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Is the $1.4M LaFerrari sold out?

If you look at the stratospheric sticker prices on the latest generation of hypercars and wonder how an automaker could possibly justify it, bear in mind a few factoids. For one thing, even when the sticker prices start lower, they quickly balloon past the million-dollar mark. For another, …

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – reviews roundup

The second instalment of Peter Jackson's Tolkien trilogy is picking up much stronger early reviews than his first Hobbit film<p>• The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – first look review • Martin Freeman: from Slough to Smaug – interview<p>The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second instalment of …

8 Movies Came Out On Christmas Day — Here Are The Ones You Should See

December is a BIG movie month.<p>For those heading out to theaters on Christmas, there are eight movies coming out. Of those, four are big wide releases.<p>Not sure what to see? We've broken down which films are worth watching for everyone.<p><b>1. Skip: "47 Ronin"</b><p><b>The only reason to see it:</b> Keanu Reeves.<p>It's …

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Bittersweet Chocolate, Orange and Cardamom Cookies

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A chocolate cookie to bring in the holiday spirit.</i><p>I am very sorry to report to all of you that I am going to force you to buy hazelnut flour. Or if you live in a place …

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5 Food Jargon Words You Absolutely Need to Know

After years as a food editor, I thought I knew my foodie lingo: I had ardent opinions on Lacinato Kale and pronounced Gewürztraminer like a sommelier. But when I began interviewing dozens of successful food entrepreneurs for my book, Cooking Up a Business, there was a whole new set of code words …

Job vacancies rising at fastest in 15 years

Demand for new staff is rising at the fastest clip since 1998 in England, while salaries and new appointments are also on the increase<p>Demand for new staff is rising at the fastest clip since 1998 in England, in the latest sign of increased strength in the labour market.<p>Salary growth and the number …

Wal-Mart agrees to contribute $25 million to settle gas can explosion lawsuits

The nation’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart, has agreed to contribute about $25 million to settle unresolved lawsuits filed on behalf of consumers allegedly injured or killed in explosions involving portable plastic gas cans, according to court documents obtained by NBC News.<p>The money from Wal-Mart …

AT&T and T-Mobile received 600,000 government requests for user data last year

Cell carrier data requests have surged in recent years, and thanks to a recent request from Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), we can now report exactly how much. In a statement to the Senator, T-Mobile and AT&T disclosed a full 600,000 data requests that were submitted to federal and local law enforcement …

Facebook develops 'sympathise' button

<b>Facebook has devised a "sympathise" button as an alternative to the "like" button for use in certain situations.</b><p>If a user selected a negative emotion from Facebook's list of feelings in a status update then the "like" button would change to "sympathise".<p>A Facebook engineer said at a company event …

Behavior-Based Anticipatory Computing Coming To Social Networks

We’ve been sharing our locations with friends and family for years, whether it’s checking in on Foursquare or enabling location information on Instagram. Even with Twitter’s latest update, users are encouraged to share their locations and metadata. But what, exactly, social networks are doing with …

Square Reveals A Thinner Credit Card Reader With Higher Accuracy And More Device Compatibility

Square did indeed reveal something new today as promised, and it’s a credit card reader design update, which is what we suggested was most likely yesterday when they teased the news. The new reader is thinner, and has a design that’s supposed to improve success rates at reading cards. Finally, the …

EU regulator warns Nokia against starting a new career as a patent troll

Nokia, by which we mean the parts of the Finnish phone maker that Microsoft hasn't absorbed into its mobile business, has been warned off using its leftover patents to become a troll. According to the <i>AP</i>, EU Commissioner VP Joaquin Almunia said he'd keep an eye on Nokia in case it attempted to …

The Minor Miracle of 2013: Congress Is Close to a Deal on the Budget

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Friday is Congress' (latest) self-imposed deadline on coming to some sort of agreement on the budget …