Paul Ryan Quietly Endorses Donald Trump

Jun 3, 2016, 12:12 pm EDT

Paul Ryan, the current Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has announced his endorsement of Donald Trump for President.

Paul Ryan’s announced his endorsement in a column GazetteXtra.com column. In the piece, the House Speaker said that he will be voting for Donald Trump this Fall, but that he will still speak his mind when he feels he needs to.

Paul Ryan said that he and Donald Trump disagree on many subjects, but that he’s spoken with the presidential candidate and believes that they agree on enough that he can support him. He hopes to pass many laws with Trump’s help if he gets elected. Read 

Intel CEO Cancels Donald Trump Fundraiser

Jun 2, 2016, 5:30 pm EDT

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has cancelled a fundraiser planned for Donald Trump. Source: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia (Modified)

CEO Brian Krzanich was slated to have a fundraiser in his hometown of Atherton, Calif in order to benefit the Republican candidate in his bid to become the president of the United States.

The move was sudden and the reasons behind the cancellation have yet to be announced, but it could be caused by Trump’s increasingly polarizing views on immigration and women. Read 

Sirius XM Suspends Glenn Beck Over ‘Trump Threat’

May 31, 2016, 5:33 pm EDT

SiriusXM (NASDAQ:SIRI) has suspended Glenn Beck’s show over his comments on Donald Trump.

The radio personality said on his syndicated SiriusXM show that the Republican candidate’s extreme ways could get him assassinated if he is elected president.

The company said that Beck will not be on The Patriot Channel‘s The Glenn Beck Program over the coming week. Read 

Michigan Seeks Bill to Take Driverless Cars Beyond Testing

May 31, 2016, 12:22 pm EDT

Michigan lawmakers have proposed a new bill concerning self-driving cars.

The new bill would make it so that self-driving cars could be used on public roads in the state. This would allow automakers more flexibility to test their vehicles and could help it stay ahead of other states looking to draw in self-driving car companies.

The bill would be good news for companies such as General Motors Company (GM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) and Ford Motor Company (F), all of which operate out of Detroit. Kirk Steudle, the director of Michigan’s Department of Transportation, said that self-driving cars are quickly approaching mass production, reports Business Finance News. Read 

Massachusetts Senate OKs Plastic Bag Ban

May 27, 2016, 4:54 pm EDT

Massachusetts may soon enact a plastic bag ban in large grocery stores.

The Northeastern state is considering passing a law that would eliminate the use of plastic bags in stores that are at least 3,000 square feet, or chains with at least three locations.

If the law passes, grocery stores would also charge 10 cents for reusable or paper bags. However, Gov. Charlie Baker may be opposed to such a move. Read 

President Hillary Clinton: The U.S. Economy’s Winners and Losers

May 25, 2016, 1:24 pm EDT

It’s still early in the election cycle, so the polls and the betting markets are at odds about whether we’ll actually see a “President Hillary Clinton.” Recent polls put Hillary on top 47% to 41.8%, giving her a 5.2% lead on Donald Trump, though “The Donald” has been steadily closing that gap. Source: Gage Skidmore via Flickr (Modified)

The betting markets, which tend to be more reliable than polls, give Hillary 4/11 odds vs. 9/4 odds for Trump. For those of you who aren’t degenerate gamblers, that means you’d have to wager $11 to win $4 in a Hillary win, whereas you’d wager $4 in order to win $9 in a Trump win.

This is fantastic news for the email security industry. Read 

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