Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success.Technologyread more
Peter Neupert worked for Microsoft and Amazon-backed Drugstore.com, where he got to know Jeff Bezos. He now advises start-ups.Technologyread more
Disney's "Avengers: Endgame" is now the highest-grossing film of all time having earned $2.79 billion at the global box office.Entertainmentread more
Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination.World Politicsread more
Facebook Vice President David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-development...Technologyread more
Moving lots of data to a public cloud over the internet can take months or years. CNBC got an inside look at how AWS transfers data to the cloud for its clients.Technologyread more
Amazon's new policy for account suspensions doesn't go far enough to protect sellers from potentially unfair and wrongful suspensions, merchants say.Technologyread more
There is no end in sight to the Boeing 737 Max grounding after two fatal crashes, prompting airlines to rethink their growth plans.Airlinesread more
After a year of flooding, Midwest farmers face a stifling heat wave that's spreading across the U.S.Weather & Natural Disastersread more
On Saturday, Disney's Marvel Studios announced its upcoming slate of superhero films during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con.Entertainmentread more
"It troubles me that the most important political office in the world is becoming the face of racism and exclusion," Kaeser said in a Twitter post.Politicsread more
A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Stock futures are basically flat after yesterday's mild rally. This morning we get the ADP private sector jobs report for June and the weekly jobless claims.
-Gold and Treasurys are flat.
-Orders for new heavy-duty trucks hit a nearly six-year low in June, indicating sluggish economic growth.
-Crude prices are up about 1% and close to the $48/barrel level. It looks like the oil and stock trade will be in tandem today.
-Gasoline prices fell overnight to $2.25/gallon, national average.
-Bernie Sanders is in talks to endorse Hillary Clinton.
-As expected, Attorney General Lynch announced yesterday that the Department of Justice will not charge Hillary Clinton on the email scandal.
-FBI Director James Comey will testify before Congress today about his decision not to recommend charging Hillary Clinton with a crime.
-JPMorgan could move thousands of jobs out of the UK in reaction to the Brexit vote.
-The second round of voting for the Conservative Party leader to replace PM David Cameron is today.
-Verizon is going to hike the cost of its wireless plans by about $10 a month. This comes after years of the industry having little-to-no pricing power.
-France's Danone is buying WhiteWave Foods for $12.5 billion.
-Roche is reportedly bidding $130-$150/share to buy Biomarin.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
-The EEOC is investigating Google for ageism.
-Former Wall Street executive Andrew Caspersen has pleaded guilty to defrauding clients to the tune of $38.5 million. He blames a gambling addiction.
-Russia says its new Sunflower radar system can detect the stealth F-35 fighter.
-Israel and the US have successfully carried out a joint missile test using Israeli systems like "David's Sling," and "Arrow 3," and US systems like the Patriot and the THAAD.
-CBS plans to spin off its radio business.