Day: April 7, 2018

Tess Torelli April 7, 2018

Founded by former Kiva execs, 6 River Systems raised $25 million in a series B round of funding led by Menlo Ventures, with Norwest Venture Partners, Eclipse Ventures and strategic backers iRobot also in the round. The company’s robot, the “Chuck,” works alongside humans in warehouses and fulfillment centers. It autonomously guides workers to any […]

Tess Torelli April 7, 2018

Facebook Inc said on Friday that it had suspended Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ from its platform after reports that the data firm may have improperly had access to the personal data of Facebook users. Facebook is under intense pressure after the data of millions of its users ended up in the hands of political consultancy […]

Tess Torelli April 7, 2018

“From a Senate lens, it is helpful,” added Josh Holmes, a top GOP Senate strategist, referring to Trump’s “America First” combination of tariffs and an immigration crackdown. Tossing away prepared remarks on tax cuts, the president in West Virginia yesterday emphasized both issues as he took aim against vulnerable Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin. As for […]

Tess Torelli April 7, 2018

Thursday night, President Trump tripled down on his unilateral threat to impose tariffs on Chinese imports – upping the level from $50 billion to $150 billion and putting American businesses, consumers and the U.S. economy in the crosshairs of an escalating trade confrontation between the world’s two largest economies. The president has raised the stakes […]

Tess Torelli April 7, 2018

“If one were to only focus on this single month, the March employment report is on the disappointing side,” said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate.com. “Broader context is appropriate, however. The job market is widely regarded to be close to full employment. So, hiring gains should be slowing at this point in the […]

Tess Torelli April 7, 2018

Getty Images President Donald Trump waves to journalists after returning to the White House April 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. Evangelical Christian leaders are trying to arrange a meeting with President Donald Trump in June to air their concerns about allegations that he had extra-marital sex with adult film star Stormy Daniels, NPR reported. NPR […]

Vinnyd April 7, 2018

NFL players visiting London this season react to some of the standout viral moments from the United Kingdom in 2017 – from the BBC News Skype kids to Roadman Shaq’s ‘Fire in the Booth’. Subscribe to the official BBC Sport YouTube channel now so you never miss out on our best videos, while over at […]

Tess Torelli April 7, 2018

Arizona and Texas announced Friday that they would send 400 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border by next week in response to President Donald Trump’s call for troops to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said about 150 Guard members would deploy next week. And the Texas National Guard said […]