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Delta fixes ‘technology issue;’ flights no longer grounded

Delta Air Lines says its IT systems have been restored and flights are no longer grounded due to the technology problem. Read More

Hawaii receives $450K for ‘Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha’ program

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced an award of $450,000 to the state to continue its “Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha” program, which provides training, grants and trade shows for local companies looking to export their goods. Read More
 

Instagram co-founders resign from company

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation. Read More

Delta to use facial recognition in Atlanta’s international terminal

Delta Air Lines plans to launch what it calls the nation’s first “biometric terminal” by deploying facial recognition at multiple points in the international terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Read More
 

Trump mileage rollback under fire at California hearing

Electric vehicle advocates, environmental groups and California officials blasted the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back car-mileage standards at a today hearing in a region with some of the nation’s worst air pollution. Read More

Why the ‘gig’ economy may not be the workforce of the future

From Uber to TaskRabbit to YourMechanic, so-called gig work — task-oriented work offered by online apps — has been promoted as providing the flexibility and independence that traditional jobs don’t offer. Yet the evidence is growing that over time, these jobs don’t deliver the financial returns many workers expect. Read More

Why are billionaires buying up media companies?

For the billionaires ownership of storied magazines or newspapers provides an alluring combination of a trophy property, a high-profile opportunity to demonstrate their business acumen and a chance to display highbrow civic-mindedness. Read More

Nissan recalls cars, SUVs due to risk of fire

Nissan recalled nearly 240,000 cars and SUVs worldwide due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases. Read More

Hawaii unemployment rate holds at 2.1% in August

Hawaii’s unemployment rate remained at 2.1 percent in August for the third straight month amid continued strength in the state’s labor market. Read More

Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit

Agribusiness company Monsanto has asked a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company’s Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer. Read More

McDonald’s workers across U.S. protest against sex harassment

McDonald’s workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Read More

Dunkin’ Donuts is changing its name to Dunkin’

Doughnuts are still on the menu, but the company is renaming itself “Dunkin’” to reflect its increasing emphasis on coffee and other drinks. Read More

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