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Hot dog fans can relish a stay in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile with Airbnb

(CHICAGO) -- A hot dog may not be considered a sandwich, but now it can be a home.Oscar Mayer is opening the doors of its infamous Wienermobile for the first time ever to give hot dog lovers a chance to book an overnight stay in the 27-foot hot dog on…... Read More

FaceApp goes viral with old-age filter, but spurs privacy concerns

(NEW YORK) -- FaceApp is the latest viral trend that has everyone doing a double-take over how they might look 50 years in the future -- but users might want to take a closer look at the privacy policy first. The popular free mobile app that instantly alters the appearance…... Read More

EU launches investigation into Amazon's use of 'sensitive data'

(LONDON) -- The executive body of the European Union has opened a formal investigation into whether Amazon's handling of data from independent sellers breaks anti-competition laws. The European Commission will investigate Amazon's dual role as a retailer selling products and as a marketplace where independent sellers deal directly with customers.The…... Read More

Ford builds a pickup truck emoji

(NEW YORK) -- Henry Ford rolled out the first factory-built half-ton pickup truck in 1925. Fast forward 94 years and his company wants to break new ground on your smartphone screen by introducing a truck emoji."When customers started demanding a truck emoji, we knew we had to help make it…... Read More

Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit on display for first time in more than a decade

(WASHINGTON) -- Exactly 50 years since the launch of Apollo 11, the spacesuit astronaut Neil Armstrong wore during his 'giant leap for mankind' went on display Tuesday morning for the first time in over a decade. The suit, with lunar dust still embedded in the fabric, was revealed alongside Vice…... Read More

Girl Scouts launches 42 new badges to mobilize girls to change the world

(NEW YORK) -- The Girl Scouts have added more new badges and programs to help girls learn to make choices about how they want to experience and influence the world. The 42 new badges were created exclusively for girls in grades K-12, the Girl Scouts of the USA said in…... Read More

Amazon Prime Day, Target's Deal Days kick off Monday

(NEW YORK) -- Amazon Prime Day is here. On July 15, get ready to shop one of the biggest sales of the summer on everything from electronics to your favorite fashion finds, all at deeply discounted prices. This year, there are more than one million deals that will last for…... Read More

Marriott, Choice hotels say they would not serve as detention centers after ICE raids

(WASHINGTON) -- As U.S. cities brace for President Donald Trump's promised immigration raids this weekend, two popular hotel chains said they would not serve as detention centers for immigrants in the event of a housing shortage.Trump on Friday confirmed plans for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in major…... Read More

Google workers can listen to your Google Assistant recordings, company acknowledges

(NEW YORK) -- A Dutch language expert working for Google to train its speech technology leaked private information in a breach of the company's security policies, company officials said. The disclosure came after Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS reported that its reporters listened to more than 1,000 conversations recorded by the…... Read More

Sotheby's to auction off rare Nike sneakers, starting bids reach $80,000

(NEW YORK) -- Sneaker enthusiasts can now get their hands on some of the rarest kicks ever made -- for a hefty price -- as Sotheby’s launches its “Ultimate Sneaker Collection” auction.The art dealer has partnered with shoe store Stadium Goods to auction off 100 of “the most exclusive and…... Read More

Suboxone maker to pay $1.4 billion in largest opioid settlement in US history

(WASHINGTON) -- Suboxone maker Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB Group) will pay the U.S. government a record $1.4 billion to end criminal and civil probes into the marketing of its addiction treatment medication, making it the largest settlement related to the opioid crisis in U.S. history, authorities said on Thursday.The settlement…... Read More

Hospital CEO resigns, 23 workers fired over excessive doses, deaths

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The CEO of an embattled Ohio hospital resigned on Thursday and nearly two dozen workers were fired amid allegations that the hospital prescribed excessive painkiller doses that led to 25 patient deaths.Mount Carmel Health System CEO and President Ed Lamb said he planned to resign by July…... Read More

Apple disables Walkie-Talkie app on potential eavesdropping glitch

(NEW YORK) -- Apple has disabled the Apple Watch's Walkie-Talkie app because of a glitch that could allow a user to eavesdrop on someone else's iPhone without their knowledge or consent, the company said on Thursday."We were just made aware of a vulnerability related to the Walkie-Talkie app on the…... Read More

Opening dates for

(NEW YORK) -- Fans eagerly awaiting the opening of the long-delayed Rise of the Resistance attraction at Star Wars Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland and Walt Disney World will have to wait a few parsecs longer.Rise of the Resistance, which Disney says will "blur the lines between fantasy and reality and…... Read More