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How an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation
Alexa has many talents. Amazon's voice assistant can play music, set timers, order a pizza, and send recordings of private conversations to random people in its users' contact list.
Trump campaign manager, RNC chair ask social media companies for guarantees they won't censor conservative content
Donald Trump's 2020 campaign and the Republican National Committee are asking Facebook and Twitter for assurances that they will safeguard access to "fair content" and guarantee that conservative voices are not censored or buried.
How Starbucks will train its staff to be less biased
Starbucks has planned an elaborate racial bias training session for its employees.
GDPR is here: What you need to know about Europe's new data law
The big data privacy revolution is here.
PACIFIC ? Elon Musk is humiliating himself
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Netflix is now worth more than Disney and Comcast
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Why the auto tariffs would be bad for America
Tariffs on imported autos would be intended to protect the US economy, but they'll probably do more harm than good.
Uber had disabled emergency braking in fatal self-driving crash
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'The Fourth Estate' goes inside New York Times during Trump's first year
"The Fourth Estate" could hardly arrive at a better time, providing a fly-on-the-wall view of the New York Times during the first year of the Trump presidency. Filmmaker Liz Garbus has managed the seemingly impossible, getting savvy media pros comfortable enough to (mostly) ignore the cameras, wh...
US car tariffs: Which countries have the most to lose?
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Trump Identifies His Trade Weapon of Choice, to the Dismay of Congress
President Donald Trump’s use of a national security law to threaten tariffs on imported cars drew widespread criticism, including sharp rebukes from senior members of his own Republican Party.
Summer Is Here. Where Are All the Workers?
Owners of restaurants, hotels and other seasonal businesses are scrambling for the second year in a row, as limits on visas for temporary foreign workers and a tight U.S. labor market make it difficult to staff up for the summer rush.
Self-Driving Uber That Hit Pedestrian Wasn't Set to Stop in an Emergency
An Uber self-driving car involved in a fatal crash in Arizona identified an object on the road six seconds before impact and didn’t determine the need for emergency braking until nearly five seconds later.
From Restaurants to Insurers, the Race to Comply With Privacy Rules
When strict new GDPR privacy regulations take effect Friday, even small firms with no European footprint must change how they handle European customers’ data.
Trump Tariff Threat Vexes Allies and Global Auto Makers
The U.S. push to impose tariffs on auto imports has put allies in the crosshairs of a global trade row that is riling stock markets and creating uncertainty among auto makers, investors and governments.
Macron to Silicon Valley: Embrace Europe's Regulations
French President Emmanuel Macron ratcheted up tensions with U.S. tech giants calling on them to embrace Europe’s regulation of topics ranging from taxation to privacy to artificial intelligence, because Washington is failing to do so.
U.S. Existing Home Sales Fell in April
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined in April, as inventory shortages and rising prices weigh on the market and higher mortgage rates begin to pose a threat to demand for the first time in years.
Congressional Budget Office's Long-Term Deficit Forecast Dwarfs White House Estimate
The CBO estimates President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget proposal will result in deficits in 2027 and 2028 that are more than twice the White House’s forecasts.
United Continental Board Selects Its First Female Chair
United Continental Holdings Inc. has named Jane C. Garvey, a board member at the U.S. airline since 2009, as its new nonexecutive chairman.
The Tragedy of Venezuela
When reporter Anatoly Kurmanaev started covering the country five years ago, the petrodollar-fueled party was still raging, but the greed and incompetence of the ruling party soon began to take their devastating toll
How to Effectively Manage Your Company’s Online Reviews
Online customer reviews can be either a blessing or a curse. Here’s how to better manage them for your small business. The post How to Effectively Manage Your Company’s Online Reviews appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post How to Effectively Manage Your Company’s Online Reviews appeared first...
The 7 Ingredients All Successful Online Articles Have in Common
The days of fluff content are over, and you need to make a serious commitment to creating quality material if you want your content marketing strategy to be successful. The post The 7 Ingredients All Successful Online Articles Have in Common appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post The 7 Ingred...
5 Ways to Raise Your Prices Without Losing Customers
Amazon recently raised its prices for Prime memberships. Should your small business consider increasing its prices, too? The post 5 Ways to Raise Your Prices Without Losing Customers appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 5 Ways to Raise Your Prices Without Losing Customers appeared first on...
10 Warning Signs Your Company May Be Failing
There can be a very thin line between a company that’s failing and one that’s having a temporary setback. If you’re experiencing more than a few of these warning symptoms, it’s time to get help. The post 10 Warning Signs Your Company May Be Failing appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 10 Wa...
Non-Bank Lending: A New Asset Class That Should Be Part of Your Portfolio
There's a new asset class in town, and it should be part of the investment portfolio of anyone who is looking to diversify. The post Non-Bank Lending: A New Asset Class That Should Be Part of Your Portfolio appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Non-Bank Lending: A New Asset Class That Should...
Business Leaders: 4 Ways to Shift Your Mindset and Overcome Mediocrity
For businesses to succeed in this competitive world, they need to strive for excellence—and that begins with their leadership. The post Business Leaders: 4 Ways to Shift Your Mindset and Overcome Mediocrity appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Business Leaders: 4 Ways to Shift Your Mindset ...
Lead Generation Lessons From the Facebook Data Scandal
Is Facebook still a good place to spend your advertising dollars, or is it time to change your marketing strategy? Here are lead generation tips to consider in the aftermath of the Facebook scandal. The post Lead Generation Lessons From the Facebook Data Scandal appeared first on AllBusiness.com ...
3 Emerging HR Trends Every Manager Should Be Aware Of
To ensure you’re cultivating an attractive and competitive work environment, it’s important to keep your finger on the pulse of the latest developments in human resources. The post 3 Emerging HR Trends Every Manager Should Be Aware Of appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 3 Emerging HR Trend...
How Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Can Significantly Grow Your Business Revenue
Account-based marketing, a customized marketing and sales approach which targets a company's needs, gets better sales results than other marketing methods. So why aren't you using it? The post How Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Can Significantly Grow Your Business Revenue appeared first on AllBusi...
The Secret to Nailing Your Next Sales Call
What’s the best way to change the response of your sales call’s pitch from a “no” to a “yes”? It starts with the questions that you ask. The post The Secret to Nailing Your Next Sales Call appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post The Secret to Nailing Your Next Sales Call appeared first on AllB...
Here's The Viral Interview Of Exiled Saudi Prince Calling For Regime Change In Riyadh
A videotaped interview of an exiled Saudi prince living in Europe who is calling for regime change in his home country went viral this week. Prince Khaled bin Farhan was exiled from Saudi Arabia and given given political asylum in Germany in 2013, where he's not infrequently given interviews expo...
Petroyuan Is Only The Beginning, Pop Goes The Metals Market
Authored by Tom Luongo, No boom today. Boom tomorrow. There’s always a boom tomorrow” — Susan Ivanova “Babylon 5” When Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) bought the London Metals exchange in 2012 all the speculation was about the effects on gold trading. The primary reason for buying...
Canadian Banks See Mortgage Growth Stall As Interest Rates Rise
As anybody who was around for the housing collapse will remember, nothing bursts a bubble in home prices faster than rising mortgage rates. And while US home prices have surpassed their pre-crisis peak, Canadian home prices have risen much more quickly than home prices in the US, and what's more,...
Jeff Gundlach Defends Technical Analysis
Authored by Robert Huebscher via AdvisorPerspectives.com, Criticism of technical analysis ranges from bemused skepticism to claims of harebrained alchemy. Few investors as well-respected as Jeffrey Gundlach admit to using it. But yesterday, he explained why he relies on technical analysis under ...
Trump 2020 Campaign Puts Facebook And Twitter On Notice Over Conservative Censorship
Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager, Brad Parscale, along with Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, have written a letter calling for the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter to address concerns over conservative censorship ahead of the 2020 election, as well as a call for tran...
Drought Conditions In The Southwest Are Already Being Compared To The 1930s' Dust Bowl
Authored by Michael Snyder via The American Dream blog, The worst drought to hit the Southwest in decades continues to grow even worse, and many are already comparing this current crisis to the Dust Bowl days of the 1930s. Agricultural production is way down, major rivers are running dry, and...
DOJ Briefs Congress On FBI Informant
The GOP is now "getting the cooperation necessary" to satisfy their demands for classified materials from the Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning the early stages of the FBI's counterintelligence operation against the Trump campaign, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan. According to -Bloom...
Here's What Happened When Two Democrat States Banned Bump Stocks
Submitted by Matt P. by The Political Insider, Most people didn't know what a "bump stock" was before the massacre in Las Vegas last year, where a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest music festival. It was revealed that the shooter had used bump stocks to mak...
North Korea Comes Crawling Back: Stresses "Desperate Need" For Summit "Whenever, However"
Update: As if the earlier begging was not enough, it appears Kim wants to make sure that President Trump is aware of his efforts and desire to meet. Yonhap reports that North Korea's state media said Friday the demolition of its only known nuclear test site has demonstrated its "peace-loving" ef...
Airmen Safeguarding American Nukes Busted For Using LSD
A group of US Air Force air men who were part of an elite squad responsible for safeguarding America's nuclear weapons have been busted for using and distributing the hallucinogen LSD and other drugs, according to the Associated Press, which published details from several courts martial involving...
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Tom Brady is reportedly working out with his health guru, and the location looks like a resounding message to the team
Mike Ehrmann/Getty Tom Brady has been working out with his trainer Alex Guerrero at the TB12 Sports Therapy Center during the Patriots' OTAs. The TB12 Sports Therapy Center is located within Patriots Place, and a short walk away from Gillette Stadium, where the team is practicing. Brady's decisi...
Tesla Model S driving on Autopilot accelerated before crashing into a Utah fire truck
South Jordan Police Department via AP Data from the Tesla Model S that crashed into a Utah fire truck on May 11 while driving on Autopilot indicates the car accelerated for three to five seconds before the crash. According to the Associated Press, police suggested that a car that was in front of...
7 questions we have after seeing 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'
Lucasfilm Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for "Solo: A Star Wars Story" ahead. "Solo: A Star Wars Story" is finally in theaters. The "Star Wars" prequel puts a nice bow on some questions you may have been wondering, including how Han and his pal Chewbacca met. But since Han Solo actor Al...
'Solo' brings back an iconic 'Star Wars' character we never thought we'd see again — here's what it means for future movies
Lucasfilm Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for "Solo: A Star Wars Story." There are a few returning actors from the "Star Wars" franchise you may recognize in "Solo: A Star Wars Story."See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: I ate nothing but 'healthy' fast food for a week ...
A legendary 'Star Wars' actor has a brief cameo in 'Solo' and you probably missed it
Jonathan Olley/Disney Warning: There are spoilers for "Solo: A Star Wars Story" below. "Solo" is the first story in "Star Wars" history that won't feature C-3P0, but if you head out to see the movie, it does include actor Anthony Daniels. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Ti...
We finally know how Han Solo got his last name — and the reveal may disappoint you
Lucasfilm Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for "Solo: A Star Wars Story" ahead. "Solo: A Star Wars Story" answers some trivial questions you never thought to ask about the extended "Star Wars" universe. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: NBA ref explains why the James ...
Photo hints at the mood in the room as South Korean officials learned Trump canceled the US-North Korea summit
South Korea Blue House South Korea's Blue House released a photo showing President Moon Jae-in and government officials apparently reacting to news that President Donald Trump canceled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Moon and the group appear deflated. The South Korean p...
The future of blockchain solutions and technologies
BIIThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Nearly every global bank is experimenting with blockchain technology as they try to unleash the cost savings an...
Another major Mexican company is shutting down some of its operations amid record levels of violence
REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez Violence continues to rise in Mexico, setting several homicide records in recent months. Growing insecurity has started to take a toll on local commercial operations. Some businesses are electing to pull out of parts of the country. Grupo Lala, one of Mexico's 20 lar...
How the IoT is evolving to reach the mainstream with businesses and consumers
BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies and consumers go about their days around...
Small business owners struggle to fill the gaps with seasonal workers
Small business owners say the shortage of H-2B visas remains a threat for businesses that rely on seasonal help.
Stocks or bonds? Murray twins mull investment strategy
The co-authors of “Two for the Money” both like floating-rate notes.
Samsung ordered to pay Apple $539M for patent infringement
The process of determining how much the South Korean company should pay has dragged out in court for years.
Esports Are Already Leaving Their Mark on 2018
We check in on the incredible progress the esports industry has made this year with multi-million dollar contracts, new leagues, and more.
Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods
The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offered muted criticism Thursday of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded.
Indonesia ETFs Rally as Foreign Investors Take a Second Look
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Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn
A new study has more bad news about public pension funds, finding some are at risk of running dry in a slowing economy.
A Powerful ETF That Taps into Veteran Skillsets
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South Korea ETF Tumbles as Trump Cancels Summit
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Kansas water park: Rides won't open until issues resolved
A Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a waterslide says it won't open this season until it resolves issues raised by a state audit but that it thinks the audit was "malicious."
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The crackdown on cryptocurrencies is a good thing, say traders
Regulating the cryptocurrencies sector will clean up the industry, and even open the floodgates for new money, crypto traders say.
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Donald Trump appears to have surprised South Korean when he canceled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Cramer Remix: Don’t let this buying opportunity pass again
Jim Cramer reveals why FMC Corp.’s recent dip is a prime time to buy the stock.
Cramer: Inflation is a real worry, but it's 'far from permanent'
Jim Cramer pushes back on concerns about inflation by listing the economic factors keeping it at bay.
United Continental appoints first female board chair
Jane Garvey is the first woman to lead the company's directors and was previously chief of the FAA.
North Korea says it's still willing to resolve issues with US after Trump cancels summit
North Korea's vice foreign minister Kim Kye Gwan said the North is open to resolving issues with the United States whenever and however.
Indigo Agriculture CEO wants to change economics for farmers with a 'revolution in agriculture'
Jim Cramer sits down with Indigo Agriculture CEO David Perry to see how he's overhauling age-old farming traditions.
Jared Kushner got his permanent security clearance, but he could still be under scrutiny
The senior White House advisor was interviewed for a second time by the special counsel last month.
Cramer: The Netflix-Disney comparison reminds me of a famous Babe Ruth quote
Jim Cramer addresses Netflix's stock passing Disney's in market cap and puts it in context with the current environment.
The phone company founded by Android creator Andy Rubin is reportedly for sale
Andy Rubin's gadget startup, Essential Products, is considering a sale and has halted the development of a second phone, Bloomberg reports.
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Exclusive: U.S. bill would force tech companies to disclose foreign software probes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. tech companies would be forced to disclose if they allowed American adversaries, like Russia and China, to examine the inner workings of software sold to the U.S. military under proposed legislation, Senate staff told Reuters on Thursday.
'Trump-style solution'? North Korea says still open to talks after summit canceled
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea responded on Friday with measured tones to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to call off a historic summit with leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, saying Pyongyang hoped for a "Trump-style solution" to resolve the standoff over its nuclear weapons prog...
Mexico says will not renegotiate NAFTA under pressure, but makes new offer
MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mexico will not buckle to pressure to conclude the long-stalled renegotiation of NAFTA, President Enrique Pena Nieto's spokesman said on Thursday, but a source said the country made a new offer after the United States launched a probe exploring auto tariffs.
Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim, warns that military ready
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang's "open hostility," and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea.
Movie producer Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Film producer Harvey Weinstein was expected to surrender to authorities in New York on Friday, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of sexual assault, a person familiar with the case said.
Democrats say briefings did not support Trump's claim of FBI 'spy'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers said on Thursday they heard nothing in classified briefings by the FBI and intelligence officials to support President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated allegation that the agency placed a "spy" into his 2016 presidential campaign to help his Democratic ri...
Google tries to ease tensions on eve of new EU privacy law
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google sought to ease online publisher concerns on Thursday about the effects European data privacy rules going into effect in just a few hours will have on their ad business.
Stock market value of Netflix eclipses Disney for first time
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix's stock market value ballooned to a record $153 billion on Thursday and eclipsed Walt Disney Co for the first time, making it the world's most valuable entertainment company, following a monumental shift by viewers away from cinemas and cable television.
Former FBI Director Comey says agency cannot fight foreign propaganda
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Former U.S. FBI Director James Comey said that social media companies needed to "worry" about foreign political propaganda on their networks, but he had few ideas on how to counter it.
Trump scraps North Korea summit, warns Kim that military ready
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang's "open hostility," and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea.
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Armed citizen kills shooter at Oklahoma City restaurant
An armed citizen gunned down a shooter at an Oklahoma City restaurant on Thursday, killing him, police said.
Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in Friday to NYPD
Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD related to sexual misconduct charges that could come as early as Friday, according to a source.
Fresh off royal sermon, bishop warns 'somebody woke up Jim Crow'
Less than a week after his star-making sermon at the royal wedding, Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry set his sights on US politics, leading a church service against what he and other Christian leaders call "a dangerous crisis of moral and political leadership" in churches and government.
Roger Stone's finances examined by special counsel
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has been probing Roger Stone's finances as it summons a series of witnesses to gather more information about one of President Donald Trump's longtime advisers, according to people familiar with the situation.
Mueller hopes to deny media attempts to unseal documents in Russia probe
The Special Counsel's Office is hoping to deny an attempt by several media organizations, including CNN, to unseal documents in the Russia probe, by arguing that the documents need to remain private because of the breadth of still-secret parts of the ongoing investigation.
Recent special elections suggest Democrats may not ride a wave in November
Democrats' overperformance in recent special elections has been about half as high as it had been in all special elections since January 2017.
White House lawyer attends start of Justice Dept. briefings with lawmakers on confidential source
White House lawyer Emmet Flood attended the start of two classified Justice Department briefings with lawmakers on a confidential intelligence source, adding to Democratic concerns that White House staff were taking part in the briefings on classified information that was related to the Russia in...
Progressives seethe over DNC chair Perez's decision to back Cuomo in NY primary fight
In an unexpected turn that rankled the party's left flank, Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez on Thursday endorsed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election bid.
North Korea says it's still willing to meet with Trump after US President cancels summit
North Korea says Kim Jong Un is still willing to meet Donald Trump "at any time and in any way," after the US President abruptly canceled what would have been a historic summit between the two leaders scheduled for June.
Jessica Walter says Jeffrey Tambor verbally harassed her
Jessica Walter has forgiven Jeffrey Tambor for what she says was verbal harassment by her "Arrested Development" costar.
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