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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 07:30 PM EDT

Apple and Amazon Pass $1 Trillion - Which Company Is Next?

Apple and Amazon Pass $1 Trillion - Which Company Is Next?

With the $1 trillion valuation mark now behind Amazon and Apple, two more technology companies are quickly closing in on the milestone. Microsoft and Alphabet are the next biggest companies racing to a $1...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 04:48 PM EDT

Utah Driver Sues Tesla After Crashing in Autopilot Mode

Utah Driver Sues Tesla After Crashing in Autopilot Mode

A Utah driver who slammed her Tesla into a stopped firetruck at a red light earlier this year while using the vehicle's semi-autonomous function has sued the company, saying salespeople told her the car would...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 12:37 PM EDT

Uber Rolls Out Safety Features for Drivers, Passengers

Uber Rolls Out Safety Features for Drivers, Passengers

Uber is aiming to boost driver and passenger safety in an effort to rebuild trust in the brand. The ride-hailing company has created a feature on its app to reach out to passengers and drivers if it detects an...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 04:58 PM EDT

Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy Debate

Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy Debate

Twitter's CEO says the company is not biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform. In prepared testimony released ahead of a House hearing...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 04:43 PM EDT

Amazon Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation, a Month After Apple

Amazon Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation, a Month After Apple

Amazon stock briefly hit a $1 trillion market cap Tuesday before falling off and leaving Apple as the only publicly traded U.S. company above the benchmark. Shares of the e-commerce giant rose 1.9 percent to a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:39 AM EDT

Samsung Set to Unveil a Foldable Smartphone This Year

Samsung Set to Unveil a Foldable Smartphone This Year

Samsung will unveil details of a foldable smartphone later this year, the CEO of its mobile division told CNBC, amid rumors that such a device was in the works. DJ Koh said that "it's time to deliver" on a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 07:56 AM EDT

Kaepernick Featured in Nike's 'Just Do It' Campaign

Kaepernick Featured in Nike's 'Just Do It' Campaign

Colin Kaepernick will be one of the athletes featured by Nike as the athletic apparel company marks its 30th anniversary of the famous "Just Do It" ad campaign. The former 49ers quarterback on Monday tweeted an...

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 08:29 AM EDT

Caffeine Hit for Coca-Cola as it Buys Costa Coffee Chain

Caffeine Hit for Coca-Cola as it Buys Costa Coffee Chain

Coca-Cola is hoping for a caffeine-fueled boost with the acquisition of British coffee chain Costa. Costa is Britain's biggest coffee company, with over 2,400 coffee shops in the U.K. and another 1,400 in more...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 at 07:24 AM EDT

Shoppers Are in the Mood to Spend. Here's Why

Shoppers Are in the Mood to Spend. Here's Why

The store isn't dead for Home Depot, Kohl's, Best Buy or Target. Many traditional chains have posted strong sales, both online and at stores, as people are in a mood to spend. What's driving it? A booming...

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 11:05 AM EDT

Legal Marijuana Industry Tries to Shake 'Stoner' Stereotypes

Legal Marijuana Industry Tries to Shake 'Stoner' Stereotypes

Michelle Janikian, who writes about marijuana for publications like Herb, Playboy and Rolling Stone, says after she tells someone what she does for a living, she usually spends the rest of the conversation...

 

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