(Reuters) - The Internal Revenue Service paid a record $125.4 million in 2012 to whistleblowers who provided evidence of tax cheating, including a massive payout to a former employee of Swiss bank UBS AG, according to an IRS report made public on Wednesday.
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Before Disney purchased Marvel for $4 billion in May 2012, Sega had released console and PC games based on the first two Iron Man movies. With Iron Man 3 blowing away box office records (over $175.3 million domestic for a total of $680.1 million worldwide) in under two weeks, there’s only a free mobile game from Gameloft for gamers.
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Gov. Corbett announced $125 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program awards for 54 projects, including 14 in Southeastern Pennsylvania that received $38.8 million.
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Filed under: Investing While AT&T's success isn't as tied to Apple and the iPhone as it once was, investors watching this week still need to know if increased competition is taking a toll. There's plenty of it. Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile have joined Verizon in carrying the iPhone. All four are pitching deals to get customers to switch, though only T-Mobile has taken the...
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Filed under: Investing Pandora's held up just fine in fiscal 2013, and now we'll have to see if it can hold up in what promises to be a contested new fiscal year. Shares of the leading music streaming service moved sharply higher in early trading Friday on better-than-expected quarterly results. Revenue soared 54% to $125.1 million, and Pandora's net loss clocked in at...
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It's time for a trip back to the Stone Age, mobile gamers!
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The mobile PC market isn't doing great, but that's only if you look at it independently of tablet device sales. NPD DisplaySearch now says that over the next five years, however, the mobile PC market will more than double, growing from 367.6 million units in 2012 to 762.7 million by 2017.
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Business Matters Staff Report -- AT&T introduced faster 4G LTE service today for its mobile customers in the Tallahassee area, permitting faster web surfing, video streaming and email downloads for LTE-compatible mobile devices.
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Online gamers have become rich targets for cybercriminals, according a report released this week by the Anti Phishing Work Group. Over the last two quarters of 2012, phishing attacks aimed at online gamers jumped from 2.7 percent in the September frame to 14.7 percent in the December quarter, the APWG said in its Phishing Activity Trends Report for the fourth quarter of...
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Filed under: Investing T-Mobile USA had a successful debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Investors bought into the company that consists of the merged T-Mobile and smaller MetroPCS. Deutsche Telekom will retain a 74% stake in the combined company. It's good timing. A pair of bidders are making a play for Sprint Nextel , and the market can always use a third...
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