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Leave me alone: As if auto-dialed, pre-recorded phones calls weren’t bad enough, scammers are blasting out robocalls that use poorly synthesized text-to-talk programs to try to frighten people into thinking they are being sued.
Fuzzy math: After Mylan changed its tune and said it makes a profit of $80 per EpiPen — instead of the $50 figure previously cited by CEO Heather Bresch — the company’s critics are only getting louder.
Now I'm hungry: Internet service provider Mediacom is literally arguing that because Double Stuf Oreos cost more than regular ones, therefore you should pay more for more internet. Yes, really.
Fallout: Yahoo is facing lawsuits, a Senate inquiry, and possibly issues with its Verizon merger after the company’s recent massive data breach.
Not okay: Were the Wells Fargo employees who created millions of unauthorized accounts preying upon vulnerable senior citizen customers? Lawmakers want to find out.