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Record $1.7 Million for Charity Speedrunning

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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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 annual trend. The money raised will be donated to ‘Doctors Without Borders’ charity. Two speedrunning […]

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

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 the forceful removal of a passenger that, thanks to social media, became a worldwide disaster. […]

Burger King Ad Sparks Old Debate About Voice Devices

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 Wednesday and has an actor playing a Burger King worker say, “OK Google: What is […]

US Department of Labor Accuses Google of Underpaying Female Employees

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 giant after it was accused of withholding information regarding a compliance audit. Back in September […]

Walmart and Amazon Compete for Lower Prices

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 guarantee that its prices will be lower than competitors, yet it appears that the company […]

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

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 will be recalling over 570,000 of its vehicles. The cars are being recalled in North […]

Wells Fargo Account Openings Begin to Decline

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 the scandal. There was also question about the sudden increase in the bank’s overdraft fines […]

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

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 $3.8 million in back wages to those thousands of employees due to an investigation done […]

McDonald’s Engineered New Straws for Shamrock Shakes

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 brought about this new change? McDonald’s is currently coming out with new flavors of the […]

Facebook’s New Apps In Competition With YouTube?

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 order to achieve this, the social media site has made new changes when it comes […]

Add Sears and Kmart to List of Retailers Boycotting Trump Products

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 they will no longer be the carrier of the Trump Home collection available online. The […]

Zuckerberg Invests $50 Million Toward Research Initiative

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 diseases. The organization said Wednesday that $50 million would be donated in support of nearly […]

Whole Foods Falling Sales Prompts Store Closings

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 that more and more traditional supermarkets are offering organic and natural products. While more of […]

Eight Billionaires Are As Wealthy As Poorest Half Of The World

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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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 the poorest half of the world, but the number fell to just eight this year […]

Saudi King Invests $27 Billion Toward Public Investment Fund

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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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 telling them that the fund is to help support investments in not only the foreign […]

Rooster Teeth (Achievement Unlocked)

  • Kimberly Bredenbeck
  • 3 Years ago
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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 sit around and play video games all day. Not only do they add hilarious comedy […]

Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll Discuss Vine

  • Kimberly Bredenbeck
  • 3 Years ago
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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 an everlasting film, Vine only allowed users six seconds of film time, which meant every […]

Walton Family Donates Almost No Cash To Own Foundation

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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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. Sam Walton, the founder of the iconic brand, built a multi-billion dollar company but it […]

Zuckerberg and Wife Give $120M Gift to California Schools

  • Julia Berman
  • 4 Years ago
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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 Menlo Park, Chan discussed their decision, stating, “Education is incredibly expensive and this is a […]
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