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Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 08:58 PM EDT

Southwest Pilots' Union Sues Boeing Over Grounding of Plane

Southwest Pilots' Union Sues Boeing Over Grounding of Plane

The union representing Southwest Airlines pilots is suing Boeing and calling the grounded 737 Max unsafe. The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association said in the lawsuit filed Monday that Boeing rushed the plane...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:03 PM EDT

Goodbye, iTunes: Once-Revolutionary App Gone in Mac Update

Goodbye, iTunes: Once-Revolutionary App Gone in Mac Update

It's time to bid farewell to iTunes, the once-revolutionary program that made online music sales mainstream and effectively blunted the impact of piracy. That assumes, of course, that you still use iTunes — and...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 12:30 PM EDT

First Lady Calls For End of E-Cigarette Marketing To Youth

First Lady Calls For End of E-Cigarette Marketing To Youth

Melania Trump is calling on companies to stop marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they're addictive and dangerous. The first lady - who has a 13-year-old son, Barron - says teenagers and young adults...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 06:27 PM EDT

'Laughed Out of Interviews': Trans Workers Discuss Job Discrimination

'Laughed Out of Interviews': Trans Workers Discuss Job Discrimination

Aveda Adara, a 41-year-old transgender woman, said the mistreatment she faced due to her gender identity led her to quit her job at a major health care company just outside Houston, Texas. “I was constantly...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 09:09 PM EDT

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. In an email to the associate vice...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 03:17 PM EDT

Victims, Families Gain Key Role in Purdue Bankruptcy Case

Victims, Families Gain Key Role in Purdue Bankruptcy Case

Victims of opioid addiction weren't in the room when OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma persuaded half the state attorneys general to settle claims over the company's role in the nationwide overdose epidemic. Now...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 01:09 PM EDT

GM-UAW Talks Take Turn for Worse; Settlement Not Near

GM-UAW Talks Take Turn for Worse; Settlement Not Near

Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 08:33 PM EDT

The Business of Scaring: Halloween Drives Massive Traffic, Sales at Theme Parks

The Business of Scaring: Halloween Drives Massive Traffic, Sales at Theme Parks

Halloween may not be until the end of October, but for theme parks, it started all the way back in September. Haunted houses, creepy mazes and coaster-riding ghouls can be found at amusement parks big and small...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 08:09 PM EDT

How to Use Google’s New Shopping Tool to Get Alerts When Stuff Goes on Sale

How to Use Google’s New Shopping Tool to Get Alerts When Stuff Goes on Sale

Google rolled out a new shopping search tool this week with a price tracking option that can help you save money. You can search for different products you might buy — a T-shirt, board game or new video game...

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 09:44 PM EDT

Startups at TechCrunch Disrupt Take Aim at Old Industries

Startups at TechCrunch Disrupt Take Aim at Old Industries

The name says it all: TechCrunch Disrupt is a conference for entrepreneurs looking to bring disruptive change to an industry, using all the tools of Silicon Valley. In past years, the San Francisco edition of...

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