Second Day of Huge Losses for US Stocks

Encryption software startup PreVeil raises $7M, eyes Japanese market

PreVeil, an encryption-software startup with 25 employees in its Downtown Crossing office, has raised $7 million in a Series B investment round led by Presidio Ventures, the investment arm of Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corp….

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Second Day of Huge Losses for US Stocks

Apple Awards an Additional $250 Million from Advanced Manufacturing Fund to Corning

Apple® today announced it is awarding $250 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to Corning Incorporated, supplier of precision glass for iPhone®, Apple Watch® and iPad®. “Apple and Corning’s rich history dates back more than…

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Second Day of Huge Losses for US Stocks

Apple awards iPhone supplier Corning $250 million from U.S. manufacturing fund

Since the first iPhones hit the market in 2007, the glass on every iPhone sold has been produced at Corning’s Harrodsburg, Kentucky, plant. Apple and Corning did not disclose the terms of the deal. In…

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Dog Shot, Killed During Virginia Beach Home Burglary

Dog Shot, Killed During Virginia Beach Home Burglary

Police in Virginia Beach are investigating after a dog was shot and killed during a burglary attempt at a home in the city around 4 a.m.

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Iran leader rules out US talks as tensions rise over Saudi attacks

Iran leader rules out US talks as tensions rise over Saudi attacks

Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US “at any level”, as tensions mounted between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the…

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The Latest: Taliban claim attacks on Ghani rally, in Kabul

The Latest: Taliban claim attacks on Ghani rally, in Kabul

The Taliban have claimed a deadly attack in northern Afghanistan that targeted President Ashraf Ghani’s campaign rally, killing 24 people, and another attack, a Kabul explosion near the U.S. Embassy. Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman,…

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Goldman's new technology chief comes from Amazon's cloud unit and plays in a Seattle grunge band

Goldman’s new technology chief comes from Amazon’s cloud unit and plays in a Seattle grunge band

The move is the latest sign of the blurring boundaries between big tech and big finance amid challenges for both industries.

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S.Africa extends army's Cape Town crime crackdown

S.Africa extends army's Cape Town crime crackdown

In July, around 1,300 soldiers from the South African National Defence Force were deployed to back up police in the gang-afflicted Cape Flats areas surrounding the coastal city. While the government has called the operation…

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US will 'defend' international order being 'undermined by Iran': Pentagon chief

US will 'defend' international order being 'undermined by Iran': Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday that the US military is preparing a response to the attack on major Saudi Arabia oil facilities. After briefing President Donald Trump in the White House, Esper singled…

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Taiwan loses biggest Pacific ally as Solomons embraces China

Taiwan loses biggest Pacific ally as Solomons embraces China

Taiwan has lost its largest ally in the Pacific after the Solomon Islands confirmed Tuesday that it is switching diplomatic allegiance to China, and observers say other Pacific nations may soon follow. The switch has…

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Democrats are demanding Brett Kavanaugh's impeachment over a new sexual misconduct allegation

Democrats are demanding Brett Kavanaugh's impeachment over a new sexual misconduct allegation

Democrats have been weighing the best path for contesting Kavanaugh’s place on the court since his October 2018 confirmation.

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Second Day of Huge Losses for US Stocks

Roku's Story Is Still Strong, But Its Stock Is Pricing in a Lot of Good News

While recent concerns about the impact of Apple’s TV+ service look overblown, Roku’s big 2019 run-up has left it sporting rich multiples.

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Judge Refuses to Scrap Plea Deal That Protected Jeffrey Epstein’s Co-Conspirators

Judge Refuses to Scrap Plea Deal That Protected Jeffrey Epstein’s Co-Conspirators

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyA federal judge refused to scrap the controversial plea deal that granted immunity to Jeffrey Epstein and his co-conspirators, seven months after ruling that it had violated the Crime Victims’…

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CORRECTED-Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies

CORRECTED-Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies

Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing’s actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party’s behavior. Ho told Reuters on Monday that Beijing was…

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Team Trump: Saudis See This Attack as Their 9/11

Team Trump: Saudis See This Attack as Their 9/11

Mark WilsonA top State Department official told Congress Monday evening that the Saudis view the massive attack on their oil infrastructure as their 9/11, according to two congressional sources.After a national security meeting this morning,…

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Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show

Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show

Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said…

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Second Day of Huge Losses for US Stocks

Apple Opens Court Challenge to $14 Billion European Union Tax Ruling

Apple launched its case against a controversial EU tax ruling Tuesday, arguing the decision “defies common sense” as it seeks to avoid paying around $14 billion in fines and penalties.

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Kim Jong-un ‘invites Trump to visit Pyongyang in letter’

Kim Jong-un ‘invites Trump to visit Pyongyang in letter’

Kim Jong-un invited Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August amid stalled denuclearisation talks, according to diplomatic sources.Mr Kim spoke of his “willingness” for a third summit and extended an invitation…

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