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Reuters

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns, cites recent 'drumbeat of distractions'
Reuters
(Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, in a surprise announcement, said Vishal Sikka has resigned as CEO citing a stream of distractions and disruptions in recent months, pushing down shares of the second-largest Indian IT services firm almost 8 percent on Friday.
How Steve Jobs inspired Vishal Sikka to leave the chaos at InfosysQuartz
Vishal Sikka resigns as MD & CEO of Infosys; stock cracksEconomic Times
Infosys Says Vishal Sikka Resigns as CEO, Becomes Vice ChairmanBloomberg
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12:37am Fri, August 18, 2017

Reuters

Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on growing doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to fulfill his economic agenda. Confidence was shaken further after a ...
Markets Roiled on Trump Stance, Barcelona Terror; Dow Slides 274 PointsNewsmax
Donald Trump missteps sink stocksBoston Herald
Wall Street pares losses after Cohn resignation rumor knock-downNew York Daily News

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08:02pm Thu, August 17, 2017

Washington Post

Fox's James Murdoch blasts Trump on Charlottesville: 'There are no good Nazis'
Washington Post
James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox and son of conservative media titan Rupert Murdoch, became the latest in a string of executives to criticize President Trump for his reaction to Charlottesville, saying that it concerns “all of us as Americans and ...
The CEO of Fox News' parent company condemned Charlottesville violence in an email that didn't mention TrumpBusiness Insider
Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Response to Charlottesville: 'Standing Up to Nazis Is Essential'Fortune
James Murdoch slams Trump: 'There are no good Nazis'WDIV Detroit
Reading Eagle -The Sydney Morning Herald -The Week Magazine -Mediaite
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11:07pm Thu, August 17, 2017

Ubergizmo

YouTube TV Expands To 14 More Markets In The US
Ubergizmo
These new markets include Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Seattle, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. So if you stay in any of those areas, then you should be able to ...

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06:48pm Thu, August 17, 2017

Fortune

Some Consumers Are Calling Poland Spring Water 'A Colossal Fraud'
Fortune
The plaintiffs in the case argue the company has consistently misled consumers by labeling Poland Spring water as "100% spring water," which suggests high quality and a corresponding premium, according to the 325-page lawsuit filed in the United States ...
Poland Spring Water Is 'Colossal Fraud': SuitNewser
Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud'Newburgh Gazette

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08:12am Thu, August 17, 2017

USA TODAY

Cruise lines to go ahead with Barcelona calls in wake of terror attack
USA TODAY
Most major cruise lines with ships scheduled to call at Barcelona in the next few days plan to go ahead with the visits, despite Thursday's terror attack. A spokeswoman for the parent company of Oceania Cruises on Thursday said a Barcelona call ...
Cruise Lines React to Barcelona AttackCruise Critic
Cruise spam call class action settlement: Could you get a $300 check?Syracuse.com
'Free Cruise' robocalls could get you up to $900 in new class action settlementWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
Chicago Daily Herald -Komando -wtvr.com -WSYR
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03:16pm Thu, August 17, 2017

Asia Times

China shares fall on Chalco profit-taking; Hong Kong 0.7 pct lower
Reuters
SHANGHAI, Aug 18 (Reuters) - China stocks fell on Friday morning, as basic materials producers - which recently enjoyed major gains - are now getting hit by profit-taking, even when they have announced strong earnings. The CSI300 index fell 0.2 percent ...
Asia Markets Down, Stock Futures MixedTheStreet.com
Losses May Accelerate For Hong Kong BourseNasdaq
Hong Kong stocks pare losses as Cathay Pacific rallies on rating upgradesSouth China Morning Post
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12:05am Fri, August 18, 2017

The Hindu

Why Google memo row may be a boon for equity in Indian workplaces
Business Standard
Last week, James Damore, a software engineer at Google published his ten-page manifesto railing against the company's diversity initiatives. His pop science laden argument on why men and women are biologically different, and hence equity in leadership ...
Scapegoats, Gulls and GoogleTownhall
Fired Google engineer says his memo actually empowered womenBusiness Insider
Google's tolerance only extends so farThe Daily News Online
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12:39am Fri, August 18, 2017

CBS News

Wisconsin moves one step closer to Foxconn plant
CBS News
MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Assembly approved a $3 billion tax break Thursday with bipartisan support for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Trump touted as a ...
Wisconsin bill giving $3 billion incentives to Foxconn advancesReuters
The Latest: Wisconsin Assembly passes $3B Foxconn billMiami Herald
Wisconsin Assembly approves $3 billion Foxconn dealMadison.com
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10:38pm Thu, August 17, 2017

BuzzFeed News

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Fires Back At Investors In Fraud Lawsuit
BuzzFeed News
The former Uber CEO filed court documents late Thursday that say the investors behind the lawsuit ambushed him, and that the case should be privately arbitrated. Posted on August 17, 2017, at 9:04 p.m.. Ryan Mac. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Caroline O' ...
Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a 'public and personal attack'Reuters
Kalanick calls investor suit a 'public and personal attack'CNET
Uber's Kalanick Fires Back at Investor in Legal BattleWall Street Journal (subscription)
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11:15pm Thu, August 17, 2017