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Inspire Brands buying Dunkin’ Brands; joins Arby’s and Buffalo Wild

Inspire Brands Inc. is acquiring Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. for $11.3 billion, including the Dunkin’ Brands’ debt that Inspire will be taking on. The private-equity firm will pay $106.50 in cash for all of...

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed, sworn in as Supreme Court justice on same day

Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice on Monday night after the Senate voted to confirm her nomination earlier in the day. Monday, the Senate voted 52-48 to confirm Barrett...

The Theatre and the Virus

There has been no theatre to speak of in New York for months now, and the pandemic did its short-term damage to the people whose livelihoods depend on Broadway and Off-Broadway, and even Off-Off Broadway. The actors,...

Plunge in travel spending hurt AmEx profits

The pandemic’s deep impacts on travel, entertainment and dining dramatically impacted American Express' fourth-quarter profits dropped by 39%, the company reported on Friday. The credit card giant, earned $1.07 billion, or $1.30...

Trump/Biden face off in a high-stakes final debate

President Donald Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden hold a high-stakes debate on Thursday that may be the final opportunity for the president -- trailing in the polls -- to present his case for reelection to...

Short-video app Quibi fizzles months after high profile launch

Short-video app Quibi is shutting down operations just six months after its early April launch. The company said Wednesday that it would wind down its operations and plans to sell its assets. “Quibi is not succeeding,” its top...

Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

Justice Department officials announced Wednesday that Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of...

Australian competition watchdog considers its own Google antitrust case

Following the U.S. Justice Department suing Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising, Australia’s competition watchdog will consider its own antitrust case against Google. According to Ron Sims,...

Roche Canada brings $500M manufacturing logistics hub, promising 500 jobs to Ontario

Roche Pharmaceuticals Canada new investment is expected to create about 500 new jobs in Mississauga, Ontario over a three-year period.   At a presser event, Ronnie Miller, the president and CEO of Roche Pharmaceuticals Canada...

America Ferrera, Eva Longoria launch She Se Puede – a Nationwide Voting Empowerment Tour During 2020 Election

Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria will be part of a nationwide virtual tour embarking this week  (Oct. 19-23), the Latinas Make a Difference Tour. The team is hitting the virtual road for a week-long celebration of...
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CEO Corner: Nikole Kimes, CEO & Co-Founder at Siolta Therapeutics

We recently spoke with Nikole Kimes, PhD, CEO and Co-Founder at Siolta Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company...
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Survey shows Americans are sinking money they don’t have into credit cards they can’t pay off – at alarming rates

Quicken Inc., maker of America's best-selling personal finance software, today shared findings from a survey that explored Americans' financial outlook amid the...

Elon Musk says Twitter to change the logo, removes bird logo

Twitter's owner, Elon Musk posted on Sunday that he was looking to change Twitter’s logo, tweeting: “And soon we shall bid adieu...

Turning food waste into bioenergy can become a profitable industry

Food waste is a major problem around the world. In the United States, an estimated 30 to 40% of edible food is lost...

Researchers uncover how a genetic mutation can cause individuals with normal cholesterol levels to develop coronary artery disease at a young age

A novel molecular pathway to explain how a mutation in the gene ACTA2 can cause individuals in their 30s – with normal...