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Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 12:22 AM EDT

Federal Facebook Probe Now Includes FBI, SEC: Report

Federal Facebook Probe Now Includes FBI, SEC: Report

A federal probe into Facebook's sharing of user data with Cambridge Analytica now involves the FBI, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department, the Washington Post reported. Representati...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 11:18 PM EDT

Yelp Can't Be Ordered to Remove Defamatory Posts, Court Says

Yelp Can't Be Ordered to Remove Defamatory Posts, Court Says

Online review site Yelp.com cannot be ordered to remove posts against a San Francisco law firm that a judge determined were defamatory, a divided California Supreme Court ruled Monday in a closely watched...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 05:01 PM EDT

Automakers, Manufacturers Oppose Trump Call for Auto Tariffs

Automakers, Manufacturers Oppose Trump Call for Auto Tariffs

Automakers, manufacturers and classic-car enthusiasts are coming out against President Donald Trump's plan to consider taxing imported cars, trucks and auto parts. General Motors warned in a filing Friday with...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 02:54 PM EDT

US Consumer Spending Weak in May, While Inflation Speeds Up

US Consumer Spending Weak in May, While Inflation Speeds Up

U.S consumers increased their spending just 0.2 percent in May, a disappointing result after two months of much stronger gains. Meanwhile, inflation — as measured by a gauge monitored by the Federal Reserve —...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 02:59 PM EDT

Goodbye, Geoffrey: The Final Hours of Toys R Us

Goodbye, Geoffrey: The Final Hours of Toys R Us

Toys R Us is closing its last U.S. stores by Friday, the end of a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores, brightly colored logo and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot. But many of...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 02:57 PM EDT

US Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall; 30-Year at 4.55 Percent

US Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall; 30-Year at 4.55 Percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were flat to lower this week. The benchmark 30-year rate marked its fourth decline in the past five weeks. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year,...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 02:52 PM EDT

Wineries Hedge Against Climate Change, Move to Cool Climates

Wineries Hedge Against Climate Change, Move to Cool Climates

When an Oregon valley famed for its wine heats up under the afternoon sun, Pacific Ocean winds rush through a dip in the mountains, cooling the grapes in Jeff Havlin's vineyards. The Van Duzer Corridor, the...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 12:49 PM EDT

3 Ways Chipotle Mexican Grill Plans to Win Back Customers

3 Ways Chipotle Mexican Grill Plans to Win Back Customers

Chipotle Mexican Grill is launching a new campaign to win back customers by remaking the troubled burrito chain into a lifestyle brand, CNBC reported. New CEO Brian Niccol told investors Wednesday that he'd be...

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 11:22 AM EDT

You Can Play With Your Food! JELL-O is Now a Toy

You Can Play With Your Food! JELL-O is Now a Toy

Who says you can't play with your food? Jell-o, the iconic brand best known for gelatin and pudding products, unveiled JELL-O Play, a new line of JELL-O gelatin toys designed to inspire parents and kids to...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 09:00 AM EDT

Move Over, UPS Truck: Amazon Delivery Vans to Hit the Street

Move Over, UPS Truck: Amazon Delivery Vans to Hit the Street

Your Amazon packages, which usually show up in a UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van. The online retailer, wanting more control over how...

 

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