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How Loud Does Money Talk? Proposed Time Warner and Comcast Merger Could Show

Posted on April 15, 2014

A study recently released by Frontiers of Freedom suggests that in the Obama administration, money talks. The paper insists that crony capitalism is behind many of the Justice Department’s decisions when it comes to approving or rejecting mergers, and that “friends” of the Administration stand to gain enormous financial “gifts” in return for their generosity. […]

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Google’s New App Updates Reducing Consumers Privacy

Posted on April 4, 2014

The latest smartphone update released by Google sounds like it’s engineered to make your virtual life a lot simpler by logging you into all of your Google apps at once. What it actually does is track more of your personal data and allow for better targeting than ever before. In the newest Gmail app update […]

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4 Years After Promises, Obamacare Not Yet A Viable Solution

Posted on March 24, 2014

Sunday marked the four year anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law, and two prominent Florida lawmakers had very different takes on the occasion. In a video released over the week end, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called the law a “disaster,” insisting it can still be repealed. “We cannot […]

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World’s Largest Life Insurance Policy Taken Out By California Billionaire

Posted on March 18, 2014

An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire has purchased the world’s most valuable life insurance policy. The San Jose Mercury News reported Saturday that Guinness Book of World Record officials say the $201 million life insurance policy is more than double the previous record. A Southern California financial services company who helped put the deal together declined […]

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Just How Much Is A Bestselling iPhone Game Worth?

Posted on March 13, 2014

Actually, it would be King Digital Entertainment Plc, the company that makes the hit mobile game that would benefit the most from its plans to go public later this month: On Wednesday, King Digital revealed that it has set a price range of $21 to $24 a share for the 22.2 million shares involved in […]

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Chipotle Adjusting Menu Rather Than Raise Prices

Posted on March 5, 2014

Holy guacamole, Batman! Chipotle lovers everywhere are being shaken to the core by a report that the company may have to cut the beloved green gunk from its menu due to global warming. Buried in a 10-K filing from early February, under the “risks to business” heading, was this comment by the Denver-based food chain: […]

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Lawsuit Against McDonald’s For… What?

Posted on March 4, 2014

A McDonald’s patron has filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against the fast-food giant saying he suffered “undue mental anguish” after he was only given one napkin with his meal. According to TMZ, Webster Lucas ordered a Quarter Pounder Deluxe on Jan. 29 when he claims he was scammed out of extra napkins at the California […]

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Talk About Good Product Placement… 13-Year Old Marketer

Posted on February 21, 2014

13-year-old Danielle Lei, a Girl Scout in San Francisco, is one heck of a smart marketer. On Monday, she sold 117 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in two hours. Her locations? Outside a medical marijuana clinic. Moreover, the Green Cross Cannabis Collective was pretty “high” on the idea too: “It’s no secret that cannabis is […]

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