Food shortages, sacked officials: What happened when one Chinese city shut down after a Covid outbreak

Volunteers in protective suits disinfect in a residential area of Tonghua, China on January 24, 2021.Visual…

5 things to know before the stock market opens January 25, 2021

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading…

Shares of Evergrande’s electric car unit pop 67% after raising billions to compete with Tesla in China

Evergrande Group Chairman Xu Jiayin attends Evergrande New Energy Auto Global Strategic Partners Summit on November…

Airlines, tech giants have competing plans

Doctor Richard Dang (R), Assistant professor USC School of Pharmacy, administers a Covid-19 vaccine to Ashley…

Why some tech companies and billionaires are leaving California

While it may be an overstatement to say California is hemorrhaging people, some of the state's…

Biden relief plan faces Republican, moderate opposition

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks about his plan to administer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines to the…

Tesla sues former employee for allegedly stealing software code

Vehicles pass the Tesla Inc. assembly plant in Fremont, California, U.S., on Monday, May 11, 2020.David…

NBC Sports Network will shut down in 2021 and sports rights will move to USA Network

Ivan Provorov #9 of the Philadelphia Flyers plays the puck against Brad Marchand #63 of the…

Microsoft president Brad Smith defends the company’s political contributions

Microsoft president Brad Smith takes part in a roundtable discussion with US President Donald Trump and…

GameStop soars nearly 70%, trading briefly halted amid epic short squeeze

Wall Street's most hated stock GameStop surged again on Friday as the massive short squeeze continued…

TGI Fridays CEO says ending the tipped minimum wage would boost prices

TGI Fridays CEO Ray Blanchette said that President Joe Biden's proposal to eliminate the tipped minimum…

Elon Musk is donating a $100 million prize for carbon capture technology — here’s what that means

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk poses as he arrives on the red carpet for…

Amazon will open pop-up Covid vaccine clinic in Seattle

The Amazon headquarters sits virtually empty on March 10, 2020 in downtown Seattle, Washington. In response…

‘Many people are suffering’: Business leaders must prioritize workers’ mental health in Covid lockdown, CEO says

Rising coronavirus infection rates, and the accompanying wave of lockdowns across Europe, should prompt managers to…

Bitcoin tumbles below $30,000, extending its plunge to start 2021

Bitcoin tumbled below $30,000 on Thursday, as the cryptocurrency continued its 2021 slide after quadrupling in…

Intel says PC sales during holiday quarter were unusually strong, up 33%

Bob Swan, then-interim chief executive officer and chief financial officer of Intel Corp., reacts during the…

Facebook is referring Trump ban to its ‘Supreme Court’ which cannot be overruled by Zuckerberg or execs

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South…

Here’s what analysts are expecting ahead of next week’s Apple earnings

A customer service representative works with customers at the Apple store as shoppers return to indoor…

Makan Delrahim departs DOJ at end of Trump presidency

Makan Delrahim, U.S. assistant attorney general for the antitrust division, speaks during the Wall Street Journal…

President Joe Biden rejoins the Paris climate accord in first move to tackle global warming

President Joe Biden signs executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington,…

United Airlines posts another loss, warns difficult months ahead as pandemic drags on

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines takes off from Los Angeles International Airport.Getty ImagesUnited…

Belk’s top lenders, including KKR, looking to avoid taking department store through bankruptcy, WSJ says

Belk department storeJohn Greim | LightRocket | Getty ImagesKKR, Blackstone and other major lenders to Belk…

Alibaba founder Jack Ma appears for the first time since crackdown on his tech empire

GUANGZHOU, China — Alibaba founder Jack Ma has emerged after weeks out of the spotlight, which…

P&G raises forecast after earnings top expectations, fueled by 8% jump in sales

Bottles of Tide detergent, a Procter & Gamble product, are displayed for sale in a pharmacy…

Netflix says cash-flow positive after 2021, no more external financing

Netflix said Tuesday it plans to be cash-flow neutral this year and cash-flow positive every year…

Netflix (NFLX) Q4 2020 earnings

(L-R) Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos attend the "Marseille" Netflix TV Serie World Premiere At Palais…

Cell-based seafood producer BlueNalu raises $60 million as it preps for market launch

BlueNalu's whole-muscle, cell-based yellowtail amberjack.Source: BlueNaluFirst, it was lab-grown chicken. Now, it's seafood. San Diego-based food…

Chewy CEO says customer calls prompted retailer to accelerate launch of virtual vet service

Chewy CEO Sumit Singh is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the…

EV start-up Rivian raises $2.65 billion in new funding round led by T. Rowe Price

Rivian R1S electric SUVSource: RivianRivian, the electric vehicle start-up backed by Amazon and Ford Motor, on…

ViacomCBS to launch streaming service Paramount+ on March 4, to compete with Disney+, HBO Max

Bob Bakish, president and chief executive officer of ViacomCBS Inc., center left, and Shari Redstone, chair…

Biden Covid advisor challenges Cuomo’s letter to buy vaccine directly from Pfizer

President-elect Joe Biden's Covid Advisory Board member Dr. Celine Gounder slammed the Trump administration's piecemeal Covid…

Germany discovers new Covid variant among 35 hospital patients

Snow lies in front of the entrance to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen hospital. A possibly new variant of…

Biden won’t lift Europe, Brazil travel restrictions despite Trump order, spokeswoman says

A traveler exits a testing center at Heathrow Airport on January 17, 2021 in London.Hollie Adams…

Plaid plans European hiring spree despite Visa deal falling apart

Zach Perret, CEO and co-founder of Plaid, speaks during the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit in Salt…

Silicon Valley start-up Plaid plans European hiring spree despite Visa deal falling apart

Zach Perret, CEO and co-founder of Plaid, speaks during the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit in Salt…

Google defends its partnership with Facebook, denies states’ claim of anticompetitive advantage

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting…

Tesla delivers its first Shanghai-made Model Y crossovers in China

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in…

Here are the most anticipated movies of 2021 and how to watch them

Jamillah Ali (L) and Nadia Ali, both of Nevada, carry snacks as they head to an…

Samsung related shares plunge after heir Jay Y Lee is sentenced to jail again

Jay Y. Lee, co-vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, center, wears a protective mask as he is…

In challenge to Tesla, Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng releases autonomous features for highway driving

Xpeng CEO He Xiaopeng stands next to the company's P7 electric sedan as he addresses media…

Biden to deploy FEMA, National Guard to set up Covid vaccine clinics across U.S.

President-elect Joe Biden plans to use FEMA and the National Guard to build coronavirus vaccine clinics…

Biden to deploy FEMA, National Guard to set up Covid vaccine clinics across the U.S.

President-elect Joe Biden plans to use FEMA and the National Guard to build coronavirus vaccine clinics…

WHO says Covid vaccines aren’t ‘silver bullets’ and relying entirely on them has hurt nations

Employees store coffins, some marked with "infection risk" as others have "corona" scrawled in chalk, in…

The 2020 box office was ruled by old movies, early blockbuster success

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence star in "Bad Boys For Life."SonyThe studio with the highest box…

GM may expand Corvette lineup to include a crossover SUV

A mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette on the floor of the Los Angeles Auto Show on Nov.…

Man makes last-ditch effort to recover $280 million in bitcoin he accidentally threw out

The reflection of bitcoins in a computer hard drive.Thomas Trutschel | Photothek via Getty ImagesLONDON —…

U.S. health officials push hospitals to administer unused Covid antibody drugs

The U.S. has shipped over half a million doses of antibody treatments that have the potential…

Israel is launching Covid immunity passports. Here’s what they allow you to do

A healthcare worker administers a Covid-19 vaccine at Clalit Health Services, in the ultra-Orthodox Israeli city…

IBM VP Christopher Padilla explains company’s non-partisan approach

Trump supporters stand on the U.S. Capitol Police armored vehicle as others take over the steps…

TSMC’s massive capital spending plans for 2021 could pressure its earnings, analyst says

SINGAPORE — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) could face earnings pressure after the company announced plans…