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If you're stuck in Hurricane Florence, this app might save your life

(NEW YORK) -- If people stranded in the middle of Hurricane Florence are unable to contact official first responders, there's an app that might be able to help them.CrowdSource Rescue, a free app built to connect volunteers and emergency personnel with those in need, helped tens of thousands of people…... Read More

Trump: JPMorgan Chase CEO doesn't have the 'smarts' to become president

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump shot back at JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, saying the banker doesn't have the "smarts" to run for president."The problem with banker Jamie Dimon running for President is that he doesn’t have the aptitude or 'smarts' & is a poor public speaker & nervous mess…... Read More

Responding to leaks, Google denies political bias

(NEW YORK) -- As tech giants face mounting criticism from conservatives, Google is denying political bias after two notable leaks.Breitbart on Wednesday published leaked video of a town-hall-style meeting with employees shortly after the 2016 election, in which Google executives appeared dismayed at President Trump's win. Google co-founder and Alphabet…... Read More

'60 Minutes' exec Jeff Fager out at CBS as sexual misconduct allegations still under investigation

(NEW YORK) -- Days after the CEO of CBS left the network giant, one of the executive producers of the channel's hallmark programs is also leaving.Jeff Fager, the executive producer of "60 Minutes," is leaving the newsmagazine program "immediately," according to a note circulated to staff from CBS News President…... Read More

Apple Watch introduced with FDA-approved heart rate features, fall detection

(NEW YORK) -- Apple is focused on big screens -- and even bigger medical applications -- at its event, which introduces 3 new iPhones and a revamped Apple Watch with powerful diagnostic tools that have received government approvals.Apple moves further into heart health with its latest smartwatch, offering a portable,…... Read More

JPMorgan CEO regrets saying he could beat Trump, not planning to run for president

(WASHINGTON) -- JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said he shouldn't have bragged about being able to beat Donald Trump, adding that his comments show he probably shouldn't run for president."I shouldn't have said that," Dimon told ABC's Rebecca Jarvis Wednesday in an exclusive interview after making the comments during a…... Read More

Departing CEO Les Moonves could get $100M from CBS, latest in huge golden parachutes for corporate chiefs

(NEW YORK) -- One of the country's most powerful media executives, Les Moonves, stepped down as CEO of CBS amid allegations of sexual harassment and assault, but he could get a payout of $100 million.The possible huge severance payment, which is dependent on the outcome of an investigation of allegations…... Read More

How Instagram's verification rollout will impact social media influencers

(NEW YORK) -- An elusive blue badge is a check mark of approval on social media that arguably everyone desires to obtain, yet only some can acquire.The meaning behind the millimeter-sized symbol is quite simple: A verified profile acknowledges a person’s authentic presence online along with their influence on society.For…... Read More

Miss Michigan details her decision to talk about her state's water crisis at Miss America

(NEW YORK) -- Miss Michigan may not have wowed the judges enough to make it to the final rounds of this year's Miss America competition, but she certainly earned some admiration online.Emily Sioma, who competed in Sunday's pageant representing Michigan, used her introduction as a chance to make a statement…... Read More

Leslie Moonves out at CBS after new allegations made public, network says

(NEW YORK) -- CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves has been let go from the network amid new allegations of sexual assault, CBS confirmed in a statement.Moonves and CBS will donate $20 million to "one or more organizations that support the #MeToo movement and equality for women in the workplace,"…... Read More

President Trump warns that Apple prices could spike due to his tariffs

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump acknowledged on Twitter that Apple prices could go up as a result of the "massive tariffs" he's proposing on China, but rather than accepting blame for a potential hike on popular consumer items, he said the company should move production to U.S. shores."Start building new plants…... Read More

Tesla board needs 'come to Jesus' meeting with Elon Musk amid company turmoil: Expert

(NEW YORK) -- Tesla shares were volatile Friday morning amid chaotic news for the embattled electric carmaker, leading one expert to say the company board needs to have a 'come to Jesus meeting' with Elon Musk. Shares tumbled upon news of two senior executives leaving the company hours after founder…... Read More

War of words between Airbnb and Paris official who warns of 'Uberised' city

(PARIS) -- Paris is one of Airbnb’s biggest markets in the world, with about 65,000 homes listed on its website. But Ian Brossat, who’s in charge of housing at City Hall, takes no pride in such a distinction. He has been the face of the fight against home-sharing platforms such…... Read More

Lyft enters the scooter race by launching in Denver

(DENVER) -- Ride share company Lyft is entering the scooter arms race, marked by launching its scooter rental program in Denver on Thursday.The company, which tries to differentiate itself from its competitors by stressing sustainability and social justice issues, is launching its two-wheeled vehicles later than its competitors. Early entrants…... Read More