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McDonald's Adds Calorie Counts And Maybe Grilled McNuggets To Menu

McDonald's moves ahead of the pack to place prominent calorie counts on its menu boards and rethinks those fried chicken nuggets kids love. It's part of a broader move the company is making to address health concerns.
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Do iPhone Announcements Get More Attention Than They Deserve?

Excitement over the launch of Apple's sixth-generation iPhone might seem like a no-brainer. But since when did the announcement of a new smartphone become a national event by default?
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Velvet Underground Loses Banana Copyright Claim

Forty-five years ago, artist Andy Warhol created an album cover for The Velvet Underground, featuring a stylized black and yellow banana. Earlier this year, band members sued, claiming the Andy Warhol foundation had unlawfully licensed the banana for use on iPhone and iPad accessories. A U.S. District Court dismissed part of the band's claim over copyright infringement.
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IRS Awards $104 Million To Whistle-Blower

The IRS has awarded a former banker $104 million for telling the U.S. government how Swiss banking giant UBS helped rich Americans evade taxes. The award given to Bradley Birkenfeld is believed to be the largest ever for an individual whistle-blower.
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4 Years After Bankruptcy, How Is Lehman Faring?

Four years ago this week, the Wall Street investment bank Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy. The sudden collapse sent shock waves around the world and brought on the worst of the financial crisis. But for Lehman Brothers, the story doesn't end there.
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Five Ways To Spot A Fake Online Review, Restaurant Or Otherwise

Online reviews of restaurants, travel deals, apps and just about anything you want to buy have become a powerful driver of consumer behavior. Unsurprisingly, they have also created a powerful incentive to cheat.
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11 Takeaways From Zuckerberg's First Interview Since Facebook's IPO

In his first interview since Facebook's troubled IPO, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg emphasized the company's mobile-centered future, his commitment to mission over fun and explained why he doesn't code much anymore.

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