2018-08-18 17:50:00| Fool.com Headlines
Lampert's ESL hedge fund is interested in buying the Kenmore brand and Sears' home-improvement business for nearly $500 million. But that's not enough cash to keep Sears Holdings alive for very long.
2018-08-16 12:00:00| Advertising Age - Homepage
Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: If you're hunting for a job in advertising or PR, be cautious if the interview and hiring process seems a little off. Because "that job offer you just got from an agency could be fake," Ad Age's Megan Graham writes in an in-depth look at a scam targeting industry job-seekers. One hopeful had an interview conducted over Google Hangouts chat, then got a supposed job offer with the agency name "Weber Shandwick" spelled wrong, which seemed fishy. As Graham writes:"Multiple agencies say the scam first surfaced earlier this summer, stemming from fraudulent ZipRecruiter postings and emails (often from an address using an agency's name but a Gmail domain address) that use an agency's logo, real employee names and company mission statements, and language copy-pasted from websites."What's the scammers' endgame? To trick you into parting with some money, and maybe also sharing your Social Security number. Read Graham's full story here. Continue reading at AdAge.com
2018-08-15 17:09:00| PR Newswire: Energy Industry
HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass gives customers the ability to take control of their finances with its latest Mobile Banking App release which integrates BBVA Compass Financial Tools. Already available in online banking, BBVA Compass Financial Tools for mobile helps...
2018-08-15 16:36:00| Engadget
StarVR has a new virtual reality headset, dubbed the "One." We haven't heard from the company -- a division of Swedish game developer Starbreeze -- since it was demoing its own The Walking Dead game back in 2015. Back then, what made its headset stan...
2018-08-14 21:55:00| Gizmodo
The State of New York is suing Purdue Pharma, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers, for what it says is the companys role in driving the opioid crisis. On Tuesday morning, the attorney generals office announced that it was filing a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company forRead more...