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Barstool’s Dave Portnoy slams Wolfpack Research over stock short

Barstool’s Dave Portnoy slams Wolfpack Research over stock short

Dave Portnoy got into a fiery online spat with a skeptical investor Wednesday over a stock he says he no longer owns. The Barstool Sports founder kicked off his daily…
Uber may shut down in California over new driver ruling

Uber may shut down in California over new driver ruling

Uber would be forced to shut down its ride-hailing operations in California if a court ruling that blocks it from classifying its drivers as independent contractors goes into effect, the…
Vikram Doraiswami appointed as new envoy to Bangladesh, succeeds Riva Ganguly Das

Vikram Doraiswami appointed as new envoy to Bangladesh, succeeds Riva Ganguly Das

New Delhi, Aug 13 () Seasoned diplomat Vikram Doraiswami has been appointed as India’s next envoy to Bangladesh.…
Artists & Writers charity softball game canceled due to COVID-19

Artists & Writers charity softball game canceled due to COVID-19

The annual Artists & Writers charity softball game that would have been held at historic Herrick Park in East Hampton on Saturday has been canceled due to the coronavirus. In…
National Highways Authority of India: 23 expressways, new highways coming up by 2025

National Highways Authority of India: 23 expressways, new highways coming up by 2025

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 13, 2020) NEW DELHI: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has set the timeline for 23 new highways, including a network of…
Harlem development boom to bring new Target to 125th Street

Harlem development boom to bring new Target to 125th Street

Shrugging off gloomy predictions about the city’s future, big-league developers on Monday unveiled plans for transformative new projects on Harlem’s famed 125th Street, including a new Target. The deals —…
Dunkin’ launching breakfast cereals based on coffee drinks

Dunkin’ launching breakfast cereals based on coffee drinks

As if 2020 wasn’t weird enough, Dunkin’ is getting into the cereal game. The Massachusetts-based coffee and donuts empire is releasing two new breakfast cereals based on two of its…
Facebook removes 7M posts for false COVID-19 information

Facebook removes 7M posts for false COVID-19 information

Facebook said Tuesday it removed 7 million posts in the second quarter for sharing false information about the novel coronavirus, including content that promoted fake preventative measures and exaggerated cures.…
Bengaluru violence: How rioters launched guerrilla-like attack against cops

Bengaluru violence: How rioters launched guerrilla-like attack against cops

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 13, 2020) BENGALURU: The events that unfolded on Tuesday night were something Bengaluru city police oldtimers hadn’t seen in a long time. For…
Airbnb reportedly readies for confidential IPO filing this month

Airbnb reportedly readies for confidential IPO filing this month

Home rental company Airbnb is reportedly planning to file confidentially for an IPO later this month. The filing would see Airbnb trading on public markets before the end of the…
Will Smith’s company settles suit over biopic on Serena, Venus Williams’ father

Will Smith’s company settles suit over biopic on Serena, Venus Williams’ father

Will Smith’s movie-production company and Warner Bros. have ended a legal battle that threatened the release of their “King Richard” biopic about Richard Williams, the father of tennis powerhouses Venus…
Canada Goose cutting production as coronavirus hits sales

Canada Goose cutting production as coronavirus hits sales

Canada Goose said Tuesday it would cut production and open fewer new stores this year, as the luxury parka maker tackles the coronavirus-induced strain on its business that has battered…
Kamala Harris: Lotus to Potus: Indian diaspora weighs in on Joe Biden’s pick Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris: Lotus to Potus: Indian diaspora weighs in on Joe Biden’s pick Kamala Harris

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 12, 2020) WASHINGTON: Indians and Indian-Americans weighed in on Kamala Harris, with vigorous discussions breaking out on various forums on the extent of…
Next Digital shares surge after arrest of Hong Kong mogul Jimmy Lai

Next Digital shares surge after arrest of Hong Kong mogul Jimmy Lai

Hong Kong-based media firm Next Digital saw its stock price explode Monday after authorities arrested its dissident founder. Next Digital’s shares surged as much as 344 percent as investors showed…
Royal Caribbean posts wider-than-expected second-quarter loss

Royal Caribbean posts wider-than-expected second-quarter loss

Royal Caribbean Group reported a wider-than-expected quarterly loss on Monday as the cruise operator suffered from a coronavirus-driven halt to sailings that is now on course to last deep into…
Most of the Karnataka yet to see covid peak; preventive action remains crucial

Most of the Karnataka yet to see covid peak; preventive action remains crucial

Bengaluru: The pandemic has peaked in Bengaluru Urban, according to an analysis by Karnataka’s Covid-19 war room, and may see a reduction in cases over the next one month. However,…
Barry Diller’s IAC bets $1 billion on gambling giant MGM Resorts

Barry Diller’s IAC bets $1 billion on gambling giant MGM Resorts

Barry Diller is making a big bet on Vegas. The 78-year-old billionaire’s tech-and-media conglomerate IAC, which has reaped a fortune from success stories like Expedia, Tinder and Vimeo, has taken…
Covid fatality rate can fall below 1 per cent with focused efforts: PM Narendra Modi

Covid fatality rate can fall below 1 per cent with focused efforts: PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the target of bringing the Covid-19 fatality rate below 1% can be achieved through focused efforts and exhorted chief ministers of the 10…
McDonald’s sues ex-CEO Steve Easterbrook over relationships with staff

McDonald’s sues ex-CEO Steve Easterbrook over relationships with staff

McDonald’s sued its former chief Steve Easterbrook claiming he had sexual relationships with three subordinates after it discovered “dozens of nude, partially nude, or sexually explicit” photos and videos in…
Kodak shares plunge after feds put loan deal on hold

Kodak shares plunge after feds put loan deal on hold

Kodak’s stock price plummeted early Monday after the Trump administration slammed the brakes on a loan to help the struggling camera maker launch a pharmaceuticals business. Shares in the Rochester,…
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