3 TECH GIANTS REPORT COMBINED PROFITS OF MORE THAN $50B
Three tech companies — Apple, Microsoft and Google owner Alphabet — reported combined profits of more than $50 billion in the April-June quarter, underscoring their unparalleled influence and success at reshaping the way we live.
ASTRAZENECA TO SEEK US APPROVAL OF COVID VACCINE IN 2ND HALF
AstraZeneca said Thursday that it intends to seek U.S. approval for its COVID-19 vaccine later this year, further delaying the application even as the company announced it had already delivered more than 1 billion doses to other countries.
AMERICAN PLANS TO INVEST IN A BUDGET AIRLINE BASED IN CHILE
American Airlines plans to invest in a Chilean budget airline and sell seats on each other’s flights to help American extend its reach in South America.
RUSSIA FINES GOOGLE FOR VIOLATING DATA STORAGE LAW
A Moscow court ordered Google on Thursday to pay a fine of 3 million rubles (roughly $41,000) for refusing to store the personal data of Russian users on servers in Russia, a move that is part of the government’s longstanding effort to tighten its grip on online activity.
RUSSIAN LAB MODULE DOCKS WITH SPACE STATION AFTER 8-DAY TRIP
Russia’s long-delayed lab module successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
FORD OVERCOMES COMPUTER CHIP SHORTAGE, POSTS SURPRISE PROFIT
Sky-high sales prices for its pickup trucks and SUVs helped Ford Motor Co. turn a surprise second-quarter profit despite a global shortage of computer chips that cut factory output in half.
US ECONOMY SURPASSES PRE-PANDEMIC SIZE WITH 6.5% Q2 GROWTH
Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation has achieved a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession. The total size of the economy has now surpassed its pre-pandemic level.
NEW TECHNOLOGY PROPELS EFFORTS TO FIGHT WESTERN WILDFIRES
As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become smarter in how they prepare.
NOKIA PROFIT SUBSTANTIALLY UP ON NEW OPERATING MODEL, 5G
Wireless network maker and 5G technology provider Nokia reported substantially improved second-quarter profit Thursday, citing the help of its new operating model and booming sales of 5G equipment.
FACEBOOK PROFITS TOP $10B AS ITS CEO EXALTS THE ‘METAVERSE'
Concerns about a revenue growth slowdown pushed Facebook’s shares lower in afterhours trading Wednesday, not long after the company reported that its second-quarter profits doubled thanks to a massive increase in advertising revenue.
Fruit Salad With Flair Is Perfect for Summer
In 1977, Robert Gordon launched a rockabilly revival that would team him up with Link Wray, Chris Spedding and Danny Gatton. Here’s the full story in his own words and those of his closest collaborators.
DECISION TIME: URGENT CARE OR ER?
Urgent Care Facilities Help to Ease the Burden on Emergency Rooms
COUNTRY JAZZ, PART 2
This month, we present the conclusion of our look at John Scofield’s sophisticated reinvention of a country classic.
Herniated Disks in the Lower Back
This is the last of our three-part back pain series. So far, we have talked about sciatica pain and pelvic and tailbone pain. We saved what is probably the most debilitating lower back pain of all for last — the herniated disk.
Rick and Roll Music
John Lennon’s discovery of the Rickenbacker 325 launched the guitar maker’s Invasion-era success.
MAKE IT OK!
Peace River Center Campaign Aims to Fight Stigma Associated With Mental Illness
LET IT BE Guitar by Guitar
As the Beatles’ Get Back documentary prepares to head for screens, we look back at the guitars that defined the group’s long cold lonely winter of 1969.
Homeless Outreach Center Cares For Body & Mind
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO TAJ
Chapter Two: From North America to Hawaii
It's Only My Opinion
Daytime’s most outspoken columnist!
RETURN TO THE RED ROCKS
Scenes from the 2021 Moab Easter Jeep Safari
Learn How to Spot, Treat Rosacea
Rosacea is a fairly common dermatological condition that can affect anyone of any age. It is a chronic condition with no known cure, but advances in medical technology have made it possible to treat and control the symptoms.
As the caretaker for a vast collection of unusual vintage axes, blues guitarist Mike Dugan has carved out a second career in front of the camera.
GH: CHASE CLOSES IN ON THE TRUTH ABOUT WILLOW
Wiley’s birthday party proves to be action-packed in unexpected ways — and could end in major fireworks for the tortured triangle of Willow, Michael and Chase.
PORTAL AXLE 101
Why are they so cool?
Reducing Your Health Risks With Vaccines
Vaccines are one of the best ways to reduce your risk of illness and the spread of disease. Serious research has gone into making vaccines that are safe, efficient and effective for all ages.
Jon Sullivan’s ’71 Trella takes the classic single-cutaway set-neck design to new lengths.
young and restless
Daddy’s Dream: Devon (Bryton James,l.) informed Neil (Kristoff St. John) that he wanted to pursue a career in music instead of business.
Land Rover Defender 90 with Cummins R2.8 power!