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Oculus VR founder says $400 PlayStation VR is 'a totally fair price'

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, has called the $400 price tag for PlayStation VR a figure "right around what [was] expected."<p>Speaking to GameSpot in an interview at the 2016 Game Developers Conference, Luckey said, "I know how much this technology costs. We're building a headset, we're …

Apple Music secures rights to mixes and DJ mixes; brings EDM artist deadmau5 to Beats 1

While mixes and DJ mixes can be popular, getting the streaming rights to them can be a complex business – especially when a single mix can contain elements owned by up to 600 different rights holders. But an agreement between Apple and digital distributor Dubset means that Apple Music now has the …

U.S. sends 3 B-2 bombers to Asia-Pacific

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force has sent three of its B-2 stealth bombers on a deployment to Asia and Pacific, the service announced in a press release Wednesday.<p>The $1.15 billion bombers, which operate out of Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri, "will integrate and conduct training with ally and …

Military

Apple Scrambles To Catch Samsung, As LCD Loses Ground To OLED

Apple is rushing to catch Samsung on OLED displays. But it will be a long slog — and consumers will begin to notice.<p>That’s my prediction based on input I’ve been getting from Raymond Soneira, a display expert and CEO at DisplayMate Technologies. While it’s clear that Apple has decided that it needs …

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Repeating fast radio bursts found coming from outside our galaxy

Multiple short bursts of radio waves have been found coming from a single location far beyond the Milky Way Galaxy, Cornell astronomers have discovered. It's the first time researchers have found these enigmatic "fast radio bursts" to repeat, indicating that the waves are coming from a powerful …

House of Cards: Frank Underwood's best quotes

As season four of House of Cards begins, enjoy a selection of the finest quotes from Kevin Spacey's Machiavellian villain Frank Underwood.<p>From ambition and sleep, to friendship and sex, Underwood has an acerbic one-liner for every situation.<p><b>On power:</b> "The road to power is paved with hypocrisy, and …

Scott Kelly snaps photos of Earth and the galaxy from space – in pictures

Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly is the only American to have spent 340 days in space. In addition to his research and experimentation, he captured his unique view of the Earth

Space

Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump win big; Cruz takes Texas; Rubio scores first win

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton carved out dominant positions in their party nominating races on Super Tuesday, marching ever closer to a scorched-earth general election clash.<p>Trump swamped his rivals by piling up seven wins across the nation, demonstrating broad appeal for his …

Government

With Google Gone, What's the Future for Online Insurance Shopping?

The demise of Google’s online insurance comparison site Google Compare is being hailed by some in the industry as a victory for the traditional …

Zika Virus Raises Numerous International Liability Concerns: Marsh

February 2, 2016<p>Insurers must prepare for numerous liability risks as the Zika virus continues to spread internationally, a Marsh executive …

Apple Music-style curation could be a great fit for TV

Could Apple carry its Apple Music human curation obsession over to its much-rumored Apple TV refresh?<p>During Jimmy Iovine’s new interview with <i>Wired</i> about Apple Music, Iovine — unprompted — chose television as another example of a place Apple could incorporate its belief in humans trumping algorithms …

Nearest rocky planet outside our solar system found

<b>(CNN) —</b> Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside of our solar system.<p>The planet orbits a star in another solar system about 21-light years away. It cannot be seen from Earth with the naked eye. The planet is bigger than Earth, but it's too close to its star to …

Supreme Court’s Health Insurance Ruling Could Upend Several States’ Budgets

The Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling on the nation’s Health Insurance subsidies and whether or not the federal government can continue …

5 Ways to Make Shopping for Health Insurance Easier

As you begin to evaluate and shop for health benefits, use these five tactics to simplify the process and help your business achieve its health benefit goals and budget.<p>1. Understand the value of health benefits.<p>The value of employee health benefits is largely intrinsic. As employers, we all feel …

Health Care

Tidal now has a family plan, but it's more expensive than Apple Music

Each new family member costs half of your original subscription<p>With many of its music subscription rivals offering attractive family plan pricing, Tidal has decided it's time to do the same thing. Today the company is announcing family plans for both its Premium and HiFi (lossless) streaming tiers. …

The Choice Ahead: A Private Health-Insurance Monopoly or a Single Payer

The Supreme Court's recent blessing of Obamacare has precipitated a rush among the nation's biggest health insurers to consolidate into two or three behemoths.<p>The result will be good for their shareholders and executives, but bad for the rest of us -- who will pay through the nose for the health …

Same-Sex Marriage Simplifies Some Tax and Insurance Issues, Complicates Others

The Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling made things better for LGBT people, but it could make things trickier for your business.<p>Tim Dewitt, the chief executive of OBOX Solutions, an IT staffing firm in Dallas, Texas, knows just how hard it’s been to run a business as a gay …

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Insurer Ace buying Chubb in $28.3-billion deal

Insurer Ace Ltd. is buying The Chubb Corp. for about $28.3 billion in cash and stock in a deal that will create one of the world's largest insurers.<p>The deal, one of the largest so far this year, will add diversity to Ace's global business and give it a strong brand name in the U.S., where Chubb is …

A Look At Hartford's Homeowners' Insurance Business

The Hartford Financial Services Group’s property and casualty (P&C) insurance business consists of a commercial business, which caters to businesses in the U.S., and a consumer business, which primarily provides personal automobile and homeowners’ insurance to individuals. The consumer division …

China Taiping Insurance Plans to Raise $1.7 Billion in Private Share Sale

China Taiping Insurance Holdings Co. plans to raise HK$13.5 billion ($1.7 billion) in a private share sale after its stock price more than doubled in …

If you are over 50, you have the option of both mainstream and specialist over-50s car insurance policies. But are they any good? What do over 50s policies offer? Providers like Saga, LV=, Age

If you are over 50, you have the option of both mainstream and specialist over-50s car insurance policies.<p>But are they any good?<p><b>What do over 50s</b> …

Google unveils car insurance comparison tool to help you save some money

Google has just introduced a new tool to help you save some money the next time you buy auto insurance. It’s called Google Compare for car insurance, and will display both national and local insurance providers in order to get you the best deal. There are only 14 partners on-board with the …

This new Tesla battery will power your home, and maybe the electric grid too

Tesla is working on a battery that can power your home and even help large-scale utilities store energy more efficiently, according to company chief executive Elon Musk.<p>On an investor call this week, Musk said the designs for a home or business battery are already complete and will likely be …

Google set to turn key on insurance comparison site in Illinois

Watch out, Flo. Illinois drivers looking for the best insurance rates may soon be able to simply Google it.<p>The California-based Internet search giant is piloting an online insurance comparison shopping site expected to launch in Illinois and three other states during the first quarter, according to …

7 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From the day an entrepreneur starts a business, he exposes himself to certain risks. Even before the first employee is hired, a business is at risk, making it important to have the right insurance in place. One lawsuit or …

Small Business

Should you get month-to-month phone insurance?

Paying an extra $5 to $11 per month for month-to-month phone insurance might sound tempting -- especially now that the big wireless carriers have ditched contracts and subsidized phones, and you're paying upfront for a new iPhone 7.<p>But it's not that simple. First of all, month-to-month phone …

Personal Finance

Big Year for Hackers, Capped By Sony, Delivers Strong Sales to Insurers

After years of hype about how cyberinsurance was poised to become an important product for property-casualty companies, 2014 appears to be the year the coverage finally, firmly caught hold, according to leading brokerage firms.

Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday.<p>This time, it's not only how the website functions, but how well the program itself works for millions who are starting to count on it.<p>Midnight Monday, Pacific time is the deadline for new …

Health Care

6 Ways to Avoid Having a Health Insurance Claim Denied - Consumer Reports

Whether you're shopping for a new health insurance plan during this open-enrollment period, or decide to stick with the same insurance, you might run …