Saturday , 29 April 2017

Business News

How the founder of Hint Water says she proved naysayers wrong

By Kelly Terez Taylor Dunn(NEW YORK) — Growing up in Arizona, Kara Goldin had no idea she would one day be working to revolutionize the American beverage industry. “I’ve always had this mindset that you just have to keep learning along the way and trying to figure it out. I also have a lot of trust of what happens day …

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United CEO to testify on Capitol Hill after passenger dragged off flight

By Suzie Liu ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Nearly a month after a United Airlines passenger was recorded on video being dragged off a plane to make room for airline employees, the company’s CEO, Oscar Munoz, is set to testify on Capitol Hill, according to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. On Tuesday morning, Munoz, along with leadership from other domestic carriers, …

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Amazon's new virtual stylist raises privacy concerns

By Suzie Liu Amazon(NEW YORK) — Continuing with its Echo line of digital home assistants, Amazon on Wednesday unveiled Echo Look, a personal stylist device with a built-in camera that is meant to help people choose what outfit to wear. But the idea of a home assistant with a camera has alarmed some privacy advocates, with many reacting skeptically on …

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Purdue University to acquire Kaplan University

By Suzie Liu iStock/Thinkstock(WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.) — Indiana’s flagship public university is tapping into online education by buying for-profit Kaplan University in hopes that the two institutions will create a new public university. Purdue University President Mitch Daniels said the school will stay true to its land-grant mission of expanding its offerings to as many people as possible, but said …

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Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency

By Jeanette Torres Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New video has emerged of a Wisconsin man who said he was forced off a Milwaukee-bound Delta Air Lines flight after he used the bathroom while the plane was delayed on the tarmac. Video posted to Youtube showed the man, later identified as Kima Hamilton of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as he argued with …

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