Amazon Fires 2 Union Organizers Tied to First U.S. Labor Win
Amazon has fired two employees with ties to the grassroots union that led the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
2022 IS THE YEAR OF ALL-INCLUSIVE TRAVEL, AND HERE'S WHY
The hotel name Zoetry (in Zoetry Montego Bay Jamaica) has an umlaut mark over the letter "e."
'TOP GUN' SEQUEL A WELCOME TRIP TO THE DANGER ZONE
Early on in "Top Gun: Maverick," Tom Cruise hops on his sleek motorcycle, wearing Aviator sunglasses and a leather jacket with patches, and speeds into a time machine. No, that's not right. It's actually us who take a trip back.
Rumors: What to expect with Apple's 2022 redesign
4 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS FROM CYBER ATTACKS
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses have quickly adopted remote working and transitioned to new technologies, such as contactless payments and online ordering.
A BEZOS-BIDEN SQUABBLE: CAN CORPORATE TAXES TAME INFLATION?
Jeff Bezos this weekend became the latest centi-billionaire to launch a political fight on Twitter by denouncing a tweet from President Joe Biden about corporate taxes as "disinformation” and “misdirection."
BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO RELEASE $45B FOR NATIONWIDE INTERNET
The Biden administration is taking the first steps to release $45 billion to ensure that every U.S. resident has access to high-speed internet by roughly 2028, inviting governors and other leaders to start the application process.
NISSAN MULLING THIRD AUTO PLANT IN THE US TO MEET EV DEMAND
Nissan is considering adding a new auto plant in the U.S. to keep up with growing demand for electric vehicles, a top executive at the Japanese automaker said.
MENACED BY FLAMES, NUCLEAR LAB PEERS INTO FUTURE OF WILDFIRE
Public schools were closed and evacuation bags packed this week as a stubborn wildfire crept within a few miles of the city of Los Alamos and its companion U.S. national security lab - where assessing apocalyptic threats is a specialty and wildland fire is a beguiling equation.
WITH ROE IN DOUBT, SOME FEAR TECH SURVEILLANCE OF PREGNANCY
When Chandler Jones realized she was pregnant during her junior year of college, she turned to a trusted source for information and advice.
HAWAIIAN AIRLINES EXPLORING ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY
Hawaiian Airlines is exploring electric aircraft technology with a company based in Boston.
LEARN YOUR PARENTS' FINANCIAL PLANS ASAP
My mom died at age 61, when I was 31. Seeing her headstone in a field of others smacked me with a brutal, if obvious fact: Everyone, including everyone's parents, will die.
MUSK'S CHINA TIES ADD POTENTIAL RISKS TO TWITTER PURCHASE
Elon Musk's ties to China through his role as electric car brand Tesla's biggest shareholder could add complexity to his bid to buy Twitter.
AIRBNB Allows Employees to Live and Work From Anywhere
Airbnb will allow its employees to live and work almost anywhere around the world, fully embracing a remote work policy to attract staff and ensure flexibility.
Save on Family Travel Without Stressing
My family didn’t travel much when I was a kid, but when we did, my parents jumped through hoops to cut costs.
‘DOCTOR STRANGE 2' GETS WEIRDER, SCARIER, MESSIER
Once a superhero franchise goes multiverse, it’s hard to go back.
CALIFORNIA LAYS OUT PLAN TO DRASTICALLY CUT FOSSIL FUEL USE
New homes built in California starting in 2026 need to be powered by all-electric furnaces, stoves and other appliances if California is to meet its ambitious climate change goals over the next two decades, according to a state pollution-reduction plan released this week.
THE HEART OF THE HOME GETS NEW COLOR, CUBBIES, CONNECTIVITY
As French chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud puts it, “Kitchens should be designed around what’s truly important — fun, food, and life.”
DETAILED ‘OPEN SOURCE' NEWS INVESTIGATIONS ARE CATCHING ON
One of the more striking pieces of journalism from the Ukraine war featured intercepted radio transmissions from Russian soldiers indicating an invasion in disarray, their conversations even interrupted by a hacker literally whistling “Dixie.”
BIDEN ANNOUNCES PROGRAM OFFERING DISCOUNTED INTERNET SERVICE
President Joe Biden announced that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy.
HOW TO AVOID ‘RUG PULLS,' THE LATEST CRYPTOCURRENCY SCAM
A new type of scam has emerged in the hype-filled world of cryptocurrency: the “rug pull.”
EA SPORTS AND FIFA END PARTNERSHIP, BOTH EYE NEW VIDEO GAMES
Electronic Arts will stop making its hugely successful FIFA video game in its current name, marking a split in one of soccer’s most successful and lucrative partnerships after the sides failed to strike a new licensing deal.
FACE-SCANNER CLEARVIEW AGREES TO LIMITS IN COURT SETTLEMENT
Facial recognition startup Clearview AI has agreed to restrict the use of its massive collection of face images to settle allegations that it collected people’s photos without their consent.
THOUSANDS OF SMARTPHONES PURCHASED BY VA WENT UNUSED
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wasted nearly $2 million when most of the smartphones bought during the pandemic for homeless veterans went unused, according to an inspector general’s report.
Self Service Repair
Empowering consumers to fix their devices
Apple Delivers Strong Quarter, but Warns of Trouble Ahead
Apple reported strong quarterly results despite supply shortages, but warned that its growth slowdown is likely to deepen.
Amazon Workers in NYC Reject Union in a Reversal of Fortune
Amazon workers at a warehouse on Staten Island overwhelmingly rejected a union bid on Monday, dealing a blow to organizers who last month pulled offthe first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
The comeback of the captivating social network
ENERGY CHIEF GRANHOLM TOUTS $3B PLAN TO BOOST EV BATTERIES
Continuing its push to dramatically boost sales of electric vehicles, the Biden administration announced $3.1 billion in funding to U.S. companies that make and recycle lithium-ion batteries.
FIFA BLOCKCHAIN DEAL IS FIRST NEW US WCUP SPONSOR SINCE 2011
FIFA got a first new American sponsor of the men’s World Cup in 11 years, signing a deal for this year’s tournament in Qatar with blockchain technology provider Algorand.