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  • House sends Trump bill to kill landmark broadband privacy regulations

    House sends Trump bill to kill landmark broadband privacy regulations

    The House voted Tuesday to kill landmark privacy restrictions for Internet service providers and sent the bill to the White House, which indicated President Trump would sign it and invalidate the rules before they go into effect. The measure, approved largely along party lines, repeals tough new...

  • Here's what Atty. Gen. Sessions got wrong about the law in his attack on sanctuary cities

    Here's what Atty. Gen. Sessions got wrong about the law in his attack on sanctuary cities

    U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions sounded passionate, wrathful and confident when he appeared at the White House press room Monday to deliver a blistering attack on sanctuary jurisdictions across the nation. States and cities that thwart the federal government’s policies against illegal immigrants,...

  • Chinese tech giant Tencent buys 5% stake in Tesla

    Chinese tech giant Tencent buys 5% stake in Tesla

    Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. has bought a 5% stake in electric car and solar firm Tesla Inc., according to a regulatory filing submitted Tuesday. The $1.8-billion investment gives one of China’s most valuable companies another foothold in a growing industry and provides Elon Musk’s...

  • Regulators ding Wells Fargo's community-lending record, citing accounts scandal

    Regulators ding Wells Fargo's community-lending record, citing accounts scandal

    Bank regulators have given Wells Fargo & Co. a poor grade when it comes to serving low-income communities, the bank said Tuesday. In a regulatory filing and news release, the San Francisco bank said that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency had given it a rating of “needs to improve” on...

  • Uber reveals how white and male its workforce is

    Uber reveals how white and male its workforce is

    Uber Technologies Inc. shed light on the gender and racial diversity of its workforce for the first time Tuesday, releasing a batch of data that even its recruiters reportedly couldn’t access. The numbers show the ride-hailing giant is enduring the same struggles as much of the tech industry to...

  • Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features, and Snap stock falls

    Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features, and Snap stock falls

    The Facebook app’s introduction of Snapchat-like features sent shares of Snap Inc. tumbling Tuesday. Facebook Inc. said it wants to let people’s cameras “do the talking,” as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. That’s both a compliment and a big challenge to Snapchat,...

  • Amgen plans to shuffle and cut hundreds of jobs

    Amgen plans to shuffle and cut hundreds of jobs

    Hundreds of Amgen employees in Thousand Oaks will relocate to other cities or change jobs, and some will be laid off, the biotech giant has said. The company sent an announcement to staff last week, saying that it notified almost 500 people about “changes to their roles” over the next year and...

  • Elon Musk's Neuralink brain chips might someday fight the robot uprising

    Elon Musk's Neuralink brain chips might someday fight the robot uprising

    Elon Musk is starting yet another company, this time to create implantable brain chips to treat neurological disorders and one day, perhaps, protect us from evil robot overlords. In a tweet Monday night, Musk confirmed a Wall Street Journal article on the new company, called Neuralink. “Long Neuralink...

  • Stocks get a boost from consumer confidence and hopes for tax cuts

    Stocks get a boost from consumer confidence and hopes for tax cuts

    Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stock indexes sharply higher Tuesday, snapping an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. The rally was broad, with materials and industrial companies among the biggest gainers. Energy stocks notched a big gain as crude oil prices...

  • Amazon buys Souq.com, the Middle East's biggest online retailer, after $800-million counteroffer

    Amazon buys Souq.com, the Middle East's biggest online retailer, after $800-million counteroffer

    Amazon purchased the Middle East's biggest online retailer, Souq.com, on Tuesday for an undisclosed amount, a day after a state-backed firm disclosed an $800-million counteroffer. A joint statement described the purchase as expanding Amazon's influence into the Mideast as the chairman of the state-supported...

  • Snap shares jump as IPO insiders encourage buying or holding the stock

    Snap shares jump as IPO insiders encourage buying or holding the stock

    Shares of Snapchat maker Snap Inc. jumped Monday, closing at their highest price in three weeks. The leap — shares rose $1.09, or 4.8%, to $23.83 — followed several stock analysts’ new recommendations to buy or hold on to shares of the Los Angeles company. The analysts had been barred from publicizing...

  • Trump to unveil team that will use business ideas to overhaul government

    Trump to unveil team that will use business ideas to overhaul government

    President Trump plans to unveil a new White House office Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy and fulfill key campaign promises — such as reforming care for veterans and fighting opioid addiction — by harvesting ideas from the business world and, potentially, privatizing...

  • New York mayor says 'Fearless Girl' statue can stay til February 2018

    New York mayor says 'Fearless Girl' statue can stay til February 2018

    Mayor Bill de Blasio says the wildly popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" will be allowed to remain through February 2018. De Blasio says the artwork, called "Fearless Girl," has inspired many people and "fueled powerful conversations about women in leadership."...

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  • 6 pet-related businesses you can start today

    6 pet-related businesses you can start today

    Starting your own business can nurture your entrepreneurial spirit, earn you some money and give you the opportunity to spend more time with your family — including your pets. So what job can you do that doesn't necessarily require a degree, affords you time flexibility, is in a growing industry...

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    Doughnut Plant founder Mark Isreal brought his latest creation to life with the help of 80,000 points earned with his Chase Ink card. Here's how he pulled it off. Save Save

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    JPMorgan Chase commissioned Forrester Consulting to research the digital wallet opportunity from the audiences who determine the technology’s future: merchants and their customers. Save Save

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