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Could 2015 Be the Year of the Retirement Party?

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 11:06am
Fifty-three percent of workers over the age of 60 say they're putting retirement on hold, down from 66 percent in 2010, new survey says.






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Road Salt: Winter's $2.3 Billion Game Changer

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:29am
With cities across the United States facing one of the most brutal winters in recent memory, the use of road salt can be an economic game changer.






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Wal-Mart to Give Half-Million Workers Pay Raises

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:25am
The move by one of the country's largest employers ensures hourly associates earn at least $1.75 above today's federal minimum wage.






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Therapy By Text: Smartphone Charged? The Shrink Is in

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 9:12am
A new crop of smartphone apps promise to make visiting the therapist as easy as posting to Facebook.






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Samsung Buys Apple Pay Competitor LoopPay

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 8:46pm
The Korean phone maker is stepping up to challenge Apple and its mobile payment system on iPhones.






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U.S. Pushes Companies to Address Cyberthreats

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 5:34pm
As cyberattacks grow in frequency and damage, the Obama administration is pushing companies to move faster to address the fast-growing threat.






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Winter of Discontent: Americans Sour on Retailers

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:33pm
A lot of the decline in satisfaction is due to higher prices.






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Apple Wins Patent for Virtual Reality Goggles

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 12:56pm
Apple has been granted a patent for an iPhone-compatible headset, sparking chatter the company might want to compete in the virtual reality market.






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Why You Should Expect Lower Beef Prices

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:17am
High prices are spurring ranchers to breed more cattle, and some big ranching regions are getting a bit more rain.






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Millions of Kids Exposed to ID Theft in Anthem Breach

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:16am
"This is a watershed event," said one security expert, predicting thieves will use the stolen information in waves of crimes for years to come.






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Here's the Real Battle Apple Is Waging in Autos

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:36pm
Amid speculation about a possible iCar, many are overlooking the big battle that's already taking shape in the auto industry.






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Ithaca, NY, So Cold Tourism Site Says 'Go to Florida'

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:59pm
After a very cold winter the Ithaca, New York tourism website decided to have a little fun and started telling visitors to go to Florida instead.






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What the Expedia-Orbitz Deal Means for Travelers

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:51am
Expedia's purchase of Orbitz may not mean higher prices, but it could signal more acquisitions to come in the online travel space.






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Move Over Prius: Hybrid Crossovers Roll Out at Chicago Auto Show

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:26am
A new generation of hybrid SUVs are getting debuts to meet consumer demand, as well as tighter emissions standards.






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Passengers Stampede, Flee To Tarmac Amid LAX Gun Scare

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:03am
Passengers fled and onto the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport Monday after someone incorrectly said an armed man was on the loose.






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LG Boss Accused of Damaging Rival's Washers

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:53am
LG, whose appliance chief is accused of purposely damaging a Samsung washing machine at a store, said the executive was testing its rival's products.






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West Coast Ports Endure Third Day of Slowdown

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:21pm
Cargo containers remained backed up at the nation's largest ports on Monday as a massive work slowdown continued on the West Coast.






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Amazon Drone Plans Shot Down By Authorities

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 12:09pm
Amazon began testing drones in 2013 with the aim of delivering packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.






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'Richest Candyman on the Planet' Dies on Valentine's Day

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 8:52am
Michele Ferrero, Italy's richest man and the owner of a global chocolate and confectionery empire, died on Saturday aged 89, the company said.






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Nutella Billionaire Dead at 89

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 6:29am
Michele Ferrero, the world's richest candy maker whose family created Nutella and Ferrero Rocher chocolates, has died.






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