One company for all your tech — and banking — needs?
May 4, 2023

One company for all your tech — and banking — needs?

Apple's recent forray into financial services got even more extensive earlier this month when the tech giant announced it would offer high-yield savings accounts in partnership with Goldman Sachs. So far, it's looked like a winning prospect for the iPhone maker, with reports from Forbes saying that the company saw over $1 billion in deposits in the first four days after launch. Plus, Fed policymakers are changing their tone on future rate hikes after yesterday's quarter-point increase. And, how a lawmakers in California are looking to encourage more diversity in the entertainment industry. 

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A tone shift from central bankers after yesterday's rate hike

Marketplace’s Nova Safo reports on what Jerome Powell and Co. said after raising interest rates by 25 basis points.

Apple's savings account upends traditional banking — or does it?

May 4, 2023
The accounts certainly look traditional, except they also come from a non-banking global brand.
An Apple logo is displayed at store in Shanghai on May 10, 2019.
Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images

California lawmakers want to diversify Hollywood. So does an LA church

May 4, 2023
Some small production studios want to expand the presence of people of color among Hollywood directors and writers.
Krenée Tolson looks on as Geremy Dixon prepares to host an episode of the “Misfit Manifesto” podcast at Hope Studios.
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