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New FTC Rule Bans ‘Noncompete’ Agreements for Most Employees

New FTC Rule Bans ‘Noncompete’ Agreements for Most Employees

Dub 23, 2024

Federal Trade Commission

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — U.S. companies would no longer be able to bar employees from taking jobs with competitors under a rule approved by a federal agency Tuesday, though the rule is sure to be challenged in court.

Supreme Court Will Take Up the Legal Fight Over Ghost Guns, Firearms Without Serial Numbers

Supreme Court Will Take Up the Legal Fight Over Ghost Guns, Firearms Without Serial Numbers

Dub 22, 2024

Supreme Court Trump Capitol Riot Explainer

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to take up a Biden administration appeal over the regulation of difficult-to-trace ghost guns that had been struck down by lower courts.

Dimon, Fink and the Rise of “Climate Pragmatism”

Dimon, Fink and the Rise of “Climate Pragmatism”

Dub 20, 2024

Wind turbines in evening light

Financial institutions play a central role in setting the course of climate action, underwriting clean energy projects around the globe. They also help determine which fossil fuel projects continue to be built. This central role has placed financial institutions in the middle of the culture wars. Depending on whom you ask, these big banks and asset managers are either engaged in a form of green wokeism, placing environmental concerns ahead of returns, or callously abandoning their climate commitments in pursuit of a quick profit.

The Big Climate Costs That Lie Just Below the Surface

The Big Climate Costs That Lie Just Below the Surface

Dub 20, 2024

This underwater photo shows bleached and dead coral around Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef

It’s no longer breaking news that the costs of climate change will add up quickly as extreme weather linked to global warming leads to one costly disaster after another. But, nonetheless, on occasion it makes sense to pause and take stock, and this week offered two research items that remind me of how those will stack up.

Walmart Rolls Out Major Changes For In-Person Customers. See What Stores Are Impacted

Walmart Rolls Out Major Changes For In-Person Customers. See What Stores Are Impacted

Dub 19, 2024

Walmart Self Checkout

Two more Walmart stores—one in St. Louis, Missouri, and one in Cleveland, Ohio—are getting rid of their self-checkout machines, according to a statement shared with Business Insider. The self-checkout machines will reportedly be removed after hours and the process will be completed within two weeks.

Apple Pulls Meta’s WhatsApp and Threads From App Store in China After Government Order

Apple Pulls Meta’s WhatsApp and Threads From App Store in China After Government Order

Dub 19, 2024

Apple Inc. said that it removed Meta Platforms Inc.’s WhatsApp and Threads from its China apps store after an order from the country’s internet regulator, which said the services pose risks to the country’s security.