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May 03, 2019 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- McDonald's has its Happy Meals and now Burger King is offering menu items geared towards other feelings. "Not everybody wakes up happy, sometimes you feel sad, scared, crappy," says a man in one advertisement. Video of Burger King | #FeelYourWay The Burger King 'Real Meals'...
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This combination of file photo shows minister Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, in Tehran, Iran, on Nov. 8, 2018, left, and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in Washington on Sept. 5, 2018, right. Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its platform and from Instagram saying they violated its ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday it has also banned extreme right-wing figures Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and the conservative conspiracy site Infowars. Jones was already banned from Facebook but not from Instagram. (AP Photo)
May 03, 2019 - 9:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on "dangerous individuals." The company also removed right-wing personalities Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul...
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FILE - This Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on a phone in New York. Uber on Thursday, April 18, 2019, said that it is releasing a new feature to help riders ensure they’re getting into the right vehicles. The development comes several weeks after a University of South Carolina student was killed after getting into a car she had mistaken for the Uber ride she hailed. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 26, 2019 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ride-hailing giant Uber is aiming to raise $9 billion in its mammoth initial public stock offering that, while smaller than initially expected, still dwarfs most stock market debuts. The San Francisco-based company expects to be valued at $80.5 billion to $91.5 billion, falling well...
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2010, file photo, an Amazon.com package awaits delivery from UPS in Palo Alto, Calif. Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything delivered in two days, announced Thursday, April 25, 2019, that it will soon promise one-day delivery for its Prime members on most items. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
April 26, 2019 - 12:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two-day delivery is going out of style. Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything shipped in two days, said this week that it will soon promise one-day delivery for its U.S. Prime members on most items. The company hopes that cutting delivery times in half will...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, people are reflected on a wall of the Sony showroom building at Ginza shopping district in Tokyo. Sony has reverted to profitability for the quarter through March, boosted by robust demand for game software and network services, as well as gains from Spotify, according to its report released by Friday, April 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
April 26, 2019 - 4:09 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese entertainment and electronics company Sony Corp. has reverted to profitability for the quarter through March, boosted by robust demand for game software and network services, as well as gains from Spotify. Sony reported an 87.9 billion yen ($787 million) January-March profit...
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Walmart
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April 25, 2019 - 11:29 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Walmart has begun digitizing its stores and the company's intelligent retail lab is officially up and running on Thursday at the Levittown location. Officials say they've installed cameras and artificial intelligence aid workers to help manage the store. For example, a camera...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018, file photo, a visitor poses for a photo with the Facebook logo reflected on her sunglasses at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports earnings Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 24, 2019 - 9:34 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users' privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in its quarterly earnings report Wednesday as a contingency against the...
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April 18, 2019 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The beleaguered National Enquirer is being sold for $100 million to James Cohen, the ceo of Hudson News, the Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the agreement. Hudson News is largely known to consumers as the operator of newsstands in airports...
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FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. Netflix reports financial results Tuesday, April 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 16, 2019 - 7:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix kicked off the year with the biggest subscriber gains in the history of its video-streaming service, but it still managed to disappoint investors by forecasting a springtime slowdown. The strong first-quarter performance coincided with Netflix's biggest U.S. price...
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In this undated photo provided by Best Buy, the company's chief financial and strategic transformation officer, Corie Barry, poses for a portrait. Best Buy announced that Barry, 43, will become the company's CEO effective June 11, taking over from current CEO Hubert Joly, who will become executive chairman of the board after stepping down. (Best Buy via AP)
April 15, 2019 - 1:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The executive credited with reviving a struggling Best Buy is stepping aside. Hubert Joly, 59, is handing leadership of the reinvigorated electronics retailer to longtime executive Corie Barry, 43, as part of the company's succession plan effective June 11. Barry, who is currently...
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