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Comcast Approached 21st Century Fox About Buying Major Assets: Sources

Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox and expressed interest in an acquisition of some of Fox's assets, sources tell CNBC.Comcast is interested in the same set of assets that Disney approached Fox about...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

CVS Blames Pharmacy outages on ‘Internal Network’ Problems

After a major system outages at CVS Health pharmacies due to an "internal network infrastructure issue," since Tuesday, CNBC reported. The cause is unknown according to a CVS spokesperson, CNBC reported.Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

ESPN Will Lay Off More Than 100 Staffers After Thanksgiving

Another round of layoffs is hitting ESPN, CNBC has learned.ESPN plans to layoff more than 100 staffers after the Thanksgiving holidays, with SportsCenter in particular expected to lose jobs, a source close to...Photo [Read entire story]

Chinese Gas Deal Raises Ethics Issues for Ross

On Sunday, the public learned that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross never fully divested himself of ownership in a global shipping company — one with ties to Russia’s rulers — when he joined President Donald...Photo [Read entire story]

What Are the ‘Paradise Papers’?

A trove of leaked documents known as the "Paradise Papers" have brought to light the ways wealthy individuals and government officials attempt to avoid taxes and financial transparency. [Read entire story]

What Are the ‘Paradise Papers’?

A trove of leaked documents known as the "Paradise Papers" have brought to light the ways wealthy individuals and government officials attempt to avoid taxes and financial transparency. [Read entire story]

Dow Closes at Record High in Wild Session

U.S. equities closed mostly higher on Thursday after a wild session as investors examined the details of the tax-reform plan proposed by Republicans, CNBC reported.The plan would permanently lower the...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Dow Closes at Record High in Wild Session

U.S. equities closed mostly higher on Thursday after a wild session as investors examined the details of the tax-reform plan proposed by Republicans, CNBC reported.The plan would permanently lower the...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Auto Industry Declares War on Trump Over NAFTA

The U.S. automotive industry has largely embraced the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement since it went into effect Jan. 1, 1994, which may explain why auto and parts makers have become some...Photo [Read entire story]

Russian-Backed Election Content Reached 126M Americans

An estimated 126 million Americans, roughly one-third of the nation’s population, received Russian-backed content on Facebook during the 2016 campaign, according to prepared testimony the company submitted...Photo [Read entire story]

Jeff Bezos Is Now the Richest Man in the World With $90 Billion

Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world Friday morning, after adding nearly $7 billion to his wealth overnight.With Amazon's share price surging Friday morning after its earnings report, Bezos's wealth...Photo [Read entire story]

Twitter to Start Labeling Political Ads

As political pressure mounts on social media companies to say where ads are coming from, Twitter will reveal more information about political advertising on its platform.Twitter said in a blog post on...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

October Is the Best Month to Book Holiday Airfare

The idea that the sooner you book, the more you save, isn't necessarily true. If you waited until this month to purchase your flight home for Thanksgiving, you won't pay much more than others who booked months...Photo [Read entire story]

As Trump Deregulates, Chicken Lobby Would Speed Inspections

While President Donald Trump unravels many of the policies put in place during the Obama administration, the poultry industry has been lobbying hard to speed up poultry inspection lines, NBC News reported.The...Photo [Read entire story]

Amazon Deciding Whether to Sell Drugs on Website: Sources

Amazon is in the final stages of figuring out its strategy to get into the multibillion dollar prescription drug market.The company will decide before Thanksgiving whether to move into selling prescription...Photo [Read entire story]

Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate’s Equifax Hearing

A person dressed up as the iconic character Rich Uncle Pennybags from the famous Monopoly boardgame appeared Wednesday at a Senate hearing about the Equifax data breach with former CEO Richard Smith in...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Yahoo: Every Single Account Was Impacted by 2013 Data Breach

Yahoo, now part of Oath, said that every single Yahoo account was affected by a data breach that took place in 2013.That's about 3 billion accounts, CNBC reported.Yahoo buried the stat in a recent update to...Photo [Read entire story]

GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric

General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday."General Motors believes in an all-electric future," said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss. "Although that future won'tPhoto [Read entire story]

Hyperloop the Answer to Solving Bay Area Traffic?

A tech company has a high-speed solution for the Bay Area's traffic problem. Scott Budman reports. [Read entire story]

A Look Into the Rising Robotics Industry in Bay Area

It's a multi-billion dollar growth business in the Bay Area, but for all the growth we're seeing in robotics, are those 'bots taking our jobs? Business and tech reporter Scott Budman went to see robots at... [Read entire story]