Cleanup of US nuclear waste takes back seat as…

The U.S. government’s efforts to clean up Cold War-era waste from nuclear research and bomb making at federal sites around the country has lumbered along for decades, often at a pace that watchdogs and other critics say threatens public health and the environment

Sprint and T-Mobile Complete $30 Billion Merger

Sprint and T-Mobile Complete $30 Billion Merger The nation's third and fourth-largest wireless carriers have finally united after a long process to become more competitive. With more than 100 million users, the newly-formed company has the base to challenge other mobile giants such as AT&T and Verizon. As part of the deal, T-Mobile's longtime CEO, John Legere, stepped down from his post, and COO Mike Sievert will take over in May 2020. The company will make use of the added infrastructure from Sprint to develop and deploy 5G service to its customers. As part of the deal, those on Sprint's prepaid brand, Boost, will be going to Dish as part of a divestiture T-Mobile agreed to with the Justice Department.

US allowing longer shifts at nuclear plants in…

U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic

Streaming Services Get a Boost as Americans Stay…

As more Americans practice social distancing, they’re turning towards streaming to keep them occupied. Nielsen compiled information on viewership from February 24 through March 16 to see how streaming minutes per week have changed as more Americans stay indoors.

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Patriots use team plane to help Mass., fly N95 in…

The New England Patriots' private team plane is returning to Boston from China carrying more than one million masks critical to health care providers fighting to control the spread of the coronavirus

SXSW partners with Amazon to put its film…

It'll be bring-your-own popcorn and the barbecue won’t be as good, but Austin's SXSW Film Festival is moving online after having its 27th edition canceled by the coronavirus pandemic

Full Recovery for Sports Betting Industry Likely…

For the sports betting industry, 2020 was supposed to be one for the books. The timing for the coronavirus outbreak, however, could not have been worse for the wide-eyed casinos and online sportsbooks operators expecting to capitalize on legal sports wagering expanding across the U.S. “Timing was really bad because it happened right before March madness. Hiatus of NBA, should be talking about the first week of Major League Baseball.” said Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill U.S. in an interview with Cheddar.

Chinese smartphone health code rules post-virus…

Life in China post-coronavirus outbreak is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen

Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer…

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted companies large and small to rethink how they do business

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Home Is Where The Sweat Is

“Give yourself grace”: that’s the advice of Accountability Coach Teddy Mellencamp for all other parents trying to work, raise a newborn and practice self care all under one roof. The workout guru has been sharing her postpartum fitness journey with her followers online, as well as posting live workouts followers can join. “Taking care of yourself is the best way to show up and be, you know, the best mom, the best wife, the best at your job or whatever it may be,” the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star told Cheddar.

New Zealand embraces teddies to help make…

New Zealanders are embracing an international movement in which people are placing teddy bears in their windows during coronavirus lockdowns to brighten the mood and give children a game to play

WarnerMedia names former Hulu chief Jason Kilar…

Jason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday

Covid-19 Business Impact

The coronavirus has impacted business practices across the globe. At a time when everybody is forced to be apart, some companies are responsible for keeping businesses, employees, and families connected. Tammy Erwin, Executive VP and Group CEO of Verizon Business, joined ChedHER to discuss how her team is responding to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Scott Evans Stars In New Romantic Comedy 'Almost…

Coronavirus may be slowing Hollywood down — but the industry is still cranking out hits for at-home viewers. Almost Love with actor Scott Evans is premiering on VOD Friday after making its final festival rounds this year. The VOD release is replacing what should have been the film’s theatrical debut.

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Amazon Workers Stage Walkout

Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center near Detroit, Michigan are calling for the company to provide more protections against coronavirus, as at least four employees have tested positive. A total of 40 warehouse workers staged a walkout on Wednesday and demanded that the company provide more safety equipment and shut down the facility temporarily for a deep cleaning. Mario Crippen, who helped organize the strike and has worked for Amazon since 2018, told Cheddar that working conditions at the warehouse have been “horrible” amid the pandemic.