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Bachelorette Party American Style

Bachelorette Party American Style

Bachelorette Party, A GoPro Hero4 first look. Youtube After 3 minutes of in-depth thought and great office deliberation Wealth Wrap decided its time to add video to our “repertoire”. With a company trip planned for the Lake of the Ozarks that upcoming weekend there appeared to be no better time to make the plunge. Decision 1, which camera to buy? I’m no videographer but I do know... »

Jet Blue Says Goodbye To Free Checked Bags

Jet Blue Says Goodbye To Free Checked Bags

And then there was 1. Today JetBlue Airways announced they will be charging customers for the 1st checked bag leaving Southwest Airlines as the only major United States carrier to give complimentary 1st bag service. Southwest has not announced plans to change their baggage policy and uses it as an effective advertising tool to attract consumers. JetBlue announced a new 3 tier pricing structure tha... »

Taylor Swift Politely Gives Apple Music The Gate

Taylor Swift Politely Gives Apple Music The Gate

Tech Crunch and Cnet confirm that Taylor Swift has decided not to allow her music to be played on Apple’s (APPL Nasdaq) upcoming streaming service. Last fall Swift pulled her music from popular streaming app Spotify referring to the music service as “the grand experiment”. Swift, other artists, and music executives have complained about lack of royalties from streaming services, ... »

Alibaba To Launch Video Streaming Service Netflix In China

Alibaba To Launch Video Streaming Service Netflix In China

Chinese online mega-retailer Alibaba Holding Limited (BABA.N) announced plans to launch a streaming service in China very similar to Netflix (NFLX) and Time Warner’s (TWX)  HBOGO.  The company plans to release the service in 2 months according to Alibaba’s head of digital entertainment business Patrick Lui. Lui also states “Our mission, the mission of all of Alibaba, is to redefi... »

Shaquille O’Neal Invest with Startup Brokerage Loyal3

Shaquille O’Neal Invest with Startup Brokerage Loyal3

Legendary NBA Center, Shaquille O’Neal, announced today his investment and partnership in LOYAL3 Holdings Inc. a startup brokerage based in San Francisco, CA. LOYAL3 uses its website and mobile app to enable customers to buy stock in publicly traded companies for as little as $10 making it very appealing to non institutional investors. O’Neal stated he found out about the company throu... »

10. Highest Paid Rugby Players

10. Highest Paid Rugby Players

10. Jamie Roberts – £380,000 (R6.9-million) $584,772 Jamie Roberts is a Welsh Rugby Union star from Newport, Wales, United Kingdom. Roberts has played for the Under-16, Under-19, and Under-21 Welch national team. His Under-21 team represented Wales in the Six Nations Championship in which Wales won the Six Nations Grand Slam in 2005. With all of his on field achievements we find it important... »

Charter Set For $55 Billion Deal for Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications is set to acquire Time Warner Cable for $55 billion ($195 per share) sources close to the deal said Monday. The merger would make Charter the second largest cable/broadband provider in the country behind Comcast and give A merger of Charter and Time Warner Cable would eliminate one of the country’s top Internet providers and give Charter more than 20 percent of the int... »

Innovative Tech

Innovative Tech This Week With technology advancements on a near monthly basis Wealth WrapUp combs the web for the newest items, toys, and gadgets that advance our lives, grab our attention, or seem plain cool. Our sources include the likes of BGR, Engadget, Cnet, Verge, and PC World just to name a few. Yoga Work Pants The Yoga Work Pant displayed above are making a splash with women across the co... »

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Alibaba Sued In U.S. Court by Luxury Brands For Counterfeit Goods

Paris, France luxury brand conglomerate Kering SA (PRTP.PA), maker of Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Yves Laurent and other filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Chinese online mega-retailer Alibaba (NYSE:BABA). The suit filed in Manhattan, New York, NY seeks damages and an injunction for alleged violations of trademark and racketeering laws. According to Reuters, the lawsuit brought allegatio... »

Amazon AppStore

Amazon Announces New Platform For Mobile App Developers

Amazon, the worlds largest online retailer, announced the launch of their new mobile app development platform “Advertise Your App With Amazon”.  The new platform is aimed at Android App developers who wish to promote their Apps via Amazon’s Appstore or Google Play. Amazon’s Appstore has been a long time winner especially when you narrow it down to dollars spent per customer which... »

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