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What do you think is the most popular online destination for TV junkie cord-cutters? Hint: It’s not Netflix. At least, that’s what a recent survey by research firm Frank N. Magid Associates found. The group surveyed some 2,400 individuals about their TV-watching habits, and discovered that only 33 percent of respondents cited Netflix as a […]

NEW YORK — They were once the golden brands of the Internet. But there’s hardly any guarantee that a combination between Yahoo and AOL would bring back the shine to either company. The possibility of such a deal was raised Friday when activist investor Starboard Value, which owns a large stake in Yahoo, sent a […]

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Michigan-based Flagstar Bank was ordered to pay $37.5 million in consumer relief and fines Monday in the first enforcement action involving violations of federal regulations designed to help struggling borrowers’ efforts to save their homes from foreclosure. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau imposed the penalties in a consent order after an investigation showed Flagstar took […]

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September 25, 2014—The United States is diversifying rapidly along the lines of race and ethnicity, and perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than in California, a state where no racial/ethnic group is a majority (California has been a “majority-minority” state since 2000), and where Latinos are now the largest racial/ethnic group among residents in the […]

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Ghana President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that the government would establish two gold refineries to process and add value to the country’s gold before exporting. He said the establishment of the refineries would not only give the country better value for its gold, but would also create job opportunities for more Ghanaians who […]

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Police have reached a $1.5 million settlement with a Black woman who was repeatedly punched by a cop in a video filmed by a passerby, her lawyer said Thursday. The officer involved has resigned following the July beating of 51-year-old Marlene Pinnock, the California Highway Patrol said, in a case that sparked uproar in the […]

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The Internet age has changed the way people make money and the number of opportunities that are available to them.  Similar to standard television models, the fact is that anything you create that can get viewers has a very good chance of putting money in your pocket.  So, Youtbe has made millionaires out of people […]

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SAN FRANCISCO — Get ready for a peek at what’s next with Windows. At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Microsoft (MSFT) is widely expected to preview a first look at the next big iteration of its iconic computer operating system, with a focus on corporate users. Microsoft has released no other details. It’s […]

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Most comic book fans love a good crossover. Typically, it involves superheroes from the same universe, such as Spider-Man teaming up with The Avengers to combat a threat. But what about superheroes like Iron Man and The Hulk joining forces with Mr. Incredible and Elsa from the hit animated film Frozen? Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel […]

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Maybe the problem isn’t with the bendy phone but with your too-tight pants. As some new iPhone users report their super-sized devices are bending when stored in their pants pockets, two entrepreneurs have developed special jeans with a hidden phone holster in the seam. The I/O Denim jeans’ pocket is designed to be nearly invisible, […]

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