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Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 05:43 AM CDT

New Anti-Spammer Caller ID Tech Closer to Reality

New Anti-Spammer Caller ID Tech Closer to Reality

Technology that could silence illegal scam and spam robocallers has passed a major test, and is now just months away from arriving on your phone. On Wednesday, AT&T and Comcast announced they had completed the...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 01:59 PM CDT

Federal Reserve Foresees No Interest Rate Hikes in 2019

Federal Reserve Foresees No Interest Rate Hikes in 2019

The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes in 2019, dramatically underscoring its plan to be "patient" about any further increases. The Fed said it was...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:22 AM CDT

Why Levi Strauss, World’s Biggest Denim Brand, Is Going Public

Why Levi Strauss, World’s Biggest Denim Brand, Is Going Public

This week denim lovers will get the opportunity to invest in more than just a pair of Levi 501s. For the first time in more than three decades, investors can buy shares of the world’s biggest jeans seller. Levi...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 02:46 PM CDT

Overhaul of Ad Targeting Will Curb Discrimination: Facebook

Overhaul of Ad Targeting Will Curb Discrimination: Facebook

Facebook will overhaul its ad-targeting systems to prevent discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads as part of a legal settlement. The changes to Facebook's advertising methods —which generate...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 08:24 AM CDT

Starbucks Revamps Its Loyalty Program

Starbucks Revamps Its Loyalty Program

Ahead of its annual shareholders meeting Wednesday, Starbucks announced plans to switch up its North American loyalty program in a bid to keep growing its membership as it continues rolling out delivery.

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 06:52 AM CDT

New Garland Campaign Spotlights Local Diversity

New Garland Campaign Spotlights Local Diversity

The City of Garland on Tuesday is launching its new campaign to showcase all it brings to North Texas. The "Make Your Mark" campaign tells the story of the people and experiences that foster new...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 09:20 PM CDT

Justice Dept. Probing Development of Boeing Jets: Source

Justice Dept. Probing Development of Boeing Jets: Source

U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 09:44 AM CDT

Lyft Opens Up Its IPO Road Show, Offers 30 Million Shares

Lyft Opens Up Its IPO Road Show, Offers 30 Million Shares

Lyft officially kicked off the road show for its initial public offering, putting 30 million shares up for sale Monday with an anticipated price of between $62 and $68 per share.

Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 at 11:37 PM CDT

Arlington Co. Board Approves $23M+ Amazon Incentives Deal

Arlington Co. Board Approves $23M+ Amazon Incentives Deal

After a meeting punctuated by angry audience outbursts, the Arlington County Board voted up a multimillion-dollar incentives package for Amazon, which has announced plans to build its second headquarters in...

Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 at 05:25 AM CDT

US Business Groups Encouraged by Prospect of US-China Deal

US Business Groups Encouraged by Prospect of US-China Deal

U.S. business groups said Friday they are encouraged by China's approval of a new law that loosens restrictions on foreign investment and said it could help smooth the way to a substantive trade agreement...

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