5 REASONS THE T-MOBILE-SPRINT MERGER SHOULD'VE BEEN REJECTED-AND WILL RAISE YOUR PHONE BILL

There used to be five, then there were four, and with the recent ruling allowing the takeover of Sprint by T-Mobile, there will now...

AMHERST MAKES A BIG BUY IN ITS QUEST FOR ONE MILLION RENTAL HOMES

Measured by big, bold plans, no real estate firm matches the epic ambitions of Amherst Holdings. The under-the-radar firm is aiming...

 
 
 

MGM RESORTS HACK EXPOSES DETAILS OF 10.6 MILLION GUESTS

One of Las Vegas's biggest hotel chains has been hacked, exposing the personal data of millions of individuals. MGM Resorts was hit...

Roger Stone sentenced to more than three years in prison for Trump cover-up

ROGER STONE SENTENCED TO MORE THAN THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR TRUMP COVER-UP

Roger Stone, the longtime Republican operative and Donald Trump associate, was sentenced to 3 years and four months behind bars for...

 
 
 

BOEING ASKS LAWMAKERS TO SUSPEND PREFERENTIAL TAX RATE

Washington state lawmakers introduced bills Wednesday, at The Boeing Co.'s request, to suspend the aerospace giant's preferential business...

NEARLY 6 MILLION CONTIGO CHILDREN'S WATER BOTTLES RECALLED FOR POSSIBLE CHOKING HAZARD

For the second time in six months, Contigo is urging parents to stop using its water bottles , made specifically for kids, after learning-again-that...

 
 
 

HOW TO FAILURE-PROOF YOUR DIVERSITY INITIATIVE

In today's raceAhead: Michael Bloomberg gets pummeled in his first debate appearance, a right-wing terrorist attack leaves at least...

Billionaire Les Wexner gives up control of Victoria's Secret after failing to fix the struggling brand

BILLIONAIRE LES WEXNER GIVES UP CONTROL OF VICTORIA'S SECRET AFTER FAILING TO FIX THE STRUGGLING BRAND

L Brands is selling a controlling stake in Victoria's Secret after 82-year-old billionaire CEO, founder, and biggest investor Les Wexner...

 
 
 

HYATT CEO MARK HOPLAMAZIAN ON TRAVEL'S TRENDIEST BUZZWORD: ‘EXPERIENCES'

Hyatt is expanding. In the traditional sense, yes, as the Chicago-based hotel chain recently announced plans to open 200 more locations...

HOW TO ANSWER THE DREADED “TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF” IN JOB INTERVIEWS

On anyone's list of the trickiest questions in a job interview, the simple request to “tell me about yourself” would have to rank among...

 
 
 

SHOULD CEOS STAY ON THE BOARD AFTER THEY STEP DOWN?

Investors applauded when former DuPont CEO Ed Breen abruptly reclaimed the job on Tuesday, with former CEO Marc Doyle dismissed immediately....

THREE MEGA-DEALS TO HAVE ON YOUR RADAR TODAY

Good morning, Term Sheet readers! I was out of the office for several days, and I was definitely not mentally prepared for the avalanche...

 
 
 

WE SUBSCRIBE TO MEALS, CLOTHES, AND TV SHOWS. WHAT ABOUT CARS?

This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign...

HERE'S HOW WIRELESS CARRIERS RANK ON 5G SPEEDS, ACCORDING TO REPORT

Mobile subscribers who upgrade to one of the expensive, new 5G compatible phones may find the experience more than a little bit frustrating,...

 
 
 

UDACITY'S NEW, ONLINE A.I. COURSE TARGETS AN IMPORTANT MARKET: BOSSES

Udacity, the online education company co-founded by Google X moonshot founder Sebastian Thrun, is trying to capitalize on executive...

MORGAN STANLEY WILL BUY E*TRADE FOR $13 BILLION AS BROKERAGE CONSOLIDATION HEATS UP

Morgan Stanley agreed to buy discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp. for $13 billion, pushing further into the retail market with...

 
 
 

MONEY, POLITICS, TAMPONS: HOW “FOR WOMEN, BY WOMEN” STARTUP LOLA VIEWS ITS INVESTOR'S TRUMP TIES

Where does your money come from? For the venture-backed startups whose entire business models have been made possible by wealthy institutions...

Bezos's $10 billion Earth Fund could shape Earth in Bezos's favor

BEZOS'S $10 BILLION EARTH FUND COULD SHAPE EARTH IN BEZOS'S FAVOR

Good morning. This week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched a $10 billion fund to “amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting...

 
 
 

VICTORIA'S SECRET IS ABOUT TO BE SOLD AFTER YEARS OF SCANDAL AND SLUMPING SALES

L Brands Inc. is close to selling a controlling stake in its Victoria's Secret brand to private equity firm Sycamore Partners in a...

The Chinese province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak changes how it counts cases-again

THE CHINESE PROVINCE AT THE HEART OF THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK CHANGES HOW IT COUNTS CASES-AGAIN

The number of new coronavirus cases reported by Hubei province dropped sharply after China changed the way it officially reports the...

 
 
 



Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in federal prison for obstruction, false...

Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in federal prison for obstruction, false statements, and witness tampering

A federal judge sentenced the longtime former GOP strategist and Trump ally Roger Stone on Thursday to serve 40 months in prison. He was also sentenced to pay a $20,000 fine... Read more ...

KFC releasing its fried chicken and donut sandwich nationwide

KFC releasing its fried chicken and donut sandwich nationwide

Chicken and donut lovers rejoyce! Read more ...

Nearly 6 million kids water bottles recalled again due to a choking hazard

Nearly 6 million kids water bottles recalled again due to a choking hazard

This marks the second time these water bottles were recalled and includes the replacement lids that were provided in the first recall. Read more ...

Morgan Stanley to buy online-brokerage giant E-Trade for $13 billion

Morgan Stanley to buy online-brokerage giant E-Trade for $13 billion

Morgan Stanley agreed on Thursday to acquire the online brokerage E-Trade for $13 billion in an all-stock transaction. The takeover will help Morgan Stanley offer self-service... Read more ...

Video shows inmate falling through ceiling while trying to escape from jail

Video shows inmate falling through ceiling while trying to escape from jail

An Ohio inmate was caught on camera as surveillance video captured a woman's attempt to escape from a jail waiting room. Read more ...

Bath & Body Works is now a standalone company - we visited a store and saw...

Bath & Body Works is now a standalone company - we visited a store and saw why it's been L Brands' secret weapon

Bath & Body Works is now a standalone brand after parent company L Brands announced on Thursday it had sold a majority stake in Victoria's Secret to the private-equity firm... Read more ...

Roger Stone Sentenced To More Than 3 Years Amid Furor Over Trump And DOJ

Roger Stone Sentenced To More Than 3 Years Amid Furor Over Trump And DOJ

President Trump's political adviser was found guilty on all counts by a federal jury last year after he was charged with lying to Congress and obstructing its investigation. Read more ...

Marshall-ECU game date moved, will honor 1970 crash victims

Marshall-ECU game date moved, will honor 1970 crash victims

GREENVILLE, N.C. - Marshall and East Carolina will open the 2020 football season a week earlier than scheduled to accommodate a national television broadcast marking the 50th... Read more ...

Man stabbed in north London mosque - UK police

Man stabbed in north London mosque - UK police

A knifeman that reportedly ran into a north London mosque and stabbed a man in the neck on Thursday has been arrested, the Metropolitan Police have confirmed. According to... Read more ...

Sy Sperling, founder of Hair Club for Men, dead at 78

Sy Sperling, founder of Hair Club for Men, dead at 78

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Hair Club for Men founder Sy Sperling, famous for the TV commercials where he proclaimed “I'm not only the Hair Club president but I'm also a client,”... Read more ...