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Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15

Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15

Passengers carrying smart bags will face restrictions in most of the major US airlines. With the proliferation of powerful lithium-ion batteries used in devices, and as a result of high-profile instances of overheating smartphones and other devices in flight, Delta past year equipped all of its aircraft as well as regional jets operated by its Delta Connection partners with in-cabin containment bags in the event a device powered by a lithium-ion battery experiences a thermal runaway event or ...


Londoners Honour Montreal Massacre Victims

Londoners Honour Montreal Massacre Victims

The murder of 14 women at l'ƒcole Polytechnique de Montreal in 1989 sparked nationwide conversations on the issue of violence against women and has now been named the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women . To those who are still vulnerable, such as members of the LGBTQ2 community, Indigenous women, newcomers and disabled women, we will not tolerate discrimination and violence.


Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes RM48,900, hits new record

Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes RM48,900, hits new record

And by 6:36 a.m. ET Wednesday, the scorching-hot cryptocurrency was trading up 8.87% against the USA dollar at $12,768 a coin. Bitcoin futures and other derivatives would make it easier for more investors and speculators to trade the new asset class.


Facebook Ranked No. 1 on 'Best Places to Work' List

Facebook Ranked No. 1 on 'Best Places to Work' List

Companies that top Glassdoor's list seem to have cracked that code. Consulting firms Bain & Company and Boston Consulting Group also topped this year's list, which draws from millions of anonymous reviews left on the website rating staffers' career opportunities and compensation, their views on the chief executive officer's performance, the firm's culture and values and other job factors.



Oil Prices Slide On Major Gasoline Build

EIA data, once it's released, will help determine the direction for crude oil prices for the rest of the trading day and into Thursday morning. In parallel, oil imports declined by 127,000 barrels a day from the week before to an average rate of 7.2m b/d.