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Adidas is selling only 7,000 of these gorgeous shoes made from ocean waste

For a while, Adidas and Parley for the Oceans, an organization dedicated to reducing plastic waste in oceans, have collaborated on shoes made of recycled plastic from oceans.<p>Last year, they 3-D printed a prototype, with the goal of demonstrating how the industry could "rethink design and help stop …

Shoes

A Chipotle-style pizza chain backed by LeBron James is becoming a huge threat to Domino's and Pizza Hut

Build-your-own pizza chain Blaze Pizza should worry traditional pizza retailers from Pizza Hut to Domino's. The LeBron James-backed company has gone from an idea in 2011 to nearly 160 locations nationwide, with an additional 94 restaurants in the pipeline.<p>The company racked up $130 million in 2016 …

Pizza Hut

Samsung washing machines recalled because of explosion risk

Samsung -- still reeling from its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone -- is recalling almost 3 million washing machines because they can explode.<p>Samsung Electronics (SSNLF) and federal regulators announced the recall on Friday after reports that the lids of the machines can pop off violently while …

Galaxy Note

Amazon is about to 'destroy the retail environment' in Australia, report says

Being geographically distanced from much of the world's major centres, Australians rely heavily on online shopping to supply them with the latest …

Theranos Is Shutting Its Blood-Test Facilities, Shedding 40 Percent Of Workers

Just two years after the blood-testing company Theranos was valued at $9 billion, the company has announced that it will close its clinical labs and blood-test centers and cut more than 40 percent of its staff.<p>Theranos says it is shifting its focus to a product it calls the miniLab, with the goal …

Comcast Fined $2.3 Million For Improperly Charging Customers

Cable giant Comcast Corp. has been ordered by federal regulators to pay $2.3 million for wrongfully charging customers for gear and services they never requested. Officials say it is the largest civil penalty imposed on a cable operator.<p>On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission ordered …

Samsung's Recall Causes Profit Woes

Samsung Electronics profits estimate took a hit, on news it was discontinuing its flagship phone. The company says it is adjusting its earning and cutting its operating profit by $2.3 billion. That's after Samsung ended production of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. A number of the phones overheated …

Wells Fargo, Samsung And Volkswagen: Can A Good Name Be Restored?

After last month's televised congressional hearings, Wells Fargo's top executive, John Stumpf, had become the face of the company's sham-accounts scandal. He retired Wednesday.<p>Stumpf's downfall was the latest twist in a strange, yearlong tale about huge corporations taking their sterling …

Are Golden Tickets That Speed Drugs Through FDA Worthwhile?

Drugmaker Sarepta Therapeutics won a big victory when its $300,000 muscular dystrophy drug was approved Sept. 19, despite questions about its effectiveness.<p>But the company had other reasons to celebrate. It was also awarded the pharmaceutical industry's version of a Willy Wonka golden ticket.<p>The …

October Can Be Frightful For Investors. Will Politics Make It Scarier?

It's October now, a month known for apple cider, colorful leaves — and hideous stock-price plunges.<p>This is the month that brought Americans such horrors as: The Panic of 1907; The Crash of 1929; The Black Monday of 1987; The Asia Market Crash of 1997 and The Financial Crisis of 2008 when the Dow …

As Buyers Circle, Could Twitter Be Better Off As A Nonprofit?

Despite having more than 300 million users, Twitter has struggled to make a profit and keep its investors happy. Yet, the service has arguably been good for public dialogues and news gathering.<p>So as Twitter considers a sale, maybe it's worth pondering the idea of Twitter getting out from under the …

Meal Kits And Chaos: Report Reveals Unsavory Side Of Blue Apron Warehouse

The idea behind the company Blue Apron is simple: Each week, it sends customers a box with recipe cards and fresh ingredients to make a handful of meals, each of them in just under 35 minutes.<p>The company has grown quickly since its founding in 2012: It delivers around 8 million meals per month.<p>This …

Volkswagen Is Recalling More Vehicles, But It's Not About The Diesel Scandal

Add to Volkswagen's woes an auto safety recall. Volkswagen and its Audi brand are recalling nearly 281,500 vehicles owing to fuel leaks.<p>The recall is massive for VW. The company sold approximately 350,000 vehicles in the last year.<p>There are actually three separate recalls but all pertain to fuel …

A Historic Climate Agreement Will Make Air Travel Carbon Neutral By 2020

The deal is the outcome of the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization meeting in Montreal this week. It aims to make the …

Crunch Report | Verizon wants $1 billion discount on Yahoo deal

<b>Today’s Stories</b><p>Report: Verizon wants $1 billion discount after Yahoo privacy concerns<br>• Facebook launches standalone “Events” discovery and calendar app<br>• Poland builds a solar-powered bike path that glows a ghostly blue<br>• Carriers are offering replacements for Note 7 replacements in wake of latest …

China's top central banker cautions against hot property prices

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s central bank governor stepped up rhetoric against rapid rises in home prices and continued credit growth, signaling further action on top of recent fresh curbs across a number of cities to cool their overheated real estate markets.<p>Residential buildings are seen after …

Real Estate

Brussels slams the door on UK companies

Britain’s biggest companies are being frozen out of crucial discussions in Brussels, sparking fears their international operations could face swift “policy punishment” over the decision by voters to leave the EU.<p>Senior executives across the spectrum of industry sectors have told the <i>Sunday Telegraph</i> …