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They're back: BT Mobile and 'The X-Files' return in CNET UK podcast 426

published about 1 hour ago
They're back: BT Mobile and 'The X-Files' return in CNET UK podcast 426
We find out how the watch industry is fighting back against the rise of smartwatches, and why Liverpool has the fastest 4G in the land.

Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp A Butterfly' Proves A Challenging Narrative Is More Than Profitable

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Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp A Butterfly' Proves A Challenging Narrative Is More Than Profitable
The first week numbers have been released for Kendrick Lamar’s sophomore album, To Pimp A Butterfly, earning the prolific artist his first No. 1 album atop the Billboard 200 chart.

Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-Ups

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Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-Ups
Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let's look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.

Two Flights From Hell: Delta, United And The Future of Brand Authenticity

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I just finished a somewhat intense eight-day business roadtrip to Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., Portland, Oregon and finally Austin, Texas, where on Monday I moderated a panel of Forbes 30 Under 30 super-achievers at the 4As conference. While we discussed a lot of things, my summation of one thread -- “Millennials are loyal to brands that are authentic” – caught fire a bit on Twitter, and has already been retweeted and favorited several hundred times.

ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Luke Bryan

published about 2 hours ago
ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Luke Bryan
"Looking back, it’s truly an amazing year for me," Bryan says.


Japanese Robot Maker Fanuc Reveals Some of Its Secrets

published about 2 hours ago
Japanese Robot Maker Fanuc Reveals Some of Its Secrets
Fanuc, which helps make iPhones and Teslas, is opening its doors after long eschewing investor contacts.

Repsol Chairman to Hand Powers to CEO

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Repsol Chairman to Hand Powers to CEO
Spanish oil company Repsol said its chairman and top executive for more than a decade, Antonio Brufau, plans to hand over his remaining executive powers ... more

FCC, citing cost savings, awards number portability contract to Telcordia

published about 3 hours ago
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to award the government’s number portability contract — to provide the technology that enables U.S. consumers to keep their ... more

Washington’s most prophetic economy watchers

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It’s an old adage, that “an economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today.”But perhaps that ... more

Air China's Profit Rose 14% in 2014

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Air China reported a 14% rise in 2014 profit, as strong growth in outbound travel demand and lower fuel prices more than offset foreign exchange-losses.
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With Whipclip, TV viewers can create and share clips of favorite moments

published about 3 hours ago
With Whipclip, TV viewers can create and share clips of favorite moments
Justin Bieber jokes will flood the Internet Monday night when Comedy Central premieres a “roast” of the pop singer.

Chosen app lets YouTube's musical stars, armchair judges compete

published about 4 hours ago
Chosen app lets YouTube's musical stars, armchair judges compete
Thirteen years after “American Idol” first mesmerized TV viewers, it has lost about two out of every three viewers from its ratings peak. 

Win or lose, discrimination suit is having an effect on Silicon Valley

published about 12 hours ago
Win or lose, discrimination suit is having an effect on Silicon Valley
She was a junior partner at one of Silicon Valley's most powerful venture capital firms. But was Ellen Pao a greedy underperformer? Or was she ... more

When cash is King, mobile money means economic freedom

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Kenya's M-PESA mobile payment service is beating bitcoin Last month, flipping through the pages of the Daily Nation - Kenya’s tabloid newspaper of crime, politics ... more

Wall Street tips fedora to Red Hat: Sales up, profit flat, everybody dance

published about 19 hours ago
sudo ./buy_back_shares $500m Red Hat's shares are on the up after the Linux distro maker beat Wall Street's expectations in its fourth financial quarter, ended ... more

Paychex Earnings: Solid HRS Performance Drives Revenue

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Driven by strong growth in its Human Resource Services segment, the company reported 8% year-on-year growth in service revenue, tracking the lower end of its ... more

These Three Scenarios Could Significantly Change PepsiCo's Valuation

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One of the world’s largest food and beverage conglomerates, PepsiCo's stock grew 45% from 2011 to 2014, the same time in which the company’s revenues ... more

Recent Trends In U.S. Land Drilling Market: Re-fracking, Growing Well Inventory, Lower Rig Count

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While unconventional sources account for just above 40% of total U.S. oil production, their impact on overall upstream activity and the broader oilfield services market ... more

How Can McCafe's Aggressive Expansion Impact McDonald's Stock Price?

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McDonald’s has had a couple of rough years, with a stagnant revenue stream, negative comparable store sales, and declining customer traffic, in almost all the ... more

Factors That Can Lead To A Significant Decline In Qualcomm's Valuation

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The company’s leadership in LTE basebands (Qualcomm accounts for approximately 80% of the LTE baseband volume) has enabled it to command the lion’s share of ... more

Pick Up the Tab: The Wages of Virtue

published about 16 hours ago
Pick Up the Tab: The Wages of Virtue
Whoever makes the most, picks up the tab. For several reasons.

Passing Along the Financial Genes

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Passing Along the Financial Genes
Like his father, a radio host doesn’t like to think about money. So his wife handles every last penny.

Finding Surer Footing

published about 16 hours ago
Finding Surer Footing
Carl Richards says an experience while mountain climbing with a friend changed how he views risk in business or personal finances.

Slim Thug’s Real Estate Game Plan, Dashed by a Dalliance

published about 16 hours ago
Slim Thug’s Real Estate Game Plan, Dashed by a Dalliance
The rap artist saw a real estate opportunity a few years ago, but it slipped away when he and his agent became more interested in ... more

A Costly but Valuable Lesson in Debt and Self-Confidence

published about 16 hours ago
A Costly but Valuable Lesson in Debt and Self-Confidence
Spending as a salve for growing pains causes a more serious malady.