Discovery Communications will buy Scripps Networks for close to $12 billion, tying together two powerful stables of TV shows ranging from Animal Planet to the Food Network.
The deal, announced Monday, puts...
Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 11:25 AM CDT
With Uber in Turmoil, Lyft's Ridership Surpasses All of 2016
Ride-hailing service Lyft carried more passengers through June this year than it did in all of last year as it capitalized on missteps at Uber.
The company says ridership through June surpassed the 162.5...
Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 06:59 PM CDT
Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China
China appears to have succeeded in eliminating software programs that enable its people to view an uncensored internet.
Companies that let people avoid the government filters said Saturday that their programs...
Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 01:36 PM CDT
Wells Fargo Paying $80 Million Over Customer Car Insurance
Wells Fargo is paying $80 million to customers who the bank signed up and charged for auto insurance that they did not want or need.
The bank said Friday that roughly 570,000 customers were affected and will be...
Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 07:30 PM CDT
Apple Kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as Music Moves to Phones
The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple.
The company discontinued sales of the two music players Thursday in a move reflecting the waning popularity of the devices in an era...
Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 03:56 PM CDT
Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos Was Briefly the World's Richest Man
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday in Forbes magazine's tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates reclaimed the...
Shoddy installation of solar panels and leasing lemons vehicles are leading high on the list of complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year across the country, according to the annual...
Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a fortune of over $90 billion, CNBC reported.
According to Forbes and Bloomberg, the Amazon CEO had a net worth of over $89 billion as of the close of markets...
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 02:26 PM CDT
Now Hiring at Amazon: Thousands of People in 1 Day
Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S.
Those offered jobs on the spot will pack or sort boxes and...