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NASA just announced the first 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX and Boeing’s brand-new spaceships...

NASA picked eight current astronauts and one retired astronaut to fly Boeing and SpaceX's new spaceships.David J. Phillip/AP NASA on Friday named four crews of astronauts that it says will begin "a new era in American spaceflight" by flying the first commercial spaceships, built by Boeing and SpaceX, in a series of test launches. "For…

Startups worth $8.7 billion went IPO in the first half of 2018, and Wall...

Domo CEO Josh James, center, celebrates his company's debut on the public markets in June.Domo/Nasdaq The market for public offerings in the tech sector popped in the first half of this year and could get even better in the second half and on into next year. But you'll likely have to wait have to wait…

How dinosaurs took over the world

Dinosaurs were the true kings of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. For millions of years, velociraptor, T-Rex, and your other favorites reigned supreme. But they weren't always on top. At first, dinos were only the size of a dog, after all. Here's how dinosaurs conquered the world. The following is a transcript of the video.…

Americans are ditching beer — here’s how Anheuser-Busch InBev’s new incoming marketing chief plans...

Beer has an image problem. Americans are increasingly opting for wine, cocktails and other spirits over beer — and brewers are facing an existential crisis with declining sales and consumption . Adult beverage giants like Anheuser-Busch InBev know that they must make huge changes in order to survive. Perhaps that is why the mass-market brewer…

Trump’s appeal is ‘straight out of “1984”‘: Longtime Republican strategist tears into Trump’s tirades...

Steve Schmidt, a former Republican campaign strategist, tore into President Donald Trump's tirades against the media, which reach a boiling point during two campaign rallies this week. Speaking to supporters at Tampa, Florida, and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday and Thursday, Trump repeatedly gestured toward the press and labeled them as "fake news" — a term…

There’s a big problem with the way Silicon Valley values billion-dollar companies, says longtime...

Former Twitter vice president and longtime Silicon Valley investor Elad Gil has spent a lot of time considering what drives a company's value. He's recently written a book dedicated to the subject of company growth, called " High Growth Handbook ," which details how a growing company can retain great leaders, manage its resources effectively,…

Manafort trial day 4: Prosecutors dive into the money trail and a key witness...

Paul Manafort. Thomson Reuters Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here » ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — On Friday, Cindy Laporta, a longtime accountant for Paul Manafort, admitted to helping Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, falsify financial documents in an effort to commit tax fraud. Laporta's testimony was part of a high-stakes criminal trial…

Legendary investigative journalist Carl Bernstein: ‘The Trump presidency is worse than Watergate’

CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer (left) and investigative journalist Carl Bernstein (right).Screenshot via CNN Carl Bernstein, a veteran journalist who helped uncover the 1970s Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon, says Donald Trump's presidency "is worse than Watergate." Bernstein's remarks during a CNN interview this week were a rebuke of Trump's…

Trump is losing the trade war, according to his favorite measure

President Donald Trump is losing his trade wars — at least according to his own measure of success. The president repeatedly mentions the US trade deficit when talking about trade fights with China , the European Union , and Canada . In negotiations with China, Trump's major request was for a massive reduction in the…

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Apple says goodbye to the iPhone 6S, but I refuse to

Every year when Apple holds its big iPhone event, there’s always one older-generation model that's removed from Apple Stores. This year is no exception. Apple has finally put the iPhone 6S out to pasture. Bye-bye, iPhone 6S! But while Apple may not be selling it’s 3-year-old iPhone anymore, the existing iPhone 6S devices out in…

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