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Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 10:10 AM CDT

Watch: AOC Grills Zuckerberg Over Facebook Allowing Lies in Political Ads

Watch: AOC Grills Zuckerberg Over Facebook Allowing Lies in Political Ads

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about his company’s complex policies involving false information in political advertisements during a congressional hearing on...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 10:31 AM CDT

Employers Scramble to Find Seasonal Workers

Employers Scramble to Find Seasonal Workers

This year's holiday hiring season is underway, and employers are scrambling to find enough workers to handle the extra load for retail, shipping and delivery services. For the first time in a long time,...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 08:44 PM CDT

Workers at Large Flint GM Plant in Michigan Approve Contract

Workers at Large Flint GM Plant in Michigan Approve Contract

Workers at one of the largest General Motors factories have voted to ratify a new contract with the company, an indication that a five-week strike could be coming to an end. United Auto Workers Local 598 at...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 03:31 AM CDT

Tesla's Stock Soars After Company Posts Surprising 3Q Profit

Tesla's Stock Soars After Company Posts Surprising 3Q Profit

Tesla posted a surprising profit of $143 million in its latest quarter, raising hopes the electric car pioneer may finally be turning the corner after posting mostly losses during its first decade as a publicly...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 02:58 PM CDT

Always Removes Female Symbol From Packaging for Trans Users

Always Removes Female Symbol From Packaging for Trans Users

Always announced it will remove the Venus symbol from its menstruation products packaging following calls by transgender advocates, who said its parent, Procter & Gamble, was alienating trans and gender-nonconf...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 12:12 PM CDT

Starbucks Roastery Unveils Chicago-Only Cocktails

Starbucks Roastery Unveils Chicago-Only Cocktails

The world's largest Starbucks won't only serve coffee - they'll also serve coffee cocktails.

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 03:31 PM CDT

Google Claims Breakthrough in Blazingly Fast Computing

Google Claims Breakthrough in Blazingly Fast Computing

Google announced Wednesday it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing, saying it has developed an experimental processor that took just minutes to complete a calculation that would take the world's best...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 at 02:26 PM CDT

Poll: Some Workers Changing Actions Amid #MeToo

Poll: Some Workers Changing Actions Amid #MeToo

Barbara Myers started work as an apprentice electrician in 1995, and over the years she learned to shoot back sexual banter on the job site as much as she had to take it from some of her coworkers. Those days...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 at 10:39 AM CDT

Under Armour Founder Kevin Plank Relinquishes CEO Post

Under Armour Founder Kevin Plank Relinquishes CEO Post

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank will step down as CEO in the new year to become the company's executive chairman and brand chief. Patrik Frisk, who became president and chief operating officer two years...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 at 10:18 AM CDT

Verizon to Offer Free Disney+ for 1 Year

Verizon to Offer Free Disney+ for 1 Year

Verizon is offering new and current customers a free year of Disney+ as the battle for streaming customers heats up. The offer extends to certain new and existing unlimited 4G and 5G customers as well as the...

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