“Mobile network operators who sold their customers’ real-time location data violated US law and the Federal Communications Commission will try to punish carriers that did so, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wrote today.”
“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to treat life-threatening peanut allergies, which affect 1.2 million children. The drug is intended to help children tolerate small amounts of peanuts and potentially avoid a life-threatening accidental exposure. “
“… there is also clear evidence that millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, are saving more aggressively for retirement than Generation X did at the same ages, 22-37. And that might put them in better financial shape than many assume.”
“The death of Payless eliminated several hundred well-paying corporate headquarters jobs in Topeka, as well as thousands more jobs in stores. And it hurt creditors, landlords and suppliers.”
“The Illinois governor has signed a new law that will cap out of pocket insulin costs at $100 for a 30-day supply.”
*Will there be enough supply at or below the mandated price cap? Let’s see how this plays out.
“The Tragic iPad”
“Customs police seized $900,000 in counterfeit money from a shipping container — all in $1 bills”
“A job is made from of a bundle of tasks. For example, O*NET defines the job of post-secondary architecture teacher as including 21 tasks like advising students, preparing course materials and conducting original research.”
*Lots of interesting content.
“New York, California and Illinois have been hemorrhaging residents. Almost 3.2 million more people left those states for elsewhere in the U.S. than arrived from other states, from 2010 through 2019, according to population estimates released last week by the Census Bureau. Nine other states saw net out-migration of more than 100,000 people over that period, but none really came close to the big three.”
“… executives from Sonos, Basecamp, and Tile, who all took turns airing a list of grievances against major tech players such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. They all recounted, in manners specific to their respective companies, how the major tech players have used their market dominance to squeeze smaller competitors in allegedly anticompetitive ways. “
*Are some of today’s big tech firms abusing their suppliers?