Walmart To Acquire Bonobos As It Accelerates Online Push

Walmart To Acquire Bonobos As It Accelerates Online Push

Walmart has announced that it is acquiring Bonobos for a price of $310 million in a cash deal. Bonobos is a hip clothing brand and will help Walmart diversify its apparel offerings since it concentrates on low cost clothing rather... 
Are Drug Companies Responsible for the Growing US Opioid Epidemic?

Are Drug Companies Responsible for the Growing US Opioid Epidemic?

A panoptic coalition of US state attorneys general has formed a bipartisan committee aimed at looking into the marketing and sales practices of companies that make opioid pharmaceutical drugs. The goal for this coalition is to investigate... 
Aldi To Invest $3.4 Billion In US Expansion

Aldi To Invest $3.4 Billion In US Expansion

If you have not yet heard about the low-cost grocery chain Aldi, your awareness should soon change. The German-based company has just said it plans to invest $3.4 billion to add another 2,500 store3s across the United States. This... 
Upcoming Apple Safari Browser To Disable Tracking And Block Autoplay Videos

Upcoming Apple Safari Browser To Disable Tracking And Block Autoplay Videos

Apple has revealed that the new version of its Safari browser which will be made available alongside its new operating system for the desktop, High Sierra, will prevent website videos from autoplaying. The upcoming Safari will also... 
Flint Official Resigns Over Racial Slur

Flint Official Resigns Over Racial Slur

An official in Michigan who manages homes that have been tax foreclosed has tendered his resignation following the surfacing of an audio recording in which he is heard blaming the water problems in the city on African Americans. Phil... 
Its a Seller’s Market as Home Prices Rising Across the United States (but Can Anyone Afford Them?)

Its a Seller’s Market as Home Prices Rising Across the United States (but Can Anyone Afford Them?)

Home prices in the United States rose slightly less than analysts had originally estimated in the month of March. This is according to new data from the Standard & Poors CoreLogic Case-Shiller US National Home Price Index. Still,... 
Aviation Police Officers Offer Differing Account Of United Airlines Passenger Removal Incident

Aviation Police Officers Offer Differing Account Of United Airlines Passenger Removal Incident

Aviation officers employed by the city of Chicago who were captured on video forcibly removing a flyer on a flight being operated by United Airlines have alleged that the passenger acted aggressively when he was asked to leave the... 
Uber Reveals That Its Sales Figures Grew Faster Than Losses

Uber Reveals That Its Sales Figures Grew Faster Than Losses

Despite not being required to publicly announce its finances since it is privately held, Uber has revealed that sales grew faster than losses. This comes as the ride-hailing company tries to put behind a recent wave of scandals. In... 
Musk Tells Off Disgruntled Investors Who Are Pushing For More Independent Directors

Musk Tells Off Disgruntled Investors Who Are Pushing For More Independent Directors

A group of investors with a stake in Tesla have called into question the board’s independence. The investors have argued that the Tesla board is suffering from groupthink and doesn’t possess the capacity to stand up to or challenge... 
Will Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corporation Finalize BHP Proposal?

Will Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corporation Finalize BHP Proposal?

Hedge fund billionaire Paul Singer wants to overhaul the largest mining company in the world and hopes that his plans to do so will win over his shareholders. Singer’s company, Elliott Management Group, has quite the record of... 
Google Fires Back Against Gender-Based Wage Gap Accusations

Google Fires Back Against Gender-Based Wage Gap Accusations

Google continues to challenge claims from the United States Department of Labor which accuse the tech company of systematically underpaying women: and the company has released information in an attempt to explain just how it measures... 
FDA Approves Supplemental Indications for Gilead Science Hepatitis Drugs Harvoni and Sovaldi To Treat Pediatric Patients

FDA Approves Supplemental Indications for Gilead Science Hepatitis Drugs Harvoni and Sovaldi To Treat Pediatric Patients

Earlier today, Gilead Sciences, Inc announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has approved supplemental indications for the Hepatitis drugs Harvoni (ledipasvir 90 mg/sofosbuvir 400 mg) tablets and Sovaldi... 
Is Maple Syrup A Superbug Miracle Drug?

Is Maple Syrup A Superbug Miracle Drug?

You may have heard about the growing concern over the rise of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.” these are bacteria, of course, that cannot be killed or treated with the antibiotics we currently have. If you are not aware of this... 
Most Kids Who Die Of the Flu Are Not Vaccinated

Most Kids Who Die Of the Flu Are Not Vaccinated

Regardless of where you stand on the vaccination debate, it is hard to argue with hard data. And in this case, the hard data shows that the flu shot really works. Researchers have recently learned that roughly 75 percent of all US... 
Swedish Start-Up Implants Employees with Microchips

Swedish Start-Up Implants Employees with Microchips

Swedish start-up hub, Epicenter, has initiated a new program which implants workers with microchips that are roughly the size of a grain of rice. These microchips, essentially, function like swiped key or debit cards, opening doors...