US shale’s glory days are numbered

There are some early signs that the US shale industry is starting to show its age, with depletion rates on the rise. A study from Wood Mackenzie found that some wells in the Permian Wolfcamp were suffering from decline rates at or above 15 percent after five years, much higher than the 5 to 10 […]

With Settlement Approved, Elon Musk Has 45 Days to Vacate the Chairman’s Seat

Tesla CEO Elon Musk will soon be gone as company’s chairman, but a replacement — someone who’ll need to occupy the position for three years — has yet to be named. The hourglass was flipped after U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan approved a settlement between Musk and his company and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday. Musk […]

Peggy McCay, Beloved Days of Our Lives Matriarch, Dead at 90

Emmy-winning actress Peggy McCay, who portrayed Caroline Brady on Days of Our Lives for more than three decades, died Sunday from natural causes. She was 90. McCay’s longtime co-star, Deidre Hall, confirmed the news Tuesday on Facebook. “Our dearest Peggy McCay has left us,” Hall wrote. “She was a friend, an activist and a real […]

David’s ‘bad days are really bad’

CANDICE Warner has opened up about how her husband David Warner is dealing with his 12-month suspension after the ball tampering scandal in South Africa in March. Along with Steve Smith, Warner was awarded a 12-month ban from international and domestic cricket, while Cameron Bancroft was given nine months for the scandal that rocked the […]

Google Pixel 3 XL hands-on in Hong Kong — three days early

With some smartphones, it seems inevitable that the closer the launch date, the more leaky they get. Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 series — due to launch in New York next Tuesday — is no exception, and I’m speaking as someone who had just gotten up close and personal with a Pixel 3 XL earlier today. […]

Sears is closing more stores, with some layoffs starting 2 days before Christmas (SHLD)

LM Otero/AP Sears is closing at least 11 stores ahead of the holidays, including six Sears stores and five Kmart stores. Layoffs at one Kmart store in Poughskeepie, New York, which employs 71 people, will begin December 23, according to a company filing. Sears has been closing hundreds of stores and selling off assets following years of crippling sales declines. […]

Two more large earthquakes hit Indonesia days after devastating quake and tsunami killed scores of people in the north

Shutterstock/leolintang Two shallow earthquakes rocked the eastern Indonesian island of Sumba, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey said the first quake was a magnitude 5.9 and the second one, about 15 minutes later, was a 6.0. The quakes occurred nearly 990 miles south of the area heavily damaged by a powerful […]

Powerful aftershocks strike Indonesia days after deadly quake & tsunami

Published time: 2 Oct, 2018 00:16 Edited time: 2 Oct, 2018 00:26 A series of powerful aftershocks, ranging between 5 and 5.9 in magnitude, have rattled Indonesia just days after a deadly earthquake and tsunami wreaked havoc across the island of Sulawesi, killing hundreds. The most powerful 5.9-magnitude quake was recorded at 10.6 km depth […]