Times Square casino gets more blowback from Broadway theaters

Craps! The Broadway League doubled down on its opposition to a proposal for a casino at a Times Square office building, threatening a prolonged war between the politically potent theater organization and the city’s largest commercial landlord. The League, which represents theater owners and producers in major US cities, called the preliminary proposal by SL … Read more

IT network crash at Brooklyn hospitals with ties to Hochul

The computer network has crashed and been offline for more than a week at a Brooklyn hospital group chaired by a billionaire mega donor to Gov. Kathy Hochul — causing chaos for patients and medical workers, sources said Monday. Patients from Brookdale, Interfaith and Kingsbrook Jewish hospitals — part of the One Brooklyn Health System … Read more

Apple threatened to yank Twitter from App Store

Elon Musk accused Apple of threatening to block Twitter from its app store without saying why in a series of tweets on Monday that also said the iPhone maker had stopped advertising on the social media platform. The billionaire CEO of Twitter and Tesla said Apple was pressuring Twitter over content moderation demands. The action, unconfirmed by Apple, would not be unusual … Read more

Crypto bros offloading G-Wagons, luxury cars amid FTX crash

Crypto bros are running on empty — and appear to be offloading their fancy cars amid the fallout from the FTX implosion, which has rippled through the cryptocurrency market and caused the value of digital coins to plummet.  An uptick in like-new models of sought-after luxury cars have hit resale sites such as AutoTrader in … Read more

Frontier airline discontinues customer service helpline, transitions to a fully digital mode

Budget airline Frontier has discontinued its customer service helpline as it goes all in on digital.  Customers who need to contact the airline for changes to their flight will no longer be able to dial the helpline and will have to resort to the airline’s digital communication channels. A representative for the low-cost airline said … Read more

Elon Musk’s view of this investing strategy: ‘ESG is the devil’

Elon Musk evidently has a diabolical view of environmental, social and corporate governance – more commonly referred to as “ESG.”  His comments came in response to a Sunday Twitter post from small business expert and advisor Carol Roth.  “Remember when @ElonMusk wanted to bring free speech to Twitter and then S&P removed Tesla from their ESG 500 index, but … Read more