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Senate Approves Powell to Follow Yellen as Fed Chair

Jerome Powell will take the helm as the 16th chairman of the Federal Reserve, after the Senate confirmed him for the position Tuesday, CNBC reported.Powell was nominated by President Donald Trump in...Photo Credit: Getty [Read entire story]

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World’s Top 1 Percent Holds 82 Percent of the Wealth: Report

Over 80 percent of the world's wealth is owned by the richest 1 percent of the world's population, widening the economic inequality gap, according to an Oxfam report released Monday.The charity Oxfam,...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Bitcoin Explained: The Ins and Outs of Crypto-Currencies

Bitcoin is a financial buzzword, but what is it? And should you invest?Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be confusing. [Read entire story]

Is Amazon Go the Grocery Store of the Future?

Retail powerhouse Amazon is disrupting retail yet again, with the opening of its checkout-free Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle.It looks and feels like a regular grocery store, but with one major difference:...Photo [Read entire story]

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Amazon’s Top 20: Which Town Will ‘HQ2′ Call Home?

After more than 200 cities tried to court Amazon in hopes of being chosen as the location for the online retail giant’s new headquarters, the list has been narrowed to 20.A lot is at stake for the chosen city,...Photo [Read entire story]

Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ

Amazon announced Thursday the 20 locations it will consider for its new $5 billion facility, a project estimated to add 50,000 jobs and deliver a billion-dollar boost to the winning locale’s regional...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google and Twitter shared with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday steps each tech giant has tekn to combat extremist content in Washington D.C, CNBC reported.Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Facebook a ‘Living, Breathing Crime Scene’: Tech Ethicist

Facebook announced last week that it would start prioritizing “meaningful posts from friends and family in News Feed” with less content from pages, publishers and brands.But former Facebook employees told NBC...Photo [Read entire story]

Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes

The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether states should be able to collect sales taxes for online purchases, a move that would raise costs for consumers while generating more money for local...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Circuit City Set to Relaunch Online Next Month

Shuttered electronics retailer Circuit City is set to make a comeback next month, at least online, CNBC reported.Its website will relaunch Feb. 15, the company's CEO, Ronny Shmoel, said Monday at the Consumer...Photo [Read entire story]

Circuit City Set to Relaunch Online Next Month

Shuttered electronics retailer Circuit City is set to make a comeback next month, at least online, CNBC reported.Its website will relaunch Feb. 15, the company's CEO, Ronny Shmoel, said Monday at the Consumer...Photo [Read entire story]

How Amazon’s Bezos Became a $105 Billionaire

Jeff Bezos' wealth reportedly hit $105.1 billion this week, making him the richest man alive among those whose wealth is publicly traceable, CNBC reported. But Bezos hasn't always been a billionaire. He was bornPhoto [Read entire story]

How Amazon’s Bezos Became a $105 Billionaire

Jeff Bezos' wealth reportedly hit $105.1 billion this week, making him the richest man alive among those whose wealth is publicly traceable, CNBC reported. But Bezos hasn't always been a billionaire. He was bornPhoto [Read entire story]

Twitter: We Won’t Block World Leaders or Their Tweets

Twitter said Friday that it will not block world leaders or any of their “controversial Tweets” in the interest of advancing “the global, public conversation.”In a brief blog post that does not mention...Photo [Read entire story]

San Jose’s Fairmont Hotel Sold

San Jose's Fairmont Hotel has a new owner. A group, led by former Oakland A's owner Lew Wolff, sold the upscale downtown hotel for just more than $220 million. A San Ramon-based investment group will now...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Massive Security Flaw Could Affect Almost Every Computer

The computer industry was scrambling Wednesday to patch recently discovered security vulnerabilities found in processors used on almost every computer in the world, CNBC reported.The vulnerabilties —...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Taco Bell Will Launch Nacho Fries in Bid to Win Dollar Menu

Taco Bell announced that it will begin selling Nacho Fries this month for $1 in the Dollar Menu war with fast food giants, CNBC reported.The newest addition to Taco Bell's menu is part of a strategy for...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

McDonald’s to Kick Off Dollar Menu This Week

The combination of McDonald's planned rollout of fresh, never-frozen beef, its recent relaunch of its Dollar Menu and woes at other restaurant chains could help the restaurant boost its same-store sales and grab...Photo [Read entire story]