Delta to launch ‘quarantine-free’ flight between Atlanta and Rome

Delta Air Lines and Alitalia are launching COVID-tested, quarantine-free flights between the U.S. and Italy starting in December, resuming an air route that has been shut since the spring’s rise of the pandemic. The new program from the nation’s biggest airline and Italy’s national airline will allow a limited number of passengers to take transatlantic flights … Read more

Barnes & Noble survives hack attack unscathed before holidays

Barnes & Noble survives hack attack unscathed before holidays

Barnes & Noble has concluded that a cyberattack against its computer systems last month didn’t compromise customer data — even as publishers worry the aftereffects could muck up book distribution during the crucial holiday season. In an exclusive interview, B&N CEO James Daunt said the giant bookseller now believes the data breach it disclosed in … Read more

Elon Musk still lags Bill Gates in philanthropy

Elon Musk still lags Bill Gates in philanthropy

Elon Musk may only be the world’s second-richest man, but he arguably holds the title for world’s cheapest. The Tesla chief has given away a paltry portion of his $128 billion fortune compared to more philanthropic billionaires like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Musk, 49, has donated roughly $100 million to charitable causes over the course … Read more

Former Netflix exec Cindy Holland joins board of entertainment SPAC

Former Netflix exec Cindy Holland joins board of entertainment SPAC

Cindy Holland, whose surprise departure from a top role at Netflix this summer shocked Hollywood, has resurfaced as a board member at a blank-check company that’s focused on the media and entertainment space. A key visionary behind Netflix’s strategy to develop original content for nearly two decades, Holland will advise Horizon Acquisition Corp. — a … Read more