Despite growing calls for tighter regulation of Facebook’s surveillance tactics, the social media giant has a plan to get its hands on your personal financial information on top of everything else it already has.
Only a few days before a Trump task force is expected to recommend major U.S. Postal Service reforms, a group of ecommerce and logistics companies have formed a lobbying Coalition to take their case to the people and to Congress – to keep USPS delivery services “reliable and affordable”.
A federal appeals court has declared it legal to republish industry standards that are incorporated into federal and state regulations. The industry groups involved had claimed doing so represented copyright and trademark infringement.
Even as the evidence continues mount that glyphosate, the active herbicide in Monsanto’s Roundup, causes cancer, Monsanto has ramped up its counter-attack on scientists who dare study the impacts of glyphosate and report the truth while brainwashing the public.
A business is likely the most valuable asset in a business owner’s financial portfolio. In fact, studies show that 80% of individual wealth comes from the sale of businesses. When you think of it like that, it’s obvious that a business owner would want to know the market value of the business. And yet 90% of the owners of small and medium-sized businesses have never had their business valued.
Brazil has been struggling for years to repair its reputation as hopelessly corrupt in both business and government. This week’s bribery convictions of an oil and mining baron and the governor of Rio de Janeiro should help with that.
While other automakers look to investments or acquisitions in disruptive technology, Toyota Motor Corp. just announced it is putting $1 billion into SE Asian ride-sharing company Grab Taxi Holdings Pte. Ltd. It could be a turning point for the whole industry.
With three other major Middle East wins for chemical and gas processing plant work already this year, SNC-LavalinSN continued its roll with a $1.9 billion award for the design and engineering of a new chemical plant in Oman.
This week alone, Facebook revealed two more mistakes in mishandling user data without permission. One was to four Chinese companies over a period of years in a case that may violate a 2011 FTC agreement. The other opened up 14 million users' private posts for four days in May and made them public without their consent. The worst is yet to come.
In recent months, Donald Trump has been on a roll complaining about how Amazon.com is underpaying shipping charges on packages shipped through the U.S. Postal Service. We do not support Amazon’s predatory business practices, but the truth is that Amazon is probably paying what it should in the current circumstances. The issue is considerably more complicated than either side of this argument is explaining.
If you had any doubts about Facebook’s intentions, you can now let go of them and firmly accept that Facebook does not serve the needs of its users but has aligned itself with dark forces to hurt you and your family.
Today Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from the EU, Mexico and Canada took effect. Canada fired back with almost $17 billion of tariffs on goods imported from the United States. The trade war is on and it could get ugly.
Shell Bolivia just began drilling at the Jaguar X6 natural gas well with an investment of 109 million dollars. This is the first project drilled in the Huacareta block that extends over an area of 4,537 square kilometers.