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Snoop Dogg to promote Israeli pot-growing machine

7 minutes ago   |   Chron

JERUSALEM - An Israeli start-up that promotes home-grown marijuana says it has signed on American rapper Snoop Dogg as a brand ambassador. Snoop, an outspoken advocate of...
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US stocks edge higher on company earnings; Biogen surges

7 minutes ago   |   Chron   |   3 articles

NEW YORK - Stocks edged higher in early trading Tuesday following several positive earnings reports from U.S. companies, holding the S&P 500 above 3,000 and within range of its...
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Sphero's STEM robotics kit goes on sale

17 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

Following a crowdfunding campaign that raised an impressive $1 million earlier this year, Sphero's STEM/STEAM kit RVR is now on sale. Announced back in February as part of the...
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FTC settles with Devumi, a company that sold fake followers, for $2.5M

17 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   3 articles

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has put an end to the deceptive marketing tactics of Devumi, a company that sold fake indicators of social media influence - like Twitter...
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Firefox gets personalized privacy reports

Firefox gets personalized privacy reports

17 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   3 articles

Mozilla today announced that its Enhanced Tracking Protection feature for Firefox, which launched in July , has now blocked a total of over 450 billion third-party tracking...
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The Technology 202: Joe Biden fundraises off Facebook's discovery of Russian campaigns against him

19 minutes ago   |   Washington Post

It's not just tech companies that are in a position of relative strength since 2016.
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Markets Right Now: Stocks off to mixed start on Wall Street

25 minutes ago   |   Chron

NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets : 9:35 a.m. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as gains by health care companies are offset by losses...
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Under Armour's Billionaire Founder Steps Down After Over Two Decades At The Helm

35 minutes ago   |   Forbes   |   10 articles

Kevin Plank started the sportswear company in 1996 while playing football at the University of Maryland.
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How Juul went from a $38 billion darling to uncertain future and FDA investigation

35 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

E-cigarette startup Juul has exploded in popularity since its launch in 2015. The company briefly made its founders billionaires, created a new verb, and resurrected the United...
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Applied Underwriters Chairman: $920M Deal Completed Without California's Approval

35 minutes ago   |   A.M. Best   |   5 articles

Applied Underwriters' disputed $920 million stock repurchase from Berkshire Hathaway is final, according to company executives, saying the buyers had to redomesticate to...
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Kevin Plank is stepping down as CEO of Under Armour

Kevin Plank is stepping down as CEO of Under Armour

Under Armour's Kevin Plank is stepping down as CEO of the business. Plank, who founded the company in 1996, will become executive chairman and brand chief. Patrik Frisk has... Read more ...

SoftBank is reportedly paying WeWork founder Adam Neumann $1.7 billion to...

SoftBank is reportedly paying WeWork founder Adam Neumann $1.7 billion to step off the board

SoftBank is about to take control of WeWork, as the office-sharing firm battles to stay afloat, according to a Wall Street Journal report . WeWork founder and former CEO Adam... Read more ...

Hasbro tanks as trade-war tariffs and a pending acquisition bite into toy...

Hasbro tanks as trade-war tariffs and a pending acquisition bite into toy profits

Hasbro on Tuesday reported weaker-than-expected earnings and revenue for the third quarter, prompting shares to tumble as much as 11% in early trading. Profits saw increased... Read more ...

The female chairman of Tesla's board on what makes a successful C-suite...

The female chairman of Tesla's board on what makes a successful C-suite executive, the power of mentorship, and being an authentic leader

Megan McNealy is the founder of Well-Being Drives Success. McNealy is an impact entrepreneur and over 20-year first vice president and wealth management advisor at one of the... Read more ...

Biogen surges 40% after stunning reversal sees it revive plans for...

Biogen surges 40% after stunning reversal sees it revive plans for Alzheimer's treatment

Shares of Biogen surged more than 40% on Tuesday morning after the company announced plans to seek approval for an experimental Alzheimer's treatment called... Read more ...

Half the world's banks are too weak to survive downturn - McKinsey

Half the world's banks are too weak to survive downturn - McKinsey

A new survey from consultancy McKinsey & Co has found that a majority of banks globally may not be economically viable because their returns on equity aren't keeping pace with... Read more ...

After pulling out of Syria, the US is left watching the country's fate being...

After pulling out of Syria, the US is left watching the country's fate being decided in Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Russia to disc uss a potential peace plan for northeastern Syria with President Vladimir Putin. The discussions come amid Turkey's... Read more ...

Australian fintech Athena Home Loans is launching a new offering after a $70...

Australian fintech Athena Home Loans is launching a new offering after a $70 million funding round

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To check to see if you already have access to Business Insider... Read more ...

How to remove a credit card from your PS4, and edit or add other cards to...

How to remove a credit card from your PS4, and edit or add other cards to make purchases from the PlayStation Store

It's easy to remove a credit card from your PS4 if you no longer want to store your information to make purchases. You can add up to three credit cards on a PS4 , and change... Read more ...

Lawmakers are getting ready to grill Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the...

Lawmakers are getting ready to grill Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the Libra cryptocurrency project. But they may not get the answers they're looking for

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Financial Services Committee on October 23 to answer questions about his company's impact on the financial services... Read more ...