Hundreds of billionaires pledged to give their fortunes away through Warren Buffett and Bill Gates' Giving Pledge, but very little money may be actually helping people, according to a new study

HUNDREDS OF BILLIONAIRES PLEDGED TO GIVE THEIR FORTUNES AWAY THROUGH WARREN BUFFETT AND BILL GATES' GIVING PLEDGE, BUT VERY LITTLE MONEY MAY BE ACTUALLY HELPING PEOPLE, ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY

Over 75% of the original signatories to Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge - a promise to give away the majority of their...

Did dinosaurs get cancer? A new study says yes

DID DINOSAURS GET CANCER? A NEW STUDY SAYS YES

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Twitter could be facing an FTC fine of up to $250 million over allegations that it violated an agreement over user data privacy

TWITTER COULD BE FACING AN FTC FINE OF UP TO $250 MILLION OVER ALLEGATIONS THAT IT VIOLATED AN AGREEMENT OVER USER DATA PRIVACY

Twitter is under investigation by the FTC and could face a fine of anywhere between $150 million to $250 million, the company disclosed...

Veteran VC Steve Jurvetson says he rates startup founders highly if they're like his long-time friend Elon Musk: They have

VETERAN VC STEVE JURVETSON SAYS HE RATES STARTUP FOUNDERS HIGHLY IF THEY'RE LIKE HIS LONG-TIME FRIEND ELON MUSK: THEY HAVE

Steve Jurvetson , a venture capitalist who is friends with Elon Musk, was an early investor in both SpaceX and Tesla. Jurvetson, who...

 
 
 
Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue

PROGRESS SLOW ON VIRUS RELIEF BILL AS NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE

WASHINGTON - Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol,...

The rise and fall of Lord & Taylor, one of the country's oldest and most beloved department stores

THE RISE AND FALL OF LORD & TAYLOR, ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S OLDEST AND MOST BELOVED DEPARTMENT STORES

The nearly 200-year-old Lord & Taylor announced on Monday that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, joining JCPenney...

 
 
 
TikTok users are heaping praise on Microsoft after news broke that the company is in talks to buy the app

TIKTOK USERS ARE HEAPING PRAISE ON MICROSOFT AFTER NEWS BROKE THAT THE COMPANY IS IN TALKS TO BUY THE APP

President Trump told reporters on July 31 that he was planning on banning TikTok in the United States, causing concern among many of...

Trump fires Tennessee Valley Authority chair, cites high pay

TRUMP FIRES TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY CHAIR, CITES HIGH PAY

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, saying the executive...

 
 
 
A new ETF will let investors participate in the stock market's $22 billion SPAC craze

A NEW ETF WILL LET INVESTORS PARTICIPATE IN THE STOCK MARKET'S $22 BILLION SPAC CRAZE

Investors may soon be able to access the growing hype around SPAC offerings with the launch of a new exchange-traded fund. The Defiance...

Negative US interest rates 'are still possible' as Treasury yields hit record-low, DataTrek says

NEGATIVE US INTEREST RATES 'ARE STILL POSSIBLE' AS TREASURY YIELDS HIT RECORD-LOW, DATATREK SAYS

Sinking US Treasury yields signal that negative interest rates in the US "are still possible," according to a note from DataTrek published...

 
 
 
Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia | Center City Hotel Opens

CANOPY BY HILTON PHILADELPHIA | CENTER CITY HOTEL OPENS

The 236-room hotel, which is owned by National Real Estate Advisors, LLC on behalf of a client and their partners, and operated by...

TikTok salaries revealed: How much the tech company pays for key US roles in engineering, product, and more

TIKTOK SALARIES REVEALED: HOW MUCH THE TECH COMPANY PAYS FOR KEY US ROLES IN ENGINEERING, PRODUCT, AND MORE

TikTok and its China-based parent company ByteDance have been on a hiring spree in the US this year, even as the company has faced...

 
 
 
Retail rout gains pace, Lord & Taylor seeks bankruptcy

RETAIL ROUT GAINS PACE, LORD & TAYLOR SEEKS BANKRUPTCY

NEW YORK - Lord & Taylor, America's oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection, as is the owner of Men's Wearhouse and Jos....

ADT skyrockets 97% after announcing it will partner with Google on smart home security products

ADT SKYROCKETS 97% AFTER ANNOUNCING IT WILL PARTNER WITH GOOGLE ON SMART HOME SECURITY PRODUCTS

ADT on Monday announced that it will be partnering with Google on a new line of smart home security products. Shares of ADT surged...

 
 
 
The UK says it is rolling out rapid tests that can see whether you have the coronavirus within 90 minutes

THE UK SAYS IT IS ROLLING OUT RAPID TESTS THAT CAN SEE WHETHER YOU HAVE THE CORONAVIRUS WITHIN 90 MINUTES

The UK says it will distribute millions of coronavirus tests that can give a result within 90 minutes. SIx million tests will be distributed...

Why energy demand is plummeting in the US

WHY ENERGY DEMAND IS PLUMMETING IN THE US

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep Americans indoors, demand for energy has fallen to its lowest level since the 1990s. All...

 
 
 
Global shares mixed amid coronavirus waves, recovery hopes

GLOBAL SHARES MIXED AMID CORONAVIRUS WAVES, RECOVERY HOPES

TOKYO - Global shares were mixed on Monday as investors weighed risks from rising coronavirus cases with hopes for a recovery in some...

Microsoft Consults With Trump About Ongoing Talks To Buy TikTok From Chinese Firm

MICROSOFT CONSULTS WITH TRUMP ABOUT ONGOING TALKS TO BUY TIKTOK FROM CHINESE FIRM

In its first public acknowledgement of a deal that could be worth in the billions of dollars, Microsoft said it is continuing talks...

 
 
 
A US citizen reportedly had a warrant issued for his arrest by Hong Kong authorities under its strict new national security law

A US CITIZEN REPORTEDLY HAD A WARRANT ISSUED FOR HIS ARREST BY HONG KONG AUTHORITIES UNDER ITS STRICT NEW NATIONAL SECURITY LAW

Hong Kong authorities have issued arrest warrants under its strict new national-security law for six pro-democracy activists living...

Microsoft to continue talks to potentially acquire TikTok's US operations after Trump threatened to ban the app in the US

MICROSOFT TO CONTINUE TALKS TO POTENTIALLY ACQUIRE TIKTOK'S US OPERATIONS AFTER TRUMP THREATENED TO BAN THE APP IN THE US

Microsoft announced in a statement Sunday that it will continue discussions to acquire US operations of the popular video app TikTok. The...