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Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 07:48 PM EDT

FB Spent $20M on Zuckerberg's Personal Security Last Year

FB Spent $20M on Zuckerberg's Personal Security Last Year

Facebook on Friday announced that it allocated CEO Mark Zuckerberg $20 million for security purposes — that’s four times what he received for security in 2016. The increase shows up in a Friday afternoon...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 07:13 PM EDT

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Depart Facebook Board of Directors

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Depart Facebook Board of Directors

Facebook on Friday said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will not be nominated for re-election at the company’s 2019 annual stockholders meetings. Hastings has served on the board of the social media company since...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 08:18 PM EDT

GM Teases 2020 Chevy Corvette C8

GM Teases 2020 Chevy Corvette C8

The auto industry is always rife with rumors, but one particular topic has kept the rumor mill working overtime for decades. And it's finally come true. On Thursday, General Motors finally ended what has...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 07:17 PM EDT

What the Stop & Shop Strike Means for You and Your Groceries

What the Stop & Shop Strike Means for You and Your Groceries

Thousands of Stop & Shop employees are on strike to protest stalled negotiations between the grocery store and the union, but what does that mean for you? With employees in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 03:00 PM EDT

2020 Presidential Contenders Wade Into Stop & Shop Battle

2020 Presidential Contenders Wade Into Stop & Shop Battle

Two top 2020 Democratic presidential contenders have decided to get involved in the ongoing Stop & Shop employee strike. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced that she will join the striking workers on...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 10:38 AM EDT

Chevron Vaults Into New League on $33B Anadarko Acquisition

Chevron Vaults Into New League on $33B Anadarko Acquisition

Chevron will buy Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion in a cash-and-stock, energizing its deep water exploration in the gulf and in the energy-rich southwest region of Texas called the Permian Basin. The deal...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 08:34 AM EDT

Amazon Employees Are Listening to What Some Users Say to Alexa — Here’s How to Stop Them

Amazon Employees Are Listening to What Some Users Say to Alexa — Here’s How to Stop Them

A report from Bloomberg revealed that thousands of Amazon employees are listening to what people say when they talk to Alexa. Amazon said it uses these conversations to improve Alexa’s “understanding of human...

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 at 06:45 PM EDT

BBJ: Where Drunken Drivers Say They Had Their Last Drink Before Arrest

BBJ: Where Drunken Drivers Say They Had Their Last Drink Before Arrest

Reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, " Here's where drunken drivers say they had their last drink before their arrest."

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 at 04:40 PM EDT

Boeing Makes 96 Flights to Test Software on Troubled Max Jet

Boeing Makes 96 Flights to Test Software on Troubled Max Jet

Boeing has made 96 flights to test a software update for its troubled 737 Max jet, according to the company's CEO. Dennis Muilenburg said Thursday that more test flights are planned in the coming weeks as...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 09:49 AM EDT

Stop & Shop Supermarket Workers on Strike

Stop & Shop Supermarket Workers on Strike

Tens of thousands of employees at Stop & Shop supermarkets in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut went on strike Thursday over stalled contract negotiations. United Food & Commercial Workers union...

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