Competition regulators are looking into Apple and Google smartphone operating systems, app stores and browsers in the United Kingdom over concern that the control of “mobile ecosystems” by the two tech giants is harming consumers.
More U.S. workers are quitting their jobs than at any time in at least two decades, according to The Wall Street Journal, creating optimism among many while also contributing to the struggles companies face trying to keep up with the economic recovery.
The Overtown Beautification Team program employs community members, also known as the “Blue Shirts,” to maintain and landscape Overtown. Program participants provide street cleaning services along the NW 3rd Avenue Business Corridor and surrounding areas, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
As innovations such as cryptocurrency and readily available stock buying and trading grow in access and ease, young people are now flocking to their phones to gain a sense of power and freedom within their financial budget.
Drake’s venture into the cannabis industry seems to have hit a roadblock as Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth Corp. has ended its relationship with the rapper’s More Life Growth company. Canopy and More Life, of which Drake owns 60%, announced the deal in November 2019. The partnershi…
When Rose Ingleton launched her own namesake skincare line two years ago, she couldn’t break into the big chains and was forced to use her own funds and get financial help from family and friends.
People have shifted their spending to goods and services related to going out amid business reopenings and higher vaccination rates, resulting in a drop in May of retail sales.
One year ago, as protesters filled America’s streets demanding justice after George Floyd’s murder by police, corporations and major philanthropists pledged an outpouring of donations for racial equity causes.
Practices used by Google “are particularly serious because they penalize Google’s competitors” in certain markets and publishers of mobile sites and applications, the statement by the Competition Authority said. “The authority recalls that a company in a dominant position is subject to a par…
Florida Power and Light's NextEra Energy Foundation has established a scholarship program for Black high school seniors in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties who have had one of more years of high school science, engineering, communication, mathematics, and enrichment (SECME) and wi…
Jackson North Medical Center is nearing completion of its $100 million, three-year-long modernization project, as it continues to welcome patients and visitors while trying to shake off the facility's previous reputation.
In response to the growing market demand to provide integrated professional and business solutions, veteran business executive and CEO advisor Jarvis Stewart announced the formation of Highland Poe.
Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses on Wall Street Tuesday afternoon as investors returned from a three-day holiday weekend and digested a report showing more growth in manufacturing as the coronavirus pandemic wanes in the U.S.
Alex “Big Lip” Chisholm has been a household name in South Florida radio for the past 14 years. Most infamously known for “The Big Lip Morning Show” on 99 Jamz, he now works alongside Shelby Rushin on Hot 105 during weekday afternoons and is also a football coach and philanthropist.
An abrupt relaxation of mask policies has left workers at supermarkets and other stores reeling as they try to sort out what the new environment means for their own safety and relationship with customers.
The Overtown Business Resource Center provides office space and technical assistance to small businesses, as well as access to various workshops and trainings, computer use and Wi-Fi access, and business advice and assistance for local residents. The center also helps with employment screeni…
Taking aim at Silicon Valley, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a measure to crack down on large social-media companies that block users from their platforms.
The District of Columbia has sued Amazon, accusing the online retail giant of anticompetitive practices in its treatment of sellers on its platform. The practices have raised prices for consumers and stifled innovation and choice in the online retail market, the DC attorney general alleges i…
Some small businesses forced to turn to online lenders for pandemic relief are making those niche players a bigger part of their financial game plan, and are even considering dumping their traditional banks altogether.
Florida’s major theme parks are adjusting their face mask policies after the federal government loosened its recommendations as more people get vaccinated for the coronavirus.
U.S. restaurants and stores are rapidly raising pay in an urgent effort to attract more applicants and keep up with a flood of customers as the pandemic eases.
National Minority Health Month is celebrated during the month of April and Black America, health disparities and COVID-19 are at the forefront of pandemic news. An April 7, 2020 headline in the Washington Post read, “The coronavirus is infecting and killing black Americans at an alarmingly h…
Florida lawmakers passed a $101.5 billion state budget Friday and ended a 60-day legislative session that gave Gov. Ron DeSantis many of his top priorities.
The Los Angeles Times on Monday said that Kevin Merida, who built ESPN’s TheUndefeated.com into a multimedia presence and spent a lengthy career in newspapers before that, will be its new executive editor.
A group of Midwestern farmers sued the federal government last Thursday alleging they can’t participate in a COVID-19 loan forgiveness program because they’re white.
Apple is following through on its pledge to crack down on Facebook and other snoopy apps that secretly shadow people on their iPhones in order to target more advertising at users.
Facebook is showing different job ads to women and men in a way that might run afoul of anti-discrimination laws, according to a new study.
The Senate passed a bill 92-7 last week to extend the deadline for business owners to apply for forgivable loans through the Paycheck Protection Program, giving applicants two more months to apply for federal aid.
The North American relaunch of Payless turned up in the unlikeliest of places – North Miami. The new flagship store has taken up residence at 850 NE 125th St. and a corporate headquarters will follow this summer.
- A tribute to Michele Gillen, a fighter to the end
- ‘Fathers Uplifting Kids’ a labor of love
- Albert Dotson Sr. receives emotional send-off
- Top 14 ways to celebrate Juneteenth in Miami
- Billionaires Row: The only Black-owned Champagne brand in the world
- From bad foster care experience to changing the system
- Jackson Hospital North facelift uplifts community
- Victory against elder abuse in Shirley Gibson case
- Longtime child and family advocate Carolyn Nesbitt dies
- Library branch saved by Jackson High students
Miami Times JUNE 23-29, 2021