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Patriot games: Chinese dump iPhones & switch to domestic Huawei devices amid US crackdown

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A growing number of former Apple devotees in China have started switching from iPhones to domestic Huawei smartphones as trade and technology tensions escalate between Washington and Beijing. The South China Morning Post reported that consumers were spurred by a rising “nationalist sentiment” to support the Chinese tech giant which has been blacklisted by the Read More

Landsvirkjun’s results for the first three months of 2019

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Net debt continues to decrease and the equity ratio strengthens Key figures from the interim financial statements Operating revenues amounted to USD 133.2 million and decrease by USD 8.0 million USD (5.7%) from the same period prior  year. EBITDA amounted to USD 102.5 million. The EBITDA ratio is 76.9% of revenues, but was 74.6% in Read More

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank

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OSLO (Reuters) – Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway’s central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world’s largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal. Extinction Rebellion climate activists block Norway’s Central Bank entrance in Oslo, Norway May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis Around 10 demonstrators Read More

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Once regulators approve Boeing Co’s grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines that operate the MAX told Reuters. American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX jets sit parked at a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., Read More

STEALTHGAS INC. Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial and Operating Results

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ATHENS, Greece, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ: GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today its unaudited financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Operational utilization of 98.8% in Q1 19’ Read More

PrairieSky Royalty Appoints New Independent Director

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — James Estey, Chair of the Board of Directors of PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. (“PrairieSky”) (TSX: PSK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jane Gavan to the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Gavan’s appointment is effective May 23, 2019. “On behalf of the Board, I am pleased Read More

SDLP – Seadrill Partners LLC Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

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Highlights Operating revenue of $203.7 million.  Operating income of $34.9 million.  Net loss of $51.3 million Adjusted EBITDA of $109.0 million.  Cash and cash equivalents of $772.9 million. Economic utilization of 97%.  Order backlog of $755 million as of May 23, 2019. 1 cent per common unit distribution for the first quarter of 2019. Financial Read More

Ireland launches privacy probe into Google for personal data hoarding & trading

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The Irish internet privacy watchdog is investigating whether Google’s collection and use of personal data on its Ad Exchange platform violates EU laws, potentially putting Google on the hook for millions of euros in fines. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has opened a probe into the search behemoth’s compliance with the sweeping data protection Read More

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks. The gathering, which included PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, Tesla and General Mills, was Read More

PDC Energy Issues Statement Regarding Kimmeridge’s Conflicts of Interest

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DENVER, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PDC Energy, Inc. (“PDC” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: PDCE) today issued the following statement in response to the incomplete and misleading information released by Kimmeridge Energy Management Company, LLC and certain of its affiliates (“Kimmeridge”) regarding the clear conflicts of interest of Ben Dell, Kimmeridge’s Managing Partner: Kimmeridge’s Read More