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The Week in Review: New Wave of Apple Products

A souped-up Apple Watch courtesy of Hermes, a larger iPad Pro for gaming and entertainment, Apple TV with Siri enabled and a faster and more durable iPhone were among the tech giant’s announcements at their annual event, held on Wednesday in San Francisco.<p>Two thousand engineers, advertisers, …

Apple Watch

Center Jordan backs out of Mavericks deal to stay with Clips

DeAndre Jordan has backed out of a verbal agreement with the Dallas Mavericks to remain with the Los Angeles Clippers.<p>The center made the switch after a face-to-face meeting at his Houston home with a contingent of Clippers including Blake Griffin and Paul Pierce, two people with knowledge of the …

NBA

The real reasons so many retail brands are taking the Confederate flags off shelves

E-commerce retailers like Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Google Shopping, and Overstock have joined in banning the images of the flag. Prior to banning products with the flag, Amazon's sales of the controversial symbol were skyrocketing.<p>Even Apple removed games in the app stores with the flag.<p>Governor Nikki …

eCommerce

Jets decline Chris Johnson option

After one underwhelming season, the New York Jets have decided to part ways with running back Chris Johnson, declining Saturday to exercise a …

Rio De Janeiro Is Breaking One Big Promise That Helped It Land The 2016 Olympics

Brazilian officials' promise to cut the flow of pollutants into the bay by 80 percent was a key part of the city's Olympic bid document and widely held up as among the most enduring legacies of the games. But with just 1 1/2 years to go before the showcase event, it has become increasingly clear …

Brazil

A Silicon Valley Banker Just Sold His Enormous Mansion With A Secret Bar For $25 Million

The sale price was a whopping $25 million, realtor Arthur Sharif, who represented Porter in the sale, confirmed with Business Insider exclusively.<p>"It's a historic home," Sharif told us. "It was never a question of whether we would get the price we wanted — it was about finding the right person. We …

Silicon Valley