CNN Agrees to Pay $76 Million to Settle Allegations It Violated Federal Labor Law – The New York Times

Business|CNN Agrees to Pay $76 Million to Settle Allegations It Violated Federal Labor LawThe National Labor Relations Board said the settlement with unionized broadcast technicians was the largest monetary remedy in its 84-year history. The agreement ended a 17-year dispute that began when CNN terminated a contract with Team Video Services and replaced the workers…

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Taiwan votes in crucial election as China’s shadow looms – CNA

TAIPEI: Taiwanese voters headed to the polls on Saturday (Jan 11) for a closely watched presidential and parliamentary election in which the island’s fraught relationship with China is taking centre stage.Long queues formed outside election stations before polls opened across the island at 8am (0000 GMT) with initial results expected late in the evening. The vote…

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The Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said, has died, state media says – Sky News

The Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said, has died aged 79, according to the country’s state media.The sultan died on Friday evening after “a wise and triumphant march rich with generosity that embraced Oman and extended to the Arab, Muslim and entire world and achieved a balanced policy that the whole world respected”,…

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Wuhan reports one death in latest pneumonia outbreak – CGTN

The local health commission reported one death on Saturday amid the recent pneumonia outbreak in central China’s Wuhan City.Among the 41 cases that have been confirmed so far, two persons have been discharged from hospital, seven are in critical condition, and one is reported dead.The virus that caused the outbreak was identified as a new…

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The best Bank of America cards you can sign up for in 2020 – Business Insider

Bank of America offers a surprising number of rewards credit cards, each of which offers their own unique earning structure and suite of perks.Some of the best options include the Bank of America® Premium Rewards® Visa® credit card and the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® credit card.If you happen to belong to the Bank of America Preferred…

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What it’s like inside Rolls-Royce’s $410,000 luxury SUV – Business Insider

The Cullinan is Rolls Royce’s first attempt at an SUVIt’s covered in luxurious materials from real metal accents to lambswool carpets.It has a 6.73-liter, 563 horsepower, twin-turbocharged V12 engine with a top speed of 155 mph.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.The following is a transcript of the video.Rich Benoit: I don’t think that’s worth…

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PS5 and Xbox Series X are coming, but these PCs are trying to fill the gap – The Verge

Every January, PC gaming companies get a full week during CES to show us the latest and greatest in new processors, graphics cards, monitors, and everything else that’s been cooking for the last year or longer. Normally, the PC industry gets to do this without its console counterpart encroaching on its turf. It’s a place…

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DuckDuckGo is Now a Default Search Engine Option on Android in the EU – Search Engine Journal

DuckDuckGo will soon be offered as an option for default search engine on Android devices across the EU.European regulators are forcing Google to present Android users with the option to choose their own default search engine. The option to choose default search providers has always been available on Android devices, but it’s something users would…

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AI Was Everywhere at CES – Datanami

Samsung says the new AI-powered Neon avatars represent a new life form (image courtesy Samsung) Artificial intelligence was on the tip of the tongue this week at CES, the annual technology extravaganza formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show. From Samsung’s Neon avatars and LG’s smart washing machine, to Intel’s Tiger Lake processors and the…

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Hummer Is Coming Back As An Electric Off-Road Pickup By GMC: Wall Street Journal – Jalopnik

Image; HummerIn the latest and juiciest of Hummer-related rumors, the Wall Street Journal claims that “people familiar with the matter” say GM is bringing back Hummer as an off-road electric pickup model under the GMC brand. Set to debut in early 2022, the truck will be shown off by basketball genius LeBron James during this…

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