Vaping Competitions Heat Up with the Help of Sponsors and Large Cash Prizes Apr27

Vaping Competitions ...

Turns out that electronic cigarettes are good for more than acting as a substitute for smoking — they also lead to what some may liken to an extreme sport. In the world of “cloud chasing,” simply using an electronic cigarette isn’t enough. Cloud chasers, as...

For the First Time in 75 Years, the FDA May Be Able to Regulate the Cosmetics Industry Apr22

For the First Time i...

For about 75 years, the federal government has not updated its regulations of ingredients in cosmetic and personal-care products, but should new legislation pass, the Food and Drug Administration will be required to evaluate and report on the ingredients of such items as lipstick and...

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Monolithic search engine Google updated its algorithm on April 21, which may not sound like that big of a deal, but the change could actually wind up reshaping consumer behavior on a massive scale. That’s why many in online marketing have dubbed the update: “Mobilegeddon.”...

Overwhelming Amount ...

Both retailers and consumers love local search, and there’s new evidence to prove it. According to new data released by Google, the amount of “near me” searches has surged 34 times what it was in 2011, and has almost doubled since last year. “Consumers aren’t...

Annual Verizon Cyber...

Considering the number of high-profile data breaches that have affected the POS systems of multiple major commercial businesses within the past couple of years, it’s no surprise that cybersecurity is more problematic than ever before. But the findings of Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach...

Kim Kardashian May N...

In a recent promotional video for her reality TV series, Kim Kardashian reveals that she may need a hysterectomy, a surgical procedure commonly used to treat uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, and abnormal uterine bleeding by removing the uterus. The heavy revelation comes as...

Colorado City Counci...

The Brush, CO City Council is looking at new ways to boost home construction in the area while simultaneously reducing the number of vacant lots in the city. The solution has come from several recently approved incentives that will help entice buyers to the city. New residential home builders...

Department of Justice Prosecution Targets E-Commerce in Prosecution For First Time Ever Apr15

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E-commerce is a growing part of the domestic economy. In 2012, more than $1 trillion USD of retail sales were directly connected to online sales, and it was predicted that business-to-consumer e-commerce sales worldwide would reach $1.47 trillion in 2014, increasing almost 20% over 2013. As...

Stanford Computer Sc...

For years, books and movies have presented audiences with fantastic, aspirational depictions of the future, promising us a world where every aspect of our lives will be made easier with cutting-edge technology. These authors and directors often envision societies brought to order by robots,...

Colorado Man Unsucce...

Garages are a huge convenience for many of us. The majority of U.S. homes — about 82% — have a two-car garage or larger. However, only 15% of homeowners with garages actually park their cars in these structures. Instead, homeowners largely prefer to use their garages as a place...

Life Insurance Compa...

Does your weight maintenance program also help you save money on your health or life insurance? If you use a fitness tracking system like Fitbit, then you may be in luck. John Hancock Life Insurance is joining other agencies and offering a discount on insurance premiums for those who hit...

Madison Avenue Lobby...

New York architecture firm Montroy Anderson DeMarco (MADGI) recently completed renovation work on a historic lobby at 180 Madison Avenue in Manhattan with the hopes of attracting media and technology firms. The New York Real Estate Journal reports that the 2,200 square foot lobby has traded...

Proposed Sewer Line Project Under Orange County, CA Park Creates Controversy Apr01

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In Orange County, CA, a recently approved sewer line project that will run beneath a regional park is facing opposition from local activists and environmentalists. According to a March 23 LA Times article, officials say the $23-million project, which will install a 4,800-foot-long sewer line...

Audi Takes Its Auton...

Luxury vehicle maker Audi recently sent its self-driving prototype model for a 550-mile test drive from San Francisco to Las Vegas. However, the autonomous vehicle, nicknamed “Jack,” faced some performance issues along the way that might delay its rollout to the consumer market....

N.C. Legislators Seek Childproofing, Warning Labels on Disposable E Cigarettes and Other Vaping Products Mar31

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E liquid, a substance used to create vapor in e cigarettes, could be subject to new packaging in North Carolina, thanks to a newly introduced legislative bill in the state. Senators Stan Bingham, R-Davidson, and Don Davis, D-Pitt, are co-sponsoring Senate Bill 286, which seeks to make...

First Telemedicine Clinic Opens in Florida Mar30

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Telemedicine is making strides to help homebound patients and people in rural areas receive the treatment and medical attention they need. In addition to being a benefit to patients with chronic illnesses that need monitoring, telemedicine is an asset to mental health patients, as well,...

New Wearable Device ...

Warehouse workers are responsible for making sure everything from food to iPads is properly transported to our hands. Yet the work of the average warehouse employee is some of the most dangerous work one can do. The warehousing industry is notorious for the prevalent rates of injury and...

Technology and Tiny ...

Over the last decade or so, there has been a much greater shift in the attention people give to the environment and the effects their actions have on it. The way we travel is a huge factor here, but so is the way we live. In efforts to live a more “green” lifestyle, more and more...

Facebook’s New...

Even though Apple Pay — one of the current industry leaders in mobile payment services for consumers — isn’t expected to account for more than 1% of all transactions during 2015, that bleak outlook on mobile pay plans didn’t stop Facebook from releasing its newest...

German Software Firm...

Caffeine has probably been instrumental in many of the most important technological advancements of the past decades, so perhaps it’s only natural that a tech firm would seize the opportunity to open its own coffee shop in Silicon Valley. That’s what German software company SAP is partnering...