Four years ago, the Silicon Valley firm Theranos Inc. was valued at $9 billion and its founder and Chief Executive Elizabeth Holmes was hailed as a potentially revolutionary force in the blood-testing industry.
In fact, ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Infosys, an Indian information technology and consulting firm, will establish a $20.6 million technology and innovation center in Hartford staffed by 1,000 employees in the next four years, Gov. Dannel P...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- 3M's consumer health care division is voluntarily recalling tens of thousands of ankle braces and supports because they contain undeclared natural latex rubber that could cause allergic reactions in some ...Read more
Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan was awarded $17.4 million in compensation for his work last year, a more than 35 percent increase from the year before despite the bank continuing to struggled with scandals.
But the bank ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump plans to name economist and CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as director of the White House National Economic Council, adding a longtime confidant to the president's inner ...Read more
Self-driving cars. Internet-connected homes. Smart cities.
Innovations like these are expected to reshape the technology industry and society at large -- but none will take off without stronger wireless infrastructure, ...Read more
Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday announced a safety recall for 1.4 million of its cars in North America, saying that because of issues with the steering wheel bolts, the steering wheel could detach.
It also announced a safety ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As the financial system teetered on the brink of meltdown in the fall of 2008, then-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan -- known for years as "the Oracle" -- admitted he had been blindsided by the housing...Read more
Solutions: The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Made SimpleDr. Samer Mohd Faruq Muala
Terrorism is spreading across the world like never before. In this book, the roots of Islamic radicalization are linked to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and practical solutions to end the conflict are presented in an easy to read manner. Solving the issue is no longer and Israeli or ...
Two titans -- the U.S. Justice Department and telecommunications giant AT&T Inc. -- are locked in a high-stakes showdown to decide who controls some of the nation's most popular television channels.
The Justice Department...Read more
CHICAGO -- J.B. Pritzker has offered a simple response when Democratic and Republican rivals attack his family's use of offshore banking to avoid taxes on its immense fortune: The trusts were set up in the 1960s by his ...Read more
Everyone wants more of lithium, the shiny, soft, and highly reactive mineral that powers the battery inside your smartphone and Prius (or Tesla, if you're one of the lucky ones).
Annual sales of electric vehicles are ...Read more
It started out for Sam Machado as a relatively low-effort way to get free pizza. In 2014 Machado was a 20-year-old junior at California State University, Chico, when he came across an app called Pocket Points. The app ...Read more
I'm sure most people reading this column have heard the term, "the three-legged stool." That refers to the platform upon which your retirement portfolio is to be built. One of those legs represents your Social Security ...Read more
Our society today winks at the idea of sexual purity and abstinence before marriage. Based on some of the sex education courses in schools and the conduct of personalities in real life as well as in the television and ...Read more
It's not an easy time to be young and low-paid in the Bay Area.
But most millennials are still making their own way -- only about 1 in 10 in the region get help from their parents to pay rent, according to a new study by ...Read more
A rate lock is a commitment by a mortgage lender to lend a stated amount to a specified borrower posting a specified property as collateral, at a stipulated interest rate and points. An important proviso is that the loan ...Read more
Unlike most people, Seal Beach, Calif., resident Tom Hazelleaf took the time to read the contract when he recently received a new MasterCard.
The card, issued by Capital One, includes the benefit of being compensated "for...Read more
SEATTLE -- Facebook, which has doubled the size of its workforce in Seattle in two years, has started moving into the second of four buildings the social-networking firm will be leasing in Seattle's South Lake Union ...Read more
Just a few years ago, Rosemont, Ill.-based US Foods wouldn't have sold brisket that had been braised and smoked for 13 hours to its restaurant customers. It would have sold them slabs of raw brisket.
Likewise, in the not-...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The lowest unemployment rate in a decade is good news for Americans, but bad news for an expanding U.S. military.
To meet President Donald Trump's goal for a bigger military, Army recruiters are seeking 80,...Read more