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CPSC: 500,000+ Hoverboard Recalls Over Spontaneous Explosions and Fires

There are more than 500,000 hoverboards being recalled due to the possibility of explosions or fires. The devices, which really don’t hover, were a really popular Christmas gift last holiday season. There were numerous online videos of people using the devices, with many of these videos showing people falling off the new gadgets. Still, the […]

July 6th, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

$20 Bill Will Get A New Face: Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman will be on the $20 bill. Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson. That’s the world that came from Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary, Wednesday. Lew announced the back of the bill would have a picture of the White House and Jackson. He said it could be a statute of Jackson sitting in […]

April 21st, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Takata CEO Isn’t Stepping Down

The CEO of Takata Corp., the Japanese airbag manufacturer whose company has been tainted by constant safety recall crisis, will not resign any time soon. According to people close to the company, the company had planned to tell automaker customers that the group’s founder’s grandson Takada would step down and hold himself accountable for the […]

January 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Microsoft Cleans House, Stops Support For Several IE Versions and Windows 8

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Microsoft has been cleaning house, and it’s notably significant with its house cleaning of all its Internet Explorer versions except one and its Windows 8 (not 8.1) release. Windows 8 will no longer get technical support. It’s a version Microsoft would rather like to forget. After yesterday’s updates, it’ll be the last the company offers […]

January 13th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

President Gives Last SOTU Address, Announces MoonShot Program To Cure Cancer

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In his last State of the Union address, U.S. President Barack Obama said he was determined to find a cure for cancer and that America must use its “spirit of innovation” to combat cancers’ challenges. Vice President Joe Biden will lead the campaign. Obama said for the loved ones lost, for family we can save […]

January 13th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Featured,Health,New | Read More »

PayPal New Parents Can Take Advantage Of New Leave Time Starting Jan. 1

PayPal, an electronic payment company based on San Jose, Calif., recently increased its paid parental time leave program, making it one of the many Silicon Valley firms to do this in order to get and keep talent. Beginning Jan. 1, new mothers can get up to eight weeks of paid maternity leave. Both mothers and […]

December 18th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

UK Police Arrest VTech Toymaker Hacker

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Personal data of millions of children and adults may have been compromised after a creepy hack of the toymaker VTech servers happened last month. While the extent of the damage is not yet known, police in the U.K. have arrested a suspect on suspicion of crimes not related to the illegal access to a computer. […]

December 16th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Hoverboards Harder To Find As Retailers Like Amazon and Wal-Mart Pull Them From Their Shelves and Websites

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If you’ve been looking for a “hoverboard” to give as a Christmas gift, you’re going to find it’s much harder than before. Amazon has opted to suspend the sales of the majority of these devices on both its UK and U.S. websites. Amazon’s move comes after a backlash of house fires and explosions linked to […]

December 14th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New | Read More »

Facebook CEO Taking 2 Months Paternity Leave After Daughter’s Birth

Mark Zuckerberg announced via Facebook that when his daughter is born, he’ll take two months of paternity leave. Many comments have been made, praising him for his decision and saying it sent a positive message regarding the U.S. policies on parental leave. Facebook has a policy that allows parents to take up to four months […]

November 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Nestle Japan To Make Golden-Coated Kit Kat Bar

Would you eat a gold-coated Kit Kat bar? Chocolate lovers in Japan have the option to do so in December when the company releases its mouth-watering bar for $22 (or 2,016 yen). And, it’s only the Japanese that’ll get lucky. The bars won’t be found anywhere else in the world. Nestle Japan said 500 bars […]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New | Read More »

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