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|Trump’s China Deal Creates Collateral Damage for Tech Firms
Micron secured some gains from the China deal but it may end up suffering bigger losses from the broader U.S.-China battle.
POSTED JANUARY 20, 2020 3:53 PM
|Boeing Pushes Back 737 Max Return Again
The company told airlines it did not expect regulators to approve the plane to fly until June or July, the latest in a string of setbacks.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2020 11:03 PM
|This Company Says It Will Fix Your Smile. It May Shush You if It Doesn’t.
SmileDirectClub, which sells teeth aligners online, has worked to limit information about customer dissatisfaction.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2020 8:10 PM
|Australian Coal Company Says Bush-Fire Smoke Is Slowing Production
The poor air quality is making equipment harder to operate, and some workers have had to take leave to fight fires. The irony was not lost on many in Australia.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2020 7:31 AM
|Trump Trial Day 1: Roped-Off Reporters and TV Cameras Run by the Senate
With the government in control of the production, “the emotion” of Tuesday’s session was missing, said Chris Wallace of Fox News.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 12:34 AM
|Britain Plans Vast Privacy Protections for Children
New rules will require online services to overhaul how they treat the personal details of children in the country.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020
|Mitsubishi Is Target of Emissions-Cheating Inquiry in Germany
The police raided offices in the latest diesel investigation of a major carmaker, adding to the troubles of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2020 9:30 PM
|David Glass, Walmart Boss and K.C. Royals Owner, Dies at 84
He introduced selling groceries alongside general merchandise in Supercenters, positioning Walmart to compete with Amazon today. His Royals won a World Series.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2020 10:55 PM
|Design Shows Take On the Future. And It’s Not Pretty.
Museum curators and mindful millennials seek visions of a “clean,” sustainable future. In Philadelphia, designers offer ideas to provoke.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2020 9:13 PM
|Netflix Reports a Subscriber Bump as Disney Poses a New Threat
The streaming giant behind “The Crown” and “The Irishman” now has more than 167 million subscribers around the world.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 12:48 AM
News – Insurance Journal
|Minnesota School District Sued by Parents of Students Who Were Sexually Exploited
The parents of two students are suing the Bemidji school district, alleging it was negligent in allowing a former assistant principal to sexually exploit their children. Brandon Bjerknes, who was arrested in 2017, is serving a federal prison sentence for …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:33 PM
|Brown & Brown Acquires Assets of Texas All Risk
Brown & Brown Inc. through its subsidiary, Hull & Company LLC, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Dallas-based Texas All Risk, a managing general agent (MGA) placing a wide range of property/ casualty insurance for businesses and individuals …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:24 PM
|Hurricane Dorian’s Bahamas Storm Toll: $3.4 Billion in Damages, 3 Years of Rebuilding
The Bahamas may need to tap international debt markets as it confronts the steep cost of recovering from the most destructive hurricane ever to hit the islands. The government will probably borrow about $500 million in coming months as it …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:02 PM
|California Lawmaker Wants Probe of PG&E’s Chief Regulator
A state lawmaker is demanding an extensive review of the California Public Utilities Commission to determine whether regulators’ lax oversight enabled neglect at Pacific Gas & Electric that triggered catastrophic wildfires, a messy bankruptcy and exasperating blackouts. The request by …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:40 PM
|California Sleep Apnea Company Pays $37.5M to Settle Kickback Lawsuits
ResMed, a San Diego, Calif.-based company that sells sleep apnea machines, will pay $37.5 million to settle allegations that it provided kickbacks to obtain customer referrals, federal prosecutors announced this week. The settlement covers five whistleblower lawsuits filed on behalf …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:36 PM
|Forex Firm Travelex Resumes Customer-Facing Operations After Ransomware Attack
More than two weeks after a crippling ransomware attack forced Travelex staff to use pen and paper to calculate foreign currency exchanges, the company said the first of its customer-facing systems in Britain was up and running again. The cyber …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:24 PM
|USG Adds Aguilar as a Producer in Arizona
USG Insurance Services Inc. has named Jay Aguilar a producer/broker in commercial lines in the Scottsdale, Ariz. office. Aguilar will work to expand USG’s Southwestern territory. Aguilar has 23 years of insurance industry experience, most recently at Agents Alliance Services. …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:18 PM
|MGA Incubator Castel Taps Carlos from Arch Insurance as Head of Specialty
Castel Underwriting Agencies Ltd., the managing general agent and club-style MGA formation platform, has announced the appointment of Raoul Carlos as head of Specialty as it structures its underwriting cells and MGAs into a number of centres of excellence focused …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 3:26 PM
|Three Massachusetts Workers Shocked When Scaffolding Touches Power Line
Three people were injured, one critically, on Tuesday when scaffolding they were working with at a Massachusetts home came in contact with power lines, police said. Beverly police responded to a report that two workers had fallen from the roof …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 3:06 PM
|SterlingRisk Insurance Promotes DelPrete to President of Programs
SterlingRisk Insurance, a Woodbury, N.Y.-based independently owned insurance brokerage, has promoted Geraldine DelPrete to president of Programs. According to SterlingRisk CEO David Sterling in a company press release, DelPrete’s background in reinsurance and underwriting and understanding of programs has directly …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 3:04 PM