Tensions are rising as city dwellers flock to resort communities like the Hamptons, Martha’s Vineyard and Newport, Rhode Island, looking for a respite from coronavirus hotspots. But some year-round residents fear the influx of people will spread the virus and stretch local resources thin. In
Workers across the country are sharing a new office with a new co-worker: their significant other. Working from home with your partner might be fun for a few days (Lunch dates! Early dinners with no commutes!), but it could become a strain on your relationship
Facebook (FB) is rolling out a new tool that lets its users offer or request help from their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, the social network announced the “Community Help” feature, where people can volunteer to pick up groceries, ask someone to
Apple has acquired the popular weather app Dark Sky in a move that could turn the iPhone and smartwatch maker into the exclusive provider of an app known for its minute-by-minute weather updates. The acquisition, which Apple (AAPL) confirmed to us on Tuesday, will mean
As millions of Americans shelter inside their homes, trying to avoid exposure to the COVID-19 pandemic, many workers continue to risk exposure to the virus on the front lines. They’ve been deemed critical by the federal government, because they’re delivering food and packages, stocking grocery
Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, a day of advocacy intended to raise awareness about how much harder women have to work to earn the same pay as men. Unfortunately, in the wake of the coronavirus, issues like the gender pay gap take a backseat as
What if every window in your house could generate electricity? One Redwood City, California-based startup thinks its technology can achieve that by transforming the way solar power is collected and harnessed. Ubiquitous Energy has developed transparent solar cells to create its ClearView Power windows, a
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman appeared on CNBC earlier this month tearfully begging for a nationwide shelter in place because he thought “hell” was coming.” But investors didn’t realize that Ackman was about to profit in a big way from the turmoil on Wall Street.