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Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 07:24 PM CDT

Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach

Equifax Execs Sold Stock Before Revealing Massive Breach

A data breach discovered in July may have affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers, credit tracker Equifax said Thursday. And three of the company's executives sold nearly $2 million in Equifax shares days...

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 02:59 PM CDT

Harvey Spikes U.S. Jobless Aid Apps to 298K

Harvey Spikes U.S. Jobless Aid Apps to 298K

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits soared last week by the most in nearly five years, driven by Hurricane Harvey's impact on Texas and Louisiana.

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 01:01 AM CDT

North Texas Pitched for Amazon's 2nd HQ, 50K Jobs

North Texas Pitched for Amazon's 2nd HQ, 50K Jobs

The Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce says it plans to pitch North Texas to Amazon, which recently announced it will spend $5 billion and hire up to 50,000 employees in a second headquarters.

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 06:54 AM CDT

Protecting Hurricane Harvey Victims From Vicious Contractors

Protecting Hurricane Harvey Victims From Vicious Contractors

There's been an outpouring of support following the destruction caused by hurricane Harvey. But unfortunately, this is also a time when some contractors will prey on the vulnerable.

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 04:06 PM CDT

Low-Cost Airline WOW to Fly to Europe From D/FW Airport

Low-Cost Airline WOW to Fly to Europe From D/FW Airport

Beginning in May 2018, non-stop service to Reykjavik, Iceland begins from D/FW International Airport on WOW air, Iceland's low-cost carrier.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 04:39 PM CDT

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday. In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 04:46 PM CDT

Trump's Harsh Message to Immigrants Could Drag on Economy

Trump's Harsh Message to Immigrants Could Drag on Economy

James Harrison, the owner of a Phoenix-based specialty construction firm, employs three workers protected by an Obama-era immigration program that the Trump administration took steps Tuesday to eliminate...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 12:23 PM CDT

Gap to Shift Focus to Old Navy, Athleta Stores

Gap to Shift Focus to Old Navy, Athleta Stores

Gap Inc. plans to shift its focus to its growing Old Navy and Athleta stores, and away from the Gap and Banana Republic brands. The company said Wednesday it will close about 200 Gap and Banana Republic...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 11:58 PM CDT

American Adds 'Basic Economy' Fares on More Flights

American Adds 'Basic Economy' Fares on More Flights

American Airlines is expanding so-called basic economy fares to more flights as it fights budget carriers like Spirit for travelers who just want a cheap seat.

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 08:48 PM CDT

Chipotle Says Queso Will Fill Gap in Menu, Boost Sales

Chipotle Says Queso Will Fill Gap in Menu, Boost Sales

Chipotle hopes its new queso dip will satisfy its customers' cravings — and help reinvigorate sales that have been hurt by food scares. The Mexican food chain said it will begin offering all-natural warm...

 

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