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Amazon Chooses New York City, Northern Virginia for HQ2

Amazon Chooses New York City, Northern Virginia for HQ2

Amazon is moving into New York City and Northern Virginia. The company announced Tuesday it plans to locate its new "HQ2" headquarters in both areas, ending a year-long courtship by metropolitan areas across...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 05:11 PM EST

Tech Giants Slide, Pulling US Stock Market Sharply Lower

Tech Giants Slide, Pulling US Stock Market Sharply Lower

A broad sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday, knocking more than 600 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The wave of selling snared big names, including Apple,...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:07 AM EST

Amazon HQ2 Favorites: Similar Basics, Different Vibes

Amazon HQ2 Favorites: Similar Basics, Different Vibes

The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers. But...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 01:01 AM EST

FDA Plans Limits on Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes: Report

FDA Plans Limits on Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes: Report

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to require strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 04:01 PM EST

This Holiday Season Could Seal Barnes & Noble's Fate

This Holiday Season Could Seal Barnes & Noble's Fate

This could be the most crucial holiday season in Barnes & Noble 's history. Its sales have been in a decline for six years as the bookseller cedes market share to Amazon and consumers turn to their phones or...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 02:10 AM EST

Tesla Names Robyn Denholm New Board Chair

Tesla Names Robyn Denholm New Board Chair

Tesla late Wednesday announced that Robyn Denholm would take over as the chair of the company's board, effective immediately. Denholm presently serves as the CFO and Head of Strategy at Australia's largest...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 05:09 PM EST

Comcast Developing Video-Streaming Platform

Comcast Developing Video-Streaming Platform

Comcast plans to roll out a new product for broadband-only subscribers that will allow customers to aggregate certain streaming apps, including Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube, with a voice-activated remote —...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 04:15 PM EST

New Service Offers Alternative to Predatory Payday Loans

New Service Offers Alternative to Predatory Payday Loans

Americans take out roughly $50 billion in payday loans a year, each racking up hundreds of dollars in fees and interest. But a small and growing service that allows its users to take an advance on their paycheck...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 10:47 PM EST

China Grants 18 Trademarks in 2 Months to Trump, Daughter

China Grants 18 Trademarks in 2 Months to Trump, Daughter

The Chinese government granted 18 trademarks to companies linked to President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump over the last two months, Chinese public records show, raising concerns about conflicts of...

Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 02:04 PM EDT

Survey: One-Quarter of Renters Couldn't Cover $400 Emergency

Survey: One-Quarter of Renters Couldn't Cover $400 Emergency

Financial stress visits renters more than homeowners. That's the main takeaway from a new report by the Urban Institute, a nonpartisan think tank in Washington. Rental costs are rising much faster than...

 

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