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Measles Spark State Of Emergency In Washington State

Measles Spark State Of Emergency In Washington State

A measles outbreak is currently spreading throughout parts of the Pacific Northwest. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has now declared a state of emergency in all counties of the state due to the outbreak. Inslee’s proclamation... 
Hundreds Of Employees Laid Off From Apple’s Project Titan

Hundreds Of Employees Laid Off From Apple’s Project Titan

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has reportedly eliminated more than 200 employees from its Project Titan autonomous vehicle initiative this week. According to published reports, those employees’ positions were eliminated as part of... 
Birth Control Pill Break May Not Be Necessary

Birth Control Pill Break May Not Be Necessary

According to new advice from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH), an arm of the U.K’s Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, women can safely take the birth control pill without a seven-day... 
Russian Hackers Targeted DNC After Midterms

Russian Hackers Targeted DNC After Midterms

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has claimed that it was targeted in an attempted hacking by a Russian group shortly after the midterm elections. The documents were part of an amended complaint filed in federal court in... 
Johnson & Johnson And Apple Launching Stroke Risk Study

Johnson & Johnson And Apple Launching Stroke Risk Study

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is partnering with Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE: JNJ) Janssen Pharmaceuticals unit to study whether the latest Apple Watch and an app from the pharmaceutical company can be used to prevent strokes.... 
Netflix Announces Subscription Price Increase

Netflix Announces Subscription Price Increase

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has announced that it would be raising its subscription prices in the United States. The price increases will be applied to all existing subscribers over the next few months, while new members will be charged... 
SpaceX Announces Plans To Cut Workforce By 10 Percent

SpaceX Announces Plans To Cut Workforce By 10 Percent

Rocket company SpaceX has announced plans to lay off about 10 percent of its workforce in the coming weeks. The workforce reduction was announced in an email sent to employees by President Gwynne Shotwell. The move is expected... 
Macy’s Had A Disappointing Holiday Season

Macy’s Had A Disappointing Holiday Season

Macy’s (NYSE: M) didn’t sell as much merchandise during the holidays as executives had hoped, resulting in the company reporting disappointing sales results for the November and December period. The department store giant... 
Eli Lilly Plans To Acquire Loxo Oncology

Eli Lilly Plans To Acquire Loxo Oncology

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) has announced plans to acquire Loxo Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: LOXO) in a deal valued at about $8 billion. The deal would be the biggest acquisition in the drugmaker’s 143-year history. According to... 
GM And DoorDash Partner On Automated Car Deliveries

GM And DoorDash Partner On Automated Car Deliveries

General Motors’ (NYSE: GM) subsidiary Cruise Automation, which makes technology for self-driving cars, has announced a partnership with food delivery company DoorDash to deliver food by driverless cars. The test program... 
Tech Giants Get Dismissal In San Bernardino Shooting Lawsuits

Tech Giants Get Dismissal In San Bernardino Shooting Lawsuits

Lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), and Alphabet Inc.’s Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) liable to victims of the December 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, California have been dismissed by a federal... 
Judge Stays Affordable Care Act Ruling

Judge Stays Affordable Care Act Ruling

A federal judge has issued a stay on his decision declaring the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor oversaw a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act... 
Ebola-exposed American Doctor Transported To U.S.

Ebola-exposed American Doctor Transported To U.S.

An American doctor who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus has been transported from the Democratic Republic of Congo to a Nebraska medical center. According to a release from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College... 
Hospitals Preparing Federally-mandated Public Price Lists

Hospitals Preparing Federally-mandated Public Price Lists

A federal law that takes effect on January 1 requires hospitals to publish online price lists for all the medical services they provide. The provision, called the Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule, was announced back in April.... 
Qualcomm Gets Some Apple iPhones Banned In Germany

Qualcomm Gets Some Apple iPhones Banned In Germany

Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) has recently won two significant battles in global courts related to its patent war with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). With its most recent win, Qualcomm has gotten Apple to withdraw some of its older iPhones from the... 
GlaxoSmithKline And Pfizer Join Forces On Consumer Health

GlaxoSmithKline And Pfizer Join Forces On Consumer Health

GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) has announced that it will be forming a new joint venture with Pfizer’s (NYSE: PFE) consumer health division. Under the terms of the deal, GSK and Pfizer would combine their consumer health businesses,... 
AT&T Launching Super-fast 5G Network

AT&T Launching Super-fast 5G Network

AT&T (NYSE: T) is launching its new mobile 5G network at the end of this week. The network will initially be available in select cities across the United States. AT&T said in its statement that it’s the “first and... 
California Moving To All Electric Bus Fleet

California Moving To All Electric Bus Fleet

The California Air Resources Board has adopted a new rule that mandates that the public bus system will move to an all-electric fleet. Mass transit agencies in the state will only be allowed to buy fully electric buses starting in... 
Apple To Build New Campus In Austin

Apple To Build New Campus In Austin

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has announced new plans to spend $1 billion on building a new campus in Austin, Texas. The new Austin campus will be located in North Austin and will occupy 133 acres. The new facility will have a workforce... 
Verizon Taking $4.6 Billion Loss On Media Division

Verizon Taking $4.6 Billion Loss On Media Division

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) expects to write down the value of its Oath business by $4.6 billion in the fourth quarter of this year. The company made the declaration in a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed on Tuesday. The Oath...