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    Following last year's cyberattack, the parent company of controversial dating website ...
  2. Can Your Pension’s Cost-of-Living Clause Be Frozen?

    Recent events in New Jersey prove that relying on a pension alone to fund your retirement ...
  3. Oracle Ordered To Pay HPE $3 Billion In Damages ...

    Oracle was ordered by a California jury to pay Hewlett Packard Enterprise $3 Billion ...
  4. 5 Things Debt Collectors Can't Do to You

    You may owe money, but you still have rights. Know what's illegal.
  5. Ace the U.S. Citizenship Test!

    A guide to the U.S. citizenship test for immigrants.
  6. Economic Factors That Affect The Forex Market

    Knowing the factors and indicators to watch will help you keep pace in the competitive ...
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    Oracle was ordered by a California jury to pay Hewlett Packard Enterprise $3 Billion ...
  2. Baidu Slashes Revenue Expectations 10% (BIDU)

    Although Baidu is optimistic about its stock comeback, in the short term the government ...
  3. Citi And AT&T Lock Horns on "Thank You" Campaigns

    Citigroup sues AT&T for alleged trademark infringement for the latter's use of "thanks" ...
  4. Google Wins Oracle Copyright Suit (GOOGL, ORCL)

    The legal brawl between the two California tech heavyweights stems from Google’s ...
  5. JNJ to Pay $55 Million in Ovarian Cancer Suit ...

    Health care giant Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $55 million in damages to ...
  6. How Youku Tudou Replaced Pirating in China (YOKU)

    Learn how Youku Tudou helped gradually stamp down video piracy in China, using methods ...
  1. What exactly is insider trading?

    An "insider" is any person who possesses at least one of the following: 1) access to valuable non-public information about ...
  2. What is the Writ of Mandamus?

    Learn how the powerful, but rarely used, court-ordered writs of mandamus can end an injustice and force someone, or a public ...
  3. Are UTMA accounts escheatable?

    Find out whether your UTMA account can be escheated, the basics of escheatment and who is responsible for maintaining account ...
  4. Can the IRS audit you after a refund?

    Learn how the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can conduct a tax audit even after a taxpayer was issued a tax refund in ...
  1. 5 Jobs That Aren't Legal In All States

    If you like a little controversy with your career, check out these jobs.
  2. SEC Filings: Forms You Need to Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories ...
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