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After Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle Attacks, Comedy Venues Increase Security

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 23:21
Will Smith slapped Chris Rock onstage at the Oscars. Dave Chappelle was tackled at the Hollywood Bowl. Now some venues are increasing security to protect comedians.

Troubled Student Housing Firm Would Pay Tens of Millions to Investors

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 22:34
A $50 million agreement by Nelson Partners over a high-rise near the University of Texas may force it to sell interests in other properties.

Why Union Efforts at Starbucks Have Spread Further Than at Amazon

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 21:37
Why has the union campaign spread so much further at the coffee chain than at the e-commerce giant?

Siemens, the German Conglomerate, Is Leaving Russia

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 19:05
Siemens said its second-quarter earnings took a $625 million hit because of Western sanctions on Russia.

TerraUSD’s ‘Death Spiral’ Is Raising Alarms About Investor Protection

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 18:49
Some crypto insiders say they saw the implosion of TerraUSD coming. Other stablecoins could also run into trouble.

Instacart Takes a Big Step Toward a Public Offering

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 18:27
After a year of turmoil, the company said it plans to test the waters on Wall Street despite investors’ cooling on technology stocks.

F.D.A. Authorizes Underwear to Protect Against S.T.I.s During Oral Sex

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:42
It’s the first time underwear has been authorized for this purpose, and it provides a new choice for protection where the few options have been unpopular.

Britain’s economy shrinks as inflation ‘begins to bite.’

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:02
Gross domestic product fell 0.1 percent in March. The risk of recession has increased as household budgets are constrained by the highest inflation rate in 30 years.

Softbank Funds Post $27 Billion Loss

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 16:03
The Japanese conglomerate’s fortunes have sharply reversed from a record-setting result a year ago.

GM’s Mary Barra Has a Plan to Win the Electric Vehicle Race

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 14:30
The General Motors chief says efficiencies, innovations and learning from mistakes will allow her company to become a leader in electric vehicles.

Where Can You Still Buy a House for Less Than $150,000?

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 14:30
A new analysis of the U.S. housing market shows that affordable homes are quickly vanishing from some cities.

Bitcoin Is Increasingly Acting Like Just Another Tech Stock

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 07:05
The cryptocurrency’s plunging value has mirrored losses in the Nasdaq, a benchmark that’s weighted toward tech stocks.

Bloomberg Aims to Compete Directly With British Press

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 05:30
A new venture, Bloomberg UK, is the first inkling of a new international strategy for the business news giant.

Senate Confirms Philip Jefferson as a Fed Governor

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 05:05
Lawmakers have now confirmed three of Mr. Biden’s nominees to the seven-person Fed Board of Governors in Washington.

Rivian affirms its 2022 E.V. production goal despite supply problems.

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 04:35
The electric-vehicle maker’s stock has fallen sharply after its initial public offering last year gave it a huge market value.

Google’s I/O Conference Offers Modest Vision of the Future

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 03:47
Artificial intelligence is being woven into an array of the company’s products. But the change — for now — is subtle.

U.S. Inflation Is Still Climbing Rapidly

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 03:37
Inflation data showed a slowdown in annual price increases in April, but a closely watched monthly price measure continues to rise at an uncomfortably brisk rate.

Disney+ Added 7.9 Million Subscribers Last Quarter

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 03:36
New releases like Pixar’s “Turning Red” helped the service surpass analyst estimates for new subscribers globally.

Striking a Balance Between Art and Motorcycle Maintenance

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 03:07
J. Shia, the owner of Madhouse Motors in Boston, repairs and refurbishes vintage bikes, but she also creates motorcycle sculptures shown in exhibits.

Moderna Vaccine Provokes Strong Immune Response in Children 6 to 11

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 02:37
Antibody levels rose in the children who received it, suggesting the vaccine protects against infection. But the data were gathered before the arrival of Omicron.

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