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What Twitch deal reveals about Amazon

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:50am
The Twitch deal signals Amazon's aspirations in live entertainment, the largest investor in Twitch tells CNBC.
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Microsoft faces Chinese antitrust probe

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:48am
A Chinese antitrust probe into a Microsoft web browser and media player is the latest of complaints against the firm.
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Free Spotify hits Windows phone

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:45am
If use a Windows phone, you can finally get access to free Spotify.
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Cramer knocks BK, Tim Hortons deal

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:34am
The $11 billion merger of the burger joint and doughnut shop needs to be put in context, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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What Facebook friends don't share

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:32am
Believe it or not people are actually censoring themselves online.
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Disney wants drone-related air show

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:31am
Walt Disney has filed for three drone-related patents proposing drone-powered air shows at parks.
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Leucadia backs SAC alum despite scandal

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:12am
Jefferies is backing a former SAC executive despite its own struggle with insider trading at an internal hedge fund.
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Buy these stocks after new S&P high: Pros

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:11am
Goldman Sachs and Asian tech name, Baidu were in the "buy" category, while Netflix XLU were among the stocks to "sell."
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DISH petitions against Comcast-TWC deal

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:10am
DISH said it was worried about "discriminatory data caps" and "restriction of third-party online rights" from the merger.
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Consumer optimism rises in August

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:00am
A key measure of consumer sentiment rose to its highest level since October 2007.
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GM death compensation claims hit 100

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:46am
The number of compensation claim applications as the result of a deadly defect GM ignored has reached 100.
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Muni bonds excluded from bank liquidity rule

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:30am
Municipal bonds will no longer be part of the easily sellable assets that banks can use to show they are able to survive a credit crunch.
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Burgers, doughnuts, $11B...and Buffett

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:11am
Burger King Worldwide confirmed plans to acquire Tim Hortons, with billionaire Warren Buffett helping to finance the deal.
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US home prices slow down in June

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:00am
Home prices in leading U.S. metropolitan regions rose modestly last month, data from S&P/Case-Shiller showed on Tuesday.
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SEC is being dumb on smart investors

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:00am
The SEC keeps going down the wrong 'accredited investor' path. Being rich is not what makes someone financially smart.
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Durables surge by nearly 23 pct in July

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:30am
Big ticket U.S. manufactured goods got a big boost from aircraft orders, government data showed.
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Jet diverted amid fight over seat recline

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:08am
When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of their plane.
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Court scraps order to seize Kurd crude

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:00am
A U.S. court on Monday threw out an order to seize some 1 million barrels of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude oil from a tanker near Texas.
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Costs for youth sports set to spiral ... again

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:00am
The costs of notebooks and new school clothes are rising. But youth sports costs are rising faster.
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Earnings season: What we’ve learned

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:50am
What have we learnt from the recent reporting flurry? Societe Generale has put together a list of conclusions to be drawn from this earnings season.
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