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SAFETY RECALL: Feds urge vehicle owners to act immediately on defective airbags

WASHINGTON  — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday urged owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and GM vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata airbags. 562 more words

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Kimberly-Clark To Cut Up To 1,300 Jobs

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DALLAS (AP) — Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient. 291 more words


Security and the Internet of Things

What is the Internet of Things?

The Internet is a network – a group of objects connected by an electronic medium. The Internet you are familiar with consists of clients, such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones, that connect through cable modems, phone modems, wireless access points, or cellphone towers to a massive maze of switches, routers, backbones, and servers. 1,043 more words

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Staples investigating possible data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. 145 more words


Millions Of Autos Recalled Because Of Faulty Air Bags

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Injury or death by airbag — it’s a significant claim that auto manufacturers are taking seriously, as a growing number of individuals are hurt like Stephanie Erdman who barely survived. 402 more words


McDonald's, Coke feel pinch from Canadians' health kick

A Big Mac and Coke no longer pack the same appeal as the classic combo once did, partly because a more health-conscious consumer now perceives the pairing to help pack on the pounds. 506 more words


Toys R Us Taking Heat for 'Breaking Bad' Action Figures

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Parents nationwide are upset about a new action figure on sale at Toys R Us – the Breaking Bad doll – complete with a fake bag of crystal meth. 229 more words