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  1. Hedge Funds Wagering Greeks Will Vote Yes in Sunday's ReferendumRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    As the prospect of a Greek referendum on austerity measures sends global stock markets tumbling, some hedge-fund managers are brushing aside concerns that the Mediterranean country will cause a global calamity. Leon Cooperman, who runs Omega Advisors, said Monday it's hard to imagine that Greece would become a major event for the markets, as he put the chances of the country quitting the euro at less than 50 percent.

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  2. Silver Lake Said to Acquire Cast & Crew for $700 MillionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The investment values the Burbank, California-based company at $700 million including debt, according to a person with knowledge of the matter who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Cast & Crew provides payroll, production accounting and other services to clients in the entertainment industry.

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  3. Munis Meet Milken as Hedge Funds Dictate Puerto Rico TermsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    With the U.S. territory's Government Development Bank saying it will run out of cash by Sept. 30, the island's leaders have turned to a group of 35 hedge funds that hold the commonwealth's debt and could recapitalize the bank through a planned $2.9 billion oil-tax bond deal.

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  4. PayPal dials back on robocallingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    The digital payments firm says it didn't live up to its own standards when it updated its user agreement with a confusing and controversial policy on autodialed calls and texts. PayPal said Monday it will make a handful of fixes to its user agreement, looking to quell a controversy that sparked over its new robocalling policy.

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  5. Can An App Improve Your Financial Health?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    In cities and around the world, civic and community leaders are working together. Businesses are opening and expanding as innovators are developing practical ways to address complex problems.

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  6. Fiber broadband can drive up your home's valueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Network World

    The availability of really fast broadband in your neighborhood could increase your home's value by more than 3 percent. High-speed fiber broadband service, with 1 Gbps download speeds, can add more than $5,400 to the value of an average U.S. home, according to a study commissioned by the Fiber to the Home Council Americas , an advocacy group made up of fiber equipment vendors and broadband providers.

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  7. Golfers Rejoice: Microsoft Partners With TaylorMade To Bring Golf Tracking To its Band WearableRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am the longtime Managing Editor at HotHardware.com . I am also a freelance writer whose work has been published worldwide, in a number of PC and tech-related print publications.

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  8. PayPal tweaks terms in wake of 'robocall' controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Network World

    PayPal is fine-tuning its policies after a recently announced plan to make unsolicited prerecorded calls and texts to users drew questions and concerns from customers, regulators and consumer advocates. Earlier this month, PayPal generated controversy when it proposed amendments to its terms that would allow it make unsolicited calls for marketing and other purposes.

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  9. "The Future Universe": When Audiences AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fast Company

    When The Future Universe debuts next year--that's the plan, anyway--it will allow people around the world playing on mobile devices or laptops to compete with in-studio contestants in a real-time game show. But nothing is free.

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  10. FTC shuts down "card member services" robocallersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Network World

    A massive robocall campaign designed to trick people into paying for worthless credit card interest rate reduction programs has been shut down by a Federal Court at the behest of the Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General. The court order stops the illegal calls, many of which targeted seniors and claimed to be from "credit card services" and "card member services."

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  11. Report: Phil Mickelson Involved in Money Laundering, Gambling OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm a deputy business editor here at Forbes, focusing on the business of sports. I've worked in digital sports media since the week after I graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Sport Management, and I've covered every sport from basketball to competitive eating.

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  12. Twitch Had 21 Million Viewers During E3Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Fast Company

    Gaming live-stream platform Twitch reached a high point during the E3 gaming conference two weeks ago: more than 21 million unique viewers and 840,000 peak concurrent viewers. Those staggering numbers are great news for the Amazon-owned service-and indicate which advertisers might be interested in gaming simulcasts with sports broadcast-style live commentary.

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  13. Sprint Tweaks Unlimited Data Rules in Best Buy PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Light Reading

    Sprint may have found a way to keep unlimited data around for a while longer, this week revealing an unlimited data plan with Best Buy with some new fine print attached. Sprint Corp. CEO Marcelo Claure said at the Recode conference that he may have to increase prices or do away with unlimited data as usage -- especially from video streaming -- continues to rise.

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  14. Wireless Mic Squeeze: Q&A With Sennheiser's Joe CiaudelliRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Radio World

    Wireless mics will have no dedicated spectrum after next year's incentive auction. The Federal Communications Commission delivered that verdict earlier this month when it announced that one channel in the television band would be set aside to be shared by wireless mics and white space devices.

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  15. Crisis In Greece: 6 Things Travelers Need To KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I think I ended up as Forbes' business travel blogger because I'm the only Wharton MBA to become a travel writer. I grew up in New England and worked in finance in Tokyo before B-school.

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  16. Best Small Companies: Tips And Advice From Top CEOsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Biggest Struggle: " Thirty years ago, I was just starting out as a small business owner, going bar to bar selling Samuel Adams out of my briefcase. It was tough and regardless of having an MBA, I didn't know the nuts-and-bolts of business how to make a sales call, how to set -up a payroll.

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  17. Battery maker to open College Park R&D centerRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The University of Maryland has been trying to persuade graduates, faculty and university-backed start-ups to stick around College Park and battery maker FlexEl LLC has signed on the dotted line. On the strength of its ability to create thin, flexible batteries, FlexEl has been been developing ways of incorporating batteries into a wide range of products including wearable technology, medical devices, military applications and remote sensing devices.

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  18. Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Scientists have identified five times when a huge portion of Earth's species died out relatively rapidly. Each time, something created an upheaval that altered the planet faster than those species could adapt.

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  19. The cat who saved a Japanese train stationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    This file picture taken on May 22, 2008 shows a female cat named "Tama", known as cat stationmaster of Wakayama Electric Railway, at Kishi station on the Kishigawa line in the city of Kinokawa, in Wakayama prefecture, western Japan. Tama, a cat that served as nominal stationmaster on the obscure Japanese branchline, bringing thousands of extra tourists and spawning a merchandising gold rush has died at the age of 16, a railway spokesman said on June 25, 2015.

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  20. Nats fan buys home run ball from a Braves fan at Philliesa stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    How bad have things gotten in Philadelphia, where, only a few years ago, Phillies fans organized "invasions" of Nationals Park and found great joy in shaming Nationals fans for their poor attendance numbers? So bad that there were more Braves fans than Phillies fans in the mostly empty Citizens Bank Park section where Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton's sixth-inning home run landed Sunday. One of these Braves fans jumped over a row of seats to grab Lobaton's home run ball.

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