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Lexus Takes the Wraps Off Its Mysterious Hoverboard

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 18:30
This Lexus hoverboard may not be the "Back to the Future" style transportation many were hoping for, but it is a cool piece of technology.









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Obama Hosts Startups at White House 'Demo Day'

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 17:46
The White House's first "Demo Day" for entrepreneurs was a little like a grown-up science fair meets 'Shark Tank.'









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Netflix to Offer 'Unlimited' Leave for New Parents

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 16:39
Netflix announced plans to start offering employees "unlimited" maternity and paternity leave through the first year after a child's birth or adoption.









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$6 for a Dozen Eggs? Could Happen, Analyst Says

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 14:08
Egg sticker shock could soon get even worse, with one analyst warning that the price could hit $6 a dozen if avian flu outbreak worsens.









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Last Defendant in Madoff Case Faces Sentencing

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:56
The last defendant in Bernard Madoff's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme will be sentenced on Wednesday, marking the end of the long criminal case.









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Chrysler's Hacking Risk an Isolated Case: Radio Supplier

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:33
Harman International said the hacking risk that led Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.4 million vehicles last month seemed like an isolated case.









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50 Cent Bankruptcy Filing Lists 7 Cars, Mansion

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:08
Rapper 50 Cent says in a new Connecticut bankruptcy filing that he owns seven cars valued at more than $500,000, including a 2010 Rolls Royce and a 1966 Chevrolet Coupe.









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Office Sets Record: Priciest Online Property Sale

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:58
An otherwise unexceptional California office complex sells for $96.1 million, becoming the most expensive piece of U.S. real estate auctioned online.









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More Millennials Consider Buying Homes

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:54
More millennials are moving into the real estate market, but buying is not always the best option. Here are some tips to help with the decision.









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Fire Sale: Fossil Fuel Prices Decline Broadly

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:18
Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are all far less expensive than they have been in years.









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Major Airlines Halt Trophy Hunter Shipments

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:33
Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by hunters in the wake of Cecil the lion's slaying.









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Public Wi-Fi Users Fail to Take Basic Precautions

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 04:03
More people are accessing the Internet via public Wi-Fi in risky ways that put them in danger of fraud and ID theft, a new report finds.









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Puerto Rico Defaults On Debt for First Time

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 15:42
Puerto Rico defaulted on its full payment of its bonds for the first time in the commonwealth government's history.









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How Apps Are Transforming U.S. Trucking

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 14:12
Cargomatic is one of a number of start-ups using crowdsourcing and the so-called gig economy to make trucking more convenient and profitable.









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Is Cold Brew Coffee a Summertime Game Changer?

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 13:07
For coffee shops, business usually cools off as the weather heats up. But the latest craze, cold brew coffee, is changing the consumption equation.









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U.S. Collectors Not Swooning Over Old Cuban Cars

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:58
Contrary to popular belief, car collectors will not descend on Cuba to buy up the thousands of antique American cars still on the road, experts say.









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Ex-Trader Sentenced For Rigging Banking Rate

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:34
An ex-Citibank and UBS trader was sentenced to 14 years in jail Monday after being found guilty of conspiring to rig the key Libor banking rate.









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Sidebar: Sites and Techniques for Cheaper Textbooks

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:07
Students are learning ways to get their college textbooks for less than full sticker price.









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Why Your Money Fears May Be Overblown

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 09:23
A surprising number of Americans who are otherwise financially secure are quite literally worried sick about money.









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Hard Liquor: China Probes Viagra-Spiked Booze

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 09:03
At least 51 liquor companies across China stand accused of adding Viagra to their producers, according the country's food and drug watchdog agency.









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