Why Costco’s hot dog is still $1.50 when everything has gotten so expensive

Inflation has touched nearly everything these last few years — even Trader Joe’s 19-cent bananas. But Costco is holding the line on its hot dog-soda combo price.

Visa and Mastercard agree to $30 billion settlement; lowers merchant fees

Two of the world’s largest credit card networks, Visa and Mastercard, as well as the banks that issue cards with them, agreed to settle a decadeslong antitrust case brought upon by merchants.

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Named Best Hybrid SUV for Families by U.S. News & World Report

Toyota is proud to announce that the 2024 Highlander Hybrid has been honored with the title of “Best Hybrid SUV for Families” by U.S. News & World Report. This recognition reaffirms Toyota’s commitment to delivering unparalleled quality, innovation, and performance …

Elon Musk details his prescription ketamine use, says investors should want him to ‘keep taking it’

Elon Musk said he is “almost always” sober during his late-night — or, in some cases, very early morning — posting sessions on his social media platform, X.

Fabrics retailer Joann files for bankruptcy

Joann, the 81-year-old fabric and craft retailer, has filed for bankruptcy as it struggles with customers cutting back on discretionary spending.

Comcast Texas Commits More Than $1M to Shrink Local Digital Divide in 2024

Comcast Texas pledges over $1 million in 2024 to reduce the local digital gap. This investment will bolster digital skills training programs, expand Wi-Fi connected "Lift Zones," and benefit thousands of individuals.

Home Slice Pizza Introduces #8 Supreme Pizza in Celebration of Pi Day

The #8 Supreme Pizza, a nod to Houston's appetite, debuts at Home Slice Pizza for Pi Day.

Regional banks all ‘guilty until proven innocent’ after Silicon Valley Bank, Citizens CEO says

When I set up an interview with Bruce Van Saun, head of Citizens Financial Group, the 14th largest bank in the US, for a piece that would mark the first anniversary of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank I didn’t …

Millions of Xfinity Internet Customers Enjoy Faster Speeds at No Extra Cost

Xfinity Internet users across the nation are waking up to an unexpected upgrade in their internet speeds,

Tesla’s Berlin plant shut after arson attack on electricity pylon - far-left group claims responsibility

A group of far-left activists has claimed it was behind an arson attack on a high-voltage electricity pylon Tuesday that cut off the power supply to Tesla’s factory in Germany.

Bitcoin surges to new record high; mainstream money flows into crypto

Bitcoin surged to an all-time high Tuesday, shaking off a more-than-two-year rut that had put the future of the entire crypto ecosystem in question.

Famous booth from ‘The Sopranos’ final episode sells on eBay

The famous booth from “The Sopranos” final episode has been sold on eBay for $82,600, according to the auction website.

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner cleared of wrongdoing following probe into inappropriate behavior

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has been cleared of wrongdoing after an external investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior, the Formula One team’s parent company, Red Bull GMBH, said in a statement on Wednesday.

Wendy’s will soon begin testing Uber-like surge pricing

The price of a Wendy’s Frosty could soon fluctuate throughout the day as the chain looks to introduce Uber-like surge pricing on its menu.

Blocking Kroger’s mega-merger with Albertsons won’t save your local grocery store

Citing higher prices and weaker competition, the US government sued to block Kroger and Albertsons’ $25 billion mega-merger Monday. But scuttling the deal isn’t a given – and even if it’s ultimately dismantled, keeping the supermarket chains separate may not …