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Fastly Blames Global Internet Outage on Software Bug

Fastly Blames Global Internet Outage on Software Bug

BUSINESS | Jun 9, 2021

Fastly, the company hit by a major outage that caused many of the world's top websites to go offline briefly this week, blamed the problem on a software bug that was triggered when a customer changed a setting.

Global Glitch: Swaths of Internet Go Down after Cloud Outage

Global Glitch: Swaths of Internet Go Down after Cloud Outage

BUSINESS | Jun 8, 2021

Multiple major websites went offline briefly Tuesday after an apparent outage at the cloud service company Fastly, and there were still reports of sporadic disruptions after the company patched the problem about an hour later.

Retailers Shine a Spotlight on Black-Owned Beauty Brands

Retailers Shine a Spotlight on Black-Owned Beauty Brands

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 8, 2021

As corporations continue to face a racial reckoning, the beauty industry is trying to address the criticism that it centers too many of its products around whiteness by pushing more items onto store shelves that better represent diverse women.

Levi's CEO on Changing Sizes, Inflation and Voter Rights

Levi's CEO on Changing Sizes, Inflation and Voter Rights

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 7, 2021

Levi's CEO Chip Bergh, however, believes the 168-year-old company, which sells in more than 100 countries and operates 1,000 stores, is stronger coming out of the pandemic.

Royal Caribbean Sets 2021 Cruises in Florida, Texas, Alaska

Royal Caribbean Sets 2021 Cruises in Florida, Texas, Alaska

BUSINESS | Jun 7, 2021

Royal Caribbean International has said that eight of its ships will resume U.S. voyages in July and August with trips leaving ports in Florida, Texas and Washington state.

How to Overcome the 'Sunday Scaries' with CBD

How to Overcome the 'Sunday Scaries' with CBD

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 6, 2021

And one CBD company is boldly owning the agita of Monday's impending doom by using its very name. Sunday Scaries is doing so with a message of honesty, humor, and a hefty dose of community spirit.

Chick-fil-A Gives to Charity Lobbying Against Equality Act; Reneges on Promise Not to Fund Anti-LGBTQ Causes

Chick-fil-A Gives to Charity Lobbying Against Equality Act; Reneges on Promise Not to Fund Anti-LGBTQ Causes

BUSINESS | Jun 5, 2021

In 2019 Chick-fil-A promised not to fund anti-LGBTQ charities, but it is reported this week they are funding a group lobbying against the Equality Act.

Cymbiotika Founder Chervin Jafarieh and the Key to a Well-Balanced Life

Cymbiotika Founder Chervin Jafarieh and the Key to a Well-Balanced Life

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 5, 2021

"We're bringing back what we've lost in foods today. You are what you can absorb," says Chervin Jafarieh of the importance of designing and manufacturing Cymbiotika's groundbreaking formulations.

United Airlines Sees a Supersonic Future

United Airlines Sees a Supersonic Future

BUSINESS | By Daivd Koenig | Jun 4, 2021

United Airlines aims to bring back supersonic travel before the decade is over with a plane that is currently just an artist's drawing — even the prototype hasn't flown yet.

Airlines Urge the G7 Nations to Help International Travel

Airlines Urge the G7 Nations to Help International Travel

BUSINESS | Jun 3, 2021

The airline industry is ratcheting up its campaign to ease border restrictions and allow more international travel — even by people who aren't vaccinated against coronavirus — despite high infection rates in many countries.

How MeUndies is Revealing the True Meaning of Pride

How MeUndies is Revealing the True Meaning of Pride

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 2, 2021

MeUndies' pledge to empower self-expression gets an extra boost this June and beyond as the brand launches several initiatives to celebrate and embolden the LGBTQ community.

Trove CEO Talks About Helping Brands Cash in on Resale

Trove CEO Talks About Helping Brands Cash in on Resale

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 2, 2021

After seeing young shoppers flock to thrift stores and online sites for used clothes, a growing number of fashion companies want to take back control.

With AMC Shares Up 1,100% in 2021, Company Sells Shares

With AMC Shares Up 1,100% in 2021, Company Sells Shares

BUSINESS | By Michelle Chapman | Jun 1, 2021

The movie theater chain AMC is raising $230.5 million through an 8.5 million share sale, cashing in on the meme stock frenzy that has sent its stock price up more than 1,100% this year.

How 'Allyship' Can Help LGBTQ Staff Feel Less Excluded in the Work Place

How 'Allyship' Can Help LGBTQ Staff Feel Less Excluded in the Work Place

BUSINESS | May 31, 2021

There is compelling evidence that workplaces can be challenging environments for trans people, where their voices often remain the least heard. Even for organizations which seek to be inclusive, many lack the necessary expertise.

Summer Travel Forecast Calls for Longer Waits, Fewer Choices

Summer Travel Forecast Calls for Longer Waits, Fewer Choices

BUSINESS | By John Seewer | May 30, 2021

After a year of coronavirus lockdowns, the start of summer beckons with vacation plans made possible by relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. But a severe worker shortage brings a warning for travelers: Expect delays and pack a little patience.

Lady Gaga and J.Lo Sell 'Well' Building Seal, But It's a Payday, Not a PSA

Lady Gaga and J.Lo Sell 'Well' Building Seal, But It's a Payday, Not a PSA

BUSINESS | By Michael McAuliff | May 29, 2021

A-list celebs are backing something called the Well Health-Safety seal, offered by the International Well Building Institute, a for-profit company piggybacking on post-pandemic anxiety.

Shoppers Go Back to Stores, But Retailers Face Challenges

Shoppers Go Back to Stores, But Retailers Face Challenges

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 27, 2021

Americans are going back to one of their favorite past times: store shopping.

How One CBD Company's Legacy Supports Mental Health Awareness

How One CBD Company's Legacy Supports Mental Health Awareness

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 26, 2021

An unexpected tragedy transforms one entrepreneur's vision for a company that de-stigmatizes stress and that internal darkness. Sunday Scaries may look like a fun, fresh take on CBD, but it's roots run much deeper.

Amazon to Buy MGM, Studio Behind James Bond and 'Shark Tank'

Amazon to Buy MGM, Studio Behind James Bond and 'Shark Tank'

BUSINESS | By Joseph Pisani | May 26, 2021

Amazon is going Hollywood.

Is Your Living Room the Future of Hospital Care?

Is Your Living Room the Future of Hospital Care?

BUSINESS | May 25, 2021

Major hospital systems are betting big money that the future of hospital care looks a lot like the inside of patients' homes.

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