As the ride-hailing firm takes on Uber , it looks to be teaming up with the USA ride-hailing firm's global rivals. While the company has focused on shoring up its grip on ride-sharing in China , it has started to look beyond the mainland and is turning to franchising in Taiwan .
Financial details of the deal were not disclosed but according to the Financial Times the agreement values the publication at approximately $110m (£82m) and marks the end of Wenner Media's control of Rolling Stone . But even as Rolling Stone's reviews remain among the most closely watched in the music industry, the publication has struggled in an era when independent magazines find it hard to stay afloat.
The Banking Association of South Africa (BASA) said on Thursday the newly elected leadership of the governing ANC party should focus on achieving inclusive economic growth and facilitating investment and job creation. In their joint statement, the SAJBD and SAZF warned that a downgrade of the embassy in Israel would leave South Africa poorer. The ANC had taken a unanimous decision was taken to support the Palestinian cause.
The lawsuit comes at a moment when Facebook and other technology giants are facing pressure to mitigate the negative social consequences of content posted on their platforms, particularly the impact of targeting ads. The social network also used its targeting abilities to recruit its own employees from certain age groups. Just like it's gotten caught red-handed allowing landlords to tailor ads excluding potential tenants on the basis of race or ethnicity or anyone to purchase ads ...
The Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) trade union confirmed all pilots directly employed by the airline are being asked to join a walk-out from 5.01am until 8.59am (local time) on Friday. "This makes it clear to VC that the company is not interested in a mutually constructive co-operation, based on trust and equality". In a statement, Ryanair said it had sent a letter confirming that is recognising Impact and its Ryanair Company Pilot Council.
The concern is now that the spiralling cost of Bitcoin could result in exchanges not being able to cover their losses. Kisa, the organisation that investigates cybercrime in Korea, has begun an enquiry into how the hack was allowed to take place.