triggered.
Where Trump support and Obamacare use soar together
Grant County, Nebraska, has the highest rate of Obamacare enrollees in the US. It also voted overwhelmingly for President Trump. A disconnect? Not to residents.
The New York Times - International Business
Uncertain Harvest: Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops
Higher yields with less pesticides was the sales pitch for genetically modified seeds. But that has not proved to be the outcome in the United States.
Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight
As many markets become more concentrated, America’s competition policy can no longer be understood in the narrow terms of protecting consumers from higher prices.
Standard Chartered Faces Inquiry Into Hong Kong Stock Sale
The bank expects the Securities and Futures Commission in the territory to take action over its role as a sponsor of a 2009 initial public offering.
Ford Reaches Tentative Deal With Union in Canada
The union focused on preserving jobs as much as traditional contract issues like wages, and the agreement mirrors deals it had made with two other automakers.
General Electric Plans to Merge Its Oil and Gas Division With Baker Hughes
The deal would give G.E. a big stake in the oil business, and give Baker Hughes shareholders stock in a larger, healthier company and a dividend.
DealBook: What Happens to the Markets if Donald Trump Wins?
A Trump victory probably would lead to an immediate market sell-off, the direction in the days and weeks that follow is not clear.
Safe for Now, Canadian Dairy Farmers Fret Over E.U. Trade Deal
A new trade agreement with the European Union could threaten the country’s “supply management” system, under which dairy farms are almost guaranteed to prosper.
Unreleased Report Raises Questions About AIBA, Boxing’s Governing Body
An investigation into AIBA that was completed more than a year ago focused on a $10 million loan from a company in Azerbaijan to help pay for a new league in North America.
Mark Carney to Lead Bank of England Through June 2019
Some lawmakers who favored an exit from the European Union had called for Mr. Carney to resign, saying he politicized the central bank.
Why Your Facebook Friends Are Checking In to Standing Rock
People are using social media in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline project, but the authorities say they’re not fooling anyone.
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