• FILE PHOTO: A billboard displays the logo of Snapchat above Times Square in New York

    By Angela Moon and Tim Baysinger NEW YORK (Reuters) - As Snap Inc looks to gobble up a larger share of the $82 billion (66.61 billion pounds) digital U.S. ad market, the owner of the ephemeral messaging app popular with millennials could find itself facing more demands from advertisers for reliable metrics. Snap, like …

  • The clothing company LuLaRoe has come under fire for widespread complaints that its popular...

  • Ford condemned for 'blindsiding' staff at under threat engine plant in Wales

    Ford has been condemned by MPs and unions for "blindsiding " them over its plans for its engine plant in Wales, as concerns grown  that more than 1,000 jobs could be lost there. Unions claims that two-thirds of the staff - some 1,160 workers - could see their jobs go at the Bridgend factory when current agreements to supply …

  • FILE PHOTO -  The 21st Century Fox  logo is seen outside the News Corporation headquarters in New York

    Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox will seek approval from the European Commission for its $14.4 billion bid for European pay-TV firm Sky in the coming days, a person familiar with the matter said. The source, who declined to be named because the decision is not final, said Fox could notify the Commission on Friday …

  • Pro-Russian rebel guards as workers work at the Uzov Metallurgical Works in Donetsk on March 1, 2017

    Russian-backed rebels on Wednesday halted the operations of the first Ukrainian company after an ultimatum expired to end a trade blockade between the two foes. Protesting Ukrainian war veterans and opposition lawmakers have blocked rail freight traffic between government and rebel territory since January to stop the insurgents …

  • McDonald's Corp. says it will launch mobile order-and-pay and curbside pickup in the U.S. toward the end of the year. The world's biggest burger chain made the announcement Wednesday during its investor ...

  • NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's Corp. says it will launch mobile order-and-pay and curbside pickup in the U.S. toward the end of the year.

  • The former border crossing used by refugees as they walk from the United States to enter Canada at Emerson, Manitoba

    By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian and U.S. officials are working on a plan to tackle asylum seekers crossing into Canada illegally, with American officials keen to discover how they entered the United States in the first place, said a source familiar with the matter. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John …

  • The sign outside a McDonalds restaurant is seen in Westminster

    McDonald's Corp later this year will give U.S. customers the opportunity to order and pay via their cell phones as it fights to win back customers lost to other fast-food rivals. McDonald's will make so-called "mobile order and pay" available at all of its roughly 14,000 U.S. restaurants, Chris Kempczinski, president …

  • Major lenders led gains among equities, with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. trading at all-time highs as the odds for a rate hike in two weeks swelled past 65 percent and President Donald Trump’s address to Congress did little to alter views that his administration will seek pro-growth policies. The …

  • Yahoo Finance is tracking Shake Shack (SHAK), Broadcom (AVGO) and Monster Beverage (MNST) ahead of their earnings after the bell. Shake Shack: Analysts are expecting earnings per share of 9 cents on revenue of $70.68 million. Strong results could mean a big move to the upside for the stock.

  • An employee restocks items at a Lowe's home improvement chain in Austin, Texas

    Lowe's Cos Inc forecast 2017 sales that topped estimates and reported better-than-expected quarterly comparable sales and profit, helped by a robust housing market that encouraged Americans to spruce up their homes or buy new ones. "Lowe's has generated growth in its core, underlying business, and has done so at a pace …

  • Spanish architects (from left to right) Ramon Vilalta, Carme Pigem and Rafael Aranda, photographed in 2009

    Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta -- on Wednesday won the prestigious Pritzker Prize for modern works that are deeply rooted in their local surroundings. The choice was seen as a move away from the celebrity architects that have dominated the field in favour of the homegrown vision of a trio of professionals …

  • Microsoft is making a big, welcome change to how Windows 10 does updates

    AP Since the launch of Windows 10, one … Continued The post Microsoft is making a big, welcome change to how Windows 10 does updates appeared first on Business Insider.

  • The McDonald's 'golden arches' are displayed in a restaurant in New York

    By Lisa Baertlein CHICAGO (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp later this year will give U.S. customers the opportunity to order and pay via their cell phones as it fights to win back customers lost to other fast-food rivals. McDonald's will make so-called "mobile order and pay" available at all of its roughly …