Month: August 2022

Johnson & Johnson Will Discontinue Talc-Based Baby Powder Globally in 2023

Johnson & Johnson Will Discontinue Talc-Based Baby Powder Globally in 2023

Johnson & Johnson will start using cornstarch in all the baby powder it sells around the world, shifting away from the talcum powder that put the popular product at the center of tens of thousands of lawsuits filed by customers. The company discontinued North American sales of its talc-based baby powder in 2020 after recalling …

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Are Nasdaq stocks in a bull market? A history of head fakes says slow your roll

Are Nasdaq stocks in a bull market? A history of head fakes says slow your roll

Before passing out cigars in celebration of the birth of a baby bull market for the Nasdaq Composite, investors might want to take a look back at history. Sure, the tech-heavy gauge ended Wednesday up 20.8% from its 2022 closing low of 10,646.10 set on June 16. A rise of 20% from a recent low …

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Huge Oat Milk, Coffee Drink Recall Expanded to More Beverages

Huge Oat Milk, Coffee Drink Recall Expanded to More Beverages

Food and beverage manufacturer Lyons Magnus is recalling additional brands and batches of beverages that could potentially be contaminated with microbes including the one that causes botulism, according to an update posted Wednesday.  On July 28, the company recalled 53 different types of beverage and nutrition products under multiple brands because of potential unsafe microbial contamination. Now …

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What to Do if a Big Tech Company Steals Your Code

What to Do if a Big Tech Company Steals Your Code

Image: Vintage Tone (Shutterstock) In 2016, cybersecurity pro Patrick Wardle heard a story that deeply disturbed him: cybercriminals were using malware to surreptitiously spy on people through their MacOS webcams and microphones. In one particularly unsettling case, a hacker had used a malware called “Fruitfly” to hijack the webcams of laptops with the goal of …

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Ex-JPMorgan gold traders convicted after 1-month long spoofing trial

Ex-JPMorgan gold traders convicted after 1-month long spoofing trial

(Kitco News) Two out of three former JPMorgan Chase & Co employees were convicted by a federal jury in Chicago after being charged with manipulating gold prices for years. The jury found the traders used spoofing to rig prices. After a three-week trial and an eight-day deliberation, the jury came out …

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Outgoing Whole Foods CEO says young people 'don't seem like they want to work' and thinks 'socialists are taking over'

Outgoing Whole Foods CEO says young people ‘don’t seem like they want to work’ and thinks ‘socialists are taking over’

If you ask Whole Foods’ outgoing CEO about socialism and young workers, he says there’s a revolution happening, and it’s not with pitchforks but with words.  Whole Foods cofounder John Mackey has a history of complex views that he’s shared over time. What Mackey likes: a vegan diet and free-market and libertarian ideals. What he …

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How to mod your M2 MacBook Air for better performance [Video]

How to mod your M2 MacBook Air for better performance [Video]

The moment people started to get their hands on the M2 MacBook Air, overheating and thermal throttling were big topics of discussion. While the performance of the M2 Air is more than enough for most people using the laptop for general work, the existing cooling system can be augmented with a simple $13 change that …

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Six Flags CEO: ‘We became a cheap day care center for teenagers’

Six Flags CEO: ‘We became a cheap day care center for teenagers’

Six Flags revealed it has shed nearly 2 million customers during the past year – a drop that came partly because of an initiative to weed out “rowdy teenagers,” according to the company’s CEO. The Arlington, Texas-based theme park’s shares tumbled 18% to $21.12 on Thursday after it disclosed that attendance at its 27 parks …

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You can turn Meta’s chatbot against Mark Zuckerberg

You can turn Meta’s chatbot against Mark Zuckerberg

Meta’s AI thinks CEO Mark Zuckerberg is as sketchy as you might — at least, if you ask the right questions at the right time. The BBC and other outlets like Insider have reported on their adventures stress-testing BlenderBot 3, the artificial intelligence chat tool Meta released last week. As they note, it’s easy to …

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