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Maggi Noodles Are Coming Back to India

Nestlé will likely bring its popular brand of instant noodles back to Indian shelves within the next three weeks following a five-month ban, the …

Ousted Taco Bell Exec Sorry for Uber Car Fracas: Attorney

The Taco Bell executive who was fired after allegedly drunkenly attacking an Uber driver is "extremely remorseful" for the incident that was the subject of a viral video, and now wants to apologize to the driver in person, his lawyer said Wednesday.<p>Ousted fast-food exec Benjamin Golden's mea culpa …

Taco Bell is Giving Out Free Breakfast Today

Taco Bell is giving out free breakfast today between 7 and 11 a.m. thanks to Kansas City Royals’ Lorenzo Cain.<p>The fast food chain announced on …

U.S. holds final auction of bitcoins from Silk Road case | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday held its final auction of bitcoins seized during the prosecution of the creator of Silk Road, an online black market where the virtual currency could be used to buy illegal drugs and other goods.<p>A Bitcoin logo is displayed at the Bitcoin Center …

The Rise of the Internet-Addiction Industry

Treatment centers are opening across the U.S., but mental-health experts still disagree on whether excessive time on the web qualifies as a disorder.<p>Recovery starts with detox and support groups. Or with workers in hazmat suits sealing away your electronic devices in containers marked “biohazard.” …

Mental Health

U.S. productivity slows in 3rd quarter

WASHINGTON - U.S. productivity slowed in the summer, while labor costs rebounded yet stayed at a level suggesting only modest inflation pressures.<p>Productivity rose at an annual rate of 1.6% in the July-September quarter, a slowdown from a 3.5% increase in the second quarter, the Labor Department …

Cheating in Online Classes Is Now Big Business

The growth in courses available on the web has led to a growth in paid services that will impersonate students and do their work for them.<p>When I was in high school, I cheated pretty regularly. And I mean all the time. I remember writing chemistry formulas on small bits of paper that I then sealed …

Higher Education

PlayStation VR Video Reveals Final Specs, Reaffirms 2016 Launch Date

Sony has released a new video showcasing the PlayStation VR, its upcoming virtual reality headset for PlayStation 4. In addition to providing a look at the form factor, the video breaks down the device's hardware specifications.<p>According to the video, PlayStation VR will feature a 5.7" OLED …

Uber Expands Cash Payments To Indonesia As It Continues SE Asia Push

Uber is expanding the option of cash payments to another market in South East Asia, testing cash payments in Bandung, Indonesia. It now accepts cash payments in six countries globally, three of which are in South East Asia.<p>The Bandung rollout is a gradual one over the next few weeks, with Uber …