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Magic Johnson Offers His Expertise To Improve Diversity In Silicon Valley

Magic Johnson Offers His Expertise To Improve Diversity In Silicon Valley

By Val Powell October 23, 2014

The lack of diversity in Silicon Valley recently made headlines as statistics on their racial and gender make-up were revealed, showing a largely white and Asian workforce. Former basketball player turned businessman Magic Johnson is now offering his expertise to …

The Atari E.T. Game Land Fill Legend

The year is 1983. The Alamogordo Daily News reported in September that between 10-20 (actually 14) semi-trucks coming from a storehouse in El Paso, Texas, traveled 90 miles to a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico. At night, they would unload, …

Jessica Alba Does ‘Supermom’ With Style

Jessica Alba is the quintessential Supermom–and she fulfills the role with style and grace. The 32-year-old actress recently enjoyed a child-free vacation in Paris, where she not only dished about how much fun she was having getting away from it …

PacSun Shirts Spark Debate: Are They Inappropriate? PacSun Shirts Spark Debate: Are They Inappropriate?

The mother who bought the entire stock of “indecent” shirts from a PacSun in a Utah mall has caused quite a stir. The media frenzy that she wanted in order to bring attention to her cause hasn’t disappointed. Judy Cox …

Paula Deen Has New Hope For Comeback Paula Deen Has New Hope For Comeback

Paula Deen has found the recipe for comeback success. She is reportedly going to be the recipient of a $75 million dollar cash infusion from a private equity firm out of Phoenix, Najafi Companies, which is led by Jahm Najafi. …

Paula Deen Is Back In Business With New Partner Paula Deen Is Back In Business With New Partner

Paula Deen is getting back in business, ya’ll. It has been less than a year since Deen admitted on the stand she used a racial slur toward an employee. Since then Deen lost her TV deal with the Food Network, …

Janet Yellen to Make First Speech as New Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Make First Speech as New Fed Chair

Janet Yellen, as the newly appointed Fed chair and first woman to ever hold the post, will make her first comments today before the House Financial Services Committee and then Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee. She has addressed these …

Meat Recall Amounts To a Year’s Worth of Product Meat Recall Amounts To a Year’s Worth of Product

Northern California meat producer, Rancho Feeding Corp., is recalling 8.7 million pounds, or what amounts to about a year’s worth, of meat. The affected meat was processed from Jan. 1, 2013, through Jan. 7, 2014, according to the AP. Rancho …

Hot Coffee Once Again Lands McDonald’s in Hot Water Hot Coffee Once Again Lands McDonald’s in Hot Water
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Nearly 20 years after Stella Liebeck won compensatory and punitive damages from McDonald’s after spilling hot coffee in her lap and sustaining serious injury, another woman is suing the fast food giant over a similar injury. Los Angeles resident Paulette …

Macy’s Job Cuts: Chain Aims To Save $100 Million Macy’s Job Cuts: Chain Aims To Save $100 Million

Despite its financial success over the holiday, Macy’s has announced plans for closings and layoffs for 2014. By early spring, the company will be closing five stores in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, New York, and Utah – opening eight new ones …

Macy’s Cuts Jobs And Plans To Close Five Stores Macy’s Cuts Jobs And Plans To Close Five Stores
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Macy’s has created a reorganization plan and it includes closing five stores and cutting 2,500 jobs. Currently Macy’s has 840 stores in 45 states either under the Macy’s name or Bloomingdale’s name with approximately 175,000 employees. Soon they will close …

Cheerios To Remove GMO Ingredients Cheerios To Remove GMO Ingredients
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With all of the controversy surrounding GMOs and the way they are used in food, some companies are starting to take notice, and are altering their products as a result, which should be able to help their business. People all …

Unemployment: A Long Term Problem; No End in Sight

CNN Money reported recently about one woman’s struggle to find a job. Lena Rouse was an IT analyst at a regional bank and was laid off from her job. She has 2 Master’s degrees – one in business and one …

Dan Aykroyd Talks Business and We Talk About Him
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It’s the 30th anniversary of one of America’s favorite Christmas movies, Trading Places. Entrepreneurs are eating up Dan Aykroyd’s assertion in a Bloomberg interview that if Trading Places isn’t the Best Movie of All Time, it is at least the …

Minimum Wage Hike: Will There Be More Jobs or Less? Minimum Wage Hike: Will There Be More Jobs or Less?
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According to a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll conducted by Langer Research Associates, two-thirds of the United States populace supports an increase in minimum wage. Many claim that basic livelihood necessities cannot be met with the current payment structure in …

New Survey Ranks Most Cursed-At Businesses New Survey Ranks Most Cursed-At Businesses

It’s nearly Christmas and retailers around the U.S. are undoubtedly suffering the verbal wrath of consumers who have put their holiday shopping off for too long. Retail, however, is not the only profession that has to deal with colorful language …

Walking Dead Creator Frank Darabont Sues AMC Walking Dead Creator Frank Darabont Sues AMC
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Frank Darabont, the creator of The Walking Dead, is currently pursuing a lawsuit against the AMC network. The Walking Dead let go of its creator, and he is claiming the channel breached his contract, and neglected to pay him tens …