Stocks move higher as more earnings roll in

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are moving higher as more U.S. companies report solid earnings. Netflix rose 6 percent after the online video streaming service said its first-quarter earnings soared. Full Story
VMware first-quarter sales, profit beat views as demand rises
VMware, the biggest maker of software that lets computers run different operating systems, said first-quarter sales and profit exceeded analysts' estimates as more customers renewed contracts.  

 
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Worried about hackers? You should be

A new report found that hackers are becoming more efficient and organized while many companies are struggling to get even fundamental cybersecurity measures into place. Full Story
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Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair

Bored with chardonnay and IPA? Explore mead, the ancient honey beverage and fastest growing segment of the American alcohol industry, with sales up 130 percent from 2012 to 2013. In the Bay Area, fine artisanal mead is being crafted in a variety of styles, from the hop-fermented mead at The Mead Kitchen in Berkeley to sparkling mead at Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes. 
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Oprah Winfrey sued by her stepmom

Barbara Winfrey claims Oprah kicked her out of her own Nashville home following a divorce.