Category Archives: CNN Business

Ford is investigating its fuel economy and emissions testing

Ford is investigating its fuel economy and emissions testing

Ford is investigating the testing procedures it uses to certify its fuel economy and emissions standards after employees raised concerns about potential inaccuracies. It has hired an outside firm to look into the testing process the company said in a statement on Thursday. Ford has also brought on independent experts and will be using an…MORE

Huawei is growing in Canada despite pressure there

Huawei is growing in Canada despite pressure there

China’s Huawei is growing its presence in Canada, despite intense pressure on the company from the United States and geopolitical tensions between Ottawa and Beijing. The phone and telecom equipment maker said Thursday that it will add 200 new research and development jobs in Canada, a 20% increase. It will also up its research and…MORE

Applebee’s just had its best year since 1993

Applebee’s just had its best year since 1993

Applebee’s focus on comfort food made last year its best since 1993. The company’s sales at US stores open at least a year grew 5% in 2018, a “milestone,” Applebee’s president John Cywinski said Thursday. “We’ve got a brand with a history that people love and we’ve returned to its roots, which is what people…MORE

Nike’s stock falls after Duke star breaks sneakers

Nike’s stock falls after Duke star breaks sneakers

Nike is playing damage control after Duke basketball phenom Zion Williamson tore his sneaker in a game Wednesday evening. Nike’s stock dropped 1.5% in early trading Thursday. Nike builds its reputation around creating premier shoes and clothes for athletes, but that image took a hit with Williamson’s sneaker snafu. Analysts attributed the stock move to…MORE

US tariffs could cost German automakers $7 billion a year

US tariffs could cost German automakers $7 billion a year

US tariffs could cost German automakers $7 billion a year, but they will hurt more than just car factories. President Donald Trump has less than 90 days to decide whether to impose tariffs of up to 25% on vehicle imports, a threat that has unnerved automakers in the industrial powerhouse of Germany. The tariffs would…MORE

Tesla’s general counsel leaves the company after two months

Tesla’s general counsel leaves the company after two months

Tesla’s general counsel is leaving the company after just two months on the job — the latest in a series of executive departures at Elon Musk’s electric car company. Dane Butswinkas, who joined Tesla in December, will return to his legal practice at Williams & Connolly in Washington, the company said in a statement Wednesday.…MORE

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2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…