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Florida Woman Hit with Staggering $200,000 Cell Phone Bill
If you think your cell phone bill is high, you haven’t met Celina Aarons.
The Florida woman added a cell phone to her account for her mute and hearing-impaired brother, who didn’t know to turn off his data roaming when he was recently in Canada. Since his only form of communication with the phone is …
The Doors Rare 1965 Acetate Sells For $3,650 on eBay
An ultra-rare, six-song Doors acetate from 1965 sold via eBay on Monday (Oct. 10) to the highest bidder at the hefty price of $3,650. This collector’s dream piece had some serious action during the auction, pulling in no less than 40 bids before the magic words “you&CloseCurlyQ…
Netflix Scraps Idea for Qwikster DVD-by-Mail Service
Netflix has been doing so much backpedaling lately, it’s surprising the company hasn’t adopted a bicycle for its logo.
In the most recent reversal, Netflix announced Monday that it’s scrapping a plan to split its streaming and DVD-by-mail services into two different companies and would instead keep b…
Is the Full Tilt Poker Site Just a Massive Ponzi Scheme?
Full Tilt Poker, one of the Internet’s most popular poker sites, operated “as a massive Ponzi scheme against its own players,” alleges Manhattan’s US attorney.
The allegations come as part of a civil money laundering complaint claiming that funds the site raised went to pay members of its board of…
Netflix May Have to Pay $100,000 for Qwikster Twitter Account
Chances are good at least one “d’oh!” was uttered in at least one Netflix conference room Tuesday morning.
It seems the company, which on Monday announced it would split up its service and rebrand the DVD-delivery side Qwikster, neglected to lock up the name on Twitter. Now Jason Castillo, who’s owne…
Playboy’s October Issue Selling for 60 Cents
When it hits newsstands on Friday, the retro October edition of Playboy will be selling for 60 cents.
The reduced price is a gimmick to promote the NBC show ‘The Playboy Club,’ which centers around the satin-costumed bunnies who worked in the famed nightspot during the sixties.

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