NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 03:40, 2019-09-14

Family behind OxyContin secretly wired $1 billion to themselves, New York finds

New York said it has uncovered the previously unknown wire transfers among family members, entities they control and several financial institutions....

Family behind OxyContin secretly wired $1 billion to themselves, New York finds

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New York Attorney General Finds $1 Billion the Sackler Family Allegedly Tried to Shield A settlement tentatively reached this week between scores of municipal and state governments and Purdue Pharma over the nation’s opioid crisis hit an...
20:00, 2019-09-14

The family behind OxyContin reportedly just made $60 million from a real-estate deal. Meet the Sacklers, who built their $13 billion fortune off the controversial prescription drug. Reuters Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy, The Washington Post reported. ...
19:12, 2019-09-30

New York Uncovers $1 Billion in Sackler Family Wire Transfers In a court filing, the state attorney general’s office says that it has found new account transfers by family members who own Purdue Pharma, the make...
22:36, 2019-09-13

Prestigious colleges given $60M-plus from OxyContin family Prestigious universities around the world have accepted at least $60 million over the past five years from the family that owns the maker of OxyConti...
19:28, 2019-10-03

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle...
11:28, 2019-08-28

Met Museum: No more money from family connected to OxyContin NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will stop taking money gifts from members of the Sackler family connected to the pharmaceutica...
00:52, 2019-05-16

NYC society shuns ‘cesspool’ Sackler family over OxyContin fortune Five years ago, the Sackler family was considered one of New York City’s most esteemed, generous dynasties. There’s a Sackler Wing at the Metropolita...
00:24, 2019-05-12

Oxford, Columbia, and other top universities around the world took $60 million in donations from the wealthy family behind OxyContin David Madison / Contributor/ Getty Images Financial records show that at least 24 well-known educational institutions have accepted donations —...
16:28, 2019-10-04

Creep secretly lived in family’s attic, sneaked visits with teen girl: cops A man was secretly living in a Tennessee family’s attic and often sneaked downstairs to visit a 14-year-old girl — whose mom knew nothing...
21:52, 2019-06-13

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming...
18:52, 2019-06-14

Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate -- and even younger than suggested by two ...
16:48, 2019-09-13

Florida’s Tampa Bay polluted with 4 billion particles of microplastic, study finds The most typical source in the Tampa Bay study was from fibers originating in fishing lines, nets and synthetic clothes, the study discovered....
17:20, 2019-09-18

A Russian Billionaire's $1.3 Billion Bet on New York's Iconic Crown Building Vladislav Doronin says three penthouses at his Aman-branded project have sold for more than $325 million, despite a sluggish market and an oversupply...
00:36, 2019-06-14

New York City rents just hit a new high, report finds Maybe the rent really is too darn high. The median rent for New York City one-bedroom apartments hit $2,980 in May, the highest in at least three yea...
17:20, 2019-06-04

$58M New York penthouse that Jeff Bezos ogled finds a buyer A $58 million trophy triplex penthouse overlooking Madison Square Park that Amazon’s Jeff Bezos expressed interest in is in contract. That pric...
21:00, 2019-05-22

U.S wages lost to unpaid family care to hit $147 billion by 2050 As the U.S. population ages, the total annual cost of lost wages for unpaid family caregiving is on track to more than double, to reach $147 billion ...
01:44, 2019-06-29

Family finds 44 pounds of cocaine in ocean while on vacation A family visiting South Carolina fished a big package from the ocean, took it to their rental home and opened it up, finding $600K worth of cocaine....
18:12, 2019-10-09

Family Finds Huge Python On Verandah. Can You Spot It? An Australian family recently received a bit of a shock when they found a nearly 7-foot-long carpet python sunbathing on their deck....
12:20, 2019-07-24

Family Finds Live Frog In Box Of Lettuce. Watch A video that is being widely circulated online will ensure that you take a closer look at all the salads you eat. Shared on Twitter by Karlie Allen, ...
16:00, 2019-08-20

‘Mourning’ dog finds home with family who just lost 14-year-old pet By Kerry Breen, TODAY A heartbreaking photo of a dog waiting for his deceased owner to return went viral over the weekend — but the story has a happy...
18:04, 2019-06-27

Family finds gold nugget worth $24,000 while walking their dog An Australian family experienced a stroke of good fortune when they found a gold nugget — valued at tens of thousands of dollars — while they were wa...
17:20, 2019-05-14

Watch: Jimmy Kimmel finds 'All in the Family' and 'The Jefferson' 'more relevant' than ever Jimmy Kimmel has said that classic television shows "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" are more relevant than ever....
19:40, 2019-05-22

Purple Heart donated to Goodwill finds way back to family TUCSON – Thanks to the help of southern Arizona, an accidently donated Purple Heart medal has found its way back to the family of Nick D’...
03:12, 2019-07-11

Family finds giant python snake sunbathing on their deck An Australian family was flabbergasted after they found a near 7-foot-long carpet python sunbathing and taking a nap on their deck....
16:12, 2019-07-23

Spanish Franco-era 'stolen babies' campaigner finds her family The woman who has led the campaign on behalf of hundreds given up for adoption during the Fascist dictatorship, has found her biological mother gave ...
18:12, 2019-07-12

Montana family finds black bear sleeping in their closet NBC — A Montana family came to wake up to find an unwelcomed visitor on Friday. It was a black bear that had somehow gotten into the houseR...
22:08, 2019-06-22

The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion NEW YORK (AP) — The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion....
15:32, 2019-06-17

YouTuber Finds Lost GoPro Video of Man Who Drowned and Returns It to His Family Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. The camera had captured the last moments of Richa...
20:52, 2019-08-21

Hailey Baldwin finds strength in Justin Bieber, friends and family Hailey Baldwin explained how Justin Bieber and her loved ones keep her centered and optimistic during personal struggles and anxiety....
19:36, 2019-04-24

Georgia family finds massive alligator ‘sunning himself’ in front yard A family in Bainbridge, Ga., had the “surprise of a lifetime” when they found a massive alligator soaking in some sun in their front yard....
22:08, 2019-05-23

Family finds more than a half a million dollars of cocaine on the beach during their vacation Google Maps A man and his family discovered 20 bricks of cocaine while on vacation in South Carolina. According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Offi...
05:12, 2019-10-09

New York finds high levels of vitamin E oil in cannabis vaping products linked to lung disease The New York Health Department is investigating the effects vitamin E acetate in cannabis-containing vape products as illness reports rise....
22:36, 2019-09-05

Baby abandoned in airport bathroom finds family after 33 years. But mysteries remain No one claimed the abandoned baby boy, who was later adopted. Steve Hydes began his search 33 years after having his own children.    ...
22:56, 2019-05-21

Airbnb removes host after family finds hidden camera in their vacation rental Airbnb says they have removed a host from their website after a family reported finding a hidden camera in their vacation rental in Ireland.  &...
10:41, 2019-04-09

Grieving dog pictured waiting by late owner’s empty hospital bed finds new family It’s always nice when a sad story has a happy ending. Last week, an animal rescue in Northern New Jersey posted the photo of a dog sitting by his own...
21:20, 2019-06-26

Watch: Wisconsin family finds live frog in store-bought salad A Wisconsin family said they were shocked to discover a live frog inside the salad they bought from a local supermarket....
17:00, 2019-08-19

5,000-year-old mass grave suggests importance of family in ancient cultures, research finds A 5,000-year-old grave found in Poland was discovered to be filled with extended family members and appear to have been buried by someone who knew th...
02:00, 2019-05-09

‘Before You Know It’ Review: An Old-School Dysfunctional Bohemian Family in New York With Mandy Patinkin as a coming-apart dad and Judith Light as a long-lost mom, ‘Before You Know It’ is a cozily familiar mess....
13:24, 2019-08-29

Income inequality in the US has hit a record high. Meet the 15 richest American family 'dynasties,' who have a combined net worth of $618 billion. Rick T. Wilking/Getty Images Income inequality in the US has reached a record high, reported Taylor Telford for The Washington Post, citing US Censu...
19:56, 2019-09-27

Loose emu spends night in New York state family's basement An emu found wandering loose in a New York state neighborhood was captured by a local family and spent the night in their basement....
16:24, 2019-04-23

AOC blasts New York Times for comparing Trump family to British royalty Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, slammed The New York Times over the "gymnastics stunt" that compares the Trump family to British royalty as Pres...
01:44, 2019-06-05

New York mom dies after undergoing plastic surgery in Dominican Republic, family says Her death marks the third plastic surgery-related fatality involving an American in recent weeks....
21:36, 2019-07-09

With Harlem as a base, a visiting family explores new corners of New York City In addition to the Apollo Theater, famed soul food restaurants, murals, history and more, the neighborhood offers a gateway to overlooked nearby attr...
13:20, 2019-07-26

Look: Billy Joel spends 70th birthday with family, fans in New York Billy Joel rang in his birthday with wife Alexis and daughters Alexa Ray, Della Rose and Remy Anne at a show in Madison Square Garden....
17:00, 2019-05-10

Is Morality Hard-Wired Into Our Brains? “Conscience,” by the neurophilosopher Patricia S. Churchland, traces moral behavior to early brain developments in mammals....
23:56, 2019-06-28

What Is Cyberwar? The Complete WIRED Guide The threat of cyberwar looms over the future: a new dimension of conflict capable of leapfrogging borders and teleporting the chaos of war to civilia...
13:04, 2019-08-23

WIRED's 13 Must-Read Books for Fall From the *Handmaid's Tale* sequel to Edward Snowden's memoir, the upcoming book season is looking deadly serious. Up to and including lesbian necroma...
16:20, 2019-09-12

WIRED Book of the Month: *It Came From Something Awful* In Dale Beran’s aggrandizing telling, 4chan’s crescendo of furious nihilism delivers President Trump to America....
13:44, 2019-07-31

5 Things About Your Book: An Undocumented Woman Struggles to Root Her Family in New York City Melissa Rivero’s debut novel, “The Affairs of the Falcóns,” features a family that, like hers did, emigrates to New York from Peru....
17:40, 2019-04-21

How RJ Barrett is ‘wired differently:’ Duke recruiter The man who recruited RJ Barrett to Duke said his best attribute is his “competitive streak.’’ Jeff Capel, a former Blue Devils assistant and now hea...
05:32, 2019-05-23

WIRED Takes a Good Hard Look at Dick Pics The dick pic—so commonplace, so controversial—has undeniable cultural importance, but media coverage of it tends to strike a single chord: “Ew, bad.”...
14:32, 2019-08-14

Sackler family 'offer up to $12 billion to settle lawsuits over US opioid crisis' Campaigners battling the US opioid crisis have welcomed reports that Purdue Pharma and its billionaire owners the Sackler family are preparing to pay...
15:44, 2019-08-28

Oculus Quest’s secret trick: It can double as a wired PC VR headset Enlarge / Not pictured here: the USB Type-C cable needed to connect the Quest to a gaming PC to take advantage of today's announced news. (credit: O...
19:16, 2019-09-25

WIRED Book of the Month: *The Memory Police* by Yoko Ogawa Published 25 years ago in Japan, Yoko Ogawa's spare, affecting novel was just released in English—and speaks uncannily to the age of the internet....
13:52, 2019-08-20

Le’Veon Bell’s rise: Why he is wired for monster Jets year Le’Veon Bell’s determination showed itself at an early age. Bell’s mother, Lisa, remembers him at 5 years old climbing up a chair to the kitchen coun...
00:56, 2019-07-23

WIRED Suggests Updated Theme Songs for Presidential Hopefuls Currently, a lot of Democratic candidates are pulling from the Gen X Essentials playlist. We have some suggestions for better tunes....
23:32, 2019-06-10

Mukesh Ambani is India's richest man for the 12th year in a row. Meet the Ambanis, Asia's wealthiest family, who live in a $1 billion skyscraper and mingle with royals and Bollywood stars. Reuters, Getty, AP; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The Ambanis are the richest family in Asia, according to Forbes. The family patriarch, Indian busin...
23:56, 2019-10-11

Wired Bacteria Form Nature’s Power Grid: ‘We Have an Electric Planet’ Electroactive bacteria were running current through “wires” long before humans learned the trick....
18:28, 2019-07-01

‘The Circus’ co-host and Wired co-founder to launch political media platform Longtime pals John Heilemann — co-host of Showtime’s "The Circus" — and tech entrepreneur and Wired co-founder John Battelle are re-uniting in introd...
16:28, 2019-07-23

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly wired $350,000 to 2 people after a bombshell 2018 report, prosecutors say Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images Federal prosecutors accused Jeffrey Epstein, the 66-year-old hedge fund manager charged this week with sex tra...
09:52, 2019-07-13

Teen Has Mouth Wired Shut After Vape Explodes, Fracturing His Jaw and Knocking Out Teeth Vaping may or may not be healthier than smoking conventional cigarettes, but a recent incident involving a teenage boy, in which an exploding e-cigar...
23:44, 2019-06-20

Review: 'Shazam!' finds lightning in a bottle with Zachary Levi's family-friendly superhero DC Comics' satisfying new film 'Shazam!' takes a family-centric, lighthearted approach to superheroes with Zachary Levi as the man-chi...
10:40, 2019-04-09

OxyContin maker Purdue gets brief shield from litigation OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP won a court order on Friday briefly pausing the sprawling opioid litigation against the company so it can try to mak...
23:48, 2019-10-11

Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? WASHINGTON — Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller Oxy...
22:40, 2019-07-22

Why OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Filed for Bankruptcy Purdue Pharma is declaring bankruptcy as part of a massive settlement, but most states aren't yet happy with the deal....
17:52, 2019-09-16

The Latest: Pennsylvania Sues OxyContin Maker Over Opioids PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Pennsylvania’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma (all times local): 3:50 p.m.: The Pennsylvania Attorney General&...
22:48, 2019-05-14

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected t...
13:20, 2019-09-16

OxyContin heirs found a buyer for their $6.5M Manhattan condo Embattled pharmaceutical heirs David and Joss Sackler are in contract to sell their sprawling condo on the Upper East Side. The four-bedroom, five-ba...
03:32, 2019-09-12

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy Move comes days after the company reached tentative deal with more than 2,000 plaintiffs Purdue Pharma, the US company that made billions selling the...
07:16, 2019-09-16

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected t...
14:37, 2019-09-16

The Latest: OxyContin Maker Denies Claims From 5 States CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on five states filing claims against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma (all times local): 1 p.m.: The company that ma...
19:44, 2019-05-16

Nearly every US state is now suing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California, Hawaii and Maine bring the total number of states suing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to at least 48....
20:40, 2019-06-04

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom's revised state budget proposes a 2% increase over his January budget....
13:24, 2019-05-10

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk m...
17:52, 2019-09-06

AT&T, facing $158 billion debt, to sell Puerto Rico network for $2 billion Enlarge / An AT&T sign outside a company office in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | Roberto Machado Noa ) AT&T has agreed to sell its wireless ...
23:04, 2019-10-09

Peloton prices its IPO at the top of its range, raking in $1.2 billion and giving it a $8.2 billion value (PTON) Peloton / Youtube Peloton has priced its public offering. The maker of connected fitness equipment will go public at $29 a share. The offering will ...
03:48, 2019-09-26

Disney bought Marvel for $4 billion in 2009: It’s made over $18 billion since Marvel has more than proven its worth to one of the entertainment industry's titans.        ...
10:32, 2019-07-22

Purdue Pharma offers to settle opioid claims for $10 billion to $12 billion The lawsuits allege the company and the Sackler family are responsible for starting and sustaining the opioid crisis....
11:44, 2019-08-28

Purdue Pharma offers $10 billion - $12 billion to settle opioid claims The lawsuits allege the company and the Sackler family are responsible for starting and sustaining the opioid crisis....
02:00, 2019-08-28

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10...
22:56, 2019-08-27

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News r...
23:52, 2019-08-27

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company ...
02:24, 2019-08-28

OxyContin maker filing for bankruptcy may shed light on wrongdoings Purdue Pharma may be forced to file after talks broke down over settlement, allowing public to learn ‘what really happened’A leading addiction specia...
18:20, 2019-09-09

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation o...
19:56, 2019-05-16

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying ...
02:16, 2019-05-24

OxyContin maker offers up to $12bn to settle more than 2,000 opioid claims Purdue Pharma stands accused of fueling US opioid epidemic that has cost the lives of more than 400,000 people across the USPurdue Pharma and members...
17:00, 2019-08-28

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits o...
22:44, 2019-09-11

Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection in New York on Sunday amid a rash of nationwide lawsuits against the company alleging t...
07:48, 2019-09-16

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, M...
11:24, 2019-06-04

At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma WASHINGTON NBC — Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had ag...
02:04, 2019-09-12

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of havin...
01:04, 2019-08-09

Qualcomm Pegs Payment From Apple at $4.5 Billion to $4.7 Billion Qualcomm’s forecasts suggested Apple’s licensing fees will not substantially increase revenue as Apple catches up on royalties....
01:56, 2019-05-02

Mate 30 Pro’s wireless charging might be just as fast as the Galaxy Note 10’s wired charging Now that the Galaxy Note 10 series is official, we’ve learned that the Galaxy Note 10+ needs only 65 minutes to recharge with the help of the d...
00:24, 2019-08-15

OxyContin maker Purdue begins showdown to halt opioid lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP will ask a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge on Friday to pause litigation against the company and its owners over the objection...
13:40, 2019-10-11

Purdue Pharma, maker of opioid painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy The filing was anticipated before and after the tentative deal, which could be worth up to US$12 billion over time, was struck....
06:32, 2019-09-16

Judge sees benefit in pausing lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue A U.S. Bankruptcy Judge signaled support on Friday for a six-month pause to litigation led by 24 states against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP to g...
21:16, 2019-10-11

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionair...
05:12, 2019-07-18

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, to stay in business despite bankruptcy file Purdue lawyers secured permission for the multibillion-dollar company based in Stamford, Connecticut, to maintain business as usual -- paying employe...
04:28, 2019-09-18

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado recei...
01:52, 2019-05-15

Left-handed people have 'differently wired brains', scientists claim People who are left-handed have different genetic instructions hardwired into their brain, according to a new scientific study....
19:56, 2019-09-05

Mark Cuban just revealed he has nearly $1 billion in Amazon stock. Here are all the ways the 'Shark Tank' investor made and spends his $4.1 billion fortune. Michael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Mark Cuban has an estimated net worth of $4.1 billion, according to Forbes. He's earned his fortune...
18:20, 2019-10-01

French billionaire Bernard Arnault just made $5 billion in less than 48 hours. Here's how the world's third-richest person makes and spends his $99 billion fortune. Chesnot/Getty Images Bernard Arnault just made $5.1 billion in less than 48 hours, Forbes reported. With an estimated net worth of $96.3 billion, Blo...
15:52, 2019-10-11

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new ba...
20:32, 2019-05-23

Purdue Pharma, maker of painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative set...
19:32, 2019-09-16

Government attorneys, OxyContin maker in settlement discussions as it faces billions in lawsuits State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday they are in active settlement talks with Purdue Pharma, the maker of ...
05:04, 2019-08-28

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid crisis settlement Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement included more money from the Sackler family, which had become a sticking point during the r...
23:32, 2019-09-11

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read Mo...
18:00, 2019-05-07

Why phones that secretly listen to us are a myth A mobile security firm carries out a research investigation to test the popular conspiracy theory....
07:00, 2019-09-05

14 signs you're secretly the boss' favorite Flickr/Sebastiaan ter Burg Let's be real: Your boss probably has a favorite employee. And it could be you, if they constantly ask for your input and ...
21:52, 2019-10-07

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma expected to file for bankruptcy after stalled settlement talks Purdue Pharma, the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, is expected to file for bankruptcy after attempts to reach a settlement over its role in the op...
03:48, 2019-09-08

Purdue Pharma chair: Best way to fight opioid crisis is for OxyContin maker to stay in business Purdue Pharma's chairman says the company should still produce OxyContin despite the drugmaker's bankruptcy filing amid the opioid crisis....
18:32, 2019-09-16

MTA worker secretly kept USPS job in case he didn’t like new gig An MTA worker was busted secretly holding onto his previous job with the USPS for months after he was hired — admitting he wanted to see if he liked ...
00:56, 2019-08-09

Man Secretly 'Proposed' To Girlfriend For Over A Month. She Had No Clue A man secretly 'proposed' to his girlfriend nearly every day for over a month before finally popping the question. Edi Okoro, from Hertfordshire, UK,...
07:08, 2019-09-05

Did Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson secretly wed? Reports have surfaced that supermodel Cara Delevingne and actress Ashley Benson may have tied the knot in a secret ceremony in Las Vegas. It’s not cl...
20:04, 2019-08-04

UK using smart billboards to secretly ad-target shoppers Surveillance cameras in shopping center billboards are being used to spy on you so you can be targeted with the “correct” advertisements....
11:49, 2019-05-02

We are not gay, but we secretly kiss and sleep in the same bed | Dear Mariella You don’t need to define your sexuality, Mariella Frostrup tells a confused man, but you do need to stop second-guessing your lover’s motives and sta...
12:56, 2019-05-01

Bob Newhart on His Secretly Sick Humor and Turning 90 The man who made the comedy special a thing is still performing and doesn’t mind that new shows borrow from him. See: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”...
20:20, 2019-09-04

‘The 100’ stars Bob Morley and Eliza Taylor secretly got married Celebrity dating conspiracy theories abound in pop culture, but they usually don’t turn out to be true — until now. Bob Morley, 34, and Eliza Taylor,...
19:32, 2019-06-10

Boy, 4, secretly drives great-grandpa's car on mission for sweets Children will often do anything for sweets, but one American boy has taken his desire for confectionery to the extreme....
21:12, 2019-06-14

How Queen Elizabeth uses fashion to secretly throw shade “What she cannot overtly say with language she secretly says with clothes,” writes London journalist Sali Hughes in her new book, “Our Rainbow Queen:...
20:36, 2019-10-05

DeepMind AI is secretly lurking on the public StarCraft II 1v1 ladder Enlarge (credit: Blizzard) Google's DeepMind is making its state-of-the-art AI play StarCraft II again. We previously saw the AI, called "AlphaStar...
20:32, 2019-07-11

Karate instructor accused of secretly recording children BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A karate instructor is accused of secretly videotaping children changing clothes at a martial arts school in North Dakota. Poli...
14:44, 2019-05-17

How Princess Charlotte Is Secretly Winning Everyone Over as the Sassiest Little Royal For a while there, it seemed as though Prince George would have no competition in the cuteness department. With photos like these, how could anyone c...
12:20, 2019-05-02

Man secretly held onto $45 million lottery ticket for 10 months An Alberta man came forward to claim a $45 million lottery jackpot 10 months after he discovered his grand prize win....
00:04, 2019-08-29

I have just discovered my brother secretly wears women’s underwear. What should I do? We grew up in a devout Mormon family. He doesn’t want any of us to know, but I love him and don’t want to make a mistakeI am trying to wrap my head a...
15:36, 2019-05-06

US secretly sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia A heated 2017 exchange between President Trump and an Australian Prime Minister has been revealed as a secret deal to send two Rwandans who confessed...
04:36, 2019-05-17

The age of comfort TV: why people are secretly watching Friends and The Office on a loop We are in an era of ‘prestige television’, with unprecedented choice and quality. So why are so many of us streaming endless reruns of 90s sitcoms?In...
08:20, 2019-08-21

Bob Newhart on His Secretly Sick Humor, Joke Stealing and Turning 90 The man who made the comedy special a thing is still performing and doesn’t mind that new shows borrow from him. See: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”...
17:56, 2019-09-04

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research pro...
22:08, 2019-05-29

Reports - Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds secretly welcome third child According to a number of media reports, the couple secretly welcomed the new addition to their family two months ago....
10:16, 2019-10-06

Revealed: New Mexico schools secretly restraining and secluding students Investigation finds that restraint – meant for extreme circumstances – is widely used to manage special education childrenThis story is published in ...
14:36, 2019-10-09

Researcher hacks macOS using plugins for secretly whitelisted apps Apple's macOS allows certain apps to automatically click on security dialog boxes for users, creating a risk that malicious plugins could seize acces...
11:28, 2019-06-04

Netflix secretly previewed scenes from what could be the next big phenomenon like ‘Game of Thrones’ A few days ago, Netflix released the first trailer for the premiere season of its next epic fantasy show, The Witcher. The show will tell stories sim...
18:48, 2019-07-25

Reports: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds secretly welcome third child According to a number of media reports, the couple secretly welcomed the new addition to their family two months ago....
12:56, 2019-10-07

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration autho...
00:28, 2019-07-09

Kansas professor charged with secretly working on Chinese government program A University of Kansas chemistry professor has been indicted on federal charges that he hid his work for a Chinese university while he also conducted...
21:28, 2019-08-22

Revealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda network Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm CTF has built unbranded disinformation pages for Saudi Arabia and major pollutersClaims of misogynistic culture at offices o...
20:48, 2019-08-01

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas secretly selling NY estate Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are in talks to sell their Westchester estate to Aussie cardboard billionaire Anthony Pratt, of Pratt Indust...
02:32, 2019-07-18

South Korea: woman reportedly kills herself after being secretly filmed by doctor Family said she was suffering nightmares and trauma after the incident as nation’s spy cam epidemic continuesA woman in South Korea has reportedly ki...
06:24, 2019-10-02

Married Columbia grad accused of secretly filming female roommate A married Ivy Leaguer secretly filmed a female roommate while she showered and changed in the Upper East Side pad she shares with the couple, prosecu...
00:24, 2019-05-12

Ford Secretly Directed Dealers to Fix Faulty Transmissions for a Week: Report Ford directed dealers to fix, for free, faulty transmissions the automaker knowingly sold customers if owners noticed a problem and got their vehicle...
22:28, 2019-07-20

MIT secretly pocketed millions in ‘anonymous’ donations connected to Jeffrey Epstein New documents found by reporter Ronan Farrow show that the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology concealed its relationship with Jef...
08:12, 2019-09-07

Surprise! Basketball Wives' Tami Roman Secretly Got Married in Las Vegas Tami Roman is officially a wife! E! News can confirm the reality star secretly married her longtime boyfriend Reggie Youngblood in Las Vegas last su...
20:44, 2019-06-05

Woman Dresses Up As A Bush To Secretly Click Her Sister's Proposal Pics An American woman 'went undercover' to sneakily capture pictures of her sister's proposal - by dressing up as a bush. Her hilarious stunt has now gon...
08:16, 2019-09-30

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phili...
00:36, 2019-07-13

Trump Admin Secretly Tells Big Donors: Yeah, a Recession Might Happen For months now, the signs that the United States is about to go through another major recession have been popping up like clockwork....
15:56, 2019-08-21

Kevin Feige becomes Chief Creative Officer of Marvel, hopefully isn't secretly working for Hydra One of the recurring themes in the Marvel movies has been that authority figures cannot and should not be trusted. They’re all either working for Hyd...
00:40, 2019-10-16

NSW secretly exploring long-dismissed plan to turn coastal rivers inland Proposal an expensive gift to irrigators at the expense of coastal communities and the environment, conservationist saysNew South Wales has been secr...
20:44, 2019-09-23

Liam Payne reveals he secretly split with Cheryl earlier than previously thought Liam Payne has revealed his relationship with fellow pop star Cheryl came to an end months earlier than previously thought....
01:00, 2019-10-16

A woman dressed up as a bush so that she could secretly watch her sister’s proposal and the photos are hilarious Andrew Philibeck recruited his girlfriend's younger sister, Therese Merkel, to dress like a bush and secretly record a video of his surprise proposal...
17:56, 2019-10-03

Steve Ballmer Wasn't Too Fazed About Jeanie Buss Secretly Calling Him "Ballz" Clippers owner and shrieking enthusiast Steve Ballmer is riding high these days. His Clippers managed a respectable rebuild without ever going into t...
07:40, 2019-07-26

Either Justin Tucker Is Secretly A Michael Vick Clone, Or Madden 20 Still Has A Few Bugs To Work Out EA’s Madden NFL 20 is currently in early access, meaning a select number of folks are currently able to get a couple hours of gameplay in before the ...
00:56, 2019-07-28

Amanda Knox Secretly Marries Boyfriend Ahead of Official Wedding Next Year While her wedding is not for another six months, Amanda Knox is already a Mrs. It was less than a year ago that the criminal justice activist, who ...
18:16, 2019-08-01

To catch a drug thief, hospital secretly recorded births, women’s surgeries Enlarge / Not where you want a hidden camera. (credit: Getty | Brendan Hoffman) A California hospital faces a lawsuit from 81 women who allege the...
12:16, 2019-05-02

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq, and it risks igniting a much larger conflict REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel appears to have expanded its fight against Iranian activities into Iraq, risking a major escalation. Several ammo depots c...
22:48, 2019-08-23

Colin Trevorrow secretly made a Jurassic World short film, and it premieres this Sunday Great news for the 20 or so people who love the new Jurassic World movies: Colin Trevorrow went off and made a secret Jurassic World short film title...
22:48, 2019-09-11

New York Magazine staffers learned company was getting sold in New York Times New York Magazine staffers were stunned to learn that their 51-year-old publication had been sold to Vox Media by reading about it in the New York Ti...
00:20, 2019-09-26

Waiter slammed for secretly serving virgin drinks to possibly pregnant woman who wanted alcohol A server started an intense debate when they secretly served a woman they thought was pregnant virgin drinks....
22:08, 2019-07-25

Barbara Bush has second wedding ceremony months after secretly marrying Craig Louis Coyne: report Former first daughter Barbara Bush had a second wedding ceremony just six months after she secretly married Craig Louis Coyne in a private ceremony, ...
18:28, 2019-04-16

Meghan Markle secretly visited the site where a teenage girl was murdered in South Africa as a 'personal gesture' Toby Melville - Pool/Getty Images Meghan Markle made a private trip to visit the site where a student was raped and murdered in South Africa, where ...
16:04, 2019-09-28

Downton Abbey star reveals Queen's butlers secretly advised the cast on the Highclere Castle set EXCLUSIVE: Two butlers visited the cast while Royal adviser to the film, Alastair Bruce, was away...
23:52, 2019-09-10

Google's Sergey Brin has secretly been married to the founder of a legal tech startup since 2018 (GOOG, GOOGL) Taylor Hill/Getty Images Google cofounder Sergey Brin has been married to his girlfriend Nicole Shanahan since 2018, the Chronicle of Philanthropy re...
20:52, 2019-10-03

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secr...
22:24, 2019-05-21

‘Wendy Williams Show’ staffers secretly looking for new jobs amid rumors show will end An insider called the show's 10th season one of the "most difficult" given Wendy Williams' struggles....
19:44, 2019-08-01

Former Tottenham boss Martin Jol 'secretly sold' Porsche 911 given to him by Daniel Levy Former Tottenham manager Martin Jol has revealed that he "secretly" sold a fancy car gifted to him by club chairman Daniel Levy....
12:50, 2019-05-01

Two hikers found a message in a bottle and helped rescue a stranded family. Now the family wants to thank them Curtis Whitson has two strangers to thank for his family being alive today. Two brave hikers plucked a lime green bottle from a river and alerted aut...
16:25, 2019-09-11

World’s coolest family recreates iconic album covers for family photos Sure, maybe your family tried to get cute with the annual Christmas card picture, putting a Santa hat on the dog or some such whimsy. Sorry, but that...
20:08, 2019-09-16

Family Romance review: Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it furthe...
22:40, 2019-05-18

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/chal...
01:12, 2019-06-27

Neighbor from hell blasts theme from ‘The Addams Family’ at family A creepy, kooky British man blasted the theme of “The Addams Family” at his next-door neighbors — turning their lives into a “living hell” during a s...
22:24, 2019-05-16

The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Is a Fine Family Car if Your Family Brings Everything Everywhere The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is big, capable and nice to look at. On paper, it seems like an adept family car considering how many toys, consumables ...
17:40, 2019-06-26

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
22:16, 2019-06-14

Google cofounder Sergey Brin has secretly been married to a law tech founder since 2018. Here are 14 other power couples who rule the tech world. Google cofounder Sergey Brin has secretly been married to his girlfriend Nicole Shanahan since 2018, the Chronicle of Philanthropy recently reported....
20:52, 2019-10-03

'When Harry Met Sally' turns 30: Why the four-way call is secretly the rom-com's genius moment The four-way call scene in "When Harry Met Sally ..." is always brilliant. But breaking down how it was filmed 30 years ago makes it even better. &#...
07:24, 2019-07-18

Ariana Grande secretly paid for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's meal: 'Such a boss move' Perry described how she and her actor husband, dining with his eight-year-old son Flynn, saw Grande at a restaurant.       ...
17:40, 2019-08-16

Boris Johnson secretly pursuing 'dangerous no-deal Brexit' says Nicola Sturgeon on Prime Minister's first visit to Scotland Nicola Sturgeon believes Boris Johnson is secretly pursuing a "dangerous" no-deal Brexit, the SNP leader said after her first meeting with the new Pr...
22:12, 2019-07-29

How to (Secretly) Watch 'The Office' at the Office With Netflix Hangouts, you can furtively take in your favorite shows at work—with your boss none the wiser....
18:24, 2019-08-30

Meghan Markle family tree: How is the Duchess of Sussex related to Samantha Markle, the royal family and more Her father's side of the family has a penchant for planned paparazzi pictures, tell-all novels and explosive Twitter threads...
09:32, 2019-08-17

'Family first': Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for sweet family photo featuring four generations The Douglas family photo includes Kirk, his wife, Anne, son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones, his grandchildren and great-grandchild. &...
13:40, 2019-08-21

If You Are Going To Buy A Family Car, Don’t Forget The Family Part People buy vehicles for all kinds of reasons. Some of them are rational, and some of them are emotional. There is nothing wrong with buying a car bec...
17:44, 2019-10-11

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook How Darren Walker, a gay black man who grew up poor in Texas, came to be one of the best connected people in New York City. And what that means for t...
11:08, 2019-07-12

Uber Is Said to Aim for I.P.O. Valuation of Up to $100 Billion The ride-hailing giant gave some investors an initial estimate of its public market valuation, which ranged from $90 billion to $100 billion....
20:56, 2019-04-11

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including T...
20:00, 2019-05-07

Belgium's UCB to buy Ra Pharmaceuticals for $2.1 billion UCB has agreed to acquire U.S.-based Ra Pharmaceuticals for $2.1 billion, in a deal that will enable the Belgian drugmaker to offer new treatment opp...
07:52, 2019-10-10

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is poss...
17:12, 2019-07-22

CBS unlikely to pay Lionsgate’s $5.5 billion price tag for Starz Lionsgate’s chances of selling its Starz TV network to CBS for $5.5 billion just shrank — by about $2 billion. Investors in the film studio behind “T...
04:48, 2019-05-25

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported tha...
13:12, 2019-05-01

UN to appeal for $1.2 billion to help 5 million Palestinians UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes donors will be as generous this year as they were last year ...
01:04, 2019-06-22

Catalent to buy Paragon Bioservices for $1.2 billion: WSJ Drug developer Catalent Inc has agreed to buy privately held Paragon Bioservices Inc for $1.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, ci...
00:40, 2019-04-15

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay...
00:12, 2019-06-19

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September ...
12:24, 2019-05-02

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released abo...
23:36, 2019-05-30

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand f...
21:40, 2019-06-07

F.T.C. Approves Facebook Fine of About $5 Billion If approved by the Justice Department, the settlement would be the biggest fine levied by the federal government against a technology company....
22:52, 2019-07-12

Yours for $1 billion only: the glamor of the London Ritz The owners of London's Ritz hotel, a haven for royals, statesmen and movie stars, have hinted that they would be open to selling the luxury establish...
17:56, 2019-10-10

WeWork may seek IPO valuation as low as $10 billion WeWork’s parent company may seek a valuation as low as $10 billion in its looming public debut, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuatio...
17:52, 2019-09-13

Apple Plans to Buy $75 Billion More of Its Own Stock The company said it would add to its record returns to shareholders, most likely fueling an intensifying debate over corporate spending....
02:12, 2019-05-01

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in p...
01:28, 2019-05-16

GE to freeze, pre-pay pensions to save up to $8 billion General Electric said on Monday it would freeze pensions for about 20,000 salaried US employees and take other related moves to help the ailing congl...
18:20, 2019-10-07

10 companies that spent more than $1 billion in ads so you'd buy their products Ethan Miller/Getty Images Last year, US companies spent more money than ever on ads designed to grab consumers' attention. According to the 2019 Ad A...
16:28, 2019-10-04

Uber Aims for Valuation of Up to $91 Billion in I.P.O. The world’s largest ride-hailing company, which has not yet made a profit, kicked off the last stage of its journey to list on public stock markets....
14:08, 2019-04-26

Facebook not worried about $5 billion FTC fine Facebook’s eye-popping $5 billion FTC fine may have set a record, but it’s a drop in the bucket for owner Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who has a net ...
04:28, 2019-07-25

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damag...
02:40, 2019-05-15

Sudan needs up to USD$10 billion in aid to revive economy, says new PM Sudan has been in economic turmoil since it lost the bulk of its oil production in 2011 when South Sudan seceded after decades of civil war....
00:00, 2019-08-25

The SEC blocked Telegram's plans for a $1.7 billion ICO Tatan Syuflana/AP The SEC has halted messaging service Telegram's $1.7 billion ICO. The US regulator argues that the company's plans to sell digital ...
11:32, 2019-10-14

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0....
14:56, 2019-05-03

AR/VR’s $80 billion-plus market could split before it consolidates Divergence is a good thing in early-stage markets like AR/VR, as it leaves time for the next generation of tech-giants to emergeRead More...
18:40, 2019-05-12

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the ...
12:56, 2019-05-15

Here's how every new IPO bigger than $1 billion has performed in 2019 Reuters/Andrew Kelly Several of 2019's largest initial public offerings are badly trailing the broader stock market as investors start to shy away fr...
18:32, 2019-10-04

GM Has Lost Over Half A Billion Dollars Because Of The Strike The UAW strikes are costing GM hundreds of millions, Trump’s tariffs are costing Michigan jobs, and Europe is pivoting away from airline travel. All...
16:44, 2019-09-26

SmileDirectClub aims for $1 billion IPO in September: Sources The company is on track to generate $1 billion in revenue in 2019, one of the people said....
00:16, 2019-08-01

Universe might be 2 billion years younger: study Researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Germany have said the cosmos is expanding faster than previously believed, leading them to believe the uni...
04:00, 2019-09-13

The Latest: Expert says $2 billion award likely reduced SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 4 p.m. A law professor says it’s likely a trial judge...
01:08, 2019-05-14

Cyprus says it stands to gain $9 billion from gas field NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says the east Mediterranean island nation stands to gain more than $9 billion over 18 years from...
12:12, 2019-06-05

GitLab raises $268 million at a $2.7 billion valuation DevOps company GitLab has raised $268 million in series E funding in what will likely be its final round before going public in 2020.Read More...
16:08, 2019-09-17

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 billion Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for an upfront payment of ...
01:12, 2019-05-09

Belgium's UCB to buy Ra Pharmaceuticals in $2.1 billion cash deal UCB has agreed to acquire U.S.-based Ra Pharmaceuticals for $2.1 billion, both companies reported on Thursday, in a deal that will enable the Belgian...
09:12, 2019-10-10

Federal government ran $14 billion deficit in 2018-19 Revenues in 2018-19 expanded by $21 billion - or 6.7 per cent - compared to the previous year, said the report released Tuesday....
18:20, 2019-09-17

Toy Story 4 is the fifth Disney movie this year to hit $1 billion Scrooge McDuck’s money-filled swimming pool is starting to get awfully filled, as Variety is reporting that Toy Story 4 has just become the fifth Dis...
21:04, 2019-08-15

Trump says he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!...
00:52, 2019-05-14

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines...
12:24, 2019-05-09

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projecte...
03:04, 2019-06-18

Uber Prices I.P.O. at $45 a Share, Valuing It at $82.4 Billion The ride-hailing giant’s valuation is the third largest for a company going public on an American exchange....
00:20, 2019-05-10

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ed...
00:44, 2019-05-23

Salesforce to buy Tableau Software in $15.3 billion deal Salesforce.com said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition ...
15:16, 2019-06-10

Trump says ethanol deal will be around 16 billion gallons U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his administration's proposal to boost the biofuels market next year would bring the amount of corn-based ...
01:04, 2019-10-08

US trade deficit edges up to $50 billion in March WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit increased slightly in March even though the deficit with China fell to the lowest point in five years. The C...
15:56, 2019-05-09

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operati...
23:52, 2019-06-26

US government records $160.3 billion April surplus WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recorded a $160.3 billion surplus in April as revenues jumped to an all-time high. But even with a flood of ...
20:32, 2019-05-10

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss ...
02:20, 2019-05-08

France’s Dassault to acquire Medidata for $5.8 billion French software company Dassault Systems says it will buy U.S.-based Medidata Solutions for $5.8 billion in cash. Dassault said Wednesday that it was...
11:12, 2019-06-12

Danish pensions to put $50 billion into green investments Danish pension funds plan to invest more than $50 billion in green assets to fight climate change, they said in a statement on Monday ahead of a Unit...
11:24, 2019-09-23

China raising tariffs on $60 billion in US goods HONG KONG – China plans to impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, the finance ministry said on Monday, after the United States esca...
15:00, 2019-05-13

IBM Bets $34 Billion That It Can Catch Up to Amazon and Microsoft With the purchase of Red Hat, IBM is presenting itself as an open, impartial player in the cloud computing industry....
21:00, 2019-07-09

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in ...
20:24, 2019-09-13

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social...
13:04, 2019-05-02

TripActions raises $250 million at $4 billion valuation TripActions raised a $250 million round to grow its corporate travel management business just months after raising $154 million.Read More...
14:12, 2019-06-27

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon...
02:04, 2019-06-17

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but the politically sensitive deficit with China moved higher. The Commerce Department says...
14:40, 2019-06-06

Ubisoft CEO foresees the day when 5 billion play games Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot foresees the day when 5 billion people will play games. He said that will happen over the next decade.Read More...
18:12, 2019-05-15

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will ha...
03:40, 2019-06-13

US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25% US President Donald Trump said the tariff hike was needed because trade negotiations with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $20...
19:56, 2019-05-05

Tesla closes $2.7 billion capital raise Tesla said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was over-subscribed, giving the electric carma...
15:32, 2019-05-08

For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for the...
21:48, 2019-06-05

NASA to get an extra $1.6 billion to put the first woman on the moon NASA's mission to get humans, including the first woman, to the moon again in 2024 has been named Artemis, after the Greek goddess of the moon...
13:40, 2019-05-14

May budget deficit hits record $207.8 billion WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government’s budget deficit in May rose to a record $207.8 billion, 41.5% higher than a year ago. Most of that in...
20:08, 2019-06-12

China to hike tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without ...
15:24, 2019-05-13

Mexico’s Pemex gets refinancing worth $8 billion MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s heavily indebted state-owned oil company has won about $8 billion in refinancing and extended lines of credit from ...
18:20, 2019-05-13

Details of £25-billion road investment announced News 30 Sep, 2019 Chancellor Sajid Javid will today reveal details of a £25 billion “infrastructure revolution” for UK’s roads and transport network...
16:04, 2019-09-30

How this luggage startup hit a $1.4 billion valuation in three years Away co-founder and CEO Steph Korey joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the travel brand that is now a $1.4 billion company....
15:28, 2019-05-17

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has eve...
15:08, 2019-07-24

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority ...
23:04, 2019-06-22

Big Five leagues spend over $6 billion in transfer window "Spending by teams in Europe\u0027s Big Five leagues totalled a record 5.5 billion euros ($6.13 billion) during the close season transfer window, fin...
15:12, 2019-09-03

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation Slack's IPO started with a bang as the first trade was priced at $38.50, giving the company a $23 billion valuation, well above the expected $16 bill...
19:28, 2019-06-20

This is the pitch deck now-$31 billion Airbnb used when it was just getting started Airbnb is one of several highly anticipated IPOs reportedly slated for 2019. Founded in 2008 as "AirBed&Breakfast," the startup has raised more than ...
16:12, 2019-10-03

NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion....
15:40, 2019-05-22

US threatens EU with $4 billion worth of additional tariffs Just days after reaching a truce over trade with China, the US government on Monday increased pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircr...
04:40, 2019-07-02

Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled More than seven million "hate speech" posts were removed by the social network, also a record high....
18:36, 2019-05-23

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thou...
19:56, 2019-05-23

Pakistan thanks Qatar for planned $3 billion investment ISLAMABAD (AP) — Islamabad has thanked Qatar for the $3 billion investment in Pakistan announced by the energy-rich Gulf Arab nation’s ruler. A...
09:40, 2019-06-25

Pinterest Prices I.P.O. at $19 a Share, for a $12.7 Billion Valuation The shares will begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PINS....
03:16, 2019-04-18

World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’ It is “crucial” that the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a say in the fight against climate change and ultimately “the future of the planet” ac...
00:16, 2019-09-21

AA calls for £1 billion diesel scrappage scheme News 4 Oct, 2019 Motoring group wants English cities and the Government to each put £500 million into getting polluting cars off the road...
19:24, 2019-10-04

China to slap tariffs on $75 billion in US goods China plans to slap new tariffs on $75 billion worth of American products as retaliation against President Trump’s latest round of duties in the late...
15:44, 2019-08-23

PUBG Mobile surpasses $1 billion in revenue PUBG Mobile's revenue has surpassed $1 billion after monthly spending increased more than 500% compared to the same period last year.Read More...
23:48, 2019-09-20

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation th...
11:08, 2019-05-30

HPE to acquire supercomputer maker Cray for $1.3 billion Supercomputer maker Cray is to be acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a deal valued at about $1.30 billion, net of cash.Read More...
16:08, 2019-05-17

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has...
17:04, 2019-05-28

Google to spend $3 billion on European datacenters Google will make an additional investment of $3.3 billion over the next two years to expand its European data centers, CEO Sundar Pichai said.Read Mo...
12:36, 2019-09-20

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
00:24, 2019-07-13

Bird raises $275 million at a $2.5 billion valuation Escooter startup Bird has raised $275 million at a $2.5 billion valuation, making it one of the most valuable mobility startups in the world.Read Mor...
20:16, 2019-10-03

Expedia revenue tops expectations at $3.51 billion CNBC's Seema Mody joins "Closing Bell" to report the latest from Expedia's quarterly earnings....
23:44, 2019-07-25

China to slap tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without ...
15:04, 2019-05-13

The Fed says it will continue overnight repos of at least $75 billion through November 4 Reuters/Kevin Lamarque The Federal Reserve announced Friday that it will extend overnight repos of at least $75 billion through November 4. The bank'...
22:56, 2019-10-04

The US and Canada have lost three billion birds since 1970 The US and Canada have lost almost 3 billion birds since 1970, in a dramatic decline researchers are calling an "overlooked biodiversity crisis"...
20:32, 2019-09-19

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the requ...
05:52, 2019-07-06

Germany Unveils $60 Billion Climate Package Angela Merkel’s government is seeking to meet the country’s climate-protection goals with new measures....
19:32, 2019-09-20

Bird Is Said to Raise New Funding at $2.5 Billion Valuation The new valuation is only slightly above the $2.3 billion that Bird was pegged at last year....
03:28, 2019-07-23

Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 billion: UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UB...
16:20, 2019-09-02

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media gia...
11:52, 2019-06-18

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies,...
13:12, 2019-05-01

Catalent reportedly to buy Paragon Bioservices for $1.2 billion Catalent said on Monday it would buy privately held gene therapy-focused Paragon Bioservices Inc in an all-cash deal for $1.2 billion....
13:40, 2019-04-15

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay...
03:16, 2019-06-19

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of...
04:44, 2019-07-06

Investors Value Uber’s Self-Driving Cars at $7.25 Billion A billion-dollar investment is meant to prop up a money-losing unit before Uber makes its pitches ahead of a planned I.P.O....
03:48, 2019-04-19

Facebook took down 3 billion fake accounts in only six months Facebook took down more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, according to a report released on Thursday....
20:32, 2019-05-23

US and Canada have lost three billion birds since 1970 More than one in four birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have...
10:24, 2019-09-20

AZ Lottery reports over 1 billion in earned commissions PHOENIX – Retailers are the real winners of the Arizona Lottery. AZ Lottery announced on Wednesday that retailers have reached a record 1 billi...
23:28, 2019-10-16

Greenland lost 217 billion tons of ice last month A staggering 217 billion tons (197 billion metric tons) of meltwater flowed off of Greenland's ice sheet into the Atlantic Ocean this July....
12:20, 2019-08-05

Albariño Finds Its Inner Beauty This Spanish wine rode the first wave of the new diversity. Now, producers are exploring its expressive potential....
17:40, 2019-07-05

FAA finds new risk on Boeing 737 MAX WASHINGTON/SEATTLE – The US Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new potential risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX befo...
02:40, 2019-06-27

Anheuser-Busch seeks $9.8 billion in 2019’s largest IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be...
17:28, 2019-07-02

Germany’s Deutsche Bahn €3 billion short on cash German auditors recommended the rail company sell parts of its business or risk being unable to finance itself. But some say the state has let down i...
11:32, 2019-09-13

The Fed injects another $72 billion into markets amid slowing demand Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The Federal Reserve on Friday auctioned another $72 billion worth of market repurchase agreements, or repos, in a continued e...
17:20, 2019-09-27

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to th...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Go made $2.65 billion in three years Pokémon Go first launched on July 6, 2016, so Niantic's mobile game has now been out for three years. And it has made $2.65 billion.Read More...
18:12, 2019-07-09

Hurricane Dorian devastation in Bahamas could cost $7 billion: KCC Preliminary estimate of total insured and uninsured losses in the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian is $7 billion, catastrophe modeling company Karen Cla...
13:52, 2019-09-05

Fossilised microbes from 3.5 billion years ago are oldest yet found Preserved microorganisms have been found encased in 3.5-billion-year-old rocks, confirming that single-celled life was thriving early in Earth’s hist...
22:52, 2019-09-25

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon se...
19:16, 2019-05-06

Tampa Bay contains 4 billion bits of microplastic, shocking study indicates There are more than 4 billion bits of microplastic floating in Tampa Bay, according to a new study....
23:20, 2019-09-17

Trump to enact $7.5 billion in tariffs on EU imports following WTO ruling The Trump administration plans to enact new 10-25% tariffs on about $7.5 billion worth of European Union products starting on Oct. 18. The move follo...
22:24, 2019-10-02

Iran says recent floods caused up to $2.5 billion in damage Floods caused by heavy rain across Iran in recent weeks have caused an estimated $2.5 billion in damage to roads, bridges, homes and agricultural lan...
13:00, 2019-04-14

The Latest: China to hike tariffs on $60 billion in US goods BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs battle between China and the United States (all times local): 9 p.m. China has announced it is raising tarif...
15:08, 2019-05-13

The billion-dollar travel group that tourism overlooks More and more people of color are embarking on international travel, creating lucrative opportunities for the tourism industry, but until now it's a ...
13:32, 2019-08-04

The Latest: Kansas Legislature approves $18.4 billion budget TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Kansas legislators ...
07:24, 2019-05-05

Baby Jupiter was smacked by a planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our sola...
07:12, 2019-08-15

Salesforce to Buy Tableau in $15.3 Billion Deal, Its Biggest Acquisition The San Francisco-based cloud computing pioneer is taking over a company with more than 86,000 customers, including Verizon and Netflix....
17:32, 2019-06-10

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s Spac...
19:28, 2019-05-13

North America Has Lost Nearly 3 Billion Birds Since 1970 Birds across the U.S. are disappearing, though many of us probably haven’t noticed. Over the past half century, North American bird populations...
20:24, 2019-09-19

Snap is raising $1 billion to invest in content, AR, and possible acquisitions Snap said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features, and may buy other compan...
07:20, 2019-08-07

Berlin spends nearly €1 billion buying back apartments The city-state is buying back 6,000 former public housing apartments to fight skyrocketing rent. But parties on all sides are criticizing the price t...
01:36, 2019-09-28

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage...
07:08, 2019-06-13

‘Avengers Endgame’ nears global record with over $2 billion LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Avengers: Endgame” has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomers i...
17:52, 2019-05-05

Avengers: Endgame Becomes 1 of Only 5 Films to Make $2 Billion Globally (LOS ANGELES) — “Avengers: Endgame” has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomer...
19:04, 2019-05-05

Dow stock that's lost $34 billion in market cap in the last week could be a buy, says investor Shares of health-care giant UnitedHealth have dropped considerably in the last week, but one market watcher advises betting on the dip....
14:12, 2019-04-17

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding...
08:52, 2019-05-22

AbbVie to Acquire Allergan, Botox’s Maker, for $63 Billion The deal would give AbbVie a potent source of popular treatments as it faces the loss of patent protection for its best-selling drug, Humira....
13:44, 2019-06-25

App developer Lightricks raises $135 million at a $1 billion valuation App developer Lightricks has raised $135 million at a $1 billion valuation in a series C round led by Goldman Sachs, it announced.Read More...
16:24, 2019-07-31

AbbVie to buy Botox-maker Allergan in $63 billion deal Drugmaker AbbVie said on Tuesday it would buy Botox-maker Allergan for about $63 billion, grabbing control of by far the biggest name in medical aest...
16:00, 2019-06-25

Germany ends 5G frequency auction, raises $7.4 billion BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s auction of frequencies for a super-fast 5G network has ended after nearly three months, raising more money for the gove...
20:08, 2019-06-12

Slack Skyrockets to $21 Billion Valuation After Unusual Listing (Bloomberg) — A parade of initial public offerings from Silicon Valley this year have garnered mixed receptions from investors. Slack Technolog...
21:40, 2019-06-20

Facebook’s $5 billion settlement blasted as insufficient by FTC’s own chiefs Facebook’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement is already being slammed as a slap on the wrist for Mark Zuckerberg — by leaders of the very governm...
21:16, 2019-07-24

Bayer to sell chemicals unit Currenta for €3.5 billion The sale is part of Bayer's plan to divest from non-strategic ventures, after its purchase of US firm Monsanto. Bayer has been dogged by a wave of la...
11:04, 2019-08-07

The Fed pumps another $110 billion into markets as investor demand surges Brendan McDermid/Reuters The Federal Reserve on Wednesday sold $110 billion in total market repurchase agreements, or repos, in a continued effort t...
18:00, 2019-09-26

Gun violence costs the United States $229 billion annually WASHINGTON — Gun violence costs the United States $229 billion annually — or 1.4 percent of GDP – according to a new report released Wedn...
21:04, 2019-09-18

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly...
20:32, 2019-05-23

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the compa...
20:08, 2019-05-23

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment in $8.5 billion deal Eldorado Resorts has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on competition ...
15:28, 2019-06-24

U.S. might spend up to $1 billion to make U.S. networks 100% Huawei-free FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, a Democrat, was confirmed by the Senate in January to that position joining fellow lefty Jessica Rosenworcel to mak...
05:16, 2019-06-23

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subroga...
15:36, 2019-09-13

Deutsche Bank blames restructuring for €3.1 billion Q2 loss The German lender has reported a bigger loss than predicted last month when it announced a major business overhaul. The troubled bank says it would b...
14:04, 2019-07-24

Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app BOGOTA, Colombia — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant...
20:04, 2019-07-29

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is reallocating $1.5 billion to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border. The ...
18:44, 2019-05-10

US nuclear warheads are facing a $1 billion setback, and it's thanks to a $5 part U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ronald Gutridge Upgrades to two nuclear weapons are facing setbacks, including an 18-mont...
22:08, 2019-09-26

The universe is 2.5 billion times less magnetic than a fridge magnet Astronomers have calculate the magnetism of the entire universe by studying the space between galaxies, and it turns out to be very weak indeed...
19:04, 2019-05-10

Uber’s $82 billion valuation underwhelms in most anticipated IPO since Facebook Uber priced its IPO at the low end of its target for a valuation of $82.4 billion, an underwhelming result for the most anticipated IPO since Faceboo...
10:24, 2019-05-10

How Bengaluru 27-Year-Old Built A Near-$1 Billion Fashion Start-Up Zilingo Pte's path to becoming a fashion platform with a valuation approaching $1 billion began in December 2014 when Ankiti Bose, then an analyst at...
10:42, 2019-04-09

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's suppo...
20:36, 2019-05-23

J&J shares fall but $8 billion jury award likely to be slashed Johnson & Johnson shares were off more than 2% on Wednesday, a day after a U.S. jury said it must pay $8 billion in punitive damages to a plaintiff i...
21:20, 2019-10-09

United Technologies, Raytheon merging into $120 billion firm United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon and create a new company worth about $121 billion,...
15:56, 2019-06-10

Crikey! Australia issues $2.1 billion in banknotes with typo The Reserve Bank of Australia admitted Thursday that there was a printing error on the country's new $50 note....
18:16, 2019-05-09

Ford Faces Big $1.2 Billion Lawsuit Over F-150 Fuel Economy Ford faces a potentially big lawsuit, pundits wonder if the new Corvette will sell, everyone is maybe getting real about autonomous cars and much mor...
17:00, 2019-07-23

Peloton sets IPO range between $26 and $29 per share, looks to raise as much as $1.2 billion Peloton plans to price its shares between $26 and $29. The company is offering 40 million shares, which would value Peloton at $8.06 billion at the h...
00:16, 2019-09-11

Brexit costing UK scientists nearly half a billion in funding LONDON – Uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union has hit science funding to the tune of almost half a billion euros and ...
21:16, 2019-10-17

WeWork is reportedly in talks with SoftBank about a $1 billion lifeline Getty WeWork is in talks with SoftBank about a $1 billion lifeline after shelving its IPO this month, according to the Financial Times. SoftBank, wh...
13:28, 2019-09-26

Once Asking $1 Billion, America's Priciest Listing Is Scheduled for Auction Dubbed “The Mountain,” the 157-acre parcel in Beverly Hills has attracted big-name suitors like Tom Cruise and Jeff Bezos....
01:52, 2019-08-14

Uber I.P.O. Values Ride-Hailing Giant at $82.4 Billion At $45 a share, the company became the third largest for a firm going public on an American exchange....
07:28, 2019-05-10

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds t...
00:16, 2019-05-24

Most powerful thunderstorm ever measured produced 1.3 billion volts A record-breaking 1.3 billion volts of electric potential were created in a thunderstorm, a voltage that may explain how high-energy gamma rays are m...
10:42, 2019-04-09

U.S. charges 24 in $1.2 billion Medicare orthotic brace fraud U.S. authorities on Tuesday said they have broken up a $1.2 billion Medicare fraud in which doctors, telemarketers and owners of medical equipment co...
23:56, 2019-04-09

AppAnnie: Consumers downloaded 11.2 billion games on iOS and Android in Q2 Mobile gaming hit new heights in the second quarter as consumers downloaded 11.2 billion games on iOS and Android, according AppAnnie.Read More...
15:12, 2019-07-10

Android passes 2.5 billion monthly active devices At its I/O 2019 developer conference in Mountain View, Google revealed that Android now powers over 2.5 billion monthly active devices.Read More...
21:04, 2019-05-07

Big Oil undermines U.N. climate goals with $50 billion of new projects: report Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agr...
01:56, 2019-09-06

Struggling Deutsche Bank suffers $3.5 billion loss Deutsche Bank reported a bigger than forecast quarterly loss of 3.15 billion euros ($3.5 billion), underlining the challenges it faces as it attempts...
16:44, 2019-07-24

Georgia stands to lose $9.2 billion in Hollywood business Initially, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp dismissed the Hollywood actors criticizing the so-called heartbeat abortion bill he signed in early May as "C-list...
05:28, 2019-06-07

Newzoo: Global game revenues will hit $68.5 billion in 2019 Mobile games on iOS and Android will earn $68.5 billion in 2019, according to a new report from market research firm Newzoo.Read More...
20:28, 2019-09-17

Uber, Losing $1.8 Billion a Year, Reveals I.P.O. Filing The world’s largest ride-hailing service unveiled its prospectus for what is likely to be the biggest initial public offering for years....
22:48, 2019-04-11

WeWork, the $47 billion co-working company, is gearing up for a huge IPO. Here's everything we know about what's going on. Jackal Pan/Reuters The We Company, better known as WeWork, is preparing for an initial public offering. Backed by SoftBank, the managed office compa...
23:52, 2019-08-27

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that...
19:12, 2019-05-07

Qualcomm pays TDK $3.1 billion to fully own 5G RF front-end venture A deal between Qualcomm and its development partner brings RF front-end engineers and IP in house, enabling next-level 5G chip integration.Read More...
17:04, 2019-09-16

Apple posts Q3 earnings: Revenue hits $53.8 billion As far as Apple’s earnings are concerned, the June quarter isn’t necessarily exciting in and of itself. After all, the quarter doesn̵...
23:40, 2019-07-30

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 ...
14:52, 2019-05-07

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accoun...
22:04, 2019-05-24

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked ...
01:08, 2019-06-22

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social...
22:48, 2019-07-12

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trum...
01:32, 2019-05-11

Universe might be 2 billion years younger, shocking study says The universe is assumed to be roughly 13.7 billion years old, but a stunning new study says it could be significantly younger than that — by a couple...
20:08, 2019-09-13

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations ...
01:28, 2019-07-13

Amazon and Microsoft Are 2 Finalists for $10 Billion Pentagon Contract The cloud computing project, known as JEDI, is one of the largest federal information technology contracts in history....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Newspaper: Trump lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times is reporting that Donald Trump’s businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, based on tax info...
03:48, 2019-05-08

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural enviro...
12:00, 2019-06-22

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $...
01:20, 2019-05-23

Man City becomes soccer's first 'billion-dollar' team: study Manchester City has become the first billion-dollar football team, according to a new study. The Premier League champion has spent more than any othe...
08:28, 2019-09-10

Facebook to pay record $5 billion fine over privacy violations Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restruct...
15:24, 2019-07-24

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
03:20, 2019-06-22

Lyft’s First Results After I.P.O. Show $1.14 Billion Quarterly Loss The ride-hailing company’s revenue nearly doubled for the quarter, while its loss was driven by a hefty charge for its stock-based compensation plan....
22:44, 2019-05-07

MTA board, mayor greenlight $51.5 billion capital plan The MTA’s $51.5 billion capital plan inched closer to reality on Wednesday thanks to endorsements from both Mayor Bill de Blasio and the transi...
01:12, 2019-09-26

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in...
01:12, 2019-05-17

Facebook sets aside $3 billion to cover expected FTC fine Facebook Inc. set aside $3 billion for an expected fine from the Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations, cutting into the social-media gian...
14:32, 2019-04-25

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years o...
17:12, 2019-06-17

NASA is asking for another $1.6 billion to fulfill the Moon 2024 promise Back in March, the Trump administration declared that it was directing NASA to send humans back to the Moon no later than 2024. That’s an incre...
02:24, 2019-05-16

The Latest: House approves $4.5 billion bill to aid migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on funding to aid migrant families detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 8 p.m. Democrats ha...
04:20, 2019-06-26

SmileDirectClub prices IPO at $23 per share, valuing the company at $8.9 billion The direct-to-consumer teeth-straightening company plans to start trading Thursday on the Nasdaq....
00:48, 2019-09-12

Broadcom acquires Symantec’s enterprise division for $10.7 billion Chipmaker Broadcom said it will buy antivirus software maker Symantec's enterprise security unit for $10.7 billion in cash.Read More...
17:40, 2019-08-09

Oklahoma judge to rule in $17 billion opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge on Monday will decide whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a $17 billion lawsuit alleging the drugmaker's marketing p...
13:16, 2019-08-26

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lif...
23:00, 2019-07-08

Monthly US trade deficit rises slightly to $72.1 billion The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday that the international trade deficit in goods rose to $72.1 billion in April, up a marginal 0.3% from March'...
18:52, 2019-05-30

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to inc...
19:24, 2019-06-17

Cboe Periodic Auctions Hits First €1 Billion Day on 24 April LONDON – 25 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported...
12:56, 2019-05-01

Trump takes credit for $1 billion US Steel investment President Trump took credit Thursday for an announcement by U.S. Steel Corp. that it would invest more than $1 billion in a facility in Braddock, Pa....
01:00, 2019-05-03

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of...
17:40, 2019-06-17

Trump says ethanol deal will total 16 billion gallons U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration's proposal to boost the biofuels market next year would bring the amount of corn-b...
23:48, 2019-10-07

Facebook Is Preparing for a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine From the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is taking a $3 billion charge as a contingency against a possible fine by the Federal Trade Commission. The agency h...
22:48, 2019-04-24

Facebook Expects to Be Fined Up to $5 Billion by F.T.C. Over Privacy Issues Facebook and the F.T.C. have been in negotiations over a financial penalty for claims that the company violated a 2011 privacy consent decree with th...
23:16, 2019-04-24

Uber’s no-good, terrible-rotten bad Q2 loses more than $5 billion Enlarge / Headquarters of ride-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco on October 13, 2017. (cre...
01:28, 2019-08-09

Treasure Hunter Permitted to Dig for $10 Billion Inca Hoard A Dutch treasure hunter has clashed with a Chilean politician over the legendary treasure of Robinson Crusoe Island....
00:04, 2019-10-02

For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business For Iraqi-American social media influencer Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business...
08:00, 2019-10-14

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion on Thursday, with Chief Executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the el...
17:36, 2019-05-02

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun ou...
21:00, 2019-07-11

The $1 billion-hop across the pond and the other airline routes that make the most money Business-traveler heavy routes like trans-Atlantic and transcontinental flights bring in the most revenue for airlines, which are racing to add more ...
16:12, 2019-08-18