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Comcast Introduces an Internet Plan for the One Percent

The rich really are different from you and me -- they Web-surf faster. For proof, you need look no further than Comcast's new "Xfinity Platinum Internet" product. Boasting download speeds as high as 305 Mbps, it out-sprints Verizon's best FiOS. What's the catch? The price, of course.

Suddenly, Amazon Doesn't Love Its Moms Anymore

Once upon a time, Amazon.com loved moms. Its free "Amazon Mom" service offered the same free two-day shipping as Amazon Prime, plus heaps of extra benefits for anyone who thought to ask for them (even dads and cousins.) But no more: Mothers' day is over.

Why the NY Times Co. Will Never Be Great Again

New York Times is a survivor, but it's bleeding internally. Its stock has floundered in the single digits since March. It hasn't dished out a dividend in three years. Revenue has fallen every year since 2006. And its unclear if its Internet plans can sustain a traditional publisher.

How to Get a Free College Education (With No Strings)

When future Apple CEO Steve Jobs dropped out of college, he didn't stop going to classes -- he just stopped paying for them. But when he audited a class, he had to be there. Today, an amazing array of educational opportunity can be found online.

14 Veterans Day Freebies for Those Who Served

As a salute to those who have served our country, on Friday, many restaurants and other businesses are offering freebies to active military and veterans for Veterans Day. In many cases, you'll need military ID or proof of service; other deals apply to civilians too. Dig in and enjoy. That's an order!

Always Low Prices? There's a Walmart iPad App for That

Bargain hunting just got a little easier for Walmart customers who are also Apple customers. The world's largest retailer has launched a new app for the iPad and updated its app for the iPhone to keep in step with its shoppers' growing use of the popular Apple products.

Rabbit Ears Redux: Free Antenna TV Makes a Comeback

Millions of TV lovers hit by the weak economy and fat cable bills are going old-school: They're using antennas. That's right: The rabbit ears your grandmother jiggled to tune in "I Love Lucy" can still receive dozens of digital channels on HDTVs. Here's how you can rule the free airwaves.

In the U.S., 'Free' Birth Control Is Born

The U.S. Health and Human Services Department on Monday released new guidelines that require insurance companies to cover contraceptives and other female preventative care without charging co-pays or other fees.

Walmart Pushes 'Free' to Lure Customers Back

It may be the world's largest retailer, but Walmart really needs to juice up its U.S. sales, which have been a glaring weakness in its quarterly result. Its solution for drawing customers back to its stores: More coupons, more promotions and and more free samples.

Save Cash on Weekend Activities

Students tired of spending weekends at the same frat parties and local bars can take advantage of online deals to spice up their leisure time....

Free movie rental code with 2 rentals

Rent two movies from Blockbuster Express and use this coupon to get a third DVD rental free! Use coupon code G218D3. Expires midnight today, Aug. 23,...

Free world map

World Vision is giving away 15,000 free world maps, a great learning took for teachers, schools, and students. Request one and make it part of your...

Valuable Freebies From Big Companies

Used predominantly as a marketing technique, free products and services come at a cost to the company offering them. Here are eight valuable freebies, what it costs companies to offer the deal and how much the customer actually receives in terms of value.

Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven on July 11

There's no better sugar high than a 7-Eleven Slurpee and this Sunday, July 11, the sugar high is on the house. To celebrate its birthday, the fast...

Free July 4 pancake puppies at Denny's

Get six free red, white, and blueberry pancake puppies at Denny's in honor of the July 4th holiday when you spend at least $2 and print this Facebook...

Free $10 video credit on Amazon

Follow Amazon Video on Twitter and get a code for $10 worth of video on demand for free. The code is valid on 70 different seasons of TV shows,...

Here Comes the Great Internet Paywall

A paywall is rising at The New York Times, AT&T is limiting data-usage for the iPhone, and Hulu.com is going start charging viewers. What happened to the fundamental Internet ideas of free and unlimited?