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Edwards Lifesciences: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $366.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Irvine, California-based company said it had net income of 61 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and...

Boston Scientific: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 06:40 AM EDT

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $324 million. On a per-share basis, the Marlborough, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of 22 cents. Earnings, adjusted for asset...

Small businesses grapple with global tech outages created by CrowdStrike

Jul. 21, 2024 12:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An owner of a consumer insights research firm couldn't pay her employees, make Friday's deadline to sign a contract for a new business or send key research to a key client. A psychiatrist, who runs a virtual mental health practice in Maryland, saw his business hobbled as some of...

Malicious actors trying to exploit global tech outage for their own gain

Jul. 20, 2024 16:02 PM EDT

As the world continues to recover from massive business and travel disruptions caused by a faulty software update from cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, malicious actors are trying to exploit the situation for their own gain. Government cybersecurity agencies across the globe and...

Tech outage latest | Airlines rush to get back on track after global tech disruption

Jul. 20, 2024 12:34 PM EDT

Transport providers, businesses and governments on Saturday are rushing to get all their systems back online after long disruptions following a widespread technology outage. The biggest continuing effect has been on air travel. Carriers canceled thousands of flights on Friday and...

Over 3 million steam cleaners are under recall because they can spew hot water and cause burns

Jul. 18, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some 3.3 million steam cleaners are being recalled across North America due to a burn hazard that has resulted in consumers reporting more than 150 injuries. Select models of Bissell-branded “Steam Shot Handheld Steam Cleaners” can spew hot water or steam while...

Detroit-area county to pay $7 million to family of man killed while jailed for drunken driving

Jul. 16, 2024 10:57 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area county agreed to a $7 million settlement in the death of a man who was severely beaten by another man while in jail for a misdemeanor. Separately, a federal prosecutor announced Monday that the Wayne County jail has agreed to improve how it serves...

AngioDynamics: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 16, 2024 06:49 AM EDT

LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) — LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) — AngioDynamics Inc. (ANGO) on Tuesday reported a loss of $13.4 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Latham, New York-based company said it had a loss of 33 cents. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were...

A North Korean diplomat in Cuba defected to South Korea in November, a possible blow to leader Kim

Jul. 16, 2024 06:12 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s spy agency said Tuesday that a senior North Korea diplomat based in Cuba has fled to South Korea, the latest defection by members of the North's ruling elite that likely hurt leader Kim Jong Un's push to bolster his leadership. The...

Celebrities are getting $2,000 MRI scans to learn about their health. Should you?

Jul. 15, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — What if there was a way to peer into your body and spot early signs of cancer and other life-threatening ailments before they became serious? That’s the pitch from a new cluster of companies selling high-tech scans to healthy people interested in learning more...