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Fries at the doorstep: Fast-food pushes into delivery

On the same day McDonald's said it would begin testing delivery in New York, an order placed for two cheeseburgers, two large fries and a vanilla shake took about a half-hour to arrive at The... Read more »

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Taylor Cotterell: Should your company hire a rock star? Yankee fans wouldn't

According to researchers, star executive talent may not be as easily transferrable as organizations believe. What companies need to know to help ensure the perfect fit. Read more »

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Government Accountability Office: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions, adding to greenhouse gas emissions

Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year and adding to harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a congressional... Read more »

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Study: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobs

Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released... Read more »

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How do you get on QVC? Tips from entrepreneur Lori Greiner

Take a product on a home shopping channel and sell out in a matter of minutes— it's the dream of many entrepreneurs. Read more »

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Daimler's self-driving big rig makes big entrance in Nevada

Its name is "Inspiration" and Daimler Trucks says it's the first ever self-driving semi-truck licensed to drive on public roads — in this case Nevada's highways — not only for testing,... Read more »

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Mixed signals emerge for eurozone economy

Following a solid start to the year, signs emerged Wednesday that the 19-country eurozone economy is losing some traction. Read more »

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Survey: Hiring by US businesses slows sharply in April

U.S. companies hired in April at the slowest pace in nearly a year and a half, as a strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back on spending in the face of lower oil prices. Read more »

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Yellen says bank regulators making progress in reforms

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the Fed and other banking regulators have made significant progress in correcting flaws in the financial system that triggered the worst... Read more »

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EU plan hopes to help tech companies compete with US giants

The European Union unveiled Wednesday a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a... Read more »

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Review: Small life enhancements come with Apple Watch

Apple Watch isn't so much a lifestyle revolution as it is a collection of small enhancements that add up. Read more »

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US productivity drops at 1.9 percent rate in first quarter

U.S. worker productivity declined in the first three months of the year as labor costs jumped, reflecting a slowdown in growth. Read more »

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Does Jesus want a higher minimum wage?

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The debate over Jesus' political leanings continues. Read more »

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How to know when to break up with your financial adviser

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There are warnings signs that suggest you should find yourself a new financial adviser. Here are a few of them. Read more »

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Becker: 'Salt Lake City is well-positioned for the future'

Mayor Ralph Becker delivered his budget to the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday, setting a course to keep the city on a thriving trajectory in the aftermath of the recession’s lean budget... Read more »

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Build week celebrates women in community, construction

In honor of mothers, the Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity is celebrating Women’s Build Week, an initiative to include more women in the nonprofit organization’s community... Read more »

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Small Utah town violated law by asking about applicants' disabilities, feds say

A small southern Utah town violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by asking unlawful questions about job applicants' disabilities, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday. Read more »

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This powerful poem on dreams is not your typical sixth-grader's poem

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A sixth-grader from Kenya shares a rousing poem about dreams of a better life. "I have a dream to never fail," Eunice Akoth, who is either 10 or 12 years old, announced during the recitation of her... Read more »

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Tech industry figures gather to mourn popular executive David Goldberg

Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of... Read more »

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EU competition watchdog eyes McDonald's over taxes

The European Union's competition watchdog has U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's in its sights. Read more »

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At Milan Expo 2015, it's still an analog world, after all

The Milan world's fair, which opened May 1 for a six-month run, delights with an urban mishmash of global architecture and culinary specialties as organizers seek to advance a universal... Read more »

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Emirates airline boss sees more US growth

The man in charge of the Middle East's biggest airline, Emirates, said Tuesday he is pressing ahead with a global expansion that could include more U.S. routes despite opposition from American... Read more »

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Panera CEO on push to banish artificial ingredients

Panera Bread is the latest company to tout the removal of artificial ingredients, adding fuel to the debate over whether that improves food quality or is just a marketing tool. Read more »

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Growth in US services firms picked up speed last month

U.S. service firms' growth accelerated in April, fueled by more orders, rising sales and an uptick in hiring. Read more »

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US trade deficit jumps to 6-year high of $51.4 billion

The U.S. trade deficit in March jumped to the highest level in more than six years as a small increase in exports was swamped by a flood of imports from autos to cellphones. Read more »

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