Shock a Hulu
Hulu isn't a household word, but it may soon be. That's the name of the website that News Corp.
The site's aim is to help expose the weaknesses of Google's
A perfect example is the now infamous Miss Teen South Carolina video. The 18-year-old contestant's rambling response has become a cyberspace hit. It wound up being the most watched video on YouTube for all of August, claiming more than 9.2 million views (and counting). However, if you catch that little peacock logo at the bottom left of the clip, you know that it's NBC's property.
Hulu may change that. For now, the first challenge is to get people to take the ridiculous name seriously.
Square deal for a square burger
The red-headed icon in pigtails finally has a gentleman caller. Wendy's
This doesn't mean that a deal will come out of this, but obviously you don't want a rival thumbing through your books unless you believe that the interest is genuine.
Either way, the chain's days as a public company appear to be numbered. Go figure. Burger King
Wake me up when September starts
Labor Day is a holiday weekend, but it's not much of a holiday for kids as they head back to school. As homework replaces lazy summer afternoons, the timing of our Back to School With the Fool series couldn't be any better.
Personal finance is something that you can't take as a pass/fail course in the real world, unfortunately.
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz recommends windshield wiper fluid when trying to look back. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy.