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It’s safe to assume that the mouths of wizening hipsters across the country dropped open with astonishment when they heard “Mind Your Own Business,” a relatively obscure, 40-year-old song by short-lived British post-punk quintet Delta 5, blasting from their TVs when a new Apple ad aired during the NBA......
Born with a 70 percent disability, Sumit Agarwal — a PR entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and inclusion rights activist —  is now ‘obsessed’ with helping people, building relationships, and discovering what drives human beings.Meanwhile, Ramanuj Mukherjee and his team are providing free lawyer services for COVID-19 pandemic-related scams through ...
Tesla chief Elon Musk expressed support for COVID-19 vaccines despite previously raising questions about their safety and saying he wouldn’t get the jab himself. The world’s second-richest man tried to clear up his vaccine views on Twitter after drawing ire last month for his vocal skepticism about two-dose regimens. “To be clear, I do suppor...
Disc jockey ASAP, aka Marlon Moore, welcomed members to a Zoom call by saying, “You received an invite here because someone loves you. Say thank you in the chat.”The meeting was for Blessings In No Time, a Black-only community started last year by Marlon and his wife, LaShonda Moore,......
GameStop shares rose more than 6 percent in early trading Tuesday after the company announced it raised $551 million through a stock sale to speed up the company’s turnaround effort. Shares of the company were up more than 11 percent in premarket trading after the announcement, before paring some gains once the markets opened. The video game ...
WASHINGTON — Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, the inscrutable Democrat who may hold the key to passing her party’s ambitious social policy and climate bill, is scheduled to have a fund-raiser on Tuesday afternoon with five business lobbying groups, many of which fiercely oppose the bill.Under Ms. Sinema’s political......
The wild ride that is Kodak’s stock market performance appears far from over. The company’s stock shot up by 65 percent on Tuesday after news broke that New York-based hedge fund D.E. Shaw had built up a 5.2 percent stake in the moribund camera technology firm. Word of D.E. Shaw’s stake, disclosed in a regulatory filing, sent Kodak’s stock as high ...
Impulse purchases — gum, mints and snack bars tossed into a shopping basket as one snakes through the supermarket checkout line — are falling as more people get groceries delivered or pick them up curbside. US sales of mints are down 30 percent year-on-year at stores tracked by market researcher Nielsen in the 11 weeks ending on May 16, while sale...
Airbnb will prohibit one-night rentals over Halloween weekend as part of its ongoing effort to crack down on party houses. The action, announced Friday, comes nearly a year after a deadly shooting at an Airbnb in Orinda, California. Five people were killed in the shooting, which happened during an unauthorized Halloween party. San Francisco-based A...
The group's insurance profit was down by 39.5 per cent to $741 million, impacted by higher reinsurance costs and greater claims payouts after the summer bushfires and hail storms across NSW, Victoria and Canberra. IAG reported it paid $904 million in natural perils claims, exceeding its revised guidance of $850 million and original allowance of $64...
Dems are pushing to pass a multitrillion-dollar spending bill called the Build Back Better Act. It ought to be called the Political Scam Bill.Buried in the 2,465 pages are numerous billion-dollar grants to unnamed community organizations for vague purposes such as promoting "community engagement" and "creating equitable civic infrast...