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Carmakers make dramatic designs to incite emotional responses, but some get especially high amounts of love and hate.

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    Microsoft is advancing in extended-hours trading after reporting better-than-expected fiscal 2014 third quarter earnings and in-line revenue amid a surge in Azure, Office 365 and Surface sales.

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    Shares of Amazon surged after the company posted first-quarter results that were better than expected.

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    If one didn't know any better, you would think nothing else was going on at the increasingly global Starbucks besides the Oprah Chai. Fortunately we know better, and want to pass on some interesting knowledge to you. From secret drinks, to new China store openings, Starbucks has a ton going on that must be appreciated.

  • Starbucks Earnings: What's Wall Street Saying

    Starbucks is about to post its fiscal second-quarter results after market close on Thursday, but what Wall Street is really looking for on the call is more on what CEO Howard Schultz has to say about any of the company's growth initiatives, given that it aims to be a $100-billion market cap company.

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    Microsoft is in the process of a turnaround under CEO Satya Nadella that will revolve around subscriptions to its Office 365 software. Third-quarter earnings, however, may be clouded by the looming acquisition of Nokia's handset business.

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Sorry United: Alaska and Virgin Fly Friendlier Skies

Airline fees are the norm and perks are still few, but smaller carriers know that even minor concessions to the passenger can pay off miles down the road.

  • Sozzi: 3 Starbucks' Overseas Surprises

    If one didn't know any better, you would think nothing else was going on at the increasingly global Starbucks besides the Oprah Chai. Fortunately we know better, and want to pass on some interesting knowledge to you. From secret drinks, to new China store openings, Starbucks has a ton going on that must be appreciated.

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    This set-top device holds the promise of redrawing the ancient battle lines between cable, broadcast and Web TV.

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  • 3 Reasons Why Harley Davidson Shines

    Sales of motorcycles have continued to ride back from the depths of hell known as the Great Recession. Excluding scooters, sales of motorcycles increased 3% in 2013. In units, however, at 465,000 sold last year, the total remained about 50% below the peak hit in 2007. Industry leader Harley Davidson's shareholders have benefited both from the industry recovery and positive headlines emanating from the company. Here we share some little known secrets.