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The Wall Street Journal: Appeals court rejects copyright protection for monkey’s selfie

The Wall Street Journal: Appeals court rejects copyright protection for monkey’s selfie

This selfie of an Indonesian crested macaque named Naruto quickly went viral. Copyright ownership isn’t monkey business. That is what a federal appellate court ruled Monday, in denying the People… Read more »

: Google made a lot more profit, and spent a LOT more money—here’s why

: Google made a lot more profit, and spent a LOT more money—here’s why

Alphabet Inc. reported a huge swing in profit and spending Monday, with earnings jumping more than 70% in the first quarter and capital expenditures nearly tripling from the year before…. Read more »

NBA star Stephen Curry signs TV, movie, VR deal with Sony

NBA star Stephen Curry signs TV, movie, VR deal with Sony

Stephen Curry has been sidelined with an injury during the NBA playoffs, but the two-time league MVP has kept busy. On Monday, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced he has signed a… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: United CEO takes pay cut, board seeks new chairman from within

The Wall Street Journal: United CEO takes pay cut, board seeks new chairman from within

The board of United Continental Holdings Inc. said Monday it will nominate a new chairman from within its ranks after veteran industry executive Robert Milton opted to leave the third-largest… Read more »

Kate Middleton and Prince William now have more children than the average American family

Kate Middleton and Prince William now have more children than the average American family

And royal baby makes three. Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed their third child, a son, on Monday. He has an older sister,… Read more »

During a recession, these workers actually see an increase in salary

During a recession, these workers actually see an increase in salary

Want a raise the next time a recession happens? Get a job with Uncle Sam. People who take a job with the government during a recession tend to see more… Read more »

The New York Post: Despite denials, flight records show Trump stayed overnight in Moscow in 2013

The New York Post: Despite denials, flight records show Trump stayed overnight in Moscow in 2013

President Donald Trump twice gave James Comey alibis for why a salacious report about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow involving hookers couldn’t be true — telling the then-FBI… Read more »

Marriage and the social connections it brings may be more valuable than education

Marriage and the social connections it brings may be more valuable than education

The American dream is on the decline. The gap between the rich and the poor has been widening in the United States for years, studies show — and education is… Read more »

MarketWatch First Take: Google discloses Nest finances, and they aren’t great

MarketWatch First Take: Google discloses Nest finances, and they aren’t great

Alphabet Inc.’s new financial disclosures made it possible for investors to actually figure out the financial performance of one of its individual businesses, a rarity for Google’s parent company. In… Read more »

How athletic scandals can tarnish a college — and turn off potential students

How athletic scandals can tarnish a college — and turn off potential students

A major college sports scandal affects more than the number of banners a school can hang in its gym. When a school’s men’s basketball team is banned from post-season play… Read more »

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