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IBM's Watson gets new coworkers

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:29pm
IBM went an unconventional route to hire new coworkers for its super-computing system Watson.
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Over the top is AOK with HBO: Plepler

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:09pm
CEO Richard Plepler says HBO isn't hastening the demise of cable bundling by offering streaming content.
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SEC targets Ebola-related scams

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:56pm
The SEC suspended trading in four microcap companies touting development of Ebola-related treatments or services.
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Record $44.4M sale for female artist

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:44pm
Sotheby's just sold Georgia O'Keeffe's iconic "Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1" painting for a record $44.4 million.
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NHL player's parents bankrupt him

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:42pm
The Columbus Blue Jackets player filed for bankruptcy due to his parents mishandling his assets for four years.
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On a budget? Beware retail traps

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:33pm
When you do your holiday shopping this year, don't be surprised if you see some new retail technologies at the mall.
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Ireland's new hotel king: John Malone

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:17pm
Cable billionaire John Malone is the largest landowner in the U.S. Now, he's becoming one of the biggest real-estate holders in Ireland.
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The deadly dangers of air bags

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:05pm
More than 14 million autos have been recalled globally due to air bags that have ruptured, injuring passengers.
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Alcohol: How much is too much?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:00pm
About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. drinks alcohol excessively, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Bronx youth turn to unconventional jobs

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:53am
The Bronx has the highest unemployment rate in the state of New York. Here's what millennials there are doing about it, the GlobalPost reports.
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Why retailers are wrong on Apple Pay

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:53am
If retailers succeed in shutting down Apple Pay, it could have some serious implications for consumers.
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Bond volatility: A VIX for that

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:51am
As the Federal Reserve gets set to chart a future course off zero interest rates, investors now have a chance to play along.
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$1 million-plus home sales up 16%

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:40am
Million-dollar homes outshone every other price category in October as luxe buyers are feeling increasingly confident.
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Hire help, keep your number private

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:40am
Twilio's technology lets marketplaces create private chat rooms.
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The nice thing about shortages

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:38am
Take heart kitchen gourmands and chocoholics. Short-term pains lead to long-term gains.
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College applicant? Clean your tweets

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:31am
College applicants are now cleaning up online profiles before applying to schools, reports the New York Times.
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Climate change will raise losses

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:22am
Property and agriculture losses caused by climate change is forecast to increase exponentially in the coming decades, reports USA Today.
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What's behind the Uber/BuzzFeed fight?

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:02am
BuzzFeed accused Uber SVP Emil Michael of criticizing journalists, but USA Today has a different take. The USA Today reports.
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Philly Fed index hits highest since 1993

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:59am
Factory activity in the mid-Atlantic expanded at its fastest pace in years, with growth blowing past expectations.
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Free Post access for Kindle owners

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:51am
Jeff Bezos bridged Amazon and Washington Post with a deal that offers Kindle owners free Post access for six months, reports New York Times.
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