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Fakheera Stevens

Deadly Crash Puts Focus on Limo Safety

Twenty people died in a limousine crash in upstate New York on Oct. 6, making it the deadliest transportation accident in nearly a decade. The

You get a burrito! You get a burrito!

A whole lot of burritos Chipotle is starting a loyalty program. This is great news for the fast-casual chain’s most devoted fans, but it’s unclear

A Calorie-Burning Car

Dutch Engineering Company PPO is introducing the Fit-Car PPV (Pedal-Powered Vehicle), a modified Audi that allows drivers to exercise during their commute. If the innovative

Podcast: Fake Bike Helmets

Weekend Edition Sunday warns against counterfeit helmets being sold online. Real helmets provide something that these almost-identical counterfeits do not, protection.

Newspapers Owned By Tech

The CEO of a cloud computing firm is the latest tech executive to purchase a major news publication. Last month, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and

Sprout Pencils

Sprout World introduced plantable graphite pencils called Sprout Pencils. The eraser end of these pencils is tipped with non-GMO seed capsules. Once people turn this

Developer’s Apps Violate Children’s Privacy

New Mexico is suing Google, online advertisers, and an app game developer for allegedly allowing the unlawful collection of children’s data. The lawsuit alleges that

Facebook Creates a Dating Feature

Facebook is rolling out a dating service within its smartphone app and website. The feature, named simply “Dating,” went online for users in Colombia on Sept.

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