Maureen Feighan The Detroit News Published 7:13 PM EDT Jun 20, 2019 A new grocery delivery service will launch next week in Metro Detroit that puts a different spin on fruits and veggies that may look “ugly” or imperfect on the outside but taste just as good on the inside. Imperfect Produce, a grocery subscription service started in 2015 and already available in two dozen cities across the United States, aims to reduce food waste by delivering boxes of fresh fruit and produce to customers that might otherwise be thrown out by farmers because of slight imperfections or irregular sizes. They'll deliver to at least 13 communities in Metro Detroit, but delivery zones will be expanded as the company adds more cities and townships over the next few weeks and months. Prices for produce boxes — which customers can customize to pick and choose what they’d like — start at $12 for a small box each week and can go up to $43. The first boxes will go … [Read more...] about New service delivers ‘ugly’ produce to your door
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NEW YORK — Many newspaper publishers — after suffering for a decade from job losses, shrinking ad dollars and circulation declines — are so far shunning Apple’s new " Netflix for news” subscription. For $10 a month, Apple News Plus offers articles from more than 300 magazines, but only three newspapers. Despite a potential audience of millions of iPhone users, newspaper publishers may be wise to be skeptical. “Is this the thing that’s going to save media? The answer is ‘no.’ It’s not one thing,” said Jim Brady, who built a local-news business, Spirited Media, and now consults with media companies. Media companies have struggled to adapt to readers’ shift online and the surge of free articles the web made possible. Even prominent digital-media outlets have had layoffs or been sold off. More people are getting news through technology platforms such as Facebook. Still, publishers want readers to care about … [Read more...] about Newspapers largely shun Apple’s news subscription service
By Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Natasha Singer, Michael H. Keller and Aaron Krolik Updated 9:38 am PST, Tuesday, December 25, 2018 An app on Lisa Magrin’s phone shared her location (even walking dog Lulu) with other companies. There are steps you can take to avoid that. An app on Lisa Magrin’s phone shared her location (even walking dog Lulu) with other companies. There are steps you can take to avoid that. Photo: Nathaniel Brooks / New York Times Photo: Nathaniel Brooks / New York Times Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 An app on Lisa Magrin’s phone shared her location (even walking dog Lulu) with other companies. There are steps you can take to avoid that. An app on Lisa Magrin’s phone shared her location (even walking dog Lulu) with other … [Read more...] about Your apps know where you were last night, and they’re not keeping it secret
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Hiawatha Bray Globe Staff December 07, 2018 Have we reached peak iPhone?For more than a decade, consumers couldn’t get enough of Apple’s beloved smartphones. But that may be changing. The latest hint comes from Apple itself, which during the Christmas shopping season is offering trade-in deals on its newest phones.It’s just one of many signs that have sent Apple’s stock reeling: The shares have lost a quarter of their value since October. Advertisement Does all of this add up to a fateful turning point for Apple? Perhaps — and that might not be such a bad thing. Get Talking Points in your inbox: An afternoon recap of the day’s most important business news, delivered weekdays. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here Consider the fate of Microsoft Corp. Once the world’s dominant tech company, … [Read more...] about Apple’s holiday deals: a sign of weakness, or a clever move to boost revenue?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Missed Connection or Canceled Flight? 6 Tips for Getting What You Want From an Airline Supported by Tips for using social media effectively when you are trying to resolve a travel disaster, from a canceled flight to a missed connection. ByJonathan Wolfe Nov. 20, 2018 Last month, when I was flying from New York to Dallas to report about how airlines use social media for customer care, I was having trouble with the online check-in for my Spirit flight. So I decided to conduct a quick experiment: I would call customer service and tweet at the same time, to see which got a faster response. The tweet read: “@SpiritAirlines I’m having trouble checking in to my flight. Can you help?” @SpiritAirlines I’m having trouble checking in to my flight. Can you help?— Jonathan Wolfe … [Read more...] about Missed Connection or Canceled Flight? 6 Tips for Getting What You Want From an Airline