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Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 at 01:15 AM PST

Whole Foods Managers Fired for Whistleblowing: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Managers Fired for Whistleblowing: Lawsuit

Nine managers who were fired by Whole Foods supermarkets for allegedly manipulating a bonus program filed a class-action lawsuit against the grocery chain. According to the lawsuit filed this week in D.C....

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 09:30 PM PST

DMV Halts Uber's Self-Driving Pilot by Revoking Registration

DMV Halts Uber's Self-Driving Pilot by Revoking Registration

The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday revoked the registration for Uber’s 16 self-driving cars, effectively ending the company’s pilot program in San Francisco.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 03:46 PM PST

McDonald's Holiday Cup Goes Viral After Cheeky Makeover

McDonald's Holiday Cup Goes Viral After Cheeky Makeover

The new holiday McCafé cup at McDonald's has been going viral on Twitter and social media after someone took it from “nice” to naughty” with just a few strokes of a pen.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 05:53 PM PST

Uber Self-Driving Car Caught on Camera Running Red Light

Uber Self-Driving Car Caught on Camera Running Red Light

It’s day one of Uber’s self-driving car test in San Francisco, and already trouble is brewing amidst reports of vehicles running red lights and California regulators threatening legal action.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 03:30 AM PST

CEOs of Tesla, Uber and Pepsi Join Trump's Business Council

CEOs of Tesla, Uber and Pepsi Join Trump's Business Council

The real-life Iron Man has agreed to help Donald Trump. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX joined the president-elect’s business council on Wednesday, NBC News reported. Two other CEOs, Travis Kalanick of Uber...

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 12:22 PM PST

It's Official: Alaska Airlines Acquires Virgin America

It's Official: Alaska Airlines Acquires Virgin America

Alaska Airlines has officially acquired Burlingame-based Virgin America after finalizing a deal worth more than $2 billion, making the Seattle-based company the fifth-largest airline in the United States,...

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 04:07 AM PST

Walmart Pulls 'Offensive' Mugs From Website

Walmart Pulls 'Offensive' Mugs From Website

Walmart has removed a mug from its website after numerous shoppers reported it as “appalling” and “offensive.” The black and white coffee mug was posted to the retail giant’s site with the message “Got Retard?”...

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 11:48 AM PST

Hawaii's Last Sugar Mill Closes

Hawaii's Last Sugar Mill Closes

Workers delivered the final truckload of cane to Hawaii's last remaining sugar mill Monday, bringing an era that helped define the state to a close. KHNL's Lisa Kubota reports.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 04:20 AM PST

Trump Tells Anxious Tech Leaders: 'We're Here to Help'

Trump Tells Anxious Tech Leaders: 'We're Here to Help'

President-elect Donald Trump, who faced fierce opposition from some Silicon Valley leaders during the election campaign, strove to assure the titans of tech on Wednesday that his administration is "here to help...

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 at 04:34 AM PST

NJ Clinical Lab Hack Exposes Personal Health Info of 34,000

NJ Clinical Lab Hack Exposes Personal Health Info of 34,000

Quest Diagnostics announced Monday that it is investigating an unauthorized third-party intrusion into an internet application on its network. In a statement released Monday, the company said the data accessed...

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