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7 things to know before the bell
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 05:10:29 EDT
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SoftBank and Toyota want driverless cars to change the world
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 05:27:31 EDT
Softbank and Toyota are partnering on an effort to use autonomous vehicles and other technologies to change the world of transportation.
Aston Martin falls 5% in its London IPO
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 23:54:24 EDT
Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO that values the British company at more than $5 billion.
Barnes & Noble stock soars 20% as it explores a sale
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 19:59:15 EDT
Barnes & Noble jumped more than 20% after it said it would review a sale of the troubled company.
Why it's time for investors to go on the defense
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 23:28:41 EDT
Howard Marks, co-chairman of Oaktree Capital, explains why investors should start treading lightly.
The Toys 'R' Us brand may be brought back to life
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 23:54:17 EDT
Bankrupt toy retailer tells bankruptcy court it is looking at possibly reviving the Toys 'R' Us and Babies 'R' Us brands.
The internet industry is suing California over its net neutrality law
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 17:46:47 EDT
Broadband trade groups and the DOJ have filed lawsuits over California's days-old law protecting net neutrality.
Priyanka Chopra is helping Bumble expand in India
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 13:40:37 EDT
It's the latest online dating app to compete for the hearts of women in India.
Microsoft unveils new Surface devices
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 23:46:21 EDT
Microsoft announced a new version of its desktop computer Surface Studio, and its first pair of smart headphones. It also announced the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2.
Getting health insurance through work now costs nearly $20,000
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:02:47 EDT
Family health insurance now costs employers and workers nearly $20,000 a year, on average, according to a new report.
All eyes on Congress as vote on Kavanaugh draws near
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:47:47 EDT
The lead story for Thursday's morning shows: The impending vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.
She was the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 05:19:22 EDT
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford charts her career path, from her first job to becoming the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company in an interview with CNN's Boss Files.
Crypto companies are trying to cash in at a really bad time
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 23:47:32 EDT
The world's top makers of bitcoin mining technology hope to raise money from investors by selling shares in Hong Kong.
It's getting a lot harder for global brands to win in China
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 23:47:32 EDT
Changing tastes and the challenge from new Chinese rivals are forcing US and European companies including Apple and Starbucks to adopt new strategies to succeed in the world's second biggest economy.
Facebook doesn't think hackers accessed third-party sites
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 23:49:45 EDT
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A llama, bagel and frisbee: Apple's new iOS 12.1 emoji
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:17:18 EDT
A collection of new emoji is coming to iOS 12.1 for iPhone and iPad users, including food and cute animals.
Tencent Music aims to raise $1 billion by going public
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:11:33 EDT
Tencent Music dominates the music streaming market in China through its Spotify-like apps.
Tesla needed some good news. These sales numbers help
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 04:24:49 EDT
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Volkswagen dumps jailed Audi CEO
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 06:04:17 EDT
Volkswagen has severed ties with suspended Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, who has been jailed since June in connection with an emissions investigation.
S&P downgrades debt-riddled GE and GE Capital
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:48:59 EDT
New General Electric boss Larry Culp just got a fresh reminder of the debt-riddled balance sheet he's inheriting.