A year after the Internal Revenue Service said hackers used stolen Social Security numbers and other information gleaned from the agency’s system in an attempt to access hundreds of thousands of taxpayers’ accounts, the agency says that the Get Transcript tool at the heart of the attack is back online. [More]
Out of the ashes, one teen retail chain is trying to crawl back toward life:
Delia’s dELiA*s says it’ll be rising from the dead with an online-only version of its store this August.
Remember Palcohol, the powdered alcohol that when, mixed with water, is supposed to be the equivalent of one drink or shot of booze? Palcohol can’t even see store shelves from where the product is standing at this point, after first being an approved product and then having that approval yanked by regulators. But if and when it finds its way to the public, some states are preparing to keep it from shelves before it ever gets the chance to hit them.
Now that McDonald’s has reassured everyone that the McRib does, in fact, contain real meat, it’s time for the annual sandwich to return to the menu. Well, in most of the country. [More]
Two months after Google-owned Nest pulled the Nest Protect smoke detectors from the market due to an inconvenient tendency to turn off when it shouldn’t, the devices are now for sale again. And this time, at a lower price. [More]
If you’re the type of person who’s tried (or is willing to try) mixing beer and ice cream in some kind of alcoholic, creamy float dessert, hearing that there’s a brand of Yuengling ice cream that’s just now returning to shelves might sound like a dream come true. And while it’s true, all right, there’s no actual beer involved in the dessert. [More]