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Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 09:47 PM EDT

MassChallenge Finalist: Tuverl

MassChallenge Finalist: Tuverl

MassChallenge is the largest startup accelerator program in the world. Finalist Hope Ndhlovu, co-founder and CEO of Tuverl, joins necn to discuss his company.">MassChallenge is the largest startup accelerator program in the world. Finalist Hope Ndhlovu, co-founder and CEO of Tuverl, joins necn to discuss his company.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:59 PM EDT

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target Says Trump Tariffs Would 'Penalize American Families'

Target is "deeply troubled" by the Trump administration's escalating trade war, saying it threatens to undermine the U.S. economy, penalizes American families and raises prices on everything from backpacks to...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 03:13 PM EDT

Website Pulls Sexy 'Handmaid's Tale' Costume After Backlash

Website Pulls Sexy 'Handmaid's Tale' Costume After Backlash

An online lingerie store removed a sexy “Handmaid’s Tale” costume from its website after receiving massive backlash on social media. The show, which was based on the book by Margaret Atwood, was set in a...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 02:53 PM EDT

Credit Freezes Are Now Free Nationwide Under New Law

Credit Freezes Are Now Free Nationwide Under New Law

Credit freezes and unfreezes with the three major credit reporting agencies will now be free for consumers as a federal law passed in response to the Equifax data breach goes into effect Friday. Beginning Sept....

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:40 AM EDT

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 10:20 PM EDT

Facebook to Scale Back Political Campaign 'Embeds'

Facebook to Scale Back Political Campaign 'Embeds'

Facebook said on Thursday it would cut back the on-site support staff that it has provided in the past to political campaigns including President Donald Trump’s in 2016, NBC News reported. Facebook said in a...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 06:40 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Amazon's 'Blunt Pipe' Patent Problem

BBJ Report: Amazon's 'Blunt Pipe' Patent Problem

Mass. lawsuit over 'blunt pipe' patent highlights big problem for Amazon."">Technology reporter Kelly O'Brien joins necn to discuss his story, "Mass. lawsuit over 'blunt pipe' patent highlights big problem for Amazon."

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 05:55 PM EDT

Pot Shop Applicants Await Final OK for Massachusetts Sales

Pot Shop Applicants Await Final OK for Massachusetts Sales

Final inspections of prospective marijuana businesses were underway, Massachusetts' top marijuana regulator said Thursday, but the question of when the state's first pot shops will finally open their doors...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 05:15 PM EDT

Wells Fargo to Cut Up to 10 Percent of Workforce

Wells Fargo to Cut Up to 10 Percent of Workforce

Wells Fargo, the third-biggest U.S. bank, plans to lower its employee headcount by 5 percent to 10 percent in the next three years as part of its ongoing turnaround plan, the company announced Thursday. The...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 03:43 PM EDT

Microwave, Clock Among 15 New Amazon Smart Products

Microwave, Clock Among 15 New Amazon Smart Products

Amazon announced 15 new Alexa-enabled products in less than 90 minutes at an event in Seattle on Thursday, further cementing the company's commitment to the voice assistant space. The new suite of items...

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