Court orders Amazon to pay $500,000 settlement over health and safety breaches 

Amazon came under fire earlier this year for not providing its employees with enough protection against the rising number of coronavirus cases.  Now, the state of California has ordered the tech giant... Read more »

Data of 5 million Robinhood users exposed in major data hack 

The popular trading app Robinhood has reported that it has suffered a data breach, compromising the names and email addresses of 5 million of its users.  The platform, which has millions of... Read more »

Physical stores could be on the horizon for Meta following its rebrand 

Just weeks after Facebook’s rebrand to Meta, the company is reportedly now interested in building physical stores in the coming years.  According to founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the rebrand is designed... Read more »

Roblox comes back online after being down for three days 

After a three-day outage, the online gaming platform Roblox is now back online, with the company promising to compensate game developers for any income they have lost.  Roblox is an online platform... Read more »

Was the switch to E10 eco-petrol to blame for the UK’s fuel crisis? 

Now that the UK’s fuel crisis is nearly at an end, consumers and retailers are beginning to ask what caused the shortages in the first place.  So far, a number of issues... Read more »

Vuse becomes the first e-cigarette to get FDA approval 

In the US, all medical products are regulated by the FDA, including e-cigarettes. Now, the agency has approved an e-cigarette for the first time in its history.  Three products under the Vuse... Read more »

Amazon plans to open its first UK High Street store

Now that it’s become the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon has announced plans to expand its High Street presence in the UK by opening its first non-food retail store.  The shop, which... Read more »

What caused the global outage of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp?

After a major outage on Monday affecting tens of millions of users around the world, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger are now officially back online. All of the Facebook-owned platforms crashed early... Read more »

The latest COVID-19 restrictions for restaurants and fast-food chains

Now that most social restrictions have ended, spending at US restaurants and fast-food chains has quickly rebounded from the lows of the pandemic.  In fact, according to data from The NPD Group/CREST,... Read more »

UK fuel supply crisis continues as the government puts military on standby 

In the last week, fuel supply chain issues and a shortage of truck drivers have meant panic buying of petrol and diesel across the UK.  According to the Petrol Retailers Association, which... Read more »