Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft makes safe landing after botched test flight

New York (CNN)Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft made a soft touch down in the desert of New Mexico early Sunday. It marked the end of a tense two-day effort to return the vehicle to Earth after unexpected issues plagued its inaugural flight to orbit, forcing it to make an early return. NASA asked the private sector the design spacecraft capable of ferrying astronauts to the ISS after retiring the space shuttle program. NASA allotted Boeing $4.2 billion in 2014 for Starliner development and anticipated it would to be ready by 2017. But it’s suffered numerous delays and development setbacks. SpaceX, which was allocated $2.6 billion, is also building a crew-worthy spacecraft and is years behind schedule. The mission Starliner undertook this week …

YouTube burnout is real. Creators are struggling to cope

New York (CNN Business)For eight years, Kati Morton, a mental health expert, has used YouTube to discuss sensitive issues ranging from eating disorders to anxiety. But Morton’s own well-being took a hit from the demands of her work on the platform. For YouTube creators, in particular, attempts to cope with the burden of a seemingly limitless demand for content can lead to a different kind of stress.YouTubers fear that not uploading videos consistently could disappoint their fans or potentially hurt their chances of being recommended by YouTube’s algorithm. Others feel the need to keep creating new content in order to, hopefully, earn more money. “There is so much content out there and competition,” said Evan Asano, CEO of influencer marketing …

Amazon rolls out ‘Amazon Pharmacy’ branding to PillPack

San Francisco (CNN Business)Amazon is adding “Amazon Pharmacy” branding to PillPack, the mail-order pharmacy it acquired in 2018. The pharmaceutical industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars and Amazon competitors Walmart (WMT), Costco (COST) and Target (TGT) all have in-store pharmacies. Amazon, which has physical stores in select cities and also owns Whole Foods, doesn’t currently have in-store pharmacies. But the e-commerce giant has been exploring other avenues for expansion into healthcare beyond the reported $753 million it paid for PillPack. Amazon is a partner in a joint venture with Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) called Haven, which is focused on lowering healthcare costs and improving care. In 2018, Amazon hired star cardiologist Maulik Majmudar as its …