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Breakfast and Thanksgiving Will Cost More This Year

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:42am
The impact of the devastating bird flu outbreak earlier this year will be felt at the breakfast and Thanksgiving table in egg and turkey prices.









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More Companies Using Data to Push Worker Productivity

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:56am
Amazon isn't the only company using data on employees to drive productivity. Experts say "big data" is quickly becoming the new workplace normal.









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Starbucks Is Making a Change to Its Pumpkin Spice Latte

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:31am
Starbucks and Panera Bread are both changing the formulas of their pumpkin lattes, with the former adding actual pumpkin to the popular coffee drink.









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Google Expands Low-Cost Phone Program in Africa

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:16am
Google is introducing a low-priced smartphone in six African countries where most people still can't afford an Internet-connected device.









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Deaths on U.S. Roads Rise as Economy Improves

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:57am
After years of decline, the number of deaths on U.S. roads is heading higher. If the trend continues, the toll could hit an eight-year high.









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IRS: Hackers May Have Stolen Tax Information From Additional 220,000

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:41am
That's triple the amount feared when the breach was first disclosed in May.









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Shark Attacks Spell Wipeout for Surf Season Down Under

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:29am
A spate of shark attacks in Australia has left some of world's top surfing beaches deserted and many people having second thoughts about swimming.









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Amazon's 'Stack' Ranking of Workers Questioned

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 10:38pm
As revealed in a critical look at its work culture, Amazon Inc. "stacks" workers using a controversial performance rating scheme. But does it work?









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Jeff Bezos Defends Amazon After Scathing Article

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 7:25pm
"The article doesn't describe the Amazon I know or the caring Amazonians I work with every day," Bezos said in a memo to staff obtained by CNBC.









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What Silicon Valley Thinks of the NYT's Amazon Story

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 7:22pm
A critical expose of Amazon's workplace dynamics by The New York Times sparked debate across social media on Monday.









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Blue Bell Ice Cream Sales to Resume on Aug. 31

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 4:13pm
Blue Bell ice cream will return to stores at the end of August, months after a national recall for listeria concerns.









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Financial Survival Kit for College Students

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 12:44pm
Experts recommend that teens heading for college have several key financial skills under their belts. CNBC's Kelley Holland has the rundown.









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Chicken Rentals Let Egg Fans Fly Grocery Store Coop

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 9:57am
As the bird flu scare continues and consumers want food sourced closer to the kitchen table, some companies are renting chickens.









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Renters Waiting Years Longer to Buy First Home

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 9:32am
The typical first-timer now rents for six years before buying a home, up from 2.6 years in the early 1970s, a new analysis by Zillow shows.









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Doomed Plane Was Carrying $470K Cash When It Crashed

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 5:25am
There were 44 adult passengers, five children and infants and five crew on the Trigana Air Service short-haul flight.









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Toyota Halts Tianjin Operations After Explosions

Sun, 08/16/2015 - 12:41pm
Toyota Motor Corp. said on Sunday it will not resume operations through Wednesday near the Chinese port of Tianjin, where huge explosions last week killed more than 100 people.









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Protein-Rich Foods: Latest Fad or Sensible Eating?

Sun, 08/16/2015 - 6:16am
Manufacturers are peddling protein in anything edible. But is this protein mania warranted or are we experiencing the latest American food fad?









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World's Luckiest Traveler? Man Gets 737 All to Himself

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 4:26pm
"All of the announcements were directed to me," he said. "They would say things like, 'Mr. Short, we're beginning our descent.'"









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Fidel Castro Shared Startling Financial Regrets in 1980s

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 11:55am
Castro told a Citigroup executive in the 1980s he regretted kicking the IMF out of Cuba in his early days of the communist revolution.









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Cats Live in Lap of Luxury at Purr-fect Feline Resort

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 7:49am
People are pouring more money into pampering their pets, including at high-amenity hotels such as Morris Animal Inn.









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