Apple backs exemptions for Trump tariffs on Apple Watches, Mac parts

Employees of the Flextronics International Apple Mac factory assemble Apple Mac Pro computers in Austin, Texas, November 20, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters Apple made eight public comments supporting temporary duty waivers on Apple Watch and Mac Pro parts on Wednesday, according to the US Trade Representative’s website. The filings are a public step in … Read more

Looking for a job? You might get hired via the metaverse, experts say

Visitors look at an immersive art installation titled ‘A Hallucinogenic Space: Metaverse’ by Refik Anadol at the Asia Digital Art Gallery in Hong Kong, October 3, 2021. Lam Yik | Bloomberg | Getty Images When Facebook announced that it had changed its company name to Meta, the virtual world known as the metaverse suddenly got … Read more

How much does it cost to charter a flight? New flyers share prices

Private air travel is booming under the pandemic. In fact, interest is so high that many private airlines have a different problem on their hands: keeping up with demand. The private airline, VistaJet, said new membership for the first half of 2021 increased by 53% compared to 2020, with Europe bringing in the largest number … Read more

Red Sox owners to buy Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins left winger Jake Goentzel (59) celebrates a first period goal with the team bench during the regular-season National League game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Toronto Maple Leafs on November 20, 2021 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario. Jerry Angus | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images Fenway Sports Group has reached an … Read more

No Way Home’ ticket demand crashed box office sites

Tom Holland plays Peter Parker in Marvel’s “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” Disney When the clock stopped at midnight on November 29, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” tickets were sold out. Within minutes, local movie ticket websites began to crumble as moviegoers scrambled to secure seats for one of the year’s most awaited films. Experts say it’s … Read more

AMC, Sony offering NFTs to people who purchase advance Spider-Man tickets

Spider-Man stops the darkness Source: AMC is the latest old company to get into the NFT game. The theater giant and Sony Pictures will offer 86,000 non-fungible tokens to AMC Stubs Premiere, AMC Stubs A-List and AMC Investor Connect members who order tickets for the December 16 opening of “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in … Read more

Thanksgiving box office tops $142 million, ‘Encanto’ earns top spot

Stephanie Beatriz as the voice of Mirabel Madrigal in Disney’s “Encanto.” Disney While the Thanksgiving box office didn’t deliver the usual solid results that the movie theater industry had expected in the past decade, ticket sales for new titles bolstered confidence that the recovery was well underway. Over the five-day weekend, moviegoers in the United … Read more

Mike Tyson joins the list of celebrities launching a cannabis line

In this photo posted, Mike Tyson attends the Hublot x WBC “Night of Champions” party at the Encore Hotel on May 3, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Omar Vega | HUBLOT via Getty Images Mike Tyson told CNBC that cannabis makes him “a different person” and that he’s launching the Tyson 2.0 cannabis line to … Read more

What are good travel gifts? Experiences travelers can book themselves

The latest holiday gift trend doesn’t take up space in carry-on baggage or add weight to checked bags. It doesn’t even need to be packed. Instead of giving vacationers new travel gear — electronics regulators, Yeti thermos, another plane pillow — some give the travel itself. A survey of more than 1,000 Americans by computer … Read more

What is Filipino food and what does it taste like? Chefs explain

With around 12 million people in over 100 countries, the Filipino diaspora is one of the largest in the world. However, the food of the Philippines is not as widely known as some of the Asian cuisines. Fans of the kitchen argue that adobo—chicken or pork cooked in soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and pepper—should be … Read more