Daily Intel

Judge: FDA can't use tobacco panel menthol report
While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA's ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes. The lawsuit specifically alleged that some...
Jul 22, 2014 | 1:22 PM
Toymaker to hitch My Little Pony to 3-D print technology
Hasbro’s collaboration with Shapeways may extend the reach of its trademarks while keeping control of what is associated with the brand.
Jul 22, 2014 | 12:22 PM
2 big banks helped hedge funds dodge taxes, Senate panel says
Giant global banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank helped at least a dozen hedge funds skirt full tax payment on more than $100 billion worth of stock trades, according to a congressional investigation.
Jul 22, 2014 | 12:22 PM
Yahoo buying app and analytics company Flurry
NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo is buying Flurry Inc., a startup that helps other programmers build better mobile applications and craft marketing campaigns for smartphones and tablets. The deal announced Monday is the latest in a wave of mostly small...
Jul 22, 2014 | 12:22 PM
Netflix tops 50M subscribers as 2Q earnings soar
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from a hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time. Without breaking down the specific viewership...
Jul 22, 2014 | 11:22 AM
Authorities raid illegal Calif. pot grows to help Yurok tribe
Marijuana cultivation threatened the Yurok reservation’s water supply, harmed its salmon and interfered with cultural ceremonies.
Jul 22, 2014 | 11:22 AM
Sharks bring crowds — not panic — to Cape Cod
Growing numbers of shark sightings off Massachusetts’ Cape Cod are stirring curiosity and a buying frenzy for shark-related merchandise.
Jul 22, 2014 | 10:22 AM
Ackman says he can prove Herbalife is a 'fraud'
NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman said he will hold a presentation Tuesday that will prove nutrition company Herbalife is a "fraud." The announcement sent shares of Herbalife down more than 11 percent in trading Monday. Ackman holds a...
Jul 22, 2014 | 10:22 AM
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday
Stocks closed with slight losses on Monday as U.S. companies turned in mixed quarterly results and as tension mounts between Russia and the West over the downed passenger jet in Ukraine. The Nasdaq composite lost 7.44 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,...
Jul 22, 2014 | 10:22 AM
Natural gas falls to an 8-month low
Natural gas fell to its lowest level in eight months Monday following forecasts that nationwide summer temperatures are expected to be milder than normal. The price of natural gas fell 10 cents, or 2.6 percent, to $3.85 per 1,000 cubic feet. Crude...
Jul 22, 2014 | 10:22 AM