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Housing Charity Shows Off First 3-D Printed House

Housing Charity Shows Off First 3-D Printed House

San Francisco-based housing charity New Story has partnered with construction technology company ICON to design a 3-D printer for building homes for low-income people around the world. The team has been working on its designs for the... 
NCAA Revenues Top $1 Billion For First Time

NCAA Revenues Top $1 Billion For First Time

According to an audited financial statement released by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the association surpassed $1 billion in annual revenue during its 2017 fiscal year. The amount is a 6.6 percent jump from... 
United Airlines Under Fire For Bonus Lottery

United Airlines Under Fire For Bonus Lottery

United Airlines parent company, United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL), has announced that it is rethinking its plan to replace its modest monthly employee bonuses with a lottery system. The new plan would have offered large... 
Facebook Expands Job Posting Feature

Facebook Expands Job Posting Feature

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) says that its new job posting feature has been wildly popular in the U.S. and Canada, where it rolled out last year. The company has now rolled out the feature to 40 more countries. The international expansion... 
Hope Hicks Ends Tenure As Communications Director

Hope Hicks Ends Tenure As Communications Director

Hope Hicks has announced that she is resigning from her post as Communications Director for the White House. In the announcement, she said that she plans to leave the White House in the coming weeks. She did not say what her next job... 
Alarming Number Of Women Smoke While Pregnant

Alarming Number Of Women Smoke While Pregnant

A new report put out by the government shows that alarming numbers of women are still smoking while pregnant. The report shows that just over 7 percent of women smoke tobacco while pregnant. The findings were based on birth certificate... 
Cryptocurrency Exchange Pricing Glitch Stokes Concerns

Cryptocurrency Exchange Pricing Glitch Stokes Concerns

A recent glitch at Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif created a situation that caused an error with its price calculation system. As a result, some users were able to buy digital currencies for free. One of the parties allegedly... 
Home Depot Tops Expectations For Fourth Quarter

Home Depot Tops Expectations For Fourth Quarter

Home Depot’s (NYSE: HD) fourth-quarter earnings and sales topped Wall Street’s expectations. Home Depot reported net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 of $1.8 billion, or $1.52 a share, compared with $1.7 billion,... 
Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency

Venezuela has started the world’s first sovereign cryptocurrency. The Petro will be backed by some of the country’s massive crude oil reserves, as well as its storehouses of gold and diamonds. President Nicolas Maduro hopes the... 
Jennifer Aniston Splits With Husband Justin Theroux

Jennifer Aniston Splits With Husband Justin Theroux

After two and a half years of marriage, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have parted ways. The two spent a total of seven years as a couple. Aniston was previously married to Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005. This is Theroux’s first... 
SpaceX Gets Nod For Satellite Broadband Network

SpaceX Gets Nod For Satellite Broadband Network

SpaceX has won an endorsement to build a broadband network using satellites from the top U.S. communications regulator. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the approval of the application. According to Pai,... 
Video Game May Help Suppress Schizophrenia Symptoms

Video Game May Help Suppress Schizophrenia Symptoms

An international team of researchers has found that a “computerized rocket game” was able to help patients with schizophrenia suppress one of the most damaging symptoms of the condition. The video game appeared to help... 
Equifax Breach Deeper Than Originally Thought

Equifax Breach Deeper Than Originally Thought

New documents given to lawmakers show that the hack of Atlanta-based Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) exposed more of consumers’ personal information than the company originally disclosed. The company previously said that the stolen... 
Nuclear Scientists Arrested For Using Supercomputer For Bitcoin Mining

Nuclear Scientists Arrested For Using Supercomputer For Bitcoin Mining

Several scientists working at the Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov, Russia were arrested this week for allegedly using one of the country’s most powerful supercomputers to mine bitcoins. Tatiana Zalesskaya, a spokeswoman for the facility,... 
Tesla Posts Worst-ever Quarterly Loss

Tesla Posts Worst-ever Quarterly Loss

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) just posted its worst-ever quarterly loss for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year. Its net loss increased to $675.4 million, or $4.01 per share, for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $121.3 million,... 
Nazca Lines Damaged By Rogue Truck Driver

Nazca Lines Damaged By Rogue Truck Driver

A trucker intentionally drove his tractor-trailer off a roadway and through the 2,000-year-old Nazca Lines in Peru, causing considerable damage to the protected historic area. Truck driver Jainer Jesús Flores Vigo was arrested and... 
Three Business Titans To Tackle Health Care Costs

Three Business Titans To Tackle Health Care Costs

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A), and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) are joining forces to try to improve health care. The three companies announced that they would be forming an independent health care company for... 
Ronda Rousey Makes Debut With WWE

Ronda Rousey Makes Debut With WWE

Ronda Rousey made her first appearance as a WWE personality at the close of Sunday’s Royal Rumble 2018. Rousey made her surprise appearance at the conclusion of the first-ever women’s Royal Rumble match. Rousey said in... 
Dutch Intelligence Helped FBI Detect Russian Hacking

Dutch Intelligence Helped FBI Detect Russian Hacking

A Dutch newspaper and television show have jointly reported that the Netherlands’ spy service was the first to alert the FBI to the hacking of the U.S. Democratic National Committee. The reports were published in the highly-respected... 
General Electric Under SEC Investigation

General Electric Under SEC Investigation

A $10 billion quarterly loss has apparently sparked a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into General Electric’s (NYSE: GE) financial accounting. The investigation initially began in late November and focused on long-term... 
Spacewalk To Repair International Space Station Successful

Spacewalk To Repair International Space Station Successful

Two NASA astronauts have completed a scheduled spacewalk to make necessary repairs to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission was the 206th spacewalk supporting the station’s assembly and maintenance. It was the first... 
This Year’s Flu Season Worse Than Expected

This Year’s Flu Season Worse Than Expected

The flu season has been particularly bad this year. Flu-like cases reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national network have spiked sharply over the past two weeks. Dr. Dan Jernigan of the CDC, said,... 
General Electric Takes $6.2 Billion Charge For Finance Unit

General Electric Takes $6.2 Billion Charge For Finance Unit

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has announced it will take a $6.2 billion charge in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year to pay for lingering problems in its GE Capital unit. G.E. said it was making the move after conducting a review... 
Chelsea Manning Declares Candidacy For Senate

Chelsea Manning Declares Candidacy For Senate

Former U.S. army private Chelsea Manning has filed to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, according to federal election filings. The news of Manning’s filing was first reported in a tweet by Red Maryland, a conservative media outlet.... 
Sam’s Club Locations Closing Across America

Sam’s Club Locations Closing Across America

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) has announced it will be closing 63 of its Sam’s Club locations across the U.S. The company released a statement saying, “After a thorough review of our existing portfolio, we’ve decided to close a series... 
Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Announces Senate Run

Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Announces Senate Run

Joe Arpaio has announced that he is running in Arizona for the United States Senate. He will be running for the seat being vacated by Republican Senator Jeff Flake. Flake abandoned his 2018 re-election campaign after coming under criticism... 
Raw Water Trend Emerges As New Health Craze

Raw Water Trend Emerges As New Health Craze

There is a new health trend emerging that is worrying health experts from coast to coast. Drinking “raw water” is the latest craze being touted for the “health benefits” it provides. The trend has primarily caught on over on...