NFL Network praises NFL’s ‘iron fist’ following Ray Rice suspension

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In discussing the recent NFL decision to suspend Ray Rice for two games, the league-owned TV network showed just who pays its bills. Chris Rose called the decision, “the iron fist of the NFL.” The iron fist.   This is what the NFL Network thinks of a two-game suspension for the beating of a fiance and the […]

Apple and IBM Build Partnership

Apple and IBM Build Partnership

Apple has begun a new partnership with IBM’s enterprise to develop business apps for iOS devices, a decision that could bring much-needed enterprise features to gadgets that are being used in the workplace. Under the exclusive agreement, IBM’s data analytics would begin work on Apple’s iPhones and iPads, which in turn will be sold by […]

Rise in U.S. Housing Sales after Q1

Rise in U.S. Housing Sales after Q1

After a strong few years, existing and new homes in the U.S. relatively declined this year. During the first three months of the year, sale of existing homes (which make up about 90% of overall house sales) suffered. Home sales are linked with financial factors such as mortgage rates, home prices and consumer affordability. Weak […]

Alcoa Beats Wall Street

Alcoa Inc started the earnings season for the second quarter late Tuesday afternoon posting 18 cents a share earnings equal to $216 million, excluding certain items. The aluminum maker had $5.84 billion in revenue for the three-month period. Analysts were expecting the company to have earnings of 12 cents a share on revenue of $5.66 […]

Google Acquires Songza for $39 Million

Google purchased Songza the human-curated streaming service for music, based in the United States for an estimated $39 million. The service gives users music playlists that are personalized by the location of the user, the time and the weather. Users can choose to listen to playlists specifically created for work, driving, as well as esoteric […]

GSK Scandal in China Heats Up with Sex Tape

GlaxoSmithKline the pharmaceutical giant has confirmed a sex tape exists of its former chief in China, which is just another twist in the corruption scandal inside China. The video, which was secretly filmed of Mark Reilly with his Chinese girlfriend, was sent via email to a number of senior executives in the Britain based firm […]