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'Wage Theft' Costs Low-Income Workers Billions

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 3:01pm
And because of a lack of enforcement the problem is growing.






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Pumped-Up Geeks: Muscle Cars Going High-Tech

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:17am
With increasingly stringent mileage and emissions standards planned around the world, automakers are turning to tech to keep the pedal to the metal.






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Will They Fly? Storms Buffet Wind-Power Alternatives

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:13am
Wind-energy alternatives that go beyond those ubiquitous ground-based turbines face technical challenges and new competition from cheap gas.






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Companies Rush to Secure Products Against 'Bash Bug'

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:11pm
Tech companies are scrambling to issue updates for products affected by the so-called "Shellshock" bug, which affects untold numbers of machines.






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Stocks Close Higher in Rebound Rally

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:13pm
U.S. stocks rose sharply, rebounding after Wall Street's hardest knock in nearly two months.






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BlackBerry Sells 200,000 Passport Phones in Two Days

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:02pm
BlackBerry's still got some fight in it yet: the beleaguered phone manufacturer's latest model is selling well enough to crow about.






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Best Boss Ever? Richard Branson Gives Unlimited Vacation

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 2:52pm
Is Virgin's Richard Branson the best boss ever, or an eccentric?






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You've Got Mail: Will Yahoo Buy Rival AOL?

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:57pm
An activist investor sent a letter to Yahoo listing several opportunities to increase shareholder value and recommending that it merge with AOL.






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Cavaliers Already Feeling 'The Lebron Effect'

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:36pm
Ticket prices are rising across the board, while Miami Heat ticket prices have fallen.






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Can Bitcoin Help Stop Flow of Funds to Terrorists?

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:29am
The U.S. military is studying digital currencies to learn how they are used by America's adversaries around the world.






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Home Designers Share What to Buy -- and Skip -- at Target

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:02am
From design savvy shoppers to those looking for a steal, there’s something for everyone in Target’s home goods section.






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Ford to Recall About 850K Cars for Airbag Glitch

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:52am
A software glitch could lead to a short circuit, delaying the deployment of airbags in the event of a crash.






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Dow Tumbles as Apple Drags Down Tech Sector

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:48am
Apple's iPhone troubles are sinking stocks.






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With iPhone 6, Should You Get Smartphone Insurance?

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:39am
Damaged iPhones have cost Americans $10.7 billion since 2007, according to SquareTrade, a provider of insurance for personal tech.






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Pension Funding Gap is Now a $2 Trillion Chasm

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:39am
You can blame the Great Recession for this.






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Vroom! Economy Picked Up Steam in 2nd Quarter

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:01am
Bullish signal for the rest of the year.






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Oil Prices Shrug Off ISIS Airstrikes

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:01am
Crude held near $97 a barrel on Friday but headed for its biggest monthly drop since April 2013, which is good news for drivers.






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After Bendgate, Apple Opens Up Its iPhone Testing Lab

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:40pm
Apple says reports of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus bending are extremely rare and that the new deviceswent through rigorous testing.






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