Amazon’s Big Style Sale includes big discounts on footwear from New Balance, Reebok, Rockport and other top brands

Ecco Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Amazon Day has been punted, probably to September, from its usual spot in July. In its place, Amazon is hosting its Big Style Sale, a massive event that includes deep discounts on every fashion brand you can think of and features pants, shirts, accessories, luggage, athleisure and a lot more. I’ve … Read more

Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook bet on gaming. Here’s how they’ve done so far

Microsoft, one of the earliest to get into games with its Xbox consoles in the early 2000s, announced last Monday that it will be shutting down its livestreaming service, Mixer, by July 22. The company acquired Mixer in 2016 and last year paid gaming stars like Ninja millions of dollars to sign exclusive contracts. Over … Read more

Chinese companies’ imports may stay stuck

NEW DELHI: Chinese companies in India could continue to face the heat as the government considers granting easier import approvals for non-Chinese companies in India, top officials said. “We are monitoring the situation and this could last a few more days,” a senior government official told ET, even as India enters seventh day of imports … Read more

Nancy Pelosi calls for CDC to mandate Americans wear masks amid surge in coronavirus cases

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Friday, June 26, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said that a federal mandate on wearing masks is “long overdue,” as state governors call for a consistent national … Read more

Evacuations ordered after fireworks spark wildfire in Utah

The Traverse Fire was burning in the area of Traverse Mountain near the city of Lehi, fire officials said. Strong, gusty winds quickly spread the flames across 150-200 acres. About 30 homes were already evacuated and evacuation orders are expanding, Utah Fire Info said. Evacuation centers are open to shelter those forced from their homes. … Read more

Starbucks suspends social media ads over hate speech

Image copyright Getty Images Starbucks has announced it will suspend advertising on some social media platforms in response to hate speech. The coffee giant joins global brands including Coca-Cola, Diageo and Unilever which have recently removed advertising from social platforms. A Starbucks spokesperson told the BBC the social media “pause” would not include YouTube, owned … Read more