NEW YORK, NY (CNN) - CNN Money's Maribel Aber has your top business and financial news on this Tuesday, April 8.
A well-known hunting property in east Arkansas attracted a $13.1 million sale. The 1,625-acre Prairie Wings spread was purchased by Price Services Inc. of Monticello, led by Dick Carmical. Who sold the property, on the eastern border of the Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area? Prairie Wings Properties LLC, led by Robert Hixson, Bo Busby and Brad Thomas. In turn, Price Services sold the south impoundment and Prairie Wings lodge for $6.53 million to Prairie Wings South LLC, led by Conway businessman Brandon Adams.
Chili's on Monday canceled a fundraiser with the National Autism Association, a group that links autism to vaccinations, after the restaurant chain's Facebook page was barraged by a heated debate on the issue. On its website, the NAA says, "Vaccinations can trigger or exacerbate autism in some, if not many, children, especially those who are genetically predisposed to immune, autoimmune or inflammatory conditions." "The intent of this fundraiser was not to express a view on this matter, but rather to support the families affected by autism," wrote a spokeswoman for Chili's Grill & Bar Restaurant, in an email to CNNMoney.
Managing battery power can be the most frustrating part of owning a smartphone. Phone batteries typically last less than a day, and charging them back up can take a full hour. That might change in the coming years. An Israeli company has posted a video to YouTube with the prototype for technology that can charge a cell phone battery in just 30 seconds. StoreDot, the company behind the video, says the technology was born out of Alzheimer's research at Tel Aviv University.
The lights strapped to your bike only keep you safe at night as long as they're visible. When they die, you're just another shadow that drivers barely notice. So not only does the rechargeable Eagle 600 boast a whopping 600 lumens of light, it's also got a built-in OLED display letting you know exactly how much longer it will stay lit. A pair of LEDs is actually what lets the Eagle 600 produce so much light, and at full intensity its 3,100 mAh battery will keep them running for about an hour and a half. But you can boost that runtime with a lower intensity setting, or activating the bike light's flashing mode. And all the while the tiny OLED display will show you the estimated runtime based on whatever setting you're using.