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  • Glasses for Less Than $50

    Glasses for Less Than $50
    More than a year has passed since your last eye exam, so you drop by your local boutique for a quick checkup. An hour later -- and $500 poorer -- you're out the door, wondering how a simple prescription framed in a piece of plastic stamped "Made in China"...
  • Mose Jefferson Convicted Of Bribery Charges

    A federal jury convicted New Orleans political operative Mose Jefferson of bribery and obstruction of justice Friday, less than a month after his brother, a former Louisiana congressman, was found guilty of unrelated corruption charges.Mose Jefferson, 66,...
  • Lowdown on stimulus: Compare Senate and House plans

    Lowdown on stimulus: Compare Senate and House plans
    A comparison of the $827 billion economic recovery plan drafted by Senate Democrats and moderate Republicans with an $820 billion version passed by the House. Additional debt costs would add about $350 billion or more over 10 years. Many provisions expire...
  • Saga of CompUSA: Once big, now fading

    Amid holiday cheer, it was with mixed emotions that I received the downbeat announcement of the permanent after-holidays closing of CompUSA Inc.'s stores. The company was sold to a restructuring firm that will close or sell off its stores. The 103 retail...
  • Extended warranty firm touts quick fix

    More and more, shoppers are heeding the advice of consumer advocates who every holiday season warn against buying extended warranties for television sets, cellphones and computers. Steve Abernethy doesn't see this as a problem, even though his company,...
  • Bargainomics Deals

    These great deals come to you from the Bargainomics Lady Judy Bates, courtesy of Bargainomics.com: I’ve been pricing bigger screen computer monitors, and this is a super deal.  Target has a 22” Westinghouse LCD monitor for $212 right now. ...
  • Home office tips: A few switches that can really compute

    * Use a computer with an Energy Star designation. It consumes 70% less electricity than other computers. If left inactive, Energy Star computers enter a low-power mode and use 15 watts or less. Spending a large portion of time in low-power mode not only...
  • A safe bet: Sands BethWorks Casino likely to be a top employer

    A safe bet: Sands BethWorks Casino likely to be a top employer
    Almost overnight, the Sands BethWorks Casino will do something it has taken some of the area's biggest companies decades to do: become one of the Lehigh Valley's top 10 employers. By the time the casino, hotel and shopping complex opens next year,...
  • Windows 7 sales topped Vista in first weeks, but economy still a drag on PC sales

     
    Consumer sales of Windows 7 within the first days of launching last month topped those of Vista when it was released in January 2007, according to NPD Group....
  • Breaking: Nintendo announces Nintendo 3DS

     
    With only one week to go for the launch of the Nintendo DSi XL, Nintendo has decided to entirely negate any purchase of the new mega sized hand-held system by announcing another iteration of the wildly popular portable hardware. This time they are jumping...
  • IPad Q&A with leaders of Twitter, Craigslist, Time, Sequoia, Wired and Federated Media

     
    Apple Inc. stormed back into consumer electronics in 2001 with its iPod music player, then solidified its reputation as the coolest, most forward-thinking tech company with the iPhone in 2007. The landmark devices have generated an estimated $60 billion...