Amazon agrees to pay for injury or damages caused by third-party products

Over the last few years, the number of products being sold by third-party sellers on Amazon has been rising. In fact, over 50% of the products are sold by third parties.  However,... Read more »

The price of coffee increases due to cold weather in Brazil 

Americans currently drink 146 billion cups of coffee a year. But, a blast of cold weather in Brazil could mean the average coffee could soon end up costing a lot more.  Coffee... Read more »

Drug companies agree on a settlement for their role in the opioid crisis 

Pharmaceutical companies have been widely criticized for their role in the opioid addiction crisis. Now, four of the biggest US drug giants have agreed to pay $26 million to settle claims.  Earlier... Read more »

Robinhood app fined $70 million for giving ‘false or misleading information’

The Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has just fined the trading app Robinhood $70 million, which is the largest penalty ever imposed by the organization.  According to a statement from FINRA, Robinhood has... Read more »

Juul agrees to pay settlement in lawsuit over advertising practices 

The e-cigarette maker Juul has now agreed to pay $40 million to settle a lawsuit with North Caroline after being accused of intentionally marketing its products to teenagers.  The US state accused... Read more »

How to recognize and deal with delivery text scams 

In the last year, online sales grew by 27.6% globally compared to the previous year. If you’ve been ordering more products online, you’ve probably had parcel delivery text messages.  However, this has... Read more »

Pfizer has suspended the distribution of Chantix 

After discovering some batches could be contaminated with a carcinogen, Pfizer has halted the distribution of its stop-smoking drug Chantix.  During testing, Pfizer found high levels of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) – a common nitrosamine –... Read more »

Apple employees start a campaign against the new on-site working plan 

According to a report released by The Verge, employees at Apple have started a campaign against the plans for a widespread return to this office in the coming months.  This follows a... Read more »

G7 countries reach a deal to tax tech giants 

On Saturday, the G7 group of economies announced a deal that would force large multinational companies to pay more tax. The leaders agreed to the deal in the hope that it would... Read more »

Facebook and Instagram add the option to hide like counts 

In an announcement, Facebook has now said that it will give users the option to hide the number of likes they get on both their Facebook and Instagram accounts.  The company says... Read more »