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Hackers Strike Health Insurer Anthem, Inc.

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:26am

The country's second-biggest health insurer says hackers obtained personal information such as names, birthdates and social security numbers of policyholders. No credit card data was compromised.

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FCC Proposal Would Regulate Internet Like A Public Utility

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:27pm

Supporters of the move say it's the best way to guarantee so-called net neutrality. Opponents believe meddlesome regulators will impose intrusive new rules on Internet service.

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Ross Ulbricht, Accused Of Operating Silk Road, Is Convicted Of Drug Charges

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:52pm

A New York jury took a little more than three hours today to convict the San Francisco man linked to the shadowy online marketplace that had been labeled the eBay of the drugs trade.

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Staples Takes Another Shot At Buying Rival Office Depot

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:36pm

Staples is trying, for the second time, to buy its rival Office Depot. This time the landscape has changed and the company says joining forces will make for a stronger company.

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Businesses Offer A Link To The Past For Lovers Of Old Video Games

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:36pm

Many people of a certain age fondly remember spending hours in arcades or playing on the popular systems of the '80s and '90s. Now, these retro video games are fast becoming a growing business.

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Would You Eat At A Restaurant That Skipped The Handwashing?

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:28pm

Apparently, making restaurant workers wash their hands before exiting the bathroom is a sign of regulation gone overboard. At least that's what Republican Sen. Thom Tillis suggested on Monday.

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FCC Proposal Would Classify Internet As A Public Utility

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:52am

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler outlined his proposal in an op-ed in Wired. The plan is backed by President Obama but strongly opposed by some cable companies and their lobbying firms.

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Staples Says It's Buying Office Depot For $6.3 Billion

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 6:51am

Combined, the two office supply giants would have annual sales of some $39 billion. But their last attempt at a merger was blocked, back in 1996.

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After Months Of Debate, FCC Poised To Unveil Internet Rules

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 6:03am

After months of debate, discussion and culling four million comments from the public on "net neutrality," the Federal Communications Commission is due to propose new Internet regulations this week.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Benefits U.S. And Canada, Alberta Premier Says

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:12am

David Greene talks with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice, who is in Washington, D.C., to lobby Congress and the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Hard To Clean Up Wastewater Spills From Oil Wells Into N.D. Stream

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:12am

Wastewater is arguably worse for the environment than oil, killing vegetation and leaving farmland sterile for generations. Some say the state isn't doing enough to get its spill problem controlled.

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Demanding Higher Wages, Refinery Workers Strike Shell Oil

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:12am

United Steelworkers members are on strike at refineries and chemical plants that process 10 percent of the nation's gasoline, diesel, heating oil and jet fuel.

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Students At Corinthian Colleges Will Have Loans Forgiven

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:12am

A federal regulator says students of Corinthian College, who paid tuition based on deceptive claims of job prospects, will have $480 million in loans forgiven.

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Ford To Move 500 Hourly Workers To A Top-Tier Wage

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 1:05am

Ford Motor Co. is transitioning several hundred U.S. hourly workers into a higher pay bracket after surpassing a cap on the number of lower-wage workers it can hire.

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