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Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 11:53 PM EDT

Vinyl Records on Track to Outsell CDs, 1st Time in 33 Years

Vinyl Records on Track to Outsell CDs, 1st Time in 33 Years

This past week, the Recording Industry Association of America released its mid-year report. It showed that 80% of the of music industry’s revenue comes from streaming, but it also showed that revenue from sales...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 02:48 PM EDT

Twitter Apologizes for Marketing Campaign in San Francisco

Twitter Apologizes for Marketing Campaign in San Francisco

Twitter's latest marketing campaign is raising questions about whether the San Francisco-based company broke the law. The guerrilla marketing advertisements can be seen on San Francisco sidewalks. Residents and...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 06:50 PM EDT

Earn $1,000 Just for Drinking Coffee? There’s a Catch

Earn $1,000 Just for Drinking Coffee? There’s a Catch

In a marketing campaign aimed at coffee consumers to buy from local coffee shops, Business.org promises to give $1,000 to a person who refrains for a month from buying from "corporate coffee shops" and instead...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 07:15 PM EDT

British Teen Allergic to Dairy Died After Burger Joint Said His Birthday Meal Was Safe

British Teen Allergic to Dairy Died After Burger Joint Said His Birthday Meal Was Safe

A teenager with a dairy allergy had told a restaurant's staff about his condition and was misled into thinking his meal was safe before he ate it and died from a severe reaction, a coroner concluded at a London...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 12:32 AM EDT

Union Votes to Strike at General Motors' US Plants

Union Votes to Strike at General Motors' US Plants

Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the United Auto Workers and the automaker will resume. About 200 plant-level union...

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 05:12 PM EDT

Drug Company Attorneys Seek to Disqualify Federal Judge

Drug Company Attorneys Seek to Disqualify Federal Judge

Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis want to disqualify the federal judge overseeing their cases, saying he has shown bias...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 04:20 AM EDT

Saudi Arabia: Drone Attacks Knocked Out Half Its Oil Supply

Saudi Arabia: Drone Attacks Knocked Out Half Its Oil Supply

Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 07:06 PM EDT

How Walmart and Other Companies Are Trying to Recruit Teens

How Walmart and Other Companies Are Trying to Recruit Teens

Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, less than 25,000 are in high school. The company acknowledges that’s a very small percentage, and it’s especially small when compared to other companies in its industry....

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 11:28 PM EDT

NY Finds $1B in Hidden Transfers by Family Behind OxyContin

NY Finds $1B in Hidden Transfers by Family Behind OxyContin

The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York state's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York —...

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 04:46 PM EDT

NRA Board Gathers for Meeting at Crucial Time for Gun Debate

NRA Board Gathers for Meeting at Crucial Time for Gun Debate

With the country at a critical juncture in the gun debate, a normally routine meeting of the National Rifle Association has taken on greater significance as its board of directors gathers near the nation's...

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