Affirm buy now, pay later loans coming later this year

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple device users will soon be able to tap into buy now, pay later loans from Affirm for purchases, the companies said Tuesday. Affirm will surface as an option for U.S. Apple Pay users on iPhones and iPads later this year, the San Francisco-based fintech company said in … Read more

Figma tender offer values company at $12.5 billion

Dylan Field, co-founder and CEO of Figma, speaks at the startup’s Config conference in San Francisco on May 10, 2022. Figma Figma, a cloud-based design tool company, said Thursday it will allow investors, including current and former employees, to sell their shares in a tender offer that values the company at $12.5 billion. That’s up … Read more

San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport, US Airports Fight Over Right To Use Name “San Francisco”

The legal turbulence began in April when officials in San Francisco sued for copyright infringement San Francisco: Lawsuits are flying in a dispute between two California airports over the right to use the name “San Francisco” — despite neither of them being in the city. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is suing the recently renamed … Read more

Luxury real estate prices hit an all-time record, Redfin says

Real estate is increasingly a tale of two markets — a luxury sector that is booming, and the rest of the market that continues to struggle with higher rates and low inventory. Overall real estate sales fell 4% nationwide in the first quarter, according to Redfin. Yet, luxury real estate sales increased more than 2%, … Read more

Meet the private doctor to the wealthy — at $40,000 a year

Dr. Jordan Shlain, founder of Private Medical. Credit: Jordan Shlain A version of this article first appeared in CNBC’s Inside Wealth newsletter with Robert Frank, a weekly guide to the high-net-worth investor and consumer. Sign up to receive future editions, straight to your inbox. When people ask Dr. Jordan Shlain to describe his medical practice, he says … Read more

Autonomous drone startup Zipline hits 1 million deliveries

A drone operator loads a Walmart package into Zipline’s P1 fixed-wing drone for delivery to a customer home in Pea Ridge, Arkansas, on March 30, 2023. Bunee Tomlinson Autonomous delivery drone startup Zipline said Friday that it hit its 1 millionth delivery to customers and that it’s eyeing restaurant partnerships in its next phase of … Read more

Denver-Boulder aims to be Silicon Valley of the future

An Atom Computing employee engaged in work on a computer screen. CNBC This story is part of CNBC’s quarterly Cities of Success series, which explores cities that have transformed into business hubs with an entrepreneurial spirit that has attracted capital, companies and employees. Imagine a world where computers solve problems billions of times faster than … Read more

Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil its robotaxi on Aug. 8; shares pop

Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of Tesla and owner of X, formerly known as Twitter, attends the Viva Technology conference dedicated to innovation and startups at the Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, France, June 16, 2023.  Gonzalo Fuentes | Reuters Tesla will reveal its robotaxi product on Aug. 8, CEO Elon Musk said … Read more

How much money family of 4 needs to live comfortably in U.S. cities

A family of four needs to make more than $275,000 to live comfortably in some of the most expensive U.S. cities, a recent SmartAsset analysis reveals. “Comfortable” is defined as the income needed to cover a 50/30/20 budget for a family of two adults and two kids. This budget assumes that 50% of the monthly … Read more

The top 10 richest cities in America

A new report found that New York City is the no. 1 place for ultra-high-net-worth individuals to own a property. Alexander Spatari | Moment | Getty Images A version of this article first appeared in CNBC’s Inside Wealth newsletter with Robert Frank, a weekly guide to the high-net-worth investor and consumer. Sign up to receive future editions, … Read more