China to fine netizens for ‘liking’ posts after zero Covid protests – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Internet users in China will soon be held liable for liking posts deemed illegal or harmful, stoking fears the world’s second-largest economy plans to control social media like never before. China’s internet watchdog is stepping up its regulation of cyberspace as authorities ramp up their crackdown on online dissidents amid … Read more

Kroger and the Albertsons set out to build a food empire. The last supermarket mega-merger backfired – CNN | CarTailz

new York CNN business — When Christine Martinez found out last month that the Kroger and Albertsons were planning a nearly $25 billion merger, she thought, “Here we go again.” Martinez lost her job as a pharmacy technician following a previous supermarket mega-merger: Albertsons’ $9 billion merger with Safeway in 2014. That deal has since … Read more

‘White Paper’ protests: China’s top stationery supplier says it still sells A4 sheets – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — The rare protests, which swept across China over the weekend, often featured protesters holding blank sheets of paper, a phenomenon that has caused problems for the country’s top stationery chain. In a symbolic protest against censorship, young protesters held up white sheets – a metaphor for the critical social media … Read more

How 2 Teachers Slayed a $53,000 Debt Monster in 3 Years – MarketWatch | CarTailz

This article reprinted with permission from nerd wallet. In this series, NerdWallet highlights people’s ways of paying off debt. This month, Jae Bratton shares how she and her husband focused on paying off debt, motivated by the hope of raising a family. My story of paying off more than $53,046 in debt for two teachers’ … Read more

Elon Musk claims Apple threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store – CNN | CarTailz

new York CNN business — Elon Musk claimed Monday that Apple had “threatened” to remove Twitter from its iOS app store, a move that could be devastating for the company Musk just acquired for $44 billion. “Apple (AAPL) has also threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why,” Musk said … Read more

Lawsuit alleges billionaire Leon Black raped woman at Jeffrey Epstein’s home – CNN | CarTailz

new York CNN business — Billionaire investor Leon Black has been sued by a woman who claims he’s “brutal[ly]’ raped her at Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan townhouse in the spring of 2002. Cheri Pierson names both Black – the co-founder and former CEO of private equity giant Apollo Global Management – and the estate of the … Read more

Firings, ultimatums and an ongoing saga of blue ticks: Elon Musk’s first month on Twitter – CNN | CarTailz

CNN — As of Sunday, it’s officially been a month since the world’s richest man took the helm at Twitter. During that time, Elon Musk initiated mass layoffs and issued a cryptic ultimatum to the remaining employees, restored the accounts of controversial figures including former President Donald Trump, and took off — and then enacted … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China further shakes Apple’s strained supply and highlights how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The troubles began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, amid … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China further shakes Apple’s strained supply and highlights how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The troubles began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, amid … Read more

Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave its largest iPhone factory after violent protests – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant to quell protests that have seen hundreds clashed with security forces at the compound in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday after dramatic scenes of violent … Read more