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Could This Kickstarter-backed Company Shake Up the Greeting Card Industry?

Could This Kickstarter-backed Company Shake Up the Greeting Card Industry?

Expressalo is a company looking for backers on Kickstarter, a crowd-sourcing platform that helps fledgling businesses find micro-investors. With 555 backers and $39,600 in investments, the group is already beyond their…

Barclays Fined 26 Million Pounds for Fixing the Price of Gold

Barclays Fined 26 Million Pounds for Fixing the Price of Gold

The Financial Conduct Authority, a British financial regulator, recently fined Barclays £26 million, or $43.9 million, for improperly attempting to fix the market price of gold at its customers’ expense, according to…

Tobacco Companies Attempt to Discredit the Plain Packaging Requirement for Cigarettes

Tobacco Companies Attempt to Discredit the Plain Packaging Requirement for Cigarettes

British American Tobacco Australia has been quick to herald figures that claim more cigarettes have been sold since the mandatory requirement for plain packaging first went into effect in 2012.…

New Payroll System in New Orleans Leads to Missing Paychecks for Police Officers

New Payroll System in New Orleans Leads to Missing Paychecks for Police Officers

This week, many New Orleans officers were upset to find that, thanks to the new payroll system, instead of getting paid automatically and electronically for the first time, they weren’t getting…

Fraud Scheme Fleeces Insurance Companies of Millions Using Dead Deer

Fraud Scheme Fleeces Insurance Companies of Millions Using Dead Deer

Authorities have charged a group of 41 people composed of police officers, city officials, and insurance company employees, with insurance fraud after discovering their involvement in an elaborate con, which…

Retracted Online Sale Has Hundreds of Customers Angry at Lenovo

Retracted Online Sale Has Hundreds of Customers Angry at Lenovo

Computer manufacturer Lenovo got in hot water with customers this week after falsely advertising a sale of its merchandise. If there’s one thing you should never mess with as a…

Target Boss Loses Job Over 2013 Data Breach

Target Boss Loses Job Over 2013 Data Breach

American retail giant Target announced Monday that Gregg Steinhafel, CEO, President, and Chairman of the company, would be stepping down from all positions held at the retail behemoth, effective immediately. The news…

Food Safety Concerns Fuels Program to Track Foodborne Illnesses on Yelp

Food Safety Concerns Fuels Program to Track Foodborne Illnesses on Yelp

Food safety is a high priority for most eateries, as they want to serve customers the highest quality meals. It can be hard to track how well restaurants achieve this…

General Motors Recalls 2.7 Million Vehicles, Agrees to Pay Large Penalty Fee

General Motors Recalls 2.7 Million Vehicles, Agrees to Pay Large Penalty Fee

This past Thursday, General Motors had to recall another 2.7 million vehicles. This is just the latest recall amid a string of pullbacks occurring after numerous safety flaws were found in General Motors…

As House Debates Eliminating Door-to-Door Mail, Delivery Companies Offer Alternatives

As House Debates Eliminating Door-to-Door Mail, Delivery Companies Offer Alternatives

On May 21, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform approved a proposal to eliminate door-to-door mail delivery from the United States Postal Service. The proposed bill would affect…