New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Amazon: ‘They couldn’t handle the heat in the kitchen’

Referring to Amazon’s decision to pull its H2Q campus out of New York’s Long Island City, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told NBC’s Chuck Todd “this is an example of an abuse of corporate power,” on Sunday’s edition of Meet the Press. “They said they wanted a partnership, but the minute there were […]

Here’s the town in every US state with the longest average commute to work

It takes longer to get to work in some parts of the US than others. Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the town in each state with the highest average travel time to work. Some towns’ average commutes are approaching an hour. The length of an average commute varies across the US. The […]

Here’s why Apple’s upcoming streaming video service won’t rescue it from plunging iPhone sales (AAPL)

Apple’s impending video service is getting a lot of hype. But even if it’s smash hit, the video service won’t be able to make up for Apple’s declining iPhone sales, Jefferies analyst Tim O’Shea shows in a new report. In a best case scenario, a video subscription service would only provide about 5% of Apple’s […]

Nearly everyone living in Alaska gets about $2,000 a year from the state’s $65 billion fund. We asked 9 Alaskans how they spend it.

The Alaska Permanent Fund is a $65 billion fund managed by a state-owned corporation and fueled by oil and gas revenues. The fund was created in 1976 and began giving an annual dividend (the PFD) to every Alaskan who registered for it — ranging from roughly $1,000 to $2,000 — in 1982. Depending on an […]