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  • Business Briefs: Twitter, Pepsi, Amazon Echo

    Business Briefs: Twitter, Pepsi, Amazon Echo

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-08-20 11:55:35 GMT

    Here's a look at your top business and tech news from Cheddar on News 12.

    Here's a look at your top business and tech news from Cheddar on News 12.

  • Simpsons fans love new Kwik-E-Mart

    Simpsons fans love new Kwik-E-Mart

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:54:44 GMT
    A Kwik-E-Mart is now open in South Carolina that has memorabilia, food, drinks and one-of-a-kind items from "The Simpsons."A Kwik-E-Mart is now open in South Carolina that has memorabilia, food, drinks and one-of-a-kind items from "The Simpsons."
    A Kwik-E-Mart is now open in South Carolina that has memorabilia, food, drinks and one-of-a-kind items from "The Simpsons."A Kwik-E-Mart is now open in South Carolina that has memorabilia, food, drinks and one-of-a-kind items from "The Simpsons."

    A Kwik-E-Mart is now open in South Carolina that has memorabilia, food, drinks and one-of-a-kind items from "The Simpsons."

    A Kwik-E-Mart is now open in South Carolina that has memorabilia, food, drinks and one-of-a-kind items from "The Simpsons."

  • Pepsi to buy SodaStream for $3B

    Pepsi to buy SodaStream for $3B

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:45:59 GMT
    The deal gives Pepsi a new product where customers don't have to go to the market to buy their drinks.The deal gives Pepsi a new product where customers don't have to go to the market to buy their drinks.

    The deal gives Pepsi a new product where customers don't have to go to the market to buy their drinks.

    The deal gives Pepsi a new product where customers don't have to go to the market to buy their drinks.

  • Business Briefs: Google, Office Depot, Eurovision

    Business Briefs: Google, Office Depot, Eurovision

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:41:31 GMT

    A big week on Wall Street for some of the biggest names in retail. 

    A big week on Wall Street for some of the biggest names in retail. 

  • Business Briefs: Musk tweet, Chipotle bacteria outbreak, Wikipedia

    Business Briefs: Musk tweet, Chipotle bacteria outbreak, Wikipedia

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:45:36 GMT

    Investors say they are infuriated with Tesla CEO Elon Musk after he tweeted he wants to take his company private. 

    Investors say they are infuriated with Tesla CEO Elon Musk after he tweeted he wants to take his company private. 

  • Business Briefs: Google, J.C. Penney, autonomous cars

    Business Briefs: Google, J.C. Penney, autonomous cars

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:05:04 GMT
    Google's plans to enter China has hit an internal roadblock. More trouble for J.C. Penney. The tech world is buzzing about self-driving cars, but the public is less enthusiastic.Google's plans to enter China has hit an internal roadblock. More trouble for J.C. Penney. The tech world is buzzing about self-driving cars, but the public is less enthusiastic.
    Google's plans to enter China has hit an internal roadblock. More trouble for J.C. Penney. The tech world is buzzing about self-driving cars, but the public is less enthusiastic.Google's plans to enter China has hit an internal roadblock. More trouble for J.C. Penney. The tech world is buzzing about self-driving cars, but the public is less enthusiastic.

    Google's plans to enter China has hit an internal roadblock. More trouble for J.C. Penney. The tech world is buzzing about self-driving cars, but the public is less enthusiastic.

    Google's plans to enter China has hit an internal roadblock. More trouble for J.C. Penney. The tech world is buzzing about self-driving cars, but the public is less enthusiastic.

  • Business Briefs: Walmart, Amazon, Boring Company

    Business Briefs: Walmart, Amazon, Boring Company

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:49:49 GMT

    Walmart posted its best quarterly sales in more than a decade. Much of that is due to its grocery business, as well as a 40 percent jump in online sales.

    Walmart posted its best quarterly sales in more than a decade. Much of that is due to its grocery business, as well as a 40 percent jump in online sales.

  • Business Briefs: Best Buy, Bumble, Tiffany & Co.

    Business Briefs: Best Buy, Bumble, Tiffany & Co.

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:09:10 GMT
    Best Buy is getting into the health and home care business. Changes are coming to luxury brand Tiffany & Co.Best Buy is getting into the health and home care business. Changes are coming to luxury brand Tiffany & Co.
    Best Buy is getting into the health and home care business. Changes are coming to luxury brand Tiffany & Co.Best Buy is getting into the health and home care business. Changes are coming to luxury brand Tiffany & Co.

    Best Buy is getting into the health and home care business. Changes are coming to luxury brand Tiffany & Co.

    Best Buy is getting into the health and home care business. Changes are coming to luxury brand Tiffany & Co.

  • Study: Chemical linked to cancer found in certain breakfast cereals

    Study: Chemical linked to cancer found in certain breakfast cereals

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:30:48 GMT
    A recent study has found dangerous amounts of glyphosate in granola bars and popular oat cereals.A recent study has found dangerous amounts of glyphosate in granola bars and popular oat cereals.
    A recent study has found dangerous amounts of glyphosate in granola bars and popular oat cereals.A recent study has found dangerous amounts of glyphosate in granola bars and popular oat cereals.

    A recent study has found dangerous amounts of glyphosate in granola bars and popular oat cereals.

    A recent study has found dangerous amounts of glyphosate in granola bars and popular oat cereals.

  • Business Briefs: Consumer spending, Alphabet, Corona

    Business Briefs: Consumer spending, Alphabet, Corona

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:10:29 GMT

    American households are spending more on purchases like cars and clothing.

    American households are spending more on purchases like cars and clothing.

  • Business Briefs: Tesla, L.A. subway, tech jobs

    Business Briefs: Tesla, L.A. subway, tech jobs

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:20:44 GMT
    As Tesla considers going private, the competition is coming up fast. Los Angeles says the city's subway system will be the first in the United States to install security scanners. It's a good time to be working in tech.As Tesla considers going private, the competition is coming up fast. Los Angeles says the city's subway system will be the first in the United States to install security scanners. It's a good time to be working in tech.
    As Tesla considers going private, the competition is coming up fast. Los Angeles says the city's subway system will be the first in the United States to install security scanners. It's a good time to be working in tech.As Tesla considers going private, the competition is coming up fast. Los Angeles says the city's subway system will be the first in the United States to install security scanners. It's a good time to be working in tech.

    As Tesla considers going private, the competition is coming up fast. Los Angeles says the city's subway system will be the first in the United States to install security scanners. It's a good time to be working in tech.

    As Tesla considers going private, the competition is coming up fast. Los Angeles says the city's subway system will be the first in the United States to install security scanners. It's a good time to be working in tech.

  • Business Briefs: Medical records, VW, Coca-Cola

    Business Briefs: Medical records, VW, Coca-Cola

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:28:32 GMT

    Some of the biggest names in technology are partnering to increase access to medical records.

    Some of the biggest names in technology are partnering to increase access to medical records.

  • Business Briefs: 2008 financial crisis, Comcast, Abercrombie and Fitch

    Business Briefs: 2008 financial crisis, Comcast, Abercrombie and Fitch

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:52:27 GMT

    A new report shows the severe personal impact of the 2008 financial crisis. 

    A new report shows the severe personal impact of the 2008 financial crisis. 

  • AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not

    AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:23:46 GMT
    Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.

    Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.

    Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.

  • Business Briefs: Tesla, Google, North Face

    Business Briefs: Tesla, Google, North Face

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:34:49 GMT

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed investment talks with a Saudi wealth fund.

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed investment talks with a Saudi wealth fund.

  • Westchester offers free hepatitis A shots

    Westchester offers free hepatitis A shots

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:07:32 GMT
    Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection you can get from contaminated food or water.Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection you can get from contaminated food or water.

    The Westchester County Health Department is offering free hepatitis A shots this weekend.

    The Westchester County Health Department is offering free hepatitis A shots this weekend.

  • Orangetown proposes plan for new community center

    Orangetown proposes plan for new community center

    Thursday, August 9 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-08-09 10:47:52 GMT
    Town Supervisor Chris Day says taxpayers will not be affected and that the plan is to pay for the community center with cash from land sales in Rockland County.Town Supervisor Chris Day says taxpayers will not be affected and that the plan is to pay for the community center with cash from land sales in Rockland County.

    Town Supervisor Chris Day says taxpayers will not be affected and that the plan is to pay for the community center with cash from land sales in Rockland County.

    Town Supervisor Chris Day says taxpayers will not be affected and that the plan is to pay for the community center with cash from land sales in Rockland County.

  • Report: NY the worst place in US to retire

    Report: NY the worst place in US to retire

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-08-07 12:51:59 GMT
    Bankrate.com looked at several factors including the cost of living, weather and quality health care.Bankrate.com looked at several factors including the cost of living, weather and quality health care.

    Bankrate.com looked at several factors including the cost of living, weather and quality health care.

    Bankrate.com looked at several factors including the cost of living, weather and quality health care.

  • Fortina chef wins 'Food Network Star' title

    Fortina chef wins 'Food Network Star' title

    Monday, August 6 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-08-06 16:19:24 GMT
    Chef Christian Petroni won the title of 'Food Network Star' by Bobby Flay and now gets his own show.Chef Christian Petroni won the title of 'Food Network Star' by Bobby Flay and now gets his own show.

    Chef Christian Petroni won the title of 'Food Network Star' by Bobby Flay and now gets his own show.

    Chef Christian Petroni won the title of 'Food Network Star' by Bobby Flay and now gets his own show.

  • Long-time health club closes its doors

    Long-time health club closes its doors

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-08-01 21:56:33 GMT
    The Diplomat Health and Swim Club on Route 9-W in Piermont is closed after four decades in business.The Diplomat Health and Swim Club on Route 9-W in Piermont is closed after four decades in business.

    A Rockland County fitness center says it's closing due to financial difficulties after four decades in business.

    A Rockland County fitness center says it's closing due to financial difficulties after four decades in business.

  • Warwick welcomes medical marijuana facility

    Warwick welcomes medical marijuana facility

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-07-31 22:06:21 GMT
    Construction of a $10 million, 40,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility is underway in Warwick.Construction of a $10 million, 40,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility is underway in Warwick.

    Construction of a $10 million, 40,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility is underway in Warwick.

    Construction of a $10 million, 40,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility is underway in Warwick.

  • Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

    Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:40:00 GMT

    Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

    Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

  • Cyber bots blamed for snatching up popular holiday toys to resell

    Cyber bots blamed for snatching up popular holiday toys to resell

    Friday, December 8 2017 12:54 PM EST2017-12-08 17:54:55 GMT
    Consumers are being warned that online bots who snatch up concert tickets are now buying up popular toys and reselling them at outrageous prices.Consumers are being warned that online bots who snatch up concert tickets are now buying up popular toys and reselling them at outrageous prices.

    Consumers are being warned that online bots who snatch up concert tickets are now buying up popular toys and reselling them at outrageous prices.

    Consumers are being warned that online bots who snatch up concert tickets are now buying up popular toys and reselling them at outrageous prices.

  • McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes

    McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes

    Monday, December 4 2017 7:47 AM EST2017-12-04 12:47:50 GMT
    Sunday, December 24 2017 8:49 AM EST2017-12-24 13:49:04 GMT
    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

  • Cheddar Afternoon Business Report: Alphabet, J.Crew, fidget spinners

    Cheddar Afternoon Business Report: Alphabet, J.Crew, fidget spinners

    Friday, November 10 2017 2:50 PM EST2017-11-10 19:50:51 GMT
    Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico.Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico.

    Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico. 

    Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico. 

  • Snapchat feature worries police

    Snapchat feature worries police

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-09-26 19:19:07 GMT

    A new feature to the Snapchat app has law enforcement officials on edge. 

    A new feature to the Snapchat app has law enforcement officials on edge. 

  • Manufacturers to begin driverless car tests on NY roads

    Manufacturers to begin driverless car tests on NY roads

    Thursday, May 11 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-05-11 14:22:59 GMT
    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

  • Dove ad campaign criticized online

    Dove ad campaign criticized online

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-05-09 15:33:33 GMT
    For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves.For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves.

    A new ad campaign for Dove soap is being criticized online. For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves. 

    A new ad campaign for Dove soap is being criticized online. For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves. 

  • Luxury movie theater to open in Dobbs Ferry

    Luxury movie theater to open in Dobbs Ferry

    An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5.An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5.

    A new luxury movie theater will soon be opening up in Westchester. An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5. 

    A new luxury movie theater will soon be opening up in Westchester. An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5. 

  • Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-04-24 14:21:53 GMT
    A public hearing on a possible ban on selling fireworks will take place at city hall tonight at 7 p.m.A public hearing on a possible ban on selling fireworks will take place at city hall tonight at 7 p.m.

    Residents in Newburgh are being asked to weigh in on a possible ban on selling fireworks. A public hearing will take place at city hall at 7 p.m. tonight.  

    Residents in Newburgh are being asked to weigh in on a possible ban on selling fireworks. A public hearing will take place at city hall at 7 p.m. tonight.  

  • Some White Plains bars plan to take break during St. Patrick’s Day parade

    Some White Plains bars plan to take break during St. Patrick’s Day parade

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-03-14 11:58:55 GMT
    Customers will be asked to temporarily leave bars on St. Patrick's DayCustomers will be asked to temporarily leave bars on St. Patrick's Day

    Some White Plains bars will stop serving alcohol during the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday in an effort to minimize excessive partying. 

    Some White Plains bars will stop serving alcohol during the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday in an effort to minimize excessive partying. 

  • Landlord faces fine after tenants spend 2 weeks without heat

    Landlord faces fine after tenants spend 2 weeks without heat

    Friday, January 16 2015 2:43 PM EST2015-01-16 19:43:28 GMT
    A Yonkers landlord is facing a hefty fine after his tenants had to endure living in the frigid cold without heat. Representatives for the company that manages the building on Highland Ave. appeared
    A Yonkers landlord is facing a hefty fine after his tenants had to endure living in the frigid cold without heat. Representatives for the company that manages the building on Highland Ave. appeared
  • Strip club closes in Mount Vernon

    Strip club closes in Mount Vernon

    Sue's Rendezvous will shut its doors for good after 45 years in business.Sue's Rendezvous will shut its doors for good after 45 years in business.

    A popular strip club in Mount Vernon is closing its doors for good. 

    A popular strip club in Mount Vernon is closing its doors for good. 

  • Schumer calls for CSX changes in wake of accident

    Schumer calls for CSX changes in wake of accident

    Sen. Chuck SchumerSen. Chuck Schumer

    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, where last week a CSX train collided with a commercial truck carrying cars. Schumer says he is asking the Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy to finalize a review of the transportation of highly flammable oil shipments. Schumer ...

    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. 

  • US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. 

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. 

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