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Apple CEO Tim Cook to the Class of 2019: 'My Generation Has Failed You'

Apple CEO Tim Cook to the Class of 2019: 'My Generation Has Failed You'

Apple CEO Tim Cook challenged Gen Z to clean up the messes Baby Boomers have left behind. "In some important ways, my generation has failed you," Cook said Saturday in his commencement speech at Tulane... »

Not Just Party City: Why Helium Shortages Worry Scientists and Researchers

Not Just Party City: Why Helium Shortages Worry Scientists and Researchers

This month’s announcement from Party City that it’s closing more than 40 stores as it grapples with new challenges, including diminishing helium supplies, likely came as unwelcome news to customers who count on... »

Duolingo’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Lessons See Spike in Popularity

Duolingo’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Lessons See Spike in Popularity

If you want to learn to talk like the characters in the HBO hit series “Game of Thrones,” there’s an app for that. Duolingo, No. 28 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list, offers online instruction of High... »

US Reaches Steel, Aluminum Tariff Deal With Canada, Mexico

US Reaches Steel, Aluminum Tariff Deal With Canada, Mexico

The United States has reached a deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, removing one key obstacle to passing updates to the North American Free Trade Agreement, two people familiar with the... »

Trump Admin. Will Delay Auto Tariffs for Up to 6 Months

Trump Admin. Will Delay Auto Tariffs for Up to 6 Months

The Trump administration will delay tariffs on cars and auto part imports for up to six months as it negotiates trade deals with the European Union and Japan. In a proclamation Friday, Trump said he directed... »

Tight Labor Market Holding Back Small Business Expansion

Tight Labor Market Holding Back Small Business Expansion

Adam Rammel is gearing up for an expansion. The co-owner of Brewfontaine, a craft beer bar in Bellefontaine, Ohio is opening up an events and catering business in a few months' time, requiring the company... »

Sikhs Say Nordstrom Apologized for Turban, Waiting for Gucci

Sikhs Say Nordstrom Apologized for Turban, Waiting for Gucci

Nordstrom has apologized to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the U.S. community's top civil rights organization said Saturday they are still waiting to hear from... »

Read the Email Elon Musk Sent to Tesla Employees Calling for ‘Hardcore’ Control of Expenses

Read the Email Elon Musk Sent to Tesla Employees Calling for ‘Hardcore’ Control of Expenses

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees in a company-wide email Thursday that $2 billion in new funds raised this month were only enough to get through 10 months if Tesla keeps spending as it did in the first quarter... »

Jobs of Tomorrow Unlikely to Look Like Careers of the Past
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Jobs of Tomorrow Unlikely to Look Like Careers of the Past

From solar energy to cannabis, the jobs of the future sure don't look like those of the past. Colleges are offering training to keep grads about of technological and social changes. »

Worried About a Trade War? How to Keep Your Investments Safe

Worried About a Trade War? How to Keep Your Investments Safe

The trade war with China might drag on for a while, experts say. In the meantime, investors can take these steps to keep their investments safe. »