Uber gives the green light to Softbank deal
The deal is also tied to new governance rules that aim to distribute power more equally and bring more oversight to the company. Uber's board already approved a slate of governance reforms that are contingent on completion of the SoftBank deal.
Bombardier is in the process of axing 280 jobs at its factories in the North, and the group is still fighting a ruling from the US Commerce Department that could see import duties of 300 per cent imposed on every CSeries aircraft sold in the US. A U.S. trade commission will decide in early 2018 on whether to impose duties of almost 300 percent on the planes as urged by the U.S. Commerce Department.
The CS300 carries a list price of $89.5 million, although discounts of 50 percent or more are common in the industry. The C Series was two-and-a-half years late and more than $2bn over budget when it entered service at Deutsche Lufthansa's Swiss International unit in July 2016. Swiss and Air Baltic Corp., which began flying the CS300 in December, have reported better-than-expected fuel efficiency, which is key to the jet's appeal.
Bombardier and EgyptAir said they hoped to finalize the deal before the end of 2017, the statement added. Egypt civil aviation minister Sherif Fathy said in October that the government expected to pay about $3.3bn of the cost to acquire 45 aircraft.
HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset launched
Instead HTC is getting together with 35 Chinese and global content developers to produce Vive Wave optimised content. It is an open interface that is created to allow interoperability between numerous mobile headsets and accessories.
How can the crisis on Manus Island be resolved?
Human Rights Committee said on Thursday Australia should bring its migration laws into line with worldwide standards. The NZ prime minister made the offer during her first face-to-face meeting with Mr Turnbull in Sydney a week ago.
UNO soccer earns first-ever NCAA tournament bid
The Cardinals will face the victor of California and San Francisco in a second-round matchup on Sunday, November 19. The second round match will be the 37th straight season the Cavaliers host at least one NCAA Tournament game.
U.S. considers special investigation of Clinton Foundation
At a House Judiciary hearing Tuesday, Sessions stressed the "factual basis" that must be met to warrant a special counsel, as Rep. Trump is frustrated with the continuing investigations into Russia's election meddling and possible ties to his campaign.