Archive For June 30, 2016

Dick’s Sporting Goods Wins Sports Authority Brand Name

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Wins Sports Authority Brand Name

Dick’s, the largest sporting goods retailerAll Articles in the US, disclosed it was successful bidder for some of Sports Authority’s intellectual property assets as well as 31 store leases held by the bankrupt Englewood-based company. The winning bids are subject to the approval of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Dick’s bid $15 million for the intellectual…

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Facebook News Feed to prioritise posts from friends, family

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Facebook News Feed to prioritise posts from friends, family

In an announcement made today, the social media platform declared that they were changing their news feed algorithm to place a stronger focus on friends and family, away from publishers and pages. Facebook is making a change to its feed algorithm to emphasize posts from users’ friends and family, including photos, videos, status updates and…

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Brexit Vote Pushes Britain Into Uncharted Waters

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Brexit Vote Pushes Britain Into Uncharted Waters

She then accused leading Brexit campaigners of “conning” her with the pledge to invest the UK’s £350 million weekly contribution to the European Union in the NHS instead.Interestingly, a petition has been started in favour of a second referendum by those who want the results reversed. The favorite to succeed him, London Mayor Boris Johnson,…

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Hershey stock soars after report of Mondelez takeover bid

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Hershey stock soars after report of Mondelez takeover bid

According to research firm Euromonitor, the merger between Mondelez and Hershey would create the world’s biggest candy company, as it merges the second- and fifth-largest company in the industry by revenue. Hershey did not immediately respond to requests for comment. But it would have to first be approved by the Hershey Trust, the shareholder that…

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Amazon ‘Prime Day’ sales gimmick is back this July

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Amazon ‘Prime Day’ sales gimmick is back this July

For those wanting a taste of the Prime life, Amazon offers a 30-day trial to first time users. The event included huge discounts on everything from technology and gadgets to fashion and beauty. Mark your calendars and sound the alarms, bargain hunters: Amazon just announced that it will hold its second annual Prime Day on…

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Claims for unemployment aid rise but remain at low level

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Claims for unemployment aid rise but remain at low level

Advertisment The number of people south of the border filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained below a level associated with a healthy labour market. U.S. initial jobless claims were up 10,000 from the previous week’s downwardly-revised 258,000, to 268,000. Last week’s increase was in line with economists’ expectations. This marks 69 consecutive…

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No. 3 NBA Draft Pick Dunks On Trash-Talking Child

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No. 3 NBA Draft Pick Dunks On Trash-Talking Child

He’s already showing a little bit of that – against a bunch of children half his size. He said, ‘You ain’t good.’ He said Ben Simmons (the No. 1 overall draft pick) is better. Now the boy may be technically correct, but he may not have known that he would trigger his own public humiliation….

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Locke, Kratz help Pirates end Giants’ 8-game winning streak

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Locke, Kratz help Pirates end Giants’ 8-game winning streak

Washington scratched Stephen Strasburg about 80 minutes before game time due to an upper back strain, depriving Chavez Ravine of a tantalizing pitchers’ duel with Kershaw (11-1). However, the club did manage to salvage one bright spot from the forgettable outing as catcher Jacob Stallings registered the first hit of his major league career. Pea,…

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Coastal Carolina wins, forces deciding game in College World Series

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Coastal Carolina wins, forces deciding game in College World Series

The bunt went foul and Matijevic was out. Morrison and Ginkel each tied a CWS Finals record with 10 strikeouts in a game. Arizona is used to playing the underdog, role, too, but Coastal Carolina has to feel good about its position right now. Coastal catcher David Parrett threw to third to get Ramer, who…

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Trump Narrows Gap on Clinton’s Lead, Quinnipiac Poll Finds

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Trump Narrows Gap on Clinton’s Lead, Quinnipiac Poll Finds

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is leading all major states against Trump, in USA. Voters find themselves in the middle of a mean-spirited, scorched-earth campaign between two candidates they don’t like. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.4 percentage points. The poll also found that voters think Clinton is smarter and…

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