ARE CASHLESS STORES AND RESTAURANTS FAIR? NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL SAYS NO

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept...

SONOS APOLOGIZES AFTER BACKLASH OVER UPDATES FOR AGING SPEAKERS

Sonos CEO Patrick Spence apologized to customers after a backlash over the company's plan to halt software updates for older products. The...

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: AMERICAN WELL'S NEXT ACT IS TURNING YOUR BEDROOM INTO A HOSPITAL

This is the web version of Brainstorm Health Daily, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top health care news. To get it delivered daily...

XEROX ESCALATES HP TAKEOVER FIGHT WITH PUSH TO REPLACE BOARD

Xerox Holdings Corp. said it intends to nominate 11 directors to replace the board of HP Inc. after the personal-computer maker refused...

 
 
 
Dear ally: “It's not about you”

DEAR ALLY: “IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU”

“I've been doing this a long time, and it's deeply human stuff,” says Katrina Jones, whose diversity work has included senior roles...

INTEL'S FOURTH QUARTER BOOM BLOWS ITS TROUBLES AWAY

In his first year or so running Intel , new CEO Bob Swan has spent a stunning amount of time trying to reassure Wall Street that the...

 
 
 

GEORGE SOROS TO START $1 BILLION UNIVERSITY TO FIGHT AUTHORITARIANISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Billionaire George Soros said he will commit $1 billion to start a global university to fight authoritarian governments and climate...

THE U.S. DOESN'T MANDATE DIVERSE BOARDROOMS-BUT NOW GOLDMAN SACHS DOES

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said on Thursday that the bank would refuse to take a company public unless it had at least one “diverse”...

 
 
 

MAJOR INSURERS ARE TEAMING UP WITH A NONPROFIT TO CUT THE PRICE OF GENERIC DRUGS

A major coalition of health insurers is committing $55 million to partner with an upstart nonprofit with the goal of lowering generic...

Tinder rolls out verification service to curb catfishing-blue checkmark included

TINDER ROLLS OUT VERIFICATION SERVICE TO CURB CATFISHING-BLUE CHECKMARK INCLUDED

Tinder is a remarkably popular dating app , but you don't always end up with who you expect when you go on a date. Now the service...

 
 
 

APPLE INKS DEALS WITH FITNESS CHAINS TO GIVE REWARDS TO APPLE WATCH USERS

Apple made a splash on Thursday, announcing a new partnership with four fitness chains to promote the use of Apple Watch, as well as...

‘Zombi Child' auteur Bertrand Bonello on colonialism, French trap music, and a ‘cinema of fear'

‘ZOMBI CHILD' AUTEUR BERTRAND BONELLO ON COLONIALISM, FRENCH TRAP MUSIC, AND A ‘CINEMA OF FEAR'

Abstract and unsettling, Bertrand Bonello's Zombi Child is a true requiem for the undead, reaching back through Haitian history to...

 
 
 

HOW THE AIR TRAVEL INDUSTRY IS DEALING WITH THE DEADLY WUHAN CORONAVIRUS

Airports and airlines are stepping up efforts to protect staff and passengers from a deadly virus originating in Wuhan , with Cathay...

FedEx text scam: These fake personalized ‘alerts' could result in identity theft

FEDEX TEXT SCAM: THESE FAKE PERSONALIZED ‘ALERTS' COULD RESULT IN IDENTITY THEFT

Law enforcement officials and FedEx are warning people about a new, very convincing scam that appears to be a text notification from...

 
 
 

BORED AND WEARY SENATORS OPENLY FLOUT BASIC GUIDELINES DURING IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

So much for the Senate's quaint rules and tradition. Almost immediately after Chief Justice John Roberts gaveled in Wednesday's session...

BLOSSOM CAPITAL FOUNDER OPHELIA BROWN IS TIRED OF ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT HER GENDER

This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Europe has been quietly killing...

 
 
 
Sundance 2020: Hunting for the next indie hit and what it may be worth

SUNDANCE 2020: HUNTING FOR THE NEXT INDIE HIT AND WHAT IT MAY BE WORTH

With this year's Sundance Film Festival kicking off in Park City, Utah, on Thursday, film buyers will be on the lookout for the next...

TRUMP'S IMPEACHMENT TRIAL DEEMED NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME BY TELEVISION EXECUTIVES

The first night of arguments in favor of President Donald Trump's impeachment before the U.S. Senate was judged not ready for prime...

 
 
 

WILL RETIRING BABY BOOMERS CRASH THE STOCK MARKET?

There are 73 million baby boomers in the United States. By 2030, this entire generation will be age 65 or older as roughly 10,000 boomers...

A.I. IS “THE MOST IMPORTANT PROJECT HUMANITY WILL EVER WORK ON”

Good morning, Data Sheet readers. Fortune writer Aric Jenkins here, subbing in for Adam, and I have a question for you: What is the...

 
 
 



Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In...

Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic. Read more ...

The CEO of Intel says that the 'insatiable demand' for enough processing...

The CEO of Intel says that the 'insatiable demand' for enough processing power to handle tons of data led it to a big beat on Wall Street expectations

Intel shares rallied more than 6% on Thursday after the chipmaker topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter. The tech giant got a huge lift from its data center... Read more ...

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

Well-known liberal billionaire George Soros said he believes Facebook will work with Trump to get the president re-elected, as first reported by Bloomberg . Speaking at Davos... Read more ...

China spent the crucial first days of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak...

China spent the crucial first days of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak arresting people who posted about it online and threatening journalists

In the early days of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, Chinese officials arrested citizens they accused of spreading rumors about the illness online. Journalists have also... Read more ...

President Trump says Mark Zuckerberg running for president 'wouldn't be too...

President Trump says Mark Zuckerberg running for president 'wouldn't be too frightening'

President Trump was asked about Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, in a new interview with CNBC's Squawk Box . "I heard he's going to run for president," Trump said. "That... Read more ...

The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant...

The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant travelers to halt 'birth tourism'

The State Department unveiled a new rule on Thursday designed to stop pregnant women who intend to give birth in the US to obtain citizenship for their child. The Trump... Read more ...

Leaked pitch deck shows how WarnerMedia plans to become the dominant media...

Leaked pitch deck shows how WarnerMedia plans to become the dominant media company by spending on HBO Max and ad tech division Xandr

WarnerMedia executives presented a deck to advertisers that shows how parent company AT&T plans to try to become the biggest media company. The company said it planned a big... Read more ...

Southwest had a mess of a year because of the 737 Max, and it's only going...

Southwest had a mess of a year because of the 737 Max, and it's only going to get worse - but there are a few bright spots

Southwest Airlines reported fourth quarter and full 2019 earnings following a tumultuous year without its flagship plane, the Boeing 737 Max. The airline is the biggest... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs CEO says no IPOs for companies without at least one 'diverse'...

Goldman Sachs CEO says no IPOs for companies without at least one 'diverse' board member starting in July

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said Thursday in an interview with CNBC in Davos, Switzerland that starting in July, the bank won't help companies without at least one... Read more ...

Uber begins mapping Washington D.C. for self-driving vehicles

Uber begins mapping Washington D.C. for self-driving vehicles

Uber today announced that it has begun mapping public roads in Washington, D.C. with a small fleet of self-driving vehicles. Read more ...