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BlackBerry Confirmation: Company Is Seeking A Buyer

BlackBerry For Sale

BlackBerry is seeking a buyer. Company officials announced on Monday that they have formed a special committee to explore various options. Among those options are joint ventures with tech partners and a full outright sale of the company. In a public statement, Blackberry told investors “there can be no assurance that this process will result… Read more »

UPS Stores Rolling Out 3D Printing [Video]

UPS Stores and 3D Printing

UPS Stores throughout the United States are preparing to roll out 3D printing. The new program will bring the increasingly popular printers directly to local stores. UPS Stores in San Diego will be the first to receive the new 3D printers. According to UPS, the 3D printers are being offered so business customers and “quickly… Read more »

Wall Street Commodity Trade Inquiry: Are Big Banks Driving Up Prices?

Inquiry On Commodity Trading On Wall Street Begins

A Senate inquiry is looking at commodity trading on Wall Street to see if it includes practices that drive up prices. Lawmakers are wondering if allowing big banks to control big industries like oil and metals leads to unnecessary price inflation. One example of this is some banks, including Goldman Sachs, who have been accused… Read more »

Unemployment Benefits Applications Drop To 334k: Economy Improving?

Unemployment Benefits Applications Drop To 334k: Economy Improving?

With unemployment benefits applications dropping to 334,000, is the US economy’s unemployment rate and economy improving? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, unemployment benefits were slashed in two states recently. The unemployment rate is largely being bolstered by temp work. Any improvements to the US economy as measured by unemployment benefits applications are slow in… Read more »

Huawei Spied For China, Says Ex-CIA Director

Huawei Spied For China, Ex-CIA Director Hayden Claims

Huawei has been accused of spying for the Chinese government by former Central Intelligence Agency chief Michael Hayden. Huawei is one of the largest communications technology companies out of Asia that builds and maintains networks. Huawei has also begun to expand to consumer products, earlier this year announcing plans to enter the mobile phone market…. Read more »

Coke Likley to Face Vitaminwater Class Action, But Not For Money

Coke to face class action against Vitamin Water

The United States judge is recommending that the Coca-Cola Company face a class action lawsuit. The company is being accused of misleading their consumers by overstating the health benefits of their popular drink, Vitaminwater. The judge even suggested that the class action should not be for money. In a decision made public on Thursday, US… Read more »

Mcdonald’s Offers Employee Budget Tips But Forgets Food, Clothes, Etc.

McDonalds Budget Tips Are Awful

McDonald’s is offering employee budget tips for its minimum wage workers. The fast food giant claims with its help low-wage employees can live off the company’s low pay. Unfortunately, the company’s budget workbook really stretches an employees earnings. The handbooks website reads: “Helping you succeed financially is one of the many ways McDonald’s is creating… Read more »

The Chesapeake Bay’s New Project To Bring Oysters Back

Federal and state agencies are trying to restore Chesapeake Bay's oysters, and two billion pinpoint-sized baby oysters are at the heart of the effort.

The Chesapeake Bay has a new project to bring oysters back. Federal and state agencies are trying to restore Chesapeake Bay’s oysters, and two billion pinpoint-sized baby oysters are at the heart of the effort. The Chesapeake was once so full of oysters that Native Americans called it “great shellfish bay.” A combination of overfishing,… Read more »

Apple Porn Lawsuit Compares iPhone Sex To Human Trafficking

Apple Porn Lawsuit Compares iPhone Sex To Human Trafficking

An Apple porn lawsuit is claiming “unfair competition” between iPhone porn and sex with the lawyer’s own wife. No, really. Since Apple has been known for its lawsuits against competitors, maybe this Apple porn lawsuit is karma’s “revenge porn” that will balance things a little. Chris Sevier is an attorney in Nashville is suing Apple… Read more »

Twinkies Make Early Return At Wal-Mart

Twinkies make early comeback at Wal-Mart

Twinkies made an early return to Wal-Mart stores Friday, a day before Hostess said the snack cakes would return to stores nationwide. Wal-Mart said it is selling Twinkies at about 1,600 stores, and that 3,000 of its 4,000 stores US stores should have them in stock by Sunday morning. Other Hostess snacks, such as Mini… Read more »

Apple Appealing E-Book Price-Fixing Guilty Verict

Apple iBook Price Fixing

Tech giant Apple says it will appeal today’s judgement that found the company guilty of e-book price-fixing. Following the court’s decision, which could cost Apple hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, spokesman Tom Neumayr quickly remarked: “Apple did not conspire to fix e-book pricing and we will continue to fight against these false accusations…… Read more »