Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The world's largest retailer also said it will also stop selling fruit and dessert flavored e-cigarettes, which critics say can hook teenagers on vaping.
Meatsplainer: How New Plant-Based Burgers Compare To BeefProtein content is about the same, while other nutrients vary. Some may like that the plant-based patties have fiber, but dislike that they're higher in sodium.
GM Cruise Autonomous Vehicle Unit Gets $1.15B InvestmentCruise is considered among the leaders in the race to deploy autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers. It has pledged to do that in an unspecified city sometime this year, but recently has backed away.
Robocalls Legislation May Not Silence All Suspicious CallsThe legislation would also encourage carriers to use technology to stop what's called spoofing. That's where the scammers put a bogus number on the caller ID.
US Probes Inadvertent Side Air Bag Deployment On Mazda SUVsDocuments posted Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say two owners have complained about the problem. Four people were hurt in one of the cases.
Microsoft Offers Software Tools To Secure ElectionsMicrosoft officials said the ElectionGuard development kit will be provided free of charge as part of its Defending Democracy Program. They also announced a cut-rate Office 365 application suite for political parties and campaigns at a 75 percent discount, the price they charge nonprofits.
Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones For Promoting 'Violence And Hate'“We've always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology. The process for evaluating potential violators is extensive and it is what led us to our decision to remove these accounts today,” said a Facebook spokesperson.
Privacy-Focused' Facebook Puts The Spotlight On GroupsThe groups cover a wide range of interests and topics — hiking, hair care, parenting, rare diseases. Recommended groups will appear on users' homepages. (The redesign will also do away with Facebook's signature blue banner.)
Grounded Max Jets Could Contribute To Higher Summer FaresWith Max jets grounded after two deadly accidents, U.S. airlines will operate about 200 fewer daily flights than planned through the heart of the peak summer season. That's around 35,000 seats lost every day.
Amtrak Ending Indianapolis-To-Chicago Route With Funding CutAmtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says the four-days-a-week train won't run after June 30, which is when its $3 million annual state subsidy ends.
Marriott To Expand Further Into Home-SharingMarriott's move is an acknowledgment that home-sharing — which has boomed in the last decade since Airbnb's founding — has fundamentally changed guests' expectations.
Comcast Sheds Cable Customers But Adds Internet SubscribersTraditional TV providers are losing customers at an increasing rate while streaming companies pop up seemingly every few weeks . To deal with that industry shift online from cable, Comcast has focused on growing its broadband business while integrating streaming apps into its cable box.
CVS Moves Into Dental Care With Teeth-Straightening ServiceThe American Association of Orthodontists warns that in-person visits are crucial for care like teeth-straightening.
5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars Are Many Years AwayAcross the globe, roadway marking lines are different, or they may not even exist. Lane lines aren't standardized, so vehicles have to learn how to drive differently in each city. Sometimes there aren't any curbs to help vehicles judge lane width.
US Expands Probe Into Air Bag Failures To 12.3M VehiclesFour deaths that may have been caused by the problem were reported in Hyundai-Kia vehicles and three in Fiat Chrysler automobiles. NHTSA opened an investigation in March of 2017 involving the TRW parts in Hyundais and Kias.