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Yo App Raises $1 Million

There's a new iPhone app called Yo. It allows you to chat with a friend, but the only word you can use is yo. That's literally all Yo does.
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Universal Bets Wizarding World Will Bring In Big Money Magic

The Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando Resort is expanding with a new, fantastical Diagon Alley. It's complete with a ride, shopping, butterbeer — and an estimated $400 million price tag.
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High Court Ruling Supports Employees In Retaliation Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that public employees cannot be fired in retaliation for testifying truthfully on matters of public corruption or public concern.
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Your Favorite Musicians, Straight From Their Laptop To Yours

If you'd like to catch some live music tonight, you may find some surprising options without even leaving home. Online, bands are performing concerts — and making money — using virtual venues.
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American Apparel's Founder Is Out, Tailed By Reports Of Misconduct

The board of American Apparel has voted to removed the company's founder and CEO, Dov Charney, from his leadership positions. The decision follows allegations of sexual misconduct against Charney.
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Harley-Davidson's New Bike Hums, Instead Of Roaring

Harley-Davidson wants fans of motorcycles often called "hogs" to get to know its new electric bike that's quiet and has zero emissions.
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It's Not Tennessee Whiskey If It's Aged In Kentucky, State Says

Tennessee recently began regulating whiskey carrying the state name, sparking a dispute between two liquor titans. A complaint over barrels stored in Kentucky added a new twist to the conflict.
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Supreme Court Rules Against Patents For Abstract Ideas

At issue in the case, Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International: Do software inventions get the same kinds of patent protections as other inventions? The court's decision was unanimous.
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American Apparel Ousts Its Controversial Founder, Dov Charney

The company said it made the decision in the wake of allegations of misconduct against Charney. It did not elaborate. He has been subject to past lawsuits alleging sexual misconduct.
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Free College For All: Dream, Promise Or Fantasy?

The movement for free tuition is growing. Time to look a gift horse in the mouth.

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