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Waffle House Is Being Sued Over How It Conducts Background Checks

Much like lengthy questionnaires and drug testing, background checks are an expected part of the job application process — but employers have to be careful how they utilize them: <b>Waffle House</b> is just the latest restaurant to wind up in court over how it conducts background checks. According to …

Employment

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' destroys Fandango first-day sales record

"Star Wars" fans may have crashed Fandango's website, but they also set a record for the online movie ticket seller.<p>The first day of presales for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which arrives in theaters Dec. 18, was by far the biggest ever for Fandango.<p>It generated eight times the volume that the …

Apple Music boasts 6.5 million paid subscribers

If you started your three-month trial the day Apple Music debuted June 30, your free period would’ve just ended as October began. But according to …

Amazon Is Hiring 100,000 Holiday Employees

Amazon appears to be optimistic about sales this holiday season. The retailer is hiring 100,000 US seasonal workers this year, a whopping 25% more than last year according to the <i>Wall Street Journal.</i> In comparison, Amazon hired 80,000 workers last year. In addition to the seasonal worker hiring …

Walmart

7 incredible things ‘Back to the Future Part II’ got right about 2015

Great Scott! October 21, 2015, is the futuristic day to which Marty McFly traveled in the 1989 film "Back to the Future Part II." While hover boards and self-lacing shoes have yet to become a reality, there are a number of other technologies depicted in the movie that do exist today.<p><i>Produced by</i> …

Back to the Future

Apple tells U.S. judge 'impossible' to unlock new iPhones | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) told a U.S. judge that accessing data stored on a locked iPhone would be “impossible” with devices using its latest operating system, but the company has the “technical ability” to help law enforcement unlock older phones.<p>Customers hold the iPhone 6s during …

Privacy

Leonardo DiCaprio Hypes THE REVENANT, Talks About Facing Off With STAR WARS

US undercover agent jailed for six years for Silk Road Bitcoin theft

<b>A former undercover policeman has been sentenced to six and half years in prison for stealing $700,000 of the virtual currency bitcoin.</b><p>Agent, Carl Force was part of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation into the black market website Silk Road.<p>Silk Road allowed its users to buy and …

Bitcoin

Consumer Reports yanks Tesla's recommendation

Consumer Reports recently gave the Tesla Model S P85D a nearly unheard of perfect score for its usability and performance. But on Tuesday the magazine yanked its coveted recommendation for the electric car.<p>The problem: Tesla (TSLA)'s Model S earned a below-average reliability score in a recent …

Tesla

Why 'Star Wars' Trailer May Be J.J. Abrams' Real Masterpiece

'Force Awakens' director drops an Internet-breaking clip — and proves he's this generation's P.T. Barnum<p>Nobody knows how the new <i>Star Wars</i> movie is …

New Canadian Prime Minster Plans to Legalize Marijuana

Last night, Canada voted in Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party in a general election -- a move that will have outstanding implications for drug policy reform in the country.<p>The election puts an end to Conservative Party Prime Minister Stephen Harper's nine-year rule, which was marked by a repressive …

Cannabis

Apple Music has already attracted a third as many paying users as Spotify

Until now, the general consensus on Apple Music has been that it has failed, is in the midst of failing, or will soon fail. The service, launched this summer (somewhat prematurely according to critics), was expected to stoke some initial interest from iPhone owners but ultimately to remain dwarfed …

Apple Music

This 17-year-old makes thousands of dollars a month running his own Disney website

Doyle is the San Francisco-based founder and head writer at the website Disney Dose where he covers content to "educate the Disney enthusiast." The website has over 2,500 Twitter followers, nearly 6,000 Facebook fans, and a weekly newsletter that over 6,000 people subscribe to.<p>Doyle may be young, …

Walt Disney Company

Brandon Carswell injury: 49ers WR tears ACL

Signed as a short-term option while the team gets healthy, the 49ers find themselves with another injured receiver.<p>Brandon Carswell of the San Francisco 49ers has torn his ACL one day after signing with the team, according to Kevin Lynch of the San Francisco Gate. Jim Harbaugh's team isn't wasting …

Samsung Galaxy NX Android-based camera leaked

A new Android-based interchangeable lens camera from Samsung is all but confirmed, according to leaked images and specifications.<p><b>A new Android-based</b> …

2013 BMW M6 Coupe

CEO of top music publishers' trade group says Pandora is at war with songwriters

Music publishers say Pandora's acquisition of a South Dakota radio station is "gimmick" designed to get out of compensating artists<p>Toby Keith, singer and songwriter, performs at gathering of music publishers<p>Where's the harmony in the music sector?<p>David Israelite, CEO of the National Music …

MMA Fighter Files a Penis Lawsuit! | TMZ

Oregon Teenager Found With Bombs, Allegedly Intended to Blow Up School

Oregon teenager Grant Acord will be charged with attempted aggravated murder after he was found with six bombs in his bedroom, which he allegedly …

Amanda Bynes Lashes Out at Rihanna Because...?

Amanda Bynes is having a rough week, between her arrest, some bong-throwing, and accusations of being sexually harassed by the NYPD. But that's no …

Reggie Bush Parties in Las Vegas Three Weeks After Baby Briseis’ Birth

Memorial Day tradition! Three weeks after welcoming his first child, daughter Briseis, with fiancee <b>Lilit Avagyan</b>, <b>Reggie Bush</b> headed to Las Vegas for …

Fast & Furious 6 will make $122.5 million by the end of the holiday weekend, ensuring that we will continue living in a constant state of furiousness and fastness.

Fast & Furious 6 will make $122.5 million by the end of the holiday weekend, ensuring that we will continue living in a constant state of furiousness …