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NFT art boom: Are digital artworks worth the virtual paper they’re printed on?

(LONDON) -- The meteoric rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has seen many once skeptical institutions embrace a digital alternative to traditional currency. But in the art world, a similar evolution is taking place. The last two years has seen an explosion in the sales of digital artworks, which have…... Read More

Apple unveils AirTags, new iPad Pro and more at its first event of 2021

(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- Apple's first event of the year took place on Tuesday afternoon and featured a slew of new announcements from the tech giant, including the unveiling of AirTags, the launch of its most advanced iPad Pro yet, a new purple hue for the iPhone and more. The cryptically…... Read More

Venmo to let users buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin in its app

(NEW YORK) -- Venmo announced Tuesday that it will let users buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency directly in its app as digital currency goes more mainstream. The feature, rolling out starting Tuesday, will be available to the company's 70 million customers within the next few weeks. The cryptocurrency offerings include…... Read More

James Charles' YouTube channel demonetized over allegations of sending explicit messages to minors

(NEW YORK) -- YouTube beauty vlogger James Charles has lost the ability to make money off videos on the platform after underage fans accused him of sending them inappropriate messages. At least 15 underage fans have alleged Charles sent them nude pictures, demanded explicit photos in return or pressured them…... Read More

Target taps Christopher John Rogers for stylish size-inclusive dress collection

(NEW YORK) -- Just in time for spring, Target's latest Designer Dress Collection has a lot of people ready to step out in full bloom. The company announced that it's tapped rising fashion forces Christopher John Rogers, Alexis and Rixo to create over 70 original dresses featuring a rich mix…... Read More

Three things that could improve America's recycling problem

(NEW YORK) -- Many of us crush LaCroix cans, break down cardboard boxes and try really hard to get all that peanut butter out of the jar to put it in the recycling bin instead of the trash -- a small victory for the environment. Or is it? We've been…... Read More

How restaurants, bars can apply for emergency assistance from SBA revitalization funds

(NEW YORK) -- Restaurants and bars are another step closer to getting much-needed financial assistance after experiencing detrimental loss during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Administration announced its application details and program guide on Saturday for eligible businesses who can benefit from the Restaurant…... Read More

Union accuses Amazon of interfering in closely-watched Alabama warehouse vote

(WASHINGTON) — The union that sought to represent Amazon workers in Alabama has accused the e-commerce giant of interfering in the vote that resulted in warehouse employees not forming a labor union. The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) said Monday that it filed objections with the National Labor…... Read More

Nike's new refurbished sneaker program gives new life to old shoes

(NEW YORK) -- Nike is rolling out a new sustainability program to cut down on environmental waste from retail manufacturing. The Nike Refurbished program gives shoppers the opportunity to give new life to previously purchased shoes. Eligible products include shoes that are in perfect or near-perfect condition, have been gently…... Read More

GameStop shares rally on same day CEO announces he is stepping down

(NEW YORK) -- GameStop shares surged Monday after new support from legendary individual investor Keith Gill in a rally that comes on the same day the video game retailer announced its chief executive officer was stepping down. GameStop stock opened on Monday at $171.62 per share, up some 11% from…... Read More

Yahoo Answers stops answering

(NEW YORK) -- Get your final questions ready, because Tuesday marks the last day users can post on Yahoo Answers.   First created in 2005, Yahoo Answers is a message board for people to post questions which can then be answered by anyone on the internet willing to help. Questions…... Read More