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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 06:41 PM CDT

Smart Dust and Other Wild Tech Ideas to Watch in Next Decade

Smart Dust and Other Wild Tech Ideas to Watch in Next Decade

Capitalizing on emerging technology is crucial for successful companies if they want to avoid losing the consumer and market share. But there also is a fine line between tech hype and reality — many of the...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 04:50 PM CDT

Facebook Plans Its Own Currency for 2 Billion-Plus Users

Facebook Plans Its Own Currency for 2 Billion-Plus Users

Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 05:09 PM CDT

Mastercard to Allow Transgender People to Use Chosen Name

Mastercard to Allow Transgender People to Use Chosen Name

Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register. That means that the name on the credit card owned by a...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 10:05 AM CDT

Don't Expand China Tariffs, US Companies Tell Trump

Don't Expand China Tariffs, US Companies Tell Trump

What happens if President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese goods that he hasn't already hit with 25% import taxes? The administration, in the midst...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 08:37 PM CDT

Target Customers Report Issues Checking Out for Second Day After Weekend Outage

Target Customers Report Issues Checking Out for Second Day After Weekend Outage

Target customers Sunday reported issues checking out at stores across the country, after registers were down for nearly two hours Saturday due to a system outage that created long lines. Customers said card...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 07:44 AM CDT

Nationwide Recall Issued for Certain Ragu Pasta Sauces

Nationwide Recall Issued for Certain Ragu Pasta Sauces

A nationwide voluntary recall was issued for certain Ragu pasta sauces that could contain fragments of plastic, parent company Mizkan America said. No consumers have reported injuries or complaints, the...

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 06:27 PM CDT

Boeing Heads to Paris Air Show Hobbled as Its 737 Max Crisis Clears Way for Rival Airbus

Boeing Heads to Paris Air Show Hobbled as Its 737 Max Crisis Clears Way for Rival Airbus

Boeing is heading to the world's largest air show in crisis, giving its rival Airbus an opportunity to steal the show. Boeing's best-selling plane, the 737 Max, has been grounded since mid-March after two...

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 04:22 PM CDT

Democrats Favor More Access to Capital for Black Businesses

Democrats Favor More Access to Capital for Black Businesses

Four Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state where nonwhite voters will play a major...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 03:53 AM CDT

Disneyland to Add Marvel-Themed Area and Microbrewery

Disneyland to Add Marvel-Themed Area and Microbrewery

Rather than catching its breath after opening its extremely popular Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge expansion last month, the Disneyland Resort is forging ahead on building next year's planned expansion, a land at...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:45 PM CDT

Uber Tests Drone Food Delivery, Launches New Autonomous SUV

Uber Tests Drone Food Delivery, Launches New Autonomous SUV

The company's Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald's and plans to expand to other restaurants later this year. Uber says the service should decrease food delivery times. It works this way:...

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