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Sprint’s “One Up” Plans No Longer Available Sprint’s “One Up” Plans No Longer Available

Less than four months ago, Sprint announced its “One Up” pricing program. The offering was a reaction to T-Mobile’s “Jump!” announcement, which allowed T-Mobile subscribers to Pay for their smartphones through monthly payment plans while using T-Mobile service through a …

Groupon Buys Fashion Retailer Ideeli For $43 Million Groupon Buys Fashion Retailer Ideeli For $43 Million

Groupon announced on Monday that it has acquired fashion retailer ideeli for $43 million in cash. The purchase, Groupon says, will extend its presence in fashion and apparel. “These types of offers have been very popular with Groupon customers, and …

Is It Worth It To Build And Maintain A Mobile App? Is It Worth It To Build And Maintain A Mobile App?
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If you want to make money in today’s market, you’re going to have to make a mobile app. That’s at least what it seems like when you look at financially successful apps like Angry Birds and Minecraft: Pocket Edition. As …

Court Orders Yelp To Identify Anonymous Reviewers Court Orders Yelp To Identify Anonymous Reviewers
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Once again, the subject of free speech with regard to Yelp reviews has been brought up in court. A new decision has proven controversial because if the court is wrong (which is very possible due to an apparent lack of …

Neiman Marcus Confirms Data Breach Neiman Marcus Confirms Data Breach

Upscale retailer Neiman Marcus is the latest chain to announce a data breach that may put its customers at risk for credit card fraud. According to Krebs on Security – the same site that broke news of the Target data …

AT&T’s Sponsored Data Raises Big Concerns For Consumers and Content Providers AT&T’s Sponsored Data Raises Big Concerns For Consumers and Content Providers
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Though it was easy to miss among the flood of CES coverage this week, AT&T has announced a plan to capture new revenue from its data network. Called “Sponsored Data,” the plan would see AT&T charging mobile content providers for …

Target Breach – Worse Than Initially Thought Target Breach – Worse Than Initially Thought

The initial security and credit card breach of the 40 million people who shopped at Target just after Thanksgiving has nearly doubled. When the breach happened, credit and debit card holders were told that the cyber criminals did not get …

Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal

Chen Guangbiao, a Chinese businessman and philanthropist completely unknown in the United States before this month, first made news in the United States through his proposal to purchase the New York Times. On January 5, Chen published an opinion piece …

LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy Is Resigning LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy Is Resigning

The CEO of one of the top daily deals companies in the world has announced that he will be stepping down, effective as soon as a suitable replacement is found. Tim O’Shaughnessy said that he has given his all to …

Hot Coffee Once Again Lands McDonald’s in Hot Water Hot Coffee Once Again Lands McDonald’s in Hot Water
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Nearly 20 years after Stella Liebeck won compensatory and punitive damages from McDonald’s after spilling hot coffee in her lap and sustaining serious injury, another woman is suing the fast food giant over a similar injury. Los Angeles resident Paulette …

Target Now Says 70 Million Customers Had Personal Info Stolen, Announces Store Closings Target Now Says 70 Million Customers Had Personal Info Stolen, Announces Store Closings
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It turns out that the much-publicized data breach that Target announced last month is way bigger than previously revealed. Target announced in December that 40 million credit and debit card accounts had been impacted between November 27th and December 15th. …

PC Shipments Continued to Decline Over the Holidays PC Shipments Continued to Decline Over the Holidays

It’s a brand new year, but the story is largely the same for PC manufacturers. Much like last year, PC shipments continued to decline during the all-important holiday sales quarter. Market research firm IDC this week released its PC shipment …

Macy’s Cuts Jobs Despite Successful Christmas Sales Macy’s Cuts Jobs Despite Successful Christmas Sales

Bad news for Macy’s employees. The retailer announced on Thursday that it will be laying off about 2500 of its employees despite having successful earnings over the Christmas season. Macy’s announced that it intends to close a total of 5 stores …

2% of Americans Think Brian Williams Is Joe Biden 2% of Americans Think Brian Williams Is Joe Biden
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Brian Williams has been the anchor of the NBC Nightly News for over 9 years – the top-rated NBC Nightly News. He was also a reporter and weekend anchor for the network for 11 years, until NBC handed him the …

Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

If you were planning a return to Neptune before the premiere of the new Veronica Mars movie, Amazon has just made your search a lot easier. Amazon has just announced that Amazon Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming …

3D Systems Hires will.i.am As Chief Creative Officer 3D Systems Hires will.i.am As Chief Creative Officer

It’s not uncommon to see tech companies pay celebrities millions of dollars to become their “Chief Creative Officer.” Despite what the company may say, it’s just an endorsement deal that allows them to slap a recognizable face on their products. …

Weight Linked to Heart Health More Than Fitness, Shows Study Weight Linked to Heart Health More Than Fitness, Shows Study

Though it had long been assumed that fitness was more important to health than a bit of excess fat, research is now beginning to show that weight may be even more important than fitness. A study last last year found …

Digital Entertainment Surges as Disc Rentals Decline Digital Entertainment Surges as Disc Rentals Decline

Anecdotally it’s clear that streaming media is the future of content consumption. Netflix was a pioneer in this sense, co-opting its own DVD-by-mail business model with a streaming service several years before the technology was perfected. Most physical copies of …

Macy’s Job Cuts: Chain Aims To Save $100 Million Macy’s Job Cuts: Chain Aims To Save $100 Million

Despite its financial success over the holiday, Macy’s has announced plans for closings and layoffs for 2014. By early spring, the company will be closing five stores in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, New York, and Utah – opening eight new ones …

Delta Stock Up After Strong Holiday, New Seats Delta Stock Up After Strong Holiday, New Seats

Today Delta Air Lines announced that it will spend over $770 million through 2016 to refurbish 225 of its domestic narrowbody planes, including the Boeing 757-200, 737-800, Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft, bolstering its stock price after seeing a strong …

Delta New Seats: Airline Says Passengers Will Have More Comfort. Really? Delta New Seats: Airline Says Passengers Will Have More Comfort. Really?

Delta Airlines is expected to spend $770 million over the next 3 years on a major interior overhaul to most of its planes. The airline announced Wednesday that it will install new seats and bigger bins on 225 of its planes within the U.S. Delta …