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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

XPrize ends its $30 million race to moon without a winner

None of the Google Lunar XPrize finalists will land on the moon by the March deadline.

Published 7:24 PM

Microsoft president: Businesses must calm tech fears

President of Microsoft, Brad Smith, says anxiety around technology can be addressed by investing in "skilling" workers.

Published 5:54 PM

Verizon and Disney announce bonuses for employees

Two more big companies are passing savings from the tax bill along to employees.

Published 5:51 PM

Jerome Powell confirmed as next Federal Reserve chair

After winning Senate confirmation, Jerome Powell, a Fed governor, will succeed Janet Yellen.

Published 5:42 PM

PwC's Robert Moritz: Global threats weigh on optimism

PricewaterhouseCoopers Chairman Robert Moritz tells CNNMoney's Richard Quest that despite optimism about the economy, CEOs are concerned about geopolitical issues.

Published 5:18 PM

How Trump's solar panel tariffs could threaten thousands of American jobs

One trade group predicts the tariffs will cost the American economy 23,000 jobs.

Published 4:57 PM

Martin Wolf on trade: 'U.S. could turn out to be quite irrelevant'

While he concedes that President Donald Trump's "bite has been actually...much less bad than his bark" and that his policies could be like "the early Regean period", Financial Times economics commentator Martin Wolf says escalating isolation on global trade could leave the U.S. as a "minority of one."

Published 4:53 PM

DJI unveils its latest drone

The DJI Mavic Air is a foldable drone that fits in the palm of your hand and shoots 4K video.

Published 4:52 PM

Tinder flaw could expose your swipes to snoops

The dating app doesn't encrypt images on mobile.

Published 4:48 PM

Uber hires first chief diversity officer

Uber has hired its first chief diversity officer Bo Young Lee, who will start in the role in late March.

Published 4:36 PM

Trudeau: We need to hire, promote, retain more women

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau challenged leaders of the world's biggest corporations to hire more women and address sexual harassment.

Published 4:19 PM

The maker of Huggies and Kleenex is cutting thousands of jobs

Kimberly-Clark announces a restructuring to fight challenges on several fronts.

Published 4:15 PM

NFL Championship ratings dip, but games still bring in huge audience

When it comes to the NFL's AFC and NFC championship TV ratings, there is good news and bad news.

Published 3:07 PM

Tesla in Autopilot mode crashes into fire truck

A Tesla driver in California was using the Autopilot system when he hit a firetruck stopped on the highway.

Published 3:05 PM

Stiglitz: Walmart raises are just 'gestures'

On a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Nobel-prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz calls recent wage increases announced by Walmart "gestures". He also says, "In today's labor market, workers don't have any power."

Published 2:47 PM

GE's 'black box' mystery is freaking Wall Street out

Wall Street is nervous about another shoe dropping at General Electric as the embattled company reports earnings on Wednesday.

Published 2:42 PM

Creating a better capitalism that thinks long term

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and economist Joseph Stieglitz sit on a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos discussing how companies can strategize for the long run while dealing with short-term pressures from investors.

Published 2:25 PM

Washing machines are going to get more expensive

The Trump administration is applying tariffs of up to 50% on imported washing machines. The move holds implications for American consumers, workers, trade negotiations and multinational companies.

Published 2:20 PM

Google launches audiobooks -- with no monthly subscription fee

Google is taking on Amazon's Audible with its own audiobook service on the Google Play app store.

Published 2:19 PM

Snow, ice and Trump: What Davos is talking about

There are two really hot topics this year in Davos: Brutal weather and President Trump.

Published 1:35 PM

Howard Kurtz's new book on Trump White House offers scathing critique of the media

Though Kurtz isn't as critical of the White House as Michael Wolff was in his book "Fire an Fury," he is very critical of the media, saying the press is "falling into the president's trap,"

Published 1:29 PM

Magician or hacker?

The Internet makes it hard for modern-day magicians to keep their secrets safe. In this Mostly Human Conversation, Laurie Segall talks with magician and mentalist Doug McKenzie, who uses tech to push the boundaries of the imagination.

Published 1:11 PM

Netflix joins the exclusive $100 billion club

The streaming media giant is now worth more than Dow components Goldman Sachs, Caterpillar and United Technologies. And its $100 billion+ market value has vaulted it ahead of many traditional media rivals as well.

Published 12:25 PM

'Wait and see' before using 529s for private school tuition

Despite the change to federal code, some states will have to change their own laws before families can enjoy a full tax break when using their 529 plans for private school.

Published 12:08 PM

Top executives in Davos love Trump tax cuts

Top executives at the World Economic Forum praise changes to the U.S. tax code. They say the overhaul will boost the economy and increase investment, but some are skeptical about long-term effects.

Published 11:50 AM

The NFL rejected a Super Bowl program ad from a veterans group

The ad was a plea for players to stand for the national anthem

Published 11:47 AM

The economy is booming, but ...

By most accounts, the economy is firing on all cylinders. But there could be storm clouds on the horizon.

Published 11:08 AM

The NAFTA talks just got even harder

U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators meet in Montreal for trade negotiations that are now even more complicated.

Published 11:00 AM

Millennials may look financially healthy, but...

A study shows that a lot of Millennials could be on the financial edge and not even know it.

Published 10:58 AM

Top Twitter executive departs, putting pressure on Jack Dorsey

The man who is arguably Twitter's most important executive is leaving. No, not Jack Dorsey.

Published 10:57 AM

The Pacific trade deal Trump quit is back on

A rejigged Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is set to be signed by 11 nations in early March.

Published 10:45 AM

Black unemployment at record low. Should Trump get credit?

President Donald Trump likes to tout the record low black unemployment rate, but the trend has been positive for years and African Americans are not too quick to give him credit.

Published 10:31 AM

Is 2018 the year to buy a house?

Low housing supply keeps sellers in the driver's seat as buyers continue to face affordability issues. First-time buyers in particular will face an uphill battle to become homeowners.

Published 10:31 AM

Apple's HomePod speaker gets February launch date

After months of delays, Apple's smart speaker will hit stores in February.

Published 10:01 AM

Tesla won't pay Elon Musk unless ...

The company sets lofty goals for its visionary CEO -- and ties nearly $56 billion of his pay to them.

Published 9:59 AM

Lamborghini: Not stopping with an SUV

The Italian supercar manufacturer is exploring more ways it can stretch the brand's portfolio away from just two-door sports cars.

Published 9:52 AM

22,000 JPMorgan Chase workers are getting a raise

JPMorgan Chase is giving 22,000 workers a raise and opening up 400 branches in new markets as part of a $20 billion spending spree unveiled on Tuesday.

Published 9:49 AM

Uber CEO: Leaks and press helped us improve

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Dara Khosrowshahi said "a ton of leaks" at Uber made it harder to run the company, but also helped management understand that "it had to make the changes."

Published 8:56 AM

India's PM Modi defends globalization

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday with a defense of globalization. Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to attend Davos in 20 years.

Published 8:39 AM

Davos loves the Trump tax cuts

Top chief executives in Davos are heaping praise on changes to the United States tax code pushed through by President Trump.

Published 8:03 AM

Black unemployment is at a record low. But there's a lot more to the story.

The tight labor market is pulling in people whom employers might have passed over, but the race gap remains wide.

Published 7:25 AM

Modi in Davos: Globalization is under attack

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday with a defense of globalization.

Published 7:21 AM

Uber CEO: Leaks and the media made us better

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has credited the press and whistleblowers for making Uber better.

Published 6:58 AM

Did Trump just start a trade war with China?

President Trump's decision to impose new tariffs will increase tension with China and other trade partners but neither side has fired its big trade guns yet.

Published 6:16 AM

Trump's trade tariffs; Fox-Sky hurdle; Davos kicks off

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Published 5:46 AM

U.K. regulator: Fox-Sky deal is against public interest

A U.K. regulator is recommending that the government block Rupert Murdoch's planned takeover of Sky TV in its current form.

Published 2:53 AM