What to expect from Apple’s first event of 2021

What to expect from Apple’s first event of 2021

(NEW YORK) -- Apple's first event of the year is slated for Tuesday afternoon, with new announcements about iPads rumored to be at the center of the virtual show. The cryptically named "Spring Loaded" event kicks off at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) from Apple's Cupertino, California, headquarters. The…
Three things that could improve America’s recycling problem

Three things that could improve America’s recycling problem

(NEW YORK) -- Many of us crush LaCroix cans, break down cardboard boxes and try really hard to get all that peanut butter out of the jar to put it in the recycling bin instead of the trash -- a small victory for the environment. Or is it? We've been…
How restaurants, bars can apply for emergency assistance from SBA revitalization funds

How restaurants, bars can apply for emergency assistance from SBA revitalization funds

(NEW YORK) -- Restaurants and bars are another step closer to getting much-needed financial assistance after experiencing detrimental loss during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Administration announced its application details and program guide on Saturday for eligible businesses who can benefit from the Restaurant…
Union accuses Amazon of interfering in closely-watched Alabama warehouse vote

Union accuses Amazon of interfering in closely-watched Alabama warehouse vote

(WASHINGTON) — The union that sought to represent Amazon workers in Alabama has accused the e-commerce giant of interfering in the vote that resulted in warehouse employees not forming a labor union. The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) said Monday that it filed objections with the National Labor…
Nike’s new refurbished sneaker program gives new life to old shoes

Nike’s new refurbished sneaker program gives new life to old shoes

(NEW YORK) -- Nike is rolling out a new sustainability program to cut down on environmental waste from retail manufacturing. The Nike Refurbished program gives shoppers the opportunity to give new life to previously purchased shoes. Eligible products include shoes that are in perfect or near-perfect condition, have been gently…
GameStop shares rally on same day CEO announces he is stepping down

GameStop shares rally on same day CEO announces he is stepping down

(NEW YORK) -- GameStop shares surged Monday after new support from legendary individual investor Keith Gill in a rally that comes on the same day the video game retailer announced its chief executive officer was stepping down. GameStop stock opened on Monday at $171.62 per share, up some 11% from…
Yahoo Answers stops answering

Yahoo Answers stops answering

(NEW YORK) -- Get your final questions ready, because Tuesday marks the last day users can post on Yahoo Answers.   First created in 2005, Yahoo Answers is a message board for people to post questions which can then be answered by anyone on the internet willing to help. Questions…