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Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

May 09 2019

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut. | Video

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

May 09 2019

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut. | Video

'Impossible' meatless patty gets Burger King Whopper test

Apr 01 2019

Vegetarian burgers may finally be getting the recognition they need to go mainstream. On Monday Burger King and Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods announced the rollout of the Impossible Whopper in 59 stores in and around St. Louis, Missouri. | Video

Vegetarian patty gets the Burger King Whopper test

Apr 01 2019

April 1 Vegetarian burgers may finally be getting the recognition they need to go main stream. On Monday Burger King and Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods announced the roll-out of the Impossible Whopper in 59 stores in and around St. Louis, Missouri.

EA's new game 'Apex Legends' is taking a shot at 'Fortnite'

Feb 13 2019

"Apex Legends," the latest hit title by gaming company Electronic Arts Inc, is shaking up the online battle arena, but questions are lurking about how much fire power it has in the long-run and whether it can dislodge popular "Fortnite." | Video

U.S. universities unplug from China's Huawei under pressure from Trump

Jan 24 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Top U.S. universities are ditching telecom equipment made by Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies to avoid losing federal funding under a new national security law backed by the Trump administration. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-U.S. universities unplug from China's Huawei under pressure from Trump

Jan 24 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 24 Top U.S. universities are ditching telecom equipment made by Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies to avoid losing federal funding under a new national security law backed by the Trump administration.

UPDATE 1-SK Innovation CEO says S.Korea to restart Iran oil imports in Jan-Feb

Jan 10 2019

LAS VEGAS, Jan 9 South Korean oil buyers are expected to restart Iranian oil imports in late January or early February, the head of South Korea's SK Innovation, which owns South Korea's biggest oil refiner SK Energy, said on Wednesday.

CORRECTED-SK Innovation CEO says S.Korea to restart Iran oil imports in Jan-Feb

Jan 10 2019

LAS VEGAS, Jan 9 South Korean oil buyers are expected to restart Iranian oil imports in late January or early February, the head of South Korea's SK Innovation, which owns South Korea's biggest oil refiner SK Energy, said on Wednesday.

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