Trump has taken longer to name a science adviser than any modern president – Washington Post

President Barack Obama walks with John Holdren, assistant to the president for science and technology, at the White House in March 2014. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) President Trump has taken longer than any modern president to name a science adviser, according to an analysis from The Washington Post, leaving vacant a post tasked with providing scientific guidance even as his […]

Colony Capital in talks to buy Weinstein Co – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein. Co-Chairman Bob Weinstein, Harvey’s brother and the other co-founder, on Friday had […]

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting – ABC News

Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city’s casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the shooting. Casinos and police may have to […]

3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week – Motley Fool

Stocks set fresh highs list week on investor optimism about the recovering global economy. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES:^DJI) and the the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) gained less than 0.5% but are up by over 14% so far in 2017: ^SPX data by YCharts To sustain that rally, investors will need to see strong earnings […]

Tesla Model 3 Ignites War Between Skeptics And Supporters – Forbes

Tesla Model 3 Ignites War Between Skeptics And Supporters – Forbes

Credit: Tesla Tesla Model 3. As Tesla ramps up production of its first mass-market EV, there’s a war over whether the automaker can deliver. CEO Elon Musk stated in his “The Secret Master Plan,” that the ultimate goal for Tesla was to make a car like the Model 3: So, in short, the master plan is: […]

Facebook’s ‘Order Food’ feature officially launches across the US – TechCrunch

Facebook’s ‘Order Food’ feature officially launches across the US – TechCrunch

Facebook today formally announced its new feature that allows users to order food from local restaurants using its app. Instead of competing directly with other food ordering services, Facebook is partnering with several industry players on this effort, including EatStreet, Delivery.com, DoorDash, ChowNow, Olo, Zuppler and Slice. It’s also working with restaurant chains directly, like Jack […]

2 percent federal retirement COLA set for January – Washington Post

Most federal retirees will see their annuity benefits increase by 2 percent in January, the largest inflation-based increase since 2012 and an amount about in line with what current federal employees stand to receive as a pay raise. The cost of living adjustment, or COLA, reflects the increase in a consumer price index measure from the […]

Equifax website is apparently hacked – Los Angeles Times

Equifax Inc. has taken part of its website offline after an independent security analyst reported that the site apparently had been hacked. He said clicking a link on the site redirected him to a malicious URL urging him to download malware. Also Thursday, a top Republican congressman introduced a bill that would stop credit reporting […]

AT&T subscriber losses highlight cord-cutting threat: analysts – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – AT&T Inc’s third-quarter video losses sent pay-TV industry shares down on Thursday after Wall Street analysts raised concerns about the continued threat of consumers cancelling their cable and satellite television subscriptions. The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, which owns satellite television service DirecTV, said in a filing on Wednesday that it […]

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