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Fast-Food Industry Embracing Snack-Size Culture

After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to see the benefits of offering daintier bites. That includes mini-hot dogs, little chicken sandwiches and shakes that are smaller than a small.

08/28/2015

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Survey: Americans Use Email 6 Hours A Day

A new survey finds that Americans are addicted to email.

08/27/2015

Restaurant Chain Chipotle Warns Climate Change Could Force Guacamole Off The Menu

Chipotle Aims to Hire 4,000 Employees In 3 Hours Or Less

Chipotle will be having its first-ever National Career Day on September 9 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

08/25/2015

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Google Announces New Parent Company ‘Alphabet’

Google is changing its operating structure and will become part of a holding company called Alphabet.

08/10/2015

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Pinterest Shares Goals To Boost Number Of Women, Minorities They Hire

Pinterest is looking to boost the number of women and minorities they hire.

08/03/2015

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Google Feature Tells You When Shopping Lines Are Shortest

New Google feature is designed to take the guesswork out of finding out when lines are shortest at your favorite grocery store, coffee shop or gym.

07/29/2015

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‘Trophy’ T-shirt Puts Consumer Cross-Hairs On Target

Big-box retailer Target (TGT) has become the target of widespread criticism online, for marketing a T-shirt emblazoned with the word “Trophy” to its female customers.

07/21/2015

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Stanislaus County Fair Sees 7 Percent Increase In Visitors

Close to 249,000 people visited the 104th annual fair in Turlock, which saw a seven percent increase over the previous year, according to a statement from fair organizers.

07/21/2015

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Airlines’ Future Growth Could Be Hampered By Emission Rules

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very […]

07/21/2015

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U.S. Regulators Probe Second Company For Air Bag Inflator Malfunctions

The problem of exploding air bags could be widening beyond Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.

07/14/2015

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Unemployment Fears Linger As U.S. Retail Sales Fall Slightly In June

Americans cut back their spending at stores and restaurants last month, a sign that they remain cautious despite robust job growth in the past year.

07/14/2015

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - SEPTEMBER 25:  A Google self-driving car is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California.  California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads for testing purposes. The bill also calls for the Department of Motor Vehicles to adopt regulations that govern licensing, bonding, testing and operation of the driverless vehicles before January 2015.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Chooses Austin, Texas As Testing Site For Driverless Cars

Google Inc. has chosen Texas as the latest testing site for its self-driving car project.

07/07/2015

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Forbes 2014 List of the World’s Richest People

Forbes released its 28th World’s Billionaires issue on Monday. Here’s the top 10. You can find the rest of the list on Forbes.com

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E3 Conference Kicks Off In L.A.

Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Space X Launch To Space Station

Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.

The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (source: Federal Trade Commission)

Too Good To Be True…

Advertising is supposed to make you WANT a product. But some time, the claims go too far. Here are a few products over the years that have made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims…and got caught! It does not include the dozens of diet pills that have been fined for making false claims.

Take the top tennis players in the world and focus just on their cleavage. That was the premises of the "Adult Tennis Boobs" app. Apple said no thanks. (credit: Overdamped)

Banned: Most Controversial iPhone Apps

Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.

An internet user looks at a Facebook page dedicated to Anna Chapman in Paris on July 23, 2010. Two weeks after 10 Russian spies flew back from the United States to Moscow, the buzz of interest around the ring's most photogenic member, the feisty redhead Anna Chapman, shows no signs of receding. While Chapman remains in an unknown location since her arrival in Moscow, reportedly being debriefed, she has apparently found time to write enigmatic Facebook updates and negotiate with journalists on her first interview. (Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

The Rise Of Facebook

Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.

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Apple Through The Years

Has it really been 30 years since Steve Wosniak & Steve Jobs sold off Jobs’ VW van to raise money and launch a company? Yes, it has, and if you don’t believe it, just check out some of the higlights.

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