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Xbox is shuttling PAX-goers to the Microsoft campus to play indie games

If you're going to be in Seattle next week for PAX Prime, Xbox is giving you the opportunity to get your hands on some games before the convention even begins. Bonus perks are you get to ride in the Sunset Overdrive bus, and you getShow More Summary

What the stars will be eating at the 2014 Emmy Awards Governors Ball

Being a TV celebrity has its perks, but when it's time for the Emmys, getting to share a three-course meal with your fellow stars at the annual Emmy Awards Governors Ball has to be pretty high on the list.  We're only guessing here, but filet mignon must taste better with "Breaking Bad"...

Miles Teller Talks One Night Stands in GQ August 2014

Being a big movie star definitely has its perks, and Miles Teller offers some advice for hooking up in the August 2014 issue of GQ magazine. The “Two Night Stand” star confesses that he’s had to do the ‘walk of shame’ himself- “I haven’t...Show More Summary

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Big Brother’ & ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’ Perk Up, ‘SYTYCD’ Slips

CBS' Big Brother (2.3 in adults 18-49) was the big ratings gainer last night, up.3 (15%) from its fast national last Wednesday,.2 (+10%) from the final to once again top the competition in 18-49. There was no change on Extant (1.0), which expanded to two hours last night to accommodate its  earlier finale date. Show More Summary

How to Earn Over $12,000 Through Referrals

Businesses are scrambling to get new customers. The result is competitive pricing for many of the services we've come to enjoy, and a chance to earn freebies and cash like never before. The art of earning perks by having your friends...Show More Summary

At Least European Dividends Are Perking Up

By Tom Lydon: By Todd Shriber & Tom Lydon Plenty of the luster gained last year and in the early part of 2014 by European stocks and exchange traded funds has been lost as economic and geopolitical problems have had investors hitting the sell button on European equities and ETFs. Show More Summary

The BYOB Files: Tsu Kiji Fish Market

Welcome to the BYOB Files, a new monthly column spotlighting the city's bring-your-own-bottle restaurants. To me, the preponderance of BYOB spots in Chicago feels like booze karma, a perk that sort-of compensates for our pesky anti-happy hour law that restricts our natural right to half-price cocktails after work. Show More Summary

Skepticism Surrounds China Promise to Cut Pay for SOE Execs

A recent vow by the Chinese government to curb executive pay and perks at major state-controlled companies has received overwhelming support from the public. That’s hardly surprising given the strong populist flavor of the official rhetoric and notoriously generous remuneration such executives enjoy.

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris UK pre-order bonuses announced

Square Enix revealed a series of retailer-specific pre-order bonuses it has in store for Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris in the UK, including a selection of franchise crossover character skins and items that grant in-game perks. Players who...

Spiders get bigger when they live in the city, study finds

City living can really have its perks – if you’re a spider. Golden orb-weaving spiders that lived in urban areas were bigger and more successful than their country-dwelling counterparts, according to a team of Australian scientists.

Most Popular Rewards Credit Card: Chase Amazon Rewards Visa

A good rewards card will give you perks and benefits, and as long as you use it wisely, it can actually be a great tool to help you save money—not fall into debt. Last week we asked for your favorites, then looked at the five best rewards credit cards. Now we're back to highlight the community favorite. Read more...

EA Sports Season Ticket, Sports Arena draw to a close

EA Sports Season Ticket, a promotion that grants subscribers early access to EA's numerous sports games alongside discounts on DLC and other perks, is slated to be phased out over the course of the next two years. In an update to the Season Ticket...

Ezra Miller, Billy Crudup & More Join 'Stanford Prison Experiment'

Following a pair of breakthrough performances from Ezra Miller in We Need to Talk About Kevin and The Perks of Being A Wallflower, we haven't seen the actor get nearly as much work as we want him to. But now he's lined up what could be a promising indie project with Billy Crudup and Michael Angarano in the Stanford Prison Experiment. Show More Summary

Experiment Complete: A Freckle Pencil is All You Need to Fake an End-of-Summer Glow

Fascinated by the cute smatterings of freckles that grace the cheeks and noses of certain pals, my ears perked right up when I saw mentions of a freckle pencil. I, you see, am a girl sadly without freckles. The eyeliner-like productShow More Summary

Why your employer should clean your house and do your laundry

Casual Friday. Doughnuts at the staff meeting. Company pens for everyone! While these ubiquitous work perks are nice — and may make going to the office a little easier on some days — they're probably not doing much for your financial life. Show More Summary

This one fact alone will make you insanely jealous of Google employees

Why do people love working at Google so much? There seem to be many reasons and one of them is without a doubt the fact that Google showers its employees with perks when they come into the office every day. Business Insider has scored...Show More Summary

Japan’s Export Lift No New Dawn

Japan’s exports perked up in July in line with firmer global demand. But there’s little chance the nation will return any time soon to its status as an export powerhouse.

A quick note on mobile BYOD vs. CYOD

As a practical matter, one needs to have different policies given the expectations in different part of the world. A mobile device isn’t always expected to come as a perk of the job in the US; however, it’s part of the package many other places. You’ll need to go CYOD in the latter, even if […]

Google's Cafeteria Has a Multimillion Dollar Chicken Bill

3 days agoTechnology : Valleywag

Google developed a reputation in the mid-aughties for its lavish employee perks, particularly their corporate kitchens dishing out gourmet meals for their well-fed workers. But in a recent Business Insider profile of Nate Keller, the former Google executive chef unveiled the high cost of keeping Mountain View's advertising talent nourished: Read more...

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