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New Nissan’s Remind You to Check Back Seat

NISSAN IS LAUNCHING A SYSTEM THAT WILL REMIND DRIVERS TO CHECK THEIR BACK SEAT

1/1Nissan is launching a system that will remind drivers to check their back seat. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Two moms working for Nissan just made remembering things a little easier. The moms, who double as engineers pitched a back-seat alarm to the company. It’s purpose? To remind drivers of anything that may be forgotten in the rear seat…

Moviepass To Raise Prices, Block New Releases

MOVIEPASS IS RAISING ITS PRICE AND CUTTING ACCESS TO BLOCKBUSTERS

1/1MoviePass is raising its price and cutting access to blockbusters Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Two big changes coming to Moviepass as it tries to combat financial woes. Moviepass lets subscribers see a movie per day in the theater. Tuesday the service announced two changes. First, it is raising the price of its standard plan. That will now cost…

Samsung Reports Weak Galaxy S9 Sales

SAMSUNG ADMITS DISAPPOINTING SALES OF GALAXY S9

1/1Samsung admits disappointing sales of Galaxy S9 Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Samsung says the Galaxy S9 isn’t selling very well. The tech company admitted Tuesday that its Galaxy S9 and S9 plus saw disappointing sales and that hurt the company’s second quarter as a whole. Samsung’s IT and Mobile Communications division reported a drop in earnings both year-on-year…

Uber Shuts Down Self-Driving Truck Unit

UBER WILL CONTINUE TESTING SELF-DRIVING CARS

1/1Uber will continue testing self-driving cars Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Uber is abandoning its self-driving trucks unit. But the ride share company isn’t giving up on its autonomous cars fleet. Uber notified workers with the truck program about the shut down Monday. Those employees are expected to be reassigned. The venture into self-driving vehicles hasn’t been a smooth…

Apple Could Be 1st Trillion-Dollar Company

APPLE COULD BECOME AMERICA’S FIRST TRILLION-DOLLAR COMPANY -- IF EARNINGS ARE STRONG ENOUGH.

1/1Apple could become America’s first trillion-dollar company — IF earnings are strong enough. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The number 1, 12 zeroes and the single biggest market valuation for any company in U.S. history. Apple’s value could cross the trillion dollar mark if Tuesday earnings report is strong enough. It’s currently worth roughly $935 billion. Apple’s stock would…

Dunkin Donuts Introducing Gluten-Free Brownie

DUNKIN DONUTS LAUNCHES FIRST NATIONWIDE GLUTEN-FREE PRODUCT

1/1Dunkin Donuts launches first nationwide gluten-free product. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – People with gluten allergies can now run on Dunkin’ too. The chain announced a new on-the-go menu Monday that features the company’s first gluten-free product. The gluten-free fudge brownie is just one of several new items included on the company’s new Dunkin run menu featuring snacks available…

Twitter Hires Researchers to Study Health of Discourse

TWITTER HIRES RESEARCHERS TO STUDY THE 'HEALTH' OF ITS 'DISCOURSE'

1/1Twitter hires researchers to study the ‘health’ of its ‘discourse’ Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Twitter’s taking a closer look at it’s health. In March, CEO Jack Dorsey took to his account to request proposals on how to improve the health of conversations on the app. Hundreds of submissions rolled in-but two stood out. One aims to focus on…

Disney, 21St Century Fox Approve Most of Merger

SHAREHOLDERS OF DISNEY AND 21ST CENTURY FOX APPROVES OF $71 BILLION MERGER

1/1Shareholders of Disney and 21st Century Fox approves of $71 billion merger. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A $71 billion deal between Disney and Fox is a-go. Shareholders at both companies Friday voted to Disney’s purchase of most of 21st Century Fox. The deal lets Disney get Fox’s movie studio. That includes franchises like “Avatar” and “X-Men,” along with…

Amazon Profit Tops $2 billion for the First Time

AMAZON CONTINUES TO GROW THANKS TO PRIME MEMBERSHIPS AND CLOUD COMPUTING

1/1Amazon continues to grow thanks to prime memberships and cloud computing Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Amazon is boasting a massive profit, $2.5 billion over the three month period ending in June. It’s the first time the online retailer has reported profits that high. In the same period last year, amazon saw a $197 million profit. Prime subscriptions, cloud…

John ‘Papa John’ Schnatter Sues Papa John’s Board

PIZZA CHAIN PAPA JOHN'S IS GETTING SUED BY... PAPA JOHN HIMSELF!

1/1Pizza chain Papa John’s is getting sued by… Papa John himself! Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Papa John’s pizza is getting sued by Papa John himself. Founder John Schnatter was ousted as chairman of the board recently after using the n-word on a conference call with a marketing firm. He said he intended no harm, but agreed to resign…