Tag: "New York"

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Free Marc Jacobs fashion - Seriously

Free Marc Jacobs fashion – Seriously

Marc Jacobs Pop-Up Shop Takes Tweets, Instagrams for Payment Marc Jacobs will open the doors to his Daisy fragrance pop-up store in Manhattan on Friday, but unlike other retail locations, no money will be exchanged. Instead, you can walk out with products in exchange for sending tweets, Instagram photos and Facebook posts. Called the Daisy […]

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FAA announces Drone States – AK, NV, NY, ND, TX and VA – and requires Privacy Plan

FAA announces Drone States – AK, NV, NY, ND, TX and VA – and requires Privacy Plan

Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft Six states were named Monday by federal officials to develop test sites for drones — a critical next step for the burgeoning industry that could one day produce thousands of unmanned aircraft for use by businesses, farmers and researchers. Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia […]

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NSA leak – Newspaper editors opinions from around the globe

NSA leak – Newspaper editors opinions from around the globe

Editors on the NSA files: ‘What the Guardian is doing is important for democracy’ In a democracy, the press plays a vital role in informing the public and holding those in power accountable. The NSA has vast intelligence-gathering powers and capabilities and its role in society is an important subject for responsible newsgathering organisations such […]

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Marketing To The United States Requires 50 Different Strategies

Marketing To The United States Requires 50 Different Strategies

European businesses forget that the United States is not united at all New York is not really in America. It is actually somewhere mid-Atlantic, slightly closer to Europe than to the country whose star-spangled flag is hung above the doorways of its soaring steel high-rises. One of the reasons that so many British companies struggle […]

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Airline Satisfaction – Broad Gap between low cost and elite

Airline Satisfaction – Broad Gap between low cost and elite

Airline satisfaction: below post office, above subscription TV Fliers are slightly more satisfied with the service offered by U.S. airlines than they were last year. But with the airline industry ranked below the U.S. Postal Service for customer satisfaction, it still has a way to go. The findings come from an annual survey of about […]

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New Gun Laws And Restrictions Have Passed

New Gun Laws And Restrictions Have Passed

States Pass Congressional Gun Plans Vice President Joe Biden said yesterday that the White House won’t stop fighting for gun control measures—even though none of the proposals has come close to getting through Congress since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., six months ago. The Senate has considered 10 gun-related measures […]

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Wage Theft Is Under Fire

Wage Theft Could Be More Prominent Than You Thought

84 Percent of NYC Fast Food Workers Report Wage Theft in a New Survey At an 11 am press conference outside a Brooklyn KFC restaurant, fast food workers and activists will release a new report alleging rampant wage theft in their industry, one of the fastest-growing in the United States. The report includes results from […]

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The Newest Slew Of Corrupt Politicians

The Newest Slew Of Corrupt Politicians

Six New York politicians arraigned over corruption charges Six US politicians in the state of New York are up for arraignment in a criminal case that alleges a plot to buy the state’s upcoming mayoral ballot. All six defendants including Senator Malcolm Smith and New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran are expected to enter “not […]

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40 People in Eight States Infected in Salmonella Outbreak

Quality Assurance and Food 8/11/12

40 People in Eight States Infected in Salmonella Outbreak Investigation efforts of state, local and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicate that ground beef produced by Cargill is the likely source. Since the original outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis from consumption of contaminated ground beef, a total of 40 individuals infected with the outbreak strain […]