Day: January 3, 2018

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Employees sort packages at the United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) Chicago Area Consolidation Hub in Hodgkins, Illinois. UPS estimates it will have delivered 750 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve of this year, 40 million more than the same period in 2016. FedEx told Giftofaservant on […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Shares of MoneyGram tumbled Tuesday after the U.S. government failed to approve a multimillion-dollar merger with Ant Financial, an affiliate of Alibaba controlled by its founder, Jack Ma. Ant Financial will pay a $30 million termination fee for the breakup of the deal, in which Ant Financial agreed to buy MoneyGram for $18 a share. […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Australian diplomats may have provided the United States with the key information that led the FBI to initiate the Russia probe now being headed by special counsel Robert Mueller, The New York Times reports, citing four anonymous current and former U.S. officials. George Papadopoulos, a former foreign policy advisor to the Trump campaign, told the […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Astrid Stawiarz | Getty Images Andrew Creighton, President of VICE Media Group and Shane Smith, Founder of VICE pose for photos during the Vice.com Launch Party at Skylight One Hanson on September 15, 2011 in Brooklyn, New York. Vice has suspended two top executives after a New York Times report on sexual misconduct at the […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Blizzard conditions are likely from portions of Long Island, N.Y., to northeastern Maine, New Brunswick and western Nova Scotia, AccuWeather said. The storm is forecast to explode off the New England coast and could be the most powerful non-hurricane to affect the Northeast in the past 30 years, according to Earth Networks meteorologist Anthony Sagliani. […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Technology is fuelling a new wave of workplace sexual harassment, as social media provides intimate details of workers’ personal lives and systems deployed by some companies allow would-be stalkers to track their colleagues’ location in real time. The role of new technologies in enabling workplace sexual harassment emerged in readers’ responses to a Financial Times’ […]