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Podcasters can breathe easier thanks to patent ruling

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Companies known as "patent trolls" have made a business of buying up patents from other people and suing other companies for using technology similar to their patent. The most recent attempt to... Read more »

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Uber, Lyft refuse to require driver fingerprints

Popular ride-hailing firms like Uber and Lyft are fighting lawsuits in Atlanta and other cities from cab drivers, taxi and limousine companies claiming the techno upstarts are siphoning off... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Eurozone express hopes that Greek criticism will bear fruit

Greece's European creditors sought to douse talk that they are making plans for a potential Greek exit from the euro and expressed hope Saturday that recent criticism may prompt the country to push... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Can a company really be altruistic?

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Corporations are about making profits, so can they really build an business model around being selfless? Read more »

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Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO

Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his criticism of the company's... Read more »

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Computer outage that caused some Starbucks stores to close — others to give out free coffee — resolved hours later

A computer outage affecting thousands of Starbucks stores that forced the chain to give away free drinks Friday before closing many stores early was resolved after several hours. Read more »

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Don't be surprised if you find your boss monitoring your social media activity

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Recently, Conan O'Brien scolded one of his employees for some Twitter comments that the employee made about other late-night television hosts. This is just another example of employers watching... Read more »

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This store charges women less than men to fight wage inequality

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A new pop-up shop in Pennsylvania has decided to charge women only 76 percent of the retail price. Read more »

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Cheaper fuel has airlines soaring to record profits

For airlines, the record profits keep coming, thanks to cheaper jet fuel. Read more »

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American Airlines beats Street 1Q forecasts

The fuel bill at American Airlines fell by nearly half in the first quarter, helping the company set a record profit despite a dip in revenue. Read more »

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Durable goods orders up, but business investment falls again

Purchases of long-lasting manufactured goods in March jumped by the largest amount in eight months, but a closer look at the details reveals that businesses kept pruning their investment plans in... Read more »

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HSBC considers moving headquarters from Britain

Global bank HSBC said Friday it is considering moving its headquarters from London due to tougher regulation since the 2008 financial crisis, a politically charged announcement two weeks before... Read more »

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Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16

The last of 16 Indiana students injured when a stage collapsed during a high school musical performance is out of the hospital. Read more »

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Greece under fire from creditors as bailout talks drag

European creditors turned up the heat on Greece Friday to deliver an economic reform program that it needs to avoid a possible default and even an exit from the euro. Read more »

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Stocks rise on tech earnings; Nasdaq adds to record

Stock indexes edged higher Friday, helped by gains in big technology companies including Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Read more »

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What could McDonald's do to fix its business?

When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently. Read more »

yesterday

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Strong dollar squeezes company earnings

Procter & Gamble and Facebook have nothing in common. One deals in razors and toothpaste, the other in likes, self-promotion and embarrassing family photos. But this week, they shared the same... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Rooftop restaurant provides rare bright spot in Gaza

When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened city. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Nibley water ban in place until at least Friday afternoon

Nibley residents will need to wait until late Friday afternoon before finding out whether they can resume using water, and an unsettling taste may linger in their water afterward. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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It can cost you $12,000 a year to buy groceries. Here's what it was like in 1917

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The cost of feeding a family can be anywhere from $6,000 to $12,000 a year. But it was a much different story back in the early 1900s. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Google posts mixed 1Q results amid new threats to company

Google has been looking more vulnerable as a technological upheaval nibbles at its dominance in Internet search, while the company also deals with a potentially massive regulatory headache in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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First lady: Tech industry to train, hire 90,000 veterans

Michelle Obama announced Thursday that the technology industry has promised to hire and train 90,000 military veterans and spouses over the next five years — the latest private-sector... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Wall Street odds don't favor Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast's $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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The other gender gap less people are talking about

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There's another gender gap in America that a lot less people are talking about. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Volvo prepares to send 'Made in China' cars to US

On the verge of exporting the first "Made in China" cars to the United States, Volvo is determined to show they are as good as vehicles it produces in Europe. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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