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Apple reportedly paying internet providers to ensure speedy delivery of its data

Just like Netflix, Apple wants to use its own content-delivery network, and is paying ISPs for the privilege<p>Apple has apparently turned on its new content-delivery network, and is reportedly paying Comcast and other big ISPs to move hardware into their data center and build direct interconnects to …

Which Honeymoon Spot Is Your Perfect Match?

You've searched the world and managed to find the perfect person with whom to spend the rest of your life. But now you're faced with searching for another ideal match -- your ultimate honeymoon destination. Rather than compound any decision-making-induced stress, use what you already know about …

19 Worst Things About Woodstock '99

Woodstock '99 was supposed to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "peace, love and happiness." Instead, the Rome, New York festival earned the infamous …

New York State

Pictures of the Week 7.31.14

Adrian Peterson: 'I'll let it ride'

MANKATO, Minn. -- If there was ever a point in Adrian Peterson's career with the Minnesota Vikings when he could have thought seriously about …

NFL

Jon Lester to A's: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The Oakland A's have traded for one of the most talented pitchers in baseball in Jon Lester.<p>The league confirmed the transaction between the American League clubs (via MLB Roster Moves):<p>Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan was first to report Lester had been traded from the Boston Red Sox. Alex Speier of …

A Startup CEO Just Summed Up The Tremendous Pressure Of Silicon Valley In One Sentence

Lehmann spoke on a panel at Data Driven Conference in San Francisco Thursday and shared an insight about how taxing work in Silicon Valley can be.<p>"The food people order on Postmates gets unhealthier each day of the week," he said.<p>On Mondays, Lehmann sees users order the healthy stuff, like kale. …

Another food scandal? KFC just cannot win

KFC is scrambling to limit the fallout of a second food scandal to hit its business in 19 months.<p>Parent company Yum! Brands (YUM) warned Thursday that global profits could suffer this year as sales in China tumble following revelations that one of its suppliers was using tainted and expired …

Congress Just Fixed A Crazy Law That Made Unlocking Your Cell Phone A Crime — But There's A Catch

Late last week Congress passed a bill that rolled back draconian penalties for unlocking a mobile phone or tablet purchased on a wireless carrier contract. It is now waiting for the President to sign it into law.<p>If you buy a phone on a contract with a wireless phone company, that company typically …

Elon Musk wants Tesla 'elves' to service cars

Elon Musk wants the Tesla team to work like magic "elves" when servicing cars.<p>The company has already shaken up the automobile industry. Musk has introduced well-reviewed cars that run only on electricity. He's changed the car shopping experience. Now Musk is aiming to transform how your car gets …