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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.

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Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

David Greene has business news.

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Tech News Site Re/code Creates Buzz In Silicon Valley

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

Re/code is a new tech site that doesn't charge its readers or expect to make much from ads. Instead, it has a successful conference business. Other media also see potential profits in conferences.

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Former Bank Executive: Women, Ask For A Raise!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:22am

As leader of the women's network 85 Broads, Sallie Krawcheck lobbies for better gender equality in boardrooms. She also says women need to negotiate tougher to get there.

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The Growing Industry Of Marijuana Advertising

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 3:59pm

In Humboldt County, radio stations broadcast gardening ads geared toward the Emerald Triangle's most lucrative — but still federally illegal — industry: marijuana. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with broadcast lawyer Harry Cole about the legality of advertising pot and related growing products.

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'Beer Culture' Revered As Begium's Heritage

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 9:42am

Beer in Belgium is such serious business. The country applied to have its beer culture recognized and protected by UNESCO. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Belgian beer connoisseur Erik Verdonck.

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'Beer Culture' Revered As Belgium's Heritage

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 9:42am

Beer in Belgium is such serious business. The country applied to have its beer culture recognized and protected by UNESCO. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Belgian beer connoisseur Erik Verdonck.

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Student Debt Weighs Down Women More. Blame The Wage Gap

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 4:18am

College costs the same for both genders, but women spend a higher portion of their salaries on paying off debt than men because they make less. It starts as soon as they enter the workforce.

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What Silicon Valley's Cast Thinks About Silicon Valley Culture

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 4:17am

The perk-laden, money-drenched world of Silicon Valley gets a send-up from Mike Judge and HBO starting Sunday night. The cast weighs in on the "real" Silicon Valley.

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What Silicon Valley's Cast Thinks About Silicon Valley Culture

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 4:17am

The perk-laden, money-drenched world of Silicon Valley gets a send-up from Mike Judge and HBO starting Sunday night. The cast weighs in on the "real" Silicon Valley.

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Americans Are On The Move, But In The Wrong Direction

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 6:05pm

People are having a harder time moving toward the places with the most economic opportunity. High cost of living is driving them to cheaper places, where job options are more limited.

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Ban On Stores' Late Hours Is Lawful, French Court Says

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 11:29am

Cosmetics retailer Sephora had hoped to keep its top Paris store open until midnight. Instead, the shop must observe the traditional closing time of 9 p.m.

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Tech Week: Amazon Fire, The Mozilla Debate, Nest's Recall

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:27am

How Amazon's moving into your living room, why the Nest smoke detector got recalled and the big debate that erupted over Mozilla's CEO — all in this week's tech headlines.

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Money Might Change Your Wallet — And Your Very Nature

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 6:36am

Having money can make you callous and uncaring. For the TED Radio Hour, University of California Berkeley psychologist Paul Piff explains the research to back up this conclusion.

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McDonald's Shuts Its Restaurants In Crimea

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:26pm

The fast food chain cited the "evolving situation" for a decision to close its restaurants in Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta.

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Expecting A Spring Thaw, Shops And Restaurants Warm To Hiring

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:49pm

Employment and wages are increasing, along with hopes for more consumer spending, analysts say.

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Life Without Jobless Benefits: Watching, Searching And Praying

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:49pm

More than three months have passed since the long-term unemployed saw their federal jobless benefits cut off abruptly. One Michigan woman is looking for work while watching for congressional action.

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It's Complicated: When A CEO's Personal Position Becomes Public

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:46pm

The new CEO of Mozilla was forced to step down amid controversy over his anti-gay-marriage donation in 2008. How much should the public judge chief executives for their private views?

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U.S. Taps New Energy Sources, And Potential Geopolitical Clout

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:24pm

Thanks in large part to hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. finds itself awash in domestic energy — and moving rapidly toward self-sufficiency and a position of strategic and economic strength.

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Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:58pm

Trinity Groves, a 15-acre restaurant incubator, brought Chinese-Latin food and a new vitality to West Dallas. What was once a dangerous neighborhood is now a hotspot for international eats.

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