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Facebook patent: Your friends could help you get a loan - or not

56 min 44 sec ago
Facebook patented technology on Tuesday that could be used for a number of things. It could help filter out spam email and offensive content. Or it could improve searches.

Netflix to offer unlimited parental leave

1 hour 9 min ago
Netflix employees can now take unlimited paid parental leave, the company announced Tuesday.

Disney mixed earnings report bolstered by The Avengers

1 hour 40 min ago
Disney reported quarterly earnings Tuesday that were mixed, exceeding earnings expectations but reporting revenues that fell short.

FTC bans 4 former credit repair executives from the industry

1 hour 47 min ago
Four people who operated a credit repair service are banned from the industry and will have to pay $2.4 million to customers who they are accused of swindling, the Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday.

Look out, Trump. Bush and Christie vow to double economic growth

2 hours 34 min ago
Donald Trump vows to "make America great again." His rivals on the Republican ticket, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie, have gotten more specific, claiming they can grow the U.S. economy by 4% a year.

Peace-brokering? Donald Trump, Rupert Murdoch talked by phone

3 hours 38 min ago
Two weeks ago Rupert Murdoch said Donald Trump was embarrassing "the whole country." But now the two Republican party power brokers may be brokering peace.

Radio audience hits all-time high

4 hours 9 min ago
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Windows 10 Mobile needs more apps to be worthy

4 hours 33 min ago
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BlackBerry unveils a quirky new smartphone

5 hours 14 min ago
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Why Apple stock has plunged 15% from its all-time high

5 hours 38 min ago
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CVS banned tobacco. Now its sales are hurting

5 hours 44 min ago
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How Google designs for the blind

5 hours 45 min ago
Laura Palmaro was 10 years old when she rubbed her eyes and noticed something was wrong with her vision. She had a hemorrhage in the left eye and lost central vision, part of a rare condition called choroidal osteoma.

Robin Williams' son and San Quentin inmate teach finance behind bars

5 hours 58 min ago
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New Chevy Volt drives way longer on a charge

6 hours 12 min ago
The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt going on sale later this year will go about 40% farther on a single electric charge than the previous model, according to EPA tests.

United, Air Canada are latest airlines refusing to carry big game trophies

6 hours 19 min ago
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Is NYC-London in 90 minutes a flight of fancy?

6 hours 24 min ago
Does an hour and a half flight from New York City to London sound too good to be true?

Hip-hop dancer, college dropout: I look like an engineer

6 hours 41 min ago
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Uber is worth five times Greece's banks

7 hours 16 min ago
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Jessica Alba's Honest Company defends its sunscreen

7 hours 27 min ago
Jessica Alba's The Honest Company has pledged to reach out to every customer who has complained about its sunscreen on social media.

Hedge funds want Puerto Rico to close schools

7 hours 52 min ago
Hedge funds have a message for Puerto Rico: school is out.
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