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At A Glance: The Cost of Cable vs. a la Carte

CORPORATE | Tuesday Oct 21, 2014
Is a la carte streaming a better deal? Combining current streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, CBS All Access and the expected price of HBO's service, which starts next year, would run you about half of the average price of monthly cable.

Not So Fast Cord Cutters, Cable's Not Going Anywhere

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Oct 20
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years.

Top Gas Mileage Goes to Mitsubishi Mirage

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Oct 17
The non-hybrid new car with the best gasoline mileage rating in the United States is not a Honda or Toyota. It's a Mitsubishi that's priced less than the average cost of a used car or truck.

Aspen Gay Ski Week Raises Community Fund

Aspen Gay Ski Week returns for its 38th year, January 11-18, 2015. With 5,000 attendees, the event raises funds for Roaring Fork Gay and Lesbian Community Fund.

Website Changes the Way People Organize Free Time

Maticono.com calls itself the first event management and promotion website that's locally focused but on a global scale, promising to revolutionize the way people manage events and recreational activities.

Jay Leno Returning to Series TV with CNBC Car Show

CORPORATE | By Frazier Moore | Oct 16
Jay Leno is returning to nightly television. The former "Tonight Show" host's new prime-time venture, tentatively titled, "Jay Leno's Garage," and based on his Emmy Award-winning Web series, will premiere on CNBC in 2015.

Sears Blasted for Selling Swastika Ring Online

After hearing from dozens of outraged customers, Sears is offering a big apology for briefly selling a sideways swastika ring for men on it's marketplace website.

Update: Yellow Cab Apologizes After Driver Booted Couple for Kiss

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15
The Yellow Cab company based, in Houston, Texas, have issued a second statement this week, and are now apologizing, after one of their drivers booted a same-sex couple from his taxi and told them they were going to Hell after the two men kissed.

Facebook, Apple Pay for Egg Freezing, Sperm Donors

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 15
Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job.

Music Player Learns Your Tastes Over Time

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 14
Some things get better with time: wine, jeans and this "smart" music player I've been using on and off for a few months. The idea behind the $399 Aether Cone is it learns your listening habits and it then plays what it thinks you're in the mood for.

Tesla's 'D' Adds All-Wheel Drive, Safety Features

CORPORATE | By Justin Pritchard | Oct 14
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new version of the luxury electric car maker's Model S sedan that includes all-wheel drive and self-driving "auto pilot" features.