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Just How New Is The 'New' GM?

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:42am

During her grilling before Congress, CEO Mary Barra insisted the new GM is different and better than the old GM. But are the company and its cars really new and improved? The answer is complicated.

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Why Women Don't Ask For More Money

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:40am

A study shows that women can be great negotiators, just not when they're asking for themselves. When women negotiate pay on behalf of a friend, they bargain just as hard as the guys.

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End Of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble For Some

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:06am

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday. The move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

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Senate OKs Jobless Bill; House Prospects Slimmer

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:38am

The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. Republican supporters appealed to Speaker Boehner to permit election-year action in the House too.

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The Future Of Clean, Green Fish Farming Could Be Indoor Factories

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:45pm

Aquaculture in the U.S. has lagged because of opposition from environmentalists and people living on the coast. But entrepreneurs say they've found a way to produce fish on land with little pollution.

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WATCH: Giant Container Ship Collides With Hong Kong Park

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:46pm

The 633-foot-long vessel, which may have suffered a loss of power, ran aground within yards of a popular jogging path in the Chinese territory.

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Silicon Valley Buying Spree: A Tech Bubble, Or Strategy At Play?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:40pm

Over the past few months, the country's biggest technology firms have spent billions buying startups like WhatsApp and Nest. That has analysts wondering if another tech bubble is about to burst.

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How A Regulation Helped Ease Way For Stock Market's 'Flash Boys'

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:03pm

High-frequency trading has drastically altered the stock markets — and not always for the better, as the book Flash Boys makes clear. The roots of this kind of trading lie in a regulation passed to encourage the spread of electronic exchanges. Now, some critics say it's time to decide whether new rules are in order.

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New Airline Survey Gives Virgin America Top Rating

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:21am

It's the carrier's second consecutive year at the top of the annual Air Quality Rating report, with JetBlue coming in second.

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