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These are America’s highest-paying jobs in 2018

According to Businessinsider.com, the highest paying (median annual salary) jobs in the U.S. for 2018 are: 1. Anesthesiologist ($269,600) 2. Surgeon ($252,910) 3. Obstetrician and gynecologist ($234,310) 4. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon ($232,870) 5. Orthodontist ($228,780) 6. Physician ($201,840) 7. ...

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A number to know: Store closings

78 Sears Holdings recently announced it will close 10 additional stores in late September, bringing the total number of Sears and Kmart being closed in 2018 to 78. The company announced liquidation of the 62 Sears and 16 Kmart locations ...

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‘Blocked’ bug affects thousands of Facebook users

Social media giant Facebook recently announced that as many as 800,000 or more users were affected by a bug that unblocked previously blocked people. Facebook said the bug was active between May 29 and June 5. The bug allowed for ...

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These 7 vehicles have the highest recall rates

[Editor’s note: If you’re looking for the highest-paying jobs in 2018, go here: http://bettersmb.com/2018/07/16/these-are-americas-highest-paying-jobs-in-2018/]   According to Forbes, the top seven vehicle recall rates are: 1. Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2. GMC Sierra 3. BMW 3 and 4 Series 4. Dodge Durango 5. ...

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A number to know: The most valuable brand

$302 billion According to a new study by brand consultancy BrandZ, search-engine giant Google is the world’s most valuable brand with a value of $302 billion. Apple was second with a value of $301 billion. READ MORE AT 24/7 Wall ...

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Seattle rescinds corporate head tax

TECH TALK In response to backlash from Amazon, Starbucks and other large business firms in Seattle, the City Council overturned a corporate head tax that it had passed in May. The original measure required companies with revenues of more than ...

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These are the 10 most powerful executives

According to Forbes, the world’s 10 most powerful executives are: 1. Jeff Bezos (Amazon) 2. Larry Page (Alphabet) 3. Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) 4. Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway) 5. Jamie Dimon (JPMorgan Chase) 6. Jack Ma (Alibaba) 7. Doug McMillon (Walmart) ...

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A number to know: Wrongful termination

$8 million A former Chipotle Mexican Grill manager was recently awarded $8 million for wrongful termination by a California jury. The manager, Jeanette Oritz, was accused of stealing $626 in cash from a safe in 2015. Chipotle claimed the theft ...

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Facebook finds 200 nefarious apps

According to the early results of Facebook’s app audit, the social media giant found 200 applications (among “thousands”) had misused personal data. Although the names of the apps haven’t been released as of yet, Facebook has suspended the offending apps. ...

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These are the 10 highest-paying jobs in America

According to USA Today, the top 10 highest paying jobs (median weekly earnings) in America are: 1. Chief executives ($2,296) 2. Architectural and engineering managers ($1,999) 3. Pharmacists ($1,923) 4. Physicians and surgeons ($1,918) 5. Lawyers ($1,901) 6. Aerospace engineers ...

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Instagram introduces ‘bully’ filter

In an effort to expand its online anti-bullying initiative, Instagram has launched a “bully” filter for its 800 million users. The filter will be used to weed out comments meant to harass or bully users. The filer will help the ...

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These are the best value colleges

According to Forbes, the top 10 best value colleges for 2018 are: 1. University of California, Los Angeles 2. University of California, Berkley 3. Brigham Young University 4. University of California, Irvine 5. University of Washington, Seattle 6. Harvard University ...

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