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Even in a slow quarter the iPhone by itself generates more revenue than all of Amazon
From: Time | By: Matt Vella | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Follow Newsonomics on Twitter @kdoctor   First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab Try this: Make a list with two simple columns. On the left, write Who, What, When, and Where. On the right column, write How and Why. Then, go to any news...
From: Newsonomics | By: Ken Doctor | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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For $9.95 a month or $99.95 a year you can have access to Sarah Palin’s new online channel. Palin will oversee all content on the channel, which will feature her take on “important issues facing the nation,” and a behind-the-scenes look at her...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Monday, July 28, 2014
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"I might as well cut to the chase. I'm here because of the New York Yankees." That's one of the first things Joe Torre said Sunday afternoon during his induction speech at baseball's Hall of Fame. Torre spoke for roughly 28 minutes, yet he came away...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: David Brown | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A girl in Japan was arrested on Sunday on accusations that she was involved in the murder and dismemberment of the body of a classmate. According to Yahoo! News, the accused girl is 15-years-old and her name was not released because she is a minor. The...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lisa Carley | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Pads cracking, helmets smashing, coaches yelling – football season has finally returned. For your team, I Pitta the Fool, the dawn of a new season brings renewed optimism and another chance. Last year didn’t go exactly as planned. Dismantled by injuries...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Brad Evans | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Liverpool's trip to the U.S. isn't all preseason friendlies and training in sweltering heat — there's also the official club sponsor hosted sandwich making competitions. Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson stopped by a Subway shop in Boston, put...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Brooks Peck | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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This is the seventh of eight entries in a Yahoo Sports series on the toughest jobs in sports. Click here to check out previous stories and a schedule for what's to come. In his three previous jobs, Derrick Crawford ferreted out government corruption...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Dominic Moore’s annual ping-pong tournament has grown in each of the past three years. In 2012, the inaugural event held at Steamwhistle Brewery in Toronto raised $20,000 for concussion research. Last summer, over $100,000 was raised and an additional...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The Stew's Trade Talk Tracker follows the juiciest rumors in MLB until the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. We'll give you the day's most important links about who may (or may not) be changing teams soon. MATT KEMP UPDATE: The Dodgers aren't close...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The popular social news site Buzzfeed announced the firing of an editor late Friday night after allegations of plagiarism surfaced online this week. Benny Johnson was the site’s first “viral politics editor.” In a note to readers, the site’s...
From: Time | By: Sam Jacobs | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Korean fashion and design is having a moment, but what is fueling it? It's complicated. Let's explore the K-wave. Fashion in Korea calls the surge in all things Korean "the "K-wave": Worldwide, the attention for K-fashion, any designs from jewelry to...
From: MetaFilter | By: joseph conrad is fully awesome | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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A copy of The Expendables 3 leaked online and was downloaded more than 100,000 times in just 12 hours. While it’s the norm now for movies to be leaked online, it doesn’t normally happen until after the movie is released in theaters. A near-perfect...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Melissa Stusinski | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Viral politics editor fired for 41 instances of plagiarism after Twitter users brought copying of phrases and sentences to light The news and entertainment website BuzzFeed has fired one of its most prominent writers for plagarism after finding he had...
From: The Raw Story | By: Shane Hickey, The Guardian | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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One can forgive early believers like Andreessen for taking a few of victory laps, even if those laps are just short trots to the bank and back....
From: VentureBeat | By: Mark Sullivan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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BuzzFeed has now confirmed that one of its editors, Benny Johnson, is having his work reviewed after being accused of plagiarizing work from other outlets including The New York Times, Wikipedia, Heritage Foundation, National Review Online, U.S. News...
From: Firedoglake | By: DSWright | Friday, July 25, 2014
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You would think 1994 was a good time to start a business, but of all the companies founded that year who are still listed today, just six have made more than a billion dollars in cumulative profit in the last 20 years....
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Tom Gara | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Utah quarterback Travis Wilson was cited for possession and consumption of alcohol by a minor Friday night. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, the 20-year-old Wilson was attending a Tim McGraw concert in Salt Lake City, was cited into West Valley Justice...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Monday, July 28, 2014
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In the instant after he putted out to win the 2014 Open Championship, Rory McIlroy reached into the hole, palmed the ball, and sailed it into the crowd. The thought of every single person watching that telecast was the same — somebody's gonna sell...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jay Busbee | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The tax evasion case against Lionel Messi and his father will drag on as a Spanish court has decided to proceed with the case despite the prosecution recommending that the case against Messi should be dropped. The prosecutor argued that Messi did not...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Brooks Peck | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees once caused a Yankees fan to stab a Red Sox fan in the neck at a restaurant. Thankfully, the story we're about to tell you about baseball's most famous rivalry is much, much different. It involves...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mike Oz | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 gets inducted on Saturday. Shutdown Corner will profile the seven new Hall of Famers this week, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game. Michael StrahanNew York Giants, 1993-2007Defensive...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A top-ranking North Korean military official threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula, Yahoo! News reports. During a speech at a large military rally in...
From: Liberaland | By: Anomaly100 | Monday, July 28, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The times, they are a-changin' for marijuana, as long-time prohibition laws risk going up in flames. Over the weekend, The New York Times advocated for legalization of pot at a national level, arguing that the "social costs" of...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Monday, July 28, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Sometimes you just say, "I don't have an edge," and you just take a seat and watch the action unfold. That's how I am approaching Twitter's report tomorrow. I just think there are too many factors at work to be informed both...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Monday, July 28, 2014
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According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Dodgers are "floating Carl Crawford to teams."
From: Rotoworld | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Finally, the web comes to financial analysis....
From: VentureBeat | By: Jordan Novet | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Kyle Rudolph and the Minnesota Vikings seem to be going in the right direction. Rudolph, entering the last year of his original four-year contract, has agreed with the Vikings on a five-year extension that makes him the fifth-highest paid NFL tight end...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Glenn Brock | Monday, July 28, 2014
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EXCLUSIVE: Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (The Descendants) have signed a two-year overall deal with Sony Pictures TV. This marks the first overall TV pact for the Oscar-winning writing duo. Under the agreement, Faxon and Rash will develop and produce series...
From: Deadline Hollywood Daily | By: The Deadline Team | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order or our initial 2014 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 2, the day before the preseason begins with the Hall...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Commissioner Roger Goodell might be the one handing down discipline in the NFL, but he doesn't always have to be the first to respond to criticism for it. The league sent out of NFL vice president labor policy and government affairs Adolpho Birch as...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Nobody could have guessed in 1985 that Greg Maddux, 19 years old at the time, would turn into a Hall of Fame pitcher. Not even if you were paid to make guesses about stuff like that. Duffy Dyer, a former major league player and coach who managed and...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: David Brown | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Hey, did you forget over the weekend that Minnesota Timberwolves first-rounder Zach LaVine has crazy bounce and can perform a variety of very cool dunks? Well, I have good news for you and your addled memory. The former UCLA guard turned up at the Seattle...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Marshall running back Kevin Grooms has been dismissed from the team following a Saturday arrest. Grooms, C-USA’s Freshman of the Year in 2012, was arrested Saturday on charges of misdemeanor domestic assault by threat, felony burglary and daytime breaking...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Graham Watson | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Japan-based convenience store operator Family Mart is a smart play on pan-Asian growth with the benefit of strong corporate governance....
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The stud prospect could be the centerpiece of a deal for the superstar shortstop if the Rockies decide to trade him. One day closer to trade deadline day, and we’re beginning to hear buzz about the package the Mets are assembling to acquire shortstop...
From: Amazin' Avenue | By: Kevin Harrigan | Monday, July 28, 2014
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ReadWriteBuilders is a series of interviews with developers, designers and other architects of the programmable future.For a 100-person company founded in 2009, the tech firm Cloudflare certainly seems to have an outsized impact on the Internet.Shortly...
From: Read Write Web | By: Jodi Mardesich | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I have seen an advert for iLivid, saying that it would enhance download speeds. Is this true, is it a safe piece of software? Experience faster downloading and immediate viewing with an awesome Free Download Manager. Also, how can it be uninstalled if...
From: Super User | By: Tim | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Even as they fight sports betting, pro leagues are viewing websites that have whittled fantasy seasons down to a single day as potentially important to their future....
From: New York Times | By: JOE DRAPE | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Derrick Rose hopes his critics are hungry, because he plans on stuffing their mouths with hefty helpings of defiance. While unveiling the Adidas D Rose 5, the Chicago Bulls point guard was his usual confident, unflappable, non-believers-can-bite-me self,...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Dan Favale | Monday, July 28, 2014
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U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson has called on Twitter to release its employee diversity information, which its Silicon Valley peers such as Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Facebook have already done. The Rainbow Push Coalition, founded by Jackson,...
From: Free Republic | By: pcworld.com | Monday, July 28, 2014
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More Europeans are opting for cruise-based vacations as they realize the value inherent to an all-inclusive travel package. Norweigan CEO Kevin Sheehan is capitalizing on this change....
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Filed under: China, Technology If you had told us a decade ago that Google, of all companies, would be developing a driverless car, we likely would have asked you what you were smoking. But here we are, watching the Internet giant not only testing such...
From: Auto Blog | By: Noah Joseph | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The wreck of the Costa Concordia reached its final destination in Genoa Sunday, ending a massive operation that took more than two and 1/2 years to complete. The ship was pulled into the Italian port by tugboats after five days of travel from the wreck...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Melissa Stusinski | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Stacy Keibler has been showing off her baby bump on Instagram, chronicling her pregnancy every couple of weeks. According to The SpreadIt, George Clooney’s ex is expecting a baby girl with her husband, Jared Pobre. The 34-year-old former professional...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Effie Orfanides | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Your browser does not support iframes.   Scoring from second base without someone swinging a bat doesn't happen easily or often in the major leagues. Not unless some daring rerunning is attempted, along with the runner getting some help from the team...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: David Brown | Monday, July 28, 2014
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If the New York Jets are going to go down, there are going with their egos riding high. Shortly after Dee Milliner, who was roundly tested by opposing quarterbacks as a rookie, proclaimed himself the best cornerback in the NFL, his defensive teammate...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Jim Cramer tackles viewers' Twitter questions from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange....
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer and Brittany Umar | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Daily News and Links for 7/28/14 TEAM TALK Andy Hart blogs from camp, Day 4: Tom Brady stepped back his reps a bit on Sunday as the younger quarterbacks got more chances to shine. Erik Scalavino Sunday Camp Notes: Edelman happy to return; Develin getting...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Marima | Monday, July 28, 2014
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