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‘Why does YouTube do dumb things?’: Checkmark overhaul leaves creators FURIOUS

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YouTube has stripped all of its channels of automatic verification. From now on the platform will decide who to verify with a checkmark – and who to ignore. The move has content creators livid. Unlike Twitter’s policy of assigning the coveted blue checkmark to users who prove their identity, YouTube has automatically verified any channel Read More

TGS kicks off latest 3D survey offshore Africa

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9/19/2019 ASKER, NORWAY – TGS has has fired first shot to commence a new survey in the MSGBC Basin, offshore north-west Africa. The Senegal Ultra-Deep offshore 3D survey covers over 4500km2, with a modern broadband acquisition set-up. It is being undertaken in partnership with GeoPartners – using the vessel, BGP Prospector – and has the Read More

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world’s two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags Read More

S&P 500 ends slightly higher after Fed gives mixed signals

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(Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended marginally higher on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, as expected, but gave mixed signals about their next move. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Read More

CGG: CGG Geoscience Delivers Multi-Year Integrated Study to Kuwait Gulf Oil Company Ahead of Schedule

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CGG Geoscience Delivers Multi-Year Integrated Study to Kuwait Gulf Oil Company Ahead of Schedule Paris, France – September 18, 2019 CGG announced today that its Geoscience division has completed, five months early, the multi-year integrated geoscience study awarded by Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC) in early 2017. The study’s main objective was to identify resource growth Read More

GM stops paying for health insurance for striking union workers; talks continue

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Reuters) – General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday. The UAW on Monday launched the first company-wide strike at GM in 12 years, saying negotiations toward a new national Read More

Walmart likely discriminated against female workers, U.S. agency says

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying them less, denying them promotions or both, because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Read More

U.S., Chinese trade deputy talks to start on Thursday

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deputy-level U.S.-China trade talks are scheduled to start in Washington on Thursday, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said, paving the way for high-level talks in October aimed at resolving a bitter, 14-month trade war. FILE PHOTO: U.S. and Chinese flags are seen before Defense Secretary James Mattis welcomes Chinese Minister of National Read More