14 02, 2020

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010 Was Bigger Than Satellite Images Showed

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Toxic and invisible oil spread well beyond the known satellite footprint of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a new study. Scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel school of Marine and Atmospheric Science say their findings …

14 02, 2020

AIG Maps Out Major Investment in Technology, Core Processes

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American International Group said it will invest $1.3 billion over the next three years in its massive AIG 200 initiative, which is designed to revamp and improve core processes, technology infrastructure and services. The company has broken down the effort …

14 02, 2020

With Ultimate Frisbee Sport Catching On, Researchers Track Pro Athletes’ Injuries

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Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have published what they believe is the first look by medical science at injury rates of professional athletes from Ultimate, originally known as Ultimate Frisbee, an increasingly popular sport. They have found …

14 02, 2020

Luxury Yacht, Owned by Third Point Re’s Loeb, Damages Belize Coral Reef

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A luxury yacht owned by hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb damaged a pristine reef atoll in Belize near the famous Great Blue Hole, a popular diving site. The 200-foot (61 meter) Samadhi, owned by Third Point founder Loeb, was filmed …

13 02, 2020

PG&E Tries to Steer Judge Away From Fire Safety Crackdown

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PG&E Corp. told a federal judge it opposes his proposals to intervene in the company’s wildfire prevention efforts after it admitted to not fully complying with the terms of its criminal probation. The bankrupt northern California utility’s pushback is a …

13 02, 2020

Insurers Rush to Strip Coronavirus from Event-Cancellation Cover

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LONDON, Feb 13 — Businesses looking to buy cancellation insurance for events around the world will not be able to get cover for the new coronavirus outbreak, industry sources said, as insurers rush to exclude the epidemic from their policies. …

13 02, 2020

Sale of Philadelphia Refinery Nears; Foes Vow Long Legal Fight

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NEW YORK — Opponents of Philadelphia Energy Solutions’ bankruptcy plan have vowed a long legal fight if a federal court this week approves a sale that would keep the largest East Coast oil refinery permanently shut while paying out bonuses …

13 02, 2020

CDC Cites Label Error in Mixup Involving Coronavirus Patient

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SAN DIEGO — A labeling error caused a woman infected with the novel coronavirus to be mistakenly released from a hospital but the oversight was noticed as she was returning to a San Diego military base where more than 200 …

13 02, 2020

New RIMS Leader: Understanding Risks Around Technology is Imperative

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The culture at technology startups like Uber, Airbnb and PayPal is all about risk-taking. They start by offering a unique, untested or reimagined product or service or by disrupting an industry’s established production, distribution or sales methods. To succeed long-term, …

13 02, 2020

New Colorado Law Tackles Employee Equity, Investment in Startup Cannabis Industry

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The startup-laden cannabis industry is probably just right for those who are willing to forego a few extra dollars on their paychecks for the possibility of a bigger payout later when the company grows or goes public. Giving employees an …