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Hospital Groups Sue To Overturn Price Transparency Rule

Hospital Groups Sue To Overturn Price Transparency Rule

A coalition of major hospital groups is suing to overturn a new federal rule requiring them to disclose the prices they privately negotiate with insurers. The Federation of American Hospitals,... 
FBI Warns About FaceApp, Other Russian-developed Apps

FBI Warns About FaceApp, Other Russian-developed Apps

The FBI has classified FaceApp as a counterintelligence threat due to its ties to Russia, along with any other app developed in the country. In a letter dated November 25th to Senate... 
Scientists Puzzled By New Black Hole Discovery

Scientists Puzzled By New Black Hole Discovery

Scientists recently found a black hole so big that current knowledge says it shouldn’t exist. An international team of scientists led by China say they have discovered a stellar-mass black... 
Daimler Cutting 10,000 Jobs Over Next Three Years

Daimler Cutting 10,000 Jobs Over Next Three Years

Daimler, the owner of Mercedes-Benz, has announced that it will be cutting 3 percent of its workforce, including 10 percent of worldwide management positions, over the next three years.... 
LVMH Agrees To Buy Tiffany In $16.2 Billion Deal

LVMH Agrees To Buy Tiffany In $16.2 Billion Deal

European conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton SE has agreed to buy Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) in a deal worth about $16.2 billion. The deal values Tiffany at $135 a share, a... 
Education Department Releases Updated College Scorecard

Education Department Releases Updated College Scorecard

The United States Department of Education has released an updated College Scorecard with new information that will be better at helping students evaluate their education choices. For the... 
Miscalculation Reduces Johnson & Johnson Fine By $107 Million

Miscalculation Reduces Johnson & Johnson Fine By $107 Million

An Oklahoma judge has reduced the fine Johnson & Johnson must pay the state by $107 million after admitting to making a mathematical mistake. Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman... 
Amazon Challenging Pentagon-Microsoft Contract

Amazon Challenging Pentagon-Microsoft Contract

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is challenging the awarding of a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract to Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) in court. The company announced the filing of a notice... 
Trump Administration Tackles Hospital Pricing Transparency

Trump Administration Tackles Hospital Pricing Transparency

The Trump administration has announced a new rule that would require hospitals to publicly disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with insurance companies. Under the final rule, hospitals... 
Costa Rica Wants To Stop Animal Selfies

Costa Rica Wants To Stop Animal Selfies

Costa Rica is known for being home to some of the world’s most adorable animals. Unfortunately, an increasing number of tourists are now coming to Costa Rica in pursuit of social media... 
NASA Unveils New Electric Plane

NASA Unveils New Electric Plane

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has developed a number of experimental aircraft over many decades for many purposes. The agency has now unveiled an early version... 
WeWork Announces Divestment Of “Non-core Businesses”

WeWork Announces Divestment Of “Non-core Businesses”

WeWork has published a detailed plan to divest itself of non-core businesses and implement internal layoffs. The divestitures and layoffs are part of a 90-day plan to turn the company around.... 
Twitter Employees Charged With Spying For Saudi Arabia

Twitter Employees Charged With Spying For Saudi Arabia

Two former Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) employees and a Saudi national have been charged with helping the Saudi Arabian government spy on dissidents who used the social network. Two of the... 
Science Can Now Define Foods That Are Too Delicious

Science Can Now Define Foods That Are Too Delicious

Researchers headquartered at the University of Kansas have provided a concrete definition for hyper-palatable foods, which are foods that are designed to make us eat more of them than we... 
McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook Removed Over Relationship

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook Removed Over Relationship

After conducting a thorough review, McDonald’s board has voted to remove CEO Steve Easterbrook over his engagement in a consensual relationship with an employee. The fast food giant said... 
Facebook Sued Over Gender And Age Discrimination

Facebook Sued Over Gender And Age Discrimination

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has been sued in California over gender and age discrimination pertaining to financial services. The complaint was filed in San Francisco federal court by 54-year-old... 
Juul Faces Allegations Of Selling Contaminated Pods

Juul Faces Allegations Of Selling Contaminated Pods

E-cigarette company Juul has been sued by its former senior vice president of global finance for wrongful termination after the employee allegedly raised concerns that the company was selling... 
Facebook Launches Personal Digital Healthcare Tool

Facebook Launches Personal Digital Healthcare Tool

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has announced the launch of a new tool called “Preventive Health” on its popular social media platform. The tool was developed with the input of the American... 
Betsy DeVos Fined Over Student Debt Processing

Betsy DeVos Fined Over Student Debt Processing

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education have been held in civil contempt by a federal judge and hit with a $100,000 fine for violating the judge’s order.... 
Scientists Teach Rats To Drive In Stress Study

Scientists Teach Rats To Drive In Stress Study

The results of a new study have found that learning to drive small cars helps rats feel less stressed. Scientists at the University of Richmond report successfully training the rodents to... 
Best Buy Announces Free Next Day Delivery For Holidays

Best Buy Announces Free Next Day Delivery For Holidays

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) will offer free next-day delivery in time for this year’s holiday season. According to the announcement, 99 percent of customers will be able to receive free... 
Scientist Detect Movement In Fault Line For 1st Time

Scientist Detect Movement In Fault Line For 1st Time

Researchers from the California Institute of Technology have detected movement in a fault line that has never had movement detected before. The scientists, working with NASA’s Jet Propulsion... 
Broadcom Ordered To Stop Exclusivity Deals

Broadcom Ordered To Stop Exclusivity Deals

The European Commission has ordered chipmaker Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) to stop applying certain exclusivity deals it has with six of its customers. The Brussels-based institution is... 
Fitbit Moving Manufacturing Out Of China

Fitbit Moving Manufacturing Out Of China

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) has announced that it will stop making its health trackers and smartwatches in China starting in January. All of the company’s manufacturing operations in China... 
Toys R Us’ New Website Powered By Target

Toys R Us’ New Website Powered By Target

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and the parent company of the Toys R Us brand, TRU Kids, are partnering to relaunch ToysRUs.com. The newly revamped website is designed to be a resource for parents... 
First Game Addiction Clinic Opens In London

First Game Addiction Clinic Opens In London

England’s National Health Service (NHS) is opening the country’s first clinic designed to treat children and young adults aged from 13 to 25 who are suffering from video game addiction.... 
HP Inc. Announces Thousands Of Layoffs In Cost-cutting Plan

HP Inc. Announces Thousands Of Layoffs In Cost-cutting Plan

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) is undertaking another massive restructuring of its business and will reduce its global workforce by about 16 percent as part of the plan. The company currently has about... 
Great Pacific Garbage Patch Cleanup Underway

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Cleanup Underway

After a series of setbacks, a system for catching plastic floating in the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” is now doing its job. The project, started in 2013, consists of a floating barrier... 
Autism Funding Bill Signed By President

Autism Funding Bill Signed By President

President Donald Trump has signed a bill reauthorizing numerous programs across the country to ensure high quality service to people with autism. The Autism Collaboration, Accountability,... 
German Diesel Drivers Fight VW For Damages In Court

German Diesel Drivers Fight VW For Damages In Court

Volkswagen rejected a German judge’s plea to settle a mass lawsuit in Germany over its rigging of diesel emissions tests. The lawsuit, involving about 450,000 owners of diesel Volkswagen... 
Rent the Runway Hitting Pause On Business

Rent the Runway Hitting Pause On Business

After suffering major technical difficulties, Rent the Runway is briefly halting acceptance of new subscribers and issuing a delay notice for customers who’ve already subscribed. According... 
N.T.S.B. Faults Boeing In 737 Max Crash Investigation

N.T.S.B. Faults Boeing In 737 Max Crash Investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board has released the results of its review of potential lapses in the design and approval of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) 737 Max plane. The report come after... 
Heat Wave Puts Hawaiian Coral At Risk

Heat Wave Puts Hawaiian Coral At Risk

Coral reefs in Hawaii could suffer a devastating impact from a major marine heat wave in the Pacific, scientists say. Earlier this month, scientists said that the heat wave is the second-largest... 
New Mexico Offers Free College To State Residents

New Mexico Offers Free College To State Residents

New Mexico is unveiling a proposal to make in-state tuition free at its public colleges and universities. The program would apply to all 29 of the state’s two- and four-year public institutions... 
GameStop Announces Hundreds Of Store Closures

GameStop Announces Hundreds Of Store Closures

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), the world’s biggest video game retailer, is closing hundreds of stores in an attempt to stay afloat. GameStop CFO Jim Bell announced, “We are on track... 
Apple Using Recycled Rare Earth Elements In New iPhones

Apple Using Recycled Rare Earth Elements In New iPhones

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has announced that a key component included in its new iPhones will be made from 100 percent recycled rare earth elements. According to the company’s environmental... 
Weill Cornell Medicine Offers Free Tuition For Medical Students

Weill Cornell Medicine Offers Free Tuition For Medical Students

Students at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York that qualify for financial aid have just learned that they will be able to attend college for free thanks to generous donations from donors.... 
Best College In America Rankings Released

Best College In America Rankings Released

U.S. News & World Report’s 35th edition of the Best Colleges ranking has been released. Every year, the news outlet publishes a list that ranks colleges and universities based on academic... 
McDonald’s Buys New Technology To Improve Ordering

McDonald’s Buys New Technology To Improve Ordering

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Apprente, a Silicon Valley-based start-up specializing in conversational voice-based ordering... 
EA Gets World Record For Most Reddit Downvotes

EA Gets World Record For Most Reddit Downvotes

The Guinness Book of World Records has recognized Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) for having the most downvoted Reddit comment in history. A listing in the book’s 2020 edition lists a comment... 
T-Mobile Accused Of Shady Sales Practices

T-Mobile Accused Of Shady Sales Practices

New York City has filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court in Manhattan alleging T-Mobile used a slew of deceptive business practices against customers, violating the city’s consumer protection... 
Cancer Becomes Top Killer In Rich Nations

Cancer Becomes Top Killer In Rich Nations

Twin studies recently published in The Lancet medical journal appear to show that cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, displacing heart disease as the number one... 
Great Barrier Reef Outlook Downgraded To Very Poor

Great Barrier Reef Outlook Downgraded To Very Poor

The status of one of the most complex ecosystems on the planet has been officially downgraded. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s condition report, which is updated every five... 
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Hacked

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Hacked

The official Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of the social media platform, has been hacked, with the hackers sending a series of offensive tweets from the account.... 
Dollar Stores Fined Over Expired Drugs

Dollar Stores Fined Over Expired Drugs

A press release from the New York Attorney General has announced that Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Family Dollar have all been fined for selling expired products. The fines were levied... 
Radioactive Isotopes Detected From Russia Accident

Radioactive Isotopes Detected From Russia Accident

Scientists in Russia have identified four specific radioactive particles believed to have been released by an explosion at a military testing site on Aug. 8. The Russian meteorological agency... 
DoorDash Decides To Change Tipping Policy

DoorDash Decides To Change Tipping Policy

DoorDash is finally changing its controversial tipping policy after a widespread backlash from both the public and DoorDash drivers. Last month, CEO and cofounder Tony Xu announced that... 
Fitbit Contributing To Singapore’s Healthy Population Project

Fitbit Contributing To Singapore’s Healthy Population Project

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) will be collaborating with Singapore’s Health Promotion Board (HPB) in support of the country’s healthy population project, which will be known as Live Healthy... 
New Details Released For Apple TV+

New Details Released For Apple TV+

New details have been released about the Apple TV+ movie and TV subscription service that will soon be offered by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). Apple originally revealed its plans to create...