In SIM swap fraud, criminals take over your phone number by duping your mobile carrier, which can unlock financial, email and social media accounts.
Landlords can be a pain. Some have crossed the line from forgetful to clueless. At the top of the list was an absentee gentleman who enabled a typical living arrangement to evolve into an economic and legal wonderland.
Investing in biotech stocks can be quite risky, with the potential for clinical failures, regulatory setbacks and new competitors. But for risk-tolerant long-term investors, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VRTX) is worth a look. The company currently dominates the cystic fibrosisk, or CF, market with its three approved drugs – Kalydeco, Orkambi and Symdeko. Those drugs allow Vertex to treat about 39,000 patients.
A new quasi-independent oversight board will soon make decisions on some of the most difficult questions on what material belongs on Facebook’s platform in a “very public way,” an executive for the social-media company said Friday.
A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers’ Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.
The former Knight’s Diner, now under new ownership, is undergoing renovations to upgrade its kitchen and add a food prep area.
Sanofi is voluntarily recalling heartburn medication Zantac in the United States and Canada over worries the medicine may be tainted with a compound that could cause cancer.
FAA chief Steve Dickson on Friday demanded an explanation from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, including why the company delayed several months before telling FAA about the messages.
Johnson & Johnson is recalling a single lot of its baby powder as a precaution after testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online. The recall announced Friday comes as J&J fights thousands of lawsuits in which plaintiffs claim its iconic baby powder was contaminated with asbestos and that it caused ovarian cancer or another rare cancer. At multiple trials, J&J experts have testified asbestos hasn’t been detected in its baby powder in many tests over 40 years.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform’s refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy “even if it goes against our standards.” But while he promoted free expression, limitations were place on coverage of his remarks at Georgetown University.
The state Washington on Thursday fined three companies for their roles in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle in April, with officials calling it “totally avoidable,” and Seattle Police confirmed that they have opened a criminal investigation.
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women’s sagging pelvic organs.
The voluntary step announced Thursday is the company’s latest concession as it tries to weather a political backlash blaming its flavored-nicotine products for hooking a generation of teenagers.
Contract eetails were posted Thursday on the union website as factory level union officials met to decide if they’ll approve the deal.
Leading health organizations recently released their first consensus recommendations about what young children should be drinking: only breast milk or, if necessary, infant formula until a baby is six months old, with water introduced around then, and plain cow’s milk at around their first birthday. That’s it.
FedEx officials confirm the company has filed a building permit for its new package sorting facility and world hub in Tennessee.
The Federal Communications Commission has approved the $26.5 billion combination of wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile on a 3-2 party-line vote.
Seattle-based Remitly, an online international money transfer company, is expanding to Spokane, with plans for a second Washington office in the Bennett Block building.
Amid calls from some Democrats to suspend President Donald Trump’s account, Twitter says world leaders’ accounts aren’t entirely above its policies and that it will enforce those policies on any account that violates rules, such as promoting terrorism.
WASHINGTON – Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending. Retail sales fell 0.3% last month following a 0.6% gain in August, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. It was the first decline since a 0.5% drop in February.