Starting this week, companies in Iceland are required to demonstrate that they pay male and female employees fairly - without gender discrimination. The UK was in 15th place past year, with a 16.% pay gap between men and women, the London Evening Standard says. Saying that women should be paid equally to men (as the United States does) is great, but as the ongoing (though slightly narrowing) wage gap indicates, it is not almost the same as devising a system to ensure that salaries ...
It makes sense that Iceland is the first nation to take this step to closing its pay gap. The country has vowed to close the gender pay gap entirely by 2022, although in March the WEF said women in the country still earn between 14 and 18 per cent less than men.
Earlier this year LG began testing its new airport robots in Seoul, South Korea in preparation for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, and at CES 2018 next week, the South Korean company will be adding three new robots to its robot family.
Similar to Roku's work around soundbars, the design for smart speakers will also use the Roku OS for voice control, content access and wireless audio streaming. Today, Roku refuses to be defined as just a TV device. Following inception of its licensing program, total eight TV brands began rolling out Roku TVs in the North American region.
After a three-hour meeting of senior government and military officials, Pakistan expressed "deep disappointment" in Mr Trump's comments and stressed its sacrifices and commitment to the war on terror. Administration officials said on Monday that the aid will not be sent to Pakistan . He said the war in Afghanistan can not be fought in Pakistan and "we need to find a peaceful solution to the issue".
The sale offers a fresh start for Westinghouse, which was forced into bankruptcy past year after suffering billions of dollars in losses from delays and cost overruns at nuclear plants under construction in Georgia and SC. The two nuclear projects, which will feature Westinghouse' AP1000 reactors, include the V.C. Summer in SC which is majority owned by SCANA as well as Vogtle nuclear project in Georgia which is being developed by Southern Co-led group of utilities.
The backlash over the plan to cut the sugar content of Irn-Bru by more than half has already begun - with fiercely loyal customers stockpiling cans, raising a petition and establishing a Save Real Irn-Bru campaign. The joinery and building contractor, of Ayr, Scotland, added: 'It's a nanny state problem. 'I've had my concerns about artificial sweeteners for a while now - especially as they don't sit well with my stomach.
December was an even worse month for diesels, in fact, with sales down by 31 per cent year on year. Average CO2 emissions from cars are set to rise for the first time in two decades according to new figures. A spokesman for The AA noted that the demonisation of diesel is actually resulting in less efficient cars being on the road. So you could argue that carmakers really have themselves to blame.
Recreational marijuana use is still outlawed in Australia . Cann Group ended the day up to 35%, AusCann Group rose almost 54% and BOD Australia closed up about 39%. The Australian government's proposal needs to pass federal parliament when it returns to session in February. Following consultation carried out a year ago, Australia's Federal Government announced yesterday it has chose to permit the export of medical cannabis products.
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Pai, who spearheaded the FCC's controversial decision , informed the Consumer Technology Association he would not be available for what was billed as a "candid conversation" with FTC acting chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen, moderated by association president Gary Shapiro.
Then Google's Project Zero team, which tracks down zero-day vulnerabilities on computer systems, reported that the flaw impacts almost all modern processors. Apple Watch users are not affected, the company has said. FILE PHOTO - Intel processors are displayed at a store in Seoul June 21, 2012. Google too has listed out a set of devices and software that need to be updated to the latest version for protection against these bugs.
According to the Orange County Register , employees at locations in Huntington Beach and Orange say they began selling it two weeks ago. It doesn't happen often, but In-N-Out Burger is re-introducing a sweet wintry treat to its classic menu .
The company said it simply didn't make enough money and that it's trying to balance its brick and mortar stores with their online presence. Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12 at the closing stores. Sears said it will continue to close unprofitable stores as it transforms its business model so that its physical store footprint and digital capabilities match the needs and preferences of its customers.
A cross-party committee called for urgent action to curb the mountain of up to five billion disposable coffee cups dumped each year, nearly none of which are recycled. "Anything that would help facilitate the recycling of these cups is a good thing", he said. The world loves going to coffee shops and gulping down large amounts of caffeinated beverages, but MPs aren't too impressed about the number of cups they produce.
Carriers will be able to sell advanced services like virtual reality, 4K video and enable self-driving cars through upcoming faster connections. "The promise of mobile 5G is seemingly endless and we're moving fast to make the promise a reality", the firm stated.
The tie-up will also incorporate Baidu's CarLife offering (smartphone integration software for connected cars) as well as its virtual assistant DuerOS onto the platform. "Together, we will work toward a technological and commercial ecosystem for autonomous driving, intelligent connectivity, and intelligent traffic systems", Zhenyu said.
Pai, who was appointed as chairman of the FCC previous year by President Donald Trump, has come under fire from Democrats and net neutrality supporters after the agency voted 3-2 to dismantle rules passed by the Obama administration. It's likely Pai realised that an open panel - even one hosted by fellow net neutrality critic, Gary Shapiro - in front of a room of angry nerds who want to make him eat his stupid oversized coffee mug wouldn't be the most comfortable experience of his life.
But late past year, Tesla said it planned to hit that 5,000-car-per-week production rate by " late Q1 ". Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) stock, which closed down 1% at $317.25, continued dropping in afterhours trading and fell -2.07%. In 2017, the organization had said it meant to achieve a generation rate of 5,000 autos every week for the Model 3, however later modified back that objective to the finish of the main quarter.
They include locations in Florida, California, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Vermont. Macy's in-store and online market share shrunk between Thanksgiving and the first week of December compared with the same period a year ago, according to data from Earnest Research, which tallies anonymous card transactions of millions of USA shoppers.