State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon's second headquarters. But many of them will not disclose the tax breaks...
Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 05:30 PM EST
New Layoffs at Indiana Carrier Factory Year After Trump Deal
A new round of layoffs is taking effect this week at the Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis a little more than a year after President Donald Trump touted a deal that staved off the plant's closure and...
Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 02:17 PM EST
Las Vegas Hotels Bet on Technology to Attract, Dazzle Guests
It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a...
Jeff Bezos' wealth reportedly hit $105.1 billion this week, making him the richest man alive among those whose wealth is publicly traceable, CNBC reported. But Bezos hasn't always been a billionaire. He was born...
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 08:31 AM EST
Credit Card Debt Hits New Record High: Federal Reserve
U.S. consumer borrowing jumped 8.8 percent in November, the most in more than two years, a sign of growing confidence in the economy.
The Federal Reserve said Monday that Americans added nearly $28 billion...
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 08:37 AM EST
Apple Shareholders Call on Board to Study Screen Time Impact
Apple shareholders are calling on the company's board of directors to study the impact of smartphones on children.
Parents have expressed concern about the amount of time kids spend on their smartphones, and...
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 08:09 AM EST
Not a 'Big Baller': Big Baller Brand Gets 'F' Rating
LaVar Ball often gets heat for the things he says, but now he's getting dinged for his business dealings.
The Better Business Bureau has given an "F" rating to Big Baller Brand, the athletic apparel company...
Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 09:33 PM EST
Fired Google Engineer Sues, Claiming Reverse Discrimination
An ex-Google employee, fired after his internal memo arguing against the company’s diversity efforts drew widespread criticism, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company, NBC News reported....
Twitter said Friday that it will not block world leaders or any of their “controversial Tweets” in the interest of advancing “the global, public conversation.”
In a brief blog post that does not mention any...