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RPT-EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes'

Sep 16 2019

Sept 13 As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes'

Sep 13 2019

As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes'

Sep 13 2019

Sept 13 As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras

Sep 12 2019

SAN FRANCISCO California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say poses a threat to civil liberties.

Amazon to offer help for customers who search about suicide

Aug 29 2019

Amazon.com Inc plans to promote helpline phone numbers to customers who query its site about suicide, the company told Reuters on Thursday, after searches on its site suggested users search for nooses and other potentially harmful products.

Amazon's push for one-day delivery dents profits, costs up 21%

Jul 25 2019

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported its first profit miss in two years and said income would slump in the current quarter, as the online retailer ramps up spending on one-day delivery to spark sales growth.

EBay to launch warehousing and shipping services next year

Jul 24 2019

EBay Inc said on Wednesday it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site starting next year, a new strategy that is expected to attract more sellers to the e-commerce platform.

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

Jul 19 2019

WASHINGTON Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department.

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