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AT&T To Offer Free HBO To More Of Its Subscribers As Competition Heats Up

AT&T To Offer Free HBO To More Of Its Subscribers As Competition Heats Up

AT&T has announced that it is offering a free subscription to HBO to more wireless customers. Beginning Friday AT&T customers who are subscribed to the midmarket Unlimited Choice plan will receive HBO at no extra cost. Earlier in the year the telecommunications giant started giving a free HBO subscription to […]

Panel for FDA Votes in Favor of Gout Drug from AstraZeneca

Panel for FDA Votes in Favor of Gout Drug from AstraZeneca

A panel of medical advisers that is independent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted on Friday 10 to 4 in favor of approval for a gout drug from AstraZeneca. All of the 10 who supported the drug, known as lesinurad, qualified the vote by urging the U.S. regulatory […]

How Salesforce Bot Automation Helps Clients Succeed

How Salesforce Bot Automation Helps Clients Succeed

Salesforce bot automation, while just a part of a bigger picture in the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) push, has already revolutionized customer relationship management (CRM) for many clients. How Salesforce Bot Automation Transforms CRM One of the biggest clients of Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE:CRM) is KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, which it […]

Olive Garden: Sales Increase as Discounts and Gas Prices Fall

Olive Garden: Sales Increase as Discounts and Gas Prices Fall

Olive Garden posted quarterly sales that increased by 3.4% at its established restaurants as customers spent more money at the Italian chain that has been struggling. Darden Restaurants, the parent company, has moved away from heavy discounting that the restaurant relied on to increase traffic. Included in those deep discounts […]

Alibaba Acquires Youku for $4.8 Billion

Alibaba Acquires Youku for $4.8 Billion

Alibaba Group Holding agreed to acquire Youku Tudou the video service in a deal that is said to be $4.8 billion, as Jack Ma the billionaire is seeking to stream additional content to Internet users in China through control of the site that is compared to YouTube. Net of the […]

AT&T Announces GigaPower Rollout (NYSE:T)

AT&T Announces GigaPower Rollout (NYSE:T)

Communications company AT&T has announced the rollout of its GigaPower service, a service that provides superfast internet speeds to its users. For $70 per month, customers can get connectivity of 1 gigabit per second. For $50 more, they can also add a basic TV package to their services. The service […]

Trump Administration Rolls Back Federal Protections for Those with Student Loans in Default

Trump Administration Rolls Back Federal Protections for Those with Student Loans in Default

It has only been a few days since a report was released to show that federal student loans have seen a double-digit increase in defaults, but President Donald Trump’s administration has already revoked federal guidance which had earlier barred student debt collectors from charging high fees on those loans which […]

Profit at General Mills Cut in Half by Impairment Charge

Profit at General Mills Cut in Half by Impairment Charge

General Mills Inc, which makes Betty Crocker brownie and cake mixes and Cheerios cereal, said profit for the fourth quarter halved due to recording a charge of $260 million to write down its value of one of its canned and frozen vegetable businesses. An assessment of its brand Green Giant, […]

Starbucks Facing Backlash Over Red Holiday Cups (NASDAQ:SBUX)

Starbucks Facing Backlash Over Red Holiday Cups (NASDAQ:SBUX)

A number of people are upset with Starbucks right now and are vocally voicing their disapproval on social media. At issue are the plain red holiday cups that Starbucks is using this holiday season. Previously, the holiday cups at Starbucks have featured snowflakes, ornaments and reindeer. This year, the plain […]

Ford Working To Connect Cars To Homes, Drones

Ford Working To Connect Cars To Homes, Drones

Ford is launching a few new initiatives to make its vehicles more connected than ever before. The company has announced new plans regarding linking its cars to smart home systems, autonomous driving software, and drones. Ford’s projects will put the company on the cutting edge of car connectivity. With one […]