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Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Admits To Falsifying Fuel Mileage Test Data

Apr 20, 2016 11:19 AM EDT

Mitsubishi Motors admitted Wednesday to cheating on fuel-economy tests, making it the latest automaker to find itself immersed in a cheating scandal in the past few years.

Elizabeth Holmes

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes 'Devastated' By Company's Dangerous Failures

Apr 18, 2016 05:04 PM EDT

Following the discovery of numerous health hazards in Theranos' California lab, founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes says she is "devastated."

Set-Top Boxes

Set-Top Boxes Soon To Be Rental-Free, If It's Up To Obama, Of Course

Apr 15, 2016 11:51 AM EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama is throwing his support behind an initiative that is aimed at fully phasing out the rental fees of cable set-top boxes.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Unveils Bold 10-Year Facebook Plan, Delivers Most Politically Charged Speech To Date

Apr 12, 2016 11:54 PM EDT

In a bold address to an audience of thousands of developers, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg laid out a massive 10-year plan to connect the world.

Yahoo!

Yahoo! Takeover Grows More Intense As New Bidder Emerges; Verizon To Remain As Bidder To Beat?

Apr 12, 2016 03:53 PM EDT

As Yahoo! prepares to select its chosen bidder, a new viable suitor has emerged. Verizon, however, remains as the potential buyer to beat.

Starbucks

Starbucks Customer Deeply Offended By Insensitive 'Diabetes' Note On His Drink [PHOTOS]

Apr 11, 2016 05:11 PM EDT

A Florida Starbucks customer was deeply offended when a barista wrote "Diabetes here I come" on his White Chocolate Mocha beverage.

Chariot for Women

'Uber For Women' Coming To Boston - But Is It Legal?

Apr 11, 2016 01:03 PM EDT

A gender-exclusive ride-sharing service, Chariot for Women, is poised to arrive in Boston April 19. While many have lauded the measures it has in place to ensure a safer ride for clients and drivers, many say its premise is also easy pickings for a lawsuit.

Subway

Subway Posting Calorie Counts At All Locations Nationwide Starting April 11

Apr 06, 2016 01:00 PM EDT

Subway is stepping up its efforts to brand itself as the healthy alternative to fast food, announcing that it will add calorie counts to all of its menus across the U.S. starting Monday, April 11.

Verizon

Verizon To Buy Stake In AwesomenessTV For go90 Upgrade

Apr 06, 2016 12:04 PM EDT

Verizon's mobile streaming service go90 just got a notable upgrade, as the company announced that it would be buying a stake in Dreamworks’ video company AwesomenessTV.

Pfizer

Pfizer-Allergan Merger Cancelled After Intense Pressure From Obama Administration

Apr 06, 2016 11:01 AM EDT

Increased pressure from the Obama administration has forced pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Allergan to cancel their $160 merger deal.

PayPal

PayPal Pulls Out Expansion Plans In Charlotte Over North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law

Apr 05, 2016 05:58 PM EDT

Payments firm PayPal has cancelled its intended expansion to Charlotte over North Carolina's recently passed, controversial anti-LGBT law.

Thomas Staggs

Thomas Staggs, Disney's No. 2 Executive And Heir Apparent To CEO Post, Announces Departure

Apr 05, 2016 11:18 AM EDT

Thomas Staggs, the current COO and heir apparent to current Disney CEO Robert Iger, announced that he will be leaving the company.

Starbucks

Starbucks Slapped With Lawsuit Over Underfilled Lattes

Apr 04, 2016 01:14 PM EDT

Starbucks has found itself in a bit of trouble once again. This time, the company has been slapped with a lawsuit which argues that it has been using a recipe that results in underfilling lattes that customers order by about 25 percent.

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Massively Underestimates Demand For Model 3; Reservations Top $10 Billion In 36 Hours [VIDEO, TWEETS]

Apr 04, 2016 06:36 AM EDT

Tesla's successful Model 3 launch was highlighted by the massive amounts of reservations for the upcoming electric vehicle. Can the carmaker meet the demand?

Fitbit

Fitbit CEO: Apple Watch Too 'Complicated,' Resulting In Customer Confusion

Apr 04, 2016 04:54 AM EDT

As the company posts impressive sales figures of its flagship device, the Fitbit Blaze, CEO James Park says that its rival, the Apple Watch, simply tries to do too much.

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