A Travel Ban, Gig Economy Risks, and More Car News This Week

Well, that was fast. For plenty of Americans, this week began with the regular, old commute to school or work, and ended with canceled semesters, robust “work from home policies,” fears about making...

You can now take up to 12 ounces of hand sanitizer through airport security

The Transportation Security Administration announced that it was updating its policies concerning liquids in carry-on baggage in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Air passengers will now be allowed to bring...

Royal Caribbean suspends US cruise operations after national emergency declared

Royal Caribbean will suspend all cruises passing through the United States for at least 30 days as the country declares a national emergency over the novel coronavirus pandemic, the company announced...

Coronavirus is taking a big bite out of public transportation ridership in the US

Public transportation ridership is down sharply in some major cities, with many residents opting to work from home or avoid taking transit to minimize their exposure to COVID-19, the disease caused...

Delta is cutting more flights now than it did after 9/11

Delta Air Lines is reducing its flight capacity by 40 percent due to a coronavirus-related dropoff in demand, marking the biggest reduction in operations in the airline’s history. That includes the...

Automakers tell non-factory employees to work remote to avoid coronavirus spread

Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler have started telling non-factory employees to work remotely in order to avoid contracting and spreading the coronavirus, as the world comes to grips with a...

Waymo drivers say they’re being discouraged from canceling robotaxi rides during coronavirus outbreak

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, says it will keep operating its fleet of roughly 600 self-driving taxis in Arizona during the novel coronavirus outbreak. But the safety drivers who monitor...

Tim Cook’s trick for making iPhones is now at risk from the pandemic

In 2011, it suddenly became much more difficult to buy a Ford in three specific shades of red. Those colors, as well as one called “tuxedo black,” relied on a gleaming...

Trump's Europe Travel Ban Delivers Another Blow to Airlines

President Trump’s announcement Wednesday night that he was banning “all travel from Europe” for 30 days set off something of a mad scramble on the other side of the Atlantic. Desperate to get...

Carnival’s Princess Cruises to shut down for two months due to coronavirus

Carnival Corporation has announced that it’s suspending operations of the Princess Cruises line of ships after two of them became hotspots for the spread of the novel coronavirus. The 18 Princess...

Secret Oops makes its AR debut on Apple Arcade

Game studio MixedBag is unveiling its Secret Oops augmented reality game today on Apple Arcade. The AR title is the fourth AR game on...

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