New iPhone 14 and iOS upgrade include some big cybersecurity changes

New iPhone 14 and iOS upgrade include some big cybersecurity changes

Customers shop at the Apple Fifth Avenue store for the release of the Apple iPhone 14 in New York City, September 16, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters It’s Black Friday and the official start of the holiday shopping season, and there’s a new iPhone 14 for consumers in the market looking to upgrade their Apple … Read more

Walmart shooter bought gun day of attack, left behind ‘death note’

A police tape is seen at the site of a fatal shooting in a Walmart on November 23, 2022 in Chesapeake, Virginia. Nathan Howard | Getty Images The Walmart night crew supervisor who shot and killed six of his co-workers Tuesday used a handgun he purchased the morning of the attack and left a “death … Read more

Omicron boosters aren’t very effective against mild illness

A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic in the Peabody Institute Library in Peabody, Massachusetts, US, on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. Vanessa Leroy | Bloomberg | Getty Images The new omicron Covid boosters probably aren’t very effective at preventing Covid infections and mild illness, but they will … Read more

Congress may make it easier to set money aside for emergency expenses

Thomas Barwick | Digital vision | Getty Images Many families struggle to come up with the cash when faced with an unexpected $400 expense. That lack of emergency savings may force them to borrow money at high interest rates to pay for the surprise expense, putting their financial security at risk. Now Congress has a … Read more

Omicron BQ variants dominant, XBB circulating at low level

A person receives a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test as the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread in Manhattan, New York City, US, December 22, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters The omicron BQ coronavirus subvariants have risen to dominance in the US as people gather and travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, putting people with compromised immune … Read more

This week’s best-performing stocks include an electronics retailer and a media giant

It’s been a short-yet-volatile trading week as investors dealt with low trading volumes due to Thanksgiving and an early market close on Friday. The three indexes were poised to end the week with gains as they climbed on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 1.8% this week, while the S & … Read more

Wall Street’s latest rally looks sustainable heading into December, Oppenheimer strategist says

The latest rally on Wall Street looks to have some staying power as investors dial back some of their negative outlook for the US economy, according to a top strategist at Oppenheimer. John Stoltzfus said Friday on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that investors appear to be growing more confident in recent weeks. He dated … Read more

Retail expert Dana Telsey breaks down the holiday season’s potential winners and losers

This holiday season, Telsey Advisory Group CEO Dana Telsey expects more in-store shoppers and a movement away from spending on home improvement to clothing and beauty as consumers exit the pandemic mindset. But not all retail companies are on equal footing. “I think this holiday season’s gonna be about in-person shopping,” Telsey said on “Squawk … Read more

Warren Buffett explains his $750 million charitable donation on Thanksgiving eve

Warren Buffett Gerard Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett donated more than $750 million in Berkshire Hathaway stock to four foundations associated with his family on Thanksgiving eve, and the legendary investor said the timing was no coincidence as this is his way of giving thanks to his children for their charitable work. “I’ve got a … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy urges European unity; Russian reservists suffer heavy losses

‘We share your pain’: Putin meets with mothers of Russian soldiers President Vladimir Putin met on Friday with the mothers of Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine, telling them that he and his country shared their pain. Sitting with the group of women around a table with tea and cake, Putin said he understood that nothing … Read more