Business

Uber Reaches 2 Billion Rides Just Six Months After Its First Billion

Business | Robert Donachie
A woman hand holding Uber app showing on Samsung note 3 in the car,Uber is smartphone app-based transportation network.
Who do you ride with?

Younger Generation Will Probably End Up Poorer Than Their Parents As Incomes Stagnate

Business | Robert Donachie
A tourist mounts the "Charging Bull" statue as he poses for a photo near Wall Street, in the Manhattan borough of New York January 16, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

‘Today’s younger generation is at risk of ending up poorer than their parents’

Feds Rule Unions No Longer Need Consent To Combine Workplaces

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A gavel rests atop a wad of $100 bills. (Photo: AVN Photo Lab/Shutterstock)

‘To Simply say this just goes back to the ways things were is not quite correct’

Elon Musk May Be Too Big For Tesla, Investment Analyst Claims

Business | Chris White
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015.

‘The time has come to ask whether Elon is the right CEO for Tesla’

McDonald's Adds New Wi-Fi Filter To Block Pornography

Business | Joshua Delk
Photo: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

‘Parents can have peace of mind’

BP Puts A Price Tag On Deep Water Horizon Disaster, And It's Huge

Business | Chris White
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this April 21, 2010 file handout image. The trial to decide who should pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been delayed by a week, to allow BP Plc to try to cut a deal with tens of thousands of businesses and individuals affected by the disaster. Less than 24 hours before the case was set to start in a New Orleans federal court, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier pushed back the date to March 5, 2012 from February 27, 2012. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Files/Handout

‘The number is huge’

Tesla Ends Buyback Program As It Tries To Weather Financial Storms

Business | Chris White
A Tesla logo on a Model S is photographed inside of a Tesla dealership in New York, U.S., April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo -

Changes come as Tesla’s financial concerns continue to roil … stockholders

Union-Backed Restaurant Group Denounced For Sexual Assault Hypocrisy

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Waitress [Shutterstock]

‘This research report shows that ROC has a long record of deception and hypocrisy’

Starbucks Increases Drink Prices Right After Big Wage Hike

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A woman holds a Frappuccino at a Starbucks (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

‘Customers will experience increases of 10 to 20 cents’

DC Construction Unions Get Huge Advantage Over Nonunion Competitors

Business | Connor D. Wolf
The Washington Monument (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘It shuts us completely out of the market in the district’

Twitter Now The Newest Place To Watch TV

Business | Ted Goodman
NFL Cheerleaders: Action Sports Photography / Shutterstock.com, DNC 2000: Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com, Twitter Bird: tanuha2001 / Shutterstock.com

‘Innovative opportunities’

Another Big Business Hikes Wages, Invests Millions In Entry-Level Training

Business | Robert Donachie
J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon (front) leaves the U.S. Justice Department after meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder, in Washington September 26, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Attract and retain talented people’

The SEC Investigating Tesla For Not Disclosing Fatal May Crash

Business | Eric Lieberman
the Sunset Boulevard on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, CA (Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com)

Tesla is being investigated yet again

Dems Try To Impose Tax That Hurts American Retirees, Wall Street Fires Back

Business | Robert Donachie
Lots of money (Photo: Shutterstock)

‘Would harm all investors’

Microsoft Using Open Source Minecraft To Develop Artificial Intelligence

Business | Andrew Follett
Robot typing on conceptual keyboard (Shutterstock/maxuser)

‘Minecraft is very close to the real world in many ways’

The Families Of Palestinian Bombing Victims Are Suing Facebook For $1 Billion

Business | Eric Lieberman
Computer Terrorist [Shutterstock - Stokkete]

‘Recruiting, radicalizing and instructing’

Sharing Your Netflix Password Is Now A Felony

Business | Eric Lieberman
The Netflix sign on is shown on an iPad in Encinitas, California, April 19, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Netflix and not chill

Economy Bounces Back From Job Growth Drop, Adds Over 280,000 Jobs In June

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A protest rally outside the Capitol Building (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

‘Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 287,000 in June’

Microsoft Sends Out Terribly Awkward Email, Clearly Wants To Sit At The Cool Kids' Table

Business | Eric Lieberman
Closeup portrait of young woman who is shocked by what she sees on cell phone. [Shutterstock - Olena Zaskochenko]

‘Hey Bae Intern! <3'

Instagram Adds Comment Moderation To Clamp Down On Offensive Speech

Business | Eric Lieberman
The Instagram logo is displayed on a smartphone with modifier. AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES / LIONEL BONAVENTURE

Everyone’s a critic