The North Texas bid for Amazon's second North American headquarters made the first round of cuts Thursday to join 19 other finalists still in the running from more than 200 regions originally submitting bids.
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 10:03 PM CST
Kalanick Walks Away With $1.4B in Uber Deal With SoftBank
SoftBank completed its long-awaited investment agreement with Uber on Thursday, making SoftBank the company's largest shareholder and providing a huge payday for co-founder Travis Kalanick and other early...
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 04:41 PM CST
Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ
Amazon announced Thursday the 20 locations it will consider for its new $5 billion facility, a project estimated to add 50,000 jobs and deliver a billion-dollar boost to the winning locale’s regional economy.
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 11:57 AM CST
Vote For a New Krispy Kreme Glazed Doughnut Flavor
Amazon listed the following cities and areas in a press release: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County in Maryland, Nashville, Newark, New...
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:12 PM CST
Apple to Build 2nd Campus, Hire 20,000 in $350B Pledge
Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy.
The pledge announced Wednesday is an offshoot...
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:19 AM CST
Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism
Facebook, Google and Twitter shared with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday steps each tech giant has tekn to combat extremist content in Washington D.C, CNBC reported.
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 08:53 AM CST
After 'Monkey Hoodie' Scandal, H&M Hires Diversity Leader
Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle."
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 04:35 PM CST
Facebook a ‘Living, Breathing Crime Scene': Tech Ethicist
Facebook announced last week that it would start prioritizing “meaningful posts from friends and family in News Feed” with less content from pages, publishers and brands.
But former Facebook employees told NBC...
Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 03:17 PM CST
Watchdog: Foreign Groups Among Spenders at Trump Properties
More than 60 groups, including foreign governments, political campaigns and business organizations, spent money at Trump-branded properties across the U.S. last year, according to a report Tuesday by a watchdog...