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2 contractors killed, 2 injured at Saudi oil refinery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 9:01am

A Saudi oil refinery owned by its state-run energy company says an apparent industrial accident has killed two workers and injured two others.

The Latest: Google shows off new phone, other devices

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:53am

The Latest on Google's new hardware announcement (all times local):

Harley temporarily suspends electric motorcycle production

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:47am

Harley-Davidson is suspending production of its highly anticipated electric motorcycle because of technical issues that arose during a final quality check.

IMF welcomes attempt to resolve dispute in Ecuador

Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:46am

The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday it welcomes the decision by Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to cancel an austerity package following more than a week of protests.

Police say Greenville man hit brother-in-law with car, pole

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:45am

Authorities say a Greenville man is facing attempted murder charges after he allegedly hit his brother-in-law with a car and then went after him with a pole.

Woods to write a memoir on ups and downs of his career

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:41am

Tiger Woods is writing what he describes as his definitive story in a memoir titled "Back."

Kauffman Foundation & Leading Entrepreneurship Advocates Call on Policymakers to Address 20+ Years of Stagnant Startup Rates

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:38am

a troubling trend due in part to women, people of color, and rural residents facing barriers when it comes to starting a new business.

GM CEO Barra joins talks; deal to end strike may be near

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:33am

A person briefed on the talks says General Motors CEO Mary Barra is joining negotiators at the bargaining table, a sign that an agreement may be near to end a monthlong strike.

Huawei lashes out at Estonia for 'unfounded' security claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:29am

Chinese telecom company Huawei has criticized the Estonian government and media for spreading what it says are "arbitrary and unfounded" allegations about cybersecurity risks related to the company's mobile phones.

Stocks move higher as companies report solid earnings

Damian J. Troise, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:16am

Solid financial results from some of the nation's largest companies helped push stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday.

Mable Raises $3MM Seed Round Led by Three Top VC Firms to Build B2B E-commerce Platform for Independent Grocers; Launches Beta

Newswire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:07am

we should build that!”

French firefighters protest working conditions, low pay

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:03am

Thousands of French firefighters are protesting low pay and difficult working conditions and say they want to know they have the government's support.

ThoughtSpot Advances Towards ‘Autonomous’ Analytics with New Features That Do the Work for You

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:01am

because decisions are not always made in front of a desktop. ThoughtSpot Mobile can be downloaded from the iOS App Store.

Beats Solo Pro: An Unparalleled Audio Experience for All-Day Use

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:01am

or tap back into it with Transparency. When enabled, Solo Pro activates its external microphones for a natural filter of environmental noise without sacrificing great sound. No need to pause your music as Transparency effectively blends the outside world into your listening experience. Hear announcements, talk with your friends and stay aware of your surroundings — all with a tap of a button.

Accenture Federal Services Awarded U.S. Air Force EITaaS Compute and Store Agreement

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 7:59am

underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 492,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Markets Right Now: Solid earnings send stocks higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 7:43am

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

INSERTING and REPLACING Splunk .conf19 to Celebrate a Decade of Showcasing Customer Success in Front of a Sold Out Audience of I

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 7:17am

.conf19 — will welcome a record number of attendees. The event will take place from October 21-24, 2019, at The Venetian and Sands Expo in Las Vegas. This will be Splunk’s 10th conference anniversary and attendees from around the globe are gearing up to learn the latest on Splunk® products spanning IT, security, developer, artificial intelligence and machine learning, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology. To reserve your place at .conf19, register here.

The Latest: Catalan ex-leader protests outside EU building

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 7:06am

The Latest on Catalan protests and politics (all times local):

Amanda Vinson joins Upwork as head of corporate strategy and development

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 7:01am

like software, shopping and content before it — is shifting online as well. This shift is making it easier for clients to connect and work with talent in near real-time and is freeing professionals everywhere from having to work at a set time and place. Our company’s mission is to create economic opportunities so people have better lives.