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Mayweather to make at least $32M

LAS VEGAS -- Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr., already the highest-paid athlete in the world according to ESPN The Magazine and Forbes, will …

WWE's Reality Era Is Failing Due to Lack of Superstar Commitment

The WWE product is currently in the midst of what is known as the Reality Era, a time in which the content is PG and the situations are more kid-friendly. While this is a far cry from the days of the Attitude Era, the fact is that the company obviously felt the need to change, and evolution is …

Heat call out ex-Celts over Ray Allen

NEW YORK -- Come Thursday night, when the Miami Heat face the Nets for the first time since Brooklyn's league-shaking summer trade, LeBron James and …

NBA

Microsoft's Answer To Apple's Siri May Be Halo's 'Cortana'

I don’t usually dabble into the phone wars here, as I’m far more concentrated on Microsoft vs. Sony vs. Nintendo in the console game, rather than Microsoft vs. Apple vs. Google in the phone OS arena. Sometimes however, there’s crossover in unexpected ways.<p>According to a report for ZDnet, Microsoft …

'Low-priced plastic iPhone' revealed by China Labor Watch report

Earlier today, China Labor Watch released a report accusing Taiwan-based Pegatron Group — one of Apple's main suppliers — of committing labor abuses at three of its factories. The report, which was gathered between March and July of this year, listed off at least 86 labor rights violations, …

Paula Deen Cruise Popularity Surges While Other Sponsors Back Away

Not everyone is turned off by chef Paula Deen's recently publicized admission that she has used racial slurs.<p>Despite a backlash that involved her being fired from the Food Network, getting ditched by Smithfield Foods Inc. and potentially blacklisted by other one-time sponsors, interest in Deen's …

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Tim Duncan Cut His Salary In Half To Keep The Spurs Together

But rather than demanding one last massive payday, Duncan cut his salary in half by signing a three-year, $30 million deal. One year after being the third highest paid player, Duncan knocked himself down to 61st, meaning he made less this year than Richard Hamilton or Hedo Turkoglu.<p>Duncan's pay cut …

Google Glass: facial recognition coming soon

The controversial Google Glass computer could soon recognise who you are talking to thanks to a new ‘hack’.<p>The new software from Lambda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers …

The Galaxy S4 Is Samsung’s Fastest Shipping Smartphone Ever

Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 handset is on track to become the company’s “bestselling” smartphone. As long as you define “bestselling” as “bestselling to …

Galaxy S4

Why Yahoo Doesn’t Think Tumblr Has a Porn Problem

If you write about Tumblr as a business, you are required to note that Tumblr has a lot of porn.<p>How much porn? You’ll have to make something up, …

Social Media

David Beckham, PSG's captain for his final match, bows out as a winner

David Beckham hugged his team-mates with tears in his eyes, then walked off the pitch to a standing ovation for the last time.<p>A clearly emotional Beckham was mobbed by his teammates on the field when coach Carlo Ancelotti decided to substitute him in the 81st minute of a 3-1 win over Brest on …