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  • Ice Bucket Challenge is a red hot fundraiser

    Exhibit A: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which started innocently enough a few weeks ago to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The campaign has raised nearly $42 million since July 29 when Boston...
  • Mediation veteran Eric Green to oversee Bank of America settlement

    The official in charge of making sure Bank of America complies with terms of its record $16.65 billion settlement is a 35-year veteran of mediation, playing roles in major cases involving the likes of Microsoft, Visa and MasterCard, and even Bank of...
  • El expresidente George W. Bush toma su balde de agua fría

    El expresidente George W. Bush toma su balde de agua fría
    WASHINGTON - El expresidente George H.W. Bush recibió hoy un balde de agua helada derramado por su esposa Laura, sumándose a un reto que se ha popularizado dentro de una campaña de recolección de fondos para combatir una enfermedad. El "Reto del balde...
  • Hewlett-Packard's quarterly sales top expectations, but profit declines

    PALO ALTO, California Buoyed by a big increase in its personal computer business, tech giant Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported third-quarter sales that exceeded what Wall Street had forecast but its profit slumped from the same period last year....
  • Who Really Attacked Sony and Microsoft's Networks?

    Multiple groups are taking credit for attacking Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live starting on Sunday that still limited access to the services Monday afternoon. Groups operating under the names Lizard Squad and FamedGod have been...
  • Microsoft sales of media player, web browser 'problematic': Chinese regulator

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's sales of its media player and internet browser software in China have been "problematic," a Chinese antitrust regulator said on Tuesday, in response to questions about an ongoing anti-monopoly probe into the technology...
  • Apple ramps up spending on R&D

    As rumors swirl about new Apple products that may be on the way, one thing is for sure: The company is doubling down on R&D. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company has shifted research and development into overdrive this year, spending $1.6 billion in the...
  • Watch: Visit Mars and Venus in Activision's 'Destiny'

    Activision Blizzard is providing a closer look at the various planets that serve as locations in its upcoming game "Destiny," the high-profile follow up to "Halo" from that franchise's creators Bungie Studios. In "Destiny," out Sept 9., players are...
  • Defy Media Launches Expanded 'Prank It FWD' Campaign, In Vein of #IceBucketChallenge

    Digital studio Defy Media is hoping to do well by doing good. New York-based Defy is launching a wider "pranks for good" initiative, inviting users to nominate someone to be featured in an uplifting prank video to debut in mid-November, based on the...
  • Amazon gains valuable entertainment asset with purchase of Twitch

    Amazon.com is already a go-to destination for shoppers, bookworms, and music and movie fans. Now it'll also be the virtual home for millions of hard-core video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant announced Monday that it had agreed to buy Twitch...
  • It's Official: Amazon Acquires Twitch for $970 Million

    Months after multiple reports suggesting Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon has snuck in to steal away the burgeoning streaming service dedicated to watching videogamers play, the companies announced Monday. The deal is for a...