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At Talkspace, Start-Up Culture Collides With Mental Health Concerns

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:03:18 +0000
The therapy-by-text company made burner phones available for fake reviews and doesn’t adequately respect client privac...

Three Top Executives Are Out at WarnerMedia, HBO’s Parent Company

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:01:38 +0000
The shake-up came on the watch of the WarnerMedia chief executive, Jason Kilar, who joined the company in May....

After Taking a Pandemic Hit, Billboard Ad Companies See Signs of Hope

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:26:02 +0000
The virus pummeled sales of ads on outdoor and transit displays, and a second wave could hamper a recovery. But executiv...

Facebook Gaming Finally Clears Apple Hurdle, Arriving in App Store

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:00:08 +0000
Saying Apple forced changes during months of rejection, the social network is releasing a version for iPhone and iPad us...

Oversight Member Blasts the Fed’s Efforts to Rescue Main Street

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:19:31 +0000
The Federal Reserve president leading the Main Street lending program testified before a congressional commission, as on...

More Wealthy Families Are Throwing a Lifeline to Distressed Businesses

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:00:08 +0000
The pandemic has created an opportunity for family offices to take a more hands-on approach by investing directly in com...

The ‘Indirect’ Costs at College Can Involve Nasty Surprises

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:00:16 +0000
Expenses for books, transportation and food outside a meal plan may be a problem for poor and moderate-income students, ...

Investors Cozy Up to Danish Stocks

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:00:14 +0000
Denmark is enjoying one of the best-performing stock markets in the world this year. Recession-proof businesses and a st...

Need to Take the MCAT? You'll Still Have to Do It in Person

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 19:51:10 +0000
Admissions tests for many graduate schools have gone online. But not the MCAT, the exam for aspiring doctors. It must st...

What if Your Home Could Be Mobile, but Also You Could Park It?

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 17:46:24 +0000
A start-up rethinks a little about how to live....

Lorenzo Wilson Milam, Guru of Community Radio, Is Dead at 86

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:21:15 +0000
He helped start noncommercial stations in the 1960s and ’70s, offering an eclectic mix of music and talk. His goal: to...

How to Handle a ‘Friendly’ Co-Worker Who’s Really a Total Jerk

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:18:28 +0000
A woman has a misogynist at her job. A 56-year-old despairs about his prospects. And employees are asked to pay for thei...

Targeting WeChat, Trump Takes Aim at China’s Bridge to the World

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 19:19:09 +0000
The all-purpose app, which the administration is restricting along with TikTok, is how many Chinese living abroad stay i...

Why Black Workers Will Hurt the Most if Congress Doesn’t Extend Jobless Benefi

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:11:39 +0000
An extra $600 a week smoothed out sharp differences in benefits among states, and among the people who lived in them....

Abolish the Police? Those Who Survived the Chaos in Seattle Aren’t So Sure

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:00:27 +0000
What is it like when a city abandons a neighborhood and the police vanish? Business owners describe a harrowing experien...

Canada to U.S. Visitors: Please Don’t Sneak Across the Border

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:00:18 +0000
Some Canadian citizens, concerned about the spread of the coronavirus, are taking matters into their own hands and repor...

As Jobs Report Looms, White House and Congress Say Stark Divisions Remain Over S

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 01:53:15 +0000
As senators left Washington without a deal on an economic rescue package, economists warned of new signs of a lagging re...

Amid Dire Jobless Numbers, Small-Business Relief Program Nears End

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 22:47:05 +0000
The Paycheck Protection Program provided respite for hard-hit small businesses, but it is ending soon. With no word on f...

Trump Reinstates Tariff on Canadian Aluminum

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:12:19 +0000
The tariff, which prompted dollar-for-dollar retaliation from Canada, was imposed just one month after a new trade deal ...

Uber’s Revenue Craters, as Deliveries Surge in Pandemic

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:46:45 +0000
Uber said revenue fell 29 percent in the second quarter because people traveled less, but food deliveries soared....

New Unemployment Claims Decline, but Remain ‘Alarmingly High’

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:28:09 +0000
Nearly 1.2 million filed for state benefits last week, the lowest total since March, as economic readings offer only lim...

Toy Cars and Crop Tops: Can Wacky U.S.P.S. Store Merch Save the Struggling Posta

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 06:31:46 +0000
Saving the American postal system, one crop top at a time....

3 Bon Appétit Journalists of Color Leave the Magazine’s Video Series

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:04:22 +0000
Two of them accused Condé Nast, the magazine’s parent company, of offering lower pay than what their white colleagues...

Capital One will pay $80 million over hack.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:00:01 +0000
In 2019, a software engineer stole information relating to millions of customers. Regulators say the bank should have ha...

An Italian Natural Wine Producer Is Swept Up in Her Father’s Migrant Worker Sc

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:25:47 +0000
An accusation involving migrant labor in Puglia leads to self-examination and, perhaps, new awareness of the treatment o...

A Prominent News Media Critic Is Starting a News Outlet of His Own

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 03:08:34 +0000
For years, media insiders turned to Ken Doctor for advice. Now he plans to compete against a hedge-fund-owned paper in S...

NBCUniversal Pushes Out Chairman of NBC Entertainment

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 21:56:36 +0000
Paul Telegdy leaves the network ahead of a pending investigation into his workplace behavior....

This Year’s Must-Have Back-to-School Item: Masks for Children

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:10:53 +0000
Crayola, Old Navy and Disney are among the brands making colorful masks for children. Child psychologists see this as a ...

He Spent 26 Years in a Chinese Prison. Then He Was Cleared of Murder.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:40:54 +0000
A court in eastern China convicted Zhang Yuhuan in 1995 for the murder of two boys. His exoneration has grabbed headline...

Lawmakers Aim to Prevent Trump From Bypassing Ban on Armed Drone Sales

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 21:52:55 +0000
Senators from both parties say President Trump cannot be allowed to help drone technology proliferate, and they want it ...

China’s Offer to Help With Virus Testing Spooks Hong Kong

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:25:16 +0000
Infections have surged in the city, and its labs have been going at full speed. But wariness of the Chinese Communist Pa...

‘Motorcycle of Tomorrow’ Is Heavy on Flair and Light on the Environment

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:09:52 +0000
Pineapple “leather,” flax seed instead of plastic: Tarform, based in Brooklyn, aims to set a standard with its retro...

‘It’s Time for a Change’: Workers Idled by the Virus Try New Careers

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 09:00:28 +0000
Facing a loss of hours, unsecured wages and slow reopenings, some unemployed Britons are reconsidering their livelihoods...

Fast, Less Accurate Coronavirus Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:25:14 +0000
Experts are revising their views on the best methods to detect infections, setting aside long-held standards so that the...

The Teenage Tinkerer Behind an E-Bike Revolution

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:26:20 +0000
Mike Radenbaugh dreamed up Rad Power Bikes over a decade ago in his family’s garage and now sets the pace for affordab...

White House and Congress Remain Far From Any Stimulus Deal

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:17:50 +0000
White House officials and Democratic leaders continued to dig in on crucial points of any potential deal, jeopardizing a...

Facebook Removes Trump Campaign’s Misleading Coronavirus Video

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 01:10:24 +0000
It was the first time Facebook took down a post by Mr. Trump’s campaign for spreading virus misinformation, but it did...