US tech still has a pay discrimination problem, research shows

US tech still has a pay discrimination problem, research shows

More than half of women in the U.S. tech sector are being paid less than their male counterparts, new research revealed on Thursday. According to a report from San Francisco-based recruitment firm Hired, in 60 percent of cases women are being offered lower salaries than men for the same role at the same company. This…
Disneyland is getting ready to open a massive, $1-billion Star Wars theme park in California

Disneyland is getting ready to open a massive, $1-billion Star Wars theme park in...

Disney's' Parks and Resorts division accounted for 35% of the entertainment giant's total revenues in fiscal 2018 and was second only to the Media Networks segment. Disneyland, with about 30,000 employees, is the biggest employer in Orange County — a Southern California area with about 3.2 million people. The company expects an increase of 1,400…
Review: The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a steal if you want a sports car for about $30,000

Review: The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a steal if you want a sports...

Steering is telepathic, communicating clearly how much grip you have and what each of the front tires is doing. Handling is also phenomenal, with quick turn in that gives way to the trademark Miata body roll. Essentially, the car leans into turns. While it's not the most neutral behavior, it gives a sense of drama…
‘Jeopardy’ winner James Holzhauer is likely shaking up the game show’s budget

‘Jeopardy’ winner James Holzhauer is likely shaking up the game show’s budget

"Typically, for a long-running show the prize budget is determined by way of averages of what has been won in the past," Bob Boden, former head of programming at Game Show Network, told The Atlantic. "James' performance, I'm sure, is causing grief for an accountant somewhere." Oftentimes, shows take out insurance policies. Usually that's reserved…
Trump says he has not read the Mueller report, but has ‘every right to do so’

Trump says he has not read the Mueller report, but has ‘every right to...

President Donald Trump declared on Saturday that he has "every right" to read the extensive report submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller last month. Mueller delivered the conclusions of the investigation, which looked into Russia's election interference and possible collusion with Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, to Attorney General William Barr on March 22. "I have…
Warren Buffett says he continues to support embattled Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan

Warren Buffett says he continues to support embattled Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett told CNBC that he stands by his support of Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan, after backing the beleaguered chief executive minutes before Sloan's resignation was announced. Buffett initially said he supported Sloan "100 percent" in an interview Thursday with CNBC's Becky Quick at The Gatehouse's Hands Up for Success luncheon in…
China Caixin March manufacturing PMI rises to 50.8, beating expectations

China Caixin March manufacturing PMI rises to 50.8, beating expectations

Manufacturing activity in China expanded unexpectedly in March at its fastest pace in eight months, a private survey showed on Monday. The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) came in at 50.8 for March. Analysts had expected it to come in at 49.9 for a second month, according to a Reuters poll of economists. A…
Elizabeth Warren on Tim Sloan leaving Wells Fargo: ‘About damn time’

Elizabeth Warren on Tim Sloan leaving Wells Fargo: ‘About damn time’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren cheered Tim Sloan's resignation from scandal-plagued Wells Fargo Thursday and called for the Justice Department and SEC to investigate his alleged role in the bank's "scams." The Massachusetts senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said Sloan should go to jail if found guilty of any crimes. Warren tweet 2: By the way,…
Special counsel Mueller Russia probe findings have little impact on views of Trump: NBC News/WSJ poll

Special counsel Mueller Russia probe findings have little impact on views of Trump: NBC...

News that special counsel Robert Mueller ended his investigation without recommending criminal charges against President Trump has had little effect on public opinion, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows. The proportion of Americans who say the investigation has not increased their doubts about the Trump administration rose by ten points to 57 percent…
FAA creates joint task force with NASA, international aviation regulators to review Boeing 737 Max fix

FAA creates joint task force with NASA, international aviation regulators to review Boeing 737...

Separately, Boeing said CEO Dennis Muilenburg accompanied pilots aboard a successful 737 Max jet test flight on Wednesday. "The flight crew performed different scenarios that exercised various aspects of the software changes to test failure conditions," Boeing said in a statement. "The software update worked as designed, and the pilots landed safely at Boeing Field."…

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