Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

1 of 8 People stand in the lobby for Amazon offices Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in New York. Amazon will not build a new headquarters in New York City, a stunning reversal to an ambitious plan that would have brought an estimated 25,000 jobs to the city. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon [...]

2019-02-14T22:57:26+00:00February 14th, 2019|

National debt surpasses $22T for first time in U.S. history

By Daniel Uria  (0) The national debt surpassed $22 trillion for the first time in U.S. history, according to data released by the Treasury Department. File Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/UPI | License Photo Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The gross national debt surpassed $22 trillion for the first time in U.S. history, according to data released by [...]

2019-02-13T14:46:49+00:00February 13th, 2019|

Bezos tells of Enquirer threats to publish revealing pics

FILE- In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, speaks at The Economic Club of Washington's Milestone Celebration in Washington. Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish nude photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid that detailed the billionaire’s extramarital affair (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, [...]

2019-02-08T15:20:28+00:00February 8th, 2019|

Telemedicine’s challenge: Getting patients to click the app

1 of 3 In this Jan. 14, 2019 photo, Caitlin Powers sits in the living room of her Brooklyn apartment in New York, and has a telemedicine video conference with physician, Dr. Deborah Mulligan. Widespread smartphone use, looser regulations and employer enthusiasm are helping to expand access to telemedicine, where patients interact with doctors and [...]

2019-02-07T03:30:53+00:00February 7th, 2019|

Drug company expands voluntary recall of infant ibuprofen

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. (AP) — Tris Pharma has expanded its voluntary recall of infant ibuprofen because it may contain overly high concentrations of the drug. The company, based in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, announced the move this week. It says the concentration can be as high as 10 percent above the specified limit. The affected [...]

2019-01-31T14:53:12+00:00January 31st, 2019|

Apple sued over FaceTime eavesdropping bug

A close-up image showing Apple's FaceTime application on an iPhone. Apple has switched off its FaceTime group video chat function after reports emerged of a bug enabling callers to secretly activate other users' camera and microphone. Photo by Sascha Steinbach/EPA-EFE Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A Houston attorney is suing Apple, claiming a bug recently found in [...]

2019-01-30T14:38:24+00:00January 30th, 2019|

PG&E files for bankruptcy amid wildfire lawsuits

1 of 11 FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018 file photo, with a downed power utility pole in the foreground, Eric England, right, searches through a friend's vehicle after the wildfire burned through Paradise, Calif. Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is expected to file for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, [...]

2019-01-29T14:13:31+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Big donors on the sidelines in early days of 2020 primary

A view of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The presidential primary is jolting to life without a traditional mainstay: the donor class. More specifically, their contribution checks. With as many as two dozen Democrats potentially running for the White House and no immediate front-runner, the money race in the early days [...]

2019-01-28T15:01:49+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Oracle accused of underpaying women, minorities by $400M

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. government regulators are accusing software maker Oracle of engaging in discriminatory practices that resulted in thousands of its women, black and Asian employees being underpaid by more than $400 million. The allegations emerged Tuesday in a filing made in a two-year-old case that is being pursued by a part of the U.S. [...]

2019-01-23T14:41:27+00:00January 23rd, 2019|

Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming member

1 of 2 FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. The steaming company is joining the lobbying group the Motion Picture Association of America. The MPAA announced Tuesday that Netflix will join its ranks, becoming the first streaming service to do so. The only other members [...]

2019-01-23T02:40:33+00:00January 23rd, 2019|