Venues & restaurants in Charlotte NC have stopped using plastic drinking straws, citing environmental concerns. Blumenthal Performing Arts will switch to paper straws and start using cups that can be recycled or composted.
Charlotte native Alex Adelman heads a team that’s days away from rolling out its latest project: An application that rewards online shoppers with bitcoin, the digital currency that is exchanged without banks or central authority.
Hundreds of Wells Fargo customers are wondering whether they are among about 625 homeowners affected by a software error the bank said contributed to their being denied or not offered mortgage modifications.
Italian authorities have lowered the confirmed death toll in Genoa’s bridge collapse to 38 from 39. Genoa Prefect Office official Raffaella Corsaro says that the change was due to a “misunderstanding” about information supplied by ambulance dispatchers.
Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis.