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AAA: Crashes Touch One in Three but Drivers Continue to Take Risks

Web Team February 13, 2015

AURORA, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Too many Americans report that they regularly speed, run red lights, use distracting devices or drive drowsy, despite the fact that one in three have a loved one who has been seriously

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Rakuten: Men to Spend More Than Women This Valentine’s Day

Web Team February 12, 2015

ALISO VIEJO, Calif — Rakuten, one of the world’s largest online retail marketplaces, today reveals the results of its Rakuten Shopping Secrets survey ahead of Valentine’s Day. The study, conducted with consumers over seven markets,

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Report: Americans Spending Nearly Five Hours a Day on Smartphones

Web Team February 11, 2015

SEATTLE — Americans are now spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smart phones – more than their counterparts in at least 11 countries around the world – according to a new monthly

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45 Percent Of Americans Think Online Privacy Is More Important Than National Security

Web Team February 3, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. — The latest edition of the annual TRUSTe Consumer Confidence Index shows that online privacy is a hot button issue for Americans with 92 percent concerned about their privacy when using the

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McDonald’s One-Minute “Pay with Lovin’” Ad is Super Bowl Game Leader, According to Ace Metrix

Web Team February 3, 2015

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — McDonald’s one-minute “Pay with Lovin’” ad, which aired during the 2nd quarter, is the top-scoring ad so far scored for Super Bowl 2015, according to Ace Metrix®, the standard in television

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