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Toys “R” Us May File For Bankruptcy and Its Sending Ripples To Toy Manufacturers

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Toys “R” Us may be filing for bankruptcy ahead of the holiday season, and it’s causing shares for two major U.S. toy companies to drop – Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc. Toys “R” Us is working on developing a loan that would allow it to continue working while the company went through the possible Chapter […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Verizon Sends Notices Of October Disconnection To 8,500 Rural Customers

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8,500 rural Verizon customers in 13 states are getting the boot from the company’s wireless Internet due to their heavy data usage making it impossible for the company to make a profit from the account. The problem? Many of these users are on unlimited data plans. Kelly Crummey, Verizon corporate communications director, said the customers […]

September 17th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Google May Be Looking To Purchase Snapchat for $30 Billion

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It was recently reported that Google was looking to purchase Shapchat for around $30 billion. Should this deal go through (although there is no certainty of it), it could lead to some big things for Google. It would also mean combining Snapchat with Google’s mega hit video platform YouTube. And, a merger like this means […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

General Motors Recalling Thousands of GMC and Chevy Trucks

Thousands upon thousands of GMC and Chevy pickup trucks have been recalled over a possible power steering problem. According to General Motors, over 690,000 GMC Sierra 1500s and 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500s may be affected. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the problem is the result of a software issue that may lead to […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Amazon’s Popular Prime Day Sale Begins July 10

Amazon’s third annual “Prime Day” is just around the corner, and will offer new deals to its Prime members every five minutes. The event, which begins on July 10 at 9 p.m. will run until July 12 until 3 a.m. Non-prime members can sign up for a membership before or on July 11 to take […]

July 1st, 2017 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Airline CEO Offers Second Apology Over Passenger Removal Incident

United Airlines’ chief executive issue a second apology related to the disturbing video of an airline passenger being forcibly removed from his airline seat to make way for one of the airline’s employees. The video was recorded on multiple cellphones. However, the apology from Chief Oscar Munoz didn’t help its stock much, dropping more than […]

April 12th, 2017 | Posted in Business,New,Travel | Read More »

Toshiba Announces Concerns On Future and Releases Long-Awaited December Earnings Report

Toshiba Corp. recently announced it had doubts that it could continue to operate, mentioning the significant losses the company is suffering from due to its U.S. nuclear subsidiary filing for bankruptcy last month. The company aired its concerns and released its December quarter earnings, which were previously delayed two times due to auditing. In the […]

April 12th, 2017 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Final Curtain To Come Down On Ringling Bros. Circus In May

The Ringling Bros. circus has been loved for many generations, but Feld Entertainment, which has owned the circus for 50 years, has decided that after more than 100 years, it will finally shut its operations down. CEO Kenneth Feld of Feld Entertainment made the announcement that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus would […]

January 16th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Entertainment,New | Read More »

Nation’s Regulators Issue Warning To AT&T, Verizon Over Zero-Rating Policy

U.S. regulators have singled out both Verizon and AT&T for allowing their video apps to be used without hitting their data caps on their customers’ phones and tablets. This may not change anything in the way the wireless carriers work, but agency leaders that incoming president Donald Trump appoints could look favorably on these practices. […]

December 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Business,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

GM Letting Go 2,000+ Workers Permanently On Falling Small Car Sales

In an effort to reduce the bloated inventory at two of its car plants, General Motors Co. will permanently let 2,000 hourly workers go in January. The move is in response to consumers moving away from purchasing small cars. General Motors Co. recently said it would lay off about 2,000 hourly workers permanently come January […]

November 10th, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

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