US Airlines Cutting Training Requirements to Get More Pilots; Shortage

US airlines are once again grappling with the pilot shortage as travel demand skyrockets. Regional carrier Republic Airways is considering reducing training requirements from 1,500 to 750 hours. Senator Lindsay Graham reportedly could propose legislation that would increase the mandatory pilot retirement age from 65 to 67. loading Something is loading. As the pilot shortage … Read more

Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors unveil light EVs for Japan

KURASHIKI, Japan — Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors Corp and Nissan Motor Co unveiled their first jointly developed light electric vehicles (EVs), aiming to draw more Japanese drivers to battery-powered cars by offering low-priced micro models. The two Japanese automakers, part of an alliance with French carmaker Renault SA, were once considered trailblazers in Japan’s EV market … Read more

Applebee’s doesn’t want to answer your takeout calls anymore

It wants to outsource those orders to call centers, where a person or automated system will take your orders and also try to upsell you a little. More than half of Applebee’s roughly 1,575 US locations already use call centers for phone orders, according to the company. By the end of the year, Applebee’s wants … Read more

How Musk’s Twitter takeover plans shook Wall Street and social media

Elon Musk wears many hats as Tesla CEO, SpaceX CEO, and founder of the Boring Company and Neuralink. He’s also a prolific Twitter user. The news that Musk made a $44 billion offer to buy Twitter and potentially become the social media company’s CEO has sent shock waves through Wall Street and social media. “Forty-four … Read more

Indian-Origin CEO Ankiti Bose Sacked By Singapore Fashion Startup

Ankiti Bose was fired by Zilingo following complaints of serious financial irregularities New Delhi: Ankiti Bose, the Indian-origin co-founder of Singapore Fashion startup Zilingo, was sacked on Friday following complaints of serious financial irregularities. Reacting to the termination, Ms Bose said that she would act against the witch-hunt. The 30-year-old alleged that she was fired … Read more

Bitcoin ends week ‘on the edge’ as S&P 500 officially enters bear market

Bitcoin (BTC) struggled to recover its latest losses on May 21 after Wall Street trading provided zero respite. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC price reflects drab stock performance Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD trading at dipping below $28,700 into the weekend, subsequently adding around $500. Down 4.7% from … Read more

Billionaires turn their backs on Biden: Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos go to Twitter to get political

For years, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, who recently became the richest man in the world, has positioned himself as something of an ideological enigma. Online and in the media, the eccentric and outspoken billionaire has at various points in his life called himself a “socialist,” a “registered independent,” a “medium,”and to “fiscal conservative.” … Read more

Elon Musk jokes about letting YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley touch his ‘wiener’ amid sexual misconduct claims

Elon Musk joked about letting Chad Hurley (right) touch his “wiener.”Gotham/Alberto E. Rodriguez via Getty Images Elon Musk joked about buying a horse for Chad Hurley if he touched Musk’s “wiener.” The YouTube cofounder told Musk to stop “horsing around” and close the Twitter deal. Musk has offered to buy the social media platform for … Read more