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  • DirecTV's third-quarter profit falls 13% but beats forecasts

    DirecTV's third-quarter profit falls 13% but beats forecasts
    DirecTV reported third-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as customers paid more for satellite-TV service in the U.S. Earnings of $1.33 a share, excluding one-time items, were higher than the average analyst estimate of $1.30. Customer losses...
  • Hollywood is giving tech start-ups the star treatment

    Hollywood is giving tech start-ups the star treatment
    Japanese technology entrepreneur Ken Fukazawa was in San Francisco in March when his geeky friends told him about something awesome coming up in Los Angeles. Walt Disney Co. was opening its doors to selected start-ups for a summer of intensive...
  • 'Professional Lesbian' Grows Her Marketing Business With Books, Online Content

    'Professional Lesbian' Grows Her Marketing Business With Books, Online Content
    SUFFIELD — It wasn't intolerance that pushed Jenn Grace from an insurance company marketing job into the life of being a "professional lesbian," her business tagline. It was work-life balance. When she and her wife became parents, a corporate job...
  • Obamacare: Beyond the website

    Obamacare: Beyond the website
    While it's too early to declare the new Maryland health insurance exchange website a complete success, its largely smooth launch this week offers the prospect that this open enrollment period will be focused less on the technology and more on ensuring...
  • Amazon plans ad-supported video streaming service: NY Post

    Amazon plans ad-supported video streaming service: NY Post
    Online retailer Amazon.com Inc will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources. The service will be separate from the company's $99-a-year Prime membership, which includes a video...
  • Apodaca: Big Santa is watching you

    When the song "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" was written in 1932, little did Depression-era Americans understand the prescience of the somewhat-creepy warning, "He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake." Today those lyrics seem...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Free gift cards at Publix, Target and Starbucks

    It's Freebie Friday! Free gift cards at Publix, Target and Starbucks
    Happy Freebie Friday!  It's time for another fantastic freebie free-for-all! I've added a new Black Friday category so you can easily keep up with shopping strategies and the best deals for holiday shopping. This week's offers include a free $10...
  • Cómo sobrevivir el Jueves Gris y el Viernes Negro

    Cómo sobrevivir el Jueves Gris y el Viernes Negro
    Dentro de poco comienza la locura de las compras por el Día de Acción de Gracias (Thanksgiving), que es el jueves 27 de noviembre. La locura de las compras dura cinco días hasta el Lunes Cibernético. Y voy a darles unos cuantos consejos para el Jueves...
  • Old media meets new media, and they like each other

    Old media meets new media, and they like each other
    It started out as a titanic clash between old and new media — and sort of petered out. Earlier this year, Google Inc. and Viacom settled what had been billed as a landmark lawsuit over alleged copyright violations at YouTube, which Google acquired...
  • TV seems to know what you want to see; algorithms at work

    TV seems to know what you want to see; algorithms at work
    Your TV is inside your mind. It knows what you watch. More than that, it knows how you watch. When you pause a program, your TV is taking notes. When you rewind or fast-forward, the machine jots that down too. But here's maybe the scariest part of...
  • Amazon's 'Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street' a charmer

    Developed from an "over-the-transom" pilot script by David Anaxagoras, "Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street" is a new series from Amazon Studios, the still-wet-behind-the-ears content-production wing of the online retailer. New episodes — the...