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KKR is buying WebMD in $2.8 billion cash deal
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KKR is buying WebMD in $2.8 billion cash deal

July 24th, 2017 | by Contributor
Private-equity firm KKR is buying health information website WebMD in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion. The sale comes after WebMD’s (WBMD) February announcement that it was looking at its strategic options, including a...
GOP wants to kill a tax break beneficial to blue states
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GOP wants to kill a tax break beneficial to blue states

July 24th, 2017 | by Contributor
When are Republicans in favor of raising taxes? Turns out it’s when the states that benefit the most from the tax break are Democratic strongholds.  The GOP is eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and...
Safety of some replacement Takata air bags questioned
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Safety of some replacement Takata air bags questioned

July 24th, 2017 | by Contributor
Aussie officials investigating after consumer group reports some air bags put in recalled vehicles could themselves become...
Is Tiffany & Co. Amazon-proof?
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Is Tiffany & Co. Amazon-proof?

July 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Unlike other retailers, Tiffany & Co. appears to be fending off Amazon…for...
Northeast Hyperloop could transform the future of the region
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Northeast Hyperloop could transform the future of the region

July 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
If tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has his way, it will take only 29 minutes to commute between New York and Washington one day, traveling on ultra-fast trains underground. Transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave reports on what...
Why investors are betting on this cybersecurity stock
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Why investors are betting on this cybersecurity stock

July 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
With cyber attacks surging worldwide, corporate and government demand for digital security is high — and only going higher, most experts say. “Digital attacks on entities are increasing in term of volume and...