Former Facebook employee sues company, claims job gave her PTSD

The Facebook logo inside the Facebook Chalet on the sideline of the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 20, 2017. A former Facebook content moderator says she developed PTSD from watching "depraved images" on the job every day. File Photo by Gian Ehrenzeller/EPA-EFE Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A former [...]

2018-09-25T10:59:29+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Comcast outbids Fox in rare auction for….

By Susan McFarland  (1) In a rare auction for control of British broadcaster Sky, Comcast on Saturday outbid 21st Century Fox and its backer, Disney, with a winning bid of $39 billion. Photo courtesy Comcast Sept. 22 (UPI) -- In an auction that ended Saturday for control of British broadcaster Sky, Comcast outbid 21st Century Fox [...]

2018-09-23T15:21:19+00:00September 23rd, 2018|

Apple begins selling iPhone XS, XS Max worldwide

By Ed Adamczyk  (0) A customer holds a new iPhone Friday as the first customer to receive the new XS model at the Apple Store in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Photo by Koen Van Weel/EPA-EFE Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Apple's newest iPhone XS went on sale worldwide Friday as eager shoppers lined up at stores to get [...]

2018-09-22T13:23:23+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

FDA warns pet owners about possible side effects of flea, tick drugs

The FDA on Thursday warned dog and cat owners of potential side effects from certain flea and tick products. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Drugs that are supposed to protect dogs and cats from fleas and ticks could have adverse nerve reactions, the federal officials have warned pet owners. Flea [...]

2018-09-22T13:18:07+00:00September 22nd, 2018|

As other airlines hike fees, Frontier going for price cuts

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Travelers walk through Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va. Frontier Airlines announced Thursday it is reducing or eliminating fees to change travel dates. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Sept. 21 (UPI) -- After several U.S. airlines announced they would begin raising baggage fees, Frontier Airlines said it will go [...]

2018-09-21T21:21:33+00:00September 21st, 2018|

Google informed senators of foreign attempts to hack their Gmails

By Daniel Uria  (0) Google confirmed Thursday that it alerted several senators from both parties of attempts by a foreign government to hack their personal Gmail accounts. File Photo by lightpoet Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Google alerted an unspecified number of U.S. senators that foreign government actors attempted to hack their personal Gmail accounts. Google confirmed it [...]

2018-09-21T12:29:12+00:00September 21st, 2018|

Ferrari plans 15 new models to double earnings by 2022

MARANELLO, Italy (Reuters) - Ferrari (RACE.MI) plans to launch 15 new models, including hybrid cars, a utility vehicle and more special editions as part of a plan to as much as double core earnings by 2022 The supercar maker moved to a guidance range for adjusted core earnings of 1.8-2.0 billion euros ($2.1-2.3 billion) by [...]

2018-09-18T12:38:59+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Typhoon Mangkhut kills 4, causes flooding, landslides in China

Laborers work on a bamboo scaffolding in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut in the Hung Hom district in Hong Kong, China. Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA-EFE Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Typhoon Mangkhut continued its destructive path Monday, killing four people in southern China and forcing 3.1 million evacuations. Torrential rains and strong winds pounded Guangdong and later Guangxi Zhuang, [...]

2018-09-17T12:17:14+00:00September 17th, 2018|

New Mexico sues Google, Twitter for illegally,,,,,,

The Google logo is on display outside of Google New York Business Consulting in New York City on July 18. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is accusing the company of violating the 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Sept. 16 (UPI) -- New Mexico has filed a lawsuit [...]

2018-09-17T12:06:29+00:00September 17th, 2018|

U.S. is now the world’s top oil producer, Energy Department says

Sept. 12 (UPI) -- The United States is producing 11 million barrels of crude oil per month, becoming the world's top crude producer for the first time in more than 40 years, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Wednesday. The EIA said U.S. production of crude oil surpassed Saudi Arabia in February and then exceeded Russia [...]

2018-09-13T12:17:13+00:00September 13th, 2018|