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  • Munich gunman had no ties to Islamic State, police chief says
    Munich gunman had no ties to Islamic State, police chief says
    Market Watch • 1h

    The gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree in Munich on Friday was a high-school student born and raised in the city who was believed to have been in psychiatric care and had taken an intense interest in mass shootings, officials said Saturday.

  • Can American Apparel's CEO Mend Its Seams?
    Can American Apparel's CEO Mend Its Seams?
    Fast Company • 3h

    Everything seems normal as we approach American Apparel’s seven-story factory and corporate headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. I’m riding shotgun next to CEO Paula Schneider in her slightly worn electric Ford Fusion, ’80s music jamming quietly ...

  • Kmart workers believe all the stores are going to be imminently shut down
    Kmart workers believe all the stores are going to be imminently shut down
    The Business Insider • 7h

    Kmart employees believe the company is nearing bankruptcy and is in the process of shutting down all its stores. The chain has closed one third of its stores in the last decade, and sales have been cut in half in the same time period. Store-level employees ...

  • Blast kills at least 61 during protest in Kabul
    Blast kills at least 61 during protest in Kabul
    Washington Post • 2h

    KABUL — At least 61 people were killed and more than 200 wounded in an explosion during a massive protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday, according to officials and witnesses quoted by the Associated Press. The Islamic State’s press branch claimed ...

  • Philadelphia Airport Workers Call Off Strike During Democratic Convention
    Philadelphia Airport Workers Call Off Strike During Democratic Convention
    The Wall Street Journal Blogs • 5h

    Thousands of people flying to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention next week can breathe a sigh of relief: hundreds of airport workers who had threatened to strike for a $15 minimum wage have backed down after moving closer to their goal ...

  • This Is the Robot Maid Elon Musk Is Funding
    This Is the Robot Maid Elon Musk Is Funding
    MIT Technology Review • 11h

    Inside a secretive AI nonprofit backed by Elon Musk and other Silicon Valley figures, a handful of robots designed to help out in warehouses are gradually learning how to do useful household chores. OpenAI, which was created to do basic AI research, is ...

  • Visa and PayPal have finally settled a long-standing feud
    Visa and PayPal have finally settled a long-standing feud
    Recode • 1h

    Two months ago, Visa’s CEO issued a thinly veiled threat to PayPal: Stop driving business away from us or risk increased competition like you’ve never seen. He got his wish. The two payment companies just announced a wide-ranging partnership that ...

  • Verizon warns HUGE data users: Switch plans or else
    Verizon warns HUGE data users: Switch plans or else
    CNN Money • 2h

    Verizon customers who use excessive data must make a choice -- switch plans or lose service. The wireless provider informed affected customers about the change -- a small number of unlimited data users whose usage is "hundreds of times" greater than the ...

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