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Is It Time For Lakers To Part Ways With Mitch Kupchak?

While the NBA’s postseason is in full swing, the Lakers are sitting at home for the third year in a row wondering if things can get any worse and …

Fandango adds TCL Chinese Theatres, Bow Tie, others

Online merchant Fandango has signed deals to sell tickets for some of the nation's oldest movie theaters.<p>The company said Monday that it has signed new deals with seven exhibitors including Bow Tie Cinemas and TCL Chinese Theatres.<p>The Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, first opened in 1927, is home to …

Gold slides lower ahead of Fed meeting, earnings parade

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold prices dipped on Monday, failing to maintain the prior session’s momentum in a busy week of corporate earnings and …

Stock Markets

3-D Printer Sales to Double Next Year

A still-obscure activity is headed for the mainstream.<p>You’ve been hearing about 3-D printing becoming a mainstream activity for a few years now, but how big a deal is it really? Potentially huge, sure, but today the research firm Gartner is out with some new estimates that put some hard numbers on …

Dunkin' plans 'Croissant Donut' _ not a 'Cronut'

NEW YORK (AP) — Dunkin' Donuts plans to roll out a croissant-doughnut hybrid in the U.S. next week, but the company says please don't call it a "Cronut."<p>The chain tells The Associated Press it will launch its "Croissant Donut" nationally for a limited time starting Nov. 3. It comes more than a year …

Detroit makes final arguments to exit bankruptcy

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit urged a judge on Monday to approve its plan to get out of bankruptcy, calling it a sweeping effort to "solve some really bad problems" by wiping out billions in debt and spending $1.7 billion on better services in a long-term prescription for the Motor City.<p>Judge …

Verizon's CMO says patients, not doctors, should own their digital health record

SAN FRANCISCO — Dr. Peter Tippett, who leads Verizon Healthcare and its digital health accelerator, believes that a patient-centered, patient-controlled electronic health record is coming in the future.<p>“It’s the patients who are going to drive the innovation,” Tippett told the standing-room-only …

Stocks mostly lower as oil sinks, Europe struggles

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were muted Tuesday after declines in Wall Street and Europe as investors looked ahead to this week's meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.6 percent to 15,292.64 while China's Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.8 percent to 2,308.64. …

Nike ‘strongly’ telling NFL what it thinks of domestic violence

Nike (NKE) just can’t shake scrutiny of its relationship with the National Football League.<p>As the athletic gear maker pushes its fast-growing women’s …

Apple details how its $100 million pledge to Obama's ConnectED will help schools

114 schools will receive iPads, Macs, and Apple TVs<p>Earlier this year, Apple pledged $100 million to President Obama's ConnectED program, an initiative that aims to bring reliable, high-speed broadband to 99 percent of schools across the United States. And today the company published a new website …

Credorax Raises $40 Million To Become A Payment Acquirer For The Internet Age

Managing the arcane arts of processing transactions for online purchases is a complicated job. Once a shopper enters the numbers on their card, the expiration date on their credit card, and their zip code, a complicated machinery of transaction processors springs into action representing both …

Twitter Becomes Its Own Second Screen With Dockable Videos That Play While You Browse

You could call it Picture-In-Twitter. Last week Twitter launched its dockable audio Card, and similar functionality is appearing for video so you can keep watching clips as you browse Twitter on iOS and Android. As demonstrated by a Call Of Duty tweet I spotted, the Twitter Player card lets you …

Microsoft targets Dropbox and Google with unlimited OneDrive storage for Office 365 subscribers

No more storage limits<p>Microsoft is removing its OneDrive storage limits for Office 365 subscribers. If you’re an Office 365 Home, Personal, or University subscriber then OneDrive storage will be unlimited in the coming months as Microsoft rolls out its changes to every account. OneDrive for …

Lenovo's first fitness tracker looks a lot like the Fitbit Flex

Everyone wants a piece of the fitness tracker pie. Lenovo has quietly revealed its entry into the market, a Fitbit Flex-like device called the "Lenovo Smartband SW-B100." It appears that the product has accidentally hit the web — there's no official announcement from the company. Instead, a small …

CVS and Rite Aid Apple Pay blockade official as iOS and Android users unite in rare showing to fight NFC ban

The <i>NYT</i> reports that Rite Aid has joined CVS in disabling Apple Pay as a payment method in its stores. Like CVS, Rite Aid is a member of the Merchant Customer eXchange (MCX) consortium promoting a rival mobile payment service, CurrentC.<p>Consumers are responding by threatening to boycott stores which …

Fitbit Charge, Charge HR and Surge unveiled: Hands-on with Fitbit's new wearables

Fitbit dives into all-day heart-rate tracking with its new Charge HR and Surge, but you'll have to wait until early 2015 to buy them. We went wrists-on.<p>Fitbit is the runaway leader in the fitness-tracker market, and yet the company has been completely quiet in 2014. Now, as leaks have hinted, it's …

Fitness Technology

Mike Matheny: Cards' family in pain

The death Sunday of Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger whom many regarded as one of the top prospects in the majors, has …

Baseball

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Chick-Fil-A Competitor Super Chix Opens in Arlington

Grid View<p>Super Chix<p>Fast food conglomerate Yum Brands officially launched its test concept <b>Super Chix</b> today in Arlington in what seems to be an effort to give chicken chain <b>Chick-Fil-A</b> a run for its money.<p>The restaurant, which is thus far the only Super Chix location in existence, is located in a …

Dallas' Great Bull Run For Crazy People

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Apple Considering Dramatic Overhaul of iTunes to Address Declining Music Downloads

Apple is considering a dramatic overhaul of its iTunes music store as iTunes Radio has failed to stop declining music downloads, reports <i>Billboard</i>. As reported earlier this year, the company may create an on-demand music streaming service similar to Spotify in order to boost sales as well as an …

Fed up with passwords? These tech experts are seeking alternatives

If Karl Martin has his way, the only password you'll ever need is your heartbeat.<p>The chief executive officer of Toronto-based startup Bionym is part of a group of researchers and executives trying to kill one of the most persistent features of digital life – the text password.<p>"I think people are …

Comcast's merger makes big cable bigger, but not better or cheaper

In a three-hour hearing today (watch it here or embedded after the break; read the statements here), executives for Comcast and Time Warner Cable joined a few others taking questions about their proposed $45 billion merger. Unfortunately, after pushing a 180-page explanation of how great an idea …

Apple software design chief and key iPhone contributor to leave after reported fallout with Jony Ive

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images<p>Apple’s (s aapl) vaunted design group appears to be going through some changes. …