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Bill Gates says he wants to raise taxes on the wealthy and that 'there's a lot to admire' about Jeff Bezos

(NEW YORK) -- Bill Gates said on Tuesday he favored raising taxes -- especially on the wealthy -- and dodged a question about fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos and his fight with The National Enquirer.The Microsoft founder also reflected on the lack of women hired in the early days of Microsoft…... Read More

'It just smells like something doesn’t make sense': Canadian crypto world questions CEO's death

(NEW YORK) -- The CEO of what has been noted as Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchange, whose death is mired in controversy and whose widow says went to his grave with the sole password to access hundreds of millions of dollars, may have wanted to exit his business before he died,…... Read More

Hello Alfred co-founders on why they tried to cancel their business multiple times

(NEW YORK) -- Marcela Sapone attended Harvard Business School with two goals in mind, to find a co-founder and a “really good idea to work on.”Sapone met Jessica Beck on the second day of classes and while Beck admits to wanting to explore different areas of the industry before settling…... Read More

Alaska Airlines unveils special-edition "Captain Marvel" plane

(NEW YORK) -- Marvel Studios’ first female-lead super hero is taking to the skies with Alaska Airlines. The airline recently unveiled a special-edition Captain Marvel-themed plane ahead of the movie release on March 8, which is also International Women's Day.“We’re excited to showcase a pilot who’s risen to super hero…... Read More

Inside the lucrative child modeling business behind Instagram phenom Baby Chanco

(NEW YORK) -- At just barely 13 months old, a baby in Japan has won over hearts around the nation and the world thanks to Instagram and her full head of luxurious locks.Baby Chanco is a pint-sized bundle of joy who was born in Kyoto, Japan, with a full head…... Read More

Inside Kate Spade New York's Fall 2019 ready-to-wear collection

(NEW YORK) -- Nicola Glass made her second big splash at the Kate Spade Fall 2019 ready-to-wear show. The brand showcased a collection that echoed the pretty prints and sparkle of her initial debut last September, but with a remixed '70s flair that feels equal parts modern and majestic.Once the…... Read More

Tesla's Autopilot blamed by driver for accident, police say

(NEW YORK) --  A Tesla owner whose car crashed Sunday evening in New Jersey blamed the vehicle’s Autopilot, which he told police unexpectedly took over moments before the accident. It was just after 6:30 p.m. when the driver, Eric Carter, of Hamilton, was heading north in his Tesla Model X…... Read More

Barbie aims for inclusion as Mattel unveils doll who uses wheelchair and one with a prosthetic limb

(NEW YORK) -- Barbie is expanding her crew of pals as Mattel releases a new variety of inclusive dolls as part of their Fashionistas collection.Monday, the American toy company announced it's adding dolls with braided hair texture, a new body type and Barbies who reflect permanent physical disabilities.Barbie's new body…... Read More

Vice Media's CEO Nancy Dubuc talks about worst advice she never took

(NEW YORK) -- Nancy Dubuc has seen her fair share of media pitches.Dubuc worked for A&E Networks for 19 years, with the last six of those years as president and CEO, before recently becoming CEO of Vice Media in the fall of 2018. With years of experience creating award-winning programming…... Read More

Amazon reconsiders building new headquarters in New York City: WaPo

(NEW YORK) -- Amazon is re-considering its decision to split its second headquarters between New York and Virginia after mounting local opposition in New York City, according to a report.The behemoth retailer "is reconsidering its plan to bring 25,000 jobs to a new campus in New York City following a…... Read More

Prosecutors reviewing Jeff Bezos' allegations of extortion against National Enquirer's parent company: Source

(NEW YORK) --  Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are reviewing the accusations of extortion and blackmail made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos against the parent company of the National Enquirer, a source familiar with the matter told ABC News on Friday.American Media Inc., which owns the tabloid, was granted immunity from…... Read More

Check out the apps that will intercept robocalls and tell you when they're done

(NEW YORK) -- Pesky calls from telemarketers may be easier to combat than ever. With new apps like Robokiller, spam calls are automatically intercepted so that your phone may never even ring. ABC News' Paula Faris demonstrated the app's functionality on Good Morning America to show that when a robocall…... Read More

Industries, researchers were 'essentially blind' during shutdown data drought

(WASHINGTON) -- Though government agencies reopened their doors nearly two weeks ago, experts have warned that the impact of the longest shutdown in history still lingers with continued delays in the release of key federal data."We are really fortunate," said Amitrajeet Batabyal, an economics professor at the Rochester Institute of…... Read More

Audi's new Q8 aims to be everything an SUV owner could ask for

BY ABC NEWS' MORGAN KORN (PARK CITY, Utah) -- Remember “peak SUV”?It was the buzzword two years ago among the automotive coterie. Now, there are more sport-utility vehicles than ever before on the market and carmakers are scrambling to quench demand.Some SUVs are designed to match the performance metrics of…... Read More