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Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 10:07 AM PDT

'White Skittles' for U.K. Pride Month Are Drawing Backlash

'White Skittles' for U.K. Pride Month Are Drawing Backlash

An all-white, limited edition of Skittles sold in the U.K. has ignited internet debate over what some critics are calling a tone-deaf marketing scheme to celebrate LGBT Pride month. Skittles partnered with...

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 08:15 AM PDT

Nike to Cut About 2 Percent of its Global Workforce

Nike to Cut About 2 Percent of its Global Workforce

Nike has announced a new business structure which includes cutting 2 percent of its global workforce on Thursday, CNBC reported. The new structure will focus on serving consumers in 12 cities across 10...

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 08:42 AM PDT

China Overturns Rejections of 9 Trump Trademarks

China Overturns Rejections of 9 Trump Trademarks

The Chinese government has granted preliminary approval for nine Donald Trump trademarks it had previously rejected, in whole or in part, The Associated Press found, a turn that is likely to fuel further...

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 03:42 AM PDT

New Smirnoff Ad Winks at Russian Meddling Probe, Trump

New Smirnoff Ad Winks at Russian Meddling Probe, Trump

Smirnoff vodka has a new ad campaign that references the investigation into Russian interference in last year's U.S. presidential campaign. Pictures of bus stop and billboard ads have been posted to social...

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 11:46 AM PDT

Uber's Number Two, Emil Michael, Leaves Company

Uber's Number Two, Emil Michael, Leaves Company

Uber Chief Business Officer Emil Michael has left the company, according to an email obtained by the New York Times and confirmed by NBC News. Michael will be replaced by David Richter. Uber’s Board of Directors...

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT

Gymboree Files For Bankruptcy

Gymboree Files For Bankruptcy

Children's clothing retailer Gymboree has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and says it may close up to 450 stores.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 07:16 AM PDT

Longtime GE CEO Stepping Down After Transforming the Company

Longtime GE CEO Stepping Down After Transforming the Company

General Electric says Jeff Immelt is stepping down as CEO and John Flannery, president and CEO of the conglomerate's health care unit, will take over the post in August. The 61-year-old Immelt will stay on...

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 at 01:16 PM PDT

Verizon Wants to Make Web Ad Dollars With Yahoo Purchase

Verizon Wants to Make Web Ad Dollars With Yahoo Purchase

Verizon has a simple goal in buying Yahoo: It wants to challenge Google and Facebook in the huge and lucrative field of digital advertising. But Verizon faces its own challenge in doing so, given that it will be...

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 04:47 PM PDT

Layoffs Could Total 1,000 as AOL and Yahoo Complete Merger

Layoffs Could Total 1,000 as AOL and Yahoo Complete Merger

Layoffs are expected to take place across AOL and Yahoo that could number up to 1,000 jobs, or 20 percent of the combined company, sources told Recode. The merger between the two companies — after Verizon bought...

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 03:25 AM PDT

Mom Seeks Friends: New App Matches Moms

Mom Seeks Friends: New App Matches Moms

A new app on the tech scene allows for new moms from different walks of life to connect with each other nearby in a Tinderesque fashion, reported NBC News. Peanut, a new app created by mom Michelle Kennedy,...

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