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Live Nation Settles Suit With Ticketing Start-Up, Buying Its Assets

Photo Songkick specialized in so-called artist presales — a way of selling batches of advance tickets, often around 8 percent of the inventory for a show, to fans. Credit Chad Batka for The New York Times Two years ago, Songkick, ...

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Californians waste no time buying recreational marijuana after statewide legalization

Californians waste no time buying recreational marijuana after statewide legalization Residents of the Golden State were quick to visit their local recreational marijuana store hours after the drug became legal on New Year’s Day. Lines spanning street blocks were formed ...

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Rupert Murdoch contacted AT&T CEO twice about buying CNN

Rupert Murdoch may be kicking the tires on a deal to buy CNN. The 21st Century Fox chairman has called AT&T’s CEO twice in the past six months offering to buy CNN, Reuters reported Friday, citing sources. Murdoch, 86, phoned ...

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Trump reportedly tried to stop Jon Bon Jovi from buying Bills

President Trump knew Jon Bon Jovi wasn’t going to make the Buffalo Bills great. A community push to stop the rocker from buying the football team in 2014 reportedly had a surprise instigator: the then-real estate mogul, who was also ...

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Google Is Buying HTC’s Smartphone Expertise for $1.1 Billion

The two sides did not disclose how many engineers and other key employees would head to Google as part of the deal. But Peter Shen, HTC’s chief financial officer, said the remaining company would still have more than 2,000 research ...

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Trilobites: An App to Help Save Emissions (and Maybe Money) When Buying a Car

Photo A Smart car in Annapolis, Md. The author owns one and loves that his “little rattletrap” gets 40 miles per gallon. Credit Matt Roth for The New York Times How much is your car contributing to climate change? A ...

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What if ‘One Click’ Buying Were Internetwide?

On the security side, rather than sending along all the credit card details, the browser will generate a one-time payment token that will avoid leaving your credit card number in countless databases around the world. Numerous efforts to modernize the ...

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Your Money: Buying a Mattress Online Was Easy. Now, About the Return.

Still, many things happened during the return process that I never could have predicted. It’s not practical for individual consumers to recompress their beds, shove them in the original boxes and hand them back over to UPS or FedEx, though ...

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A New Dimension in Home Buying: Virtual Reality

Photo Ellie Wald, an agent at Halstead Property, dons a Samsung Gear headset at the brokerage firm’s Manhattan headquarters. Credit Jennifer S. Altman for The New York Times Enter neighborhood, city, zip or address Select minimum price Min Price100,000150,000200,000250,000300,000350,000400,000450,000500,000550,000600,000650,000700,000750,000800,000850,000900,000950,0001 Million1.1 ...

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Hudson’s Bay Is Said to Consider Buying Gilt for $250 Million

Gilt Groupe, a onetime darling of online fashion sales, is nearing a deal to sell itself — albeit at a steep discount to its once lofty valuation. The Hudson’s Bay Company, which owns Saks Fifth Avenue, is in advanced talks ...

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