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Biz Break: Netflix to increase subscription prices as streaming service hits new high
Today: Netflix announces a price increase for its streaming service after adding another 4 million customers, pushing the company's quarterly sales in that area past $1 billion for the first time. Also: Apple makes an environmental push as Samsung trial continues.
Retirement assets at the end of 2013 were the highest on record, a strong indication that many savers have seen their investment accounts bounce back from the financial crisis of 2008 when the stock market fell so hard it lost nearly half its value.
Real estate firm Redfin recently asked 1,900 prospective home buyers nationwide what they planned to do with their old house when they bought a new one. As you'd expect, the majority said they would sell. But 39 percent said they'd rent it out.
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Today's Music Picks: String Cheese Incident hits Oakland
Also, Aerosmith, Slash make plans for Concord Pavilion.
Lupita Nyong'o is People magazine's Most Beautiful person
The “12 Years a Slave” actress calls the designation a “major, major compliment.”