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Supply problems hit production at BMW: Focus – Reuters

Sunday, May 28, 2017

FRANKFURT Problems at one of its suppliers has forced German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) to halt production in Leipzig and could hit its plants in China and South Africa, German magazine Focus reported in its online edition. The magazine said problems at one of BMW’s Italian suppliers of parts for its steering technology was the reason for the disruption. Citing a BMW spokesman, Focus reported that the carmaker has halted output…

‘Gas tank on wheels’: Indy’s history of innovative cars, courageous drivers – Autoblog (blog)

Sunday, May 28, 2017

SPEEDWAY, IN – My knowledge of the Indianapolis 500 ranges somewhere on the scale between famed Indy racing historian Donald Davidson and a brick. I’ve been enamored with the 500 since I was a kid, covered the race in the 1970s and ’80s when I worked as a sportswriter in the Midwest, and I’ve gone back yearly since the mid-2000s. This will be my 22nd Indianapolis 500, and the sight…

Drivers are holding on to their cars longer than ever. Here’s why that’s both good and bad – CNBC

Sunday, May 28, 2017

However, along with those new features comes higher sticker prices. Kelley Blue Book cites the average price of a vehicle as $34,342. While a compact SUV averages $28,395, a full-size pickup runs $45,252 and a full-size SUV is priced at $60,670 on average. Lindland said that in order to pay for those new vehicles, more buyers are taking out longer car loans. Some stretch out over six, seven or eight…

Gwyneth Paltrow, Karlie Kloss and More of the Best Natural Beauty Moments on Instagram – W Magazine

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Model Lais Ribeiro looked radiant with creamy, luminous skin while wearing a tousled half up do with a top knot.

From the Hamptons with love! Karlie Kloss jets out of NYC with beau Joshua Kushner… as investigation into brother … – Daily Mail

Sunday, May 28, 2017

<!– By Chelsea White For Dailymail.com Published: 17:07 EDT, 27 May 2017 | Updated: 06:07 EDT, 28 May 2017 e-mail 35 View comments It is safe to say these two siblings are having very different Memorial Day Weekends. As focus on his Presidential aid brother Jared Kushner’s communications with Russia continued to build, Joshua was off to the Hamptons for a relaxing few days with model girlfriend Karlie Kloss. The…

In The Age Of Digital Medicine, The Humble Reflex Hammer Hangs On – NPR

Sunday, May 28, 2017

The good old reflex hammer (like this Taylor model) might seem like an outdated medical device, but its role in diagnosing disease is still as important as ever. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption toggle caption Meredith Rizzo/NPR The good old reflex hammer (like this Taylor model) might seem like an outdated medical device, but its role in diagnosing disease is still as important as ever. Meredith Rizzo/NPR Receiving a diagnosis in…

Laptop Ban May Expand to All International Flights, Kelly Says – Bloomberg

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he may ban laptop computers in the cabins of all international flights into and out of the U.S. amid continuing terrorist threats to bring down airplanes, but that a final decision hadn’t been made. “That’s really the thing that they’re obsessed with, the terrorists: the idea of knocking down an airplane in flight, particularly if it’s a U.S. carrier, particularly if it’s full of…

Robot Overlords: AI At Facebook, Amazon, Disney And Digital Transformation At GE, DBS, BNY Mellon – Forbes

Sunday, May 28, 2017

A robot overlord adjusts Rob’s Open Source Android (ROSAL) at the London Science Museum (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) Searching recently for evidence of artificial intelligence taking over our jobs, lives, and everything else, Tom Davenport came up empty. “Nary a robot overlord to be found,” he declared at the 14th  MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. A day later, at the 3rd  RE•WORK Deep Learning Summit, I found many humans who are successfully lording over…

Top Indian IT companies will lead in digital business: Head Hunters MD Kris Lakshmikanth – Economic Times

Sunday, May 28, 2017

BENGALURU: Amid fears that Indian IT has not kept pace with rapidly evolving technologies, executive search firm Head Hunters today expressed optimism that top firms like TCS and Infosys will lead the digital segment. However, it will be a long-drawn battle as global players like IBM and Accenture, which had invested very early in digital capabilities, command a lion’s share of the market, according to Head Hunters India Founder and…

New clothing store a family affair – Columbus Telegram

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Heather Stone, left, and Elaine Liekhus have been busy with a half-price bag sale at Rainbows and Butterflies, a new and gently used clothing store at 2516 13th St. The store stocks clothing for preemies to young adults.

Luxury Fashion Brands Start to Sell on China’s WeChat Messaging … – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Sunday, May 28, 2017

HONG KONG—China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. is using its vast social-media network to attract luxury-fashion brands to its WeChat app, potentially opening a new frontier in online retail. France’s Longchamp and the U.K.’s Burberry Group PLC have begun selling handbags and clothes on WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app. LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE’s Givenchy and Dior brands are testing demand for their goods through flash…

Why museums around the world are celebrating fashion’s great rebels – CNN

Sunday, May 28, 2017

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Can a faded fashion house reclaim its 1970s glory? Inside the effort to save Anne Klein. – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Designer Sharon Lombardo is trying to reinvent an iconic American brand for a new generation of professional women. “No one is addressing a woman working hard and trying to get s— done,” she says. (Jesse Dittmar/for The Washington Post) NEW YORK — On the first day of her new job as the creative director of Anne Klein two years ago, Sharon Lombardo arrived at the company’s midtown offices and was…

Wal-Mart pins its e-commerce hopes on Lore – Arkansas Online – Arkansas Online

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Marc Lore was in the crowd last June when Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Chief Executive Officer Doug Mc-Millon told shareholders and employees gathered in Northwest Arkansas that the company was embarking on a journey to “re-imagine retail.” It wasn’t known publicly at that time, but two months after Wal-Mart’s annual shareholders meeting, the company revealed that Lore would become one of the cornerstones of the plan. Wal-Mart purchased Jet.com for the…

Sports TV listings for Sunday May 28 – Roanoke Times

Sunday, May 28, 2017

AUTO RACING 8 a.m.: WSLS, Formula One, Monaco Grand Prix, at Monte Carlo, Monaco (prerace show at 7:30 a.m.) Noon: WSET, IndyCar Series, Indianapolis 500, at Indianapolis (prerace show at 11 a.m.) 6 p.m.: WFXR, NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series, Coca-Cola 600, at Concord, N.C. (prerace show at 5:30 p.m.) COLLEGE BASEBALL Noon: ESPN2, ACC championship, at Louisville, Ky. Noon: ESPN3.com, Southern Conference championship, at Greenville,…

Sports Business Journal apologizes for CAA tweet – New York Post

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sports Business Journal, the well-respected sports industry bible, sent out a tweet congratulating talent agency CAA for both winning one of its annual awards for “best talent representation” — and for sponsoring the publication’s “World Congress of Sports” event. The magazine, realizing how it might appear that CAA was being rewarded for its sponsorship, promptly apologized for the “poorly worded and inappropriate tweet,” sent out on Wednesday night. “Award winners…

A-Rod Signs With ABC News, Expanding TV Presence Beyond Sports – Deadline

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Following the trail blazed by athletes like Michael Strahan, who parlayed a successful NFL career into a thriving run as a news personality, Alex Rodriguez has made a deal with ABC News, Deadline has confirmed. The former New York Yankees slugger will have a contributor role and appear occasionally on shows like Good Morning America, World News Tonight and Nightline, according to a source with knowledge of the deal. Rodriguez,…