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  • In India, rice replaces ice in bucket challenge

    In India, rice replaces ice in bucket challenge
    The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist -- they are replacing ice with rice in a bid to help the country's vast population of poor, hungry people. The challenge, going viral on social media,...
  • Shortage-weary Venezuelans scoff at fingerprinting plan for food sales

    CARACAS (Reuters) - A government plan to combat Venezuela's food shortages by fingerprinting shoppers in grocery stores has sparked a backlash ranging from violent street protests to social media campaigns ridiculing the idea. Shoppers have for more than...
  • Kraft offering up to 1.5 million shares via 'social stock plan'

    Kraft Foods Group Inc. said Friday that it is offering up to 1.5 million shares of stock via a "social stock plan." Through a partnership with San Francisco-based Loyal3 Securities Inc.,, Kraft said its social media stock plan allows investors to invest...
  • After Twitch, Is Ustream the Next Billion-Dollar Target?

    The $970 million in cash Amazon is paying to purchase Twitch isn't just good news for the founders of the company that live-streams people playing videogames. Another player that's quietly operated in the wings, Ustream, could now also benefit and find...
  • Video of Boynton police officers creates social media debate

    A YouTube video of two Boynton Beach police officers confronting four black men in a car — and where one officer threatened to "put a round in" one of the men — this week ignited a heated debate on social media that forced the city's police...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley
    THURSDAYSEPT. 4 GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will host a lunch and live taping of "Business Matters" with congressmen Louis Barletta, Charlie Dent, Matthew Cartwright and Leonard Lance at St. Luke's West End Medical Center, 501 Cetronia...
  • Britney Spears: Popstar Directs Clear Vision of Her Billion-Dollar Empire

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Work, bitch." Unlike singer-songwriters, contemporary pop stars rarely have their songs viewed through an autobiographical prism, yet it's hard to miss the changes in Britney Spears' core messaging over the past years....
  • Analysts: 'Weak Slate,' Demanding Moviegoers Drove Summer Box Office to 8-Year Low

    Summer in Hollywood iced over early, and never recovered. Despite an August thaw that saw "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" shatter expectations, the summer box office will likely finish at its lowest point in eight years....
  • Box Office Down 15% in Hollywood's Worst Summer in Nearly a Decade

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Summer in Hollywood iced over early, and never recovered. Despite an August thaw that saw "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" shatter expectations, the summer box office will likely finish at its...
  • Why isn't your pay-TV bill reduced when a channel is removed?

    Why isn't your pay-TV bill reduced when a channel is removed?
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stepped up to the plate in the Great Dodgers Blackout this week, calling on federal regulators to look into why most people in the area can't watch their favorite team on TV. At issue is the ongoing spat over how much...
  • Canadian accused of dismembering Chinese student set for trial

    MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian man accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese student in Montreal in 2012 requested the identity of his family remain secret ahead of what is expected to be one of the most grisly and sensational murder trials in...