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Neil Young threatens to delete Spotify catalog over Joe Rogan vaccine misinformation

Singer Neil Young has demanded that his music be removed from Spotify over concerns that the platform’s most popular podcaster, Joe Rogan, is spreading vaccine misinformation, Rolling Stone magazine reported.

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Dylan sells all of his recorded music to Sony

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A trader applauded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday as the Dow turned positive.

A wild ride for stocks, and an anxious wait for Fed’s plan on inflation

Stocks have gotten off to a terrible start this year, reflecting myriad concerns about the economy, the pandemic, and the geopolitical showdown with Russia over Ukraine.

Kenn Turner, chief executive of Mass. Life Sciences Center.

Ex-Massport executive tries to replicate agency’s success to diversify the biotech industry

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The IRS has launched a revamped Child Tax Credit website meant to steer people to free filing options for claiming the credit. The website includes a new tool that will help filers determine their eligibility and how to get the credit.

Treasury officials launch website for claiming part 2 of child tax credit

The federal government launched a revamped website Monday — the first day of tax filing season — to help people who were eligible for the expanded child tax credit under last year’s pandemic relief bill claim the second half of the payment they were due.

Multiple lawsuits have been filed by attorneys general of different states against Google, alleging the company violated user privacy and used deception to gain personal information among other malfeasances.

Four attorneys general claim Google secretly tracked people

Washington, D.C., and three states file lawsuits against Google with claims the tech giant cheated consumers to gain access to their location data, signifying more disputes in a legal onslaught aimed at big tech companies concerning user privacy.

Britain’s anti-fraud minister Theodore Agnew resigned Monday Jan. 24, 2022, after he accused the government of failing to stop fraudsters  from abusing coronavirus business loans.

UK Minister quits over government inaction following COVID loan fraud

A UK minister in the ruling Conservative Party resigned after accusing Boris Johnson’s government of failing to properly root out fraud in a loan program introduced to help businesses though the pandemic.

A defamation lawsuit against the Times, brought by the brash former Alaska governor in 2017, is set to go to trial starting Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 in federal court in Manhattan.

Sarah Palin tests positive for COVID on eve of New York Times trial

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin tested positive for Covid-19 just before the trial in her closely watched defamation suit against the New York Times was set to begin.