FDA advisors vote in favor of approving Novavax Covid-19 vaccine 

Members of the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted that authorizing Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine for use in adults would be beneficial.  The advisors were asked on Tuesday to vote... Read more »

Investigation launched into Tesla Autopilot after crash that caused three deaths 

A new investigation has been launched into the safety of Tesla’s Autopilot feature after a crash that killed three people. Safety regulators in the US are also looking at more than 30... Read more »

Study finds inconsistent food labeling among online grocery stores 

According to a study by researchers from New York University, many online grocery retailers are struggling to provide consumers with consistent food labeling on products.  Labels on food products provide important nutritional... Read more »

FedEx suspends some of its US freight services due to staff shortages 

According to a report, delivery company FedEx has suspended some of its US shipment services due to supply chain issues and staff shortages related to COVID-19.  The report says that FedEx is... Read more »

Court orders Amazon to pay $500,000 settlement over health and safety breaches 

Amazon came under fire earlier this year for not providing its employees with enough protection against the rising number of coronavirus cases.  Now, the state of California has ordered the tech giant... Read more »

Consumer debt is now rising despite small reduction during the pandemic 

Surveys show that the pandemic changed people’s financial habits, particularly when it comes to credit card spending. However, a new report by the  Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic... Read more »

Report shows that 20 companies produce 55% of plastic globally

The environmental impacts of plastic have been a concern for many years. Plastic bottles, packaging, and bags are among the billions of items that are used once and then thrown away.  Plastic... Read more »

FDA could ban menthol cigarettes after pressure from health groups 

Health groups have opposed menthol cigarettes for many years. Now, after years of discussions, there are reports that a ban may actually be implemented in the near future.  According to a report... Read more »

Are online job coaches exploiting the unemployed?

In the last decade, the online coaching industry has boomed.  Figures from LinkedIn in 2020 show that there was a 153% increase in life coaches and a 115% increase in career and... Read more »

When will the Sony PS5 console be back in stock? 

When the Playstation 5 console was launched last year, it rapidly became out of stock. But, for anyone desperate to get their hands on one, restocks are due to start this week. ... Read more »