Articles by Michele Whiteleather

Apple looks to expand British car project

Besides working on the launch of new products related to the new iPhone 7 and Air-Pods, Apple Inc.has been working to build an electric car. The corporation has even been in discussions with a few automotive companies about investment opportunities. Rumors of Apple’s automobile effort began in 2015, but they are now making some steps…

ITT Technical Institute closes doors

  ITT Technical Institute shut down all institutions nationwide on Tuesday, Sept. 13.   This included 130 campuses in 38 states, leaving roughly 43,000 students unable to continue their education at their institution and 8,000 faculty members out of jobs.   ITT Tech blames the closing of its buildings to the ban put in place…

John Carroll earns fourth at JCU Invitational

Eight different programs converged on The Country Club of Hudson on Monday, Sept. 19 for the JCU Invitational.   The hosting John Carroll University women’s golf team managed a fourth place finish in the Monday outing after collecting a 704 team score.   St. Francis University (In.) won the event for the third straight year…

Volkswagen scandals continue in U.S.

The ongoing U.S. investigations of German car manufacturer Volkswagen lead to one of their engineers being convicted earlier this week. James Liang’s charges include conspiring to defraud the U.S., conspiring to commit wire fraud and conspiring to violate the Clean Air Act. The conspiracy began in November 2006, and the cheating was revealed in September…

European Union Investigates Apple’s tax benefits in Ireland

  The European Commission’s three-year investigation of Apple Inc.’s Irish tax benefits will be concluded this week. Apple, an American business, has a firm in Dublin, Ireland.   The Irish government has enabled Apple to pay substantially less in taxes than other companies in the European Union. According to BBC News, the standard rate of…