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What your employees are really doing on that conference call

The joy of conference calls is that you can do them from anywhere with a phone line or an internet connection--no more being chained to boardrooms or flying across the country to attend meetings. More>>

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords

HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a “fire and burn hazard.”
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Will robots take over the workforce? 4 predictions from experts

The robots are coming--and they want jobs. Here's what the experts say will happen by the year 2025.

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Why summer Fridays are good for business

Want to boost morale? Flexible working hours, at least during the summer, could help. More>>

Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?

What does Steven Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft mean for Windows … and the way the company will compete with Apple and Google? More>>

Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

Google Free Zone enables feature phone users use mail, Web search and Google+ for free. Is it generosity at work, a savvy market grab, or both? More>>

How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

Digital Trends goes over the many ways Apple's $1 billion victory over Samsung could hurt Android users, and a few ways it could help. More>>

Why do McDonald's burgers look different from their advertisements?

McDonald's Director of Marketing tackles a popular fan question by taking you behind the scenes of an advertisement photoshoot. More>>

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  • New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

    New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:11:41 GMT
    New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in Buffalo.
    New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in Buffalo.
  • US stock market edges higher in early trading

    US stock market edges higher in early trading

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:11:39 GMT
    European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August.
    By The Associated Press U.S. stocks are wavering in early trading as investors look ahead to major economic reports out this week. Central banks meet this week in Europe and Japan, and the jobs report...
  • US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:11:38 GMT
    U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building...
    U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects...
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