A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction...
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:42 AM PDT
US Tech Giants May Find Their Future Shaped by Europe
Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life.
But the likes of Facebook, Google and...
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:25 AM PDT
3 Former Tesla Factory Workers Allege Racial Discrimination
In a new lawsuit filed Monday, three former Tesla workers, all African American men, claim coworkers and in some cases, supervisors, routinely called them the N-word. Earlier this year the NBC Bay Area...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 04:31 PM PDT
Netflix Sinking Deeper Into Debt to Fuel Subscriber Growth
Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service.
The big burden...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:35 AM PDT
Court Agrees to Take on US-Microsoft Dispute Over Emails
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:11 AM PDT
Supreme Court to Hear American Express Fee Dispute Case
The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees.
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 09:03 AM PDT
As Trump Deregulates, Chicken Lobby Would Speed Inspections
While President Donald Trump unravels many of the policies put in place during the Obama administration, the poultry industry has been lobbying hard to speed up poultry inspection lines, NBC News reported.
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:12 PM PDT
Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract
The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...
Federal safety regulators have shut down a troubled Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas.
Pyle Transportation was placed...
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 at 04:04 PM PDT
Dove Apologizes for Racially Insensitive Advertisement
Soap company Dove has apologized for a racially insensitive Facebook ad it said "missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully," NBC News reported.
The advertisement, apparently for some sort...