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Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 05:49 AM PDT

McDonald's Enlists Alexa and Google to Help With Its Hiring

McDonald's Enlists Alexa and Google to Help With Its Hiring

Want a job at McDonald's? Just ask your smartphone. Starting Wednesday, McDonald's Corp. will let job seekers start an application by using voice commands with Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant. If users...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 05:18 AM PDT

Bargain Hunters Rejoice: Marshalls Launches Online Store

Bargain Hunters Rejoice: Marshalls Launches Online Store

Online customers will be able to return items via mail or to any one of its 1,100 stores.

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 12:25 PM PDT

Juul to End E-Cigarette Ads and Lobbying; CEO Steps Down

Juul to End E-Cigarette Ads and Lobbying; CEO Steps Down

The nation's largest e-cigarette maker will stop advertising its devices in the U.S. and replace its chief executive as mysterious breathing illnesses and an explosion in teen vaping have triggered efforts to...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 04:09 AM PDT

Workers, Car Owners, Dealers and GM Feel Pinch From Strike

Workers, Car Owners, Dealers and GM Feel Pinch From Strike

As the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors stretches into a second week, it's not just the company and striking workers getting pinched. With many replacement part warehouses shut down,...

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 at 12:36 PM PDT

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to Step Down Amid Controversy and Retain Chair Role

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to Step Down Amid Controversy and Retain Chair Role

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann will step down amid controversy over his role, the company has confirmed. Vice Chairman Sebastian Gunningham, a former Amazon exec, and CFO Artie Minson, formerly of AOL and Time Warner...

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 at 07:41 AM PDT

Disney Parks Expanding Plant-Based Menu Offerings

Disney Parks Expanding Plant-Based Menu Offerings

The "happiest place on Earth" is about to become even happier for people on plant-based diets as Disney World will debut hundreds of new meatless menu options next week. The Orlando-area theme park announced...

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 at 06:47 AM PDT

Arthritis Group Offers First Guidelines for Patients Who Use CBD for Joint Pain

Arthritis Group Offers First Guidelines for Patients Who Use CBD for Joint Pain

CBD has exploded in popularity over the last year, with countless numbers of people trying it as a sleep aid or relief for pain and anxiety. One concern is, there's been no guidance on how to use CBD, or...

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 at 03:59 AM PDT

Effort to Bring Home Stranded Thomas Cook Travelers Underway

Effort to Bring Home Stranded Thomas Cook Travelers Underway

The British government has flown home the first 14,500 people stranded by the collapse of tour operator Thomas Cook, and is expected to ramp up the repatriation effort to get all the 150,000 U.K.-based customers...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 05:25 PM PDT

Google Will Start Transcribing Audio Recordings Again

Google Will Start Transcribing Audio Recordings Again

Google is restarting a practice in which human contractors listen to and transcribe some voice commands people give to the company's artificial intelligence system, Assistant. But this time Google is taking...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 04:11 PM PDT

Samsung's Folding Phone Hits the US

Samsung's Folding Phone Hits the US

Samsung's folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday. There will be an AT&T version as well as an...

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