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 fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused... Read more ...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as... 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 ...

US mission to the UN accuses China of 'exploiting COVID-19' to distract from...

US mission to the UN accuses China of 'exploiting COVID-19' to distract from abuses in Hong Kong as tensions boil over

The US mission to the UN accused China of exploiting the world's preoccupation with the spread of the new coronavirus to further erode Hong Kong's freedoms. Tensions between... 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 ...

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 ...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles freeway and clash with California Highway Patrol

Protesters in Los Angeles briefly overtook the 101 Freeway and shattered the windows of at least two law enforcement vehicles. Video from the incident shows protesters swarming... Read more ...

Many Americans say the pandemic changed their spending habits for the...

Many Americans say the pandemic changed their spending habits for the better, but experts are skeptical it will last

Surveys show that Americans redirected their discretionary income after restaurants and stores closed and social events were canceled because of the COVID-19 crisis. A majority... 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 ...