Please enable Javascript to watch this video A former CTO of Microsoft, Nathan Myhrvold founded Microsoft’s Research division in 1991, a team that now has legions of researchers working in labs all over the world. Appearing on the latest episode of The Bottom Line with Henry Blodget, Myhrvold says Microsoft remains one of the few companies today with a […]

Shutterstock Home shoppers might have an especially hard time finding the house of their dreams this spring.  According to real-estate site Zillow, there are 3% fewer homes on the market than there were a year ago. The largest drop in inventory has happened in Minneapolis, Cincinnati, and Detroit. In Minneapolis, for example, there are currently […]

GoFundMe Lonnie Cucinitti gets choked up when he thinks about all the people in his life who chipped in when he needed money for his four prescriptions. The 76-year-old Texan launched a GoFundMe page in January with the hopes of collecting enough money to cover his 90-day prescriptions. He shared the fundraiser on his Facebook […]

Justin Sullivan/Getty The Attorney General of Massachusetts announced a $ 22 million settlement with Santander bank Wednesday over the bank’s subprime auto loan securitization. According to a statement from the office of Democrat AG Maura Healey, Santander is “the largest packager of subprime auto loan securities in the US,” and has facilitated “unfair, high-rate auto […]

Matthew DeBord/BI The Sonos Play:5 speaker. I spent almost two years researching a new audio setup for my house. By way of background, I don’t own any TVs and although we pay for a variety of video-steaming services, I don’t watch them all that much (everybody else does, on laptops, tablets, and iPhones). However, I […]

[unable to retrieve full-text content] REUTERS/Bobby Yip British Chancellor Philip Hammond. LONDON — JPMorgan says the government’s floated plan to lower corporation tax to keep Britain competitive after Brexit would be “no silver bullet for a hard Brexit.” Both Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor Philip Hammond have suggested that Britain may lower corporate tax […]

Matthew DeBord/BI Squeezes right in. The Smart Fortwo has been around since the late 1990s, and although you could argue that the very small car has achieved an iconic status (sort of), it’s not exactly a widely praised or beloved machine. The core problem has always been that to have a diminutive city vehicle, easy to […]