• Best Drip Coffee Makers From Consumer Reports' Tests
    Consumer Reports4 hours ago

    Best Drip Coffee Makers From Consumer Reports' Tests

    It can take a little while to get to know the ins and outs of a new coffee maker. In CR’s labs, each drip coffee maker we test brews roughly 65 cups by the time our engineers are through with it....

  • The New Rules of Flying With Your Pet
    Consumer Reports4 hours ago

    The New Rules of Flying With Your Pet

    If you’re thinking of taking a pet along on your next flight, be prepared. This summer you’ll face new restrictions on flying with animals. Over the past six months, major airlines in the U.S. ha...

  • Facebook Says It Won't Remove Doctored Video of Nancy Pelosi
    Bloomberg17 hours ago

    Facebook Says It Won't Remove Doctored Video of Nancy Pelosi

    The video shows Pelosi appearing to slur her words and stammer, as if drunk or mentally incapacitated. In reality, someone had taken a clip of Pelosi, in which her speech was normal, and altered its speed and the tone of her voice to create the effect. Some prominent Republicans, including Trump lawyer

  • MTN Faces New Nigeria Headache as Local Unit Probed Over Listing
    Bloombergyesterday

    MTN Faces New Nigeria Headache as Local Unit Probed Over Listing

    Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has requested certain information and documentation regarding the May 16 listing, MTN Nigeria Communications Plc said in a statement on Saturday. While Nigeria is central to MTN’s growth strategy and home to about 60 million of the Johannesburg-based

  • Best Exterior Paints From Consumer Reports' Tests
    Consumer Reportsyesterday

    Best Exterior Paints From Consumer Reports' Tests

    Exterior paints have improved significantly in recent years. As a group, they're now more durable and less prone to cracking and fading. But there are still considerable differences among the 15 ...

  • Bloombergyesterday

    U.S. Military to Trawl Through 350 Billion Social Media Messages

    A tender for the project, based at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, calls for screening messages from at least 200 million users from more than 100 countries in more than 60 languages to better understand “collective expression.” Messages, including user names, will be examined

  • First American Financial Data Leak Exposed Millions of Mortgage-Related Files
    Consumer Reportsyesterday

    First American Financial Data Leak Exposed Millions of Mortgage-Related Files

    The leak of hundreds of millions of records by real estate title insurance company First American Financial could put the most private personal information of many American consumers at risk. The...

  • Robinhood Is Set to Raise at Least $200 Million in New Funding
    Bloombergyesterday

    Robinhood Is Set to Raise at Least $200 Million in New Funding

    (Bloomberg) -- Robinhood Markets Inc. is close to securing at least $200 million in fresh funding, according a person familiar with the matter. The round is said to value the company at between $7 billion and $8 billion, although the details could change.

  • Bloomberg2 days ago

    Trump Linking Huawei Sanctions With Trade Defies Security Claims

    Days after trade talks with Beijing hit an impasse, the U.S. put the Shenzhen-based maker of telecommunications gear on a blacklist over concerns it could serve Chinese intelligence. Trump could reverse that move, at least in part, by letting Huawei resume buying advanced chips and easing an expected

  • Bloomberg2 days ago

    Apple Accused of Selling ITunes Customers' Listening Data

    Three iTunes customers from Rhode Island and Michigan sued Friday in federal court in San Francisco seeking to represent hundreds of thousands of residents of their home states who allegedly had their personal listening information disclosed without their consent. The disclosure of iTunes customers’

  • What You Need to Know About Cyber Safety While Traveling
    Consumer Reports2 days ago

    What You Need to Know About Cyber Safety While Traveling

    The summer travel season is officially underway, starting with millions of people hitting the road over Memorial Day weekend. But whether you’re jumping on a plane for an exotic vacation abroad o...

  • The Bursting of the Tesla Stock Bubble
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    The Bursting of the Tesla Stock Bubble

    Morgan Stanley threw the biggest blow, declaring that in a worst-case scenario, Tesla’s shares could sink to a shocking $10. A Wedbush analyst said the carmaker is facing a “code red situation” and cast doubt on whether Tesla can sell enough of its electric cars to make a profit. Some $23 billion in

  • What to Know About Buying a Home Warranty
    Consumer Reports2 days ago

    What to Know About Buying a Home Warranty

    Buying a home is usually an expensive proposition. The median price of a home in the U.S. is now $226,800, up 6.1 percent over the past year, according to Zillow, the online real estate marketpla...

  • SpaceX Discloses $1 Billion Raised After First Satellite Launch
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    SpaceX Discloses $1 Billion Raised After First Satellite Launch

    SpaceX disclosed the influx of cash after launching the first 60 satellites into orbit for its Starlink project, which involves building a constellation that beams broadband to underserved areas across the globe. Fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos is also pursuing the business of becoming a space-based internet

  • Best Bed-in-a-Box Mattresses From Consumer Reports' Tests
    Consumer Reports2 days ago

    Best Bed-in-a-Box Mattresses From Consumer Reports' Tests

    Bed-in-a-box marketing can be pretty sensational: You might see a stuntman falling back on a mattress with raw eggs strapped to his back (that’s a Purple commercial) or hear that buying a mattres...

  • Apple Tariff `Doomsday Calls' Are Unrealistic, Wedbush Says
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    Apple Tariff `Doomsday Calls' Are Unrealistic, Wedbush Says

    "We believe calls of EPS getting hit by 20%/30%+ with China being closed off as a region for Cupertino remains ‘doomsday calls’ that are simply not realistic in our opinion," analyst Daniel Ives writes. Apple is a major strategic player in the China technology ecosystem, he said, noting that

  • Bloomberg2 days ago

    Dr. Evil Would Love Facebook’s “GlobalCoin”

    Mark Zuckerberg and the Winklevoss twins fell out over the founding of Facebook Inc. but they appear to have buried the hatchet over the blockchain. According to the FT, Gemini, the crypto exchange founded by the “Winklevii,” has held talks with Facebook over the social network’s plans to roll out its

  • Best String Trimmers of 2019
    Consumer Reports2 days ago

    Best String Trimmers of 2019

    Along fences, rock walls, and garden beds, you can let grass do its thing—or easily cut it down to size with a string trimmer. Using a whizzing microfilament (the string) a string trimmer can get...

  • Best Grocery Stores for a Memorial Day Cookout
    Consumer Reports2 days ago

    Best Grocery Stores for a Memorial Day Cookout

    Before you toss the burgers and dogs on the grill this Memorial Day, think about where you’ll buy your cookout fixings. In addition to the fresh food for grilling, you might want to add prepared ...

  • Bloomberg2 days ago

    Trump's Latest China Target Includes a Rising Star in AI

    The Trump Administration is considering adding five more Chinese companies to a list of banned entities, the latest escalation in a trade-war tactic to cut off Beijing from vital U.S. components and technology. One name on the potential blacklist is Megvii, a facial-recognition specialist that’s been

  • Bloomberg2 days ago

    Palantir's Hotly Anticipated IPO Set to Slide to 2020

    The people who spoke to Bloomberg asked not to be identified because the company is private, and closely guards details about its business. By some measures, things are going very well for the company right now.

  • Bloomberg2 days ago

    Delivery App Orders Restaurants to Cook Almost Whatever You Want

    Yandex NV will prepare meal kits with ingredients based on a customer’s requested dish and send it to a nearby restaurant for cooking. Yandex has been rapidly expanding its delivery services. For now, customers won’t be able to create completely bespoke delicacies, but Yandex has created a list of

  • Asia's Sassoon Family of Coffee Bean Fame Shifts to Venture Debt
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    Asia's Sassoon Family of Coffee Bean Fame Shifts to Venture Debt

    As the clan who brought The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf to Asia, they’re often credited for helping spark the craze for Western-style coffee around the region. Genesis Alternative Ventures Pte, anchored by family office Sassoon Investment Corp., plans to raise $70 million over the coming 12 months for venture

  • Mario Kart Tour Shows Promise of Mobile Hit for Nintendo
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    Mario Kart Tour Shows Promise of Mobile Hit for Nintendo

    Mario Kart Tour, scheduled to launch this summer, has had gamers in a tizzy since it was announced in early 2018. Not only is the franchise one of the best-known racing series in video games, it’s regarded as the Nintendo title most suitable for smartphones in terms of controls, opportunities to make