• Los Angeles Nov 2, 2019

    Theater Owners: ‘The Irishman' ‘Deserved Better' Release

    Martin Scorsese’s crime epic “The Irishman” landed in theaters Friday, but not nearly enough of them for theater owners. John Fithian, president and chief executive of National Association of Theater Owners on Friday lamented Netflix’s rollout of one of the year’s most acclaimed films, from one of cinema’s top filmmakers. “Martin Scorsese deserved better,” Fithian said in a...

  • Los Angeles Nov 2, 2019

    Theater Owners: ‘The Irishman' ‘Deserved Better' Release

    Martin Scorsese’s crime epic “The Irishman” landed in theaters Friday, but not nearly enough of them for theater owners. John Fithian, president and chief executive of National Association of Theater Owners on Friday lamented Netflix’s rollout of one of the year’s most acclaimed films, from one of cinema’s top filmmakers. “Martin Scorsese deserved better,” Fithian said in a...

  • Donald Trump Apr 23, 2019

    A Trump Fed Choice Steps Aside, and Another Faces New Doubts

    President Donald Trump’s efforts to reshape the Federal Reserve stumbled on Monday, with one of his potential nominees for the Fed’s board withdrawing from consideration and another being enveloped by fresh doubts. Herman Cain, a former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, asked to be taken out of the running for an influential post at the U.S. central bank, Trump tweeted. Cain...

  • Donald Trump Apr 4, 2019

    Trump Considering Herman Cain for Federal Reserve Board

    President Donald Trump is considering naming Herman Cain, a former pizza company executive and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, to the Federal Reserve Board, sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. The possible nomination comes as Trump’s most recent Federal Reserve pick, Stephen Moore, has come under fire for reports about his back taxes and failing to make alimony payments...

  • Facebook Aug 2, 2018

    Reddit Hack Shows Strong Security Can Be Bypassed Too

    Reddit, one of the most popular sites on the internet, fell victim to a cyberattack in June, the company revealed today, allowing hackers to steal email addresses and passwords of what the company calls a “small number” of users. The attack happened despite Reddit’s use of two-factor authentication, which relies on two separate factors, like a password and an SMS...

  • Facebook Jun 8, 2018

    Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

    Google pledged Thursday that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons, surveillance that violates international norms, or that works in ways that go against human rights. It planted its ethical flag on use of AI just days confirming it would not renew a contract with the U.S. military to use its AI technology to analyze drone...

  • Ohio Mar 22, 2018

    Toy Co. CEO Leads Effort to Salvage Toys R Us

    Toy company executive Isaac Larian says he and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million in financing and hope to raise four times that amount in crowdfunding in order to bid for up to 400 of the Toys R Us stores being liquidated in bankruptcy. The unsolicited bid still faces many hurdles, including finding other deep-pocked investors and...

  • Texas Sep 19, 2017

    Companies Are Helping Schools Teach Students How to Work for Them

    Some companies are so set on having workers who know just how their computer systems work that they’re partnering with schools to start or invest in job training programs of their own, NBC News reported. Call it “new collar” jobs, as opposed to white collar and blue collar. They require some specialized education to get the job, but not a...

  • Donald Trump Aug 15, 2017

    US Plants Struggle to Fill Skilled Positions

    With more factory jobs now demanding education, technical know-how or specialized skills, many US plants are struggling to fill positions.

  • georgia Jul 25, 2017

    US Maker of Panels in London Fire: Others Install Them

    The U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished in an inferno has quit selling them for high-rises because it has no control over their installation, a top company executive said Monday. Arconic Inc. is continuing to work with investigators to determine what caused the flames to spread so rapidly at Grenfell...

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