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Something tells me her voice will still haunt my dreams. Plus, Apple banks $7 million an hour, Dippin’ Dots saved, Newt endorsing Mitt, how ‘Mad Men’ keeps its appeal so crisp, Richard Branson ice cubes, Instagram Snap, and more.

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Speaking of Apple, did you know all of its iSales have led to an astonishing $29 billion in profits over the past six months? That’s an hourly wage of $7 million. Find out even more impressive figures in this infographic from on the tech giant’s staggering numbers.

While Apple flourishes, Dippin’ Dots flounders. The “Ice Cream of the Future” declared bankruptcy last year, but in a bit of good news, investors in Oklahoma plan to request permission from a court this week to take over the brand’s asset.

Meanwhile, Republicans can stop requesting Newt Gingrich pull out from the GOP presidential nomination race. The former House speaker told USA Today on the eve of suspending his White House bid that he will endorse Mitt Romney’s candidacy on Wednesday. Finally, the Newt campaign does something right.

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