Peter Neupert worked for Microsoft and Amazon-backed Drugstore.com, where he got to know Jeff Bezos. He now advises start-ups.Technologyread 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
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
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
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
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
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
Some 40% of Americans would struggle to come up with even $400 to pay for an emergency expense. Just how are so many Americans so short on cash? Blame debt.Personal Financeread more
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
Insurance stocks – Florida-based insurers and their reinsurers are in focus today as the impact from hurricanes Irma and Harvey is assessed. Among them: HCI Group, Universal Insurance Holdings, Heritage Insurance, XL Group, and Everest Re Group.
Johnson & Johnson – J&J's Janssen pharmaceutical unit will discontinue development of hepatitis C treatments, given the number of effective therapies already in the marketplace. That is also impacting shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, which has now terminated its research collaboration with Janssen.
Pilgrim's Pride – The poultry processor announced the acquisition of poultry and prepared foods supplier Moy Park from its owner, Brazilian meat processor JBS, in a transaction valued at $1.3 billion. Moy Park will remain headquartered in Northern Ireland.
Teva Pharmaceutical – The world's biggest generic drug company named Kare Schultz as its new CEO, ending a search for a permanent chief executive that began in February. Schultz had been president and CEO at Danish drugmaker H. Lundbeck.
Bristol-Myers Squibb – Bristol saw positive results in research involving its immunotherapy drug Opdivo, according to researchers. The drug was found to be better and safer than Bristol's older treatment Yervoy.
Apple – Apple's new iPhone, to be unveiled at an event tomorrow, could be named the iPhone X rather than the iPhone 8, according to leaks reported by The Verge.
Newell Brands – Jefferies cut the household products maker to "hold" from "buy" following Newell's cautious comments on its 2018 outlook, specifically input cost inflation and higher investment spending.
Seagate Technology – The hard disk drive maker was cut to "hold" from "buy" by analysts at Jefferies, who think the company will struggle to ramp up production of key 10TB drives and will also face increased price competition.
Alphabet – Alphabet's Google unit will appeal a proposed 2.2 billion euro fine by European regulators for alleged monopoly abuse, according to the Telegraph newspaper. Google is expected to file its appeal today.
Facebook — Facebook is willing to spend up to $1 billion on original content through the end of next year, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Equifax – The credit reporting agency is unlikely to be able to cover the costs of its massive data breach through insurance, according to a Bloomberg report.
Cadence Design Systems — Cadence is set to join the S&P 500, replacing Staples. The maker of electronic design software will replace Staples when the office supplier retailer completes its deal to be acquired by private equity firm Sycamore Partners.
MasterCard – The credit card issuer was upgraded to "buy" from "neutral" at Guggenheim, based in part on the long term revenue opportunity from the company's "Faster Payments" initiative.
MGM Resorts – Deutsche Bank downgraded the resort and casino operator to "hold" from "buy." The bank said potential upside for the stock would be challenging, given late-cycle slowness in the Las Vegas market among other factors.