Amazon Now Selling Fire Phone For $.99 With New Contract

Amazon Now Selling Fire Phone For $.99 With New Contract

It hasn’t even been two months since Amazon released its not-quite-3D Fire phone and it’s already slashed the price on the device like it’s a 3-year-old feature phone, announcing this morning that the Fire can be had for $.99 to customers willing to sign a two-year contract with AT&T. [More]

Former Sandwich Artist: Subway Fired Me For Feeding Fire Victims

Former Sandwich Artist: Subway Fired Me For Feeding Fire Victims

A former employee at a Subway in Nova Scotia claims that she was shown the door by her employer after she attempted to use her free daily sub to feed a pair of neighbors who had been put out of their homes by a fire. [More]

Blockbuster To Close 282 Stores

Blockbuster To Close 282 Stores

The AP is reporting that Blockbuster will be closing 282 stores nationwide and will beef up spending on its online DVD rental service in order to compete with industry-leader Netflix. From the AP:

“Traffic is just not what it used to be when Blockbuster was the big rooster in the hen house,” said Andy Cross, senior analyst with The Motley Fool.