Uber's license to operate in London won't be renewed because its practices endanger public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a blow to a company already facing big questions over its...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:59 PM EDT
Liliane Bettencourt, World's Richest Woman, Dies at Age 94
Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 94.
Bettencourt's daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, said in a...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:54 AM EDT
The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures
The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood...
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:42 AM EDT
Taco Bell Plans New Locations That Will Serve Alcohol
Taco bell plans to serve alcohol at 300 new locations as part of its expansion into urban markets, the fast food chain announced Tuesday.
The company will build new "Cantina style" locations throughout the...
T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, though negotiators are still weeks away from finalizing a deal to unite the nation's No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers, people close to the situation told...
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:47 AM EDT
Toys R Us Files for Bankruptcy But Keeps Stores Open
Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will...
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 07:55 PM EDT
Two Equifax Executives Retire After Data Breach Disclosure
Equifax said Friday that its top information and security executives were retiring, effective immediately, as the company reels from its disclosure last week that it suffered a data breach potentially affecting...
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:12 AM EDT
Google Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Pay
Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim.
The suit, filed Thursday in...
Equifax, already facing lawsuits in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans, is the subject of a Federal Trade Commission...
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:46 AM EDT
Target Bumps Up Holiday Hiring By 40 Percent This Year
Target is hiring 100,000 people to work during the hectic holiday shopping season, up 40 percent from last year.
The retailer said Wednesday that the seasonal hires, an increase of 30,000 workers from the...
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
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