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New software issues could delay return of Boeing’s 737 Max

sanfel/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Boeing potentially faces more delays for the return of its 737 Max jets after another software issue surfaced during an audit meeting with regulators last weekend, sources tell ABC News.

The 737 Max has been grounded   ... Read More

A fee for rideshares to the airport may be unconstitutional, Arizona AG says

Anatoliy Sizov/iStock(PHOENIX) -- A $4 fee for hailing an Uber or Lyft to or from the airport in Phoenix has garnered a firestorm of reaction from residents and ride-share companies, and now Arizona's attorney general says he believes it's   ... Read More

Apple could be forced to abandon its lightning cable by EU regulators

Wachiwit/iStock(NEW YORK) -- European lawmakers are pushing for a universal cellphone charger, arguing it is more environmentally friendly and more convenient for consumers, a move that could bring an end to Apple's exclusive lightning cable.

Members of the European   ... Read More

Housing starts rise 16.9% in December, marking 13-year high

grandriver/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- More Americans broke ground on new homes last month, pushing housing starts to a 13-year high.

The Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Friday that new home construction rose in December to a   ... Read More

Deaf man sues PornHub over lack of closed captions

domnicky/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A deaf man has sued PornHub and other pornographic websites because he said he “cannot enjoy video content” without closed captioning.

Yaroslav Suris, a New York resident, tried to watch videos on PornHub entitled “Hot Step   ... Read More

Kat Von D steps down from her popular makeup brand

Jun/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has officially announced that she is stepping down from her namesake makeup line.

"It's hard to admit this, since I've always said, 'You can do everything and anything.' But I   ... Read More

Microsoft says it will be “carbon negative” by 2030

Lcva2/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Microsoft has announced they will become carbon negative by 2030.In a blog post on the company's website, Microsoft President Brad Smith said climate change is the reason."The world’s climate experts agree that the   ... Read More

Why SpaceX is blowing up a Falcon 9 rocket for a safety test

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(NEW YORK) -- SpaceX is intentionally blowing up one of its Falcon 9 rockets shortly after it launches Saturday, during what it hopes will be the final unmanned test flight before the private aerospace company can send NASA   ... Read More

PepsiCo Announces 100 Percent Renewable Electricity

PepsiCo(NEW YORK) -- PepsiCo has announced they will use 100 percent renewable energy to power their US direct operations.The beverage and snack giant, whose brands include Gatorade, Tropicana and Lay's, will achieve this using power purchase agreements, virtual   ... Read More

Lawyer for former Nissan chairman resigns after client flees Japan

eyewave/iStock(NEW YORK) -- After his client jumped bail and fled the country, the lawyer for fugitive former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has resigned.

Junichiro Hironaka told reporters that he quit representing Ghosn on Thursday, according to video posted by   ... Read More

Payless ShoeSource makes a comeback after Chapter 11 bankruptcy

tupungato/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Payless ShoeSource is slated to make a comeback sooner than later after shuttering over 2,000 stores in North America.

The popular footwear retailer known for its discount prices filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February   ... Read More

Tesla to open a design center for ‘Chinese-style’ vehicles in China

jetcityimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Tesla announced it is opening a new design center in China and is already recruiting talent to help make "Chinese-style" cars.
 
The American electric automaker announced the new design and research facility in a post   ... Read More

Ben & Jerry’s announces new flavor: ‘Netflix and Chill’d’

Ben & Jerry's(NEW YORK) -- While ice cream is the traditional salve for when a relationship goes wrong, Ben & Jerry's has collaborated with Netflix for a flavor that references that night-in when a modern coupling goes right: it's called Netflix and   ... Read More

President Trump signs partial trade deal with China, calling it a ‘momentous step’

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump signed a partial trade deal with China on Wednesday -- joined by China Vice Premiere Liu He -- a so-called "phase one" agreement representing a significant step toward   ... Read More

Japan’s environment minister is taking paternity leave and the country is shocked

baona/iStock(TOKYO) -- Japan's environment minister announced he is taking paternity leave after the birth of his first child, and the news garnered international headlines and shocked social media in a nation where "death from overwork" is considered a public   ... Read More

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New software issues could delay return of Boeing’s 737 Max

sanfel/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Boeing potentially faces more delays for the return of its 737 Max jets after another software issue surfaced during an audit meeting with regulators last weekend, sources tell ABC News.

The 737 Max has been grounded   ... Read More

A fee for rideshares to the airport may be unconstitutional, Arizona AG says

Anatoliy Sizov/iStock(PHOENIX) -- A $4 fee for hailing an Uber or Lyft to or from the airport in Phoenix has garnered a firestorm of reaction from residents and ride-share companies, and now Arizona's attorney general says he believes it's   ... Read More

Apple could be forced to abandon its lightning cable by EU regulators

Wachiwit/iStock(NEW YORK) -- European lawmakers are pushing for a universal cellphone charger, arguing it is more environmentally friendly and more convenient for consumers, a move that could bring an end to Apple's exclusive lightning cable.

Members of the European   ... Read More

Housing starts rise 16.9% in December, marking 13-year high

grandriver/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- More Americans broke ground on new homes last month, pushing housing starts to a 13-year high.

The Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Friday that new home construction rose in December to a   ... Read More

Deaf man sues PornHub over lack of closed captions

domnicky/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A deaf man has sued PornHub and other pornographic websites because he said he “cannot enjoy video content” without closed captioning.

Yaroslav Suris, a New York resident, tried to watch videos on PornHub entitled “Hot Step   ... Read More

Kat Von D steps down from her popular makeup brand

Jun/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has officially announced that she is stepping down from her namesake makeup line.

"It's hard to admit this, since I've always said, 'You can do everything and anything.' But I   ... Read More

Microsoft says it will be “carbon negative” by 2030

Lcva2/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Microsoft has announced they will become carbon negative by 2030.In a blog post on the company's website, Microsoft President Brad Smith said climate change is the reason."The world’s climate experts agree that the   ... Read More

Why SpaceX is blowing up a Falcon 9 rocket for a safety test

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(NEW YORK) -- SpaceX is intentionally blowing up one of its Falcon 9 rockets shortly after it launches Saturday, during what it hopes will be the final unmanned test flight before the private aerospace company can send NASA   ... Read More

PepsiCo Announces 100 Percent Renewable Electricity

PepsiCo(NEW YORK) -- PepsiCo has announced they will use 100 percent renewable energy to power their US direct operations.The beverage and snack giant, whose brands include Gatorade, Tropicana and Lay's, will achieve this using power purchase agreements, virtual   ... Read More

Lawyer for former Nissan chairman resigns after client flees Japan

eyewave/iStock(NEW YORK) -- After his client jumped bail and fled the country, the lawyer for fugitive former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has resigned.

Junichiro Hironaka told reporters that he quit representing Ghosn on Thursday, according to video posted by   ... Read More

Payless ShoeSource makes a comeback after Chapter 11 bankruptcy

tupungato/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Payless ShoeSource is slated to make a comeback sooner than later after shuttering over 2,000 stores in North America.

The popular footwear retailer known for its discount prices filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February   ... Read More

Tesla to open a design center for ‘Chinese-style’ vehicles in China

jetcityimage/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Tesla announced it is opening a new design center in China and is already recruiting talent to help make "Chinese-style" cars.
 
The American electric automaker announced the new design and research facility in a post   ... Read More

Ben & Jerry’s announces new flavor: ‘Netflix and Chill’d’

Ben & Jerry's(NEW YORK) -- While ice cream is the traditional salve for when a relationship goes wrong, Ben & Jerry's has collaborated with Netflix for a flavor that references that night-in when a modern coupling goes right: it's called Netflix and   ... Read More

President Trump signs partial trade deal with China, calling it a ‘momentous step’

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump signed a partial trade deal with China on Wednesday -- joined by China Vice Premiere Liu He -- a so-called "phase one" agreement representing a significant step toward   ... Read More

Japan’s environment minister is taking paternity leave and the country is shocked

baona/iStock(TOKYO) -- Japan's environment minister announced he is taking paternity leave after the birth of his first child, and the news garnered international headlines and shocked social media in a nation where "death from overwork" is considered a public   ... Read More

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