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5 of the most controversial choices for Time magazine's Person of the Year

5 of the most controversial choices for Time magazine's Person of the Year

12 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year for her climate activism that inspired millions of young people to protest and push for change. In past years...
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Disney CEO Bob Iger will finally be inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. Here's how the media titan makes and spends his $690 million fortune

Disney CEO Bob Iger will finally be inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. Here's how the media titan makes and spends his $690 million fortune

12 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Disney CEO and Chairman Bob Iger will finally be inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame . Iger is known as one of the most influential and innovative business...
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Uber is reportedly close to buying Foresight, a self-driving software startup

Uber is reportedly close to buying Foresight, a self-driving software startup

24 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Uber is in advanced talks to buy Foresight, a small self-driving startup focused on simulations and software, The Information reported. Proposed terms of the deal were not...
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Off the Top Rope: No Longer Content to Wait, Dakota Kai Grabs Her NXT Spot

32 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

The New World Order will invade the WWE Hall of Fame on WrestleMania weekend, joining the immortals of the business and earning each member a rare double entry into the virtual...
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Voodoo acquires mobile game studio Gumbug in London as it exploits hypercasual growth

Voodoo acquires mobile game studio Gumbug in London as it exploits hypercasual growth

32 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Voodoo, the pioneer of "hypercasual mobile games," is using the money from its growth to acquire Gumbug, a London-based mobile game studio.
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Do You Have To Leave Your Company To Get A Big Raise?

38 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Only 10 of the top 35 highest paid MLB players are still with the team that drafted them. In sports and in business, the shortest path to riches is leaving what's comfortable.
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The S&P 500 is on pace for its best year since 2013. Here's a ranking of how each sector has performed in 2019

The S&P 500 is on pace for its best year since 2013. Here's a ranking of how each sector has performed in 2019

42 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The S&P 500 surged to new highs in 2019, driven by waning recession fears, positive earnings reports, and a trio of Federal Reserve rate cuts. Only one sector, energy, posted...
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Enterprise Scion Chrissy Taylor to Become Car Rental Giant's CEO

Enterprise Scion Chrissy Taylor to Become Car Rental Giant's CEO

54 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Enterprise Holdings, the largest U.S. rental car company, said on Wednesday that chief operating officer Chrissy Taylor would take on the role of chief executive in a planned...
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These were the 15 best CEOs of 2019

These were the 15 best CEOs of 2019

58 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Career site Comparably released its annual ranking of the best US chief executive officers in 2019. The ranking reviewed self-reported employee data. Many of the CEOs on the...
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5 big problems I see with women's conferences, and how we can fix them to actually fight gender inequality

5 big problems I see with women's conferences, and how we can fix them to actually fight gender inequality

58 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Erin Hatzikostas is a former corporate CEO turned career coach, speaker, and podcast host. She is the founder and CEO of b Authentic inc. You can listen to her offbeat career...
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Philip McKeon, former child actor, has died at 55

Philip McKeon, former child actor, has died at 55

Philip McKeon, the former child actor best known for his role on the CBS sitcom “Alice,” died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. He was 55. McKeon died in Texas after a long... Read more ...

Jersey City's mayor says gunmen targeted kosher market

Jersey City's mayor says gunmen targeted kosher market

The mayor of a New Jersey city says gunmen targeted a kosher market during a shooting that killed six people Tuesday. Read more ...

Federal judge blocks use of billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build...

Federal judge blocks use of billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build border wall

A federal judge has ruled the Trump administration cannot use military construction funds to build additional barriers on the southern border. Read more ...

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

Las Vegas residents spotted two of the birds around town in tiny cowboy hats this week. No one seems to know how the birds got the hats, but it worries a local bird rescue group. Read more ...

Saudi Arabia is on a roll with Aramco, Ruiz vs Joshua, and a new tourist...

Saudi Arabia is on a roll with Aramco, Ruiz vs Joshua, and a new tourist visa. Mohammed bin Salman could use these 'wins' to whitewash his awful human-rights record

Saudi Aramco became the most valuable company in the world on its opening day of trading on Wednesday, leaving US giants like Apple and Alphabet in the dust. Though the process... Read more ...

The Pentagon orders operational training pause for all Saudi students in the...

The Pentagon orders operational training pause for all Saudi students in the US after NAS Pensacola shooting

The Pentagon has ordered a pause on operational training for all Saudi military personnel training in the US in the wake of the Naval Air Station Pensacola shooting. The move... Read more ...

Yankees sign free agent Gerrit Cole to nine-year deal, multiple reports say

Yankees sign free agent Gerrit Cole to nine-year deal, multiple reports say

New York gets the staff ace it craved. Read more ...

Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial of the MeToo era. Read more ...

Saudi Aramco shares are spiking after hitting the market in the world's...

Saudi Aramco shares are spiking after hitting the market in the world's biggest-ever IPO

Shares in Aramco, the Saudi-owned oil giant, spiked 10% Wednesday when they hit the market in the world's biggest-ever IPO. The spike came as shares began trading on Riyadh's... Read more ...

House Democrats To Begin Amending Impeachment Articles Wednesday Evening

House Democrats To Begin Amending Impeachment Articles Wednesday Evening

The Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for 7 p.m. to mark up the legislation by which the House could then impeach President Trump, possibly by Christmas. Read more ...