Vape Shops Band Together to Fight Anti-E-Cig Legislation from Government, Big Tobacco

Posted on March 31, 2015, Updated December 22, 2020Categories Business   Leave a comment on Vape Shops Band Together to Fight Anti-E-Cig Legislation from Government, Big Tobacco

Some advantages of vaping are the variety of appealing flavors, the cheaper cost, and the ability to vape without matches or lighters. Your basic e cig or a vapor pen are also being targeted. The biggest perk of all is that these products help millions of people to quit smoking cigarettes. There lies the real reason that many people are looking to ban it. The fallacy lies with the notion that vaping is a worse health risk than smoking cigarettes … Continue reading “Vape Shops Band Together to Fight Anti-E-Cig Legislation from Government, Big Tobacco”

Ford Partnering With Microsoft to Deliver Over-the-Air Updates to Connected Vehicles

Posted on March 25, 2015Categories Business   Leave a comment on Ford Partnering With Microsoft to Deliver Over-the-Air Updates to Connected Vehicles

When most drivers think of maintaining their cars, they probably focus on mechanical repairs (four out of five of which are related to durability). But Ford Motor Co. announced last week that it will partner with Microsoft Corp. to provide wireless software updates in a new generation of Ford and Lincoln vehicles. “It’s us recognizing that, more and more, we are a software and technology company,” Don Butler, director of connected vehicles for Ford, told the Financial Times for a March 17 … Continue reading “Ford Partnering With Microsoft to Deliver Over-the-Air Updates to Connected Vehicles”

World’s First Google Shop Opens in London

Posted on March 13, 2015Categories Business, HeadlinesTags , , ,   Leave a comment on World’s First Google Shop Opens in London

The world’s first Google shop has opened inside a Currys World PC store in London. Google, perhaps known best as a search engine (owning 65% to 70% of the global search engine market), will be using the store-within-a-store to push the sale of Google hardware such as Chromebooks, Android Wear smartwatches, Chromecast streaming dongles, and Nexus tablets and smartphones. “We think it’s a genuinely unique try-before-you-buy experience,” Google’s U.K. Marketing Director James Elias told the Telegraph March 11. Although Google has not … Continue reading “World’s First Google Shop Opens in London”

As America Saves Week Kicks off, Experts Remind Consumers That Every Little Bit Counts

Posted on March 2, 2015Categories Economy, Financing   Leave a comment on As America Saves Week Kicks off, Experts Remind Consumers That Every Little Bit Counts

On February 23, a national campaign kicked off, aimed at getting Americans to save more money. For those who missed it, however, there is still time to take advantage of savings tips from professionals. America Saves Week coincides with Military Saves Week, both of which promote good savings habits for people in the United States. As of Feb. 2, the national savings rate was only at 4.9%, which could use a boost. Some resources Americans can look into are websites … Continue reading “As America Saves Week Kicks off, Experts Remind Consumers That Every Little Bit Counts”