AT&T agrees to acquire Nextel Mexico AT&T moves into discussion to buy the Mexican NII holdings after the company came under the hammer from the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Jan 26 2015, 11:50am CST
Rosie the Riveter: WWII Plant to Face an End The famed World War II plant where strong independent women such as Rosie the Riveter built ammunition may be facing an end. This would be a tragedy of the greatest kind.
Apr 30 2014, 4:41am CDT
Microsoft Is Still Deciding How to Brand Its Mobile Devices Microsoft announced its bid for Nokia on Labor Day weekend in Sept. 2013. Now it is almost May but I learned this weekend from a Microsoft spokesperson that they still haven’t decided on a name. That would certainly...
Apr 27 2014, 12:51pm CDT
Teri Polo Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The actress in Meet the Parents, Teri Polo apparently owes some people a lot of money. She has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will not be doing much shopping from now on.
Apr 23 2014, 9:05am CDT
Peanut Butter Dumped: Why? Around a million jars of peanut butter were dumped this week in a landfill in New Mexico to speed up the sale of processing plant. These dumped jars of peanut butter were safe to eat.
Mar 29 2014, 4:23am CDT
Brookstone Gadget Store Prepares Reportedly for Bankruptcy Sharper Image stores vanished from malls a couple years ago. Now the other gadget store chain might have the same fate. Brookstone is according to a Wall Street Journal article preparing for Bankruptcy filing.
Mar 27 2014, 3:35am CDT
Quiznos Bankruptcy Follows Sbarro’s Insolvency More than 99% of its restaurants will carry on as usual. Only seven will seek the help of the state’s economic structures. But nevertheless Quiznos is filing for bankruptcy. The prepackaged restructuring is to occur...
Mar 15 2014, 8:08am CDT
Pickup Trucks to Face New Titan Pickup Truck The pickup trucks that get churned out each year include some pretty stylish and hefty numbers. Recently, the list of road monsters has been slated to acquire a newcomer Titan pickup truck from Nissan.
Mar 4 2014, 10:42am CST
This Site Pays Cash For Your Data For years, entrepreneurs have floated the idea of paying people for their personal data rather than just taking it without asking, the standard approach of many marketers. Now, a few entrepreneurs are advancing plans to...
Mar 3 2014, 8:31am CST
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox is Financially Doomed The Bitcoin nexus Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection with outstanding debt of $63.6M. The rumors had been all over the place since quite some time but today the digital currency exchange is financially doomed.
Feb 28 2014, 9:06am CST
Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin TOKYO (AP) — The sudden disappearance of one of the largest bitcoin exchanges only adds to the mystery and mistrust surrounding the virtual currency, which was just beginning to gain legitimacy beyond the technology...
Feb 25 2014, 4:41pm CST
Once Mighty Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Is Offline, Likely Dead Mt. Gox, the one-time monarch of the Bitcoin kingdom, appears to be dead, or at least in a very serious coma. The troubled exchange for the volatile crypto-currency has been offline since at least 10:30 p.m. Eastern...
Feb 24 2014, 10:56pm CST
Beware Wildly Irrational Tech Mergers In the last year, we’ve seen some mega-tech deals come down the pike, such as Comcast’s announcement to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion, Verizon’s purchase of Vodafone’s stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion...
Feb 21 2014, 2:51pm CST
Energy Storage: Winning/Losing In The Market Bottling up wind and solar energies would be a critical component of their success. And while such energy storage devices are making market headway, they are losing some ground at the same time. Two current events...
Jan 27 2014, 9:25pm CST
Apple's Latest Ad Is Pure Poetry In 11 days, Apple’s Macintosh computer will turn 30 years old. That machine was introduced with a 60-second TV ad that is among the most iconic commercials of all time. Yesterday, the company debuted a new spot (linked...
Jan 13 2014, 9:51am CST
The Coming Patentocalpyse At 7:30 pm on December last year, when New York City was getting ready to celebrate the end of 2013, Anthony Hayes was driving to the offices of Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, a securities law firm based in the...
Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST
The Ignored Side Of Social Media: Customer Service The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on January 2, 2014.
What do you do when your flight to San Francisco is cancelled at midnight and the airline insists on rebooking you and your spouse on...
Jan 9 2014, 3:36pm CST
Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake The following guest post is by Frederic Kerrest, co-founder and COO of Okta.
Many startups experienced successful exits in 2013. Others crumbled to the ground. A common cause for those failures? Exhibiting hubris. It’s...
Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST
Liberty Media bids for full ownership of Sirius XM Liberty Media seeks to devour all of Sirius XM in deal valuing satellite radio service at $23B
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Liberty Media is trying to devour all of Sirius XM in a deal that would value the...
Jan 3 2014, 6:06pm CST
Fiat Soars After Gobbling Up Chrysler For $4.35 Billion Fiat agreed to buy the rest of Chrysler on Wednesday for $4.35 billion from the United Auto Workers Trust, and investors are bullish on the prospects for what will be the world’s seventh-largest automaker. Fiat stock...
Jan 2 2014, 11:01am CST
The Five Top "Fibs" Told By Sprint Management in 2012-13 We are in a new world now where its hard to believe what just about anybody says. ARoid says he never doped but then he admitted he did. Bill Clinton never smoked but then he did but then he never inhaled. Barack...
Dec 26 2013, 12:41pm CST
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