How tech firms and users can protect privacy

SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB Abortion rights protesters participate in nationwide demonstrations following the leaked Supreme Court opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in New York City, US, May 14, 2022. Caitlin Ochs | Reuters The Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to roll back the … Read more

Lummis and Gillibrand want to empower CFTC, treat digital assets like commodities

US Capitol building in Washington, DC Liu Jie | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images As excited as Wall Street and Main Street were to have crypto as a new investment idea and store of value, the speed at which cryptocurrencies entered mainstream US markets caused proportionate angst for US regulators, who were equipped only … Read more

Musk’s Twitter deal faces backlash from advocacy groups

Pavlo Gonchar | Lightrocket | Getty Images A dozen advocacy groups are launching a new campaign Friday aimed at blocking Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $44 billion purchase of Twitter, warning he will degrade important safeguards on the platform if he’s allowed to take control. The Stop the Deal campaign, shared exclusively with CNBC, includes plans … Read more

Sen. Cruz blasts Larry Fink over ‘woke’ shareholder votes on climate

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a news conference at the US Capitol October 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz blasted BlackRock CEO Larry Fink on Tuesday for so-called “woke” investment decisions — and suggested money managers like Fink be barred from voting on behalf of other investors … Read more

Abbott CEO apologizes for baby formula shortage in Washington Post

The Abbott manufacturing facility in Sturgis, Michigan, on May 13, 2022. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images Abbott Laboratories CEO Robert Ford apologized Saturday in a new op-ed for his company’s role in a nationwide shortage of baby formula, which this week moved Congress and the Biden administration to take emergency actions to alleviate … Read more

Catholic University says it owns Judy Garland Wizard of Oz dress

A lobby card from the film ‘The Wizard Of Oz,’ shows a film still of a scene in which American actress Judy Garland (1922 – 1969) (as Dorothy) wipes tears from the eyes of actor Bert Lahr (1895 – 1967) ( as the Cowardly Lion), while watched by Jack Haley (1898 – 1979) (as the … Read more