Trump isn’t the only major world leader who will challenge China’s Xi Jinping at the G20 meeting

Trump isn’t the only major world leader who will challenge China’s Xi Jinping at...

Getty Chinese president Xi Jinping will meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for the first time at the G20 meeting this week. Bolsonaro criticized China's commercial interests in Brazil during his 2018 campaign, but has changed his tune since taking office in 2019. Trade and technology are likely discussion topics, along with plans for further…
Here’s how A-list stars like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and Rihanna could get caught in the middle of the ongoing US-China conflict

Here’s how A-list stars like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and Rihanna could get caught...

Getty Images / Lester Cohen Universal Music Group's parent company, Vivendi, is considering selling a portion of the music label to Tencent, a China-based social-media and internet company. The deal could be subject to review by a US committee that examines business investments for potential national-security risks. Rising tensions between China and the US have…
The Disney heiress who’s begging for a wealth tax says income inequality has created a ‘superclass’ in the US — and it’s putting the American dream at risk

The Disney heiress who’s begging for a wealth tax says income inequality has created...

The American dream has disappeared, according to one of its greatest beneficiaries. Abigail Disney, the granddaughter The Walt Disney Company cofounder Roy Disney and heiress to the family's fortune, said on "CNN Tonight" that growing income inequality is one of the biggest problems in the country today. "[Income inequality] is the game changer that we're…
Boeing is crowding its employee parking lot with undelivered 737 Max jets, and the company says that’s part of its ‘inventory-management plan’

Boeing is crowding its employee parking lot with undelivered 737 Max jets, and the...

Boeing has struggled to manage its supply of 737 Max jets months after the fallout from two fatal crashes involving the planes in October and March. And now Boeing has had to crowd its employee parking lots with some undelivered planes, the local Seattle news station KING-TV reported. KING 5 News/YouTube "We are using resources…
Paris opened extra swimming pools, set up mist machines — and postponed thousands of school exams — ahead of a killer heatwave looming over Europe

Paris opened extra swimming pools, set up mist machines — and postponed thousands of...

Paris is preparing itself for an extreme heatwave by opening extra swimming pools and installing mist machines throughout the city. The city is ramping up its preparedness in the hope of avoiding a repeat of prior heatwaves which led to many thousands of deaths, mostly among the elderly and vulnerable. Officials also postponed thousands of…
Google is warning employees who want to march with the company at San Francisco’s Pride parade that they’re not allowed to protest YouTube’s LGBTQ+ policies

Google is warning employees who want to march with the company at San Francisco’s...

Google employees planning on marching with the company at this weekend's San Francisco Pride parade have been warned that protesting against YouTube's LGBTQ+ policies would be a violation of company policy. The confirmation of Google's stance towards employee protests at Pride was first reported by The Verge and came by way of an email exchange…
LiveRamp paid $150 million for a 20-person ad-tech firm, and it shows the massive forward bets that advertisers are making on the future of television

LiveRamp paid $150 million for a 20-person ad-tech firm, and it shows the massive...

Ad-tech companies are racing into connected TV to help marketers buy and measure their ads better — and becoming attractive acquisition targets. LiveRamp said it intends to acquire TV measurement firm Data Plus Math for $120 million and $30 million in stock, which is equivalent to a $150 million deal. Data Plus Math has 20…
Intel reportedly plans to slash chip prices. Analysts say the move makes sense at a time when the tech giant is falling behind archrival AMD.

Intel reportedly plans to slash chip prices. Analysts say the move makes sense at...

Intel is reportedly planning to slash prices for some of it desktop processors in a competitive gambit at a time when the chip giant is seen falling behind archrival AMD. Intel is said to be considering a 15% price reduction on some of its main products, according to Digitimes, citing unnamed sources among motherboard manufacturers.…
The next jobs report will be the most important in recent memory. Here’s why it could be a make-or-break moment for the stock market’s red-hot rally.

The next jobs report will be the most important in recent memory. Here’s why...

Under other circumstances it could have been a sleepy post-holiday summer Friday. But as it stands now, July 5 could be a make-or-break moment for the rallying stock market. That's the day the Labor Department will put out its next jobs report. It's going to be a crucial one because it could either confirm the…
A new alliance hoping to save Facebook and Google from regulation has left out a key group

A new alliance hoping to save Facebook and Google from regulation has left out...

A new alliance spanning advertisers, agencies, and tech giants including WPP's GroupM, Unilever, Facebook, and Google formed this week to improve digital safety. It has some in the ad world worried. To recap: The Global Alliance for Responsible Media was announced last week at the Cannes Lions Festival as talk of breaking up tech companies…

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