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Verizon, no internet 'fast lanes'

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:18pm
Verizon declined that it was planning to install Internet 'fast lanes' to paid customers.
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BlackBerry CEO writes to phone users

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:14pm
The BlackBerry CEO wrote an open letter online to the company's phone users in anticipation for the Classic launch.
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Halloween costumes for the 1%

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:59pm
From "Lloyd Vader" to "Sexy Janet Yellen," here are Raj Mahal's idea for Halloween costumes for the 1%.
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China's smog tied to trade: Report

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:54pm
Chinese ships carrying exports to market are churning out air pollution in its major port cities, according to a report.
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Calculating the odds: 12 sons in a row

CNN - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:50pm
They may not beat the Duggars for sheer number of children, but this couple in Michigan has their own kind of reality-TV-worthy reproduction streak going on.
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Is Ebola the next 'black swan'?

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:35pm
Kenny Polcari explains the composition of a black swan event: outlier, global market effect, and after the fact rationalization.
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IBM, Twitter partner on analytics

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:29pm
IBM said it forged a partnership with Twitter Wednesday to deliver data analytics as it looks to move away from its hardware business.
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Uber's in Fiji and Siberia? Maybe next

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:19pm
Travis Kalanick, Uber founder and CEO, says the controversial car service may head to towns as small as 20,000 people.
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'We need to make money': BlackBerry CEO

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:18pm
The smartphone-maker is concentrated on building a cash war chest to fuel innovation, says BlackBerry CEO John Chen.
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'Nothing's your own': Two years after Sandy, families still fight to reclaim lives

FOX News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:15pm
John Morris' new house arrived in four square chunks on a truck from a Pennsylvania warehouse.
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Another sighting of Eric Frein reported as search nears 50th day

FOX News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:07pm
Another possible sighting of the suspect in the deadly ambush of a Pennsylvania state trooper has been reported, as the manhunt for the alleged killer now nears its 50th day.
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Unease Lingers in the Bronx Despite a Boy’s Negative Ebola Test

The New York Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:06pm
Doubts and anxiety persist for neighbors in the 5-year-old boy’s building, with some suspicious that the test results are not accurate.

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Quietly living in Musk's shadow

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:03pm
In the shadow of Elon Musk's SpaceX, Orbital Sciences must figure out why a rocket blew up on launch.
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First Draft: And You Thought They Were Polar Opposites

The New York Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:01pm
If you ever wondered what the patrician Bush family might have in common with Maine’s up-from-the-streets governor, Paul LePage, you can now see for yourself.

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Indiana man who attacked, killed fellow Purdue student on campus found dead in prison cell

FOX News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:00pm
State correction officials say an Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student earlier this year has been found dead in his prison cell.
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Pimco food truck guy is back in the fold

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:58am
In the dilemma between working at one of the biggest bond managers and running a food truck, the bond firm apparently wins out.
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Facebook is getting it right, pro says

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:57am
The social network had been operating at "very high margins" and needs to make big investments, says analyst Mark Mahaney.
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Apple Pay competitor CurrentC hacked

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:52am
One of Apple's competitors in the mobile payment space sent out an email Wednesday telling users it has been breached, CNBC confirmed.
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‘Most ignorant’ countries revealed

CNBC - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:50am
Italy has been named as "most ignorant" country in a new poll which gauged how much citizens know about their country's social affairs, with the United States coming in second.
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Courting Favor: 'The People's Lawyers': Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

The New York Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:48am
Attorneys general have become the object of pursuit by lobbyists who use campaign contributions, personal appeals and other means to sway investigations or negotiate favorable deals, an investigation by The New York Times has found.

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