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Disney CEO Bob Iger Stepping Down Immediately

Disney CEO Bob Iger Stepping Down Immediately

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has announced that CEO Bob Iger will be stepping down, effective immediately. Iger has been CEO of Disney since 2005. The succession announcement came as a surprise to... 
Heat Wave Sparks Massive Ice Melt In Antarctica

Heat Wave Sparks Massive Ice Melt In Antarctica

A heat wave that lasted for nearly a week has caused a massive ice melt in Antarctica. The weather station at Esperanza Base on the Antarctic Peninsula logged the hottest temperature ever... 
Kickstarter Employees Vote To Unionize

Kickstarter Employees Vote To Unionize

Kickstarter has become one of the first technology companies with an employee union, in what could be a watershed moment for the tech industry. The Brooklyn-based company’s employees voted 46 to... 
New Device Harvests Electricity From Humidity

New Device Harvests Electricity From Humidity

A team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have created a new device that can harvest electricity from the humidity in the air. The device, named the Air-gen, uses nanowires and... 
Passenger Let Off Cruise Ship Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Passenger Let Off Cruise Ship Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A cruise ship passenger that was one of hundreds of people allowed to disembark in Cambodia was later found to be infected with the coronavirus. Now, questions are being raised about how well the... 
Amazon Successfully Halts Microsoft Pentagon Cloud Contract

Amazon Successfully Halts Microsoft Pentagon Cloud Contract

A suit filed by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been successful at temporarily blocking the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract, which was awarded to Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) last October. The... 
New Dinosaur Species Identified In Canada

New Dinosaur Species Identified In Canada

A new cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex has been recently rediscovered by a Ph.D candidate studying at the University of Calgary. The species is now known as Thanatotheristes degrootorum, inspired by... 
Facebook’s Official Social Media Accounts Hacked

Facebook’s Official Social Media Accounts Hacked

The official Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) Twitter and Instagram accounts have been hacked by Saudi hackers. The Dubai-based hacking group OurMine was able to post to the social media accounts, with... 
Alphabet’s Jigsaw Releases Doctored Images Tool

Alphabet’s Jigsaw Releases Doctored Images Tool

Alphabet’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Jigsaw division has unveiled a free tool that could help journalists identify doctored photographs. Doctored and misleading images are becoming more common as disinformation... 
New Missile Deployed By Pentagon

New Missile Deployed By Pentagon

A new, nuclear-armed, submarine-launched, low-yield ballistic missile warhead has now been deployed by the Pentagon. The weapon, called the W76-2 low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile, ensures... 
Ford Struggles In Fourth Quarter

Ford Struggles In Fourth Quarter

Ford Motor Company’s (NYSE: F) latest earnings report shows that the company struggled against numerous headwinds in the fourth quarter. Costs related to vehicle launches and a new labor contract... 
‘Deceptive’ Marketing To Cost Johnson & Johnson $344 Million

‘Deceptive’ Marketing To Cost Johnson & Johnson $344 Million

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) has been ordered to pay almost $344 million in penalties for deceptively marketing its pelvic-mesh products. San Diego Superior Court Judge Eddie C. Sturgeon issued... 
Apple Closes China Stores And Offices Over Coronavirus Outbreak

Apple Closes China Stores And Offices Over Coronavirus Outbreak

Apple stores in mainland China have been temporarily shut down for the next week. All of its official stores and corporate offices in mainland China will be affected. In its announcement, the tech... 
Five Companies Sued By Justice Department Over Robocalls

Five Companies Sued By Justice Department Over Robocalls

Five U.S. companies and three individuals have been sued by the U.S. government for making hundreds of millions of fraudulent robocalls. The action comes after President Donald Trump signed a measure... 
DNA Testing Company 23andMe Announces Lay-offs

DNA Testing Company 23andMe Announces Lay-offs

23andMe, the home DNA-testing company, has announced that it is laying off about 100 people, roughly 14 percent of its workforce. The layoffs were company-wide, particularly impacting its operations...