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Google Books ruling based on copyright and antitrust concerns

Google's project to digitize all of books in the world has been set back legally, but the judge has left open a window to eventual approval.
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Scoot Coupe | New Transportation Technology

The Scoot Coupe has three wheels and handlebars like a motorcycle. However, it carries the passenger and driver side-by-side in car seats. It gets great ...
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Heavy metal poisoning could come from re-usable shopping bags

A consumer protection group has tested re-usable plastic shopping bags and found that more than 30 percent of them contain too much lead.
Photo of reusable shopping bags.

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

Sen. Ted Kennedy, 77, Dies After Brain Cancer Battle

Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who had the third longest career in U.S. Senate history, has died after a battle with brain cancer. He was 77 years of age…
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How to finance your home improvement projects

When it comes to knowing how to finance home improvement projects, it helps to realize that there are multiple options available. FIND OUT HOW…
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ASEAN and its role in border disputes among members

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has a vital role in resolving and preventing conflicts, but there is a growing need to intervene.
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Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

Thanksgiving 2010: Dinner menu ideas

Thanksgiving 2010 is just around the corner. And for those of you who want the perfect Thanksgiving dinner, check out these fun menu ideas.
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Can the housing market stand on its own?

Sales are down, inventories are up, prices are in decline and government interventions end soon. Will the housing market take another fall?
Exterior of brick home with arched entryway

The Ease and Convenience of Short Term Loans Needs To Be Managed In A Smart Way

It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.
It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.

Tea Party wins House for Republicans but costs party the Senate

The Tea Party energized the Republican base, but unqualified Tea Party candidates in key Senate races kept the GOP from a complete victory.
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Getting a payday loan instead of an overdraft fee saves money

Believe it or not, the average American family actually saves money by getting a payday loan instead of an overdraft charge from the bank.
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Microsoft Xbox Kinect | Motion-controlled gaming goes hands free

The Microsoft Kinect gaming system has been announced - how does it work, what games will it have, and what is the price point? READ ON...
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What You Need To Know To Keep From Getting Trapped By Cash Advance Addiction

Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.
Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.

Celebrate National Pasta Month in style

October is National Pasta Month, and the best way to celebrate is to give all kinds of pasta a try. You could even try making your own pasta.
National Pasta Month

Home Sellers Should Use Small Personal Loans to Fund Shortfalls

The main post-recessionary reason people have shortfalls is due to the loss of value on their property. Home sellers are using small personal loans... READ MORE

Microsoft Kin | Microsoft Pink devices finally revealed

The project codenamed "Microsoft Pink" has been revealed as the Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two. What are the features of these phones?
A cell phone with the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system.

No Credit Check Personal Loans From The Comfort Of Home - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.
Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.

Publix ice cream recall | Mistake in release distracts from risk

The FDA and Publix supermarkets have released a voluntary recall of ice cream -- but the recall announcement contained one big mistake.
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