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Published April 07, 2014 FoxNews.com Facebook9 Twitter68 Gplus1 Hamdi Ulukaya (pictured above) is fighting claims made by his ex wife, who says that he stole the recipe for Chobani from rival Greek yogurt company, FageAP A new court filing is causing quite the stir in the yogurt world. The founder of the multi-billion-dollar Chobani empire, Hamdi Ulukaya, is being sued by his ex-wife Ayse Giray, who claims she owns a 53 percent majority stake in the company. The latest revelation from the bitter legal battle is a claim that Ulukaya obtained Chobani’s formula “by bribing a former employee of Fage,” the company’s…

October 6, 2012 0Comment

by Chris Kissell Published October 03, 2012 Bankrate.com Teachers in South Carolina attend sessions to learn how to integrate Skype video conferencing into music class. Annamaria Lusardi, Ph.D., says children in school should be studying dollar signs along with their ABCs. The Denit Trust distinguished scholar in economics and accountancy at the George Washington University School of Business in Washington, D.C., believes the process of educating children about money management is too important to leave to parents. Instead, she says schools should make the topic a requirement beginning at an early age. As a society, we must give schools the trained…

September 17, 2012 0Comment

by Dr. Woody The Career Hot Seat Published September 10, 2012 FOXBusiness iStock As the economy continues to sputter and the labor market remain weak, cash-strapped consumers are looking for unique ways to make ends meet. Web technology has made it easier than ever to get out there and hustle. It’s really just a matter of knowing how to connect to the right opportunities. If you are looking to make some extra cash consider the following opportunities: Monetize Your Hidden Talents We all have talent–it’s just a matter of identifying and advertising it. Online marketplace fiverr.com allows users to sell personalized…

July 8, 2012 0Comment

by Libby Kane Published July 06, 2012 LearnVest Stress is pretty personal. What stresses you out (say, negotiating down the price of a car) might be downright fun for your neighbor (who gets a rush from fighting for bargains). It’s okay that we all get stressed out by different things; some scientists actually find that a little stress is a good thing. But a survey conducted earlier this year by the AOL/The Associated Press found that too much stress is linked to illness. And not just general stress, either. They found that money stress, in particular, may lead to physical illness. What’s So Bad…

May 30, 2012 0Comment

by Carole Moore Published May 23, 2012 Bankrate.com Today’s shoppers have more choices than ever before, from grocery store coupons they can download directly onto their store savings card accounts to apps that help them find even more bargains. But modern technology also makes it easier to spend — turning us into a nation of rabid consumers, always on the prowl for the next big score. The cure for our nationwide shopping fever starts with identifying and conquering our personal spending habits. If we’re successful, we end up with more savings and less debt, which is a financial goal that’s short…

March 15, 2012 0Comment

By Judson Berger Published March 15, 2012 | FoxNews.com   Print   Email   Share   Comments inShare13 AP As the Obama administration tries to respond to rising gas prices by touting an all-of-the-above strategy for energy independence, its own alternative energy initiatives are getting slammed from both sides. The administration for the past six months has been under fire for blowing through nearly $530 million on Solyndra, the solar panel firm that filed for bankruptcy last September. A new government report now finds the loan program that funded Solyndra continues to suffer from management problems. RELATED STORIESuReport: What Are You Paying at the Pump? Submit…

February 8, 2012 0Comment

SARAHPEREZ posted 2 hours ago 9 Comments Proving the rumors right, Amazon todayannounced a video deal with Viacom, Inc. which will allow Amazon Prime members to instantly stream TV shows from MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, TV Land, Spike, VH1, BET, CMT and Logo. The deal increases the total number of Prime Instant Videos to more than 15,000, the company reports. In December, there were 13,000 movies and TV shows available, so it’s a moderate increase in terms of quantity, but a big step in terms of Amazon becoming a more viable Netflix competitor. Since the launch of Prime Instant Videos last February, Amazon has signed licensing deals with CBS, Fox Broadcasting, PBS, NBCUniversal, Sony, Warner…

February 7, 2012 0Comment

Published February 06, 2012 | FoxNews.com Google/YouTubeCan Google’s “Solve fo X” project save the world? Google unveiled a new project dedicated to tackling some of the world’s biggest problems early Monday morning. The company launched a site, called “Solve for X,” a TED-like think tank that will encourage problem solving and teamwork to come up with “radical” ideas for big picture problems. “Solve for X is a place where the curious can go to hear and discuss radical technology ideas for solving global problems,” reads the Solve for X website. RELATED STORIESDefine this! Google exposes dirty wordsGoogle Earth update erases underwater ‘Atlantis’Lawmakers press…

February 6, 2012 0Comment

Investing in Companies You Use Can Pay Off Written By Gary Smith Published February 04, 2012 FOXBusiness Related Stocks MA 390.32 MASTERCARD I… +8.75 CMCSA 27.15 COMCAST CORP… +0.46 The market keeps on plugging away, doesn’t it? But, was last week’s move all that positive?  It certainly had its warts (i.e. average volume and a bare-minimum breakout). On the other hand, let’s not over-analyze things: a new high is certainly a bullish, not bearish sign. This week, more of my favorites, with these two stocks I use almost every single day. That alone always makes me love them, especially if they drop a…

February 5, 2012 0Comment

Published February 04, 2012 | FoxNews.com A multibillion-dollar stimulus push to modernize the nation’s power grid is raising cybersecurity concerns, as the Department of Energy’s official watchdog reports that dozens of grant recipients came to the table with inadequate security plans. The finding comes amid new warnings about cybersecurity threats, and a rash of international cyber attacks. The power grid program in question is in the Energy Department, and received a $3.5 billion infusion in the 2009 stimulus package. That money was awarded to 99 recipients, with individual grants ranging up to $200 million. In a January report, the inspector general…