Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Contamination Concerns

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Contamination Concerns

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is voluntarily recalling its talc-based baby powder products after traces of asbestos were found in sample testing. According to a statement from the company, the recall is limited to one lot... 
MGM Resorts Makes Deals To Sell Two Las Vegas Casinos

MGM Resorts Makes Deals To Sell Two Las Vegas Casinos

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has made deals to sell two of its casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. The deals are expected to close by the end of the year, subject to regulatory approvals, and net the company roughly $5 billion,... 
Researchers Say Chinese App Spying On 100 Million Users

Researchers Say Chinese App Spying On 100 Million Users

An app promoted by the Chinese Communist Party appears to let the government spy on the data on more than 100 million cellphones. An investigation by Open Tech Fund, who partnered with German cybersecurity firm Cure53, found that... 
Scientists Develop New Way To Administer Insulin

Scientists Develop New Way To Administer Insulin

The researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), working with scientists from Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, have developed a new way to administer insulin or other protein drugs that cannot be taken... 
School Districts Sue Juul Over Teen Addiction

School Districts Sue Juul Over Teen Addiction

Three school districts have filed lawsuits against Juul Labs, the e-cigarette manufacturer, over the current epidemic of teenage vaping. The school systems in St. Charles, Mo., Olathe, Kan., and on Long Island have accused Juul... 
U.S. Unemployment At 50-year Low

U.S. Unemployment At 50-year Low

The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to near a 50-year low in September, according to the Labor Department’s monthly employment report. The two-tenths of a percentage point drop in the unemployment rate from 3.7 percent in August... 
Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed Man Walk

Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed Man Walk

A mind-controlled robotic suit is helping a paralyzed man walk again. The researchers behind the project say the man has been able to move all four of his paralyzed limbs using an exoskeleton controlled by his brain. So far, the... 
Data Breach Hits 200 Million Zynga Games Players

Data Breach Hits 200 Million Zynga Games Players

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA), one of the most successful mobile game companies today, is the latest subject of a targeted hack. The company disclosed that more than 200 million players of its popular mobile games have had their login... 
Forever 21 Files For Bankruptcy

Forever 21 Files For Bankruptcy

Clothing chain Forever 21 is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a statement from the company. The company has not said how employees will be impacted, but it is planning to close nearly a quarter of its nearly 800... 
NASA Team Building Shapeshifting Exploration Robot

NASA Team Building Shapeshifting Exploration Robot

Roboticist Ali Agha and his collaborators from Stanford University and Cornell University are building a morphing robot called Shapeshifter at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California. According to a NASA JPL press... 
GM And Union Said To Be Close To Deal

GM And Union Said To Be Close To Deal

The United Auto Workers strike at General Motors (NYSE: GM) continues, but so do the negotiations. Nearly 50,000 union workers walked off their jobs on Sept. 15, starting a nationwide strike. Now, sources are saying some headway has... 
Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expanded

Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expanded

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily expanding the recall of its blood pressure medication over concerns the tablets contain small amounts of a cancer-causing... 
Thomas Cook Collapse Strands Passengers Around The World

Thomas Cook Collapse Strands Passengers Around The World

British tour operator and airline Thomas Cook abruptly collapsed, leaving hundreds of thousands of travelers stranded around the world. Thomas Cook had struggled financially for some time and announced its closing after negotiations... 
Three Mile Island Nuclear Reactor Shuts Down

Three Mile Island Nuclear Reactor Shuts Down

Three Mile Island, the money-losing nuclear facility in Pennsylvania, has shut down its remaining reactor, ending its 45-year electricity-producing career. Three Mile Island’s Unit 1 opened in 1974 and was licensed to operate... 
Apple Makes Additional $250 Million Investment In Corning Inc.

Apple Makes Additional $250 Million Investment In Corning Inc.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is awarding Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) $250 million to support the company’s continued work developing glass for iPhones and other Apple devices. The grant is coming from Apple’s $5 billion Advanced...