Apple launches AI-fueled tools for iPhone, Mac and iPad

Apple launches AI-fueled tools for iPhone, Mac and iPad

(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- Apple unveiled artificial intelligence-fueled features across several key products on Monday, heralding the long-awaited entry of the tech giant into the high-stakes AI race.The latest version of Apple's operating system will deliver customizable tools using generative AI for iPhones, Mac and iPad, Apple said at the Worldwide…
Jobs report blows past expectations, displaying resilient strength of US economy

Jobs report blows past expectations, displaying resilient strength of US economy

(NEW YORK) -- A better-than-expected jobs report on Friday displayed the resilient strength of the U.S. economy, even after years of high interest rates and stubborn inflation.Employers hired 272,000 workers last month, blowing past economist expectations of 190,000 jobs added, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data showed. The unemployment rate…
Skyrocketing child care costs show how inflation could impact 2024 election

Skyrocketing child care costs show how inflation could impact 2024 election

(NEW YORK) -- Jessica Morrison and Jason West, a Philadelphia-area couple with a 4-year-old daughter, stood on the verge of a financial breakthrough.West was breezing through the hiring process to become a driver at UPS, a job that paid $400 a week and would supplement Jessica’s salary as a state…
What to know about the new Texas Stock Exchange

What to know about the new Texas Stock Exchange

(NEW YORK) -- Prominent backers have poured billions into a new Texas-based stock exchange that aims to attract companies with what it considers more business-friendly rules than those of the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq.The Texas Stock Exchange, which boasts funding from market maker Citadel Securities and asset…
Airfare costs expected to rise, expert shares what travelers need to know to save

Airfare costs expected to rise, expert shares what travelers need to know to save

(NEW YORK) -- Aviation industry executives gathered in Dubai for the annual International Air Transport Association meeting this week, where they revealed that despite record high profit projections, airfare will continue to climb in the coming months.The group says its pricing prediction is partly due to global inflation and long-term…
Historic $35M fine announced against company that surrendered 4,000 beagles

Historic $35M fine announced against company that surrendered 4,000 beagles

(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency announced the largest ever fine under the Animal Welfare Act on Monday, totaling more than $35 million in criminal fines, donations and costs to upgrade their operations to be paid by a company that surrendered 4,000 beagles from a dog…