Texas, Mississippi lift Covid restrictions and mask mandates, despite CDC warnings

Greg Abbott, governor of Texas, speaks during an Operation Warp Speed vaccine summit at the White…

Lyft says it just had its best week for rides since pandemic lockdowns began

The Lyft logo is shown on the screen at the Nasdaq offices in Times Square on…

Golden Globes viewership sinks to 13-year low, as awards show loses two-thirds of audience

Gregg Donovan holds a sign in support of the "Time's Up Globes" movement outside the Beverly…

Microsoft shows off its vision for future meetings, with your colleagues as holograms floating in space

Microsoft on Tuesday announced Mesh, a service to build apps for people to collaborate in augmented…

Square stock jumps after Jack Dorsey’s company launches its own bank

Shares of Square jumped as much as 7% Tuesday after the company officially launched its banking…

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ is ‘joyous,’ ‘dynamic’ and a visual marvel, critics say

Disney has done it again.On Monday, reviews for the studio's latest animated feature "Raya and the…

Golden Globes ratings sink to all-time low, as awards show loses two-thirds of audience

Gregg Donovan holds a sign in support of the "Time's Up Globes" movement outside the Beverly…

Tesla vs. Lucid: Here’s how the EV rivals are and aren’t alike

Porsche, Audi, General Motors and other established automakers are trying to take on Tesla with splashy…

Instacart’s valuation doubles to $39 billion

Instacart is being valued at $39 billion in a new round of funding that will add…

Kohl’s shares rise after retailer posts better-than-expected earnings, sees sales growth in 2021

Customers leave a Kohl's store on November 12, 2015 in San Rafael, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty…

Kevin Hart jumps into the $12 billion sports-supplement market with investment in Nutrabolt

Kevin Hart investing in sports nutrition company Nutrabolt.Source: NutraboltComedian Kevin Hart has taken an equity stake…

Target earnings top estimates as sales rise 21%, boosted by a surge of post-holiday shoppers

Target's earnings topped Wall Street's estimates, as its sales got a lift from a strong holiday…

Surgeon opposes relaxing of Covid restrictions: ‘We haven’t even come down below the surge last summer’

States are easing social distancing rules but it's "too soon" to roll back Covid restrictions, Dr.…

As tourism picks up again, Maldives steps up efforts to diversify its faltering economy

NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesDotted with island resorts and endowed with white sandy beaches and…

Ant Group says it will help employees monetize shares and commits to listing after canceled IPO

A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of the company, an affiliate of…

A major Chinese bitcoin mining hub is shutting down its cryptocurrency operations

A visual representation of the cryptocurrency bitcoin.S3studio | Getty ImagesGUANGZHOU, China — China's Inner Mongolia region…

Asia is playing ‘catch up’ to Europe in the electric vehicle market, says Fitch analyst

Employees work at the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 20, 2020.Ding Ting | Xinhua…

China’s most important chipmaker SMIC could be a big winner from the global semiconductor shortage

A close up image of a CPU socket and motherboard laying on the table.Narumon Bowonkitwanchai |…

Altice USA CEO says cable TV will die and broadband and wireless companies should merge

When French telecommunications company Altice acquired U.S. cable companies Cablevision and Suddenlink, Chairman Patrick Drahi made…

Apple stock has biggest day since Oct. 12 after Buffett endorsement, stores reopen

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 20: Apple CEO Tim Cook greets customers at the grand…

Real estate brokerage Compass files for IPO amid pandemic boom in housing prices

Robert Reffkin, CEO of Compass, speaks on stage on November 06, 2019 in New York City.Brad…