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Disgruntled soccer fan puts his team up for sale on Gumtree

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A Brisbane soccer fan has taken his disappointment with his team public

The fed-up supporter of Brisbane Roar football club has put his team up for sale on classifieds site, GumtreeThe ad posted by “C Fong” — a stab at the struggling chairman Chris Fong — initially went up for sale for a low “$3.50 Negotiable”

The bargain giveaway is a sad joke playing on the club’s current financial woes, with revelations the…

Flipboard Confirms Its $50M Funding Round

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Apple will have to explain today how it will survive a slowdown in China

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Apple has two big questions to answer for Wall Street as it reports third quarter earnings after the market closes on Tuesday: what happens to its growth if China’s market collapses and what the heck is going on with the Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch first went on sale in late April, near the beginning of the quarter, setting off many frothy estimates among analysts for sales of Apple’s first completely new shiny gadget in five years. But expectations have been dulled in recent weeks in the…

Walmart rains on Amazon’s sale parade with a big shopping day of its own

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Walmart is not-so-subtly crashing Amazon‘s 20th anniversary sale event with its own day — well, make that week — of steep discounts.

Last week, Amazon announced it would give Prime members access to a sale event on July 15 — with deals it says will be bigger than Black Friday. And now, Walmart announced it will be holding a massive sale starting that same day. It’s like that time your neighbor threw a bigger, better party with ponies and a bouncing castle house every night during your…

Amazon thinks its new shopping day will put Black Friday to shame

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Amazon is about to turn 20, and to mark the occasion, it’s giving Prime members access to a sale event it’s billing as bigger than Black Friday

The Prime Day sale, which is being promoted on Amazon’s homepage, begins at 12 a.m. PT on July 15 and will push out new deals as quickly as every 10 minutes for 24 hours

The sales will run across all departments, including electronics, appliances and apparel, and could appear as lightning deals and deals of the…

Iconic 30 Rock building renamed for Comcast, just as Tina Fey predicted

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30 Rockefeller Plaza — the iconic Manhattan skyscraper that NBC calls home, and that inspired the title of Tina Fey’s first sitcom — officially has a new name: the Comcast Building.

Just in from NBC: 30 Rock is now officially the Comcast Building. New sign atop the building will be lit up tonight pic.twitter.com/M8xC8EE8OC

— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) July 1, 2015

The name change has been in the works for years,…

Donald Trump calls Neil Young a ‘hypocrite’ after music controversy

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Donald Trump snapped back Wednesday at Neil Young for complaining about the unauthorized use of “Rockin’ in the Free World” at the billionaire’s presidential candidacy announcement, calling Young a “hypocrite” and proclaiming he “didn’t love [the song] anyway.”

Trump also tweeted that Young visited him seeking funds for “an audio deal,” presumably in 2014, before the launch of Young’s PonoMusic service and PonoPlayer. The photo appears to include a stock-sale agreement, though it wasn’t…

Don’t sweat it: FitBit goes public and stock takes off like an excited runner

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Want some stock in FitBit? Don’t sweat it.

FitBit, the maker of fitness-tracking wearables, became a public company on Thursday, as stock in the market leader of the wearable fitness shot up more than 50% to $31.05 in its first morning of trading.

The company’s IPO priced at $20 per share, which was already well above the initial range of between $14 and $16 per share. At that price, the company is worth $4.1 billion

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Don’t sweat it: FitBit goes public and stock takes off like an excited runner

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Want some stock in FitBit? Don’t sweat it.

FitBit, the maker of fitness-tracking wearables, became a public company on Thursday, as stock in the market leader of the wearable fitness shot up more than 50% to $31.05 in its first morning of trading.

The company’s IPO priced at $20 per share, which was already well above the initial range of between $14 and $16 per share. At that price, the company is worth $4.1 billion

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Tiny drone packs real gimbal and live streaming

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High-flying drones appear to be on an even faster innovation track than traditional technology.

In the space of a few years, prices have fallen like rocks as the capabilities have skyrocketed. They’re quickly packing in sensors and features once thought the sole purview of pro-level flyers.

Extreme Flyers Micro Drone 2.0 already made a mark by being one of the tiniest drones — it basically fits in one hand — to carry a camera….