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Weight Watchers Slims Down Name to WW

Weight Watchers Slims Down Name to WW

Weight Watchers is trimming its name to just two letters: WW. The company says it is renaming itself to focus more on overall wellness and not just dieting. Its app, for example, will offer tips and meditation...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 09:19 AM EDT

SiriusXM to Buy Pandora in All-Stock Deal Valued at $3.5B

SiriusXM to Buy Pandora in All-Stock Deal Valued at $3.5B

Satellite radio company SiriusXM plans to acquire music streaming service Pandora in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal unveiled Monday. The agreement includes a "go-shop" provision where Pandora "may actively...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 12:33 AM EDT

Disneyland Resort Hotel Workers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage

Disneyland Resort Hotel Workers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage

Months of protests finally paid off Sunday for Disneyland Resort hotel workers. Disneyland Resort, which includes Disneyland and Disneyland California Adventure theme parks, three hotels and the Downtown Disney...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 04:23 AM EDT

China Hikes Tariffs on More US Imports as Trade Row Intensifies

China Hikes Tariffs on More US Imports as Trade Row Intensifies

China imposed new tariff hikes on U.S. goods on Monday and accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromise in an intensifying battle over technology that is weighing on global economic growth. The...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 11:48 PM EDT

Comcast Outbids Fox in a $39 Billion Takeover of Sky

Comcast Outbids Fox in a $39 Billion Takeover of Sky

Comcast outflanked Twenty-First Century Fox in a $39 billion takeover of British broadcaster Sky on Saturday, submitting a much higher bid in a three-round auction that pitted two of America's largest media...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:59 PM EDT

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target is "deeply troubled" by the Trump administration's escalating trade war, saying it threatens to undermine the U.S. economy, penalizes American families and raises prices on everything from backpacks to...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 03:13 PM EDT

Website Pulls Sexy 'Handmaid's Tale' Costume After Backlash

Website Pulls Sexy 'Handmaid's Tale' Costume After Backlash

An online lingerie store removed a sexy “Handmaid’s Tale” costume from its website after receiving massive backlash on social media. The show, which was based on the book by Margaret Atwood, was set in a...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 02:53 PM EDT

Credit Freezes Are Now Free Nationwide Under New Law

Credit Freezes Are Now Free Nationwide Under New Law

Credit freezes and unfreezes with the three major credit reporting agencies will now be free for consumers as a federal law passed in response to the Equifax data breach goes into effect Friday. Beginning Sept....

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:40 AM EDT

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 10:20 PM EDT

Facebook to Scale Back Political Campaign 'Embeds'

Facebook to Scale Back Political Campaign 'Embeds'

Facebook said on Thursday it would cut back the on-site support staff that it has provided in the past to political campaigns including President Donald Trump’s in 2016, NBC News reported. Facebook said in a...

 

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