General Mills Enters Pet Food with Blue Buffalo Acquisition

General Mills Enters Pet Food with Blue Buffalo Acquisition

General Mills Inc. the maker of Cheerios cereal will acquire Blue Buffalo Pet Products for $8 million entering into the fast growing market of pet food to counter its dropping sales for processed foods. The acquisition was announced... 
Sturm Ruger: Gun Sales Plummet

Sturm Ruger: Gun Sales Plummet

On Wednesday, Sturm Ruger reported a drop in double-digits for gun sales as well as earnings for most the recent quarter and full year. Sturm Ruger is a major gun maker and said that its net sales dropped by 27% during its fourth quarter... 
Smart Money, Saving for Auto Insurance

Smart Money, Saving for Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is a legal requirement in nearly every state, but you can cover your vehicles without it costing you an arm and a leg. Smart budgeting and shopping are the keys to finding a policy that gives you the indemnity protection... 
Profit at BHP Falls Amidst Rising Prices of Commodities

Profit at BHP Falls Amidst Rising Prices of Commodities

BHP Billiton Ltd. reported a fall of 37% in its net profit for the first-half, but said its midyear dividend would be lifted by 38% following resurgent commodity prices that sharply increased company cash flow. BHP, which is the largest... 
Teen Girls Without IDs and Holding First Class Tickets Alarmed Employee

Teen Girls Without IDs and Holding First Class Tickets Alarmed Employee

An employee with American Airlines at Sacramento International Airport has likely saved a pair of teenage girls from a life of captivity. Denice Miracle a customer service agent with American Airlines felt something was not right when... 
CIA, FBI and NSA: Do Not Use Phones Made by Huawei or ZTE

CIA, FBI and NSA: Do Not Use Phones Made by Huawei or ZTE

Intelligence agencies in the U.S. issued stern warnings to U.S. citizens to not purchase smartphones that are made by Chinese phone makers ZTE or Huawei. Top CIA, FBI and NSA officials as well as those from the Defense Intelligence... 
Barnes & Noble Makes Job Cuts Following Dismal Holiday Sales

Barnes & Noble Makes Job Cuts Following Dismal Holiday Sales

Barnes & Noble will cut staff, as it lays off digital leads, lead cashiers and other workers with experience in a companywide cutting of staff The news arrived abruptly for most of the workers affected who arrived at work on Monday... 
Georgia Shootout: One Officer Killed and Two Deputies Wounded

Georgia Shootout: One Officer Killed and Two Deputies Wounded

Authorities said one police officer lost his life and two deputies survived but were seriously wounded on Friday during a shootout that killed the suspect in Locust Grove, south of Atlanta, Georgia. The shooting took place inside a... 
Dunkin’ Donuts Will End Use of Foam Cups by 2020

Dunkin’ Donuts Will End Use of Foam Cups by 2020

Earlier this week, Dunkin’ Donuts announced that it would be ending its use of foam cups by 2020. The company added that it would replace the foam cups with a new paper cup with double walls. The coffee chain, based in New England,... 
New Jersey Enacting Regulations for Net Neutrality of its Own

New Jersey Enacting Regulations for Net Neutrality of its Own

ISPs wanting to conduct business with New Jersey must promise to treat all traffic on the internet equally. New Jersey, in doing this, becomes the most recent state to enact net neutrality regulations of its own following the dismantling... 
Phishing Scam Involving Netflix Provokes Warning by Police

Phishing Scam Involving Netflix Provokes Warning by Police

A phishing scam over the past few months has been arriving in email inboxes of customer of Netflix. The scam attempts to trick people into releasing their personal data, such as credit card numbers. The fake notice in the email claims... 
Improve Your Mood Through Charitable Acts

Improve Your Mood Through Charitable Acts

There are many interesting problems that the world seems to be facing these days. Though technology has been able to do wonders for improving the quality of life for most, there are those who are still struggling to survive. With so... 
AT&T Posts Earnings That Beat Expectations

AT&T Posts Earnings That Beat Expectations

On Wednesday, AT&T posted results for the fourth quarter that beat expectations on Wall Street. The company announced that it saw strong growth in wireless customers as well as fewer cancellations of subscribers than was projected... 
Cities Using Beer and Beet Juice to Address Road Salt Dangers

Cities Using Beer and Beet Juice to Address Road Salt Dangers

Experts fear that road salt is beginning to take a big toll on the waterways in the U.S. and are turning to molasses, beet juice and beer or cheese waste to make the waterways safer. Dumped on highways and tossed in entry ways and... 
Steve Wynn Calls Accusations of Sexual Misconduct Preposterous

Steve Wynn Calls Accusations of Sexual Misconduct Preposterous

Steven Wynn the Las Vegas casino mogul routinely subjected women who were employed by him to unwanted sexual advances detailed dozens of present and past employees, said a report on Friday in the Wall Street Journal. However, the billionaire...