Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by turning to a wireless technology that uses the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves.
Microsoft plans to partner...
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 03:00 PM CDT
Dow Falls 100 Points, Then Recovers, After Trump Jr.'s Tweet
Moments after Donald Trump Jr. tweeted the email exchange that led to his meeting with a Russian attorney the Dow fell 100 points Tuesday, CNBC reported.
Stocks initially fell on concerns the Russia controver...
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 11:13 AM CDT
US Job Openings Slipped in May, but Hiring Increased
U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in May. But hiring picked up and more people are quitting their jobs — both positive signs for the economy.
Job openings fell 5 percent in May to 5.7 million, the Labor...
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 06:07 AM CDT
How and Why Amazon Ships So Many Packages So Quickly
Amazon’s Prime Day, a carefully fabricated “retail holiday” meant to take advantage of the company's vast shipping network, takes place in a time of year when the busy holiday shopping season is still a ways...
For this year's Prime Day, Amazon is taking to the skies.
A fleet of cargo jets will be used in the company's annual day of online deals for the first time in the U.S., it said in a press release Monday.
Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 07:04 PM CDT
More Retailers Hope to Take a Bite Out of Amazon Prime Day
Stores like Toys“R”Us, Target, Sur La Table and more are jumping on the bandwagon, hoping to take a swing at Amazon’s Prime Day by staging their own versions of this summer twist on Black Friday, which runs from...
Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 07:08 AM CDT
Companies Target Sleep With High-Tech Slumber Products
Pillows that track your snoozing patterns? A bed that adjusts based on how much you twist and turn? Companies are adding more technology into their products, hoping to lure customers craving a better night's...
There were fireworks Friday on the first day of the G-20 summit. The gathering of the world's 19 wealthiest nations and the European Union included widespread protests in the streets and a much-anticipated...
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 01:40 PM CDT
Target Dropping 2 of Its Famous Brands, Adding 12 Others
It's estimated that about 44 million Americans are living with student loan debt, adding up to more than $1 trillion owed. Around 8 million borrowers have given up on paying back more than $137 million,...