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The Strangest College Sex Scandal Ever Is Currently Unfolding at Notre Dame

43<p>SHARES<p>A bizarre sex scandal is unfolding at Notre Dame and members of the school’s vaunted basketball and football teams are wrapped up in it. …

If you're not doing this, you're probably wasting your ad dollars

But somewhere along the way, consumers changed. They replaced their cell phones with smartphones, and traded in desktop for the mobile web. Then GPS went mainstream, and a new marketing strategy was born.<p>Location-based advertising is on the rise again in its newest form: mobile. It's where brands …

Trouble could be brewing for Samsung’s smartphone business

Samsung’s smartphone sales are up this year over 2014 figures, but trouble may be brewing for the South Korean tech company.<p>Although Samsung …

At Republican Debate, Fantasy Sports Got More Attention Than Wall Street

It’s easy to miss things when watching long, crowded presidential debates like the CNBC event on Wednesday night. So it can be good to go back to the transcript the next morning to verify one’s recollections.<p>I looked for the discussion of how to regulate the financial sector that I must have …

Blue Jays ownership responsible for this ridiculous ending: Arthur | The Star

If you ever doubted the universe had a bleak sense of humour, Alex Anthopoulos was told he had been named Major League Baseball’s executive of the …

Toronto Blue Jays

9 Hurdles I’ve Faced as a Blogger and How I Got Over Them

I was speaking at a small event here in Melbourne recently and I was asked about the common hurdles bloggers face when building profitable blogs. …

'Shark Tank' star Mark Cuban invests in Southland entrepreneurs' Dude Wipes

Growing up in Orland Park, Jeff Klimkowski, Sean Riley and Brian Wilkin, friends since grade school, sometimes talked about what they wanted to do when they reached adulthood.<p>It's a pretty safe bet that the discussion never centered around running a company that sells male hygiene products, but …

Entrepreneurship

The 13 most impressive brand comebacks of all time

During that time they have two choices: accept defeat or make a comeback plan.<p>In the chance the brand chooses to make a comeback, a huge rebranding effort comes into play.<p>Gathered from surveys by Ranker.com these are brands defied the odds.

MySpace

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat has poached staff from BuzzFeed and Twitter to run its first ever European office.</b> Jonathan Davies, BuzzFeed's former director of brand partnerships for Europe, and Twitter UK's former head of telco and tech Tariq Slim, will work out of the inaugural London office.<p><b>2. Some of the biggest</b> …

Intellectual Property

Are any foods safe to eat anymore? Here’s the truth

Is bacon really as bad for you as cigarettes? Will coffee give you a heart attack? Do wheat-eaters suffer “brain fog”? BBC Future examines the foods, the fears – and the facts.<p>Food was once seen as a source of sustenance and pleasure. Today, the dinner table can instead begin to feel like a …

Artificial Sweeteners

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1. China warned the US "not to continue down the wrong path"</b> after a US warship on Tuesday sailed near artificial islands in the South China Sea to challenge China's territorial claims.<p><b>2. International talks on Syria</b>, which include the rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, begin in Vienna on Friday.<p><b>3.</b> …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

3 ways mobile data is changing marketing

The powerful network of information coming from those millions of mobile devices allows them to communicate not only where people are shopping or eating, but also bridge to data about what they're watching on TV, buying in specific stores, and how their behavior changes if they are near work versus …

eCommerce

The third Republican debate turned into an all-out war against the network that hosted it

Minutes after the close of Wednesday's debate, the Republican National Committee chairman leveled extraordinary criticism at the debate's host network, echoing his candidates on stage.<p>"I'm disappointed in the moderators. I'm disappointed in CNBC. … It was one 'gotcha' question, one personal …

Government

Statistically Speaking: Rochester Hockey Analytics Conference

On the first Saturday of the NHL season, my day started in the dark at five in the morning so that I could embark on the three-hour drive to the …

NHL

Google Maps App Gets Gas Prices And More

Google has released a new version of their Google Maps apps, the update brings some new features to Google’s mapping software.<p>The new version of …

It's Time to Regulate Fantasy Sports

By Roxanne Jones at CNN<p>By Antonio Regalado in the MIT Technology Review<p>By Nitish Kulkarni in TechCrunch<p>By Jessica Roy in The Cut<p>By Kriston Capps in …

Deep Dive: RBs, WRs to stash for future fantasy gains

NFL on Yahoo! <br>Watch with the world as the Buffalo Bills take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first ever free global NFL live stream on October 25 …

Fantasy Football

Car Reliability Is Hurt By Some New Technologies

While problematic car infotainment systems continue to be among the top issues reported by new car owners, Consumer Reports has identified an …

Emerging Technology

Google woos retailers with Shopping Insights tool for more detailed product search data

Google has launched a new ad product that marries search and mapping data to help brick-and-mortar retailers identify shopping trends. It works by analysing consumers’ habits across devices, cities, and times of year.<p>The Shopping Insights tool lets anyone search for products by keyword, then filter …

Revived hockey brand faces a new power play

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>For three decades, Steve Davies has made a career out of raising heritage hockey brands from the dead.<p>His first foray was in the 1980s when he noticed the defunct equipment maker Hespeler had never been …

Apple, Google and Twitter among 22 tech companies opposing Cisa bill

Many of the world’s top technology companies are against cybersecurity plans before US Senate on privacy grounds, according to a new poll<p>Twenty-two of the world’s top technology companies are firmly against the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (Cisa) now on the floor of the …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. These are the 30 most powerful women in mobile advertising.</b> Business Insider's annual rankings are out.<p><b>2. Yahoo missed its Q3 targets.</b> It says it will now "narrow" its focus.<p><b>3. Yahoo signed a deal with Google to provide search ads.</b> Under the deal, Google will provide the search ads and pay Yahoo …

Advertising

Fantasy Football Week 7 Cheat Sheet: Waiver-Wire Rankings and Flex Projections

Everyone wants to find that sleeper quarterback on the waiver wire, the quarterback who can turn your fantasy season around in a heartbeat.<p>That idea sounds good in theory, but when you get to Week 7 of the season, it usually has very little value in reality.<p>That's because the best quarterbacks are …

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

10 health mistakes to stop before you turn 40

Want look and feel young into your 40s and beyond? Now's the time to hit the refresh button.<p>"When you're in your 20s and 30s, you have forever"—or so you think, explained Heather Provino, CEO of the workplace wellness company Provant Health Solutions Inc., in East Greenwich, R.I.<p>But health and …

PC makers are quietly seething about Microsoft’s new laptop

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), who work to produce the hardware that Windows runs on, were not pleased with Microsoft's new product, according to people who spoke to Business Insider on the condition of anonymity.<p>Hardware partners, which include HP, Dell, Lenovo, ASUS, and Samsung, …

Windows 10

Nowhere is safe: Microsoft begins advertising on the Start Menu in Windows 10

Adverts might be blockable on the Web, but Microsoft is trying to find new areas where adverts can thrive on Windows 10. The first test comes in the …

Everyone says 2016 will be better

Key Points<p>The International Monetary Fund (IMF) garnered headlines last week for lowering their world economic growth outlook. What was less discussed, but potentially more important for investors, was that they maintained their outlook for stronger growth in 2016. They're not alone. In fact, most …

Economics