Amazon’s second headquarters clears blocks in Virginia funding vote

Amazon’s second headquarters clears blocks in Virginia funding vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s planned second headquarters in northern Virginia cleared a key test on Saturday when local officials approved a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million amid a small but vocal opposition. Amazon in November picked National Landing, a site jointly owned by Arlington County and the city of Alexandria, just outside Washington, along with New... Read More

Amazon’s second headquarters clears key Virginia funding vote

Amazon’s second headquarters clears key Virginia funding vote
People move about in front of the rostrum before a news conference about the announcement that Crystal City has been selected as home to Amazon’s new headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A financial package worth an estimated $51 million for Amazon.com Inc’s second headquarters in northern Virginia was approved by the Arlington... Read More

Investor group calls on Lyft to scrap dual-class share structure plan: FT

Investor group calls on Lyft to scrap dual-class share structure plan: FT
An electric scooter from the ride sharing company Lyft is shown on a downtown sidewalk in San Diego, California, U.S., March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – A group of investors has called on Lyft Inc’s board to scrap a proposed dual-class share structure, as the ride hailing company pitches its initial public offering to investors next week, the Financial... Read More

Exclusive: Indian antitrust watchdog raids Glencore business, others over pulse prices – sources

Exclusive: Indian antitrust watchdog raids Glencore business, others over pulse prices – sources
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s antitrust watchdog raided units of global commodities trader Glencore and two other firms in Mumbai on Saturday in an inquiry into alleged collusion on the price of pulses, four sources with knowledge of the raids told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company’s headquarters in Baar,... Read More

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S. study

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S. study
(Reuters) – The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc (AAPL.O), demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare. Apple watches are seen at a new Apple store in... Read More

Amazon’s second headquarters faces new blocks in Virginia funding vote

Amazon’s second headquarters faces new blocks in Virginia funding vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s plan to set up a second headquarters in northern Virginia, after being rebuffed in New York, will face its first test when local officials vote on Saturday on a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million. People move about in front of the rostrum before a news conference about the announcement that Crystal City... Read More