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  • Journalism codes leave vexing problems untouched

    Since the 1920s journalists in the United States have been writing and rewriting codes of ethics. This began because they wanted the public and their own employers to regard them as worthy of respect (and decent pay), with rules, specialized expertise,...
  • Keeping piles of loose change for an emergency is impractical

    Keeping piles of loose change for an emergency is impractical
    Dear Liz: My husband recently told me that he has saved many coffee cans full of loose change over the years. When I suggested we might at least roll the change to make it easier to count should we ever need it, he was not interested! I understand he just...
  • Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network

    Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network
    Discovery Communications has increased its ownership stake in a children's channel known as the Hub Network and plans to rebrand it as Discovery Family with hopes of appealing to a wider audience. The Burbank-based channel, launched four years ago,...
  • Target shows big improvement in shipping times, researcher finds

    Target may be known for many things, but getting items to customers' doorsteps quickly hasn't been one of them. So researchers at StellaService did a double take when the Minneapolis-based retailer, which rarely makes its top 25 list for best shipping...
  • Amazon to start collecting sales tax from Maryland shoppers

    Amazon to start collecting sales tax from Maryland shoppers
    Maryland consumers who shop online at Amazon.com after Tuesday will be paying more — 6 percent of the sale. Yet most shoppers will click "place your order" anyway. The world's largest online retailer will begin collecting Maryland's sales tax as...
  • Five Questions for Kevin Luskin

    Five Questions for Kevin Luskin
    Kevin Luskin comes from a Baltimore-based retail family known for building businesses on cutting-edge home products. Today, it's curved-screen, smart televisions. But at one time it was refrigerators. Luskin's father, Jack, and uncle, Joe, started the...
  • German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service

    German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service
    Courts in Berlin and Hamburg upheld bans on online transportation service Uber on Friday, saying the company did not comply with German laws on the carriage of passengers. U.S. start-up Uber had appealed against the bans in Germany, the latest front in...
  • Starz Tries Two Free Throws for LeBron James' Comedy 'Survivor's Remorse'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Starz thinks it will take a double-team of free episodes -- instead of the customary solo shot -- to hook viewers on original hoops comedy "Survivor's Remorse" from NBA star LeBron James. The premium cabler will offer the...
  • Snap, crackle, pop: How to sell your record collection

    Snap, crackle, pop: How to sell your record collection
    Carlos wants to know how he can get top dollar for his collection of more than 15,000 vinyl records. It's a timely question. The retailer Urban Outfitters announced this week that it now has the distinction of selling more vinyl albums than anyone in...
  • Stream On: Netflix Subs Now Watch 93 Minutes of Video Daily, Up 350% Since 2011, Survey Finds

    The raw tonnage of Netflix streaming video has increased 350% over the last 10 quarters -- and now averages 93.2 minutes per subscriber each day, according to a new study. Over all, Netflix streamed an estimated 7 billion hours of video in second quarter...
  • Michelle Quinn: Silicon Valley firms learn politics has its liabilities

    Tech companies have learned it makes sense to have friends along the political spectrum. But sometimes those friends become a liability. This week's announcements by Google, Facebook and Yelp that they are quitting the American Legislative Exchange...