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IBM To Spend $3 Billion To Tackle Cloud Chip Challenges

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:44am
International Business Machines Corp. announced Thursday plans to invest $3 billion over the next five years in research programs aimed at tackling chip challenges for cloud and big-data systems.
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Costco Same-store Sales Rise 6% In June

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:23am
Costco Wholesale Corp. said on Thursday that same-store sales rose 6% in the five-week period ending July 6.
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Chinese hackers reportedly sought data on US workers with security clearance

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:12am

Chinese computer hackers were able to access the computer network of the federal agency that houses the personal information of all government employees in an apparent attempt to target workers who have applied for security clearances, according to a published report. 

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Amid need for intelligence in Afghanistan, top Army brass defend troubled intel tech system

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:08am
The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, last year cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelligence technology system.
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Texas Gov. Perry: Illegal immigrant surge a 'humanitarian crisis' Obama can stop

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:00am

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday on “Hannity” that President Obama needs to act now to stop the surge in illegal immigrants flooding across his state’s border.

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Stigma versus green allure: Nuke professionals at Japan's Fukushima utility quit in droves

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:45am
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor:...
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Complaint claims intellectual, developmentally disabled prevented from voting

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:40am

At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation's largest county.

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Asian stocks gain after China's export growth, Fed minutes; Indonesia up after election

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:29am
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday after China's exports showed a slight pickup.
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Heads up, World Cup teams: The robots are coming and their goal is to conquer the soccer field

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:20am
When robots first started playing soccer, it was a challenge for them just to see the ball.
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China To Offer Electric-car Tax Break; Tesla May Benefit

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:23am
China's central government said Wednesday it planned to exempt electric and fuel-cell cars sold in mainland China from sales tax, starting Sept. 1 and running until the end of 2017, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
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China export growth edges higher in June, imports rebound but still short of expectations

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:52pm
China says export growth edged higher in June while imports rebounded, but remained below analyst expectations, highlighting an uneven recovery for the world's second biggest economy.
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Man Surrenders, Accused Of Killing Six In Houston

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:29pm
A man suspected of killing four children and two adults in Houston on Wednesday evening has surrendered to police, reports said.
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Texas Gov. Perry: Illegal immigrant surge a 'humanitarian crisis' Obama can stop

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:49pm

Perry spoke out after meeting with Obama in Texas Wednesday afternoon.

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Hong Kong Stocks Rebound From More-than-two-week Low

FOX News: Business - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:34pm
A rebound in U.S. markets helped push Hong Kong stocks higher Thursday morning, with the Hang Seng Index bouncing back 0.2% from a more-than-two-week low, and recovering from a brief dip after Chinese data showing slower-than-expected export growth in June.
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