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10:25 a.m. July 4, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump, Biden fight for primacy on social media platforms As Trump’s reelection bid faces obstacles, his primacy in the digital world is one of his top advantages, but Biden is now working to establish a social media force too On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, delivers about half that many posts to an audience of just 2 million.
8:23 a.m. June 30, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Here are tech companies’ plans for increasing diversity amid protests over racial inequality Netflix, Google, Facebook and Microsoft among the big names promising money and targeting specific goals for increasing hiring of black tech workersSparked by social protests over systemic racism, the tech industry is laying out concrete plans to increase diversity within their workforces. Here are the plans that have been publicly announced by some of the biggest names in technology.
12:37 p.m. June 22, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Apple’s WWDC keynote was more noteworthy for what executives didn’t say Company rolls out new software updates and confirms move away from Intel for chips, but avoids discussion of App Store policiesApple Inc. rolled out a series of new software updates at its WWDC developer keynote Monday, but largely stayed away from the most buzzworthy subjects.
5:12 a.m. June 22, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Apple is under pressure over its App Store rules from the testy developers it will have to court at the upcoming WWDC Apple facing scrutiny from regulators and prominent developers over App Store practices ahead of Monday keynote addressApple’s WWDC developer event will have a different tone this year, and not just because the COVID-19 crisis has forced the smartphone giant to hold the annual conference virtually.
8:03 a.m. June 6, 2020 - By Jeff Reeves
Buy this, not that — 5 stocks to trade into now and 5 to avoid These stocks for your buy list have strong momentum and solid potentialThese stocks for your buy list have strong momentum and solid potential.
6:19 p.m. June 1, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
A lawyer’s job hangs in the balance after charges in Molotov cocktail attack — but it can take less to get fired during off hours The alleged incident took place during national protests over George Floyd’s deathThe alleged incident took place during national protests over George Floyd’s death.
6:39 a.m. May 27, 2020 - By Liz Seegert
How to be the best virtual grandparent you can be Grandparents share ideas on how to strengthen connections with your familyYou can strengthen the bond with your grandchildren even if you remain sheltered in place or live far away.
12:05 p.m. May 10, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Weird and wonderful Mother’s Day gifts to stay connected — vibrating bracelets, virtual classes with top chefs and ‘friendship lamps’ If you are looking to splurge on mom on May 10, consider one of these five social distance friendly gifts If you are looking to splurge on mom on May 10, consider one of these five social distance friendly gifts.
7:23 a.m. April 15, 2020 - By Carol Hymowitz
Retirees are finding creative ways to cope with isolation These independent older Americans, warned to stay home, are adjusting daily routines to keep physically and mentally fitThe pandemic is forcing 52 million Americans who are 60 and older to adjust to solitary, secluded lifestyles
3:27 a.m. April 15, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
5 weird products Americans are stockpiling, including a surge in demand for dumbbells Traffic at Walmart, Costco and Target fell for the first time in weeks as coronavirus stockpiling behavior shiftsTraffic at Walmart, Costco and Target fell for the first time in weeks as coronavirus stockpiling behavior shifts.
7:04 p.m. April 5, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
Apple has donated 20 million masks, is working to make 1 million face shields a week, Tim Cook says Apple CEO announces ‘global effort’ to help fight coronavirus pandemicAmid a nationwide shortage of protective equipment for health-care workers treating coronavirus patients, Apple Inc. has donated more than 20 million face masks worldwide and has started manufacturing 1 million face shields a week, Chief Executive Tim Cook said Sunday.
8:20 a.m. March 6, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Here’s what Apple suppliers have been saying about the coronavirus Mixed messages from the supply chain, with Skyworks the latest partner to cut its forecastAfter Apple Inc. announced in February that it wouldn’t hit its prior revenue forecast due to coronavirus impacts, there have been mixed messages throughout the company’s supply chain.
12:27 p.m. March 2, 2020 - By Michael Hageloh
Why investors should be glad Tim Cook and not Steve Jobs is running Apple right now Steve Jobs was the CEO for an age of revolution; Tim Cook’s the guy for a time of evolutionSteve Jobs was the CEO for an age of revolution; Tim Cook is the guy for a time of evolution, says this 22-year Apple veteran.
9:09 a.m. Dec. 18, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Are you cheap if you split the check by only paying for what you ordered? ‘I see now there are pitfalls I didn’t anticipate. What’s the appropriate etiquette for dealing with such a scenario?’‘I see now there are pitfalls I didn’t anticipate. What’s the appropriate etiquette for dealing with such a scenario?’
10:56 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Teens are spending nearly half their waking hours on screens — and that can have scary, lasting effects A new says teens spend nearly 7.5 hours a day in front of a screen, and not for school workA new says teens spend nearly 7.5 hours a day in front of a screen, and not for school work.
1:33 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - Associated Press
Apple removes Hong Kong map app after Chinese criticismApple removed a smartphone app that allows Hong Kong activists to report police movements from its online store Thursday after an official Chinese newspaper accused the company of facilitating illegal behavior.
2:20 p.m. Oct. 3, 2019 - Associated Press
Barr wants Facebook to give authorities access to encrypted messaging Law enforcement wants ability to access, but experts say that opens doors for insecure systemsU.S. Attorney General William Barr and other U.S., U.K. and Australian officials are pressing Facebook to give authorities a way to read encrypted messages sent by users, re-igniting tensions between tech companies and law enforcement.
10:46 p.m. Sept. 22, 2019 - By Associated Press
Chinese stocks skid amid increased trade tensions Nikkei closed for holiday; Australia gainsStocks got a downbeat start to the week as investors kept a wary eye on tensions with Iran and on signals from China and the U.S. on prospects for a resolution of their tariffs war.
4:38 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Demand for climate-proofed portfolios was a key proxy-season theme this year 2019 sees record levels of shareholder and mutual-fund support for environmental concerns — and increased action to head off proxy votes Shareholder support for climate-related resolutions climbed to an all-time high of 30% in the latest proxy round.
3:53 p.m. Aug. 4, 2019 - By Mike Murphy
Apple and Goldman’s new credit card can’t be used to buy cryptocurrencies Apple Card could be launched later this monthApple Card likely to be launched in the coming weeks; lottery tickets and money transfers also a no-no.
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