"The conditions are at last — at last — in place for a real solution" to climate change, said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.
A lack of competition for Google and a lack of transparency in the digital advertising supply chain needed to be addressed because they were impacting publishers, advertisers and consumers, Australia’s competition watchdog said on Thursday. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its interim report on its inquiry into the Google-dominated digital advertising services industry in Australia that is worth 3.4 billion Australian dollars ($2.6 billion) a year.
A large fallen oak tree blocked streets in Sacramento, California, on January 27 after powerful winds hit the area, causing widespread damage and power outages, according to local reports.Locals took to the fallen trees with chainsaws in order to clear local roads, as seen in video posted to Facebook by Andrew Hughan.Pacific Gas & Electric said the storm had the potential to be the strongest to hit the serviced area in years, and thousands were left without power. Sacramento Municipal Utility District said around 60,000 customers had lost power.Wind gusts of up to 121 miles per hour were recorded in northern California on the evening of January 26, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Andrew Hughan via Storyful
Oil prices slid in early trade on Thursday on fresh worries about weakened fuel demand, after England clamped down on travel and China, the world's second-largest oil consumer, also sought to limit Lunar New Year trips to stem a surge in COVID-19 cases. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 12 cents, or 0.1%, to $52.72 a barrel at 0228 GMT, erasing some of Wednesday's gain. Brent crude futures fell 16 cents, or 0.3%, to $55.65 a barrel, after losing 10 cents on Wednesday.
The first Tokyo Olympics test event of 2021 has been postponed because of travel restrictions under Japan's coronavirus state of emergency, organisers confirmed Thursday.
Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday its operating profit for last quarter rose by more than 26% as it capped off a robust business year where its dual strength in parts and finished products allowed it to thrive amid the pandemic. Samsung has also dealt with legal issues surrounding its vice chairman and de facto chief, Lee Jae-yong, who last week was sentenced by the Seoul High Court to two and a half years in prison for his involvement in a 2016 corruption scandal that spurred massive protests and ousted South Korea’s then-president.
As inventor Tony Stark, Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. transformed into superhero Iron Man. Now the Oscar nominee is taking action against environmental threats to the planet. Downey is looking to sustainable technology to tackle issues like deforestation and microplastics. The "Iron Man" and "Avengers" star, 55, announced on Wednesday he was launching venture capital funds, aiming to "accelerate groundbreaking technologies that are addressing the world's largest environmental challenges".
Brazil's handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been ranked the world's worst, while New Zealand topped the class, according to research published by a leading Australian think tank on Thursday.
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday left its key overnight interest rate near zero and made no change to its monthly bond purchases, pledging again to keep those economic pillars in place until there is a full rebound from the pandemic-triggered recession. That hasn't happened, and in the statement released after the end of their latest two-day meeting, U.S. central bank policymakers flagged a worrying slowdown in the pace of the recovery. In a news conference after the meeting, Fed Chair Jerome Powell noted the economy’s resilience, with major industries like housing, financial services and others adapting to the coronavirus pandemic with new technologies and strategies.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Uniserve Communications Corporation (“Uniserve”) a provider of IT solutions and services to business and residential customers in Canada wishes to announce second quarter fiscal 2021 financial results. Q2 and Q2 year to date fiscal 2021 revenues decreased by 34% and 31% respectively as compared to the same periods in the prior fiscal year. Q2 fiscal 2021 Net loss was $57K and Q2 year to date fiscal 2021 Net loss was $318K, as compared to Net loss of $988K and Net loss of $1,383K respectively for the prior year fiscal periods. In upcoming quarters the Company will continue focusing on generating recurring revenue through new higher profit margin product offerings while continuing to focus on cost savings. Uniserve Communications Corporation Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Loss (Expressed in Canadian dollars) Three months endedNovember 30,Six months endedNovember 30, 2020 2019 2020 2019 Revenue$ 1,642,626 $ 2,497,157 $ 3,528,102 $ 5,084,555 Cost of revenues 936,127 1,509,093 2,073,851 3,070,897 706,499 988,064 1,454,251 2,013,658 Expenses Operations and service delivery expenses 384,140 1,447,867 1,130,075 2,416,017 Sales and marketing 160,401 237,588 264,750 523,863 Amortization of property and equipment 131,422 178,686 236,849 355,724 Amortization of intangible assets 18,614 59,520 38,695 121,486 694,577 1,923,661 1,670,369 3,417,090 Operating Income (Loss) 11,922 (935,597) (216,118) (1,403,432) Other Expenses (Income) Finance charges 68,910 63,351 128,399 138,135 Gain on foreign exchange 313 (11,426) (26,791) (24,828)Gain on settlements and reversals of debts - - - (133,914) 69,223 51,924 101,608 (20,608) Net and Comprehensive Loss for the period($ 57,301)($ 987,521)($ 317,726)($ 1,382,824) About Uniserve Uniserve Communications Corporation is a 2018 TSX Venture top 50 performance company.Uniserve is a unified communications company which has been in business for 30 years, combining voice, data and media services all into one seamless solution, one bill and one point of contact. Uniserve prides itself on world class customer service based in Canada. When all else is equal, clients can trust Uniserve to have a great price, a great experience and to be a company that customers enjoy working with – we call it “ONE click, call, connect”. This news release was prepared on behalf of the Board of Directors, which accepts full responsibility for its contents. Learn more at www.uniserve.com or at www.sedar.com. Walter Schultz Chairman of the Board For more information please call 604-395-3961 or email email@example.com. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulations Services Provider (as the term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Management has prepared this release and no regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein. The statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts are forward looking statements. Such statements are based on management’s estimates, assumptions and projections using available information. Uniserve cautions that actual financial results could differ materially from the current expectations due to a number of factors.
Shares in Hong Kong's marquee carrier Cathay Pacific plunged on Thursday after the struggling airline unveiled a HK$6.7-billion (US$870-million) bond sale to try to stem its rampant cash burn. Cathay's shares were trading as much as 8.4 percent down, days after it warned new quarantine measures planned for passenger and cargo crew arriving in Hong Kong would further dent its finances. Cathay on Thursday said it would offer five-year convertible bonds maturing in February 2026 that could also be converted into shares at a 30 percent premium above the previous day's close.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was progressing well with minimal symptoms of COVID-19, a senior health official said on Wednesday. Lopez Obrador, 67, was experiencing brief episodes of fever and a minor headache, but "virtually no other discomfort," Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said during a regular government news conference. "He is still very active, not only with minimal symptoms, but he continues to carry out his functions," Lopez-Gatell said.
CP earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020.
Asian shares slid on Thursday while the safe-haven dollar rallied as a sudden sell-off on Wall Street and delays with coronavirus vaccines shook investor optimism about an early recovery for the global economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.2%, with valuations looking stretched given the index had risen more than 6% just this month. Japan's Nikkei fell 1.3%, its sharpest drop since October, and Chinese blue chips 1.5%.
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The dollar extended gains against most currencies on Thursday as a stock market rout due to concerns about excessive valuations boosted safe-harbour demand for the U.S. currency. The euro nursed losses after a European Central Bank member warned that interest rate cuts are possible to curb the common currency's recent gains. "Risk aversion supporting the dollar is a healthy correction after a one-way rise in risk assets," said Masafumi Yamamoto, chief currency strategist at Mizuho Securities.
Discord has banned the server used by the controversial subreddit r/WallStreetBets for repeated violations of the company’s hate speech policies.
Shares of electric car maker Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) sank more than 5% in after-hours trading Wednesday following the release of earnings that investors saw as subpar. Analysts expected Tesla to report $1.01 per share in pro forma profits for its fiscal fourth quarter of 2020. Tesla said it earned only $0.80, despite quarterly sales coming in at a stronger-than-expected $1.07 billion -- up 46% year over year.
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Slip, trip and fall accidents in New York City often result in serious injuries. Many business owners fail to properly maintain their property or fail to warn people about unmarked hazards. New York City Slip & Fall Injury Lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter If you or your loved one has slipped and fallen in New York City, you might be entitled to recover damages. Contact: Jonathan C. Reiter New York slip and fall lawyer at Phone: (212) 736-0979 Manhattan, NY, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Slips and falls are a leading cause of serious injury in the United States. In fact, 1 out of 3 Americans over the age of 65 slip and fall every year. Sidewalks can be hazardous in the winter months. When the snow starts flying, icy conditions can lead to slips and falls. This is especially dangerous for people who might be carrying bags, umbrellas, or other items. New York City is home to over 12,000 miles of sidewalks, and ice and snow can make them dangerous. If you have been injured in a slip and fall on icy sidewalks in New York City, it’s important to discuss your case with a NYC slip and fall injury lawyer as soon as possible. There are time limits for filing a claim, and your case could get time-barred if you fail to file a claim before the statute of limitations runs. For information on slip and fall injuries visit the website: https://www.jcreiterlaw.com/newyorkcity-slip-trip-fall-lawyer/ Who Is Responsible for Keeping Sidewalks Clear? WINTER SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS IN NEW YORK CITY While ice and snow are inevitable during the wintertime, hazardous sidewalks don’t have to be. In fact, New York City has strict rules that require property owners to maintain their sidewalks when ice and snow build up. The purpose of these rules is to make sidewalks as safe as possible and to reduce personal injuries. According to the New York City Administrative Code, businesses and other property owners whose property abuts a sidewalk must clear their sidewalks in according with the following rules: Within four hours if the snow stops falling between 7:00 a.m. and 4:49 p.m. Within 14 hours if the snow stops falling between 5:00 p.m. and 8:59 p.m. By 11:00 a.m. the next day if the snow stops falling between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. For example, if the snow stopped at 7:00 p.m., the property owner would have until 9:00 a.m. (14 hours later) to clear the snow and make sure the sidewalk was maintained. What Are Your Options If You Slip and Fall on a Snowy Sidewalk? If you are injured in a slip and fall accident on a snowy or icy sidewalk in New York City, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, economic losses, and other damages. Furthermore, you may be able to file a personal injury claim against the property owner under a theory of premises liability. This requires property owners to take reasonable steps to keep their property free of hazards. This means that a store owner or other business owner that fails to clear the ice and snow from their sidewalks could be held liable for any damages you incur as a result of a slip and fall on their property. How to Reduce Your Chances of Getting Hurt in a Slip and Fall Accident Slips and falls are a leading cause of serious injury in the United States. In fact, 1 out of 3 Americans over the age of 65 slip and fall every year. Falls also account for more than 8 million visits to the emergency room annually, with fractures being the most serious form of injury after a fall. There are things you can do to help prevent a slip and fall during the winter. Some of these tips are applicable throughout the year, but others are especially important to keep in mind when the weather makes sidewalks and other surfaces icy and slippery. Wear proper footwear – Choose shoes made for icy and snowy weather, and avoid footwear with smooth soles that can make it harder to gain traction on the ice. Instead, opt for something with a textured sole. A sturdy pair of winter boots are a lot better on snowy sidewalks than high heels or dress shoes. Be aware of your surroundings – Stay alert as you walk. Always look a few steps ahead, keeping an eye out or snow or patches of ice. Avoid talking on your phone or reading or sending texts when you walk. Distracted walking can increase the risk of being involved in a serious slip and fall accident. Take your time – Give yourself plenty of time to reach your destination. If needed, leave early so you have some extra time in case your route is icy or slippery. That way, you don’t feel like you have to hurry, which can increase the risk of a slip and fall. Avoid going out in a snowstorm – Keep in mind that City administrative rules give business owners time to clear ice and snow from their property. If the weather has reached blizzard conditions, property owners are unlikely to have the ability to keep up with snow removal. It’s safer to wait until the snow stops and sidewalks have been cleared before going out. Discuss Your Case with a NYC Slip and Fall Lawyer If you have been injured due others negligence in New York City, you may be entitled to receive compensation. Protect your rights by discussing your case with a knowledgeable New York City slip and fall lawyer. When these accidents happen in New York City, injury victims rely on NYC slip and fall accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter to make things right. Jonathan C. Reiter New York City Slip and Fall Injury Lawyer Located in Manhattan and serving clients throughout the city and the rest of New York, slip and fall accident attorney Jonathan C. Reiter has a strong track record of success with complicated personal injury accidents. Our law firm represents clients in all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, as well as Suffolk County & Nassau County on Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and throughout the State of New York. Sources: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dsny/docs/about_snow-removal-responsibilities_0815.pdf https://nfsi.org/nfsi-research/quick-facts/ https://www1.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/infrastructure/sidewalkintro.shtml Media Contact and Legal Intake: 212-736-0979 # Attorney Advertising Prior results cannot and do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future case. Recoveries always depend upon the facts and circumstances of each case, the injuries suffered, damages incurred, and the responsibility of those involved. All content present on this PR is owned by Jonathan C. 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