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Amazon vs Walmart: The Battle Of The Summer Sales Begins

Black Friday is more than four months away but there is already a battle underway for your holiday dollars.

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Millennials Would Rather Quit Than Give Up Phone At Work

It’s a new day for employers as they are forced to deal with younger workers who want to be able to text and use social media on the job.

07/14/2015

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Key West Uber Drivers Face Fines & Arrest

Uber drivers in Key West are now facing a possibly hefty fines or even jail time.

07/09/2015

Chairman and President of the Trump Organization Donald Trump speaks to the media during a press conference to announce a PGA and Trump Partnership on May 1, 2014 at the Trump Towers in New York City.  (Source: Mike Stobe/Getty Images for PGA of America)

South Florida Could Feel Big Impact If PGA Breaks From Trump

The backlash against presidential candidate Donald Trump continues. NASCAR and the PGA seem to be distancing themselves from Trump.

07/08/2015

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High Court To Hear Flower Delivery Tax Fight

This November the state’s Supreme Court will hear arguments in a dispute about whether it is constitutional for Florida to try to collect sales taxes from a Palm Beach County company that takes online orders for flowers delivered to out-of-state customers.

07/08/2015

Attendees watch a video presentation during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, July 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Cuts 7,800 Jobs As Phone Sales Flag

Microsoft says it will slash 7,800 positions and take a $7.6 billion impairment charge to restructure its flagging phone hardware business.

07/08/2015

The mega-chain began in 1971 as one store in downtown Seattle. Three friends invested $1350 each of their own money. Imagine that return! (Credit: Getty Images)

Starbucks: Prices For Some Drinks To Go Up

Your morning coffee drink at Starbucks may cost you more starting Tuesday.

07/07/2015

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Whole Foods Apologizes For Pricing Problems

Whole Foods Market is apologizing to consumers for incorrect pricing.

07/03/2015

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Whole Foods Under Investigation For Possibly Overcharging

The supermarket chain Whole Foods is often jokingly called “Whole Paycheck” because the inventory tends to be on the pricier side.

06/25/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott To Touch Down In Paris To Tout Florida

Donning his Sunshine State salesman hat, Gov. Rick Scott left Friday for the Paris Air Show for what is likely to be an abbreviated weekend promo.

06/12/2015

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Lufthansa's Airbus A-380, the world's largest airplane, taxis in after landing for the first time at MIA on Friday, June 10, 2011. (CBS4)

World’s Largest Passenger Plane Arrives At MIA

The largest passenger airliner in the world is coming to Miami. Lufthansa has announced that it will be the first airline to offer scheduled Airbus A380 service to Miami with daily flights between Frankfurt and Miami beginning June 10, 2011.

A model poses with a humanoid robot called Geminoid-F, shaped to resemble the model at a press conference in Osaka, on April 3, 2010. Geminoid-F, designed and built by Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro and Japan’s robot maker Kokoro, is equipped with 12 actuators, powered by air pressure, and her motion can be synched to imitate that of a real human being. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics makers have taken careful notes and are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.

Founder Pierre Omidyar coded the first version of the site out of his Silicon Valley living room. The company’s headquarters in San Jose, California is definitely a step up! (Credit: CBS)

From Rags to Riches

Check out which companies started in garages and as tiny start-ups, and which heavyhitters owe their riches to a lucky break.

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Top 10 Tech Towns

Here’s a look at the top 10 American cities for technological growth, according to Wired magazine.

Fame and big bucks make it good to be king for LeBron and other professional athletes, but your chances of making a living out of playing ball are pretty slim.

Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

It’s the question we’re all faced with when making small talk with strangers: “So what do you do for a living?” Here’s a list of the top ten sexiest occupations listed on a recent survey from Careerbuilder website.

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