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Super Nintendo World Theme Park Officially Starts Construction

Super Nintendo World Theme Park Officially Starts Construction

The construction has officially started for the Super Nintendo World theme park and as a way to celebrate, Universal Studios Japan released a trailer for the theme park that has been much anticipated in the city of Osaka. The preview... 
Amazon and Apple Join Foxconn to Secure Chip Business of Toshiba

Amazon and Apple Join Foxconn to Secure Chip Business of Toshiba

Amazon and Apple are said to be working with Foxconn in an attempt to secure part of the semiconductor business of Toshiba, which is for sale. Hon Hai, known also as Foxconn, offered over 2 trillion yen equal to $18.2 billion for the... 
Camera Zooms In and Can Recognize Faces

Camera Zooms In and Can Recognize Faces

Nest, the camera maker, has unveiled its Nest Cam IQ. The camera, at a price tag of just $299, is able to detect when someone walks, zooms in on that person and follows them for a clear shot. It can send an alert to a smartphone with... 
Netflix Could See 150 Million Worldwide Subscribers

Netflix Could See 150 Million Worldwide Subscribers

By 2020, Netflix could be in 63% of the households in the U.S. and 17% of the remainder of the world, says one analyst. In 2011, Netflix had just 20 million streaming subscribers in the U.S. It is projected that this quarter it will... 
LeEco Cutting Over 70% of Staff in U.S. Amidst Pull Back

LeEco Cutting Over 70% of Staff in U.S. Amidst Pull Back

LeEco, the Chinese smartphone and television vendor has announced it will cut more than 300 of its jobs in the U.S. which represents nearly 75% of its U.S. workforce as the conglomerate streamlines its global operations following a... 
Shares at Radius Jump as Bone Drug of Amgen Has Setback

Shares at Radius Jump as Bone Drug of Amgen Has Setback

Late Sunday Amgen revealed that safety problems emerged in its clinical testing for an osteoporosis drug known as romosozumba (Evenity). The development will at a minimum delay the path of the drug to FDA approval, if not keep it from... 
Blackberry Returns as Stock Surges Following WannaCry

Blackberry Returns as Stock Surges Following WannaCry

The former king of mobile, whose QWERTY keyboard handsets were at one time so popular with celebrities, traders and politicians that they were given the nickname CrackBerries, now outsources its namesake phones’ manufacturing. Blackberry... 
Flight Attendants Accuse Frontier Airlines of Not Allowing Breast Feeding

Flight Attendants Accuse Frontier Airlines of Not Allowing Breast Feeding

A pair of flight attendants has filed a discrimination complaint against air carrier Frontier Airlines after the two said the airline refused to allow them to breast feed while at work. A law firm and the American Civil Liberties Union... 
General Motors’ Maven Launches in New York City

General Motors’ Maven Launches in New York City

General Motors launched its car sharing service known as Maven on Monday in New York. The new service allows members to rent several different GM vehicles for any reason they need from an errand of 30 minutes to a road trip of multiple... 
Hyundai and Kia Recall Ordered by South Korea Officials

Hyundai and Kia Recall Ordered by South Korea Officials

South Korea officials have ordered Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors to recall over 240,000 vehicles due to safety defects that a whistleblower had leaked. This is a bad mark against the automaker that will only increase reputation... 
Spirit Airlines Cancellations Cause Chaos in Airport

Spirit Airlines Cancellations Cause Chaos in Airport

Upset passengers swarmed Spirit Airlines’ ticket counters with some starting what was described as a near riot at the Fort Lauderdale airport following the cancellation of 9 flights by Spirit Airlines. The airline blamed the cancellations... 
FDA Approves New Treatment for ALS

FDA Approves New Treatment for ALS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS medication. The drug is Radicava and is the second drug to be given the green light by the FDA to treat ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease,... 
China’s C919 Completes Maiden Flight

China’s C919 Completes Maiden Flight

China’s C919 passenger aircraft dogged by long delays has finally completed its maiden flight. A major step for the Beijing government as it attempts to increase its profile for global aviation and boost at-home high-tech manufacturing. Under... 
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Cuts Debt Following L’Oreal Deal

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Cuts Debt Following L’Oreal Deal

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said that following its closing that was earlier than had been expected for the sale to L’Oreal of three skincare brands as well as the closing of its divestiture of a Brazil-based manufacturing... 
Revenue at Twitter Beats the Street, Monthly Users Increase

Revenue at Twitter Beats the Street, Monthly Users Increase

Twitter Inc.’s plan to turnaround the microblogging site may not take as long as first thought. The company posted a drop in revenue for the quarter for the first time since going public during 2013, but its sales of $548 million... 
McDonald’s Ordering Via Mobile Could Give Handsome Return

McDonald’s Ordering Via Mobile Could Give Handsome Return

Mobile ordering will be available in late 2017 at McDonald’s and Wall Street is happy with the thought. Shares of McDonald’s reached a new all-time high last Friday and are up close to 10% during 2017. McDonald’s has been enjoying... 
Mattel CEO Promises Growth Following Sales Slump

Mattel CEO Promises Growth Following Sales Slump

Mattel posted a drop in sales for the first quarter that was more than was expected, as U.S. as well as some retailers in Europe were left with too much inventory following a holiday shopping season that was muted. New CEO Margo Georgiadis... 
Burberry Misses Estimates on Sales

Burberry Misses Estimates on Sales

Burberry Group Plc the luxury retailer based in the UK posted quarterly sales that missed estimates by analysts as a sales decline continues to accelerate in its Americas region and dropping revenue for Hong Kong showed how tough a... 
Snapchat: CEO Did Not Label India as Being Poor

Snapchat: CEO Did Not Label India as Being Poor

Anger in India has boiled over amongst users of social media following allegations by an ex-employee that its Snapchat’s current CEO once called India a poor country that was not a priority for the popular app. Snapchat vehemently... 
Daily Mail to Pay Melania Trump $3 Million

Daily Mail to Pay Melania Trump $3 Million

The Daily Mail newspaper in the UK agreed to damages and costs to pay the U.S. first lady Melania Trump over an article it published about her career in modeling. The UK daily published allegations that the current first lady, at one... 
New York Approves Free College Tuition

New York Approves Free College Tuition

New York has become the first U.S. state to make tuition free for students from middle class families at public colleges that are two- and four-year. In January, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced his plan of tuition-free.... 
Obamacare Market in Iowa Hit Hard by Aetna

Obamacare Market in Iowa Hit Hard by Aetna

Another big hit was taken by the Affordable Care Act. Three days after the announcement by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield that it would not be selling new individual plans for health insurance in Iowa beginning in 2018, Aetna... 
Study: First Diagnosis Often Times is Incomplete or Wrong

Study: First Diagnosis Often Times is Incomplete or Wrong

When given a diagnosis by a doctor of a disease, it often is important to go and get another independent second opinion, shows a recent study published this week by the Mayo Clinic. Second opinions for medical diagnoses’ given at... 
Tesla Deliveries Set Record for One Quarter at 25,000

Tesla Deliveries Set Record for One Quarter at 25,000

Tesla Inc., the U.S. electric car maker, announced on Sunday its vehicle deliveries for the first quarter had surged by 69% from the same period one year ago to set a record for one quarter of 25,000. Tesla said out of all the vehicles... 
Executive With Uber Invokes Fifth Amendment

Executive With Uber Invokes Fifth Amendment

An executive at Uber accused of stealing technology for driverless cars from Google his former employer is invoking his Fifth Amendment right to avoid incrimination, said his lawyers. Attorney representing Anthony Levandowski, the... 
FDA Gives Approval to New Powerful Eczema Drug

FDA Gives Approval to New Powerful Eczema Drug

Regulators approved the first injected, powerful medicine to treat the most serious cases of eczema, a skin condition. On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted their approval of Dupixent or dupilumab for moderate to... 
Teen Girls Barred from United Airlines Flight for Wearing Leggings

Teen Girls Barred from United Airlines Flight for Wearing Leggings

Two teenagers who were dressed in leggings were not allowed to board a flight one United Airlines Sunday due to breaking the dress code the airline has for travelers with special passes, said a spokesperson for the airline. The two... 
Fuel Shortage in Venezuela Growing Worse

Fuel Shortage in Venezuela Growing Worse

The state oil company in Venezuela was trying desperately to fill gasoline supplies in many neighborhoods in the capital of Caracas on Thursday as cars were lined up at gas stations amidst a shortage of fuel that is growing worse. While... 
FedEx Comes Up Short on Earnings

FedEx Comes Up Short on Earnings

Facing much higher costs despite transporting millions of packages during this past holiday season, FedEx missed expectations on Wall Street Tuesday for the quarter just ended. The three-month period included the majority of the 2016... 
Brazil Looks to Calm Fears Over Export and Sale of Meat

Brazil Looks to Calm Fears Over Export and Sale of Meat

Brazilian president Michel Temer, who is confronting a huge corruption scandal that is tarnishing the country’s lucrative meat industry, on Sunday met with executives as well as foreign diplomats in an attempt to assuage the health... 
Dollar General Increasing Pay, Lowering Price and Adding Perishable Goods

Dollar General Increasing Pay, Lowering Price and Adding Perishable Goods

As its investors question if the footprint of Dollar General is becoming too large, the retailer must prove its new stores are not the only method of growing sales. To do that, the chain is doing things similar to Walmart. After another... 
Euronet Worldwide Tops Offer by Ant to Acquire MoneyGram

Euronet Worldwide Tops Offer by Ant to Acquire MoneyGram

Euronet Worldwide Inc. the U.S. based electronic payments company launched a bid of $1 billion for MoneyGram International on Tuesday. Euronet argued that its deal involving two American companies would not face as much scrutiny from... 
Oil Prices Drop to Low of Three Months on Rig Count

Oil Prices Drop to Low of Three Months on Rig Count

Oil prices fell to a low of three months Monday despite efforts by OPEC to curb output of crude. The prices were pulled down in part due to U.S. drillers adding more rigs. Brent crude was off 11 cents equal to 0.21% to $51.26 a barrel... 
Shares of Staples Fall After Earnings Come Up Short

Shares of Staples Fall After Earnings Come Up Short

Office supplies retailer Staples saw its shares drop on Thursday after posting a continued drop in sales of its traditional supplies such as printer ink and paper helping drag the company to a loss during its most recently ended quarter. For... 
Trump Tweet Sends Pharmaceutical Stocks Tumbling

Trump Tweet Sends Pharmaceutical Stocks Tumbling

On Tuesday President Donald Trump reappeared in the debate over prices of drugs and sent pharmaceutical stocks plunging again thanks to a tweet that promised medication costs would be lowered for Americans. Trump tweeted that he was... 
Opel Sold by General Motors to PSA

Opel Sold by General Motors to PSA

General Motors has sold Opel to the PSA Group in a deal that values Opel at €2.2 billion or $2.3 billion, said the carmaker on Monday. The sale creates another regional giant in carmakers that will challenge Volkswagen the current... 
Snapchat Could Be Given Difficult Test by Asia Rival

Snapchat Could Be Given Difficult Test by Asia Rival

The big rival to Snapchat in Asia could spell trouble. Snow is known for its popular animated face filter that is making this messaging app grow rapidly in popularity. Users across Asia, especially girls are in love with the pretty... 
Shares of Kite Pharma Flying High After Reaching Study Goal

Shares of Kite Pharma Flying High After Reaching Study Goal

On Tuesday, Kite Pharma Inc. announced that CAR an experimental T-cell therapy that helps the body’s immune system to fight cancer, was very effective in the treating of aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, as it met the main goal... 
Tech Giant in Asia Not Planning to Please Trump

Tech Giant in Asia Not Planning to Please Trump

China’s largest maker of smartphones does not have any plans to follow other large tech companies in Asia by meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and delivering promises of new jobs in the U.S. Richard Yu, the consumer business... 
China Becomes Germany’s Largest Trading Partner

China Becomes Germany’s Largest Trading Partner

In 2016, China for just the first time became the biggest trading partner of Germany. China overtook both the United States and France with the U.S. dropping to third place and France remaining in second indicated new data released... 
CEO at Uber Orders Sexual Harassment Investigation

CEO at Uber Orders Sexual Harassment Investigation

Uber, the ride-hailing startup, has announced that it will open an investigation after one of its former employees made allegations to the public of sexism as well as harassment at the company. A former engineer, Susan Fowler, who... 
Household Debt Closing in on Levels of 2008

Household Debt Closing in on Levels of 2008

American households around the country are taking on more debt every day. Total debut for households increased at the end of last year to over $12.58 trillion. That represented an increase of more than $266 billion from the 2016 third... 
Pharmaceuticals Shunning Push by Trump for FDA Shift

Pharmaceuticals Shunning Push by Trump for FDA Shift

President Donald Trump has vowed to roll back regulations imposed by the government by 75% or more and that has caused great anxiety amongst some executives with pharmaceutical companies. The worry is a less strict Food and Drug Administration... 
Top Official in Italy Says Facebook Must Act on Hate Speech

Top Official in Italy Says Facebook Must Act on Hate Speech

On Monday, the president of the lower house of parliament in Italy said Facebook needs to do more to end hate speech on the social media site. She warned that increasing abuse on a number of social media sites was driven by the increase... 
Reckitt Benckiser Paying $16.6 Billion for Mead Johnson

Reckitt Benckiser Paying $16.6 Billion for Mead Johnson

Reckitt Benckiser agreed to acquire Mead Johnson Nutrition, the maker of baby formula, based in the U.S. That takes the Britain-based consumer goods business into new territory and expands its presence across developing markets. Reckitt,... 
U.S. Company Leading Race to Buy Airbag Maker Takata

U.S. Company Leading Race to Buy Airbag Maker Takata

Takata is narrowing down a buyer from the United States to help it get through its huge recall crisis with airbags. The troubled firm, based in Japan, established an independent committee that recommended the takeover bid of Key Safety... 
U.S. Adds 227,000 New Jobs During January

U.S. Adds 227,000 New Jobs During January

The United States economy added over 227,000 new jobs during February, which was ahead of the gain in December of 157,000. The rate of unemployment moved up just slightly to 4.8%, as more people in the U.S. began looking for work,... 
Amazon Will Spend Nearly $1.5 Billion on Air Cargo Hub

Amazon Will Spend Nearly $1.5 Billion on Air Cargo Hub

Amazon’s new investment, which could help to create over 2,000 new jobs, is just example of the company’s ambition to grow in logistics and shipping. The largest e-retailer in the world is planning to build its first air cargo... 
Uber Fights Trump Immigration Order with Driver’s Legal Fund

Uber Fights Trump Immigration Order with Driver’s Legal Fund

Just hours after the co-founders of Lyft announced a donation of $1 billion to defend the Constitution to the American Civil Liberties Union, CEO Travis Kalanick at Uber opened his wallet as well. The Uber CEO promised via a post on... 
Microsoft Posts Higher Profit on Cloud Service Demand

Microsoft Posts Higher Profit on Cloud Service Demand

On Thursday, Microsoft Corp posted a rise of 3.6% in profit for its fiscal second quarter, helped from growth in its rapidly growing business of cloud computing. However, the company experienced a small decline in its margins for...