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Jun11, 2018

IHOP’s “IHOb” mystery solved

International House of Burgers Last week, breakfast chain IHOP (International House of Pancakes) rolled out a bizarre yet effective marketing campaign where they changed their name to IHOb on social media. The move got many social media users chattering about…
Jun09, 2018

Millennials are relocating to Sacramento

Sacramento has come in third as the city that millennials are moving to. This should motivate employers to move to the city as well. A recent report published by Smart Asset, a personal finance information company has revealed some of…
Jun08, 2018

Alexa Meets The Apple Watch For The First Time

The famous Amazon Alexa has now spilled over into the Apple brand. The new app Voice in a Can allows Apple Watch users to communicate with Amazon’s Alexa from their wrists. The third-party app does not require the user to…
Jun08, 2018

Philadelphia 76ers president Bryan Colangelo resigns

Trust the Process, Sixers After an investigation about owning and running multiple anonymous Twitter accounts, 76ers president Bryan Colangelo announced his resignation on Thursday. The Ringer opened the investigation over the president after seeing multiple accounts such as Eric jr…
Jun08, 2018

KFC will unravel vegetarian option in UK

KFC takes the healthy route KFC announced on Friday that it will explore vegetarian options to chicken in their United Kingdom stores, hoping to roll them out next year. The menu-change stems from a long-term goal of delivering healthier options…
Jun08, 2018

Congress investigating Google-Huawei ties

Social media and tech firms are in hot water Senator Mark Warner reported on Thursday that his office sent a letter to Alphabet to inquire about its relationship with Chinese technology firms like Huawei, the world’s third largest smartphone manufacturer.…
Jun08, 2018

Julian Edelman Faces a 4-game Suspension for Performance-Enhancing Substances

NFL sources announced on Thursday that Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has been issued a four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy. Edelman was quick to appeal. This is the first-time Edelman has tested positive for league banned…
Jun07, 2018

Trade deficit reaches seven-month low

Controversial tariffs not making waves yet The Commerce Department announced on Wednesday that the trade deficit dropped 2.1% in April, making the month’s deficit $46.2 billion. This figure is down 2.1% month-to-month, with March’s deficit valuing at $47.2 billion. Both…
Jun07, 2018

Study Shows That Non-drinkers Skip More Work Than Moderate Drinkers

The drunk community finally catches a break. A recently completed study done by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) strongly shows that non-drinkers are more likely to miss work than people who drink moderately. The conducted study involved 47,000…
Jun06, 2018

JetBlue unravels stricter policy on emotional support animals

Don't try to bring your hedgehog on the plane anymore JetBlue announced on Tuesday that it will tighten its policy on animals whom passengers bring for emotional diseases like PTSD, depression, or severe anxiety. Originally, these animals were accepted with…
Jun06, 2018

Italy’s UniCredit hopes to merge with France’s Societe Generale

Will there be a new super-bank in town? The Financial Times reported on Tuesday that two of Europe’s largest commercial banks could potentially merge soon. Italy’s UniCredit hopes to acquire Societe Generale in one of the biggest bank acquisitions of…
Jun06, 2018

Shareholders vote to hold Musk as chairman

Shareholders restore confidence in Musk (for now) In an annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, Tesla shareholders voted to keep Elon Musk as chairman of the board. Shareholders brought the vote to the table following a struggling 2018 for the company.…
Jun06, 2018

Mexico imposes tariff on US pork

Let the trade war begin Following President Trump’s imposed tariffs on international aluminum and steel, the US neighbor is firing back with their own tariffs. Mexico announced on Wednesday that the country would impose a 10% tariff on US pork,…
Jun05, 2018

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz stepping down

Is President Schultz in America’s future? Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks from 1986-2000 and 2008-2017, as well as its executive chairman since then, announced his stepping down on Monday. Schultz has had rumors of a presidential run surrounding his…
Jun05, 2018

Facebook shares data with phone manufacturers

One step forward, two steps back for Facebook The New York Times reported Sunday that Facebook has partnerships with phone manufacturers like Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung that allow the companies to access user data. This includes information about education, work…
Jun05, 2018

Twitter Joins S&P 500

Don’t sleep on Twitter Five years after its initial public offering, Twitter will join the S&P 500. Twitter will replace Monsanto as the latest company in the S&P 500, a stock market listing of the largest companies traded on the…
Jun05, 2018

Apple’s WWDC Highlights

iOS 12 is revealed In the 2018 World Wide Development Conference, CEO Tim Cook announced the latest and greatest upcoming developments to Apple’s iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. The conference centered around iOS 12, its next operating system, and…
Jun04, 2018

Bayer one step closer to acquiring Monsanto

There's about to be a new monopoly in town German pharmaceutical company Bayer launched a cash call for 6 billion euros ($7 billion) to finance the acquisition of seed and pesticide manufacturer Monsanto. The deal estimates at around $62.5 billion…
Jun01, 2018

Unemployment levels reaching historic lows

Good news for people looking for jobs The unemployment continues to fall, reaching 3.8% in May. This is the lowest percentage since April 2000. Businesses continue to employ more workers, with job openings posting at record-highs. In fact, the year-over-year…
Jun01, 2018

Samsonite CEO Steps Down

Samsonite has some new baggage Luggage manufacturer Samsonite lost its CEO Ramesh Tainwala on Friday. The announcement came after short-seller Blue Orca Capital accused him of false educational background claims on his resume. Moreover, Tainwala claimed that he had a…
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