China Focuses on Building Its Own Core Tech as U.S. Curbs Supply

China said it needs to build its own core technology because it can’t rely on buying it from elsewhere, as the Communist Party laid out plans for greater economic self-sufficiency. Outlining details of its new five-year economic plan, senior party officials said Friday the nation would accelerate development of the kind of technology needed to spur the next stage of […]

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Delta and pilot union reach preliminary deal to avoid furloughs until 2022

Delta had planned to furlough more than 1,900 pilots to cut costs. The company doesn't expect to furlough other employees after thousands took buyouts and unpaid leave. United Airlines reached an agreement to avoid furloughs through June 2021. Delta Air Lines and the union that represents its pilots have reached a preliminary cost-cutting agreement that would avoid furloughs until Jan. […]

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Mumbai’s Iconic Art Deco Buildings Were Made to Conquer Disease

In this article Bombay Deco. To residents of India’s largest city, the phrase conjures the spirit of the 1930s, when independence — and architectural experimentation and innovation — was in the air. The megacity known today as Mumbai houses the largest collection of Art Deco buildings outside of Miami. Art Deco flourished in Mumbai during that decade, just as the style was gaining international […]

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Amazon’s Q3 Beats Street As Sales Surge 37% To $96 Billion

Tech giant Amazon blasted through expectations with revenue at $96.1 billion, up 37% and earnings of $6.3 billion, or $12.37 a shares. The stock popped initially then eased as investors may have been underwhelmed by fourth quarter predictions. The results follow two blow-away quarters dominated by COVID-19 that made the company a must-have “stay-at-home” stock as the pandemic pushed online […]

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Joel McHale, Michael Cimino, Brec Bassinger, Chosen Jacobs & Jacob Bertrand Lead Sci-Fi Podcast ‘Black Box’

EXCLUSIVE: Joel McHale (Community), Michael Cimino (Love, Victor), Brec Bassinger (Stargirl), Chosen Jacobs (It) and Jacob Bertrand (Cobra Kai) lead a voice cast for the upcoming scripted science fiction podcast Black Box from Reverb Podcasts and Soundproof Media. Described as a homage to Spielbergian ’80s adventure films, the pod will follow four unwitting teenagers who stumble upon the wreckage of a […]

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LVMH Clinches Tiffany at Small Discount and a Lot of Bad Blood

Louis Vuitton prides itself on never putting its goods on sale. Be prepared to buy those canvas totes and cashmere coats at full price, or don’t buy at all, is the message to shoppers. It’s a strategy that has preserved the brand’s luxury appeal and made LVMH boss Bernard Arnault fabulously wealthy. And it’s an approach that clearly inspired Tiffany […]

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The XB-51, the weirdest plane you've never heard of, took its first flight 71 years ago

The enigmatic XB-51 was ahead of its time, and that may have ended its program. Martin's XB-51 flew for the first time on October 28, 1949, but the pioneering aircraft has disappeared into history. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's unusual for an airplane to almost completely disappear from history. Especially a pioneering aircraft that emerged at the […]

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How Newmont Overcame Middling Results

Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) reported third-quarter 2020 results before markets opened Thursday. The gold miner posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.86 on revenue of $3.17 billion. In the same period a year ago, the company reported EPS of $0.36 on revenues of $2.71 billion. The results also compare to consensus estimates for EPS of $0.85 and $3.29 […]

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