‘No guarantees of delivery’: Businesses warned of alleged letterbox scam

Small businesses are being warned about an alleged letterbox delivery scam where small businesses pay thousands of dollars for local 'letterbox delivery' services that are not carried out. Melbourne business Independent Letterbox Distribution Company is under scrutiny after small businesses said promotional material they paid to be delivered never made it into potential customers letterboxes. Martine Dennis (left), the owner […]

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"Call of Duty" Is Coming to Mobile

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) and Chinese media giant Tencent (NASDAQOTH: TCEHY) took the wraps off Call of Duty Mobile in a recent presentation at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The partners on the project debuted an action-packed trailer that was less than a minute long but showed some promising footage. With the title's impressive visuals and fast-paced, feature-packed […]

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Remember Solyndra? Loss of taxpayer millions now seems forgotten, expert says

How the Solyndra solar company burned through half a billion taxpayer dollars Ten years ago, Solyndra received $535 million loan guarantee from Department of Energy. It's been exactly ten years since the Solyndra solar power company accepted a loan of half a billion taxpayer dollars that would never be repaid. Now one industry expert says he's not sure any lessons […]

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Former VP of United Auto Workers charged in corruption probe

A former vice president at the United Auto Workers was charged Monday with conspiracy in a scheme with Fiat Chrysler executives to buy meals, golf and other perks with the automaker's money — the highest-ranking official snagged in an investigation that has exposed corrupt ties between labor and management. The conspiracy charge against Norwood Jewell was filed as a criminal […]

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Expectations of weaker economy unites small business owners

Although small businesses vary widely in terms of size, industry and issues, they do appear to be generally united by a growing uneasiness about the economy. Continue Reading Below Several surveys and economic reports released in recent weeks show that company owners have more trust in their businesses than the national or local economy, and that they're running their businesses […]

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