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Uber launches feature that allows riders to report unsafe behavior in real time

Uber(NEW YORK) -- Uber has launched a new safety function in its app: reporting a driver's unsafe behavior while the trip is happening.

The San Francisco-based ride-hailing app announced Wednesday that the On-Trip Reporting feature allows riders "to report   ... Read More

This couple went from RV to homeowners after paying off $130K in debt together

designer491/iStock(NEW YORK) -- One-third of adults age 30 or younger have student loan debt, with the median burden hovering at $17,000. In Debt Diaries, we introduce you to those who took on their debt and came away with a   ... Read More

Seoul pizzeria raking in dough after ‘Parasite’ Oscar-win success

SolStock/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- It's a slice of life you can really sink your teeth into.

The pizzeria featured in the ground-breaking South Korean movie "Parasite" -- which brought home the best picture and director Oscars among others --   ... Read More

Women running for public office can now borrow clothes for free with this new program

michaeljung/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Prominent women's clothing company M.M.LaFleur launched "Ready to Run," this week, a new program that vows to lend clothing -- at no cost -- to women running for any level of public office.

It’s all part   ... Read More

SpaceX to sell 4 seats on Crew Dragon to launch private astronauts into orbit

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(NEW YORK) -- SpaceX announced a new partnership that will send four private citizens into orbit as early as 2021 for an undisclosed price.

The Elon Musk-founded private aerospace company will be working with Space Adventures, a Washington   ... Read More

Private, charter jet companies report uptick in business amid coronavirus outbreak

Cristian Gheorghe/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With many commercial flights to and from mainland China suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, charter and private jet operators say it's been "all systems go" for them amid the global health emergency.

Once thought   ... Read More

HSBC will cut 35,000 jobs as part of massive restructuring

William Barton/iStock(NEW YORK) -- International investment bank HSBC announced Tuesday it plans to undergo a massive restructuring that will result in it slashing approximately 35,000 jobs over the next few years.

The U.K.-based bank revealed Tuesday that its net   ... Read More

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy following sex abuse lawsuits

gloch/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Boy Scouts of America declared bankruptcy early Tuesday morning, following sex abuse lawsuits filed by thousands of former scouts.

The non-profit’s administrators have been battling lawsuits across the country involving thousands of victims who have   ... Read More

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces $10B pledge to fight climate change

jetcityimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced via Instagram that he is donating $10 billion to fight "the devastating impact of climate change on this planet we all share."Bezos, whose net worth is reported to be more   ... Read More

Apple says worldwide iPhone supply will be ‘temporarily constrained’ due to coronavirus

PhillDanze/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Apple said Monday that its worldwide iPhone supply will be "temporarily constrained" due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement to investors, the company also said it has experienced a lower demand for its products   ... Read More

Pier 1 Imports files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as it continues search for a buyer

sanfel/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Mall furniture chain Pier 1 Imports announced Monday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, as it continues to look for a buyer.

The company said it will close up to 450 stores, including all of   ... Read More

Court temporarily halts construction at site of Tesla Gigafactory in Germany

jetcityimage/iStock(BERLIN) -- A court in Germany has ordered construction at the site of Tesla's first European Gigafactory to be temporarily halted after legal complaints from an environmental group.

The Higher Administrative Court of Berlin-Bradenburg ruled this weekend that an   ... Read More

Macao casinos set to reopen after being shuttered amid coronavirus outbreak

eyfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of casinos in Macao, the world's biggest gambling hub, are expected to reopen on Thursday.

Li Weinong, the secretary for economic affairs and finance in the Chinese territory, announced that the temporary government-mandated closure would   ... Read More

GM winding down operations in Australia, New Zealand; selling plant in Thailand

General Motors(DETROIT) -- General Motors is winding down operations in Australia and New Zealand and selling a vehicle manufacturing facility in Thailand as part of its strategy to “take action in markets that cannot earn an adequate return for   ... Read More

Tesla discloses that the SEC is looking into its ‘regular financing arrangements’

Andrei Stanescu/iStock Photo(WASHINGTON) -- Tesla has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for financial information, the electriccar maker disclosed in a filing this week.

The SEC issued a subpoena in December "seeking information concerning certain financial   ... Read More

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Uber launches feature that allows riders to report unsafe behavior in real time

Uber(NEW YORK) -- Uber has launched a new safety function in its app: reporting a driver's unsafe behavior while the trip is happening.

The San Francisco-based ride-hailing app announced Wednesday that the On-Trip Reporting feature allows riders "to report   ... Read More

This couple went from RV to homeowners after paying off $130K in debt together

designer491/iStock(NEW YORK) -- One-third of adults age 30 or younger have student loan debt, with the median burden hovering at $17,000. In Debt Diaries, we introduce you to those who took on their debt and came away with a   ... Read More

Seoul pizzeria raking in dough after ‘Parasite’ Oscar-win success

SolStock/iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) -- It's a slice of life you can really sink your teeth into.

The pizzeria featured in the ground-breaking South Korean movie "Parasite" -- which brought home the best picture and director Oscars among others --   ... Read More

Women running for public office can now borrow clothes for free with this new program

michaeljung/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Prominent women's clothing company M.M.LaFleur launched "Ready to Run," this week, a new program that vows to lend clothing -- at no cost -- to women running for any level of public office.

It’s all part   ... Read More

SpaceX to sell 4 seats on Crew Dragon to launch private astronauts into orbit

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(NEW YORK) -- SpaceX announced a new partnership that will send four private citizens into orbit as early as 2021 for an undisclosed price.

The Elon Musk-founded private aerospace company will be working with Space Adventures, a Washington   ... Read More

Private, charter jet companies report uptick in business amid coronavirus outbreak

Cristian Gheorghe/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With many commercial flights to and from mainland China suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, charter and private jet operators say it's been "all systems go" for them amid the global health emergency.

Once thought   ... Read More

HSBC will cut 35,000 jobs as part of massive restructuring

William Barton/iStock(NEW YORK) -- International investment bank HSBC announced Tuesday it plans to undergo a massive restructuring that will result in it slashing approximately 35,000 jobs over the next few years.

The U.K.-based bank revealed Tuesday that its net   ... Read More

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy following sex abuse lawsuits

gloch/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Boy Scouts of America declared bankruptcy early Tuesday morning, following sex abuse lawsuits filed by thousands of former scouts.

The non-profit’s administrators have been battling lawsuits across the country involving thousands of victims who have   ... Read More

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces $10B pledge to fight climate change

jetcityimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced via Instagram that he is donating $10 billion to fight "the devastating impact of climate change on this planet we all share."Bezos, whose net worth is reported to be more   ... Read More

Apple says worldwide iPhone supply will be ‘temporarily constrained’ due to coronavirus

PhillDanze/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Apple said Monday that its worldwide iPhone supply will be "temporarily constrained" due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement to investors, the company also said it has experienced a lower demand for its products   ... Read More

Pier 1 Imports files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as it continues search for a buyer

sanfel/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Mall furniture chain Pier 1 Imports announced Monday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, as it continues to look for a buyer.

The company said it will close up to 450 stores, including all of   ... Read More

Court temporarily halts construction at site of Tesla Gigafactory in Germany

jetcityimage/iStock(BERLIN) -- A court in Germany has ordered construction at the site of Tesla's first European Gigafactory to be temporarily halted after legal complaints from an environmental group.

The Higher Administrative Court of Berlin-Bradenburg ruled this weekend that an   ... Read More

Macao casinos set to reopen after being shuttered amid coronavirus outbreak

eyfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of casinos in Macao, the world's biggest gambling hub, are expected to reopen on Thursday.

Li Weinong, the secretary for economic affairs and finance in the Chinese territory, announced that the temporary government-mandated closure would   ... Read More

GM winding down operations in Australia, New Zealand; selling plant in Thailand

General Motors(DETROIT) -- General Motors is winding down operations in Australia and New Zealand and selling a vehicle manufacturing facility in Thailand as part of its strategy to “take action in markets that cannot earn an adequate return for   ... Read More

Tesla discloses that the SEC is looking into its ‘regular financing arrangements’

Andrei Stanescu/iStock Photo(WASHINGTON) -- Tesla has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for financial information, the electriccar maker disclosed in a filing this week.

The SEC issued a subpoena in December "seeking information concerning certain financial   ... Read More

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