Business

Tesla Might Need Another $10 Billion To Stay Afloat Through 2020

Business | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: A Tesla dealership is seen in West Drayton, just outside London, Britain, February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

Could ‘weigh on the credit profile of the company’

The Amount Of Money You're Expected To Save By 35 Is Shockingly Low

US | David Hookstead

The Smoke Room

Money (Credit: Shutterstock)

Could you do it?

Tesla Sues Trump To Reinstate Obama-Era Gas Mileage Regulations

Business | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: A Tesla car charges at a charging station in Beijing

Rent-seeking

Starbucks Issues Apology After Racial Slur Was Written On Customer's Cup

Business | Kyle Morris
A Starbucks logo is seen at a Starbucks coffee shop in Vienna, Austria, June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

‘This is not indicative of the type of experience we want our customers to have when they walk into our stores.’

Remember The Attorney General Who Resigned Over Abuse Allegations? He's Got Another Scandal On His Hands

US | Chuck Ross
FILE PHOTO: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in New York, New York, U.S. March 29, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo | The Other Eric Schneiderman Scandal

‘The real scandal’

Report From Obama-Era Official Shows Solar Jobs Drop As King Coal Ascends

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Solar technicians install solar panels on the roof of a house in Mission Viejo, California, U.S. October 25, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo | Solar Jobs Dropped As Coal Plugs Along

Dropped roughly 24,000 jobs

Lachlan Murdoch To Be New Chairman and CEO Of New Fox

Media | Joe Simonson
FILE PHOTO: The 21st Century Fox logo is seen outside the News Corporation headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S. on April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid | Lachlan Murdoch To Lead New Fox

Rupert Murdoch will serve as co-chairman.

The Senate Is Freaking Out About Mexico Buying Cheese From Europe

US | Thomas Phippen
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tastes cheese at the Netherlands' booth as she opens the Gruene Woche Agricultural Fair in Berlin on January 18, 2013. (Photo: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

‘American cheesemakers will be harmed’

Options Running Out For Massive Coal Plant

Energy | Jason Hopkins
View of the Navajo power generating station near Page, Arizona August 12, 2012. REUTERS/Charles Platiau | Navajo Generating Station Soon To Close

A search for potential buyers has so far proven unsuccessful

Socialists, Big Labor Behind ‘Head Tax’ That Punishes Seattle Businesses For Hiring

Business | Tim Pearce
Protesters hold placards during a city council vote for a new "head tax" on the city's biggest companies, including Amazon.com, as a way of fighting a housing crisis sporsors attibute largely to a local econonimic boom driving real estate costs, in Seattle, Washington, U.S., May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Gregory Scruggs | Socialist Big Labor Push Seattle Head Tax

The message was ‘clear’

Oil Giant Changes Its Name After 50 Years To Cover The Fact It Sells Fossil Fuels

Energy | Tim Pearce
Statoil's logo is seen during a company results presentation in London February 6, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville | Energy Companies Greenwashing Names

‘It served us really well for 50 years’

Environmentalists Are Trying Squash A Major Railway Project To Speed Up Traffic All Over The Northwest

Energy | Tim Pearce
The Eastern Express travels through Erzincan province en route from Ankara to Kars, Turkey, February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas | Enviros Try To Stifle Major Rail Project

The proposed track is roughly a mile

Big Pharma Bribes Linked To Doctors Prescribing Large Quantities Of Opioids

US | Steve Birr
pills in a bottle. (science photo/Shutterstock) | Doctors Paid By Big Pharma Prescribe More

‘Consider a voluntary decrease or complete cessation of marketing’

Elon Musk Is Preparing Tesla Employees For Management Shake-Ups

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: A Tesla car charges at a charging station in Beijing

Tesla will continue hiring employees

Uber Board Frustrated It Still Hasn't Found A CFO After 3 Years

Business | Eric Lieberman
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Dara Khosrowshahi speaks onstage at The New York Times 2017 DealBook Conference at Jazz at Lincoln Center on November 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times)

Needs one if it wants to go public

The Left-Wing SPLC Is Now Policing What Music You Listen To

Politics | Peter Hasson
The Spotify logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid | SPLC Policing Spotify For Hate Content

Pro-censorship leftists dominate the list

Starbucks Bathrooms Are Now Open To All Following Recent Scandal

Business | Audrey Conklin
Protesters demonstrate inside a Center City Starbucks, where two black men were arrested, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mark Makela

‘We want you to be more than’

That Guy Behind Those Annoying Robocalls Just Received A Record $120M Fine

Tech | Kyle Perisic
Adrian Abramovich testifies before the Senate April 18. (Photo: YouTube Screenshot, Senator Markey) | Guy Behind Robocalls Gets $120M Fine

He made over 100 million robocalls

Elon Musk Gives Sneak Peek Of Underground Tunnel Opening Soon

Business | Audrey Conklin
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5V_VzRrSBI

‘Acting on his word’

Former Facebook Exec: 'Most People Don't Care About Privacy'

Business | Eric Lieberman
This illustration picture taken on April 29, 2018, shows the logo of social network Facebook displayed on a screen and reflected on a tablet in Paris. (Photo: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Brussels bureaucrats’

San Francisco's Flavor Ban Threatens Livelihood Of Vape Shop Owners And Local Retailers

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr

The Daily Vaper

Menthol flavored cigarettes are displayed in a store in New York March 30, 2010. A U.S. scientific panel this month will weigh the controversial role of popular menthol flavoring in cigarettes in the first public meeting on tobacco products since a new law granted regulators power over the industry last year. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson | Flavor Ban Threatens Small Businesses

‘If we don’t have their pack of smokes’

Bank Of America May Pull Out Of Gun Manufacturer Loan

Business | Terry Haynes
Anne Finucane (Photo Credit: Bloomber SCREENSHOT)

B of A sides with anti-gun activists

Investor: Mark Zuckerberg Runs Facebook Like A 'Dictatorship'

Tech | Kyle Perisic
One hundred cardboard cutouts of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg stand outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, April 10, 2018. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Everyone is equal but some are more equal than others’

Save the Storks Vans Are Kicking Abortion To The Curb

| Grace Carr
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee made strong comments about abortion and the value of life Thursday night, giving abortion advocates a run for their money. (Shutterstock/Max Bukovski)

‘That bus changed my life’

After Tragic Hurricane, Airbnb Announces Plan To Increase Tourism In Puerto Rico

Tech | Kyle Perisic
Contractors apply a FEMA tarp to a home damaged by Hurricane Maria and without electricity on December 20, 2017 in Morovis, Puerto Rico. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

‘This is a superpower that Airbnb has’

Facebook Shakes Up Leadership In Biggest Way Since It Started

Business | Eric Lieberman
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook Inc's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S. May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Interesting timing

Facebook Appoints Former Top Obama Adviser To Board Of Directors

US | Eric Lieberman
Left: U.S. President Barack Obama holds a meeting with company executives and their small business suppliers to discuss ways to strengthen the economy at the White House in Washington July 11, 2014. Flanking Obama are National Economic Council Director Jeff Zients (L) and senior advisor Valerie Jarrett. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Right: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg addresses the audience during a meeting of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Ceo Summit in Lima, Peru, November 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

‘I look forward to working with Mark’

Privacy Victory: Apple To Remove Apps That Share Your Location To Third Parties

Tech | Kyle Perisic
The Apple Inc. logo is seen outside of the company's store in San Francisco on Thursday, May 19, 2016. (Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Two million apps were removed from the App Store in 2017

A Coalition Of Energy Trade Groups Wants The DOE To Let Nuclear Die

Energy | Tim Pearce
Steam rises from the cooling towers at the nuclear power plant in Civaux, France, October 21, 2016. Picture taken October 21, 2016. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau | Energy Trade Groups Fight FirstEnergy

‘That is not an emergency’

These Digital Rights Activists Want To Know Why Facebook, Google Remove Posts

Tech | Kyle Perisic
An illustration picture taken on a personal computer on April 6, 2018 shows the privacy setting of the social networking app Facebook. (Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

‘When speech is being censored by secret algorithms … no one wins’

Elon Musk Is Increasing His Stake In Tesla. What Could Go Wrong?

Energy | Tim Pearce
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong

‘I suggest tiptoeing quietly to the exit’

Walmart Will Limit Patients To Seven Day Supply Of Opioid Painkillers

US | Steve Birr
FILE PHOTO: A Walmart sign is pictured at one of their stores in Monterrey, Mexico, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo | Walmart Limits Opioids To One Week Supply

‘Critical issue facing the patients and communities we serve’

Snapchat Is Replacing Its CFO With An Amazon Exec By Giving Him $20 Million In Stock

Business | Eric Lieberman
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel attends the first day of the annual Allen and Co. media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake | Snap, Snapchat Hires Amazon CFO Tim Stone

‘Helping to guide us through’

Reimposing Iran Sanctions Could Be Good News For US Shale

Energy | Jason Hopkins
FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with Muslim leaders and scholars in Hyderabad, India, February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui | Iran Deal Withdraw Would Benefit US Shale

Less Iranian oil would mean more American oil

Wall Street Insiders Lob A Warning Shot At Musk For Snubbing Analysts

Business | Chris White
SpaceX founder Elon Musk speaks at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Skipper | Analysts Put Musk On Notice

‘They were trying to call BS on him’

Amazon Bans Christian Group From Charity Program But Allows Nation Of Islam Groups

Investigative Group | Peter Hasson
Jeff Bezos, Chairman and CEO of Amazon, speaks at the George W. Bush Presidential Center's Forum on Leadership in Dallas, Texas, U.S., April 20, 2018. Picture taken on April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Rex Curry | SPLC Polices Amazon, Anti-Semites Remain

Amazon spokesperson sputters when asked whether SPLC is unbiased

Here Are The Weird Hidden Gems Of The Restaurant Scene You Might Not Have Heard Of

Video | Gabrielle Okun

Nurses will even spank you at one

Where Do You Fall On The Starbucks Spectrum?

Business | Mary Peeples
A man raises his arm in protest outside the Center City Starbucks, where two black men were arrested, in Philadelphia, April 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Activist or slacktivist?

Four Coffee Shops Caffeine Addicts Shouldn't Miss

| Gabrielle Okun
A female hand holds a cup of coffee on which a heart is drawn. Laik in social networks concept. Top view, flat lay Shutterstock/ VSamarkina | Caffeine Addicts: Top Four Coffee Shops

Caffeine addicts

Twitter Wasn't Hacked. So Why Did It Urge Everyone To Change Their Passwords?

Business | Eric Lieberman
A blue bird similar to the Twitter logo being let go. [Shutterstock - rvlsoft]

‘This is a huge deal’

'Amazing': Unemployment Hits Lowest Rate In 18 Years

Business | Tim Pearce
Trump has promoted infrastructure renewal as a major source of new jobs REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTS1A66A

MAGA

The Legal Battle To Save The Largest Coal Export Terminal In The US Is Heating Up

Energy | Tim Pearce
Coal is seen lifted by cranes from a cargo ship at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China November 14, 2017. China Daily via REUTERS | Six States Join Millennium Bulk Terminals

‘Politically-motivated’

It’s Official, Robots Can Make Your Food At Boston Restaurant

Tech | Kyle Perisic
A man waiting in line with a robot for a job interview.[Shutterstock - petrmalinak]

“Our robot doesn’t get sick”

Facebook Researching Ad-Free Subscription Model To See If More People Will Join The Site

Tech | Kyle Perisic
Facebook Getty Images/Dan Kitwood

2 billion users isn’t enough, apparently

Elon Musk Snubs Analysts, Now Admits That Was A Bad Idea

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo

‘It was foolish of me to ignore them’

Another Top Exec Indicted In The Scandal That Has Cost VW More Than $30 Billion

Energy | Tim Pearce
A Volkswagen logo is pictured during the Volkswagen Group's annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt | Volkswagen Top Executive Indicted

‘A clear message’

People Thought Apple's Battery Replacement Program Was Generous. Until They Got The Bill

Business | Eric Lieberman
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 20: Apple CEO Tim Cook greets guests at the grand opening of Apple's Chicago flagship store on Michigan Avenue October 20, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The glass-sided store sits on shore of the Chicago River in the city's downtown. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘It’s shocking, they’ve got enough money’

Amazon Stops Plan To Build Massive Office Tower In Downtown Seattle. Here's Why

Tech | Kyle Perisic
A portion of the sign advertising Amazon Go is seen outside the grocery store's location on June 16, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

The head tax would go towards low-come housing

'Unusual': Elon Musk Appears To Have Nervous Breakdown During Bizarre Tesla Earnings Call

Business | Chris White
Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, congratulates WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, after they won the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition II in Hawthorne, California, U.S., August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

‘These questions are so dry. They’re killing me’

Amazon Touts How Much It Helps Small Businesses As Power Swells

Business | Eric Lieberman
U.S. President Donald Trump and Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corporation listen as Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, speaks during an American Technology Council roundtable at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘We’re all part of this growing business community in rural Idaho’