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In this Tuesday, May 5, 2009 file photo, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov, owner of Sistema Holding, during their meeting in Moscow. A billionaire Russian tycoon was placed under house arrest Tuesday, Sept.
Bombardier Inc.'s proposed CSeries jet, already two years late, is stirring concern among analysts that the company will miss its target to get the plane in service by the second half of 2015. The initial delivery of the planemaker's biggest-ever model will probably be postponed for a third time, pushing the commercial debut to 2016, according to nine analysts, investors and consultants tracking the program.
A deadly pipeline explosion that shattered a California town four years ago continues to rip through the state agency weighing a record penalty for the disaster. The president of the California Public Utilities Commission asked his chief of staff to resign and recused himself from the case after "inappropriate e-mail exchanges" with PG&E Corp. raised questions about bias, according to a statement from the commission yesterday.
Protesters calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell 's ouster in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal have seized upon a digitally altered Cover Girl ad picturing a female football fan with a black eye to bring a striking visual to their mission. Baltimore County-based Cover Girl, the official beauty sponsor of the NFL, has a "Get Your Game Face On" ad campaign featuring heavily made-up models wearing the jersey and colors of each of the 32 teams in the National Football League.
With the passage of Monday's deadline for public input on the issue of Net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission had fielded more than 3 million comments and was still processing more. On Tuesday morning, the agency was also accepting questions via e-mail ahead of its first roundtable discussion on the issue.
The media and entertainment industry is no longer being killed by the Internet. It's now getting rich off it.
Michael Jernigan, a Marine Corps veteran and wounded warrior, poses for a photograph with actor and military consultant R. Lee Ermey, who starred in the movie "Full Metal Jacket." Photo courtesy Honor Courage Commitment Inc.) When Michael Jernigan medically retired from the Marine Corps in 2005 as a corporal, it was less than two years after an improvised explosive device blast in Iraq on Aug. 22, 2004, had taken both of his eyes and left him disfigured.
UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season. The company did not immediately say how the hiring compares with previous years.
Meet iHolo. This innovative startup sells a tiny cube that hooks into smartphones and projects a holographic image above the screen.
When it comes to retailing, "quaint" don't cut it, and doesn't RadioShack know it? It seems no matter what it does to stand out in a big box store world, this small box store's world just keeps getting smaller and smaller. Only this week, RadioShack's chief financial officer resigned, after arriving back in February from Dollar General with great fanfare and anticipation.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has received a record 3 million comments from consumers, advocates, companies and lawmakers on proposed new Internet traffic, or "net neutrality," rules as the deadline to formally weigh in approached on Monday. The comments, whose flow has tested and at times overwhelmed the FCC's systems, continued to be received as the deadline for submissions to the official record approached at the end of the day, said FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart.
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PayPal has been doing just that with social media. Tweets like this one show PayPal highlighting the security of their payment platform in light of the iCloud hacking scandal : Apple has tried to stress the security of Apple Pay since announcing it last Tuesday.
Next Generation Identifier, which took three years to develop , replaces the bureau's fingerprint identification system and adds two services: Rap Back lets authorities receive notifications of criminal history for individuals holding certain positions of trust , and the Interstate Photo System facial recognition system lets law enforcement officials perform image searches for criminals. Next Generation Identifier is estimated to process 55,000 photos daily and is on track to include 52 million images of faces by 2015.
On Friday, the company asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to use two blocks of frequencies for the tests, which are scheduled to last about six months and begin in October. They will be conducted above an area of more than 1,400 square kilometers in the center of New Mexico to the east of Albuquerque.
U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,999 as of noon Eastern time Monday.
A crowd assembled under gray skies and drizzle this weekend to remember a man none of them had ever met but whose contributions to American culture resonate through 20th-century history- and whose ashes had been stored for decades in a container the size of a coffee can. Sixty years after his death, on what would have been his 129th birthday, Alain Locke's strange posthumous journey came to an end Saturday at Congressional Cemetery.
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