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The week ahead in business and finance

Ryanair will publish its full-year results on Tuesday, May 30 CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES Low-cost carrier Ryanair is set to unveil a strong set of full-year results.  Pre-tax profits for the year are expected to be in line with the guided €1.3bn-€1.35bn. Speaking at a conference in Dublin last week, the group’s chief executive Michael O’Leary said profits have risen since ... Read More »

Why California’s next election will be a tug-of-war on education

Marshall Tuck, running for California schools superintendent, supports charter schools.Photo: By Laurel Rosenhall for CALmatters Sandra Lowe reminisced about the good old days as she addressed a roomful of Democratic activists at the California party’s annual convention last week in Sacramento. It used to be, the teachers union leader told the crowd, that it didn’t take much to win a ... Read More »

It’s Christmas in May as couple sell off their popular (giant) light display

Rodney and Nancy Brown create an elaborate Christmas lights display at their home at 8450 Ann Marie Trail in Inver Grove Heights. (Courtesy photo) Monday is Memorial Day, but it will look more like Christmas in one Inver Grove Heights neighborhood. Rodney and Nancy Brown, who have presented an elaborate lights display every year since 1995, have decided they are done ... Read More »

First Ride Review: Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay 70

Wil travelled to Valberg to ride the 150mm travel Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay. Is this the best e-MTB on the market? Find out here Brand: Rocky Mountain Bicycles Product: Altitude Powerplay 70 From: Greenover Sports, greenoversports.com Price: £6499 Wil sauntered over to Valberg in the South of France last week, where we had the chance to test ride the new ... Read More »

How technology is transforming the way airlines handle your luggage

In the airport of the not-too-distant future, a passenger will be able to walk into the terminal, scan their face to check-in, drop-off their luggage at a self-service kiosk and then track its journey to their plane in nearly real-time from their smartphone. Already, technology is transforming the airline luggage experience and making it increasingly likely your bag will end ... Read More »

Old mobile phones bought and sold mostly by millennials, finds OLX study

New Delhi: Nearly 75 percent of pre-owned mobile phone buyers and 55 percent of pre-owned mobile phone sellers on leading consumer-to-consumer marketplace OLX are millennials in the age group of 19-29 years, a new study said on Wednesday. Representational image. Reuters According to the study by OLX, the desire to upgrade is the primary reason for selling mobile phones for ... Read More »

Saharanpur blocks internet after caste violence

  Authorities in a northern Indian district have blocked mobile internet services and arrested dozens of people after caste violence earlier this week left one person dead, according to police. The latest unrest in the Saharanpur region of Uttar Pradesh state began after members of the Dalit community, formerly known as “the untouchables”, threw stones at the homes of upper ... Read More »

Carrier Plant Trump ‘Rescued’ Will Lay Off Hundreds by Christmas

Despite assurances from President Donald Trump during his campaign that he would prevent the air-conditioner maker Carrier from moving jobs to Mexico, the company will lay off hundreds of workers at its Indianapolis, Indiana, plant by 22 December 2017. The company informed state officials in a 19 May 2017 letter that it would terminate 632 positions over the course of the year. According to the letter, 338 ... Read More »

-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10

Home > T-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10 T-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10 May 19, 2017 Alex Wagner 141 Comments Heads up, folks, because T-Mobile has announced a fee change that’s going to affect some T-Mo customers. Starting June 10, 2017, the Regulatory Programs & Telco Recovery Fee for select T-Mobile accounts will increase. The ... Read More »