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As dust clears, what's next for Sony?

The Sony hacking attack continues to deliver more dramatic plotlines than any fictional movie, but meanwhile the movie studio must move forward and tackle the next steps in minimizing the mess.... Read more »

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Top business stories of 2014: US grows, world slows

This year showed how sheltered the U.S. economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. Employers are finally hiring enough to lower unemployment. A plunge in gas prices and a... Read more »

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As US cleans up, it's exporting more pollution

Heat-trapping pollution released into the atmosphere from rising exports of U.S. gasoline and diesel dwarfs the cuts made from fuel efficiency standards and other efforts to reduce global warming... Read more »

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FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

The drone industry is teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign in response to increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft Read more »

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It's down to the wire for online shopping

As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in... Read more »

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Russia bails out bank following ruble slide

Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank for about $500 million to save it from bankruptcy— a clear sign that the slide in the value of the ruble in the wake of sliding oil prices is straining... Read more »

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It's becoming easier to shop overseas this holiday season

This holiday season, it's almost as simple to shop on the other side of the world as it is to buy from a store down the block. Read more »

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Entrepreneur builds a sleek ship, but will anyone buy it?

There's an unusual ship undergoing sea trials off the coast of New Hampshire and Maine. Read more »

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California puzzles over safety of driverless cars

California's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt rules governing the self-driving cars of the future. Read more »

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Canadian man told to pay $1.5 million for credit card fraud

Prosecutors described a Toronto man's massive credit card fraud scheme as high-tech bank robbery — stealing the identities of 38,000 people in order to bilk dozens of banks. So when he was... Read more »

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US coal mines nearing record low in worker deaths

Less than five years after an explosion fueled by excess coal dust killed 29 men deep inside a West Virginia underground mine, the nation's coal mines are on pace for an all-time low in... Read more »

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US companies eager to embrace Cuba face hurdles

Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property that needs hotels. Read more »

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New York farmers lament fracking ban and lost opportunity for gas riches

While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York's decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving for dashed hopes and dreams. Read more »

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Amazon offers one-hour delivery in Manhattan and beyond

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Amazon has announced its plan to offer a one-hour and two-hour delivery service to residents in parts of Manhattan. It predicts an expansion into other cities next year. Read more »

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What people never mention when they talk about Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley is home to tech millionaires, and it also has the highest homelessness rate in the nation. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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AP PHOTOS: A look at 2014 in the business world

No one said the recovery from the global financial crisis would be easy and 2014 provided that in spades. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Amazon-Hachette feud headlines book news in 2014

Like a serial for the digital age, the book world's most dramatic story of 2014 unfolded in installments, often in real time. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan

Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony Corp. on its website Friday. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Longtime Va. spice firm, other companies turn to exports

When longtime Virginia spice and condiment company C.F. Sauer first started selling its wares in 1887, its flavor extracts and seasonings were delivered in a covered wagon pulled by a donkey. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Obama renews tax breaks, creates ABLE accounts

President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday that temporarily extends dozens of costly tax breaks for millions of businesses and homeowners, commuters, teachers and others. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Utah economy still adding jobs, report says

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for November grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 43,400 jobs to the economy compared with a year ago. The state's current employment level registered at... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Staples: Customer data exposed in security breach

Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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