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  • Computer glitch leads to free coffee at Starbucks

    SEATTLE Starbucks' latest offering appears to be free coffee the result of a systemwide glitch Friday in its computer system. At a Seattle coffee shop, a barista declined to charge for an 8-ounce cup of drip coffee, saying it's "on the house" due to a...
  • On The Fly: Kris Dunn Puts NBA On Hold, Stays At Providence

    Kris Dunn of New London has a bright NBA future. It just won't start this year. Dunn will return to Providence College for his junior year, even though he figured to land in the middle of the first round in this year's NBA draft. Dunn, a 6-foot-3 point...
  • Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs

    Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs
    Wondering whether to take a chance and invest in a company that's about to go public? You might want to tune in to Twitter, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say. The chatter on Twitter and other social media channels is already being mined to...
  • What Periscope, Meerkat mean to our lives

    What Periscope, Meerkat mean to our lives
    Her voice was husky but piercing. It floated through a stifled buzz. The Jack Daniel’s had hit the spot. It was 2010, and I was watching singer-songwriter Ana├»s Mitchell perform at the dimly lit 12 Bar Club in Soho, London; finally experiencing...
  • Brazil's Petrobras: Graft scheme cost $2.1B in losses

    Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said Wednesday that it lost $2.1 billion in an eight-year kickback scheme that saw the firm's executives taking bribes for awarding inflated contracts to suppliers. The company released its long-delayed fourth...
  • Red Sox's Ortiz received one-game suspension, criticism from Jim Palmer for Sunday's display

    Red Sox's Ortiz received one-game suspension, criticism from Jim Palmer for Sunday's display
    The Orioles open their three-game series against the Blue Jays tonight at the Rogers Centre. A little leftover nugget from the Orioles’ series in Boston: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz was suspended for one game and issued an undisclosed...
  • Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis says he's pressing at the plate

    Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis says he's pressing at the plate
    Northbrook native Jason Kipnis, 28, is in his fifth season in the major leagues and the starting second baseman for the Cleveland Indians. A 2005 graduate of Glenbrook North, Kipnis starred at Kentucky and Arizona State before being selected in the second...
  • Twitter changes direct messages: Now you can chat with strangers in private

    Twitter changes direct messages: Now you can chat with strangers in private
    Twitter made a big change today to direct messaging, one of its core features. Also known as DMs, now you can opt in to receive direct — or private — messages from anyone. Previously, you needed to establish a mutual connection with the...
  • Jim Palmer responds to 'loyal bunch' of angry Red Sox fans

    Jim Palmer responds to 'loyal bunch' of angry Red Sox fans
    Hall of Famer Jim Palmer is suddenly Public Red Sox Enemy No. 1 after sending out a tweet Sunday that criticized Sox designated hitter David Ortiz for the histrionics that got him ejected from a tight game against the Orioles and led to him being...
  • Social media users react to 'Sabado Gigante' ending

    Social media users react to 'Sabado Gigante' ending
    What will people do on Saturday evenings? That’s the biggest question in social media as people react with shock that "Sabado Gigante" is ending its 53-year run. Times writer Yvonne Villarreal wrote, "The campy show, which has aired for 3,000...
  • Study: Mario Balotelli heavily targeted on social media

    When Mario Balotelli poked fun at Manchester United on Twitter during the team's surprising 5-3 loss to Leicester in the Premier League, the Liverpool striker would have expected some disgruntled replies. What Balotelli received, though, was a torrent of...