Government Regulation

Will Pacemakers and Other Medical Implants Be Hacked?

Last October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a call for comments to new guidance from the agency on the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of networked medical devices that can ...
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A Big Legislative Catalyst for Cannabis Stocks Is Coming Soon

Cannabis stocks had a massive showing on Wall Street this past fall. In fact, most of the news flow surrounding these stocks had investors pouring money into them. Some of ...
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Can Boeing Afford to Cancel Garuda’s $4.9 Billion Order?

In October 2015, Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Airlines placed an order with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for 50 new 737 MAX 8s. The order came almost two years before Boeing ...
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Is Amazon Courting Danger by Restricting Some Product Advertising?

Now may not be the best time for Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) to get tough with some of its Marketplace resellers. The European Commission (EC) just slapped a $1.7 billion ...
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Will a $1.7 Billion Fine Make Google Flinch?

In a terse filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday morning, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) announced that the company would take a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) charge in ...
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Boeing’s Political Power Is About to Be Tested

In a statement issued Tuesday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg reiterated the company's commitment to safety as the "core of who we are at Boeing." That may not ...
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Will Music Royalty Lawsuit Injure Peloton’s IPO Chances

Peloton is supposed to be one of the hottest IPOs to watch from the IPO Class of 2019. After seeing some stops and starts in the IPO market, Peloton's ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced four new voluntary recalls for three drugs and one medical device. The agency also released an update on an earlier notification ...
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Two-Thirds of Voters Say Amazon Cancelling Queens HQ Bad for NY

When Amazon.com Inc. (NYSE: AMZN) announced last November that it would build a new HQ2 building in Queens, New York, and bring some 25,000 new jobs to the Long Island ...
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How Much Money Does March Madness Make?

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, aka March Madness, is very big business. Will this year's take be even greater now that sports betting is legal in eight states? ...
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Boeing Will Keep Building 737 MAX, Just Won’t Deliver Them or Get Paid

The Wednesday U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounding of all U.S.-based Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX jets will not stop the company from continuing to build the planes at ...
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Boeing, FAA Agree to Ground 737 MAX Fleet (Finally)

In a terse statement issued Wednesday afternoon, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) recommended that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) temporarily suspend operations of the entire global fleet of 371 ...
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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 863,000 Cars, Minivans for High Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Wednesday morning that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) has agreed to a voluntary recall of 862,520 vehicles sold in the United States ...
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Why Do Boeing and the FAA Still Deny a Possible Systemic 737 MAX Problem?

If, instead of two fatal crashes in less than five months of the new Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 737s in Indonesia and Ethiopia, the crashes had occurred in Chicago or ...
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Spotify Brings Antitrust Claim Against Apple

It's only been a few days that technology giants have had to hear about forcible break-ups. Now Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT) is making antitrust claims against Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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