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McDonald’s Eliminates Certain Food Offerings In Kids’ Meals

McDonald’s recently announced it was removing the options for cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its kids’ menu – all in the effort to improve its image. According to the company, about 50 percent of its kid’s meal options on the menu will fall into the worldwide Happy Meal nutrition standards – 600 calories or less, […]

February 17th, 2018 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

FedEx Announces Some Private Data Accidentally Made Public For A Short Time

FedEx announced Thursday that some of its customer ID records were accidentally made public on an unsecured server in early February, but found no indication showing the information was exploited. According to Kromtech, a security research firm, the server had over 119,000 scanned documents from both U.S. and international customers including driving licenses, security identification […]

February 17th, 2018 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

JetBlue Addressing A321 Lavatory Alignment Problem

JetBlue Airways came up with a plan to generate profit – it would reduce the size of its bathrooms to fit more passengers in its A321 gets. However, that plan seems not to be working out like the company thought it would. According to Steve Priest, JetBlue’s chief financial officer, 21 of its installed bathrooms […]

October 29th, 2017 | Posted in Business,New,Travel | Read More »

Microsoft Discontinues Manufacturing and Selling Kinect Devices

Microsoft has decided to kill its state-of-the-art, motion-sensing peripheral device – Kinect, which was introduced for its Xbox 360 and upgraded for its current game console – the Xbox One. According to two Microsoft executives – Xbox Devices Marketing General Manager Matthew Lapsen and device creator Alex Kipman, the company has indeed stopped producing the […]

October 29th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

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 »

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