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New malware means you need to update your iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO — One of the most significant iPhone hacks to date was outed with a simple text message.

Security researchers on Thursday announced they had discovered a new piece of iPhone malware that allowed attackers to see virtually everything on your iPhone. 406 more words


Mazda SUV recall

Mazda is recalling 190,000 CX-7 SUVs sold in the United States because drivers might lose control of the steering, according to a new report from Reuters. 52 more words


AB InBev said to plan 5,500 job cuts after SABMiller deal

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) expects to cut about 3 per cent of its enlarged workforce in the three years after its takeover of SABMiller Plc as it seeks to maximise savings from the combination of the world’s largest brewers. 323 more words

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New down payment assistance offered for home buyers

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As it becomes more expensive to purchase a home within the city of Austin, a new program begins Friday that aims to help future home buyers put a down payment on a property. 240 more words


Uber bleeds more than $1 billion in six months

(CNNMoney)–Uber may be the most valuable privately held company in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s making money.

The company lost at least $1.27 billion in the first half of this year, according to Bloomberg News. 245 more words


Marketing vs. economics soul searching

Why Behavioral Economics Is Really Marketing Science

Economists rarely mention marketing. Occasionally an article appears in the American Economic Review on advertising or promotion or warranties. 63 more words

Behavioral Economics

Summer Of Savings: Back-To-School Supplies

BOSTON (CBS) – It’s time to go back to school!

The cost of supplies can add up fast, so we’re doing the comparison shopping for you to find the best bargains in this week’s WBZ-TV… 169 more words