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Ford Soars After Lifting 2021 Profit View, Resuming Dividend
Ford Soars After Lifting 2021 Profit View, Resuming Dividend

(Bloomberg) -- Ford Motor Co., charging forward with big investments in electric vehicles, raised its full-year profit forecast and said it will restore its ...

Has Robinhood Stock Hit Bottom? Looking for the Silver Lining
Has Robinhood Stock Hit Bottom? Looking for the Silver Lining

Wednesday was not a fun day to be invested in Robinhood Markets (HOOD). The trading platform's stock plummeted ~10% following a disappointing Q3 print...

Parents of children 5-11 will soon face a decision on COVID vaccination: What we know, and don
Parents of children 5-11 will soon face a decision on COVID vaccination: What we know, and don't know

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine could become available for children ages 5 to 11 as soon as next week. Here's what we know, and don't know.

Interest rates for refinancing your student loan debt are at a new all-time low
Interest rates for refinancing your student loan debt are at a new all-time low

Recent rate drops could save a borrower thousands of dollars.

Restaurant Brands New Zealand (NZSE:RBD) shareholders have earned a 26% CAGR over the last five years
Restaurant Brands New Zealand (NZSE:RBD) shareholders have earned a 26% CAGR over the last five years

When you buy shares in a company, it's worth keeping in mind the possibility that it could fail, and you could lose...

Fact check: Image shows NASA
Fact check: Image shows NASA's flying observatory and an internet balloon

An Instagram post falsely claims two images show the Hubble Space Telescope and a satellite. Actually shown are an observatory and internet balloon.

Climate change: Can India meet its targets?
Climate change: Can India meet its targets?

As a major global climate summit approaches, is the Indian government on track to meet its own commitments?

Thinking of Retiring Abroad? You Won
Thinking of Retiring Abroad? You Won't Be Able To Collect Social Security in These Countries

For many people, the land of opportunity can become a bit less appealing beyond the working years. Perhaps you yearn for the tropical beaches of Costa Rica. ...

El Super grocery chain fined more than $1.1 million for COVID sick leave violations
El Super grocery chain fined more than $1.1 million for COVID sick leave violations

The alleged violations affected 240 workers at 38 locations, including 21 in Los Angeles County and one in Anaheim.

Asia Stocks to Fall; Bond Curves Flag Growth Fears: Markets Wrap
Asia Stocks to Fall; Bond Curves Flag Growth Fears: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks looked set to fall early Thursday amid concerns that the recovery from the pandemic will slow as elevated inflation forces...

Attorney General Leticia James set to enter New York governor's race

NEW YORK - New York State Attorney General Letitia James is slated to make her gubernatorial ambitions crystal clear and is expected to officially announce...

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Exclusive-Lloyd's of London ups climate pledge, to push members on net zero

Lloyd's of London said on Thursday it would join peers in scaling up efforts to cut carbon emissions and push members of the commercial insurance market to...

First reality check launched for corporate climate claims
First reality check launched for corporate climate claims

A U.N.-backed body launched a scheme to verify corporates' net zero strategies on Thursday that is likely to become a standard for regulators and investors...

Budget 2021: Did you get what you wanted?
Budget 2021: Did you get what you wanted?

We ask five people across the UK if they got what they wanted from Rishi Sunak's Budget.

El Salvador adds nearly $25 million in bitcoin to state coffers, says president
El Salvador adds nearly $25 million in bitcoin to state coffers, says president

The Salvadoran government acquired 420 more bitcoin on Wednesday, President Nayib Bukele announced on social media, as the Central American doubled down on...

New York woman sues Kellogg
New York woman sues Kellogg's for $5 million over Frosted Strawberry Pop-Tarts

A woman from New York is suing The Kellogg Company for $5 million because she says the company's Frosted Strawberry Pop-Tarts product doesn't have enough...

How To Host a $5-Per-Person Dinner Party
How To Host a $5-Per-Person Dinner Party

The holidays are just around the corner, which means that Americans are getting ready to eat, drink and be merry. For many, that means hosting a holiday...

Top Tricks Companies Use To Make You Think You
Top Tricks Companies Use To Make You Think You're Getting a Deal

Nobody wants to pay full price when they go shopping if they can find a great deal, discount or sale. Companies know this and have configured a number of...

Brazil Tightens Most in Years, With 150 Points Now and December
Brazil Tightens Most in Years, With 150 Points Now and December

(Bloomberg) -- Brazil's central bank delivered its biggest interest rate increase in almost two decades and pledged another equally large move for December, ...

Investors in Dubber (ASX:DUB) have made a enviable return of 692% over the past five years
Investors in Dubber (ASX:DUB) have made a enviable return of 692% over the past five years

Dubber Corporation Limited ( ASX:DUB ) shareholders have seen the share price descend 15% over the month. But that...

Amazon-backed insurtech Acko joins unicorn club with $255 million funding
Amazon-backed insurtech Acko joins unicorn club with $255 million funding

Insurance policy provider Acko is the latest Indian startup to become a unicorn, joining nearly three dozen other firms in the world's second-largest...

Kentucky high school staff members got lap dances from students, photos appear to show
Kentucky high school staff members got lap dances from students, photos appear to show

Hazard Independent Schools Superintendent said the high school's homecoming festivities, including lap dances, led to "appropriate disciplinary action."

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Chevy's New Corvette Z06 Debuts With a 670 HP Flat-Plane Crank V-8-and It's Freaking People Out

The sports car's naturally aspirated LT6 V-8 generates 670 horses and has a redline of 8,600 rpm.

Insiders who bought in the last 12 months lose an additional AU$33k as De Grey Mining Limited (ASX:DEG) drops to AU$1.4b
Insiders who bought in the last 12 months lose an additional AU$33k as De Grey Mining Limited (ASX:DEG) drops to AU$1.4b

The recent 9.9% drop in De Grey Mining Limited's ( ASX:DEG ) stock could come as a blow to insiders who purchased...

Everybody gets hats in the first free
Everybody gets hats in the first free 'Bugsnax' DLC, The Isle of BIGsnax

Who ordered the super-sized tater-tot monster?

Daily Crunch: LinkedIn launches global freelancer platform to compete directly with Upwork, Fiverr
Daily Crunch: LinkedIn launches global freelancer platform to compete directly with Upwork, Fiverr

Can Ro expand past generics? In a detailed report, TechCrunch's Natasha Mascarenhas dug into Ro, the company behind Roman and other health-focused services as it works to expand its product mix and keep growing. TechCrunch read the strong pricing event as indicative of a warm IPO market not only for pure tech companies, but also unicorns that are more tech-enabled than tech tech. The company began trading today, initially rising before losing ground as the day grew late.

A security bug in health app Docket exposed COVID-19 vaccine records
A security bug in health app Docket exposed COVID-19 vaccine records

A security bug in the health app Docket exposed the private information of residents vaccinated against COVID-19 in New Jersey and Utah, where the app received endorsements from state officials. Docket lets residents download and carry a digital copy of their immunizations by pulling their vaccination records from their state's health authority. Docket is one of several so-called vaccine passports in the U.S., allowing residents to show their vaccination records - or a scannable QR code - for getting into events, restaurants or crossing into countries where vaccines are required.

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Mercedes' electric delivery van concept cleans the surrounding air

Mercedes has unveiled an electric delivery van concept that's so eco-friendly it purifies nearby air.

Cathie Wood just dumped another $100-plus million in Tesla - here are the
Cathie Wood just dumped another $100-plus million in Tesla - here are the 'bargain' stocks she likes now

Cathie Wood the value investor? Sort of.

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Zelda-like 'Death's Door' heads to PlayStation and Switch on November 23rd

Death's Door, one of the best indie games to come out earlier this year, is heading to PlayStation consoles.

How Much Do Americans Spend on Halloween?
How Much Do Americans Spend on Halloween?

Just behind Christmas, Halloween is the United States' second-biggest commercial holiday. Pop-up stores like Spirit Halloween make a killing on costume sales...

Are you making your bed the right way?
Are you making your bed the right way?

Making the bed isn't just about tucking in the sheets. You need a mattress protector, duvet cover, top sheet and pillow protectors for an ideal bed.

Democrats Clash on Billionaire Tax as Neal Rejects Senate Plan
Democrats Clash on Billionaire Tax as Neal Rejects Senate Plan

(Bloomberg) -- The head of the House tax-writing committee said a proposal to put a levy on the assets of billionaires won't be part of negotiations on...

Starbucks is raising its minimum wage across the country to $15 an hour
Starbucks is raising its minimum wage across the country to $15 an hour

By the end of January 2022, workers with five or more years could get up to a 10% raise.

Despite Bitcoin
Despite Bitcoin's 5.4% Drop to Below $60K Following Last Week's ETF Frenzy, Experts Remain Bullish

Bitcoin dropped below $60,00 yesterday, following a couple of weeks hovering near $70,000 thanks to the launch of two Bitcoin-linked exchange traded funds...

Quest Diagnostics to Provide K-12 School COVID-19 Testing in Collaboration with Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Safer Classroom Learning in Texas for New Statewide School Testing Program
Quest Diagnostics to Provide K-12 School COVID-19 Testing in Collaboration with Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Safer Classroom Learning in Texas for New Statewide School Testing Program

Over 1,150 school districts in Texas can elect to participate in the testing program ResponsiveEd First Major School System to implement the Quest-Ginkgo...

Rent the Runway Rises and Then Falls 9.1% in Trading Debut
Rent the Runway Rises and Then Falls 9.1% in Trading Debut

(Bloomberg) -- Rent the Runway Inc. rose as much as 18% in its trading debut before sinking below the price in its upsized initial public offering, which...

Putin Orders More Gas for Europe Next Month, Sending Down Price
Putin Orders More Gas for Europe Next Month, Sending Down Price

(Bloomberg) -- President Vladimir Putin ordered Gazprom PJSC to start refilling its European gas-storage facilities next month, sending prices lower as long-...

Pikmin Bloom, an AR mobile game, is Niantic
Pikmin Bloom, an AR mobile game, is Niantic's next collaboration with Nintendo

Niantic announced yesterday that its next augmented reality mobile game will be Pikmin Bloom, a collaboration with Nintendo. Like Pokémon Go, Pikmin Bloom will encourage players to get outside and explore their neighborhoods. Only now, instead of catching Pidgey and Rattata, you'll collect seedlings and create a squad of Pikmin.

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Here's How Much You'd Save on Gas With a Tesla and Other Electric Cars

Electric vehicles (EVs) are clean, green, and finally, in the mainstream. Compared to their gas-guzzling counterparts, they're not cheap to buy -- but MSRP...

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Volvo's self-driving loader prototype is based on a Lego model

Volvo has unveiled a self-driving loader prototype based on a Lego model - and it might hint at the future of construction.

Shiba Inu Jumps 70% to Surpass Market Value of Robinhood - Where It
Shiba Inu Jumps 70% to Surpass Market Value of Robinhood - Where It's Not (Yet) Listed

SHIB, the "dogecoin killer," suddenly has a market cap of more than $33 billion; HOOD's is $29 billion.

Twilio Announces Third Quarter 2021 Results
Twilio Announces Third Quarter 2021 Results

SAN FRANCISCO, October 27, 2021--Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) (LTSE: TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today reported financial results for its...

Vistaprint acquires Crello and Depositphotos, rebrands as Vista, to better take on Canva and others in online creative design for businesses
Vistaprint acquires Crello and Depositphotos, rebrands as Vista, to better take on Canva and others in online creative design for businesses

Vistaprint, the Dutch company that has built a name for itself in providing printing and marketing services for consumers, sole traders and small businesses, is making a pair of acquisitions as it looks for better ways to square up to the opportunity to serve SMBs with digital services. The company is acquiring online graphic design editor Crello, and an online graphic design editor that competes against Canva, and stock photo repository Despositphotos, for a total price of $85 million. Along with the acquisitions, Vistaprint is rebranding as just "Vista" and will be launching a new service powered by Crello called VistaCreate.

Ford Achieves Strong Q3 Results, Raises Full-Year 2021 Guidance; Says Financial Flexibility Enables Ample Investment in Ford+ Plan
Ford Achieves Strong Q3 Results, Raises Full-Year 2021 Guidance; Says Financial Flexibility Enables Ample Investment in Ford+ Plan

DEARBORN, Mich., October 27, 2021--Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) today reported its 2021 third quarter financial results. Click here or visit media.ford.com to...

Teladoc Health Reports Third-Quarter 2021 Results
Teladoc Health Reports Third-Quarter 2021 Results

Third quarter revenue grows 81% year-over-year to $522 million, updating 2021 revenue outlook to $2,015 million to $2,025 million. Total third quarter visits...

Apple lets devs promote in-app events on the App Store
Apple lets devs promote in-app events on the App Store

Apple today will start letting developers highlight their in-app events on the App Store

FCC proposes text support for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
FCC proposes text support for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

An FCC proposal would let people text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline when calling isn't an option.

ESA will try to fetch data from China
ESA will try to fetch data from China's Mars rover with a new method: listening

Next month on Mars, the ESA and China's National Space Administration (CNSA) will try something that's never been attempted before in space: Sending data from a planet-based rover to an orbiter that it can't receive any messages from.

Immunai announces a $215M Series B as its
Immunai announces a $215M Series B as its 'immune cell atlas' matures

The company that set out to create an atlas of the human immune system in 2018 had raised about $80 million by February 2021. On Wednesday, the company announced another significantly larger round: a $215 million series B. It combines genetic information, along with other data like epigenetic changes or proteomics (the study of proteins), to map out how the immune system functions.


SpaceX has discovered urine leaks on 2 Crew Dragon spaceships

SpaceX's passengers were safe from their own urine, since it never entered the cabin. But astronauts discovered the same issue on another Crew Dragon.

China tells Evergrande's founder to use own money to pay company debt: Bloomberg

Hui Ka Yan's net worth is about $7.6 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaire's Index.

AI tool helps retailers and manufacturers predict supply chain issues

Large companies are using digital twins, AI-powered simulations, to predict disruptions to their supply chains and how to best address them.

No results for 'Squid Game' on Chinese e-commerce platforms: report

The popular Korean dystopian survival drama has not been officially released in China due to the nation's strict content licensing rules.

Sam's Club CEO: warehouses have had 'full employment' for 3 months

CEO Kathryn McLay told an audience that workers were enticed by the company's $17.30 average wage and "destination jobs and career ladders."

August record surge in home prices misleads — buyers are getting relief

US home prices rose 19.8% in August, S&P Dow Jones Indices said, but for the first time in five months, home inflation didn't hit another record high.

The Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Investor Describes Being Wooed by Theranos

DeVos family office doubled its investment after learning about startup’s breakthrough technology

Fox News' Neil Cavuto shares death threat after urging vaccination

Cavuto shared several emails and tweets from viewers mocking him for getting a breakthrough infection while vaccinated, including a death threat.

Corporate Minimum Tax Resurfaces as Democrats Hunt for Money

Senators offer updated plan to impose minimum levies on profitable corporations

Why we’re so afraid of Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg shows us that our inner lives aren't under our control

Avoiding A.I.’s bad reputation

Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost says it's important to distinguish the artificial intelligence his company develops from what Facebook and Google do.

Leadership equity can change the way your company innovates

Amazon, Facebook and executive teams all have some serious thinking to do.

Amazon falls behind on plan to open 100s of cashierless Fresh stores

So far, the internet giant has only opened two new cashierless Fresh grocery stores.

Shopify run-in inspired headless startup Rally, which raised $6 million

Rally is a new "headless" checkout solution for online sellers. Its founders said their experiences with Shopify inspired the idea.

See inside the $49.5 million NYC penthouse sold last week

The six-bed, six-bath luxury penthouse has a plunge pool, multiple terraces, and a glass-encased top-level with views of the Hudson River.

Senators Turn Child-Safety Spotlight on TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube

TikTok executive is questioned over algorithms blamed for steering young users to harmful content

Elon Musk fires back at Democrats' billionaire tax plan that could slap him with $10 billion annual tax bill

"Eventually, they run out of other people's money and then they come for you," Musk tweeted at the senator who just drafted a new billionaire tax.

U.N. Finds Nations’ Climate Plans Fall Short of Paris Accord

U.S. isn’t on track to hit its emissions targets, a United Nations report says

Meet 20 (small) companies looking to save the future of ESG

Here are 20 startups looking to make ESG and sustainability more than just side projects.

Houston vs. Atlanta Is Rob Manfred’s Nightmare World Series

The MLB commissioner yanked the All-Star Game out of Atlanta and punished the Astros for their cheating scandal. Fans are not expected to be forgiving in either city.

Mark Zuckerberg Sets Facebook on Long, Costly Path to Metaverse Reality

Social-media company sees growing market for digital clothes, tools in an online world people will inhabit

Sara Blakely celebrates Spanx’s Blackstone deal by giving all employees first class plane tickets and $10,000

The Broadsheet, Fortune Most Powerful Women by Kristen Bellstrom, Claire Zillman, and Emma Hinchliffe

Microsoft Earnings Jump as Cloud Services Thrive

Software giant’s business continued to expand in latest quarter on shift toward remote working

Xi Jinping wants ‘common prosperity,’ but China’s regressive tax codes favor the rich

China's tax system does little to offset rising disparities between the country's rich and poor.

Leaders can’t let fear of cancel culture stop them from being social

The idea isn’t to become a Titan of Twitter. It’s to demonstrate who you already are: Someone others can turn to for pioneering thought in your field.

3-D Printed Houses Are Sprouting Near Austin as Demand for Homes Grows

Project would be biggest 3-D printed housing development in U.S.

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine for Young Kids Backed by FDA Advisers

With the advisers’ recommendation in hand, the FDA is expected to decide soon on expanding use of the vaccine to 5- to 11-year-olds

Google Poised to Ride Hot Ad Market to a Record Quarter

Search giant’s revenue growth projected to be highest in 14 years

Facebook weathers an ugly day with stock up 4%

CEO Mark Zuckerberg is none too pleased about recent press reports, but at least its earnings wasn't the disaster some investors feared.

Elon Musk's net worth rose $36 billion as Tesla stock surged

Elon Musk's net worth rose to almost $289 billion on Monday, making him the richest person on Earth by a $96 billion margin over Jeff Bezos.

Zuckerberg: Facebook 'retooling' for young adults, not older users

Mark Zuckerberg said on an earnings call that Facebook is "retooling" its team to appeal to young people, a user base that favors rivals like TikTok.

Russia should worry about its partner China, US ambassador pick says

Russia and China's deepening ties have worried US officials, but some say Moscow should be worried about its increasingly powerful partner.

Extra Truly cases will be destroyed instead of discounted, exec says

Growth has stopped when it comes to Truly sales, its parent company says. It's a symptom of a larger trend in the hard seltzer category.

Watch: Spanx employees react to gift of $10K, plane tickets

Spanx's billionaire CEO surprised employees to celebrate Blackstone buying a majority stake in the company that values it at $1.2 billion.

Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

Party seeks legislative framework before Glasgow climate summit and to secure support for separate infrastructure package

Jeff Bezos' superyacht seen in Netherlands: Photos, video

Bezos' yacht will reportedly be completed in 2022 and will become the largest sailing yacht in the world.

Co-Head of Blackstone's Hedge-Fund Business to Leave Firm, Officials Say

With John McCormick stepping down, Joseph Dowling to be sole head of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management

Great workplace design can combat the ‘Great Resignation’

How companies can leverage their physical space to set themselves apart and win the talent wars.

California Drenched as Bomb Cyclone, Atmospheric River Hit West Coast

The Golden State gets pummeled with heavy rain, while Oregon and Washington see strong winds

Democrats inching toward new wealth taxes to fund scaled-down spending

Democrats are eyeing targeted taxes on billionaires to pay for their safety net expansion. They're rushing to wrap up talks with Manchin and Sinema.

Does Taiwan’s Military Stand a Chance Against China? Few Think So.

Poor preparation and low morale are pressing concerns; sweeping leaves and pulling weeds in basic training

Moderna Data Shows Covid-19 Vaccine Produced Strong Immune Response in 6- to 11-Year-Olds

Company to submit interim results to health regulators in U.S., Europe and elsewhere in seeking authorization for younger age group

Democrats look to Billionaire tax on unrealized capital gains

Democratic lawmakers are looking to a tax on unrealized capital gains for the ultrarich.

Zuckerberg opposed pushing Spanish-language voting information on WhatsApp

Zuckerberg's opposition to the WhatsApp proposal was exposed as part of a major leak of internal Facebook documents to a consortium of news outlets.

Amazon worker email to Jeff Bezos exposed huge payroll issues: report

"I'm crying as I write this email," Amazon worker Tara Jones wrote to Jeff Bezos, per The New York Times.

Startup Point Pickup's CEO wants to make gig work a career

Point Pickup CEO Tom Fiorita is launching an online platform for gig workers that aims to make this kind of work a viable way of life.

Lawsuits claim Nike has unpaid bills totaling over $70 million for new campus

Insider reporting shows a trail of subcontractors who say they haven't been paid for everything from installing glass to wiring electrical outlets for the company's new campus.

Tesla Surpasses $1 Trillion in Market Value as Hertz Orders 100,000 Vehicles

Hertz’s major bulk purchase could help Tesla get more of its cars into the hands of mainstream consumers

Amazon has a paid leave problem that costs workers money—and sometimes their jobs

Amazon paid leave system problems led workers to miss out on money in their paychecks.

Pandora papers: Congress must crack down on US tax havens for the wealthy

Thanks to lax trust laws, wealthy foreigners are stashing wealth in the US to avoid scrutiny. Congress must crack down on tax havens in the new bill.

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