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What the Heartbleed Bug Looks Like to Hackers

What the Heartbleed Bug Looks Like to Hackers

Heartbleed.com(NEW YORK) — This is what hackers see when they exploit the Heartbleed bug to steal private data, such as passwords and credit card numbers, from vulnerable users, according to malware analyst Mark Loman. 

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Bring Hawaii to Your Armpits…or Your Living Room

Bring Hawaii to Your Armpits…or Your Living Room

secret.com(NEW YORK) — What’s the next best thing to going on vacation? Reading about exotic locales? Nope. Watching videos of exotic locales? Nope. Eating the food of exotic locales? Wrong again. It’s smelling your very favorite places in the comfort…

You Can Buy Google Glass on Tuesday – If You Still Want It

You Can Buy Google Glass on Tuesday – If You Still Want It

Google(NEW YORK) — For only 24 hours, Google will allow anyone in the U.S. to buy Glass — the high-tech glasses only available to testers up until now. But Google’s one-day sale on April 15 has some critics wondering: What’s the point? Bu…

Walmart Planning to Drive Down Organic Produce Prices

Walmart Planning to Drive Down Organic Produce Prices

Walmart(NEW YORK) — Watch out Whole Foods. Walmart has unveiled plans to jump into seedbeds with Wild Oats, announcing a partnership that would bring cheaper organic goods to shoppers at the country’s largest retailer and grocery seller.The new line c…

Coldwater Creek Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Coldwater Creek Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Jerry Cleveland/The Denver Post via Getty Images(SANDPOINT, Idaho) — Coldwater Creek announced on Friday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and plans to begin liquidating its inventory early next month.The decision to file came aft…

Many Older Males Not Excited About Retirement

Many Older Males Not Excited About Retirement

doockie/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Retirement might seem like the pot at the end of the rainbow but for many male Baby Boomers, it just seems like the end.Yujie Zhan, assistant professor at Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University, says there are men between t…

Amazon CEO’s Letter to Shareholders on Crazy Customers, Why He Pays Employees to Quit

Amazon CEO’s Letter to Shareholders on Crazy Customers, Why He Pays Employees to Quit

JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to shareholders was full of fun bits of information about the mammoth e-commerce site, including why he offers to pay his employees to quit.Here are some noteworthy part…

Sriracha Lawyer Hopes Company Won’t Be ‘Nuisance’ for Long

Sriracha Lawyer Hopes Company Won’t Be ‘Nuisance’ for Long

Huy Fong Foods(IRWINDALE, Calif.) — The maker of the popular hot sauce Sriracha won’t have any trouble meeting a California city council’s edict that it take care of its so-called odor problem, but the company, Huy Fong Foods, isn’t warmed by the city…

Markets Decline with Investors Unnerved by High Prices

Markets Decline with Investors Unnerved by High Prices

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. stocks dropped big time Thursday, led mostly by some big names in the technology sector.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 267 points to end the session at 16,170.22, while the S&P 500 closed at 1,833.0…

Three Ways Countries and Companies Are Making the Workday Work for You

Three Ways Countries and Companies Are Making the Workday Work for You

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — What if there was a way to make your workday work for you?For people who have trouble unplugging from their smartphones and can’t stop themselves from working on weekends, here are three innovative ways some compani…

‘Heartbleed’ Bug: Websites Claim Your Password Is Safe, But Is it?

‘Heartbleed’ Bug: Websites Claim Your Password Is Safe, But Is it?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The “Heartbleed” bug has prompted security experts to warn that information on approximately half a million websites may be vulnerable to hacking, but most companies are still standing by their statements that customer in…

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Level Since May 2007

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Level Since May 2007

Hailshadow/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Jobless claims tumbled last week to the lowest level in nearly seven years, the Labor Department reported Thursday morning.For the week ending April 5, the number of people filing for benefits dropped by 32,000 to 3…

Megabus Introduces Reserved Seating

Megabus Introduces Reserved Seating

Douglas Graham/Roll Call(NEW YORK) — Megabus, the super-cheap bus company with fares as low as $1, is now taking advance seat reservations. For a fee, of course. Starting on May 28, the option to reserve what the company called its “10 most-popular se…

Rapper 50 Cent Ordered to Pay $16M in Headphones Dispute

Rapper 50 Cent Ordered to Pay $16M in Headphones Dispute

Facebook.com/50cent(WASHINGTON) — Just released federal court papers show 50 Cent has been ordered to pay more than $16 million in damages and attorney fees in connection with a dispute between the rapper and a Florida audio company involving a …

Scrabble Dictionary Adds New Fan-Voted Word

Scrabble Dictionary Adds New Fan-Voted Word

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The makers of the popular board game Scrabble have added a new word to the official player’s dictionary.Geocache beat out 15 other nominated words in the Scrabble Word Showdown to become the winning word that will be include…

Obamacare May Cut Auto Insurance Rates, Study Says

Obamacare May Cut Auto Insurance Rates, Study Says

glegorly/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Obamacare may lower the cost of car insurance. A new study from the RAND Corporation says the cost of several different types of coverage, including business liability, workers’ compensation and auto insurance, may be r…

Mars Buys Most of Procter & Gamble’s Pet Food Business

Mars Buys Most of Procter & Gamble’s Pet Food Business

iStock/Thinkstock(CINCINNATI) — Procter & Gamble is getting out of the pet food business. While it’s still the world’s biggest consumer products maker, the company will shed pet food brands Iams, Eukanuba and Natura — all being sold to Mars Inc. …

Dove’s Latest Ad Entails Tricking Women to Wear Fake Beauty Patches

Dove’s Latest Ad Entails Tricking Women to Wear Fake Beauty Patches

In a recent Dove commercial, a woman applies a beauty patch, which is later revealed to be fake. (Credit: DoveUnitedStates/Youtube)(NEW YORK) — Dove may have struck advertising gold last year with its “Real Beauty Sketches” ad, but not eve…

US Stocks Close Higher

US Stocks Close Higher

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stocks moved sharply higher Wednesday on encouraging news about interest rates and as corporate earnings got off to a good start.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 181 points at 16,437.18. The Nasdaq Composite ros…

Get Ready for a Change in Facebook Ads

Get Ready for a Change in Facebook Ads

Facebook(NEW YORK) — Facebook ads in the right-hand column — the Siberia of advertising compared to the prime real estate in the news feed — are getting a makeover.“In the coming months, we’ll be rolling out a new design for ad…

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