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Disney Price Hikes Bring Ticket Prices Into The Triple Digits

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In the latest round of price hikes, The Walt Disney Co. increased admission prices to their theme parks, bring some tickets to over $100, according to the Chicago Tribune. Disney has raised the cost of a one-day ticket to both Disneyland and California Adventure, their theme parks located in Anaheim, California, to $99, up from… Read more »

AirBnB May Solve Rio’s Woes About Accommodations During Olympics 2016

AirBnB May Solve Rio’s Woes About Accommodation During Olympics 2016

AirBnB could officially step-in to address the accommodation woes of Rio, the hosting country for the Olympics to be held next year. With the Olympics just around the corner, authorities still have a critical matter to attend to – addressing the sudden and temporary peak in demand for decent lodging. Interestingly, the highly orthodox Olympics… Read more »

Technology Companies Apple, Intel, And Cisco Blacklisted By Chinese Government

Technology Companies Blacklisted In China

Technology companies like Apple, Intel, and Cisco are on the Chinese government’s state purchase blacklist, according to a recent report by Reuters. Anti-virus software companies like Kaspersky Lab and Symantec Corp. are banned from China’s state purchase list, as well. On the other hand, China approved state purchases from thousands of their local technology companies…. Read more »

Goofing Off In Work Meetings Leads To Better Teamwork, Study Shows

Goofing Off At Work, Not A Bad Thing

“No more goofing off!” The next time you hear a boss say that, you might want to question whether they know what they’re doing, particularly if you’re engaged in a team effort. According to a new study from VU University Amsterdam and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, humor during work meetings can actually enhance… Read more »

Ivanka Trump Redefines The Working Woman [Video]

Ivanka Trump Working Mother

Ivanka Trump is not just an American business executive, former model, and writer. She is also married to real estate mogul Jared Kushner and the mother of two children, daughter Arabella Rose and son Joseph Frederick. In addition, the 33-year-old is founder of the Ivanka Trump fashion brand, executive vice president of development and acquisitions… Read more »

Burger King To Trial Delivery Service In The UK

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If you’re a UK customer who frequents Burger King, you’ll be pleased to hear that the fast food giants will be offering a delivery service on a trial basis across the country. A report from the Independent says the company will begin trials in Romford, Truro, Hornchurch, Skegness, Hull, Northampton, Hayes, and Gants Hill. A… Read more »

Warren Buffett Dumps ExxonMobil, Buys 4.7 Million Shares Of 21st Century Fox

Warren Buffett Dumps Exxon Mobil

Warren Buffett, the most successful investor of the 20th century and American business billionaire, philanthropist, and magnate dumped all of his holdings of ExxonMobil owned by his investment vehicle, Berkshire Hathaway. On Tuesday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reported Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway’s quarterly filing detailed the conglomerate’s domestic equity investments as of Dec…. Read more »

Walmart Facepalms Black History Month With Offensive DVD Display

Walmart Black History Facepalm

A Walmart Black History promotion went horribly wrong at one store in Nashville, Tennessee. The location based at Charlotte Avenue may have meant well when it decided to promote the two DVDs above side-by-side to honor African-American heritage. Unfortunately, they didn’t quite investigate the contents. If you’ve ever worked retail, then you probably know most… Read more »

Apple On Target To Become A Trillion Dollar Company

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Apple is on target to becoming a trillion dollar company. Yes. You read that right. That’s Trillion with a ‘T’. That’s larger than the gross national product of Switzerland. Some current investors think the value of Apple Inc. has already surpassed the trillion dollar mark, but most experts on Wall Street say it will be… Read more »

HSBC Helped Rich Customers Secretly Dodge Taxes, Report Says

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A new report has emerged which says that the UK’s biggest bank, HSBC, has been assisting wealthy customers in a tax dodge scheme by setting up secret Swiss bank accounts. The Independent says the discovery found thousands of documents which revealed clients have been avoiding taxes to the tune of £135 million. The report contains… Read more »