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Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy

Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed...

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy

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Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges.       ...
2019-06-10 19:32

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication. The filing in US Bank...
2019-06-10 19:32

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray has filed for bankruptcy protection. Chandler, Arizona-based Insys Ther...
2019-06-11 23:16

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
2019-06-10 13:16

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
2019-06-10 20:32

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkil...
2019-06-11 00:16

UPDATE 2-Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
2019-06-10 13:32

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
2019-06-06 06:48

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
2019-06-06 19:16

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
2019-06-06 02:48

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and officials of Swiss-based plane-maker Pilatus......
2019-06-22 14:48

FTD files for bankruptcy Flower delivery company FTD filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday after failing to recover from the $200 million debt the company incurred for purchasing a rival company....
2019-06-04 02:01

Barneys New York files for bankruptcy Luxury chain made famous by Sex and the City has debts of up to $500mBarneys New York, the US luxury department store chain made famous by Sex and the City, has filed for bankruptcy and put itself up for sale.The retailer, which first opened its door...
2019-08-06 19:32

Barneys files for bankruptcy, will close 15 stores Barneys has gone bust. The luxury retail giant filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday, announcing plans to close 15 stores across the nation. The retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Manhattan federal court, will shutter locations in Las Ve...
2019-08-06 17:16

Insys Therapeutics files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Monday it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes the company paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication. (Rep...
2019-06-10 13:32

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the company...
2019-06-18 01:32

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak...
2019-05-21 21:32

Barneys Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close Most Stores The luxury retailer filed for bankruptcy protection with plans to close most of its stores and a $75 million financing package that would give it time to find a buyer....
2019-08-06 12:32

Barneys New York files for bankruptcy, several stores closing The iconic high-end retailer Barneys has filed for bankruptcy. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
2019-08-07 07:48

FTD files for bankruptcy protection, but flower deliveries will continue FTD has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it prepares to sell off pieces of the company and to deal with its debt.        ...
2019-06-04 08:16

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, according to a statement....
2019-06-18 01:00

FTD Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Puts Businesses Up for Sale Flower-delivery provider FTD filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with plans to auction off its businesses to pay off an overload of debt it took on to buy former rival ProFlowers in 2014....
2019-06-04 09:32

Luxury department store Barneys files bankruptcy - NYT U.S. luxury department store chain Barneys New York Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to restructure its business and pursue a sale, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
2019-08-06 07:48

Candy Retailer Lolli & Pops Files for Bankruptcy The shopping mall-focused purveyor of such sweets as strawberry-champagne bark, blue-raspberry cotton candy and cookies-and-creme crispycakes sought protection from creditors Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
2019-08-14 03:32

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
2019-06-10 18:16

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
2019-06-27 20:32

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
2019-07-08 21:01

Philadelphia Energy Solutions files for bankruptcy after refinery fire Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company said on Monday, its second such filing in less than two years, after a fire last month prompted it to close the largest refinery on the U.S. East Coast....
2019-07-22 17:32

UPDATE 1-Luxury department store Barneys files for bankruptcy - NYT U.S. luxury department store chain Barneys New York Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to restructure its business and pursue a sale, the New York Times reported early on Tuesday....
2019-08-06 07:48

New York fashion grandee Barneys files for bankruptcy protection U.S. department store operator and fashionista favorite Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, underscoring how even luxury retailers are struggling to freshen their image and compete with online r...
2019-08-06 22:48

UPDATE 3-New York fashion grandee Barneys files for bankruptcy protection U.S. department store operator and fashionista favorite Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, underscoring how even luxury retailers are struggling to freshen their image and compete with online r...
2019-08-06 22:16

Philadelphia energy firm files for bankruptcy one month after blast and blaze The company said Sunday it aimed to start refining oil again, as, "our plan is critical to the energy supply and security for the region, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia...
2019-07-22 23:00

Sanchez Energy Files for Bankruptcy, Casualty of Commodity Price Volatility Sanchez Energy Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection after struggling with slumping energy prices, volatile markets and a dispute with Blackstone Group....
2019-08-12 23:48

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA said it was filing for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
2019-06-18 01:00

Stearns Lending files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after mortgage interest rate increases Mortgage lender Stearns Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, blaming its woes in part on increased interest rates.       ...
2019-07-09 19:32

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
2019-06-18 02:32

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
2019-05-29 01:48

Loot Crate Files for Bankruptcy and Lays Off Workers But Promises to Ship Remaining Boxes Loot Crate was once the go-to company for monthly shipments of geek and gamer gear, but now its stock has run dry. The company is filing for bankruptcy and has laid off dozens of employees, on top of the 150 warehouse workers who were let go last mon...
2019-08-14 12:32

Luxury theater chain iPic Entertainment files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, to pursue sale Luxury theater chain iPic has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company said delays in development as well as the high cost of capital depleted iPic's resources....
2019-08-05 15:16

Is President Donald Trump losing his fight to save coal? Third major company since May files for bankruptcy Miners across four states may lose their jobs after another coal company filed for bankruptcy, despite President Trump's promises to the industry.        ...
2019-07-04 13:32

Opioid maker agrees to pay $225M to settle federal probes WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics has agreed to pay $225 million to settle federal criminal and civil investigations. The settlement announced Wednesday includes a five-year deferred prosecution agre...
2019-06-06 01:16

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine’s attorney general says in a lawsuit that Purdue Pharma deceptively marketed opioid drugs in the state over a decade while the opioid crisis...
2019-06-04 01:00

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Opioid manufacturer Insys filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with plans to sell its assets, days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle federal accusations over sales of its Subsys cancer-pain drug....
2019-06-10 21:16

Mired in debt, WeWork files for IPO As many have long expected, WeWork, the preferred provider of office space for freelancers and startups alike, has filed to go public. Its prospectus, which highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the business, including the current state of its f...
2019-08-14 17:00

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-07-03 02:32

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday,...
2019-05-27 00:16

Feds: 58,000 UAW watches never handed out, but kickbacks were Charges against Michael Grimes bring the scandal closer to former UAW Vice President Joe Ashton, who headed the GM department from 2010 through 2014, and current UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada, Ashton's successor until 2018....
2019-08-18 19:32

NY regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. ...
2019-08-10 06:00

Contractor charged with taking kickbacks on Army projects COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a construction company executive was paid at least $436,000 in kickbacks in a scheme involving multimillion-dollar contracts at two military bases in Georgia. David Kennedy is charged with wire fraud and t...
2019-06-19 21:48

Mallinckrodt paid 'kickbacks' to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says The pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the largest drug price increases in US history "knowingly paid illegal kickbacks" as part of an elaborate scheme to make millions and stick the American taxpayer with the bill, the US Department of Ju...
2019-06-06 00:00

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids. The post AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push ...
2019-05-29 06:16

The Phantom Menace at 20: was the infamous prequel actually that bad? It’s 20 years since George Lucas outraged fans, derailed careers and introduced us to Jar Jar Binks. Is it time to forgive him?It is hard to believe that The Phantom Menace is 20 years old this year. In the decades since we first met Jar Jar Binks, A...
2019-05-23 15:00

Infamous Missouri Planned Parenthood gets another big break St. Louis’ notorious Planned Parenthood clinic has been given yet another extension that will allow it to operate for several more months without a valid license....
2019-07-04 05:48

The infamous Kibarani dump in Mombasa goes green In a move to reclaim the lost glory of Mombasa, the government and local private stakeholders are tackling the 50-year-old Kibarani dump. They have started to repurpose the tract of land into a green recreational park....
2019-08-08 10:32

A timeline of the royal family's most infamous feuds The royal family has made headlines over the years with reports of feuds that have been across marriage lines, among siblings, instigated by in-laws and everything else in between....
2019-08-10 14:48

25 years since the infamous OJ Simpson police chase Monday, June 17 marks 25 years of the infamous OJ Simpson Bronco chase. It captured the attention of an estimated 95 million people. A manhunt for the former football star began shortly after he was charged with the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Bro...
2019-06-17 21:32

Yates: Froome 'not a guy I like' after infamous Wiggins attack in 2012 "Former Team Sky sporting director Sean Yates has revealed Chris Froome “went back on his word” when looking to cut down team-mate Bradley Wiggins’ lead during the 2012 Tour de France."...
2019-07-16 15:16

AMC and ITV's 3-part Quiz to explore infamous Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? scandal And now for something completely British: AMC and ITV have ordered a three-part, Michael Sheen-starring drama from the producers of The Crown that will be directed by Stephen Frears, who also helmed A Very English Scandal. Called Quiz, it explores an...
2019-08-17 00:16

Sony’s best-selling Infamous series did X-Men games better than the actual X-Men For decades, superheroes had the worst luck when it came to video games, the X-Men chief among them. There are a few welcome outliers—Raven Software’s X-Men Legends duology remains a classic, Wolverine’s game adaptation for his first solo movie has i...
2019-06-07 23:16

Kawhi Leonard receives housewarming gift from infamous 'Plant Guy' What’s more important to the NBA Finals MVP than the Larry O’Brien Trophy? How about a house warming present from Toronto Raptors fans hoping he stays with the team next season and beyond?...
2019-06-18 18:16

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
2019-07-16 20:48

Infamous El Chapo hitman extradited to US from Mexico to stand trial Antonio “Jaguar” Marrufo, a high-ranking Sinaloa cartel member — and one of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s most notorious hitmen — has been extradited to the US from Mexico to face federal racketeering charges, according to offic...
2019-05-29 06:00

Early Designs Of PS3 Exclusive Infamous Included Motorcycle Parkour Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Infamous, the PS3 superhero game starring electrically charged Cole MacGrath. In honor of this anniversary, developers Sucker Punch have revealed new information about the early versions of the game. It turns ou...
2019-05-26 19:48

Young couple was killed near Canada’s infamous ‘Highway of Tears’ The young couple found murdered on a Canada roadway met their demise near a thoroughfare so notorious for bloodshed that it became known as the “Highway of Tears.” Chynna Deese, 24, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and her beau, Lucas Robertson Fowler, ...
2019-07-23 23:16

O.J. Simpson case: 12 memorable images 25 years after the infamous murders It's been 25 years since O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ronald Goldman were stabbed to death outside her home on June 12, 1994.       ...
2019-06-12 19:32

A chilling look inside one of America’s most infamous serial killer cases On the morning of Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, 18-year-old Samantha Koenig was reported missing from her workplace — a small roadside coffee kiosk she had worked the night before, alone, in Anchorage, Alaska. Her disappearance rocked the city. The FBI joi...
2019-06-29 19:16

FBI says it killed infamous gangster John Dillinger. His relatives disagreed. Historians have long debated whether it was gangster John Dillinger or a look-a-like that was killed outside a Chicago theater in 1934.        ...
2019-08-01 23:16

After infamous R. Kelly sit-down, Gayle King isn't surprised by his arrest Gayle King, who sat down with R. Kelly for a very memorable interview in March, said his new charges do not come as a shock.        ...
2019-07-18 12:16

Blackbeard and his Infamous Pirate Ship, Queen Anne's Revenge History records Blackbeard as one of the most notorious pirates; but his early years weren’t as infamous or inglorious. Edward Teach, the man who would later become the pirate known as Blackbeard, had a relatively normal childhood. His criminal lifes...
2019-06-05 08:32

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
2019-06-14 20:32

Officer recalls OJ Simpson’s infamous white Bronco chase 25 years later It was exactly 25 years ago that the most famous car chase in history interrupted households across the nation. But while hot on the chase of O.J. Simpson’s white Ford Bronco, Orange County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Sewell had no idea the entire...
2019-06-18 00:48

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speaks to members of the media outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Friday...
2019-07-19 00:48

Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout Saturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civil disturbances and looting, and helped usher in an era of noxious “tough on crime” politics. Another...
2019-07-14 05:01

Sneak Inside GQ's Infamous Paris Fashion Week Party, Presented by 24S A proper hang at L’Avenue with No Vacancy Inn, some famous friends, and a crew of creators redefining menswear to celebrate Paris Fashion Week, presented by 24S...
2019-06-22 18:48

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Mo...
2019-07-16 09:16

Harlem protests decision not to charge officer in infamous ‘I can’t breathe’ death Roughly 150 people, including small children, marched through New York City's Harlem streets on Tuesday night after federal prosecutors said they wouldn't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death...
2019-07-17 06:16

10 Years Later, Eric Dane Defends His Infamous Nude Tape With Rebecca Gayheart Regrets, Eric Dane has had very few. The actor says so in a new interview with Glamour, which delves into his controversial role on HBO's Euphoria and how it compares to the real......
2019-08-02 03:48

New Coke, an Infamous Blunder, Is Making a Return to Celebrate ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 (NEW YORK) — Coca-Cola drinkers will get a chance to relive one of the company’s darker chapters as New Coke makes a comeback under a partnership with the Netflix drama “Stranger Things,” the companies announced Tuesday. Seaso...
2019-05-22 00:16

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Archive Is Going On Display In Las Vegas – Infamous Meat Dress Included Opening on May 30 in Las Vegas to coincide with her residency at the Park MGM, the Haus of Gaga exhibition showcases around 40 pieces of clothing and accessories that have never before left Gaga’s personal archive...
2019-05-30 16:16

'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner says Kit Harington to blame for infamous coffee cup mistake When it comes to the now-infamous coffee cup that was accidentally left behind during one of the episodes in the final season of “Game of Thrones,” actress Sophie Turner says former “Thrones” co-star Kit Harington is to blame....
2019-06-09 03:32

YouTuber Marina Joyce Reported Missing Years After Involvement in Infamous Internet Conspiracy The search is on to locate YouTube personality Marina Joyce after she went missing from London earlier this week. A spokesperson with the Met Police tells E! News that the 22-year-old,......
2019-08-10 06:48

Tale of a Bankruptcy Foretold Insys Therapeutics shares fell around 45% on Monday morning after the specialty drug company announced it filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy as it grapples with legal liability stemming from sales of a prescription opioid drug....
2019-06-10 16:48

Weatherford Looking at Stock Listing After Bankruptcy The Swiss company, which on Monday became one of the biggest oil patch bankruptcies in years, said in a court filing it plans to have shares in a reorganized company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market, the New York Stock Exchange or another national e...
2019-07-03 09:32

U.S. Drilling Slowdown Triggers Oil Bankruptcy A slowdown in U.S. drilling activity is taking a toll on the oil patch as Weatherford International has become one of the biggest oil-and-gas bankruptcies in years....
2019-07-02 08:00

Going Without Health Insurance Can Double Your Risk of Bankruptcy When I wrote about calculating the total out-of-pocket cost of your health insurance plan earlier this week, some of you asked why we should bother with health insurance in the first place....
2019-08-09 00:16

Barneys launches 25 percent off sale after bankruptcy Fashionistas mourning the demise of Barneys can at least engage in some serious retail therapy. The luxe retailer — which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday — is offering an extra 25 percent off sale items starting Thursday, with the ...
2019-08-08 18:48

Judge Denies Ratepayers' Bid for Representation in PG&E Bankruptcy The bankruptcy court presiding over PG&E Corp.’s chapter 11 case denied California ratepayers’ attempt to gain a seat at the negotiating table as an official committee....
2019-05-30 00:48

FTD, Founded 100 Years Before Swipe Right, Seeks Bankruptcy DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — The century old flower company FTD is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following a rough Valentine’s Day and will break the business into pieces. Originally called the Florists Telegraph Delivery Associatio...
2019-06-03 19:48

The Power Players Dominating Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The fate of trillions of dollars in corporate assets—as well as millions of employees, pensioners, shareholders, investors and suppliers—is concentrated in the hands of an elite group of bankruptcy professionals and judges from just two states....
2019-05-24 18:16

Bankruptcy filings rising across the country and it could get worse Bankruptcies are back — flashing warnings that more Americans are knee-deep in debt in big cities like New York. While total bankruptcy petitions nationwide by consumers and businesses are still well below Great Recession levels, analysts say there i...
2019-08-11 23:16

Oil-Field Services Company Weatherford to File for Bankruptcy Weatherford International, a Swiss-based oil-field services company, said it would file for bankruptcy protection after bondholders approved a restructuring agreement that will reduce its total debt by about 70%....
2019-07-01 03:32

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, report say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
2019-07-14 23:32

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors will cheer....
2019-07-18 08:00

Green Fields School closes after turning to bankruptcy TUCSON – After preparing young Tucsonans for college for about nine decades, Green Fields School announced Tuesday that the education institution has closed its doors for good. The college preparatory school located at 6000 N. Camino De La Tier...
2019-07-09 22:32

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, reports say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
2019-07-15 20:16

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Plan Is Almost Done, and It Could Start a Fight The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if the plan survives it could be a road map for troubled states....
2019-07-14 22:32

Struggling Barneys Considers Its Options, Including Bankruptcy The landmark retailer, facing steep rent increases, is exploring filing for bankruptcy, along with renegotiating leases or taking on a strategic investor....
2019-07-19 14:00

Court leaves PG&E with sole right to submit bankruptcy plan A federal judge on Friday allowed PG&E Corp to retain the sole rights to propose a plan to exit bankruptcy, as he rejected efforts by investors to put forward competing plans, according to court documents....
2019-08-17 07:16

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer an...
2019-06-03 12:48

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the cannabis industry from using bankruptcy to save their home or business....
2019-06-22 20:01

PG&E to hold sole rights to bankruptcy exit plan - WSJ A judge overseeing PG&E Corp's bankruptcy case allowed the California utility to hold on to sole rights to its Chapter 11 exit plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
2019-08-17 16:32

Green Fields School may repay all debts after bankruptcy Green Fields School / Google Maps TUCSON – Green Fields School may pay all its debts despite closing, according to documents filed in federal bankruptcy court. Last week, the private Northwest Side School announced it was closing. Many parents paid d...
2019-07-16 04:48

| Becker's missing trophies still taxing bankruptcy trustees One of the bankruptcy trustees handling the case of Boris Becker has appealed to anyone who might have any of the German's missing trophies to come forward....
2019-07-09 15:16

Barneys the latest dinosaur of retail sector to explore bankruptcy 100-year-old New York luxury department store is strugglingStatement: ‘Our customers remain our top priority’The luxury department store Barneys New York is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, p...
2019-07-14 00:16

Fire forces Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy again Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in less than two years on Sunday, a court filing showed, a month after a fire and explosion led to the permanent shutdown of the biggest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coas...
2019-07-22 10:01

Sears buyer Eddie Lampert wants to avoid up to $43M in severance pay from bankruptcy The investor who bought Sears' assets out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy is now trying to back out of an agreement to pay severance to laid-off workers.        ...
2019-05-29 01:32

Barneys considers bankruptcy as store faces uncertain future Management said it was ‘actively evaluating opportunities’ as collapse of the store would be a significant, symbolic blow to retailAs manifestations of materialism go, few embody New York over the last two decades better than Barneys, the 250,000 sq-...
2019-07-20 12:16

Barneys Nears Bankruptcy Filing With Plans to Close Most Stores Barneys is preparing to file for bankruptcy and nearing an agreement with lenders for a financing package that would give the luxury retailer time to find a buyer, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-05 23:32

Quadriga Founder Spent Client Money, Bankruptcy Monitor Says The court-appointed monitor for bankrupt QuadrigaCX said the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange’s late founder took most of the money entrusted to him by clients and spent much of it on himself and his wife....
2019-06-21 01:32

Dressbarn threatens landlords with bankruptcy court unless leases are relieved Retailer Dressbarn is giving its landlords a barn-burner of an ultimatum in a bid to stave off bankruptcy, The Post has learned. After announcing plans to close its 650 stores in May, the 57-year-old fashion chain has been telling its landlords that ...
2019-07-03 04:16

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
2019-05-23 10:48

Barneys is scrambling to find a buyer to avoid bankruptcy: sources Barneys boss Daniella Vitale is scrambling to avoid a bankruptcy filing — by finding a fashion-minded investor who’s willing to buy the iconic luxury chain, The Post has learned. Last week, Vitale, who was named chief executive of the swanky retailer...
2019-07-25 00:01

Lee Iacocca, auto executive who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy, dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the charismatic U.S. auto industry executive who gave America the Ford Mustang and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going out of business, has died at the age of 94, Fiat Chrysler said....
2019-07-03 05:32

UPDATE 2-Court leaves PG&E with sole right to submit bankruptcy plan A federal judge on Friday allowed PG&E Corp to retain the sole rights to propose a plan to exit bankruptcy, as he rejected efforts by investors to put forward competing plans, according to court documents....
2019-08-17 16:32

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 years....
2019-06-17 13:32

Warren, Ocasio-Cortez demand answers on Sears bankruptcy from Mnuchin The congresswomen say they are "deeply concerned by the financial engineering" that occurred while the treasury chief served on the retailer’s board....
2019-05-24 10:48

Exclusive: Barneys New York explores options that include bankruptcy - sources U.S. luxury department store operator Barneys New York Inc is exploring options that include a bankruptcy filing, as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
2019-07-14 05:00

Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agr...
2019-06-14 19:32

Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers pick up speed -law firm analysis Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers so far this year have already nearly matched the total for the whole of 2018, law firm Haynes & Boone reported on Wednesday, as volatile oil and gas prices drive companies to seek protection from creditors....
2019-08-15 01:32

Ocasio-Cortez, Warren grill Mnuchin for role in Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined forces with Sen. Elizabeth Warren to ​challenge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in the bankruptcy of Sears that resulted in thousands of workers being laid off and stores closing. The New York Democ...
2019-05-23 20:16

Philadelphia Energy Solutions seen selling RIN credits in months before bankruptcy -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions has been seen selling biofuel credits, called Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), in the months leading up to filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, market sources said....
2019-07-22 19:16

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
2019-05-23 17:16

Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers pick up speed: law firm analysis Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers so far this year have already nearly matched the total for the whole of 2018, law firm Haynes & Boone reported on Wednesday, as volatile oil and gas prices drive companies to seek protection from creditors....
2019-08-15 08:48

‘I’m Devastated.’ Jamie Oliver Announces His U.K. Restaurant Chain Has Filed for Bankruptcy (LONDON) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts. The insolvency will leave 1,000 people o...
2019-05-21 20:16

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial ...
2019-05-22 03:16

Chinese bank seeks denial of Philadelphia Energy Solutions bankruptcy plan A Chinese bank asked a federal judge on Tuesday to deny Philadelphia Energy Solutions' initial bankruptcy requests, arguing it should get priority over any insurance payouts after a June fire destroyed a section of the PES refinery....
2019-07-23 23:32

UPDATE 1-Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agr...
2019-06-14 19:32

China exploiting holes in US bankruptcy system to acquire national security technology When lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123 Systems experienced financial trouble, it did what many struggling companies do to stay afloat and arranged to sell off a stake in the firm. But when Congress raised concerns, the Chinese buyer pulled out, w...
2019-08-20 01:16

Exclusive: Elliott Management opposes airline Azul on Avianca Brasil bankruptcy plan U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management is opposing a new plan by Brazilian airline Azul SA to purchase some of the routes operated by financially troubled rival Avianca Brasil for $145 million, according......
2019-05-21 17:48

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
2019-05-26 20:48

The best soda maker By Anna Perling, Dorie Chevlen and Jamie Wiebe This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full...
2019-06-16 21:16

The best ice cream maker By Marguerite Preston and Lesley Stockton This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guid...
2019-08-02 19:00

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
2019-05-21 15:48

Two Drugmakers Closing In on Opioid Settlements Drugmakers Endo International and Allergan are in talks to avoid going to a landmark trial set to begin in October over the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-20 11:00

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
2019-06-15 10:48

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being on the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo...
2019-07-18 02:16

Counties hit hardest by the opioid crisis 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average number of drug-related deaths per 100,000 residents in all U.S. counties.        ...
2019-08-02 20:16

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
2019-06-06 19:00

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
2019-07-12 23:00

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
2019-07-10 19:48

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
2019-06-06 04:32

People who need opioid overdose antidote aren't getting it Nine million more prescriptions for the antidote to opioid overdose could have been prescribed last year if medical providers had followed federal guidelines....
2019-08-07 02:00

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
2019-05-31 23:00

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
2019-05-29 07:16

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
2019-07-09 05:00

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
2019-06-19 01:00

How a beloved HIV doctor became one of New York’s top opioid distributors For HIV-positive New Yorkers, Dr. Joseph Olivieri was a lifeline. “I stood 5-foot-11 and weighed 138 pounds when I started seeing Dr. Olivieri in 2007,” said one patient of the physician, who practiced in Murray Hill. “He turned me on to growth hormo...
2019-08-11 11:16

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
2019-07-11 10:00

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
2019-07-18 20:48

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
2019-07-08 14:32

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
2019-07-19 06:00

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
2019-07-16 17:48

How to be a maker series 2: The complete list of everything you need Our second 10-part electronics series is for making devices to connect with the great outdoors. Here’s the stuff you will need to communicate with plants, pests and BBQs ...
2019-07-19 12:00

Put Some Checkpoints In Your Mario Maker Levels I’ve been playing Super Mario Maker 2 nearly every night since the game was released last week and I’ve encountered some really fun and well-made levels. But I’ve also noticed an annoying trend in many player made courses. It seems a lot of level cre...
2019-07-07 00:16

Super Mario Maker 2 time! Super Mario Maker 2 time! Paul is streaming the game right now over on Twitch. Join us in chat as we attempt some truly weird levels. And, as always, subscribe to us on Twitch for more streams as they happen....
2019-07-02 06:16

The trade war is killing the maker of the Roomba Shares of iRobot plummeted after the company's top executive said tariffs from the conflict will weigh on the company's numbers throughout 2019....
2019-07-23 23:16

Super Mario Maker 2 needs friends Super Mario Maker 2 has a friends problem. The game doesn't have a way to see your friends' levels or to play with your friends in multiplayer.Read More...
2019-07-06 05:48

Budweiser Maker Loses More Ground in U.S. AB InBev sold more beer at higher prices globally in the second quarter, but its struggles persisted in the U.S. where drinkers continue to shun its flagship Budweiser and Bud Light brands....
2019-07-25 11:00

30 Minutes With Super Mario Maker 2 Is Not Nearly Enough Last week, Nintendo invited us to play the upcoming Super Mario Maker 2 for thirty minutes. Those 30 minutes with the game were phenomenally good. I made a video about how it made me feel. Here’s a summary: I don’t want to play Super Mario Maker 2 fo...
2019-05-28 15:32

The best free collage maker 2019 You could make a collage by piecing images together using a photo editor like Photoshop or GIMP, but it requires a lot of careful resizing and measuring, and really isn’t much fun. It’s much better to use a dedicated free photo collage ...
2019-08-06 14:16

Mercedes Maker Needs to Unload Freightliner While Mercedes-Benz cars lost money for Daimler in the second quarter, the German automotive conglomerate’s truck division fired on all cylinders. The case for a split of these two world-class businesses has never seemed stronger....
2019-07-24 18:48

How to Clean Every Type of Coffee Maker What kind of coffee maker do you prefer? Keurig? Chemex? Drip maker? Aeropress? Nespresso? French press? Perhaps you prefer a cold brewer? As many types of coffee makers as there are, there are also ways to clean them. To get the most flavor (and lea...
2019-06-27 18:48

If You’re Going To Play Mario Maker 2, You Should Probably Get A Stylus Super Mario Maker 2 is coming on June 28, the latest in a growing line of Wii U games to get repurposed (and in this case, substantially enhanced) for Switch. I was a bit apprehensive about how Mario Maker would handle the move, since it was original...
2019-06-19 16:32

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day International Cat Day happened this week, not to be confused with National Cat Day, which happens in October. Do cats deserve two different days dedicated to them? I don’t know. But let’s celebrate our fluffy little pets by creating some Mario levels...
2019-08-10 22:32

You can now download files up to 200MB over the air on your iPhone Your iPhone just got marginally more powerful, as 9to5Mac reports that Apple quietly increased its cellular download limit from 150MB to 200MB this week. If you aren’t connected to Wi-Fi when you start downloading an app, movie, or podcast on y...
2019-06-01 02:32

What’s the best cheap tablet or e-reader for PDF files? Thomas needs a device to read A4 PDFs of technical papers that is cheaper than a good laptopI am looking for an e-reader for technical papers. These are usually only available in fixed, non-reflowable, PDF format and sized for printing on A4 paper. T...
2019-06-27 20:16

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous ...
2019-07-22 19:00

Reckitt Benckiser to pay record $1.4bn fine over opioid sales Maker of Nurofen and Durex reaches deal with authorities over allegedly fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for addiction to opioids by its ...
2019-07-11 10:00

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
2019-05-21 15:48

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
2019-07-19 20:00

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection...
2019-06-12 00:48

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization has notified U.S. lawmakers that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the guideli...
2019-06-20 04:48

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
2019-07-11 21:48

China restricts opioid in tighter painkiller controls China has imposed new restrictions on the opioid oxycodone, its drug regulator said, as the country tightens control of its painkillers industry in the battle against drug addiction....
2019-08-08 00:00

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
2019-07-04 08:01

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn't intend to kill patients. (June 5)        ...
2019-06-06 09:16

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
2019-07-11 15:01

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-addiction treatment made by a former subsidiary....
2019-07-11 11:16

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bl...
2019-07-18 00:16

Louvre in Paris removes Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States...
2019-07-18 15:16

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
2019-07-03 22:48

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent higher than in other countries, a new study shows....
2019-07-31 22:16

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
2019-05-28 23:32

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million. Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceuticals and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter bo...
2019-05-26 20:00

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. ...
2019-05-27 18:00

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
2019-05-21 23:32

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
2019-07-19 01:48

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also mi...
2019-05-31 20:00

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
2019-06-29 02:16

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
2019-07-10 00:32

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from t...
2019-06-18 19:48

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
2019-05-27 02:48

Arizona Tea maker enters the cannabis market In another example of marijuana hitting the mass market, the maker of Arizona Tea is entering the market for vape pens and cannabis-infused gummies and drinks through a licensing deal with Dixie Brands....
2019-08-07 23:32

The best coffee maker is usually wildly expensive—except for right now The Moccamaster is the best drip coffee maker that money can buy, and right now you can get it for a rare low price.       ...
2019-06-15 03:48

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet “Brevity is the soul of wit.” This is a famous line written by some dude named Shakespeare. Anyways, what it basically means is the best Mario Maker levels don’t waste your time. They are short, sweet and creative. At least, I think that’s what he me...
2019-07-20 22:32

Apple Looks Willing to Help Struggling iPhone-Display Maker Japan Display, which makes liquid-crystal display panels for the iPhone XR, is running out of cash owing to weaker-than-expected sales of the handset, and an investor group’s bailout package of more than $700 million was thrown into limbo this week....
2019-06-18 14:16

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners! Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats by turning a plumber into a cat and throwing him at some enemies and jumps. It is the only way to cel...
2019-08-17 21:00

Mario Maker 2 Lets You Feel Like A Speedrunner Psst—hey, you! Do you want to be a Mario speedrunning genius? Okay, you might not be able to, but Super Mario Maker 2 can make you feel like one—thanks to both the cool features Nintendo has included, and a certain type of user-created level that’s b...
2019-07-10 02:32

Mario Maker 2 Level Is Like If Satan Got His Hands On 1-1 The opening level of the original Super Mario Bros. is iconic. Anyone who’s played it likely remembers exactly where to get the first mushroom, which pipe to enter for the secret coin stash, and how to find the hidden 1-Up. A new Mario Maker 2 level ...
2019-07-17 01:48

Film-maker DA Pennebaker dies aged 94 The documentary-maker’s work included Monterey Pop, Bob Dylan’s Dont Look Back and Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust concert filmThe film-maker DA Pennebaker has died aged 94.He died of natural causes on Thursday, his son, Frazer Pennebaker, told the Hollywood ...
2019-08-04 09:32

Mario Maker 2 Is Hiding Two Secret New Power-Ups While most of the course creation parts in Super Mario Maker 2 are unlocked from the start, there are two that you can’t immediately access. You’ll definitely want them, though....
2019-06-28 06:32

Super Mario Maker 2: The Kotaku Review There’s more to Super Mario Maker 2 than just making Mario. It’s got a story mode, for instance, plus online and local multiplayer for groups of four. But the level editor is still the star of the show. Making one’s own Mario levels remains a joy, an...
2019-06-28 20:48

Sex Toy Maker Proves You Can Buy Nearly Anything From A Japanese Vending Machine While the vast majority of vending machines in Japan sell drinks, there have been examples of a wide variety of goods offered ranging from bananas to books. Now there is a new vending machine selling masturbatory aids....
2019-08-07 21:32

The Switch was made for 'Super Mario Maker 2' Super Mario Maker single-handedly justified the Wii U's existence. Not only did it finally deliver on my childhood dream of designing my own Mario levels, it proved that the console's gigantic tablet could be genuinely useful. It's jus...
2019-05-28 16:48

Arizona Iced Tea Maker Turns to Weed The company behind Arizona Iced Tea is getting into the market for marijuana-infused gummies and drinks in the U.S. and Canada, seeking new avenues for growth after losing ground in its core tea business....
2019-08-08 05:48

Why one US can-maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs....
2019-06-14 07:48

Mario Maker Contest: Summer Time Fun Summer is here. The sun is out longer and longer each day, shirts are drenched in sweat, ice cream is back on the menu and ACs are turned down to their lowest temperature. So, instead of going outside, into the heat and sun, let’s stay inside and mak...
2019-07-05 23:32

Got an unbelievable Super Mario Maker 2 moment? Got an unbelievable Super Mario Maker 2 moment? A killer kill in Apex Legends? Did a game just hilariously break on you? We wanna see it for our show Highlight Reel. Send your clips to Highlightreel@kotaku.com and we might feature it! And as always ...
2019-07-25 08:48

Make a Bunch of Falafel at Once Using a Cake Pop Maker Cake pop makers are the worst tool you could use to make cake pops. For you see, cake pop is not a cake that has been shaped and baked into a ball; it’s cake that has been crumbled, mixed with frosting, and then rolled into a ball—using your hands—an...
2019-06-12 01:00

Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners! Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various takes on “Summertime Fun.” Some went for vacations and beaches, others went for hellish nightmares....
2019-07-13 19:16

Sale of ATM maker NCR hits a wall: sources ATM maker NCR may soon need to remove the “for sale” sign from its lawn, two sources close to the situation said. The $3.8 billion Atlanta company, which also makes barcode scanners and self-checkout kiosks, put itself up for sale in early May, attra...
2019-06-19 02:16

Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world after U.S. ban China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model...
2019-06-13 09:16

Kawasaki Files Patent For Hybrid Motorcycle Electric motorcycles may be the future, but Kawasaki seems to be playing with the idea of a different kind of clean technology. Patent images have emerged which show a hybrid motorcycle, with both an......
2019-07-05 20:48

The essential Veronica Mars case files After a short time in streaming limbo—thanks for nothing, go90—Veronica Mars arrives on Hulu Monday, July 1. Running for three seasons on UPN and The CW, the series followed the scholastic and investigative exploits of the titular Veronica Mars (Kris...
2019-07-02 05:32

Luxury online reseller The RealReal files for IPO U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc filed paperwork for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday....
2019-06-01 03:00

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There’s a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson. Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a Florida court, accusing Williamson and the age...
2019-06-20 04:48

Migrants sue over wait for their files to fight deportation SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigrants are accusing the U.S. government of failing to promptly give them their own immigration documents, hampering their ability to fight deportation and apply for citizenship. Two immigrants and three attorneys filed a ...
2019-06-19 21:48

Source: Brown files new grievance over helmet Raiders receiver Antonio Brown has filed a new grievance in his ongoing fight over an NFL policy that requires helmet certification according to industry standards....
2019-08-20 18:00

Permadeath Doesn't Matter If You Have Enough Save Files From XCOM to Fire Emblem, it feels bad to watch your team die in a tactical game. It’s way better to save a million times so that you can re-do part of a battle to keep everyone alive. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, Kirk and I brought on Gita Jac...
2019-07-19 05:32

Dropbox wants to kill off sending files by email Dropbox has launched a new service that aims to end email transfers for good.The new Dropbox Transfer allows users to send files up to 100GB quickly and securely, meaning users will no longer be constrained by typical email service limitations.This i...
2019-07-10 17:16

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
2019-06-20 19:32

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday ...
2019-06-18 16:16

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against one of the biggest corporations in America, he mad...
2019-07-24 11:00

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
2019-06-27 21:00

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
2019-06-30 15:32

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
2019-06-14 02:48

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
2019-06-12 06:32

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
2019-06-14 09:00

Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker's "egregious" marketing caused an oversupply of addictive drugs and overdose d...
2019-08-01 02:48

Pills gained strength as opioid crisis grew: analysis An Associated Press analysis of drug distribution data released as a result of lawsuits against the industry found that the amount of opioids as measured by total potency continued to rise early this decade even as the number of pills distributed beg...
2019-07-25 05:00

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
2019-06-28 23:16

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billi...
2019-06-14 21:48

CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S. There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the opioid crisis. But a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that many more people are now getting access to the opioid overdose antidote naloxone—and...
2019-08-07 22:32

U.S. judge expresses support for novel opioid settlement talks framework A federal judge on Tuesday expressed support for a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every community nationally into their settlement talks despite objections fr...
2019-08-06 20:16

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
2019-07-11 07:32

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
2019-06-11 00:48

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
2019-06-13 22:48

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction....
2019-05-24 19:32

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing d...
2019-05-29 18:32

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, ...
2019-05-21 23:16

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fuelling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-29 13:48

UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
2019-07-19 00:32

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
2019-05-24 22:32

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
2019-06-04 19:16

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
2019-05-25 02:16

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
2019-07-18 14:32

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:32

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
2019-05-28 21:16

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-26 19:32

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-26 19:48

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidem...
2019-05-27 03:32

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
2019-05-24 15:32

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
2019-06-08 13:48

Could jail-based treatment be the answer to fatal opioid overdoses? As Massachusetts struggles with a dramatic spike in fatal overdoses, officials are sending men who have not committed any crimes to jails.        ...
2019-08-09 18:32

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
2019-05-22 21:00

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
2019-06-07 03:16

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 20:00

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 23:32

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and address the opioid crisis: Reduce punitive policies and emphasize treatment....
2019-05-23 21:32

Avenue bankruptcy: All 222 Avenue stores to close with liquidation sales now underway Plus-size retailer the Avenue is closing its 222 stores and has filed for bankruptcy protection, according to records. Closing sales are underway.       ...
2019-08-17 17:32

Getting The Highest Score Possible In Mario Maker 2 Is Harder Than You Might Expect If I asked you what is the highest possible score achievable in Super Mario Maker 2, you would assume 999,999,990. That’s usually how video games work. And technically you would be right. But actually reaching that perfect high score is basically imp...
2019-08-12 12:32

What we played in July: 'Bloodstained' and 'Super Mario Maker 2' Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time around, we've finally got our hands on Kickstarter darling Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, as well as some more impression...
2019-07-17 20:48

Industrial equipment maker Hillenbrand to buy Milacron in $2 bln deal Industrial equipment maker Hillenbrand Inc on Friday agreed to buy plastics-processing equipment maker Milacron Holdings Corp in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2 billion, including debt, the companies said....
2019-07-12 13:48

Chinese car maker BAIC acquires 5% share in Daimler Daimler and BAIC's joint venture sold 485,000 vehicles in 2018 The two companies already work together in a Chinese joint venture Chinese car maker BAIC has acquired a 5% share in Mercedes’ parent company, Daimler, a move welcomed by new Daimler C...
2019-07-23 13:16

Review: Super Mario Maker 2 is an infinite source of joy Four years ago, Nintendo did something brave and uncharacteristic: it let players create their own Mario levels, with Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. Super Mario Maker was arguably one of the most interesting titles to come out on the Wii U, and I’m...
2019-07-04 16:32

Super Mario Maker 2's Boo Button Can't Stop This Nonsense Today on Highlight Reel we have Mario Maker nightmare machines, undersea kingdoms in Breath of the Wild, Sekiro nightmares, and much more...
2019-07-02 06:16

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
2019-05-31 13:16

Could Sony's AI music-maker beat drummers at their own game? Finding a drummer to join your garage band can be a real chore, but happily for budding musicians everywhere there's a new, and rather clever, beat-maker in town – and you won't have to pay them any royalties...Sony has created an ar...
2019-08-06 14:16

Huawei was about to become the world's largest phone maker when the US struck A few weeks ago, both IDC and Strategy Analytics chimed in with their global phone market share results. What the research shops clearly demonstrated is the breathtaking ascent of Huawei in the span of a few short quarters. The largest Chinese manufa...
2019-05-29 15:32

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
2019-06-14 13:16

Super Mario Maker 2 Won’t Let You Play Online With Friends Nintendo showed off Super Mario Maker 2’s new four-player competitive and co-op online modes earlier this month, and the company has now confirmed that players will only be able to matchmake online with random people, not their friends....
2019-05-29 02:16

Super Mario Maker 2 Recreated In LittleBigPlanet 3 Looks Stunning Someone has been hard at work making a faithful adaptation of Super Mario Maker 2 inside LittleBigPlanet 3, and the results look so good you can hardly tell the difference....
2019-07-02 06:16

California sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S....
2019-06-03 21:48

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment portfolios....
2019-05-22 02:16

All iOS devices can be unlocked says maker of leading cracking device Depending on your age, you might remember the old days when you walked into a Verizon store, bought a subsidized phone for $99 or $199, and the rep used a Cellebrite machine to transfer over your contacts to the new handset. The machines, used for da...
2019-06-15 21:32

VW enters partnership with Swedish battery maker Northvolt The Swedish start-up has announced the German automaker will invest heavily in two new battery plants. The factories, located in Sweden and Germany, are intended to compete with Tesla and Asian suppliers....
2019-06-12 21:16

'Fortnite' Maker Epic Games Scoops Up Houseparty App The maker of ‘Fortnite’ has acquired the video-chat app Houseparty, uniting two tech properties that seize on teenagers’ affinity for socializing in intimate groups online....
2019-06-12 20:32

Huawei exec: We need more time to become the world's top phone maker China's Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 11:00

Despite the ban, one U.S. chip maker has resumed shipping some components to Huawei Last month, the Trump administration put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This essentially cut the company off from its U.S. supply chain and even with a 90-day limited reprieve, Huawei's once bright future looks a lot dimmer today. T...
2019-06-27 23:00

Huawei Says Goal to Be World's Top Phone Maker Some Time Off Huawei will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 08:00

D.A. Pennebaker, Oscar-winning documentary maker, dead at 94 Pennebaker was a leader among a generation of filmmakers in the 1960s who took advantage of such innovations as Academy Award handheld cameras and adopted an intimate, spontaneous style known as cinéma vérité....
2019-08-04 06:48

Electric toothbrush maker Quip gets into pay-as-you-go dental care Quip, the electric toothbrush company that seemingly sponsors every podcast, is expanding into dental care. The company has launched Quipcare, a free app that lets patients book pay-as-you-go dental services like teeth cleanings, check-ups, fillings....
2019-07-09 14:48

Broadcom Said to Be in Talks to Buy Symantec, the Security Software Maker If an agreement is reached, it will underline how much Broadcom, a semiconductor giant, has had to change its acquisition strategy after a humbling takeover defeat last year....
2019-07-04 01:00

This popular nugget ice maker is at its lowest price of the year Want to make Sonic nugget ice at home? This popular nugget ice maker will get the job done and it's at a great price.       ...
2019-06-28 23:48

The Company Behind Maker Faire and Make: Magazine Has Shut Down TechCrunch has learned that Maker Media, the company behind the DIY magazine and online publication Make:, as well as the Maker Faire science, art, and hacking festivals that happen all around the world each year, ceased operations last week and let ...
2019-06-10 19:32

How a Big U.S. Chip Maker Gave China the 'Keys to the Kingdom' Advanced Micro Devices revived its fortunes when it decided to help Chinese partners develop computer-chip technology. The deal sparked a prolonged battle with Washington over national security....
2019-06-27 20:16

How To Use Mario Maker 2's Tricky 'Scroll-Stop' Feature How’s your Super Mario Maker 2 going? Making some Marios? Trying out some of the cool new features? One of the most subtle but powerful new tricks you can do with the Switch version of Nintendo’s brilliant creation game can really change how you buil...
2019-07-17 01:48

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Me...
2019-06-08 06:16

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear these days. But Axon, which makes many of those cameras, solicited advice on the topic from and independ...
2019-06-28 03:00

Airbus set to topple Boeing as biggest plane maker Boeing has seen a sharp fall in deliveries as its best-selling MAX jets remain grounded following two fatal crashes. The US plane maker has not reported any new orders for the MAX planes for three months on the trot....
2019-07-10 17:00

Luxury handbag maker Mulberry heads to the pub after £5m loss Company seeking to attract younger shoppers with series of music gigs in London pubsThe luxury handbag maker Mulberry is aiming to raise its profile with younger shoppers with a series of music gigs in pubs after falling to a £5m loss.The Somerset-ba...
2019-06-20 17:16

Sriracha maker loses lawsuit to its former jalapeno grower The maker of Sriracha hot sauce lost its legal battle with its former jalapeno supplier after a California jury awarded the pepper grower $23.3 million Wednesday....
2019-07-05 22:16

Bratz maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s ...
2019-08-07 16:32

Ray-Ban Maker Strikes $6.1 Billion Deal for European Rival EssilorLuxottica agreed to buy control of European rival GrandVision for about $6.1 billion, in a move that would further cement the Ray-Ban maker’s global position as the leading manufacturer and retailer of eyewear and lenses....
2019-07-31 18:16

Electric bus maker Proterra hires banks for IPO -sources Proterra Inc, the U.S. electric bus manufacturer whose investors include car makers Daimler AG and BMW AG, has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO), according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-03 16:16

Oscar-winning documentary maker D.A. Pennebaker dies at 94 D.A. Pennebaker was a leader among a generation of filmmakers in the 1960s who adopted an intimate, spontaneous style known as cinéma vérité. He was 94.        ...
2019-08-05 04:32

J.C. Penney says it hasn't hired advisors to prepare for 'restructuring or bankruptcy’ J.C. Penney said in a statement Friday that it hasn’t hired advisors to prepare for an “in-court restructuring or bankruptcy."       ...
2019-07-20 05:00

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
2019-05-28 05:16

U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
2019-06-19 21:00

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud....
2019-05-31 18:48

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded its scope to other medical conditions, including behavioral health and weight loss....
2019-06-28 16:32

Marketing firm files lawsuit against Zion Williamson A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him.       ...
2019-06-20 23:16

Man Files Petition To Ban Pak Cricket Team After Defeat To India A dejected Pakistani fan has filed a petition in the Gujranwala Civil Court against Pakistan's cricket team, seeking a ban on the squad as well as the sacking of the selection committee following the......
2019-06-18 20:32

How to share files with another Mac using macOS Bluetooth File Exchange When you need to send a file to another Mac user, there are multiple options. Follow these steps to accomplish the task using macOS' integrated Bluetooth File Exchange....
2019-06-22 00:16

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
2019-05-30 00:32

Google Files gets better playback controls for offline media Google says 100 million people are using the Files app for Android each month, and it has just revealed some quality-of-life improvements that'll benefit people beyond helping them free up 8 GB of space every second. Offline playback for music a...
2019-08-02 00:48

Former judge files new motions in Jussie Smollett case CHICAGO (AP) — A former judge who wants a special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case is back in court with new motions to obtain her goal. Sheila O’Brien on Tuesday filed three motions in Cook County Circuit Court attempting to ge...
2019-05-22 06:48

The Easiest Way to View and Convert .HEIC Files in Windows Windows: If you’re an avid iOS photographer, dealing with .HEIC files on a Windows system can be a bit of a pain. One of the first things I do with any of these images is convert them, but that’s not a process you can do natively within the Windows 1...
2019-05-29 14:00

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process that could see the Chinese internet giant raise billions of dollars from a large stock sale in the com...
2019-06-13 15:32

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter....
2019-06-13 09:16

Valve releases mod-friendly CAD files for its Index VR headset You knew that Valve was going to support modding for its Index VR headset when it included a "frunk" just for accessories, but now the company is offering some of the tools you need to make those mods. It's releasing CAD files that can help you...
2019-07-02 19:32

Sales chief Bigland files whistleblower suit against FCA Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales for Fiat Chrysler and the Ram brand, claims the company has retaliated against him for cooperating with a federal investigation into the company's sales reporting practices, and slashed his pay by approximately 90 per...
2019-06-06 04:00

El Salvador files graft charges against ex-justice minister Prosecutors in El Salvador are accusing an ex-minister of justice and public security of illicit enrichment and seeking restitution of over $1 million in allegedly misappropriated government funds...
2019-07-20 01:01

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North American wilderness for decades. The anticlimactic resul...
2019-06-06 01:00

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
2019-07-02 23:16

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Files For Rs 1,200-Crore IPO Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Limited has proposed an initial public offer (IPO) worth Rs 1,200 crore, its promoter Ujjivan Financial Services Limited said on Friday. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank's public......
2019-08-19 12:16

Jennifer Dulos’ mother files for custody of her five grandkids The mother of missing Connecticut woman Jennifer Dulos has filed for custody of her daughter’s five children — as the kids’ suspect dad was ordered by a judge to keep away from them indefinitely, new court papers show. Gloria Farber...
2019-06-04 23:01

Apple’s new Files app makes iPads better laptop replacements Apple has long insisted that iPads represent its vision for the future of computing, but they've always lacked one key feature that made them less than ideal for actual work: proper file management. You could never officially download files with...
2019-06-04 05:48

Report: Raiders WR Brown files grievance over helmet Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown has reportedly filed a grievance with the NFL over a league rule that prevents him from wearing his 10-year-old helmet       ...
2019-08-10 04:48

Ex-Psychiatric Hospital Chief Files Lawsuit Over Firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal reports among the defendants in the whistleblower lawsuit filed Friday by ex-Central State Hospita...
2019-06-03 01:48

FBI Says Investigative Files on White Supremacists Have Inexplicably Gone Missing The FBI has been regarded as one of the worst compliers of public records requests since the earliest days of the Freedom of Information Act. Ask any of its most “vexsome” requesters and they’ll tell you, the bureau’s unofficial, when-in-doubt-cross-...
2019-07-03 19:16

UPDATE 1-Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:32

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
2019-06-27 18:32

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
2019-06-05 23:00

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-26 23:48

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
2019-05-23 17:16

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxone film that infringed its patents....
2019-07-12 21:48

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that stayed true to our journalistic principles....
2019-08-19 00:00

Opioid manufacturer Insys agrees to pay $225M resolution in kickback case Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle the government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's unlawful bribery scheme....
2019-06-07 05:16

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 16:16

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
2019-06-27 20:32

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drugs normally....
2019-05-22 22:32

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
2019-06-27 18:32

Insys to pay $225 million, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:48

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organizat...
2019-05-22 22:00

Cardinal Health warns ongoing opioid-related lawsuits to hit business Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could be hurt as it defends itself against several opioid-related lawsuits....
2019-08-21 01:32

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 14:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge expresses support for novel opioid settlement talks framework A federal judge on Tuesday expressed support for a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every community nationally into their settlement talks despite objections fr...
2019-08-06 22:16

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that highlights the case for stemming alcohol abuse to curb the opioid epidemic....
2019-06-11 07:32

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
2019-06-06 19:16

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
2019-05-24 10:32

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012....
2019-07-17 17:32

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
2019-05-28 23:00

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected to the White House....
2019-07-02 06:16

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctors cautiously optimistic that an opioid reduction program is working....
2019-06-13 17:48

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying it ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign" that led to more than 46,000 deaths in the state over a decade....
2019-05-28 19:00

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fu...
2019-05-29 23:16

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. They heard him boast about his power to help Big Pharma make millions p...
2019-05-29 22:48

UPDATE 1-Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing ...
2019-05-29 19:16

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
2019-07-09 23:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of...
2019-06-14 20:48

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a novel plan on Friday that would allow every community nationally to participate in negotiating billions ...
2019-06-14 17:48

Mario Maker 2 Online Multiplayer Is Laggy, Too Basic, And Tons Of Fun Super Mario Maker 2 is the first Mario game to include online multiplayer, and it’s exactly what you’d expect from Nintendo: The tech kinda sucks, the implementation is extremely bare-bones, and despite all of that, it’s a lot of fun....
2019-06-29 06:16

Boeing slides after Fitch turns negative on maker of grounded 737 Max Fitch Ratings issued a negative outlook for Boeing, citing prolonged effects of the worldwide grounding of its 737 Max planes, the manufacturer's best seller....
2019-07-22 20:32

Apollo 11: CEO of rocket maker ULA recalls watching Moon landing on TV as a kid On July 20, 1969, United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno was just short of his 8th birthday, living on his family’s ranch in the mountains of California near Lake Tahoe....
2019-07-15 23:32

Why Shares Of This Bengaluru-Based Drug Maker Plunged Over 8% Today US FDA had inspected Strides Pharma's drug manufacturing facility in Puducherry from January 28 to February 5, 2019 and said that the company was caught trying to dispose quality-control records....
2019-07-17 14:32

Odds Of Beating A Particularly Devious Mario Maker Level Are 1 In 7.5 Million There have been over two million attempts to beat a Mario Maker level called Lucky Draw, and seemingly all of them have failed because, well, they just haven’t gotten lucky enough yet....
2019-05-30 00:32

Nintendo lets you share twice as many 'Super Mario Maker 2' courses Super Mario Maker 2 is as much about building your own Mario courses as it is playing through the millions of stages other players have already uploaded. But many players have already hit the limit of how many courses they can upload at once, forcing...
2019-07-24 22:48

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei accuses Trump of bullying Huawei on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of “bullying,” even as the White House gave it a reprieve on US trade restrictions against the Chinese smartphone maker. Huawei executive Abraham Liu on Tuesday urged European lawmakers not to follow...
2019-05-22 04:48

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying the risks of abuse and overdose....
2019-05-24 02:32

Maker of top-rated NFL helmet unveils flag football version The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football....
2019-07-02 18:01

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi...
2019-06-10 04:00

Soldier pleads not guilty in killing of suspected bomb-maker FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A former U.S. Army commando has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he murdered a suspected bomb-maker in Afghanistan in 2010. Maj. Mathew Golsteyn was arraigned Thursday during a hearing at Fort Bragg on a murder charge, a...
2019-06-27 21:48

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty explained it to TechCrunch as a matter of financial t...
2019-06-08 22:48

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medical College in Nashville says that it and JUUL Labs ...
2019-06-10 13:32

Peugeot e-Legend: how the popular concept will influence the maker's future Attractive lines are based on 1969 504 Coupé Peugeot's retro-inspired EV is more myth than legend. But we've been finding out which parts will make production Philippe-Emmanuel Jean – Peugeot’s brand plan and concept car strategy chief – gets out ...
2019-07-08 03:32

Players have created over 2 million levels on ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Super Mario Maker 2 players are having a busy summer. Nintendo announced today that players have uploaded 2 million courses on the level creator since its worldwide release on June 28th. The highly-anticipated Nintendo Switch sequel to Super Mario Ma...
2019-07-10 02:32

'Super Mario Maker 2' will offer online multiplayer with friends For all the improvements to online features in Super Mario Maker 2, multiplayer is oddly limited -- you can play with random people on the internet, but not your friends. That won't be true forever, thankfully. Producer Takashi Tezuka has confir...
2019-06-12 04:00

Misfits’ deal with clothing maker Outerstuff isn’t just about its esports teams Misfits Gaming's recent deal with clothing maker Outerstuff is about more than making gear for its teams -- it's about expanding the esports apparel market.Read More...
2019-07-19 00:32

Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat beats forecasts in 1Q Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat beat Wall Street’s expectations in its first earnings report since its IPO last month. The El Segundo, California-based company lost $6.6 million, or 95 cents per share, in the first quarter, up slightly from ...
2019-06-06 23:16

Pittsburgh Paint Maker Aims to Shake the Sales Blues Shareholders will be watching to see whether PPG Industries is making progress on improving its paint business and raising prices when the company reports second-quarter results this month....
2019-07-02 22:00

Even Your Offline Mario Maker 2 Levels Aren’t Safe From Deletion Nintendo will delete Mario Maker levels from its servers for any number of reasons, be they glitches, inappropriate content, or unspecified offenses that leave creators baffled. This practice can be frustrating, but it was previously confined to leve...
2019-07-25 08:48

Mario Maker 2’s Hell Level Is Even Worse In Counter-Strike Sometimes, you’ve just got to dust off an old classic. And ruin it. Last month, that’s exactly what one Mario Maker 2 player did with the original Super Mario Bros’ opening level, transforming it into a lava stick hellscape for freaks who like to be ...
2019-08-13 05:48

'They’re going to bonfire me': French trial for Briton over film-maker's death Death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996 and protracted, bungled investigation has gripped Ireland After 23 years of trying to clear his name, Ian Bailey is bracing for the appellation he has always dreaded: convicted murderer.A court ...
2019-05-26 17:16

Drug maker 'will make $21bn from treating cystic fibrosis' Vertex is accused of raking in vast profits while making Orkambi unaffordable to NHS A US company, which is refusing to drop its price for the life-changing cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi to make it affordable to NHS England, is set to make $21bn (£17b...
2019-08-12 12:00

France's Renault Role Limits Auto Maker's Boss In declining to back Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with Renault, the French government risks weakening its chief negotiator in any future talks, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard....
2019-06-12 06:48

Peugeot-maker PSA's profit jumps on pricing, Opel synergies French carmaker PSA Group delivered a sharp increase in first-half profit, as new models and the integration of Opel-Vauxhall more than made up for weaker emerging-market sales....
2019-07-24 14:48

What does Clash of Clans maker’s $10 billion sale say about the future of gaming? Congratulations, guys... you and the rest of the Clash of Clans crew now anchor a $10 billion mobile gaming powerhouse. We've been hearing for years how mobile gaming has been growing at nearly inconceivable rates and will soon become the dominant...
2019-05-21 18:16

Super Mario Maker 2 price is $5 off ahead of Amazon Prime Day Amazon Prime Day 2019 is only two weeks from today, and there are deals coming out ahead of it – like $5 off the just-released Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch.Like its predecessor, Super Mario Maker 2 lets players create their own ...
2019-07-02 05:16

Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following - study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday....
2019-05-21 19:48

What's the best place to hit the Heinz? Fun facts about the ketchup maker for Memorial Day Heinz is turning 150 this year. Here are some fun facts to "relish" about the ketchup company that actually started with horseradish.        ...
2019-05-24 17:00

Huawei exec says goal to be world's top phone maker some time off China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 05:32

Huawei executive says goal to be world's top phone maker some time off China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 05:16

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the r...
2019-06-04 16:32

Airbus Poised to Overtake Boeing as Biggest Plane Maker Boeing said its commercial-jetliner deliveries fell by more than a third in the first half from a year earlier, as 737 MAX aircraft continue to pile up at its facilities....
2019-07-09 19:00

UPDATE 1-Industrial equipment maker Hillenbrand to buy Milacron in $2 bln deal Industrial equipment maker Hillenbrand Inc on Friday agreed to buy plastics-processing equipment maker Milacron Holdings Corp in a cash and stock deal valued at about $2 billion, the companies said....
2019-07-12 14:32

FDA approves Humira maker AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to widen its portfolio....
2019-08-16 22:48

House Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Trump Tax Returns Lawmakers are escalating a fight by moving the dispute into the federal courts, which will probably determine whether the president’s tax returns will be seen by Congress and the public....
2019-07-03 02:16

Family of Las Vegas shooting victim files lawsuit against gunmakers Family of a woman killed in the 2017 massacre filed wrongful death lawsuit against eight gunmakers, including ColtThe family of a woman killed by the gunman who sent bullets raining down on a large crowd from from a Las Vegas hotel in 2017 have filed...
2019-07-03 21:16

WeWork files for IPO, shows $900 million loss in first half of year WeWork joined the ranks of Uber and other money-losing startups Wednesday when it revealed it’s bleeding cash ahead of an IPO. The parent company of WeWork, the $47 billion landlord for upscale co-working spaces, filed for its long-awaited initial pu...
2019-08-15 07:16