Blocking middle seats on planes is a ‘PR strategy, not a safety strategy,’ United says

Blocking middle seats on planes is a ‘PR strategy, not a safety strategy,’ United says

A passenger looks at his phone while waiting aboard a United Airlines plane before taking off from George Bush Intercontinental Airport on May 11, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images United Airlines on Wednesday dismissed the notion that blocking some seats on board would keep passengers safer from Covid-19, as policies among U.S. […]
Middle East countries ease restrictions

Middle East countries ease restrictions

Women wearing masks for protection against the coronavirus, walk in the Mall of Dubai on April 28, 2020, after the shopping center was reopened as part of moves in the Gulf emirate to ease lockdown restrictions imposed last month. Karim Sahib | AFP | Getty Images The...
Allbirds debuts its first running shoe in the middle of a pandemic

Allbirds debuts its first running shoe in the middle of a pandemic

The running shoe, which launches Tuesday, retails for $125. Source: Allbirds Allbirds is daring to enter the highly competitive market for athletic footwear.  And if going up against brands like Nike, Adidas and Asics was not daunting enough, Allbirds is debuting its...
Countries in the Middle East are using AI to fight coronavirus

Countries in the Middle East are using AI to fight coronavirus

View of an empty street amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Doha, capital of Qatar, on April 13, 2020. Nikku | Xinhua News Agency via Getty Countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council are stepping up their use of artificial intelligence tools to halt the spread of the...