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  • European expansion is on the table for NBA

    European expansion is on the table for NBA
    Imagine a Grammy trip for the Lakers that starts in London before going on to Paris, Rome, Madrid and Berlin. Maybe they would rename it the Royal Albert Hall trip. Incoming NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said this week he was open to the idea of...
  • Doctors and hospitals posing as charity cases? It's nauseating

    Obamacare was intended, in part, to rein in sky-high healthcare costs. Yet some doctors and hospitals are responding to the reform law with outstretched palms and brother-can-you-spare-a-dime pleas for more money from patients. Evelyn Stern, 75, of...
  • Airbnb discrimination? Study finds black hosts charge less on average

    Airbnb discrimination? Study finds black hosts charge less on average
    A recent study released by Harvard Business School professors says black hosts on Airbnb typically charge lower fees than non-black hosts for similar properties, signaling the black hosts may be facing discrimination through the online service. The...
  • Showtime, HBO, Starz blast NPD study that says they lost subscribers

    Showtime, HBO, Starz blast NPD study that says they lost subscribers
    Pay-TV channels HBO, Showtime and Starz are blasting a much-ballyhooed study from a research firm that said all were losing subscribers to digital services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. The study from NPD Group released Monday said pay-TV...
  • Is NFL calling an audible? Tarantino mad at script leak.

    Is NFL calling an audible? Tarantino mad at script leak.
    After the coffee. Before again trying to shake this cough. The Skinny: Got my power steering fixed. Nice not to have to feel like I did 50 push-ups after driving my car. Now I just have to get my health back! Wednesday's roundup includes Verizon's deal...
  • Could Facebook really lose 80% of users by 2017? Not likely

    A study by Princeton University researchers says Facebook could lose 80% of its users by 2017, but that if that sounds far fetched to you, it's because it is. To forecast Facebook's downfall, the researchers applied a model that is used to study the...
  • Strategies for getting a mortgage amid tougher federal rules

    WASHINGTON — The verdict was nearly unanimous at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill: The new federal "ability to repay" and "qualified mortgage" regulations that took effect Jan. 10 will make obtaining credit tougher, not easier, this year, and...
  • Online programs navigate learning curves

    If there has been any backlash against online education by traditional bricks-and-mortar universities, that notion is usually couched in words such as "confusion" and "misuse." Confusion as to what online learning is supposed to be and how to make it...
  • Protecting against Heartbleed: Live chat

    Protecting against Heartbleed: Live chat
    Earlier this week, Tumblr sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately due to the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed." As Times tech reporter Salvador Rodriguez reported, the...
  • NSA denies reports it exploited 'Heartbleed' to spy on consumers

    NSA denies reports it exploited 'Heartbleed' to spy on consumers
    The National Security Agency denied a report that it has exploited the "Heartbleed" bug to spy on consumers for the past two years. "NSA was not aware of the recently identified vulnerability in OpenSSL, the so-called Heartbleed vulnerability, until...
  • What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?

    Twitter users are reporting that numerous tweets have begun to disappear, including the most retweeted picture of all time: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie. Users of the popular microblogging service began tweeting the disappearance of various tweets...