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  • 'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings

    'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings
    Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party. Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
  • A new way to gauge college debt, starting salary

    Here's a typical college scenario: Your daughter's dream job is to be an elementary school teacher and reading specialist. Yet she'll need to dive deep into debt to pursue her undergraduate degree, and borrow more if continuing to grad school. She's...
  • Neil Young introduces high-quality music system PonoMusic

    Neil Young introduces high-quality music system PonoMusic
    Neil Young has long groused about the way music he and other artists make ends up sounding in the digital age. Now he is introducing his solution: PonoMusic, a combination online music store and playback system that gives listeners access to audiophile...
  • A Word, Please: Are initials in parentheses really necessary?

    A Word, Please: Are initials in parentheses really necessary?
    People sometimes tell me to tell other people what to do, linguistically that is. I’ll get an email saying something like, “It drives me nuts when people say ‘Fruit is a healthy snack’ instead of ‘Fruit is a healthful snack.&...
  • Susan Crawford: Comcast's power unveiled, courtesy of Apple rumor

    For a perfect picture of Internet access market power, unconstrained by competition or oversight, consider this week's rumor that Comcast is talking with Apple about developing a snazzy new window on television programming. The presumed goal is a service...
  • More drivers need to get recalled cars fixed, insurance group says

    More drivers need to get recalled cars fixed, insurance group says
    An insurance industry study found that repairing recalled vehicles can reduce dangerous incidents for drivers. The Highway Loss Data Institute – an arm of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – looked at claims for car fires that were...
  • Prostitution operation nets 23 arrests

    Prostitution operation nets 23 arrests
    Nearly two-dozen men and women were arrested in Orlando as part of an undercover operation targeting online prostitution ads, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation reports. As part of "Operation Call Me Maybe," undercover agents posted online ads...
  • What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?

    Twitter users are reporting that numerous tweets have begun to disappear, including the most retweeted picture of all time: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie. Users of the popular microblogging service began tweeting the disappearance of various tweets...
  • Investment advice for small investors

    I have been fielding a number of questions lately that go something like this: "I have just retired/I am just starting out and need help with managing my money, but it doesn't seem like most brokers or advisors want to work with smaller clients. What...
  • 'File-and-suspend': A Social Security strategy under fire

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Are high-income Americans gaming Social Security? The Obama administration wants to go after the wealthy for "aggressive" moves to "manipulate" their Social Security claiming decisions, according to the fiscal 2015 budget released by...
  • Lake Tax Collector's Office offers new online payment system for bed taxes

    Lake Tax Collector's Office offers new online payment system for bed taxes
    TAVARES — With bed taxes on the upswing, the Lake County Tax Collector's Office is offering a new online service to simplify payment that officials say saves businesses time and money. Operators of hotels, motels and others who must pay the tax...
  • Another way to harm Social Security: wreck its customer service

    It's no secret that if you really want to destroy a business, just hack away at its customer service. (Sears has been testing this axiom with considerable vigor.) The principle also holds true for government programs, which is why you should be very...