COMCAST: Internet Essentials Partnership Program For Schools, Students and Families To Connect

With more than half of all U.S. students starting the 2020- 2021 school year online due to COVID-19, Comcast announced today a new partnership program for cities, school districts, and community organizations to connect large numbers of low-income students and ...

The stock market is this close to setting another record -- the shortest bear market in history

The S&P 500 could finish Tuesday at a new record high -- its first since the pandemic hit and exceeding its all-time high from February. That would mean it took Wall Street less than five months to go from nadir ...

Hertz sold $29 million in stock despite SEC questions

Hertz did raise millions of dollars through stock sales after its bankruptcy filing, after all.

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with employees

Ousted McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook lied to the board about the extent of his relationships with employees, the company alleged in a new lawsuit. He misled investigators about engaging in physical sexual relationships with three employees in the year before ...

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may replace closed department stores at struggling malls.

CRUISIN’ The USA: Chevrolet To Host Week-Long Virtual Fan Experience Celebrating Past, Present Vehicles

Chevrolet is reimagining summer car cruising through a weeklong virtual festival – Cruisin’ the USA in your Chevrolet – that celebrates more than a century of the brand’s automotive history. Hosted on Chevy’s social media channels from August 10-16, the ...

Bank regulators crack down on Capital One after its massive data breach

The US government and Federal Reserve on Thursday took action against Capital One in response to the bank's massive 2019 data breach.

Acting State Department watchdog resigns months after previous inspector general was fired

The acting State Department watchdog Stephen Akard has resigned after serving in the role for less than 3 months following the firing of the previous inspector general by President Donald Trump at the recommendation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Audi pulls 'insensitive' ad featuring girl eating banana in front of car

Audi has apologized for an advert showing a young girl eating a banana in front of a premium car, admitting it was "insensitive" and promising not to use the image in future.

Goldman Sachs says parents are the next group at risk to lose their jobs

The new school year is just around the corner and parents and teachers are fretting about returning to the classroom during the pandemic. Economists are worried, too, because a lack of childcare could damage America's recovery.

'The Next Marijuana Millionaire' mixes cannabis and reality competition

There may be some high expectations for Michael "BigMike" Straumietis' new show.

With TikTok's future uncertain, users are jumping to these other apps

The past few days have been an emotional roller coaster for TikTok fans, with the news shifting from the threat of an impending ban to the possibility of an imminent acquisition by Microsoft and back to talk of a ban ...

Ford CEO Jim Hackett to retire and be replaced by COO Jim Farley

Ford CEO Jim Hackett is retiring in October, the company announced Tuesday. The automaker's chief operating officer, Jim Farley, will take over as president and CEO.

Hello Alice Releases Black Business Report Uncovering Significant Inequities Faced By Black-Owned Small Businesses During COVID-19

The report spotlights the unique challenges that Black-owned small businesses face and identifies opportunities to better serve the Black small business community

New Relief Program Available for Small Businesses

The PeopleFund is a lender in the new Community Advantage Recovery Loan (CARL) Program launched by the Small Business Administration (SBA). The new program will provide technical and financial assistance to small businesses located in underserved markets. It is intended ...