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Business executive Steve Mariotti talks new book and future plans Special

Business executive, entrepreneur and author Steve Mariotti chatted with Digital Journal about his new book "Goodbye Homeboy: How My Students Drove Me Crazy and Inspired a Movement."

FedEx sues US government over shipment restrictions

New York - American logistics giant FedEx sued the US government on Monday, saying Washington's restrictions on exports and imports due to growing trade disputes and sanctions created an "impossible burden" for delivery firms.

Daimler cuts its profit forecast over diesel scandal costs

Daimler shares fell as much as five percent on Monday after the German automaker cut its profit forecast for the third time in 12 months to take account of the cost of its diesel transgressions.

Elliott Management announces plans to acquire Barnes & Noble

Activist firm Elliott Management announced Friday it plans to acquire bookseller Barnes & Noble for roughly $683 million, including debt. After the announcement, the stock was up 10 percent to $6.56 per share, in premarket trading.

World's largest airplane may be grounded after just one flight

Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, four people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Facebook shareholder revolt gets bloody

Independent Facebook investors voted overwhelmingly in support of proposals to fire Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and scrap the firm's share structure.

Makeup giant Sephora to close for training after racial profiling

Los Angeles - Cosmetics powerhouse Sephora has announced it will close all its US stores, distribution centers and corporate office for an hour-long employee training session just weeks after a racial profiling incident involving Grammy-nominated singer SZA.

Colorado-based Ball Corp. pursues science-based climate targets

Broomfield - Only 210 companies worldwide have approved science-based targets on the books. Colorado-based Ball Corp., which manufactures metal packaging and provides aerospace technologies and services, will soon be joining this elite group.

Canadian Utilities selling all its fossil fuel assets

Calgary - Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year.

Fiat Chrysler in talks to forge extensive ties with Renault

Fiat Chrysler is in advanced discussions to forge extensive ties with France’s Renault as the carmakers seek to join forces to tackle the structural challenges facing the global auto industry, according to people familiar with the matter.

British Steel collapses into insolvency — 25,000 jobs at risk

British Steel, the UK's second-largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardizing some 25,000 jobs, Britain’s Official Receiver said on Wednesday.

Little Caesars first national pizza chain to add meat substitute

Detroit-based Little Caesars — the pizza chain that just brought back its bacon-wrapped pizza and Five Meat Feast pizza, announced Monday it's partnered with Impossible Foods and will test market the Impossible Supreme pizza.

Q&A: How the cloud is becoming important to business Special

Businesses a turning more towards cloud computing, as Google's recent launch of Anthos, its new connected multi-cloud platform shows. This puts the company in direct competition with Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft’s Azure.

Bank of Canada joins Network for Greening the Financial System

Toronto - The Bank of Canada's latest financial system review report is being released today — and it's expected to be the first ever to explore the threat climate change poses to the country's financial system.

Critics round on $7.1 bn rail deal with Thailand's richest family

Bangkok - Critics have urged Thailand's junta to reconsider the award of a $7.1 billion high-speed rail contract to a consortium led by the kingdom's richest family, just days before a new parliament is set to convene.

Amazon's new robots pushing employees toward package deliveries

Robots in Amazon's warehouses are taking on a new role of boxing up orders, which they do faster and more efficiently than humans. However, some employees they replace can take advantage of Amazon's program to start a delivery business.

Party City closure of 45 stores unrelated to heliuum shortage

Helium is an essential chemical element used in MRI scanners, rocket fuel tanks, and floating party balloons. It’s also a finite natural resource, and a global shortage has made it harder to sell balloons at Party City, which is now closing 45 stores.

Unskilled staff threaten banks' ability to digitally transform

This technological disruption has a large effect on how banks operate, and it seems unlikely that the pace of change will decelerate anytime soon.

China's exporters fret over Trump tariffs

Bejing - With the eyes of the world on Washington for this week's high-stakes trade talks between China and the United States, none will be more focused than those of Chinese exporters who are increasingly worried about the impact of more tariffs.

Survey: Biggest threats facing corporate America today

There are many threats facing the business world, such as cybersecurity. But a new survey has found that U.S. business leaders now rank active shooter threats as the number one physical security threat facing the workplace.

Missile contracts surge as US exits arms treaty: study

Geneva - Washington has signed more than $1 billion in new missile contracts in the three months since it announced plans to withdraw from a key Cold War-era arms treaty, campaigners said Thursday.

CBD-infused cookies? The maker of Oreos is thinking about it

CBD lovers may soon get their wish as the company behind Oreos, Chips Ahoy and other family-friendly snacks eyes adding CBD-infused snacks to its product line.

Kuwait inaugurates massive causeway to free trade zone

Kuwait City - Kuwait on Wednesday inaugurated one of the world's longest causeways, linking the oil-rich Gulf state's capital to an uninhabited border region set to become a major free trade hub.

Walmart takes a jab at rival Amazon's one-day shipping

It could be that Walmart is telling Amazon that "anything you can do, I can do better," after Amazon announced its one-day free delivery for Prime members. Walmart took to Twitter, teasing "one-day free shipping without a membership fee."

Accellerate announces program for Canadian women in tech

Connection Silicon Valley is hosting its next Accellerate women’s program to boost connections between Canada’s incredible female founders and tech leaders and the collaborative community of Silicon Valley.

Ontario fines 11 cannabis retailers for failing to open on time

Toronto - A total of 11 cannabis retailers in Ontario who have failed to open their stores by a government-set deadline of April 15 have been fined $12,500 each for failing to comply.

Cooling towers to come down, making way for wind turbine assembly

Commercial Development Company and Brayton Point LLC, the owner of the retired Brayton Point Power Station, announced the two cooling towers will be brought down by implosion on Saturday to make way for wind turbine assembly.

Q&A: How AI is helping businesses address fraud cases Special

Within healthcare there have been some recent serious cases of fraud, as well as across other businesses. One such affected company was Walgreens. According to expert, JJ Lopez Murphy, applying AI can help to address these issues.

Canopy Growth strikes deal to have right to buy Acreage Holdings

Canopy, which was sitting on a pile of cash after a high-profile investment last year from alcohol giant Constellation Brands Inc., has agreed to buy the New York-based Acreage Holdings Inc. for $3.4 billion contingent on marijuana being legalized in U.S.

First-generation solar electric car to be built in Sweden in 2020

Munich - The first-generation Sion, an solar electric vehicle (SEV) developed by the German mobility provider Sono Motors will be manufactured in Sweden, the company announced on Wednesday.
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