Southwest sued in class action over holiday flight cancellations

Outrage and scrutiny are mounting over Southwest’s widespread holiday flight cancellations, and now there’s a class action lawsuit, inspired by the company’s legendary collapse. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday, is designed for individual shareholders, according to Insider, and names the Dallas-based company and several top executives as defendants. The lawsuit seeks damages that have … Read more

A black woman develops a Fintech platform and raises $6.2 million

This story originally appeared on black business Hiraman | Getty Images This entrepreneur keeps diversity in mind when building her platform. Physician Ami Kumordzie has developed a zero-experience fintech platform whose mission is to connect consumers with IRS-compliant merchants, urging people to invest in improving their health. According to ForbesAfter the CEO of Sika Health … Read more

SEC Says Crypto Firms Offered Unregistered Securities

On Thursday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accused Genesis Global Capital and Gemini Trust, led by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, of offering unregistered securities. According to a New York Times report, the “Gemini Earn” program promised investors high interest on deposits – but it was never registered with the agency. Bloomberg | Getty Images … Read more

Twitter plans to sell usernames for cash

Twitter, which was acquired by Elon Musk in late October, is looking to boost revenue by selling usernames, according to a report by The New York Times. SOPA Images / Contributor I Getty ImagesVerified Twitter account. The outlet cited “two people with knowledge of the plan.” Username (or nickname) swapping can be a big deal. … Read more

Woman reimburses company after software caught her slacking off

A Canadian court has ordered an employee to reimburse her employer after software on her laptop revealed she was wasting time at the company’s expense. Karlee Besse, who worked remotely as an accountant for Reach CPA in British Columbia, was charged with “theft of time” and ordered to pay $2,459.89 in return for salary. Besse … Read more

Disney changes fan-favorite perks, free parking at hotels

After numerous complaints about rising prices and seemingly diminished perks at Disney parks and resorts, the company is making a few concessions under its new management. Courtesy company.Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebrations On Tuesday, Disney’s President of Parks, Experiences and Products, Josh D’Amaro, wrote a note to staff saying he’s “at the parks quite … Read more

JP Morgan Chase sues startup founder over fake clients

In December 2022, JP Morgan Chase filed a lawsuit against Charlie Javice, the 30-year-old founder of fintech start-up Frank, which the bank bought for $175 million. Morgan alleges that Javice misled him regarding Frank’s value by faking a massive client list to convince Morgan it was a worthwhile purchase. Alois Oscar | Shutterstock The the … Read more

In-N-Out Burger is moving east. Is it coming to a state near you?

Watch out, Nashville Hot Chicken. The Double Double “animal style” comes in the Voluntary state. In-N-Out Burger is taking its signature burgers east – at least further east than they’ve ever been before. The beloved burger chain will open its first corporate center in Tennessee in 2026, with plans to open a few restaurants around … Read more

System failure briefly grounded US flights

Thousands of flights across the United States were delayed early Wednesday due to an outage in the Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) systems, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said. SAUL LOEB / Contributor I Getty ImagesThe plane leaves Newark International Airport on January 11. Flight Aware, by The New York Timesshowed that some 4,500 flights … Read more