Denver Insurance Company to Pay $20.5 Million for Discriminating Against Black and Female Employees

A Denver insurance company will be paying $ 20.5 million to black and female employees who filed complaints of racial and sexual discrimination, according to The Denver Post. Black employees at Jackson National Life Insurance in Denver were passed over … Read more…

Fremantle Sets Up New Italian Development and Production Company, The Apartment (EXCLUSIVE)

Fremantle is expanding its footprint in Italy by setting up a new development and production company focused on high-end scripted content and headed by Lorenzo Mieli, the producer of such shows as “The New Pope” and “My Brilliant Friend.” The … Read more…

Imagine Entertainment CEO Rich Battista has left the company after just months on the job

In a surprise move, Imagine Entertainment chief executive Rich Battista has left the production company founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, the company confirmed to the Times on Thursday. Battista … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

E-scooter company Spin will place dozens of start-up’s solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer

Two U.S. cities have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks free of clutter. Innovations BEST DEAL UPDATE :

A 24-year-old entrepreneur was bored in science class — so she started a company | CNBC Make It

CNBC International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Google CEO, in leaked video, says company is ‘genuinely struggling’ with employee trust

At Google’s closed-door meeting, CEO Sundar Pichai and other top executives sought to quell employee discontent and defended the hiring of a former Department of Homeland Security official, while chastising employees for airing their gripes publicly. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Ford Models chairman accused of plunging company into debt with ‘reckless’ spending

Josee Neron, a former VP of Operations, says Chairman Gerald Banks spent money in a “frivolous and reckless manner for years” — using company funds to pay for exorbitant executive salaries, redecorate the office with expensive furniture and attend a … Read more…

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure

Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's products if it doesn't correct its marketing. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE … Read more…

Jeezy Announces Partnership With New Telecommunications Company

Atlanta rapper and entrepreneur Jeezy is venturing into new territory: telecommunications. The Grammy-nominated entertainer announced last week that he has partnered with Freddie Figgers, founder of Figgers Communications, on a cell phone brand and various wireless products that aim to “rival current … Read more…

Altria invests $372 million in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne as cigarette sales fall

Altria will invest $ 372 million to sell On, an oral-derived nicotine pouch brand, adding another nicotine product to its growing portfolio. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Appointed Interim CEO of Bed, Bath & Beyond, She is the First Black Woman to Head a Fortune 500 Company Since Ursula Burns

Meet Bed, Bath & Beyond’s new interim CEO, Mary Winston. She will be the first black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company since Ursula Burns stepped down as the CEO of Xerox in 2017. Winston has a long career … Read more…

Biden campaign taps data analytics company backed by former Google chairman Eric Schmidt

People close to Schmidt insist he has not participated in consulting for Biden or any 2020 Democrat that has hired the firm, Civis Analytics. Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE: Save 50% Today! Get 24/7 Access to Your Credit Scores & Reports … Read more…

Tobacco company Philip Morris starts life insurance firm that offers discounts to smokers who quit

Philip Morris International, the tobacco company that sells Marlboro cigarettes around the world, is getting into the life insurance business. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

National Enquirer’s parent company says it’s likely to sell the tabloid ‘in the near future’

Earlier, The Washington Post reported that efforts to sell came after the hedge fund manager who controls American Media Inc. through his fund "became 'disgusted' with the Enquirer's reporting tactics." Media BEST DEAL UPDATE: Watch COPA anywhere with Univision NOW … Read more…

Trump’s company plans to expand check of employees’ legal status following report that it hired undocumented workers for years

The decision to use the E-Verify program is the first acknowledgment that Trump’s private business has failed to fully check the work status of all its employees, despite his claims otherwise during the 2016 campaign. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org … Read more…

Commentary: J&J is a company of the ‘highest integrity.’ Investors overreact to asbestos report

The report and subsequent stock drop seem like an overreaction to a narrow set of information based on the Missouri court verdict, fueled by a group of plaintiff attorneys, and pursuing 9,000 additional cases against the company. Commentary BEST DEAL … Read more…

The Amazon-Berkshire-JPM health venture just hired first female exec, from a big insurance company

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan have hired Dana Safran from Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Inside Facebook’s ‘war room,’ where the company is fighting to stop election manipulation

Facebook's roughly 900-square-foot room, which it recently showed to journalists, is a visual representation of the company's commitment to dramatically improving communication and security ahead of the U.S. midterms. Media BEST DEAL UPDATE: Watch COPA anywhere with Univision NOW – … Read more…

Walgreens takes minority stake in makeup company Birchbox. Hopes to lure customers to beauty aisles

Walgreens will experiment with adapting Birchbox's concept to some of its stores, stocking shelves with more "prestige" makeup brands, dedicating more floor space to Birchbox and allowing customers to "build your own Birchbox" at Walgreens. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: … Read more…