Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled.
Experts have expressed fear for plane crews' and passengers' safety after two commercial jets came within 100 feet of a drone while landing at New York's John F Kennedy International Airport.
Microsoft has reportedly agreed to invest in Uber as part of a funding round that values the ride-hailing company at about $US51 billion.
Case in point: The tech giant announced Friday it will acquire Polyvore, the fashion-discovery site founded in 2007 by three former Yahoo engineers that lets users browse and buy clothes, accessories and beauty products.
Staggered by a $72 billion debt load, Puerto Rico is expected to miss a debt payment due Saturday, setting the stage for what could be one of the largest U.S.