McDonald’s Has Stopped Selling Big Macs in Venezuela

McDonald’s has temporarily stopped selling Big Macs in Venezuela due to a food shortage affecting the bread that typically goes between the burger’s two meat patties. “McDonald’s Venezuela is working to resolve this temporary situation,” Daniel Schleiniger, a spokesman for Arcos Dorados, which operates McDonald’s restaurants throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, said in a […]

Civil Rights Office Issues Ransomware Guidance

Ransomware infections are on the rise, and healthcare organizations are ripe targets, which may be why the federal government addressed the subject last week. Ransomware attacks have risen from about 1,000 a day last year to 4,000 a day this year, Symantec has reported. Many of those attacks are for small change, but some of […]

Verizon on Verge of $5B Deal for Yahoo Core Assets

Verizon reportedly is close to a deal to buy the core Web assets of Yahoo for $5 billion, which would end a months-long process of jockeying over the future of the struggling company. Verizon emerged as the winner of a lengthy bidding contest to acquire the assets, according to reports that surfaced Friday. An agreement […]

LinkedIn Spiffs Up Sales Navigator

LinkedIn this week announced three updates to Sales Navigator. One is deeper integration with Salesforce CRM data, allowing leads and accounts to be imported into Sales Navigator automatically. More than 20 LinkedIn customers already are using this feature. The second is direct integration of Sales Navigator with Gmail, allowing users to access all LinkedIn public […]

Musk Plots Out Tesla’s Next 10 Years

Elon Musk on Wednesday introduced a second master plan for Tesla, a follow-up to the vision he shared 10 years ago. The original master plan is now in the final stages of execution, he said. The refresh sketches out a multiyear, four-pronged strategy that is about more than vehicles. Musk also plans to advance an […]

Here’s How to Get More Pizza for Your Money By Using Math

Even if you don’t remember much from your high school math classes, you know that pizza is a circle and the best way to divide a circle is by using math. (Hopefully that didn’t kill your appetite!) A new video from YouTube channel ASAP Science breaks down how to maximize your pizza consumption, using math. […]

Why We Should Still Be Worried About Brexit’s Impact

Some statistics matter more than others — especially in an economy being driven by central bankers rather than politicians. That’s my takeaway from the raft of conflicting data coming out of the U.K. post-Brexit. The Bank of England surveys are telling us that the British economy has weathered the storm of the last two weeks, […]

Tinder Social Feeds More-the-Merrier Impulses

Tinder on Thursday announced the launch of Tinder Social, a new platform that helps users plan group nights out. The new platform will help users plan double dates or larger group events, creating new opportunities for people to make connections, the company said. Tinder took the platform for a test drive in Australia and found […]