The OneThird avocado ripeness tester tells the fruit's readiness for eating, joining other devices introduced at the CES gadget show this year to reduce global food waste. (Jan. 6) AP Video by Brittany Peterson, Production by Eugene Garcia
- FX Empire
Crude oil markets have fallen rather hard during the trading week, breaking back down after a couple of very quiet weeks.
- Defense News
A South Korean manufacturer, SNT Dynamics, it will supply transmissions for the engines that will power the Altay, Turkey’s first indigenous tank.
Not Allowing Their Employees To Wear Coats In The Middle Of Winter, And 14 Other Straight-Up Evil Moves From Crappy Bosses That Make Me Want To Riot
Banning headphones, limiting bathroom breaks to five minutes or less, and more.
- Detroit Free Press
Ford CEO says "accountability starts at the top" while protecting lower-level worker bonuses from cuts.
- Business Insider
Elon Musk's Twitter ordered by officials to properly label bedrooms in San Francisco HQ as sleeping areas — or convert them back to offices within 15 days
San Francisco officials ordered Twitter to restore its bedrooms back to offices in 15 days if it doesn't label them as sleeping areas, per a notice.
Cathie Wood is still a Bitcoin evangelist but she’s getting candid about what she got wrong: ‘We tempered a few assumptions’
The ARK Invest CEO admitted she thought more companies and governments would be holding Bitcoin by now.
A suit filed in U.S. Courts in Texas alleges fraud, breach of contract, unjust enrichment, violation of deceptive trade practice law, and negligence over a token sale for a Web3 game that never materialized.
Toyota Motor Corp will launch two higher-end luxury vehicles in Japan during the next financial year as it seeks to capture a larger share of the luxury car market, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday. The automaker will introduce a luxury sport-utility vehicle, the Toyota Century, in its home market sometime between August and the end of March 2024, Nikkei said, citing anonymous sources. A Toyota spokesperson said the company could not comment on its product plans.
Mark Zuckerberg calls this the ‘Year of Efficiency’: Now Amazon and Google are falling in line with talk of ‘streamlining’ costs and slowing hiring
The year ahead will be all about refocusing on priorities for tech giants.
- Business Insider
7 ways to use ChatGPT at work to boost your productivity, make your job easier, and save a ton of time
It'll be a while before ChatGPT takes your job entirely, and in the meantime you can use it to make work life easier.
- Business Insider
Workers are 'career cushioning' by creating a Plan B ahead of a looming recession and sweeping layoffs. Here's how it could protect you.
Move over quiet quitting, career cushioning is the big next workplace trend that employees are jumping to help them navigate uncertain times.
How much money do I need to live entirely off dividends? Here's how to figure out the lowest amount you need to make it work
Yes, there's math. No, it's not that hard.
A group of YouTube contractors went on strike today outside the Google office in Austin, Texas, after the tech giant announced a return to office by Feb. 6. The workers are employed by Cognizant, which is a subcontractor for Google parent company Alphabet.
Activision Blizzard will pay the Securities Exchange Commission $35 million to settle charges that it violated workplace misconduct reporting rules and whistleblower protections. The Call of Duty publisher admits no wrongdoing in the case, which comes less than two years after a bombshell lawsuit by California regulators alleged years of sexual harassment and discrimination at the company.
- Wichita Eagle
The fine and restitution total more than $45,000.
- CBS MoneyWatch
Tired of after-work emails and calls? Lawmakers across the globe are pushing back on the blurring of work and home life.
Cars with the Greatest Price Increases in Each State
- Sacramento Bee
Here’s how much relief you could get on your next gas and electricity bill.
With an average retirement balance of just $202,000, baby boomers could find themselves pinched for retirement income, according to a new survey from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. Using the 4% rule for retirement withdrawals, that balance would produce … Continue reading → The post Here's How Retirees Can Turn $6,000 Into a $150,000 Retirement Bonus appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
I’m 64, make $1,500 a month driving Uber and get almost $5,000 a month in pensions and Social Security – should I pay off my mortgage before I retire?
See: I’m 67 and retired with $57,000 left on my mortgage and $600,000 saved for retirement – should I pay off my home now? You ask one of the most common questions we get at MarketWatch about retirement saving and spending – if it makes sense to pay off a mortgage before retirement. What you need to do before you can even answer this question is jot down every single expense you anticipate you’ll have in retirement, and add a little extra cushion for what you won’t expect.