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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Apple TV: Amazon Uses AirPlay to Bring Video to Set-Top

    Apple TV doesn't offer a way to stream video from Amazon directly -- but the Internet retailer now has a way to reach the set-top anyway. On Tuesday Amazon updated its Instant Video app for iPads and iPhone to let users play back content on Apple TV set-...
  • MGM authorizes $75-million stock repurchase program

    MGM authorizes $75-million stock repurchase program
    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover. Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
  • Story of '80s corporate takeover feels fresh in 'Money'

    Story of '80s corporate takeover feels fresh in 'Money'
    It's difficult to watch director Dennis Zacek's staging of "Other People's Money" for Shattered Globe Theatre without thinking about the director's own well-publicized disputes with the board of Victory Gardens Theater, where he served as artistic...
  • Apple iPhone 5s and 5c Debut Leads to Long Lines, At Least One Brawl

    Wall Street wasn't impressed when Apple announced two new iPhone models last week -- but consumers have responded to the debut of its latest smartphones Friday with the usual gusto, and then some. Analysts expect Apple to sell up to 6 million iPhones...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Financial markets: Six highlights -- and absurdities -- of 2013

    Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus. Instead, we're on track for a...
  • Netflix Terminates 'Poison Pill' Plan, Which Was Designed to Ward Off Hostile Takeover

    Netflix announced Monday that it has terminated its stockholder rights plan -- known as a poison pill, designed to prevent a hostile takeover -- that it had put into place last year after billionaire investor Carl Icahn cut his stake in the company in...