Features by Jim Burress
Posted In: apple
Apple is reportedly looking to put the smarts of an iPhone on your wrist.
Posted In: Airlines, weather
The nation’s airlines are slashing flights by the minute in anticipation of Northeast’s winter weather. United, which has a hub at Newark Liberty International, led the cancellation race; Delta was second.
Posted In: Amazon, currency, Tech, bitcoin
This week, the retailing giant said it will soon offer its own currency, called the Amazon Coin.
Posted In: mail, post office, U.S. Postal Service
The United States Postal Service plans to announce it is suspending regular Saturday letter delivery in an effort to save money.
Posted In: Dell, Microsoft
Founder Michael Dell, equity firm Silver Lake Partners, and Microsoft are taking the Texas-based company off the market in an effort to make the company more agile, and hopefully, more profitable.
Posted In: S&P, credit rating, financial crisis
In a lawsuit filed late Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice claims the credit rating firm Standard & Poor’s knew some $4 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities were risky.
Posted In: Twitter, ads, Super Bowl, Super Bowl commercials
A dark moment in football history is turning out to be a bright spot for social media.
Posted In: Housing, real estate
Resurgent home sales are a boon for those who like to tour open houses for fun.
Posted In: Pentagon, furlough, defense
As furloughs loom, worries abound in Warner Robins, Ga.
Posted In: HSBC, foreclosure, Atlanta, financial crisis
The housing crash not only touched off a wave of foreclosures, it torpedoed property values and the taxes cities and counties collect off them. But some localities are fighting back in an effort to reverse their budget shortfalls.