SpaceX Says 5G Interference Could Make Starlink ‘Unusable’

SpaceX Says 5G Interference Could Make Starlink 'Unusable'

A long exposure was used to create this image) A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from launch complex 39A on May 6, 2022 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo: Red Huber (Getty Images) Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet company is on a collision course with 5G. That’s what SpaceX wants you to think, anyway. In … Read more

Weather and Staffing Shortages Cripple Airlines

Weather and Staffing Shortages Cripple Airlines

Chaos at US airports has become the norm, with cancellations on key weekends happening four times as often when compared to 2019. US airlines delayed or canceled more than 35,000 flights over the Juneteenth and Father’s Day weekend. Travel analyst Henry Harteveldt told Insider that weather and staffing issues are driving the disruptions. Loading Something … Read more

Amazon’s Newest Warehouse Workers Will Never Unionize

Amazon's Newest Warehouse Workers Will Never Unionize

Amazon has faced lots of public scrutiny and backlash for the dangerous working conditions in its warehouses. And rightfully so. Amazon warehouses seem like bad places to work. As a consequence, there’ve been hints that the company is struggling to find enough people to fill all the warehouse jobs. So, it’s no surprise that Amazon … Read more

Here’s Where the Inventory Shortages Are, and Where Retailers Are Overstocked, by Retailer Category

Here's Where the Inventory Shortages Are, and Where Retailers Are Overstocked, by Retailer Category

It’s still supply-chain chaos for retailers, but different retailers face different kinds of chaos. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. There are now stories out there about retailers suddenly being “overstocked,” and the shortages having turned into gluts, and suddenly folks are already seeing that the supply chains got fixed miraculously or whatever. But overall … Read more

Sam Bankman-Fried rescues crypto lenders BlockFi, Voyager

Sam Bankman-Fried rescues crypto lenders BlockFi, Voyager

With no central bank willing to come to the rescue, beleaguered crypto companies are turning to their peers for help. Billionaire crypto exchange boss Sam Bankman-Fried has signed deals to bail out two firms in as many weeks: BlockFi, a quasi-bank, and Voyager Digital, a digital asset brokerage. FTX, Bankman-Fried’s crypto exchange, agreed Tuesday to … Read more

Bitcoin price rises to $20.7K as Fed’s Powell says more rate hikes ‘appropriate’

Bitcoin price rises to $20.7K as Fed's Powell says more rate hikes 'appropriate'

Bitcoin (BTC) checked losses while United States equities drifted down on June 22 as the Federal Reserve kept quiet on monetary policy. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Powell keeps quiet on Fed moves Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hovering near $20,500 at the June 22 Wall Street open. The … Read more

I Regret to Report That the Most American-Made Car Is a Tesla

I Regret to Report That the Most American-Made Car Is a Tesla

Photo: Associated Press Tesla seems to be leading the pack when it comes American-made cars, Senator Joe Manchin killed your hope of getting a bonus tax credit for EVs made with domestic union labor, and General Motors is hitting the pause button at the Hummer EV factory… but it’s a good thing. More: my cat … Read more