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Here's Why You Shouldn't Fear the 'Digital Divide' at Work

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 20:37
There are some things you just shouldn't say in the workplace. Like discussing a 'carriage return' with a co-worker.
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Why Plastic Bag Taxes and Bans Don't Always Work

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 05:50
NYC is the latest to implement a law aimed at cutting down on the environmental problems that officials and activists say are caused by plastic bags.
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Memorial Day Sales: Here's Where to Score Some Big Deals

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 04:58
It's Memorial Day weekend, which means it's time to hangout with family, fire up the grill, and, of course, get in on some serious sales!
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More Than Peanuts: How Airlines Make Money

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 17:07
The costs of running an airline include crash insurance and spare plane parts, but there are still ways to turn profit. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.
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Verizon, Unions Reach Deal in Principle for New Contract

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:04
Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle.
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Carmakers Recall 12 million Vehicles Over Takata Air Bags

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 07:44
Eight automakers said on Friday they are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in new recalls related to defective Takata air bags.
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TSA in Hot Seat as 34 Million Hit Roads for Holiday

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 07:13
All eyes will also be on the TSA as air travelers contend with what could turn out to be nightmarish security lines at the nation's airports.
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Long TSA Lines Dog Memorial Day Travelers

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 07:05
There is one good thing to report for the 2.6 million people flying this Memorial Day weekend: cheaper tickets.
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Hey Students, You're Blowing $50 Each Time You Skip Class

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 05:58
Skippers waste $50 to $70 per lecture, depending on whether the student is in-state, said Julie Brigham-Grette of the University of Massachusetts.
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Madoff Victims Could Soon Recoup $247 Million

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 05:30
After 7-1/ 2 years, the court-appointed trustee recouping money for the swindler's victims sought court approval to free up another $247 million.
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2 Tourists Dead, 2 Missing After Thai Speedboat Capsizes

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 02:40
Two foreigners were killed and two others missing after a speedboat capsized off a Thai resort island.
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319 People Flee as Passenger Jet Catches Fire

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 01:59
An engine fire broke out on a Korean Air jet about to take off from a Tokyo on Friday, authorities said.
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Jury Sides With Google in Closely Watched Copyright Case

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:31
A federal jury has sided with Google in a $9 billion legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, a case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley.
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Microsoft, Facebook Building an Undersea Internet Cable

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:47
Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to jointly build a cable across the Atlantic Ocean to meet growing demand for high-speed cloud and online services.
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Here's What You Should Do About Credit Card Debt

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:33
U.S. credit card debt is on track to reach $1 trillion this year, nearing the record high of $1.02 trillion set in January 2008, right before the financial crisis.
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Gender Pay Gap Leads to Wealth Gap in the Housing Market

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:00
A new study finds that the gender pay gap has ripple effects with far-reaching ramifications for women when they buy homes and build wealth.
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Here's How To Whip Up A Tech Giant Like Apple

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 08:33
How do you whip up a tech giant like Apple from scratch? It's easy as pie, if you follow this recipe...
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Weekend Work Emails Are Now Banned in France

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 08:26
Calling it "the right to disconnect," the new French law only applies for companies with 50 or employees or more.
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Bill to End New York Tampon Tax Heads to Governor

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 07:53
The New York State Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed the bill, which exempts feminine hygiene products like sanitary napkins, tampons, and panty liners from the state's sales and compensating use tax. The State Assembly previously approved the measure. Five other states- Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and New Jersey- already exempt...
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When Will Long Airport Lines End? TSA Chief Defends Agency

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 07:27
In an interview with TODAY, TSA chief Peter Neffenger said agents must pay more attention in the high-threat environment of airport security.
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