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Angry Birds coming to a theater near you

May 15, 2013
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Rovio are gonna team up for a full-length animated 3-D version of the game.
Posted In: angry birds, movies, rovio

Rich Manhattan moms are hiring disabled to cut Disney World lines

May 14, 2013
The New York Post reports wealthy mothers are paying handicapped people to pose as family members so that their families can use the special entrances to Disney World attractions.
Posted In: disney

Flying cars do exist -- but they're not exactly safe yet

May 13, 2013
The Maverick, as this flying car was called, hit a tree and crashed last week.
Posted In: flying car, future

Bloomberg reporters had ability to spy on its customers

May 10, 2013
Goldman Sachs employees have raised concerns that Bloomberg News journalists could snoop on them through Bloomberg terminals.
Posted In: bloomberg, Goldman Sachs

New York City cyber thieves loot $45 million

May 9, 2013
The thieves also hit up 2,000 ATMs in Manhattan in a single day.
Posted In: bank, ATM, Crime

Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling could get early prison release

May 8, 2013
Skilling had been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Posted In: Enron

Commercial casino revenues are up

May 6, 2013
If people feel like they've got money to burn, that's a positive economic indicator, right?
Posted In: gambling, casinos

The story of the first email spam message

May 3, 2013
It happened 35 years ago.
Posted In: spam

Would you get a tattoo of your company logo for a raise?

May 2, 2013
If you work for Rapid Realty in New York City, it's a possibility.
Posted In: tattoo

To financial advisory firms: A list of words to avoid on Twitter

May 1, 2013
Putnam Investments says certain words used on social media can trigger regulatory scrutiny.
Posted In: Twitter, social media

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