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New Canadian $20 Is Causing Controversy

(image) So there is a bit of controvery brewing in our neighbor to the north. They decided to release redesigned bills, and the one that came out of the twenty has some people freaking out. The new $20 has a …

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Daughter Asks Judge For Conservatorship For Actress, 95
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Constance Francesca Hilton, Zsa Zsa Gabor’s daughter, is seeking help from a judge to gain control of her mother’s finances and medical treatment. The socialite and actress has been in ill health for several years after a car accident in …

Sweden: Cash and Coins are Being Used and Accepted Less
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The prevalence of cash and coins in Sweden is diminishing. The shift to make cash money a thing of the past is a controversial move that has impacted its people tremendously. Limitations of a Cashless World Elderly individuals living in …

American Women Hold Most of the Money American Women Hold Most of the Money
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A new infographic released by Marketing Zeus outlines some revealing details about how money is distributed among the sexes in America. According to a Virginia Tech study, 60% of all personal wealth and 51% of all stocks in America are …

Man Finds 26K in Safe Bought on eBay Man Finds 26K in Safe Bought on eBay
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Canoga Park, California eBay seller James Labrecque always states in his auctions that “WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET,” all-caps. Well, in one of his recent auctions, $26,000 was included in what the buyer got. A Bartlett, TN eBay …

Smartphone Apps That Can Shrink Your Wallet Smartphone Apps That Can Shrink Your Wallet

Convenience is the host and we are the parasites that feed from it. With the growing technology of today’s world, mobile apps have emerged to the forefront of society giving us the ability to access, learn and do things faster, …

Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web

Mexico is the second largest Latin American economy, but it seems the cost of phone and internet bills are holding it back. From the years of 2005-2009, consumers in mexico spent 13.4 billion dollars per year excess for phone and …

Get Paid To Watch TV Get Paid To Watch TV

A new app for iPhone offers to pay you for watching TV. I’ll wait til you stop hyperventilating. Available now at the App Store, Viggle is a free app. Once you install the app, you tap the screen and the …

Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads
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It’s 2012 and at this point I’m certain we can retire the debate over whether social media is a good way for businesses to engage users on these sites. It just is and that’s that. In the midst of Google’s …

PayPal Android App Gets Check Photo Snapping Feature PayPal Android App Gets Check Photo Snapping Feature
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PayPal updated its Android app this morning to version 2.8. The new version has some new features including the ability to add money from checks by snapping a photo of the check (U.S. only) and storing of the app on …

Richest Man in the World: Carlos Slim, According to Forbes List
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Forbes has released its annual Billionaires list. Carlos Slim HelĂș (and family) made the top of the list. Forbes reports: Atop the heap is Mexico’s Carlos Slim Helu, who added $20.5 billion to his fortune, more than any other billionaire. …

YouTube To Provide Upcoming Video Producers With $5 Million

  Think you’ve got a video idea cooler than OK Go, but don’t have the cash to produce it?  If you’ve already had some success on the online channel, help may be on the way.

Users Who Spend More Time On Facebook, Spend More Money Online

According to the latest report by eMarketer, on Facebook, the visitors who spend the most time on the site also spend the most dollars on online shopping, with an average of $67 in spending for the top 20% of visitors. Users who don’t use Facebook at all spent an average of only $27 during this time. Twitter users were a litte bit different in that the higher spend came from medium activity users.

The True “Value” Of Facebook Fans

According to a recent study released by Vitrue last week, Facebook Fans are valued at $3.60 each in earned media for brands.

Intel Pays AMD $1.25 Billion, Following That $1.5 Billion Fine
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Update: Intel has now updated its Fourth-quarter financial expectations:

eBay Finds Buyer For Skype

The New York Times is reporting that eBay has a deal to sell Skype thus ending a rather tragic acquisition saga that began in 2005 when eBay ‘won’ in their fight with Google and Yahoo to buy the Internet phone service.

Ning Doing Well On The Social Networking Sidelines

With all of the talk regarding social media it seems that the inordinate amount of the attention goes to the big 2; Facebook and Twitter. While they do tend to generate significant drama and even some real news there is more to the social media space. In fact, there are those who see the social media universe fragmenting into very specific verticals so those of like mind can gather online without having to see that your friend just had a great breath of air.

Third-Party Twitter Business Platform Raises $1.1 Million
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CoTweet is a Twitter app, which is described as a real-time business collaboration platform for Twitter. It has also just raised $1.1 million in venture funding.

The funding comes from Baseline Ventures, Founders Fund, First Round Capital, SV Angel, Maples Investments and Freestyle Capital. CoTweet is used by brands like Whole Foods, Starbucks, Microsoft, JetBlue, Ford, Pepsi, Sprint, and Coca-Cola.

Winners Of Competition Receive Big Help From Facebook

You have to give Facebook credit. They get in the news more a lot. Maybe it’s investment. Maybe it’s a look at their numbers. Maybe it’s someone on the executive team has a hang nail. You name it they are there.

It Would Take ‘Boatloads’ Of Cash For Microsoft To Buy Yahoo

How would you define "boatloads?"

One dictionary suggests "an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude."

Well, thanks to Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, we now have another definition of "boatloads"–its the precise amount of money it would take for her to sell Yahoo to Microsoft. Not a penny more, not a penny less!

Financial Forecasts For Mobile Music
Despite the global recession, revenues from streamed mobile music services and full-track downloads are expected to exhibit strong growth over the next 5 years, according to a new report froCell - Marleym Juniper Research.

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