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With Alabama's loss, Ohio State steps into the spotlight

Nobody stands to benefit more from Alabama's loss to Auburn than the Ohio State Buckeyes.<p>When Auburn's Chris Davis returned a missed field goal for a …

Who's No. 2? Auburn or Ohio State; depends on who (what) you believe

With Alabama's loss, Florida State is into the national title game (for now). Let the argument over Ohio State and Auburn at No. 2 commence.<p>After …

Ohio State Football Team Goes Crazy on Bus While Watching Auburn Beat Alabama

The Ohio State football team was riding the bus during the Iron Bowl game, and they went crazy after the Auburn Tigers pulled off the incredible upset over the Alabama Crimson Tide.<p>You can watch the reaction below.<p>The Buckeyes came away with a huge win over the Michigan Wolverines, but they needed …

Ohio State and Michigan Players Get in a Major Brawl, Causing Multiple Ejections

Early in the second quarter of No. 3 Ohio State's showdown with archrival Michigan, the Wolverines led 21-14.<p>As tensions rose, tempers flared, and we soon witnessed an all-out brawl. After helmets were ripped off and punches were thrown, three players in total were ejected.<p>Ohio State lost starting …

Behind the scenes with the mind-blowing Ohio State Marching Band

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The anonymous 21-year-old Ohio State football graduate assistant knew when to slip out of the pregame locker room.<p>Urban Meyer figured no one would see.<p>The marching band was about to go on, and Meyer wanted to steal a peek.<p>“I knew exactly when they’d march across the field,” said …

Why Boeing is Going to War With Its Employees

Unlike a lot of businesses, Boeing’s commercial jet division knows what the future will bring. Its order book is stuffed like a Thanksgiving turkey, …

Bitcoin Prices Are Going Insane

This morning, the bizarre digital currency known as Bitcoin hit another all-time high, ticking $402 on the Mt. Gox exchange.<p>It hasn't stopped.<p>Now it's at $429.9, $55 or 15% more than its price just 24 hours ago.<p>On Tuesday, the Winklevoss brothers, who are Bitcoin bulls, gave a pep talk about it …

A New Army Of Chinese Hackers Is Stealing Secrets From U.S. Companies, Researchers Say

The researchers told Business Insider that they don't know what the hackers are doing with stolen IP, or how much money this has cost U.S. companies so far. But, they say, the group has been busy in 2013.<p>Most of the attacks have been on tech, financial services and telecom companies. They seemed …

Intellectual Property

Gas prices bottoming out for 2013?

Sub $3 a gallon gas nationwide? Prospects are evaporating for now.<p>After plummeting to their lowest levels in nearly three years, gasoline prices may be close to hitting a 2013 low. But that's probably about as low as they'll go this year, experts say.<p>Nationally, the average price for gasoline has …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Markets

Phil Schiller in Samsung retrial: making a smaller iPad 'wasn't about the competition'

In front of a courtroom jury this morning, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller claimed that Samsung's patent infringement has weakened "the view that the world has for Apple." By copying the company's marquee iPhone and iPad products, Samsung has effectively diluted Apple's brand, Schiller argued. …

Electric car market owes its success to lavish tax breaks

If you live in Norway or own shares in Tesla Motors Inc., you can be forgiven for thinking that the electric car revolution has arrived with a beautiful, blurry whoosh! In Norway, the all-electric Nissan Leaf was the biggest selling passenger car in October, beating the cheaper gasoline or …

Mexican city gears up as new Motor city

<i>Corrected: An earlier version of this story mischaracterized the history of Aguascalientes.</i><p>For centuries, Aguascalientes has been known for its thermal springs in Mexico’s central high plains desert, adding industries such as food processing, railroad repair and textile factories over the years. …