Daily Archives: April 12, 2019

Sutter Health will pay $30 million to settle overcharging lawsuit

Sutter Health has agreed to a $30 million settlement to resolve allegations that it up-charged Medicare patient bills, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday. The overcharging scheme saw health plans and providers "upcode" for services they provi...

By | 2019-04-12T23:21:07+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Healthcare|

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to depart Facebook board, PayPal exec nominated

Netflix Inc. CEO, chairman and co-founder Reed Hastings is leaving the board of Facebook, a role he's served in since 2011. Hastings and Erskine Bowles, president emeritus of University of North Carolina, will not be nominated for reelection to the bo...

By | 2019-04-21T14:11:27+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Technology|

Scenes from the 2019 Space Symposium in Colorado Springs (Photos)

More than 15,000 people from aerospace companies, U.S. and international militaries, NASA and other space agencies swarmed to The Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs for 35th annual Space Symposium, the largest national security and civil space event. ...

By | 2019-04-12T22:10:43+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Technology|

In steady craft brewing market, St. Louis beer experts say product, packaging make a difference

Craft brewers shared their thoughts on a 2018 report which showed that the industry is continuing to grow, albeit slower than it has in recent years.

By | 2019-04-12T22:07:18+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Exclusive: Bay Area ticket forum bans thousands of tickets at Giants, A’s, Warriors and 49ers games

A San Francisco challenger to ticketing giants like Ticketmaster and StubHub is banning obstructed-view seats from its marketplace.

By | 2019-04-12T21:46:14+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Sports|

Netflix analyst: Not every company will survive the streaming video wars

Netflix lost $7 billion in market value Friday after Disney said it would offer a $6.99 monthly video streaming service with original TV content based on franchises like Star Wars. Here are the three companies that one analyst thinks will ultimately su...

By | 2019-04-12T21:26:59+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Media|

Marquette University faculty, graduate workers may unionize

Marquette University’s non-tenure track faculty and graduate workers are asking the school’s administration for a “fair process” to unionize.   The Service Employees International Union said in a news release the graduate workers and non-tenure track ...

By | 2019-04-12T21:06:24+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Education|

Tesla launches Model 3 leasing, pulls cheapest version of car off website

Tesla Inc. on April 11 introduced an auto leasing program for the Model 3 and pulled the $35,000 version of the car off its website, saying customers would have to jump through extra hoops to get the cheapest version of the car. Leasing a Model 3 isn’...

By | 2019-04-12T19:58:05+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

What happened with activist shareholder? Motley Fool asks; Cerner answers

A Friday podcast from The Motley Fool questioned how an activist investment fund — owning just 1.2 percent of Cerner Corp. stock — managed to shape strategic direction. But a Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) official said that the health IT company and Starboard...

By | 2019-04-12T19:48:42+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Healthcare|