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World stocks rose for the first time in three days and sterling and the euro climbed on Tuesday, as investors made a rush for Brexit-bashed assets hammered by some of the biggest falls since the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers. Bargain hunting trumped still widespread uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, as the...

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The adult entertainment industry, which was at the forefront of so many technological leaps long ago, found itself sitting on the sidelines as the biggest revolution of the past 10 years occurred. While Netflix and Apple found ways to persuade customers to pay for songs and programming that were once regularly stolen, porn companies relied on...

BBC News
Customer data stolen from Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people who wish to cheat on their spouse, has reportedly been published. The data has reportedly been leaked on the so called dark web, meaning it is accessible only via encrypted browsers. The BBC did not access the data and was not able to verify its authenticity. ...

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Facebook announced another exceptional quarter of growth, with profit climbing 186% from this time last year. Facebook earned $2bn (£1.5bn) in the period from April to June, up from $719m in 2015. Investors had been expecting a strong quarter from Facebook and are looking to see how the company has been making Instagram pay off. ...

BBC News
A Florida woman has been arrested after she filmed herself driving drunk and broadcast it live on the internet. Viewers of Periscope, Twitter's live-video streaming app, alerted police to a woman who appeared intoxicated and was streaming a video of herself driving around Lakeland, Florida. Police eventually found Whitney Beall, 23, and charged her with driving under the influence....

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The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates again in the next three months, according to two-thirds of economists polled by Reuters, although many say rates won't rise as quickly next year as policymakers have suggested. The Fed hiked rates for the first time in nearly a decade on Wednesday, confident the U.S. economy can stand higher...

Mashable
Updated: October 19, 2015, 3:13 P.M. EST Amazon has responded to the New York Times response to Amazon's critique of the Times article on Amazon's workplace environment. That's right. It's round four. Jay Carney, the former White House press secretary who penned the original letter from Amazon, responded to executive editor Dean Baquet with yet another Medium post published...

BBC News
Indian messenger app Hike has won fresh money from investors and a key partner from China. The latest investment round now sees the company, a rival to Whatsapp, valued at $1.4bn (£767m). China's Tencent and Taiwan's Foxconn were the biggest investors in the latest cash injection. The tie-up with Tencent - the company behind China's messenger giant...

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If the US mattress industry had a patron saint it would probably be Arianna Huffington. In 2007 she fainted from exhaustion, hit her head on a desk, broke her cheekbone and needed five stitches on her right eye. Ever since, the founder of the Huffington Post has championed the need for more sleep - and sales of mattresses have...

Mashable
As a new year starts, it seems cliché to talk to about resolutions. But this truly is the time to set and attain career goals. According to CareerSidekick, the early months are “…probably the best time to apply for jobs all year.” As they explain: “A big reason for the boost in hiring activities in these late winter months is that...

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