Dallas News: your source for breaking news and analysis for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and around the world. Read it here, first.
IKEA doubles down on smart home ambitions with new ‘Home Smart’ business unit
IKEA has announced that it is increasing its investment in smart home technology and products. This comes as the company has gradually expanded into the …
IKEA is creating a new smart home unit
IKEA's large retail base and low-cost smart home options could put the company in a position to establish a presence in the connected home market.
Business says work on Brevard Road is keeping customers from finding store
An Asheville business owner said construction on Brevard Road is deterring customers. WLOS. Rug and Home said business has dropped up to 40 percent because the entrance to the store has been blocked. NCDOT closed the road to widen the Brevard Road bridge. Now, the business said customers are complaining about not being able to find the store. That’s because they either have to drive through a parking lot to get there or take an unmarked road.
Verizon’s Q2 earnings better than expected as company adds business wireless customers
Verizon is having more success adding business wireless customers as the consumer market remains a dog fight with T-Mobile.
Automattic’s bargain-bin Tumblr deal plugs right into the WordPress business model
Tumblr has been an millstone around the neck of its owners, first Yahoo and later Oath and Verizon Media, pretty much since it was acquired in 2013. They never found an answer to the question that new owner Automattic is presumably about to take a crack at: how to make this unruly erstwhile porn factory […]
Ikea goes all in on smart home tech
Ikea announced that it will invest heavily in a new "Ikea Home smart" business unit with end-to-end responsibility for its burgeoning portfolio of smart devices. With access to 780 million shoppers who visit Ikea stores each year, the announcement also serves as a wake-up call to the smart home incumbents like Google and Amazon.
Chase Bank tells Canadian customers that it’s canceling their debt
Chase Bank, which announced in March 2018 that it was pulling out of the credit card market in Canada, has now told its customers there that it is…
Verizon selling blogging site Tumblr to WordPress owner
The price of the deal was called "nominal" compared to Tumblr’s last purchase price of $1 billion, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Mathews: Nation’s longest serving judge was a tyrant in the court
Mathews: Nation’s longest serving judge was a tyrant in the court The Mercury News
That it required death to retire U.S. District Court Judge Manuel Real is a scandal that survives him.
Here’s how the T-Mobile, Sprint merger could affect customers
After years of negotiations, an antitrust investigation by the Justice Department and an antitrust lawsuit filed by 10 states and Washington, D.C., the T-Mobile-Sprint merger could go forward this week. Here's how customers could be affected.
BAS Asst. Superintendent For Business & Finance To Retire
Radio Station WHMI 93.5 FM — Livingston County Michigan News, Weather, Traffic, Sports, School Updates, and the Best Classic Hits for Howell, Brighton, Fenton
FirstEnergy in talks to retire Three Mile Island to ‘get out of the nuclear business’
FirstEnergy is working on a deal that will see Pennsylvania’s infamous Three Mile Island dismantled and sold.
SwissRe’s UK business ReAssure to buy Quilter unit for £425m
Agreement comes days after Swiss group pulled IPO of UK life insurer
Ikea doubles down on smart home tech with new business unit
Ikea’s smart home investments to date have been smart but scattered – now the Swedish home goods brand says it’s going to amp up its smart home bets with a brand new dedicated business unit. The company’s smart home endeavors began in 2012, and focused on wireless charging and smart lighting. It’s iterated in both […]
Business briefly: Verizon sells Tumblr to WordPress owner; YUM CEO Creed to retire
Verizon is selling Tumblr, a darling of early social media, to the owner of blogging platform WordPress. Tumblr is known for its devoted fan base and has been …
Video: Thief kicks in A/C unit to get inside Jacksonville business
Video shows a thief kicking in an A/C unit to get inside a Jacksonville business.
Camera catches man huffing Freon from Olean business’ air conditioning unit
Two West State Street businesses reported to police Monday morning that their AC units had been tampered with and drained of Freon.
Textron To Review Strategic Alternatives To Spin-Off Its Kautex Business Unit
On August 5, 2019, Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), which owns the Germany based unit of the Kautex, announced that it is reviewing the strategic alternatives for the business unit. . Spin-Off Research, founded by Joe Cornell, has tracked and provided analysis on Spin-Offs since 1997.
Employees: Your ‘other’ business customers | Pat Perry
What would happen to your business if you no longer listened to what your paying customers have to say about your products and services?
SurveyMonkey Names First CIO as It Courts Business Customers
The online-survey software maker named its first chief information officer, as it seeks to gain more corporate customers with new polling tools powered by artificial intelligence and other advanced capabilities.
GCI landline ‘issue’ affecting some Anchorage business customers
Police are asking residents to not “test” their phones by calling 911.
Brexit weighing on minds of small business customers
Brexit is weighing heavily on the minds of Irish small and medium enterprise customers, the chief executive of the Bank of Ireland said on Monday.