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Jul10, 2017

Record $1.7 Million for Charity Speedrunning

During the seventh Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) Speedrunning marathon event, the charity was able to raise nearly $1.78 million from just over 30,000 people. This year’s charity donation reaches a new record high from last year, continuing an ever-growing…
Apr19, 2017

United CEO Says the Company can Learn and Grow from Dragging Incident

Despite all the constant fiasco that seem to plague United Airlines, the company’s top executive want to assure its investors that the airlines will continue to prosper while dealing with new changes brought about by recent events. One event was…
Apr15, 2017

Burger King Ad Sparks Old Debate About Voice Devices

A new Burger Kind ad was created to be able to trigger Googles voice-activated Home smart speaker. This ad was put in place to help advertise the Whopper but unfortunately doesn’t seem to be working anymore. The ad came out…
Apr11, 2017

US Department of Labor Accuses Google of Underpaying Female Employees

The US Department of Labor says that they have found evidence of a “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce” at Google. It was just this winter in January that the labor department sued the tech…
Apr05, 2017

Walmart and Amazon Compete for Lower Prices

For years, Walmart has pulled in millions of customers with its promise of “Everyday Low Prices.” However, recently, the company had to call in a few of its suppliers to have a long serious talk. Walmart prides itself on the…
Mar31, 2017

Ford Recall of Over 440,000 Vehicles Could Cost the Company Millions

When you think of the recent news, all the new jobs to Michigan, the large profit-sharing checks for employees, it’s safe to say that things have been going quite well for Ford. However, recently the auto giant announced that it…
Mar22, 2017

Wells Fargo Account Openings Begin to Decline

Wells Fargo hasn’t really had the best of luck. Last fall the company was found guilty of opening accounts without customer permission which caused the bank million in fines as well as employees since nearly 5,000 were terminated due to…
Mar19, 2017

Wage Violations Lead Disney to Pay $3.8 Million in Back Wages

Disney has a reputation for being the creator of the most magical movies and places that children and adults love. However, 16,339 of its employees don’t think the Walt Disney Co. is so magical. The company as agreed to provide…
Feb17, 2017

McDonald’s Engineered New Straws for Shamrock Shakes

McDonald's recently said that it has better engineered a straw that will allow its customers to better enjoy the shamrock shake. McDonald's sought the help of two engineering companies, JACE and NK Labs, in order to achieve its goal. What…
Feb15, 2017

Facebook’s New Apps In Competition With YouTube?

Social Media giant Facebook is always coming up with new ways to improve its usability for its consumers. In fact, the company is now coming up with ways get its users to upload and stream more and more videos. In…
Feb14, 2017

Add Sears and Kmart to List of Retailers Boycotting Trump Products

Two major United States retailers added their names to the list of companies that refuse to carry Trump products. The boycott on Trump products continues on with the addition of Sears Holdings and Kmart. The two announced on Saturday that…
Feb13, 2017

Zuckerberg Invests $50 Million Toward Research Initiative

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, got their first group of applicants for their Chan Zuckerberg Biohub. The organization is a non-profit medical research initiative. The new applicants applied to receive funding for research on deadly…
Feb10, 2017

Whole Foods Falling Sales Prompts Store Closings

As Whole Foods reports in its sixth straight sales drop this Wednesday, it’s clear that the company will have to slow down its steady tread toward expanding its stores. The cause of its steadily falling sales could be the fact…
Jan17, 2017

Eight Billionaires Are As Wealthy As Poorest Half Of The World

According to a report by Oxfam, the world's eight richest people have as much wealth as the poorest half of the world--roughly comprised of 3.6 billion people. Last year, the charity reported that the richest 62 people were as wealthy as…
Dec02, 2016

Saudi King Invests $27 Billion Toward Public Investment Fund

This Wednesday Saudi Arabia’s king has approved a distribution of 100 billion riyals from royal reserves to be placed into a Public Investment Fund (PIF). That’s equal to $27 billion U.S. King Salman gave a statement to news agency SPA…
Nov18, 2014

Rooster Teeth (Achievement Unlocked)

If you’re a gamer, than you’ve probably heard of Rooster Teeth. With the 8th largest viewed YouTube channel in the world, over 5 million subscribers and 2.2 billion views Rooster Teeth provides entertaining videos of guys who basically get paid to…
Nov16, 2014

Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll Discuss Vine

Before June 2012, video’s had the ability to be endless and last forever. With unlimited time, there was an unlimited amount of unnecessary information. When Vine was created in New York by Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll, instead of…
Jun04, 2014

Walton Family Donates Almost No Cash To Own Foundation

If you know the company Walmart, then you should have no confusion in whom the Walton family is. Worth an approximately $140 billion between all family members, the Walton’s are America’s wealthiest family owning 50% of the world’s largest retailer.…
Jun01, 2014

Zuckerberg and Wife Give $120M Gift to California Schools

According to the Associated Press, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, and his wife, Priscilla Chan, pediatrician, have decided to donate a whopping $120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area’s public school system. In an interview at Facebook’s California headquarters, in…
May30, 2014

Samuel L Jackson to host star-studded London charity ball with catwalk show featuring David Walliams and Tom Hiddleston as models

Samuel L. Jackson is the chairman of One For The Boys, a campaign that raises money to go towards the education, care, research, treatment, and awareness campaigns for men with cancer. Due to this, Jackson will be hosting the company’s…
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