Xerox CEO John Visentin dies unexpectedly at 59

John Visentin, the chief technology officer who took over as CEO of Xerox four years ago, died unexpectedly on Tuesday “due to complications from an ongoing illness”, the company sa. He was 59. Xerox did not reveal where Visentin died or what disease caused his death. Xerox CEO Steve Bandrowczak has been appointed interim CEO. … Read more

Prices rose 6.3% in May, unchanged from April, key inflation gauge shows

An inflation measure closely monitored by the Federal Reserve rose by 6.3% in May from a year earlier, unchanged from the level in April. Thursdays Report from the Department of Commerce provided the latest evidence that painfully high inflation is putting economic pressure on American households and causing particular harm to low-income families and people … Read more

Texans view state’s economic growth as a good thing but feel pinch of higher prices — CBS News poll

Texans rate their state’s economy better than Americans rate the country as a whole, and they are most optimistic about Texas – much more than they are about the national economy. Texans see economic growth in their state in a positive light – two out of three Texans say new businesses are moving into Texas … Read more

Salmonella found in world’s biggest chocolate plant

Salmonella bacteria have been discovered in the world’s largest chocolate factory, run by the Swiss giant Barry Callebaut in the Belgian city of Wieze, the company stated on Thursday. A spokesman for the company told Agence France-Presse that production had stopped at the factory, which produces liquid chocolate in batches for 73 customers who manufacture … Read more

These U.S. companies are paying for abortion travel

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision overthrow Roe v. WadeLarge companies including Procter & Gamble and Target add abortion travel costs to their employees’ benefits. The goal is to ensure that their employees can seek abortion care if they live in states where the procedure is now or will soon be illegal. About … Read more

Why data privacy is a concern in the wake of Roe v. Wade reversal

With abortions now or soon to be illegal in over a dozen states and severely restricted in even more, Big Tech companies that collect personal information about their users are facing calls to limit tracking and monitoring. The driving force behind these conversations is the fear that law enforcement or anti-abortion guards may use personal … Read more

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to return to store shelves in West Bank as Unilever sells Israeli assets

A new agreement in Israel will put Ben & Jerry’s ice cream back on the shelves in annexed East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank despite the ice cream manufacturer’s protest against Israeli policyaccording to Unilever, the company that owns the brand. But it is unclear whether the product, which would only be sold in … Read more

Traditional vs. Roth: Which IRA is right for your retirement plan?

An IRA, or individual retirement account, is a good option to consider if you are already maximizing your contributions to a workplace-sponsored retirement plan or if you are looking for additional ways to diversify your retirement savings. The IRA comes in two variants: “traditional” and Roth – but important differences in how grants are made, … Read more