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Colin Kaepernick Files Trademark for Image of His Face and Hair

Colin Kaepernick, former NFL quarterback and inventor of the national anthem protest, has filed for trademark protection for a graphic depiction of his face and hair, a report notes.

By: Warner Todd Huston

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Kaepernick’s company Inked Flash submitted the filing on October 6, ESPN said:

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Colin Kaepernick files to trademark black and white image to put on clothing and footwear https://on.mktw.net/2yt1XfC 

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Charging $1,000 Dollars For iPhones Has Now Apple Valued at $1 Trillion Dollars

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Last month, Apple became the first U.S company to be valued at $1 Trillion dollars. The technology giant has unveiled it’s new line of iPhones and the screen and price has increased. The iPhone Xs starts out with a price of $999. The iPhone Xs Max has starting price of $1,099 dollars and the more ‘affordable’ iPhone XR is $749 dollars. Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the hefty prices by saying that customers are on a payment plan with their carriers that allowed them to slowly pay the bill at $30 dollars a month or a $1 dollar a day. Cook also explained that “it’s not cheap” to make “the most innovative product available.”  To read more about this story read here.

Nike’s online sales jumped 31% after company unveiled Kaepernick campaign, data show

By CIARA LINNANE

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Talk of Nike Inc. sales taking a hit from the company’s decision to put ex–NFL player Colin Kaepernick at the center of its latest “Just Do It” campaign is looking overblown, based on data from a Silicon Valley digital commerce research company. Continue reading

Kendrick Lamar Enters Top Three Behind Jay-Z & Diddy on Forbes Highest Paid Hip Hop Acts

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Forbes has released it’s annual top paid rap acts for 2018. The usual suspects, Jay -Z and Diddy are one and two respectively. However, this year Kendrick Lamar has popped up on the list, coming in at number three behind the two moguls. K. Dot is made $58 million last year after finishing up his Damn tour and getting money from his endorsements deals from Nike and American Express. To read the full list click here.

Elon Musk explains why he’s no longer considering taking Tesla private

By: RAYMOND WONG

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Elon Musk has finally come to his senses.

The Tesla CEO and erratic tweeter has shared a new blog post explaining his decision to keep the electric car company public instead of taking it private as he had previously suggested on Twitter. Continue reading