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Brittany Umar

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Brittany joined TV in November 2006 after completing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers College. Previously, Brittany interned at the local ABC affiliate in New York City WABC-TV 7 where she helped research and produce On Your Side, a popular consumer advocacy segment.

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U.S. Officials Face Off With Apple, Google Over Privacy Measures

By Brittany Umar

U.S. law enforcement officials are speaking out against Apple and Google's steps to strengthen privacy protections guarding personal data on smartphones.

01:34PM 09/30/14

PayPal to Split From eBay, Becoming Separate Publicly-Traded Unit

By Brittany Umar

Mobile payment service PayPal is splitting from eBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year.

11:40AM 09/30/14

Hank Greenberg Challenges Legality of Government's Bailout of AIG

By Brittany Umar

Former American International Group chief Hank Greenberg is challenging the legality of the U.S. government's 2008 bailout of the insurer in a trial set to begin on Monday.

02:10PM 09/29/14

Oracle Joins the Cloud Party, Should Have Same Pricing as Amazon

By Brittany Umar

Oracle chairman and chief technology officer Larry Ellison announced the Oracle Cloud Platform at the company's annual OpenWorld customer conference in San Francisco on Sunday.

01:58PM 09/29/14

27 Year-Old Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick on Fostering Entrepreneurs

By Brittany Umar

As the economy and job market improve, entrepreneurship has been on the decline in the U.S.

01:34PM 09/29/14

Allianz Won't Sell PIMCO as Billions Go With Bill Gross to Janus

By Brittany Umar

Pimco reportedly suffered about $10 billion of withdrawals on Friday following the news that co-founder Bill Gross is leaving to manage the Janus Unconstrained Bond Fund.

11:38AM 09/29/14

Facebook Rolls Out Atlas Ad Service to Better Track User Activity

By Brittany Umar

Facebook is rolling out 'Atlas' today -- the advertising service it acquired from Microsoft, as it seeks to better track its 1.3 billion users' activity and interests on the Web.

11:35AM 09/29/14

Fyffes Agrees to Sweetened Merger Deal for Chiquita Shareholders

By Brittany Umar

Chiquita Brands and Fyffes announced a sweetened merger deal on Friday that would give Chiquita shareholders a greater percentage of the transaction.

02:24PM 09/26/14

GM's Credit Rating Upped to Investment Grade by Standard & Poor's

By Brittany Umar

General Motors had its corporate debt raised to investment grade by Standard & Poor's, the first time it's had such a rating in nine years.

01:37PM 09/26/14

Apple Releases Second iOS 8 Update, Fixing Cell Service, Touch ID

By Brittany Umar

Apple has released its second update to its new iOS 8 operating system that contains improvements and bug fixes.

12:29PM 09/26/14

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