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Crowdfunding Can Help Build Business, But At What Cost?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:35am

The Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to let small businesses to get financed by the masses. Investing in startups is risky, though. Meanwhile, critics are wary of regulation.

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Hollywood Protests Against Owners Of Beverly Hills Hotel

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:06am

The hotel is part of a group owned by the Sultan of Brunei. The Southeast Asian country has enacted laws based on strict interpretations of Islam that impose restrictions on women and gays.

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This Week Is Screen-Free Week,

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:06am

Kids and parents around the world made pledges to stop using TVs, tablets, computers and video games.

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Apple Expected To Buy Beats Electronics

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:06am

The deal is worth more than $3 billion, according to the Financial Times. The headphone maker and music streaming distributor was founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine.

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When Lyrics Get Posted Online, Who Gets Paid?

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 2:52am

There are about 5 million searches for lyrics every day on Google. Who gets paid when people look up lyrics online?

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Well Into Spring, 'Frozen' Soundtrack Keeps The Charts Cool

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 2:23am

The soundtrack to Disney's Frozen has been the biggest-selling album of 2014, topping the Billboard album chart for 13 weeks.

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Report: Apple On Verge Of Buying Beats For $3.2 Billion

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 1:10am

Apple is trying to acquire Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, according to a published report.

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WATCH: Jordanian Journalists Destroy TV Set

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 7:36pm

A heated debate erupts on the set of a news discussion program, ending in a pile of debris.

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Snapchat Settles With FTC Over Privacy Breach

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 1:37pm

The messaging service promised users that their photos and video would "disappear forever" after being sent, but the FTC says the company saved email addresses and phone numbers.

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Injuries On The Farm Happen Much More Often Than We're Told

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 12:29pm

The health problems of agricultural workers are the most under-counted of any industry in the U.S., researchers say in a new study. Federal agencies fail to report 77 percent of those injuries.

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Advocates Back Paid Sick Leave, But Opponents Won't Cough It Up

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 7:32am

Top earners are usually paid when they stay home sick, but low-income workers are not. That has triggered a debate about fairness and risks to public health when incentives force sick people to work.

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Drug Industry Moves To Cut Costs, Banks On Future Big Sellers

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 4:15am

Bayer has announced it is buying Merck's consumer drugs business, and Pfizer is trying to take over AstraZeneca. Why is this reorganization happening now, and what does it mean for drug development?

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Silent Tracks Earn Indie Band $20,000 In Royalties

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 4:15am

Vulfpeck uploaded an album on Spotify which contained 30-second silent tracks. Spotify pays a fraction of a penny each time a song is played. The site now says the album violates its terms of content.

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