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The List



The top-earning dead celebrities, according to Forbes:



1. Elizabeth Taylor ($210 million)



2. Michael Jackson ($145 million)



3. Elvis Presley ($55 million)



4. Charles Schulz ($37 million)



5. Bob Marley ($17 million)



6. John Lennon ($12 million)



7. Marilyn Monroe ($10 million)



8. Albert Einstein ($10 million)



9. Dr. Seuss ($9 million)



10. Steve McQueen ($8 million)



11. Bettie Page ($8 million)



12. Richard Rogers ($6 million)



13. George Harrison ($5.5 million)



Number to Know



70 percent: A business' social presence is a free and easy way to connect with potential customers on mobile. That's because what you do on your page instantly translates to mobile — and your customers are already there, waiting to hear from you. Of the 1.15 billion people on Facebook, more than 70 percent access the site from their mobile phone.



— Brandpoint



Tech Talk



Netflix, often the biggest driver of Internet traffic on any given night, isn't worried about usage-based broadband charges as Internet service providers such as Time Warner Cable, Verizon and Comcast toy with new broadband pricing plans. Neftlix Chief Financial Officer David Wells said at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference the streaming video service could handle a pricing regime where ISPs charge consumers for their usage. Already most wireless carriers charge consumers for their data usage in high-end smartphone plans.

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