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Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 06:21 AM CDT

Earth, Meet Polo: Ralph Lauren Unveils Plastic Bottle Shirt

Earth, Meet Polo: Ralph Lauren Unveils Plastic Bottle Shirt

Earth, meet Polo. Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water. David Lauren, the youngest...

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 04:37 PM CDT

Retirees Moving to These 3 States, Fleeing These 3 in Droves

Retirees Moving to These 3 States, Fleeing These 3 in Droves

Step aside, Florida. New Mexico is the new top retirement destination. Those were the findings from a survey by United Van Lines. The relocation company polled 26,998 of its customers who moved last year,...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 05:34 AM CDT

Some of Samsung's Folding Phones Are Already Breaking

Some of Samsung's Folding Phones Are Already Breaking

Some of Samsung's new, almost $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days. Journalists who received the phones to review before the public launch said the Galaxy Fold screen started...

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 11:02 AM CDT

Carl’s Jr. Will Test a CBD-Infused Burger

Carl’s Jr. Will Test a CBD-Infused Burger

Carl’s Jr. is adding something special to its signature sauce. The restaurant will test a CBD-infused burger at one of its Denver locations for one day only: April 20, the unofficial holiday for cannabis...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 09:08 AM CDT

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Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 05:24 PM CDT

Apple, Qualcomm Settle Royalty Dispute

Apple, Qualcomm Settle Royalty Dispute

Apple and Qualcomm have settled their royalty dispute, the companies announced in a press release. The settlement includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm as well as a chipset supply agreement, suggesting that...

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 11:48 AM CDT

Massive ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Footage Leak Hits Twitter, Reddit

Massive ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Footage Leak Hits Twitter, Reddit

Marvel fans are being warned to stay away from social media after leaked footage from the upcoming “Avengers: Endgame” was found circulating online. Walt Disney has kept the film shrouded in so much secrecy...

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 04:24 AM CDT

Zuckerberg Leveraged FB User Data As Bargaining Chip: Docs

Zuckerberg Leveraged FB User Data As Bargaining Chip: Docs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg oversaw plans to consolidate the social network’s power and control competitors by treating its users’ data as a bargaining chip, while publicly proclaiming to be protecting that...

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 05:20 AM CDT

New Experiences Not Helping Malls With Lower Traffic

New Experiences Not Helping Malls With Lower Traffic

It’s only April, but already this year more store closures — nearly 6,000 — have been announced than in all of 2018. That surely isn’t helping mall owners. Foot traffic at some of the best shopping centers...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 09:31 AM CDT

Ex-Volkswagen CEO Charged With Fraud in Germany

Ex-Volkswagen CEO Charged With Fraud in Germany

German prosecutors have charged former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others with fraud and other offenses in connection with the company's massive, multi-year effort to cheat on diesel emissions...

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