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Who Is Robert O’Brien? What to Know About Trump’s New National...

Just who is Robert C. O’Brien, the U.S. hostage negotiator selected Wednesday to replace John Bolton as President Trump’s new national security adviser? O’Brien, who...

Making the ‘Business Case’ for Diversity and Inclusion: raceAhead

Many chief diversity officers still—yes, still—need to explain why diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives matter, according to a recent report. In noting the challenges they face,...

Graeme Gibson, Canadian Author and Margaret Atwood’s Longtime Partner, Dies at...

Graeme Gibson, the Canadian author of books including Five Legs and Perpetual Motion and longtime partner of author Margaret Atwood, has died. He was...

‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ Launching Oct. 1

Activision’s Call of Duty franchise has posted sales well in excess of $11 billion since its launch in 2003. But it could be poised...

Who Is Ed Buck? Dem Donor Charged With Running Drug Den...

Prominent Democratic donor and LGBTQ activist Ed Buck has been accused of running a drug den out of his West Hollywood home. Buck was arrested...

Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Missiles and Drones Hit Oil Facilities

(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones attacked the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists...

Xfinity Internet Customers Just Got Free Access to 10,000 Movies and...

Comcast customers who bypass the company’s television offerings are still going to have plenty to watch as the company is giving access to 10,000...

Trump Orders Tighter Sanctions on Iran After Attack on Saudi Arabia

(Bloomberg) –– U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil installation rattled energy markets and...

‘The Rookie’ Co-Star’s Misconduct Claims Are Unfounded, Producer Says

Actress Afton Williamson’s claims of misconduct against her on the set of “The Rookie” weren’t substantiated by an independent investigator, according to the ABC...

Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman Says Recession Is “Unlikely Now”

Stephen Schwarzman says he has lived through seven major market declines or recessions in his 50 years working on Wall Street. The CEO of...

As Iran Threatens Retaliation Against U.S., Trump Plans New Sanctions

President Donald Trump said Wednesday morning that he plans to “substantially” increase sanctions on Iran. “I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to...

Norwegian Air Gets Crucial Backing on Debt Refinancing Deal

Norwegian Air was one of the few airline stocks this week to have weathered the Saudi Aramco oil crisis without the slightest turbulence. It...

Lewandowski Testimony Highlights Dems’ Impeachment Squeeze

Corey Lewandowski did not testify to offer Democrats answers in what some members are calling an impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump—but his combative...

Data Collective Raises a New Fund, Private Equity Under Fire for...

Data Collective (DCVC), a San Francisco-based venture capital firm, has raised $725 million for its fifth flagship “deep tech” fund. The new fund, DCVC V, will...

Startup Raises $4 Million to Secure Crypto Transactions Without an Internet...

Thieves can frequently steal cryptocurrency because the underlying technology for digital currency requires the Internet for tracking transactions—and nearly anything online can be hacked....

How Much Is an Android Phone Worth Without Google?—Data Sheet

China’s Huawei Technologies will host a press conference in Munich, Germany on Thursday to unveil its latest generation of smartphones, the Mate 30 series. Photos...

Gold Should Be More Like Cryptocurrency, Says Barrick Gold COO—The Ledger

Readers: Did you miss us on Monday? The Ledger is trying something new. We will be moving from Monday evenings to Wednesday mornings, so...

‘Unique and Exquisite’ 2022 Olympic Mascots Revealed

(BEIJING) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The...

Gillette’s Controversial Ad Pays Off: The Broadsheet

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! We say goodbye to legendary journalist Cokie Roberts, the EEOC finds Walmart discriminated against female workers, and P&G says its...

IBM Opens Quantum Computer Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Home of the...

Since the 1950s, IBM has made its monolithic mainframe computers, the product for which it is most famous, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. On Wednesday, the...

Trailing Amazon and Google, Facebook Takes Another Shot at Portal Video...

Despite struggling to gain momentum, Facebook is doubling down on video calling by releasing four new versions of its Portal video-calling hubs. The social...

Why ‘Lord of the Rings’ Remains Such a Big Deal for...

Amazon has given New Zealand some excellent news: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth will remain proudly Kiwi. The e-commerce giant’s production studio confirmed Tuesday that its...

As Trump Administration Eyes Flavored Vaping Ban, India Bans All E-Cigarettes

India became the latest country to ban electronic cigarettes as concern grows worldwide over health risks associated with the smokeless nicotine devices popular with...

How 3 Manufacturing and Production Companies Are Creating ‘Innovation by All’

The manufacturing and production sectors are composed of companies from many different industries. One only must look at the recently published rankings of the...

Exclusive: Venture Firm Data Collective Raises $725 Million to Invest in...

Data Collective (DCVC), a San Francisco-based venture capital firm, has raised $725 million for its fifth flagship “deep tech” fund. The new fund, DCVC V, will...

Israel’s Second Election in 5 Months Solved Nothing

Benjamin Netanyahu’s gamble to hold elections for a second time this year backfired after a stunning deadlock left Israel rudderless and convulsed by a...

Warren Closes In on Biden in New Democratic Poll

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is gaining on former Vice President Joe Biden in the battle for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, according to a...

The Internet Cloud Has a Dirty Secret

The music video for “Despacito” set an Internet record in April 2018 when it became the first video to hit five billion views on...

E.U. Chief Says the Risk of a No-Deal Brexit ‘Remains Very...

(STRASBOURG, France) — The risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a divorce deal remains “very real,” European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker declared...

A New Sputnik Moment: CEO Daily

Good morning from Hong Kong. When it comes to Donald Trump’s China policy, there is, as journalist Thomas Friedman puts it, a “method to his...

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