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Warren Buffett (AP Photo)

Buffett charity lunch auction enters final hours

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The annual charity auction of a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett entered its final hours Friday with the rare opportunity still available for the relative bargain price of less […]

06/07/2013

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Bids on lunch with Buffett already top $750,000

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price of a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett has already topped $750,000, and the online auction to raise money for a California homeless charity continues all week. The eBay […]

06/04/2013

Warren Buffett (AP Photo)

Buffett plans to auction lunch for charity in June

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett will again auction off a private lunch to hopefully raise millions for a California homeless charity. The annual auction to benefit the Glide Foundation, which provides social services […]

05/08/2013

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Senate passes bill letting states tax online sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate aimed to help traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping — for many a largely tax-free frontier […]

05/06/2013

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Senate bill lets states tax Internet purchases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you. The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would empower states […]

05/06/2013

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eBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals

(The Associated Press) – EBay says it is monitoring listings to ensure nobody uses the auction website to profit from the Boston Marathon bombings. Jonathan Resnick’s medal is for sale on the site and proceeds […]

05/01/2013

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Few senators block vote on Internet sales tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senators from states without sales taxes are blocking a bill that would tax Internet purchases. They don’t have enough support to kill the bill, but they can delay a […]

04/25/2013

"Boston Massacre" t-shirt by Nike for sale, photo provided by Eric Stangel. (AP Photo)

eBay pulls ‘Boston Massacre’ T-shirt from website

NEW YORK (AP) — EBay has confirmed that it pulled a Nike T-shirt with the words “Boston Massacre” printed on it from its online marketplace. Nike Inc. has already pulled the T-shirts from the market. […]

04/25/2013

Chris Adams

Chris Adams on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Chris Adams, an internationally recognized new media pioneer, media, entertainment and technology executive with twenty-plus years of experience in creating partnerships, programs and revenue-generating initiatives between and to the benefit of brands, their customers and users around the world.

04/18/2013

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NYC students, hackers train for cybersecurity jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Every week, a group of teenagers and 20-somethings dressed in hoodies get together in a tiny room on a college campus and plug in their laptops. They turn up the music, order pizza and begin furiously hacking into computer networks.

04/11/2013

Pivot president Evan Shapiro (Photo credit: ParticipantMedia.com)

Pivot, network for millennials, tries to change TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Pivot is the name of a TV channel aimed at 15-to-34-year-olds who want to change the world. In the process, they could help Pivot change the television business. Announced last December, the new venture was unveiled Wednesday.

03/27/2013

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Feds: 3 charged over ‘Gozi’ computer virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men are in custody on charges they spread a computer virus to more than a million computers worldwide, including at least 40,000 in the US, giving passwords and banking info that allowed hackers to steal tens of millions of dollars.

01/23/2013

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