Features by Jim Burress
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.
Posted In: Sports, Colin Kaepernick, NFL, Super Bowl, trademark
The 49er QB looks to trademark the name of his signature move, but is it worth it?
Posted In: fast food, McDonald's, Arby's
Cheap food draws customers, but also cuts into profits.