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This morning, I logged in to Reddit and posted a photo of a friend's candy bar resume, captioned with nine simple words. "This is my friend's resume. He got the job."

Jumping Into Oscar Buzz: Aflac for Affleck Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 5:19 PM ET

How can an insurance company with no connection to the film biz find a way to exploit the buzz about the Oscars? It's all in a name.

Strike Three! The US Consumer Is Out Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 2:19 PM ET

Faced with a deferred tax refund, an increased tax bite to their paychecks and higher gas prices, American consumers plan to scale back.

Trump Twitter Mystery! Who Hacked the Donald? Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 1:47 PM ET
Donald Trump

In what appears to be the latest in a wave of attacks on Twitter accounts, an out-of-character tweet from Donald Trump's verified account set the Internet abuzz, and then disappeared.

Here's Why You Should Be Buying Stocks     Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 1:20 PM ET

Stocks ease after a massive run. Should you buy on the pullback? Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, weighs in with his trade.

Former ASU quarterback Brock Osweiler, pictured at far left, and fan Jonathan Leiterman, who used startup Fandeavor.

Fandeavor.com offers unique game-day experiences for fans, and was funded by the VegasTech Fund. Led by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, the fund is part of a broader push to revitalize downtown Las Vegas.

The White House is taking a cue from Silicon Valley and adopting what Mark Zuckerberg calls the "hacker way."

Millionaire Spaceflier Eyes 2018 Mars Mission Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 11:56 AM ET
Dennis Tito, most widely known as being the first space tourist back in mid-2001.

Dennis Tito, who paid a reported $20 million for a ride on a Russian spacecraft, is said to be backing a privately funded, possibly manned, shot at Mars.

Italy Chooses: Tycoon, Clown or Professor Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 11:47 AM ET

After a year under Mario Monti's technocratic government, Italians return to the polls on Sunday February 24.

Curt Schillings bloody sock goes up for auction.

Curt Schilling's "bloody sock" is being auctioned off in New York (and online) by Heritage Auctions. As of Thursday morning, bidding was up to just $60,000, but typically, bidding intensifies over the final 48 hours.

Whether your car insurance carrier charges you more depends on your age, recent driving record and even your credit score. Here's what you should know.

Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google Inc., wearing Project Glass internet glasses.

As Google and other companies begin to build wearable technology devices, an industry not known for its fashion sense faces a new challenge, the NYT reports.

Boone Pickens, Chairman, BP Capital Management

T.Boone Pickens is working on a deal with Mayor Bloomberg to power some New York food trucks with natural gas.

Nike Suspends Contract With Pistorius Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 6:49 AM ET
Oscar Pistorius

American sportwear company Nike suspended its endorsement contract with South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius on Thursday after he was charged with murdering his girlfriend a week ago.

Hottest Mobile Trends Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 4:43 AM ET

The biggest mobile trade show in the calendar kicks off on February 25 in Barcelona, Spain. Industry watchers expect new products to be unveiled by a host of players including Google, Samsung, HTC and Sony at the Mobile World Congress.

Investors Beware Italy's 'Joker in the Pack' Thu, 21 Feb '13 | 1:43 AM ET
A giant paper mache float representing Italian comedian and politician Beppe Grillo moves through the streets of Viareggio, Italy.

Markets are underestimating the risk of a surprise election result in Italy and the possibility of new elections within the year as support for "protest" parties in the country grows, analysts have warned.

Sony video game designer Mark Cerny speaks as Sony takes wraps off  PlayStation 4 in New York.

Sony acknowledged that the stakes are high as it introduced its new Playstation 4 console, saying that the new gaming ecosystem aims to revolutionize play.

Tesla Sees Its First Profit in First Quarter Wed, 20 Feb '13 | 4:00 PM ET
A Tesla Motors Inc. vehicle is displayed during the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Tesla reported a wider-than-anticipated net loss for the fourth quarter as higher production costs offset better-than-anticipated revenues.

Bernie Madoff said he does not need "credit" for helping recover money for victims of his Ponzi scheme, he just wished court-appointed trustee Irving Picard would tell the truth about his roll in process.

Fed Officials Divided on Future of Easing Wed, 20 Feb '13 | 2:09 PM ET
The New York Federal Reserve Building.

Some Fed policymakers think the policy may have to end earlier than promised.

Springsteen’s 'Born to Run' House for Sale Wed, 20 Feb '13 | 2:06 PM ET
Bruce Springsteen performance during the 'Get Out The Vote' Event With Bill Clinton And Bruce Springsteen at Tri-C Western Campus Field House on October 18, 2012 in Parma, Ohio.

The Jersey Shore house where Bruce Springsteen wrote his breakthrough album "Born to Run" just hit the market. Baby he was born to sell!

Airlines offer lifetime elite frequent-flier status including perks. But with Delta planning to require fliers to spend a minimum amount annually to maintain elite status, racking up miles may no longer be enough.

Gold is flashing the "death cross" but the bearish chart pattern is not the only thing scaring investors.

Entrepreneur Joseph Schlesinger has used Kickstarter, the crowd sourced website, to raise funding for his company ArcBotics.

In honor of the seventh annual National Entrepreneurship Week, the SBA is hosting a series of webinars for entrepreneurs on everything from crowd-funding innovation to starting an urban farm.

In a struggling economy a new survey finds that 75 percent of people who applied for a job in the past year never heard from at least one potential employer, NBC News reports.

Why the Tesla S May Be a Game-Changer Wed, 20 Feb '13 | 10:51 AM ET
Tesla Motors S Model

After taking the Tesla S for a test drive, Phil LeBeau thinks this car is a game-changer.

Need Technology Experts? Try Rural America Wed, 20 Feb '13 | 10:39 AM ET

Information technology salaries have risen 15-20 percent in India, and staff turnover is high. Enter Rural Sourcing, which offers IT employees from rural America to replace outsourced workers from India.

The Future of Garbage Is ... No Garbage Wed, 20 Feb '13 | 10:37 AM ET
Miguel Rojas

Waste-management company Recology is working with the city of San Francisco to help it become the country's first zero-waste city — in seven years.

Russia's US Meat Ban: Why Now? Wed, 20 Feb '13 | 10:34 AM ET

Last year’s exports of beef and pork to Russia were worth more than $550 million. That's a 21 percent increase from 2011 and a share that US companies stand to lose this year.

The head of U.S. tire maker Titan launched a vitriolic attack on French productivity after the country’s government suggested he buy a factory in the north of France.