Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year? Depends who you ask

Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year?  Depends who you ask

hong kong CNN — Last week, K-pop singer Danielle Marsh asked her fans online what they were doing for Chinese New Year. A profuse apology followed two days later, in which she promised to ‘try to be more careful’ and acknowledged the ‘hurt’ she had caused. His offence? The “Chinese” that preceded the “New Year”. … Read more

Google executive fired after boss groped him on drunken night out

A Google executive claims he was fired by the tech giant for rejecting the temperamental advances of a high-ranking colleague at a fancy company dinner. Ryan Olohan, 48, accuses Google of firing him after one of its top executives, Tiffany Miller, groped him in a restaurant in Chelsea in December 2019 and told him she … Read more

FTX Founder Bankman-Fried Opposes Tougher Bail, Says Prosecutors ‘Sandbagged Him’

NEW YORK, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Lawyers for Sam Bankman-Fried urged a U.S. judge on Saturday not to bar the indicted FTX cryptocurrency executive from communicating with former colleagues amid his bail , saying prosecutors had “sandbag” the process to put their client in the “worst possible light”. The attorneys were responding to a Friday … Read more

Why desalination won’t save states dependent on Colorado River water

The Colorado River winds around Horseshoe Bend in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Page, Arizona. Rhona Sage | AFP | Getty Images States dependent on the drought-stricken Colorado River are increasingly turning to desalination as a way to fill the river’s deficit and increase water supplies in the western United States. The search … Read more

Amazon imposes free grocery delivery on Prime orders under $150

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is removing free grocery delivery for Prime members on orders under $150. Customers who have their groceries delivered by Amazon Fresh — and pay less than $150 — will be charged between $3.95 and $9.95, depending on the size of the order, the company said Friday in an email to … Read more

Tesla just had its best week since May 2013

Tesla CEO Elon Musk smiles as he addresses guests at the 2022 Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) meeting in Stavanger, Norway, August 29, 2022. Carina Johansen | AFP | Getty Images You’re here shares jumped 33% this week, marking their best weekly performance since May 2013 and the second best on record. The stock rose 11% … Read more

Wall Street ends higher, posts weekly gains ahead of Fed meeting

PCE: Inflation slows with consumer spending American Express and Visa climb higher on solid demand Chevron falls after missing earnings estimates Indices up: Dow 0.08%, S&P 0.25%, Nasdaq 0.95% NEW YORK, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Wall Street advanced on Friday, marking the end of a turbulent week in which economic data and corporate earnings forecasts … Read more

Tech stocks are having their best January in decades — here’s why it might not be a good sign

Tech stocks are on a tear to start 2023, but that could actually be a worrying signal. The Nasdaq COMP composite index, +0.95% is up 11% so far this month, on track for its best January performance since posting a 12.2% gain in 2001, according to Dow Jones Market Data. But that 2001 rally cooled … Read more

Amazon will charge delivery fees on fresh grocery orders under $150

Brendan McDermid | Reuters Amazon will start charging delivery fees for fresh grocery orders under $150, which it says will help keep prices for its services low. Starting Feb. 28, Prime members who want home delivery by Amazon Fresh will incur a $9.95 delivery fee for orders under $50, while orders between $50 and $100 … Read more

Electric vehicle maker Lucid rushes Saudi PIF report to buy remaining stake

Jan 27 (Reuters) – Shares of Lucid Group (LCID.O) jumped 43% on Friday, trimming gains after doubling down on market speculation that Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) wanted buy the electric vehicle manufacturer. The speculation stemmed from an “uncooked” alert attributed to deals website Betaville, using its term for market gossip. Lucid was the … Read more