Spurs staffer fled San Antonio, US after he was targeted in road rage shooting near team facility
The athletic development coach for the San Antonio Spurs confirms he fled San Antonio to his native Canada in July, a day after a passenger in a vehicle fired a shot at him near the team’s Northwest Side practice facility.
25-year-old college dropout is now the world’s youngest self-made billionaire
A 25-year-old college dropout who has inked deals with the U.S. military to help them harness artificial intelligence is now reportedly the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. Alexandr Wang, who appeared on the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in 2018, is co-founder and chief executive officer at Scale, a San Francisco-based startup that helps companies generate high-quality data for AI applications. Last April, a $325 million funding round doubled Scale’s valuation to $7.3 billion in just over four months.news.yahoo.com
ISIS plot to assassinate George W. Bush broken up: report
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) uncovered a plot by an alleged ISIS operative to assassinate former President George W. Bush, Forbes reported Tuesday, citing an FBI search warrant. The alleged plot was uncovered after the suspect revealed information about his plans and asked a confidential FBI source to “obtain replica or fraudulent police and/or…news.yahoo.com
Russia Loses ‘Entire Batallion’ on Blown Up Bridge, Says Ukraine
Ukrainian Airborne Forces Command/Handout via ReutersNow in its 79th day of its Ukraine invasion, Russia is continuing its offensive—and still wracking up heavy losses of hardware and personnel. Nowhere is that more evident than along the banks of the Siverskyi Donets River in the Luhansk region, where fighting is raging and Ukraine blew up a Russian battalion attempting to cross a bridge earlier in the week.New satellite images from BlackSky intelligence firm show the parts that remain of a ponnews.yahoo.com
Forbes editor says he testified before Trump grand jury
The editor of Forbes magazine says he testified Thursday before a grand jury hearing evidence in a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump and his business practices, answering questions about a magazine article examining whether the former president inflated his wealth.
Rare, spectacular triple conjunction to grace the skies this weekend
In case you missed the great conjunction last month, when the two biggest planets in our solar system -- Jupiter and Saturn -- appeared to come within 1/10 of a degree from each other, there’s another spectacular sight to catch this weekend: The triple conjunction. It will come into the same 2 degrees of sky with the two other planets this weekend, Forbes reports. Jupiter (L) and Saturn appear about one-tenth of a degree apart during an astronomical event known as a Great Conjunction on Dec. 21, 2020. (2020 Getty Images)Though not quite as spectacular as the other nights, the triple conjuncture will also be visible Friday and Monday. But because our solar system is such an amazing thing, by Feb. 13, the planets will emerge from behind the sun to form yet another triple conjunction, but at that time, just before sunrise.
Butt family, owners of H-E-B, named one of the richest families in US by Forbes
SAN ANTONIO – The Butt family, proud owners of Texas’ beloved grocery chain H-E-B, are one of the richest families in the U.S., according to Forbes. Coming in at an estimated net worth of $17.8 billion, the Butt family fortune puts them in 15th place for wealthiest families. At the top of Forbes’ richest families list is the Walton family with a $247 billion fortune thanks to their ownership of Walmart. In June 2016, Forbes estimated the H-E-B family fortune to be closer to $11 billion. H-E-B was founded in 1905 in Kerrville by Florence Butt who opened her petite grocery store with just $60, Forbes reported.
Bid to address health costs by 3 corporate giants is over
A health care venture created in 2018 by the three corporate giants to attack soaring care costs will shutter only a couple years after launching. (AP Photos, File)INDIANAPOLIS – A health care venture conceived by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan to attack soaring costs is dissolving. Haven, which was formed in 2018 by the three U.S. corporate giants, will cease operations by the end of February, a company spokeswoman said Monday. Health care costs have grown faster than wages and inflation for years, stressing families and employers. It started new designs for health care benefits that eliminated patient out-of-pocket payments like deductibles and coinsurance and encouraged access to primary care.
Here are the top 5 highest paid YouTubers for 2020
If you are able to talk, teach or just entertain, there is a way to use the internet to make money. People all over the world have cashed in big checks thanks to views on their YouTube pages. Forbes just released the list of some of the highest paid YouTubers of 2020, so we decided to breakdown exactly how much they made from their page and what they do to make it. He racked up $24 million and was dubbed by Forbes as YouTube’s biggest new star. Forbes writes Kaji’s videos are a mix of DIY science experiments, family story time and reviews of new toys.
These San Antonio companies made Forbes list of Texas’ best employers
SAN ANTONIO – Forbes has released its findings for best employers in each state for 2020 and several San Antonio companies are among the top in Texas. And two San Antonio school districts rounded out the top 50 with Northside and North East Independent School Districts coming in at No. Many companies that have branches or stores in San Antonio also made the list, but they aren’t based out of the Alamo City. Costco Wholesale, Trader Joe’s and Starbucks, all of which have multiple locations in San Antonio, were ranked high up on the list of best employers in Texas. For the full list of best employers in Texas, click here.
2 San Antonio school districts make list of top 50 employers in Texas
SAN ANTONIO – Forbes released its list for best companies to work for in 2020 and two San Antonio school districts made the top 50 list for Texas. According to the NISD page, 106,863 students are currently enrolled in one of the district’s 120 schools. Also formed in 1949, NEISD is the second-largest school district in San Antonio. “It is an honor to be recognized by Forbes and Statista, however, it is beyond an honor that our employees put NEISD on this prestigious list.” said NEISD Superintendent Sean Maika. MethodologySurveys and responses were collected from Oct. 2019 to May 2020 to determine which employers made the list.