Disney Held Talks With 21st Century Fox to Buy Most of Its Assets

Walt Disney Co. held talks to buy 21st Century Fox Inc.’s movie studio and other assets, a person familiar with the matter said, a...

Bitcoin Futures Rise as Trading Launches on Chicago Board Options Exchange

The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The...

NBCUniversal Executive, Jeff Shell, Denied Entry Into Russia, Detained and Locked in Room for...

An executive with NBCUniversal said he had been denied entry into Russia and detained for several hours on Wednesday, raising the prospect that a...

Under Fire, Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as CEO

Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and built into a transportation...

IBM Now Has More Employees in India Than in US

IBM dominated the early decades of computing with inventions like the mainframe and the floppy disk. Its offices and factories, stretching from upstate New...

Mayors Showcase Cities to Get Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon’s much-vaunted second headquarters that they’ve been brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to...

Jeff Bezos is Now Worth Over $100 Billion

If you're one of the millions shopping on Amazon on Black Friday, congratulations: You helped make Jeff Bezos a $100 billion man. Bezos, the founder...

Two Aflac Executives Described as Role Models for Black Girls

The rise of two black women to the highest levels of the Aflac corporation is the subject of a column published in USA Today. Teresa...

Uber Chooses Expedia’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to Lead Ride-hailing Company

Uber chose Dara Khosrowshahi, who leads the online travel company Expedia, to be its chief executive on Sunday, two people with knowledge of the...

Stock Market Stalls; Indexes at Nearly Record Highs

The stock market’s rally shifted into neutral on Wednesday, and U.S. indexes flipped between very slight gains and losses in early trading. If the...

Robots to Start Working in 50 Wal-Mart Stores

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. customers in a few Arkansas stores will soon cross paths with robots roaming the aisles. The Bentonville company said it will begin...

Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Fired by Morgan Stanley for Sexual Misconduct

Former Democratic Congressman Harold Ford Jr. has been fired for misconduct by Morgan Stanley after facing a human resources investigation into allegations of misconduct,...

LISTEN: Overcoming Fear of Failure, Part 1 (Get Things Done! #VA6 with Daniel Whyte...

The simple purpose of this podcast is to help you get things done every day so that you can accomplish something worthwhile with your life.

LISTEN: Establish An Action Environment, Part 2 (Get Things Done! #53 with Daniel Whyte...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/establish-an-action-environment-part-2-get-things-done-53 Proverbs 12:11 says: "He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding." Our quote...

Toys ‘R’ Us Files For Bankruptcy but Keeps Stores Open

Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the...

Asian Shares Rise After Recent Record Highs on Wall Street

Asian shares advanced Thursday, taking their cue from the latest record highs on Wall Street. Chinese investors are holding back ahead of a key...

Disney Ends Ban on ‘Los Angeles Times’ After Widespread Backlash From Critics

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday lifted its ban of Los Angeles Times reporters and critics from its press screenings after a widespread backlash...

What to Look for in 2018 for the Financial Technology Industry

For the financial technology industry, 2017 will be defined as the year that the threat of tech giants grew stronger, artificial intelligence cemented its...

LISTEN: Establish an Action Environment, Part 3 (Get Things Done! #44 with Daniel Whyte...

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Debt & Protectionism Could Drag Down Global Economy

The global economy has picked up and prospects for the next few months are the best in a long time. But the recovery is maturing...