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Macy’s Ends Relationship With Donald Trump [VIDEO]

01/07/2015
Macy's Ends Relationship With Donald Trump

Macy’s is pulling Donald Trump brand merchandise from its stores after the Republican presidential candidate’s recent controversial remarks created a public uproar. The department store has come under intense pressure to cut ties with the real estate magnate and businessman after he referred to immigrants from Mexico and other countries “killers and rapists.” “We...
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NBC to Donald Trump: “You’re Fired” – Ends Business Relationship

29/06/2015
NBC announces it's ending its business relationship with Donald Trump

NBC is ending its long relationship with Donald Trump in the wake of the presidential hopeful’s recent comments about Mexican immigrants. NBC said it will no longer carry the Trump-produced Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants. Nor will he return to the long-running reality show “The Celebrity Apprentice” as host. “Due to the recent...
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Greece Closes Banks, Stock Markets Plunge Wordwide [VIDEO]

29/06/2015
Greece Shutters Banks, Stock Markets Plunge

Share prices began to plummet across Asia on Monday as hopes dwindled for a resolution to the Greek debt crisis. Japan’s Nikkei stock average briefly fell by more than 500 points in early trading, while the euro dropped more than 3% to 133.80 yen, its lowest level for five weeks. The common currency fell...
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Toyota, Nissan Recall 3M More Cars [VIDEO]

25/06/2015
takata recall

Japanese automakers Toyota and Nissan on Thursday announced a recall for an additional 3 million cars, over worries that they may also have the faulty airbags implicated in at least eight deaths. Toyotas make up 2.86 million of the cars recalled, while Nissan is only pulling back 198,000. The CEO of Takata, the company...
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Taylor Swift Beat Apple [VIDEO]

22/06/2015
Taylor Swift Beat Apple [VIDEO]

Apple has agreed to pay royalties to artists during a free trial period for its new music streaming service, after Taylor Swift called out the company Sunday and threatened to pull her album 1989. Apple’s Eddy Cue, a lieutenant to CEO Tim Cook, responded to Swift in an announcement that the company would change...
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Betting the Spread: Is Gold a Golden Investment?

10/06/2015
by kenteegardin

While we may be a far cry from the 2011 gold rush that saw stock market prices for the precious metal hit an all-time high, the commodity’s recent upswing has prompted many to state that gold may soon be bullish. Although the experts are still divided on the long-term prospects of gold, small increases...
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Apple Unveils iOS 9 and Apple Music Streaming Service [VIDEO]

08/06/2015
Apple Unveils iOS 9 and Apple Music Streaming Service

Apple unveiled today iOS 9, what next for OS X, Apple Watch and Apple Music, the new streaming service to compete with Spotify and other streaming services as the market shifts towards streaming, and moves away from downloads more and more. Even though they are late to the game, Apple hopes to leverage its’...
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John Oliver: The Corrupt FIFA Organization & The World Cup

27/05/2015
John Oliver on the World Cup and FIFA

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver took on FIFA and the World Cup on the show almost a year before the corruption scandal broke last night. John Oliver’s excitement for the World Cup was tempered by knowing information about FIFA, the organization that produces it. John details the problems with the upcoming tournament and...
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Charter Strikes $55 Billion Deal for Time Warner Cable [VIDEO]

26/05/2015
Charter Strikes $55 Billion Deal for Time Warner Cable [VIDEO]

Charter Comm. Inc. has agreed to merge with Time Warner Cable Inc. in a $55 billion cash-and-stock deal. The offer is valued at about $195 a share, a 14% premium to Time Warner Cable’s last closing price. Including debt, the deal is valued at $78.7 billion.
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Airbag Recall Widens to 34 Million Cars as Takata Admits Defects [VIDEO]

20/05/2015
Airbag Recall Widens to 34 Million Cars as Takata Admits Defects [VIDEO]

A recall of air bags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. now has the dubious distinction of being the largest in U.S. history. The number of vehicles in the U.S. being recalled because of the defective air bags is doubling to 34 million, safety regulators said Tuesday.
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Los Angeles lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage to $15 [VIDEO]

20/05/2015
Los Angeles lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage to 15

The Los Angeles City Council tentatively agreed Tuesday to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, joining a trend sweeping cities across the country as elected leaders seek to address stagnating pay for workers on the lowest rungs of the socio-economic ladder.
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Watch The GOOGLE I/O Live Event on LNC May 28, Starting at 9AM PDT

19/05/2015
Watch the GOOGLE IO LIVESTREAM Event May 28 9AM PDT

Google I/O 2015 brings together developers for an immersive, two-day experience focused on exploring the next generation of Google technology, mobile and beyond. Join us online here for the LIVESTREAM on May 28th 2015, 9 am Pacific Time, 12 PM Eastern. JOIN THE LIVESTREAM CLICK HERE. Google is the leader of the pack, with...
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Google to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads [VIDEO]

15/05/2015
Google to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads [VIDEO]

Google’s prototype self-driving car pods will take to public roads for the first time around its headquarters in Mountain View, California this summer. The pods, which resemble a Smart Car crossed with a Nissan Micra, will be fitted with a removable steering wheel, brake and accelerator pedals, and will require a human “safety driver”...
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Verizon Will Buy AOL for $4.4B [VIDEO]

12/05/2015
Verizon Will Buy AOL for $4.4B [VIDEO]

Verizon announced that it will purchase AOL, which owns The Huffington Post, in a $4.4 billion deal aimed at improving ads and Web video content. The move is believed to be linked to Verizon’s goal to expand into the online video arena, where AOL’s existing technologies could give it an advantage. The company’s video...
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[VIDEO] Obama Attacks Elizabeth Warren on the TPP

10/05/2015
Obama vs Warren on the TPP

In a interview with Yahoo news, President Obama went after Elizabeth Warren, who is against the Presidents’ trade initiative the Trans Pacific Partnership, or the “TPP” as it’s know. “The truth of the matter is that Elizabeth is, you know, a politician like everybody else,” he said. “And you know, she’s got a voice...
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Shoulder Injury Has Manny Pacquiao Facing a $5 Million Lawsuit

06/05/2015
Manny Pacquiao Pacman facing 5 million dollar lawsuit due to shoulder injury

Manny Pacquiao is facing a law suit after news broke that he was suffering from a shoulder injury before he the fight with Floyd Mayweather on Saturday. “PacMan”, 36, is being investigated by officials in Nevada, for a reported rotator cuff tear. Pacquiao filled out a form that included a question about his health,...
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Tesla Solar Battery to Power Homes, Businesses [VIDEO]

01/05/2015
Tesla Solar Battery to Power Homes, Businesses [VIDEO]

Tesla on Thursday introduced Tesla Energy, a suite of batteries that can power homes, businesses, and public utlities. The system consists of the Powerwall, a rechargeable lithium-ion battery system designed to store solar power and enable homes to go completely off the power grid, as well as the Powerback, which is directed toward business...
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Put Your Money to Work

24/04/2015
Money

If you are lucky enough to have any savings stashed at the moment, you’ll know that with the low interest rates around, your hard-earned cash isn’t really going to bring you back a decent return sitting in a savings account. So, how do you put that money to work, so that it can generate...
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Google Unveils New ‘Fi’ Wireless Service For Nexus 6 [VIDEO]

22/04/2015
Google Unveils New ‘Fi’ Wireless Service For Nexus 6 [VIDEO]

Google announced today that it’s getting into the business of selling consumer wireless service. The new service is called “Fi.” The prices are attractive. In general, users will pay $20 per month for the service, plus $10 for every gigabyte of data they use. The new service will be available in most U.S. cities,...
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Search for Loch Ness Monster on Google Street View [VIDEO]

21/04/2015
Search for Loch Ness Monster on Google Street View [VIDEO]

Google wants you to search the legendary creature, affectionately known as “Nessie” on Google Street View. Eighty-one years after the “Surgeon’s Photograph”—which claimed to show the monster peeking out from the misty waters of the lake—Google is bringing 360-degree Street View imagery of Loch Ness to the masses. “Sail across the freshwater lake and...
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Google Algorithm Backing Mobile Sites [VIDEO]

21/04/2015
Google Algorithm Backing Mobile Sites

Sites whose mobile versions are not up to par will tumble in Google rankings, the search engine giant announced, as it activates an overhaul to its ranking algorithm that takes into account mobile adaptabilities. Sites will also be punished for hard-to-read links and annoying horizontal scrolling. Yet despite these changes, a Google spokeswoman reassured...
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Amazon Gets Commercial Drone Approval [VIDEO]

10/04/2015
Amazon Gets Commercial Drone Approval [VIDEO]

The FAA announced Thursday that Amazon received one of 30 exemptions granted to fly drones for potential deliveries. The federal government has prohibited commercial drone use until the FAA develops regulation. Amazon is now one of 128 companies permitted to use drones for uses such as conducting aerial surveys or movie production. The company...
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McDonald’s to raise hourly pay for US employees [VIDEO]

02/04/2015
McDonald’s to raise hourly pay for US employees

McDonald’s will pay at least $1 per hour more than the local minimum wage for U.S. employees and will add benefits like paid vacation starting July 1. However, the move doesn’t apply to employees of franchisees.
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Jeb Bush Flip Flops on Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

01/04/2015
Jeb Bush Flip Flops on His Praise of Indiana Law

The New York Times is reporting this evening that Presidential hopeful and the brother of the worst President ever has had a change of heart regarding Governor Pense and his anti-gay, discriminatory law that has been under fire from many big businesses from Walmart to Apple. Jeb Bush in a closed-door Silicon Valley fund-raiser,...
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Kraft & Heinz Merge to Form Worlds 5th Largest Food Company

25/03/2015
heinz and kraft merger

A major deal to be felt around the world, H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods Group will merge into a single food behemoth forming the world’s fifth largest food and drink company, bent on cutting costs, growing internationally and evolving into a more consumer-focused company. News of recently-planned Kraft Heinz Co. propelled Kraft shares nearly...
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John Oliver on Starbucks Misguided ‘Race Together’ Campaign

23/03/2015
“Dumb Starbucks” Is the Most Aptly Named Coffee Shop Ever

John Oliver make a mockery of the ill conceived Starbucks coffee attempt to get their baristas to start a conversation about race with their customers. Just give me my mokachino and STFU!
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FCC OK’s Amazon Drone Test [VIDEO]

20/03/2015
FCC OK’s Amazon drone test

Amazon has moved a step closer to its goal of one day delivering packages by drone. The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an “experimental airworthiness certificate” to Amazon, allowing the company to test its unmanned aircraft.
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Ben & Jerry’s New Tesla Now Selling Directly in New Jersey

19/03/2015
BennJerrys Give Free Ice Cream And Combat Climate Change From Tesla Car

Ben & Jerry’s Save Our Swirled tour combating climate change kicks off next month, but something is different. There’s no ice-cream truck but instead, ice cream will be scooped out of the back of a modified Tesla Model S. The tour starts April 1 in San Diego, and ends in Miami on October 31....
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6 Million Boxes of Kraft Dinner Mac & Cheese Recalled

18/03/2015
Kraft Dinner Macaroni and cheese

Kraft dinner is delicious but it’s bad for you, now it just got potentially deadly! Kraft Foods is recalling 242,000 cases of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese because some of the boxes may contain metal, the company said. More than 6.5 million boxes were packed in the recalled cases. In a recall notice, Kraft said...
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Colorado Pot Tax Brings $2.3M to Schools

12/03/2015
Colorado Pot Tax Brings $2.3M to Schools

Colorado marijuana sales reached an all-time high in January, bringing with it excise taxes totaling a whopping $2.35 million designated for public schools. Recreational marijuana sales jumped to around $36.4 million, up from $14.69 million a year ago, according to data from the Colorado Department of Revenue. “This is really what we expected and...
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