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U.S. officials warned that Iran and Russia are attempting to interfere with the presidential election, allowing the spread of false information. “We have confirmed that some voter registration information has been obtained by Iran, and separately by Russia,” Director of National Intelligence...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Quibi, the would-be streaming video giant, is calling it quits just six months after debuting its service. Led by an all-star cast of executives, Quibi...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.It’s no time for pandemic fatigue.With cold weather setting in and Americans preparing to head to the polls en masse in less than two weeks, the nation’s...

I have been a pollster for the past 20-plus years, directing what I consider to be the most accurate poll of the last four presidential election cycles, and the 2020 race is unlike any I have ever experienced. COVID-19 and mail-in voting in particular are prompting new voter behavior. Yet telling...

COVID-19 has already tested our patience, our focus, and our compassion. Now it could be testing our allegiance as well. Two recent studies show that U.S. consumers are shifting their loyalty to certain brands as the pandemic continues. And that has marketing departments scrambling to adjust how...

Seven auto companies have plans to roll out new battery-powered pickup trucks over the next two years, aiming to cash in on a popular and lucrative market for expensive vehicles. General Motors is among them, and on Tuesday its GMC brand introduced a new electric Hummer pickup, with a high-end...

A startup that is betting on continued startup creation has raised $10 million to go up against the likes of Morgan Stanley and Carta.Fintech darling Stripe led the Series A round in Pulley, a Mountain View, Calif.-based company that helps young companies manage their equity, the companies...

Good morning, Ledger readers. I’ve been thinking about a question popular in Silicon Valley investor circles a few years back—“Are you a feature, product or business?”—and how it might apply to the glut of so-called challenger banks competing for U.S. customers. Challenger banks—some...

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Quibi, the streaming service founded by former Disney executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, did not have the debut it was hoping for.  After raising some $1.75 billion from investors, the company launched in the middle of the pandemic with shows anchored by stars such as Liam Hemsworth and Chrissy...

Snap Inc.’s co-founders got richer by billions of dollars in just a few hours, after the company reported better-than-expected results as the coronavirus pandemic boosted usage of its app. Shares soared as much as 25% to $35.57 in late New York trading Tuesday after the owner of the popular...

Subscribe to How To Reopen, our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic.The house-hunting bonanza that gripped many Americans along with the resilience of the real estate market has been one of the biggest surprises of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic, the loss...