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Sears Lays off 220 Corporate Employees

SEARS IS LAYING OFF 220 EMPLOYEES FROM CORPORATE OFFICES

1/1Sears is laying off 220 employees from corporate offices Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Dozens of Sears employees are now out of a job. The retailer announced Wednesday it’s laying off 220 people from its corporate offices effective immediately. Most of these employees worked at Sears’ headquarters in Illinois. The company has been struggling with slumping sales. Sears has…

Apple Talking to Government Agencies About iPhone Slowdowns

APPLE IS BEING QUESTIONED BY THE GOVERNMENT REGARDING THE SLOWING DOWN OF OLDER IPHONES

1/1Apple is being questioned by the government regarding the slowing down of older iPhones. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Apple is getting sliced with questions from government officials. The focus of the inquiries: The software update that made older iPhones much slower than usual. The tech giant says the update in question wasn’t done to intentionally shorten the life…

Chipotle Offering Free Delivery During Super Bowl

CHIPOTLE HAS A DEAL FOR SUPER BOWL WEEKEND

1/1Chipotle has a deal for Super Bowl weekend. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Chipotle wants its customer loyalty back reeaaaal bad! The Mexican restaurant and its delivery partner Postmates are offering free delivery on burritos and other Mexican favorites during Super Bowl weekend. The offer will be valid in 40 cities where Postmates operates, including Philadelphia and Boston. Enter…

Equifax Free Credit Protection Deal for 5 Months

EQUIFAX WILL OFFER FREE CREDIT PROTECTION DEAL FOR FIVE MORE MONTHS

1/1Equifax will offer free credit protection deal for five more months Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Equifax will offer free credit protection deal for five more months. The company made its initial offer after revealing last year that personal information of more than 145 million people was exposed during the breach. That offer was set to expire Tuesday, but…

Facebook Says No More Cryptocurrency Ads

Facebook Introduces New Ad Policy Banning Cryptocurrency Promotions

Facebook is banning ads for cryptocurrencies to help crack down on scammers. The ban includes ads for payment systems like Bitcoin. Facebook said in a blog post Tuesday that promotions for those kinds of products may be deceptive and threaten security. The new ad policy, which Facebook calls “intentionally broad,” also restricts ads for binary options and initial coin offerings….

Robbers Are Hitting the ‘Jackpot’ in the United States

American Banks are Being Warned about a New Threat: Jackpotting

(CNN)- Banks in the United States are being warned about a new hacking scheme. It’s called “Jackpotting,” and it involves stealing money from ATM’s. Authorities say robbers are using malware or hacking tools to get control of cash machines. Once that is done, the money dispenses the cash inside quickly. As if the robber just hit the jackpot. Secret Service…

Trump’s DC Hotel Pricier, Emptier than Others in 2017

NEW DATA OBTAINED BY CNN SHOWS THAT TRUMP INTL HOTEL IN DC IS EMPTIER & MORE EXPENSIVE THAN OTHER AREA LUXURY HOTELS.

1/1New data obtained by CNN shows that Trump Intl Hotel in DC is emptier & more expensive than other area luxury hotels. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Average monthly occupancy rates for the Trump International hotel in Washington, D.C. are lower than the industry standard, according to new information obtained by CNN. The data showed that the hotel, which…

Panera Bread Recalls Cream Cheese

Panera Recalls Cream Cheese Over Listeria Concerns

(CNN)- Panera Bread is recalling all of its 2 ounce and 8 ounce cream cheese products due to possible listeria contamination. Company officials say a recent sample tested positive for the bacteria. This recall only applies to cream cheese sold on Panera locations across the United States. With an expiration date on or before April 2nd of this year. There…

A Chance At a Free Pizza Hut Medium Pizza

Pizza Hut Offers America A Chance At Free Pizza During Super Bowl

A record fast touchdown in the Super Bowl could mean you get a free pizza. Pizza Hut is teaming up with former All-Pro Devin Hester. They are going to offer free pizza to America if the record for fastest touchdown is broken during the big game. The current record stands at 14 seconds and was set in 2007 by Hester…

Resigned MSU President Can Return To Facility

MSU PRESIDENT'S CONTRACT NOTES SHE CAN RETURN TO FACULTY AFTER RESIGNATION

1/1MSU President’s contract notes she can return to faculty after resignation Show Caption Hide Caption Lansing, MI (WILX) – A long list of benefits are attached to the resignation of Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon. Simon announced Wednesday she would step down from her position in the wake of the sex abuse scandal involving former longtime school employee…