The rise and fall of New York City’s ‘Taxi King’ who reportedly agreed to cooperate with the government as a potential witness against longtime business partner Michael Cohen

New York State Office of the Attorney General Evgeny “Gene” Freidman was commonly referred to as New York City’s Taxi King — notably by the New York attorney general’s office and the law firms that have filed suit against him. At one point, Freidman owned more than 800 taxi medallions, the metal plates on the […]

Winning the Upgrade Lottery on American — Round-Trip in Business to New Zealand for $895

Playing the Upgrade Lottery on AA and Winning Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Rodin Therapeutics Expands Leadership Team, Adding Extensive Experience in Clinical and Business Development

PRESS RELEASE: Newly appointed senior scientific advisor will focus on pipeline strategy CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 15, 2018– Rodin Therapeutics today announced the appointments of three senior executives with extensive experience in clinical and business development as well as a senior scientific advisor to focus on pip…Read More

US and Chinese presidents work to get ZTE ‘back into business’

ZTE’s future is currently grim in light of the revived US export ban, but is it guaranteed to wither and die? Not necessarily. President Trump has tweeted that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping are “working together” to give ZTE a “way to get back into business.” Just how that would happen wasn’t clear, but […]

Google is planning to buy a startup that helps companies move to the cloud as it builds out its own cloud computing business

Google Google announced plans to purchase a small Tel Aviv-based startup that helps companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers. Velostrata has raised $ 31.5 million since 2014, pitching itself as a service that works with a lot of different providers like AWS, Azure, and — more recently — Google’s cloud computing service.  […]

High Highs and Low Lows: Avianca’s A320 Business Class From NYC to Medellín

Review: Avianca (A320) Business Class From NYC to Medellín Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Nominate someone for Business Insider’s Food 100: The coolest people in food and drink in North America and Europe

Business Insider is looking for the 100 coolest people in food and drink in North America and Europe — and you can start nominating today. The Business Insider Food 100 will rank the most innovative, trend-setting, impactful, and influential people in the fantastic worlds of food and drink.See the rest of the story at Business […]

We visited 3 Toys R Us stores that are about to shut down — and it was a depressing look at a business at its end

Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Toys R Us announced in March that it would close or sell all 735 of its stores in the United States. Going-out-of-business sales began shortly after the announcement. The sales will last until stores run out of inventory. To see what the stores are like as they near closing, we visited three different Toys R […]