- What we can learn about modern financial scams from the man who tried to sell the Eiffel Tower—twiceby Ben Carlson on 15/01/2020 at 3:21 am
Although he took bids from all interested parties, as with most scams the patsy was picked out well in advance.
- Millions of Americans have been purged from voter rolls—and may not even realize itby Natasha Bach on 15/01/2020 at 3:21 am
Purging voting rolls is done to remove the names of individuals who have died, moved, or have otherwise become ineligible to vote. But purges can also remove eligible voters.
- 3 things investors can bank on in the uncertain 2020sby Ben Carlson on 15/01/2020 at 3:20 am
You can't predict what will happen in the markets—but you can prepare.
- In a blindfold test, what would investors think of Tesla?by Shawn Tully on 15/01/2020 at 3:19 am
Investors have bid up Tesla shares to record highs. But are they looking closely enough at what's lurking under the hood?
- Direct listings don’t allow for companies to secure new funding—but that could soon changeby reymashayekhi on 15/01/2020 at 3:18 am
Stock exchanges and investment banks alike want companies to be allowed to raise new capital via the novel public market model, but the SEC has yet to give the go-ahead.
- No more ‘chicken or fish?’ on wedding invites. Now on the menu: Plant-based entréesby Rachel King on 15/01/2020 at 3:17 am
Couples are divorcing the traditional steak-and-chicken wedding dinner for vegan menus.
- This former D.C. insider is building a bank for ‘forgotten Americans’by Bernhard Warner on 15/01/2020 at 3:16 am
Aspiration has big-name backers. Its mission is to disrupt retail banking.
- The oral history of Laura Dern—in her own wordsby Stacey Wilson Hunt on 15/01/2020 at 3:15 am
The now three-time Oscar nominee—who’s closer than ever to Hollywood’s top prize thanks to her Globe-winning turn in Netflix’s "Marriage Story"—walks us through career-highlight moments from 40 years of acting.
- Trump pressures Apple to unlock Florida attacker’s iPhonesby Verne Kopytoff on 15/01/2020 at 12:51 am
President Donald Trump called for Apple to unlock iPhones used by the gunman behind the Dec. 6 terrorist attack on a Florida Navy base.
- Exclusive: Precision health firm Color just scored a $75 million funding roundby Sy Mukherjee on 14/01/2020 at 10:44 pm
Color just scored a massive funding round led by T Rowe Price and others. Here's why it matters.
- JPMorgan trading surge helps fuel most profitable year everby Defne Gencler on 14/01/2020 at 10:15 pm
JPMorgan Chase & Co. just posted the best year for any U.S. bank in history.
- Fortune gets a bold redesign, with user experience in mindby Margaret Rhodes on 14/01/2020 at 9:57 pm
This week, we have some design news of our own.
- Facebook criticized for deleting posts supporting Iranian general killed by U.S.by Alyssa Newcomb on 14/01/2020 at 9:23 pm
"If Facebook’s interpretation of the sanctions laws were correct, the laws would be in grave tension with First Amendment free speech principles,” says one expert.
- Privatized water is hurting the poor and thirstyby tamaraelwaylly on 14/01/2020 at 8:18 pm
The "New York Times" offers a look at how privately-owned water tankers are taking advantage of the most desperate and underserved.
- World War I takes the pop culture spotlight after years of being the ‘neglected war’by radmarya on 14/01/2020 at 6:00 pm
Movie “1917” and a concept album by English band Field Music are among new depictions of the Great War and its effects.
- Why Microsoft is leaning into E3—and Sony is bowing out—amid ‘marketing hype war’by Chris Morris on 14/01/2020 at 5:00 pm
PlayStation manufacturer will skip for second straight year, with PS5 release looming.
- What the Struggles of Pizza and Coffee-Making Robots Mean for Investorsby jonathanvanian2015 on 14/01/2020 at 4:56 pm
In recent weeks, two high-profile robotics startups specializing in food preparation have both significantly slashed costs.
- House expected to vote Wednesday to send articles of impeachment to Senateby Jaclyn Gallucci on 14/01/2020 at 3:27 pm
Speaker Nancy Pelosi was meeting privately Tuesday at the Capitol with House Democrats about next steps, ending her blockade almost a month after they voted to impeach Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
- Disney is ready to roll out new ‘Star Wars’ sagas as one story endsby radmarya on 14/01/2020 at 3:00 pm
As ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ ties up old story lines, Disney has more planned in the form of movies, TV, theme parks, and video games.
- Russians hacked gas company key to Ukraine scandal, U.S. cybersecurity researchers sayby Jaclyn Gallucci on 14/01/2020 at 2:58 pm
A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military agents have successfully hacked the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the scandal that led to President Donald Trump’s impeachment. Russian agents launched a phishing campaign in early November to steal the login credentials of employees of Burisma Holdings, the gas company, according to Area 1 Security,