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Large-scale brand loyalty survey shows Apple tops the list in laptops, tablets and smartphones

Brand loyalty consultancy Brand Keys says that Apple has topped the lists in three of the categories in which it competes: laptops, tablets and smartphones. It wasn’t quite a clean sweep, however – Apple Music lost out to Pandora in the online music category …<p>The large-scale survey asked 42,792 …

Apple is working on iCloud security that would lock out law enforcement, reports say

iCloud could be facing some serious changes as a result of Apple's legal fight with the FBI. A <i>Financial Times</i> report today claimed that the company is working on stronger security measures for iCloud, which would potentially block access from both Apple and law enforcement requests. First hinted at …

Women Save More Than Men Before Retirement

It turns out that women rule the roost when it comes to saving for retirement. Recent research by Vanguard shows that women are the ones signing up for 401(k) plans and saving a larger piece of their salaries, compared with their male counterparts.<p>"Women are better at this," said Jean Young, the …

Investors' Biggest Mistake: Home Bias

<i>By Tim Maverick</i><p>Everybody loves to cheer for their home team when it comes to sports. But, it turns out that investors around the world do the same …

Obama bans U.S. imports of slave-produced goods

Federal officials are preparing to enforce an 86-year-old ban on importing goods made by children or slaves under new provisions of a law signed by President Barack Obama.<p>"This law slams shut an unconscionable and archaic loophole that forced America to accept products made by children or slave …

Coach says athlete entitlement a factor in her retirement

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — SMU women's basketball coach Rhonda Rompola has said her decision to retire at age 55 is driven by a desire to spend more time …

Scalia died after hanging out with a centuries-old secret society of hunters

In the days after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a remote Texas ranch, it emerged that he was in the company of an unspecific …

Antonin Scalia

Putin's alleged son-in-law in top 10 list of Russian state contract winners

Kirill Shamalov is fourth in the annual ranking by the Russian edition of Forbes magazine<p>A businessman believed to be the son-in-law of Vladimir Putin has made it into an annual top 10 list of winners of state contracts put together by the Russian edition of Forbes.<p>Kirill Shamalov was placed fourth …

At Fendi, German Geniuses Collide

Karl Lagerfeld paid Albert Einstein a sort-of tribute by visualising gravitational waves throughout the Fendi collection, which was rich in texture, …

Strong U.S. durable goods orders offer hope for manufacturing | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods in January rose by the most in 10 months as demand picked up broadly, offering a ray of hope for the downtrodden manufacturing sector.<p>A woman shops for refrigerators at a store in New York in this file photo taken on July …

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Indiana Lawmakers Consider GM-Supported 'Kill Tesla' Bill

State legislators in Indiana are weighing whether to pass legislation that’s been called the “Kill Tesla” bill.<p>The bill would give auto manufacturers …

Two Great Mexican Wellness Getaways For a Healthier, Happier You

This winter, the Riviera Maya is waiting with your ideal vacation.<p>As chilly temperatures and dreary winter forecasts take over parts of the country …

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Get Meaty Satisfaction from These Steak Salad Recipes

Transform salad into a hearty main-course with juicy steak.<p>From star chef Paul Qui's healthy Vietnamese-inspired recipe to warm flank steak salad, …

How to Visit Dallas Like a Celebrity

From an A-List spa to world-class shopping, this Texas city is full of star power.<p>With the awe of the Academy Awards on everyone's radar, some …

Last class? New airfare, below economy, to be cheapest yet

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Hip Hop Taught Us Everything We Know About Food

We listened to a lot of rap to bring you these cold, hard facts.<p><i>Welcome to Bon Appétit's first-ever Culture Issue! All month long we'll be bringing you stories from the intersection of food and music and entertainment and politics and more. (Psst, subscribe here!)</i><p>Hip-Hop stars are the best …

Stephen Colbert wishes Donald Trump would keep 'running for president forever'

On Tuesday’s episode of <i>The Late Show,</i> Stephen Colbert confessed to his audience that he thinks Donald Trump wouldn’t “be the worst president in …

The Plus-Size Model Who Made Sports Illustrated History Is So Inspiring

Ashley Graham for President.

Leodis McKelvin Reportedly Released by Bills

Defensive back Leodis McKelvin was exploring a restructured deal with the Buffalo Bills, but the team decided to release the veteran cornerback on Friday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.<p>Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reported the team will save $3.9 million with McKelvin's release.<p>The 30-year-old …

FAA begins exploring how to allow drone flights over crowded cities

The agency is relying on a task force similar to the one it used to design drone registration<p>Tech companies like Amazon and Google have been aggressively advocating for drone delivery over the past few years. They wanted the Federal Aviation Administration to provide them with a set of rules they …