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  • JP Morgan Mar 6

    JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Recovering From Emergency Heart Surgery

    JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon underwent emergency heart surgery Thursday for an acute aortic dissection, the company announced.

  • CEO Mar 3, 2016

    Pet Tech Helps Keep Animals Safe, Connected While You’re Out

    Technology isn’t just for humans anymore. It’s also for their furry friends....
    In Silicon Valley and beyond, a growing number of startups are selling devices to keep pets safe, healthy, entertained and connected when their owners are away. “Pet tech” entrepreneurs and investors see a big opportunity as pet ownership grows and owners show a willingness to spend serious money on...

  • California Aug 10, 2019

    Delaware Becomes First No-Kill State for US Shelter Animals

    In a watershed moment for animal lovers, America has its first no-kill state: Delaware. The nonprofit Best Friends Animal Society, which is working with shelters, animal welfare organizations and government agencies across the country to make America a no-kill country by 2025, announced the news at their annual conference in Dallas, Texas. Linda Torelli, director of marketing for the Brandywine...

  • United States Aug 2, 2018

    More Companies Allowing Employees to Bring Dogs to Work

    Do you have a hard time saying goodbye to your dog in the morning? There’s some good news if the answer to that question is yes. More and more companies in and around Boston are letting their workers bring their four legged friends to the office. Harpoon Brewery is one of the first to hop on this new perk for...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Jul 22, 2019

    Nameowste: ‘Kitten Yoga’ Helps Felines and Humans Alike

    Crumbs & Whiskers in LA has taken the meowist exercise trend and made it even more adorable by incorporating foster kittens to the practice instead of cats. Kanchan Singh, founder and CEO of Crumbs & Whiskers discusses how ‘Kitten Yoga’ helps kittens and humans alike.

  • CEO Jul 28, 2019

    Dog Who Lived Under a Bed for 2 Years Gets ‘Cinderella’ Makeover

    A neglected dog has made a stunning recovery after being brought to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Richmond, Virginia, this past April, TODAY.com reported. The dog, whom the SPCA renamed Lionheart, was surrendered by his owner — and it was immediately clear he needed care. “We realized what a terrible case of neglect it was,”...

  • Bernard Ebbers Feb 3

    Bernie Ebbers, Ex-CEO Convicted in WorldCom Scandal, Dies

    Bernie Ebbers, the convicted former chief of telecoms company WorldCom, has died

  • AirBnB Dec 5, 2019

    Airbnb Introduces New Rules to Rein in Parties, Nuisances

    Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at an Airbnb rental in a San Francisco suburb where five people were killed. The company said Thursday it’s banning “open invite” parties at all of its accommodations. Those are parties open to anyone and advertised on social media, for...

  • CEO Dec 1, 2019

    Self-Driving Cars Were Supposed to Be Here Already — Here’s Why They Aren’t

    More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before. Yet a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn’t exist. And it’s not clear if, or when, our driverless future will arrive. Proponents in the industry, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Waymo CEO John Krafcik and Cruise CEO Dan Ammann, touted an aggressive timeline but missed and reset...

  • Chicago Nov 30, 2019

    Michigan, Illinois Set to Usher in Recreational Pot Sales

    James Daly is eager to make marijuana history on Sunday, when he plans to open the doors to Arbors Wellness, beckon the lengthy line outside and legally start selling recreational pot for the first time in the Midwest. “We’ve worked very hard to be prepared,” said Daly, who owns the medical dispensary that, for now, is among just six shops...

  • CEO Nov 27, 2019

    It’s a Make-or-Break Holiday Season for These 6 Retailers

    For many, the holidays spark joy, and are a time to relax in the comfort of family and friends. If you’re in retail, however, it’s a bit of a different story — especially if your business is struggling.

  • Chicago Nov 26, 2019

    Donation Bins: For Charity or For Profit?

    Clothing donation bins are conveniently located at gas stations, parking lots and sidewalks throughout the city and suburbs that make it easy for residents to give away unwanted items. But NBC 5 Investigates has found many are operated, not by charities, but by for-profit companies that are difficult to track.

  • CEO Nov 26, 2019

    New Jersey-Based Arts and Crafts Retailer A.C. Moore Closing All 145 Stores

    New Jersey-based arts and crafts retailer A.C. Moore will close all 145 of its stores, parent company Nicole Crafts announced on Monday.

  • Donald Trump Nov 26, 2019

    SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan Resigns

    Melanie Whelan is resigning from her position as chief executive officer of SoulCycle, effective Tuesday, the company told CNBC Make It. Both sides felt it was time for a leadership transition, according to a person briefed on the decision who asked not to be named because those discussions were private. A spokesperson for SoulCycle declined to comment on the impetus...

  • California Nov 25, 2019

    Charles Schwab Buys TD Ameritrade in Brokerage Blockbuster

    Charles Schwab is buying rival TD Ameritrade in a $26 billion stock swap, a blockbuster agreement brought about by massive disruption in the online brokerage industry. Bowing to competitive pressure, brokerages have made it free for customers to trade U.S. stocks online. A combination of two of the biggest players in the industry would allow Schwab to save billions of...

  • CEO Nov 25, 2019

    Grocery Carrying Robots Are Coming. Do We Need Them?

    The first cargo-carrying robot marketed directly to consumers is on sale this holiday season. But how many people are ready to ditch their second car to buy a two-wheeled rover that can follow them around like a dog? Corporate giants like Amazon, FedEx and Ford have already been experimenting with sending delivery robots to doorsteps. Now Piaggio, the Italian company...

  • CEO Nov 22, 2019

    Holiday Shopping Started in July This Year, Thanks to Amazon

    If someone asked you when the holiday shopping season starts, you’d likely point to Black Friday, when flocks of people swarm stores after a hearty turkey dinner to pick through the hottest deals. But for more people in 2019, holiday shopping started in July. Why? Amazon. Amazon’s annual Prime Day extravaganza has “become a real part of the changing holiday...

  • United States Nov 21, 2019

    Stainless Steel, Broken Glass and Buzz, Tesla Makes a Pickup

    The much-hyped unveiling of Tesla’s electric pickup truck went off script Thursday night when supposedly unbreakable window glass shattered twice when hit with a large metal ball.

  • California Nov 21, 2019

    California Lawmaker Wants to Ban Sending Unwanted Nude Pics

    Exposing yourself on the street is a crime, but the law is less clear when it happens in the digital realm. Earlier this year, Texas outlawed sending unwanted nude photos to people through dating apps or other digital means, making it a Class C misdemeanor with a fine of up to $500. Now Chang, who has since been elected to...

  • Attorney Nov 21, 2019

    Union President Steps Down as General Motors Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Alleged Bribery

    United Auto Workers President Gary Jones abruptly resigned Wednesday, capping a tumultuous day that saw union leaders move to oust him, and General Motors accusing rival Fiat Chrysler in a lawsuit of bribing union officials to get more favorable contract terms from the UAW. Jones has notified the union that he would retire, his attorney, Bruce Maffeo of New York,...

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