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VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses

The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by MiMedx, isn’t proven....

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses

Source: wsj.com

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitr...
05:00, 06/04/2019

Trump Attacks Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administration’s prohibition on sales of certain U.S. techn...
16:16, 06/08/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
13:00, 05/04/2019

MiMedx Injectables Don't Meet Regulatory Standards Despite Claim to FDA The biomedical company’s injectable wound-care products don’t meet regulatory standards more than two years after MiMedx told the Food and Drug Administration it complied with requirements....
05:48, 05/24/2019

CBOE Interest Rate Options Products Closed on Columbus Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, October 8, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), 10-Year Treasury Note (TNX), and 13-Week Treasury Bill (IRX) interest rate products will...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Visible Storage Products That Are Actually A Joy To Look At In a perfect world, our shoes, toilet paper, towels, laptop cables, and everything else would have a dedicated drawer or closet where they could hide when not in use. In real life, however, we live small apartments or old houses without much closet s...
05:16, 05/07/2019

We Tested 50 Men's Hair Products. Here Are the Best. Though most fuzzy-haired fellas put some product in their hair, finding the exact pomade or wax that suits your needs can be maddening. We tried 50 so you don’t have to....
20:48, 05/08/2019

18 must-have products you’re about to see everywhere this summer Summer products like the JBL GO 2 portable speaker, AmazonBasics Ladder Toss Set, and Intex Explorer inflatable kayak are going to be big this summer.       ...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pixel smartphones and the Google Nest Hub Max, a new smart home device with a built-in camera. TheyR...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Five Great Products For All Your Camping Cleanup Needs There’s a tricky thing about packing cleaning products for camping: You need the stuff! Like, you still gotta wash a dish even in the great outdoors. But also you need the stuff that doesn’t take up a ton of space and also that won’t completely trash...
19:00, 06/12/2019

13 Blowout Products That Are Worth Every Penny We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
05:16, 05/28/2019

NXP to Buy Marvell Technology's Wi-Fi Products Business Dutch semiconductor maker NXP agreed to purchase Marvell Technology’s suite of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth products, a deal the company hopes will bolster its connectivity offerings across key markets....
07:16, 05/29/2019

I Tried Basically All of Harry's Grooming Products. Here's What I Want to Keep. “Your face smells amazing,” my girlfriend told me. It’s hard to get better confirmation that you’re using the right face wash than that. A month ago, I decided to mix up my routine and switch exclusively to Harry’s grooming products. I’m not keeping ...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Hemp products boom is still a ‘bust’ for some Looking to get rich off CBD? Sell at your own risk. Mom-and-pop stores have been making a bundle charging premium prices for cannabidiol, as stressed-out shoppers shell out for snacks, drinks and creams to treat aches and anxiety. Smaller health-food...
15:48, 05/12/2019

You Can Now Get Your Busted Apple Products Repaired at Best Buy Apple’s notorious for putting strict rules on who can and can’t repair their products—a sore point for Apple haters and lovers alike. But in a blog today, Apple announced that it’s expanded its authorized service network to include every Best Buy in...
14:16, 06/19/2019

Norton adds a VPN and more to its refreshed 360 products Symantec has quietly rejigged its Norton software line-up, eliminating some old favorites and bringing in some fresh new blood in a bid to provide a more rounded offering to an audience facing security and privacy challenges from multiple fronts.High...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Why Your Make-Up Bag Might Be Ruining Your Beauty Products Considering that over three quarters of us say we've never washed our make-up bags and few of us make the effort to deeply clean our brushes, should we be worried about germs lurking within our kits?...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Huawei Asks US Court to Throw Out Ban of Its Products Huawei filed suit against the US bill in March, calling it "unconstitutional" and saying the US Congress had failed to provide evidence to support its restrictions on Huawei products....
03:32, 05/29/2019

All CBOE Products to Resume Trading by Noon CT Chicago, IL - April 25, 2013 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) reports that it plans to open trading at 12 p.m. CT today for all products that have not already opened. Three products - SPX, SPXpm and SPX Weeklys - opened at 11:50 a.m. About CB...
16:16, 05/01/2019

NYC pet owners are giving their stressed out animals pot products These pets won’t stay off the grass. New York dogs and cats are turning to pot to deal with ailments like chronic pain and seizures — and just to mellow out after a long day walking for The Man, according to their owners and dealers. “Phoebe is a lit...
18:00, 05/27/2019

Stop Filling Out Questionnaires for 'Personalized' Products There are few things more satisfying than telling a story about yourself, and hearing it told back to you with validation and approval. That’s why horoscopes and Hogwarts house quizzes are so popular. And it’s often all that’s going on when you buy i...
13:32, 05/29/2019

Light Up Your Life With These Refurbished Philips Hue Products If you can get over the fact that they’re refurbished (and they’re, uh, light bulbs, so it shouldn’t be too difficult), today Woot has some of terrific Philips Hue deals.Read more......
14:00, 05/10/2019

30 best beauty products for summer | Funmi Fetto Get summer-ready with this selection of lights scents, glossy makeup and nourishing suncareWe’ve been indoctrinated into the concept of a “summer fragrance” – floral, pretty, sweet, citrus. In reality, the idea is nonsensical. A summer fragrance is w...
04:16, 06/23/2019

Recall issued for pork pizza products Table 87 Frozen, a Brooklyn N.Y. firm is recalling 649 pounds of frozen pizza products that contain pork. According to the USDA, the pizzas were produced without federal inspection from the Food Safety and Inspection Service. Table 87 Frozen prosciut...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Retinol Products That Will Transform Your Skin--Ranked We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
05:48, 05/02/2019

Vanguard is reportedly considering private equity products Vanguard has met with several private equity firms in the past year as it considers offering private-equity investment products, The Wall Street Journal reported....
13:00, 06/23/2019

Trump takes first step toward U.S. ban on Huawei products The U.S. has warned its allies not to source 5G networking equipment from Huawei. The company, already considered a threat to U.S. national security, is the global leader in networking gear and is currently the second largest smartphone manufacturer ...
20:00, 05/15/2019

France to ban destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PMFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands and online retaile...
11:16, 06/04/2019

Designing products for people with disabilities has never been so important In our ongoing series, High Contrast, we’re looking at how assistive technology can help people with disabilities overcome challenges in their lives, and the pioneers innovating in solutions to make everyday tools more accessible. Today marks the eig...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Ramadan is a good time to buy Huawei products If you’re looking to pick up a Huawei phone or smartphone, you’re in luck as Huawei has lowered prices across some of their best products including the Mate 20 Pro that was named TechRadar’s phone of the year for 2018.Priced at A...
07:32, 05/06/2019

34 brilliant products that neat freaks swear by Get rid of clutter with these brilliant products on Amazon that are totally perfect for neat freaks, from label makers to the TubShroom and more.       ...
06:48, 06/17/2019

4 Your Health: Vanity products dangerous to children Vanity products may put young children at risk. NBC News Many of the products we use to look and smell better may be putting young children at risk. A new study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital reveals injuries involving personal care produc...
13:00, 06/17/2019

The Products You Need to Fix Five Common Nasty Foot Problems I am very vain about my feet. There, I said it. (Foot fetishists love me, and now I’ve also said that!) But my feet, they are not without their issues — heels that are highly prone to cracking due to sandal abuse, toenails that are all jacked up from...
15:00, 05/22/2019

16 brilliant products with over 1,000 great reviews on Amazon From toilet lights to inverted umbrellas, these brilliant products with over 1,000 reviews on Amazon are among the most fascinating things online now.       ...
14:32, 06/19/2019

This is how rich you’d be if you bought Apple stock instead of its products People don’t usually regret their first bit of exciting hardware. On the contrary, the majority of folks have strong nostalgic feelings about their earliest computer, game console, audio player, or phone. It’s not that they remind us of how far we’ve...
11:32, 06/18/2019

Beverly Hills becomes first US city to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills on Tuesday became the first city in the country to end the sale of most tobacco products within its borders after the city council voted unanimously to ban the sale of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes and other tobacco items beginning i...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Czech court sentences 3 men for trading in tiger products PRAGUE (AP) — A court in the Czech Republic has convicted three men of killing critically endangered tigers and illegally trading in tiger products. They were arrested last year after police conducting raids in Prague and elsewhere in the country dis...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Kroger to start selling cannabis-based products Kroger Co said on Tuesday it would start selling cannabis-based products in 945 stores, joining the growing number of retailers that are trying to tap the demand for cannabidiol (CBD) products....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Apple products you should and shouldn't buy: June 2019 edition Apple products are expensive, so it makes sense to avoid buying anything that's nearing the end of its lifecycle, or when you can buy something of equivalent quality from another vendor. Here is a list of the items you are best avoiding....
07:32, 06/03/2019

Review: Ring’s new outdoor lighting products are brilliant Ring’s new outdoor lighting products are impressive. It’s rare, even in 2019, for something to work out of the box, but that’s what happened when I installed Ring’s outdoor lighting products. They just worked. You know the drill. You get a gadget an...
06:32, 06/03/2019

Beauty products send a small child to the ER every two hours (Reuters Health) - Injuries from cosmetics, shampoo and other personal care products send one young child to a U.S. emergency room every two hours, according to a new study that suggests many parents may need to do more to keep these things out of ti...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Tyson Foods recalls 190,000 pounds of chicken products Tyson Foods has recalled more than 190,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products because some may contain hard plastic, according to the US Department of Agriculture. The department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement t...
12:32, 06/10/2019

Beverly Hills considering banning sale of tobacco products BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills is considering outlawing the sale of tobacco products, a move that would make the glamorous California city the first in the nation to enact such a ban. A draft ordinance going before the Beverly Hills City ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

10 top-rated Amazon products that make traveling easier Travel is an escape from the worries of everyday life. And these products will help keep your vacation worry-free.        ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Trump Again Goes After India, Says It Slaps 'Big Tariffs' On American Products President Donald Trump has criticised India's "big tariffs" on American paper products and the iconic Harley-Davidson bikes, saying the US has been losing billions of dollars to countries like India,......
06:48, 04/29/2019

Perdue Foods recalls more than 30,100 pounds of chicken products Perdue Foods LLC. is recalling approximately 31,703 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.        ...
16:00, 06/01/2019

The Real Difference Between Cheap and Pricey Beauty Products With a new influx of skin care products at extreme price points, the psychology of why we buy what we buy has never been more complex. A peek into the mind-vanity connection....
17:00, 06/06/2019

The Inventory Turns 1: The Most Popular Posts and Products From Our First Year Exactly one year ago today, the folks behind Kinja Deals launched The Inventory, a place for us to talk about the products that we love, and to hear from all of our readers about the best stuff they’ve been buying themselves.Read more......
15:00, 05/17/2019

Finished Tech Products Could Take Some Blows in Tariffs Fight Escalating volleys of tariffs by the U.S. and China stand to pile pressure on already stressed supply chains, potentially pinching technology companies and consumers on both sides....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Here’s how to find ethical alternatives to big tech products and services It’s not like any of us went to a store for unethical people and told the clerk to load us up with dozens of products and services developed by companies that have no regard for personal privacy, human rights, or the future of our planet. But here we...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday....
13:32, 06/03/2019

Perdue Foods recalls more than 31,000 pounds of chicken products Perdue Foods LLC. is recalling approximately 31,703 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.        ...
05:32, 06/03/2019

Perdue recalls 31,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that Perdue Foods has recalled 31,703 pounds of its ready-to-eat chicken products because they may be contaminated with pieces of bone material....
21:32, 06/01/2019

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs imposed by Washington on Indian products like......
13:00, 06/15/2019

US grants temporary license for Huawei to support products Huawei and its affiliates were granted a general license to continue supporting its networks and equipment through August 19, the Commerce Department said....
21:16, 05/20/2019

CHEAP: Level up your gaming arsenal with 20% off Acer products Are you jealous that your friends have a better gaming rig? Or do you just want to get a swanky monitor to utilize that powerful GPU you have? Well, if you head to Acer’s site you can get up to 20 percent off on their gaming products including laptop...
09:48, 05/22/2019

Tesla says solar factory will now make EV chargers and other products Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its solar factory in Buffalo, New York would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products....
13:32, 05/15/2019

CBOE and CFE to Expand ETF-Based Volatility Index Products CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will each launch a new ETF-based volatility index product in the coming weeks: C...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on the tightening of the U.S. trade embargo....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Tesla: N.Y. solar factory to make EV chargers, other products Tesla's Buffalo, N.Y., solar plant will become the "manufacturing home" for EV Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products. The company disclosed the move in an annual report to New York state, which heavily subsidized the factory....
16:48, 05/15/2019

20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love From charcoal teeth whitening powder to the best oil diffuser ever, these cult products on Amazon have thousands of rave reviews for a good reason.       ...
11:48, 06/18/2019

China hits back at US with tariffs on $60bn of products Beijing has ignored Donald Trump’s warning not to retaliate against US tariff hikeChina has hit back in its trade war with the US, announcing plans to impose tariffs on $60bn of American imports.Tariffs will be imposed on 5,140 US products with an an...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Pretty hurts: are chemicals in beauty products making us ill? Cosmetics and personal care items women use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that health advocates say could be connected to a host of health problemsAnyone who has ever glanced at a lotion or shampoo bottle has probably noticed...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade...
04:48, 04/30/2019

Avon Products quarterly sales miss estimates Cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc reported first-quarter sales that missed Wall Street expectations on Thursday, hit by dwindling demand for its beauty products....
04:32, 05/02/2019

A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men In mid-May, the British makeup company War Paint went viral for a social media rollout that promised makeup “specifically formulated for men.” The brand, which produces concealer, bronzer, and tinted moisturizer, sells their products packaged in slic...
08:48, 06/19/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Melinda Gates: ‘Women need to be involved in creating the new products of the future’ The philanthropist and wife of Bill Gates on what she tells her kids, getting women into tech and the perils of wealthMelinda Gates is co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which she set up with her husband, Bill Gates. It is the largest...
06:16, 05/05/2019

Get a Bunch of Cult-Favorite Mario Badescu Products For 25% Off at Ulta Has the change in weather been messing with your skin? Don’t freak out, because right now you can get 25% off of all Mario Badescu products at Ulta. It is time to stock up on cult favorites, like the effective acne spot treatment Drying Lotion, which...
22:48, 05/09/2019

The 2 Kylie Skin products that an expert thinks are worth trying — and the 2 that aren't YouTube/Caroline Hirons Skin-care and beauty expert Caroline Hirons shared her thoughts on Kylie Skin. She, like others, was not a fan of the walnut scrub. But she generally had positive things to say about the line, praising the moisturizer and f...
13:48, 06/03/2019

U.S. mulls delaying threatened tariffs on Mexican products: Bloomberg The United States is considering delaying the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products that President Donald Trump has threatened to put in place on Monday to allow for more time for talks between the two nations, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday...
14:32, 06/06/2019

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas in South Korea", newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
16:00, 06/09/2019

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the US • Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume....
02:16, 05/22/2019

Not right time for Mexico to target new U.S. products in steel dispute: official Progress being made between Washington and Mexico City toward repealing U.S. tariffs on steel means it is not the right time for Mexico to target new U.S. products in retaliation for the duties, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday....
17:48, 05/15/2019

USDA: Beef products recalled nationwide due to E.coli concerns TUCSON –Aurora Packing Company, Inc., is recalling more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday. According to the...
12:48, 05/23/2019

China defies Trump with plans to raise tariffs on U.S. products China's finance ministry said it plans to set import tariffs ranging from 5 percent to 25 percent on 5,140 U.S. products on a revised $60 billion target list. It said the tariffs will take effect on June 1....
11:00, 05/13/2019

E. coli risk leads to recall of more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products Days ahead of Memorial Day weekend, an Illinois company is recalling 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli.        ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Vietnam says that China is mislabeling products as Vietnamese to avoid U.S. tariffs According to Vietnamese officials, Chinese firms first export products to Vietnam, then change the labeling on packages before exporting the goods.        ...
12:48, 06/10/2019

I bought 15 popular puppy products on Amazon—and only some are actually worth it From bully sticks to travel crates, the best puppy products on Amazon are so worth it, and we tested them with a 14-week-old pup to prove it.       ...
15:16, 06/21/2019

Factbox: Here are nine categories of consumer products impacted by Trump's new tariffs A range of consumer products made in China and sold in the United States are affected by Friday's new set of tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, including in categories such as vacuum cleaners, handbags and lighting fixtures....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Valtix raises $14 million for cloud-native security products Valtix, a startup developing cloud-native enterprise security solutions, today announced that it's raised $14 million in a series A financing round.Read More...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Government's price-cap scheme faces delays, with some products unavailable The Macri government's decision to implement the price-cap scheme drew criticism last week, as the 2019 electoral season heats up and the government struggles to improve the negative perceptions among voters over its handling of the economy....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Lessen the Torture That Is High Heels With These Five Foot-Saving Products There are some people who can wear heels for eight hours straight and feel no pain. Those people clearly have no sensation in their feet. For the rest of us, wearing heels can be like standing on top of a bunch of tiny knives, or being barefoot on a ...
19:16, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolidate the business into fewer brands....
02:16, 06/12/2019

Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Demand for agricultural products pushing primates to brink of extinction Growing global demands for food and agricultural commodities are driving deforestation across the neotropics -- in Africa, as well as south and southeast Asia....
10:16, 06/17/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
09:32, 05/22/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's blocked 770,000 players, 300,000 account creations and 4,000 cheat seller accounts. The company says th...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Nail polish remover, hair products send thousands of kids to ER About every two hours a child is taken to the emergency room for injuries related to cosmetic and beauty products kept inside the home. Items like shampoo, lotion, makeup and nail polish remover seem to pose the biggest threat to children under 5, ac...
11:48, 06/19/2019

Prove you're not a filthy casual with new Xbox-branded Lynx hygiene products In an effort to outdo itself in the high-stakes world of zany marketing ideas, Xbox Australia has announced a partnership with Lynx (also known as Axe in the US) that will see a range of Xbox-branded body spray, deodorant and shower gel products land...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Alert: These toys and baby products were recalled in 2019, sometimes for deadly reasons Toys, medicine, clothing and products for moms and dads that were recalled. How to get refunds and who to call if you have questions.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
17:48, 06/11/2019

A Staggering Number Of Home Teeth Whitening Products Are Not Safe, Says New EU Study As many as 80% of brush-on whiteners were found to be non-compliant with EU regulations, casting light on the sometimes shady practice of at-home whitening...
14:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Health Canada to allow some edible cannabis products starting mid-December Health Canada said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190614:nCNWmFHMga on Friday that some edible cannabis products, extracts and topicals would be sold in physical or online stores from mid-De...
19:16, 06/14/2019

Several SanDisk microSD cards and other storage products are on sale at record low prices For 24 hours only, Amazon is selling a bunch of popular "PC products and accessories" at hard-to-beat prices. Among these, mobile tech enthusiasts will find a number of incredibly affordable accessories that can seamlessly add generous amounts of sto...
02:16, 05/28/2019

Scale Of Indian Market Allows Google To Build New Products: Sundar Pichai Google's Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai has said that the scale of India's market has allowed Google to develop new products in the country and take it to the global level. Addressing the India......
05:16, 06/13/2019

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela....
22:32, 05/10/2019

King Arthur Flour Recalls Select Products Due To E. Coli Concerns (FDA)– In cooperation with ADM Milling Company, King Arthur Flour, Inc. of Norwich, VT is voluntarily recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli). The recalle...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Natura close to concluding Avon Products deal- source Brazilian makeup brand Natura Cosmeticos SA is close to completing a deal to acquire Avon Products Inc., a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday....
18:32, 05/13/2019

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled — EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a labeling policy put in place by France in 2016....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Mexico readies list of US products for retaliation if Trump follows through with tariffs threat Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has received a list of U.S. products that his country would slap with tariffs if President Trump follows through with his threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods starting Monday....
15:00, 06/05/2019

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12:32, 05/19/2019

After exiting Beyond Meat, Tyson Foods will launch meatless products this summer Tyson Foods, an early investor in Beyond Meat, announced Monday on its quarterly conference call that it would roll out its own meatless products this summer....
11:32, 05/06/2019

Tim Armstrong launches a new company to bring products and experiences directly to consumers The former Google exec and AOL CEO is launching "the dtx company," which will invest in direct-to-consumer start-ups and work with these brands to help them scale....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Ottawa considering requiring federally regulated workplaces to supply menstrual products The government proposes to put menstrual products, such as tampons, in the same group of supplies employers must provide free, which includes toilet paper, soap, warm water, and a way to dry your hands....
14:48, 05/03/2019

Ajay Devgn Asked By Cancer Patient To Not Promote Tobacco Products Nanakram, a 40-year old cancer patient from Rajasthan, has made a public appeal to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn to stop doing advertisement of tobacco products in the interest of the society....
10:16, 05/05/2019

White House delays tariff hike on numerous Chinese products The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced on Friday that it was officially delaying for a week tariff hikes on numerous products imported from China. The announcement said the tariffs, which had initially been set to rise to 25% on June 1, wou...
12:32, 06/07/2019

Tyson Recalls Chicken Strip Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination WASHINGTON (USDA)– Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 11,829,517 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of m...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Tesla's New York solar factory making other products in bid to boost jobs Tesla Inc on Wednesday said its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies...
16:16, 05/15/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. The social media giant has tried to cut down on extremist content....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions effective. California first banned the sale of guns it calls assault weapons in 1989, then updated the ...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
18:32, 05/29/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
17:00, 05/23/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
16:16, 06/05/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
00:00, 05/15/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion funds, it’s hard to know what you can do to help....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
02:32, 06/11/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
05:32, 05/07/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
20:48, 06/01/2019

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes. Friday’s 4-0 vote bans contests that require registration and a fee and awar...
16:32, 06/22/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups....
21:16, 05/02/2019

Trump Just Told Americans Not to Buy American Products Because He Doesn't Understand How Tariffs Work President Donald Trump was finishing up his Monday morning—this was, of course, after he’d pistol-whipped a panda to death and drank the rancid blood of an owl—and was ready to call it a day when he asked to borrow Jared Kushner’s phone to send a few...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Samsung adds an affordable, wide-angle camera to its lineup of SmartThings products Samsung’s SmartThings product ecosystem just got a little bigger today, thanks to the company’s announcement of a trio of affordable new products that serve as both entry-level smart home devices and a way to undercut the competition a bi...
16:32, 06/24/2019

CBOE Now Disseminating Calculations on Two New Volatility Benchmarks Based on CME Group Exchange Products CHICAGO, Sept 20, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that it has begun disseminating calculations on two new volatility benchmark indexes based on options on futures contracts presently li...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information (Reuters Health) - Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products as "very harmful," according to survey results compiled to inform U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

N Korean eatery accused of selling facial recognition products to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
22:32, 05/19/2019

Restoration Hardware raised furniture prices and will make some products outside of China because of tariffs RH, the company formerly known as Restoration Hardware, says it has a plan to avoid losing money during the US-China trade war: Boost prices, renegotiate with suppliers and make furniture outside of China....
07:32, 06/13/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
23:32, 05/15/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
21:16, 05/14/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restric...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The President's executive order gives the federal gover...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Huawei has begun to feel the effects of U.S. moves to curb its access to U.S. technology as Google cut access to some of its Android services on Huawei smartphones and a German chip supplier said it was cutting deliveries to the Chinese giant....
07:00, 05/20/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the president's office said....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
02:16, 05/22/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two colleagues had wanted to advance the case for Catalan independence....
11:48, 05/01/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its service.The company confirmed it would no longer host videos that glorified fascist views or materi...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer — and permanently bann...
15:00, 05/02/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station has said, adding that its staff members’ work perm...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s...
05:16, 06/07/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence. The new law was signed Thursday and ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
14:16, 06/01/2019

Texas city bans abortion, says it’s a ‘sanctuary’ for unborn WASKOM, Texas (AP) — A small Texas city has passed a local abortion ban and declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Right to Life of East Texas says the vote Tuesday by the all-male Waskom City Council means the city along the ...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook after deeming them “dangerous.”...
21:16, 05/02/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
14:00, 05/29/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content is allowed on its service on a semi-regular basis.The latest amendment to what’s known as Yo...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. Thi...
07:48, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanctions on a former Venezuelan intelligence official who broke with the government of President Nicolas ...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
19:16, 04/28/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
08:48, 06/14/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Goldman Sachs to sell fixed income products in South Africa, seeks licence Goldman Sachs is seeking a South African banking licence as part of plans to offer fixed income products in the country, sources and the Wall Street investment bank said, beefing up its African operations as global rivals scale back....
00:16, 05/15/2019

After Bear Repellent Incident, Amazon Plans to Store Some Hazardous Products at Specialized Warehouses Following an episode involving discharged bear repellent at an Amazon warehouse late last year that affected dozens of onsite workers, the company plans to store similarly hazardous products in specialized facilities.Read more......
02:16, 05/19/2019

Amazon Agrees to Stop Selling Children's Products With Illegal Levels of Toxic Metals A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. This was among dozens of children’s school suppl...
14:00, 05/10/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
21:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. urges S. Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks - Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
18:16, 05/22/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Crafting website bans users from sharing support for Trump What a tangled web politics can weave — even when it comes to crafting. Ravelry — a popular knitting and crocheting online community that boasts millions of users — is banning forum posts, projects, patterns, profiles and all other content that “cons...
09:16, 06/24/2019

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at ...
05:16, 05/29/2019

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march of the saffron party would be allowed in the state......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Facebook did not immediately respond to Ars’ request fo...
11:48, 06/10/2019

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Ravelry, a Popular Knitting Site, Bans Pro-Trump Content The move set off a firestorm in the knitting world. “If it’s one way, then it should be both ways,” one knitter said. Others thought it was necessary: “In a perfect world, we would just craft.”...
15:48, 06/24/2019

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
07:32, 06/08/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
17:48, 05/16/2019

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
16:16, 05/24/2019

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood can...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
23:32, 06/16/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressio...
09:00, 05/25/2019

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
16:32, 06/14/2019

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African Swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks reported by the country on June 20....
02:32, 06/21/2019

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Vladimir Putin Bans Russian Flights To Crisis-Hit Georgia President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neighbouring country over a Moscow lawmaker speaking in......
14:48, 06/21/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
04:16, 05/31/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of its depictions of homosexuality.About 97% of people in Samoa identify as Christian,...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
15:32, 06/13/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the supreme court a...
11:16, 05/21/2019

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets LONDON (AP) — Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit. Tottenham was allocated 16,000 tickets for the game against Liverpool at Metropolitano Stadium in ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further pressure the Communist island over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
10:32, 06/04/2019

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is hypocrisy in cultural attidues towards the LGBT community....
03:16, 06/11/2019

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July....
11:16, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Islamist militants....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Compagno: Facebook bans are a 'farce,' attempts to virtue signal Emily Compagno, co-host of "The Five," suggested on Friday that Facebook banned a host of controversial figures — author Milo Yiannopoulos, Infowars founder Alex Jones, and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan — because the platform wanted to distr...
16:32, 05/03/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-networking giant permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the ho...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
09:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan for being 'dangerous' Facebook banned several high-profile people Thursday for violating its policy against "dangerous individuals and organizations," including right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right figures The company has struggled to control far-right hate speech on the platform in recent yearsFacebook banned several prominent accounts promoting white nationalism on the platform on Thursday.Accounts barred from Facebook, as well as its subsidiary Inst...
16:00, 05/02/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The FAA issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "increasing political instability and tensions."...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Others as 'Dangerous' Facebook banned an array of personalities whose views it deemed too inflammatory to be shared on its social network, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, far-right talk-show host Alex Jones and conservative Jewish activist Laura Loomer....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been caught sharing data they collect with the Chinese government, we’ve just learned that Google is...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional right to an abo...
21:48, 05/14/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.        ...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Paris bans e-scooters from sidewalks, citing rise in accidents France will ban electric scooters from its sidewalks from September, after locals grew frustrated with the vehicles congesting public areas and causing an increase in accidents....
11:32, 05/04/2019

Search result not found: China bans Wikipedia in all languages The community-edited online encyclopedia was barred in April, according to a new report from the censorship research group, the Open Observatory of Network Interference....
12:16, 05/15/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re pregnant and ushering in one of the harshest abortion bans in the country....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Auschwitz Museum criticizes Aussie company for selling products with images of notorious concentration camp The Auschwitz Museum denounced an online marketplace for independent artists Wednesday over the sale of memorabilia featuring images of the infamous Nazi death camp. ...
05:48, 05/08/2019

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
18:48, 06/06/2019

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday.Read more......
00:00, 06/13/2019

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in public, saying the move would help the search for those involved. The bombings, carried out by alleged Isl...
03:32, 05/02/2019

NBA bans Pacers’ Evans for violating league anti-drug policy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstateme...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episode of a children’s program that featured a same-sex wedding.An episode of the popular animated serie...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
19:32, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump administration bans cruises in crackdown on U.S. travel to Cuba The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
14:48, 06/04/2019

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
14:32, 06/08/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
14:16, 05/04/2019

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to ...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs, and drug and weapon offences....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital and site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings....
15:16, 05/05/2019

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned for corruption        ...
09:00, 05/24/2019

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
21:32, 06/08/2019

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules.Read More...
05:32, 06/06/2019

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
17:48, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform for hate speech and harassment....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
14:32, 05/04/2019

State bans floating billboards to prevent ‘Times Square on the Hudson’ The proposed legislation, passed Thursday, is intended to address a recent spate of complaints about boats ferrying gaudy ads, which critics said marred some of the Big Apple’s most scenic views....
02:48, 06/23/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
10:16, 04/28/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was willing to accept Alabama's controversial abortion ban as another aspect of the party's broad tent....
13:32, 05/17/2019

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook massacre. “Today, we’re taking another step in ou...
10:32, 06/05/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Online knitting community Ravelry just straight-up bans Trump support In a move that every other website should be paying close attention to, knitting and crochet-based social media platform Ravelry has announced an across-the-board ban for all posts in favor of Donald Trump and his administration. Apparently that’s a ...
17:32, 06/23/2019

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific ci...
19:16, 06/22/2019

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said....
08:16, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded during a military raid in safe house, his family and p...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people....
21:48, 04/28/2019

China urges U.S. to cancel bans on tech firms ahead of G20 summit Chinese officials said Monday they want the United States to cancel "inappropriate" actions against Chinese technology companies as part of a new trade deal the presidents of both countries will discuss this week....
05:48, 06/24/2019

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any religious symbolism....
14:32, 06/17/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the country's President....
05:00, 04/29/2019

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
12:32, 06/20/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
05:00, 06/16/2019

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobilityIt’s no surprise that social class can affect your life chances, but recently the education secre...
14:32, 05/01/2019

The top 9 companies with the most AR/VR job postings New data from job site Indeed shows that the share of job postings per million for augmented reality and virtual reality increased by 21.86% in 2018.Read More...
10:32, 05/10/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public order....
16:32, 05/29/2019

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ostensibly support women’s reproductive rights. On Monday, nearly 200 entrepreneurs, CEOs, founders, ...
14:32, 06/10/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series Grammy-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing.        ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
11:16, 05/31/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being 'dangerous' Facebook has permanently banned several far-right or hate figures and organizations including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos, for being "dangerous" -- a signal that the social net...
12:16, 05/02/2019

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 million members, has announced that it will ban users from expressing support for Donald Trump, saying ...
22:48, 06/23/2019

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professional organization for doctors specializing in women’s health has come out against the term “fetal hea...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Harvard Bans Ex-Professor Found Guilty Of 40-Year-Long Sexual Misconduct Harvard University revoked the emeritus faculty privileges of a retired professor and barred him from campus Thursday after an internal investigation found that he engaged in "unwelcome sexual......
03:16, 05/10/2019

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
11:48, 06/05/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holocaust ...
14:48, 06/05/2019

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just maybe, it doesn’t want to be known for those things a...
20:32, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a blow in New York Thursday as state lawmakers banne...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Trump bans use of foreign telecom technology that poses national security risks President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the use of information and communications technologies from nations deemed a threat to national security....
23:16, 05/15/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
07:48, 05/21/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activiti...
15:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
10:32, 05/21/2019

Promoted: Why oil companies are in Formula E Shell's presence in motorsport may well be most famously associated with Formula 1, but it has also grown its presence with strategic partnerships in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
09:32, 06/12/2019

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures...
11:00, 05/21/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all aborti...
14:32, 05/25/2019

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Others for Promoting 'Hatred and Violence' It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has allowed conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and hate speech to run rampant on its multi-billion dollar platform. But in an effort to curtail all of the above, on Thursday, the social media juggernaut m...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
07:48, 05/07/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company’s policies on hate speech and promoting viol...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
11:48, 05/21/2019

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing coverings that may conceal a person’s identity....
06:32, 04/29/2019

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
03:00, 06/17/2019

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected....
14:32, 05/24/2019

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade policy will have limited effects on its members, ...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Why the Clock Is Running Out on Big Media Companies Live sports remain the sole reason legacy media companies haven’t lost many more customers than they already have, but that could change as tech companies enter the bidding war for sports broadcasting rights....
01:48, 04/29/2019

Big Companies Pay CEOs for Good Performance---and Bad Median pay for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies rose to $12.4 million— a post-recession record—even as performance fell to a new low, with a stock-market return of minus 5.8%....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Buffett Sees a Lot to Dislike in U.S. Companies Warren Buffett and his longtime partner, Charlie Munger, criticized overpaid board members who lack independence and committee meetings that waste time. They also assailed management incentives at Wells Fargo that contributed to scandals....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Buying American Isn't an Option, Some U.S. Companies Say With public hearings on the Trump administration’s China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative’s office has already been flooded with letters from companies saying they have few options besides China....
08:00, 06/16/2019

China clamps down on Ford, other U.S. companies Though China didn’t spell out any links between the $23.8 million antitrust fine on Ford and the U.S. tensions, "it’s hard to see it as not related," said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Trivium China in Beijing....
12:48, 06/05/2019

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better under...
12:00, 05/24/2019

3 companies say they won't film in Georgia over abortion law Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
19:32, 05/10/2019

FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Lithuania: A discovery for industrial companies ROL, AQ wiring systems, IKEA Industry Lithuania, System Air, Dovista A/S – these are only several Scandinavian companies which have recently decided to start their business in Lithuania, one of the fastest growing countries in the European Union. Why...
09:16, 06/17/2019

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
02:16, 05/23/2019

Why some tech companies are turning to print A month ago, I received a big, hefty magazine in the mail. It included stories such as a guide on where to go in Buenos Aires, a feature on tiny houses, and a deep dive into the history of African-American jockeys. The magazine was part travel, part....
08:32, 05/02/2019

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
10:32, 06/02/2019

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike aga...
05:32, 06/21/2019

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for abortion bans in states across the country have outraged many, who say the...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Ravelry Bans Users Who Publicly Support the Trump Regime and the President's White Supremacist Ideology Ravelry, a knitting and crocheting community with over 8 million registered members, announced over the weekend that it was banning support of the Trump regime. Anyone expressing support for President Donald Trump on the website will be banned, but p...
08:48, 06/24/2019

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
01:00, 06/02/2019

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
00:00, 06/03/2019

Only 1/3 of companies have achieved expected cloud outcomes Cloud expectations are not meeting reality, as the majority of companies aren't seeing the benefits of cloud migration, according to an Accenture report....
07:48, 06/03/2019

Why Alcohol Companies Are Betting on Non-Alcoholic ‘Booze’ It’s a Wednesday evening in Brooklyn, NY, and bars are dead. Tea-candle-dotted tables sit empty, waiting for a happy hour rush that isn’t. But tucked away on a side street, hours before its midnight closing time, a bar called Getaway hums...
10:32, 06/03/2019

US may require companies make 5G equipment outside of China The US isn't just skittish about American companies using equipment from Chinese companies in their 5G networks -- it might force companies to avoid Chinese involvement altogether. Wall Street Journal sources claim that the Trump administration ...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Companies who aren't investing in AI may risk falling behind A new study from LogMeIn, conducted by Forrester Consulting, has found that artificial intelligence widens the success gap between customer experience (CX) leaders and organizations that are falling behind.The study, Build Competitive Advantage Throu...
18:32, 05/01/2019

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
08:48, 06/14/2019

Companies Can Predict Climate Catastrophes for You—as a Service One startup in the growing climate services industry lets you pull up a map and design your own disaster, to help put a price on climate change's impacts....
06:00, 04/29/2019

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Three major pharmaceutical companies just reported earnings — here's how they did Shares of pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Merck rose in premarket trading after reporting first-quarter financial results that beat Wall Street's expectations....
05:32, 04/30/2019

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
15:32, 06/11/2019

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
11:16, 06/07/2019

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
02:16, 06/12/2019

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 bi...
18:48, 06/06/2019

How Do-Gooder Companies Can Score Cheaper Loans Virtue can bring material rewards, as more companies are discovering when they reach out for a loan. Some banks have started to give borrowers discounts if they meet targets for doing good things, such as cutting pollution, reducing food waste or eve...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. election....
12:16, 06/19/2019

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadlin...
13:00, 06/10/2019

4 mistakes companies make when expanding overseas You no longer need to be a Fortune 500 company to take your business global. A small startup can market and sell to customers on the other side of the world without ever leaving their zip code. Today, over half of small businesses in the United State...
05:48, 06/17/2019

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
16:16, 06/05/2019

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s ...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
21:48, 06/15/2019

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
05:32, 06/10/2019

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools of talent and capital, not to mention two of the ...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Factory Workers Become Coders as Companies Automate As automation changes the way factories operate, some U.S. companies are training workers in programming and robotics, letting machinists get a taste of coding....
08:32, 05/20/2019

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
16:16, 05/23/2019

These 20 tech companies literally have the most valuable employees If you’ve ever wondered how valuable a company is — or in other words, its capacity to bring in revenue, as well as what its assets are worth — the most common way to do it is to look at its market capitalization. It’s the result of a company’s histo...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Roku CEO: Media companies are partnering with us, not destroying us "We can really help those companies build scale if they want to use some of the marketing techniques we have on our platform," CEO Anthony Wood says....
17:32, 05/15/2019

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
00:16, 05/18/2019

Threat of Mexican tariffs, US companies in the crossfire The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico is sending ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., pulling at the shares of companies that make cars, operate railroads, or sell anyth...
07:16, 05/31/2019

From H&M to Gucci, Fashion Companies Rethink Cashmere The mass production of cashmere, once a luxury good, is fueling ecological destruction that has fashion labels searching for new sources of the fiber—or giving it up altogether....
06:48, 05/13/2019

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Read on to find out....
10:00, 05/20/2019

The U.S. war on Huawei may end up hurting American tech companies The Trump administration's restrictions on Huawei are likely to prod China to close the technological gap with the United States, possibly creating new competitors for now-dominant American firms, according to industry analysts....
16:32, 05/24/2019

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
06:32, 05/19/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
03:48, 05/15/2019

SEC Moves to Ease Audits for Smaller Companies The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-1 to advance a proposal that would exempt public companies with less than $100 million in annual revenue from regular outside audits, part of a broader effort to entice more companies to go public....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Companies Slow to Adopt Libor Replacement Companies are dawdling in their adoption of the Federal Reserve’s preferred replacement for the interest-rate benchmark underpinning trillions of dollars in financial contracts....
08:16, 05/20/2019

3 production companies boycott Georgia after abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Executives from three production companies say they won’t film in Georgia because of the state’s “heartbeat” abortion ban. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports they include David Simon of Blown Deadline, Chr...
11:48, 05/10/2019

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and DuPont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers. New Hampshire joins...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Kamala Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require companies to...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, more for ‘dangerous’ behavior and hate speech Facebook is also removing fan pages, and groups affiliated with these individuals: Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and others.        ...
00:32, 05/03/2019

China Grants 5G Licences To Four Domestic Companies For Commercial Use China today granted 5G commercial licences to four domestic companies, taking a big step in its bid to be a global leader in next generation wireless networks amid fierce rivalry from the United......
12:16, 06/06/2019

Companies in sprint to ship goods from Mexico before tariffs TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Companies are rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump. They are hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the bord...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Why Europe Wants to Pump Up Companies to Make ‘National Champions’ “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic gro...
18:32, 06/07/2019

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to ...
20:16, 06/18/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with the financial repercussions....
06:16, 05/01/2019

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our ...
08:16, 05/25/2019

Booker expresses caution about breaking up big companies like Facebook The senator from New Jersey insisted his comments were not meant as criticism of Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren, who has called for stricter regulations to help unravel some tech giants....
10:32, 05/12/2019

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage....
06:00, 06/17/2019

'Companies are seldom treated like this': how Huawei fought back To dispel US suspicions, Chinese telecom firm welcomed dozens of journalists into its labsA pillar box red electric train connects Paris, Verona and Grenada via Budapest’s Liberty Bridge and on to Heidelberg Castle in a 120-hectare fantasy business p...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Pompeo says he believes more U.S. companies will cut ties with Huawei: CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that China presents a real risk to U.S. national security and he believes more American companies will cut ties with Huawei Technologies...
05:48, 05/23/2019

Apple’s iOS 13 slated to focus on replacing other companies’ apps Apple’s developer conference WWDC now less than a month away, and Bloomberg’s latest report spills beans on what to expect from the event. The company will reportedly bring a ton of changes with iOS 13, watchOS 6, and MacOS 10.15. Here are some of th...
08:48, 05/06/2019

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
19:32, 06/07/2019

FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of unwanted calls....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
17:16, 06/13/2019

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump NEW YORK (AP) — More than 600 companies and trade associations, including Walmart and Target, have signed a letter telling President Donald Trump that an escalating trade war with China will hurt families, jobs and the U.S. economy. The letter, dated...
14:32, 06/13/2019

The 5 biggest mistakes companies make when implementing AI (VB Live) Bad AI isn't a tech problem, its a human problem. Learn about the 5 biggest mistakes companies make when they implement customer service tech.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Work-life-dog balance? Here are the 10 most pup-friendly companies of 2019 Tech companies are well-known for using office perks to attract millennial talent, and their bring-your-pet-to-work policies are catching on.       ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

‘A new era’: Trump and 2020 hopefuls are singling out more American companies by name How companies should respond as a presidential norm of criticizing American enterprise in more generic terms is giving way to a naming and shaming strategy on both sides of the aisle....
07:32, 06/13/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global tech firms, including chip suppliers, are cutting ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after the U.S. government put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist citing national security concerns....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with higher costs and slimmer profit margins....
16:48, 06/11/2019

SAP software flaw puts thousands of companies at risk Security researchers have discovered new ways to exploit vulnerabilities in SAP software which could leave up to 50,000 companies, that haven't properly protected their systems, at greater risk of being hacked.The German software giant SAP previ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
19:16, 06/14/2019

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Cable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast and Charter finish up their nationwide DOCSIS 3.1 r...
17:00, 06/14/2019

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
11:32, 06/14/2019

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre...
16:00, 06/09/2019

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, and urged him to return to the negotiating table with the largest U.S. trading partner....
10:00, 06/14/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed violence in the previous phases of national......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
09:48, 06/10/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implications for Americans struggling to pay for prescription drugs. More than half of total industry profits ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

An AR film explores the worst tech companies could do with your face I made a beeline for Stealing ur feelings when I entered the Tribeca Film Festival Immersive Arcade last week. Officially, I'll say that my reason for doing so was because it was the most relevant exhibit for Engadget's scope of coverage: T...
10:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
09:32, 06/06/2019

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant...
16:32, 05/31/2019

U.S. imposes Venezuela-related sanctions on two companies, two tankers The United States has imposed sanctions on two shipping companies and two tankers involved in trade with Venezuela, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday....
09:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
13:00, 05/30/2019

New HHS rule to force drug companies to list prices in TV ads Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Wednesday a new rule to require pharmaceutical companies to reveal the prices of drugs they advertise in television ads....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Companies Spent Tax-Break Bonanza on Owners, not Lenders A report from Moody’s shows that large companies used the recent tax break for share repurchases in the second half of the year while the paying down of debt declined....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Chrome will make it harder for companies to track you — except Google Chrome browser will make it harder for companies that are not Google to track you online. Google is about to make a move that will prove that it’s also getting a lot more serious about privacy than you’d expect from a company that collects a treasure...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Big Companies Tightened Spending as Trade Fears Intensified Spending on factories, equipment and other capital goods slowed in the first quarter among a broad cross-section of large, U.S.-listed firms, highlighting investor concerns that a key driver of economic growth is fading....
10:48, 05/19/2019

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
04:32, 06/23/2019

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
10:16, 06/05/2019

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Kushner Companies purchases $39M retail condo in Soho The family company, now run by Charles Kushner, daughter Nicole Kushner Meyer and President Laurent Morali, signed a contract last week, a source told Between the Bricks, to purchase a retail condo in Soho for $39.75 million....
22:32, 06/04/2019

Companies Focused on North American Trade Welcome Deal U.S. companies that rely on doing business across borders in North America welcomed a potential return to more open trade after President Trump said he would remove tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico....
16:00, 05/17/2019

5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a justification for denying its Asian geopolitical......
09:00, 06/22/2019

Western Companies Get Tangled in China's Muslim Clampdown Kraft Heinz, Adidas and Gap are among the companies whose supply chains run through Xinjiang, where China is cracking down on its largely Muslim population. In one tactic, many residents must go through mandatory job-training programs that include po...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concerns about personal data privacy abound. Of course, Facebook isn't the only company that's be...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
11:32, 06/24/2019

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon Health care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit in which CVS tried to prevent executive John Lavin from joining Amazon PillPack suggests more concern in private....
13:48, 06/20/2019

Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal Enlarge / An infographic from Advanced Intelligence showing the hacking group Fxmsp's breach-selling business model. (credit: AdvIntel) In a report published today, researchers at the threat-research company Advanced Intelligence (AdvIntel) reveale...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Collabsco: Connected play companies grew 150% to 262 in 2019 The number of Connected Play companies has grown 150% in the past year to 262 companies, according to an industry landscape created by Collabsco.Read More...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
08:48, 06/19/2019

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone.” It’s a clever spin on the Vegas slogan, a...
16:16, 05/29/2019

Pharma Companies Will Soon Be Required to List Drug Prices in TV Ads TV ads for prescription drugs are already annoying as hell, but those drug ads are about to get even more absurd. The U.S. government will soon require pharmaceutical companies to display the price of medications during every commercial.Read more......
12:48, 05/08/2019

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government has sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies to get them to pay about $4.8 million in unpaid mine safety fines. The civil lawsuit was filed Tuesday by federal prosecut...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Revealed: Companies named and shamed over late payments Rolls-Royce, Balfour Beatty and Persimmon are among 17 companies named and shamed after the government toughened guidelines designed to tackle the problem of late payments....
06:48, 04/29/2019

EU official: China's Belt and Road needs to be more transparent for our companies to buy in Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature investment program isn't open enough for most companies to invest, according to a top European politician....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Trump says tariffs are causing companies to move out of China U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and other countries in Asia, and added that any agreement with China cannot be a "50-50" deal....
01:00, 05/20/2019

What were the biggest companies in the US the year you were born? Walmart rules lately What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? Walmart and Exxon Mobil are among 24/7 Wall St.'s list, which covers 1955 to 2018.        ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Should We Care About Video Game Companies Collecting Our Data? Video games often ask us to share our data with the developers. Sometimes, games and other apps bury this question in a long privacy policy that you have to agree to in order to even load it up. And sometimes, that data gets sold or repurposed for my...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Enterprise-Technology Companies Trigger Investor Zeal Slack Technologies Inc.’s soaring market debut on Thursday was the latest example of investors’ unquenchable appetite for tech companies building modern digital services for other businesses....
08:48, 06/24/2019

3 production companies say they won't film in Georgia after abortion law signed Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
10:32, 05/10/2019

Tim Cook takes aim at tech companies for creating ‘chaos’ Apple CEO Tim Cook once again took shots at Silicon Valley tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech on Sunday. Although he didn’t mention them by name, Cook warned that they need to take responsibility for the “chaos” they create as a resul...
05:48, 06/17/2019

Nasdaq: The pipeline for Chinese companies listing in the US is 'stronger than it's ever been' "It seems like we will have over 40 IPOs from China, [which] are coming to the U.S. this year. So [2019] could be the strongest year ever," said Bob McCooey, chairman of Nasdaq Asia-Pacific....
23:16, 05/07/2019

Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Announce New Interbank Lending Exchange and Interest Rate Benchmark CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Environmental Financial Products, LLC and CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced plans to launch the American Financial Exchange, an electronic marketplace for small and mid-sized banks to lend and borrow short-ter...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Huawei announces Mate 20 X and foldable Mate X as UK 5G products While 5G has been available in countries like the US and South Korea for a while now, the UK is still decidedly 'low-tech' in comparison. That's going to change when 5G launches in the UK on June 3, and Huawei has just announced its fi...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Avocado on a stick and 6 other ridiculous (but actual) avocado products Unnecessary Inventions’ Avocado on a Stick is the strange avocado-deodorant stick hybrid that had people talking.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies block cellphone signals inside the country’s prisons, in a bid to stop gang leaders from ordering murders and extortion from behind bars...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Eldorado Resorts, Caesars Entertainment casino companies to merge Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment announced a merger on Monday in a deal that brings together two large casino operators.       ...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said his government’s first priority is to repeal the province’s carbon tax, but what happens to programs that rely on that funding? There is concern in the solar industry....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can't be '50-50' U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and other countries in Asia, and added that any agreement with China cannot be a "50-50" deal....
01:32, 05/20/2019

Winnipeg companies finding creative ways to use recycled material While plastic and wood products are difficult to recycle, they are finding a new life at Winnipeg businesses that re-purpose the materials diverted from the landfill....
05:16, 05/01/2019

50,000 companies exposed to hacks of 'business critical' SAP systems: researchers Up to 50,000 companies running SAP software are at greater risk of being hacked after security researchers found new ways to exploit vulnerabilities of systems that haven't been properly protected and published the tools to do so online....
08:48, 05/02/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

One of the Galaxy Fold’s biggest problems is also an exciting innovation that other companies want Much to everyone’s surprise, Samsung decided to postpone the launch of the first foldable smartphone it has ever made. The company delayed the Galaxy Fold rollout after several reviewers discovered that the foldable screens of their test units ...
10:16, 05/03/2019

NewtonX raises $12 million to help companies find expert consultants NewtonX, a New York startup developing search products that connect companies with subject matter experts, has raised $12 million in venture capital.Read More...
06:16, 06/18/2019

Senate bill would make companies put a price on personal data Many will tell you that internet giants see your data as their most valuable resource, but politicians now want to put a number on that value. Senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley are introducing the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden O...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Companies Without a Tech Plan in M&A Deals Face Higher IT Costs Companies without a playbook for integrating information-technology systems in the wake of an acquisition or merger risk spiraling IT costs—and angry employees—chief information officers, consultants and analysts say....
05:32, 06/19/2019

How to stop climate change? Nationalise the oil companies | Owen Jones Extinction Rebellion got the ball rolling, but more radical action is now necessary if humanity is to surviveIf only the Daily Express was right. That is not a sentence I ever expected to type. “Extinction Rebellion protests have WORKED as MPs succum...
07:00, 05/01/2019

These are the highest-paid CEOs at America’s largest companies 24/7 Wall Street reviewed CEO pay at the largest, publicly traded US companies to identify the best-paid CEOs. Tim Cook and Robert Iger make the list.        ...
09:16, 04/30/2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Technology companies need to take responsibility for chaos they create Although Cook did not mention companies by name, his commencement speech in Silicon Valley's backyard mentioned data breaches, privacy violations, and even made reference to Theranos, a disgraced startup....
14:00, 06/16/2019

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit The Bank of England opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain's 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher competition from Europe after Brexit....
17:32, 06/21/2019