TWITTER APPLIES ANOTHER FACT CHECK-THIS TIME TO CHINA SPOKESMAN'S TWEETS ABOUT VIRUS ORIGINS

Twitter has applied a fact check tag to at least two posts by China Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian, both of which advanced...

TRUMPISTS DECLARE WAR ON TWITTER

President Donald Trump and some of his followers attacked Twitter and one of its leaders after the company added a fact-check label...

 
 
 

WHAT AMAZON WOULD GAIN BY BUYING SELF-DRIVING CAR STARTUP ZOOX

Amazon's possible acquisition of self-driving car startup Zoox would help the online retailing giant expand its burgeoning logistics-and-delivery...

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

THE U.S. CROSSES 100,000 COVID-19 DEATHS AS STATES REOPEN MORE BUSINESSES

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case...

 
 
 

LEAKED DOCUMENTS SHOW WHAT GOLDMAN SACHS REALLY THINKS OF BITCOIN

News that Goldman Sachs would be briefing clients about Bitcoin set the cryptocurrency world abuzz on Wednesday morning. Would the...

CAN'T PAY RENT? THE CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PACKAGE MAY BE ABLE TO HELP YOU

Times are tough for Americans; the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. economy and forced tens of millions of people to file...

 
 
 

STOCKS SURGE FOR A THIRD DAY, S&P 500 CLOSES ABOVE 3,000

U.S. stocks advanced for a third day on rising optimism the pandemic's damage to the economy has peaked. Treasuries rose and oil slipped. The...

THE CDC SAYS ANTIBODY TESTS SHOULDN'T BE USED TO MAKE RETURN-TO-WORK DECISIONS

COVID-19 antibody tests will eventually prove key to determining how and when to reopen businesses and allow mass congregations-but...

 
 
 
On average, top CEOs make over $12.3 million. Can that continue after the coronavirus?

ON AVERAGE, TOP CEOS MAKE OVER $12.3 MILLION. CAN THAT CONTINUE AFTER THE CORONAVIRUS?

The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their...

Walmart's latest move to build more fashion cred: The resale market

WALMART'S LATEST MOVE TO BUILD MORE FASHION CRED: THE RESALE MARKET

Walmart has been trying for years to establish itself as a fashion destination that can offer more than cheap basics-with some success-and...

 
 
 

INSTAGRAM THROWS INFLUENCERS A LIFELINE WITH REVENUE SHARING FOR IGTV ADS

Instagram helped create the $6.5 billion influencer economy-and now the app is taking steps to help it weather the COVID-19 storm. On...

HOW A TRIP TO AN ENGLISH CASTLE UNITED BRITAIN AGAINST THE COUNTRY'S LOCKDOWN ARCHITECT

The story sounds like something out of a lesser Shakespeare work. A deadly disease haunts the land, killing young and old from city...

 
 
 

LARRY KRAMER, PLAYWRIGHT AND AIDS ACTIVIST, DIES AT 84

Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers' consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant...

DISNEY WORLD WILL REOPEN IN JULY-WITH SIGNIFICANT CHANGES

Walt Disney World in Orlando, one of the world's largest tourist destinations with more than 90 million visitors annually, is set to...

 
 
 

POMPEO SAYS HONG KONG NO LONGER AUTONOMOUS FROM THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT

Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo notified Congress on Wednesday that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous...

The tweet that broke the bird's back

THE TWEET THAT BROKE THE BIRD'S BACK

It's finally happened-the tweet that broke the bird's back. For the first time ever, Twitter has slapped a fact-checking label on posts...

 
 
 

CRYPTOCURRENCY IS COMING FOR SOCIAL NETWORKS

There is an image I cannot get out of my mind. It is of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg telling a plucky employee in a giant inflatable...

WHY ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ BELIEVES SO DEEPLY IN ‘CRYPTO'

While most venture capital firms are on their heels, focused on keeping their existing startup bets alive during the pandemic, Andreessen...

 
 
 

JIMMY FALLON APOLOGIZES FOR USING BLACKFACE IN 20-YEAR-OLD ‘SNL' SKIT

NBC “Tonight” show host Jimmy Fallon has apologized for doing an impersonation of fellow comic Chris Rock while in blackface during...

BUSINESS CRITIC ANAND GIRIDHARADAS HAS A MESSAGE FOR NEWLY GRADUATING MBAS

Author and business critic Anand Giridharadas has a simple message for this year's business school graduates: Forget everything you...

 
 
 



Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter... Read more ...

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health... Read more ...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as experts predict that it will surpass 125,000 deaths by August

Brazil is predicted to surpass 125,000 COVID-19 deaths by August 4, according to new estimates from the University of Washington . By comparison, the US is expected to reach... Read more ...

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus on January 21 from a... Read more ...

Ridership drop speeds repairs; colleges eye reopening plans

Ridership drop speeds repairs; colleges eye reopening plans

BOSTON - A precipitous drop in public transit ridership due to COVID-19 concerns has given the MBTA a chance to accelerate some previously planned upgrades, Gov. Charlie Baker... Read more ...

Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday...

Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused Twitter of squashing free speech

Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the President plans to issue an executive order "pertaining to social media," several White House reporters aboard Air Force One... Read more ...

Walz signs order allowing outdoor dining amid pandemic

Walz signs order allowing outdoor dining amid pandemic

MINNEAPOLIS - Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Wednesday that formally implements the next phase of his “Stay Safe MN” plan, which will allow restaurants and bars to... Read more ...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off thousands of workers

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 Max , the same day it announced it was laying off nearly 7,000 workers. The plane was grounded worldwide in March 2019, and production... Read more ...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest against the death of George Floyd

Videos shared on social media show people looting a Target store in Minneapolis amid protests against the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his... Read more ...

Nevada casinos start luring customers after opening date set

Nevada casinos start luring customers after opening date set

LAS VEGAS - Casinos from Lake Tahoe to Laughlin started announcing plans Wednesday to lure back customers beginning June 4, with one downtown Las Vegas hotel owner buying more... Read more ...