• Florida September 27, 2019 8:17 pm

    Air Gondolas Join Disney World's Transit System

    The Disney Skyliner cable cars opening to visitors on Sunday are the latest addition to one of the largest private transportation systems in the U.S.

  • Florida June 25, 2020 5:12 pm

    Air Gondolas Join Disney World's Transit System

    Walt Disney World on Friday introduced its newest way to get around the Florida resort — an aerial cable car system that whisks visitors from hotels to theme parks three stories above the ground while going 11 mph.

  • Florida August 31, 2019 1:37 am

    Comcast Opening Free Xfinity WiFi Hotspots in Florida as Hurricane Dorian Approaches

    To help residents and emergency personnel stay connected in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, Comcast is opening its network of almost 200,000 Xfinity WiFi hotspots throughout Florida to anyone who needs them, including non-Xfinity customers, for free.

  • Germany June 6, 2019 10:47 pm

    FIFA Vice President Ahmad Questioned by French Authorities

    FIFA vice president Ahmad was detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday in the latest criminal investigation to hit officials in positions of power within the governing body of world soccer. Ahmad was in Paris for the FIFA Congress and start of the Women’s World Cup when he was picked up in the morning at a luxury hotel for...

  • iPhone March 30, 2019 12:30 am

    Apple Cancels AirPower, the Wireless Charging Pad It Announced Over a Year Ago

    Apple’s AirPower charger has been canceled, Apple confirmed on Friday. “After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have canceled the project. We apologize to those customers who were looking forward to this launch. We continue to believe that the future is wireless and are committed to push the wireless experience forward,” said Dan...

  • iPhone March 30, 2019 12:30 am

    Apple Cancels AirPower, the Wireless Charging Pad It Announced Over a Year Ago

    Apple’s AirPower charger has been canceled, Apple confirmed on Friday. “After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have canceled the project. We apologize to those customers who were looking forward to this launch. We continue to believe that the future is wireless and are committed to push the wireless experience forward,” said Dan...

  • United States March 26, 2019 8:08 pm

    US Auto Sales Are Falling as Prices for New Vehicles Jump to Highest Ever

    U.S. auto sales are falling as vehicle prices climb, indicating that buyers at the lower end are getting squeezed out of the new car market, according to a new industry forecast. First-quarter auto sales are expected to drop by nearly 2.5 percent from a year earlier, to 4 million units, according to J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. Retail sales, which...

  • Donald Trump March 16, 2019 12:06 pm

    US Business Groups Encouraged by Prospect of US-China Deal

    U.S. business groups said Friday they are encouraged by China’s approval of a new law that loosens restrictions on foreign investment and said it could help smooth the way to a substantive trade agreement between the two countries. China’s ceremonial legislature passed a measure Thursday seeking to prevent Chinese officials from forcing U.S. and other foreign companies to turn over...

  • California March 10, 2019 7:27 am

    California Man Learns He's Dying From Doctor on Robot Video Call

    Ernest Quintana’s family knew he was dying of chronic lung disease when he was taken by ambulance to a hospital, unable to breathe. But they were devastated when a robot machine rolled into his room in the intensive care unit that night and a doctor told the 78-year-old patient by video call he would likely die within days. “If you’re...

  • Los Angeles February 11, 2019 7:21 pm

    Hulu Making Howard the Duck, 4 More Marvel Animated Shows

    Hulu is teaming with Marvel to make four separate animated series based on comic book characters like Howard the Duck.

  • United States October 2, 2018 9:55 pm

    Amazon Raising Minimum Wage for US Workers to $15 Per Hour, Will Advocate for Higher Pay

    Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month and said it will push for an increase in the federally mandated minimum wage, which now stands at $7.25 per hour. “We listened to our critics, thought hard about...

  • President June 6, 2018 12:00 am

    Gymnastics Executive Says She Was Told to Keep Quiet About Nassar

    The former president of USA Gymnastics refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate subcommittee about how he handled allegations of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, and another former executive sat next to him and asserted that he instructed her and others to keep quiet after she informed him of athletes’ claims.

  • Facebook June 5, 2018 6:41 am

    New iOS 12 Features Include Ways to Help Curb iPhone Use

    Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to make its products even more indispensable. The paradox emerged Monday as Apple executives previewed new versions of free software due out this fall. The forthcoming controls are aimed at addressing criticism that devices are becoming increasingly addictive and distracting, especially...

  • Facebook March 19, 2018 9:40 pm

    Winds Tear Down 227-Year-Old Tree Planted by George Washington

    Just a week after the anniversary of George Washington’s birthday, strong winds knocked down a 227-year-old tree that the founding father himself had planted at his Mount Vernon estate.

  • Florida February 7, 2018 11:38 am

    More Americans Hold Stocks, for Better Or for Worse

    A plunge in stock prices always stings, but this recent one dug deeper because more Americans are participating in the market, particularly older ones. Slightly more than half of all U.S. families own stocks in some way, from workers who got automatically enrolled into their 401(k) retirement accounts to day-traders working their personal accounts. The rate of stock ownership is...

  • NBC November 14, 2017 9:06 pm

    NBC Dismisses News Executive for Misconduct

    NBC News dismissed a senior executive Tuesday after multiple women accused him of misconduct. The executive, Matt Zimmerman, senior vice president for booking, worked in the company’s news division, and was one of the top bookers of talent and guests for “Today.” “We have recently learned that Matt Zimmerman engaged in inappropriate conduct with more than one woman at NBCU,...

  • Miami November 14, 2017 7:43 pm

    Target To Open South Florida's First Micro Store in Miami Beach

    South Florida’s first small-format Target store will be coming to Miami Beach in spring 2019, according to a news release.

  • NBC September 26, 2017 6:03 pm

    Original Seasons of ‘Will & Grace' to Return to Cozi TV

    “Will & Grace” fans were thrilled to learn of a revival of the popular comedy series. Now they’re in for another treat. Fans can relive their favorite moments from show when the original eight season are aired on COZI TV starting on Sept. 28, the same day the new season premieres. “We are thrilled to bring the original Will &...

  • Los Angeles September 11, 2017 4:27 pm

    New Nordstrom Concept Store's Big Change: No Merchandise

    Nordstrom is opening up a store that doesn’t have any inventory. The luxury department store chain says its Nordstrom Local concept store will open in Los Angeles next month. The Seattle-based company says the store will be staffed with personal stylists who can order merchandise for customers. Nordstrom says customers can also buy online inside the store or pick up...

  • Florida September 7, 2017 12:01 am

    Comcast Opens Xfinity WiFi Hotspots to All Across Florida During Hurricane Irma

    Users will be able to select the “xfinitywifi” network name when they are in range of one of the over 137,000 hotspots around the state.

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