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Amazon Makes HD Music Streaming Available

Amazon Makes HD Music Streaming Available

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has added a new layer to its music streaming service to attract those interested in high quality audio. In a press release, the company announced the launch of Amazon Music HD which it says has millions of... 
Russian Hack Of FBI Revealed

Russian Hack Of FBI Revealed

Reports have emerged of a successful Russian hack of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) communication systems that allowed Russian operatives access to sensitive information. According to the reports, the aim of the... 
U.S. Briefly Topped Saudi Arabia In Oil Exports

U.S. Briefly Topped Saudi Arabia In Oil Exports

The International Energy Agency (IEA), which monitors energy supplies for the world’s richest nations, revealed in its latest report that the United States briefly held the title of top oil exporter over Saudi Arabia and Russia... 
Rachel Maddow Sued Over ‘Russian Propaganda’ Comment

Rachel Maddow Sued Over ‘Russian Propaganda’ Comment

Rachel Maddow, host of “The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC, is being sued for more than $10 million for saying that an American conservative television network is “paid Russian propaganda.” The federal defamation lawsuit, which... 
Apple Admits Breaking Chinese Labor Law

Apple Admits Breaking Chinese Labor Law

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has admitted to violating a Chinese labor rule following a report on the matter by non-profit advocacy group China Labor Watch (CLW). The group was founded in 2000 as a 501(c)(3) organization to investigate... 
Missing Indian Probe Located On Surface Of The Moon

Missing Indian Probe Located On Surface Of The Moon

India has located its missing Vikram lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission on the surface of the moon. Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) spokesperson Vivek Singh said that a thermal image of the lander had been taken... 
Vitamin E Acetate May Be Connected To Vaping-related Illnesses

Vitamin E Acetate May Be Connected To Vaping-related Illnesses

The New York Department of Health is looking at Vitamin E acetate as being connected to the nearly three dozen reports of vaping-related pulmonary illnesses reported in the state. According to the health officials high levels of... 
Energy-efficient Lightbulb Standards Reversed

Energy-efficient Lightbulb Standards Reversed

Energy-efficiency standards for lightbulbs that were set to take effect next year have been reversed by the Department of Energy (DOE). The new standards, set to go into effect in January 2020, aimed to gradually phase out incandescent... 
Plant-based Diets May Affect Brain Health

Plant-based Diets May Affect Brain Health

Plant-based diets have been associated with a number of benefits, including decreased inflammation, improved cardiovascular and digestive health, and a reduced risk of developing heart disease and cancer later in life. Now, a... 
Models, Musicians Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments

Models, Musicians Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments

A lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York seeking to recover money paid to talent agencies, the performers they represent, and some vendors for promoting the infamous Fyre Festival. The lawsuit was filed... 
Hong Kong Unrest Hurts Tiffany’s Bottom Line

Hong Kong Unrest Hurts Tiffany’s Bottom Line

Political unrest in Hong Kong is hurting sales at luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF). CEO Alessandro Bogliolo said during a post-earnings conference call that Tiffany lost six selling days in Hong Kong during the second... 
Action Being Taken On Legal Marijuana For Research

Action Being Taken On Legal Marijuana For Research

The federal government has opened the door for medical and scientific researchers to have better access to legal marijuana for study purposes. The Drug Enforcement Administration has filed a notice in the Federal Register announcing... 
MLB Issues Warning About Male Enhancement Drugs

MLB Issues Warning About Male Enhancement Drugs

Major League Baseball has issued a memo to its players warning of the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual enhancement pills leading to a positive test for banned substances. MLB sent the memo to major league and... 
Thousands Of Unsafe Products Found On Amazon’s Website

Thousands Of Unsafe Products Found On Amazon’s Website

More than 4,000 products declared unsafe by federal agencies have been found for sale on Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) digital storefront. Nearly half the problematic items were listed as shipping from an Amazon warehouse.... 
Study Examines Link Between Fluoridated Water And IQ

Study Examines Link Between Fluoridated Water And IQ

A new study published recently in JAMA Pediatrics appears to show that drinking fluoridated tap water while pregnant could lower the IQ of the child. Study author Christine Till, a neuropsychologist at Toronto’s York University,...