Category: Business

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staffApril 28, 2017

US economy slows sharply in the first quarter

The US economy slowed dramatically in the first three months of the year, according to official data. GDP expanded at ...

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staffApril 28, 2017

Google and Facebook duped in huge ‘scam’

Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100m scam. In March, it was reported that ...

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staffApril 27, 2017

Verizon invests in self-driving vehicle startup Renovo Auto

Telecom giant Verizon invested in the autonomous vehicle startup Renovo Auto, a company founded in 2010 and best known for ...

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staffApril 26, 2017

Taco Bell soon will be serving cerveza in Canada

Taco Bell soon will be serving cerveza in Canada, expanding its menu in a push to quadruple its number of ...

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staffApril 26, 2017

Uber will introduce flying taxi service by 2020, official says

Uber plans to turn a flight of fantasy into reality, announcing Tuesday it will offer a flying taxi service in ...

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staffApril 15, 2017

Oil prices inch lower to end week but sentiment of upward momentum unbowed

Crude oil prices were unmoved because of the Good Friday market holiday, though earlier sentiment of upward momentum remains. A ...

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staffApril 13, 2017

Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee accused of laundering horses

Prosecutors in Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee’s bribery trial said Thursday the company engaged in horse laundering to conceal the ...

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staffApril 3, 2017

Amazon Cash to allow customers to trade cash for online credit

Amazon on Monday announced Amazon Cash, a service that will allow customers to forego using credit or debit cards, and ...

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staffApril 2, 2017

Kevin Johnson to become Starbucks CEO on April 3

Beginning April 3 Starbucks president and chief operating officer, Kevin Johnson, will officially become the company’s CEO. Current CEO Howard ...

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staffMarch 30, 2017

The untold truth of Sriracha

Ah, Sriracha, the wonder sauce. From relative obscurity, this spicy “rooster sauce” was propelled into the mass consciousness over the ...