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Why Uber’s investors revolted against CEO Kalanick
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Why Uber’s investors revolted against CEO Kalanick

June 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Whether the case of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick represents a new page for Silicon Valley may be unclear, but the message the ride-hailing company sent to its investors is unmistakable: Brash, sexist behavior isn’t good for...
WSJ fires reporter over evidence of business deal
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WSJ fires reporter over evidence of business deal

June 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
Last Updated Jun 21, 2017 4:23 PM EDT The Wall Street Journal has fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in a prospective business deal with an international...
As home prices climb, what buyers need to remember
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As home prices climb, what buyers need to remember

June 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
If it seems like home prices are back to trending ever higher, that’s because they are. The median price of an existing home rose to a record $252,800 in May. That’s naturally prompting many people to wonder if this...
Legal pot and car crashes: Yes, there’s a link
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Legal pot and car crashes: Yes, there’s a link

June 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
Does driving while high have any impact on auto accident rates? Legalized recreational marijuana use in Colorado, Oregon and Washington correlates to about a 3 percent increase in auto collision claim frequencies compared...
George Clooney sells tequila business for $1 billion
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George Clooney sells tequila business for $1 billion

June 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
George Clooney speaks at the Goed Geld Gala charity event in Amsterdam on January 26, 2016. Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images Cheers to George Clooney. The “Money Monster” star and pals Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman...
Dirty money: Germs and dope cling to your cash
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Dirty money: Germs and dope cling to your cash

June 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
Dollar bills and ATM keypads are teeming with bacteria, viruses and even traces of illegal drugs. istockphoto Johanna Ohm is a graduate student in biology at Pennsylvania State University We live in a dirty world. Wherever...