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YouTube (NASDAQ: GOOG) Competes with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX)

Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) YouTube is attempting to take on Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) by streaming full-length movies through collaborations with Hollywood movie studios like Sony Corp., Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate. About 3,000 movies will be offered on Youtube, available for rent by United States viewers, at about $3.99 each. YouTube is most known for […]
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Facebook Revealed as Instigator of Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) PR Attack

A publicity stunt had been revealed that outs Facebook as the chief instigator in a campaign to smear Google (NASDAQ: GOOG). USA Today reported that Sheryl Sandberg, a veteran executive hired from Google and now COO of Facebook gave the green light to launch an ad campaign against Google. The Daily Beast broke the story […]
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Apple Involved in Yet Another Location-Information Legal Battle

The United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico is the latest to file a lawsuit against the technology company, Apple (NASDAQ: APPL). The lawsuit alleges that Apple transmitted phone users locations to third-party advertisers which constituted fraud and unfair trade practices. This lawsuit also names The Weather Channel and Pandora Media as […]
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Lawsuit Filed Against Apple(NASDAQ: AAPL) Google, Adobe, Intel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Intuit

A former employee of Lucasfilm claims executives from top performing technology companies like Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Adobe, Intel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Intuit agreed not to hire employees from one another’s businesses; and to put a limit on the salaries of individuals working for them. The lawsuit is seeking class action status, filed […]
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Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) Sues College Bookstores in Response to Complaint that Amazon Textbook Ads are Misleading

When the National Association of College Stores Inc., a group of over 3,000 college bookstores, complained that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) was misleading customers with their textbook ads – Amazon responded by filing a federal court lawsuit. In February, NACS wrote to Amazon and explained they were troubled by the lower prices Amazon was advertising on […]
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Customers of JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), Citigroup (NYSE: C), Capital One (NYSE: COF), and US Bancorp (NYSE: USB) May Have E-Mail Addresses Hacked

Customers of some of the nation’s largest companies, including many of the nation’s largest banks, may begin to receive a flood of unwelcome mail due to a security breach at a national third-party email fulfillment company. JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Citigroup Inc. (C), US Bancorp (USB) were among the companies that were reporting that some of […]
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American Tower Down 8.5% On AT&T’s Purchase Of T-Mobile

    Shares of American Tower (NYSE:AMT), along with other U.S. tower building telecom companies, fell on Monday, as AT&T’s $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA raised concerns that telecom consolidation will reduce the demand for infrastructure.In the past, when two U.S. wireless companies merged, there has not been an immediate impact on cell […]
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When Surety Bonds and Banking Intersect

This is a guest post by Kevin Kaiser of SuretyBonds.com, a nationwide surety bond provider. The agency’s Surety Bond Education Program reaches out to professionals in a number of industries who have an invested interest in surety bonds. When it comes to purchasing or investing in some sort of bond, consumers usually begin their search […]
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Mint.com Scam: What Is The Most Reported Mint.com Scam?

With any new business, consumers need to be wary of the business practices of the company and learn as much as they can about the company before doing business with them.  Many companies have complaints leveled against them by disappointed customers and Mint.com is no exception.  The most common Mint.com scam reported is not a […]
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US job market expected to improve slowly but surely

This is a guest post by Neil R. Williams, a financial consultant. He helps and consultants people on financial issues such as their debt problems, credit repair, debt settlement, bankruptcy filing and so. Besides, he writes articles on finance topics and have them published across the web The global financial crisis that the US is […]
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Capture the Digital Consumer in 3 Steps

This is a guest post by Sanat Rao – Global Head of Sales – Finacle, Infosys Technologies Ltd. ‘I tweet, therefore I am.’ This already-done-to-death adage seems to sum up today’s consumer – technophillic, independent, vociferous, participative and a real networker! I remember reading sometime ago that if Facebook were a country, it would be […]
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Ford (NYSE: F) May Cut Product Line to 20 Models

Ford (NYSE: F) CEO Alan Mulally recently said that his company may reduce its total vehicle line-up to as few as 20 different models. When being asked about the Dearborn, MI-based company’s future line-up of models while addressing the Confederation of British Industry in London Monday, he said, “There will be less than 30, on […]
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Ford (NYSE: F) Extends Sync API to Additional Developers

Ford Motor Co (NYSE: F) is releasing its software development kit for its Sync technology to a number of additional companies. To date, two internet radio providers, Pandora and Stitcher, as well as Twitter-application OpenBeak have built applications for Ford’s in-car Sync system and now Ford hopes that additional partners will build applications for its […]
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Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) Sees 27% Sales Increase in Africa and Asia

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced on Monday that it saw a 27% increase in sales in the Asia-Pacific and African regions during the month of September as a result of strong sales in China and India and strong demand for its new Ford Fiesta sub compact vehicle. The Dearborn, MI-based automaker said that it […]
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Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) to Cut 175 Lincoln Dealerships

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced that it would be dropping about 175 Lincoln dealerships primarily in Urban markets as part of an effort to overhaul its brand with a new look and high-end stores. Executives of the Dearborn, MI-based company met with Lincoln dealers at its headquarters on Monday and Tuesday and detailed plans […]
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