The White House fires back at Jeff Bezos, saying it 'doesn't require a huge leap' to understand why he opposed an economic agenda that taxes the super-rich
Bezos lambasted the White House for pushing a plan he claimed would worsen inflation, and said Manchin "saved them from themselves."news.yahoo.com
Jeff Bezos said the new 'disinformation board' should review Biden's tweet that tied high inflation to low corporate taxes, calling it 'misdirection'
Biden said making "sure the wealthiest corporations pay their fair share" could lower inflation, but Amazon's Bezos said the issues weren't connected.news.yahoo.com
Rivian sold Wall Street on an electric SUV. Then reality hit.
Rivian, the start-up maker of battery-powered SUVs and trucks with prices starting at around $80,000, was billed as the next Tesla and is backed by Amazon and Ford. Then it ran into supply chain disruptions, production delays and a recall.washingtonpost.com
Find big savings on relaxing hammocks at Amazon, Walmart and Wayfair
Relax in a hammock this summer with big savings on new models from Amazon, Walmart and Wayfair. Find great savings on all sorts of models, from stand-style and chair style hammocks to the more classic models. Right now, you can save on hammocks that are lightweight and packable for your next camping trip. Whether you prefer cotton or polyester models, hammocks are on sale now at Wayfair, Walmart and Amazon. Amazon, Walmart and Wayfair have hammocks to fit all of your relaxation needs.mlive.com
Rivian recalls 500 EV pickup trucks due to front passenger seat airbag defect
Rivian has built 5,000 EVs to date, but recalled 500 of its R1T pickup trucks for a defect that could cause air bags not to deactivate properly when a car seat or child is in the front passenger seat.chicagotribune.com
Save on pool, beach toys for summer
Summer is quickly approaching, and now is a great time to save on pool and beach toys. Make a splash at summer pool parties with pool and beach toys including waterproof diving rings for the kids, inflatable basketball games for adults, accessories, and more. Find great deals on durable pool and beach toys, for all ages, designed for safety and old-fashioned fun around the pool. Save on swimming pool toys with ergonomic designs that allow the entire family to play fun games together. In addition, inflatable pool and beach toys are useful when teaching the little ones how to enjoy the water.mlive.com
National Nurses Day gift ideas for your healthcare hero
It’s National Nurses Day on Friday, and we are kicking off National Nurses Week, which means it’s time to celebrate our healthcare superheroes with gifts they deserve. Save up to 30% on T-shirts, thank-you gift tags, mugs and soothing spa sets. Etsy has 20% - 30% off savings on all sorts of gift ideas. Show our essential nurses love and support with gift baskets., unisex shirts, and travel tumblers on sale now. Help nurses stay organized with nursing bags and keep them nourished with snack gift sets.mlive.com
Mother’s Day kitchen finds on sale for foodies: Amazon, Walmart, Wayfair
You can find Mother’s Day gifts on sale now at Amazon, Walmart and Wayfair. Save on kitchen knife sets, stylish drinking glasses, tablecloths and more, while supplies last. Save up to 25% off on last-minute gifts for foodies, including kitchen towels and the latest gadgets to make kitchen adventures more fun. Walmart offers free shipping, Amazon offers Amazon Prime Shipping and Wayfair has items up to 25% off originally marked prices. Brand: TPQKA Mother’s Day Apron Gift for Women, Cute Cooking, Christian Gifts for Women.mlive.com
New this week: 'The Offer,' Kehlani, 'I Love That for You'
This week’s new entertainment releases include new music from Future and Kehlani, a 10-episode Paramount+ series that dramatizes the behind-the-scenes story of the making of “The Godfather,” and the comedy “I Love That for You” starring former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Vanessa Bayer as a woman longing to be a home shopping channel host.
Big Tech faces 'major' EU law on hate speech, disinformation
European Union officials are nearing agreement on a sweeping new law aimed at protecting internet users by forcing big tech companies like Google and Facebook to step up their efforts to curb the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content.
New step to curb tech giants' power advanced by Senate panel
Congress has taken a new step toward reining in the market dominance of Big Tech. Bipartisan legislation advanced by a Senate panel would bar the dominant online platforms from favoring their own goods and services over those of rivals on the platforms.