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GM, Microsoft Lead $2 Billion in Funding for Driverless Startup

(Bloomberg) -- General Motors Co. and Microsoft Corp. are leading a $2 billion investment round in self-driving car startup Cruise LLC in a deal...

Variant Continues U.S. Spread; N.Y. Cases Slow: Virus Update

Another 3,830 people in the U.S. died of causes related to Covid-19, keeping the country on track to reach 400,000 deaths before President-elect Joe...

Inside Cyberpunk 2077’s Disastrous Rollout

(Bloomberg) -- CD Projekt SA Chief Executive Officer Marcin Iwiński made a public mea culpa this week about the disastrous rollout of the video...

AmEx, Citi Dangle Bevy of Perks to Antsy Premium Card Customers

(Bloomberg) -- Hundreds of dollars in statement credits. Extra points for ordering takeout. Cash back on virtual personal-training sessions.In the pandemic age, banks are...

SolarWinds Hack Followed Years of Warnings of Weak Cybersecurity

(Bloomberg) -- Congress and federal agencies have been slow or unwilling to address warnings about cybersecurity, shelving recommendations that are considered high priority while...

Wall Street Visionaries Provide Chilling Views on Next Big Risk

(Bloomberg Markets) -- Few predicted—and most were unprepared for—the enormous challenges that have kicked off this decade: pandemic, economic collapse, social unrest, and political...

Facebook, Instagram Restrictions on Trump Accounts Extended

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump is losing his social-media megaphone after encouraging the rioters that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.Facebook Inc. said it...

McConnell Rules Out Passing House Bill With $2,000 Payments

(Bloomberg) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday closed off chances of the Senate acting anytime soon on a House bill that would...

How a Charity Superstar Innovated Its Way to Political Scandal

(Bloomberg Businessweek) -- One morning in early March, 12,000 schoolchildren and their teachers gathered in London for the world’s loudest field trip. Screams filled...

Bitcoin Faces Regulatory Scrutiny After Record-Breaking Rally

(Bloomberg) -- It’s been a tough year by all accounts. But for Bitcoin, 2020 has been a marvelous time.The cryptocurrency almost quadrupled, surpassing $20,000...

Broadway Sees Lifeline in $15 Billion Aid for U.S. Entertainment

(Bloomberg) -- Theater owners and producers whose venues have been shut during the Covid-19 pandemic were given a shot at survival after the U.S....

Tech Worker Turns Hobby Into a Startup Nearing Unicorn Status

(Bloomberg) -- In his spare time, Gary Kim enjoyed trading used gadgets on an online bulletin board for employees of the South Korean messaging-app...

Trump Campaign to Run Ads Promoting Effort to Overturn Election

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump’s campaign plans to buy ads on unspecified cable television networks to promote his effort to overturn the election he...

Exxon Holds Back on Technology That Could Slow Climate Change

(Bloomberg) -- Elk and pronghorn antelope migrate each fall through southern Wyoming, where the sparsely vegetated landscape slowly gives way to the foothills of...

East Africa Is Backsliding Dangerously

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- In Gabarone last week, the Southern African Development Community met to discuss the crisis in Mozambique’s oil-rich north, where Ahlu Sunna...

New Space Race Shoots for Moon and Mars on a Budget: QuickTake

(Bloomberg) -- The first space race was a competition between the U.S. and the Soviet Union for national pride and military advantage. Now NASA...

Trump Vs Biden: U.S. Election Updates

(Bloomberg) -- Democratic nominee Joe Biden is closing in on the 270 electoral votes he needs to win the presidency, while President Donald Trump’s...

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