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How The New $100 Bill Will Foil Counterfeiters

The most complicated $100 bill yet<p>For as long as there has been money, there've been people trying to make fake money. In the U.S., the latest effort to stop counterfeiting will arrive October 8, when the next $100 bill is released.<p>The Federal Reserve has mixed in new features to make the bill more …

McDonald's considers all-day breakfast, delivery

Company head says expanded hours and menu possible, along with delivery and loyalty rewards.<p>McDonald's is considering serving breakfast all day, offering rewards to frequent eaters and even delivering the golden arches to your door, the company's chief said Friday.<p>In an interview with CNBC, …

Coffee date with Tim Cook earns $505,000 bid, breaks Bill Clinton's charity record (update)

Charitybuzz's offer of a coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook may only have entered its third day of bidding, but it has already broken the record for the biggest ever charity auction on the website. With bids totalling more than $295,000, Cook's auction has surpassed the previous record bid of …

Companies to begin polling users with in-tweet surveys later this year

Companies will begin polling users with in-tweet surveys later this year. According to <i>PRWeek</i>, Twitter will be expanding its survey functionality — which was first released last fall exclusively for the social network's own @TwitterSurveys account — to companies like Samsung, Heineken, and Honda. …

White House launches official Tumblr page, promises 'there will be GIFs'

President Obama and his administration are no strangers to social media — there have been numerous presidential tweets, Google+ hangouts, and Reddit sessions in the past few years. Now, the president and his team are putting their mark on yet another platform: Tumblr. The White House Twitter feed …

Your Facebook Like Is Worth $174.17

Are you generous with your Facebook Likes? Do you click that thumbs up button for anything that even just slightly amuses you? Maybe you should start …

Marketing

Mark Zuckerberg joins the $1 salary club

Facebook confirmed in a filing that Mark Zuckerberg, the social network’s founder and CEO, is making a salary of $1 this year and foregoing any bonuses, as well.<p>But he’s not exactly taking a vow of poverty. When Facebook went public last year, Zuckerberg exercised 60 million stock options, then …

Silicon Valley

Undercover cops' devious new method to stop iPhone theft

Police in San Francisco decide on a new tactic to stop iPhone theft. Undercover officers are walking down streets offering to sell iPhones they claim are stolen. The idea is to kill the market for stolen phones.<p>If a man in a bar offers you a laptop for $70, you know it's probably stolen.<p>Yes, he …

Fake Twitter Followers: A Dirty Marketing Secret

A few weeks ago, I alerted readers to the growing problem of Twitter spam and now news comes that this is not the domain of underground players but one where large brands and stars may also be playing, purchasing fake followers to puff up their social media presence.<p>To understand how one identifies …

iTunes turns 10: How Apple music store killed old music industry

A woman listens to her portable music player while walking past an Apple iPod billboard. Eric Risberg<p>When Tower Records, a hallowed music store chain with a 46-year history, shuttered its doors at the end of 2006, The Nation called it "the day the music died."<p>Some cried murder, blaming iTunes and …

Apple Music