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  • Google Chairman Eric Schmidt sits in a Google self-driving car at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Rather than build the cars itself, Alphabet is interested in selling companies its autonomous car technology, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • April 28- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is in late-stage talks with Alphabet Inc's self-driving car division for a technology partnership, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the discussions. The talks have been ongoing for several months, the Journal reported, as Alphabet seeks industry partnerships, offering a deal to sell...

  • April 28- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is in late-stage talks with Alphabet Inc's self-driving car division for a technology partnership, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the discussions. The talks have been ongoing for several months, the Journal reported, as Alphabet seeks industry partnerships, offering a deal to sell...

  • DETROIT, April 28- U.S. consumers who are under 40 are more open than older people to self-driving cars and their underlying systems, according to a survey released on Thursday by J.D. Power. Consumers also balked at the projected prices on some of the underlying equipment, J.D. Power said. The level of trust in such systems "is directly linked to the level of interest...

  • NAIROBI, April 28- Kenya Airways said on Thursday it had cancelled all but two evening flights due to a walkout by some of its pilots, despite an agreement reached a day earlier to defer the strike until June. Instead of turning up for work on Thursday, scores of pilots attended a meeting of the Kenya Airline Pilots Association. The airline said the strike had...

  • NAIROBI, April 28- Kenya Airways said some flights were cancelled on Thursday due to a walkout by some of its pilots, despite an agreement reached a day earlier to defer the strike until June. Instead of turning up for work on Thursday, scores of pilots attended a meeting of the Kenya Airline Pilots Association. "We have had some disruptions this morning as a result of...

  • NAIROBI, April 28- Kenya Airways said on Thursday it had cancelled 10 flights after pilots went on strike.

  • April 28- JetBlue Airways Corp said Thursday that it will start six round-trip flights per weekday between New York's space-constrained LaGuardia airport and Boston, in a bid to capture business travelers on the heavily trafficked route.

  • PARIS, April 28- Sporadic strikes and protests disrupted commuter travel and led to the cancellation of flights at Orly airport south of Paris on Thursday as trade unions and students demanded that the French government ditch planned labor law reforms. Riot police using tear gas intervened on the fringes of protests in cities such as Nantes on France's...

  • Chazz Palminteri signs autographs at the reopening of "A Bronx Tale" on Broadway after the Stagehands' strike ends at Walter Kerr Theatre on November 29, 2007 in New York City.

    Chazz Palminteri has made millions during a career that has spanned Broadway, Hollywood and now the restaurant business. Here's how he did it.

  • BEIJING, April 28- China Eastern Airlines on Thursday placed an order for 35 wide-body jets from Boeing Co and Airbus Group, as the Shanghai- based carrier continues to build its long-haul fleet amid the country's outbound travel boom. Chinese airlines are adding flights to New York, Paris and Sydney from inland cities, while opening new routes to smaller cities...

  • *Tanker could end up in Latin America- traders. LONDON, April 28- Trading house Trafigura is shipping a rare cargo of gasoline from China to the United States, as the recent weakening of the Asian market after months of stock builds opens up new routes. The tanker Dalmacija is currently sailing across the Pacific Ocean after loading a part cargo at the port of...

  • *Net sales fall 13.5 pct to $10.70 bln vs. est $10.66 bln. The merger is expected to create cost synergies of about $3 billion, the companies have said. "We feel very good that $3 billion in synergies we announced in December is a floor, not a ceiling," he told Reuters.

  • CHICAGO, April 28- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit that rose on the back of higher U.S. ecommerce package volumes and cost cutting, and reiterated its full-year 2016 outlook for earnings per share. The company reiterated its full-year earnings outlook, saying it expected to...

  • KENYA AIRLINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION MEMBERS VOTE TO CONTINUE WITH STRIKE AT KENYA AIRWAYS- OFFICIAL.

  • CHICAGO, April 28- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher quarterly net profit, citing a rise in ecommerce packages in its crucial U.S. domestic business and improved margins on the back of cost cutting. The Atlanta- based company posted first-quarter net income of $1.13 billion or $1.27 per share, up 10 percent from...

  • April 28- Dow Chemical Co reported a higher-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit as margins rose to their highest level in more than a decade. "We see strong demand signals in North America, gradual recovery in Europe and ongoing sustainable urbanization in China," Dow Chief Executive Andrew Liveris said in a statement. The company's net income fell to $169...

  • Executive Edge: China's electric cars

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on China's efforts to reduce pollution and push demand for electric vehicles.

  • April 28- Delta Air Lines Inc on Thursday ordered 75 CSeries CS100 planes worth $5.6 billion from Bombardier Inc, throwing a lifeline to a new aircraft program that is years late and billions of dollars over budget. The widely anticipated order marks a turning point for Canada's Bombardier as it strives to break into the fleets of top airlines globally and serve...

  • Airbus risk skewed to the downside: Haitong

    Edward Stacey, equity research analyst at Haitong Securities, looks at Airbus’ latest set of earnings results, and the challenges it faces ahead.

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