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Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 11:52 AM EDT

FDA Makes Surprise Inspection of E-Cigarette Maker Juul

FDA Makes Surprise Inspection of E-Cigarette Maker Juul

The Food and Drug Administration seized "thousands of pages of documents" in a surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul's San Francisco headquarters last week, the agency said Tuesday. The FDA is...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 08:33 AM EDT

As Airbnb Grows, Hotels Give Home-Sharing a Try

As Airbnb Grows, Hotels Give Home-Sharing a Try

Travelers sometimes want a cookie-cutter room in a downtown hotel, and they sometimes want a cozy Tuscan farmhouse to share with friends. Hotels have always been good at providing the first one. Now, they're...

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 05:55 PM EDT

Amazon Raising Minimum Wage for US Workers to $15 Per Hour

Amazon Raising Minimum Wage for US Workers to $15 Per Hour

Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month and said it will push for an...

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 07:52 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Predicting GE CEO's Takeover

BBJ Report: Predicting GE CEO's Takeover

How one analyst predicted the GE CEO's takeover months ago."">Law and money reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, "How one analyst predicted the GE CEO's takeover months ago."

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 at 02:40 AM EDT

Longtime Facebook Exec Adam Mosseri New Head of Instagram

Longtime Facebook Exec Adam Mosseri New Head of Instagram

Facebook is naming Adam Mosseri, a 10-year veteran at the company, as the head of Instagram. The appointment comes after the photo-sharing app's co-founders resigned last week without giving a clear reason....

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 03:14 PM EDT

These Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

These Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

October means fall is here, and Halloween is right around the corner. It's also time for retailers to start rolling out their plans for the holiday shopping season, including when they'll be opening doors for...

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 10:46 AM EDT

For Critics of DeVos, Sale of DeVry Chain Raises Red Flags

For Critics of DeVos, Sale of DeVry Chain Raises Red Flags

A little-known venture capitalist is on the verge of acquiring one of the biggest for-profit colleges in the country, a transaction that would put him in control of a troubled national chain that's more than 60...

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 08:26 AM EDT

GE Ousts CEO Flannery After Less Than 2 Years

GE Ousts CEO Flannery After Less Than 2 Years

After less than two years and a precipitous decline in the share price at General Electric, John Flannery was ousted as chairman and CEO of the century-old company. Flannery took over for longtime CEO Jeff...

Sunday, Sep 30, 2018 at 10:07 PM EDT

New Tesla Chair Must Rein in CEO Musk at Key Moment

New Tesla Chair Must Rein in CEO Musk at Key Moment

It won't be an easy job. Whoever becomes the new chairman of Tesla Motors will face the formidable task of reining in Elon Musk, the charismatic, visionary chief executive with an impulsive streak, while...

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 at 09:01 AM EDT

California Is 1st State to Require Women on Corporate Boards

California Is 1st State to Require Women on Corporate Boards

California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, according to a law signed Sunday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure requires at least one...

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