Verizon just sold AOL and Yahoo for $5 billion, which officially marks Verizon's exit from the media business.
Black, the former CEO of Apollo, said he paid Guzel Ganieva, a former model, to keep the "consensual affair" a secret. She says Black abused her.
Shares of Michaels traded slightly above the offer price, suggesting that investors believe a higher bidder could make an offer for the retailer.
Chamath Palihapitiya tweeted he’s leading a PIPE in residential solar company Sunlight Financial. Sunlight provides loans to homeowners for the installation of solar panels. Palihapitiya also announced he’s leading a PIPE in Latch, a building-management software start-up. Sign up here our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell . […]
Billionaire Leon Black on Thursday gave his most thorough public account to date about his business relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Black, the CEO of investment firm Apollo Global Management, said he regretted giving Epstein “a second chance” after Epstein’s 2009 release from prison. Black said he paid […]
Apollo Global Management and its CEO Leon Black have agreed to use an external law firm to review Black’s ties with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Dechert LLP will conduct a “thorough review” of the information Black has provided about his ties to Epstein. Black transferred at least $US50 million […]
William Hill has received takeover proposals from both Apollo Global Management and Caesars Entertainment, but says there is no certainty of sealing a deal, Bloomberg reported. The UK gambling group, valued at $US4 billion (£3.2 million), announced last month that it was closing 119 stores due to COVID-19. Apollo is […]
Carnival Corp. may have had to pay a higher interest rate on the bonds it’s sold this year if the Federal Reserve had not said it would lend to and buy bonds from companies with investment-grade debt, The Wall Street Journal‘s Matt Wirz reported on Sunday. As Carnival cancelled cruises […]
47 years ago in 1972, Apollo 17 became NASA’s last manned moon landing. A crew of three astronauts spent three days on the moon, taking lunar samples and walking on the surface. They landed back on earth on December 19, 1972. The flight occurred three years after the first human […]
NASA ordered 15 space-grade moon ships for its Apollo program in the 1960s and 1970s. Ten of those vehicles, known as lunar modules, or LMs, launched into space. Astronauts landed six of them on the moon. After Congress cancelled the Apollo program, museums put three spare LMs on display in […]
The iPhone is an incredible piece of hardware, but apps unlock its true potential. I own over 200 apps on my iPhone X, but there are only 11 I couldn’t really live without. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. My iPhone X is my most used gadget. It’s my […]
Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon. The moon landing was a historic moment for space exploration. The last time a person visited the moon was in December 1972, during NASA’s Apollo 17 […]
NASA astronauts tend to hail from Ohio, and especially Cleveland. The state’s Midwestern twang may even be the reason that Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong was misheard when he uttered “one small step for a man,” 50 years ago today. Other astronaut hotspots include New York City, Boston, Chicago, and […]
Buzz Aldrin was one of two astronauts to walk on the moon for the first time on July 20, 1969. On the eve of the Apollo 11 mission’s 50th anniversary, Aldrin spoke to Omega, which supplied the watch he wore on the lunar mission. Aldrin recounted the moments that he […]
Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, NASA‘s Apollo 11 astronauts walked the moon for the first time in history. The achievement made global headlines, with many newspapers tracking the mission from its Florida launch to the splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. Here’s what newspapers from the time looked like. […]
NASA’s Apollo program landed astronauts on the moon for the first time 50 years ago. No women have been to the moon, b ut women were instrumental in the success of the missions: They worked in the control room, designed flight software, and calculated backup plans. Here are 15 of […]
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, is developing Starship: a new launch system to send people to the moon and Mars. SpaceX has built two prototypes of the vehicle, called Starhopper and Starship Mark 1, in South Texas. According to Musk, who delivered a new update about the […]