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5:54 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Richard Eisenberg
Seven urgent changes needed to fix senior living Some perceive ‘senior living’ as ‘senior dying.’ The strategies a task force says will better serve residents, staff and familiesThe strategies a task force says will better serve residents, staff and families—but there are reality checks.
4:45 a.m. Sept. 4, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Tech bloodbath aside, ride these two giants for the second half of the recovery, veteran analyst says Critical information for the U.S. trading dayNever mind the carnage. One analyst says the second phase of the economic rebound, during the second half of this year and into 2021, will “supercharge” the fundamentals and growth trajectories of well positioned tech stocks
10:27 a.m. Sept. 3, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
Is ‘Mulan’ worth $30? The answer, and other streaming picks for September 2020 Netflix rolls out big names and Hulu has returning favorites, while Disney+ poses a question for viewers that’s really a no-brainerNetflix rolls out big names and Hulu has returning favorites, while Disney+ poses a question for viewers that’s really a no-brainer.
5:27 a.m. Aug. 22, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Will videogames be the Achilles heel for Apple, Google in antitrust investigations? As gaming has grown in stature during the pandemic, it has highlighted the extraordinary grip Big Tech has over the everyday lives of Americans. So much so, it just might lead to breakthroughs in antitrust investigations“This is an inflection point, and the start of a long-running debate on how these platforms push us right to the edge of what we are willing to pay,” James Currier, managing partner at NFX, a Silicon-Valley-based venture capital firm.
12:26 p.m. Aug. 19, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Apple comes up short of $2 trillion mark as markets sink in afternoon trading Apple crosses $2 trillion market cap in intraday trading after stock doubles in less than five monthsApple Inc.’s market capitalization climbed into $2-trillion territory Wednesday, though its shares pulled back toward the end of the session, bringing its valuation back below the mark by the close of trading.
4:44 a.m. Aug. 15, 2020 - By Emily Bary
In Battle Royale against Apple, Spotify and Match Group throw support behind ‘Fortnite’-developer Epic Games Spotify, Match Group offer support to Epic Games after ‘Fortnite’ creator sues Apple and Google over app store practices “Fortnite” creator Epic Games is geared up for a fight against Big Tech, and it is winning the support of other prominent app developers in the process.
1:06 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why are ‘Karens’ so angry? Some people say memes of white women confronting Black people provide a handle on behaviors born of entitlement and privilege, while others point to misogyny and economic disenfranchisement. What’s behind their rage?Some people say memes of white women confronting Black people provide a handle on behaviors born of entitlement and privilege, while others point to misogyny and economic disenfranchisement. What’s behind their rage?
12:34 p.m. July 11, 2020 - By Michael Brush
5 ways to beat the stock market — from a fund manager who’s done this for years These lessons from Amana Growth Fund can make you a better investorThese lessons from Amana Growth Fund can make you a better investor.
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.
9:16 a.m. June 15, 2020 - By Snorri Sturluson
How Iceland flattened the curve ‘Life in Iceland is almost back to normal.’ How we fought coronavirus — and succeeded where others failed‘Life in Iceland is almost back to normal.’ How we fought coronavirus — and succeeded where others failed.
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.
7:56 a.m. May 15, 2020 - By Ellis Henican
Amid a deadly pandemic, they’re still delivering food and love Volunteers defy the challenges posed by the coronavirus to continue to make the personal connectionsA food delivery isn’t just a food delivery. A lesson from the AIDS epidemic can still be applied today.
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.
8:21 a.m. May 7, 2020 - Associated Press
Brett Favre to repay $1.1 million for speeches he didn’t give, auditor says Payments came from Mississippi welfare fundsFormer NFL quarterback Brett Favre is repaying $1.1 million in welfare money that he received for multiple speeches where he did not show up, the Mississippi state auditor said Wednesday.
1:15 p.m. April 29, 2020 - Associated Press
California seniors meal program to run out of money in two weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the federal funds for the meals program are running outCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first-in-the-nation plan to pay for and deliver three meals a day to vulnerable seniors during the coronavirus crisis has less than two weeks to launch before federal funding runs out, government documents show.
10:23 a.m. April 29, 2020 - By Beth Wechsler
Forgotten victims of the coronavirus: Kids who are facing neglect and sometimes abuse at home As the economy slowly reopens, America’s priority should be getting resources to children from difficult backgroundsAs the economy slowly reopens, America’s priority should be getting resources to children from difficult backgrounds.
3:09 p.m. April 22, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump says he ‘disagrees strongly’ with Georgia’s plan to reopen businesses ‘It’s just too soon,’ Trump says at White House briefingPresident Donald Trump said he told Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp that he “disagreed strongly” with Kemp’s decision to begin allowing some nonessential businesses to soon reopen.
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.
4:55 p.m. April 14, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump’s new advisory group on reopening economy includes Tim Cook, Mark Cuban, Jerry Jones Panel includes more than 50 executives from various industries, as well as other leadersPresident Donald Trump said Tuesday that he’s enlisting advisers from nearly all sectors of American commerce, the medical field and elected office to help shape his plans to reopen the coronavirus-battered economy.
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.
5:55 p.m. March 25, 2020 - By Eric Grossman
Floyd Cardoz, an influential and gregarious New York-based chef, has died at 59 due to the coronavirus The ‘Top Chef Masters’ winner, who had tested positive for COVID-19, helped introduce the city to Indian fine diningThe ‘Top Chef Masters’ winner, who had tested positive for COVID-19, helped introduce the city to Indian fine dining.
6:52 a.m. March 25, 2020 - By Beckie Strum
Local and federal authorities alarmed at an acceleration in the coronavirus’s spread in New York City Population density — both in the city and within households — contributes to the challenge of reining in the pandemic in the five boroughsPopulation density — both in the city and within households — contributes to the challenge of reining in the pandemic in the five boroughs.
11:00 a.m. March 16, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
Coronavirus update: 179,073 cases, 7,074 deaths, American business goes into lockdown Retailers like Apple Inc. and Nike Inc. that already implemented store closures in China and parts of Western Europe are now doing so in the U.S. as the virus moves around the worldThe number of newly identified COVID-19 cases in the U.S. soared over the weekend, and now some cities and states are moving into lockdown mode, with schools, bars, restaurants, and other large gathering spaces shutting down for weeks at a time.
2:42 a.m. March 10, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My husband watches TV all day while I cook and clean. He has a monthly income of $8K and a P.O. box to hide his finances. I found his will — and it left me reeling ‘He never leaves his wallet on the table’‘He never leaves his wallet on the table.’
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.
10:51 a.m. Feb. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
U.S. women’s soccer team seeks $66 million in gender discrimination lawsuit Earlier this month, the players union for the men’s national team urged the federation to sharply increase pay for the women’s teamEarlier this month, the players union for the men’s national team urged the federation to sharply increase pay for the women’s team.
7:18 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - Associated Press
Amid coronavirus fears, Chinese restaurant forces hourly temperature checks on employees Many couples in China are celebrating Valentines Day with food deliveries instead of going outMany couples in China are celebrating Valentines Day with food deliveries instead of going out.
12:59 a.m. Jan. 30, 2020 - By Theresa Keegan
Traveling with a tour group has its challenges—here are 11 helpful tips Is this type of travel right for you? Consider some of these do’s and don’tsThis type of travel isn’t for everyone. Here are some things to consider to keep it a positive experience.
8:16 a.m. Jan. 14, 2020 - Associated Press
U.K. to consider tax relief for struggling airline Flybe Flybe is the second U.K.-based airline in four months to face failure, as Thomas Cook went bust in SeptemberFlybe is the second U.K.-based airline in four months to face failure, as Thomas Cook went bust in September.
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?’
12:59 a.m. Nov. 22, 2019 - By Brette Sember
6 food safety rules to help keep your family from getting sick on the holidays Understanding food expiration dates, what not to wash, and how to marinate safelyA few things you might not know can help you and your loved ones avoid food-borne illnesses
8:53 a.m. Nov. 21, 2019 - Associated Press
McDonald’s puts employees at ‘daily risk’ of physical attack by dangerous customers: Lawsuit McDonald’s did not respond to allegations from the lawsuitMcDonald’s did not respond to allegations from the lawsuit.
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.
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