Finance

New York City Council votes to ban cashless…

New York City lawmakers have voted to require stores and restaurants to take cash as payment

Sugar Alters Brain Chemistry After Only 12 Days

IT MAY FEEL AS IF THE BRAIN IS HARDWIRED TO EAT CANDY, ICE CREAM, COOKIES, AND DRINK SUGARY LIQUIDS BECAUSE NOT ONLY DO THEY TASTE GREAT, BUT THEY ALSO MAKE YOU HAPPY. HERE’S WHY. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Shutterstock Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Shutterstock Clip5-Stringr Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Shutterstock Clip8-Shutterstock

Death penalty sought in slaying of Sacramento…

Prosecutors say they'll seek the death penalty for a man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento policewoman in an ambush last year

Tinder Adds New Safety Features

Tinder Adds New Safety Features The dating app is adding a panic button that will alert authorities if a user feels unsafe on a date. The new section of the app, called Safety Center, will be available to U.S. users next Tuesday. Another update will include the option for users to inform friends of their location. Tinder’s parent company, Match, will roll out the safety features to its other companies, OkCupid, Hinge and Match.com later this year. Users will have to download the safety platform, Noonlight, in order to enable the features.

Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for…

The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis

Coronavirus Reached The U.S. Here’s What To Know

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Instagram Is Ditching the IGTV Button

Instagram Is Ditching the IGTV Button The platform has over a billion monthly active users, but people are staying away from the IGTV icon in the top right corner. An Instagram spokesperson says that is why the feature is being taken away. Instagram spokesperson, via TechCrunch The change means that you will have to spend a little more time finding the service's long-form content. Instagram debuted IGTV back in 2018 as an alternative to YouTube. According to The Verge, it has struggled, with only a small amount of downloads of the standalone app.

Questions linger over investigation into Jeff…

Cybersecurity experts say there are many questions still unanswered from an investigation commissioned by Jeff Bezos that concluded the billionaire's phone was likely hacked after receiving a video file with malicious spyware from the WhatsApp account of Saudi Arabia's crown prince

Drugs May Be Killing Twice As Many Americans

AS THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC CONTINUES TO AFFECT AMERICANS, RECENT RESEARCH FINDS THAT OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT FIGURES MAY BE UNDERESTIMATING DRUG DEATHS. Clip1-Stringr Clip2-Shutterstock Clip3-Stringr Clip4-Stringr Clip5-Shutterstock Clip6-Stringr Clip7-Shutterstock Clip8-Stringr

Build a Music Playlist for Your Pet With Spotify

Build a Music Playlist for Your Pet With Spotify Based on what type of pet you own, 'Spotify for Pets' will make a list of tunes. @SpotifyNews, via Twitter As of now, the feature is available for cats, dogs and birds. You can also use it if you own a hamster or iguana. Spotify says it conducted an online survey with pet owners across the globe. The streamer found that most believe music helps pets with stress and makes them happier. It also recorded that over 70 percent of owners play tunes just for their pet. Nearly 20 percent even named their pet after a musician or band.

First stage of extradition hearing for top Huawei…

A Canadian judge says she will announce her decision at a later date after she ended the first phase of an extradition hearing that will decide whether a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is sent to the United States

Why are Fewer Kids Going To Pediatricians?

NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS A DOWNWARD TREND IN THE NUMBER OF SICK CHILDREN WHO ARE CARED FOR BY PEDIATRICIANS. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Shutterstock Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Shutterstock Clip5-Getty Images Clip6-Shutterstock Clip7-Shutterstock Clip8-Shutterstock

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Fallout from Boeing 737 MAX spreads in Kansas…

Layoffs at Spirit AeroSystems have spread to the airplane parts-maker's plants in Oklahoma amid the widening fallout in its home state of Kansas caused by the halt in production of the troubled Boeing 737 MAX

Uber Lets California Drivers Set Their Own Prices

UBER'S 'SET YOUR OWN PRICES' TEST MAY ALLOW DRIVERS TO CHARGE UP TO FIVE TIMES UBER'S ORIGINAL ESTIMATES. Clip1-Shutterstock Clip2-Shutterstock Clip3-Shutterstock Clip4-Shutterstock Clip5-Shutterstock Clip6-Stringr Clip7-Shutterstock Clip8-Shutterstock

Why that green fund you bought might include a…

Environmentally conscious investing received a lot of attention last week after the world’s largest asset manager said it plans to put climate change and sustainability at the center of its investment approach

Ageotypes: Why Do People Age Differently?

Former Wells Fargo CEO fined $17.5M for sales…

Federal regulators have slapped former Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf with a $17.5 million fine for his role in the bank's sales practices scandal

Marijuana Dangerous For Those On Heart Medication

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Veteran accuses bank of discrimination for not…

A Detroit-area bank that suspected fraud and refused to cash checks from a black Air Force veteran says it mishandled the incident and shouldn't have called police

Mental Health At Work

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