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PS4 sells 4.2 million units in 2013, beating the Xbox One comfortably

PS4 sells 4.2 million units in 2013, beating the Xbox One comfortably

At CES 2014, Sony has announced that the PS4 has sold 4.2 million units as of December 28, 2013. Yesterday, Microsoft revealed that it had sold 3 million Xbox Ones as of the end of 2013. It would appear that the PS4 is outselling the Xbox One by some margin, but the bigger picture is actually a lot more complex ...

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Obamacare signups hit 2 million mark Tuesday

Obamacare signups hit 2 million mark Tuesday

JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS New Year’s Day will bring a fresh test for President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, as hundreds of thousands of Americans will begin to use the program’s new medical coverage for the first time. WASHINGTON — The White House claimed a small Obamacare victory Tuesday with signups surpassing 2 million at year’s end. The figure falls short of the ...

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Pierre penthouse price slashed to $95 million

Pierre penthouse price slashed to $95 million

RICHARD DREW/ASSOCIATED PRESS The “Grand Salon” of the Pierre overlooks Central Park, with four adjoining terraces. The room is 78-feet long by 46-feet wide with 23-foot ceilings, featuring an 18-foot high fireplace and 10-foot chandelier. It’s a biggest pre-Christmas sale than the one going on at Macy’s! The spectacular three-story, 16-room penthouse co-op at the Pierre Hotel is now on ...

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Black market flooded with 40 million credit card numbers stolen from Target

Black market flooded with 40 million credit card numbers stolen from Target

ABC Target offered a 10 percent discount to shoppers this weekend as an apology for a security breach that exposed 40 million credit and debit card numbers. But the reduction was only available in stores, and not on the Internet. Holiday news for Target shoppers got even gloomier with reports that credit card information stolen from 40 million accounts has ...

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Williamburg loft selling for a whopping $6.5 million

Williamburg loft selling for a whopping $6.5 million

Courtesy Douglas Elliman A massive, walk-in closet in the loft in Williamsburg’s Gretsch Building that is selling for a potential Brooklyn record $ 6.5 million Locals have been complaining about the Manhattanization of Williamsburg for years, and now the hip neighborhood even has the real estate prices to match. A massive loft at the Gretsch Building along Broadway has just ...

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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ penthouse hits market at $6.5 million

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ penthouse hits market at $6.5 million

Han Myung-Gu/WireImage The Midtown penthouse that Leonardo DiCaprio’s character in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ calls home is now on the market for $ 6.5 million. Welcome to the wolf’s lair. The Midtown penthouse Leonardo DiCaprio calls home in the new Scorsese flick “The Wolf of Wall Street” is now on the market. And at $ 6.5 million for the ...

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Harvey Weinstein sues for $75 million over ‘The Hobbit’ series

Harvey Weinstein sues for $75 million over ‘The Hobbit’ series

Warner Bros. Pictures Warner Bros. says the second “The Hobbit” movie, set to be released on Friday, actually constitutes a remake. Powerhouse movie exec Harvey Weinstein and his brother sued Warner Brothers Wednesday for $ 75 million over the studio’s decision to divide their “The Hobbit” film into three installments and refuse to pay the Weinsteins their share of revenue ...

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Bob Dylan’s electric guitar sells for nearly $1 million

Bob Dylan’s electric guitar sells for nearly $1 million

Christie’s Auction House/AP; TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images The Fender Stratocaster a young Bob Dylan played at the historic 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Like Elvis’ no-hips-allowed appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” or the Beatles’ arrival in America, or Woodstock, it is considered one of the milestone moments in rock history: Bob Dylan going electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. On ...

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Yankees agree to 7-year, $153 million deal with former Red Sox OF Ellsbury: source

Yankees agree to 7-year, $153 million deal with former Red Sox OF Ellsbury: source

MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS Former Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has plenty of reason to smile after agreeing to a hefty free agent contract with the Yankees. The Yankees-Red Sox rivalry has another new twist. According to a source, the Bombers agreed to a seven-year, $ 153 million deal with Jacoby Ellsbury, moving the All-Star center fielder from Boston to the Bronx ...

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1-megawatt cold fusion power plant now available – yours for just $1.5 million

1-megawatt cold fusion power plant now available – yours for just $1.5 million

Believe it or not, the first cold fusion power plant is now available to pre-order. The E-Cat 1MW Plant, which comes in a standard shipping container, can produce one megawatt of thermal energy, using low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR) — a process, often known as cold fusion, that fuses nickel and hydrogen into copper, producing energy 100,000 times more efficiently than ...

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