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Hawaii Lawmakers Move To Eventually Ban Cigarettes Completely

A plan to eventually ban cigarettes entirely by raising the legal smoking age to 100, incrementally over the next five years could make Hawaii the first state in the US to do so. Hawaii has been leading the battle against…

FDA Issues Warning Over Young Blood Transfusions

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning against treatments or procedures that involve transfusions of plasma from young donors. Injecting plasma from young blood donors is being marketed as a way to treat a variety of age-related…

Uber Reports Another Loss For 4th Quarter

Uber reported another loss for the fourth quarter of the 2018 fiscal year when it released limited financial results this week. On an adjusted basis, the company’s losses for the quarter were 88 percent higher than the previous year. Many…

How bad is China’s economic slump?

China is having an economic slowdown but gauging how severe it may be isn’t easy for the many businesses and executives worldwide who are concerned to determine. China is the second-largest economy in the world and Chinese government data show…

NASA Ends Quest To Revive Opportunity Rover

NASA has officially ended its quest to revive the Mars rover Opportunity after losing contact with the device last June. The rover has now ignored more than 830 rescue commands beamed from mission control. NASA declared the rover’s life officially…

Amazon Purchasing Wi-Fi Startup Eero

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and mesh-networking Wi-Fi company Eero have entered into a merger agreement for the retailer to acquire the startup for an undisclosed sum. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed and neither company has specified…

Will US Stocks Rebound After Trade Talks with China?

US stocks are poised to open higher and build on strength, Tuesday, soaring on hopes that US and China trade tensions will cool after negotiators meet this week, in the Chinese capital city of Beijing.  Current data shows that US…

Fitbit’s Newest Fitness Tracker Not Sold At Retailers

Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) has a new fitness tracker that you won’t be able to buy in stores. That’s because the new Fitbit Inspire is intended for businesses and insurance companies rather than the consumer market. It is first product by…

FDA Issues Warning On Cancer Linked To Breast Implants

A new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been issued that concerns a rare cancer linked to breast implants. The warning applies to all types of breast implants and the FDA is recommending laboratory testing to…

Papa John’s Gets $200M Investment

Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is rolling in dough after receiving a $200 million investment from hedge fund Starboard Value. In the deal’s announcement, the hedge fund’s CEO Jeffrey C. Smith said, “Papa John’s has always stood for higher-quality…