Day: September 20, 2022

Business

FTC reviewing Amazon’s $1.7 billion deal to buy iRobot

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Amazon’s $1.7 billion acquisition iRobot, the latest deal that’s under scrutiny by the regulators amid growing concerns about the company’s market power. In a regulatory filing Tuesday, iRobot said both it and Amazon received a request for additional information in connection with an FTC review of the merger. Earlier […]

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Life & style

How to move your houseplants long-distance

As I planned my move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, I found myself awake at 3 a.m. on certain nights, frantically googling, “how to move your houseplants a long distance.” “Put trash bags around the base of the pot,” some websites advised. “Use gardening Velcro,” others said. “Don’t bother,” a few commenters in online forums […]

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Gadgets & technology

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L new car review

The Jeep Grand Cherokee has been a mainstay for Aussie families with a sense of adventure, but the latest version moves the big SUV in a new direction. Here’s five things you need to know about the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. It’s a big deal This Jeep Grand Cherokee L is the first of a […]

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Health

Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda, 1 dead

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An outbreak of Ebola has been declared in Uganda after health authorities confirmed a case of the relatively rare Sudan strain, the health ministry and World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. A 24-year-old man in Uganda’s central Mubende district showed symptoms and later died. The health […]

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Overseas

Ferdinand Omanyala: Africa’s fastest man races to make Kenya a “sprinting nation”

CNN  —  Kenyans have long dominated the podium when it comes to long distance running, but now Ferdinand Omanyala is looking to inspire a new generation of runners and transform Kenya into a “sprinting nation.” The 26-year-old is leading by example after he secured multiple victories this year. In May, Omanyala was first to the […]

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Sports

Five takeaways as Champions League makes a return

1. Ukraine exiles Shakhtar Donetsk beats Leipzig Ukrainian team Shakhtar Donetsk, exiled from their war-hit country, began their Champions League campaign with a stunning 4-1 win at Leipzig on Tuesday. Donetsk arrived for the game with a weakened squad that had played just three domestic league games this season. They had previously not seen competitive action for more than […]

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Gadgets & technology

Op-Ed: Will Twitter survive Elon Musk?

I joined Twitter in April 2007, a year after its founding as a “microblogging platform.” I didn’t give much thought to my username. At first blush, Twitter looked like a place I shouldn’t be seen, like a strip club, so I chose an anonymous handle that combined my middle name and birthdate: @page88. I didn’t […]

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Business

Gap slashes 500 corporate jobs in cost-cutting move

Gap is slashing 500 corporate jobs in San Francisco and New York as it looks to reduce expenses amid languishing sales. The job cuts, confirmed by a company…

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Life & style

Tiny Love Stories: ‘When I Hate My Husband’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

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Gadgets & technology

Apple to raise app prices in Japan, eurozone, other markets

Apple Inc will raise prices for apps sold on its products in some countries including Japan as well as the eurozone next month, according to a notice by…

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