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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 »

Verizon: 128GB Google Pixel XL Initial Inventory Sold Out

Verizon Wireless announced the 128GB Google Pixel XL would be unavailable for purchase, as the initial inventory has been sold out. That news comes in the form of a tweet from Verizon’s communication team member Jeffrey Nelson. He said the carrier would not have it in their stories today. And, shipping estimates for the 128GB […]

October 20th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

HP In Hot Water After Security Update Halts Third-Party Printer Ink From Working

Not too long ago, HP was found to be using a security update that kept people from installing third-party ink and recycled cartridges in its prints. After a huge uproar, the company has issued a rollback option but won’t admit they’ve done anything wrong. The company said it was dedicated to being transparent in its […]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Pennsylvania Implements 6% Sales Tax On Subscription Services and Digital Downloads

Pennsylvania is the first state to extend a six percent sales tax to subscriptions services such as Hulu and Netflix, and digital downloads. The tax is often regarded as the Netflix tax, but the fee applies to streaming and downloads of apps, music and e-books. The exemption to this tax are digital versions of the […]

August 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Aetna Decides To Opt Out Of Obamacare Program

Aetna has reconsidered the choice of participating in Obamacare, the latest large insurer to cast dispersions of the future of individual exchanges. Aetna said it would cancel plans to increase its expansion efforts into more states, and reevaluate being involved in the 15 states it currently offers coverage. The company said it believes it’ll lose […]

August 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

CPSC: 500,000+ Hoverboard Recalls Over Spontaneous Explosions and Fires

There are more than 500,000 hoverboards being recalled due to the possibility of explosions or fires. The devices, which really don’t hover, were a really popular Christmas gift last holiday season. There were numerous online videos of people using the devices, with many of these videos showing people falling off the new gadgets. Still, the […]

July 6th, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

$20 Bill Will Get A New Face: Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman will be on the $20 bill. Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson. That’s the world that came from Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury secretary, Wednesday. Lew announced the back of the bill would have a picture of the White House and Jackson. He said it could be a statute of Jackson sitting in […]

April 21st, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Takata CEO Isn’t Stepping Down

The CEO of Takata Corp., the Japanese airbag manufacturer whose company has been tainted by constant safety recall crisis, will not resign any time soon. According to people close to the company, the company had planned to tell automaker customers that the group’s founder’s grandson Takada would step down and hold himself accountable for the […]

January 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Microsoft Cleans House, Stops Support For Several IE Versions and Windows 8

Windows 8

Microsoft has been cleaning house, and it’s notably significant with its house cleaning of all its Internet Explorer versions except one and its Windows 8 (not 8.1) release. Windows 8 will no longer get technical support. It’s a version Microsoft would rather like to forget. After yesterday’s updates, it’ll be the last the company offers […]

January 13th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

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