Verizon Communications (VZ) Reaches 'Agreement in Principle' with Unions May 27, 2016 04:40PM

Verizon, the CWA and IBEW reached an "agreement in principle" on new contracts today primarily for the company's wireline employees and a small number of wireless employees in the Northeast. The agreements were achieved under the auspices of U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and assisted by the director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Allison Beck. The following statement should be attributed to Marc Reed, Verizon's chief administrative... (continue reading...)


Google Says Over 200M People Use Google Photos Each Month May 27, 2016 03:07PM

Alphabet's (Nasdaq: GOOG) Google posted the following to its official blog on Friday:

A year ago, we introduced Google Photos with one mission: To be a home for all your photos and videos, organized and brought to life, so that you can share and save what matters.

Now 200 million of you are using Google Photos each month. We’ve delivered more than 1.6 billion animations, collages and movies, among other things. You’ve collectively freed up 13.7 petabytes of storage on... (continue reading...)


Norfolk Southern (NSC) Enters $750M Unsecured Revolving Facility May 27, 2016 02:56PM

Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) disclosed the following on Friday afternoon:

On May 26, 2016, the Registrant entered into an agreement, attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1, establishing a 5-year, $750 million, unsecured revolving credit facility (the “Agreement”) under which the Registrant can borrow for general corporate purposes. The other parties to the Agreement are Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Administrative Agent and as a Lender; Bank of America, N.A., and Citibank,... (continue reading...)


SunOpta (STKL) Responds to Tourbillon Capital Filing; Says Will Review, Evaluate Suggestions May 27, 2016 02:50PM

SunOpta Inc. (Nasdaq: STKL) issued the following statement in response to the disclosure by Tourbillon Capital Partners.

“SunOpta appreciates constructive input from all shareholders and over the last several months, the Board and management have been engaged in dialogue with shareholders, including Jason Karp at Tourbillon Capital Partners, to understand their views. We will review Tourbillon’s suggestions and evaluate them on the basis of what is in the best... (continue reading...)


Boeing (BA), USAF Announce Adjustment to KC-46 Tanker Schedule May 27, 2016 02:22PM

Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced the following on Friday:

“As detailed in its statement released today, the U.S. Air Force is moving its formal production decision on the KC-46 tanker program—known as Milestone C—from June 2016 to August 2016 to allow additional time to implement the solution to a refueling boom loads issue identified during flight testing earlier this year.

The Air Force also released an updated projection from Boeing for initial KC-46 deliveries and... (continue reading...)


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