If Tesla doesn’t overhaul the board right now, it could spell the end for the company

If Tesla doesn’t overhaul the board right now, it could spell the end for...

The best scenario is for Musk to stay at Tesla, but something has to change. It seems the core problem for Musk and Tesla is that he's surrounded by people unwilling or unable to stand up to him, as can easily happen with powerful people. At worst, this appears to be true of his board.…
Inside Alibaba’s new kind of superstore: Robots, apps and overhead conveyor belts

Inside Alibaba’s new kind of superstore: Robots, apps and overhead conveyor belts

Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images An employee carries shopping bags used to fill online orders at an Alibaba Hema Store in Shanghai, China. The stores double as distribution centers, where assigned employees roam around filling bags with online orders, then place them on a conveyor belt to the delivery center. Typically, customers within…
John Goodman reveals Roseanne will be killed off in ‘The Conners’ spinoff

John Goodman reveals Roseanne will be killed off in ‘The Conners’ spinoff

Robert Trachtenberg | ABC | Getty Images ABC's 'Roseanne' stars Ames McNamara, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf, Emma Kenney, Jayden Rey, Roseanne Barr, Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Lecy Goranson, and Sarah Chalke. It's clear that Roseanne Barr will not be a part of the "Roseanne" spinoff, but a huge mystery surrounds how the show's matriarch will…
Meghan McCain, in tribute to her father, blasts ‘cheap rhetoric’ of politics

Meghan McCain, in tribute to her father, blasts ‘cheap rhetoric’ of politics

Chris Wattie | Reuters Daughter Meghan McCain walks past the casket at the memorial service of U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) at National Cathedral in Washington, U.S., September 1, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie A grief-stricken Meghan McCain appeared to take a swipe at President Donald Trump during a moving tribute honoring her father, Arizona GOP Sen.…
23andMe will no longer let app developers read your DNA data

23andMe will no longer let app developers read your DNA data

Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Anne Wojcicki, chief executive officer and co-founder of 23andMe Inc., speaks during the WSJDLive Global Technology Conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. 23andMe, which provides DNA testing kits for consumers, is telling outside app developers that they'll no longer have access to…
In closed-door meeting, Trump told Christian leaders he got rid of a law. He didn’t.

In closed-door meeting, Trump told Christian leaders he got rid of a law. He...

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE In a closed-door meeting with evangelical leaders Monday night, President Donald Trump repeated his debunked claim that he had gotten "rid of" a law forbidding churches and charitable organizations from endorsing political candidates, according to recorded excerpts reviewed…
Uber hires ex-Merrill Lynch exec. Nelson Chai as new CFO

Uber hires ex-Merrill Lynch exec. Nelson Chai as new CFO

Uber has named Nelson Chai as Chief Financial Officer ahead of a planned IPO, the company announced Tuesday. The ride-hailing company has been trying to tighten up its finances as it prepares to go public next year. The most recent company-released numbers put Uber's valuation at around $60 billion. Chai previously held executive roles at…
Credit card companies offer points for, well, doing nothing

Credit card companies offer points for, well, doing nothing

Put down the scissors. Banks increasingly are rewarding customers who hold on to their credit cards. "Loyalty has been the slow boat when it comes to credit card rewards," said Matt Schulz, chief industry analyst at CompareCards.com. "Now we've seen a few cards include ongoing bonuses for cardholders to keep using their card." The new…
New Yorker details 6 new allegations of sexual misconduct against CBS chief Les Moonves

New Yorker details 6 new allegations of sexual misconduct against CBS chief Les Moonves

Drew Angerer | Getty Images Leslie 'Les' Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corporation, attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 11, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho.  Six women have come forward with new allegations of sexual harassment by CBS chairman and CEO Les Moonves, the New Yorker reported on…
Fortnite’s revenue is growing at its slowest pace ever but it is still beating out cable’s top shows

Fortnite’s revenue is growing at its slowest pace ever but it is still beating...

Fortnite is one of the biggest games in the world with 125 million players, and already, the free-to-play game topped $1 billion in revenue in May, according to gaming research firm SuperData. But the money-making giant has seen a drastic slowdown in its revenue growth to 2 percent from May to June. Despite the deceleration,…

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