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Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:21 PM CDT

Subway Projects 500 US Locations Will Close

Subway Projects 500 US Locations Will Close

Roughly 500 Subway locations are projected to close across the U.S. while the sandwich brand expands elsewhere, CNBC reported. Subway expects to add more than 1,000 locations in countries like Mexico, China,...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 03:07 PM CDT

Ford to Stop Producing All But 2 Cars in North America

Ford to Stop Producing All But 2 Cars in North America

Facing declining demand for passenger cars, Ford is starting to phase out their production in North America, CNBC reported. Ford will only produce two kinds of cars in North America by 2020: the Mustang and...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 05:21 PM CDT

New Gmail Features 'Nudges' for Procrastinators

New Gmail Features 'Nudges' for Procrastinators

Google is giving Gmail a makeover for its 1.4 billion users with new tools and features, including most notably, disappearing messages the tech giant announced Wednesday, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 04:11 PM CDT

Facebook Advertisers Shrug Off Scandal

Facebook Advertisers Shrug Off Scandal

Facebook's troubles with Russian election meddlers , "fake news " and misused data have dominated headlines globally. But they don't seem to be affecting Facebook's bottom line, so far, as advertisers continue...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 06:32 AM CDT

YouTube Overhauls Kids' App After Complaints About Content

YouTube Overhauls Kids' App After Complaints About Content

YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch. The updates that begin rolling out Thursday...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 04:03 PM CDT

Trump Meets With Apple CEO at White House to Talk Trade

Trump Meets With Apple CEO at White House to Talk Trade

President Donald Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday. Trump says in a tweet that they "will be talking about many things, including how the U.S. has...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 03:07 PM CDT

Dow Tanks More Than 400 Points

Dow Tanks More Than 400 Points

Stocks fell on Tuesday, giving up earlier gains, as investors worried about rising interest rates and reacted to comments on a conference call from bellwether Caterpillar that hinted economic growth may slow...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 05:02 PM CDT

Amazon Begins Delivery to Your Car's Trunk

Amazon Begins Delivery to Your Car's Trunk

Amazon's latest perk is free delivery to your car. The Seattle company said Tuesday that it has begun delivering packages in 37 cities to Prime members who own newer General Motors or Volvo vehicles. Deliveri...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 05:15 AM CDT

With Lights From Toys R Us Dimmed, Sales Plunge at Hasbro

With Lights From Toys R Us Dimmed, Sales Plunge at Hasbro

With its sales falling due to the liquidation of Toys R Us, Hasbro is looking for new places to sell Monopoly, My Little Pony and its other toys. Hasbro said Monday it will rely more on online sales, although...

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 09:18 AM CDT

Harley-Davidson Interns Get a Free Motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Interns Get a Free Motorcycle

Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program. Eight college students or recent graduates will have the enviable task of being paid to ride a Harley and share...

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