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Elon Musk's AI startup now valued at $24 billion after fresh funding

The money will be used to take xAI’s first products to market, build advanced infrastructure and accelerate research and development of future technologies.
Elon Musk at Tesla's "Gigafactory" in Gruenheide, Germany
Elon Musk at Tesla's "Gigafactory" in Gruenheide, Germany
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Tech company blames recruiter for 'whites only' job posting

The federal contractor said a "disgruntled" headhunter in India had sought to embarrass the company in the posting, which said only “white” people born in the U.S. should apply.
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Mouse pointer hovering over link for new jobs ads
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Why it seems like everyone you know is going on a cruise

Even newbies are clambering aboard at record levels, with a surge in younger passengers deciding weeklong trips at sea aren’t “only for the elderly.”
Travelers on the deck of a cruise ship
Travelers on the deck of a cruise ship
2d ago

Americans explain what’s clouding an otherwise sunny economy

Things look solid with the election five months out, but Americans are torn between hopeful and stuck on a “hamster wheel.”
The push-and-pull of forces on household finances is clouding, and in some cases distorting, many Americans' view of an otherwise sunny economy.
The push-and-pull of forces on household finances is clouding, and in some cases distorting, many Americans' view of an otherwise sunny economy.
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Why parents with young children are reporting a dramatic drop-off in their financial well-being

Data from the Federal Reserve also shows that nearly one-third of Americans report having no financial concerns whatsoever.
Photo illustration of man parent holding child's hand with "Past Due" stickers overlaid atop them
Photo illustration of man parent holding child's hand with "Past Due" stickers overlaid atop them
3d ago

U.S. screens record 2.95 million airline passengers in single day

The TSA said Friday’s travel broke a record set in November of nearly 2.91 million air passengers screened.
Passengers at the airport.
Passengers at the airport.
3d ago

The 'absolute worst' of times for car buying are over

The “absolute worst” of times for car buying are over as dealerships slash prices heading into the summer, analysts say.
A car dealership.
A car dealership.
4d ago

Trump's Truth Social struggles to grow its user base, according to new data

The former president's media company is worth more than $8 billion on the stock market despite posting under $800,000 in revenue last quarter.
An image of former President Donald Trump reflected in a phone screen that is displaying the Truth Social app
An image of former President Donald Trump reflected in a phone screen that is displaying the Truth Social app

Will schools finally pay student-athletes? What a historic settlement means for the NCAA and players

More than 14,000 athletes from 2016 to 2020 are expected to receive $2.7 billion in damages.
UConn v South Carolina
UConn v South Carolina
4d ago

UAW challenges Mercedes-Benz union vote, asks NLRB for new election

Mercedes-Benz said company officials “worked with the NLRB to adhere to its guidelines and we will continue to do so” through the objection process.
United Auto Workers president Shawn Fain.
United Auto Workers president Shawn Fain.

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang's net worth swells from $3 billion to $90 billion in five years

The chipmaker's shares have more than doubled this year after tripling in 2023. They are up about 28-fold in the past five years.
Jensen Huang.
Jensen Huang.

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