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eBay CTO Stepping Down

Posted On September 11, 2014

(Undated) -- eBay's Chief Technology Officer is leaving the company to "focus on a family matter." Mark Carges has been CTO of eBay for five years. Some of the contributions he has been credited with include steering upgrades, expanding the careers of eBay technologists, and increasing the company's presence in India and China. He'll remain…

Apple Doing Away With The iPod Classic

Posted On September 11, 2014

(Cupertino, CA) -- Apple is quietly removing the iPod classic from its lineup. The click wheel-enabled device descended from the original iPod and was in service for 13-years. The device was removed from Apple's online store, paring the company's musical offerings to the iPod touch, iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle. "Tech Crunch" says Classic was…

Starbucks Reviewing Visible Tattoo Ban

Posted On September 11, 2014

(Seattle, WA) -- Starbucks is reconsidering its ban on visible tattoos for its baristas. The debate over inked employees is just a part of the dress code discussion, as the coffee chain is currently revamping its entire employee uniform. The company is planning on announcing a dress code update by the end of the month,…

Stocks Open Lower On Jobless Claims, Obama’s Speech

Posted On September 11, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Stocks are starting lower as traders react to President Obama's plans to combat ISIS militants. This morning's report from the Labor Department also shows that 315-thousand Americans filed initial claims last week. That's eleven-thousand more than the previous week's revised figure. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and S&P 500 were…

RadioShack May Have To File For Bankruptcy

Posted On September 11, 2014

(Undated) -- RadioShack may have to file for bankruptcy if its cash situation gets any worse. The electronics retailer just posted its tenth straight quarterly loss and is trying to restructure its debt and cut costs. The company has been losing ground to rivals like Best Buy and Walmart when it comes to cellphone sales.…