Chinese workers are staying home because of coronavirus
The Chinese government extended the Lunar New Year holiday to slow the spread of coronavirus. While some workers will get paid time off, not everyone is so lucky. Today, reporter Jennifer Pak gives us the view from the streets of Shanghai. Plus, the outbreak’s ripple effects, new steel and aluminum tariffs and the official start of tax season.
Kobe Bryant’s business legacy was “just starting”
We talk to Julia Coronado about the possible effect that coronavirus in China could have on the markets. Also, Apple will be reporting its earnings this week, and we see how the launch of Apple TV in a crowded streaming market could be a factor. Then, following the tragic and sudden death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, we delve a little into what his business potential could have looked like.
WNBA shows a quick first step toward closing the pay gap
To curb the spread of coronavirus, China’s government has extended the lunar new year public holiday by a few days while asking some businesses to hold back until early February. Also, we look at what to expect for tax season this year. Then, we examine the WNBA’s new deal and what ripple effects it could have on women’s sports.
Chinese workers urged to stay home as virus spreads
From the BBC World Service … Chinese companies tell workers to stay at home. India’s government looks to sell stake in Air India. We look at the carbon footprint of social media.
Sure, you can have your data … after reaching out to 150 brokers
Now that the California Consumer Privacy Act is in place, lots of researchers and consumers are testing out their new rights under the law to find out what information data companies have about them. It’s now possible to ask companies to delete that data if you so desire, but to really scrub yourself out of the data machine, you’re going have to put in some work. Luckily, Laura Noren, a vice president at Obsidian Security, is using her machete to hack through the data privacy jungle for us.