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American Airlines to charter flights from LAX to Havana

Flying to Cuba will be getting easier for Angelenos.<p>Less than a month after the United States resumed diplomatic relations with the island nation, American Airlines said Tuesday that it would begin offering charter flights from Los Angeles to Havana.<p>Partnering with tour operator Cuba Travel …

New Apple TV will reportedly run iOS 9 and launch in September

Will come with Siri, a new remote, and dedicated App Store<p><b>Read next:</b> The Apple TV review.<p>The world is expecting Apple to show off its next round of iPhones next month, but as reported in July, we could also be seeing something else on stage in September — the new Apple TV set-top box. According to …

10 Ways to Go From Millennial to Millionaire

<i>By Stefanie O'Connell, Contributor</i><p>With record student loan balances and rampant underemployment, millennials have largely become known as the recession generation. Despite low levels of income and a median net worth below that of their predecessors, a 2014 report from The Shullman Research Center …

Real Estate

Berkshire to buy Precision Castparts in $37.2 billion deal

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett is paying a hefty price for the biggest bet of his career as his Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) has agreed to buy Precision Castparts Corp PCP.N, valuing the maker of aerospace and other parts at $32.3 billion.<p>The purchase is Berkshire’s largest, and accelerates its …

American Airlines announces First Class cabins for pets

It's called the Cuddle Class.<p>American Airlines now has a preferred seating for your furry friend. Passengers traveling First Class from Los Angeles …

19 innovative startups set to revolutionise marketing

Unilever has set up a programme that helps brands engage with startups to run trial projects and provide mentoring.Launched in 2014 The Unilever …

Social Media

After An Employee Stock Option Payday: Now What?

While the tech IPO market is nowhere near the crazy levels of the 1990s, the activity is certainly robust. Just some of the latest deals include Fitbit (FIT), Rapid7 (RPD) and Box (BOX).<p>And yes, many of the workers at these firms have lucrative option packages. But it also means their financial …

Dear millennials, you're ruining the economy. Move out.

The kids are back home and showing no inclination to move out on their own.<p>More than five years after the end of the Great Recession, 18- to 34-year-olds seem to be comfortable with a lifestyle that differs dramatically from the past. Even though the job market has improved, millions more are …

Malibu vintners fight to stop extension of ban on new vineyards

Malibu vintners and grape growers are trying to stop the six-month extension of a temporary ban on new vineyards, or extensions of existing ones, in the north area of the Santa Monica Mountains. Concerns about the drought and vineyards' potential water use are behind the ban.<p>The ban was imposed by …