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Netflix To Increase Prices As Much As $2 Per Month For New Subscribers

Netflix is preparing to raise its Internet video subscription prices by as much as $2 per month this summer to help pay for more programming such as its popular political drama “House of Cards.”

04/21/2014

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Survey: U.S. Gas Prices Jump 9 Cents Per Gallon In Last 2 Weeks

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average U.S. price of gasoline has jumped 9 cents a gallon in the past two weeks, bringing the total increase to 40 cents over 10 weeks.

04/20/2014

A Yahoo! logo is shown on a screen during a keynote address by Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on Jan. 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Fired Yahoo COO Gets $58M Severance Package For 15 Months Of Work

Yahoo’s recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.

04/17/2014

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Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari To Propose Tax Breaks As Part Of Jobs Plan

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari says he would offer a 10-year corporate tax credit for companies that move to California, ask voters to divert nearly $10 billion in high-speed rail bond money to water storage projects and promote fracking for oil and natural gas.

03/25/2014

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Report: California Businesses Targeted By Cyber Criminals

Attorney General Harris says state is a tempting target because of California’s wealth.

03/20/2014

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Tesla, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie At Odds Over Proposal To Force Automaker To Sell Through Dealers

Tesla is lashing out at New Jersey governor Chris Christie for backing a proposal that would force the automaker to sell its electric cars through dealers in the state instead of directly to the consumer.

03/11/2014

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Feds Investigating CVS For Drugs Allegedly Missing From 4 California Pharmacies

Federal officials are investigating CVS over tens of thousands of prescription pain killers that they say have gone missing from four of the company’s California pharmacies.

03/11/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is visiting California for the first time since 2006. (Getty Images)

Netanyahu And Brown To Sign Pro-Business Pact

Israeli prime minister and governor will sign agreement that gives Israeli companies access to California Innovation Network.

03/05/2014

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California Almond Farmers Forced To Make Tough Decisions

With California’s agricultural heartland entrenched in drought, almond farmers are letting orchards dry up and in some cases making the tough call to have their trees torn out of the ground, leaving behind empty fields.

02/23/2014

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Milpitas Gas Station That Sold Winning Mega Millions Ticket Getting $1 Million

A Northern California convenience store that sold the sole winning ticket to the $425 million Powerball jackpot received a $1 million check on Thursday, as state lottery officials waited for the winner of the one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history to come forward.

02/20/2014

Customers gas up their car at a Costco Wholesale Corp,. which is still open ,after several Costco gas station in the Southland ran out of gas on October 5, 2012 in Burbank, California. Rationing supplies by state's oil refineries and sharp rise in gas prices forced some gas stations to temporarily close. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Increasing, But Remain Lower Than Same Period In Previous 3 Years

Drivers, here’s the bad news: You’ll be paying more for gasoline in the coming weeks. The good news: You’ll likely pay less than last year. Or the year before, or the year before that.

02/14/2014

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Owner Of Hot Dog On A Stick Files For Bankruptcy Protection

The owner of Hot Dog on a Stick has filed for bankruptcy protection. HDOS Enterprises says its total debt ranges from $1 million to $10 million and it estimates assets between $10 million and $50 million.

02/04/2014

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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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