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Teams Vie for Money to Make Salt Water Drinkable

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 1:04pm
The contest's purpose is to give a boost to the developing world—and maybe to drought-stricken California.






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Apple: Smartwatch Demand Will Outstrip Supply at Launch

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:47pm
Apple said it expects the 'tremendous interest' in its new smartwatch to result in demand outstripping supply when the gadget hits stores.






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Retiring? Don't Rush to Pay Off Your Mortgage

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:33am
Some financial experts say racing to retire "mortgage-free" isn't always the best strategy.






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How to Get Your Student Debt Forgiven

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:47am
There are a few ways to get at least some of your federal student loans forgiven, if you meet certain criteria. Teaching could be one of them.






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Uncle Sam Wants You ... to Wash Your Car

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:00am
If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car.






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How Other Smartwatches Stack Up to Apple Watch

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:32am
History shows that when Apple jumps into a category, it spurs competitors to step up their games.






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California's Drought Starts a 'Water Truck' Boom

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:49pm
The typical load for a single water truck ranges from 3,500 to 5,000 gallons, which is "pretty small in the scheme of things."






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Another iWin? Apple Watch a Hit in Early Reviews

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:04am
The first Apple Watch reviews are in, and if the public feels the same way the reviewers do, Apple has another hit on its hands.






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U.S. Job Openings Surge

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:04am
The number of job openings in the U.S. hit a 14-year high this February, according to the most recent report from the Labor Department.






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YouTube Kids App Slammed for 'Deceptive' Advertising

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:20pm
Google is refuting claims by consumer advocates that its YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising.






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California Dries Up Around Oasis of Golf Courses, Pools

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:24pm
Palm Springs is a man-made oasis blanketed with more than 120 golf courses, and dotted by swimming pools, a water park and plenty of green lawns.
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Feds Charge Former Giant Will Allen With Ponzi Fraud

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:17pm
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused the two of operating a $31 million Ponzi scheme.






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Starbucks Expands College Tuition Program For Workers

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 1:09pm
Starbucks announced plans to increase the tuition coverage plan for its partners.






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Hacking Attempts Target Critical Infrastructure: Survey

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:40pm
Hacking attacks that destroy rather than steal data or that manipulate equipment are far more prevalent than widely believed, according to a survey.






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Americans' View on the Economy Hits 8-Year High

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 10:20am
According to the results of the most recent CNBC All-America Survey, more people believe the economy will improve next year rather than gets worse, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.






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When It Comes to Finances, Americans Are Clueless

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:40am
Many American adults appear to be "overly confident" when making financial choices, a new survey shows.






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Unexpected Ways to Save on Big Ticket Items

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:53am
Unconventional ways to shave off cents on a lawnmower, used car, or plane tickets.






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These Places Are Trying to Put the Brakes on Uber

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:36am
Uber is valued at more than $40 billion. Will that be enough to cover its legal fees?






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FedEx Offers $4.8 Billion for European Rival

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:27am
FedEx has highlighted its intentions to expand globally with a planned purchase of Dutch-based rival TNT Express on Tuesday morning.






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Hostess Tweets 'Touchdown' on Baseball's Opening Day

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 1:33pm
Hostess scored a 'hole in one' with its oddball tweet on the official start to baseball season.






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