Posts From Mark Cooper

 The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc (FB.O) to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said,

The US government is cracking down on foreign investment in companies. And that could be a problem for Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla private. Musk said on Monday that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is eager to help finance

Tesla’s stock tumbled after CEO Elon Musk said he’s working himself to the bone and relies on Ambien to sleep. In an tearful interview with The New York Times, Musk said this has been “the most difficult and painful year”

IN 1546 Girolamo Fracastoro, a doctor and poet, published an elegant theory of contagion. Infections spread in three ways, he argued: by direct contact, via an intermediary, or at a distance, through the air. In medicine, his theory is now

So much for all those worries that Walmart was losing ground to Amazon. Walmart delivered its best US sales growth in more than a decade, and digital sales surged 40%. Some analysts were worried that growth in Walmart’s numerous digital

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict but with several questions, including how to define

DoorDash, the food delivery company, announced on Thursday that it has raised $ 250 million from Coatue Management, DST Global, and several existing investors. The funding values the San Francisco company at $ 4 billion. It wasn’t so long ago

Amazon isn’t the only online shopping king based in Seattle. It looks like you can add fellow Seattle native Nordstrom to the list of retailers that have figured out how to sell things over the internet. Lots of things. Nordstrom

A little more than a decade ago, I started investing in startups. My whole career had been as an entrepreneur and operator. It was a new challenge. The thesis was simple: The most valuable businesses of the future would be

While the U.S. stock market has soared since President Donald Trump’s 2016 election, those rising tides have disproportionately boosted the salaries of CEOs—rather than their workers. Indeed, while CEOs of the nation’s 350 largest companies earned about $ 18.9 million