Economia


Startup Kitty Hawk backed by Google's Larry Page reveals flying vehicle prototype
- Abril 25, 2017

The startup says it has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for the aircraft to be flown in "uncongested areas". The prototype version is created to fly over water, which is why it looks like a jet-ski. It will have a very different design from the working prototype, but I'm betting the experience will be just as awesome. Several firms, including Aeromobil and Terrafugia, are developing flying cars that look more like tiny planes than cars. (los mas...)
Grizzlies will need more from ol' Zach Randolph vs. Spurs
- Abril 24, 2017

Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale , left, smiles from the sideline as San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard stands on the court during the second half of Game 3 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Thursday, Apr. The series will then return to San Antonio on Tuesday for Game 5 in what could be a do-or-die game if the Grizzlies don't pull off the win tonight. (los mas...)
Santos llega este domingo a Paraguay para repasar agenda bilateral con Cartes Santos llega este domingo a Paraguay para repasar agenda bilateral con Cartes
- Abril 24, 2017

Conforme al programa parcial difundido por Presidencia, la primera actividad oficial de Santos en el país será el lunes, a las 09:00, en la Casa de la Independencia, lugar en que el Mandatario colombiano depositará una ofrenda en homenaje a los héroes. (los mas...)
Unos 10 muertos por los saqueos y tiroteos — Venezuela Unos 10 muertos por los saqueos y tiroteos — Venezuela
- Abril 24, 2017

Otras dos personas murieron al recibir disparos. El mismo periódico consigna que, tras horas de enfrentamiento, volvió la calma. Los establecimientos más afectados fueron una panadería y una verdulería. Maduro ha señalado directamente a militantes de partidos pertenecientes a la alianza opositora Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) de disparar a manifestantes y ayer el presidente anunció que demandará al líder opositor Henrique Capriles por difamar a su Gobierno y al Ejército por ... (los mas...)
Volkswagen pagará multa de $us 2.800 millones por 'dieselgate' Volkswagen pagará multa de $us 2.800 millones por 'dieselgate'
- Abril 23, 2017

Volkswagen tendrá que pagar una multa de dos mil 800 millones de dólares por el llamado 'dieselgate', en el que la compañía alteró las pruebas de emisiones de gases de sus vehículos. Además, la empresa aceptó pagar $us 1.500 millones por un caso civil y $us 11.000 millones para la recompra de autos y pérdidas de ventas por publicidad negativa. (los mas...)
Trump Budget Chief: Spending Bill Must Have Money for Wall Trump Budget Chief: Spending Bill Must Have Money for Wall
- Abril 23, 2017

But the president and his aides said they were confident that Congress would work out a deal and that there won't be any halt in government operations. The officials asked not to be identified because discussions of the plan are private. As things stand right now, the current continuing resolution that gives the executive branch the authority to spend money on things like employee paychecks, contractors' invoices and other day-to-day expenses that keep the government running will expire at ... (los mas...)
MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) & Oclaro, Inc MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) & Oclaro, Inc
- Abril 23, 2017

Performance week shows a value of 1.12%, and the Performance for the Month is valued at 5.26%. MGM Resorts International (MGM ) is expected to post revenue of $2.69 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 15 analysts. The company operates through two segments, Domestic Resorts and MGM China. MGM Resorts International (MGM ) stock price rose 17.71 percent over the past one year, while increased 4.34 percent during the past 6 months. (los mas...)
Celtics shuffle lineup with Green starting over Johnson
- Abril 23, 2017

With the victory, the Celtics drew within 2-1 in the best-of-seven series . Game four is on Sunday (Monday AEST) in Chicago . We've just got to play for one another and play for the moment at hand, which is the playoffs, and have fun with it. (los mas...)
Lilium's All-Electric VTOL Jet Just Took Off For the First Time Lilium's All-Electric VTOL Jet Just Took Off For the First Time
- Abril 22, 2017

According to the company, the jet - which is powered by 36 separate jet engines - is the only electric aircraft capable of both vertical take-off and jet-powered flight. When the wing flaps are horizontal, all of the lift required to keep the Lilium Jet in the air is provided by air passing over the wings - as with a conventional airplane. (los mas...)
US House Speaker Ryan sees long battle over tax reform US House Speaker Ryan sees long battle over tax reform
- Abril 22, 2017

The House speaker said Brexit should be viewed as "a real opportunity for our two nations" and warned against China "writing the rules of the 21st century global economy". The discussions will ultimately have to approve any post-Brexit deal between the United Kingdom and EU. But Ryan also said that the USA should refrain from such action unless absolutely necessary, arguing that the country should not aim for a military solution to growing tensions in the region. (los mas...)
Dos muertos y más de 400 detenidos — Venezuela
- Abril 21, 2017

Iba a jugar fútbol cuando fue alcanzado por una bala, relató uno de sus tíos. Agregó que de acuerdo con declaraciones de testigos los disparos fueron hechos por uno de los sujetos que habían llegado al lugar a bordo de una motocicleta para impedir el paso de la marcha opositora. (los mas...)
SeaWorld San Antonio via CNN
- Abril 21, 2017

The amusement park giant announced previous year it will end its orca breeding program and stop the shows after pressure from animal rights advocates and public perception following the release of the film 'Blackfish '. SeaWorld San Antonio in Texas welcomed a baby orca on April 19, and we are turning to mush over these pics of the calf swimming with its mom Takara. (los mas...)
UK Parliament votes to hold early general election
- Abril 21, 2017

European Union officials say Britain's surprise election will not interrupt the bloc's preparations for Brexit talks - though they will slightly delay the start of negotiations. Under the terms of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, Mrs May must secure a two-thirds majority of MPs to bring the election forward by three years from the scheduled date of May 2020. (los mas...)
Ocwen Financial Halved As CFPB Alleges Failure 'At Every Stage' Ocwen Financial Halved As CFPB Alleges Failure 'At Every Stage'
- Abril 21, 2017

One of the biggest complaints is about how Ocwen handles the foreclosure process. Twenty states filed similar actions, along with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In a completely separate move, the state of North Carolina today slapped Ocwen with a cease-and-desist letter that will indefinitely prevent it from acquiring new mortgage servicing rights in the state, as well as originating mortgages that it plans to service. (los mas...)
Ontario sets foreign housing tax to cool market Ontario sets foreign housing tax to cool market
- Abril 21, 2017

The area, which stretches from the Niagara Region to Peterborough, Ont., is home to about 9 million people and is one of North America's fastest growing regions. "They wonder how they are ever going to get their starter home", said Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa. "When young people can not afford their own apartment or can not imagine owning their own home, we know we have a problem. (los mas...)
Rusia: Corte Suprema prohíbe a los Testigos de Jehová Rusia: Corte Suprema prohíbe a los Testigos de Jehová
- Abril 21, 2017

De esta forma, quedó suspendida "con efecto inmediato" la práctica de ese culto y se disuelve tanto el Centro de dirección de los Testigos de Jehová en Rusia como sus 395 filiales en todo el país. El responsable ruso de los Testigos , Iaroslav Sivulski, se declaró "conmocionado" por la decisión de los jueces y anunció que la organización apelará la sentencia. (los mas...)
Workers plug Alaska North Slope oil well that leaked gas
- Abril 21, 2017

On Sunday, responders were able to be able to close the valve and stop the spray of oil. The EPA and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation have had to inform the Iñupiat community in Nuiqsut, Alaska, about 50 miles west of the well, about the incident, though the agencies don't clarify why. (los mas...)
Philip Morris International Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (PM) Philip Morris International Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (PM)
- Abril 21, 2017

Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund acquired a new position in Philip Morris International Inc. RNC Capital Management LLC now owns 162,827 shares of the company's stock valued at $15,830,000 after buying an additional 7,401 shares during the period. (los mas...)
Portaaviones de EU se acerca a región coreana
- Abril 21, 2017

La Marina anunció el 8 de abril que se había ordenado a un grupo naval de ataque dirigido por el portaaviones USS Carl Vinson , "navegar hacia el norte" como "medida prudente" para disuadir a Corea del Norte de lanzar un eventual ataque. (los mas...)
Mexicana indocumentada, entre los 100 más influyentes de Time Mexicana indocumentada, entre los 100 más influyentes de Time
- Abril 21, 2017

En el caso del Presidente Santos , la nota fue escrita por la ex candidata presidencial Ingrid Betancourt, quien recuerda que lo conoció en 1992 cuando fue el primer Ministro de Comercio Exterior, cargo creado entonces. En el apartado de íconos, aparece también la activista mexicana Jeanette Vizguerra , que llegó a Estados Unidos en 1997 y se enfrenta a una deportación . (los mas...)