Internet Access Programs in Philadelphia Offer Free, Discounted Service to Low-Income Households

Internet Access Programs in Philadelphia Offer Free, Discounted Service to Low-Income Households

Programs to bring internet access to low-income Philadelphians have narrowed the digital divide in the city, but the organizations behind them plan to partner with community groups to narrow it further over the next school year. “The city [of Philadelphia] and Comcast are very committed to ensuring people in low-income households have broadband at home,” … Read more

After Investigation, Frontier Accepts $15 Million Wisconsin Internet Upgrades, $90,000 ‘Payment’ | Local News

After Investigation, Frontier Accepts  Million Wisconsin Internet Upgrades, ,000 ‘Payment’ |  Local News

Phone and internet company Frontier Communications has struck a deal with the state of Wisconsin to improve its broadband service – the company’s latest assurance that its slow and potentially dangerous internet speeds telephone breakdowns are being modernized. Reached following an investigation into the company’s advertising of internet speeds by the Wisconsin Department of Justice … Read more

Consumer spending remains strong in all three sectors

Consumer spending remains strong in all three sectors

Despite further signs of slowing consumer demand, pockets of strength remain in travel, payments and autos. Hilton on Wednesday beat analysts’ estimates for the second quarter and raised its outlook for the full year, saying it remained optimistic about strong travel demand for the rest of the year. On Thursday morning, Southwest Airlines reinforced that … Read more

Apple (AAPL) Q3 2022 results

Apple (AAPL) Q3 2022 results

Apple reported fiscal third quarter results Thursday beat Wall Street expectations for sales and earnings, but showed slowing growth for the iPhone maker. Apple stock rose more than 3% in extended trading. Here are the key numbers compared to what Wall Street expected, according to Refinitiv estimates: EPS: $1.20 vs. $1.16 estimated, down 8% year-over-year … Read more

China’s Competitiveness and Chip Bill Passes the House and Goes to Biden

China’s Competitiveness and Chip Bill Passes the House and Goes to Biden

US President Joe Biden reacts to a memo handed to him saying the CHIPS-plus bill has passed the House during a meeting with CEOs on the economy in the Eisenhower’s South Court Auditorium Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC on July 28, 2022. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images … Read more

Bausch Health, Meta, Comcast, Qualcomm and more

Bausch Health, Meta, Comcast, Qualcomm and more

In this photo illustration, a woman’s silhouette is holding a smartphone with the Meta Platforms, Inc. logo displayed onscreen. Raphael Henrique | Light flare | Getty Images Find out which companies are making headlines in the midday business. Bausch Health – Trading in the pharmaceutical company’s shares was halted after the stock fell 50%. A … Read more

Qualcomm (QCOM) Q3 2022 results

Qualcomm (QCOM) Q3 2022 results

Qualcomm President and CEO Cristiano Amon speaks about Qualcomm’s technology for automakers during a press conference during CES 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 4, 2022. Steve Marcus | Reuters Qualcomm reported third-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday, slightly beating Wall Street expectations, but guidance for the current quarter fell short of consensus … Read more

Apple Q3 2022 Earnings Preview: Macro Concerns Dominate

Apple Q3 2022 Earnings Preview: Macro Concerns Dominate

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, U.S., Monday, June 6, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple publishes Thursday its results for the quarter ended in June. Apple’s fiscal third quarter is typically the company’s smallest in terms … Read more

Amazon’s Project Kuiper Launches First Internet Satellites in Q4 2022

Amazon’s Project Kuiper Launches First Internet Satellites in Q4 2022

A rendering of ABL Space’s RS1 rocket launching the Project Kuiper satellites for Amazon. Amazon Amazon aims to launch its first Internet Project Kuiper satellites in the fourth quarter of 2022, the company announced on Monday. The tech giant has filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission to launch and operate its first two … Read more

Hyundai accused of child labor at Alabama factory

Hyundai accused of child labor at Alabama factory

A Hyundai Motor subsidiary used child labor at a factory that supplies parts for the Korean automaker’s assembly line in Montgomery, Alabama, according to area police, the families of three underage workers and eight former and current factory employees. Underage workers, in some cases as young as 12, recently worked at a metal stamping plant … Read more