Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button to launch the Netflix app is seen on a remote control in this illustration photo in Warsaw, Poland, April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big question of money haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” … Read more

Netflix’s video game push sees few subscribers playing with it

Netflix’s video game push sees few subscribers playing with it

Netflix is ​​accelerating its push into video games with plans to double its catalog of offerings by the end of the year, but so far few of the streaming giant’s subscribers are playing. Since last November, the company has been rolling out the games to keep users engaged between show releases. The games are only … Read more

What to know if you are canceling your retirement

What to know if you are canceling your retirement

Kelvin Murray | Getty Images A combination of record prices and a record number of job openings encouraged more retirees to return to work. The trend, called “non-retreat,” rebounded this spring to pre-pandemic levels. About two-thirds, or 68%, of retirees would consider returning to work, according to a recent CNBC All-America Workforce Survey. The pandemic … Read more

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal in bot debate

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal in bot debate

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk has provoked Twitter and challenged company CEO Parag Agrawal to a ‘public debate’ over fake accounts and spam amid a contentious legal battle over a $44 billion acquisition. Musk filed an offer with the Securities and Exchange to acquire Twitter in April of this year. After the companies agreed to move forward … Read more

Higher prices, leaner portions, apps – fast food deals are changing

Higher prices, leaner portions, apps – fast food deals are changing

Fast food chains are increasing the value of their burgers, pizzas and tacos as inflation squeezes budgets – but expect higher prices, leaner portions and more offers enticing people to sign up to rewards programs as companies rethink their value strategies. Citing rising costs, Domino’s Pizza earlier this year raised the price of its Mix … Read more

Inflation takes over as the next big target for markets after July’s monster jobs report

Inflation takes over as the next big target for markets after July’s monster jobs report

Investors are focused on inflation over the coming week, after July’s strong jobs report signaled that the Federal Reserve may need to take an even tougher stance with interest rate hikes. This could also be a week in which investors watch whether rising Treasury yields begin to slow the summer rally in the tech sector. … Read more

California DMV says Tesla FSD, misleading Autopilot marketing

California DMV says Tesla FSD, misleading Autopilot marketing

Brand new Tesla cars sit in a parking lot at a Tesla showroom on June 27, 2022 in Corte Madera, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images The California Department of Motor Vehicles has accused Tesla of engaging in deceptive practices regarding the marketing of its driver assistance systems, which are branded … Read more

The U.S. economy has yet to face its biggest recession challenge

The U.S. economy has yet to face its biggest recession challenge

A person removes the nozel from a pump at a gas station on July 29, 2022 in Arlington, Virginia. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images You would be hard-pressed now to find a recession in the rear view mirror. What’s on the road, however, is another story. There is no historical precedent to indicate … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond drops private label Wild Sage as it tries to boost sales

Bed Bath & Beyond drops private label Wild Sage as it tries to boost sales

A person walks into a Bed Bath & Beyond store on October 1, 2021 in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond is cutting one of its private labels, Wild Sage, about a year after the company made an aggressive push into exclusive brands, at the … Read more

Polio case in New York is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’, hundreds could be infected

Polio case in New York is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’, hundreds could be infected

Digitally generated image of polio virus 3D molecular model Pictures of Calysta | Tetra Images | Getty Images Hundreds of people could have polio after an adult in the New York metropolitan area caught the virus and suffered paralysis last month, the state’s top health official said this week. New York State Health Commissioner Mary … Read more