Dog Food And Pet Treat Recalls 2019: A Complete List Of Recalls News 

Dog Food And Pet Treat Recalls 2019: A Complete List Of Recalls

Several dog foods have been recalled this year for Listeria, Salmonella, and Vitamin D concerns. The list has increasingly grown since the beginning of 2019, making it imperative that pet owners keep track of what dog foods are safe for their pets to consume. To help, a complete list of recalled dog foods is included here. A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula Lystn, LLC recalled its A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula dog food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled affected one lot code – 2018 02/08 20. The…

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Roku Announces 2-In-1 Sound Bar And Streaming Box Coming Next Month Entertainment 

Roku Announces 2-In-1 Sound Bar And Streaming Box Coming Next Month

Roku has announced new products intended to advance its foray into the home audio realm. The first is a new smart soundbar that will double as a TV speaker and streaming box. The device is set for release in October and will cost $180, a solid price for an entry-level soundbar with high-end Roku capabilities. According to the first look from Variety, the 32-inch device will connect via HDMI cable and will be capable of full 4K Ultra HD HDR streaming. It has the same capability as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu,…

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Facebook is scanning all photos, videos for your face in name of security News 

Facebook is scanning all photos, videos for your face in name of security

Facebook has announced a new facial recognition feature that will automatically let users know when they appear in any video or photo even if they haven’t been tagged in first place. Sounds like a cool feature. Sounds like a security feature. But chances are that this is not a feature that will keep your Facebook profile, and your privacy, safe. Instead it is a creepy feature that Facebook may use for in creepy new ways in future. And that is why while some regard this feature harmless, privacy advocates are…

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E-bikes are now allowed in US national parks, for better or worse News 

E-bikes are now allowed in US national parks, for better or worse

The next time you visit a National Park in the US, you can likely bring your e-bike with you. The National Park Service has expanded the use of e-bikes to allow pedal assist models on the same roads and trails as conventional bicycles so long as they cut off assistance at 28MPH. Officials contend that the policy shift could make parks more accessible and “mitigate” environmental damage while ensuring uses similar to traditional bikes. E-bikes make it easier to travel far, the NPS said. It could likewise enable park rides…

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YouTube will pay up to $200 million after allegedly violating children’s privacy Technology 

YouTube will pay up to $200 million after allegedly violating children’s privacy

On Friday, the Federal Trade Commission voted to settle federal privacy charges against YouTube, as first reported by Politico. The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg have corroborated the report, saying the official settlement will likely be made public next week. The exact terms of the settlement are unclear, but Google will reportedly pay fines between $150 and $200 million. The charges stem from data collection and targeting practices in YouTube, which consumer groups alleged violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Some details of the settlement had been reported…

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Apple’s next iPhone event will take place on September 10th News 

Apple’s next iPhone event will take place on September 10th

Apple has sent out invitations for its annual iPhone event on September 10th, where the company is widely expected to announce the iPhone 11. The event will take place at the company’s Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino, California. Although Apple’s invitation doesn’t explicitly say what the company plans to announce at the event, the rumors suggest we’ll see three new iPhone models, and these will act as successors to the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max. Two of these phones are expected to feature Apple’s first triple-camera system on the…

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Starbucks Is Giving Out Free Drinks on Thursday News 

Starbucks Is Giving Out Free Drinks on Thursday

It’s that weird weekend where you either think its the end of the summer or you adamantly do not believe that to be the case. Well, there’s a Thursday afternoon deal this week for people on both sides of the decidedly unimportant issue. On Thursday, August 29, Starbucks is hosting one of its most expansive Happy Hour promotions to date. So, whether you think it’s time for the pumpkin spice biz or you’re still slurping iced drinks, you can get in on it. This week’s Happy Hour features buy-one-get-one-free (BOGO)…

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The Diseases That Are Increasingly Killing Americans: Brainstorm Health News 

The Diseases That Are Increasingly Killing Americans: Brainstorm Health

A new study in the journal JAMA helps break out exactly what is, and isn’t, killing Americans. Heart disease is far and away the number one killer in this country (some 1 in 4 deaths are associated with it). But cancer, lung diseases, and metabolic disorders such as diabetes aren’t far behind. Here is the good news-bad news situation, according to the report: “While cardiovascular disease (CVD) death rates declined by approximately 36% from 2000 to 2014, CVD remains the leading cause of mortality among US adults. Annual declines in…

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Dollar Tree, Dollar General & Family Dollar all fined for selling expired drugs News 

Dollar Tree, Dollar General & Family Dollar all fined for selling expired drugs

Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar have all been fined for selling expired products including over-the-counter drugs Opens a New Window. . The discount retail chains Opens a New Window. will pay $1.2 million in fines and damages, according to a press release Opens a New Window. from the New York Attorney General Opens a New Window. on Monday. “New York consumers have a right to expect that products on store shelves are safe, fresh and suitable for their advertised use,” New York Attorney General Letitia James said in…

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$6M Internet Romance Scam Targets Women Worldwide Technology 

$6M Internet Romance Scam Targets Women Worldwide

A Japanese woman was left with a huge amount of credit, lots of regrets, angry and depressed after being a victim of an internet romance scam that targets women worldwide. On Thursday, 17 people were arrested out of the 80 people charged by the U.S. prosecutor for conspiring in a scam that targeted women across the globe. Majority of the charged and arrested people behind what Nick Hanna, a U.S. Attorney calls as one of the largest cases of its kind were Nigerians. The internet romance scam acquired almost $6…

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