Facebook reveals how its content-dispute final-appeals board will work

FACEBOOK REVEALS HOW ITS CONTENT-DISPUTE FINAL-APPEALS BOARD WILL WORK

Facebook on Tuesday revealed how it plans to handle disputes over its content decisions, detailing how its purportedly independent...

THOUSANDS LINED UP FOR AMAZON'S CAREER DAY

 
 
 
Tech review: Camera-maker Wyze introduces sensors and smart bulbs that won't break the bank

TECH REVIEW: CAMERA-MAKER WYZE INTRODUCES SENSORS AND SMART BULBS THAT WON'T BREAK THE BANK

If I haven't mentioned it before, I'm a fan of Wyze, a technology company founded by a small group of people who worked together at...

GRAINS MIXED, LIVESTOCK MIXED

CHICAGO - Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

 
 
 
Tech Q&A: Is that e-warning a scam? Here are clues

TECH Q&A: IS THAT E-WARNING A SCAM? HERE ARE CLUES

Q: I received what appears to be a scam e-mail from Computer Help Security & Services. It urged me to renew my membership or call their...

Amazon's Alexa Answers raises questions about information quality and transparency issues

AMAZON'S ALEXA ANSWERS RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT INFORMATION QUALITY AND TRANSPARENCY ISSUES

SEATTLE - Amazon's new Alexa Answers program, which encourages unpaid volunteers to fill in gaps in its databases to better respond...

 
 
 

IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO BUY A NEW CAR, THIS TRADE DEAL COULD MEAN HIGHER PRICES

WASHINGTON - The price of a small car could increase $322 to $627 if the United States agrees to a new free trade deal with Mexico...

Fed is expected to cut interest rates again by quarter point

FED IS EXPECTED TO CUT INTEREST RATES AGAIN BY QUARTER POINT

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday is poised to cut interest rates for a second straight time, but the big question is:...

 
 
 

IT'S DECISION TIME FOR THE US FEDERAL RESERVE

Just about everyone predicted the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates on Wednesday. But the market is no longer sure.

CHICAGO MAYOR PROPOSES ZONING RULE LIMITING POT DISPENSARIES

CHICAGO - When the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal, Chicago's mayor wants its sale banned in the central business district,...

 
 
 
Minnesota Supreme Court rejects appeal regarding Enbridge's new $2.9 billion pipeline

MINNESOTA SUPREME COURT REJECTS APPEAL REGARDING ENBRIDGE'S NEW $2.9 BILLION PIPELINE

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by opponents regarding the environmental impact statement for Enbridge's...

OIL PRICES TUMBLE AFTER SAUDI ARABIA SAYS PRODUCTION IS COMING BACK ONLINE

Oil prices dropped sharply Tuesday, following Monday's surge that sent shock waves around the world.

 
 
 

¿SE APAGÓ REPENTINAMENTE TU E-SCOOTER ALQUILADO? CULPA A LA CERCA GEOGRÁFICA INVISIBLE

LOS ÁNGELES - Al igual que muchos turistas que recorren Santa Mónica en scooters electrónicos todos los días, Elliot Stephenson, de...

INVESTORS IN SECURITIES FRAUD SCHEME TO GET MILLIONS BACK

More than 3,600 investors who lost savings to an alleged securities fraud involving a South Florida cash-advance company stand to recover...

 
 
 
The man who put MoviePass in spotlight just made a bid to take it private - and revive it

THE MAN WHO PUT MOVIEPASS IN SPOTLIGHT JUST MADE A BID TO TAKE IT PRIVATE - AND REVIVE IT

Ted Farnsworth is a survivor. The sometime South Florida resident - and, until Tuesday, head of MoviePass' parent company - has stared...

Sources: GM offers 2% raises to UAW; company ends strikers' health care

SOURCES: GM OFFERS 2% RAISES TO UAW; COMPANY ENDS STRIKERS' HEALTH CARE

DETROIT - General Motors stopped paying for health care coverage for striking workers Tuesday, the company confirmed. That means striking...

 
 
 
GM, White House deny report that Trump administration involved in strike talks

GM, WHITE HOUSE DENY REPORT THAT TRUMP ADMINISTRATION INVOLVED IN STRIKE TALKS

WASHINGTON - General Motors and the UAW said Tuesday that the Trump administration is playing no role that they know of in negotiations...

GRAINS MOSTLY LOWER, LIVESTOCK MIXED

Wheat for Dec. was off 4.75 cents at 4.8425 a bushel; Dec. corn fell 6 cents at 3.68 a bushel, Dec. oats was up .25 cent at $2.8125...

 
 
 
Juul's sales are halted in China, days after debut

JUUL'S SALES ARE HALTED IN CHINA, DAYS AFTER DEBUT

SAN FRANCISCO - Juul Labs Inc., America's largest e-cigarette brand, only started selling its nicotine vaporizers online in China last...

'Once you have it, you need it': Opioid epidemic still rages

'ONCE YOU HAVE IT, YOU NEED IT': OPIOID EPIDEMIC STILL RAGES

As lawyers exchange mountains of paper and dicker over the details of a settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, Americans are...

 
 
 



Housing Starts increase to 1.364 Million Annual Rate in August, Highest in...

Housing Starts increase to 1.364 Million Annual Rate in August, Highest in 12 Years

From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and Completions Housing Starts: Privately‐owned housing starts in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,364,000. This is... Read more ...

PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform

PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform

PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months. Read more ...

The investment chief at $1.5 trillion Prudential Financial told us which...

The investment chief at $1.5 trillion Prudential Financial told us which sectors she's targeting to beat a stock market that looks 'overbought'

Prudential Financial chief market strategist Quincy Krosby says investors should still be willing to take some risks even though stocks look expensive and trade war fears... Read more ...

Facebook is launching a $149 camera that sits next to your TV and lets you...

Facebook is launching a $149 camera that sits next to your TV and lets you video chat with your WhatsApp and Messenger friends

On Wednesday, Facebook unveiled a host of new devices that it says are right in line with its overall mission of connecting people. The devices include a redesigned version of... Read more ...

Google's parental control software Family Link gains much-needed features

Google's parental control software Family Link gains much-needed features

Google's parental control software, Family Link , is getting a noteworthy update today with the addition of new features that will allow parents to limit screen time per app... Read more ...

Uber will study Dallas as its possible next self-driving car market

Uber will study Dallas as its possible next self-driving car market

Uber Uber plans to study Dallas' streets to potentially roll out self-driving car tests in the Texas city. The company says it will send manual drivers in November to collect... Read more ...

The batch of companies IPOing in 2019 is the least profitable since the tech...

The batch of companies IPOing in 2019 is the least profitable since the tech bubble, Goldman Sachs finds

AP Photo/Richard Drew This year's class of IPOs is expected to be the least profitable of any year since the height of the tech bubble in 1999, according to Goldman Sachs... Read more ...

Job seekers who came out to Amazon Career Day reveal why they braved long...

Job seekers who came out to Amazon Career Day reveal why they braved long, 'haphazard' lines and a crowded tent to hear about working at the e-commerce giant

Thousands of people waited in hour-long lines in Arlington, Virginia, on Tuesday to participate in Amazon Career Day. We spoke with several people in line who expressed a mix... Read more ...

Major Red Flag: The Fed Shocks Everyone With An Emergency Intervention In...

Major Red Flag: The Fed Shocks Everyone With An Emergency Intervention In The Repo Market For The First Time Since 2008

For the very first time since the last financial crisis, the Federal Reserve has been forced to conduct an emergency intervention in the repo market. I know that a lot of... Read more ...

'The early stages of a collapse': The stock market is undergoing a ruthless...

'The early stages of a collapse': The stock market is undergoing a ruthless shift that reminds JPMorgan of a seemingly invincible trade that blew up in 2018

Marko Kolanovic, JPMorgan's global head of quantitative and derivatives strategy, thinks the recent spike in oil prices will accelerate the decline of one of the market's... Read more ...