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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 08:11 PM EDT

Walmart Sues Tesla for Solar Panels That Went Up in Flames

Walmart Sues Tesla for Solar Panels That Went Up in Flames

Walmart sued Tesla for "gross negligence" on Tuesday, saying that the electric car company's energy division installed solar panels that went up in flames on its store rooftops. The retailer said fires broke...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 01:59 PM EDT

Actually, Laws Do Apply to White Claw Drinkers, Police in Maine Say

Actually, Laws Do Apply to White Claw Drinkers, Police in Maine Say

In response to the hard seltzer craze that has taken the nation by storm, police in Portland, Maine, "cleared the air" and issued a warning to drinkers of one particular brand. The department took to Twitter...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:09 PM EDT

Wayfair to Open First Permanent Store at Massachusetts Mall

Wayfair to Open First Permanent Store at Massachusetts Mall

Massive online retailer Wayfair is about to make its first foray into permanent physical stores, opening its first lasting brick-and-mortar location Wednesday at the Natick Mall in Massachusetts. Wayfair...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 11:11 AM EDT

Apple Card Is Now Available to Everyone in the US

Apple Card Is Now Available to Everyone in the US

The Apple Card is now available to all U.S. customers, the company said Tuesday. Apple announced the full launch of its new iPhone-integrated credit card, a joint venture with Goldman Sachs, on its website...

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 05:11 PM EDT

Airline Crew Allegedly Refused to Accommodate Traveler With Autism

Airline Crew Allegedly Refused to Accommodate Traveler With Autism

A man says crew members on a SkyWest Airlines flight refused to allow his brother with autism to sit near a family member Friday and walked off the plane, forcing all 75 passengers to deplane and board...

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 03:56 PM EDT

Here’s What New Tariffs Will Cost the Average American Household

Here’s What New Tariffs Will Cost the Average American Household

The average American household will be down $1,000 per year thanks to the newest round of tariffs on Chinese goods, according to J.P. Morgan. The firm estimates the average annual tariff cost per household will...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:08 AM EDT

Twitter Shuts Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests

Twitter Shuts Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests

Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. The company also said it...

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 11:47 AM EDT

Tesla Restarts Its Solar-Panel Business, Offers Rental Plans

Tesla Restarts Its Solar-Panel Business, Offers Rental Plans

Tesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them. Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk announced the offering in a series of tweets Sunday. The company will...

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 at 08:54 PM EDT

Why Apple Doesn't Want Users to Replace Their Own Batteries

Why Apple Doesn't Want Users to Replace Their Own Batteries

The two recent incidents involving Apple products show a growing risk to the company's brand: the lithium-ion batteries that power its devices. First, the Federal Aviation Administration disclosed last week...

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 at 07:03 PM EDT

Shell Workers Would Have Lost Pay If They Missed Trump Speech at Plant

Shell Workers Would Have Lost Pay If They Missed Trump Speech at Plant

Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump's speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly...

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