A new service is betting you don’t know the odds of getting out of a parking ticket. Fixed is an app that lets you contest a ticket on the spot by taking a picture of it with your iPhone. Enter the violation code, and the app’s algorithm will assess your chances of winning. If you
Wirtz Beverage Group has inked a deal to distribute Diageo’s brands in Canada. A new brokerage, Wirtz Beverage Canada, will be the exclusive national broker for brands that include Johnnie Walker whiskey, Smirnoff vodka, and Guinness beer.
Pizza Hut is testing a do-it-yourself concept that will let customers build their own pizza without getting their hands dirty or needing step foot into a kitchen. Eat-in customers can build their pizzas from the crust up via a touchscreen tabletop.
Boeing Co. will build 16 P-8A spy planes for the U.S. Navy, Reuters reports. The spy planes — based on Boeing’s 737-800 commercial airplane — will replace the Navy’s P-3 spy planes, which have been in service for more than 40 years, according to Reuters.
McDonald’s is in the early stages of looking at whether it can make breakfast available later in the day. Fans of the Egg McMuffin and Sausage Biscuit have long wanted the option to get breakfast at McDonald’s after 10:30 a.m. But offering both the breakfast and lunch menu was considered impossible, given the tight kitchen spaces of the restaurants.
Oh, I had so many reactions to the news that Facebook is buying social network WhatsApp.
The first image to come to mind was that scene from “Raiders of the Lost Ark” in which René Belloq peers down into the Well of Souls and gloats over Indiana Jones.
Google plans to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansion aimed at providing formidable competition to cable and telecommunication providers. But the Chicago area didn’t make the list.