Apex Hotels reports sharp rise in turnover and profit
on January 20, 2020 at 6:19 pm
The Apex Hotels chain has reported a sharp rise in turnover and profits, following "significant" investment in its portfolio. The Edinburgh-based group said revenue climbed by 9.5% to £75.4m in the year to the end of April 2019, while pre-tax profit was up by ...
Where to get food deals during Nashville Restaurant Week
by Joey Gill on January 20, 2020 at 5:54 pm
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - It's Nashville Restaurant Week and there are lots of great food deals from local restaurants starting Monday and running through Sunday, January 26. The event is put together by Nashville Originals, an association of restaurants ...
Citrix pushes first patches for VPN vulnerability as attacks begin to mount
by Sean Gallagher on January 20, 2020 at 5:41 pm
On January 19, Citrix released some permanent fixes to a vulnerability on the company's Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and Citrix Gateway virtual private network servers that allowed an attacker to remotely execute code on the gateway without ...
Telcos move SC for more time on AGR dues; urgent hearing likely on Tuesday
on January 20, 2020 at 5:34 pm
Three telecom operators on Monday filed a “modification application” in the Supreme Court, seeking a change in the 90-day payment deadline for dues on account of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) as well as permission to engage with the Department of ...
Tesla Could Face a Massive Investigation Over a Possible Flaw In Almost All of Its Vehicles
by Jason Aten on January 20, 2020 at 5:28 pm
A series of complaints that Tesla vehicles suddenly accelerate without the driver pressing the accelerator is being reviewed by U.S. Regulators to determine whether a wider investigation into almost all of Tesla's vehicles is warranted. The Wall Street Journal ...
Exclusive: New Indian law to protect foreign investors to exclude tax demands - documents
by Aditya Kalra on January 20, 2020 at 5:27 pm
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - New legislation will improve protection for foreign investors in India by offering relief from possible policy changes but will uphold the state's right to tax them, according to its draft and government documents seen by Reuters.
Thyssenkrupp shortlists 3 private equity consortia in elevator sale -sources
by Ana Mano on January 20, 2020 at 5:22 pm
T hyssenkrupp has shortlisted three private equity consortia in the auction of its prized 15 billion euro ($16.6 billion) elevator business, people close to the matter said, and peer Kone could still submit a bid later this month.
Boeing Seeking as Much as $10 Billion Amid Ongoing 737 Max Crisis
by Corey Goldman on January 20, 2020 at 5:18 pm
Embattled airplane maker Boeing (BA) - Get Report is in discussions with several banks to secure some $10 billion or more in loans to offset costs stemming from a production halt of its grounded 737 Max jetliners following two fatal crashes. Citing people ...
OnPay Raises $6 Million in Series A Funding
on January 20, 2020 at 5:12 pm
OnPay, a payroll service provider for small businesses and accountants, has completed a $6 million Series A funding round. This exceeds the original goal of $5 million for its first round of venture financing. The company, headquartered in Atlanta, provides ...
Anglo American Bags Troubled Miner Sirius Minerals For a Bargain
on January 20, 2020 at 5:09 pm
Mining giant Anglo American has agreed to buy troubled fertilizer miner Sirius Minerals in a deal worth £405 million. Mining giant Anglo American has agreed to buy troubled fertilizer miner Sirius Minerals in a deal worth £405 million. Mining giant Anglo ...
Car Review: 2020 Mercedes CLA 250
by Brian Harper on January 20, 2020 at 5:08 pm
Well, that's interesting. Here I was, given the key fob to Mercedes' second-generation CLA 250 4Matic, thinking I was driving a compact-sized European sedan. Apparently I was mistaken; the German automaker insists the new CLA is a “lifestyle coupe for all ...
Unifor says no trucks will be allowed into the Co-op Refinery Complex
on January 20, 2020 at 5:05 pm
During a news conference Monday morning from outside of the Co-op Refinery Complex, Unifor announced no trucks will be entering the refinery. Unifor says they have 500 members from across Canada coming in to help picket and block off every entrance ...
GBP/USD Daily Forecast – Sterling Retreats to Major Support
by Jignesh Davda on January 20, 2020 at 5:02 pm
GBP/USD started to look like it had some bullish potential last week after it bounced from a major support level, however, the pair quickly reversed course after retail sales in the UK fell short of expectations. Two major drivers for GBP/USD over the past few ...
Campbell City Council could soon approve Chick-fil-A restaurant on site of former Denny's
on January 20, 2020 at 5:02 pm
CAMPBELL – The Campbell City Council on Tuesday could decide whether to approve permits for construction of a Chick-fil-A drive-through restaurant at the corner of Bascom Avenue and Arroyo Seco Drive, where a Denny's Restaurant now operates.
The 65-Inch TCL 8-Series TV Is $400 Off From Best Buy
by Christian de Looper on January 20, 2020 at 5:00 pm
TCL has been making some great TVs for the price over the past few years, and for a limited time many of those TVs are available at an even lower price from Best Buy. Perhaps the best deal is for the TCL 8-series 65-inch QLED Roku TV, which is available ...
Borgata-bound wrong Waze drivers keep getting stranded in Pinelands due to navigation app error
by Jeff Goldman on January 20, 2020 at 4:58 pm
It shouldn't be easy to confuse the the bright lights of Atlantic City and a remote 12,900-plus acre wildlife management area in the Pinelands nearly 70 miles away. But the Jackson Police Department says it just keeps happening and they've figured out the ...
TikTok was just pulled into the middle of a years-long fight between Snap and Facebook
on January 20, 2020 at 4:57 pm
Burgeoning social app TikTok could grow larger than Facebook-owned Instagram, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said. The Snapchat founder compared content found on Instagram to that of short video-sharing platform TikTok, which has exploded in popularity ...
Frontier, an ISP in 29 states, plans to file for bankruptcy
by Jon Brodkin on January 20, 2020 at 4:52 pm
Frontier Communications is planning to file for bankruptcy within two months, Bloomberg reported last week. The telco "is asking creditors to help craft a turnaround deal that includes filing for bankruptcy by the middle of March, according to people with ...
Cabin Crew Union Announces New Lufthansa Strike
on January 20, 2020 at 4:44 pm
Frankfurt (dpa) - The German flight attendants' union Ufo announced late Saturday that it will hold another strike, marking the latest development in its stand-off with German airline Lufthansa. A spokesman for the union told dpa that the details of the work ...
Study: 40% of Older Adults May Be Setting Themselves Up for a Difficult Retirement
by Katie Brockman on January 20, 2020 at 4:42 pm
As you're preparing for retirement, you may be picturing a life of leisure. You finally have the opportunity to stop setting the alarm clock and spend your time however you please. Maybe you have a bucket list of fun activities planned too, from traveling to ...