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SpaceX puts another 60 communications satellites in orbit

Elon Musk’s company plans to launch thousands of satellites to provide global wireless internet service

Elon Musk’s dream of a global wireless network took another step forward on Monday as his company, SpaceX, launched another 60 communications satellites in...


Just how deadly is the coronavirus?

The worrisome fact is that health experts just don’t know for sure

The headlines are scary. The novel coronavirus, now officially named COVID-19, has sickened at least 70,000 people and killed more than 1,770 -- with nearl...


Pier 1 Imports files for bankruptcy

The company will finish closing 450 stores during the proceedings as it attempts to reorganize

Retail company Pier 1 Imports announced on Monday that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.In a press release, the company said that it would contin...


Social media makes breakups harder for consumers

Researchers say it’s harder than ever for consumers to distance themselves from ex-partners

While previous studies have explored how social media can make users feel excluded by their friends, a new study conducted by researchers from the Universi...


Honda recalls model year 2018-2020 Odyssey

The wire harness for the third row seat accessory power outlet may short circuit

American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 241,339 model year 2018-2020 Odysseys. The wire harness for the third row seat accessory power outlet may get pinc...


BMW recalls X7 xDrive vehicles

The rear reflex reflectors may not reflect an adequate amount of light

BMW of North America is recalling 683 model year 2020 X7 xDrive40i and X7 xDrive50i vehicles. The rear reflex reflectors may not reflect an adequate amount...


Huawei indicted on racketeering charges

The Chinese telecom is accused of conspiring to steal trade secrets from U.S. firms

A federal court in New York has returned a superseding indictment charging Chinese telecom giant Huawei with conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced...


SEC goes after Tesla again, this time on finances

Tesla founder Elon Musk is trying to stay out of more hot water and is promising to do as asked

Tesla and its founder Elon Musk are on the front burner again. Less than a year after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) went after Musk for cont...


Rooms To Go recalls Patmos Chaise Lounge Chairs

Paint on the chair’s metal frame exceeds the federal lead paint standard

Rooms To Go of Seffner, Fla., is recalling about 385 Patmos Chaise Lounge Chairs. The paint used on the chair’s metal frame contains levels of lead that...


Confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases rise to 15

The CDC says consumers should prepare for the virus to take a foothold in the States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released details of the 14th and 15th U.S. cases of coronavirus infection. Details of the 14th...


Mercedes-Benz recalls AMG 4MATICs

The vehicle may leak oil

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 2,518 model year 2018-2019 E63 AMG 4MATICs, E63S AMG 4MATIC Wagons, S63 AMG Cabrio 4MATICs, S63 AMG Coupe 4MATICs & ...


Juratoys recalls bead maze toys

The wooden triangle shape piece poses a choking hazard

Juratoys US of Millersburg, Pa., is recalling about 980 Sophie la Giraffe bead maze toys.The wooden triangle shape piece fails to meet the mandatory fe...


Job market stays strong to begin 2020

January job-creation beat estimates from experts

It was easier than expected to get hired last month. The Labor Department reports that the economy added 225,000 jobs in January, significantly more than e...


The U.S. e-cigarette ban is officially in place

Enterprising teens have already found a way around the new policy

While most of what happens in Washington, D.C. happens at a snail’s pace, it was only a matter of months after the Trump administration called for a ban on...


Google Docs users face a new phishing scam

Two-factor identification can keep most people out of harm’s way

A new phishing scam riding on the back of Google Docs attachments has put the world on alert.As reported by Scamicide, the ruse is a simple two-pronged...


Bobcat recalls UTVs

The rear brake line can become punctured causing the brakes to fail

Bobcat Company of West Fargo, N.D., is recalling about 575 model year 2017-2018 Bobcat 3650 Utility Vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada. The rear brake...


Sprint and T-Mobile unite to block robocalls

The two prospective merger partners are the latest to implement SHAKEN/STIR

Under pressure from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to spare customers from the onslaught of robocalls, telecom providers are beginning to resp...


Apple takes to the streets to offer on-site repairs

The initial rollout covers only six U.S. markets, and the extent of the service appears limited for the time being

With consumers having less and less time to take care of interruptions that upset their normal schedules, it looks like Apple is coming to the rescue by of...


Model year 2020 Hyundai Konas recalled

The certification label may have the incorrect Gross Axle Weight Rating

Hyundai Motor America is recalling 477 model year 2020 Konas. The certification label may indicate incorrect Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). An incorre...


Polaris recalls Pro XD utility vehicles

The rear brake line can become punctured

Polaris Industries of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 760 model year 2019 Polaris PRO XD Utility Vehicles (UTVs). The rear brake line can become punct...


Mortgage rates fall to a three-year low

Lower rates offer consumers a chance to save money when they purchase a home or refinance

As the 2020 home buying season gets underway, prospective buyers are finding the most attractive mortgage rates in years. Current homeowners can also take...


Polaris Recalls Brutus UTVs

The rear brake line can become punctured causing the brakes to fail

Polaris Industries of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 359 model year 2017-2018 Brutus Utility Vehicles (UTVs) sold in the U.S., and Canada. The rear b...