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Saying you do Pilates boosts your chances of finding a date online

SAYING YOU DO PILATES BOOSTS YOUR CHANCES OF FINDING A DATE ONLINE

Online dating can be spectacularly superficial. All you've got to go off is someone's highly edited holiday snaps and a 140-character...

Asian stocks advance despite US government shutdown

ASIAN STOCKS ADVANCE DESPITE US GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

BEIJING - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday after global investors shrugged off the latest U.S. government shutdown.

 
 
 
With its SoftBank deal, Uber may have invited a tiger into the hen house

WITH ITS SOFTBANK DEAL, UBER MAY HAVE INVITED A TIGER INTO THE HEN HOUSE

On Thursday, SoftBank became one of Uber's largest investors. The checks were barely cut when Uber's new board member from SoftBank...

The government shutdown could ruin Trump and Congress' trip to the elite gathering in Davos

THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN COULD RUIN TRUMP AND CONGRESS' TRIP TO THE ELITE GATHERING IN DAVOS

A bipartisan group of lawmakers were slated to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. But the government shutdown has...

 
 
 
Tim Cook talks iPhone addiction, Paradise Papers, and more in new interview

TIM COOK TALKS IPHONE ADDICTION, PARADISE PAPERS, AND MORE IN NEW INTERVIEW

Investors have recently called on Apple to add more parental controls to its devices to help in limiting things such as use time for...

American investors among four freed after Nigeria kidnapping

AMERICAN INVESTORS AMONG FOUR FREED AFTER NIGERIA KIDNAPPING

YOLA, Nigeria - Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in Nigeria's north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed...

 
 
 
Android Wear 2.8 Update Brings Dark U.I. & New Layout

ANDROID WEAR 2.8 UPDATE BRINGS DARK U.I. & NEW LAYOUT

A Google employee has now taken to the Android Wear help forum to reveal some changes headed to smartwatches via the Android Wear app,...

Clues sought in copter crash that killed Zimbabwean leader

CLUES SOUGHT IN COPTER CRASH THAT KILLED ZIMBABWEAN LEADER

RATON, N.M. - A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated...

 
 
 
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just became an actual billionaire with $1.4 billion in cash, and he plans to start giving it away

FORMER UBER CEO TRAVIS KALANICK JUST BECAME AN ACTUAL BILLIONAIRE WITH $1.4 BILLION IN CASH, AND HE PLANS TO START GIVING IT AWAY

It's been a good day for former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick A deal with perhaps the most powerful investor in tech, a deal in the works...

Cryptocurrency markets are tumbling early in the new year - but bitcoin investors have seen this before

CRYPTOCURRENCY MARKETS ARE TUMBLING EARLY IN THE NEW YEAR - BUT BITCOIN INVESTORS HAVE SEEN THIS BEFORE

Matt Weinberger The cryptocurrency market has lost around half of its value since hitting an all-time high above $830 billion earlier...

 
 
 
C3 IoT, an almost failed startup founded by a colorful billionaire who was trampled by an elephant, has raised another $100 million

C3 IOT, AN ALMOST FAILED STARTUP FOUNDED BY A COLORFUL BILLIONAIRE WHO WAS TRAMPLED BY AN ELEPHANT, HAS RAISED ANOTHER $100 MILLION

C3 IoT has raised $100 million from investors that include U2 singer Bono and movie mogul Jeff Skoll. C3 IoT was founded by billionaire...

A $222 billion investor breaks down what could be the surprise result of tax cuts in 2018

A $222 BILLION INVESTOR BREAKS DOWN WHAT COULD BE THE SURPRISE RESULT OF TAX CUTS IN 2018

Inflationary pressures from the tax overhaul and fiscal stimulus will be the surprise result in 2018, says Brent Schutte, the chief...

 
 
 
From defusing bombs to dispelling myths: Meet Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor for 3 presidents who held an hour-long press conference on Trump's health

FROM DEFUSING BOMBS TO DISPELLING MYTHS: MEET RONNY JACKSON, THE WHITE HOUSE DOCTOR FOR 3 PRESIDENTS WHO HELD AN HOUR-LONG PRESS CONFERENCE ON TRUMP'S HEALTH

Alex Wong/Getty Images All eyes turned to doctor and rear admiral Ronny Jackson as he gave his report on President Donald Trump's physical...

 
 
 
From the offended-at-everything to the certified sellers: the 8 kinds of mum you find on parenting forums

FROM THE OFFENDED-AT-EVERYTHING TO THE CERTIFIED SELLERS: THE 8 KINDS OF MUM YOU FIND ON PARENTING FORUMS

Mum's on the net If you have children then it is quite likely that at one point you will have joined a mum forum or parenting Facebook...

Survey finds geopolitical, cyber threats key concerns in '18

SURVEY FINDS GEOPOLITICAL, CYBER THREATS KEY CONCERNS IN '18

GENEVA - The World Economic Forum says a new survey found more than nine in 10 experts are expressing concerns about worsening economic...

 
 
 
Barbara Lynch Responds to Reports Her Fine-Dining Jewel Is in Trouble

BARBARA LYNCH RESPONDS TO REPORTS HER FINE-DINING JEWEL IS IN TROUBLE

Investors tell the Boston Globe Menton isn't financially viable Boston empire-builder Barbara Lynch is back in the kitchen at Menton,...

CREDIT SUISSE: There are 3 reasons why an activist investor could be interested in Lowe's

CREDIT SUISSE: THERE ARE 3 REASONS WHY AN ACTIVIST INVESTOR COULD BE INTERESTED IN LOWE'S

Thomson Reuters News that activist investor D.E. Shaw wants a potentially larger stake in Lowe 's has caused its shares to climb. Seth...

 
 
 
Dow hits 26,000 for the first time

DOW HITS 26,000 FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Dow Jones industrial average topped 26,000 in early trading on Tuesday as the fourth-quarter reporting season got into full swing. Investors...

European investors poured £100 billion of new money into the world's hottest investment product last year

EUROPEAN INVESTORS POURED £100 BILLION OF NEW MONEY INTO THE WORLD'S HOTTEST INVESTMENT PRODUCT LAST YEAR

European investors poured more than €115 billion into exchange-traded funds in 2017. The hot investment products can offer much larger...