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FTC Sues Amazon

The move had been expected since last week, when Amazon said it wouldn’t settle with the FTC over the charges

CBS Seattle–07/10/2014

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Expedia Agrees To Buy Wotif For $658M

Expedia Inc. says it has agreed to pay 703 million Australian dollars ($658 million) for Wotif.com Holdings Ltd., an online travel company that covers the Asia-Pacific region.

07/06/2014

Amazon says that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Amazon Vows FTC Lawsuit Over Millions In Unauthorized Child Purchases

Amazon says that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.

07/03/2014

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FTC Says T-Mobile Made ‘Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars’ In Bogus Charges

The Federal Trade Commission claims Bellevue-based mobile giant T-Mobile has been placing hidden charges in phone bills for a premium texting service that was never authorized by customers.

CBS Seattle–07/01/2014

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Corporate Sponsorship Of Gay Pride Parades On The Rise

Salt Lake City’s gay pride parade also featured a few, more conventional participants: Some of America’s most well-known companies

CBS Seattle–06/27/2014

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Starbucks Hiking Prices On Drinks, Bagged Coffee

Starbucks is raising prices on some of its drinks by 5 cents to 20 cents starting next week

CBS Seattle–06/20/2014

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Amazon Live: New Fire Phone At Seattle Event

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has gone on stage to unveil what is expected to be a new smartphone

CBS Seattle–06/18/2014

Martin Nickerson Jr. has sued Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and state tax chief Carol Nelson in federal court, arguing that he cannot be taxed on the state and local levels because he’s already being federally prosecuted, Courthouse News Service reports. His attorneys argue that he is unable to defend himself from state tax charges because he would be forced to waive his Fifth Amendment rights by responding to the local tax charges. (credit: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: State Can’t Tax Marijuana Because Pot Is Illegal On Federal Level

Washington State should be barred from collecting thousands of dollars in state and local marijuana taxes from an authorized marijuana dispensary and its owner because there are already pending federal charges, a lawsuit filed in federal court claims.

05/12/2014

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Nintendo Says No To Virtual Equality In Life Game

Nintendo said Tuesday it wouldn’t bow to pressure to allow players to engage in romantic activities with characters of the same sex in English editions of “Tomodachi Life.” This follows a social media campaign launched by fans last month seeking virtual equality for the game’s characters, which are modeled after real people.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2014

Nintendo blames slow sales of its premiere product, the Wii U, for its financial struggles. (Getty Images)

Nintendo Posts $457 Million Loss Thanks To Slow Sales Of Wii U

Nintendo executives blame the slow sales of its premiere product for 3 years of financial losses.

05/07/2014

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Tax Havens For When You Win The Lottery

Suppose you won the lottery, what happens next? Check out these amazing tax havens where you can stow your money without worrying about the tax hit.

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CertaPro Painters To The Rescue

They came, they painted, they conquered. Lee Callahan here and I am thrilled with the expert work that CertaPro did on my living room and kitchen and front door. We loved our color, but we definitely needed […]

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