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Oil services giant Schlumberger axes 10,000 jobs after $1bn loss

Tumbling energy prices continue to hurt offshore services company as industry cuts oil exploration<p>The world’s largest oilfield services company Schlumberger has lost more than $1bn and cut a further 10,000 jobs.<p>Like others in the industry, Schlumberger has been hard hit by the fall in energy prices …

Oil & Gas Industry

Gene Marks: Five reasons why 2016 will be a challenging year for your business

By Gene Marks<p>, Contributor<p>Now that we’re mostly through January you’re probably making your projections for 2016 like I am. So what can we expect? Here are five things that will impact my business this year…and probably yours.<p><b>Market uncertainty that will negatively impact demand.</b><p>My company sells …

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Cracking The Vehicle Electrification Code

The thought of owning an electric vehicle has been uncharted territory for many consumers because of concerns around functionality, range limitations and pricing. Several automakers have attempted to deliver a mainstream electric vehicle (EV) in recent years but all have fallen flat, leaving EVs to …

Electric Vehicles

Twitter loses 4 top execs and Vine GM in management shakeup

Just three months after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey returned to the company to take on the role of full-time CEO, its top brass has lost four key executives on Sunday night in a high-profile shakeup.<p>Engineering head Alex Roetter, global media chief Katie Stanton, human resources head Brian …

Jack Dorsey

Samsung's gold Gear S2 smartwatch ships for a fraction of the price of Apple’s

Samsung's gold is just plating, while Apple's is solid<p>It's apparently cheaper to buy a gold smartwatch from Samsung than it is from Apple. The Korean electronics company announced the "global launch" of its Gear S2 Classic today, with the watch — including its 18k rose gold and platinum variations …

McDonald's to open more than 60 restaurants in Russia in 2016

MOSCOW (Reuters) - McDonald’s (MCD.N) plans to increase investment in Russia and open more restaurants this year after a focus on local suppliers and affordable menus helped it to weather an economic crisis.<p>A sign for U.S. fast food restaurant chain McDonald's is seen outside one of their …

McDonald's

Oil and stocks resume their slide

It's a new week, but the same old January jitters remain on Wall Street.<p>Here are the four things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. Oil and stocks resume slide:</b> The price of oil is dropping again, which is putting pressure on U.S. stock futures and European markets.<p>Crude …

Stock Markets

Blizzard is over on East Coast, but Monday travel could be daunting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Dave Schneider shook his head as he surveyed the scene around him.<p>Inside a stadium parking lot, there were mountains of snow piled high as far as the eye could see.<p>"It's a horror show," the dump truck driver said. "It's just, there's no way to keep up with it right now."<p>Days …

Weather

These Pro Athletes Paid More Than $10 Million to Divorce Their Wives

So much for prenups.<p>Professional athletes can begin to think they are invincible in both their professional and personal lives. In the first case, it …