IHOP Is Getting a New Name. And It Doesn't Include Pancakes

IHOP Is Getting a New Name. And It Doesn't Include Pancakes

International House of Pancakes, perhaps better known by the initials IHOP, is ditching the pancakes—in its name, at least. The iconic pancake house announced on Twitter Tuesday that it would be getting a new name. IHOP’s ‘P’, which fittingly stands for pancakes, is being replaced by a ‘B.’ “For 60 pancakin’ years, we’ve been IHOP. […]

Twitter Shares Spike as Investors Prep for S&P 500 Debut

Twitter Shares Spike as Investors Prep for S&P 500 Debut

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) shares spiked in pre-market trading Tuesday after index provider S&P Dow Jones said the social media group would be added to the benchmark S&P 500 later this week. Twitter will replace Monsanto Co. (MON) in the benchmark after the group’s $63.5 billion merger with German chemicals group Bayer AG closes on Thursday […]

Mixed results for Bristol/Nektar combination in cancer trial

Mixed results for Bristol/Nektar combination in cancer trial

Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured on the blouse of an employee in Le Passage Thomson Reuters Chicago (Reuters) – Mixed results over the weekend from closely watched studies combining Bristol-Myers Squibb Co’s cancer immunotherapy with Nektar Therapeutics experimental drug NKTR-214, led at least one Wall Street analyst to reassess expectations. Bristol […]

Dog found dead in carrier during Delta Air Lines layover

Dog found dead in carrier during Delta Air Lines layover

ROMULUS, Mich. — Delta Air Lines is investigating the death of an 8-year-old dog during a layover at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, en route from Phoenix to Newark, New Jersey. The Pomeranian, named Alejandro, was found dead Wednesday morning in its carrier in a cargo facility at the airport, southwest of Detroit in Romulus. In a statement, […]

Delta is investigating the death of a Pomeranian it flew to Detroit

Delta is investigating the death of a Pomeranian it flew to Detroit

Delta Air Lines said on Saturday it is investigating the death of a dog that died after it traveled in one of its plane’s cargo holds during a cross-country flight. Alejandro, a Pomeranian, was traveling from Phoenix to Newark via Detroit this week, where he was found dead. An attorney for the Pomeranian’s owner, Evan […]

Corporate raiders ruined lives as they destroyed Toys 'R' Us, politicians say

Corporate raiders ruined lives as they destroyed Toys 'R' Us, politicians say

Following the announcement that bankrupt Toys ‘R Us would close all its stores and layoff its 33,000 employees — including 11 outlets and 1,600 people at its New Jersey headquarters — the state’s two U.S. senators and a House colleague on Friday called on the chain’s owners to “support” those workers any way they can. “We write […]

Now fixed, Visa outage disrupted 'millions' of payments in UK and Europe

Now fixed, Visa outage disrupted 'millions' of payments in UK and Europe

You may be having problems with your Visa card. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images If you wanted to use your Visa card to pay for something in the UK and Europe today, you had to use cash instead. Visa announced Friday that it experienced a “service disruption” that prevented transactions from going through.  We are currently experiencing […]

GM, Softbank fund team against Google for driverless autos

GM, Softbank fund team against Google for driverless autos

General Motors Co., fueled by a $2.25 billion investment from SoftBank Vision Fund, is putting serious heat on Google in the race to usher in the autonomous-driving future. GM announced that the SoftBank fund would take a stake in its Cruise autonomous-car unit; the announcement came just hours before Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo expanded its partnership […]

Goldman Sachs vice president charged with insider trading

Goldman Sachs vice president charged with insider trading

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors charged a vice president at Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday with making more than $130,000 through illegal trades using inside information about companies advised by the investment bank. Prosecutors said Woojae Jung, a 37-year old South Korean citizen, used confidential information about upcoming transactions he learned through his […]