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Bright and Inspiring Single Family House in New Jersey by McCoubrey / Overholser

Owning a house nearby the seashore can be a wonderful experience. Hearing the sea’s whisperings, capturing thousands of unique sunsets and waking up …

JPMorgan To Pay $18.3 Million To Settle Mortgage Lawsuit

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co<p>has agreed to pay $18.3 million to settle claims that documents for mortgages acquired by a unit of Bear Stearns Cos failed to disclose material information about interest rates.<p>The settlement, disclosed in court papers filed on Friday in U.S. District Court in Los …

Company at heart of fracking protests applies for new drilling licences

Cuadrilla plans to reopen its Lancashire operations within weeks, and seeks extension for oil exploration at Balcombe<p>The company at the heart of the anti-fracking protests in Sussex is applying for new licences to drill for oil in the local area, to the fury of campaigners, and is planning to …

Zazma raises $10M to float small businesses with short term loans

Zazma has raised $10 million for its portal that helps fund small businesses.<p>The startup has built a platform that provides small business owners with more immediate, flexible financing options than traditional financial institutions and suppliers.<p>They go to Zazma and request a specific amount of …

Debt and taxes: why a wave of big tech deals is on the horizon

As the economy recovers and interest rates rise, cash-rich companies are looking to spend<p>What does Microsoft's $7.2 billion purchase of Nokia have to do with Verizon's $130 billion repurchase of its own business from Vodafone? They reflect the end of a period of historically low interest rates in …

The Biggest Names In The Investment Business Are Piling Into J.C. Penney

Some of the biggest names in the hedge fund business are betting big on J.C. Penney following the exit of William Ackman, the billionaire hedge fund manager who was the struggling retailer’s biggest shareholder before selling his entire 18% stake in the company in August, suffering hundreds of …

JetBlue scores FAA approval for Fly-Fi, may launch satellite WiFi next month

JetBlue's next-generation WiFi service, powered by ViaSat's super-speedy Ka-band satellite, is officially on track to launch this October. The FAA just issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the airline's Airbus A320, enabling a fleet-wide installation that's set to begin immediately. In …

Microsoft buys Nokia device business

Say what you will about Steve Ballmer. The man knows how to make an exit.<p>Just days after declaring his imminent retirement, Ballmer gave the go ahead for Microsoft to purchase Nokia's devices and services business along with licenses to Nokia's patents for about $7.17 billion in cash.<p>The stunner of …

Say Hello To Beam, The Robot That's Almost As Good As A Hologram

My body is sitting in my office in Arlington, Virginia. But at the same time, I am also standing in a conference room in Palo Alto, California.<p>I’m test-driving Beam, a remote-control robot avatar that gives me a physical presence in two places at once. Thanks to a 17-inch screen and a …

Vodafone to make £84bn Verizon sale

Largest corporate transaction in a decade and third largest ever set to produce a record windfall for British shareholders<p>Vodafone could announce the $130bn (£84bn) sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless as early as today, with the largest corporate transaction in a decade set to produce a record …

Packaged iPhone 5C Surfaces Again in Multiple Colors, Video Shows Powered-On Unit

Following recent photos of Apple's alleged iPhone 5C shown in its packaging, as well as the quick-start guide, SIM eject tool and other paperwork to be included in the packaging, several more photos and a video have surfaced showing similar devices and packages.<p>First, Chinese site <i>iApps.im</i> has …

BlackBerry can survive as a 'niche company,' says the man tasked with reviving it

Realism comes before recovery<p>Bert Nordberg, the once-CEO of Sony Ericsson and present member of BlackBerry's board of directors, tells <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> that his new employer's best chances for future success rely on the company accepting its role as "a niche maker of mobile hardware." That …