Finance

Ethereum spikes after the SEC declares it's not a security

The SEC classifying ether as "not a security" caused the cryptocurrency community to breathe a sigh of relief. He also pushed back on the idea that there can ...


Don Jr. Says if Dad is Running a ‘Cult,’ It’s Working

His biggest challenger, state Rep. Katie Arrington , has characterized Sanford as a disloyal Never-Trumper. McMaster , an early supporter of the president's...


Microsoft working to eliminate cashiers and checkout lines in stores

Microsoft has shown the tech to retailers around the world, and is in talks with Walmart on a potential collaboration, the report says. The venture capita...


Minimum wage doesn't pay the rent anywhere

The national average wage workers would need to earn in order to make rent payments on a two-bedroom apartment is $22.10 an hour, according to Out of Reach ,...


Toyota investing $1 billion in ride-hailing company Grab

It has also backed Japan Taxi, an Uber rival run by the chairman of Tokyo's biggest taxi operator. Grab said it plans to work with its new investor "to cr...


Russian Federation defeats Saudi Arabia 5-0

Today marks the opening of Russia's first ever World Cup, against a team who have not competed at the tournament since 2006. Three cities on the West Coast ...


Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

Yahoo Finance's Stephanie Sy, Dion Rabouin and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss. Musk, who started The Boring Company in 2016 with the goal of combatting LA's " sou...


Tesla to Offer First ‘Full Self-Driving Features’ in August

Musk is not promising that Teslas will become fully autonomous in August, only that there will be activation of a subset of features that will eventually add ...


Bitcoin’s price was artificially inflated a year ago, researchers say

John Griffin and Amin Shams, in their research article, 'Is Bitcoin really Un-Tethered?' aim to investigate the relation between Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencie...


IPhone X Plus leaked schematics reveal triple lens and more

And, the schematics reveal that it will have a triple rear camera. The only difference is that all three iPhone models this year are expected to be designed a...


US Federal Reserve raises interest rates

The decision to raise rates comes as the USA unemployment rate hovers at 3.8% - the lowest rate in almost two decades - and inflation, which lagged the Fed's ...


Americans are thanking Canada to show their support for Trudeau

Navarro condemned Trudeau following the Canadian leader's news conference after his summit meeting with Trump and other world leaders from the Group of Seven...


Uber: new software can tell if you’re drunk

According to the patent, the algorithm would be able to look out for the user making typos, not precisely clicking on links and buttons, the way they are holdin...


FOMC raises the target for Fed funds rate by 25bp to 1

Officials penciled in a total of four rate increases for this year , up from a projection of three increases at their March meeting. The Fed announcement hel...


Kim-Trump summit: Where does it leave the main players?

With a handshake that lasted for about 13 seconds, North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump on Tuesday scripted history during the first-ev...


Justin Trudeau's eyebrow raises a lot of eyebrows

Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!" the president tweeted . And I say, 'Push him around? In con...


Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has license suspended

Just five minutes after that, Pichl said the driver "pulled the cab over and said: 'You should not do that... do not do that'". Alex Iovine and Emma Pichl s...


Trump Declares Oil Prices 'Too High,' Blames OPEC

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) of driving up oil prices, in a fresh swipe at...


Britain's Dixons Carphone discovers unauthorized data access

The company said the probe was continuing, but it had found that there was an attempt to compromise 5.9m cards in one of the processing systems of Currys PC Wor...


ZTE in jeopardy again as Senate defies Trump with potential new ban

Days after the Trump administration agreed to restore Chinese telecom firm ZTE's access to its US parts suppliers, a bipartisan group moved to block the de...