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

Posted on March 31, 2015December 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”

Spending Money to Save It: Why Hospitals Are Investing Millions of Dollars in Urgent Care Centers

Posted on February 18, 2015November 20, 2020Categories Business, Headlines   Leave a comment on Spending Money to Save It: Why Hospitals Are Investing Millions of Dollars in Urgent Care Centers

The driving factor of the urgent care boom is to reduce annual health care spending by a whopping $4.4 billion, according to a recent report highlighting the shift towards urgent care centers and retail clinics and away from hospital emergency rooms. Due to the passing of the Affordable Care Act, urgent care centers have continued to gain traction as hospital officials seek ways to save. Designed to treat a variety of acutely arising conditions and offering a number of different … Continue reading “Spending Money to Save It: Why Hospitals Are Investing Millions of Dollars in Urgent Care Centers”

To File or Not to File Bankruptcy…That is the Question

Posted on January 21, 2015February 5, 2015Categories Business, Investing   Leave a comment on To File or Not to File Bankruptcy…That is the Question

If you are grappling with so much debt that you have little to no hope of ever being able to pay it all back, bankruptcy is an option that is definitely worth consideration. According to the Bankruptcy Institute, in July of 2013 there were 87,684 bankruptcy filings in the United States. Even though thousands of people — including celebrities — file for bankruptcy each year, the mere mention of the word itself can make people uncomfortable. This is often based … Continue reading “To File or Not to File Bankruptcy…That is the Question”

Price Chopper’s 83 In-Store Pharmacies Will Soon Offer Extra Care for Patients With Special Medical Conditions

Posted on January 20, 2015Categories Business   Leave a comment on Price Chopper’s 83 In-Store Pharmacies Will Soon Offer Extra Care for Patients With Special Medical Conditions

Many consumers already go to their local pharmacies any time they need prescription medications filled, knowing that their pharmacists will be able to fill the prescriptions within one day, while also providing expert advice and warnings about the medications. The Price Chopper supermarket chain, however, is taking this service to the next level by offering one-on-one patient-pharmacist consultations with its newest specialty pharmacy program, which was recently announced at the beginning of January. The supermarket chain, which is based in … Continue reading “Price Chopper’s 83 In-Store Pharmacies Will Soon Offer Extra Care for Patients With Special Medical Conditions”

Seattle Dog Recognizes the Benefits of Public Transit; Takes Herself to the Dog Park on Bus Line

Posted on January 20, 2015February 5, 2015Categories Business, Leadership   Leave a comment on Seattle Dog Recognizes the Benefits of Public Transit; Takes Herself to the Dog Park on Bus Line

Gas prices have now fallen below $2 per gallon in states across the country, hitting $1.95 in some cities on the West Coast. Although many people are probably taking advantage of the cheap prices at the pump by driving more, there’s another ripple effect — more people are also using public transportation, due to lower ticket prices. Bus passengers in Seattle, however, may find themselves with an unusual seatmate — a friendly black lab named Eclipse. Seattle is a very … Continue reading “Seattle Dog Recognizes the Benefits of Public Transit; Takes Herself to the Dog Park on Bus Line”