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The Apple iTV that never was, Snapchat music videos and cheap bacon

The major stock indices (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are flat through the first half of Tuesday's session after some big earnings reports before the bell from the likes of Walmart (WMT) and Home Depot (HD).

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Here are some of the other stories Yahoo Finance is keeping an eye on today.

Apple's TV set shelved?
The Wall Street Journal reports Apple (AAPL) gave up plans to sell an ultra-high definition TV last year.  But Carl Icahn pointed to TV when he made his prediction about the stock price in an open letter to the company yesterday. Who's right?

The dreaded "leap second"
Remember Y2K? The fear in 1999 that once the calendar turned to 2000 the world's computers would crash?  Well now, we might be facing a mini-Y2K, the Leap Second, and some traders are worried.

Snapchat music videos
A new music video from an electronic musician who calls himself "Goldroom" hit the internet today in a unique way -- on Snapchat. The music video was shot specifically for the social platform (that is to say vertically) and is the first such project for the booming app.

On sale: Bacon!
How about a Baconator from Wendy's (WEN)? In fact, marketing trends suggest it wouldn't be surprising to have SOME bacon with your meal--  as sinking prices and creative new uses of the pork belly product are driving demand.

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