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Facing possible expulsion from its hometown, Bird holds ‘A Day Without a Scooter’

Facing possible expulsion from its hometown, Bird holds 'A Day Without a Scooter'

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Taxiing plane clips wing of another aircraft at O’Hare; no injuries reported

Taxiing plane clips wing of another aircraft at O'Hare; no injuries reported

Two planes clipped wings Wednesday afternoon at O’Hare International Airport, resulting in damage to both planes but no injuries, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said. The planes were both operated by United Airlines. Flight 645, bound for Portland, Ore., was moving near Gate C30 when it clipped the wingtip of a plane that…
Tesla Is Said to Be Subpoenaed by SEC Over Elon Musk Tweet

Tesla Is Said to Be Subpoenaed by SEC Over Elon Musk Tweet

Federal securities regulators have served Tesla with a subpoena, according to a person familiar with the investigation, increasing pressure on the electric car company as it deals with the fallout from several recent actions by its chief executive, Elon Musk. The subpoena, from the Securities and Exchange Commission, comes days after regulators began inquiring about…
Uber is investing its growth into its next chapter — including scooters and bikes

Uber is investing its growth into its next chapter — including scooters and bikes

Uber isn’t expanding the global footprint of its ride-hail service at breakneck speed anymore. It also isn’t close to being profitable yet. That’s in large part because the company, under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, is spending a lot of its money building out its next chapter, which goes far beyond ordering car rides with your phone.…
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade deals help companies, not workers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade deals help companies, not workers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren believes that U.S. trade policies "have not been written to enrich Americans." In an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, the Massachusetts Democrat criticized trade deals that prioritize the interest of corporations, and also shared details about a new bill she introduced on Wednesday called the Accountable Capitalism Act. Warren pointed to the…
These are the highest-paying jobs in the US right now

These are the highest-paying jobs in the US right now

For the fourth consecutive year, the technology sector boasted the highest-paying jobs in the United States, according to an annual report from Glassdoor. Thirteen of the 25 highest-paying jobs this year were in tech, up from 11 in 2017, according to the report, which was released on Wednesday. Within the industry, enterprise architects, software development…
T-Mobile CEO John Legere Wants to Make Customer Service Something People Don’t Hate

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Wants to Make Customer Service Something People Don't Hate

In addition to revolutionizing the wireless industry, T-Mobile CEO John Legere now wants to overhaul customer call centers. He said Wednesday that he is revamping T-Mobile’s call centers to reduce the hassle of confusing phone trees, chat bots that use canned phrases, and human representatives who seem like they’re out of the loop. At a…
6-Year-Old Girl Secretly Buys Nearly $400 Worth of Toys from Her Mom’s Amazon Account

6-Year-Old Girl Secretly Buys Nearly $400 Worth of Toys from Her Mom's Amazon Account

Though she is only 6 years old, Katelyn Lunt knows how to “treat yo self” a little too well! After Katelyn spent a recent day doing extra chores around the house, mom Catherine Lunt surprised her by ordering a Barbie doll from Amazon — a token of appreciation for a job well done. But crafty…
New Zealand Bans Home Sales To Most Foreigners: ‘It’s Not A Right, It’s A Privilege’

New Zealand Bans Home Sales To Most Foreigners: 'It's Not A Right, It's A Privilege'

A plot of land for sale in Auckland, New Zealand, seen in 2015. At the time, the choice sliver of land — which measured just a tenth of an acre — was on sale for $840,000. Fiona Goodall/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Fiona Goodall/Getty Images A plot of land for sale in Auckland, New…
Report Finds Traces of a Controversial Herbicide in Cheerios and Quaker Oats

Report Finds Traces of a Controversial Herbicide in Cheerios and Quaker Oats

An environmental research and advocacy group has found traces of a controversial herbicide in Cheerios, Quaker Oats and other breakfast foods that it says could increase cancer risk for children. The report comes amid longstanding debate about the safety of the chemical glyphosate, which federal regulators maintain is not likely to cause cancer. In its…