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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... 
Study: Eating More Curcumin Could Help Memory, Make Life Happier

Study: Eating More Curcumin Could Help Memory, Make Life Happier

If you are looking for improvement to your memory and living a happier life, then adding more curcumin to your diet will help, suggests a new study. UCLA researchers recently carried out an experiment that was published this week in... 
Budweiser Falls Out of Top Three Favorite Beers in U.S.

Budweiser Falls Out of Top Three Favorite Beers in U.S.

Budweiser is not amongst the three most popular brews in the U.S. any longer. Prior to 2001, Budweiser was the No. 1 selling U.S. beer, but relinquished its crown to Bud Light. In 2011, Budweiser was knocked down from second to third... 
Twitter Notifying Users Who Were Exposed to Propaganda from Russians

Twitter Notifying Users Who Were Exposed to Propaganda from Russians

Twitter Inc. is reviewing interference by Russians during the U.S. election in 2016 and said Friday that it would be notifying some users whether they had been exposed to content that a suspected propaganda service from Russia had... 
Forex Reserves to Be Diversified in China

Forex Reserves to Be Diversified in China

China’s currency regulator, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), stated on January 11, 2018, that the country’s forex reserves are to be diversified. This action will be taken in order to preserve value. This comes... 
Gambling Laws Around the World Getting Tougher?

Gambling Laws Around the World Getting Tougher?

Betting has become such a craze for people all over the world. Unfortunately, not all countries have made it legal to participate in this sporting activity. This could be because the governments of such countries want their citizens... 
SoftBank Might Split to Focus on Tech

SoftBank Might Split to Focus on Tech

Masayoshi Son becomes well known thanks to his big bets on companies such as Uber and Alibaba. However, the big move for the billionaire who founded SoftBank could be right in his own back yard. SoftBank, a telecom company based in... 
Live Nation Buys Assets of Ticketing Start Up After Settling

Live Nation Buys Assets of Ticketing Start Up After Settling

Songkick’s specialty was artist presales – selling large batches of tickets to fans in advance of a concert, often as much as 8% of the entire tickets for a particular show. Two years ago, the ticketing startup that operated from... 
Consumer Spending is On the Rise in The US

Consumer Spending is On the Rise in The US

In a period of more than eight years, the expenditure level has remained lower than the last quarter of this year. Most households in the states that were affected by the floods replaced the damaged automobiles but this didn’t... 
Mexico Could Leave NAFTA Talks If Withdrawal Process Triggered

Mexico Could Leave NAFTA Talks If Withdrawal Process Triggered

On Wednesday, three sources familiar with the ongoing NAFTA talks said that Mexico could leave the negotiating table if United States President Donald Trump makes a decision to trigger a process of six months to withdraw from the free... 
Samsung Comes Up Short on Profit

Samsung Comes Up Short on Profit

Samsung Electronics Co. came up short of expectations on Wall Street for profit as the surging currency in South Korea and bonuses for the year-end outweighed its display orders from Apple Inc. for its new iPhone X. The electronics... 
Sears Holdings to Close Another 103 Stores

Sears Holdings to Close Another 103 Stores

Sears Holdings Corp announced it would be closing 103 more stores including 39 Sears and 64 Kmart stores that will be shuttered between March and April. Sears in its statement posted on its official website said it is continuing to... 
Online Casino Popularity Continues to Soar Even For Beginners

Online Casino Popularity Continues to Soar Even For Beginners

The online gambling industry has a lot to offer gamers regarding entertainment. Even with so much to provide, this business has to keep its enthusiasts enticed to bring in new clientele and keep the old ones bringing back their business.... 
El Al Airlines Will Begin Silicon Valley Flights

El Al Airlines Will Begin Silicon Valley Flights

El Al Airlines said Wednesday it would start nonstop flights from Tel Aviv to San Francisco during the fourth quarter, with its continued expansion into North America. The flag carrier of Israel is facing more competition for discount... 
Taxes Might Help UK Get Big Tech to Fight Extremism More

Taxes Might Help UK Get Big Tech to Fight Extremism More

Britain might impose more new taxes on the giants of the tech industry such as Facebook and Google unless they take additional measures to combat extremism online through taking down material that is aimed at radicalizing readers or... 
With a Widening Lineup, Apple’s Dependence on iPhone X Lessens

With a Widening Lineup, Apple’s Dependence on iPhone X Lessens

In prior years, demand for the latest flagship iPhone handset was critical to the results of the company over the holiday season shopping quarter. However, it appears that dynamic may be changing as Apple’s lineup is widening of... 
Apple Board Tells Tim Cook to Fly Private Jet

Apple Board Tells Tim Cook to Fly Private Jet

The board of directors of Apple Inc. has told their CEO Tim Cook that he must fly a private jet when traveling, whether it is for work or pleasure. The new policy was first implemented recently in the interest of efficiency and security... 
Amazon: Echo Dot Was Best-Selling of All Products

Amazon: Echo Dot Was Best-Selling of All Products

The 2017 holiday shopping season has concluded which means that Amazon has released some of its data related to shopping online since the beginning of November. The Echo Dot, an Amazon branded product, was the top-selling Amazon device... 
China’s Booming Market for Pets Creating Deals

China’s Booming Market for Pets Creating Deals

The pet industry in China is booming. With an increase in the size of the middle class, a big move to urbanization and other changes in demographics such as increasing numbers of elderly, as well as people marrying and raising families... 
Insys Sued by North Carolina Over Opioids

Insys Sued by North Carolina Over Opioids

North Carolina sued Insys Therapeutics a pharmaceutical company accusing it of carrying out an illegal opioid scheme. The state says Insys bribed doctors to make prescriptions for Subsys its cancer medicine and tricked insurers into... 
Companies Using Facebook to Keep Older Workers from Seeing Job Ads

Companies Using Facebook to Keep Older Workers from Seeing Job Ads

Verizon placed a Facebook ad a few weeks ago to recruit applicants for its unit that focuses on financial analysis and planning. The ad included a millennial-aged, smiling woman who was seated at her computer and promised new hires... 
Catt Sadler Leaving E! Because of Pay Dispute

Catt Sadler Leaving E! Because of Pay Dispute

Catt Sadler the longtime host on the E! channel said she will leave the company because of a huge pay disparity. In a blog post Tuesday night, Sadler wrote that she wanted to remain at E! but the channel would not pay. She added that... 
Spat Between Boeing and Bombardier Could Affect Trade Deals

Spat Between Boeing and Bombardier Could Affect Trade Deals

On Monday, Boeing and Bombardier traded barbs over the U.S. plane maker’s claim that its rival in Canada benefited from illegal government subsidies in the billions of dollars and sold its most recent airliner in the U.S. at less... 
Police in Canada Call Billionaire Couple’s Deaths Suspicious

Police in Canada Call Billionaire Couple’s Deaths Suspicious

Canadian police have said they are investigating the deaths of Barry Sherman the founder of Apotex Inc. a Canadian pharmaceutical company, and Honey his wife. The couple is one of Canada’s wealthiest and their bodies were located... 
NASA Space Apps Challenge expands thanks to Max Polyakov’s EOS

NASA Space Apps Challenge expands thanks to Max Polyakov’s EOS

The NASA Space Apps Challenge is a hackathon that takes place around the world. For 48 intense hours, enthusiasts from 69 countries put their heads together in thousands of teams to solve important problems both here on Earth and out... 
Japan’s Amazon Planning Cell Phone Network of its Own

Japan’s Amazon Planning Cell Phone Network of its Own

Rakuten said on Thursday in a prepared statement it is planning to build a mobile network and hopes to launch services during 2010 and eventually have a minimum of 15 million subscribers. It is a big bold move by a company that began... 
Leadership at Airbus Under Heavy Criticism

Leadership at Airbus Under Heavy Criticism

Much speculation swirls around Airbus and the future of its senior management as probes over corruption have shaken the aerospace company and added fuel to the clash of egos between those at that top, said those familiar with this... 
HSBC No Longer Under Threat of U.S. Prosecution

HSBC No Longer Under Threat of U.S. Prosecution

HSBC has had its prosecution threat lifted in the United States over the allegation of money laundering across Mexico. The bank signed a document known as the deferred prosecution agreement or DPA that is considered a type of probation.... 
Researchers Find Link Between Canola Oil and Dementia

Researchers Find Link Between Canola Oil and Dementia

Confusion and memory loss are common dementia symptoms. Now scientists have linked canola oil to dementia in a just published report. Temple University researchers recently carried out an experiment to determine how the popular cooking... 
Why You Should Outsource your Content Writing

Why You Should Outsource your Content Writing

The web is the new frontier of doing business and this is hugely centered on the fact that it is a quicker, cheaper and easier way of reaching out to millions of potential clients. However, this is not a suggestion that every enterprise,... 
Study: Even Newer Birth Control Forms Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Study: Even Newer Birth Control Forms Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk

A major study just released found that even today’s birth control pills and other types of contraceptives that release small doses of hormones increase breast cancer risk in women. While links between breast cancer and hormonal birth... 
Lego Wins Copyright Case in China Against Imitators

Lego Wins Copyright Case in China Against Imitators

Lego won a landmark case against a pair of companies in China that made and sold toys nearly identical to the LEGO Friends range but using the brand Bela, said the Danish toymaker. This is the first time Lego succeeded in a copyright... 
Insomnia And Chronic Negativity How Lack Of Sleep Affects Mood

Insomnia And Chronic Negativity How Lack Of Sleep Affects Mood

Why a lack of sleep may be affecting your mood? Do you lack enthusiasm, and seem to have a negative attitude? Have you recently been edgy and agitated, causing you to snap at people? All of these problems can be connected with a lack... 
Discovery Buys Majority Stake of OWN

Discovery Buys Majority Stake of OWN

Discovery Communications will pay $70 million to take the majority stake in OWN the Oprah Winfrey Network. Up to now, OWN was a 50/50 joint venture between Winfrey, the television star, and the giant in cable programming. This deal,... 
Australia Investigating Influence of Google and Facebook

Australia Investigating Influence of Google and Facebook

The impact of Google and Facebook across the media industry is being scrutinized in Australia. The competition regulator in Australia said on Monday that it was directed by the country’s federal government to investigate if internet... 
Swift Action by Robert S. Mueller III Signals Peril for Trump’s White House

Swift Action by Robert S. Mueller III Signals Peril for Trump’s White House

Following six long months of work, Robert S. Mueller the special counsel has indicted two of President Donald Trump’s advisers and accepted a pair of guilty pleas from another two in exchange for the cooperation of both in his probe... 
Randi Zuckerberg Allegedly Harassed on Flight by Fellow Passenger

Randi Zuckerberg Allegedly Harassed on Flight by Fellow Passenger

Randi Zuckerberg said she was the subject of lewd sexual remarks by a man who was seated beside her during an Alaska Airlines flight. She said the flight attendants had been aware of the pattern of inappropriate conduct the man was...