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Amazon postpones return to office until January 2022

Amazon previously said it expected most of its employees to begin returning regularly to the office the week of Sept. 7.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 12:29 pm

Richard Trumka, head of AFL-CIO union federation, dies at 72

Richard Trumka had served as president of the 12.5-million-member AFL-CIO labor federation since 2009. President Joe Biden called him a close friend.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 12:13 pm

Amazon, Google and other tech companies join government effort to fight ransomware

Cyber attacks have become a more regular threat to U.S. organizations.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 11:52 am

Wells Fargo postpones return-to-office plans by a month amid coronavirus surge

Wells Fargo is joining a growing list of corporations that are pushing back return dates or mandating vaccines amid a nationwide covid surge.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 11:28 am

Back from the dead, Brandless moves into the creator economy and e-commerce rollups

Formerly backed by SoftBank, Brandless comes back, and jumps on two bandwagons Read More

Source: Fortune | 5 Aug 2021 | 11:02 am

Tech's pandemic boom is coming to an end

Companies from Apple to Roku warned not to expect the same hyper growth investors saw in 2020.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 10:50 am

Cuomo impeachment probe nears end as NY lawmakers give governor Aug. 13 deadline to submit evidence

Lawmakers warned New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is accused of sexual harassment, that their impeachment probe was nearing its end.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 10:49 am

Fauci warns more severe Covid variant could emerge as U.S. cases near 100,000 daily

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that a more severe Covid variant could soon emerge, as daily average new case totals approach 100,000 per day.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 10:36 am

U.S. sets ambitious goals for the electric vehicle transition. How to invest for it

President Biden will announce an ambitious goal for electric vehicle adoption, unlocking a host of opportunities for investors.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 10:20 am

Uber CEO explains why he’s mandating vaccines for office workers but not drivers

Uber hasn't shared recent figures on how many drivers it has, but said Wednesday it facilitated 1.51 billion trips on the platform in its second quarter.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 9:27 am

Spirit Airlines cancels half of Thursday flights as travel chaos enters fifth day

Spirit has canceled more than 1,700 flights since last weekend due to staffing shortages, technology problems and bad weather.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 9:21 am

Adena Friedman makes the case for Nasdaq’s boardroom diversity push

The CEO shares her perspective in a new interview. Read More

Source: Fortune | 5 Aug 2021 | 8:43 am

Ethereum just activated a major change called the 'London hard fork' — here's why it's a big deal

One of the major changes alters the way transaction fees are calculated, ideally smoothing them out and making them less volatile.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 8:34 am

Continuing jobless claims hit new pandemic-era low, falling below 3 million

Initial jobless claims totaled 385,000 for the week ended July 31, meeting estimates.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 8:31 am

Delta variant will lead to increase in breakthrough Covid infections among vaccinated, Moderna says

Modern said it believes a booster will likely be necessary before winter.

Source: Top News and Analysis (pro) | 5 Aug 2021 | 7:43 am