Home » Business

Wattpark Is Airbnb For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Wattpark Is Airbnb For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

With the increase of electrical vehicles (EV) being manufactured by companies such as Tesla, BMW, Mercedes, Nissan, GMC, etc., on the rise, so is the necessity for electrical plug-ins or charging stations.  And one company... 
Samsung Holding Steady Amid A Chinese Economic Slowdown

Samsung Holding Steady Amid A Chinese Economic Slowdown

Investors’s are uneasy about Samsung’smarket strength after Apple’s rocking of its own suppliers stock prices. But their concern is also due to China’s weakening economy and from Apple’s relationship and... 
Retail Sector Enjoys Best Holiday Season In 6 Years As Shoppers Spend Up A Storm

Retail Sector Enjoys Best Holiday Season In 6 Years As Shoppers Spend Up A Storm

It seems that US shoppers were not going to be deterred in their holiday spending this year. Not by Wall Street’s ups and downs, neither a threat to a government shut-down nor the concerns by economist over slow global growth could... 
Uber Driverless Cars Back On Roads Less Than A Year After Deadly Crash

Uber Driverless Cars Back On Roads Less Than A Year After Deadly Crash

Uber is putting its self-driving cars back on the road again in Pittsburg, PA less than 9 months after the tragic crash of one of its automated cars into a woman who was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk with her bicycle.... 
Opec, Non-Opec Countries Reach Deal To Cut Crude Output In 2019

Opec, Non-Opec Countries Reach Deal To Cut Crude Output In 2019

Beginning January 2019 and followed by an initial period of six months, crude oil production will be cut by 1.2 million barrels per day, a decision which was made in Vienna, Austria on Friday by OPEC and non-OPEC countries. The Organization... 
Marriott Sued Hours After Announcing Data Breach

Marriott Sued Hours After Announcing Data Breach

One class-action lawsuit is seeking $12.5 billion in damages. A lawsuit was filed in Oregon by two men against the international hotel chain Marriott just hours after it announced a data breach on Friday. Shortly after that, another... 
Campbell Soup Tops Analyst Expectations Ahead of Contested Shareholder vote

Campbell Soup Tops Analyst Expectations Ahead of Contested Shareholder vote

With a key shareholder vote coming up on its board next week, Campbell Soup reported quarterly earnings that out did analysts’ expectations by jumping 6.8 percent, it reported Tuesday. Campbell is selling its fresh food and international... 
Crude Recovery? OPEC and Its Partners Eye 1.4 Million Bpd Production Cut

Crude Recovery? OPEC and Its Partners Eye 1.4 Million Bpd Production Cut

According to Reuter’s, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC partners met in Abu Dhabi last Sunday.  They met to discuss a potential proposal to reduce oil supply by 1.4 million barrels per day in... 
Higher Prices, Diet Soda Sales Drive Coca-Cola’s Earnings

Higher Prices, Diet Soda Sales Drive Coca-Cola’s Earnings

Higher prices and sales of diet soda helped Coca-Cola beat expectations for revenue and earnings during its third quarter, increasing profit by over 30%. Coca-Cola revenue reached $8.25 billion for the quarter while analysts were expecting... 
Boeing Results Top Estimates, Raises Full Year Outlook

Boeing Results Top Estimates, Raises Full Year Outlook

Boeing´s stock increased after the company announced their earnings for the third quarter this week. The strong results came from a more competitive aircraft and solid business practices of cutting costs. Adjusted income was $3.58... 
New York Attorney General Issues Lawsuit to Exxon Mobile Over Misleading Investors

New York Attorney General Issues Lawsuit to Exxon Mobile Over Misleading Investors

This week, the Office of the Attorney General of New York State issued a lawsuit to Exxon Mobil, alleging the oil giant misled investors on climate change data and if it poses any risk to their investment(s). The lawsuit is actually... 
Monsanto Verdict Stands, Damages Reduced

Monsanto Verdict Stands, Damages Reduced

On Monday, Bayer AG unit Monsanto was held responsible, by a U.S. judge, for a man’s terminal cancer. In San Francisco´s Superior Court of California, the compensatory damages award will be cut to $39 million. Bayer presented a... 
PayPal Does Not Plan To Spin Off Venmo Anytime Soon

PayPal Does Not Plan To Spin Off Venmo Anytime Soon

Since perhaps its inception, the payment platform Venmo has not been well-received by Wall Street.  Essentially, investors feel like PayPal’s peer-to-peer payment system is not profitable but the innovator of online payments... 
Parent Company of MoviePass Cooperating with Current Fraud Investigation

Parent Company of MoviePass Cooperating with Current Fraud Investigation

MoviePass was supposed to be the consuming public’s movie-house answer to Netflix, promising to provide subscribers with access to blockbuster movies at cinemas around North America, but recent developments have proven that the business... 
eBay Suing Amazon Over Potential Seller Poaching

eBay Suing Amazon Over Potential Seller Poaching

Fans of e-commerce will be concerned, or at least fascinated, to know that eBay has filed a lawsuit against online marketplace competitor Amazon.  The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Santa Clara County, CA, alleges that Amazon has “perpetrated... 
Lyft Finalizes New Subscription Service; Announces National Launch

Lyft Finalizes New Subscription Service; Announces National Launch

In case you did not already know, ride-hailing-via-app service, Lyft, has an All-Access subscription plan that allows you to pay a monthly fee for what is essentially discounted rides through the app.  The subscription is $299 and... 
Netflix Beats Estimates With Record Subscriber Growth in Q3

Netflix Beats Estimates With Record Subscriber Growth in Q3

Adding 7 million new streaming subscriber’s to their already massive base, Netflix bolstered Wall Street’s confidence this week, reassuring investors that the company is not facing the slowdown analysts had been expecting. As a... 
Your Favorite Burger Chain Probably Failed Its Annual Antibiotics Report Card

Your Favorite Burger Chain Probably Failed Its Annual Antibiotics Report Card

A recent report from the nonprofit US Public Interest Research Group has revealed that fast food may, in fact, be as unhealthy as it is convenient. According to the results of its annual Chain Reaction report, the USPIRG comments that... 
The Website Investor Teaches Entrepreneurs the Secrets to Web Ownership

The Website Investor Teaches Entrepreneurs the Secrets to Web Ownership

NEW YORK—April 7, 2015–Morgan James Publishing’s (www.Morgan-James.com) new release, The Website Investor: The Guide to Buying an Online Website Business for Passive Income by Jeff Hunt, shows small business owners and investors... 
Black Friday Goes Global – Amazon, Asda and More Confirm UK Sales

Black Friday Goes Global – Amazon, Asda and More Confirm UK Sales

Black Friday is going global this year – or at least making its way over the pond to the UK. Once again, the American way of life seems to have rubbed off on our chums from Great Britain where in what could be the first recorded... 
Will Apple Surprise Attendees With an Early iPhone 6 or iPad Mini 2 Release at WWDC?

Will Apple Surprise Attendees With an Early iPhone 6 or iPad Mini 2 Release at WWDC?

With the annual Apples’ WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) around the corner, the questions in everybody’s mind is ‘will Apple surprise attendees with an early iPhone 6 or mini 2 release at the WWDC?’.  The conference,... 
Microsoft and Google Relationship ‘It’s Complicated’ – Tension Over YouTube Windows App

Microsoft and Google Relationship ‘It’s Complicated’ – Tension Over YouTube Windows App

Google has issued a cease and desist letter to Microsoft due to their release of a ‘YouTube’ Windows Phone application. Apparently, the app not only allows users to download videos, but also takes away the revenue by removing... 
No More Storage Woes – Google 15GB Ups Competition

No More Storage Woes – Google 15GB Ups Competition

If you are a Google user and you tend to keep all of your emails, hold onto to lots of documents, and have many photos, you can now rest assured.  Google announced it is now offering 15GB of free space to its customers across Gmail,... 
Yahoo and Microsoft Continue Partnership As Google Continues to Dominate Search

Yahoo and Microsoft Continue Partnership As Google Continues to Dominate Search

There was a time when MSN held a chunk of the market share and Yahoo! was the only other leader. Fast forward a decade later and we find both of these tech giants joining hands to not only stay alive but also to give Google a ‘stifle’... 
LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) Debuts Fancy Visual Portfolios – Should Help In Job Searches

LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) Debuts Fancy Visual Portfolios – Should Help In Job Searches

With Facebook (FB) seemingly opening its own job category for job seekers, it seems LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) is notching up efforts to keep its customer base from withering away. In a slew of new announcements, LinkedIn announced that... 
Skype From Your Browser – Microsoft (MSFT) Launches Video Calls For Outlook.com

Skype From Your Browser – Microsoft (MSFT) Launches Video Calls For Outlook.com

Ahead of the times, Google (GOOG) has already introduced the Google Talk chat within the chat browser. Now, Microsoft (MSFT) plans to do the same with its mail option, Outlook.com. Microsoft is planning to introduce Skype’s services... 
Honda’s New Diesel Car ‘Amaze’ Enters India Market

Honda’s New Diesel Car ‘Amaze’ Enters India Market

Honda Cars Ltd. has raised eyebrows in the Indian car industry by announcing the launch of its first diesel car, ‘Amaze’.  Rumors suggest that Honda might compete with Maruti’s Swift Dzire with this new sedan. With Honda placing... 
Over 58,000 Petition Verizon for Cell Phone Contract Reform

Over 58,000 Petition Verizon for Cell Phone Contract Reform

Two weeks ago T-Mobile shook up the cellular phone world by announcing that it was doing away with lengthy contracts for its users. Users who choose to switch service providers will also not face steep fees for dropping T-Mobile service.... 
Monsanto and DuPont Reach Settlement

Monsanto and DuPont Reach Settlement

In a move that will surely bring a bitter battle to an end, two chemical giants with a strong hold on the U.S. Seed industry have dropped the legal battles against each other. Both Monsanto (NYSE: MON), the world’s largest seed company,... 
Mercedes-Benz and Tesla Partner for Electric Car

Mercedes-Benz and Tesla Partner for Electric Car

The Mercedes Electric Drive is a new electric car developed by Mercedes-Benz and Tesla Motors. The car, which is a version of Mercedes’ B-class hatchback, will be made available first in the United States in 2014.  Tesla Motors... 
Federal Funding Closes 238 Air Traffic Control Towers

Federal Funding Closes 238 Air Traffic Control Towers

Automatic federal budget cuts went into effect this month. This requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to trim $637 million for the remainder of the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30.  In order to effect these changes, the... 
GMOs to Carry Food Labels

GMOs to Carry Food Labels

GMOs are organisms that have been genetically (DNA or RNA) altered in ways that mating or cell division could not accomplish. By manipulating its genetic material, the characteristics of an organism are intentionally changed. According... 
Pfizer to Divest Nutrition Business to Nestlé

Pfizer to Divest Nutrition Business to Nestlé

The global market for baby food is expected to grow by 10 percent annually through 2016, with growth concentrated in developing economies. For this reason, Nestlé agreed to buy Pfizer’s infant nutrition business for $11.9 billion...