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  • Palmer Luckey, Founder @ Oculus VR Andutil Industries, during day two of Collision 2019 at Enercare Center in Toronto, Canada.

    Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and a former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."

  • Jim Cramer on "Mad Money."

    Jim Cramer examines Luckin Coffee, the latest Chinese company to hit the tape.

  • Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands. Bennet is distinguishing himself from rivals, such as Governor Jay Inslee of Washington, who are pressing for more aggressive plans to...

  • Billionaire technology investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith announces he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Sunday, May 19, 2019.

    Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a 2020 US Presidential hopeful, speaks during the 'We The People' Summit at the Warner Theatre April 1, 2019, in Washington, DC.

    U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials.

  • WASHINGTON, May 15- A top U.S. bank regulator said on Wednesday it will vet Wells Fargo& Co's pick for its next chief executive, a development that could complicate the scandal-hit lender's efforts to find a permanent replacement for CEO Tim Sloan. Joseph Otting, the Comptroller of the Currency, told Congress he would use special legal powers that the regulator...

  • WASHINGTON, May 15- A top U.S. bank regulator said on Wednesday it will vet Wells Fargo& Co's pick for its next chief executive, a development that could complicate the scandal-hit lender's efforts to find a permanent replacement for CEO Tim Sloan. Joseph Otting, the Comptroller of the Currency, told Congress he would use special legal powers that the regulator...

  • Joe Biden, former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign stop at a restaurant in Hampton, N.H., Monday, May 13, 2019.

    Joe Biden said Monday that he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms.

  • The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions.

  • WASHINGTON, May 13- The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions. There had been expectations a deal was imminent after Facebook set aside $3 billion to pay what it said it...

  • WASHINGTON, May 13- The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions. There had been expectations a deal was imminent after Facebook set aside $3 billion to pay what it said it expected to be a $3 billion to $5 billion...

  • Bottles of medication made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.

    U.S. states filed a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals.

  • WASHINGTON, May 10- Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters that elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that will likely face heavy resistance from green activists. The approach, which has not been...

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation. Mark's power is unprecedented and un-American, "Hughes, a former college roommate of Facebook Chief Executive Mark...

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation. Mark's power is unprecedented and un-American, "Hughes, a former college roommate of Facebook Chief Executive Mark...

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday. That is exactly what Mark Zuckerberg has called for, " Nick Clegg, Facebooks vice president of global affairs and communications, said in an emailed...

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- Facebook Inc co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday called for the world's largest social media company to be split in three and said Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg should be held responsible for privacy lapses. Some U.S. lawmakers have also urged anti-trust action to break up big tech companies as well as federal privacy regulation.

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- A pair of leading liberal Democrats proposed legislation on Thursday that would cap interest rates on credit cards and other consumer loans at 15 percent to help consumers grappling with growing credit card debt. The proposal by Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also calls for the U.S. Postal Service to...

  • May 9- Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times. Hughes co-founded Facebook in 2004 at Harvard with the company's Chief Executive Officer Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz. "It's been 15 years since I co-founded Facebook at Harvard, and I...

  • Opioid addiction in America has become an epidemic.

    Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the largest annual decline ever recorded, a study finds.