The life and career of Bethenny Frankel, a reality TV star and businesswoman who sold her company for $100 million

Gary Gershoff/Getty Bethenny Frankel is a reality TV star and a successful businesswoman. She stars on the show “Real Housewives of New York,” and has been in other Bravo series. Her exact net worth is unknown. But in 2011, she sold Skinnygirl Cocktails for a reported $ 100 million. Since then, she’s expanded Skinnygirl into […]

There’s no longer an excuse for late Android updates: If this tiny smartphone company can support Android P on the same day as Google, so can everyone else

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Essential Phone is the only Android phone in recent memory that has received Google’s latest version of Android at the same time as Google’s own Pixel devices.  It shows that there’s no longer any excuse for Android phones getting Android updates several months after they’re released.  Usually, third-party phones that aren’t […]

Three’s Company, Too? Canada Returning to NAFTA Dance As U.S. and Mexico Approach Auto Deal

Canada says it could rejoin the NAFTA discussion, just as the United States and Mexico approach an agreement on automobiles. The two nations engaged in bilateral negotiations a little less than a month ago, seemingly making positive headway on a trade deal. With President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador assuming office in December, it’s in the United States’ […]

Amazon just hit an all-time high as it inches towards becoming a $1 trillion company (AMZN)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Amazon could follow Apple in hitting a $ 1 trillion valuation.  Shares hit an all-time high on Thursday and many on Wall Street say it’s poised to hit the milestone. Follow Amazon’s stock price in real-time here.  Shares of Amazon climbed 0.8% on Thursday, hitting an all-time high of $ 1,899.96, as […]

The parent company of Fallas discount stores has filed for bankruptcy and plans to close 74 stores

Facebook.com/FallasStores National Stores, parent company of discount-store chains Fallas, Conway’s, and Factory 2-U, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday.  It plans to close 74 of its 344 stores. Its stores currently employ more than 9,800 people in 22 US states and Puerto Rico.  Store closing sales will begin on Thursday. National Stores Inc, which […]

The ex-Tesla employee Elon Musk called a ‘horrible human being’ just slapped the company with a countersuit alleging defamation

Business Insider On Tuesday Martin Tripp, a former employee at Tesla’s Gigafactory, filed a countersuit against the company. He alleges that Tesla is not living up to its mission to improve the environment, and instead is generating “large quantities of waste and ‘scrap’ vehicle parts lying haphazardly on the ground inside the Gigafactory.” Tesla sued […]

‘The company is far from out of the woods’: Here’s what Wall Street is saying about Facebook’s bombshell Q2 earnings

Getty Facebook lost almost $ 150 billion off its value on Wednesday after the company missed Wall Street’s expectations on revenue growth and user numbers. Analysts lowered their price targets and said the worst is yet to come for Mark Zuckerberg‘s company. Follow Facebook’s stock price in real-time here. Facebook stock took an insane pummeling […]

Blockchain company Tron buys BitTorrent

A blockchain startup called Tron has closed its deal to buy the file-sharing service BitTorrent. Neither side disclosed how much Tron paid, but TechCrunch reports the price was around $ 126 million in cash. BitTorrent’s staff will work out of Tron’s San Francisco office. Tron founder Justin Sun says the deal makes his firm the […]

A Costa Rican company just went public and is set to disrupt an outdated breast implant industry (ESTA)

Spencer Platt/Getty Costa Rica-based company Establishment Labs, the maker of Motiva breast implants, went public last week. It was the first IPO for the aesthetics sector in 2018, and the first breast aesthetics public offering in more than three years. The company is trying to disrupt an industry dominated by just three players: J&J, Allergan, […]