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Social Security

Social Security: What and When to Collect; What's the Max Strategy if Single, Never Married with No Kids

Most consider their Social Security as their biggest asset. But to get the best from your lifetime benefits, you must know what and when to collect.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather’s latest car costs only $4.8M

Floyd "Money" Mayweather stood up to his nickname when he added only the fastest car in the world and definitely his most expensive car so far. The arguably best boxer of his generation posted a photo of his latest toy that cost only $4.8 million.

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Visa credit cards

When Is the Right Time to Transfer Balances to a New Credit Card?

For most people, purchases are made using debit or credit cards. If one is not careful enough with the use of his debit/credit card, he will surely be in big trouble with debts and interests.

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Burger King

McDonald's rejects Burger King's McWhopper peace deal

In celebration of International Day of Peace on September 21, Burger King is asking long-time rival McDonald's to team up and make a McWhopper that would feature the best of both fast-food companies' burgers.

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Twitter

Twitter launches Music on Vine for iOS and Android to help you discover and create music

Twitter announced Thursday Music on Vine designed for iOS and Android that would make it easier for users to discover and create their own music through the short-form video sharing app.

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Facebook

1 billion people on a single day: Facebook sets new record

Creating a new milestone, the largest social media platform Facebook recorded one billion people accessing its website in a single day for the first time.

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AOL

AOL buys web developer Ashe Avenue

AOL recently acquired Ashe Avenue, its second acquisition after being acquired by Verizon. AOL also acquired Velos, a predictive analytics startup group that they also almost immediately shut down.

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Daphne Koller

Coursera raises $50M for expansion in China and India

Coursera, the world's leading online education provider, announced that it raised almost $50 million in funding for their expansion plans to China, the Americas and India.

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Jitendra Kavatakar

Accenture enhances parental benefits for US and Canadian parents

Accenture announced that the company is improving their parental benefits for those in the US and Canada as part of their commitment to employees to provide them with the best career opportunities during all stages in their lives.

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Drone

Intel invested $60M to develop drones with Yuneec International

Intel Capital had invested $60M in China-based drone manufacturer Yuneec International Co. to produce drones that would help the industry in the future. The chipset company also invested on Airware and PrecisionHawk.

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Soldiers

Oshkosh wins $6.75B defense contract to build Humvee replacement

The Pentagon has decided to dispose of its ancient Humvees with a new fleet of trucks for combat. They tested out prototypes from AM General LLC, Lockheed Martin Corp and Oshkosh Corp in January.

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Sephora

Sephora’s peace offering to disappointed customers: $50 gift code

Previously, Sephora organized an Epic Rewards Day where their clients can exchange their rewards points for some really good stuff such as a trip to Lancome Paris. Unfortunately, a lot of their Beauty Insiders became frustrated when Sephora announced that the rewards were out of stock already.

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Nasdaq

$1.2B PureFunds (HACK) is managed by a 30-year-old man

PureFunds ISE Cyber Security, the first and fastest growing Cyber Security ETF in the world worth $1.2B is managed by a 30-year-old Andrew Chanin all by himself.

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U.S. Dollar bills

Indiegogo CEO Gives the Best Tips and Tricks for Successful Crowdfunding

Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin is giving away some of the most important tips and tricks on how to successfully raise funds for your particular project. Indiegogo is a platform that has helped people raise funds for their ideas since it debuted in 2008. It has helped campaign raise as much as half a billion dollars.

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McDonald's

McDonald's terminated supplier's contract due to animal cruelty

McDonald's supplier contract ended due to animal cruelty. Even if an animal is raised for commercial consumption it still needs respect as what the birds in the farm that supply chicken meat to McDonald's need.

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