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How Deepak Chopra Created His Multi-Million Dollar Business


ABC News(NEW YORK) -- What if you could create a multi-million dollar empire simply by using the power of your mind?That's how meditation guru Deepak Chopra said he created his estimated $80 million business.In an interview with ABC’s chief business

Tesla Ready to Move Beyond Cars to Batteries with Next Big Product


Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tesla is gearing up to move beyond electric cars with the unveiling of a new product category -- widely believed to be batteries for homes and utilities -- expected to be announced Thursday.The company has kept qu

Apple Watch Goes Through Blender Torture Test


Apple Inc.(NEW YORK) -- An Apple Watch Sport was tossed into an industrial blender like a common smoothie ingredient as part of Blendtec's "Will it Blend?" test.The wearable holds up well during the first few seconds before the blender chops it into smith

Bruce Jenner Olympics Wheaties Boxes Selling for Hundreds on eBay


ABC News(NEW YORK) — The iconic Wheaties box featuring former Olympian Bruce Jenner has started popping up on eBay in the wake of his revelation that he is transitioning into a transgender woman.The cereal company’s "Breakfast of Champions" sa

Apple Stock Hits High with 'Best March Quarter Results Ever'


Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Apple stock hit an all-time high Monday after Apple's second full earnings period since the iPhone 6 launch fueled the company's "best March quarter results ever."About the Apple Watch, Apple CEO Tim Cook said,

Where There's a Will, There's a Lack of Communication


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new survey reveals that while a majority of parents in the U.S. have a will or a living trust, most of their adult children are clueless regarding important details about these estate documents.Overall, Caring.com, wh

Starbucks to Unveil Cookie Straw


Starbucks(NEW YORK) -- Starbucks will unveil a new cookie straw next week in tandem with its Frappuccino Happy Hour. Starbucks @Frappuccino Happy Hour returns May 1-10 http://t.co/WfHEcVd2BW Yes, that's a cookie straw! pic.twitter.com/Eik97XdMlL&mdas

Man Leaves 7,000-Percent Tip for Waitress Because of Middle School Teacher's Pay


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It’s becoming more and more common to leave at least a 20-percent tip when dining out, but one man left his waitress a pretty unheard-of gratuity: nearly 7,000 percent.Mike from New York City left his server $3,000 on

Down Day on Wall Street Ahead of Fed Meeting


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street posted small losses on Monday just days ahead of another Federal Reserve meeting.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the day at 18,037.97, off 42.17 from its open.The Nasdaq dipped 31.84 to 5,060.25, while th

Facebook, Instagram Additions You Need to Know About


Facebook(NEW YORK) -- Facebook and Instagram rolled out some new additions Monday that will enhance the way users communicate on both social networks.Video calling will now be available to the more than 600 million people who use Facebook's Messenger app.

Maternity Wear, Lingerie and Suiting Emerge for LGBTQ, Trans Community


Sharpe Suiting(NEW YORK) -- Feeling comfortable in one's own skin is hard enough. Feeling comfortable in one's clothing should be relatively easy, by comparison.But for members of the LGBTQ community who don't identify with common notions of gender or app

Pittsburgh Pop-Up Shop Charges Men More than Women


Ross Mantle(PITTSBURGH) -- Pay what you're paid.That's the pricing model behind a new traveling pop-up shop called Less Than 100, which seeks to shine a light on wage inequality.The inaugural Pittsburgh outpost, launched by artist Elana Schlenker, has bee

Chipotle Is Now Completely GMO-Free


Chipotle(NEW YORK) -- The next time you go eat at Chipotle Mexican Grill, you can be assured that none of your food will contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.The Denver-based company announced on its website that it has changed its tortillas, m

Cheaper Apple Watch Alternatives That Don't Require an iPhone


Pebble/Martian/Motorola(NEW YORK) -- Apple is making wearing a watch cool again -- and that's good news for competitors.While the Apple Watch easily ascended to the top spot in the wearables market, according to analysts, its arrival is good news for comp

Nepal Earthquake Prompts Google, Facebook Tools to Reunite Loved Ones


Google(NEW YORK) — Following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal, Google and Facebook are using their tremendous reach to help reunite people around the world with loved ones in the disaster zone.Google's person finder tool, which was firs

More Job Opportunities and Better Pay for 2015 College Grads


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It's college graduation season and this year's crop of diploma-earners can expect a robust job market for their skills and services, according to a new CareerBuilder survey of 2,175 hiring managers and human resource pr

Many in Finance Like No Part of Their Jobs


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you think people in the world of finance have got it made, a new survey by the executive search and consulting firm Options Group suggests otherwise.Based on responses from 3,100 people who work in the field of finan

Ford Recalls 390,000 Cars to Fix Door Latches


Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(DEARBORN, Mich.) -- The Ford Motor Company issued a safety recall on Friday for 390,000 cars over concerns that car doors may swing open. The recall affects model year 2012-2014 Ford Fiesta vehicles, and model year 2013

Worst Mayweather-Pacquiao Seats Will Still Cost $5,000


Tiql(LAS VEGAS) -- Tickets for the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match, called the "fight of the century," have creeped up on Super Bowl prices, but what you’ll pay for the worst seat in the house might surprise you. Floyd “Money” Mayweathe

How the Apple Watch Compares to Fictional Dream Watches


Apple Inc.(NEW YORK) -- The Apple Watch, on sale starting Friday, may be touted as the wearable tech that fans have been waiting for, but it's not quite the watch of our dreams yet. There are more than 3,000 apps available, from adjusting your hearing aid

Tech Company Gains Boost Markets To End Week


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK)  -- Big gains in tech companies on Friday helped to push the markets higher to end the week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 18,080.14, up 21.45 from its open.The Nasdaq rose by 36.02 to close at 5,092.08. The S&

What Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal's Demise Means for Consumers


Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Some consumer advocates call the death of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal a victory for consumers, but it won't fix every problem about cable and broadband services, they say.Attorney General Eric Holder said o

Seven Apple Watch Apps You Need to Try


Apple, Inc.(NEW YORK) — Screen real estate is at a premium on the Apple Watch and has challenged developers to figure out how to create unique and valuable experiences for the wrist.Along with the arrival of the Apple Watch Friday, more than 3,000 a

Royal Baby May Give $120 Million Boost to British Economy


ABC News(LONDON) — The celebratory response to Britain's next royal baby may boost the British economy by $120 million, but the economic effects may be stronger if it's a baby princess, according to some experts.It's not hard to notice the unequal s

Over-the-Top Bachelor, Bachelorette Parties Blow Minds and Budgets


Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you feel like your life is beginning to resemble a scene from one of The Hangover films, it very well may be. The current trend of seemingly never-ending, over-the-top bachelor and bachelorette parties has become a rea

Tax Freedom Day: Why You Can Actually Afford Your Tax Bill Now


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Like most people, you probably filed your taxes by April 15 -- but Friday is actually the day you've earned enough this year to pay your tax bill, according to one think tank.The Tax Foundation, which describes itself as a n

What You Need to Know About Apple Watch


ABC News(NEW YORK) — It doesn't seem that long ago that Apple CEO Tim Cook first began talking about the game-changing Apple Watch that was to come.Seven months later, what Cook calls Apple's "most personal" device will be on the wrists of the first

Americans Love Binging on Cable and Streamed TV Episodes


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Binge-watching cable and streamed TV has become an American obsession based on the findings of Deloitte LLP's Digital Democracy Survey.Nearly seven in ten of the 2,000 content consumers admitted binge watching a series

Solar Power Becoming More Desirable But Still Too Expensive


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Solar power is more popular than ever in the U.S. but it still has a long way to go to catch up with more traditional sources of heating homes and businesses.The online technology journal Clean Edge says on the positive

Comcast Pulls Out of Deal with Time Warner


Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The proposed marriage of Comcast and Time Warner Cable is over.Comcast will announced in a written statement Friday that it is walking away from the $45 billion deal involving it purchasing Time Warner stock.

Thirty Years After Ill-Fated 'New Coke' Debut, Coke Thriving


Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Thursday was the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the ill-fate "New Coke."On April 23, 1985, Coca-Cola made the decision to replace the formula of its flagship soft drink. The decision was called one o
Cablevision to Offer Hulu
Cablevision reached a deal to offer streaming-video site Hulu to customers.
04/28/2015 03:17:01pm
T-Mobile Threatens to Pass Sprint
T-Mobile US boosted its subscriber outlook for the year on Tuesday, as investments in customer growth pay off for the wireless carrier.
04/28/2015 10:51:07am
BP, Total Report Sharply Lower Profits
BP PLC of the U.K. and Total SA of France each reported sharply lower quarterly profits on Tuesday while providing glimpses into how the world's largest oil companies are weathering the depths of an oil-price crash.
04/28/2015 02:37:37pm
French Minister Riles Renault
How France's economy minister outmaneuvered Renault's Carlos Ghosn by striking an options deal with Deutsche Bank to temporarily buy shares in Renault, letting it double its power over the car maker.
04/28/2015 02:41:51pm
UPS Reports Higher Earnings
United Parcel Service said Tuesday that first-quarter earnings rose 14%, boosted by new pricing initiatives and strong growth in its domestic segment.
04/28/2015 03:31:51pm
Case-Shiller Home Price Index Climbs
Home prices continued to rise modestly in February, according to the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, a continued upward push in values which underscores concerns that buyers' incomes aren't keeping pace.
04/28/2015 02:50:56pm
Baltimore Riots: Social Media and the Crisis on My Doorstep
It's easy to become jaded about the power of social media in a crisis like the Baltimore riots, but the real power of Twitter and Facebook is the context they can provide, writes columnist Christopher Mims.
04/28/2015 01:58:01pm
For Sale: Used Oilfield Machinery
Forests of idle drilling rigs, piles of pipe and ranks of empty trucks are a new and tangible sign of the financial trouble sweeping the oil patch.
04/28/2015 01:48:09pm
In Battle Against Alzheimer's, This May Be Ground Zero
A drug trial in Colombia focuses on a family whose members are likely to carry a gene that can cause dementia as early as age 45.
04/28/2015 08:30:40am
Pricier Gadgets Help Apple
Apple is pulling off a rare feat: gaining market share while also commanding higher prices.
04/28/2015 07:45:08am
 
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics April 27th-May 1st 2015
Monday April 27th James B. Huntington, PH.D Choosing a Lasting Career The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age Work's New Age Blog Tuesday April 28th David Ickes Wednesday April 29th Barry Ickes Thursday April...
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics April 20th-24th 2015
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