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  • Credit cards provide more security against fraud than debit cards

    Credit cards provide more security against fraud than debit cards
    Dear Liz: I'm in my early 30s and never carry cash. I charge everything on my debit card. This seems to be a topic of discussion in my office. My co-worker keeps getting his identity stolen and says that using debit cards to pay for everything wreaks...
  • Disney's SOAPnet channel headed for the drain

    Disney's SOAPnet channel headed for the drain
    SOAPnet's bubble has finally burst. On Dec. 31, Walt Disney Co. will pull the plug on the cable channel it created 14 years ago to squeeze extra life from its popular daytime dramas. But like all great soap opera characters, this one didn't go down...
  • CEO-to-worker pay gap is obscene; want to know how obscene?

     CEO-to-worker pay gap is obscene; want to know how obscene?
    Nothing seems to get U.S. corporations' dander up like a threat to the pay and perks of their chief executives. That's one explanation for corporate America's superheated, turbocharged, over-the-top reaction to the CEO pay ratio rule recently proposed...
  • Big 4 broadcast networks feel good about fall, thanks to 'DVR lift'

     Big 4 broadcast networks feel good about fall, thanks to 'DVR lift'
    This may be remembered as the autumn that network TV executives fell head over heels in love — with the DVR. Not that long ago, digital video recorders were seen as a threat to broadcasters' way of life, much as VCRs were seen as a killer for...
  • Liberty Media's John Malone addresses cable industry challenges

    Liberty Media's John Malone addresses cable industry challenges
    Cable's toughest cowboy is saddling up again. This year, John Malone's Colorado company, Liberty Media Corp., acquired nearly a third of the stock in Charter Communications, the nation's fourth-largest cable company. The move came 14 years after...
  • Apple is making inroads in the business world

    Apple is making inroads in the business world
    SAN FRANCISCO — With the tap of a finger, Christian Gastón Palmaz can use his iPad to remotely control one of the most sophisticated winemaking operations in Napa Valley. The apps Palmaz and his information technology staff created for the iPad...
  • Netflix earnings jump as it surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers

    Netflix earnings jump as it surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers
    Netflix Inc. surpassed rival HBO in domestic subscribers in the third quarter, a milestone it credits to buzz surrounding original series such as "Orange Is the New Black," the Emmy nominations for the political drama "House of Cards" and other...
  • What's at stake for Apple with iPad event

    What's at stake for Apple with iPad event
    Has the tablet revolution run out of steam? Three years ago, Apple unveiled the first iPad, which had a bigger impact than anyone could have imagined. PC and laptop sales have been dropping, and for the first couple of years, sales of iPads regularly...
  • MLG and Relativity team up to take pro video gaming mainstream

    MLG and Relativity team up to take pro video gaming mainstream
    Relativity Media and Major League Gaming have joined together to help professional, competitive video gaming -- also known as e-sports -- reach a broader audience. The two companies on Tuesday announced a content and marketing partnership for sports...
  • Apple emphasizes its software amid unveiling of refreshed iPad lineup

    Apple emphasizes its software amid unveiling of refreshed iPad lineup
    SAN FRANCISCO — Thinner. Lighter. Free. Those may have been the three most important words uttered at an event Tuesday where Apple launched slimmer versions of its iPad tablets with hopes of supercharging sales of a pioneering device that lately...
  • Sexism a problem in Silicon Valley, critics say

    Sexism a problem in Silicon Valley, critics say
    SAN FRANCISCO — Speaking before a gathering of women in technology, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg recalled an uncomfortable exchange with two men on a different stage discussing the scarcity of women in the industry. One...