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If Google and LG Like Smart TVs, So Should the Privacy Police

There’s a gold mine of user data to be harvested from these tricked-out televisions. Regulators have done little about it......»»

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The CEO at a Virginia contracting firm says he will not take a salary until the shutdown is over

“I’m not trying to be generous. I’m trying to invest,” he said. “I can’t overstress the very tight labor market. And it’s even tighter when you have to add in the clearances and other stipulations in this marketplace.".....»»

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Trump’s Tariffs Are Killing American Steel With Kindness

Investors simply don’t believe that the current good times will last. They’re right to be skeptical......»»

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The prescription drug epidemic no one’s talking about

Like opioids, benzodiazepines' effects on most users include relaxation and slowed breathing. They are also addictive and can cause an overdose......»»

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What it’s like being female at U.S.’s biggest economic conference

Even when there was so much emphasis on welcoming women and minorities into the field, discrimination and harassment are not uncommon......»»

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Rocking beds and pillows that nudge you: Tech wants into your bed

Our tech columnist sleeps on a $5,000 Sleep Number 360 smart bed and investigates other sleep tech that’s flooding the market. Does any of it work?.....»»

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‘Nobody like you has ever done it’: How a high school dropout became president of the San Francisco Federal Reserve

Mary C. Daly is on a mission to get more kids into college — to change their lives and the fate of the U.S. economy.....»»

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This cybersecurity CEO says he will not take a salary until the shutdown is over

“I’m not trying to be generous. I’m trying to invest,” he said. “I can’t overstress the very tight labor market. And it’s even tighter when you have to add in the clearances and other stipulations in this marketplace.".....»»

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U.S. regulators discussed record fine against Facebook for privacy violations

The penalty would be for violating an agreement with the government to safeguard users' personal data, according to people familiar with the matter. The fine is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million levied against Google in 2012......»»

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Doctor has a side operation: Selling coffee to help pay for health care overseas

Virginia internist Larry Istrail has a history of percolating fresh start-up ideas......»»

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What chaos in Washington? Markets are having their best January in 30 years

Wall Street shrugs off the shutdown and rallies from the big drops of last year......»»

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The Early Readout on Industrial Earnings

What we’ve learned so far, plus more industrial insights......»»

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Tesla announces plan to cut 7 percent of its workforce to aid Model 3 production

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U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for privacy violations

The penalty is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million fine the agency imposed on Google in 2012......»»

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Not getting paid because of shutdown? Lender forebearance can save your credit score.

Missed payments can really sock your score, knocking off 100 points or more......»»

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U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for some of its privacy violations

U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposi.....»»

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This cybersecurity CEO says he won’t take a salary until the shutdown is over

More than a dozen other executives are taking pay cuts to keep furloughed contractors on board......»»

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The Retail Industry Is Struggling to Understand Tech

Savvy and subtle innovation –  not robots, drones and flashy screens –  are what’s needed most......»»

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Tesla’s Job Cuts Bring the Shock of the Ordinary

To justify its nosebleed valuation, the electric-car maker should be growing, not pulling back......»»

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Netflix: Fortnite is a bigger rival than HBO

The streaming service is ratcheting up its ambition, aiming beyond video......»»

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