Amazon announced Thursday the 20 locations it will consider for its new $5 billion facility, a project estimated to add 50,000 jobs and deliver a billion-dollar boost to the winning locale’s regional economy.
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 07:41 PM EST
NYC, Newark Among 20 Finalists for Amazon's 2nd Headquarters
Amazon has narrowed its list of cities to call home to its second North America headquarters to 20, and New York City and Newark, New Jersey, are among the finalists, the online retail giant announced in a...
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 08:12 PM EST
Apple to Build 2nd Campus, Hire 20,000 in $350B Pledge
Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy.
The pledge announced Wednesday is an offshoot...
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 11:19 AM EST
Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism
Facebook, Google and Twitter shared with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday steps each tech giant has tekn to combat extremist content in Washington D.C, CNBC reported.
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 09:53 AM EST
After 'Monkey Hoodie' Scandal, H&M Hires Diversity Leader
Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle."
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 05:35 PM EST
Facebook a ‘Living, Breathing Crime Scene': Tech Ethicist
Facebook announced last week that it would start prioritizing “meaningful posts from friends and family in News Feed” with less content from pages, publishers and brands.
But former Facebook employees told NBC...
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 04:17 PM EST
Watchdog: Foreign Groups Among Spenders at Trump Properties
More than 60 groups, including foreign governments, political campaigns and business organizations, spent money at Trump-branded properties across the U.S. last year, according to a report Tuesday by a watchdog...
NBC has less than 10 ad spots left to sell a little less than a month ahead of Super Bowl 52, the network says.
Ads are going for slightly more than $5 million per 30-second spot.
The big game, which is as...
Swiss food and drink giant Nestle is selling its U.S. candy business to Italy's Ferrero for about $2.8 billion in cash. Ferrero will take over iconic chocolate brands Butterfinger and Crunch bars, as well as the...
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 11:17 AM EST
CVS Pharmacy Promises to End Touchups of Its Beauty Images
Pharmacy giant CVS announced Monday that it would ban touchups of images for beauty products from its stores, websites, social media and marketing materials.
"We all want to be reflected in a true fashion,...