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September 1, 2014 11:08 AM Falcao further muddies United waters

The Manchester United mystery continues. Is the club's shock loan move for Radamel Falcao an answer to their problems or another piece of retail therapy, an expensive trinket that cannot hide the shapeless form on which it is draped. United's trip to Burnley on Saturday was a latest chastening experience. Uncertain in defence, one-paced in midfield and impotent 2

August 27, 2014 8:20 PM Investigation details Uber's coordinated plan for undermining the competition

A lengthy investigation undertaken by The Verge details the heavy-handed tactics used by Uber to go after the competition, including a team of contractors complete with burner phones and credit cards to sign up competing drivers.  It's a known fact that Uber is locked in a heated turf war with competitor Lyft. But The Verge reports that the ride-sharing 10

August 27, 2014 5:43 PM Uber Faces Storm Over Controversial Recruitment Tactics

Uber is coming under fire after admitting to a controversial internal program it developed to poach drivers from car-sharing rival Lyft. In a blog post Tuesday, the company outlined its recruitment program, nicknamed SLOG, for “Supplying Long-term Operations Growth.” Uber employs contractors it calls “brand ambassadors” who take rides with competing 6

August 24, 2014 4:09 PM VIDEO: Newcastle need goals v Gills after Villa blank

NEWCASTLE United boss Alan Pardew has urged his side to find a cutting edge after they drew another blank in a goalless draw at Aston Villa on Saturday. They won their first point of the new Premier League season from a contest in which most of the few goalscoring opportunities came their way. The likes of Remy Cabella and Daryl Janmaat failed to make the most of chances 3

August 24, 2014 7:20 AM Pardew: New faces trying too hard

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew was urged his side to find a cutting edge after they drew another blank in a goalless draw at Aston Villa on Saturday. The Tyneside outfit emerged with their first point of the new Barclays Premier League season from a contest in which most of the few goalscoring opportunities there were came their way. The likes of Remy Cabella 9

August 24, 2014 12:56 AM Newcastle boss Pardew felt two points blown at Villa

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew felt they blew two points in their 0-0 draw at Aston Villa. Pardew has urged his side to find a cutting edge after they drew another blank in a goalless draw at Villa. "I think a lot of the new offensive players are trying so hard and sometimes that isn't the way to score goals. "You need to have that super, uber-confidence 10

August 19, 2014 9:07 PM Who gets dinged if Russia bans car imports?

Putin is reportedly considering banning certain car imports if the West hits Russia with tighter trade sanctions. So who would be frozen out by an import ban? Mostly high-end German, British and Italian car makers. Numerically, Daimler AG’s DAI, +1.17% DDAIY, +0.73% Mercedes-Benz is most vulnerable. Mercedes-Benz sold nearly 44,400 cars in Russia in 2013, giving 6

July 29, 2014 10:32 AM Flipkart raises $1 billion, company valuation stands at $5 billion

Flipkart, arguably the largest ecommerce giant in India has successfully raised $1 billion (Rs 6000 crore approximately) from a group of investors, the company announced. That would put the total valuation of the company at a whopping $5 billion (Rs 3000 crore). Quite a jump in just around seven years for the company that was set up in 2007 by ex-Amazon 14

July 23, 2014 9:25 PM Charlize Theron Is Mean?! Yes, According To This Actress Who Got Blown Off By Her At A Workout Class!

We would've never guessed that Tia Mowry and Charlize Theron had met in the first place, but Tia inists that she has and that Charlize isn't the sweetest sweetheart. The encounter went down on during a session at an uber trendy SoulCycle class when Tia regrettably approached the Hollywood heavyweight. “She wasn’t very nice to me. I said ‘Hi,’ and she actually 7

July 14, 2014 8:46 AM Ian Thorpe owed it to himself to be honest, but also to the public

Like many Australians, I sat down on Sunday night to watch the much-touted Michael Parkinson interview with Ian Thorpe. If you listened to the hype in the lead up to the airing of the program, the only thing everyone seemed to be waiting for was the declaration that, indeed, and despite his previous denials, the rumours and speculation over many years 27