Walmart Gains Patent to Eavesdrop On Shoppers And Employees In Stores

Walmart this week was awarded a US patent for a new listening system for its stores that could raise serious privacy concerns from its shoppers and workers.

Walmart sales growth was the best in a decade

So much for all those worries that Walmart was losing ground to Amazon. Walmart delivered its best US sales growth in more than a decade, and digital sales surged 40%.

5 Books By Black Authors You Should Add To Your Reading List

If you are actively searching for good reads, the increase of black authors may have become more obvious depending on the source of your findings—it’s a wonderful thing.

McDonald’s and Franchisees Investing $448 Million in Texas To Modernize 840 Texas Restaurants in 2018 & 2019

Today, McDonald’s announced that the company and its franchisees are investing $448 Million in Texas throughout 2018 and 2019 on the construction and modernization of 840 McDonald’s restaurants, transforming the customer experience inside and outside the restaurant. In total, McDonald’s ...

Leftists force Houston Mexican restaurant to shut down social media, apologize, after serving Jeff Sessions

A Houston-area Mexican restaurant was forced to shut down its social media accounts after sharing a photo that touted the visit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Look out Apple! Amazon may soon be worth $1 trillion too

Apple may soon have some company in the trillion dollar club. Amazon is worth about $940 billion. Shares of Amazon popped 2% Monday to hit a new all-time high. The stock only needs to go up another 7% for the ...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas’ Controversial ER Claims Process Begins

The largest health insurer in Texas changed an ER claims review process Monday. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas said its 500,000 HMO members may have to pay the entire cost of an out-of-network emergency room bill, if they go ...

John S. Chase, Trailblazing Texas Architect, Celebrated in Two Exhibits

John Saunders Chase, FAIA was a Houston architect who realized a large body of work in the city, throughout the state of Texas, and around the United States. Chase achieved many historic firsts during his career.

This Family Owns the First Ever Black-Owned Furniture Brokerage — With Access to $200 Million in Factory Direct High-End Custom Furniture!

Texas Wholesale Furniture Co., based in Houston, Texas, is owned and operated by Prairie View A&M Alum, husband and wife team, Brandon and Naima Townsend. Their company works with 200 manufacturers nationwide, and specializes in wholesaling high-end residential and office ...

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is stepping down

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, one of the most prominent women to lead a Fortune 500 company, will step down on October 3.

Customers Got Sick at a Chipotle in Ohio, And the Stock Is Down 6%

Chipotle isn't having a very joyous National Avocado Day. Just when it seemed like the company had moved past its illness epidemic, at least two people reported getting sick after eating at a location in Ohio. Chipotle stock fell more ...

Meet the 4 Black Teens Who Created a Generator That Uses Urine As Fuel

Back in 2012, four teenage girls from Africa, who were just 14 and 15-year olds at that time, invented a generator that is powered by what seems to be an unlikely source of electricity: urine.

Toyota Hones Focus on Cost Cuts, China as U.S. Hurdles Loom

Toyota Motor Corp. is sharpening its focus on keeping costs in check and fueling demand in China to prepare for challenges in a U.S. market potentially hit by a trade war.

Jerome Love Joins U.S. Chamber Foundation Annual Conference As Featured Speaker

Jerome Love, CEO and founder of Texas Black Expo, took the stage with national dignitaries and corporate leaders as a featured speaker at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s 7th Annual Building Resilience Through Private-Public Partnerships (PPP) Conference in Washington, ...

Apple reaches $1,000,000,000,000 value

How do you like them apples? Apple just became the first American public company to cross $1 trillion in value.