Aurora Cannabis earnings: Here comes a billion-dollar loss

2020-02-11

When Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced last week that co-founder and Chief Executive Terry Booth would retire, it also revealed another loss to come: A quarterly deficit of roughly a billion dollars. Aurora ACB, -1.28% ACB, -1.44%  is scheduled to report fiscal second-quarter results Thursday morning, and it is expected toRead More →

Who was Qassem Soleimani, and why is his death a major development in U.S.-Middle East relations?

2020-01-02

Qassem Soleimani, leader of the foreign wing of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, was killed in a U.S. airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport Friday, local time, escalating long-brewing animosities between Tehran and Washington. President Donald Trump authorized the airstrike that killed Soleimani, a top Iranian general who is considered oneRead More →

Dropbox adds two female tech execs to board

2019-08-27

Dropbox Inc. added two women to its board of directors on Tuesday, the latest push by CEO Drew Houston to diversify leadership at the file-storage company. Lisa Campbell, chief marketing officer at Autodesk Inc. ADSK, +1.63%, and Karen Peacock, chief operating officer at software firm Intercom, joined the 10-person board,Read More →

Companies race to find the key to eternal life

2019-08-25

Getty Images The fountain of eternal youth once sounded like pure science fiction, but now investors are pouring millions into start-ups searching for revolutionary ways to reverse the aging process. The big hope is that they will one day become a reality and turn a profit. On Monday, Juvenescence: TheRead More →