With a marketing message that combined sex with sweatshop-free manufacturing, American Apparel seemed like an unstoppable brand. But then a series of bad business decisions followed by multiple sexual harassment lawsuits against founder Dov Charney (like masturbating during meetings), saw the T-shirt empire unravel. In 9 episodes, Big Rad Wolf, streaming on Quibi, tells the story of the rise and fall of American Apparel.
Earlier this week, we reported that a "Suspected ransomware attack" took down the Universal Health Services hospital network, and that doctors and nurses were using paper records because the entire computer system was offline. New reporting by AP shows that all 250 of the network's hospital facilities were "hobbled in last weekend's malware attack and… READ THE REST
The bread that Subway uses for sandwiches contains so much sugar that they may not be described as bread in Ireland. The country's supreme court ruled that a franchise there selling the suspiciously sweet sandwiches cannot pay the lower taxes that apply to 'staple foods'. However, the five-judge court ruled that the sandwiches must attract… READ THE REST
The Russian bank TCS Group Holding is talks with Russian internet group Yandex about selling the TCS-owned online bank Tinkoff to Yandex for USD $5.48 billion, the companies said on Tuesday. Tinkoff is the world's largest bank that is fully online, with more than 10 million customers across Russia, reports Reuters: The idea was first… READ THE REST
Just a few days ago, streaming giant, Netflix, announced their plans to raise U.S. standard plan prices by $1 a month, and premium plans by $2 per month. It's a safe bet that it won't be the last time Netflix will be asking subscribers for more money. Meanwhile, Comcast is threatening to drop channels owned… READ THE REST
This is a great holiday gift option for the music lover or aspiring musician in your life. This gives people of all ages the chance to rock. And, let's face it, if you give an electric guitar to your child (or niece/nephew, grandchild, etc.), you're pretty much guaranteed to become that kid's favorite person ever.… READ THE REST
While its sales figures remain shrouded in mystery, it's safe to say there are loads and loads of iPhone 12 phones currently being purchased by owners worldwide. And, while power adapters and headphones are no longer part of the standard accessories that arrive with a new iPhone, that power cord is still tucked away inside… READ THE REST