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  • What You Could Buy Instead of $2,700 Super Bowl Ticket

    iStock/Thinkstock(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) -- On Saturday, the day before Super Bowl 50, the cheapest ticket available for the big game was $2,700, a Stub Hub representative told ABC News. Coveted tickets for the game have sold from $1,222 to $27,983, said Stub Hub. But instead of paying $2,700 for one seat at […]

  • Twitter Considering Changing to Algorithmic Timeline

    seewhatmitchsee/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Twitter as you know it may soon be a thing of the past.The social media company plans to introduce a new version of its timeline, featuring an algorithm that reorders tweets based on what it believes people most want to see. BuzzFeed News first reported the […]

  • Jobs Report Leads US Stocks to Decline

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The latest jobs report pulled the major indexes lower at the close on Friday with major tech stock sell-offs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 211.75 (over 1 percent) to close at 16204.83. The tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 146.42 (about 3 percent) to end the session at 4363.14, while […]

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  • A History of Super Bowl Halftime Performances

    Katy Perry performs at Super Bowl 49; Tom Pennington/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Super Bowl halftime show normally features the biggest names in music, who are often veteran performers.  This year's headliners, pop/rock band Coldplay, aren't on the level of past headliners like The Rolling Stones and Bruce […]

  • Nearly 30 Years After "Like a Prayer" Furor, Madonna Song Featured in New Pepsi Super Bowl Commercial

    Christopher Polk/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It just goes to show that if you wait long enough, all scandals will fade away.  Pepsi's big Super Bowl commercial this Sunday will include a classic Madonna song -- nearly thirty years after the soft-drink company had to pull an ad featuring another Madonna tune. In […]

  • Helen Mirren Defends Academy in Oscar Diversity Debate

    Helen Mirren accepts the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for "The Queen" in 2007; Michael Caulfield/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Oscar winner Helen Mirren is defending the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Oscars diversity debate. Asked about the controversy by England's Channel 4 News, the 70-year-old […]