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My Phone Is My Wallet

The future of money is in your pocket — the one you keep your phone in, not your wallet. A growing portion of the world’s population is making phone-assisted transactions. They’re using a variety of technologies, from the text-message system popul.....»»

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Finding a Cure for Kinder Morgan’s Frustration

A sale of the pipeline giant’s Canadian subsidiary would help investors finally focus on its growth story......»»

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ATVs Drive Textron’s Earnings Off a Cliff

A big shortfall at one of the company’s mishmash of businesses highlights the dangers of being too sprawling......»»

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TSMC’s Troubles Piling Up Show Risk for Global Tech

Keep an eye on inventory levels at electronics makers as this earnings season progresses......»»

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Shaken by hype, self-driving leaders adopt new strategy: Shutting up

After years of self-driving hype, companies are taking a more subdued approach to addressing the tough realities of the most complicated robotic system ever built......»»

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I fell for Facebook fake news. Here’s why millions of you did, too.

Everyone now knows the Web is filled with lies. So then how do fake Facebook posts, YouTube videos and tweets keep making suckers of us?.....»»

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It’s not just the young: Middle-age voters aren’t showing up at the polls like they used to

Everybody knows that young Americans don't tend to go to the polls. But data shows steep midterm turnout declines among 30-, 40- and 50-somethings, too......»»

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Why a Silicon Valley venture fund thinks Baltimore can be an East Coast tech hub

Silicon Valley venture fund Allegis Cyber and Maryland-based cybertech incubator DataTribe have said they will relocate to Baltimore's Port Covington business center, hoping to build a national hub for technology jobs and innovation......»»

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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin pulls out of investment conference, rebuking Saudi regime

Mnuchin’s withdrawal follows the disappearance of columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who Turkish investigators believe was killed inside a Saudi compound......»»

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Google’s former head of HR wants to help people act more human at work

Laszlo Bock gives a first look at his new venture Humu, which aims to make work better thru "machine learning, science and love.".....»»

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Paul Allen spent years building the world’s biggest airplane. He’ll never see it fly.

In an interview last year, Allen talked about the future he envisioned in space, he was at ease and excited at the possibilities — especially with the advancements in satellite technology......»»

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Shaken by hype, self-driving leaders adopt new strategy: Shutting up

After years of self-driving hype, companies are taking a more subdued approach to addressing the tough realities of the most complicated robotic system ever built......»»

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David Marchick to leave Carlyle by year’s end

More leadership changes could come as the next generation of executives puts its stamp on the private-equity firm.....»»

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Why Amazon Prime memberships might be ‘flattening out’

In the past year, prime memberships grew 8 percent -- the lowest annual rate in at least six years -- according to a new report......»»

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Even janitors have noncompete clauses now

The proliferation of the wage-depressing contracts is a natural consequence of capitalists' paradoxical aversion to competition. That doesn't mean courts and politicians have to go along with it......»»

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Why a Silicon Valley venture fund thinks Baltimore can be an East Coast tech hub

Investors, including UnderArmour founder Kevin Plank, want to build a bustling waterfront business center that will bring high-paying jobs and world renown to a now-blighted section of South Baltimore......»»

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Big Bank Earnings Are Less Than Meets the Eye

Strip out one-time gains and benefits from the tax cut, and profit growth in the third quarter was just 5 percent......»»

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Mortgage rates pull back after last week’s sharp increase

The 30-year fixed-rate average dropped to 4.85 percent......»»

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The 30-year fixed-rate average dropped to 4.85 percent......»»

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