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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 01:15 PM EDT

Deadline Day for Amazon Bids

Deadline Day for Amazon Bids

More than a dozen communities across Massachusetts who are hoping to land Amazon's second headquarters must submit their bids by October 19

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 03:10 PM EDT

Toyota Recalls Some Sienna Minivans for Shifter Defect

Toyota Recalls Some Sienna Minivans for Shifter Defect

Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 347,120 Sienna minivans worldwide because they can shift out of the "park" position and roll away. The recall involves Siennas from the 2005-2007 and 2009-2010 model years. Most...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 07:49 PM EDT

Boston Considered Serious Contender in Amazon HQ Pitch

Boston Considered Serious Contender in Amazon HQ Pitch

The deadline for proposals is Thursday, but the bidding wars to be home to the tech giant’s second headquarters have already begun.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 02:35 PM EDT

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter is vowing to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweetstorm that the company is not doing enough to protect its users. The company has spent the...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 02:34 PM EDT

Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award in Talcum Powder Case

Appeals Court Tosses $72 Million Award in Talcum Powder Case

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 10:42 AM EDT

US Tech Giants May Find Their Future Shaped by Europe

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...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 07:31 PM EDT

Netflix Sinking Deeper Into Debt to Fuel Subscriber Growth

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 01:35 PM EDT

Court Agrees to Take on US-Microsoft Dispute Over Emails

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 01:11 PM EDT

Supreme Court to Hear American Express Fee Dispute Case

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. The...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:03 PM EDT

As Trump Deregulates, Chicken Lobby Would Speed Inspections

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. The...

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