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by | November 11, 2017 | 06:07

It can be fitted to support workers ranging from 5 feet tall to 6 feet 4 inches tall, and provides adjustable lift assistance of five pounds to 15 pounds per arm. Workers at two factories are testing the Ekso upper-body suits, which are built to reduce injuries and increase productivity. According to Digital Trends , the suit is undergoing trials at two of Ford's production facilities in the USA, with "plans to expand the programme into Europe and South America soon".

by | November 11, 2017 | 02:36

The number of corn acres expected to be harvested this year stands at 1.27 million acres, the most since 2011 when 1.3 million acres of corn were harvested. Department of Agriculture's Thursday report. Yield is expected to average a record 900 pounds per harvested acre. "The idea is that if corn yields can be so high, the USDA might increase soybean yields in its next report".

by | November 11, 2017 | 01:56

Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub rose 720,000 barrels, EIA said. China's October oil imports fell to just 7.3 million bpd from a near record-high of about 9 million bpd in September, according to data from the General Administration of Customs.

by | November 10, 2017 | 23:52

Opening a conference call Friday, interim CEO Paulino do Rego Barros Jr . apologized again for the breach, and said executives will not be receiving bonuses. Equifax shares dropped 1.2 percent to $107.65 at 4:47 p.m.in late NY trading after the announcement. Equifax executives are scheduled to take questions from analysts during a conference call on Friday at 8:30 a.m.in NY.

by | November 10, 2017 | 22:34

Alibaba began launching "Double 11" deals in 2009 just as online shopping was starting to explode and trademarked the term " Singles Day " by 2012. This year? $20 billion? With more global brands participating in the holiday with deals, sales could be much higher than a year ago, according to Squali.

by | November 10, 2017 | 22:21

The announcement came from China's deputy finance minister Zhu Guangyao timing it with the Asia Pacific Economic Conference held on Friday in Vietnam where China and the USA are competing for increased influence in the region. In fact, the only concrete commitment in terms of timings in the statement related to insurance firms, stating that foreign investors will be free to take up to a 51% stake within three years, with the cap removed entirely within five.

by | November 10, 2017 | 21:26

Rob Hilborn, head of strategy at broadband comparison site Broadband Genie , said: "Delayed repairs, missed appointments and slow setups can really put people out, possibly making them lose faith in their provider". Complaining about what may be seen as minor issues can be a lengthy process, with minimal reward. However, while customers will welcome the introduction of this new scheme.

by | November 10, 2017 | 21:15

State Bank of India (SBI), the nation's biggest lender by assets, reported a second-quarter profit compared with a loss year ago, and a sequential improvement in its bad-loan ratio, sending its shares higher. The lenders Net Interest Income (NII) - the core income a bank earns by giving loans - increased 27.3 percent to Rs 18,585.90 crore versus Rs 14,600.16 crore a year ago.

by | November 10, 2017 | 19:45

Adidas has made a modern twist on a classic design by updating the 1970 Telstar - the company's first ever World Cup ball. A brand new panel design features a metallic print execution and texture graphic effect. Several heads were left being scratched on Thursday after Russian Federation used some hardcore techno beats in a dark auditorium decked out to look like an underground dance club to present the official 2018 World Cup ball.

by | November 10, 2017 | 18:30

The company says drivers control their own schedules and can ignore trips they don't want to take. The US giant could face a significantly higher tax bill, if it has to pay employers' national insurance contributions and VAT. Judge Jennifer Eady QC handed down her judgement in the case on Friday. The US ride-hailing app appealed against the ruling, insisting its drivers were self-employed.

by | November 10, 2017 | 17:56

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of J. C. Penney's analysts are positive. J.C. Penney Company had 76 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright legislation.

by | November 10, 2017 | 17:22

It could take over 100 years to close the gender pay gap if progress remains at current levels, a charity has warned. Female graduates start on £2,000 - £3,000 less than their male counterparts, the society's chief executive, Sam Smethers, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme, adding that female apprentices take home about £1,000 less a year.

by | November 10, 2017 | 15:54

But next week's data on wage growth, inflation and retail sales will offer a more complete picture of an uneven economy around which finance minister Philip Hammond must engineer an annual budget, due on November 22. Despite the positive news on industrial production and trade, a separate release from the ONS suggested the construction sector had a torrid September, with output contracting 1.6 per cent.

by | November 10, 2017 | 15:55

The deals include even the brand new Amazon Echo Plus. Since Amazon bought Whole Foods in August, it's doing things a little differently this Black Friday . About 100 other stores will also have the devices available for sale. Whole Foods stores already sells Amazon devices at Whole Foods stores across the U.S.

by | November 10, 2017 | 09:53

On Nov. 10, the Blue Box Café will open its doors for business at Tiffany & Co.'s flagship Fifth Avenue location in New York City , and Audrey Hepburn herself would certainly approve of the carte du jour - and the decor. Actress Audrey Hepburn starred in the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's and featured in a memorable scene in which she was dressed to the nines in Givenchy while nibbling on a croissant and sipping a coffee early in the morning in front of Tiffany's NY jewellery store.

by | November 10, 2017 | 08:24

Topshop has quietly changed its policy on men and women-only changing rooms, after growing pressure from transgender customers. "I normally online shop for this reason". Appearing on the show with Hartley-Brewer, boxing promoter Kellie Maloney suggested that:"maybe stores should have three sets of changing rooms - one for females, one for males and one for people that are going through the transition".

by | November 10, 2017 | 03:28

West Texas Intermediate for December delivery was at $56.89 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, up 8 cents, at 7:50 a.m.in London . While this would not exactly be a surprise, it would throw a stone in the quiet waters of the official OPEC narrative that has played a lead role in several oil price rallies so far this year.

by | November 10, 2017 | 03:01

John Nicholson, said there is concern that the USA may need to fill a shortfall. Nicholson said that he is now looking for a minimum of about 15,800 troops for the Resolute Support training mission, counting Americans. Washington believes that Moscow has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, U.S. Secretary Defense James Mattis said on Thursday.

by | November 10, 2017 | 02:52

For the AMAs, BTS will sing its hit single "DNA" and the event will be broadcast live by ABC on November 19. Tickets for the event sold out within minutes on 1iota. In 2012, Girls' Generation made their US debut on The Late Show with David Letterman, performing "The Boys". The episode featured other known K-pop stars such as Twice, Wonder Girls and also some special cutouts of GOT7.

by | November 10, 2017 | 02:22

During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned $1.62 EPS. The stock is now trading -2.60% away from the 52-week high and separated 64.93% from the 52-week low. 920.44 million shares or 3.28% less from 951.70 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. For the past full year, shares are 62.74%. Dorsey & Whitney Tru Limited Liability Corp has invested 1.63% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ).

by | November 09, 2017 | 23:50

Vodafone said the deal would give it access to a superior product at a lower cost and under better conditions than the regulated wholesale terms offered by the current operator, BT's Openreach, which it said had left Britain trailing major rivals.

by | November 09, 2017 | 22:25

The FAZ, which did not cite its sources, said the restructuring plan shows that PSA wants to drag Opel back into the black by cutting labour costs and limiting overlaps within the PSA group, while pushing a stronger focus on new and greener technologies.

by | November 09, 2017 | 21:16

The Andhra Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu has made a fervent appeal to the council to reduce the GST burden on agri products and also for relief to the TTD which is spending most of its revenue on devotee welfare and for Hindu religion promotion.

by | November 09, 2017 | 19:26

It's now going to place these digital marks next to the listings of those hotels and resorts on its website. The badge added to hotels' pages on TripAdvisor warning about sexual assault . They are popular resorts located in the Playa del Carmen region of Mexico, and each has thousands of TripAdvisor reviews. TripAdvisor has made it easier for its users to see if safety concerns have been stated about hotels they research.

by | November 09, 2017 | 18:22

Reports say there was a crucial meeting on Monday between AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and DOJ's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim during which the two discussed divestitures that might satisfy the government's concerns. That's raising red flags for some who worry that the White House is trying to put pressure on CNN, the news network owned by Time Warner. To make matters more complicated, today DOJ sources apparently told Fox News that it was AT&T who offered to divest CNN, but that the ...