Billions of dollars are pouring into digital health, but Americans are still getting sicker and dying younger

Billions of dollars are pouring into digital health, but Americans are still getting sicker...

Silicon Valley has spent years promising to disrupt the $3.5 trillion health-care industry. In 2018, venture investors — from the Bay Area, Boston and elsewhere — poured billions of dollars into the sector, funding start-ups that aim to bring down the costs of care while improving quality and access to the right providers. Some of…
Dow drops more than 250 points as rates pop on jobs report

Dow drops more than 250 points as rates pop on jobs report

Stocks fell on Friday after the release of mixed employment data jolted interest rates higher. The S&P 500 closed 0.6 percent lower at 2,885.57 as the tech sector underperformed. The broad index also fell nearly 1 percent this week, posting its worst weekly performance since the week of Sept. 7. The Dow Jones Industrial Average…
Tesla cuts prices on Model X and Model S in China after country reduces US auto tariffs

Tesla cuts prices on Model X and Model S in China after country reduces...

Tesla is slashing prices on its Model S sedan and Model X sport utility in China after the country suspended some tariffs on cars imported from the U.S., Reuters reported Friday. Tariffs on U.S.-made cars and light trucks will be temporarily reduced to 15 percent from January 1 until March 31, which temporarily brings tariffs…
Tesla is seeking $167 million in damages from the former employee Elon Musk accused of sabotage

Tesla is seeking $167 million in damages from the former employee Elon Musk accused...

Jeff Vespa | WireImage | Getty Images Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk arrives at 'Revenge Of The Electric Car' Premiere held at Landmark Nuart Theatre on October 21, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  Tesla is seeking more than $167 million in a lawsuit against former employee Martin Tripp, recent legal filings revealed. In the lawsuit,…
Goldman admits they were wrong on Apple, boosts stock outlook by 20%

Goldman admits they were wrong on Apple, boosts stock outlook by 20%

Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, Inc. Goldman Sachs raised its price target on Apple stock all the way to $240 per share from $200 per share on Thursday, admitting they got the stock completely wrong this summer as it rallied to a $1 trillion valuation. Goldman…
James Comey’s closed-door testimony on 2016 FBI probes: ‘I was very concerned’ by Loretta Lynch’s tarmac meeting with Bill Clinton

James Comey’s closed-door testimony on 2016 FBI probes: ‘I was very concerned’ by Loretta...

Former FBI Director James Comey on Friday defended his conduct and the bureau's handling of the months-long investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server, even as he acknowledged in hindsight that the conduct of key officials involved in the case may have created the appearance of bias. In transcripts of a closed-door hearing released on…
Tesla says Jerome Guillen has been promoted to president of automotive

Tesla says Jerome Guillen has been promoted to president of automotive

Tesla announced Friday that Jerome Guillen has been promoted to president of its automotive division. In an email to employees, CEO Elon Musk said Guillen would report directly to him and oversee all of Tesla's automotive operations, including the coordination of its supply chain. Musk said Guillen had "played a critical role in ramping Model…
There’s another big reason why Trump could blame the Federal Reserve for rising interest rates

There’s another big reason why Trump could blame the Federal Reserve for rising interest...

President Donald Trump has been a vocal critic of the Fed's interest rate hikes, but the president has been quiet on another Fed policy that may be a factor behind the rise in the longer-term rates that influence all sorts of loans, including home mortgages.
Cohen asserts Trump knew about 2016 meeting with Russians before it happened: NBC News

Cohen asserts Trump knew about 2016 meeting with Russians before it happened: NBC News

Lanny Davis, a lawyer for Cohen, said he had no comment but told CNBC: "I have to wonder why the Trump people would put that out. It was not from us." Word that Cohen is willing to cooperate with Trump's most significant current threat — the Mueller investigation — underscores the fact that the president…
Dieting is out. That poses a problem for a company named Weight Watchers as it rebrands itself WW

Dieting is out. That poses a problem for a company named Weight Watchers as...

Weight Watchers had weathered threats over the decades from the likes of Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem and fad diets like Atkins. But its biggest competition in recent years hasn't been from any of its rivals, and it was coming from all directions. Free apps like…

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