Facebook hits back at The New York Times, pointing out the ‘inaccuracies’ in its blockbuster report on leadership missteps

Reuters / Stephen Lam An explosive New York Times report delved into how Facebook’s leadership dealt with scandals over the past few years. Facebook published a blog post refuting elements of the report, such as Russian interference, political point-scoring, and Zuckerberg banning his executives from using iPhones. Business Insider has broken down Facebook’s objections alongside […]

If in doubt, blame the Jets: New York fan puts drink-driving charge down to NFL team's poor form

A disgruntled New York Jets fan has tried to justify a charge of drink driving by blaming his not-so-beloved team. Jets fan Christopher Greyshock from West Milford was charged for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after being involved in a crash last weekend, when he drove into the back of another vehicle at 5:15pm on Sunday […]

Report: Amazon chooses New York City neighborhood, DC suburb for HQ2

Enlarge / A pedestrian walks past a mural in the Long Island City neighborhood in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (credit: Christopher Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Amazon has reportedly selected two joint sites for its second headquarters, or HQ2: Long Island City—a neighborhood in Queens, New York City—and […]

Think Getting an Apartment in New York Is Tough? Try Hong Kong

Applying for low-income public housing is rarely a walk in the park, but in Hong Kong, a city already bursting at the seams thanks to limited usable land and soaring real estate prices, the process is better described as a crawl. Across the East China Sea, winners of Japan’s welfare housing lottery generally wait five […]

The Pride of Africa: Kenya Airways (787-8) in Business on the New Nonstop From New York to Nairobi

Review: Kenya Airways (787-8) in Business From New York to Nairobi 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 […]

Amazon reportedly plans to set up 2 different locations for its HQ2 — in New York and Virginia (AMZN)

David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon is said to be close to selecting two cities as the site of its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2: the Long Island City section of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, The New York Times reported on Monday evening. The reported selection follows nearly a year of lobbying by […]

Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here’s why it would be disastrous (AMZN)

Yana Paskova/Getty Images Amazon is reportedly planning to name Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, New York half of its second headquarters, HQ2. HQ2 — which The New York Times reports will be split between New York and Crystal City, Virginia — will create roughly 25,000 new jobs in the area.  HQ2 sounds like a great […]

New York’s governor jokes he’ll change his name to ‘Amazon Cuomo’ to win the HQ2 bid hours before a report that New York City will be home to one of the company’s new headquarters (AMZN)

Kevin Hagen/AP “I’ll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that’s what it takes,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said to reporters on Monday in reference to his determination to land Amazon’s second headquarters, HQ2. On Monday evening, The New York Times reported that Amazon is finalizing plans to open HQ2 in Long Island City […]

People are furious about Amazon’s reported decision to split its HQ2 between New York City and Virginia after months of deliberation (AMZN)

Fred Greaves/Reuters Amazon is closing in on deals to develop its second headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, The New York Times reported on Monday evening. While state and cities have been fighting to win Amazon’s HQ2, many people are less than pleased with […]

Facebook is banning far-right militia Proud Boys after a violent attack in New York

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Facebook is banning accounts and groups associated with the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group linked to political violence in the US. Earlier in October, Proud Boys members were involved in a violent attack on protesters in New York, and  five members have since been arrested. Groups with tens of thousands of […]