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What’s the deal with 'Rachel from Card Services'?

What’s the deal with 'Rachel from Card Services'?

Have you received a call from Rachel from Card Services calling about your credit card account? Did she tell you you were eligible for a lower

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One year’s paid leave for new parents on Netflix payroll

One year’s paid leave for new parents on Netflix payroll

Netflix announced Tuesday that it would offer up to a year’s paid leave to new parents on the company payroll. Netflix moms and dads now get

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Microsoft announces up to 7,800 job cuts

Microsoft announces up to 7,800 job cuts

Microsoft announced Wednesday that it will reduce up to 7,800 jobs, primarily in the phone hardware business. KIRO 7 is working to find out how many

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Amazon is having a huge sale ‘with more deals than Black Friday’

Amazon is having a huge sale ‘with more deals than Black Friday’

Amazon is having a huge sale to celebrate its 20th birthday. The sale, which will take place on 15 July, will see ‘more deals than Black Friday’,

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The one man Netflix should fear

The one man Netflix should fear

CHINESE web giant Alibaba is threatening to undercut Netflix with the launch of its own video streaming service. Tmall Box Office, or TBO, will be

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5 things to know about Gap’s move to close 175 stores

5 things to know about Gap’s move to close 175 stores

Clothing retailer Gap Inc. announced Monday that it plans to shutter 175 North American stores and eliminate 250 corporate jobs. Here's what we know so

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Best boss ever? CEO Dan Price takes 'drastic' pay cut to give workers 'huge' raise

Best boss ever? CEO Dan Price takes 'drastic' pay cut to give workers 'huge' raise

A Seattle CEO who announced that he's giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn't

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American Apparel wants models, not ‘Instagram hoes,’ in ads

American Apparel wants models, not ‘Instagram hoes,’ in ads

IF YOU want to be a model for American Apparel these days, make sure you’re not an “Instagram ho.” New management at the struggling clothing

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Burger King to release burger-scented perfume

Burger King to release burger-scented perfume

MAYBE it’s because April Fool’s Day is only two weeks away, but there’s something hoaxy about this news. But the fact that it’s from Japan

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So apparently the guy who inspired Nike's Just Do It slogan was a murderer awaiting execution

So apparently the guy who inspired Nike's Just Do It slogan was a murderer awaiting execution

IN the 1980s, Nike was locked in an epic war with Reebok for control of the US sneaker market. Nike had enjoyed huge success by

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‘Dear Asshole’: Comcast changes customer’s name on bill, tells them what it really thinks

‘Dear Asshole’: Comcast changes customer’s name on bill, tells them what it really thinks

AMERICA’S most hated company has struck again — and this time it’s personal. Washington woman Lisa Brown was shocked to receive her cable bill this

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American Eagle’s Aerie line stop airbrushing models. Profits go up nearly 10%

American Eagle’s Aerie line stop airbrushing models. Profits go up nearly 10%

An American fashion label has seen a marked increase in profits just months after announcing it was to stop airbrushing its models. American Eagle’s Aerie lingerie

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Links Women's Pay Rises To Karma

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Links Women's Pay Rises To Karma

The newly installed boss of Microsoft has come under fire for telling women they do not need to ask for pay rises, relying instead on

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Best Global Brands: Nintendo barely hanging on as Apple, Google, Coca-Cola top 2014 rankings

Best Global Brands: Nintendo barely hanging on as Apple, Google, Coca-Cola top 2014 rankings

The major theme emerging from this year’s list is the rise of tech companies. Not surprisingly, Apple, Facebook and Google have emerged as the big

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Mark Zuckerberg is soon to be world’s richest man after Facebook shares hit record high

Mark Zuckerberg is soon to be world’s richest man after Facebook shares hit record high

MARK Zuckerberg has just added more moolah to his enormous stash of cash. Or sort of cash. Facebook stock has jumped to record highs after

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Facebook revenue soars, defies Wall St expectations

Facebook revenue soars, defies Wall St expectations

FACEBOOK is on a roll. The world’s largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow,

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McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut in expired food scandal in China

McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut in expired food scandal in China

MCDONALD’S and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and

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Transactions of Chinese yuan, or renminbi, has arrived as a global financial force

Transactions of Chinese yuan, or renminbi, has arrived as a global financial force

CHINA’S yuan is a growing force in global finance, more than doubling in use over the past year, according to a new study from the

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American Apparel in terrible PR fail as it mistakes Space Shuttle explosion for ‘clouds or fireworks’

American Apparel in terrible PR fail as it mistakes Space Shuttle explosion for ‘clouds or fireworks’

BACK in 1986, the tragic explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger just 73 seconds after lift-off provided one of the most distressing images of the

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American Apparel founder and CEO Dov Charney axed in scandal

American Apparel founder and CEO Dov Charney axed in scandal

THE board of clothing chain American Apparel has voted to oust founder Dov Charney as chairman and notified him of its intent to remove him

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Word ‘The’ written on scrap of paper selling on eBay for nearly $40,000

Word ‘The’ written on scrap of paper selling on eBay for nearly $40,000

EXISTENTIAL work of art or ridiculous joke? An Australian-based seller has listed a single word written on a scrap of paper on eBay with bidding

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AT&T acquires DirecTV in $49B deal

AT&T acquires DirecTV in $49B deal

AT&T Inc. on Sunday agreed to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share, a move that gives the telecommunications company a larger base

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World's largest ever lawsuit seeking $2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000 in damages over a dog bite is filed in New York

World's largest ever lawsuit seeking $2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000 in damages over a dog bite is filed in New York

THIS lawsuit is priceless! A Manhattan man in New York has sued the City of New York, NYC Transit, an Au Bon Pain store, two

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Chinese internet company Alibaba Group is set for listing on US stock exchange

Chinese internet company Alibaba Group is set for listing on US stock exchange

CHINESE e-commerce giant Alibaba Group plans to go public on a U.S. stock exchange, possibly raising up to $15 billion in the biggest initial public

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Bitcoin bank Flexcoin shuts after theft

Bitcoin bank Flexcoin shuts after theft

AN ALLEGED theft by hackers has forced another online business serving bitcoin traders and investors to shut down. Flexcoin, which billed itself as a bank

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Who is Kei Perenna Hoi Ting? Forbes rich list names world’s youngest billionaires

Who is Kei Perenna Hoi Ting? Forbes rich list names world’s youngest billionaires

AT JUST 24, she’s the world’s youngest billionaire with a $1.3 billion fortune. But despite her extraordinary wealth, very little is known about Kei Perenna

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Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox disappears from web after massive losses

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox disappears from web after massive losses

ONE of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges has seemingly disappeared, delivering a severe blow to the virtual currency as it struggles to gain legitimacy. A

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Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16bn

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16bn

FACEBOOK said Wednesday it was buying the fast-growing messaging service WhatsApp for more than $16 billion in cash and stock, expanding the global footprint of

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‘Dumb Starbucks’ gets people talking after opening in Los Angeles

‘Dumb Starbucks’ gets people talking after opening in Los Angeles

STARBUCKS says it’s trying to contact the people responsible for a “Dumb Starbucks’’ store that set up shop in Los Angeles this weekend. A February

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Bank of America sends shocking letter to customer

Bank of America sends shocking letter to customer

ON THURSDAY, freelance writer Lisa McIntire's mother received a credit card offer from Bank of America sort of addressed to her daughter. There was one

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