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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses New York police union of threatening Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter after her arrest at Saturday's protests

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses New York police union of threatening Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter after her arrest at Saturday's protests

27 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the New York progressive, slammed a New York City police department union for tweeting out confidential information about Mayor Bill de Blasio's...
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Expensive U.S. cities see rents fall amid coronavirus pandemic

35 minutes ago   |   Inman   |   5 articles

San Francisco in particular has experienced a historic drop in rent amid the pandemic, though rents are also down in New York, Boston and other cities.
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Bus drivers and their unions are refusing to transport protesters arrested by police

Bus drivers and their unions are refusing to transport protesters arrested by police

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   11 articles

Public transportation unions are defending their members' refusal to transport arrested protesters, as ongoing unrest surrounding the death of George Floyd in Minnesota spread...
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Facebook employees stage virtual walkout in protest of company's stance on Trump posts

Facebook employees stage virtual walkout in protest of company's stance on Trump posts

57 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   5 articles

Some Facebook employees are virtually walking out today to challenge the company's lack of response to President Donald Trump's posts pertaining to protests in light of the...
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Facebook employees are reportedly holding a virtual walkout against the company's handling of Trump's posts

Facebook employees are reportedly holding a virtual walkout against the company's handling of Trump's posts

59 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Dozens of Facebook employees are holding a virtual walkout on Monday. The unprecedented activism is to protest the company's decision not to take down one of Trump's messages...
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The Coalition for NYC Hospitality & Tourism Recovery Names Public Relations Agency

1 hour ago   |   Hotel News Resource   |   2 articles

Led by Steven Rubenstein, the firm will provide strategic counsel, integrated communications, and media relations support to help engage, mobilize and champion New York City's...
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Legendary artist Christo has died. See 10 of his greatest works

1 hour ago   |   Fast Company

With massive installations, Christo encouraged viewers to “perceive the whole environment with new eyes and a new consciousness.” Christo, the conceptual artist famous for his...
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Read the memo private equity titan Robert F. Smith, the richest black man in America, sent to his staff about America's racial unrest

Read the memo private equity titan Robert F. Smith, the richest black man in America, sent to his staff about America's racial unrest

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amid growing unrest over the murder of George Floyd, private equity titan Robert F. Smith advised his staff to "reach out to the communities that are grieving most, and let...
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Tech cos. respond to George Floyd's death, ensuing protests and systematic racism

Tech cos. respond to George Floyd's death, ensuing protests and systematic racism

2 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   11 articles

On Sunday, a fourth night of protests erupted around the country, spurred on by the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. The movement is a...
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Apple closes stores across the US over safety concerns amid George Floyd protests

Apple closes stores across the US over safety concerns amid George Floyd protests

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   7 articles

On May 25, a 46-year-old black man named George Floyd died in Minneapolis after a white police officer pinned his knee to Floyd's neck for several minutes during an...
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How Silicon Valley leaders, from Elon Musk to Tim Cook, are responding to...

How Silicon Valley leaders, from Elon Musk to Tim Cook, are responding to the George Floyd protests

Silicon Valley leaders are voicing their solidarity for protests that have erupted across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd. Executives from Google, Snap... Read more ...

Construction Spending Decreased in April

Construction Spending Decreased in April

From the Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending decreased in April: Construction spending during April 2020 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual... Read more ...

Apple closes stores across the US over safety concerns amid George Floyd...

Apple closes stores across the US over safety concerns amid George Floyd protests

On May 25, a 46-year-old black man named George Floyd died in Minneapolis after a white police officer pinned his knee to Floyd's neck for several minutes during an... Read more ...

How COVID-19 is accelerating the need for digital B2B payments

How COVID-19 is accelerating the need for digital B2B payments

By James Anderson, executive vice president of global commercial products, Mastercard In offices around the world, millions of dollars are waiting. Checks are piling up in the... Read more ...

The Latest: Pakistan says it's relaxing a ban on tourism

The Latest: Pakistan says it's relaxing a ban on tourism

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems... Read more ...

5 Ways Agile Can Help Your Remote Team Thrive

5 Ways Agile Can Help Your Remote Team Thrive

Many companies are leaning into the notion that working remotely doesn't have to mean a sacrifice in work quality. What it does mean, however, is that leaders need to set their... Read more ...

Stocks pull back on Wall Street as trade worries flare again

Stocks pull back on Wall Street as trade worries flare again

Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as traders worry that trade tensions could flare again with China and as protests spread across the U.S. against police brutality... Read more ...

Gilead slides 4% after COVID-19 drug shows limited benefit in moderately ill...

Gilead slides 4% after COVID-19 drug shows limited benefit in moderately ill patients

Gilead's stock fell 4% on Monday after a coronavirus drug trial showed mixed results in moderately ill people. The company tested the drug in patients who received the... Read more ...

UK eases lockdown restrictions yet experts say it's too soon

UK eases lockdown restrictions yet experts say it's too soon

LONDON - The U.K. eased more lockdown restrictions Monday despite warnings from some health officials of another spike in coronavirus infections especially if people flouted... Read more ...

Stocks move higher on Wall Street after wobbly start

Stocks move higher on Wall Street after wobbly start

Stock indexes edged higher in early trading on Wall Street Monday as investors balanced cautious optimism about the reopening of businesses shut down because of the coronavirus... Read more ...