Google gears up for congressional hearing with patriotic prepared remarks

Google gears up for congressional hearing with patriotic prepared remarks

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google LLC, arrives to the White House for a meeting in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.  CEO Sundar Pichai put an emphasis on Google's patriotism in his prepared remarks for a congressional hearing on Tuesday where he'll likely face…
This image of Spain is the first from an all-seeing satellite constellation by startup ICEYE

This image of Spain is the first from an all-seeing satellite constellation by startup...

"X2 has proven successful ... this is a 10 times better resolution than last time," ICEYE CEO Rafal Modrzewski told CNBC. After the successful debut of the X1 satellite in January, ICEYE incorporated more than 50 improvements into X2, Modrzewski said. The ICEYE-X2 satellite is much like the beta test of new software, Modrzewski explained.…
Under Armour reportedly ousts two executives close to CEO Kevin Plank

Under Armour reportedly ousts two executives close to CEO Kevin Plank

Under Armour reportedly ousted two executives who are long-time associates of CEO Kevin Plank, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. Ryan Kuehl, senior vice president of global sports marketing, and Walker Jones, senior director of sports marketing, were both removed last week, but the company did not give…
Elizabeth Warren, other key Democratic senators investigate Fox News bonus payments to Trump aide Bill Shine

Elizabeth Warren, other key Democratic senators investigate Fox News bonus payments to Trump aide...

Four Democratic senators are requesting the White House counsel's office to provide documents and answer detailed questions about whether Trump aide and former Fox News executive Bill Shine is breaking conflict of interest laws as he continues to get paid by 21st Century Fox. In a letter obtained by CNBC, Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal,…
Apple files appeal to overturn iPhone sales ban in China

Apple files appeal to overturn iPhone sales ban in China

Brendan McDermid | Reuters Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Anti-Defamation League's "Never is Now" summit in New York City, December 3, 2018 Apple has filed an appeal to overturn a broad iPhone sales ban in China, the company told CNBC Monday. The ban of some iPhone models, announced earlier Monday, follows a request…
Homeowners are seeing the smallest equity gains in two years

Homeowners are seeing the smallest equity gains in two years

Homeowners in most places are still seeing their nest eggs get a little bigger, but the gains are shrinking quickly. The average homeowner with a mortgage saw a gain of $12,400 in home equity between the third quarter of last year and this year, according to CoreLogic. That includes price appreciation and paying down the…
Supreme Court hamstrings efforts by Kansas and Louisiana to defund Planned Parenthood

Supreme Court hamstrings efforts by Kansas and Louisiana to defund Planned Parenthood

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it would not hear two cases brought by states seeking to bar Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid funding, as Republican-appointed justices John Roberts and Brett Kavanaugh sided with their liberal colleagues. The court rejected appeals from Kansas and Louisiana, who sought to overturn federal appeals court rulings barring them…
UK government delays Parliament’s vote on Brexit

UK government delays Parliament’s vote on Brexit

DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS | AFP | Getty Images An Anti-Brexit campaigner Steve Bray (R) stands with placards  and a pro-Brexit supporter (L) stands with a placard demanding an immediate departure from the European Union. A Brexit vote in U.K. parliament has been delayed by Prime Minister Theresa May, following fears that the British government was headed…
Popular apps like WeatherBug and GasBuddy are tracking your location with incredible detail, report says

Popular apps like WeatherBug and GasBuddy are tracking your location with incredible detail, report...

Popular smartphone apps like WeatherBug, The Weather Channel and GasBuddy are tracking users' locations with extreme detail, collecting specific street addresses and extensive trip profiles, according to a new investigation by The New York Times. The Times reviewed data from more than a million smartphones and found extensive data collection practices were also conducted by…
Goldman Sachs reduces its outlook for Fed rate hikes but thinks the market is still wrong

Goldman Sachs reduces its outlook for Fed rate hikes but thinks the market is...

"December is still very likely (in our view 90%). However, we think the probability of a move in March has now fallen to slightly below 50%," he added. Until the change, Hatzius had the most aggressive Fed call on Wall Street, with four quarter-point increases likely in 2019. That was even more hawkish than the…

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