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The Super Mario Of Resumes Unlocks A New High Score In Job Seeking

Web designer Robby Leonardi‘s resume is unlike any other we’ve seen. It’s a side-scrolling <i>Super Mario</i>-esque video game adventure that sees our hero–one R. Leonardi–run and jump through various levels until the climax: his contact details. Go ahead and play it yourself.<p>How does it compare to other …

Best Buy takes Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag's most obvious joke to heart

When Ubisoft announced <i>Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag</i>, the internet responded in kind with a flood of Henry Rollins jokes, "TV Party" references, punk rock puns and PhotoShopped images of the game's protagonist Edward Kenway.<p>One of those altered images, featuring former Black Flag frontman Henry …

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Kodak vote leaves 2 options; only one is likely

Odds of Kodak ending in liquidation, or rejection of reorganization plan, are distant.<p>ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Think of it as the business equivalent of a "Choose Your Own Adventure" book.<p>Eastman Kodak Co., working its way through bankruptcy, has come to a critical fork in the road. Down one path, the …

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Paula Deen’s Accuser Speaks

This is the 'worst restaurant meal in America,' according to health group

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has named the "worst restaurant meal in America" -- they say it's Long John Silver's Big Catch, a $4.99 plate featuring a 7-8 ounce piece of fried haddock, hush puppies and the choice of a side. (The version CSPI tested had onion rings as the side.)<p>The …

Netflix Announces Expanded Deal With PBS

Now it's Netflix's turn.<p>The company announced an expanded deal with PBS on Wednesday that will make it the exclusive subscription streaming service for all seasons of "The Bletchley Circle," a U.K. drama, as well as "Super Why," a computer-animated series for preschoolers.<p>"The Bletchley Circle," a …

Boxee sold to Samsung for under $30M

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Samsung has acquired New York-based TV startup Boxee according to reports from Israel, which say the company sold for less …

Should US colleges charge engineers more than English majors?

Imagine opening a restaurant menu and finding that every dish, from the steak frites to the frisse salad, costs $14.99. It would seem odd, right? After all, buying and cooking a ribeye is more expensive than throwing some lettuce in a bowl. Charging the same for each wouldn’t make sense.<p>Yet, that’s …

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America's Most Unique Roadside Businesses: CNBC

CNBC<p>Canny small-business owners long ago saw a potential opportunity to hawk their wares to American motorists. This phenomenon isn't just limited to gas stations and fast-food drive-thrus—all kinds of businesses exist along the interstate, catering to aimless wanderers, daily commuters and drivers …

The Future of Movies: Will Netflix Become the Next Big Hollywood Studio?

With the success of 'Arrested Development' and 'House of Cards,' is the service poised to make feature-length films?<p>No doubt you've heard plenty …

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Alleged plot to extort Paula Deen exposed; FBI makes arrest

Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen can now add being the target of an alleged extortion attempt to an already full plate of legal drama.<p>FBI officials announced Friday that they arrested Thomas Paculis, 62, in Newfield, N.Y., in connection with an extortion scheme targeting Deen. Paculis, who …

Jobs Keep Growing. How Soon Should The Fed Stop Helping?

The latest employment report is encouraging to many economists because the stronger job growth doesn't appear to be just a one-month blip. But some worry that it's so strong the Federal Reserve may pull back efforts to boost the economy.<p>The Labor Department's newest data released Friday shows the …

Samsung's Response To Android May Have Hit A Snag

The mighty Samsung looked in trouble today after releasing disappointing second-quarter forecasts, record numbers that nevertheless fell below most analysts’ expectations. The trouble comes from selling expensive, high-margin smartphones in developed countries; at least half the population in the …

A Tale Of Two Netflix: Has The Streaming Giant Bounced Back After Qwikster?

Wall Street thought Reed Hastings was an idiot. Now Wall Street thinks Reed Hastings is a genius. Does Wall Street know anything about Netflix?<p>In the fall of 2011, <i>Saturday Night Live</i>‘s Jason Sudeikis skewered Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. In one skit, Sudeikis-as-Hastings announces 17 possible name …

The End Of Advertising As We Know It–And What To Do Now

AKQA’s Rei Inamoto argues that the thing we call advertising is over and offers four guidelines for moving into the next era, when 365-day connection, people-focused stories, and business invention will be key.<p>“How are we supposed to judge a creative idea versus a product idea?”<p>This was a question …

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9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

One of China’s biggest growth markets: condoms

China is the fourth largest condom maker in the world, and yet its people don’t tend to use condoms—at least not until recently.<p>China’s condom market will grow by nearly 60% in the next five years, according to Bloomberg, which cites research by Global Industry Analysts. That could spell big …

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Smartphone market share consolidates at top, study shows

Apple and Samsung continue to dominate smartphone makers, while Google's Android and iOS remain the top platform, according to ComScore, with the rest of the leaderboard ceding share to them.<p>The smartphone market leaders are more entrenched, and that's bad news for the underlings, based on a new …

Egypt unrest: Morsi marchers die as army fires

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/992000/992578_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518095575_5b9fbe01453574bbdebbe4d8d26b089c<p><b>Egyptian troops have opened fire on protesters marching in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, killing three and wounding dozens.</b><p>The shooting …

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'Final Fantasy VII' launches on Steam

One of the biggest role playing games of all time is now available through Steam. Square Enix has just launched <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> on the service, almost a year after re-releasing the Windows version on its own site. The Steam version appears to be identical to that edition, which means it includes …

Xbox One Vs. PlayStation 4: What Does The Public Think?

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The Top 10 Video Games Of 2013 (January - June)

<i>The very best video games of 2013 all in one handy list.</i><p>This has been a good year for video games, and 2013 promises to remain a very interesting year as both the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One prepare for holiday release.<p>A reasonably long list of games for both these systems, the …