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A Lululemon store. (CBS)

300K Lululemon Hoodies Recalled Over Reports Of Injuries Caused By Tight Drawstrings Snapping

Clothing line Lululemon is recalling hundreds of thousands of hoodies over reports that drawstrings are pulling too tight, and whipping wearers in the face.

06/25/2015

New Ford cars on display on the sales lot at Serramonte Ford on April 28, 2015 in Colma. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ford Launches Ride-Sharing Program For Customers To Rent Their Vehicles

Ford is following the ride-sharing craze, launching its own pilot program in six U.S. cities and in London.

06/25/2015

French Taxi drivers burn tires as they protest in the southern city of Marseille on June 25, 2015 as they demonstrate against UberPOP, a popular taxi app that is facing fierce opposition from traditional cabs. Taxi drivers in France are furious over an Uber service called UberPOP, which puts customers in touch with private drivers at prices lower than those of traditional taxis. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

French Taxi Drivers Riot In Anti-Uber Protest

French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap San Francisco-based Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.

06/25/2015

A CropX sensor, aimed at sending soil readings to the cloud, which farmers can use to determine how much water a certain part of the field needs.  (CropX Ltd.)

Bay Area Company CropX Uses Sensors And App To Maximize Water Use For Crops

CropX allows farmers to use wireless sensors that send soil readings to the cloud and the startup’s software determines how much water different areas of the field need.

06/25/2015

The Confederate flag is seen flying on the Capitol grounds a day after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced that she will call for the Confederate flag to be removed on June 23, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Apple Removes ‘Mean-Spirited’ Civil War Apps Displaying Confederate Flag

Apple pulled Civil War games from the App Store Thursday, joining other U.S. companies that have already banned the sale of any Confederate flag merchandise in reaction to last week’s shooting massacre at a black church in Charleston.

06/25/2015

(Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

With 27 Million Watching, Video Game Championship Rivals World Series Ratings

Video game leagues are becoming as popular as top sporting events.

06/25/2015

A car made with 3D printed metal. (CBS)

Car Made With 3D Printed Metal Showcasing What New Technology Can Accomplish

A car on display in San Francisco is being used as a showcase for what can be done with 3D metal printing.

06/24/2015

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Analyst Finds Netflix Ratings On Par With ABC, NBC

Netflix is taking advantage of its stock at an all time high in a move to make shareholders happy

06/24/2015

Real people suffering from diabetes, tooth decay, weight gain, and other diseases related to soda consumption are starring in a remake of Coca-Cola’s iconic “Hilltop” ad.  (Change the Tune/You Tube)

Health Advocates Remake Iconic Coca-Cola Ad Into Serious Warning

A watchdog group is trying to shake up consumers’ perception of soda with a provocative new ad. It turns the famously sweet Coca-Cola “Hilltop” jingle into a sour reminder with a message about the sugary drink.

06/24/2015

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Bay Area Workers Earning Nearly 50 Percent More Than Average U.S. Employee

San Francisco-area workers earn around 47 percent more than the U.S. average, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

06/23/2015