Bill Gates called Microsoft’s potential TikTok deal a ‘poison chalice’ and said ‘who knows what’s going to happen’

In an interview with WIRED published Friday, the billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talked about the state of US coronavirus testing, vaccines, and Microsoft’s potential TikTok deal. On Thursday, President Donald Trump issued an executive order that banned TikTok’s parent company – ByteDance, which is a Chinese firm – from operating business in the US. […]

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I flew on the infamous Spirit Airlines for the first time and saw how well no-frills can actually co-exist with safety – here’s what it was like

I took my first flight on Spirit Airlines on Monday, traveling from Chicago to New York on one of the carrier’s most competitive routes to see how the infamous carrier maintains a no-frills business model during a pandemic. Spirit isn’t blocking middle seats but is requiring face coverings to fly and enhancing cleaning practices to […]

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Biden in Delaware just days before he was expected to announce his VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Joe Biden last Sunday, days before the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee was expected to announce his running mate, the Associated Press reported. Whitmer, who’s long been on Mr. Biden’s shortlist, is the first candidate known to have interviewed with Biden in person, according to The Washington Post. Biden is […]

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Amazon Delivery Service Partner program creates nearly 85K jobs, 1,300 small businesses in 2 years

Amazon Delivery Service Partner business owner Olaoluwa Abimbola, left, with Amazon SVP Dave Clark at an Amazon press event in 2018. (GeekWire Photo) Amazon revealed growth data around its Delivery Service Partner program that launched two years ago to bolster the company’s logistics network. There are more than 1,300 small businesses operating across five countries […]

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