Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Alphabet — Google parent company Alphabet‘s shares slid 4% after hours despite beating earnings estimates for the fourth quarter, as the company came in light on revenue. The company reported earnings of $15.35
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to assist public health partners in responding to the novel (new) coronavirus outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China, February, 2020. James Gathany | Getty Images As concerns over the coronavirus mount, some U.S. school districts have canceled Chinese student exchange programs to
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This photo taken on February 2, 2020 shows medical staff members from Shenyang bidding farewell with family members and friends before leaving for Wuhan, where a novel virus originally outbreak, at Xiantao International Airport in Shenyang in China’s northeastern Liaoning province. STR | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back
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Vanilla prices have climbed so high it’s worth more by weight than silver. This increase in price has to do with a number of factors, including vanilla bean theft, complex pollination, extreme weather, and the rise of the “all natural” food movement. —————————————————— Business Insider tells you all you need to know about business, finance,
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Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) –- For its 85th anniversary, Bloomberg Businessweek chronicles the most disruptive ideas of the past 85 years. In 1976, The Apple 1 computer goes on sale for a retail price of $666.66. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs and designed that product, remembers the early days. (Video by Brandon Lisy)
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Steve Jobs was a wizard who “cast spells on people” to help keep Apple afloat during the company’s darkest days, according to longtime rival Bill Gates. The Microsoft (MSFT) founder discussed his and Jobs’ leadership styles with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria Sunday. Both men are known for being tough leaders who foster an intense workplace culture.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Shanghai’s Mayor Ying Yong attend the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. Aly Song | Reuters Investors betting against Elon Musk’s electric-auto maker Tesla collectively lost more than $1 billion-plus on Thursday as the company’s stock rocketed higher after its better-than-expected earnings report. Tesla popped
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A RadioShack location going out of business in Laguna Hills, California. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Last month, many New York City residents awoke to surprising news that could change their shopping routines as well as the items in their refrigerators. The local grocery chain Fairway, known for its no-frills atmosphere and extensive selection of items
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Cassidy Claire Risien, 34, is a resident at the Haven co-living community in Venice, California. Source: Kalen Hayman Cassidy Claire Risien, 34, is an actor and artist living in Los Angeles but, even with her day job as a spin instructor, her budget is tight. Despite that, she lives in a newly renovated townhouse in
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday he’s done with fossil fuel stocks because young investor’s concerns about climate change are holding them down. On “Squawk Box,” Cramer compared oil and other fossil fuel stocks to the sigma attached to investing in tobacco companies, saying they are in the “death knell phase.” He added, ”They’re tobacco. I think
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Marvel Studios A trailer for the upcoming superhero film “Morbius” includes a poster of Spider-Man that should get fans’ spidey senses tingling — and that could be good for Sony Pictures, the studio behind the movie. The poster depicts Tobey Maguire’s “Spider-Man” from the early 2000’s. That is exciting for fans of the franchise who
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Cashmere is one of the most sought-after fibers in the world. It’s fine hairs are softer, lighter, and can be up to three times more insulating than sheep wool. It has been a prized material for centuries, but its quality comes at a cost and a luxury cashmere jumper could cost you well over $500.
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Up to 50 billion tonnes of sand a year is being mined, dredged and even stolen to satisfy the global appetite for infrastructure, according to the UN, and it’s disappearing faster than it can be replenished. The plunder cuts biodiversity destroys fishing communities and increases the risk of flooding. Curbing the problem could include improved
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The dawn of instant global communication can be traced back to entrepreneur Cyrus West Field and his long-shot experiment to link the United States and Europe by telegraph in the 1850s. Video by Raymond Schillinger Graphics by Christian Capestany Series by Neville Gillett and Tom Gibson Archival Footage Courtesy of AT&T Archives and History Center
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Staff members, wearing protective suits, watch as a plane carrying 32 Mongolian citizens for their evacuation from the Chinese city of Wuhan arrives in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia on February 1, 2020. Byambasuren Byamba-ochir | AFP | Getty Images Disney, Tesla, more than a dozen airlines and other global companies with significant footprints in
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