10:12 a.m. Today10:12 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
Amazon Prime member total reaches 142 million in U.S. with more shoppers opting in for a full year, data showsGlobal e-commerce sales were $4.28 trillion in 2020 with a 14.3% increase expected in 2021, according to eMarketer.
6:00 a.m. Today6:00 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021
Criminals come out of the woodwork as countries roll out COVID-19 vaccinesInterpol warns of counterfeit vaccines, scams surrounding the sale of vaccines and theft of COVID-19 vaccines.
3:13 a.m. Today3:13 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021
Barron’s Daily: Inauguration Day Is Here. What to Know.
Inauguration Day is here, Trump grants pardons to Bannon and other allies, Democrat-led Senate prepares for impeachment trial, and other news to start your day.
2:10 a.m. Today2:10 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021
P&G sales rise, outlook lifted as shoppers pay upProcter & Gamble Co. sales surged in the most recent quarter, fueled in part by demand for high-end household products from pricey dish soap to a $300 electric toothbrush. Despite a tough economic picture and high unemployment, the maker of Gillette razors and Pampers diapers said consumers are increasingly willing to pay more for products.
12:00 a.m. Today12:00 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021
Here Are the Details of China’s New Rules for Foreign Investments
The new law brings Beijing closer in line with practices in developed countries but comes amid friction between China and some of its biggest trading partners.
4:36 p.m. Jan. 19, 2021
Feds won't charge Sen. Richard Burr with insider tradingThe Justice Department has closed an insider trading investigation into Republican Sen. Richard Burr without criminal charges, his lawyer and another person familiar with the investigation said Tuesday.
3:17 p.m. Jan. 19, 2021
Biden grieves nation's coronavirus victims: 'To heal we must remember'Hours from inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden paused on what might have been his triumphal entrance to Washington Tuesday evening to mark instead the national tragedy of the coronavirus pandemic with a moment of collective grief for Americans lost.
10:34 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021
12 Guard members with ties to right-wing militias removed from Biden inaugurationTwelve U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the presidential inauguration security mission after they were found to have ties with right-wing militia groups or posted extremist views online, according to two U.S. officials. There was no threat to President-elect Joe Biden, they said.
9:30 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021
Impeachment, nominees and next COVID aid package top Schumer's to-do listThe soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Chuck Schumer, said Tuesday his priorities over "the next several weeks" include the impeachment trial of outgoing President Donald Trump, confirming President-elect Joe Biden's high profile nominees and passing another coronavirus aid bill.
9:18 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Incoming first daughter Ashley Biden says she won’t be working in her father’s administration ‘I will not have a job with the administration,’ says the social worker and public advocate, possibly alluding to Ivanka Trump‘I will not have a job with the administration,’ says the social worker and public advocate, possibly alluding to Ivanka Trump
1:00 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021
- By StackCommerce
Jumpstart your career in data science with this six-course training bundleThe 2021 Business Intelligence & Data Science Super Bundle contains over 60 hours of content on how to drive profitable business actions using Power BI, machine learning, advanced data structures, and more.
4:01 a.m. Jan. 18, 2021
- By Levi Sumagaysay
We are learning more about diversity at tech companies, but it isn't good newsAs they face continued calls to diversify their workforces, tech companies are increasingly disclosing demographics and pay information, but for the most part those numbers have shown little progress amid high-profile controversies.
1:00 a.m. Jan. 18, 2021
The Days of Easy Access to Chinese Growth Are Long Gone
Investors looking to mainland China for growth should pump the brakes.
6:26 p.m. Jan. 17, 2021
Defense officials worry about insider attack at inauguration; Guard troops to be vettedU.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.
9:21 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021
Trump impeachment trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is likely to start after Joe Biden's inauguration, and the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, is telling senators their decision on whether to convict the outgoing president over the Capitol riot will be a "vote of conscience."
8:51 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021
With Gelsinger as new CEO, Intel gets an engineer who can bring back innovation Pat Gelsinger, with eight patents to his name, will aim to narrow the gap to competitors AMD and Nvidia.
6:51 a.m. Jan. 15, 2021
- By Jon Swartz
'The biggest data puzzle of our lifetime' --- Vaccine distribution effort gets help from Big TechThe industry sees a chance to burnish its credentials while fulfilling an urgent societal need. But the ambitious deployment comes fraught with risks, as illustrated by potential security breaches in open-access systems and fraudulent accounts.
4:14 p.m. Jan. 14, 2021
Wray says FBI is monitoring 'extensive' chatter concerning threats to the Biden inauguration The FBI is tracking an "extensive amount of concerning online chatter," including calls for armed protests leading up to next week's presidential inauguration, Director Chris Wray said Thursday.
10:22 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021
Trump's impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration DayPresident Donald Trump's impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president's tenure in the White House.
8:41 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021
- By Jon Swartz
CES brings new devices to help stop the spread of COVID-19The rise of wearables comes amid a pandemic when access to doctors is limited and the public is more vigilant about its health, say industry observers.
8:29 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021
- By Jon Swartz
Samsung introduces trio of new smartphones at CESSamsung is taking preorders for the phones, which ship Jan. 29.
3:08 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021
Barron’s Daily: Space Stocks Are Rocketing Higher. What’s Behind Their Big Moves.
Trump impeached for the second time, why Intel tapped Pat Gelsinger as its next CEO, Biden set to announce 100 million shot plan, and other news to start your day.
2:00 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021
Walmart’s CEO on How the Pandemic Changed Retail Forever
CEO Doug McMillon told the virtual Consumer Electronics Show that changes to technology and consumers’ habits aren’t going away.
3:00 p.m. Jan. 13, 2021
Open Data Is the Key to Fixing the Vaccine Rollout
Data is the backbone of the vaccine supply chain, writes IBM's Bridget van Kralingen. Closed and proprietary systems aren't working.
12:57 p.m. Jan. 13, 2021
President Trump Impeached for the Second Time
The vote fell largely along party lines, with 10 Republican lawmakers voting to impeach.
9:50 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021
Americans won’t be banned from investing in Alibaba, Tencent and BaiduThe U.S. government is expected to let Americans continue to invest in Chinese technology giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Tencent Holdings Ltd. and Baidu Inc. after weighing the firms’ alleged ties to China’s military against the potential economic impact of banning them.
5:02 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021
QAnon and 'Stop the Steal' rioters will be in a world of hurt as the law crashes down on themStorming the Capitol was a next-level event, revving up the country's national-security forces.
2:30 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021
Broadridge, Fligoo Use AI to Help Advisors Predict Client Behavior
Broadridge has partnered with AI start-up Fligoo on software that can predict client behavior and then generate appropriate communications to meet those clients’ needs.
1:10 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to boost country's nuclear deterrentNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed all-out efforts to bolster his country's nuclear deterrent during a major ruling party meeting where he earlier laid out plans to work toward salvaging the broken economy.
10:21 a.m. Jan. 12, 2021
Boom in online sales during pandemic propels personalized-card company Moonpig to $1.4 billion listing Investors brace for rush of IPOs as companies look to take advantage of a rebound in the U.K.’s equity capital markets.
8:22 a.m. Jan. 12, 2021
With only a week left in office, Pompeo hits Iran for al-Qaida supportSecretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday accused Iran of having secret ties with the al-Qaida network and imposed new sanctions on several senior Iranian officials.
8:18 p.m. Jan. 11, 2021
Former Ukrainian officials sanctioned by U.S. Treasury over Biden disinformation campaignAssociates of Andriy Derkach, a Ukrainian lawmaker sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department last September, targeted.
6:07 p.m. Jan. 11, 2021
Trump administration puts Cuba on state-sponsor-of-terror list alongside Iran, Syria and North Korea Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the previously telegraphed decision, which some see as the latest signal that Pompeo aims to run for president and may be currying favor with the Cuban diaspora in South Florida.
1:11 p.m. Jan. 11, 2021
Tuskegee Airmen veteran dies of COVID-19 four days before his 101st birthdayTuskegee Airmen escorted U.S. bombers in Europe during World War II .
10:11 a.m. Jan. 11, 2021
FBI warns of plans for armed protests in all 50 states next weekThe FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington in the days leading up to President-election Joe Biden's inauguration, stoking fears of more bloodshed after last week's deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol.
5:19 a.m. Jan. 11, 2021
- By Philip van Doorn
This fund manager says Amazon and other large-cap tech companies will make lots of money for investors for years to come Scott Berg of T. Rowe Price has been successful following a 'durable quality growth' strategy.
4:18 a.m. Jan. 11, 2021
Baidu Is Entering the EV Industry. Tesla Bulls Beware.
The Chinese tech giant is working with a Chinese auto maker to build a smart electric vehicle. Investors should expect more partnerships between tech companies and auto makers in the future.
12:05 a.m. Jan. 11, 2021
Soon this cute robot will find you to charge your EVIt looks like something out of “WALL-E” but it could be the future of electric car charging: A division of Volkswagen has unveiled a mobile charging robot.
5:32 p.m. Jan. 10, 2021
- By Tim Rostan
Baidu taps Geely as electric-vehicle partnerThe web-search and artificial-intelligence company Baidu , often described as China's answer to Google, has selected Geely as its automotive-industry partner for a long-anticipated move into electric vehicles. Geely, based in Hong Kong, owns the Volvo and Lotus brands, among others. Baidu shares have surged nearly 50% in the past month and nearly 90% in the past three months . "We believe that by combining Baidu's expertise in smart transportation, connected vehicles and autonomous driving with Geely's expertise as a leading automobile and EV manufacturer, the new partnership will pave the way for future passenger vehicles," said Robin Li, Baidu's CEO and co-founder, in a company . The partnership is reportedly to take the form of a stand-alone company.
4:01 a.m. Jan. 9, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
These are the people Trump has pardoned — or still could pardonWith President Donald Trump expected to leave office on Jan. 20, his possible plans for issuing pardons keep drawing considerable attention.