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William Shatner to Go to Space

At 90 years old, he'll be the oldest person to go into orbit.

Facebook Halts Creation of 'Instagram Kids'

The new program would create an Instagram experience specifically for kids under the age of 13. 

Supply Crunch Drives Costco to Reintroduce Buying Limits on Items Like Toilet Paper

Richard Galanti, Chief Financial Executive of Costco, told participants on an earnings call on Sept. 23 that the company was facing supply chain issues and inflationary pressures.

The Epoch Times

Elon Musk Expects Chip Shortage to Be Short-Lived as Production Capacity Expands

Musk's remarks follow comments made earlier in the week by General Motors President Mark Reuss, who said he expects the global supply of chips to stabilize but at lower levels than automakers need to rebuild their inventories.

The Epoch Times

Elon Musk and Grimes Officially Split 'On Great Terms'

The billionaire and the singer were together for three years.

Emily Rella

Twitter Rolls Out Tipping Option to Every User, Enables Bitcoin Payments

iOS users will get the feature first, followed by Android users "over the coming weeks."

EU Wants All Phones to Be Charged by USB-C Cables

The goal, per the BBC, is to reduce waste by giving consumers the opportunity to re-use existing chargers when they get a new device. 

Delta Pushes Airlines to Create a National 'No Fly' List of Unruly Passengers, After Banning 1,600 People From its Flights

"A list of banned customers doesn't work as well if that customer can fly with another airline," it said.

What to Know About Second Chance Hiring and Why It Could Help Solve Your Labor Problems

There's a massive pool of untapped talent that small businesses can benefit from using second chance hiring. Here's how to do it.

Bill Gates Delivers 'Classiest Burn' to Billionaires Trying to Go to Space

To kick off climate night on 'The Late Late Show' on Wednesday, Gates appeared via Zoom to chat with James Corden.

Emily Rella

Chip Shortage to Cost Automakers $210 Billion in Sales: Analysis

The forecast, released Sept. 23, estimates that the shortage will cost the auto industry $210 billion globally in lost revenue in 2021.

The Epoch Times

Jobless Claims Rise Above Expectation to Highest Level in a Month

First-time filings for unemployment insurance-a proxy for layoffs-came in at 351,000 for the week ending Sept. 18, a rise of 16,000 from the previous week's revised level of 335,000.

The Epoch Times