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Entertainment Netflix raising US price for most popular video plan by $1 Netflix raising US price for most popular video plan by $1
Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 for new customers in the U.S., Canada and some Latin America countries to help cover its escalating costs for shows such as "House of Cards" and other original programming.



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Local & Regional Military aircraft attract attention in Roseburg, Eugene (Photo Gallery)
Three military aircraft attracted a lot of attention Wednesday in Roseburg, Ore., where the president is expected Friday to meet with the families of the victims of the October 1 mass shooting at Umpqua Community College. The airport in Roseburg is not rated to handle an aircraft like Air Force One. The president could fly in to Eugene by plane and then transit via helicopter to Roseburg.


Sports Photo Gallery: Best sports photos (Photo Gallery)
The thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat: the spirit of sports can sometimes be captured in less than a blink of an eye - or a camera shutter. >>> See the Sports Photo Gallery

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Home  California woman uses robot device to wait in line, buy iPhone California woman uses robot device to wait in line, buy iPhone (Video)
Many people wish they could be at two places at the same time. A San Diego girl did just that when she stood 21 hours in line for an iPhone in Palo Alto from her own home in Clairemont. As Zohreen Adamjee found out, the device also allows her to work from home.

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Technology Tokyo auto show to highlight 'smart' green cars Tokyo auto show to highlight 'smart' green cars (Photo Gallery)
The Tokyo Motor Show, opening to the public Oct. 30 at Tokyo Big Sight convention hall, will be packed with futuristic eye-catching vehicles that drive themselves, offer online information in dazzling ways and are so green they are zero-emissions.
Technology Amazon challenges Etsy with Handmade at Amazon Amazon challenges Etsy with Handmade at Amazon
Amazon is launching its site for handcrafted goods called Handmade at Amazon on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade goods ahead of the holiday season.


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Technology Twitter gives co-founder Jack Dorsey a 2nd chance as CEO
Twitter is embracing Jack Dorsey as its CEO in hopes that its once-spurned co-founder can hatch a plan to expand the short messaging service's audience and end nearly a decade of financial losses.



Business Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent
Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the crucial winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth and other factors, according to the nation's largest retail industry trade group.


Consumer Chip cards won't prevent all credit card fraud
Chances are you got a new credit card in the mail recently – one that has a small, computer chip embedded on the front.

If you didn’t, you will soon.

These cards are harder to counterfeit because that chip generates a unique code every time you put it into the card reader.
Consumer Timeshare reseller accused of cheating consumers (Video)
The local Better Business Bureau is concerned about a pattern of complaints against a timeshare resell company doing business as Carriage House Travel, Inc. with an address in Kirkland. The company's accused of cheating consumers out of thousands of dollars in bogus fees. The company's business practices mirror those of other outfits that claim to have a buyer for your timeshare, then request thousands up front- but never make the sale.