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  • Business briefs: Uber, Tesla, Facebook

    Business briefs: Uber, Tesla, Facebook

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:31:22 GMT
    The person behind the wheel during Uber's fatal self-driving car crash was not watching the road, but Hulu.The person behind the wheel during Uber's fatal self-driving car crash was not watching the road, but Hulu.
    The person behind the wheel during Uber's fatal self-driving car crash was not watching the road, but Hulu.The person behind the wheel during Uber's fatal self-driving car crash was not watching the road, but Hulu.

    The person behind the wheel during Uber's fatal self-driving car crash was not watching the road, but Hulu.

    The person behind the wheel during Uber's fatal self-driving car crash was not watching the road, but Hulu.

  • Business Briefs: Uber tips, MoviePass, Frappuccino

    Business Briefs: Uber tips, MoviePass, Frappuccino

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:11:05 GMT
    Uber's tip feature is paying off for drivers. MoviePass is getting more expensive. Starbucks is struggling to sell Frappuccinos.Uber's tip feature is paying off for drivers. MoviePass is getting more expensive. Starbucks is struggling to sell Frappuccinos.
    Uber's tip feature is paying off for drivers. MoviePass is getting more expensive. Starbucks is struggling to sell Frappuccinos.Uber's tip feature is paying off for drivers. MoviePass is getting more expensive. Starbucks is struggling to sell Frappuccinos.

    Uber's tip feature is paying off for drivers. MoviePass is getting more expensive. Starbucks is struggling to sell Frappuccinos. 

    Uber's tip feature is paying off for drivers. MoviePass is getting more expensive. Starbucks is struggling to sell Frappuccinos. 

  • Business Briefs: Online shopping, Intel, AT&T

    Business Briefs: Online shopping, Intel, AT&T

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:45:29 GMT

    Shoppers may soon be paying more for online purchases. Intel is looking for a new CEO. AT&T is entering the streaming space.

    Shoppers may soon be paying more for online purchases. Intel is looking for a new CEO. AT&T is entering the streaming space.

  • Business Briefs: Airlines and immigration, Match, Instagram

    Business Briefs: Airlines and immigration, Match, Instagram

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:02:47 GMT
    Airlines do not want any role in the child migrant crisis. Match group is buying a stake in dating app Hinge. Instagram is launching IGTV.Airlines do not want any role in the child migrant crisis. Match group is buying a stake in dating app Hinge. Instagram is launching IGTV.
    Airlines do not want any role in the child migrant crisis. Match group is buying a stake in dating app Hinge. Instagram is launching IGTV.Airlines do not want any role in the child migrant crisis. Match group is buying a stake in dating app Hinge. Instagram is launching IGTV.

    Airlines do not want any role in the child migrant crisis. Match group is buying a stake in dating app Hinge. Instagram is launching IGTV.

    Airlines do not want any role in the child migrant crisis. Match group is buying a stake in dating app Hinge. Instagram is launching IGTV.

  • Business Briefs: Disney, AT&T, Tech CEOs

    Business Briefs: Disney, AT&T, Tech CEOs

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:13:16 GMT

    Starbucks will close about 150 locations. CVS to offer next-day delivery. Uber wants to go electric.

    Starbucks will close about 150 locations. CVS to offer next-day delivery. Uber wants to go electric.

  • Business Briefs: Starbucks, CVS Pharmacy, Uber

    Business Briefs: Starbucks, CVS Pharmacy, Uber

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:14:50 GMT
    Your favorite Starbucks might be closing. CVS Pharmacy will now offer next-day delivery of filled prescriptions. Uber wants its drivers to go electric.Your favorite Starbucks might be closing. CVS Pharmacy will now offer next-day delivery of filled prescriptions. Uber wants its drivers to go electric.
    Your favorite Starbucks might be closing. CVS Pharmacy will now offer next-day delivery of filled prescriptions. Uber wants its drivers to go electric.Your favorite Starbucks might be closing. CVS Pharmacy will now offer next-day delivery of filled prescriptions. Uber wants its drivers to go electric.

    Your favorite Starbucks might be closing. CVS Pharmacy will now offer next-day delivery of filled prescriptions. Uber wants its drivers to go electric. 

    Your favorite Starbucks might be closing. CVS Pharmacy will now offer next-day delivery of filled prescriptions. Uber wants its drivers to go electric. 

  • Business Briefs: Home construction, Uber, Amazon

    Business Briefs: Home construction, Uber, Amazon

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:07:38 GMT

    There's a surge in home construction. Uber is experimenting with a new feature that would let riders get a cheaper ride in exchange for a longer wait time. Amazon is making a push into the hotel industry.

    There's a surge in home construction. Uber is experimenting with a new feature that would let riders get a cheaper ride in exchange for a longer wait time. Amazon is making a push into the hotel industry.

  • Business Briefs: Microsoft, Facebook, video games

    Business Briefs: Microsoft, Facebook, video games

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:01:13 GMT
    Microsoft employees are protesting the company's contract with ICE. Facebook is limiting the number of eyeballs on gun advertisements. Video games may not be as harmless as people once thought.Microsoft employees are protesting the company's contract with ICE. Facebook is limiting the number of eyeballs on gun advertisements. Video games may not be as harmless as people once thought.

    Microsoft employees are protesting the company's contract with ICE. Facebook is limiting the number of eyeballs on gun advertisements. Video games may not be as harmless as people once thought. 

    Microsoft employees are protesting the company's contract with ICE. Facebook is limiting the number of eyeballs on gun advertisements. Video games may not be as harmless as people once thought. 

  • Business Briefs: Apple, Nintendo, Disney, Instagram

    Business Briefs: Apple, Nintendo, Disney, Instagram

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:54:29 GMT

    Apple will release a new safety feature that will share a user’s location when they call 911. Nintendo and Disney are partnering up to create a new show dedicated to the Nintendo Switch console. Instagram is expected to roll out a home for long-form video on its platform.

    Apple will release a new safety feature that will share a user’s location when they call 911. Nintendo and Disney are partnering up to create a new show dedicated to the Nintendo Switch console. Instagram is expected to roll out a home for long-form video on its platform.

  • Business Briefs: Trade war, WarnerMedia, cauliflower

    Business Briefs: Trade war, WarnerMedia, cauliflower

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:00:48 GMT
    The United States is inching closer to a trade war with China. Time Warner is no more. Cauliflower crust is the new avocado toast!The United States is inching closer to a trade war with China. Time Warner is no more. Cauliflower crust is the new avocado toast!
    The United States is inching closer to a trade war with China. Time Warner is no more. Cauliflower crust is the new avocado toast!The United States is inching closer to a trade war with China. Time Warner is no more. Cauliflower crust is the new avocado toast!

    The United States is inching closer to a trade war with China. Time Warner is no more. Cauliflower crust is the new avocado toast! 

    The United States is inching closer to a trade war with China. Time Warner is no more. Cauliflower crust is the new avocado toast! 

  • Business Briefs: Amazon Fire TV Cube and ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’

    Business Briefs: Amazon Fire TV Cube and ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:23:44 GMT

    Next week, the Cannes Film Festival starts in France and Amazon will begin shipping out its latest device.

    Next week, the Cannes Film Festival starts in France and Amazon will begin shipping out its latest device.

  • Legal sports betting kicks off in New Jersey

    Legal sports betting kicks off in New Jersey

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:29:15 GMT

    New Jersey has launched sports betting.   

    New Jersey has launched sports betting.   

  • Park Hill Shoes in Castle Hill to close after 73 years

    Park Hill Shoes in Castle Hill to close after 73 years

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-06-12 20:51:02 GMT
    A Castle Hill shoe store is stepping back this month after more than 70 years in business.A Castle Hill shoe store is stepping back this month after more than 70 years in business.

    A Castle Hill shoe store is stepping back this month after more than 70 years in business.

    A Castle Hill shoe store is stepping back this month after more than 70 years in business.

  • IHOP temporarily rebrands as IHOb

    IHOP temporarily rebrands as IHOb

    Monday, June 11 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-06-11 20:37:18 GMT

    IHOP is going from flipping pancakes... to burgers.

    IHOP is going from flipping pancakes... to burgers.

  • Bronx Starbucks locations close for anti-bias training

    Bronx Starbucks locations close for anti-bias training

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-05-29 23:10:18 GMT
    Some Bronx Starbucks coffee shops were among the roughly 8,000 locations nationwide that closed Tuesday so employees could undergo anti-bias training.Some Bronx Starbucks coffee shops were among the roughly 8,000 locations nationwide that closed Tuesday so employees could undergo anti-bias training.

    Some Bronx Starbucks coffee shops were among the roughly 8,000 locations nationwide that closed Tuesday so employees could undergo anti-bias training.

    Some Bronx Starbucks coffee shops were among the roughly 8,000 locations nationwide that closed Tuesday so employees could undergo anti-bias training.

  • Tax-filing deadline is Tuesday night

    Tax-filing deadline is Tuesday night

    News 12's Katie Lusso has some last-minute tips for deadline filers.News 12's Katie Lusso has some last-minute tips for deadline filers.

    News 12's Katie Lusso has some last-minute tips for deadline filers.

    News 12's Katie Lusso has some last-minute tips for deadline filers.

  • New businesses coming to Yankee Stadium area

    New businesses coming to Yankee Stadium area

    Some new businesses are coming to the Yankee Stadium neighborhood just in time for baseball season.

    Some new businesses are coming to the Yankee Stadium neighborhood just in time for baseball season.

  • Federal tax bill hits hardest in District of Columbia

    Federal tax bill hits hardest in District of Columbia

    Federal tax bill hits hardest in District of Columbia

    Monday, April 17 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-04-17 13:58:28 GMT
    Americans are preparing to meet the Tuesday deadline for filing their federal income tax returns.Americans are preparing to meet the Tuesday deadline for filing their federal income tax returns.

    (AP) - Americans are preparing to meet the Tuesday deadline for filing their federal income tax returns. Data from the IRS and the Census Bureau show that three states - Delaware, Minnesota and Massachusetts - on average paid the most per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016. The three states that paid the least per person are New Mexico, Mississippi and, at No. 50, West Virginia. But the residents of the District of Columbia paid more per person than those in...

    (AP) - Americans are preparing to meet the Tuesday deadline for filing their federal income tax returns. Data from the IRS and the Census Bureau show that three states - Delaware, Minnesota and Massachusetts - on average paid the most per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016. The three states that paid the least per person are New Mexico, Mississippi and, at No. 50, West Virginia. But the residents of the District of Columbia paid more per person than those in...

  • Glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly installs exhibit at New York Botanical Garden

    Glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly installs exhibit at New York Botanical Garden

    Glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly is taking over the New York Botanical Garden with a colorful exhibit for the first time in more than 10 years.Glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly is taking over the New York Botanical Garden with a colorful exhibit for the first time in more than 10 years.

    Glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly is taking over the New York Botanical Garden with a colorful exhibit for the first time in more than 10 years. 

    Glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly is taking over the New York Botanical Garden with a colorful exhibit for the first time in more than 10 years. 

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