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Netflix claims it’s unworried by a coming swarm of high-powered competitors

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T-Mobile just got closer to offering online TV and entering a very crowded business

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The U.S. has the world’s most powerful computer – but can it hold the title?

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Amazon is closing its pop-up stores – but opening lots of other stores

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The newest business Amazon is getting into: autonomous electric cars

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NASA is going back to the moon, and it’s asking companies to help

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Globalization is changing, and so are its winners and losers

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Here’s who Netflix sees as its real competitors

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Apple is desperately behind in the race to sell entertainment online

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Surprise: Viewing of old-fashioned over-the-air TV is rising fast

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The Supreme Court may deliver some good news for wine lovers

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Your employer is watching you in more ways than you think

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Here’s why Whole Foods is abandoning a major strategic decision

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The newest technology standards battle: How will cars talk to each other?

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What’s behind the rise and fall of coconut oil as a consumer product

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Starbucks used to be high-end coffee. No more – and that could be a problem.

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Evidence that our whole tradition of holiday gift-giving is broken

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Why the fastest progress in drone deliveries is happening in Africa

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Google reveals what’s really on America’s mind

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New predictions from “the craziest CEO in the Fortune 500”

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Employers say soft skills are more important than hard skills

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Why bad news from Apple spooked the whole stock market

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Retailing isn’t in trouble, but it sure is changing, as this holiday season showed

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Nike, under attack, is beating the big-company curse

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Uber and Lyft ended 2018 strongly. Next year could be another story

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Here’s how a shoe retailer combined prank and promotion very effectively

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An extremely simple email scam is proving extraordinarily effective

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Here’s why Pizza Hut is buying a software company

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United Technologies is breaking itself up for good reasons

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The General Motors vehicles that are about to disappear

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Sears is still arguing it can survive. Its creditors aren’t buying it

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Here’s how Home Depot is winning as many other retailers struggle

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Would you let your employer insert a microchip under your skin?

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Electric cars about to move from a niche market to the mass market

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How trade war could affect America’s waistlines

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Amazon isn’t relying on UPS and FedEx. Now it’s advertising for its own delivery drivers

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Here’s why the FDA just approved a drug that’s ten times stronger than fentanyl

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The Fed is reporting two growing problems in our booming economy

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Coming soon: Cotton that’s not just wearable, it’s edible

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Here’s a new car that was sold out before it was even introduced

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It’s now legal to tinker with your smartphone’s – or your car’s – software

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Jeff Bezos just lost $37 billion, but it’s no big deal

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New ways A.I. is changing the way companies hire

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Why wages aren’t rising as you expect with record low unemployment

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Tech-powered simultaneous translation is finally here

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How Starbucks is thriving in China’s tea-drinking culture

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Why Tim Cook is talking up a new law to regulate his industry

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Jeff Bezos isn’t pulling back from working on Defense Department projects

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Here’s the technology that consumers will buy most for the holidays

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Google is becoming a major player in healthcare

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Fed Chairman Powell says the economy is doing great – and we should enjoy it while we can

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Forget about hiding money in a Swiss bank account. It won’t work anymore

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Entrepreneurs develop a new way to reduce atmospheric CO2

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Ford is having a bad year. Here’s why and what’s next

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Here’s the latest business in which Amazon is suddenly a huge factor

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Consumers and retailers are losing their enthusiasm for Thanksgiving shopping

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A new report helps explain why Apple is so incredibly profitable

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Consumers are roiling the cable TV industry in a new way

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Amid nonstop turmoil, Tesla recently announced significant good news

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Here’s why Amazon raised its minimum wage to $15 an hour

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Legal sports gambling could rescue TV sports

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Why Apple created a payment app that doesn’t disrupt credit cards

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We’ll know soon if Sears, after decades of decline, can avoid bankruptcy

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You’ll soon be able to use your face as your travel ID

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Here’s why Weight Watchers should be booming but isn’t, and its plan to come back

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Customers will get their first taste of much-hyped 5G connectivity in October

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Here’s the latest problem in the seemingly unending decline of Sears

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Online merchants are trying to bribe Amazon employees to help improve their reviews

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The Fortnite phenomenon is so big that people are getting divorced over it

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Google just made a huge inroad into the car industry

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Why it’s dangerous to think any business is immune to competition from Amazon

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More evidence that in our always-on world, sleep is a major issue for business

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Non-surprise of the week: Jimmy Buffett will endorse marijuana products

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The start-ups that business people most want to work for

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Microsoft’s suppliers must soon offer employees a very generous perk

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Google just turned 20. Here’s how it reached a market value of almost a trillion dollars

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The battle over immigration could be painful for wine lovers

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The big German luxury car makers are about to invade Tesla’s turf

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Savvy venture capitalists are backing a wildly ambitious tech project

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Amazon’s next target: Sports broadcasting

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When self-driving cars have an accident, it’s usually a human’s fault

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Can humans stand the coming 20-hour airline flights?

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The demise of civilization? Video game sales are booming

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The speculation is heating up – might Apple buy Tesla?

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Entrepreneurs, rejoice – investors, beware. There’s a glut of capital

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Is this idea crazy? Or are dog owners just crazy about their dogs

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Microsoft is offering free cybersecurity tools to political candidates

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Why big retailers are stocking less merchandise – and thriving

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Tough times in toys are getting worse for Mattel

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Bad news for Apple: Old iPhones work perfectly fine for millions of people

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NASA says Elon Musk’s plan to colonize Mars can’t possibly work

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Amazon’s secret billionaires could be Jeff Bezos’s parents

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To keep growing, Starbucks is doubling down on food

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Once again, millions of Americans are blowing their chance to recharge

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For sale: 11 minutes on a rocket. Price: $200,000

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Microsoft is asking for government regulation of facial recognition technology

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Facebook doesn’t need robots – so why is it hiring robotics researchers?

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Here’s why Walmart may become a media company

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America could soon reclaim its title as world’s largest oil producer

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America’s best cities for job seekers

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You won’t believe how fast Netflix is growing. Here’s why

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Augmented reality is finally arriving – through advertising

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Impossible! The U.S. mobile phone business is shrinking

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Here’s Walmart’s latest move in its battle with Amazon

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Why Americans are taking out way more personal loans

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You’ll never guess where India is exploring for natural resources

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A new ranking of the best and worst states for starting a business

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Elon Musk is winning over some of Tesla’s doubters

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Where Tim Cook is replacing algorithms with humans

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Why Facebook may encourage customers to use it less

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Why U.S. viewership of the World Cup is way, way down

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The truck driver shortage is affecting the whole economy

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Instagram: Facebook’s knockout investment

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Why Ben Bernanke is speaking out – and not optimistic

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Uber’s new technology is meant to tell if you’re drunk

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Here’s who’s borrowing money at 50% interest to attend the World Cup

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Why more big-league games are disappearing from traditional TV

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The AT&T – Time Warner decision will set off a deal-making frenzy

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After 47 years, McDonald’s is moving headquarters from the suburbs to the city

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Here’s why Microsoft just dumped a data center into the ocean

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Mercedes-Benz is the latest luxury carmaker to test a subscription plan for cars

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Where are the innovative cell phone startups that should be giving Apple and Samsung a run for their money?

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Believe it or not, photographic film is coming back. Here’s why

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The man who revolutionized the global ad industry wants to do it again

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Tiffany’s turnaround plan is looking like a gem

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Walmart continues to improve its reputation as an employer – here’s the latest

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Here’s why De Beers, the world’s largest diamond producer, will finally sell lab-made jewelry diamonds

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Here’s the latest on the battle of the billionaires to put people into space

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Things were finally looking up at J.C. Penney – then more bad news

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Hand-to-hand combat, real and fake, is becoming high-value entertainment

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Clues are emerging about the first pedestrian fatality caused by a self-driving car

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What would happen to Las Vegas if 50,000 hotel and casino workers went on strike?

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Why Lyft is spending $100 million to pamper its drivers

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As drones go mainstream, criminals are figuring out how to use them

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Clues are emerging about the first pedestrian fatality caused by a self-driving car

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Warren Buffett used to disdain technology stocks. Now his biggest investment is Apple

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Big, old car companies were slow to make electric cars, but they’re catching up fast

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Here’s why a big bricks-and-mortar retailer partnered with the arch-enemy – Amazon

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Why Walmart may be loosening its dress code

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You won’t believe the latest step in the mainstreaming of computer games

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Why Internet criminals are stealing the identities of children

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The property market says climate change is real

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Why prices of wine, especially cheap wine, are going way up

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You might think Home Depot is immune to online competition. But Home Depot doesn’t think so

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The mere threat of trade war with China is already hurting U.S. farmers

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Using digital devices to improve health hasn’t been easy. Here’s a company that’s making it work

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Two respected organizations are sounding the same note of caution on the U.S. economy

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Amazon and Best Buy are still competitors – but they’re helping each other as partners

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Bankers thought they were immune to digital disruption. They aren’t.

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Apple has gone all green, which is part of a larger trend

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Think of it as a luxury hotel charging $792,000 a night

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A new breakthrough could revolutionize treatment of heart disease

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Credit card companies no longer want your signature. It’s about time

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How Kohl’s is surviving the e-commerce onslaught

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A trucking shortage is about to get worse

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Why Hershey is spending $500 million to get sustainable cocoa

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How accurate are at-home genetic tests?

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Google’s little-known but vast deep-sea empire is expanding

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Why artificial intelligence is learning to understand movies

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March Madness means much money. Here’s how much

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How – and why – a company is manufacturing real diamonds

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A technology startup has raised big money from famous investors – though its original idea didn’t work

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Employees working too hard? Turning off their computers might help

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Why so few cities want to host the 2026 World Cup

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What to watch for in AT&T’s landmark antitrust trial

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Capital One’s innovation to prevent credit card fraud

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A 3D-printed car will go on sale in China next year

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How Spotify is breaking all the rules of a hot tech IPO

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Watch out, Staples: Amazon goes after small-business customers

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How Macy’s aims to fix the worst part of shopping

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The new X Prize competition is the weirdest and most transformative yet

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Lexus has a good reason for starting to sell super-luxury yachts

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Why GM is testing an Airbnb for cars

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Home prices just went off the charts in Silicon Valley

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What March Madness costs business in lost productivity

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Can a craft cocktail and a lobster roll help theaters defeat Netflix?

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That truck next to you on the highway might be driving itself

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Cell phone carriers are speeding up your service without waiting for 5G

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Electric vehicles are great for the environment – but only if you charge them at the right time

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Why Walmart is investing big in… fashion?

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Remember Martin Shkreli? He’s facing 20 years in prison

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Warren Buffett wants to make “a huge acquisition.” Here’s why he hasn’t done it lately

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Why Millennials don’t like credit cards

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L.L. Bean ends its 106-year-old guarantee

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Why Amazon is expanding into another new business – shipping

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Under Armour reported good results, but don’t pop the champagne yet

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Keys to acing a job interview in today’s job market

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Chipotle’s latest move against Taco Bell: hiring Taco Bell’s CEO

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Crisis in the tequila industry

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Why UPS just ordered 14 new Boeing 747 cargo jets

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Are standing desks actually doing people any good?

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How America is about to become the world’s largest oil producer

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Amazon forecasts lower profits – and Wall Street loves it

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Super Bowl Sunday is great for traditional TV. The other 364 days are getting tougher

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The King of Beers is barely even royal

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With the holidays over, Toys R Us plans to close 180 stores

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Google spent more on lobbying last year than any other company in America

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Air traffic controllers don’t know exactly where many planes are. A new system could help

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A CEO who does business through Sears says he’s preparing to go it alone

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Diet Coke used to be considered healthy. Now its sales are plunging

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Here’s how grocers are finally fixing the much despised checkout experience

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The new space race is Boeing vs. SpaceX

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Computers are now better than humans at reading comprehension

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Kohl’s is suddenly looking like a rare winner among traditional retailers

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Pfizer has canceled its programs to find Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease treatments

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Why Internet hackers love attacking healthcare companies

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The Dow’s surge past 25,000 has some market experts worried

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Amazon’s Alexa has a lead over competitors that could just keep growing

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Plant-based foods are trendy – but Americans are eating more meat than ever

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How the blockchain is helping real-world businesses – no bitcoin involved

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A stock that Oprah Winfrey bought has spectacularly outperformed the market

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This could be the year traditional retailing becomes a good-news story

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What CEOs are worried about and hopeful about in 2018

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It was a good holiday season for retailers – and a great one for Amazon

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More good news for the future of renewable energy

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Investing opportunities in three Asian countries – that don’t include China

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The iPhone X is selling well – but is it selling well enough?

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Blockchain is a new technology that’s helping, not hurting, old tech companies