CLOSINGS & CANCELLATIONS

Ticketmaster’s Taylor Swift ticket fiasco spurs new Senate hearing

Ticketmaster’s Taylor Swift ticket fiasco spurs new Senate hearing

(WASHINGTON) -- It was a Ticketmaster meltdown that sent millions of Taylor Swift fans spiraling: lockouts, delays, hours of confusion and soaring aftermarket prices amid reports of scalpers. During the November presale for Swift's upcoming "Eras" tour, Ticketmaster was forced to halt purchases for her shows, citing "extraordinarily high demands"…
Look who’s replacing the M&M’s spokecandies for the Super Bowl

Look who’s replacing the M&M’s spokecandies for the Super Bowl

(NEW YORK) -- After an exciting weekend of NFL divisional round playoff games, the stage is closer to being set for Super Bowl 57. But in addition to teams who came up short on Saturday and Sunday, another major name will be sidelined from this year's big matchup. M&M's announced…
IRS expects better tax season service thanks to Inflation Reduction Act funding

IRS expects better tax season service thanks to Inflation Reduction Act funding

(WASHINGTON) -- The Treasury Department is rolling out new measures aimed at improving customer service as the IRS starts to accept 2022 federal income tax returns. Treasury Department Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo told reporters on Friday that the agency has used funds from the Inflation Reduction Act to hire more…
DOJ investigating conduct at Abbott infant formula plant

DOJ investigating conduct at Abbott infant formula plant

(MICHIGAN) -- The Justice Department is investigating conduct at Abbott Laboratories' infant formula plant in Sturgis, Michigan, in connection with a contamination investigation that closed the plant last year, a source familiar with the matter told ABC News. The monthslong shutdown of the plant amid a investigation helped trigger a nationwide…
T-Mobile breached by hackers as 37 million customers impacted

T-Mobile breached by hackers as 37 million customers impacted

(NEW YORK) -- T-Mobile says they discovered a "bad actor" was taking information through a single application, according to an SEC filing by the company this week. "The preliminary result from our investigation indicates that the bad actor(s) obtained data from this API for approximately 37 million current postpaid and…
Google to cut 12,000 jobs from global workforce

Google to cut 12,000 jobs from global workforce

(NEW YORK) -- Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, said Friday that it will cut about 12,000 jobs from its global workforce, affecting approximately 6% of the company's employees. "I have some difficult news to share," Google's CEO Sundar Pichai wrote in an email to Google employees on Friday…
Microsoft is laying off 10,000 workers amid tech downturn

Microsoft is laying off 10,000 workers amid tech downturn

(NEW YORK) -- Microsoft said it will lay off 10,000 employees this year, the latest tech firm to slash jobs as the sector contracts after a pandemic-era boom. The layoffs will affect nearly 5% of Microsoft's global workforce, the company said. "As we saw customers accelerate their digital spend during…