Month: August 2021

It might be time, again, to protect your credit. An estimated 1 million U.S. and global credit cards were released by a Russian criminal organization on the so-called dark web, according to analysts at cybersecurity firm Q6. The group, which calls itself “All World Cards,” offers stolen credit card information to other criminals. Although there’s
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Virgin Galactic’s passenger rocket plane VSS Unity, carrying Richard Branson and crew, begins its ascent to the edge of space above Spaceport America near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, U.S. July 11, 2021 in a still image from video. Virgin Galactic | via Reuters Virgin Galactic delivered second-quarter results after the market closed on Thursday
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In this article SAVE People wait in line at a Spirit Airlines counter, at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, on Aug. 5, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Brandon Bell | Getty Images The causes of Spirit Airlines‘ massive flight cancellations that derailed the summer vacations of tens of thousands of customers this week have been brewing
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Close up imagery of the dredging operations underway around the Ever Given in the Suez Canal, captured by the company’s WorldView-3 satellite on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Maxar Technologies Space company Maxar Technologies shares dropped in trading Thursday after it announced another delay to the launch of its next-generation imagery satellites. “We have decided to
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Hopin founder and CEO Johnny Boufarhat. Hopin LONDON — When Johnny Boufarhat founded his virtual events business two years ago, there was no pandemic, no lockdowns and no travel restrictions. That all changed in 2020. The coronavirus outbreak forced a multitude of major events and conferences to be cancelled or postponed, as governments around the
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Ford Motor Company world headquarters, Dearborn, Michigan on January 19, 2021. Aaron J. Thornton | Getty Images Ford Motor is looking to buy out 1,000 salaried positions nationwide, using a variety of voluntary, seniority-based severance packages to incentivize employees to resign. Ford first notified employees of the buyout program last month, a company spokesperson told
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In this article VRA VERA A woman walks past JPMorgan Chase & Co’s international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York. Andrew Burton | Reuters JPMorgan Chase‘s new healthcare unit has made its first investment, CNBC has learned exclusively. The bank has agreed to invest $50 million in Vera Whole Health, a Seattle-based start-up that
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An employee walks past a quilt displaying Etsy Inc. signage at the company’s headquarters in the Brooklyn. Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images Etsy reported better-than-expected second-quarter results after the bell on Wednesday, but it gave guidance for the current quarter that suggests the pandemic-fueled commerce boom may be stalling. The stock slid as much
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In this article ADS-DE LONDON — Adidas has increased its outlook for the year, despite a drop in sales in China where some consumers have boycotted the sportwear brand for its stance against alleged human rights abuses. In its second-quarter earnings report Thursday, Adidas said revenue had picked up everywhere except Greater China, particularly in
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Vanguard signage at a Morningstar Investment Conference. M. Spencer Green | AP Vanguard is offering its employees $1,000 to get vaccinated against Covid-19, the company has confirmed. The asset management giant follows Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other employers calling on workers to get the coronavirus vaccine amid growing concerns about the fast spread of the
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Job seekers speak with recruiters at a Job News USA career fair in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 23, 2021. Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images About half of U.S. states withdrew federal funds for the unemployed months early to encourage out-of-work residents to find a job. But mounting evidence shows that policy gambit hasn’t yet paid
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In this article RCL Royal Caribbean International’s Anthem of the Seas cruise ship calls at Greenock port on July 22, 2021 in Greenock, Scotland. Jeff J Mitchell | Getty Images Royal Caribbean International reported a second-quarter loss on Wednesday that was wider than analysts were anticipating, as the spread of the delta coronavirus variant slowed
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