London mayor Sadiq Khan's ban of body-shaming advertisements in London's public transit system Monday has engendered a worldwide debate about censorship and resurrected social-media conversations over a controversial ad last year that featured a bikini-clad model illustrating the question: "Are You Beach Body Ready?"
Following younger workers returning to the cities, McDonald's yesterday announced that it was relocating its global headquarters from suburban Oak Brook, Ill., to the space in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood that once contained Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios.
If Siri weren't so darned discreet, she'd tell you that she's going to be one of the stars at the Apple Developers Conference kicking off in San Francisco this morning - along with a new iOS 10 and macOS 12, if all goes according to rumor. WWDC16 will also be viewable on all compatible devices starting at 10 a.m. PDT.
Thomas Perkins, a venture capitalist whose firm was an early backer of Silicon Valley disrupters such as Netscape, America Online, Sun Microsystems, Amazon and Google, died yesterday in Marin County, Calif. He was 84.
Chevrolet has uploaded a three-minute comparison spot in which an 825-pound load of cobblestones is dumped first into the steel bed of one of its Silverado pickups, then into the aluminum bed of a Ford F-150. Guess which fares better under the pressure?
In less time than it takes store-bought soda pop to go flat in the pantry, Keurig Green Mountain yesterday said it was discontinuing the first generation of its pricey Kold carbonation device and is offering early adapters a full refund of the purchase price.
American Airlines says that it will switch from a mileage-based to a ticket-price model for its AAdvantage frequent flier program on Aug. 1 - a move it had indicated it would make late last year - with an added twist: there will be annual baseline spending levels to reach "elite status."
Alphabet, Inc. announced Friday that Apple veteran and Nest founder and CEO Tony Fadell would be leaving the IoT company that Google bought for $3.2 billion in 2004. Coverage immediately cited the very public complaints of a few employees and colleagues over Fadell's management style, coupled with some purported blown deadlines and dampened performance.
The former Pepsi marketing chief, chairman and CEO who famously - and accurately - claimed in a book that he'd made Coca-Cola blink after 87 years of cola warfare - died while snorkeling off Grand Cayman Wednesday.
The rationale for reducing sodium consumption were made clear in both the subhed - "to prevent premature illnesses and deaths" -and the second paragraph of the FDA news release announcing the action.