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Airline Employee Crashes Stolen Plane Near Seattle After Wild Ride

August 11, 2018 |

An Alaska Air employee stole a turboprop airliner from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport before crashing it on a nearby island, authorities and the company said.
WSJ.com: US Business

Before It Was Mature Facebook, Infant Facebook Was ‘Wild’

July 10, 2018 |

It’s true that Mark Zuckerberg jump-started Facebook in the spring of 2004 while attending Harvard, but it was in the infant firm’s new home in Silicon Valley just a few months later where endless hours of frenetic coding, partying, and a “brogrammer ‘tude” started to transform the company into the…
Newser

HelloFresh’s Wild Success Story Is a Complicated One

June 28, 2018 |

Blue Apron’s fall from grace is well known: Since its 2017 IPO, shares are down 70%. So why is competitor HelloFresh sitting so pretty? That’s the question Burt Helm seeks to answer for Inc. , a question that took him to Berlin to meet the company’s 32-year-old co-founder Dominik Richter. He…
Newser

Trade Rift Within Trump Administration Sends Stocks on Wild Ride

June 26, 2018 |

Bitter fights over trade within the Trump administration again broke into the open, driving wild swings in the stock market as the White House’s top trade adviser clashed with the Treasury secretary over restrictions on foreign investment.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

TMZ

Buffalo Wild Wings Twitter Gets Hacked, Racist and Vulgar Tweets Deleted

June 2, 2018 |

Buffalo Wild Wings just became the latest victim of an apparent Twitter hacking — perhaps by the Russians, perhaps by a rogue employee — but either way … it wasn’t very nice. The sports bar franchise’s official Twitter page fired off several…

TMZ.com

Wild Card Wins National Spelling Bee

June 1, 2018 |

Karthik Nemmani didn’t win his regional spelling bee. He didn’t even win his county spelling bee. But he was still good enough to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Throwing everything he had into his one shot at glory, 14-year-old Karthik outlasted better-known spellers on Thursday night and became the…
Newser

Sergeant Convicted in Wild Case of Parachute Sabotage

May 25, 2018 |

Victoria Cilliers, an experienced parachuting instructor, knew as soon as she jumped during what was supposed to be a celebratory skydiving trip with her husband in 2015 that something was not right. “The lines were twisted. I was spinning,” she testified in court in London, where a jury on Thursday…
Newser

Take a wild guess: Crypto confusion reigns as tax deadline nears

April 15, 2018 |

If you thought trading bitcoin was wild, try figuring out how to pay taxes on it.

Cryptocurrency investors are wrestling with spotty records, tangled blockchain addresses and rudimentary guidelines issued back in the ancient days of 2014. After last year’s boom in values, many people are likely…


L.A. Times – Business

The Wild, Wild West: Saloon showcases American frontier, cowboy history

February 23, 2018 |

So, a guy walks into a bar –and in this case, stumbles upon not just any bar—an historic western saloon on the old frontier with original artifacts displayed throughout.
FOX News

Will the wild stock market cause the Federal Reserve to slow interest rate hikes? And should it?

February 13, 2018 |

Financial markets delivered an unwelcome gift for Jerome H. Powell when he was sworn in last week as chairman of the Federal Reserve — a nosedive.

Triggered by fears of rising inflation and interest rates, the Dow Jones industrial average’s record 1,175-point plunge on Feb. 5 kicked off the worst…


L.A. Times – Business