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Women do ask for pay raises, they just don't get them Women do ask for pay raises, they just don't get them
- September 07, 2016

One in three workers in Britain are too scared to ask for a pay rise, new research revealed today. This despite there being "no support" for a common claim that women "are more wary of requesting a rise in salary". The data also quizzed the workers on whether they avoided asking for a pay rise because they were concerned about their working relationships, why they decided that and also about their levels of job satisfaction. (more...)
Galaxy Note7 'explodes' in Perth hotel causing $1800 damage
- September 07, 2016

In its official September 2 statement , the company called the expense an "annoyance", while the head of Samsung's smartphone business, Koh Dong Jin , called the price a "heartbreaking amount", according to Bloomberg , though the company has not released any numbers. (more...)
Samsung to Release New Black Galaxy Note 7 in October as Scheduled
- September 07, 2016

The phone was reportedly so wrecked that Crushader was unable to retrieve their SIM and MicroSD cards, bringing the business trip to a screeching halt. "To date (as of September 1) there have been 35 cases that have been reported globally and we are now conducting a thorough inspection with our suppliers to identify possible affected batteries in the market". (more...)
G20 a success for China, but hard issues kicked down the road G20 a success for China, but hard issues kicked down the road
- September 07, 2016

Together, the United States and China represent about 40 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. "There was an issue with respect to the G20 endorsing a proposal that all members would ratify the Paris Agreement by 2016". "Almost 200 nations came together - a strong, enduring framework to set the world on a course to a low-carbon future". Hillary Clinton has said she will continue Obama's strategy on curbing harmful emissions while promoting sustainable energy. (more...)
Philippines President Expresses 'Regret' For Cursing Obama Philippines President Expresses 'Regret' For Cursing Obama
- September 07, 2016

Today, Duterte's spokesman Ernesto Abella apologized for the president's defamatory statements. Shortly before flying to Vientiane , Duterte warned he would not be lectured by Obama over a war on crime in the Philippines that has claimed more than 2,400 lives in just over two months. (more...)
Mexican president: Trump policies could be Mexican president: Trump policies could be "huge threat" to Mexico
- September 07, 2016

But the billionaire New Yorker also said the effort of a proposed immigration task force in a Trump administration would focus on removing criminals, people who have overstayed their visas and other immediate security threats. The Hillary Clinton campaign can barely hide their happiness over Trump spinning his wheels on immigration. There was a time, now long ago politically, when Mexican politicians preferred to ignore what they considered an embarrassment of the Mexican American ... (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Thanked Jeremy Lane for Sitting During National Anthem
- September 07, 2016

Lane said he hasn't received indication if any teammates will join in his action. Kaepernick's 49ers teammate Eric Reid also knelt beside the quarterback before Thursday's game against the Chargers after Kaepernick was spotted sitting on the bench a week earlier. (more...)
Research Ratings: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX)
- September 07, 2016

Madison Investment Holdings Inc. now owns 603,782 shares of the company's stock worth $62,020,000 after buying an additional 17,287 shares in the last quarter. According to FT, The 18 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Johnson & Johnson have a median target of 129.00, with a high estimate of 142.00 and a low estimate of 105.00. (more...)
Microsoft's 'Skype Teams' To Compete With Slack Microsoft's 'Skype Teams' To Compete With Slack
- September 07, 2016

Eventually, MSPoweruser reports, Skype Teams will make its way to the Office 365 suite as part of the monthly subscription for businesses, as well as potentially being available as a standalone product. Skype Teams will have a sidebar that includes tabs for everything you'll need including Activity, Chat, Teams, Meetings, and Files. Skype Teams will also offer Threaded Conversations, allowing users to respond directly to a comment. (more...)
Drew Brees: Drew Brees looking for 4-year, $100M deal Drew Brees: Drew Brees looking for 4-year, $100M deal
- September 07, 2016

According to Pro Football Talk, the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees are closing in on a contract extension . Brees has said a number of times, in attempt to put pressure on the Saints, that he doesn't want to negotiate a new deal during the season, which means there are only a few days for white smoke to come out of the meeting room. (more...)
Add Eastern Gorillas To The List Of Critically Endangered Species
- September 07, 2016

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) has reported that the species is no longer "Endangered" - although the animals are still classed as "Vulnerable" in the organisation's updated Red List . "Therefore, we're not being alarmist by continuing to emphasize the panda species' endangered status". "The concern now is that although the population has slowly increased, and it is still very small, several models predict a reduction of the extent of ... (more...)
Trump beating Clinton 45% to 43% in latest national poll
- September 07, 2016

Trump and Hillary Clinton enter the critical post-Labor Day phase of the campaign in a dead heat . And it turns out that both Clinton and Trump voters have one thing in common. In a late August poll conducted by the Feldman Group, Trump and Clinton were tied with 39 percent of the vote each in a four-candidate field. Clinton holds a solid edge on foreign policy (56% trust her to Trump's 40%), and the public is divided over the fourth issue in the bunch, immigration. (more...)
Satellite owner says SpaceX owes $50 million or free flight Satellite owner says SpaceX owes $50 million or free flight
- September 07, 2016

By Julie Johnsson and Dana Hull. Planned launches of communications satellites that support global mobile phone service and digital television will probably be delayed and NASA's cargo deliveries to the worldwide Space Station will likely be disrupted. (more...)
Giant Pandas are Off the Endangered Species List
- September 07, 2016

Speaking to the AP , they say that the move may be a positive sign, but conservation efforts need to continue at the same pace as before, or the panda risks slipping back towards extinction. There are now around 1,860 giant pandas in the wild-nearly 17 percent more than in 2003. It is estimated that there are only 5,000 Eastern Gorillas left worldwide. (more...)
Prosecutors want 13 other women to testify against Cosby
- September 07, 2016

She said she went to Cosby's home in a Philadelphia suburb in 2004 for a career consultation and he gave her a mix of pills and wine that left her incapacitated and unable to consent to sex. Cosby had countersued some of them. Angela Agrusa of Liner LLP also will handle the defamation lawsuits filed in several states by women who say they were defamed when Cosby or his agents denied their accounts. (more...)
AP Power Rankings: Panthers start regular season at No. 1
- September 07, 2016

Continuity counts in Carolina's favor. The defending Super Bowl champions will try to keep that successful trend going at home against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night. The Panthers two projected starting cornerbacks and free safety are very inexperienced. Roby said the rest of the country may view the Broncos as a one-hit wonder, but he's pretty sure the Broncos can sustain their dominance and carry the team to another trophy regardless of who's throwing the ball to Emmanuel Sanders ... (more...)
Juno images reveal that Jupiter's poles are unlike anything NASA imagined Juno images reveal that Jupiter's poles are unlike anything NASA imagined
- September 07, 2016

The Juno space probe is now orbiting Jupiter, and the images it has sent back are impressive-and not just because they're the most close-up ones of the giant planet to date. Juno's Radio/Plasma Wave Experiment, nicknamed Waves, has recorded ghostly-sounding transmissions coming from Jupiter, according to NASA. Because of Jupiter's unique orbit, this is the first time experts have seen the southern point in such detail. (more...)
US West Coast humpback whales still listed US West Coast humpback whales still listed
- September 07, 2016

The US Marine Mammal Protection Act that protects marine mammals within US waters still applies to all humpback whales, regardless of endangered status. This story has been corrected to show that the federal government made the announcement Tuesday, not Monday. HONOLULU (AP) - Federal authorities took most humpback whales off the endangered species list Tuesday, saying their numbers have recovered through worldwide efforts to protect the giant mammals. (more...)
India's richest man launches 4G service for 1B people
- September 07, 2016

Crowd outside a Reliance Digital Express store to get Reliance Jio SIM cards in New Delhi, on Monday. The next 7 plans are listed having a validity of Billing Cycle, and all of these come with an access to unlimited voice-calling and SMS per day. (more...)
Stock In Limelight: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)
- September 07, 2016

The stock had a trading volume of 5.6 M shares. British Columbia Investment Management Corp now owns 3,099,966 shares of the network equipment provider's stock worth $88,938,000 after buying an additional 129,545 shares during the period. The business had revenue of $12.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.57 billion. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was 2.55% and monthly performance was -1.88%. (more...)

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