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
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell on Wednesday:
Shares of Salesforce.com fell more than 7 percent in extended trading despite the company's earnings and revenue beat.
Salesforce reported second-quarter earnings of 24 cents per share ex-items on revenues of $2.04 billion. Analysts expected 22 cents per share on revenue of $2.02 billion, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
The company's third-quarter earnings guidance, ranging from 20 cents per share to 21 cents per share, came in below analysts' estimates of 24 cents per share.
Shares of Box edged lower after hours following the company's second-quarter revenue beat and smaller-than-expected loss.
The computing company reported a second-quarter loss of 14 cents per share on revenue of $95.7 million. Analysts expected a loss of 19 cents per share on sales of $94.7 million, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
Shares of Five Below fell more than 5 percent in after-hours trading despite the company's second-quarter earnings beat.
The company reported second-quarter earnings of 18 cents per share on revenues of $220 million, compared to analysts' expectations of 17 cents per share on sales of $220 million, according to a Thomson Reuters estimate.
Shares of Semtech popped more than 2 percent in extended trading after the company's second-quarter earnings and revenue beat.
The semiconductor supplier reported second-quarter adjusted earnings of 35 cents per share on revenues of $135.9 million. Analysts expected 33 cents per share on slightly lower revenues of $135.3 million, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
Shares of Ollie's Bargain Outlet gained more than 8 percent after hours following the company's second-quarter revenue and earnings beat.
Ollie's reported second-quarter earnings of 21 cents per share on revenues of $211.3 million, compared to analysts' estimates of 18 cents per share on revenues of $207.6, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
The company also reported a 3.5 percent increase in comparable-store sales.