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  • Snapchat reportedly declined $3 billion offer from Facebook

    Snapchat reportedly declined $3 billion offer from Facebook
    Snapchat has spurned a $3-billion cash offer from Facebook, holding out for a larger bid or an investment in the company, according to a report that cited unnamed sources. The Wall Street Journal says the messaging service is currently entertaining a...
  • Microsoft working on Google Glass rival, HTC making smartwatch, reports say

    Microsoft working on Google Glass rival, HTC making smartwatch, reports say
    HTC and Microsoft, two companies that have been struggling to keep up with their rivals in the smartphone race, are reportedly working on next-generation wearable technology. Reports this week say the two tech companies are working on wearable gadgets...
  • West Virginia puzzled, outraged over chemical leak

    West Virginia puzzled, outraged over chemical leak
    Few people in West Virginia had any idea that an obscure company was storing a mysterious coal-washing chemical in tanks overlooking the Elk River, just upstream from a major water treatment plant. Nor did many realize that no agency had conducted...
  • Looming Assistance Cuts Hit Most Needy

    Who likes a moocher? No one. But who is a moocher? Is a child a moocher? Is an elderly person who needs help a moocher? How about a person with a disability or a person who can't find a job in an area of high unemployment? No, all these people need help...
  • Apple reportedly strikes iPhone deal with China Mobile

    Apple reportedly strikes iPhone deal with China Mobile
    Apple may have finalized a deal with China Mobile, that nation's largest carrier, to sell the iPhone.  Such a deal would give Apple access to China Mobile's 700 million customers for the first time. Though analysts have been predicting such a deal was...
  • Apple buys Twitter analytics firm for $200 million

    Apple buys Twitter analytics firm for $200 million
    Apple has purchased Topsy, a Twitter analytics firm, for $200 million. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has acquired the company, which is known for its extensive data of Twitter information. Topsy is capable of tracking what users are...
  • Nearly a fifth of 2013 New York City thefts involved Apple devices

    Nearly a fifth of 2013 New York City thefts involved Apple devices
    Apple devices are still in high demand -- just ask New York City thieves. Products by the Cupertino, Calif., company, such as iPhones and iPads, accounted for more than 18% of New York's grand larcenies in 2013, according to a report by the Wall...
  • Turns Out U.S. Adults Can't Pass The Test, Either

    Tired of bemoaning the deplorable rankings of American students when their test scores are compared to their peers in other developed countries? Lighten up and look in the mirror. It seems the problem begins a generation back, if not two or three. If we...
  • Right-Wing Whipping Boy: I Shouldn't Have Health Care?

    Right-Wing Whipping Boy: I Shouldn't Have Health Care?
    I was happy to discover this week that under the federal Affordable Care Act, I qualify for dependable medical coverage under Medicaid. What I hadn't bargained for when I signed up Tuesday was my becoming the center of a national conservative media...
  • Is this a stock market bubble?

    Is this a stock market bubble?
    Are we in a stock market bubble that’s about to burst? Some say yes. The S&P 500 has set 36 records this year on the way to its 26% gain and a record high of over 1,700. Others say no. Janet Yellen, the nominee to be the next Federal Reserve...
  • GrubHub Seamless files secretive IPO paperwork

    GrubHub Seamless files secretive IPO paperwork
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting: Online takeout food order firm GrubHub Seamless Inc., has made a confidential filing for an initial public offering, according to sources. The company was formed by the merger of New York-based Seamless and Chicago-...
  • Bits Of Stuff, In Homage To Larry King

    When the great Larry King would poll his late-night radio audience on Why Are You Up night, I was among his largest demographic, law school students. He remains a distinctive host and interviewer. King's also a fine guest, as he reminded fans of the...