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Sears is reportedly betting on a lifeline from its controversial former CEO to keep it from liquidating in the next few weeks

SEARS IS REPORTEDLY BETTING ON A LIFELINE FROM ITS CONTROVERSIAL FORMER CEO TO KEEP IT FROM LIQUIDATING IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS

Sears is about to find itself in a dire cash situation, according to court filings reported by Bloomberg . The company is relying on...

Plaid, the fintech startup that quietly powers tech behemoths like Robinhood, Venmo, and Coinbase, is seeking funding at a $2 billion valuation

PLAID, THE FINTECH STARTUP THAT QUIETLY POWERS TECH BEHEMOTHS LIKE ROBINHOOD, VENMO, AND COINBASE, IS SEEKING FUNDING AT A $2 BILLION VALUATION

Fintech company Plaid is holding talks with potential investors about raising money at a valuation of $2 billion or more. The funding...

 
 
 
Greta Van Fleet unleash their debut album, Anthem of the Peaceful Army: Stream

GRETA VAN FLEET UNLEASH THEIR DEBUT ALBUM, ANTHEM OF THE PEACEFUL ARMY: STREAM

It's been just over a year and a half since Greta Van Fleet exploded onto the scene with their debut single, “Highway Tune”. Two EPs...

Summer workshops

SUMMER WORKSHOPS

Please join me this summer to paint beautiful, northwest Michigan. I'll be teaching three workshops. The first is a one-day, plein...

 
 
 
'Change the board': Hedge-fund billionaire Dan Loeb lays out his plan to turn around Campbell Soup

'CHANGE THE BOARD': HEDGE-FUND BILLIONAIRE DAN LOEB LAYS OUT HIS PLAN TO TURN AROUND CAMPBELL SOUP

Third Point Management, the hedge fund owned by the billionaire Dan Loeb, on Thursday laid out its plan to turn around Campbell Soup. The...

Big Ten's best: Ohio State's Haskins and Michigan's Winovich

BIG TEN'S BEST: OHIO STATE'S HASKINS AND MICHIGAN'S WINOVICH

Big Ten's best so far: Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins, Michigan DE Chase Winovich

 
 
 
Careem, a ridehailing company in acquisition talks with Uber, raised $200 million from Saudi backers

CAREEM, A RIDEHAILING COMPANY IN ACQUISITION TALKS WITH UBER, RAISED $200 MILLION FROM SAUDI BACKERS

Careem, a Middle East ride-hailing equivalent to Uber, has raised a $200 million tranche for its latest round of funding. The deal...

The fate of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi hangs over SoftBank as it looks to raise another $100 billion fund

THE FATE OF MISSING JOURNALIST JAMAL KHASHOGGI HANGS OVER SOFTBANK AS IT LOOKS TO RAISE ANOTHER $100 BILLION FUND

Japanese conglomerate and tech investor SoftBank is under scrutiny over its ties to Saudi Arabia, a major backer of its $100 billion...

 
 
 
Woman diagnosed with breast cancer for second time after hair stylist found a bald spot on her HEAD

WOMAN DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER FOR SECOND TIME AFTER HAIR STYLIST FOUND A BALD SPOT ON HER HEAD

Patricia Bolle, 68, of Haslett, Michigan, is fighting her second round of breast cancer after her hair stylist found a bald spot on...

Post-IPO Chat With CEO of Anaplan As Its Trading Price Surge Holds

POST-IPO CHAT WITH CEO OF ANAPLAN AS ITS TRADING PRICE SURGE HOLDS

Enterprise planning software company Anaplan pulled off its IPO in the middle of a broad market slump last week-raising $263.5 million-and...

 
 
 
Postmates launches food delivery in 134 new U.S. cities

POSTMATES LAUNCHES FOOD DELIVERY IN 134 NEW U.S. CITIES

Homebodies across the U.S. have reason to celebrate. Postmates - the on-demand food delivery service so popular in major cities that...

In Boston, Paul Allen Aimed to Boost Bioscience's “Tempo of Discovery”

IN BOSTON, PAUL ALLEN AIMED TO BOOST BIOSCIENCE'S “TEMPO OF DISCOVERY”

The scientific interests of the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen led him to fund a pair of major research centers in the Boston...

 
 
 
6-Year-Old Boy Sells Pumpkins To Raise Money For A Diabetic Alert Dog

6-YEAR-OLD BOY SELLS PUMPKINS TO RAISE MONEY FOR A DIABETIC ALERT DOG

6-year-old Ian Unger has Type I Diabetes and relies on an insulin pump and a 24-hour glucose monitor. More than anything, he wants...

No. 6 Michigan prepares for rivalry game against Michigan State

NO. 6 MICHIGAN PREPARES FOR RIVALRY GAME AGAINST MICHIGAN STATE

The annual showdown between Michigan and Michigan State doesn't need more than bragging rights to bring out the best in both football...

 
 
 
Amazon has invested in its first restaurant operations startup, and it could reveal the future of Alexa

AMAZON HAS INVESTED IN ITS FIRST RESTAURANT OPERATIONS STARTUP, AND IT COULD REVEAL THE FUTURE OF ALEXA

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it has invested in SevenRooms - a hospitality startup that specializes in restaurant software -...

Memory raises $5M to bring AI to time tracking

MEMORY RAISES $5M TO BRING AI TO TIME TRACKING

Memory , a startup out of Norway and maker of time tracking app Timely , has raised $5 million in further funding. Leading the round...

 
 
 
Ford Gets the Money 

FORD GETS THE MONEY 

To the surprise of no one, Detroit City Council on Tuesday signed off on a $104 million tax break for Ford to rebuild the Michigan...

BlackRock is banking on a business that could reach $12 trillion in the next five years, according to its CEO

BLACKROCK IS BANKING ON A BUSINESS THAT COULD REACH $12 TRILLION IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS, ACCORDING TO ITS CEO

Exchange-traded funds' assets could jump from $4.7 trillion this year to $12 trillion in 2023, according to BlackRock CEO Larry Fink. BlackRock's...

 
 
 
This 270,000-Mile Mazda MPV Is a High-Mileage Hero

THIS 270,000-MILE MAZDA MPV IS A HIGH-MILEAGE HERO

This 270,000-mile 2004 Mazda MPV has led a tough life towing a camper, hauling around a family, and braving salty Illinois and Michigan...

Journal raises $1.5 million to bring Google-like search to your personal life

JOURNAL RAISES $1.5 MILLION TO BRING GOOGLE-LIKE SEARCH TO YOUR PERSONAL LIFE

In today's world of Slack, email and a gazillion other web apps and services, it's become increasingly hard to search for information....