Instacart To Hire Additional 250,000 Full-service Shoppers

Instacart is among the few companies that are on a hiring spree in the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic. The delivery start-up said it plans to hire an additional 250,000 ‘full-service shoppers’ to meet the surge in customer demand for grocery delivery during COVID-19. The company said that the hiring […]

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Why a Second Wave of Covid-19 Is Already a Worry

As authorities the world over consider when to lift economy-crippling movement restrictions aimed at curbing coronavirus infections, the fear on everyone’s minds can be expressed in two words: second wave. The concern is that, once quelled, the pandemic will resurface with renewed strength, causing a repeat of rising infections, swamped […]

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$1 Billion Video-Game Coaching Business Ramps Up During Lockdown

During his senior year in high school, Taylor Heim, an aspiring esports player who lives on the outskirts of Philadelphia, has enjoyed a steady part-time job. For roughly a dozen hours a week, Heim hops online and coaches fellow video-game enthusiasts on how to improve their skills at Overwatch, a multiplayer shooting competition.  Like most video-game […]

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European Shares Rise Amid Easing Of Coronavirus Curbs

European stocks rebounded on Thursday after a big selloff in the previous session on the back of dismal U.S. economic data and persistent worries over the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The spread of the coronavirus has slowed somewhat and some European countries unveiled plans to lift lockdown restrictions, […]

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