Florida marks new record-high gas prices

We’re tracking another huge spike in gas prices from overnight. Florida’s average jumped seven cents to $4.71 per gallon according to AAA, a new record in our state. But some of us here in Central Florida will be paying even higher prices. Seminole County is reporting the highest fuel prices in our area, at an … Read more

Ford plans to add 6,200 jobs in Ohio, Michigan and Missouri

AVON LAKE, Ohio — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models. The company says it will invest $3.7 billion in the three states between now and 2026. It also will convert about 3,000 temporary workers to … Read more

Why Musk’s Twitter deal and Tesla’s dependence on China are national security concerns

Placeholder while article actions load By dominating the supply of multiple components critical to the fortunes of Tesla, the Chinese government holds so much leverage over chief executive Elon Musk’s wealth that his planned acquisition of Twitter should concern national security leaders, a dozen current and former officials involved in reviewing foreign investments told The … Read more

Saudi, OPEC may make up for Russian oil output loss as Biden visit looms

The logo of the Organization of the Petroleoum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen at OPEC’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Western sanctions have driven down Russian production OPEC+ meets Thursday, may address Russian output issue US diplomats have been working on … Read more

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s departure marks end of an era for women in tech

Placeholder while article actions load For years, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg encouraged women to climb the corporate ladder by promoting themselves in the workplace and asking for more help from their spouses at home. Now, her departure from Facebook as one of the highest-ranking female executives in corporate America marks the end of … Read more

Pfizer seeks authorization of coronavirus shot for children under 5

Placeholder while article actions load Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, on Wednesday finished submitting an application for regulatory authorization of a coronavirus vaccine for children younger than 5. The development marked another important step toward providing vaccination for the last segment of the US population that does not have access to shots. The news … Read more

How to Find Out If You’re Part of The $650 Million Illinois Facebook Settlement – ​​NBC Chicago

1.4 million people in Illinois stand to receive a check in the mail from Facebook as part of a seven-year, $650 million Class Action Lawsuit against the company. In the followingClass Members allege the company broke the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by collecting and storing biometric data — also known as physical characteristics — … Read more