Category Archives: Business

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How Frontier Airlines Charges You To Clean Up Their Own Mess

A few years ago, Frontier Airlines jumped on the bandwagon with other major airlines to charge customers for checking bags. The justification was that all of those checked bags were making the planes heavier and costing the airline more money in fuel. It just wasn’t

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Did Traditional Television Commit Suicide?

After sleeping on it over the weekend, I can’t help but think that traditional television has committed suicide, and doesn’t know it yet. In the traditional television model, a producer puts together a television show and sells it to a TV network. Occasionally, the process

Black Friday Sales Scams

It happens every year like clockwork. Big retailers generate sales ads with “unbelievable” savings on items that shoppers want to buy. Then, why do so many customers end up burned on Black Friday? Black Friday Tricks The oldest Black Friday scam in the book is

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Getaround Scam or Good Deal?

I stumbled across this company called Getaround while reading through one of my less focused RSS feed lists. Basically, the way Getaround works is that you can (but do not have to) rent out your car when you are not using it to someone else

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Firefox Calls Out Slow Loading Add-ons

One of the things that makes Mozilla’s Firefox browser so versatile is the wide array of add-ons and plugins users can use to customize exactly how the browser looks, works and feels. Plenty of addons, like Firebug, add functionality that goes above and beyond what

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Warner Bros. Revolutionizes Movie Rentals

Here is something very interesting. Warner Bros. is trying out offering movie rentals via Facebook. Using Facebook’s own Facebook Credit payment system, the company is offering online movie rentals of The Dark Night. What makes this new business strategy so interesting is that it completely