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Why No One at Work Wants to Be Your Friend

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Leadership

Meet The Yemeni Business Owners Sacrificing Sales To Protest Trump's Travel Ban

Yemeni owners of delis and other small businesses went on strike in New York City on Thursday to protest President Trump’s ban on immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries, including their own. Organizers estimate that owners of 1,000 stores closed up between 12pm and 8pm and headed to …

New York City

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller Puts Foot In Mouth, Again

Volkswagen’s new CEO Matthias Müller proves amazingly nimble for a 63 year-old: He can insert his foot in his mouth as if it belongs there. Müller demonstrated his posture-mastery last weekend, when it took only a few flippant remarks of Volkswagen’s supreme leader to start a momentous shitstorm …

Volkswagen

These Senators Want to Cancel Wells Fargo Execs’ ‘Golden Parachutes’

The U.S. government should go after payouts to former Wells Fargo executives involved in a scandal over unauthorized accounts now that a federal …

Finance

Standing Rock Protest: Finding The Long-Term Solution

Except for the last remaining climate change deniers, of which there are still a surprising number, it is generally acknowledged that many of the oil reserves that have already been discovered are “stranded assets.” This means that in order to ensure that global warming does not rise to 2C above …

Oil & Gas Industry

Buyout Giant KKR Says It Will Pay $4.5B for This Major Auto Parts Maker

U.S. buyout firm KKR & Co said it is buying auto parts maker Calsonic Kansei from Nissan Motor and other shareholders for as much as 498.3 billion …

Automotive Industry

With Digital Key, Volvo Owners Can Let Others Service -- Or Even Borrow -- Their Car

Volvo Cars is testing a new smartphone app that would let owners order concierge services such as remote fuel delivery, valet car cleaning and Volvo maintenance while they’re working, traveling or even sleeping.<p>The idea is to make life more convenient for busy Volvo owners, said LexKerssemakers, …

Carsharing

From Media To Nuclear Power, Messaging Trumps Reality

One lesson that this presidential election has taught us is that in the 21st century, messaging matters more than substance.<p>According to Steven Keays, President of NAIAD Company, Ltd, the delivery, not the media, is the message. Mastering the message is well understood by the political class. Just …

Social Media

Come Fly With AI, IBM Cloud Builds 'Chatbot' Virtual Travel Agent

IBM is opening a new raft of UK cloud datacenters, but positive progress asside this is not necessarily news. Every weighty cloud player worth its salt is continuing to press ahead with datacenter expansion plans across the European mainland (Rackspace has just announced plans for a new German …

Artificial Intelligence

World Stocks Pop After All 4 Top Wall Street Markets Hit Record Highs

World stocks on Tuesday rode the slipstream of the first joint all-time high for Wall Street’s four main markets since 1999, while oil prices hit …

Stock Markets

Now Donald Trump Wants to Choose Britain's Ambassador to the U.S.

Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage said on Tuesday he was in a good position to help Britain build ties with Donald Trump after the U.S. …

Donald Trump