Memorial Day: Gas Prices Down From April’s Price Peak

Memorial Day:  Gas Prices Down From April’s Price Peak

Drivers for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, when the summer driving for the majority of U.S. drivers begins, enjoyed lower gas prices than they expected when the spring season started, according to CNN. Gas prices were lower than this year’s peak, that was set in April this year; however, they are still higher than they […]

Minecraft: How It Became An Xbox Best Seller

Minecraft:  How It Became An Xbox Best Seller

  Minecraft, for Xbox, the long-established PC game which focuses on crafting and building was released on Xbox earlier in May – and the sales results may demonstrate that gamers aren’t only interested in killing things. In the first day of its May 9 launch, the Minecraft Xbox 360 edition was downloaded to computers over […]

Wall Street Held Its Own While Nasdaq Falls From Tech Pressures

Wall Street Held Its Own While Nasdaq Falls From Tech Pressures

On Friday Wall Street reversed course late in the day, and the S&P prolonged its gains to day four, while the Nasdaq dropped after a weak revenue forecast was given to NetApp, which cast doubt on the outcome of tech spending. Underscoring American companies’ vulnerability to events happening in the euro-zone, NetApp Inc., a data-storage […]

The Axis Browser – Yahoo’s New Browser

The Axis Browser – Yahoo’s New Browser

On May 23 Yahoo announced that it’s moving into the browser market with its new Axis browser. The browser has iPhone and iPad versions, as well as plug-ins for desktop browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari. According to Ethan Batraski, the head of product for the Search Innovation Group at Yahoo, the […]

Mortgage Lending Drops By 19pc

Mortgage Lending Drops By 19pc

According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders – Gross mortgage lending dropped in April by 19pc to £10.2 billion. The drop in lending to the lowest it has been in 12-months has activated fears that house prices may fall, while the property market comes to a halt. Major mortgage lenders like Santander have already cut […]

Qantas Cuts 500 Jobs As Part Of The Companies Restructuring

Qantas Cuts 500 Jobs As Part Of The Companies Restructuring

SYDNEY – On Monday, Qantas, the Australian flag carrier said it will cut 500 jobs in its engineering operations, and heavy maintenance departments, as part of its plans to restructure the company to cut down on costs. This move comes after am 83% slump in the companies first-half net profit up to December, and its […]

Let The Clash Of The Theme Parks Begin

Let The Clash Of The Theme Parks Begin

ORLANDO, Fla. – Its time to lower your lap bars and prepare for the clash of the Theme Parks. Universal Studios, now controlled by Comcast, is building its arsenal of weapons to prepare for its war with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts – while Disney is building up its defenses. Universal’s parks are constantly in […]

Hewlett-Packard To Cut Up To 25,000 Jobs

Hewlett-Packard To Cut Up To 25,000 Jobs

Hewlett-Packard Co. is thinking about cutting up to 25,000 jobs, or 8% of its employees, to lower costs and assist them with contending with the receding demand for services and desk top computers, according to people who said they were briefed on the companies’ plans. The job cuts include 10,000 – 15,000 in the service […]

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