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Peter Thiel to Donate $1.25 Million in Support of Donald Trump

Photo Peter Thiel will give $ 1.25 million to Donald J. Trump’s presidential bid through a combination of super PAC donations and funds given directly to the campaign. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Peter Thiel, true ...

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Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Data on 500 Million Users in 2014

Photo The announcement of the breach at Yahoo comes as Verizon Communications moves forward with its $ 4.8 billion acquisition of the company. Credit Mike Blake/Reuters SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo announced Thursday that the account information of least 500 million ...

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Samsung to Recall 2.5 Million Galaxy Note 7s Over Battery Fires

Photo A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on display in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday. Samsung is recalling the model after some caught fire. Credit Ahn Young-Joon/Associated Press HONG KONG — Samsung Electronics said on Friday that it would replace ...

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Deliveroo, an On-Demand Food Delivery Service, Raises $275 Million

Photo The Deliveroo offices in central London. The company operates in 12 countries, mostly in Europe. Credit Tom Jamieson for The New York Times How much money does it take to compete with Uber? Deliveroo, a food delivery start-up based ...

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Slack, a Leading Unicorn, Raises $200 Million in New Financing

Photo Stewart Butterfield, the chief executive of Slack, at the company’s office in San Francisco. Credit Jason Henry for The New York Times Some unicorns are still galloping. Slack, the popular workplace collaboration start-up, said it had raised $ 200 ...

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Obama Seeks Broadband for 20 Million More Low-Income Subscribers

WASHINGTON — President Obama, backing a plan to connect low-income families to more affordable broadband services, on Wednesday set a goal to get 20 million people subscribed to high-speed Internet by 2020. In a Facebook post, Mr. Obama said a ...

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Erin Andrews awarded $55 million in nude video lawsuit

BY Sasha Goldstein, Nancy Dillon NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, March 7, 2016, 7:53 PM Sportscaster Erin Andrews scored $ 55 million in a jury verdict Monday involving nude videos taken through a hotel peephole. A Nashville jury announced ...

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Souq, Online Retailer in Middle East, Gets a $275 Million Boost

DUBAI — Souq.com, an online retailer based in the United Arab Emirates, said on Monday that it had raised $ 275 million from international investors. It was a vote of confidence for digital commerce in the Middle East, which has ...

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Billionaire Wants $30 Million From California to Give Beach Access

Photo Martins Beach in California has been at the center of a battle over private ownership and public access. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times About eight years ago, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist bought a stretch of California beach ...

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Kendall Jenner seeks at least $10 million from skin company

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 9:38 PM Jamie McCarthy/WireImage Kendall Jenner’s supermodel mug doesn’t come cheap. The Victoria Secret stunner is seeking at least $ 10 million from a laser company, which she claims used her photo ...

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