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Friday, May 31, 2019 at 05:37 AM PDT

Ferrari Goes Electric With Its Most Powerful Street-Legal Car Ever: the SF90 Stradale

Ferrari Goes Electric With Its Most Powerful Street-Legal Car Ever: the SF90 Stradale

Ferrari just launched Its most powerful street-legal car ever — a 986 horsepower road bullet with three electric motors. The SF90 Stradale marks Ferrari’s first plug-in hybrid that’s not built for the...

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 05:14 AM PDT

Ben & Jerry's Hopes to Make CBD-Infused Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's Hopes to Make CBD-Infused Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's is hoping to jump on the CBD bandwagon with a new idea: CBD-infused ice cream! The company said Thursday that even though the Food and Drug Administration currently prohibits adding cannabidiol...

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 05:27 PM PDT

Protests Target Facebook at Annual Shareholders Meeting

Protests Target Facebook at Annual Shareholders Meeting

Facebook held it’s annual shareholders meeting Thursday, and like most of the last year for the social network, it was rocky.

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 07:14 AM PDT

Bay Area Wineries 'Held Hostage' in U.S., China Trade War

Bay Area Wineries 'Held Hostage' in U.S., China Trade War

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China will hit Bay Area wineries hard.

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:34 PM PDT

KFC Is Considering Plant-Based Fried Chicken But Has No Plans to Test Right Now

KFC Is Considering Plant-Based Fried Chicken But Has No Plans to Test Right Now

KFC is joining the long list of restaurants thinking about adding plant-based meat substitutes to its menu. Kevin Hochman, who heads KFC’s U.S. division, said that the company does not have any plans to...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 09:32 AM PDT

Uber to Boot Riders From App If They Repeatedly Misbehave

Uber to Boot Riders From App If They Repeatedly Misbehave

If you misbehave repeatedly while getting a ride from Uber, you could get booted off the app. The company said that starting Wednesday, riders with a rating from drivers that's significantly below average could...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 04:01 PM PDT

Zuckerberg Faces Summons After Snubbing Canadian Lawmakers

Zuckerberg Faces Summons After Snubbing Canadian Lawmakers

Canadian lawmakers voted Tuesday to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg that would compel them to appear before them the next time either visits Canada.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 03:42 PM PDT

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges Half her Fortune to Charity

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges Half her Fortune to Charity

MacKenzie Bezos, who finalized her divorce from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos earlier this year, is pledging to give away half her fortune to charity. The novelist said Tuesday that she signed The Giving...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 02:53 PM PDT

Twitter Seeks 'Tweeter in Chief' to Run Company Handle

Twitter Seeks 'Tweeter in Chief' to Run Company Handle

Twitter’s career page lists a new “Tweeter in Chief ” position that the company is hoping to fill in San Francisco, New York “or any office in the US.” Whoever gets it has to run the @Twitter account. ”You’ll...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 02:16 AM PDT

Chinese Tourism to US Drops for 1st Time in 15 Years

Chinese Tourism to US Drops for 1st Time in 15 Years

After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in...

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