Category: U.S.

Free Calls To Belgium from the United States

Many major wireless carriers are offering free calls and texts in and out of Brussels and parts of Belgium after the attacks there that killed 30 and injured over 100 on Tuesday. These are the companies participating: AT&T Verizon T-Mobile Sprint…
Free College for Detroit High School Grads

Starting this year there is a new incentive for kids to graduate from high school: any graduating high school senior who is accepted to one of Detroit’s five community colleges won’t have to pay a dime for tuition. It’s a…
Buy a house in Flint for $14,000

The Michigan city that sits roughly 60 miles north of Detroit is currently under a state of emergency after it was discovered that residents were exposed to unsafe levels of lead from the city’s water system. But the led issues…
Recalls may be in the works for Hoverboards

Hoverboard makers could get hit with recalls if they don’t get their acts together really soon. This is the message that the Consumer Product Safety Commission convey’s in a letter to manufacturers, importers and retailers released Friday. The letter warns that…
What’s the real story behind India’s $4 smartphone?

Just days after launching with a huge amount of fan fare, a cutting-edge device with a rock-bottom price is being blasted by industry officials and analysts. Ringing Bells unveiled its Freedom 251 smartphone on Wednesday. The phone touts features that…
Investors are freaking out over European banks

The world once again is getting a bit nervous about the health of big banks based in Europe. Not only are bank stocks currently plummeting at what many feel is an alarming pace, investors are now making bets that some banks might even…
Why Hackers Want Your Uber Account

Did you know that your Uber account is about 17 times more valuable to a hacker than your credit card information, according to a report the security company Trend Micro compiled for CNBC. They found that on average stolen Uber credentials…
Execs Leaving Twitter

There is a lot of news about the struggling social network Twitter (TWTR) today. New CEO Jack Dorsey shakes up the executive ranks three months into his tenure and it has people wondering if the social media network can survive.…