Industry

U.K. Ad Highlighting Plight of Orangutans Is Deemed Too ‘Political' to Air

20 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The animated commercial for the food retailer Iceland, featuring a baby orangutan, noted that the palm oil industry contributed to the destruction of rain forests and habitats.
Read more ...

Meet the insanely successful cofounder of Qualtrics who doesn't like to work 'as a matter of principle' - and just sold his company for $8 billion

Meet the insanely successful cofounder of Qualtrics who doesn't like to work 'as a matter of principle' - and just sold his company for $8 billion

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Jared Smith is one of the most famous names in the tech industry you've never heard of. Today he's the cofounder of Qualtrics, working with his younger brother Ryan Smith, who...
Read more ...

Expect no quick end to Canada-wide cannabis shortages, producers warn

2 hours ago   |   National Post

The supply shortages that have plagued many provinces in the first month of legal cannabis will likely persist for years, industry insiders say. Provinces including British...
Read more ...

Green Thumb signs largest marijuana deal in Nevada to date

2 hours ago   |   Review Journal

The deal is the largest ever in the Nevada marijuana industry and creates the state's biggest dispensary operator by locations. Green Thumb will now operate five dispensaries...
Read more ...

‘Red light district on the move': Self-driving cars could see shift in sex industry - study

2 hours ago   |   RT

People's behavior behind the wheel will undoubtedly change if self-driving cars become the norm - which could mean a whole new avenue for the sex trade, according to a new report.
Read more ...

Regulatory changes help boost beer industry

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Changes in Rhode Island law continue to help the state's craft beer industry grow. WPRI-TV reports that the state Department of Business Regulation found that the number of...
Read more ...

'Utterly unbecoming': Jeff Bezos is getting slammed by tech leaders for how Amazon HQ2 sites were selected

'Utterly unbecoming': Jeff Bezos is getting slammed by tech leaders for how Amazon HQ2 sites were selected

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon formally announced this week that it would split its upcoming second headquarters - the highly sought after HQ2 - between two sites in Queens, New York, and Arlington...
Read more ...

US energy secretary In Prague to lobby for nuclear industry

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been lobbying in Prague for the U.S. civil nuclear industry as the most suitable to develop the Czech nuclear program. The Czech Republic...
Read more ...

An often overlooked Fed report shows that the risky leveraged loan market isn't letting up anytime soon

An often overlooked Fed report shows that the risky leveraged loan market isn't letting up anytime soon

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

An obscure and often overlooked Fed survey is flashing a warning about the growing leveraged loan market. The Federal Reserve's Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey, which takes...
Read more ...

Beto O'Rourke may have lost, but climate advocates say green efforts scored crucial wins in Texas

Beto O'Rourke may have lost, but climate advocates say green efforts scored crucial wins in Texas

3 hours ago   |   Think Progress

When Democratic senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke came within 2.7 percent of unseating Republican Ted Cruz on November 6, he lost a battle - but many Texas progressives argue he...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Fox News, other media outlets, join CNN fight over press access to White House

Fox News, other media outlets, join CNN fight over press access to White House

More than a dozen news outlets are filing friend-of-the-court briefs to support CNN and Jim Acosta's lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several top aides. Read more ...

Royal family releases series of new portraits to honor Prince Charles's 70th...

Royal family releases series of new portraits to honor Prince Charles's 70th birthday

Their candid photo is so sweet! Read more ...

Woman chokes McDonald's manager over ketchup dispute

Woman chokes McDonald's manager over ketchup dispute

Police in Santa Ana, California, are trying to identify a suspect who reportedly assaulted the manager of a McDonald's. The suspect allegedly entered the establishment through... Read more ...

Tribute doll looks nothing like Idris Elba - and the internet is going nuts

Tribute doll looks nothing like Idris Elba - and the internet is going nuts

A $1,000 doll made in 2018's "Sexiest Man Alive" Idris Elba's likeness is going viral for all the wrong reasons. Read more ...

This city will pay you $10,000 to move there

This city will pay you $10,000 to move there

Would you go? Read more ...

Soccer referee suspended for using rock, paper, scissors to decide kickoff

Soccer referee suspended for using rock, paper, scissors to decide kickoff

A soccer referee has been suspended for a "moment of madness" after he asked two team captains to play rock, paper, scissors to decide a kickoff. Read more ...

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, says most who voted Republican are uneducated

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, says most who voted Republican are uneducated

The newly elected Tennessee Democrat made the comments in a now-deleted Facebook video. Read more ...

'Daddy, I'm hurt': 6-year-old girl shot while family waits at McDonald's...

'Daddy, I'm hurt': 6-year-old girl shot while family waits at McDonald's drive-thru

"I turned around and there was blood everywhere," the girl's father recalled. Read more ...

Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

The California Republican, an ally of President Donald Trump, fended off a challenge from conservative Rep. Jim Jordan, of Ohio, in a closed-door election. Read more ...

Accused Parkland gunman slugged officer in jail: cops

Accused Parkland gunman slugged officer in jail: cops

Parkland gunman Nikolas Cruz slugged a sheriff's sergeant in his Florida jail on Tuesday - all because the alleged mass murderer was told not to drag his sandals on the floor... Read more ...