Author: Sammy Bravo

GM Recalls Another 824,000 Cars Over Faulty Ignition Switch

GM Recalls Another 824,000 Cars Over Faulty Ignition Switch

The company has recalled 2008-2010 models of the Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice and Saturn Ion and Sky, bringing the total number of vehicles recalled to 2.6 million. Faulty ignition switches at the heart...

Squeezing the World’s Oligarchs Will Not Work

Squeezing the World’s Oligarchs Will Not Work

I lived for nine years in London, starting in the late 1990s. During that time, I watched many of the prime areas of the city—Mayfair, Hampstead, Knightsbridge—being bought up by Russia oligarchs looking for...

Kinect For Windows v2 Detailed By Microsoft

Kinect For Windows v2 Detailed By Microsoft

Windows PCs are going to receive their own version of the Xbox One’s Kinect, and a few details were recently revealed by Microsoft. One of the most immediately noticeable is the omission of the...

McDonald’s Heats Up Free Coffee in Taco Bell Breakfast War

McDonald’s Heats Up Free Coffee in Taco Bell Breakfast War

Fast food giant McDonald’s is pushing back at Taco Bell’s viral ‘Ronald McDonald loves Taco Bell’ ads by announcing it will dish out free small cups of coffee during breakfast hours between March 31...

Feds Close Tesla Investigation

Feds Close Tesla Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is happy with the electric car company after it agreed to install more shields underneath its vehicles to prevent roadway debris from damaging its batteries and sparking fires...

Steve Jobs’ Chilling Response After Getting a Google Employee Fired

Steve Jobs’ Chilling Response After Getting a Google Employee Fired

A Justice Department investigation into accusations that major tech companies collaborated to limit workers’ wages has revealed some surprising emails between former Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt An ongoing...

PG&E: Federal Criminal Charges Likely in Gas Blast

PG&E: Federal Criminal Charges Likely in Gas Blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says the company will likely face federal criminal charges for its role in a fatal gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area. PG&E Corp. and its subsidiary...

Amazon Free Streaming Media Service Likely to Launch Soon

Amazon Free Streaming Media Service Likely to Launch Soon

The online retailer appears ready to revamp its video streaming model in a bid to resemble and compete with free, advertising-supported TV services like Hulu and YouTube. It is expected to include the company’s...

$270M Chocolate Plant Proof Of Us’s Sweet Tooth

$270M Chocolate Plant Proof Of Us’s Sweet Tooth

Americans aren’t losing their taste for chocolate. Need proof? Look to Kansas, where candy giant Mars Inc. is operating its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of sweets every day....

Average U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate Rises to 4.40 Percent

Average U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate Rises to 4.40 Percent

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week in the wake of comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen suggesting that the Fed could start raising short-term interest rates by mid-2015. Mortgage buyer...