(*7*) You’ll suppose that the pandemic that has been raging for the previous 12 months, preserving us out of the workplace and dealing from house–and thus preserving extra folks off the roads–would robotically imply there have been fewer driving-related deaths in 2020 than in regular years. Sadly, that’s not the case. In any respect. A brand new report from the ...

Up till now within the streaming wars, stay sports had been one thing of a tantalizing appetizer. Mouthwatering and thrilling, certain, however not the true motive you signed up. It was nice that, say, Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming providing, was set to stream the Olympics final summer time (they had been postponed due to COVID-19), however followers had been primarily occupied ...

Uber. Bike and scooter shares. And public transit. This trifecta looks as if it covers each city transportation want. However the fact is that every resolution comes with its personal flaws. Ubers clog the roads. Bikes could make you sweat. And particularly throughout the COVID-19 period, sharing enclosed areas with different folks can really feel scary. In response to the ...

Phoenix Espresso, a Cleveland-based espresso roaster with 37 workers and a number of other espresso outlets, was getting into October weathering the identical wrestle as myriad different small retail companies. Compelled to shut its storefronts and subsist on a fraction of its regular enterprise in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, occasions have been powerful. It could not usually be ...

Should you get a FedEx supply in some Californian cities later this yr, it’d present up in a brand new electrical supply automobile—and are available down the sidewalk in a brand new electrical pallet that helps couriers carry heavier masses. The corporate can be receiving 500 of the autos, from GM’s BrightDrop, as one half of a bigger push to ...

Reining within the energy of massive tech firms, together with main social networks, is an thought with rising bipartisan help in Washington. A lot of the talk up to now has revolved across the thought of breaking apart firms akin to Fb to restrict their attain and affect. However such “structural cures” require a tough and expensive courtroom battle, and ...

By William D. Cohan10 minute Learn “Everybody’s elevating a zillion SPACs,” a Manhattan billionaire tells me, referring to particular goal acquisition firms, the newest craze on Wall Avenue. He doesn’t need to be seen biting the hand that feeds him (and many others), and so he asks for—and receives—anonymity. “Every single day there’s a SPAC merger,” he continues, amazed. “There’s ...

Over roughly a decade, 256 coal power plants in the U.S. have closed. Throughout the Trump administration, extra coal power capability was retired than throughout another presidency, regardless of Trump’s rhetoric about saving the trade. One other 58 plants are on monitor to be retired by 2030. However at the similar time, new coal plants proceed to be in-built nations ...

The November 2018 announcement that Amazon can be siting HQ2, its second headquarters, in Arlington, Virginia, triggered some not-unexpected anxiousness in regards to the firm’s impression on the native housing market. The projected inflow of round 25,000 workers (and their salaries) from one of many world’s largest corporations is pushing costs and demand to new heights. Inside a yr of ...

A standard false impression is when you attain the top of your profession—whether or not it’s CEO or all-star quarterback—you’ve achieved all attainable success. Your focus shifts to an grownup model of king of the mountain, the place you’re questioning “How do I keep on high?” However success is an ongoing journey, measured by your individual development. After conquering immediately’s ...