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Expedia Travel Advisor dashboards show COVID-19 restrictions, warns Fast Company

From Fast Company: Now that people are being vaccinated in greater numbers, many are thinking of traveling once again. But before you get on a...

Take action against American Express: American Express puts $40M into fund to help minority-owned small businesses recover | TheHill

From The Hill: American Express is putting $40 million into a fund that will provide loans and other resources to underfunded small business owners in...

American Express puts $40 million into a fund to provide loans to small business owners of color, says CNBC

From CNBC: Helping small businesses owned by people of color, immigrants and women recover from the Covid pandemic is the goal of a $40 million...

Hold Uber responsible: Uber Drivers Will Remain Contractors

From Forbes: California Voters on Nov 3 approved a ballot measure to undo portions of California AB5, which would have required them to treat their...

Uber headlines: Uber is losing less money. But it still faces one big risk

From CNN: London (CNN Business)The pandemic has been a tough time to be in the business of shuttling people from Point A to Point B. For...

Uber headlines: Uber is losing less money. But it still faces one big risk

From KTVZ: The pandemic has been a tough time to be in the business of shuttling people from Point A to Point B. For months, government...

Latest Uber customer news: Walgreens teams up with DoorDash, Uber to roll out same-day delivery

From CNBC: Drugstore company Walgreens Boots Alliance said on Tuesday that it will partner with DoorDash, Uber Technologies and others to launch same-day delivery —...

Comcast news: During COVID-19, Comcast ups its virtualization game from core to cable modems with AI and ML

From FierceTelecom: Comcast's investment in the development of artificial intelligence...

T-Mobile/Sprint Merger: 1 Year And A Pandemic Later, warns Law360

From Law360: Law360 (May 5, 2021, 10:11 PM EDT) -- It's been a year since T-Mobile finalized its megamerger with...

Latest T-Mobile customer news: T-Mobile/Sprint Merger: 1 Year And A Pandemic Later

From Law360: Law360 (May 5, 2021, 10:11 PM EDT) -- It's been a year since T-Mobile finalized its megamerger with...

Verizon headlines: Verizon recalls 2.5 million mobile hotspots flagged as fire hazard

From FierceWireless: Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspot devices sold by Verizon have been recalled after it was determined the lithium-ion battery...

PayPal News

CNBC on PayPal: You don’t actually own the bitcoin you buy on PayPal. But you can still make a profit

From CNBC: It is easier than ever to buy bitcoin. But be careful which platform...

PayPal beats as revenue grows 31% from last year, according to CNBC

From CNBC: PayPal shares rose as much as 4% in extended trading on Wednesday after...

Leak Reveals Millions Of PayPal And Robinhood Bitcoin Buyers May Soon Want To Make A Surprising Switch Amid Bitcoin Price Mania, according to Forbes

From Forbes: Bitcoin has exploded this year, with long-awaited institutional adoption being bolstered by retail...

Coinbase now lets you buy cryptocurrency with your PayPal account, says The Verge

From The Verge: Coinbase has added the option for users to buy cryptocurrency using their...

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Citi weighs launching cryptocurrency services after surge in client interest- FT, says Reuters

From Reuters: May 7 (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is weighing the option of providing cryptocurreny-related services after a surge in interest from clients, the Financial Times reported on.ft.com/33musLT on Friday. The bank has not yet decided whether it will offer clients cryptocurrency-related services, but trading, custody and financing are all under consideration, the newspaper reported, citing Itay Tuchman, the bank’s global...

Top Uber story from VICE: Uber Drivers Could Be Sued for Taking People to Get Abortions in Texas

From VICE: Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. An Uber driver could risk being sued for driving someone to...

Verizon expands IoT coverage to 170 countries | FierceWireless, says FierceWireless

From FierceWireless: Verizon Business is taking its IoT connectivity global, meaning it’s expanding its IoT coverage to 170 countries and activating global customers using eSIM...

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Hold Uber responsible: Uber will now deliver a rental car to your door — and pick it up when you’re done

From Mashable: Ride-hailing app Uber launched a new feature on...

Coinbase now lets you buy cryptocurrency with your PayPal account, says The Verge

From The Verge: Coinbase has added the option for users...

Verizon’s Media Failure Is Complete As Company Eyes AOL/Yahoo Sale, says Techdirt

From Techdirt: Back in 2014, Verizon decided it wanted...

Comcast News

Comcast news: During COVID-19, Comcast ups its virtualization game from core to cable modems with AI and ML

From FierceTelecom: Comcast's investment in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies paid off in spades...

Law360 reports Hogan Lovells Adds Ex-Comcast Atty As Partner In DC

From Law360: Law360 (May 4, 2021, 3:46 PM EDT) -- Hogan Lovells has brought on Comcast Corp. Senior Deputy General...

Law360 reports Hogan Lovells Adds Ex-Comcast GC To Sports, Media Groups

From Law360: Law360 (May 4, 2021, 3:46 PM EDT) -- Hogan Lovells has brought on Comcast Corp. Senior Deputy General...

T-Mobile News

T-Mobile/Sprint Merger: 1 Year And A Pandemic Later, warns Law360

From Law360: Law360 (May 5, 2021, 10:11 PM EDT) -- It's been a year since...

Latest T-Mobile customer news: T-Mobile/Sprint Merger: 1 Year And A Pandemic Later

From Law360: Law360 (May 5, 2021, 10:11 PM EDT) -- It's been a year since...

Top T-Mobile story from ZDNet: T-Mobile starting to see enterprise, business traction

From ZDNet: T-Mobile said it had one of its best quarters for adding enterprise, government...

Verizon News

Verizon expands IoT coverage to 170 countries | FierceWireless, says FierceWireless

From FierceWireless: Verizon Business is taking its IoT connectivity global, meaning it’s expanding its IoT coverage to 170 countries and activating global customers using eSIM...

Verizon headlines: Verizon recalls 2.5 million mobile hotspots flagged as fire hazard

From FierceWireless: Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspot devices sold by Verizon have been recalled after it was determined the lithium-ion battery...

Forbes reports Why Verizon’s Divestiture Of AOL And Yahoo Is No Surprise

From Forbes: Earlier this week, Verizon announced it is selling AOL and Yahoo to private equity group Apollo for a...

Wells Fargo News

Hold Wells Fargo responsible: Gap margins will benefit from headquarters consolidation: Wells Fargo

From MarketWatch: Gap Inc. GPS, +3.26%has announced that it will consolidate its San Francisco headquarters, shutting the Old Navy office...

Hold Wells Fargo responsible: Wells Fargo CEO Scharf’s pay drops nearly 12% in 2020

From Fox Business: Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer Charles Scharf's annual pay fell by about $3 million, or 12%, in...

Wells Fargo headlines: Wells Fargo To Pay $2M To Settle Wage And Hour Class Action

From Law360: Law360 (February 8, 2021, 6:59 PM EST) -- Wells Fargo agreed to pay $2 million to settle a...

AT&T News

Rain out can’t dampen spirits of AT&T Field’s long-awaited reopening, according to Chattanooga Times Free Press

From Chattanooga Times Free Press: For the first time in 617 days, the gates at...

The Verge reports AT&T violated labor law but can still ban workers from recording conversations, NLRB rules

From The Verge: An AT&T policy that bars employees from recording conversations with managers or...

Law360 on AT&T: Ex-AT&T Workers Get Second Stab At Foreign Trade Benefits

From Law360: Law360 (May 4, 2021, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor...

AT&T news: What AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile are doing to harden their networks – Urgent Comms

From Urgent Communications: By some estimates, over 90% of all 911 calls in some areas...

Airbnb News

Hold Airbnb responsible: Airbnb announces 70 listings suspended due to party policies

From San Francisco Chronicle: PHOENIX (AP) — A leading short-term rental website says it has...

Airbnb news: Airbnb is making a huge comeback

From CNN: New York (CNN Business)Here's another sign that summer travel is rebounding: Airbnb said...

Airbnb reports surge in demand for local stays, according to The Verge

From The Verge: More people are booking local holidays in the wake of the COVID-19...

Airbnb headlines: Airbnb to tighten control of short-term lets in France

From Reuters: PARIS (Reuters) - Airbnb announced plans on Monday to tighten control of short-term...

DISH Network News

Top DISH Network story from Engadget: Dish Network adds ‘Auto Hop’ commercial skipping feature to its Hopper DVRs

From Engadget: One of the main features when Dish Networkunveiled its Hopper and Joey...

Dish Network Failed To Carry San Francisco Station, Suit Says, warns Law360

From Law360: Law360 (March 31, 2021, 8:07 PM EDT) -- A San Francisco-based nonprofit broadcaster...

Hold DISH Network responsible: Dish Network Beats $3.3B Spectrum Auction Credit Fraud Suit

From Law360: Law360 (March 23, 2021, 10:10 PM EDT) -- Dish Network has defeated a...

Uber News

Take action against Uber: Judge Changes Mind, Lets Orgs Weigh In On Uber Wage Suit

From Law360: Law360 (May 6, 2021, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A pair of organizations backing...

Top Uber story from VICE: Uber Drivers Could Be Sued for Taking People to Get Abortions in Texas

From VICE: Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. An...

Hold Uber responsible: Uber Drivers Will Remain Contractors

From Forbes: California Voters on Nov 3 approved a ballot measure to undo portions of...

Uber headlines: Uber is losing less money. But it still faces one big risk

From CNN: London (CNN Business)The pandemic has been a tough time to be in the...

Chase Bank News

JPMorgan Chase tells U.S. employees they are expected back to the office on a rotating basis by July, according to CNBC

From CNBC: JPMorgan Chase is summoning its U.S. employees back to the office, at least...

Forbes on Chase Bank: How JPMorgan Chase Avoided Most Employees Reducing Their Work Hours During The Pandemic

From Forbes: Bright Horizons is the largest provider of employer-sponsored childcare. Still, the company also...

Chase Bank headlines: JPMorgan Chase pledges to improve working conditions, and this time it hopes the changes will stick.

From The New York Times: On Tuesday, JPMorgan Chase’s co-heads of investment banking, Jim Casey...

Citi weighs launching cryptocurrency services after surge in client interest- FT, says Reuters

From Reuters: May 7 (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is weighing the option of providing cryptocurreny-related services after a surge in interest from clients, the Financial...

Take action against Uber: Judge Changes Mind, Lets Orgs Weigh In On Uber Wage Suit

From Law360: Law360 (May 6, 2021, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A pair of organizations backing Uber drivers can weigh in on a proposed class action by drivers alleging unpaid wages...

Top Uber story from VICE: Uber Drivers Could Be Sued for Taking People to Get Abortions in Texas

From VICE: Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. An Uber driver could risk being sued for driving someone to...