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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 12:54 PM EDT

Amazon Prime Day Is Actually Two Days This Year, July 15 Through July 16

Amazon Prime Day Is Actually Two Days This Year, July 15 Through July 16

Amazon announced Tuesday that its annual Amazon Prime Day will actually run for two days this year, starting at midnight PT on July 15. Last year, Amazon sold 100 million products during Amazon Prime Day,...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 08:38 AM EDT

AbbVie Makes $63B Bid for Botox Maker Allergan

AbbVie Makes $63B Bid for Botox Maker Allergan

AbbVie is buying Botox maker Allergan in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $63 billion. The maker of the blockbuster immune disorder treatment Humira said Tuesday that it will pay $120.30 in cash and a...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 09:00 PM EDT

Bottled Water Brand Found to Have High Levels of Arsenic Pulled From Stores

Bottled Water Brand Found to Have High Levels of Arsenic Pulled From Stores

Peñafiel bottled water is being pulled from store shelves after a report found that the products contained arsenic at levels that exceeded federal standards, NBC News reports. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., the company...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 04:29 PM EDT

50 Years Later, the Moon is Still Great for Business

50 Years Later, the Moon is Still Great for Business

Fifty years after humans first visited, businesses are still trying to make a buck off the moon. Hundreds of millions of people were riveted when Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. Naturally,...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Blurred Lines: Trump's UN Choice and Her Coal Magnate Spouse

Blurred Lines: Trump's UN Choice and Her Coal Magnate Spouse

The email went out from senior Environmental Protection Agency officials to Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, responding to questions she had about a funding matter. But the acknowledgment email the...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 09:14 PM EDT

American Airlines CEO Says Politics a Factor in Return of Boeing's 737 Max

American Airlines CEO Says Politics a Factor in Return of Boeing's 737 Max

American Airlines is prepared to further delay returning the Boeing 737 Max to its schedule as regulators review the manufacturer's safety updates before they allow the planes to fly again, a process that...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 07:03 PM EDT

Infant Formula Sold at Walmart Recalled, Metal Possibly in Product

Infant Formula Sold at Walmart Recalled, Metal Possibly in Product

Perrigo is recalling Parent's Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron due to the potential presence of metal pieces being inside the powder. The product was sold exclusively at Walmart. The...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 10:18 AM EDT

Toys R Us to Reportedly Open New Stores Later This Year

Toys R Us to Reportedly Open New Stores Later This Year

Defunct children’s retail chain Toys R Us will open new stores later this year, according to Bloomberg. The company liquidated its assets last year after entering bankruptcy in September 2017. The company...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 05:26 PM EDT

New Drug to Boost Women's Sex Drive Approved in US

New Drug to Boost Women's Sex Drive Approved in US

U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen that raises sexual interest for several hours. The medication OK'd...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 08:27 PM EDT

US Blacklists 5 Chinese Groups Working in Supercomputing

US Blacklists 5 Chinese Groups Working in Supercomputing

The United States is blacklisting five Chinese organizations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as justification for denying its Asian geopolitical rival...

 

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