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Features by Shannon Mullen

The low-down on the slim down of ESPN

The sports network is expanding and profitable, but hundreds of staff have been laid off.
Posted In: espn, news media, disney, Sports

What will it take to make tornado prediction better?

Prediction for tornadoes like the one in Moore, Okla., has gotten pretty good. Building thousands of new radar stations would make it better.
Posted In: tornado, weather, Science

Microsoft's new Xbox battles mobile gaming

The new Xbox merely has to catch up with the past eight years of digital devices.
Posted In: X Box, Microsoft, gaming, video games

Soap operas get a new lease on life online

'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' are going online only starting Monday -- as the first offerings of 'The Online Network', an ad-supported outlet for first-run entertainment delivered online.
Posted In: television, soap operas, online, Internet

Turn your castle into a coop: Rent a chicken coop for $250

Want fresh eggs, but not sure you want the full year-round commitment? There's a business that can help with that.
Posted In: chicken, locavorism

Mitigating the cost and frustration of sequester flight delays

How are airlines managing the flight delays related to sequester furloughs, and their impact on flyer morale and costs?
Posted In: sequester, flight delays, Airlines

FedEx ups its service to go after UPS

FedEx launches more flexible delivery to better cater to customers and nab a bit of UPS's business.
Posted In: UPS, fedex

A comedy festival in 140 characters and 6 seconds: Comedy Central launches #ComedyFest

Twitter is launching a comedy festival in conjunction with Comedy Central, and it will all be on Twitter and Vine. How funny can you be in 140 characters and six seconds?
Posted In: Twitter, Comedy Central, comedy, Vine

Wal-Mart gives suppliers a deadline to disclose factory details

Wal-Mart wants suppliers to list exactly which factories they work with. The retail giant says it will cut ties with anyone who subcontracts work without permission.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, supply chain, factory

As foreclosure settlement checks go out, some 'laugh out loud'

Starting today, checks are on the way to victims of wrongful foreclosures as part of a $3.6 billion settlement between banks and federal regulators. But for most of those borrowers, it won’t exactly be Christmas in April.
Posted In: housing crisis, foreclosure, mortgage

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