Lehigh Valley Business Around the Globe http://www.lvb.com/section/Around-the-Globe Around the Globe News News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:40:03 EST Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:40:03 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170725/LVB01/170729913&source=RSS Business Roomba maker may share maps of users' homes with Google, Amazon or Apple The maker of the Roomba robotic vacuum, iRobot, has found itself embroiled in a privacy row after its chief executive suggested it may begin selling floor plans of customers&#8217 homes, derived from the movement data of their autonomous servants. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170725/LVB01/170729913&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170725/LVB01/170729914&source=RSS Nation Girl Scouts adds 23 new STEM badges to encourage girls in science, tech Girl Scouts can now earn badges in designing robots and coding in addition to legacy badges of first-aid and hiking. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170725/LVB01/170729914&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170725/LVB01/170729915&source=RSS World Search for Swiss chainsaw attacker goes international Swiss police have issued an international arrest warrant after a man went on the rampage with a chainsaw in the town of Schaffhausen. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170725/LVB01/170729915&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170725/LVB01/170729916&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Man builds stairs in park for 550 after city estimated 65,000 July 20 UPI -- A Canadian man spent 550 building a set of stairs in his community park after the city estimated it would cost 65,000. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170725/LVB01/170729916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170724/LVB01/170729941&source=RSS Business Average U.S. gas prices rise one cent, reversing 11-week trend CAMARILLO, Calif. AP -- The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to 2. 32. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170724/LVB01/170729941&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170724/LVB01/170729942&source=RSS Nation Sneak peek at US Navy's new 13B aircraft carrier Norfolk, Virginia CNNPerched 50 feet above the USS Gerald Ford's massive flight deck, Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Triana has a clear view of the horizon from his padded captain's chair in the pilot house of the world's most advanced aircraft carrier. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170724/LVB01/170729942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170724/LVB01/170729943&source=RSS World South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV A nine-year-old infected with HIV at birth has spent most of their life without needing any treatment, say doctors in South Africa. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170724/LVB01/170729943&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170724/LVB01/170729944&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Rescuers need help after they get stuck helping kayakers HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S. C. AP &#8212 Even rescuers get stuck, too, sometimes. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170724/LVB01/170729944&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170721/LVB01/170729971&source=RSS Business Bank profits near pre-crisis peak in US despite all the rules The last time big U. S. banks made so much money, the financial world was heading toward the brink of collapse. This time, it&#8217s stiff regulation that&#8217s in danger. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:27:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170721/LVB01/170729971&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170721/LVB01/170729972&source=RSS Nation Trump unveils companies' 500 million US drug packaging project President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a 500 million investment that Corning Inc is making with pharmaceutical giants Merck and Pfizer to manufacture a new kind of glass for injectable drug vials. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170721/LVB01/170729972&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170721/LVB01/170729973&source=RSS World Goldman Sachs boss urges government to make Brexit transition deal A significant Brexit transitional period needs to be agreed as soon as possible, to stop jobs being moved from the UK to Europe, according to the boss of Goldman Sachs International. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170721/LVB01/170729973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170721/LVB01/170729974&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Builder of illegal L.A. mansion gets fines, community service The father of fashion models Bella and Gigi Hadid has been fined and given community service for illegally building a gigantic mansion in Los Angeles. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170721/LVB01/170729974&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170720/LVB01/170729990&source=RSS Business Sears to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon Reuters - Sears Holdings Corp SHLD. O said its Kenmore brand of home appliances would now be available on Amazon. com AMZN. O, sending the struggling retailer's shares up 7 percent in premarket trading on Thursday. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170720/LVB01/170729990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170720/LVB01/170729991&source=RSS Nation John McCain faces cancer Washington CNNJohn McCain has always lived for the fight. Now he's facing his toughest battle. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170720/LVB01/170729991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170720/LVB01/170729992&source=RSS World Violence fears as strike action begins in Venezuela The head of the Organization of American States OAS has warned of a calamitous deterioration of the situation in Venezuela. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170720/LVB01/170729992&source=RSS