JCPenney is planning to close 33 underperforming stores and lay off around two-thousand employees. Two of the stores set to close are in Virginia including one in Norfolk. The closings will save JCP about 65-million dollars.
A new smartphone is taking on the NSA. The "Black Phone" was developed by a group of mobile security experts who believe that all phone calls and messages should remain private. Look for it to be unveiled next month at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Would you be interested in a car with built in technology that kept you from getting stopped at red lights? Audi is hoping you will be. The company has unveiled a new "Smart Dashboard" that maps out the nearest traffic stops and then calculates the speed necessary in order to avoid them. Audi has already been testing "Traffic Light Assist" in Germany and Italy.