January 11, 1998 |
Everyone wanted this one: Green Bay against San Francisco, 1 o'clock today. City of Velveeta versus city of brie. The Ritz crackers against the Ritz-Carlton. A town where Carroll Dale was big against a town where Carol Doda was big. Civilizations where at a cocktail party, guests might be found discussing the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche or the philosophy of Raymond Nitschke. "Everyone wants it, because it's the game of the century," San Francisco linebacker Ken Norton Jr.
February 25, 1995
GB Foods Corp. said it has settled a lawsuit brought by a group of franchisees of GB's Green Burrito fast-food restaurants. The settlement provides 400,000 shares of common stock to be held in escrow for the plaintiffs, but no cash payments. The company did not say on Friday how many plaintiffs were involved or the nature of their lawsuit, and a spokesman could not be reached for comment. The company said the litigation cost $2.9 million to defend and contributed to the bulk of $4.
May 5, 1996
GB Foods Corp., operator and franchiser of Green Burrito fast-food restaurants, narrowed its losses in the first quarter while revenue dropped 20%. The company lost $242,087, or 4 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $1.1 million, or 20 cents a share, for the same period in 1995. The year-earlier figure included a charge of $716,393 from litigation settlements and related costs. Revenue was down 20% to $1.2 million from $1.5 million.
January 15, 2014 |
Users seeking significant free cloud storage should download the new Apple iOS version of Box, which is giving away 50 GB of space in the cloud to users who are willing to try out the new app. Box on Wednesday released a redesigned version of its iPhone and iPad apps , which have been rebuilt with more intuitive user interfaces and have been made significantly faster than before. The Los Altos, Calif., company is one of the top players in the cloud storage market, though it doesn't compare to rival Dropbox, which is currently the dominant leader.
February 26, 2014 |
Microsoft is encouraging users to try its Bing and OneDrive services by offering them 100 GB of free cloud storage for one year. Users can earn the storage by signing up for Bing Rewards, a program that gives users credits every time they use Microsoft's search engine. Those credits can then be traded in for rewards, such as gift cards. Microsoft said users who earn 100 credits can redeem them for the free storage with OneDrive, the company's cloud service that was formerly known as SkyDrive.
August 20, 2013 |
Dropbox users can add one free gigabyte of cloud storage by simply connecting their accounts with Mailbox -- an email app Dropbox purchased earlier this year. Dropbox, which starts off users with 2 GB of free cloud storage, offers users a number of ways to increase their accounts' capacity, but connecting with Mailbox appears to be one of the easiest ways users can significantly increase their space. To do so, users simply download the app from Apple's App Store. Then, users connect their Gmail account and take an instructional tour of how the app works.
July 30, 2012 |
Google Play is once again carrying the 16-gigabyte version of the Nexus 7 after selling out of the device last week. Google stopped taking orders for the device for a full week, but the 16 GB Nexus 7 is back and it's got a pretty decent shipping time -- currently listed at just three to five days. The Nexus 7 tablet has been a success thus far for the tech company. Retail partners began listing the device as out of stock, back ordered or coming soon not long after they began carrying the product earlier this month.
April 24, 2012 |
Upload something into Google Docs this morning, and you'll notice a 4-gigabyte boost to your storage. A sign that Google Drive is on the horizon? TechCrunch reported it this morning, and we checked it out. Indeed, our storage went from 1 gigabyte to 5 gigabytes after we uploaded a document. It has been widely speculated that today is G-Day , the day Google Drive is to be announced. Sites across the Web have posted leaked documents suggesting the cloud-storage service will offer users 5 gigabytes of storage for free, rivaling SugarSync and Box and dwarfing DropBox's free 2 gigabytes.
January 29, 2013 |
Apple will begin selling a 128 gigabyte version of its fourth-generation iPad starting Feb. 5. The Cupertino, Calif., company announced the new version of its tablet Tuesday, priced at $799 for Wi-Fi only and $929 for a cellular network-connected model. Currently, Apple's largest storage capacity tablet is a 64 GB iPad, which sells for $699 for Wi-Fi only and $829 for the cellular-enabled version. QUIZ: Test your Apple knowledge The 128-GB iPad model appears to be a direct shot at Microsoft, which will be releasing its own tablet, the Surface Pro, just a few days later, on Feb. 9. Microsoft says the Surface Pro is designed for professionals and heavy-duty users who want a powerful device with vast storage space -- features Apple addresses with the 128 GB iPad.
July 10, 2012 |
Dropbox, the cloud storage company, announced it is doubling the size of its Pro users accounts as well as adding a new 500 gigabyte option. The San Francisco-based start-up made the announcement on its blog Tuesday, saying its users have been asking for more space. With Dropbox having recently added a feature that makes it easy to upload pictures , the company said it was time to accommodate its users. "As people add more stuff to Dropbox, we want to make sure they don't have to worry about space," the company said in its blog post.