The new funding round gives Lyft a cash infusion to compete with Uber , which has been reeling from a series of scandals and executive turnover in 2017. But the relationship fractured as Uber started working on self-driving cars in competition with Waymo. Although Uber might have been first to market, Lyft is rapidly making a name for itself in the ride-sharing industry.
The incident began when gate agents asked volunteers to give up their seats for a United crew that needed to meet another flight. Acting on the OIG's findings and recommendations, the aviation department fired the officer who "improperly escalated the incident" and the sergeant who was involved in removing facts from an employee report, the inspector general's office said.
Kwon is one of the two vice chairmen at Samsung Electronics with Jay Y. Lee, who was sentenced to five years in prison in August for bribing a presidential confidante in return for help in succeeding his hospitalized father, Chairman Lee Kun-hee.
Fountaingrove Inn, Santa Rosa: The 124 room luxury hotel, which was visible from Highway 101, "fell victim to the devastating fire in Sonoma County", according to a message general manager Justin Hayman posted on Facebook. The "Atlas" fire, meanwhile, had burned through an additional 25,000 acres in the hills above Napa County. As of 6:40 a.m. PDT, between 8,000 and 12,000 acres of Atlas Peak were on fire, she said.
Tesla is also dedicating its services to hurricane relief efforts: yesterday, Elon Musk said that he could rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid in the long-term using solar energy. Loon balloons work by "relaying communications between Alphabet's own ground stations connected to the surviving wireless networks, and users' handsets".
Canada's renewable energy capacity is still expected to grow at a robust 10 per cent per year, the report said, and is expected to supply 69 per cent of overall power generation in the country by 2022. The predicted growth in renewable power capacity is now 12 per cent higher than it was in last year's prediction. The IEA predicts that in the next five years, growth in renewable generation will be twice as large as that of gas and coal combined.
A restored interim dividend has been set at 1.0 pence per ordinary share . Supermarket group Tesco , Britain's biggest retailer, said Wednesday it returned to profit in the first half as its campaign to attract customers with low food prices paid off.
Speaking to the Israeli website, he said: "I think the settlements are part of Israel ". U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to restart frozen Israel-Palestinian peace negotiations. The US' ambassador to Israel has been admonished by Washington DC for giving an interview in which he suggested that only two per cent of land in the West Bank is occupied by Israel.
But the tax cuts still represent a bigger win for companies than some skeptical executives had anticipated. It was forged during months of high-level talks among Mr Trump's aides and top Republicans in Congress, but offered scant details about how to pay for the cuts without dramatically driving up federal deficits.
Sonic has a single point-of-sales system that is used by the majority of its roughly 3,600 locations, according to Business Insider. To determine a connection between the Sonic rumors and the new stolen haul, Krebs then had sources buy cards from the stolen cache, for $25-$50 per card.
According to the same Kyodo News poll, almost 80 percent of those surveyed said they are not convinced of the government's account of the scandals involving school operators Kake Gakuen and Moritomo Gakuen - the first one involving allegations of favoritism toward a university run by Abe's longtime friend, and the other over the sale of a government-owned tract of land at a questionable discount for construction of an elementary school in Osaka that was to have the prime minister's wife as ...
Uber's closest United States rival in the taxi-hailing business, Lyft has repeatedly met with officials from London's transport regulator over the past year, a sign it may be targeting the city for worldwide expansion. London mayor Sadiq Khan reacted positively to the apology . He also joined other critics in arguing that it is TfL's job to carry out criminal record checks on drivers - not operators like Uber .
According to the Guardian , that process could take months. It is no surprise then that students are amongst the ones that will be affected by TFL's decision to scrap Uber's London licence. Among Uber's possible concessions were giving its drivers employment benefits and imposing limits on drivers' hours to address road-safety concerns, as it does in NY.
Shares of Sprint rose more than 3% in pre-market trading this morning on the news; T-Mobile's stock was up more than 1% before the market opened. Those same concerns scuttled a 2014 attempt by Sprint and SoftBank to acquire T-Mobile. The third and fourth biggest wireless carriers in the USA would combine for about 130 million users - putting them on par with Verizon and AT&T. T-Mobile has a market capitalization of $52 billion, while Sprint has a market capitalization of $32 billion.
However, in the long term, higher levels of immigration did not push down wages or inflation, he said. " Brexit could therefore ultimately have only a modest impact on prices in general equilibrium". Delivering a major reassessment of the economy just over a year after the referendum, the governor of the Bank of England claimed that the United Kingdom would not be able to grow as fast as it otherwise might and that "the de-integration effects of Brexit can be expected to.be inflationary".
Jutanugarn was chasing her first LPGA Tour title and when she made the turn she was then two ahead of Kirk and Altomare but she would drop shots at the 13th and 18th holes to miss out on the playoff by one. The Thai finished on eight-under par alongside New Zealand's Lydia Ko - the 2015 champion - and Australian Katherine Kirk . In her final round as a professional before retiring, two-time Evian victor Ai Miyazato shot 73 to finish 1 over.
Gasoline stockpiles were down 8.4 million barrels for the week, the EIA said . OPEC estimated supply from non-OPEC countries next year would rise by 1 million bpd, down 100,000 bpd from the previous forecast, citing downward revisions to Russian Federation and Kazakhstan .
His office is working with other state attorneys general to gather additional information from the company. The Equifax data breach that exposed the personal data on 143 million US consumers has led to questions about the credit reporting company's response to the security incident.
The country said it would ban production of gas-powered vehicles by 2040. A possible ban in China , then, may act as another signal that sweeping change is coming for the auto sector - as well as indicate how seriously the country is considering a transition to energy consumption.