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Bits Blog: Tech Companies Commit to Offering a ‘Kill Switch’ for Preventing Phone Theft

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:13am
CTIA, the industry trade group that represents wireless carriers, said over a dozen companies were dedicated to offering free antitheft software on cellphones.






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Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat

The New York Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:13am
Several Democrats said that Kathleen Sebelius, who resigned as secretary of health and human services, had been mentioned as someone who could wage a serious challenge to Senator Pat Roberts.
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What’s next for Ukraine?

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:01am
As Russia warns that Ukraine is on the verge of a civil war, here's a look at what could be in store for Ukraine - and what it means for the rest of the world.
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Airline stocks may be ready for takeoff

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:00am
Airline stocks, typically terrible investments, have taken off, and analysts say there is still lift in the sector.
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The truth about insider trading

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:00am
Ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff offers an insider's view of how learned about Wall Street's dirty little secret: insider trading.
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Rising rates will sting consumers

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:00am
Rising rates will impact consumers beyond bond portfolios, affecting credit card bills, auto loans and more.
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Bloomberg plans $50M gun effort

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:58am
The former New York mayor plans a new effort to take on the NRA with a national grassroots network.
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Litigation deal complicates BofA's results

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:58am
"It looks like it's an operating beat, but they got there probably like no one thought they would," Raymond James analyst Anthony Polini told CNBC.
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Book: W.H. scrambled after Biden gay marriage comments

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:53am
The book says a furious Valerie Jarrett accused the vice president of "downright disloyalty."
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Bloomberg plans $50M challenge to NRA

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:35am
Michael R. Bloomberg, New York City’s former mayor, wants to build a network to organize voters to curb gun violence.
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Krauthammer's plan to save Ukraine

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:25am
Krauthammer's plan to save Ukraine
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Falling rates boost mortgages apps

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:17am
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.
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Bundy to Reid: Go back to D.C.

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:03am
"Harry ... leave us alone here in Nevada," he says.
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The HFT edge: It's not just about speed

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:00am
Everyone's buzzing about HFTs having a speed advantage but this NYU professor and former HFT trader says not so fast — there's more.
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Obama, Biden to tout job training cash

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:59am
They are focusing on making programs job-driven.
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Stage set for another volatile trading day

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:38am
Fed speak may trump earnings reports and economic data, guaranteeing another volatile trading day.
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Bitcoin's Mt. Gox placed into administration

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:32am
Bitcoin exchange has had its plans to rebuild the company rejected by a Tokyo court and has been placed into administration.
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Poll: Uninsured drops in key states

POLITICO - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:13am
States that expanded Medicaid and opened exchanges see a higher decline, a poll finds.
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Obama to announce $600M for job grants

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:01am
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.
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Bitcoin struggles to shed dark side

CNBC - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:00am
Bitcoin's grabbed headlines as much for its price as for its link to the online underworld.
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