Facebook looks to make shopping easier

Facebook has taken another step toward its goal of making it easier for brands who use their network to reach consumers and drive sales on mobile devices. The number of people accessing the site via mobile devices is continuing to increase. Facebook has already tested a “buy now” button in articles…

Apple looses millions of users of Apple Music

Apple Music has convinced nearly 6.5 million users to pay for their Apple Music service, Apple CEO Tim Cook said late Monday. However the numbers, of paying subscribers are just a small slice of the users who originally agreed to try out the service back in June on a trial base….

The Ferrari faithful boost IPO price to top of range

Ferrari NV priced its initial public offering at the top of expectations this past Tuesday, raising $893 million, as drivers who love the brand snapped up its shares alongside institutional based investors. Ferrari, who is controlled by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has pulled out all the stops to market the company to the…

Report says the average American made $44.6K last year

It might now feel like it but Americans’ wallets got fatter in 2014 than the year before, though the biggest gains are filtering to the top. In a recent report, it was found that the average American took in $44,569.20 last year. This is according to data released Tuesday by the Social…

Buying a home is not getting easier for Milennials

Buying a home should be getting easier for millennials but it’s not. Even with sustained gains in U.S. hiring in the last few months they are still not able to gather the funds. This is due to increased demand for a scarce supply of starter homes is pushing prices beyond…

ESPN could lay off as many as 350 employees

As many as 350 people could be laid off from their jobs at ESPN as early as Wednesday, Bloomberg reports. News of possible layoffs at ESPN was first reported by Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead in back in September. At that time, according to McIntyre, Disney had reportedly told ESPN to trim about $100…

Oprah causes Weight Watchers Stock to double

Oprah Winfrey buys 10% stake in Weight Watchers International With her investment in Weight Watcher International Oprah Winfrey caused the companies stock prices to double in just one day. Oprah Winfrey has announced she will buy a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers International Inc. By adding her celebrity and consumer…

Apple bans data gathering apps

Did you know that 256 affected apps were made in China that were gathering data from your phone? These apps were available worldwide on the app store and were downloaded over 1 million times, according to app analytics service SourceDNA, which first discovered the problem. And now Apple bans data gathering apps….

Defense Spending: the full serve buffet will be a little less this year

The Pentagon is not really broke. The amount of money available just isn’t what it was before. Worst-case scenario, it will only have about $496 billion to spend this year. That is a huge amount of money, don’t get us wrong but that’s also less money than it used to have,…

Samsung tries to match the hype of the rose gold phone

It’s been released that Samsung will launch a “pink gold” version of its Note 5 “phablet” in South Korea, in a an effort to tempt customers to buy its new device over Apple’s own rose gold iPhone 6 which has been getting tons of buzz. The new color will launch on…