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Chase Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bans International... Before you read this report, remember to sign up to http://pennystockpaycheck.com for 100% free stock alerts Chase Bank has moved to limit cash withdrawals while banning business customers from sending...

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Richemont chairman Johann Rupert to take 'grey gap... Billionaire 62-year-old to take 12 months off from Cartier and Montblanc luxury goods groupRichemont's chairman and founder Johann Rupert is to take a year off from September, leaving management of the...

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Cambodia: aftermath of fatal shoe factory collapse... Workers clear rubble following the collapse of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, on Thursday

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Spate of recent shock departures by 50-something CEOs While the rising financial rewards of running a modern multinational have been well publicised, executive recruiters say the pressures of the job have also been ratcheted upOn approaching his 60th birthday...

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UK Uncut loses legal challenge over Goldman Sachs tax... While judge agreed the deal was 'not a glorious episode in the history of the Revenue', he ruled it was not unlawfulCampaign group UK Uncut Legal Action has lost its high court challenge over the legality...

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China tightens rules on internet

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China’s new leadership tightens laws on internet usage and enforces a previous rule for internet users to give their real names to service providers.

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Superdirectories Inc. (SDIR: OTC Link) | Super Directories, Inc. Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Galaxy Spectrum

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"The Chinese economy is only at the beginning of a harsh winter," says Zhang Hongxia – chairman of China’s largest cotton-textile maker – estimating cotton usage could shrink 11% this year. Normally consuming 600K tons of cotton/year,…

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The art of making monsters

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Good news for monster fans: Not one, not two, but three separate tokusatsu exhibitions are stomping their way through downtown Tokyo as you read these words.
While you may never have heard the word “tokusatsu,” you are likely familiar with what it is. A contraction of the Japanese words tokushu and satsuei, it means “special effects.” Although it can be used to refer to any effects-heavy production, in common usage it refers to the decidedly analog, handmade “rubber suit” effects seen in “Godzilla” movies, the “Ultraman” series, and “Power Rangers”-style shows.

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Bill Me Later, eBay’s (EBAY) other big online payments business, continues to perform well. Bought for $945M in 2008, BML delivers short-term credit to online shoppers. It generated $2.3B worth of loans last year (+64% Y/Y), and has become the Web’s…

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Bill Me Later, eBay’s (EBAY) other big online payments business, continues to perform well. Bought for $945M in 2008, BML delivers short-term credit to online shoppers. It generated $2.3B worth of loans last year (+64% Y/Y), and has become the Web’s #3 alternative payment option. Morgan Stanley’s Scott DeVitt thinks BML, whose usage comes with the ancillary benefit of allowing PayPal to avoid transaction fees, could generate $500M+ in revenue in 2015, up from less than $200M in 2011. 6 comments!

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Make Your Own Detergent and 20 Other Tips to Save on Laundry

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In this video we come clean on how to save 90 or more on laundry detergent and how to cut your washer’s electricity usage by 90 percent.

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Prepaid Cards Rise as Other Banking Products Decline

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NEW YORK (Main Street ) — Times are tough, and a prepaid credit card may be the best deal you can get.

But how do you choose the right one?

Increasingly, Americans are deciding that prepaid cards are a good idea. In fact, prepaid cards are one of the few banking services products that are on the rise. A brand new study out from Javelin Research shows pre-paid card use was up 18% in 2011 from 2010, from 11% of the population to 13% on a year-to-year basis. The upward spike in prepaid card use comes at time when usage of checking accounts and debit cards are edging downward. …

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Cord-cutting is a real phenomenon, says Nielsen, even if the figures aren’t huge. The number of U.S. homes subscribing to a pay-TV service fell by an estimated 1.5M in 2011, as subscriber gains of 1.1M and 280K from telco and satellite providers,…

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Cord-cutting is a real phenomenon, says Nielsen, even if the figures aren’t huge. The number of U.S. homes subscribing to a pay-TV service fell by an estimated 1.5M in 2011, as subscriber gains of 1.1M and 280K from telco and satellite providers, respectively, failed to offset the loss of 2.9M cable subs. Nielsen also claims the amount of time U.S. consumers spent on game consoles rose 30% Y/Y in spite of mobile/social competition – Xbox (MSFT) media usage is likely playing a big role. 3 comments!

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Japan could face rolling blackouts and forced usage cuts this summer if temperatures are higher than normal, cautions Economy Minister Yukio Edano. The country is set to shut its last operating nuclear plant next month. Over the coming decades, Japan…

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Japan could face rolling blackouts and forced usage cuts this summer if temperatures are higher than normal, cautions Economy Minister Yukio Edano. The country is set to shut its last operating nuclear plant next month. Over the coming decades, Japan “should move away from its reliance on nuclear power as quickly as possible.” Post your comment!

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Mobile apps are responsible for creating 466K U.S. jobs, according to a study (.pdf) sponsored by trade group TechNet. The study, though undoubtedly more art than science, demonstrates the extent to which companies are racing to profit from…

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Mobile apps are responsible for creating 466K U.S. jobs, according to a study (.pdf) sponsored by trade group TechNet. The study, though undoubtedly more art than science, demonstrates the extent to which companies are racing to profit from skyocketing mobile app usage. Though it also might be an indication that the app development scene is getting a little overheated. Post your comment!

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