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Recent articles by Mike:

Papa John's serves up college tuition benefit to employees of pizza chain

Troubled pizza chain Papa John's will pay college tuition for its employees and assistance for franchisees. → Read More

New high-res music streaming service Qobuz launches in US, takes aim at Spotify, Pandora

A new streaming service, Qobuz, lets you listen to music at a higher quality than leading services such as Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music. → Read More

Facebook inadvertently pulls, reinstates Trump Organization ads labeled as political

Facebook reportedly removed, and reinstated more than 100 ads from The Trump Organization because the network mistakenly identified them as political. → Read More

Apple, Google face criticism for app that lets Saudi men track women

The tech giants face criticism for offering a Saudi government app that lets men track the movements of women. → Read More

Ben & Jerry's two new vegan non-dairy desserts include Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Ben & Jerry's has added two new flavors to its non-dairy, vegan dessert lineup: Chocolate Caramel Cluster and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. → Read More

Brother of Lauren Sanchez reportedly is source of Bezos' leaked texts, photos

The brother of former Los Angeles news anchor Lauren Sanchez reportedly leaked texts and photos shared between her and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. → Read More

BB&T in Nashville: Merger with SunTrust aims to create sixth-largest bank in US

SunTrust, which has 16 bank branches across Nashville, is merging with BB&T in a $66 billion deal the banks call a "merger of equals" to create the sixth-largest bank in the U.S. → Read More

BB&T and SunTrust $66B merger will create sixth-largest bank in the US

BB&T and SunTrust are merging to create the sixth-largest U.S. bank in a deal valued at about $66 billion. → Read More

BB&T, SunTrust announce $66 billion merger, create sixth-largest US bank

BB&T and SunTrust are merging to create the sixth-largest U.S. bank in a deal valued at about $66 billion. → Read More

'Fortnite' hit with earthquake tremors as game nears Season 7 end

Tremors have begun occurring in popular video game 'Fortnite,' which some say suggest an earth-shaking event will soon hit the online phenomenon. → Read More

T-Mobile promises not to raise prices for 3 years if Sprint merger is approved

T-Mobile CEO John Legere told the FCC the wireless provider will not raise prices for three years if its $59 billion merger with Sprint is approved. → Read More

More VR, 4K video could be coming to your favorite NBA games thanks to AT&T deal

The multi-year deal, tipping off with AT&T's sponsorship of the NBA All-Star Game's Slam Dunk Contest, focuses on marketing, but could involve tech. → Read More

Talk of PS5 on the rise as Sony PlayStation 4 sales wane

Holiday sales of Sony's PlayStation 4 game console slowed, compared to the previous year, the electronics giant says. However, PS4 game sales rose. → Read More

Google sets April 2 closing date for Google+, download your photos and content before then

Google will close Google+ on April 2, nearly eight years after it launched the social network, in an attempt to compete with Facebook. → Read More

Taco Bell brings back Double Cheesy Gordita for US, tests Double Steak Melt in Cleveland

Fast-food chain Taco Bell has brought back the Double Cheesy Gordita to its restaurants nationwide, and is testing a Double Steak Melt in Cleveland. → Read More

Fruit juices, for kids and adults, may include lead and other metals, study finds

The fruit juices your child and you drink may have elevated levels of arsenic, lead or cadmium, according to a new Consumer Reports study. → Read More

Apple sued over FaceTime eavesdropping bug after attorney says it listened to testimony

A Houston attorney sued Apple saying the FaceTime bug let someone eavesdrop when he was taking sworn testimony from a client, Bloomberg reported. → Read More

'Fortnite' kicks off Super Bowl weekend with return of NFL outfits, gear

'Fortnite' gets NFL uniforms for the Super Bowl. Fans of the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams get new outfits and a special game mode, too. → Read More

PG&E files for bankruptcy amid California wildfire lawsuits, citing billions in claims

The utility filed bankruptcy documents despite investigators determining last week that its equipment was not to blame for a 2017 fire that killed 22. → Read More

Cord cutting? Amazon has more movies, but Netflix has higher-rated films, tech site finds

Amazon Prime has four times as many movies as Netflix, but Netflix has a higher-quality collection, tech site Streaming Observer found. → Read More