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  • Apple iPhone with Flappy Bird selling for $99,900 on EBay

    Apple iPhone with Flappy Bird selling for $99,900 on EBay
    An iPhone 5s with Flappy Bird installed has fetched 74 bids on EBay and is currently going for $99,900. [Updated, 11:18 a.m. PST Feb. 10: The item is no longer listed on EBay and neither is another device, mentioned below, which had earned a bid of $98,...
  • Liberal Arts Degree Can Pay Off

    The familiar joke: What are the six most important words a liberal arts major needs to know? "Would you like fries with that?" The idea, of course, is that anyone studying the humanities, arts or social sciences is going to find a job only in a fast-...
  • Herbalife to emerge from FTC probe stronger than ever, CEO vows

    The head of Herbalife Ltd. vowed Tuesday that the Los Angeles nutritional products company would emerge unscathed from a Federal Trade Commission investigation stronger than ever. "I think it's going to clear the air, and I think it's going to be a very...
  • Herbalife gets more bad news: Illinois AG investigation

    Herbalife gets more bad news: Illinois AG investigation
    The bad news is piling up for Herbalife Ltd. Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan is investigating complaints that the Los Angeles weight-loss and nutrition company operates a pyramid scheme, Maura Possley, a spokeswoman for the attorney general, said...
  • Google, Lego bring bricks to the Web with Build With Chrome

    Google, Lego bring bricks to the Web with Build With Chrome
    Building a Lego creation is now as easy as opening your Web browser. Google and the Danish toy company have teamed up to create Build With Chrome, a website users can visit using the Chrome Web browser to build Lego models. The site can be accessed...
  • Yahoo fourth-quarter revenue declines, shares fall 4%

    Yahoo fourth-quarter revenue declines, shares fall 4%
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo's revenue declined for the fourth straight quarter, walloped by declining online display advertising sales. Shares fell nearly 4% to $36.77 in after-hours trading. Yahoo reported $1.2 billion in net revenue in the fourth...
  • Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul or expand product portfolio

    Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads? Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers. But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
  • Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store

    Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store
    Changes to the Apple Store website appear to indicate that the Cupertino tech giant is now placing more importance on Apple TV, a product Chief Executive Tim Cook has referred to as a "hobby" many times before. When Apple updated its store website to...
  • Herbalife perseveres amid 'pyramid scheme' accusations

    A year ago, activist investor Bill Ackman rocked Wall Street with a $1-billion bet that shares of Herbalife Ltd., the Los Angeles seller of weight-loss and nutrition products, would slide to zero. Herbalife was a "pyramid scheme," bound to be undone...
  • Herbalife takes another bite out of Bill Ackman

    Followers of Herbalife, the Los Angeles peddler of nutritional supplements, know it's actually two stories rolled into one. One is the story of how a company with a questionable business model, overhyped products, and an almost invisible research and...
  • Carl Icahn stock proposal on ballot for Apple shareholder meeting

    Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.  The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...